National News Father responsible for Amber Alert facing five charges including assault; Police searching woodlands for two suspects in B.C. murders SHARE ON: Greg Higgins, staff Friday, Jul. 26th, 2019 Father forcefully took daughter after breaking into home prompting Thursday’s Amber Alert The man who kidnapped his daughter prompting Thursday’s Amber Alert is facing five charges including two for assault. Police said the father planned the abduction. He apparently broke into the mother’s home in Brantford and forcefully took the two-year-old. He then fled in a car towards Hamilton with three other people who were also charged. RCMP confirm two sightings of B.C. murder suspects in Gillam, Manitoba Police are searching the woodlands by ground and air around Gillam, Manitoba for two teens accused of three murders in B.C. RCMP said they have two confirmed sightings of the men in the area. The last was Monday before a burned-out SUV they were using was found. Police haven’t received any stolen vehicle reports so the two may be on foot. Numbers available on how much federal parties spending on Facebook ads The two top parties in Canada are spending a lot more than the rest for ads on Facebook leading up to October’s federal election. According to the company’s ad library, the liberals have spent the most at just over $90,000. The Conservatives are right behind at around $87,000. The NDP has spent under $400 on Jagmeet Singh’s page. Gel comprised of common virus’ can fight bacteria and purify water Researchers believe they have made a medical breakthrough. A group from McMaster University said they have converted common types of viruses into a gel that fight bacteria. According to CTV News, the gel can be used for a variety of things from healing wounds to purifying water. It can also target specific bacteria.