A wounded man claimed not to know who shot him, and police claimed another man held four family members hostage at gunpoint for so many hours. Three city councillors want drug users to have to exchange dirty needles for clean ones.
Opposition MPs are targeting a Conservative MP after a video of him making disparaging remarks about homosexuals was released, and transatlantic flights inbound to Canada were allegedly targeted by eight British men on trial for a terrorist conspiracy plot. A plane landed on a highway in Virginia.
Canada confirmed that the mission in Afghanistan will be extended until 2011 after its demands to NATO were met, and there were signs that President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe may "turn to intimidation and violence" to hold on to power.