Monday, April 22, 2019

Gunbattle in Libya’s capital kills 20, closes airport

Heavily armed Libyan militias clashed in Tripoli on Monday, killing at least 20 people and forcing the capital's only airport to close,...

Black Death spread by human fleas and lice, research shows

The Black Death, which killed thousands throughout Europe in a pandemic stretching from the 14th to 19th century, was likely spread by...

UAE says Qatari jet fighters intercepted civilian flights

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates said on Monday Qatari air force jets had twice intercepted its civilian aircraft during routine flights to...

Russia will not support U.S. bid to change Iran nuclear deal: Lavrov

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday Moscow will not support attempts by Washington to modify the Iran nuclear deal,...

Turkey vows to ‘drown’ U.S.-backed Kurdish force in Syria

Turkey's president denounces U.S. plans to form a 30,000-strong Kurdish-led border security force in Syria, vowing to "drown this army of terror...

Quebec premier opposes marking mosque shooting with day against Islamophobia

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard has sided with the largest opposition parties in the National Assembly, balking at a proposal by the National...

RCMP link Ontario man to LeakedSource.com, home of 3 billion hacked accounts

An Ontario man is accused of running a website infamous for owning and selling stolen identities, including usernames and passwords. http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/cybercrimes-leaked-source-jordan-bloom-1.4487859?cmp=rss

Dolores O’Riordan, Cranberries lead singer, dead in London at 46

Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of Irish band the Cranberries, has died at age 46 in London, where she was recording.

‘Tragic’ youth suicide numbers laid bare in new report from Alberta’s child advocate

A new report by the watchdog for Alberta’s vulnerable youth is reporting the deaths of 35 young people who took their own...

‘Rainbow dinosaur’ had iridescent feathers like a hummingbird

Scientists say they've discovered a new dinosaur that boasted iridescent feathers, particularly on its head, neck and chest, with colours that shimmered...