‘War in the Woods, round two:’ Amid civil unrest, activists gear up for bigger battle over Trans Mountain

OTTAWA — Recent protests and blockades are only the beginning of the civil disobedience that lies ahead as Ottawa pushes ahead with the controversial Trans Mountain expansion project, claims an activist group. “I really do see this as a taste of things to come,” said Alexandra Woodsworth, campaign organizer at the British Columbia-based Dogwood Initiative. […]

New York man in military gear, 28, surrenders after 7-hour standoff with police

A New York man wearing military gear who barricaded himself inside a home after a dispute with his wife – and then posted updates on social media – surrendered Saturday night after a seven-hour standoff, authorities said. Comments from Instagram followers only made the situation worse, police said, according to News 12 in Westchester County, […]