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World News Feb 25 to Mar 3, 2018

Search coming to an end

Mar 3, 2018 / 9:32 am

A Malaysian official said Saturday that the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 by a U.S. company will likely end in June, as families of passengers marked...

Banker embezzeled millions

Mar 3, 2018 / 7:05 am

Vatican prosecutors have indicted the former president of the Vatican bank and his lawyer on embezzlement charges, holding them responsible for losses of more...

Nor'easter slams East Coast

Mar 3, 2018 / 6:49 am

A fierce nor'easter that flooded streets, snapped trees in pieces and knocked out power to more than 1.8 million homes and businesses continued to lash the...

Emoji worst movie of 2017

Mar 3, 2018 / 6:45 am

Maybe it was destiny for a movie with a pile of poop as a central character. "The Emoji Movie" has received Hollywood's most famous frown, the...

9 dead in car crash

Mar 3, 2018 / 6:29 am

Egypt's Health Ministry says a car crash has left nine people dead and eight others injured on a desert road connecting the capital Cairo and the city of...

Species near extinction

Mar 3, 2018 / 6:20 am

Old and sick, the world's last male northern white rhino has surprised his keepers by getting up and walking around at a wildlife area in Kenya. The...

Keillor appears in public

Mar 2, 2018 / 1:30 pm

Former radio host Garrison Keillor said he hopes the sexual allegations against him are fading and believes Minnesota Public Radio made a grave mistake when it...

Two dead at CMU

Mar 2, 2018 / 12:27 pm

UPDATE 12:27 p.m. Police warned the public not to confront a 19-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting two people on Friday at a Central Michigan University...

Mourners gather for funeral

Mar 2, 2018 / 9:25 am

The Rev. Billy Graham's five adult children and some of his favourite singers were preparing to offer memories, hymns and prayers at a funeral Friday that...

Trump pokes fake trump

Mar 2, 2018 / 6:28 am

President Donald Trump isn't pleased with Alec Baldwin's latest comment that impersonating the president is "agony," and is suggesting...

'Casting Couch' statue stuns

Mar 2, 2018 / 5:28 am

A golden statue of a bathrobe-clad Harvey Weinstein, seated regally atop a couch with an Oscar in hand, took up temporary sidewalk residence close to the site...

Suicide bomb kills girl

Mar 2, 2018 / 5:15 am

A suicide car bombing in the eastern part of the Afghan capital on Friday morning killed at least one person, a young girl, and wounded 15, Afghan officials...

Royal wedding invite

Mar 2, 2018 / 5:01 am

Prince Harry and his fiance, Meghan Markle, have invited 2,640 people to the grounds of Windsor Castle to celebrate their wedding, Kensington Palace said...

CEO says Twitter uncivil

Mar 1, 2018 / 5:57 pm

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is asking for help improving the openness and civility of conversation on Twitter, saying the company failed to prevent misinformation,...

Powder mailer arrested

Mar 1, 2018 / 10:05 am

A Massachusetts man was arrested Thursday and charged with sending letters with white powder to five people, including one to Donald Trump Jr. that landed his...

US after-tax income jumps

Mar 1, 2018 / 6:52 am

Americans lifted their spending just 0.2 per cent in January, while their incomes jumped because of last year's tax cuts. The Commerce Department said...

Princely visit to Palestine

Mar 1, 2018 / 6:26 am

Prince William will make the first official visit by a member of the British royal family to Israel and the Palestinian territories, officials announced...

Putin has new nukes

Mar 1, 2018 / 5:30 am

Russia has tested an array of new strategic nuclear weapons that can't be intercepted, President Vladimir Putin announced Thursday, marking a technological...

PBS launches new show

Feb 28, 2018 / 10:14 am

Columnist Michael Gerson and commentator Amy Holmes are teaming to start a conservative-oriented talk show on PBS that takes its cue from William F....

Rape leads to child

Feb 28, 2018 / 7:06 am

A woman told police she had a child with casino mogul Steve Wynn after he raped her, while another reported she was forced to resign from a Las Vegas job after...

More woes for Weinstein

Feb 28, 2018 / 6:55 am

The British police investigation into claims of sexual assaults by Harvey Weinstein has expanded to include 10 alleged victims. London's Metropolitan Police...

US economic growth down

Feb 28, 2018 / 6:52 am

U.S. economic growth was revised down slightly to a still-solid 2.5 per cent rate in the final three months of last year, as a jump in consumer spending was not...

Armed police presence

Feb 28, 2018 / 5:06 am

About 50 uniformed officers marched into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School early Wednesday, just one aspect of the heavy security as classes resumed for the...

Call of the wild: budget

Feb 27, 2018 / 9:50 pm

The call of the wild is echoing through Tuesday's federal budget, which some environmental groups are calling a "game changer" for nature...

Judge sides with Trump

Feb 27, 2018 / 9:17 pm

A judge who was taunted by Donald Trump during the presidential campaign sided with the president Tuesday on a challenge to building a border wall with Mexico,...

Quake kills 15, toll may rise

Feb 27, 2018 / 7:01 pm

The governor of the central Papua New Guinea region hit by an earthquake this week says at least 15 people were killed and the toll may rise. Southern Highlands...

Trump gears up for election

Feb 27, 2018 / 9:45 am

President Donald Trump has named former digital adviser Brad Parscale as campaign manager of his 2020 re-election campaign. In a statement, the Trump campaign...

Mafia linked to murder

Feb 27, 2018 / 8:38 am

Italian organized crime figures may have been involved in the shooting death of an investigative journalist in Slovakia, a Canadian reporter said Tuesday as the...

'Gross abuse of power'

Feb 27, 2018 / 7:32 am

Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky says the affair that led to impeachment proceedings against President Bill Clinton "was not sexual assault"...

First lady terminates contract

Feb 27, 2018 / 7:22 am

Melania Trump has cut ties with an adviser whose firm was paid $26 million to help plan the president's inauguration. Mrs. Trump's spokeswoman,...

Trump contradicts self

Feb 26, 2018 / 2:35 pm

Donald Trump's views on trade have taken a battering in a newly released report that was not only published by his own White House, but presented under his...

Ivanka backs Donald

Feb 26, 2018 / 6:56 am

Ivanka Trump says she believes her father's denials of sexual misconduct, arguing that questions to her on the topic are "pretty inappropriate."...

Slovak reporter shot

Feb 26, 2018 / 6:37 am

A Slovak investigative reporter and his girlfriend were shot dead in their home in an attack likely linked to his reporting, which was focused on tax evasion,...

Oprah's 'warriors of light'

Feb 26, 2018 / 6:14 am

Oprah Winfrey has nothing but praise for the Florida school shooting survivors who have channeled angst into activism, calling them "warriors of the...

Bollywood star dies in tub

Feb 26, 2018 / 5:22 am

Dubai police say Indian actress Sridevi drowned in her hotel bathtub after losing consciousness, though other police officials say she was also under the...

Beatles remember George

Feb 26, 2018 / 5:16 am

Paul McCartney and George Harrison's widow and son have publicly remembered the late Beatle on what would have been his 75th birthday. "Happy Birthday...

Chinese leader could stay

Feb 26, 2018 / 5:00 am

China's ruling Communist Party has proposed scrapping term limits for the country's president, the official news agency said, appearing to lay the...

4 injured by explosion

Feb 25, 2018 / 2:46 pm

Four people were hospitalized in critical condition following an explosion that left a building in the English city of Leicester in flames Sunday, local...

Large 7.5 earthquake

Feb 25, 2018 / 12:03 pm

A large earthquake has struck the middle of Papua New Guinea. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-7.5 quake hit about 89 kilometres (55 miles)...

Rangers trade Rick Nash

Feb 25, 2018 / 7:40 am

The New York Rangers have traded forward Rick Nash to the Boston Bruins for a 2018 first-round draft pick, defenceman Ryan Lindgren, forwards Ryan Spooner and...

Drunken joyride at games

Feb 25, 2018 / 7:25 am

An alleged drunken joyride involving ski cross racer Dave Duncan put a black mark on another successful day for Canada at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games....

Scandal didn't stain games

Feb 25, 2018 / 7:21 am

The massive, state-linked Russian doping scandal didn't stain the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, IOC President Thomas Bach said Sunday. It was, however, the...

New tariffs raise concern

Feb 25, 2018 / 7:15 am

A new concern about Canada's relationship with the United States is emerging in the foreground, with threats of global steel and aluminum tariffs now...

Flag flies upside down

Feb 25, 2018 / 7:12 am

A Flag Day ceremony in Mexico has gone awry, with troops flying the country's red, white and green "tri-colour" upside down. Local media show...

Uncovering past leaders

Feb 25, 2018 / 7:05 am

A new indictment against former Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort focused a spotlight Saturday on uncovering the former European leaders who prosecutors...

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