Monday, August 2, 2021

Reporter must give RCMP material about accused terrorist

OTTAWA - A Vice Media reporter must give the RCMP material he gathered for stories about an accused terrorist, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled in a case that pitted press freedoms against the investigative powers of police. (CTV News)

Three injured in stabbing attack in The Hague shopping district

At least three people were stabbed in an attack on a busy shopping street in The Hague, officials say. Police said they were still searching for a suspect and no arrests had been made after the attack at about 19:45 local time. (BBC)

Freed homegrown jihadist remains ‘high risk to public safety’

It’s clearly a bad sign when the Parole Board had labels you a “high risk to public safety” but must release you nonetheless. Kevin Omar Mohamed will soon be out of prison, freed on mandatory release after serving two-thirds of his four-and-a half-year sentence for participating in the activities of a terror group. (Toronto Sun)

Man stabs seven people in Central Paris knife attack

PARIS — Petanque players in Paris who helped in the apprehension of a knife-wielding man have been lauded Monday for their bravery as French authorities opened a murder investigation into the attacks that saw seven people injured. (National Post)
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  • 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)

    Somali security forces end terror attack that killed 26 at hotel

    Somalia's security forces on Saturday ended an overnight attack by the al-Shabaab Islamist militant group on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayu that killed at least 26 and injured 56 others, a police officer said. (CBC)
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  • Police link N. Ireland bomb to new IRA

    LONDONDERRY - Police investigating a suspected car bombing in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry said Sunday they believe dissident republican group the New IRA to be responsible. (AFP)

    Trump approves special operations raid to kill ISIS leader

    The United States military has conducted a special operations raid targeting one of its most high-value targets, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), Newsweek has learned. President Donald Trump approved the mission nearly a week before it took place. (Newsweek)
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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)
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    Montreal priest stabbed during mass

    MONTREAL - A Catholic priest was stabbed in front of dozens of stunned worshippers as he was celebrating mass Friday morning at Montreal's St. Joseph's Oratory. A 26-year-old man is in custody and was being questioned Friday afternoon by police. They said he will appear in court Saturday to face charges that have yet to be determined, but which could range from assault with a weapon to attempted murder. (CP24)
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