Journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland riot

Police in Northern Ireland said Friday they believe the dissident republican group New IRA was probably responsible for the fatal shooting of a journalist during overnight rioting in the city of Londonderry, also known as Derry. (CBC)

Redacted Mueller report released

WASHINGTON - The long-awaited Mueller Report was released for online download Thursday morning by the federal Department of Justice. (New York Post)

Tony Musitano, once a notorious mob boss, dead at 72

For all of the mayhem he caused, Musitano was a surprisingly funny and sociable man who professed to have cleaned up his act after prison — but always left a hint that this may not be the full story. (National Post)

Dozens dead in tourist bus crash in Portugal

A tour bus carrying German tourists crashed on Portugal's Madeira Island on Wednesday, killing at least 29 people and injuring 28 others, local authorities said. The bus carrying 55 passengers, a tour guide and the driver, rolled down a steep hillside in a residential area in the coastal town of Canico, after veering off the road on a bend east of the capital, Funchal, and struck at least one house, local mayor Filipe Sousa told cable news channel SIC TV. The victims included 17 women and 11 men. (CBC)
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Man shot to death in Kitsilano

VANCOUVER - A man has been shot to death in Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighbourhood. In a prepared statement, Vancouver police said they were called to the area of West 4th Avenue and Burrard Street at 8:30 p.m. and found the victim dead at the scene. Police said he had been shot. (The Province)

Denver-area schools closed after Florida woman ‘infatuated with Columbine’ makes threat

Denver-area public schools will be closed Wednesday and hundreds of thousands of students forced to stay home as authorities search for a young Florida woman who flew to the city and bought a gun after becoming “infatuated” with the mass shooting at Columbine High School. (Colorado Sun)

Hero priest rescued relics from Notre Dame fire

A hero priest made a daring dash into the burning Notre Dame cathedral Monday night to save the Crown of Thorns, a religious relic dating back to the 13th century, according to reports. (New York Post)

Two men, two women slain in Penticton shootings

Scenes of anguish and bloodshed gripped Penticton on Monday, leaving four dead on what should have been just another day. (The Province)

21-yr-old Burnaby man jailed for criminally harassing Squamish Mountie

A 21-year-old Burnaby man who criminally harassed a Squamish RCMP sergeant and his wife and lied in sworn statements filed in court has been sentenced to nine months in jail and three years of probation. (Burnaby Now)

1 man dead, another injured after shooting in Salmon Arm church

One man is dead, another person is in hospital and a suspect is in police custody after a shooting at a small church in Salmon Arm, B.C., on Sunday. (CBC)