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Trump, Bush engage in bitter clash at Republican debate

The Globe and Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Jeb Bush engaged in an angry clash on Saturday over the Iraq war in a raucous dispute over the conflict launched by Bush's brother, former President George W. Bush.
Donald Trump attacks Jeb Bush saying that 9/11 was George W's fault
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Turkey Shells US-Allied Kurds in Northern Syria

Voice of America - ‎1 hour ago‎
February 14, 2016 7:36 AM. GAZIANTEP, TURKEY—. The multi-sided war raging in Syria became even more tangled when Turkish troops shelled positions near the border controlled by U.S.
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Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hit record high - UN

Reuters Canada - ‎3 hours ago‎
KABUL (Reuters) - Civilian casualties of the war in Afghanistan rose to record levels for the seventh year in row in 2015, as violence spread across the country in the wake of the withdrawal of most international troops, the United Nations reported on ...
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Spanish civil servant played hooky for 6 years, must pay back $42Gs in wages

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
MADRID -- The case started with confusion over where a civil servant in southern Spain worked. Now a court has ruled he must pay back nearly 27,000 euros ($42,082) in wages because for years he actually didn't work at all.
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North Korea channeled money from joint factories for weapons: Seoul

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News - ‎2 hours ago‎
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of -- North Korea channeled about 70 per cent of the money it received for workers at the now-shuttered Kaesong industrial park into its weapons programs and to buy luxury goods for the impoverished nation's tiny elite, South ...
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Russian PM: West rekindling the Cold War

Hamilton Spectator - ‎16 hours ago‎
The most important rule when you're in the teeth of a tough market could... Latest Community Stories SEE MORE · HEART HEALTH: The 5 steps to quitting smoking for good · 6 inexpensive and offbeat Family Day activities you should try · Will the 2017 ...
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Strong earthquake rocks New Zealand, cliffs collapse

The Weather Network - ‎2 hours ago‎
Sunday, February 14, 2016, 6:52 AM - A strong earthquake struck the New Zealand city of Christchurch Sunday, rattling the country's South Island and causing cliffs to collapse.

Egypt Under Pressure Over Giulio Regeni Murder

KL.FM 96.7 - ‎5 hours ago‎
There are growing calls inside and outside Egypt for authorities to investigate the torture and murder of Cambridge PhD student Giulio Regeni independently and fairly.

Shebab claims bomb attack on Somali plane

DAWN.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
MOGADISHU: Somalia's Shebab insurgents on Saturday claimed responsibility for a bomb attack which ripped a hole in a passenger plane shortly after takeoff from the capital Mogadishu earlier this month.
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NDP Dropped 20 Points In 48 Hours After Supporting Niqab, Tom Mulcair Says

Huffington Post Canada - ‎22 hours ago‎
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says decisions he made around TV debates and the niqab helped sink the party's fortunes with voters. While admitting he is partly to blame for the NDP's third-place finish, Mulcair insists he should be leading the party into the ...
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Cold snap keeps wind chill in –30s

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
The weekend's cold snap continued early Sunday as the mercury hovered around –24 C under clear skies and moderate winds that made it feel like –32.
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UBC professors organize conference after alleged sexual assaults

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
VANCOUVER -- When an institution fails a victim after a sexual assault, that betrayal worsens the trauma from the attack, says a leading U.S.
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Skiers caught in an avalanche in Banff National Park

660 News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Seven of the 11 were caught in an avalanche in Banff National Park. One was fully buried, another's leg was broken and a third suffered a knee injury.
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Clean-energy deal signed Friday in 1st step to green NAFTA

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Canada, the United States and Mexico have signed a trilateral agreement that could mark the start of discussions on the first North American accord on climate change and clean energy.
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Yedlin: It's time to sell Alberta's potential

Calgary Herald - ‎22 hours ago‎
As layoffs continued in the oilpatch this week, and an estimated 10,000 fewer people funnelling into the downtown every day, there is no getting away from the impact of the persistently sliding oil price, and being a landlocked and higher cost producer.
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Canadian dollar climbs as crude oil prices surge

The Globe and Mail - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
The Canadian dollar rose against its U.S. counterpart on Friday as a surge in oil prices supported the risk-sensitive commodity currency, even as solid U.S.
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Two-level tournament centre proposed for Rexall Place

CTV News - ‎14 hours ago‎
Renderings for the future of Rexall Place are giving the public a glimpse of what the building could be used for in the future. Floor plans obtained by CTV News show a two-level facility with at least six sheets of ice.
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Earthquake app promises detection and early-warning system

CTV News - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
VANCOUVER -- Smarthphone technology is shaking up earthquake research with a new app that may soon connect millions of users around the world to create an early-warning network.
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Self-driving cars face challenges beyond technology

The Globe and Mail - ‎20 hours ago‎
The technology that permits vehicles to drive themselves is evolving rapidly, but major changes will be required to laws and society's attitude toward the automobile before such vehicles take over the roads later this century.
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Transport Canada orders Nissan to do more regarding recent recalls, Report

Canada News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Transport Canada is ordering Nissan Canada to do more to notify owners of certain vehicles about a potentially dangerous defect. A statement sent out by the department said that a safety issue was found in Nissan X-Trail 2005 and 2006 models dealing ...
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Foxtrott with Calvin Love and Keita Juma at The Garrison, Wavelength Night 1

Live in Limbo - ‎18 hours ago‎
Foxtrott with Calvin Love and Keita Juma kick off night one of Wavelength music festival at The Garrison in Toronto. All of the images have failed to load.
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The Weeknd, Drake and Bieber among many Canadians up for Grammys

Ottawa Citizen - ‎26 minutes ago‎
TORONTO - Prepare the Mountie escort: A Canadian cavalcade is set to take over the Grammy Awards. Homegrown acts collectively have more than 20 nominations going into Monday's show, capping off a sensational year in which Canucks commanded a ...
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Anarchy in a Red Suit: Why Ryan Reynolds Was Born to Star in Deadpool

People Magazine - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds is opening up about country life with wife Blake Lively and raising their little girl, James. Subscribe now for everything about the Sexiest Dad Alive in this exclusive interview, only in PEOPLE!
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Rihanna, Usher, Stevie Wonder pay tribute to Lionel Richie

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES -- Rihanna, Usher, Stevie Wonder and John Legend paid tribute to Lionel Richie in a musical tribute touching on his roots in R&B to his string of romantic, easy-listening ballads that ruled the airwaves in the 1980s.
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Bataclan survivors prepare for return of Eagles of Death Metal

DAWN.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
PARIS: It has been billed as Paris's rock gig of the year and sold out in minutes. But the soldiers and armed police standing guard and the psychologists on hand to support traumatised fans mean it will be a gig like no other.
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LaVine defends slam dunk title, Thompson takes 3-point contest

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
TORONTO -- Minnesota's Zach LaVine outlasted Orlando's Aaron Gordon in an epic battle Saturday night to defend his slam dunk title at the NBA all-star skills competition.
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Klay Thompson dethrones teammate Stephen Curry to win three-point title

Toronto Star - ‎10 hours ago‎
If you didn't know it going into the NBA's all-star Saturday night, let a seven-foot centre, the Splash Bros. and 20,000 thrilled fans tell you: the game has changed.
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Fresh water crisis: Four billion people face water scarcity, says study

Christian Science Monitor - ‎1 hour ago‎
Scientists from the Netherlands suggest four billion people face water scarcity, twice the number previously expected. But the authors say this accurate assessment is important, because it sets the stage for real progress.
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Gravitational waves and our golden age of physics

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Hold up for a moment. Put down your coffee and stop checking your phone. As physicists celebrate confirmation of Albert Einstein's last major prediction, it is time to give our incredible universe the undivided attention it deserves.
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Why Two Degrees Is So Important—Fossil Fuel Companies Can No Longer Ignore the Need to Act

The Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists (blog) - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
“Who knows the perfect temperature for humans on this planet? I wouldn't mind if it were warmer,” argued one businessman at a roundtable on climate change I was hosting at a conservative Christian college.
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Pfizer recalls Advil liquid products for children and infants

CBC.ca - ‎4 hours ago‎
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare is recalling 124 lots of Advil liquid products for infants and children. There could be inconsistent doses of ibuprofen in the products if they have not been shaken as directed before use.
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Military rolls out anti-mosquito drive

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎5 hours ago‎
SAO PAULO -- More than 200,000 army, navy and air force troops fanned out across Brazil Saturday to teach people how to eliminate the Aedes aegypti mosquito that spreads the Zika virus many health officials believe is linked to severe birth defects.
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Liberals to whip the vote in favour of assisted-dying law

The Globe and Mail - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Liberal MPs will be forced to vote the party line on a subject that is traditionally considered a conscience issue, as parliamentarians from all parties wrestle with how to design and implement a new assisted-dying law.
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RCMP searching for 2 missing Forensic Psychiatric Hospital patients

CTV News - ‎12 hours ago‎
A second patient has disappeared from the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Coquitlam in less than a week, prompting questions about whether the hospital is doing enough to keep tabs on its patients.

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