Daily Archives: January 8, 2018

Washington state deputy killed, prompting massive manhunt

Pierce County sheriff’s deputy Daniel McCartney was shot and killed while responding to a home invasion Monday.  (Pierce County Sheriff’s Office) Authorities launched a dragnet after a Washington state sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed while chasing a pair of suspected burglars late Sunday, police said. The deputy, identified as 34-year-old Daniel A. McCartney, was responding to a home invasion ...

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Canada frets about anonymously owned firms

WHEN reports surfaced in 2016 of foreign students with no known income buying homes worth millions of dollars in Vancouver, locals said it was yet more evidence that foreigners were inflating prices in Canada’s dearest property market. It was also evidence of a home-grown problem. The students turned out to be figureheads for anonymous firms whose ultimate owners cannot be ...

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