Friday, November 16, 2018

Whale expert ‘taken aback’ by entangled right whale’s rapid deterioration

An endangered North Atlantic right whale that's entangled in fishing gear in the Bay of Fundy may only survive a few months if rescue...

OAS approves creation of group to address crisis in Nicaragua

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The Organization of American States (OAS) on Thursday approved the creation of a working group to seek a peaceful solution...

Montreal model and artist known as Zombie Boy dead at 32

Montreal model and artist Rick Genest, also known as Zombie Boy, has died, police sources have told Radio-Canada. Genest was 32. Genest came to the public's attention...

Emmerson Mnangagwa declared winner in Zimbabwe’s election

Zimbabwe's electoral commission says President Emmerson Mnangagwa has won Monday's election as the ruling party maintains control of the government in the...

The New York Times Should Have Ignored Sarah Jeong's Twitter Trolls

(Sinisa Kukic via Getty Images) More The proper way to respond to a bad-faith troll campaign like the one the right-wing internet is waging on Sarah...

Ebola in Congo outbreak is Zaire strain which can be vaccinated against

DAKAR (Reuters) - The type of Ebola in the latest outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is the Zaire strain which has been successfully...

Syrian air defences destroy hostile target near Damascus: state media

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian state media said late on Thursday that air defences had destroyed a “hostile target” west of the capital Damascus. “Our air...

Australian cyclist gets surprise of a lifetime after finishing cross-Canada ride at Cape Spear

As if cycling across Canada raising thousands of dollars for charity wasn't incredible enough, Paul Arcus says there is one moment in particular he...

Trump administration unveils plan to roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency standards

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed weakening Obama-era mileage standards designed to make cars more fuel efficient and less polluting, a major...

White House refuses to say media is not 'enemy of the people'

Think of it as a gathering just between enemies. During Thursday’s press briefing, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked to weigh in...