Boy with autism, 13, shot several times by police after mom calls for help in Salt Lake City – National

A 13-year-old boy was seriously injured after police shot him while responding to a crisis intervention call from his mother in Salt Lake City, Utah. Linden Cameron, who has autism, was shot several times while running away from police late on Sept. 4, his mother Golda Barton told KUTV. Barton says she had specifically […]

U.S. Justice Dept. seeks to defend Trump in lawsuit from alleged rape victim – National

The U.S. Justice Department is seeking to take over President Donald Trump’s defence in a defamation lawsuit from a writer who accused him of rape, and federal lawyers asked a court Tuesday to allow a move that could put the American people on the hook for any money she might be awarded. After New […]

Gender-reveal party culprit in massive California wildfire: officials – National

A firework at a gender-reveal party triggered a wildfire in southern California that’s scorched more than 7,000 acres and forced hundreds of residents to flee their homes, local fire officials said. The fire was caused by a “smoke-generating pyrotechnic device” used at a party Saturday morning in El Dorado Ranch Park in Yucaipa, about […]

Daniel Prude case: New York AG announces grand jury probe

Attorney General Letitia James said the grand jury would be part of an “exhaustive investigation.”

Canada, allies skeptical of Russia’s denials in poisoning case: Champagne

“I think everyone is looking at that with a grain of salt,” Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne told The Canadian Press.

Former RCMP boss Bob Paulson denies protecting alleged spy

Former RCMP boss says close relationship with intelligence director not a factor in harassment case.

Five children found dead at home after mom injured by train in Germany

The mother survived the train incident and is being treated as a suspect, according to police in Solingen, Germany.

Christian site raises $350K for Kyle Rittenhouse, accused Kenosha gunman

Trump supporters and conservative pundits have embraced Rittenhouse as a ‘patriot’ while he faces murder charges in Kenosha, Wisc.

Iran nuclear deal members say agreement will be preserved despite challenges from U.S.

Helga Schmid, the European Union representative who chaired the meeting, said afterwards on Twitter that the “participants are united in resolve to preserve the #IranDeal and find a way to ensure full implementation of the agreement despite current challenges.”

Facebook says it will block news in Australia if media royalty plan becomes law

The Australian government said in July it would require Facebook and Google to pay for news provided by media companies under a royalty-style system that is scheduled to become law this year.