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Egypt air crash: 2nd Canadian aboard plane ID'd as Medhat Tanious

CBC.ca - ‎4 hours ago‎
The second Canadian aboard the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea last week has been identified as Medhat Tanious of Toronto.
French ship to join hunt for EgyptAir jet's black boxes
Egypt seeks data on crashed plane from France and Greece

Prosecutors: Man indicted, knew wife had scalded young son

Omaha World-Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) - A grand jury has indicted an Ohio man who prosecutors say waited 15 hours to call for help despite knowing his wife had placed his 4-year-old son in scalding water, eventually causing his death.
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Facebooks revamps 'trending topic' section after backlash

CTV News - ‎22 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES - Facebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a "trending topic" on the giant social network, a move adopted after a backlash over a report saying it suppressed conservative views ...
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US says late Taliban leader was planning attacks on Americans

Toronto Sun - ‎4 hours ago‎
PESHAWAR, Pakistan/WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama approved the drone strike that killed Mullah Akhtar Mansour because the Taliban leader was overseeing plans for new attacks on American targets in Kabul, the Afghan capital, U.S.
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Baltimore police officer Edward Nero found not guilty in Freddie Gray death

CBC.ca - ‎8 hours ago‎
Prosecutors failed for the second time in their bid to hold Baltimore police accountable for the arrest and death of Freddie Gray when an officer was acquitted Monday in the racially charged case that triggered riots a year ago.
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Islamic State group claims responsibility for multiple blasts in Syria

CTV News - ‎18 hours ago‎
BEIRUT -- A series of co-ordinated explosions including suicide bombings rocked two normally quiet coastal government strongholds in Syria Monday, killing more than 80 people and wounding 200 others, state media and opposition activists said.
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To sidestep Pakistan, India embraces an Iranian port

Washington Post - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Tehran on Sunday and Monday to ink a major trade deal between India, Afghanistan, and Iran, which is in the process of unshackling its economy from years of sanctions imposed by the West.
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18-year-old convicted of murdering Iraqi man enjoying first snowfall

CTV News - ‎8 minutes ago‎
DALLAS - An 18-year-old was convicted of murder Monday in the killing of an Iraqi man who was taking photos of his first snowfall in Texas.
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Far-right candidate Norbert Hofer concedes defeat in Austrian presidential vote

CBC.ca - ‎13 hours ago‎
Left-leaning candidate Alexander Van der Bellen won the election to become Austrian president Monday, but his right-wing rival was only narrowly behind, a result that reflects the growing strength of Europe's anti-EU political movements.

Quebec owner stumped as 'very noticeable' restaurant trailer stolen

Toronto Sun - ‎5 hours ago‎
The owners of a restaurant south of Montreal are scratching their heads after a trailer emblazoned with their logo and photos of a giant hamburger disappeared.
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BC couple accused of posing as Fort McMurray evacuees, bilking donations

National Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
Residents of rural Claresholm, Alta., pride themselves on their generosity so, when a couple claiming to have been victims of the Fort McMurray fire strode into town recently, they went out of their way to help.
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Second male stabbed fatally at Wasaga Beach over the long weekend

Toronto Star - ‎7 hours ago‎
The stabbing early Monday of Bolton's Erick Tello, 23, is the second one to occur in the community over the long weekend. OPP investigate a stabbing death in Wasaga Beach Monday, the second one of the Victoria Day long weekend.
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Trudeau ready to 'explore next steps' should Toronto bid for World Expo 2025

CBC.ca - ‎10 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government will "explore next steps" if Toronto city council chooses to make a bid to host World Expo 2025.
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How Bayer's $62 billion offer for Monsanto may affect workers, farmers

Toronto Star - ‎10 hours ago‎
The proposed combination would create a giant seed and farm chemical company with a presence in U.S., Europe and Asia. Bayer CEO Werner Baumann said the chemicals giant had offered $62 billion for US agriculture group Monsanto as it seeks to create ...
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6 people sent to hospital after police-involved crash in Winnipeg

CBC.ca - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Independent Investigation Unit (IIU) of Manitoba is probing a serious crash in Winnipeg's North End that involved police officers.
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Microsoft provides grants to accelerate the delivery of affordable Internet access

Montreal Gazette - ‎1 hour ago‎
REDMOND, Wash., May 23, 2016 /CNW/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced it has awarded Affordable Access Initiative grants to 12 entrepreneurial businesses to help scale their solutions and business models to increase affordable Internet access in ...
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Nintendo Uploads Two New Kirby: Planet Robobot Commercials

Nintendo Enthusiast - ‎Mar 5, 2016‎
With Kirby: Planet Robobot planned for release next month, Nintendo has begun to roll out commercials for the upcoming 3DS title. Two have been uploaded to the company's Youtube channel: one shows off the concept and gameplay, while the other ...
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Google's tensor processing units (TPUs) are interesting, but Nvidia is essential

Firstpost - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Google revealed at its I/O 2016 that it has developed and manufactured its own chipset called a Tensor Processing Unit, a custom designed chip that is made to work with its open source machine learning framework, TensorFlow.
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Google's Project Soli fits into a smartwatch now, but you can't have one yet

MobileSyrup.com - ‎17 hours ago‎
It's been a busy week for Google, and a frantic development year for wearable technology. In just the last three weeks, we've already seen the latest research from Carnegie Mellon and Samsung, showing off revolutionary smartwatch interfaces.
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Murder trial for 'Shield' actor begins in Los Angeles

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES - A murder trial began Monday for an actor who played a police officer on TV and is accused of shooting and killing his wife while their young children looked on two years ago in their Los Angeles home.
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Madonna, Stevie Wonder pay homage to Prince at Billboard Music Awards

Windsor Star - ‎4 hours ago‎
Madonna paid homage to Prince by wearing his signature colour and bringing another icon - Stevie Wonder - onstage to sing the classic “Purple Rain” at Sunday's Billboard Music Awards.
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Xavier Dolan says he doubts he'll return to Cannes next year

CTV News - ‎6 hours ago‎
MONTREAL -- Xavier Dolan said it was a "relief" to win the Grand prix at the Cannes Film Festival after the mixed reviews he received for "Juste la fin du monde," although the Quebec director said he doubts he'll be heading back in the near future to ...
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Justin Bieber apologizes to Argentina as hundreds of fans protest tour ban

CBC.ca - ‎10 hours ago‎
Never say never? Hundreds of Beliebers marched through Buenos Aires on Saturday - some sporting Canadian flags - to ask that authorities in Argentina let singing star Justin Bieber perform there.
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Sharks capitalize to get within one game of Cup Final

Sportsnet.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
Joe Pavelski scored two goals, including the go-ahead score in the opening minute of the third period, and the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference final series.
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Hydro restores power to over 1100 Winnipeg properties after outage

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
Power has been restored after an outage that left 1,123 Winnipeg properties in the dark Monday, Manitoba Hydro. Homes in River Heights, and in the area of Empress Street and St. Matthews Avenue, were without power all day Monday.
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John Brophy, Maple Leafs coach and hockey legend, dead at 83

CBC.ca - ‎7 hours ago‎
Former Toronto Maple Leafs coach John Brophy has died at the age of 83. The native of Antigonish, N.S., had a legendary hockey career, spanning many leagues and decades.
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Human Activity May Wipe Out One-Third Of North American Birds

Huffington Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
Climate change and other manmade problems are driving 37 percent of North American birds to extinction, report finds. 05/23/2016 07:42 pm ET.
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Did Nunavut hunter shoot grizzly-polar bear hybrid?

Toronto Star - ‎8 hours ago‎
Many grizzly bears with polar bear ancestry in their genes survive, researcher says. But the opposite is almost never true, perhaps because polar bears must be all-white to hunt and survive.
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Mississauga's UTM Finds Jurassic Park Was Wrong and Tells the World

insauga.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
Anyone who's seen Jurassic Park knows the concept of the terrifying, teeth-baring dinosaur that the movie is centred around. But is that how real life dinosaurs really looked?
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BC government orders wildlife rehabber to collar controversial orphaned bear cubs

Ottawa Citizen - ‎7 hours ago‎
The B.C. government has ordered a wildlife rehabilitation centre to put GPS collars on two controversial black bear cubs spared death by a conservation officer last year to find out if they get involved in human conflicts upon their release back to the ...
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Concerns that sleep training will cause emotional issues may be unfounded: study

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A new study suggests that letting babies cry at night may not cause the emotional, behavioural or attachment issues that some parents worry about during sleep training.
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Little if any heroin left in Vancouver, all fentanyl: drug advocates

MetroNews Canada - ‎9 hours ago‎
“I think it's not so much as they're moving to it as a case of not having any choice." Share on Facebook. Tweet · Reddit this!
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Low-sodium diets not always worth their salt, McMaster study finds

CBC.ca - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Contrary to popular thought, maintaining a low-sodium diet may not be beneficial to one's health. According to a recently published study, cutting down your daily salt intake could actually be harmful to your body.
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McMaster study highlights challenges faced by preemies in adulthood

CBC.ca - ‎5 hours ago‎
Babies who are born with an extremely low birth weight are more likely to be disadvantaged when it comes to employment, income, self-esteem, marriage and more, according to a new study from McMaster University in Hamilton.
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