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Canadian diplomat Roxanne Dubé's son killed, another in custody after Miami ...

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
The 17-year-old son of a Canadian diplomat in Miami is dead, and his 15-year-old brother is in police custody following an alleged drug robbery shootout that also left another teenager dead, CBC News has confirmed.
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Mulcair calls for release of senator expenses audit 'as soon as possible'

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair says the results of the auditor general's investigation into senators' expenses should be released “as soon as possible,” after CTV News reported that at least 40 current and former senators have received letters about ...
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Bounce-back game: Simmons rebounds with win over Switzerland at curling ...

Calgary Herald - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Team Canada skip Pat Simmons, right, directs his sweepers as Switzerland's Enrico Pfister, left, looks on at the men's world curling championships in Halifax on Wednesday, April 1, 2015.
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Cynthia Lennon, first wife of Beatle John Lennon, dies

Toronto Star - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of Beatle John Lennon, has died, their son Julian said Wednesday. Cynthia Lennon was 75. On a Cynthia Lennon Memorial website, the family said she “passed away today at her home in Mallorca, Spain, following a short but ...
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Obama aide: 'Progress' in Iran talks, no agreement yet

USA TODAY - ‎26 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON —- "Progress is being made" in talks on the future of Iran's nuclear program but there is no formal agreement, President Obama's spokesman said Wednesday.
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Lufthansa CEO Visits Germanwings Crash Site Amid Reports of Found Video

Voice of America - ‎25 minutes ago‎
The chief executive of German airline Lufthansa says it will take a "long, long time" to determine exactly what led a co-pilot to crash a jetliner into the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard the flight.
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With Jonathan, Africa's list of good losers gets longer

Reuters - ‎25 minutes ago‎
... * Culture of accepting electoral defeat gains ground. * Jonathan lauded for handing over power graciously. * Nigeria latest African nation to shift power at the poll.
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Ontario review of federal prostitution law finds it's constitutional: Premier

News1130 - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne stands at the podium at a press conference in Toronto on March 10, 2015. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says a review of the new federal prostitution law by the attorney general's office has found it is constitutional.
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It's Deadline Day for Temporary Foreign Worker Permits

KelownaNow - ‎14 minutes ago‎
April 1st marks the expiration of the four-year temporary work permits in Canada, which limits how much time foreign workers can spend in the country.
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Family relieved after man pleads guilty in death of cousin and her son

Calgary Herald - ‎28 minutes ago‎
A Calgary man pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a 35-year-old mother and her young son - and is facing a minimum of 35 years in prison after agreeing to consecutive sentences for the two killings.
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Molson Coors expands presence in India with purchase of Mount Shivalik ...

Castanet.net - ‎2 hours ago‎
MONTREAL - Molson Coors Brewing Co. (TSX:TPX) (NYSE:TAP) has acquired Mount Shivalik Breweries as well as its Thunderbolt brand and other products, building on the North American beer giant's presence in India.
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How Does The Amazon Dash Button Work?

Forbes - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Amazon Dash Button is an excellent example of Amazon's ongoing and wildly successful commitment to cheap, elegant simplicity over costly, power-hungry complexity.
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Woman was going 220 km/h on Highway 401, OPP say

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
A woman has been charged after police determined she was driving her Mercedes at allegedly 220 km/h on Highway 401 in southern Ontario.

Best April Fool's Day tech company pranks for 2015

Toronto Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
Companies have a blast fooling consumers with a batch of new, ridiculous products and services. Here's a selection of some of the 2015 April Fool's pranks from the tech sector.
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Joni Mitchell Hospitalized: Stars Send Prayers, Positivity

Us Magazine - ‎43 minutes ago‎
They know what they've got! Stars including Christie Brinkley, Kevin Bacon, and Boy George took to Twitter and Instagram on Wednesday, April 1, to send positivity and prayers to beloved singer Joni Mitchell.

William Shatner continues to boldly go

Terrace Standard - ‎8 hours ago‎
VANCOUVER - There are a few constants in William Shatner's career: he will always be working, he will always be mocked - not least by himself - and he will always be James T. Kirk, captain of the Starship Enterprise.
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Toronto Blue Jays to rely on key veteran additions and plenty of youth in 2015

CTV News - ‎30 minutes ago‎
TORONTO -- The Blue Jays opened training camp with a roster full of question marks. "As strong as we are and as good as we feel about this team, there's some questions that need to be answered in spring training," Toronto manager John Gibbons said.
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Kadri has goal, assist in Maple Leafs' win over Lightning

USA TODAY - ‎50 minutes ago‎
TORONTO (AP) - Loud music could be heard from all around the Toronto Maple Leafs' dressing room after a most-satisfying win. The struggling Maple Leafs have won two straight, but this was just their eighth victory in 39 games during 2015.
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Federation investigates death threat against runner Kipsiro

Simcoe.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 file photo, Moses Kipsiro of Uganda celebrates after winning the 10,000m final during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.
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Fight stopped after cell phone drops from boxer's pocket

Toronto Sun - ‎20 minutes ago‎
There are some things you expect to see in a boxing ring. A cell phone is not one of them. Because, let's face it, there really is no need to order a pizza or text your buddy when you're about to throw down with another dude.
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SEE IT: Red Wings' Drew Miller takes skate blade to the face

New York Daily News - ‎23 minutes ago‎
The leg of Ottawa's Mark Stone whips up and the blade of his skate cuts Drew Miller near his eye. It's as scary a video as you'll see in the sport of hockey.
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Tiny Bird Makes Epic 1700 Mile Trip Over Atlantic

WFMY News 2 - ‎46 minutes ago‎
For several decades, a tiny, forest songbird has divided the ornithology community. Some argued the blackpoll warbler made its way from New England.
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BC launches fight against invasive mussels, Report

Canada News - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Provincial Government is pouring in $1.3 million into a preventative program towards early detection and rapid response against invasive and potentially costly mussels.
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Suicide risk after first attempt can persist for years, followup critical: study

Montreal Gazette - ‎56 minutes ago‎
TORONTO - A Canadian study found that the risk of suicide after an initial attempt was 42 times higher than that of the general population and could persist for years.
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