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 2017-09-19 07:37 

National Post

Common Core used widely, despite continuing debate... +

WASHINGTON - Most of the states that first endorsed the Common Core academic standards are still using them in some form, despite continued debate over whether they are improving student performance in reading and math. Of the states that opted in a...

 2017-09-19 07:34 

National Post

Figures show continued tourism growth in Roanoke Valley... +

ROANOKE, Va. - New figures show an increase in tourism spending in the Roanoke Valley for the seventh year in a row. The Roanoke Times reports numbers from the Virginia Tourism Corp. and the U.S. Travel Association show direct travel expenditures by...

 2017-09-19 07:25 

National Post

America 2nd: Traditions mean Trump must wait his turn at UN... +

WASHINGTON - America second. It’s a rare consideration for President Donald Trump, who has boasted of a new foreign policy formed around the idea of strength and unabashedly putting his nation’s interests first. But his No. 2 billing wil...

 2017-09-19 07:19 

National Post

Haitians blocked at US border find Mexican dream... +

TIJUANA, Mexico - Jose Luis Millan found a new crop of star employees at an upscale Tijuana car wash where customers cross the border from the U.S. to pay up to $950 to have their prized possessions steamed and scrubbed for hours. They’re neve...

 2017-09-19 07:14 

National Post

Proposed ban on balloons voted down by Vancouver Park Board... +

VANCOUVER - A proposed ban on balloons at any beach, park or community centre has been rejected by the Vancouver Park Board. The ban was proposed as a way to stop balloons from entering the ocean and harming animals. The motion, put forward by board...

 2017-09-19 07:07 

National Post

Facebook may be facing an era of accountability... +

NEW YORK - The problems keep piling up for Facebook, and it’s unclear how long the internet giant will be able to brush them aside as it barrels toward acquiring its next billion users. The world’s biggest social network has unwittingly ...

 2017-09-19 07:01 

Newsfile Corp.

Jaxon Mining Inc.: New High Grade Silver and Gold Zones Discovered at Hazelton... +

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - September 19, 2017) - Jaxon Mining Inc. (TSXV: JAX) (FSE: 0U31) ("Jaxon" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it continues to identify high-grade samples and significant extensions to the known miner...

 2017-09-19 07:01 

Newsfile Corp.

Octagon, one of the largest sports marketing global agencies, commissions YDreams Global to develop solutions for the National Basketball Association "NBA"... +

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - September 19, 2017) - YDreams Global Interactive Technologies Inc. (TSXV: YD) (OTC Pink: YDRMF) (FSE: A2AP0L) ("YDreams Global" or the "Company") has been appointed by Octagon, the sports marketing agency net...

 2017-09-19 06:54 

National Post

Toys R Us files for Chapter 11 reorganization... +

RICHMOND, Va. - Toys R Us, the pioneering big box toy retailer, has announced it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection while continuing with normal business operations. A statement by the Wayne, New Jersey-based company late Monday says it ...

 2017-09-19 06:53 

Global News

Balloon ban motion defeated by Vancouver Park Board... +
 2017-09-19 06:44 

National Post

Kent State athletes death ruled exertional heat stroke... +

KENT, Ohio - An Ohio coroner has ruled exertional heat stroke caused the death of a Kent State University football player after an off-season morning workout. The Portage County coroner’s office released the findings of an autopsy of Tyler Hei...

 2017-09-19 06:43 

National Post

College students to work on trails at Carlsbad Caverns park... +

CARLSBAD, N.M. - A group of college students will be working over the next three months to improve trails at Carlsbad Caverns National Park. The park announced its partnership with the Student Conservation Association on Monday, saying the five-memb...

 2017-09-19 06:27 

National Post

Craft beers trickle into Dubai, shaking up a cocktail scene... +

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - At Dubai’s Black Tap restaurant, the Americana doesn’t stop at the hamburgers cooking on the grill or hip hop pumping from the speakers. It’s also being poured out, one pint at a time. The new restaura...

 2017-09-19 06:21 

Global News

Tracking Hurricane Marias path along islands already devastated by Irma... +

The eye of the storm is expected to approach Puerto Rico on Tuesday night....

 2017-09-19 06:17 

National Post

NFL Overreactions: Are the Giants already finished?... +

The New York Giants are finished. Odell Beckham Jr. returned to the lineup but the offence was awful again in a 24-10 home loss to Detroit on Monday night. Eli Manning looks so uncomfortable under pressure that he took a sack without getting hit. It’...

 2017-09-19 06:16 

National Post

Vanderbilt coach starting to reap benefits of experience... +

NASHVILLE - Derek Mason and his Vanderbilt Commodores are showing that experience matters. Yes, even in the mighty Southeastern Conference where so many 5-star recruits make an instant impact. A year ago, Mason’s job security was shaky after a...

 2017-09-19 06:15 

National Post

Lions rolling into matchup vs Falcons; Giants seeming lost... +

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - The NFL’s highest paid player has the Detroit Lions rolling into early showdown against the defending NFC champion Atlanta Falcons. How big can a game really be in Week 3? Well, there are only three undefeated teams lef...

 2017-09-19 06:14 

National Post

Palestinian activist to be deported to Jordan from Chicago... +

CHICAGO - A Chicago Palestinian activist with a decades-old record of bombings in Jerusalem will be deported to Jordan on Tuesday, her spokesman said. Supporters and community activists plan to gather at O’Hare Airport’s international te...

 2017-09-19 06:05 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

Myanmar's Suu Kyi condemns 'all human rights violations' in Rohingya crisis... +

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned all human rights violations on Tuesday and said anyone responsible for abuses in troubled Rakhine State would face the law. ...

 2017-09-19 06:01 

National Post

More protests set for Tuesday after quiet night in St. Louis... +

ST. LOUIS - Protesters gathered outside the jail in downtown St. Louis to show solidarity with those who remain behind bars, but there was no repeat of the vandalism that occurred over the weekend. More demonstrations are expected Tuesday, four days...

 2017-09-19 05:52 

CTV News

Avril Lavigne 'most dangerous celebrity' on Internet: McAfee... +

One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyonce at something, she's been named the most dangerous celebrity on the internet....

 2017-09-19 05:19 

National Post

Renfroe, Hedges homer as Padres beat Diamondbacks 4-2... +

SAN DIEGO - Hunter Renfroe hit a three-run home run in his first game back from Triple-A and Austin Hedges also connected for the San Diego Padres, who beat NL wild card leader Arizona 4-2 on Monday night. Renfroe drove a 1-1 pitch from lefty Patric...

 2017-09-19 05:18 

National Post

Scores and Schedule... +

Monday’s Games NHL Pre-season New Jersey 4 Washington 1 Carolina 3 Buffalo 2 (OT) Boston 3 Montreal 2 N.Y. Rangers 1 N.Y. Islanders 0 (OT) Ottawa 6 Toronto 2 Minnesota 3 Winnipeg 2 (SO) Edmonton 5 Calgary 4 (ss) Edmonton 5 Calgary 2 (ss) - NFL...

 2017-09-19 05:18 

National Post

Mondays Games... +

Monday’s Games NHL Pre-season New Jersey 4 Washington 1 Carolina 3 Buffalo 2 (OT) Boston 3 Montreal 2 N.Y. Rangers 1 N.Y. Islanders 0 (OT) Ottawa 6 Toronto 2 Minnesota 3 Winnipeg 2 (SO) Edmonton 5 Calgary 4 (ss) Edmonton 5 Calgary 2 (ss) - NFL...

 2017-09-19 05:17 

National Post

Babe actor James Cromwell charged in SeaWorld protest... +

SAN DIEGO - Actor James Cromwell has been charged with trespassing for interrupting and denouncing an orca show at SeaWorld in San Diego. The San Diego Union-Tribune (http://bit.ly/2f6PZ23 ) reported Monday that the misdemeanour charge could mean 90...

 2017-09-19 05:13 

National Post

Offensive line woes costly in Giants 24-10 loss... +

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Not even Odell Beckham Jr. could save the New York Giants on Monday night. Not with Eli Manning working behind a porous offensive line. Beckham returned from an ankle injury, but Manning was sacked five times and the Giants l...

 2017-09-19 05:13 

Global News

Small aircraft hit by lightning makes emergency landing at YVR... +

The airline reported no injuries after the Saab 340 was struck by lighting about 20 minutes out of Vancouver....

 2017-09-19 05:07 

National Post

Celeb birthdays for the week of Sept. 24-30... +

Sept. 24: Singer Sonny Turner of The Platters is 78. Singer Barbara Allbut of The Angels is 77. Singer Phyliss “Jiggs” Allbut of The Angels is 75. Singer Gerry Marsden of Gerry and the Pacemakers is 75. News anchor Lou Dobbs is 72. Actor Gordo...

 2017-09-19 05:01 

National Post

Ex-tennis star expected to testify against police officer... +

NEW YORK - By former pro tennis star James Blake’s account, the man approaching him in 2015 outside his hotel caused no alarm because he looked like an old high school buddy. Blake found out the hard way that it was instead a plainclothes poli...

 2017-09-19 05:00 

Vancouver Sun

Opinion: We know how to end long-term homelessness, so whats the holdup?... +

Earlier this year, the B.C. Non-Profit Housing Association reported a 30-per-cent increase in homelessness in Metro Vancouver since 2014, with at least 3,605 homeless people counted in 2017. As the...

 2017-09-19 05:00 

Vancouver Sun

Ports look to sustainability as path to growth... +

Sustainability is critical to the long-term success of Canadas ports....

 2017-09-19 04:48 

Universe Today

Study of Martian Sedimentary Layers Reveals More About the Planets Past... +

A new study by scientists from the University of Texas at Austin has showed how Mars has changed geologically over the past few billion years as a result of water-based erosion The post Study of Martian Sedimentary Layers Reveals More About the PlanetR...

 2017-09-19 04:47 

National Post

The person named most dangerous online might surprise you... +

NEW YORK - One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyonce at something, but she may not be totally happy with her victory - she’s been named the most dangerous celebrity on the internet. Cybersecurity firm McAfee s...

 2017-09-19 04:37 

Global News

Hurricane Maria: Air Canada sends 5 flights to bring people home before the storm hits... +

It's offering 1,150 seats for customers as Hurricane Maria heads for territory already devastated by Irma....

 2017-09-19 04:29 

Global News

People have no choice: BC NDP addresses proposed Greyhound service cuts... +
 2017-09-19 04:26 

National Post

Judge: Ex-NFL players may be targets for misleading offers... +

PHILADELPHIA - A federal judge overseeing the NFL’s $1 billion concussion settlement with former players says she’s concerned they’re being targeted by claims service providers, lenders and other groups seeking a share of the money...

 2017-09-19 04:21 

National Post

Ex-tennis star expected to testify against police officer... +

NEW YORK - Former pro tennis star James Blake’s mistaken arrest in New York City has become the subject of a disciplinary trial for the arresting officer, who’s accused of using excessive force. Blake is expected to testify about the 201...

 2017-09-19 04:18 

National Post

Trial to begin for pharmacist charged in meningitis outbreak... +

BOSTON - A Massachusetts pharmacist facing murder charges for his role in a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak is set to go on trial. Glenn Chin is charged with second-degree murder, conspiracy and other crimes under federal racketeering law. He ...

 2017-09-19 04:18 

National Post

Second person killed at same Edmonton house where 76-year-old shot last week... +

EDMONTON - Five days after a 76-year-old man was killed in an Edmonton home, police say they are investigating a suspicious death at the same address. Homicide detectives were dispatched to the scene on Monday afternoon but police have not revealed ...

 2017-09-19 04:18 

Global News

Edmonton Oilers open preseason with split-squad sweep of Calgary Flames... +

The Oilers get two wins over the Flames to start the pre-season....

 2017-09-19 04:17 

National Post

Green Mountain National Forest closing Middlebury office... +

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. - The U.S. Forest Service says the Middlebury Ranger District Office for the Green Mountain National Forest is closing. The service said Monday that the office, which has been open for 51 years, will be closing on Sept. 29, the last ...

 2017-09-19 04:15 

National Post

Baseball Capsules... +

BALTIMORE - Andrew Benintendi hit a two-run single in the 11th inning, Mookie Betts had four RBIs and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-8 Monday night for their ninth win in 12 games. Xander Bogaerts homered and scored three runs for ...

 2017-09-19 04:14 

Global News

Winnipeg Jets drop exhibition opener to Minnesota Wild... +

The Jets suffered a 3-2 exhibition loss to the Minnesota Wild in the shootout on Monday at Bell MTS Place....

 2017-09-19 04:13 

National Post

The Latest: Suu Kyi: Most Rohingya villages violence-free... +

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - The Latest on the violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state and the exodus of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to Bangladesh (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is defending her country against...

 2017-09-19 04:13 

CTV News

Higher levels of fluoride in urine linked to lower IQ scores in children... +

A new study has found a link between fluoride levels in pregnant women and lower intelligence in their children....

 2017-09-19 04:12 

National Post

New Zealand officials cancel flights due to fuel shortage... +

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand’s lawmakers and public employees have been told to cancel all nonessential flights to Auckland as a fuel shortage at the nation’s largest airport continues to disrupt the travel plans of thousands of...

 2017-09-19 04:09 

Globe and Mail

Myanmars Suu Kyi condemns all rights violations in Rakhine State... +

Suu Kyi, in her first address since violence erupted that forced more than 410,000 Rohingya into Bangladesh, said Myanmar did not fear international scrutiny...

 2017-09-19 04:08 

National Post

Spicer suggests critics of Emmy appearance should lighten up... +

NEW YORK - Sean Spicer says his surprise Emmy Awards appearance was a chance to have some fun, and suggested Tuesday that people who were upset by it were taking things too seriously. Clearly, not everyone was laughing, however. For Emmys host Steph...

 2017-09-19 04:08 

National Post

Spicer suggests critics of Emmy appearance should lighten up... +

NEW YORK - Sean Spicer says his surprise Emmy Awards appearance was a chance to have some fun, and suggested Tuesday that people who were upset by it were taking things too seriously. Clearly, not everyone was laughing, however. For Emmys host Steph...

 2017-09-19 04:06 

National Post

Veteran who fought library attacker among 18 Carnegie Heroes... +

PITTSBURGH - An Army veteran who fended off a mentally ill man who tried to attack a chess class the veteran was teaching at an Illinois public library is one of 18 people being honoured with Carnegie medals for heroism. The Carnegie Hero Fund Commi...

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