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Shots Fired in Ferguson, MO on 1 Year Anniversary of Michael Brown’s Death. Stephen Harper Announces Plan To Make Flying To ”Terrorist” Parts of the World Illegal. Funeral Today For One of the Muzik Nightclub Shooting Victims. ‘Jackass’ Star Steve-O Arrested After Climbing Crane in Hollywood. Football Legend Frank Gifford Dies At 84.
Shots Fired in Ferguson, MO on 1 Year Anniversary of Michael Brown’s Death
Protesters were sent running for cover after shots were fired during events held to mark the one year anniversary since the death of black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. The 18-year-old was shot and killed by former white police officer Darren Wilson. According to witnesses there were at least two shooting incidents on Sunday night following a peaceful day of protests and events. St. Louis County Police say, at least one of the shootings involved an officer and there are reports that at least one man is in critical condition after he was shot by police.
Harper Plans To Make Flying To ”Terrorist” Parts of World Illegal
The federal election campaign is now into its second week and two major party leaders will be in Toronto today. NDP leader Thomas Mulcair will be here to launch his new autobiography and Prime Minister Harper will be coming to unveil his campaign plan and talk more about banning travel to terrorist hotspots. While speaking in Ottawa yesterday, Stephen Harper said Canadians have no right to travel to regions of the world controlled by terrorist groups. This would make it a crime for Canadians to head overseas to regions of the world controlled by terrorist groups. Meanwhile, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau will be campaigning in Montreal.
And with the Mike Duffy trial resuming this week, both NDP leader Thomas Mulcair and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau are sure to pepper Stephen Harper with even more questions about the scandal. Duffy has pleaded not guilty to 31 charges including fraud, bribery and breach of trust.
Funeral for Woman Fatally Shot Outside Muzik Takes Place Today
A funeral service will be held for Ariela “Ela” Navarro-Fenoy today. It will take place at 10 a.m. at St. Jude’s Roman Catholic Church located at 251 Weston Road. The 26-year-old woman is one of two victims who was shot and killed outside Muzik nightclub on Tuesday, August 4th. 23-year-old, Duvell Hibbert was the other victim. Both were attending the after-party of Drake’s OVO Fest, which was at the Molson Amphitheatre over the Civic Day long weekend. Police have yet to make an arrest in the case.
‘Jackass’ Star Steve-O Arrested After Climbing Crane in Hollywood
One of the members of the Jackass crew has been arrested. Police in Los Angeles say Stphen Glover, “Steve-O” climed a 100-foot crane on a construction site, inflated a killer whale balloon with “Seaworld sucks” written on it and lit off some fireworks. When he later climbed down on his own, he was taken immediately into custody. Dozens of emergency responders were called to the scene, not knowing what to expect and had a giant cusion set up in case he fell.
Football Legend Frank Gifford Dies At 84
Frank Gifford, a football legend and Hall of Famer who led the New York Giants to the 1956 NFL title and later transitioned into a regular in the broadcast booth, died Sunday in his Connecticut home from natural causes at the age of 84. Gifford was married to talk show host Kathie Lee Gifford. In honour of Gifford’s passing, we revisit one of the most memorable moments of his broadcasting career. In this video, Gifford and his broadcast partner Howard Cosell are heard talking during a commercial break of “Monday Night Football” on December 8, 1980. The discussion is over whether or not they should tell the audience that John Lennon had been shot and killed outside of his apartment. It was Frank Gifford who convinced Howard Cosell to tell the nation John Lennon was dead: