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Police stop 12-year-old boy from driving across Australia

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 4:00am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 4:30am

SYDNEY, Australia — Outback police have arrested a 12-year-old boy who was almost a third of his way toward driving solo across Australia.

The unlicensed boy had driven...

Lockerbie bomber's family launches new bid to clear his name

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 3:59am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 4:30am

LONDON — The family of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi is launching a fresh effort to posthumously clear his name.

Lawyer Aamer Anwar will be handing a dossier of...

South Korea, allies brace for North Korea follow-up act

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 3:57am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 4:30am

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea marks the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday, and South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that it could...

London nightclub acid attack suspect charged with 15 crimes

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 3:56am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 4:30am

LONDON — British police say the suspect in a nightclub acid attack that injured many people has been charged with multiple crimes.

Police say Arthur Collins was charged...

Israel indicts hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centres

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 3:55am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 4:30am

JERUSALEM — Israel indicted an 18-year-old American-Israeli Jew on Monday for a wave of bomb threats against Jewish community centres in the United States that stoked fears of...

Philippines lawyer alleges President Duterte link to deaths

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 3:41am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 4:15am

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A Filipino lawyer has presented documents to the International Criminal Court which he says contain evidence of the alleged involvement of President...

Four stories in the news today, April 24

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 3:17am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 3:45am

Four stories in the news for Monday, April 24

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TODDLER FOUND DEAD IN EDMONTON IDENTIFIED

Family and friends are mourning online a toddler who was found...

Family member identifies toddler found dead near Edmonton church

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 2:31am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 6:38am

EDMONTON — Family and friends are mourning online a toddler who was found dead outside a church in North Edmonton last week.

A Facebook group titled R.I.P. Anthony...

Wife of slain Mountie says trial of RCMP on labour charges is necessary

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 2:20am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 2:45am

MONCTON, N.B. — The wife of one of three New Brunswick Mounties killed by a gunman on June 4, 2014, says a trial against the RCMP, that starts today, will be emotional but...

British Columbia's election heats up as campaign nears halfway mark

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 2:00am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 2:30am

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's election campaign is nearing the halfway mark and the leaders of the province's main political parties are battling for votes.

NDP Leader...

French vote for Macron, Le Pen shuts out mainstream politics

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 1:41am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 2:45am

PARIS — French voters shut out the country's political mainstream from the presidency for the first time in the country's modern history, and on Monday found themselves being...

France's far-right reaches across spectrum as runoff looms

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 11:57pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 1:00am

PARIS — France's far right is reaching out to voters who backed the defeated far-left contender, hoping to peel away voters from the extremes of the political spectrum.

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