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Facebook Profile Picture Leads To Murder Conviction in Canada

Saskatoon police said that a Facebook profile picture became a necessary tool in a murder investigation that ended this week with a guilty plea and a seven-year prison sentence for the killer, according to CBC News. Cheyenne Rose Antoine pleaded guilty to killing 18-year-old Brittney Gargol, who was discovered fatally injured near the Saskatoon landfill in 2016. 21-year-old Antoine said ...

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Bannon Agrees To Mueller Probe Interview, Avoiding Grand Jury

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon has reached an agreement with U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller to be interviewed by Mueller’s investigators rather than appearing before a grand jury, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, Reuters reports. Bannon, who was a close adviser during President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign and in his first months in office, ...

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2 Americans, 2 Canadians Kidnapped In Central Nigeria

The Associated Press reported Wednesday two policeman were killed as gunmen ambushed and kidnapped two Americans and two Canadians traveling through Nigeria’s northern Kaudna state, a state policeman spokesman said. The kidnap victims were heading south from Kafanchan in Kaduna state to the capital, Abuja, Tuesday night when they were ambushed, police said. State police spokesman Mukhtar Aliyu originally said ...

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2 Americans, 2 Canadians Kidnapped In Central Nigeria

The Associated Press reported Wednesday two policeman were killed as gunmen ambushed and kidnapped two Americans and two Canadians traveling through Nigeria’s northern Kaudna state, a state policeman spokesman said. The kidnap victims were heading south from Kafanchan in Kaduna state to the capital, Abuja, Tuesday night when they were ambushed, police said. State police spokesman Mukhtar Aliyu originally said ...

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Brexit Bill Passes Final Stage In Britain’s House of Commons

The British government’s Brexit bill passed to the next stage Wednesday after being voted through the House of Commons, CNN reports. The bill, which aims to incorporate European Union law into British law to ensure a smooth transition upon the country’s departure from the bloc, was approved by lawmakers 324 to 295. Britain is set to leave the EU on ...

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Brexit Bill Passes Final Stage In Britain’s House of Commons

The British government’s Brexit bill passed to the next stage Wednesday after being voted through the House of Commons, CNN reports. The bill, which aims to incorporate European Union law into British law to ensure a smooth transition upon the country’s departure from the bloc, was approved by lawmakers 324 to 295. Britain is set to leave the EU on ...

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Ryan presses Dems to back bill keeping government open

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Speaker Paul Ryan tried pressuring Democrats on Wednesday to back legislation preventing a weekend federal shutdown. But he gave little ground on the partisan battle over immigration, an issue many Democrats say must be resolved before they’ll vote to keep agencies functioning. A day after conservatives expressed opposition to the short-term spending bill and said GOP ...

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