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Kasich exit leaves Trump as presumptive Republican nominee

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
The last man standing between Donald Trump and the Republican presidential nomination has dropped out of the race, setting the stage for a stunning political ascendancy that would have been dismissed by many as utter fantasy just a year ago.
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EU asks member states to grant visa-free travel to Turks

The Globe and Mail - ‎7 hours ago‎
The European Union asked member states on Wednesday to grant visa-free travel to Turks in return for Ankara stopping migrants reaching Europe, but insisted Turkey must still change some laws and said it would get no “free ride”.
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US announces extension of Syria truce to Aleppo

CTV News - ‎7 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON -- The United States and Russia have persuaded Syria's government and moderate rebels to extend the country's fragile truce to the northern city of Aleppo, the State Department said Wednesday, although sporadic clashes continue.
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Quarter of children live in crisis-affected states: Unicef

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON: A quarter of the world's school-age children - 462 million - live in countries affected by crisis such as wars and disasters, UNICEF said on Wednesday as it unveiled details of a major new fund to help get children back in class during emergencies.
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Ottawa receives $450000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

Montreal Gazette - ‎12 hours ago‎
OTTAWA, May 4, 2016 /CNW/ - Community Foundations of Canada is pleased to announce a $450,000 contribution from the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees (Welcome Fund) to the Community Foundation of Ottawa in support of local settlement efforts.
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Protests in Jakarta over girl's gang rape

Herald Sun - ‎14 hours ago‎
The alleged gang rape and murder of an Indonesian schoolgirl has sparked a protest in Jakarta. More than 200 people have gathered in Jakarta in protest of violence against women following the alleged gang rape and murder of an Indonesian schoolgirl.
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Seven ways Donald Trump might become president

Toronto Sun - ‎14 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON -- The cover of a New York tabloid this morning shows a cartoon of a Republican elephant mascot in a coffin. Cause of death: Donald Trump, who is now the party's presumptive nominee.
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Donald Trump Warns Companies Against Shipping Jobs Overseas

NDTV - ‎7 hours ago‎
Donald Trump warned American companies of "very serious consequences" if they shift their operations overseas. Washington: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Wednesday warned American companies of "very serious consequences" if ...
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Lisa LaFlamme: For much of the world, press freedom is a distant dream

CTV News - ‎May 3, 2016‎
HELSINKI, Finland -- "Blow the trumpets and send up some flares -- THIS is World Press Freedom Day!” *SPLAT!*. Yes, splat. George Orwell had it right with his "Ministry of Truth," which functioned, of course, as the Ministry of Lies.
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New video shows Canadian soldiers wearing Kurdish flag on uniforms: Why this risks fracturing Iraq

National Post - ‎12 hours ago‎
OTTAWA - New video footage showing Canadian soldiers wearing the Kurdish flag on their uniforms has raised fresh questions about Canada's mission in northern Iraq and the message it is sending the rest of the country.
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Scaffolding collapse victim pursing legal action

Toronto Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
Hannah Somerset says she has been living a “nightmare” since she was caught in last month's midtown scaffolding collapse. Somerset was one of the people hit by debris when scaffolding and a building facade collapsed on Eglinton Ave.
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Philippine Front-Runner Floats New Tactic in Island Dispute

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
The front-runner in the Philippines presidential election is adding a twist to the fractious international dispute over the South China Sea, offering to negotiate directly with Beijing.
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CBC IN NORTH KOREA North Korea prepares for 1st ruling party congress in 36 years

CBC.ca - ‎12 hours ago‎
It is officially only the year 105 in Pyongyang, and events just in its first half could have a significant impact on life in this isolated country for a generation.
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Turkish ruling party preparing to replace PM Davutoglu: officials

The Globe and Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
Turkey's ruling party is set to replace Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu at an extraordinary congress in the coming weeks, officials said on Wednesday, signalling the end of his term as premier and plunging the country into political uncertainty.
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Police arrest suspect in string of armed robberies

CBC.ca - ‎13 hours ago‎
Calgary police have one person in custody in relation to a string of overnight armed robberies. Witnesses have described the same suspect in about half a dozen robberies since Sunday night.
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Evacuation ordered south of High Level, Alta.

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
An area south of High Level, Alta., is under an evacuation order as a fire at a forest product mill rages out of control. Rural residents in an area five kilometres south of High Level between the Bushe Reserve and Highway 35 are being asked to ...
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Lockdown lifted at Douglas College in Coquitlam

CBC.ca - ‎4 hours ago‎
The police-ordered lockdown at Douglas College's Coquitlam campus has been lifted. #Coquitlam Campus lockdown is over. More information to come.
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Iraq: Something's got to give as 'reconciliation' remains a fancy word in a UN press release

Daily Sabah - ‎May 2, 2016‎
As Iraq treads wearily forward toward regaining if not all, then most of its western DAESH-held flank, regional experts are asking if this is not the time for politicians to make forays into a new order with reconciliation its mainstay.
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Police arrest 16-year-old in armed robbery at west-end convenience store

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News - ‎9 hours ago‎
A 16-year-old boy has been arrested after an armed robbery of a convenience store in the city's Dovercourt Park neighbourhood on Tuesday afternoon.
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Princess Charlotte given $48k rattle for first...

Orangeville Banner - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge turned a year old on Monday (02.05.16) and was gifted an 18k white gold rattle, which had been studded with diamonds, rubies and sapphires by the Natural Sapphire Company.
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