Friday, December 14, 2018

No foul play suspected in deaths of two workers U.S. research station in Antarctica

(Reuters) - Investigators are still piecing together what killed two private subcontractors near the largest U.S. research station in Antarctica, but no criminal activity...

Liberals’ election reform bill becomes law on last day of parliamentary sitting

After receiving royal assent today — the final day of the current parliamentary sitting before the Christmas break — the Liberal government's electoral reform bill,...

Russia, China abstain in U.N. vote on Syria cross-border aid

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia and China on Thursday abstained from an annual United Nations Security Council vote to extend approval for cross-border humanitarian...

Supreme Court rejects appeal to speed up challenge to assisted dying restriction

A B.C. woman's push to speed up a key assisted dying challenge was rejected by Canada's top court today. The Supreme Court of Canada instead...

Braiden Jacob’s death now homicide investigation, say Thunder Bay police

The death of 17-year-old Braiden Jacob is being investigated as a homicide, the Thunder Bay Police Service announced in a written release Thursday afternoon. Officers were...

Bomb threats reported in cities across Canada, U.S.

Dozens of bomb threats were reported in major cities across Canada and the United States on Thursday. None have been deemed credible by police, and...

Cities across Canada, U.S. report bomb threats

Dozens of bomb threats were reported in major cities across Canada and the United States on Thursday. None have been deemed credible by police, and...

Unfounded bomb threats reported in cities across Canada, U.S.

Dozens of bomb threats — all believed to be unfounded — were reported in major cities across Canada and the United States on Thursday.  Officials...

In defiance of Trump, Congress votes to end U.S. support for war in Yemen

Fuelled by outrage over Saudi Arabia’s murder of journalist and Virginia resident Jamal Khashoggi, Congress on Thursday took a historic vote to...

Stop posting videos of shoplifters, N.L. privacy commissioner says

The alleged dildo thief of 2017 — and a man caught sticking a chicken down his pants — should be protected under a law that denies businesses...