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After tasting power, former Egyptian president Mursi sent to prison

Reuters - ‎22 minutes ago‎
(Reuters) - Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Mursi was sentenced to 20 years in prison without parole on Tuesday, nearly three years after he was declared Egypt's first freely elected president.
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Iran optimistic ceasefire in Yemen will be coming soon: report

The Globe and Mail - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Iran's deputy foreign minister said he was optimistic that a ceasefire in the Yemen conflict would be announced later on Tuesday, the Iranian Tasnim news agency reported.

Tories to table tax-cut-heavy federal budget plan

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Conservative government will announce tax cuts for small business in Tuesday's federal budget as part of an effort to shore up a key constituency ahead of the fall election.
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US couple sentenced to prison for killing woman's mother in Indonesia

CTV News - ‎44 minutes ago‎
BALI, Indonesia - An Indonesian court found an American couple guilty of premeditated murder and sentenced them to prison on Tuesday in the death of the woman's mother on the resort island of Bali.
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Jets face elimination after overtime loss to Ducks

CTV News - ‎30 minutes ago‎
It's been 19 long years since Winnipeg last hosted a National Hockey League playoff game. Some fans weren't even born when that happened but on Monday night some were lucky enough to experience the first Winnipeg Jets whiteout since 1996.
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Mike Duffy trial: More details expected about photo expenses - ‎46 minutes ago‎
The Mike Duffy Senate expenses trial today could hear more about costs the suspended senator allegedly charged to taxpayers for photos and picture enhancements, including those of former first lady Barbara Bush and Duffy's daughter and grandson as well ...
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Japan PM aims to improve ties with China

Hindu Business Line - ‎1 hour ago‎
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said ahead of his trip to a leaders' summit in Jakarta that he aims to improve ties with China, and reiterated that he is ready to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping.
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Oskar Groening, former SS Auschwitz guard, goes on trial in Germany - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Hedy Bohm had just turned 16 when the Nazis packed her and her parents onto a cattle car in May 1944 and sent them from Hungary to the Auschwitz death camp in occupied Poland.
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Barcelona crossbow killing: Hero teacher who disarmed pupil 'armed with ... - ‎1 hour ago‎
The hero teacher who disarmed a pupil armed with a crossbow and machete has likened the scene after he went on the attack to a "horror film".
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AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleads guilty to threat to kill charge - ‎44 minutes ago‎
The drummer appeared at the District Court in Tauranga, New Zealand, where he was charged with two counts of threatening to kill and possession of methamphetamine and cannabis, relating to a police raid on his waterfront North Island mansion in Taranga ...
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Ottawa won't release outside report on death of Canadian soldier in Iraq

The Globe and Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
A report into the death of a Canadian soldier in Iraq, prepared by U.S.-led special forces, is now complete but won't be made public, the Department of National Defence says.
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Cirque du Soleil sold to U.S private equity firm - ‎2 hours ago‎
Cirque du Soleil has been sold to a U.S. private equity firm with interests in casinos and retailers in a deal aimed at moving the entertainment company beyond the big tent.
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Revenue up, profits dip as Rogers continues push to value, concentrates on ARPA (subscription) - ‎4 hours ago‎
TORONTO - Rogers Communications saw overall revenue improve in the first quarter by 5% to $3.175 billion while cable, wireless and media expenditures drove down profits.
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Seatbelt laws still catching some, latest statistics show - ‎7 hours ago‎
Some Saskatchewan drivers are still not using their seatbelts, according to the latest figures from SGI. The province's seatbelt legislation has been in effect since July 1, 1977.
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Apple Pay plans to launch in Canada

Business Spectator - ‎Apr 19, 2015‎
Apple is planning to launch its mobile payments service in Canada this spring, marking the start of its international expansion of Apple Pay, according to people familiar with the matter.
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CBC Radio host Rich Terfry, aka Buck 65, says he's 'created a false image,' in ...

National Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
CBC Radio 2 Drive host Rich Terfry took to the airwaves on Monday afternoon, helming his weekly radio program as usual just hours after posting a cryptic and confessional Facebook post in which he claimed, “I'm not the person you think I am.
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TORONTO - So is it "q" or "Q"?

BCLocalNews - ‎7 hours ago‎
Last week, CBC announced the new Shad-hosted version of its arts and culture radio program "Q" was getting a little makeover.
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How do the Canadiens succeed under duress?

The Globe and Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
Pilots are taught to handle panic by being thrust unexpectedly into fear-inducing situations during their flight training. It's easier to yank the throttle on an unsuspecting student flyer than it is to show a young professional hockey player how to deal with the icy ...
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James Johnson will play key role in playoff series for Raptors - ‎2 hours ago‎
There will come a time when James Johnson will likely play for the Raptors in their NBA first-round playoff series, but it will be because coach Dwane Casey knows it gives his team a strategic advantage and not because people are clamouring for the ...
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Lyrids meteor showers to be visible starting Wednesday

GMA News - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Weather conditions permitting, stargazers are in for a treat from Wednesday night to early Thursday - the Lyrids meteor shower. But state weather agency PAGASA said the Lyrids, observed for more than 2,600 years, had become weak compared to 687 BC ...
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Cleanup of Big Glace Bay Beach organized for Saturday

Cape Breton Post - ‎7 hours ago‎
GLACE BAY - Officials with ACAP Cape Breton say the shorebirds will be coming home to Cape Breton soon and they are asking the public to come out and help make their homecoming a good one.
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COS is coming to Canada: See our picks for spring

HELLO! Canada - ‎11 hours ago‎
Collection of Style, better known as COS, is a beloved retail chain that launched in London and quickly grew fans around the world thanks to its affordable, fashion-forward staples.
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Budget to contain money for urban transit, public safety, caregivers

CTV News - ‎7 hours ago‎
On top of the tax breaks already announced, Tuesday's federal budget could contain measures aimed at public safety agencies, senior citizens and those caring for sick family members, CTV News has learned.
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Sudbury mine deaths 'should not have happened'

The Sudbury Star - ‎4 hours ago‎
Before an inquest jury heard about how two Sudbury men died on the job, an assistant Crown attorney talked about how the men lived.
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Husband donates LHSC's 500th living donor kidney

CTV News - ‎11 hours ago‎
The London Health Sciences Multi-Organ Transplant Program is celebrating a milestone and one couple's love story is helping mark the occasion.