A 25-year-old Canadian man is in custody after two U.S. fighter jets escorted a Panama-bound flight back to Toronto on Friday. Dramatic footage captured heavily armed tactical police officers boarding the plane once it landed.
Prosecutors were waiting Friday for the results of a police investigation into the killing of a burglar by an 80-year-old California homeowner who says he shot the woman in the back as she fled his home and ran down an alley, the district attorney's office said.
Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal and Israel's defence minister warned Israel might soon expand its Gaza ground operation 'significantly.'
The Conservative government is proposing new legislation that would ease restrictions on transporting firearms, make firearms-safety courses mandatory for first-time gun owners and prevent people convicted of spousal assault from legally owning guns.
An external review into the police investigation of a blind woman found lying beneath a bridge in Halifax has concluded that her death was accidental but is recommending improvements on how to communicate with victims' families.