Rob Gillies

  • officer Nov 8, 2019

    Canada Case Poses Question: Is US Immigration System Safe?

    In the looming darkness, the Nigerian family of four, including two children carrying stuffed animals and a violin case, climbed out of a taxi at the end of a dead-end road in upstate New York as Canadian law enforcement officers watched a short distance away, across a ditch that marks the international boundary. “This is an illegal point of entry,...

  • United States Aug 13, 2019

    Canada Police: 2 Teen Fugitives Took Their Own Lives

    Canadian police said Monday they believe two teenage fugitives suspected of killing a North Carolina woman, her Australian boyfriend and another man took their own lives amid a nationwide manhunt. The Manitoba Medical Examiner completed the autopsies and confirmed that two bodies found last week in dense bush in northern Manitoba province were indeed 19-year-old Kam McLeod and 18-year-old Bryer...

  • United States Aug 7, 2019

    Canadian Police Say 2 Bodies Found, Believed to Be Fugitives

    Canadian police said Wednesday they believe two fugitives suspected of killing a North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend as well as another man have been found dead in dense brush in northern Manitoba. Authorities located two male bodies and are confident they are 19-year-old Kam McLeod and 18-year-old Bryer Schmegelsky, said Royal Canadian Mounted Police Assistant Commissioner Jane MacLatchy....

  • United States Jul 25, 2019

    Missing Men Now Suspects in Canada Murders

    Two young men thought missing are now suspects in the murders of an American woman and her Australian boyfriend as well as the death of another man in northern British Columbia, Canadian police said Tuesday. The Royal Mounted Police had said Monday they were searching for 19-year-old Kam McLeod and 18-year-old Bryer Schmegelsky, whose burning car had been discovered south...

  • Donald Trump Mar 14, 2019

    Concerns About New Plane Ground Boeing Stock Rise

    Boeing soared early in 2019 and lifted the Dow Jones Industrial Average with it. Now concerns about the safety of the newest version of its flagship airplane have halted the momentum. Shares rose 36 percent in January and February thanks to steady orders for Boeing jetliners, including its popular 737. Then came Sunday’s deadly crash of a 737 Max 8...

  • Donald Trump Mar 14, 2019

    Boeing’s Newest Plane Becomes Its Biggest Headache

    Boeing’s newest version of its best-selling airliner ever was supposed to boost its fortunes for years to come. Instead it has turned into the company’s biggest headache, with more than 40 countries — including the U.S., which had been one of the last holdouts — grounding the 737 Max 8 after a second fatal crash proved one too many. On...

  • lawyer Mar 4, 2019

    Huawei CFO Suing Canada, its Border Agency and the RCMP

    An executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei is suing the Canadian government, its border agency and the national police force, saying they detained, searched and interrogated her before telling her she was under arrest. Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou said Sunday they filed a notice of civil claim in the British Columbia Supreme Court. Canada arrested Meng, the daughter of Huawei’s...

  • Canada Oct 31, 2018

    Supply Shortages Plague Canada’s New Cannabis Marketplace

    The name of the store is High North, but it might as well be named High and Dry because for all but about four hours of the first two weeks since marijuana was legalized in Canada, there was no pot to sell. Trevor Tobin, one of the owners of the Labrador City shop in Newfoundland and Labrador, said they went...

  • Canada Oct 17, 2018

    ‘Prohibition Has Ended’: Canada Legalizes Marijuana, Will Pardon Pot Possession

    Ian Power was among the first to buy legal recreational marijuana in Canada but he has no plans to smoke it. He plans to frame it. Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland. Power was first in line at a store in St. John’s, Newfoundland. “I am going to...

  • Associated Press Aug 10, 2018

    2 Officers Among 4 Dead in Canada Shooting; Suspect in Custody

    A shooting in a small Canadian city Friday that left four people dead, including two police officers who were responding to call of shots fired, struck a nerve in a country that has been roiled in recent months by several instances of mass violence. People in Fredericton, the capital of New Brunswick in the eastern part of the country, said...

  • Mayor Jul 23, 2018

    2 Killed, 13 Hurt When Gunman Opens Fire on Toronto Eateries

    A man whose family said he suffered from psychosis and depression fired a handgun into restaurants and cafes in a lively Toronto neighborhood, killing a 10-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman and wounding 13 others in an attack that has shaken the confidence of many in the normally safe city. Authorities on Monday evening identified the suspect as Faisal Hussain,...

  • Mayor Jul 23, 2018

    Gunman Killed After Shooting 13 People, 2 Fatally, in Toronto

    A gunman who opened fire on a busy street in Toronto was killed Sunday night. The shooter killed two people and injured 13 others.

  • driver May 25, 2018

    No Indication Canada Restaurant Blast Was Terror, Hate Crime: Police

    Police hunted for two people Friday after an explosion caused by a homemade bomb ripped through an Indian restaurant at a mall in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, wounding 15 people. Authorities said two people with their faces covered to conceal their identities entered the Bombay Bhel restaurant late Thursday, dropped the bomb and fled. Two birthday parties were taking...

  • Toronto Feb 8, 2018

    Toronto Police: Remains of 6 Found in Serial Killer Probe

    Police in Toronto have recovered the remains of at least six people from planters on a property connected to alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur, officials said Thursday. Detective Sgt. Hank Idsinga said the remains, found on property McArthur used as storage in exchange for doing the landscaping, included some from one of the five men McArthur is already charged with...

  • attorney Jan 3, 2018

    Joshua Boyle, Former Hostage in Afghanistan, Charged With Sex Assault, Confinement

    Canadian ex-hostage Joshua Boyle made a brief appearance via video link for a preliminary hearing on Wednesday after being charged with 15 offenses, including sexual assault, following his release from captivity in Afghanistan. A justice of the peace granted lawyer Ninetta Caparelli’s request for adjournment until Monday so the defense can work on a bail plan. Boyle had a beard...

  • The Associated Press Oct 18, 2017

    Former Hostage Says His American Wife Was Rushed to Hospital

    Joshua Boyle, a Canadian who was rescued with his family last week by Pakistani troops, said Tuesday that his wife had to be rushed to the hospital and remains there. Boyle told The Associated Press in an email that his wife, Caitlan Boyle, was admitted Monday. His email did not specify why she was taken to the hospital. “My wife...

  • Donald Trump Oct 14, 2017

    Family Freed Returns to Canada, Says 1 Child Killed

    A couple held hostage for five years by a Taliban-linked extremist network in Afghanistan was safely back in Canada on Saturday after what the husband described as a harrowing firefight during a raid to free the family. Joshua Boyle played with one of his sons in the garden of his parents’ home. The boy appeared happy and healthy, digging in...

  • Canada Oct 1, 2017

    Prince Harry’s Invictus Games Ending in Canada

    The Invictus Games for wounded veterans was coming to a close Saturday with a ceremony featuring stars such as Bruce Springsteen — though some of the attention focused on Britain’s Prince Harry and his girlfriend, American actress Meghan Markle. The prince, a veteran of service in Afghanistan, created the Paralympic-style games as a way to inspire soldiers toward recovery. About...

  • lawyer Jul 7, 2017

    Ex-Gitmo Inmate Receives Multimillion Payment From Canada

    A former Guantanamo Bay prisoner who pleaded guilty to killing a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan has received a multimillion-dollar payment from Canada’s government after a court ruling said his rights were abused, a Canadian official said Thursday. The official confirmed that Omar Khadr has been given the money. A different official also familiar with the deal said it is for...

  • Governor May 4, 2017

    Queen Latifah Stars in Movie About Flint Water Crisis

    Queen Latifah is hoping that her role in a movie about the Flint water crisis will bring more attention to what she calls one of the great American tragedies of this century. Latifah said Thursday during filming in Toronto that American officials including Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder acted for too long like the water crisis did not exist and that...

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