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  1. Grand jury indicts U.S. soldier on terrorism charges

    07.22 / 05:50 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    HONOLULU — A federal grand jury in Hawaii indicted a U.S. soldier Friday for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State g…
  2. Firefighters bring nearly dead dog back to life

    07.22 / 03:06 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A California fire department says a little white dog named Jack is recovering after firefighters rescued him from a burning home and brought him back to l…
  3. Suspect in burned-car murder case pleads guilty to being an accessory

    07.22 / 01:23 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    One of the four suspects accused in the killing of an Edmonton man whose remains were discovered in a burned-out car in 2016 admitted involvement in the crime on Friday. Melvin Casper Pennell, 39, pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact in relation to the slaying of Junior Morris Laidley.Pennell was one of four men arrested for the killing of…
  4. Minneapolis police chief resigns in wake of Justine Damond shooting

    07.22 / 00:23 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday at the request of the mayor, who said she lost confidence in the chief following last week's shooting death of an unarmed Australian woman by a police…
  5. Watering trikes roll onto downtown Edmonton bike lanes

    07.21 / 23:21 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    Cyclists in Edmonton should keep their eyes peeled for city staff riding the parks department's newest vehicles — two large cargo tricycles outfitted with large water tanks.The trikes are for watering the nearly 200 flower planters which line the new downtown bike grid. They were first rolled out for a test last week and will be in regular use on t…
  6. Qur’an submerged in lard mailed to California Islamic centre

    07.21 / 23:21 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Police are investigating the mailing of a Qur’an submerged in a tub of what appeared to be pork lard to a Northern California Islamic cen…
  7. Cyclist left bloodied after road rage beating on Peterborough street

    07.21 / 23:21 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    City police have charged a man after an altercation between a cyclist and a truck driver Tuesday…
  8. Former escort gets 16 years for trying to hire hit man

    07.21 / 22:39 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A former Florida escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to murder her newlywed husband was sentenced Friday to 16 years in prison, perhaps ending a drawn-out case that drew notice for its startling videos and salacious c…
  9. Aurora Cannabis to begin trading on Toronto Stock Exchange

    07.21 / 21:32 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    The company is building what it’s describing as the world’s largest legal marijuana production facility near Edmonton International Airport will start trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange starting next week.Aurora Cannabis will trade under the symbol ACB and will get the honour of ringing the bell to begin trading on Monday.“Aurora’s graduation to…
  10. Two Canadian employees of Cavalia equestrian show jailed in China

    07.21 / 20:08 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    Two Canadians detained in Beijing are receiving assistance from the federal government amid reports Friday that employees of the equestrian-themed show Cavalia had been arrested for alleged marijuana…
  11. Calgary man charged over GoFundMe bicycle theft and barbed wire 'clothesline' police report

    07.21 / 20:08 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    A 37-year-old Calgary man has been charged after he reported his bike was stolen after he struck barbed wire strung up on a trail west of Bragg…
  12. Man punches bear in the nose in fight for survival during B.C. beachcombing trip

    07.21 / 20:08 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    A British Columbia man’s beachcombing trip turned into a harrowing fight for survival as a grizzly bear flailed him around “like a pup…
  13. Did a beached whale really wash up under Paris' Notre Dame?

    07.21 / 20:08 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    A sperm whale appears to have beached on an embankment in the shadow of Notre Dame Cathedral in…
  14. Family of missing teen fisherman sues other missing boy’s family

    07.21 / 20:08 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The mother of a teenager who disappeared with his friend while boating in the Atlantic Ocean filed suit Friday against the other boy’s parents and grandfather, alleging they should have prevented them from taking an ill-equipped boat out to sea…
  15. All eyes on Alberta conservative unity vote Saturday

    07.21 / 19:04 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    Albertans will know Saturday night whether the province’s political landscape will soon change forever.Paid-up members of the Wildrose and Progressive Conservative parties are heading to the polls — online, or phoning in — to have their say about whether the two shall come together and form a new political force called the United Conservative Party…
  16. Trudeau criticizes Tories for showing Khadr 'domestic squabble' ahead of NAFTA negotiations

    07.21 / 18:44 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took aim at the cross-border Conservative campaign lambasting him for a generous federal payout to Omar Khadr, saying “domestic squabbles” should be left at hom…
  17. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigns

    07.21 / 17:58 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    White House press secretary Sean Spicer is resigning his position, according to two people with knowledge of the…
  18. 10-year-old Florida boy caught stealing 4 cars in 6 weeks

    07.21 / 17:58 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A 10-year-old Florida boy described by police as “flashy” cut off his ankle monitor the day after being charged with stealing a car and stole another one…
  19. Israel faces 'day of rage' by Palestinians in response to Temple Mount metal detectors following terror attack

    07.21 / 17:34 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    An escalating dispute over metal detectors at a contested Jerusalem shrine turned violent on Friday, setting off widespread clashes between Palestinian stone-throwers and Israeli troops. Three Palestinians were killed and several dozen injured by live rounds, rubber bullets and beatings, medics…
  20. Hicks on biz: Local bakery grows into gluten-free juggernaut

    07.21 / 16:28 www.edmontonsun.com Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories
    How did a tiny Old Strathcona bakery become North America’s second-biggest producer of gluten-free baked goods?Ten semi-trailers a week roll out of Kinnikinnick Foods’ mega-bakery just off the Yellowhead Trail, bound for 65 distribution warehouses and 15,000 grocery stores. Simultaneously, Kinnikinnick loads its gluten-free bread, cookies, don…