Monday, November 18, 2019

Terror by any other name

EDMONTON - The Edmonton incident was a terror attack on Canada even it the politically correct media won’t call it what it is. And frankly, neither will the Edmonton Police Service. (True North)

Somalian national found guilty in Edmonton terror attack

A jury found Abdulahi Hasan Sharif guilty Friday on all charges, including five counts of attempted murder, after a three-week trial that was in part defined by what wasn’t before the jury. (Edmonton Journal)
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Jury hears closing arguments in Edmonton terror attack

Prosecutors argue Abdulahi Sharif intended to cause as much death and destruction as possible on the streets of Edmonton two years ago, but another lawyer said the jury should consider alternate theories. (Edmonton Journal)

Son of Syrian restaurant owner charged in violent Antifa protest

Three Antifa members have been arrested for intimidation, assault and other crimes during a Maxime Bernier campaign rally in Hamilton. Among them was Alaa Al Soufi, the son of the owner of the Toronto restaurant “Soufi’s”.  (True North0

Tactical police who stopped Edmonton terror attack testify

EDMONTON - The tactical police officers at the front of the pursuit of a U-Haul truck downtown never saw the U-Haul’s brake lights as it sped through busy traffic and veered onto the sidewalk, the jury heard in Abdulahi Hasan Sharif’s attempted murder trial Thursday. (Edmonton Journal)

El Chapo’s cartel launches military-style assault on Mexican forces, securing his son’s release

MEXICO CITY - Heavy gunfire consumed the streets of Culiacán on Thursday afternoon, when Mexican security forces struggled to fend off members of the Sinaloa cartel, once led by notorious drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. Members of the cartel deployed across the city with military-grade weapons, a remarkable, live-streamed glimpse into their ability to overwhelm the state. (National Post)
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  • Massive gun battle erupts in Mexico of son of drug kingpin El Chapo
  • This wooden door stood between shooter and 80 worshippers. Somehow it held

    A day after an attacker livestreamed the killing of two people on the holiest day in Judaism outside a German synagogue, questions mounted on Thursday as to why authorities were unable to prevent or stop the attack. (National Post)

    Two killed in shooting outside synagogue in Halle, Germany

    HALLE - Two people were killed in shooting attacks on a synagogue and a kebab bistro in the eastern German city of Halle on Wednesday and one suspect was arrested, but two others fled in a hijacked a car, officials said.(Toronto Sun)

    Three teens plead guilty to sexually assaulting St. Michael’s College student with broom handle

    TORONTO - Three ex-football players at an elite Toronto private school pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually assaulting a classmate in one of a string of locker-room attacks. (National Post)

    Four police officers dead in Paris knife attack

    PARIS - Four police officers have died in a knife attack Paris police headquarters by a man who was then shot dead, say French reports. (The Telegraph)

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