A 19-year-old brandishing a fake weapon threatened a security guard to gain access to the headquarters of Dutch national broadcaster NOS and demand airtime Thursday night before police stormed a TV studio to arrest him.
The value of the Canadian dollar continues to drop, tumbling below the 80 cent threshold. While some economists say the currency’s drop represents a return to the Canadian dollar's "natural" value, what it also means is changes in the way Canadians shop.
Canada's top general acknowledged Thursday that the country's military mission in Iraq has "evolved," but continued to deny that Canadian soldiers are engaged in a combat mission against Islamic State militants.
The Canadian dollar hit fresh multi-year lows below the 80-cent US level Thursday against an American currency that strengthened on growing conviction the U.S. Federal Reserve will move to hike rates sooner rather than later.