The Canadian Press

Fyre Fest fiasco: Bahamas party lives, dies on social media

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 3:13pm Updated: April 29, 2017 - 3:45pm

In this day and age, the young and beautiful live and die on social media.

And it's been a sudden and ugly death for the ill-fated Fyre Festival, a multiday music, art...

Defence minister apologizes to former comrades for claims about Afghan battle

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 3:03pm Updated: April 29, 2017 - 3:30pm

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan offered a full apology to his former comrades-in-arms on Saturday, after claiming to have been the "architect" of Canada's largest...

Woman charged with attempted murder after mother stabbed in family dispute

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 2:59pm Updated: April 29, 2017 - 3:30pm

MONTREAL — Police say a 33-year-old woman is facing multiple charges after allegedly assaulting her mother during a family dispute in Montreal.

Emmanelle Tremblay...

Giant, stinky flower blooms in Edmonton, delighting fans with its stench

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 2:43pm Updated: April 29, 2017 - 5:00pm

EDMONTON — The sweet smell of NHL playoff success isn't the only aroma that's exciting people in Edmonton.

While fans of the Edmonton Oilers celebrated their team taking...

Tensions rise between Turkey, US along Syrian border

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 2:28pm Updated: April 29, 2017 - 3:00pm

ISTANBUL — Tensions rose Saturday along the Turkish-Syrian border as both Turkey and the U.S. moved armoured vehicles to the region and Turkey's leader once again demanded that...

Pentagon: blast kills US service member outside Mosul

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 2:08pm Updated: April 29, 2017 - 2:30pm

BAGHDAD — A U.S. service member in Iraq was killed Saturday by an explosive device outside Mosul, according to a statement released by the Pentagon.

The Pentagon said...

A snapshot of Trump's first 100 days: summarized in numbers

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 1:59pm Updated: April 29, 2017 - 2:30pm

WASHINGTON — In his first 100 days in office, President Donald Trump has produced hundreds of tweets, fired scores of rockets at Syria, signed dozens of executive orders, made ...

Sunderland relegated from Premier League after a decade

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 1:47pm Updated: April 29, 2017 - 2:30pm

LONDON — No late escapes this year, Sunderland is leaving the Premier League.

The northeast club is returning to the second tier after a decade in world soccer's richest...

Spike in mentally ill LA jail inmates leads to new policies

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 1:46pm Updated: April 29, 2017 - 2:15pm

LOS ANGELES — Perhaps the largest group of mentally ill inmates in the U.S. resides in Los Angeles in one of the world's largest jail complexes.

Over the past seven...

Syria: Airstrike in Hama kills 8 White Helmets rescuers

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 1:34pm Updated: April 29, 2017 - 2:00pm

BEIRUT — Airstrikes struck a centre of Syria's rescuers known as the White Helmets in a rebel-held area in the country's centre, killing eight volunteers, opposition activists...

Ex Montreal borough mayor convicted of sexual touching released after 1 month

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 1:29pm Updated: April 29, 2017 - 2:00pm

MONTREAL — A lawyer for a former Montreal borough mayor says her client has been allowed to return home after serving a sixth of his sentence for sexually touching a minor....

Tories launch campaign rally as Nova Scotia waits for election call

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 1:27pm Updated: April 29, 2017 - 2:00pm

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's opposition parties have officially launched their campaigns in anticipation of an election call that could come as soon as this weekend thanks to an...

Pages