Tuesday, October 17, 2017

ISIS capital Raqqa falls to Syrian forces

A commander with the U.S.-backed Syrian forces battling the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) says the city of Raqqa has been liberated...

Ontario bill seeks to ban mandatory high heels as part of uniforms

An Ontario Liberal is introducing a bill today that would ban employers in the province from requiring women to wear high heels at work. The...

‘It’s only a leg’: 10 years after freak accident, Bishop’s Falls man stays positive

A central Newfoundland man who lost his leg 10 years ago in a freak accident says what's kept him going is his family, along...

Nenshi re-elected as Calgary’s mayor as at least 9 incumbent councillors keep their seats

Naheed Nenshi has been re-elected for a third term as Calgary's mayor and all but one incumbent councillor have secured their seats as of 1:25...

North Korea Says Nuclear War ‘May Break Out Any Moment’

The rhetoric is typical for Pyongyang but adds to an uptick in tensions with the U.S.

High Schoolers Protest After Teacher Tells Student To Speak ‘American’

The teacher told students that soldiers weren't "fighting for your right to speak Spanish."

These 7 Numbers Show How Global Poverty Remains A Huge Problem

Nearly 800 million people live on less than $1.90 a day.

San Juan Mayor: It May Be Easy To Disregard Puerto Rico Because We’re A...

"We will no longer be able to hide our poverty and our inequality with palm trees and piña coladas," Carmen Yulín Soto told HuffPost.

Don Iveson easily wins 2nd term as Edmonton mayor

Don Iveson handily won a second term as Edmonton mayor Monday, while one council incumbent, Dave Loken, lost his seat in Ward 3 to newcomer Jon Dziadyk. "We work...

Temporary repairs to Churchill rail line could get it running in 30 days: Consultant...

A temporary repair proposal outlines how Omnitrax could get rail service returned to Churchill, Man. in 30 days, according a report on the Denver-based company's website. The report,...

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