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FBI investigating threats to Jewish centres

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 5:48pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:15pm

CHICAGO — Federal authorities say they're investigating threats to Jewish centres nationwide.

A brief FBI statement Wednesday says it and the Justice Department's civil-...

Chicago cop charged with murder in fatal off-duty shooting

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 5:48pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:15pm

CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder in the shooting of an unarmed man during a dispute between the two earlier this month.

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Canadian Pacific Railway says Hunter Harrison stepping down immediately

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 5:44pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:15pm

CALGARY — Hunter Harrison has struck a surprise deal to step down as CEO of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (TSX:CP) five months ahead of schedule, apparently so he can take a...

Kelly Ellard, convicted killer of Reena Virk, says motherhood has 'calmed' her

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 5:43pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:15pm

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Convicted killer Kelly Ellard says she sees the world through different eyes after becoming a mother, but her emotional plea for prison leave wasn't enough...

Indigenous leaders to press federal government on services in northern community

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 5:42pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:15pm

OTTAWA — Indigenous leaders are set to press the federal government on Thursday over services available in Wapekeka First Nation — a tiny community in northern Ontario mourning...

Military officer's suspension casts clouds over federal shipbuilding effort

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 5:23pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 5:45pm

OTTAWA — The suspension of the military's second-highest-ranking officer has cast a pall over the federal government's multibillion-dollar plan to build new warships, which the...

The Wednesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 5:20pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 5:45pm

Highlights from the news file for Wednesday, Jan. 18

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CENTRAL BANK SIGNALS WARNING AHEAD OF TRUMP: The Bank of Canada is warning there will be "material...

Holdout provinces urged to reach health funding deals to prioritize patients

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 5:19pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 5:45pm

OTTAWA — Mental health advocates want holdout provinces to end their funding standoff with Ottawa and strike deals to ensure struggling patients have access to critical front-...

Orlando gunman's widow pleads not guilty to aiding husband

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 5:13pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 5:30pm

OAKLAND, Calif. — The widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of aiding and abetting her husband's support of the Islamic State group and...

Judge rejects bid by Aaron Hernandez to suppress cellphone

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 5:06pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 5:30pm

BOSTON — A judge has denied a request from former NFL star Aaron Hernandez to suppress the contents of his cellphone at his upcoming double murder trial.

Judge Jeffrey...

Curtis Kevin Morin, 25, is wanted for second-degree murder in the death of 29-year-old Bailey Lonechild on Jan. 17, 2017.

Man wanted for 2nd-degree murder in stabbing death of 29 year old

By 650 CKOM January 18, 2017 - 5:06pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 5:06pm

The search is on for the prime suspect in Saskatoon's second murder of the year.

Curtis Kevin Morin, 25, is wanted for second-degree murder in the death of 29-year-old...

Trump commerce nominee Ross says U.S. won't be 'pushed around' on trade

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 5:02pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 5:30pm

President-elect Donald Trump's pick for commerce secretary said Wednesday he won't be "pushed around" by anyone as he signalled a potentially painful road ahead for Canada and...

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