Canadian threat report highlights rise in simple but deadly terror attacks

By Canadian Press
December 21, 2017 - 5:24pm

OTTAWA — Extremists are increasingly carrying out simple but deadly attacks using knives and vehicles, Public Safety Canada warns in its latest assessment of the terrorist threat.

Such unsophisticated but "high-impact" assaults took place recently in Edmonton, where five people were injured, and in New York, killing eight people.....

Survivors of Mexico bus crash heading home, 2 victims ID'd

By Canadian Press
December 21, 2017 - 5:09pm

MEXICO CITY — Injured survivors of a tour bus crash that killed 11 foreigners including a Canadian in southeastern Mexico began leaving hospitals and heading home Thursday.

Authorities said driver negligence and excessive speed caused the crash that killed eight Americans, two Swedes, a Canadian and a Mexican tour.....

Canada walks political minefield with UN abstention on Trump embassy plan

By Canadian Press
December 21, 2017 - 4:51pm

Canada tiptoed through one of the world's most dangerous political minefields on Thursday when it abstained from a United Nations vote that rebuked Donald Trump's Middle East policy.

The government walked away from the potentially explosive debate over Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, sustaining.....

Quebec female teacher arrested for alleged sex acts with students

By Canadian Press
December 21, 2017 - 4:50pm

SHERBROOKE, Que. — A 44-year-old female high-school teacher in Quebec has been arrested in connection with alleged sex acts with two students who are minors.

She was arraigned in Sherbrooke on Thursday on various charges, including sexual contact and sexual exploitation.

The alleged victims attend the school where.....