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Apparently, Byron Sonne had the right stuff to make a number of high-powered explosives

Alleged aspiring terrorist and amateur baker Byron Sonne had enough explosive material to make five one-kilogram bombs, according to a Crown expert who testified at Sonne’s trial earlier this week. (In case the significance of this fact isn’t obvious, the Sun puts things in more, ahem, inflammatory terms: “Imagine the horrific explosion that ripped apart the London Underground in 2005—and now almost double it.”) Even the vegetable oil and almond flour that previously caused us to chuckle could have been bomb ingredients. While this is the stuff sensational headlines are made of, the greater significance is that this also marks the first truly interesting, albeit still questionable, revelation of the Sonne trial—it isn’t just about Flickr photos anymore. Read the entire story [Toronto Sun] »