Monday, September 21, 2020

Scarborough murder was a terrorist act: source

Evidence uncovered at the scene of a grisly murder Friday night in Scarborough prompted the crown to prosecute the crime as a terrorist act. (Toronto Sun)

Backpacker murders: ISIS posted grisly images on grieving mom’s Facebook page

ISIS fanatics who murdered tourists Dane Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, and Norwegian Maren Ueland, 28, while they slept, used social media to spread their vile message. (Toronto Sun)
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  • Nine more arrested in backpacker murders
  • ‘American Taliban’ released from prison

    John Walker Lindh, the captured Islamic militant who at age 20 journeyed to Afghanistan to join the Taliban and fought alongside the terrorists in the days after 9/11,  was released from a U.S. federal prison in Indiana on Thursday, his lawyer confirmed to the Washington Post -- despite lawmakers' concerns about the “security and safety implications” of freeing an unrepentant terrorist who officials say continues to “openly call for extremist violence." (Fox News)
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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)

    Terrorist in Trudeau’s India entourage arrested again in Surrey

    Jaspal Atwal, the convicted terrorist and attempted assassin at the heart of Justin Trudeau’s disastrous India trip, was arrested in Surrey, B.C. on Monday. He is alleged to have been making threats to a former coworker in the Vancouver suburb. (True North)

    ‘Parcel bomb’ injures pedestrians in Lyon, France

    A suspected parcel bomb has exploded in the centre of the eastern French city of Lyon, injuring eight people. Those hurt in the explosion on Victor-Hugo Street, including a girl aged eight, appear to have suffered superficial injuries. A cyclist was seen leaving the parcel outside a bakery on a street corner, reports say. (BBC)

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