Police investigate armed bank robbery in Oakville

Halton Police are investigating after an armed robbery at an Oakville bank Monday afternoon.According to police, a masked man carrying a long gun entered the CIBC branch at Speers Rd. and Fourth Line around 2 p.m.The man stole money and drove off in a grey older model Dodge Caravan type van, which was last seen travelling northbound on Fourth Line.No one was injured.The man is described  as six-feet tall with a thin build, wearing black baggy pants with two white stripes.He was carrying a red gym bag with “Goodlife Fitness” written in white.Anyone with information is asked to call the Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825 4747 ext. 2216.

Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to Turkey

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington now lists its destination as a port in Turkey.The crew of the Adrian Darya 1, formerly known as the Grace 1, changed its listed destination in its Automatic Identification System to Mesrin, Turkey, early Saturday.However, mariners can input any destination into the AIS, so Turkey may not be its true destination.The ship-tracking website MarineTraffic.com showed the Adrian Darya’s position as just south of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea.The Adrian Darya was held for weeks off Gibraltar after being seized by authorities there on suspicion of violating EU sanctions on Syria.The U.S. has a warrant in federal court to seize the ship and has been warning nations not to accept it.The Associated Press read more