Sunday, October 24, 2021

Police search home, files of Diego Maradona’s doctor

Argentine justice officials on Sunday seized medical files from the doctor of Diego Maradona as part of their investigation into the recent death of the soccer star. Maradona died at age 60 on Wednesday after a heart attack. (National Post)

Wilful blindness situation normal for RCMP Leadership

Former RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson has denied allegations made that he protected Cameron Ortis, the civilian Director General of the RCMP’s National Intelligence Coordination Centre (NICC), their special intelligence unit.  (True North)

Massive fire at California library leaves one firefighter dead, one missing

One firefighter is dead and another missing after a massive blaze at a California city's public library. The fire broke out at around 4 p.m. Tuesday at the library in Porterville, a city of around 60,000 in California's Central Valley, about 70 miles southeast of Fresno, the Tulare County Sheriff's Office said. (NBC News)

Illegal gambling ring raked in $131 million over five years: OPP

Three alleged Hells Angels members, including a Londoner, controlled an illegal multi-million gambling operation, police said Thursday as they detailed a provincewide bust that led to the arrests of 28 people on 228 charges. (Toronto Sun)

What an embarrassing week for Trudeau and Canada

If you actually think overpaid bureaucrats do anything of value, you need to take a look at True North Fellow Andrew Lawton’s piece at It was a remarkable tale about a poem about Jack and Jill and how bureaucrats exchanged a vast amount of emails discussing whether it was “inclusive” enough. (True North)

Quadruple stabbing in Vancouver’s Yaletown

Four men have been sent to hospital with stab wounds following a messy fight in downtown Vancouver’s Yaletown district on Sunday morning.(The Province)

Three American mothers and at least six children slaughtered in Mexican cartel ambush

Nine of the LeBaron family members, who have ties to Utah, were slaughtered in the massacre and one child was still missing, Mexican authorities said. Six children were wounded in the attack and five have since been transferred to hospitals in Phoenix, Arizona. (Daily Mail)
  • Nine Americans killed, child missing after Mexican ambush
  • Filmmaker posts disturbing photo of Everest climbers stepping over a dead body as they queue for the summit

    A Canadian filmmaker has posted a haunting photo of Everest climbers stepping over a dead body as they queue for the summit. The eerie image shows a long line of adventurers stepping over a rope attached to a frozen corpse which hangs over the mountain almost 9,000 metres above sea level. (Daily Mail)
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