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 2017-12-16 20:09 

CBC

High winds and snow hit N.L. this weekend...

Ryan Snoddon says 25 to 35 centimetres of snow is expected to fall by Sunday in eastern Newfoundland....

 2017-12-16 19:45 

CBC

Former NBA player Lorenzen Wright's ex-wife charged with murder in his death...

The ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright has been charged in his slaying, more than seven years after his body was found in a field in his hometown of Memphis....

 2017-12-16 19:44 

National Post

Man City humiliates Tottenham in 4-1 win, leads by 14 points...

MANCHESTER, England — Raheem Sterling scored twice as Manchester City swept to a 4-1 victory over Tottenham on Saturday that sent the runaway Premier League leaders 14 points clear. Pep Guardiola's side reeled off a top-flight, record-extending ...

 2017-12-16 19:43 

Global News

Hundreds of Edmontonians stream into Santas Anonymous depot for delivery day...

This year, the organization is handing out gifts to approximately 24,000 children in 9,000 families in the city, according to executive director Lana Nordlund....

 2017-12-16 19:41 

Global News

London public school reaches for the stars as student-coded programs chosen to run on International Space Station...

About 50 students at Tweedsmuir Public School in Grades 4, 5, 7 and 8 worked together to code 18 programs for the Astro Pi: Mission Zero competition....

 2017-12-16 19:37 

National Post

Rutgers, behind Corey Sanders, tops No. 15 Seton Hall 71-65...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Corey Sanders scored eight of his season-high 22 points in a game-ending 17-2 run Saturday, leading Rutgers to its biggest victory since Steve Pikiell became coach last year — a 71-65 win over No. 15 Seton Hall. Freshma...

 2017-12-16 19:36 

National Post

Six-year-old boy dead, pregnant woman injured after car crash in Mississauga...

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Police say a six-year-old boy has died in hospital after a car crash west of Toronto. Ontario Provincial Police spokesman Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said the incident happened yesterday in Mississauga, Ont. A pregnant woman and a man wer...

 2017-12-16 19:31 

Global News

UN Security Council considers call for U.S. Jerusalem decision to be withdrawn...

A resolution needs nine votes in favor and no vetoes by the United States, France, Britain, Russia or China to be adopted....

 2017-12-16 19:29 

National Post

Louisville tops Memphis 81-72 in Gotham Classic...

NEW YORK — Quentin Snider led four players in double-figure scoring with 19 points to lead Louisville to an 81-72 win over Memphis in the showcase game of the Gotham Classic on Saturday at Madison Square Garden. Louisville improved to 8-2 with its f...

 2017-12-16 19:29 

Vancouver Sun

Massive near-record Sitka spruce tree found on Vancouver Island...

A forest advocacy group says it has discovered an unprotected old-growth forest that is home to a near-record sized Sitka spruce tree on Vancouver Island.The Ancient Forest Alliance says the 3.3-me...

 2017-12-16 19:24 

CBC

Autopsies being performed after Apotex founder and wife found dead in mansion...

Toronto police say autopsies are being performed on two bodies found dead in a North York home that belonged to billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife Honey....

 2017-12-16 19:20 

National Post

Police identify man arrested after Baltimore car chase...

BALTIMORE — Authorities have identified the man they said led police on a wild chase through the streets of Baltimore before being arrested on Friday. The Baltimore Sun reports that police identified Mausean Carter on Saturday. The 30-year-old Carte...

 2017-12-16 19:20 

National Post

Protesters object to development of Cape Breton mountain sacred to Mi'kmaq...

BADDECK, N.S. — Dozens of protesters are taking a stand against mining projects on a Cape Breton mountain that is sacred to the Mi'kmaq. Raymond Plourde of the Ecology Action Centre says traffic on Cape Breton's Seal Island Bridge was slowed...

 2017-12-16 19:19 

National Post

Dustin Hoffman facing sexual harassment allegations from three women, including daughter's childhood friend...

Cori Thomas, a playwright, said she spent an afternoon with Hoffman and his daughter Karina in 1980 when she was a 16-year-old student. He allegedly disrobed and asked for a massage...

 2017-12-16 19:12 

National Post

Hamsik equals Maradona's Napoli record of 115 goals...

TURIN, Italy — Marek Hamsik equaled Diego Maradona's all-time record of 115 goals for Serie A team Napoli on Saturday. Hamsik reached that tally by scoring after 30 minutes in Napoli's 3-1 win at Torino. "It's a good accomplishment, ...

 2017-12-16 19:07 

Global News

Federal government's changes to the Income Tax Act face continued criticism...

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business has spoken out about upcoming federal income tax changes....

 2017-12-16 19:07 

Global News

Winnipeg fire sends one to hospital and injures firefighter...

One man was taken to hospital in unstable condition after a fire broke out at a Winnipeg home....

 2017-12-16 19:05 

Global News

'It's all unreal': Family members mourn loss of mom, two sons killed in fatal TCH fire...

The fire happened at the apartment on Flemington Road, near Allen Road and Lawrence Avenue West, after 9:30 p.m. When firefighters arrived, they found a working fire inside one of the units and the three family members without vital signs....

 2017-12-16 18:59 

National Post

Ronaldo goal gives Real Madrid its 3rd Club World Cup title...

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Cristiano Ronaldo scored from a free-kick to help Real Madrid claim its third Club World Cup title after beating Brazilian team Gremio 1-0 Saturday. The Ballon d'Or winner fired his right-footed shot between two...

 2017-12-16 18:57 

National Post

Homeowners shocked after deer carcass tied to mailbox, head left on driveway...

WINDHAM, Ont. — Provincial police say a homeowner is in shock after a deer carcass was tied to a mailbox in the southwestern Ontario community of Windham. They say the deer's head was removed and left in the driveway. Police responded on Wednesd...

 2017-12-16 18:56 

Global News

Peter Watts: New voting technology tested in Calgary-Lougheed byelection won't be perfect on the first try...

Pamela Renwick, director of operations and communications for Elections Alberta, comments on the new technology that was used to assist the voting process during the recent Calgary-Lougheed byelection....

 2017-12-16 18:47 

National Post

Autopsies underway for pharmaceutical billionaires found dead in their home...

Toronto police say autopsies are being performed on Apotex founder Barry Sherman and his wife but note that they're still in the early stages of the investigation into the deaths. The billionaires and philanthropists were found dead in their Toronto m...

 2017-12-16 18:46 

Global News

Boy, 6, succumbs to injuries day after single-vehicle collision on Hwy. 403 in Mississauga...

OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said a pregnant woman and an adult male driver who were also injured in the crash are in stable condition in hospital....

 2017-12-16 18:45 

National Post

'It doesn't make sense': Change to CPP to provide flat-rate death benefit isn't actually enough to cover funerals...

After meetings this week, federal and provincial finance ministers set the death benefit at a flat $2,500, regardless of how long or how much someone had paid into CPP...

 2017-12-16 18:41 

Global News

Winnipeg police warn drivers not to leave cars running after vehicle stolen...

Winnipeg police are reminding drivers not to leave their vehicles unattended and running after a car was stolen and crashed....

 2017-12-16 18:39 

Global News

Woman sent to hospital after shot fired inside Surrey home...

A report of shots fired came in at 7:20 p.m. in the 16100 block of 92 Ave....

 2017-12-16 18:31 

Global News

CPP death benefit change panned as insufficient to cover funeral costs...

A change to the Canada Pension Plan to provide a flat-rate death benefit to help low-income families cover funeral costs falls short of what funeral homes say is needed to cover the cost of a final farewell....

 2017-12-16 18:29 

National Post

American Downhiller 'brothers' gain speed in Olympic season...

SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy — With the Pyeongchang Olympics less than two months away, a pair of young skiers who consider themselves "brothers" shook up the struggling U.S. downhill team on Saturday. Jared Goldberg finished a career-best ni...

 2017-12-16 18:27 

Montreal Gazette

This group hopes we wish each other a much simpler holiday season...

Put down the credit card and gift your time, says Rseau qubcois pour la simplicit volontaire...

 2017-12-16 18:15 

National Post

Holiday shopping at Fenway Park, for fans and team alike...

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox held a Christmas carnival at Fenway Park on Saturday for fans who — like their favourite team — still have some shopping to do. Thousands of people lined up in 20-degree temperatures to visit the ballpark and ...

 2017-12-16 18:15 

Global News

Three small businesses pick up the pieces after downtown Peterborough fire...

The fire at 372 George Street last month has displaced three small businesses including Simple, Nata's Caf and the Ash Nayler Photography studio....

 2017-12-16 18:15 

Global News

Man assaulted in his Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension home...

The victim was allegedly attacked by four hooded individuals who broke into his home. ...

 2017-12-16 18:08 

Global News

Winnipeg police investigate shooting in North End...

Winnipeg police are investigating a shooting that sent two people to hospital early Saturday morning....

 2017-12-16 18:03 

Global News

Melania Trump now viewed favourably by majority of Americans: poll...

A majority of Americans now view Melania Trump favourably, in a huge swing from last January....

 2017-12-16 18:03 

Global News

Canadian women's Rugby Sevens captain Jen Kish: 'This will be my last season'...

Canadian women's rugby sevens captain Jen Kish says she has onemore season left in her before she retires....

 2017-12-16 18:02 

National Post

Mooy double as Huddersfield wins 4-1 at Watford...

WATFORD, England — Aaron Mooy scored twice as Huddersfield enjoyed only its second away win of the Premier League season with a 4-1 victory at Watford on Saturday. Elias Kachunga and Mooy put Huddersfield two goals ahead at Vicarage Road before Watf...

 2017-12-16 17:46 

Montreal Gazette

Game Day: NHL 100 Classic will be a chilling experience for Canadiens...

When the puck drops Saturday night at Lansdowne Park for outdoor game the temperature is expected to be around minus-16C....

 2017-12-16 17:45 

Global News

Pam's Christmas Wish raises cash and 1,850 pounds of food for Winnipeg Harvest...

Winnipeggers came through to honour Pams Christmas Wish this holiday season....

 2017-12-16 17:44 

Global News

Jodie Foster, Stephen Colbert parody 'Silence of the Lambs' in Trump-Russia investigation skit...

Jodie Foster stepped back into one of her most memorable screen personas during Fridays appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert....

 2017-12-16 17:40 

National Post

Ozil ends Arsenal's 3-game winless run, seals Newcastle win...

LONDON — Mesut Ozil scored with a fine strike as Arsenal toiled to a 1-0 victory over struggling Newcastle in the Premier League on Saturday. Having taken just two points from their last three games, the Gunners reignited their push for a top-four p...

 2017-12-16 17:39 

National Post

Employees purchase a local Saskatchewan paper to keep it from closing...

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — A group of employees at a Saskatchewan daily newspaper say they've reached a deal to purchase the outlet and run it as an independent publication. Star News Publishing says it's sold the Prince Albert Daily Herald to a...

 2017-12-16 17:38 

Global News

Trump bans public health agency from using words 'science-based,' 'fetus,' 'transgender'...

The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention will not be allowed to use ...

 2017-12-16 17:38 

Montreal Gazette

Terror trial: Jury breaks from deliberations to ask a question...

The jury has been deliberating since late Thursday, Dec. 14 on charges against Sabrine Djermane, 21, andEl Mahdi Jamali, 20...

 2017-12-16 17:34 

Globe and Mail

Dellen Millard and Mark Smich found guilty of murdering Laura Babcock...

Two men accused of killing a young Toronto woman and burning her body have been found guilty of first-degree murder....

 2017-12-16 17:20 

National Post

Dellen Millard, Mark Smich found guilty of first-degree murder in death of Laura Babcock...

The Crown alleges Babcock was killed in July 2012 because she had become the odd woman out in a love triangle with Millard and his girlfriend...

 2017-12-16 17:19 

National Post

Pope: Media sins by dredging up, sensationalizing old news...

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is criticizing journalists who dredge up old scandals and sensationalize the news, saying it's a "very serious sin" that hurts all involved. Francis, who plans to dedicate his upcoming annual communications me...

 2017-12-16 17:13 

National Post

Alonso gives champion Chelsea 1-0 win over Southampton...

LONDON — Marcos Alonso's pinpoint free-kick gave Chelsea a 1-0 victory over Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday. The Spanish full-back curled a stunning 30-yard (meter) effort past goalkeeper Fraser Forster and into the net in first-ha...

 2017-12-16 17:13 

Global News

Better Winnipeg: Memory Tree helps cope with death during Christmas...

Forget the festive ornaments, the massive 18 foot Christmas tree on display at a Winnipeg shopping centre is decorated with love....

 2017-12-16 17:10 

National Post

Arsenal, Chelsea both win 1-0; Benteke ends goal drought...

LONDON — With their title hopes relying on a Manchester City implosion, Arsenal and Chelsea are focused on a new objective of securing a top-four place. Arsenal edged past Newcastle 1-0 to end a three-game winless run in the Premier League after a f...

 2017-12-16 17:09 

Global News

Extreme cold weather alert issued for Toronto...

Toronto's Medical Officer of Health issued an extreme cold weather alert for the city on Saturday. It will remain in place until further notice....

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