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Parliament shooter used junk mail as temporary licence plate - Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:00:00 EDT
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CBC News has learned Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the man who attacked Parliament Hill and killed a reservist on Wednesday, drove around for almost 24 hours with a piece of junk mail taped in the rear window of his car in place of a real temporary licence plate.

'Terrorism won't stop Canada': Grounds of Parliament Hill reopen after attack - Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:09:21 EDT
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Canadians returned to the grounds of Parliament Hill on Saturday, three days after a homegrown radical rushed in armed with a rifle after shooting dead a soldier in the second attack on the country's military at home in a week.

Spurned affection for girl possible motive in Washington school shooting - Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:01:00 EDT
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Authorities are seeking a motive as to why a high school student in Washington shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others in a campus cafeteria before killing himself.

Google exec breaks sound barrier, sets records with leap from near-space - Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:02:51 EDT
Supersonic Skydiver

Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.

The face-to-face encounter that ended the attack on Parliament - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:09:10 EDT
Sgt at Arms Kevin Vickers screen grab from video with gun drawn

CBC News has learned dramatic new details about the final seconds of Wednesday's attack on Parliament Hill - and the crucial role Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers played in ending the threat. Evan Solomon has the story.

Jack Bruce, bassist from 1960s band Cream, dies at 71 - Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:20:06 EDT

Musician Jack Bruce, best known as the bassist from the 1960s group Cream, has died. He was 71.

Young Canadian radicals who've travelled overseas - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:46:03 EDT

Passport control and radicalization have come under close scrutiny this week, following the terror attacks in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec and Ottawa. In recent years, at least seven extremists are known to have travelled overseas from Canada to participate in terrorism-related activities.

'He belonged to all of us': Full statement from family of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo - Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:10:38 EDT
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Cpl. Nathan Cirillo's family released a statement Friday evening as thousands of Canadians lined highway overpasses and Main Street in Hamilton to honour the soldier as his body was brought home.

Are new Ebola quarantine rules in U.S. too much? - Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:00:00 EDT

News that a doctor in New York was diagnosed with Ebola following his return to the U.S. has prompted a spate of new and mandatory quarantines for people who have had contact with Ebola patients. But some critics say the new measures aren't medically necessary.

Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist - Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:15:49 EDT

Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported.

Justin Bourque could get consecutive life terms for Mountie killings - Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:00:00 EDT
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When the sentencing process for Moncton, N.B., RCMP killer Justin Christien Bourque unfolds starting Monday, the legal community will be watching to see how new legislation applies to the case.

Online hate speech could be curtailed under new anti-terror push - Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:00:00 EDT
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In the wake of this week's attacks in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu and Ottawa, the Conservative government is poised to bring in new laws to crack down on pro-ISIS sentiments like those posted to Quebec assailant Martin Couture-Rouleau's Facebook page, CBC News has learned.

Mauritania closes land crossings with Mali after Ebola death confirmed - Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:24:03 EDT

Mauritania has closed its border with Mali after a two-year-old girl with Ebola died of the disease in western Mali near their shared frontier.

Town rallies around vandalized Cold Lake Mosque - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:39:18 EDT
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The mosque in Cold Lake, Alta., was vandalized Thursday night by someone who spraypainted the words "Go home" and "Canada" on the building.

Another Canadian jihadi slips through the cracks - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:59:29 EDT
Sami on Facebook

Yet another young Canadian has managed to get away to Syria to fulfil his aim of waging jihad and has boasted of his exploits online, an investigation by Radio-Canada's program Enquête has found.

Attempt to recover military plane that crashed in Lake Muskoka in 1940 begins - Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:18:57 -0400
Efforts have begun in central Ontario to recover a military plane that crashed in Lake Muskoka nearly 74 years ago with two crew on board.
Vigils planned across Canada after deadly attacks - Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:02:00 -0400
Preparations are underway in Hamilton, Ont., for the upcoming funeral of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, as communities across the country hold vigils to mark the end of a violent week.
Powder-filled envelope sends Canadian consulate employee in Turkey to hospital - Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:36:00 -0400
Canada's consulate in Istanbul was closed Friday after an employee opened a package filled with yellow powder.
Thousands sing 'O Canada' at pre-game tribute to slain soldiers - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:22:00 -0400
Stephen Harper sang 'O Canada' with thousands of football fans tonight during a pre-game ceremony in Ottawa to honour two Canadian soldiers killed in domestic attacks over the past week.
U.S. Coast Guard searching for Canadian barge adrift off Alaska - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:04:00 -0400
A U.S. Coast Guard plane is searching for a Canadian barge that has been drifting in heavy seas for days off the coast of Alaska.
Female Mountie won't be further disciplined - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:18:00 -0400
The RCMP has quietly revealed that it won't pursue further disciplinary action against a female Mountie who said her superior sexually assaulted her in a police cruiser.
'No chance to defend themselves,' says father of soldier who stood next to Cpl. Cirillo - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:48:00 -0400
The father of the reservist who stood next to Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at the National War Memorial says the two young men 'had no chance to defend themselves' when a gunman attacked.
Harper on hand as honour guard resumes post at National War Memorial - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:23:00 -0400
Hundreds of Canadians gathered at the National War Memorial on Friday to witness the return of the ceremonial honour guard, breaking into applause for military personnel and later carpeting the monument with flowers.
Ottawa gunman launched attack with slow-loading rifle: experts - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:18:55 -0400
Firearms experts say the Ottawa gunman's choice of a slow-loading, old-time hunting rifle suggests his rampage was either a poorly concocted plan or designed as a one-way trip from the start.
Military gets new social media policy in wake of attacks - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:26:00 -0400
Members of Canada’s National Defence staff and Canadian Armed Forces are being asked to remove any reference to their employment on social media profiles, “especially photographs of military personnel in uniform.”

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