Suspects can use extreme intoxication as defense, Canadian court says

Suspects can use extreme intoxication as defense, Canadian court says

Placeholder while article actions load TORONTO — Canada’s Supreme Court ruled Friday that criminal defendants may argue that they were so intoxicated that they were in a state of automatism… Read more
DOJ alleges Haiti gang kidnapped Christian missionaries to free leader

DOJ alleges Haiti gang kidnapped Christian missionaries to free leader

Placeholder while article actions load U.S. authorities on Tuesday charged a leader of a violent Haitian gang with conspiracy to commit hostage-taking for his alleged role in the brazen kidnapping… Read more
Canada’s former top soldier pleads guilty to obstruction of justice

Canada’s former top soldier pleads guilty to obstruction of justice

TORONTO — Canada’s former top military commander pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice Wednesday in one of several high-profile cases of alleged sexual misconduct that have rocked the Canadian Armed… Read more
Ottawa Police Chief vows ‘imminent action’ to ‘take over’ the city from ‘Freedom Convoy’ protesters.

Ottawa Police Chief vows ‘imminent action’ to ‘take over’ the city from ‘Freedom Convoy’ protesters.

OTTAWA Police arrested organizers of Thursday’s self-described “Freedom Convoy”, protesters. This was hours after law enforcement had promised to end the violence that has paralyzed Canada for several weeks. The… Read more
Ottawa police warn ‘Freedom Convoy’ protesters to ‘leave the area now’

Ottawa police warn ‘Freedom Convoy’ protesters to ‘leave the area now’

OTTAWA — Police on Wednesday sought to turn up the heat on the demonstrators who have paralyzed Canada’s capital, handing them fliers in English and French with a simple message:… Read more
Police start to clear ‘Freedom Convoy’ protesters on Ontario border bridge. Tear gas used on Champs-Élysées crowd.

Police start to clear ‘Freedom Convoy’ protesters on Ontario border bridge. Tear gas used on Champs-Élysées crowd.

OTTAWA — Canada’s capital saw an influx Saturday of anti-government and anti-vaccine-mandate demonstrators for a third straight weekend, while police in Ontario moved in to clear protesters partially blocking a… Read more