Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Climate change is turning some sea turtle populations 99% female

About 99 per cent of newly hatched turtles are now female at one of the biggest green sea turtle nesting areas in...

Saint John shaken by another explosion at scrap metal recycler

As Saint John continues to deal with the aftermath of Monday's fiery explosion at the Irving Oil refinery on the city's east side, some residents...

Evacuation could last well into next week as fire crews continue to battle Parry...

There were no new fires reported by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry on Sunday, but crews continue to battle 39 active forest...

U.N. expert says suspension of Nigeria’s chief judge breaches human rights

GENEVA (Reuters) - The suspension of Nigeria’s most senior judge by President Muhammadu Buhari last month broke international human rights standards on independence of...

Train carrying crude oil derails in Alberta, partially closing highway

Seven Canadian Pacific Railway train cars derailed just south of Red Deer, Alta., on Friday, forcing Highway 2A north to be shut down. The accident happened near...

Modernize and reform RCMP’s culture, Trudeau government tells new top Mountie

The Trudeau government has directed the new top Mountie to modernize and reform the RCMP's culture, protect employees from harassment and workplace violence, and...

Soldiers loot arms, burn military base in Ivory Coast’s second largest city

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Soldiers in Ivory Coast’s second largest city looted weapons from the base of a rival elite military unit before setting it...

Human Rights Watch accuses Myanmar military of widespread rape

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Human Rights Watch accused Myanmar security forces on Thursday of committing widespread rape against women and girls as part of...

Nikki Haley confirms U.S. holding back $255M in aid for Pakistan

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif dismissed Donald Trump's Twitter outburst about Pakistan earlier this week, but U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley...

Explosion at north Edmonton bank leaves 2 security guards with ‘significant’ injuries

Two security guards were injured Thursday during an explosion inside a bank in north Edmonton. The security officers were delivering money to an ATM inside Scotiabank at 8140 160th Ave. around 2...