TORONTO - A man accused of hurling concrete blocks from overpasses onto a major Toronto highway is facing multiple charges in connection with the alleged incidents. Ontario Provincial Police Sgt. Ker
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - An independent investigation into allegations that two senior officers with the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary obstructed justice has recommended against laying any charges but cri
The failures of the Fyre and Pemberton music festivals are spurring worries about eroding consumer confidence and growing hurdles for smaller, independent festivals.
A senior Australian government minister on Thursday announced a $75.2 million government investment in small unmanned aerial vehicles for the country's military.
WHITEHORSE - The quasi-judicial format of family hearings at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is drawing some criticism from the relative of a victim. Joan ..
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Linde and Praxair said their boards voted on Thursday to approve the $73 billion merger of the two industrial gases companies despite Linde labor opposition that had threatened
A committee formed to advise the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority’s plan to expand and renovate the Las Vegas Convention Center on Thursday unanimously approved a recommendation to pr
Walmart’s own store employees will deliver packages ordered online while driving home from their regular work shifts
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 65 percent of 46.2 million recalled Takata Corp airbag inflators in the United States have not been repaired, a U.S. senator said on Thursday, urging automakers to sp
OTTAWA - Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr is announcing $867 million in financial supports to help lumber producers and employees weather the impact of punishing new U.S. tariffs on Canadian ...
WHITEHORSE - The Yukon Wildlife Preserve north of Whitehorse appears to have turned into a busy nursery, despite the best efforts of staff. Executive director Greg Meredith says the preserve has ...
Abandoning the treaty where 190 nations agreed to head for a low-carbon future might appear to boost today's economy. In fact, it will bring enormous costs and destabilization.
MONTREAL - Shares in Saputo Inc. (TSX:SAP) fell in trading Thursday after the company reported weaker-than-expected results for its latest quarter. The dairy processor says it earned $165.2 million o
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A $1.7 billion cleanup of the Hudson River is working so far and while PCB levels in fish remain high, more dredging doesn’t seem necessary for now, federal regulators said T
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Federal regulators say a six-year cleanup of the Hudson River is producing positive results, but PCB levels in fish remain high. The Environmental Protection Agency released a revi
ST. ANDREWS, N.B. - The Atlantic Salmon Federation is urging Ottawa to take a more "aggressive" approach with Greenland as salmon returns continue their decline. A federation report released today .
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — In its latest effort to compete with online giant Amazon, Walmart is testing a delivery service using its own store employees, who will deliver packages ordered online while d
The U.S. Navy has received delivery of the future USS Gerald R. Ford, the first of its class and first new-design aircraft carrier delivered since 1975.
U.S. Sen. Gary Peters cautions that the transition to self-driving cars and trucks won’t follow a smooth road.
ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - A southern Ontario veterinarian who was found guilty of professional misconduct last year is facing 16 charges following an animal cruelty investigation. The Ontario Society fo
The Specialised Court of Appeal has confirmed the detention measures imposed at first instance against two border police officers from Sofia airport and two citizens of Bangladesh, arrested in an oper
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Linde said its supervisory board voted on Thursday to approve the German industrial gases group's $73 billion merger with U.S. peer Praxair .
TORONTO - A forestry company's multimillion-dollar defamation claim against Greenpeace is a vexatious abuse of the courts, the environmental group says in new Canadian legal filings. In calling on an
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were higher in late afternoon trading on Thursday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hitting record highs, as better-than-expected private sector hiring pointed to strength in the la
BERLIN (Reuters) - A German government commission has detected illicit emissions control software on Volkswagen luxury brand Audi's flagship A8 models, Bild reported on Thursday, without citing the s
Macau gross gaming revenue surged 24 percent in May, beating Wall Street expectations and driving shares of Wynn Resorts and Las Vegas Sands higher.
LONDON (Reuters) - A breakaway faction of shareholders in Royal Bank of Scotland is seeking extra time to raise cash for a trial that would call disgraced former CEO Fred Goodwin to account over the
TORONTO - BlackBerry Ltd. shares surged nearly 11 per cent on the Toronto Stock Exchange after a research report identified the company as a likely target for an acquisition. BlackBerry (TSX:BB) ...
Montreal's La Presse is going fully digital, putting an end to its print edition at the end of this year. The 133-year-old French-language newspaper, owned by Power Corp., said Thursday its ...
Yet another sign that the job market continues to improve is driving stocks and bond yields higher Thursday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index is on track for its first up day in three, and it cross
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators aim to slap a hefty fine on Alphabet unit Google over its shopping service before the summer break in August, two people familiar with the matter said, se
Taking cognizance of poor data speed on mobile phones despite high tariff, TRAI has floated a consultation paper to frame rules to ensure transparency in wireless broadband speed claims made by serv
DETROIT(Reuters) - U.S. automakers on Thursday reported flat May sales after two months of declines, and that was enough for investors to bid up shares of General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co .
A former High Endurance Cutter of the U.S. Coast Guard, the Morgenthau, has been transferred to the Coast Guard of Vietnam during a ceremony recently in Hawaii.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. factory activity ticked up in May after slowing for two straight months and private employers stepped up hiring, suggesting the economy is regaining speed after struggling
WASHINGTON (AP) — Exactly eight years after the Great Recession ended, the U.S. job market has settled into a sweet spot of steadily solid growth. The 4.4 percent unemployment rate matches a decade l
WOODSTOCK, Ont. - Former Ontario nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the deaths of eight seniors in her care, as well as four counts of attempted ......
Is telecom the new steel industry? India#39;s telecom companies are standing on top of a debt mountain. So what#39;s ailing the industry? CNBC-TV18#39;s Prashant Nair is here to explain how big the
The State Department had approved the sale of handguns to the Turkish presidential detail that attacked American demonstrators, but that deal now has resistance from at least one lawmaker.
A bail bondsman alleges that nepotism played a role in his being shut out of doing business in Tunica County.
Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard called on the prime minister to read his plan on eventually launching new constitutional talks before closing the door on the matter. Speaking at the provincial legi
The AIG Philippines team recently celebrated its 85-year legacy of providing insurance solutions to the Filipino community in an anniversary event held at th
MANILA, Philippines - The biggest and largest gathering of the country’s media experts and practitioners will take place in Baguio City from Sept. 6-9.
MANILA, Philippines - SL Agritech Corp., the largest producer of hybrid rice and seeds in the country, is strengthening its foothold in Bangladesh through a
MANILA, Philippines - UAZ, a leading off-road vehicle brand in Russia, will soon be distributed in the Philippines, entering the country for the first time
MANILA, Philippines - The electronics industry, the country’s top export sector, is at risk of short-circuiting if certain fiscal rationalization schemes un
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine property market is not seen to be negatively impacted by the martial law declaration in Mindanao, as foreign companies
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is a step closer to another credit rating upgrade after the House of Representatives approved on third and final readi
MANILA, Philippines - Debt watcher Moody’s Investors Services has retained the country’s economic growth forecast for this year despite the ongoing siege in
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines and Qatar have agreed to increase the number of flights between Manila and Doha per week by allowing Qatar Airways to
MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang welcomed yesterday the passage of the tax reform bill at the House of Representatives even if the Department of Finance (DO
MANILA, Philippines - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the corporate regulator, will double the minimum public float for listed companies to 20
TORONTO - Justin Trudeau will help TV morning show hosts Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest kick off their visit to Canada on Monday. "Live With Kelly and Ryan" has booked the ...
Unfortunately many analysts have pre-conceived notions of what reality is and would rather stay with those pre-conceived notions rather than working with data, Chief Statistcian TCA Anant said.
Adani Power today said that its board will consider on June 6, a proposal for slump sale of its Mundra Power Generating Business Undertaking to its arm Adani Power (Mundra) Ltd.
For the first time, SpaceX will send a once-used cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station tonight. The Dragon will be loaded with nearly 6,000 pounds of supplies for astronauts, along with
Setting expectations were themes in last week's financial markets. Even with OPEC's production cut extension, spot prices dropped ~5% on expectations that cuts should have been deeper. And the Fed's F
PARIS (Reuters) - Three shareholder activist groups have asked the French market regulator to investigate Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn's potential conflicts of interest and possible breaches of
TORONTO - Former officers with the Waterloo Regional Police Service have filed a proposed class action lawsuit against their former employer alleging widespread gender-based discrimination and harassm
Gov. Rick Snyder joined business and political leaders in urging the state House to pass a business tax incentive plan
Sam Hurl wants his old job back. The 27-year-old Calgary product is entering his sixth season in the CFL and he’s hoping to reprise his role as Winnipeg’s starting middle linebacker, ...
KENDALL Roberson’s best days as a football player may still be ahead of him but his resumé includes one of the best single-game performances in NCAA history. The 5-10, 210-pound running ..
When you look at Jason DeRocco’s family tree, it’s no surprise to see he’s a member of the Canadian men’s volleyball team. Both his mother, Valerie, and father, Stelio, played
Kansas State coach Bill Snyder defended his decision to deny a scholarship release to wide receiver Corey Sutton and said Thursday that Sutton failed two drug tests in his time a
OAKLAND, Calif. -- NBA commissioner Adam Silver said the player rest issue that plagued the 2016-17 campaign has been recognized by the league's owners as "inevitable," but he is still
SEOUL (Reuters) - Oil prices dropped on Friday amid worries that U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to abandon a global climate pact could spark more crude drilling in the United States, stoking a
India lost the tag of the fastest growing economy to China in the March quarter with a GDP growth of 6.1 per cent, which pulled down the 2016-17 expansion to 7.1 per cent.
Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz and shortstop Jean Segura left Thursday's game against Colorado because of injuries. Segura injured his right ankle sliding into second base in the fourth in
One day in the near future, your face or your fingers will be all the identification you need to board a plane. The airline industry has begun testing the idea of using biometrics — facial recogni
Below Walt Disney Concert Hall, down the block from the line forming outside the Broad Museum, sits the deepest point in Los Angeles’ subway system. When it’s completed, the Bunker Hill station wi
The medical innovation known as an InternalBrace that could help Mike Trout expedite the projected six-to-eight week recovery timeline for his torn left thumb ligament is encouraging but somewhat
The Black Eyed Peas are once again a trio. Amid rampant speculation that Fergie was phasing herself out of the hip-hop/pop group, its members have confirmed the singer has indeed departed. “Fergie
A jury Thursday found three Northern California correctional officers guilty of second-degree murder in the 2015 fatal beating of a mentally ill inmate. After a two-month trial, Santa Clara County
The Ducks and assistant coach Paul MacLean have “mutually parted ways” following the expiration of MacLean’s contract, the team announced Thursday. MacLean spent the last two seasons with the Duck
Actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie has closed sale on the Cecil B. DeMille estate, a Los Feliz mansion once owned by the early filmmaker, according to real estate sources not authorized to co