World News

911 call over hockey game

Sep 25, 2020 / 7:22 am

A neighbour called sheriff's deputies on some rabid Tampa Bay Lightning fans who were screaming “shoot! shoot!" as they watched Game 3 of the...

Giant rat a real hero

Sep 25, 2020 / 7:18 am

A rat has for the first time won a British charity's top civilian award for animal bravery, receiving the honour for searching out unexploded landmines in...

Virus disrupts Rio's Carnival

Sep 25, 2020 / 7:15 am

A cloud of uncertainty that has hung over Rio de Janeiro throughout the coronavirus pandemic has been lifted, but gloom remains — the annual Carnival...

Aging king in hospital

Sep 25, 2020 / 7:06 am

Norway’s 83-year-old King Harald V was admitted to the main hospital in Oslo on Friday with breathing difficulties, the Norwegian palace said. It added...

Princess Eugenie expecting

Sep 25, 2020 / 7:05 am

Princess Eugenie and her husband, Jack Brooksbank, are expecting a child next year, Buckingham Palace said Friday. In a tweet from the royal family’s...

Antitrust action vs. Google?

Sep 24, 2020 / 3:41 pm

The Justice Department is expected to bring an antitrust action against Google in coming weeks, focusing on its dominance in online search and whether it was...

Clash at UN over virus fight

Sep 24, 2020 / 2:12 pm

China, the United States and Russia butted heads at the United Nations on Thursday over responsibility for the pandemic that has interrupted the world, trading...

Sanders slams Trump

Sep 24, 2020 / 2:11 pm

Firebrand Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders is sounding the alarm over Donald Trump's refusal to promise a peaceful transfer of power next year. In a speech...

NFL owner charges cleared

Sep 24, 2020 / 10:53 am

Florida prosecutors dropped a misdemeanour charge against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on Thursday after courts blocked their use of video that...

Cheated out of millions?

Sep 24, 2020 / 9:15 am

Donald Trump’s niece followed up her bestselling , tell-all book with a lawsuit Thursday alleging that the president and two of his siblings cheated her...

City bans dancing

Sep 24, 2020 / 9:09 am

With bars and nightclubs limiting capacity and closing early in the St. Louis area due to the coronavirus pandemic, neighbouring establishments in St. Charles...

Grand Central 'man cave'

Sep 24, 2020 / 7:46 am

Three railroad workers have been suspended for turning a storage room under New York's Grand Central Terminal into an unauthorized “man cave”...

Coronavirus-sniffing dogs

Sep 24, 2020 / 7:17 am

Finland has deployed coronavirus-sniffing dogs at the Nordic country’s main international airport in a four-month trial of an alternative testing method...

2 officers shot amid protests

Sep 23, 2020 / 7:51 pm

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Hours after a Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for Breonna Taylor's death and protesters took to the...

Vegas strip violence surges

Sep 23, 2020 / 4:03 pm

Authorities are investigating the latest shooting outside a Las Vegas Strip resort amid a spike in violent crime around the city’s marquee tourist area...

New asylum system planned

Sep 23, 2020 / 1:42 pm

The European Union announced a major overhaul of its asylum system Wednesday in hopes that more countries will finally share responsibility for people landing...

Forced paternity leave?

Sep 23, 2020 / 1:41 pm

France’s president wants to expand paternity leave to one month — and require fathers to take time off with their newborns. President Emmanuel...

UK defends virus strategy

Sep 23, 2020 / 1:40 pm

The British government on Wednesday defended its strategy for combating a second wave of COVID-19 cases amid criticism that its new slate of restrictions will...

Pilgrimage ban lifted

Sep 23, 2020 / 1:39 pm

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday said Muslims will be allowed to perform the smaller, year-round pilgrimage starting Oct. 4 as the kingdom gradually begins lifting...

380 stranded whales die

Sep 23, 2020 / 1:25 pm

More pilot whales were found stranded in Australia on Wednesday, raising the estimated total to nearly 500, including 380 that have died, in the largest mass...