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Officials believe no survivors in Texas hot air balloon crash

CTV News - ‎6 hours ago‎
LOCKHART, Texas -- A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, causing what authorities described as a "significant loss of life.
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One dead after massive motorcycle pileup in northern NB

CTV News - ‎8 hours ago‎
A 51-year-old man from Boisbriand, Que., has died in a major collision involving nine motorcycles and an RV Friday night. The crash happened just after 7 p.m.
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Police ID man killed in rooming house

Toronto Sun - ‎5 hours ago‎
Toronto police have identified the victim of a fatal stabbing near a rooming house downtown. Police say Stephen Russell, 58, of Toronto, was taken to hospital Friday night where he was pronounced dead.
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The execution of a former Turkish leader that still haunts Erdogan

SCNow - ‎2 hours ago‎
ISTANBUL - In the shadow of medieval ramparts along the north of the old city lie the graves of three hanged men. The tomb at the center belongs to Adnan Menderes, a former Turkish prime minister who was ousted by a military junta in 1960 and executed ...
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'March for Justice for Abdirahman Abdi' in Ottawa draws hundreds - ‎3 hours ago‎
Hundreds gathered to honour Abdirahman Abdi - who died following what witnesses described as a violent arrest last Sunday - before beginning a 3.5-kilometre march to the Elgin Street police station in downtown Ottawa this afternoon.
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Turkey releases 750 soldiers detained after coup attempt - ‎4 hours ago‎
Turkey on Saturday released more than 750 soldiers who had been detained after an abortive coup, state media reported, while President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he would drop lawsuits against those who had insulted him, in a one-time gesture of "unity.
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Turkish forces, Kurdish rebels fighting kills 43

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
ISTANBUL -- Authorities say fighting between Turkish forces and Kurdish rebels in the restive southeast of the country has killed eight Turkish soldiers and 35 Kurdish fighters.
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Pope Francis tells youth to reject 'couch potato' lifestyle

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
BRZEGI, Poland -- Pope Francis challenged hundreds of thousands of young people who gathered in a sprawling Polish meadow to reject being a "couch potato" who retreats into video games and computer screens and instead engage in social activism and ...
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LIVE BLOG Last Updated 1.45pm AEST Democratic Convention 2016 day 3: live coverage

The Australian - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
This is where we will leave today's coverage of the Democratic Convention. President Obama's speech. in which he elevated her as a tested leader, was the high point of the day.
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Two men shot during morning fitness class at Toronto park

The Globe and Mail - ‎53 minutes ago‎
A vigorous morning exercise class in Christie Pits Park in Toronto turned chaotic Saturday as a gunman shot two participants before fleeing the scene.
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Impact on RCMP is unclear after entrapment ruling in BC terror trial: lawyer - ‎4 hours ago‎
It's unclear what the impact on law enforcement will be in the wake of a landmark court decision that slammed the RCMP for investigative methods it used during an elaborate undercover operation into two terrorist suspects, a legal expert says.
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Investigation into cocaine smuggling from Mexico to Canada results in arrests

CTV News - ‎8 hours ago‎
WINNIPEG - Mounties say they have arrested people from Manitoba and Ontario after a two-year investigation into a criminal group moving large amounts of cocaine into Canada from Mexico.
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No winning ticket for Lotto Max, jackpot to remain at $60 million - ‎11 hours ago‎
TORONTO - No winning ticket was sold for the $60 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. And only one of the 11 MaxMillions prizes available was won by a ticket purchased in Ontario.
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Rush to close home sales before tax deadline overloads land registry

CTV News - ‎22 hours ago‎
The B.C. land registry website almost crashed this week as thousands of people scrambled to close real estate deals before the new tax on foreign buyers takes effect.
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Contract awarded as funding plans announced for Martensville, Warman overpasses

CTV News - ‎22 hours ago‎
A $60.6-million contract to build two overpasses at Martensville and Warman has been awarded to Peter Kiewit Infrastructure Co., the province announced Friday.
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The Wednesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

The Daily Courier (subscription) - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
A sold sign is pictured outside a home in Vancouver on June, 28, 2016. Canada's national housing agency rang more alarm bells about Vancouver's real estate sector after it released a report Wednesday saying there is now strong evidence of problematic ...
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Crews dig up breached Sask. oil pipeline, but leak's cause unknown

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. -- The Saskatchewan government says the breach that leaked up to 250,000 litres of oil and other material into a river earlier this month has finally been found, but word on what caused it will have to wait.
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Boating safety focus of campaign on August long weekend

CTV News - ‎4 hours ago‎
The long weekend provides an opportunity for boaters to get out on the water and police and boating safety advocates want to remind people not to drink and boat.
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Bell and Nokia successfully conduct the first Canadian trial of 5G mobile technology - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
According to a statement, the trial was conducted using Bell's Wireless Innovation Centre in Mississauga and leveraged spectrum in the 73 GHz range to reach consistent data speeds that were six times faster than top 4G mobile speeds currently available ...
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Ohio State Fair Ticket Sweepstakes Rules - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. The OHIO STATE FAIR TICKET GIVEAWAY is sponsored by Media General Operations, Inc. d/b/a WCMH-TV Columbus (“WCMH”) collectively referred to as “Sponsors”).
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Return to Hogwarts: 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' drops at midnight

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
For Harry Potter fans, the witching hour arrives Sunday at 12:01 a.m.. Nine years after the release of the series' seventh and final book, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” readers will be once again lining up outside bookstores across the globe ...
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'Suicide Squad': Jared Leto wants Joker to go up against Ben Affleck's Batman

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK - For the second time in the 2000s, an actor has savagely, insanely and brilliantly brought the Joker to life as the ultimate villain in a comic book movie.
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Osheaga's karma police expect ecofriendly catering - ‎7 hours ago‎
Evidence of the changing face of rock and roll is everywhere in the VIP food tent at Montreal's Osheaga Music and Arts Festival.
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Disney-themed finale for Celebration of Light firework display

News1130 - ‎1 hour ago‎
VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) - English Bay will be packed with hundreds of thousands of people tonight for the final night of the Celebration of Light.
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Rotation advantage over Orioles puts Blue Jays atop AL East - ‎2 hours ago‎
TORONTO - The most important point of separation between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Baltimore Orioles right now isn't the half-game they're apart in the standings, but rather the gaping chasm in the earned-run average of their starters.
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Nishikori beats Wawrinka in Rogers Cup semi-final

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Japan's Kei Nishikori has booked one of the spots in Sunday's Rogers Cup final in Toronto. The ATP Tour's No.6-ranked player easily took care of Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka, ranked No.
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Halep recovers to defeat Kerber to reach second straight Rogers Cup final

Yahoo Canada Sports - ‎2 hours ago‎
MONTREAL - Simona Halep is in the final of the US$2.4 million women's Rogers Cup for a second straight year. Related Stories. Wily Halep hits back to beat hobbling Keys Reuters; Manitoba chiefs cry foul over province's stall to sign on with MMIW ...
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The essential Olympic Games planner for Rio 2016

The Guardian - ‎4 hours ago‎
Two days before the opening ceremony, the women's football begins - starting early to make space for all the group games. So, officially, Sweden v South Africa is Rio's curtain-raiser, at 5pm in the João Havelange Olympic Stadium. That is followed on ...
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The trouble with the Olympic Games

The Guardian - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
In July 2005, a few days after London was awarded the 2012 Olympic Games, I took the Docklands Light Railway to Pudding Mill Lane.
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South Sudanese refugee knocked out of Olympics a week before Games begin

The Guardian - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Mangar Makur Chuot - the South Sudanese refugee who rose from a refugee camp to qualify for the Olympic Games - has been controversially de-selected by the South Sudan team, without explanation a week before the Games begin.
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CORPSES at Rio Olympic venues: Viruses and murders spark fears for 2016 Games - ‎13 hours ago‎
The sailing and windsurfing venue for the Games is at the centre of a major clean up mission - despite there being only a week until the athletes arrive.
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European Space Agency cuts radio link to comet lander

The San Diego Union-Tribune - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
BERLIN (AP) - The European Space Agency says it is switching off its radio link to the probe that landed on a comet, after receiving no signal from the lander for a year.

Climate change: Evolution spurs speedy plant migration, UBC study finds

Ottawa Citizen - ‎1 hour ago‎
Scientists may be underestimating how quickly the Earth's plants can change location in response to climate change, according to a study from the University of B.C.. As the global average temperature rises, the comfort zones of many plants and trees ...
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To Uncover Earth's Origins, Scientists Must Look Beyond It

Smithsonian - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Missions to study the other planetary bodies in our solar system could help solve the mystery of how our own came to be. accretion-nature.
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Ontario doctors to vote on controversial contract offer

The Globe and Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
Ontario's doctors will vote on their controversial contract offer from the province on Aug. 14, the Ontario Medical Association announced Saturday.
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Officials encourage travellers not to shun Florida over Zika fears

CTV News - ‎14 hours ago‎
MIAMI - There's no official warning to stay clear of Florida, but the crowds that usually wander among the bold street murals in Miami's trendy Wynwood arts district may be thinner after reports that mosquitoes in the area have spread the Zika virus on ...
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Personnelle brand sunscreen recalled - ‎4 hours ago‎
Jean Coutu's house brand of sunscreen has been recalled after the lotion was found to contain microbial contaminants. Saturday, July 30, 2016.
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Residents reminded to be on lookout for ticks

Belleville Intelligencer - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Tim Miller/The Intelligencer Andrew Landy, senior public health inspector for Hastings Prince Edward Public Health, stands beside a roll-up poster depicting a backlogged tick.
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