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 2020-01-17 17:14 

National Post

Trump adds legal heavyweights Starr, Dershowitz to impeachment team...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump turned to some legal heavyweights to help defend him in his Senate impeachment trial with the addition on Friday of former independent counsel Ken Starr, who paved the way for former President Bill Clinton's 1...

 2020-01-17 17:14 

National Post

How close is Iran to producing a nuclear bomb?...

VIENNA/WASHINGTON — The central achievement of the Iran nuclear deal keeping Tehran at arm's length from nuclear weapons is eroding. The 2015 accord's many restrictions on Iran's atomic activities were built around one objective: to exte...

 2020-01-17 17:11 

Universe Today

ESA Recruits Amateur Astronomers Ahead of Hera Asteroid Mission...

The European Space Agency is looking to recruit amateur astronomers to help characterize possible secondary targets for the upcoming Hera asteroid rendezvous mission. The post ESA Recruits Amateur Astronomers Ahead of Hera Asteroid Mission appeared first ...

 2020-01-17 17:09 

The Globe and Mail

Pompeo says State Department will do everything to evaluate if former U.S. envoy to Ukraine was under threat...

The U.S. Secretary of State said he believed the allegations would prove to be wrong but that he had an obligation to evaluate and investigate the matter...

 2020-01-17 17:07 

National Post

Trump allies draw up plan to limit damage from impeachment trial...

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump and his Republican allies plan to launch a massive effort to limit damage to his chances of re-election as the Senate trial to determine whether to remove him from office gets under way in earnest next week. ...

 2020-01-17 17:06 

National Post

ATP roundup: Rublev, Harris move into Adelaide final...

Andrey Rublev reached his second final of the new year, defeating No. 2 seed Felix Auger-Aliassime 7-6 (5), 6-7 (7), 6-4 at the Adelaide International in Australia on Friday. No. 3 seed Rublev, a 22-year-old Russian, saved nine of 10 break points, althoug...

 2020-01-17 17:05 

National Post

Thousands of Irish teachers to strike on eve of election...

DUBLIN — Some 19,000 Irish teachers will go on strike on Feb. 4, their union said on Friday, potentially shutting schools just days before a national election in a bid to seek commitments to end a two-tier pay scale in the sector. In a Feb. 8 contes...

 2020-01-17 17:04 

National Post

Golf-One-armed golfer makes hole-in-one at PGA Tour event...

One-armed amateur Laurent Hurtubise recorded an improbable hole-in-one during the opening round of a PGA Tour event in La Quinta, California. Hurtubise, who was born with one arm and started playing golf at age 11, aced the 151-yard par-three fourth hole ...

 2020-01-17 17:01 

National Post

How TikTok, a new video-sharing platform, is changing the way we communicate...

Calum Marsh: A TikTok, unlike a YouTube video or a Vine, virtually never becomes popular on its own. Instead, a format will take off...

 2020-01-17 17:01 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

Low altitude a possible cause of fatal Rougemont ultralight crash in 2019...

Two men died in the ultralight plane crash in a Rougemont orchard in July 2019. The crash may have been caused by the pilot flying below safe altitude, a report from Canada's Transportation Safety Board suggests....

 2020-01-17 17:00 

Vancouver Sun

Nightseeker's 'Deaner' keener to make your metal dreams come true...

FUBAR spin-off metal crew Nightseeker is on the road promoting its new space rock concept album...

 2020-01-17 17:00 

Montreal Gazette

Zacharkiw: You can taste the confidence from Chilean wineries...

A decade ago, most Chilean wines at the SAQ were unremarkable, California-style reds. These days, producers have embraced the country's wide variety of climates and soils....

 2020-01-17 17:00 

National Post

Pompeo says State Dept will do everything to evaluate if Yovanovitch was under threat...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. State Department will do everything it needs to do to determine if former U.S. ambassador Marie Yovanovitch was under threat in Ukraine, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a radio interview on Friday, Documents released thi...

 2020-01-17 17:00 

Montreal Gazette

Bill Zacharkiw's Wines of the Week: Jan. 17, 2020...

One of the more unique inexpensive whites at the SAQ, a well-structured grenache, an excellent entry-level pinot noir, and a syrah that serves as a model for all others....

 2020-01-17 17:00 

Vancouver Sun

Anthony Gismondi: Celebrating 'The Pope's Wine' at Vancouver International Wine Festival...

Chteauneuf-du-Pape one of the eight major French appellations that will take centre stage at annual celebration that runs Feb. 22 to March 1...

 2020-01-17 17:00 

The Globe and Mail

Do you need to be bilingual to be PM? Pas du tout!...

It's time the Conservative Party reconsidered its bilingual prerequisite, along with its approach to winning seats in Quebec...

 2020-01-17 17:00 

The Globe and Mail

The UCP must stop toying with early childhood funding...

Even my preschooler knows that anyone 'reviewing' the cookie jar might just be raiding its contents when no one is looking...

 2020-01-17 16:58 

The Globe and Mail

Man arrested in connection with death of Quebec woman to make court appearance...

The man, Jael Cantin's partner, hasn't been formally identified by police but was arrested late Thursday...

 2020-01-17 16:58 

CTV News

Libya's rival military commander seeks support in Greece...

The commander of forces fighting the U.N.-supported government in Libya visited Athens Friday in a bid to counter Turkey's support for his opponents, ahead of a weekend summit on Libya in Berlin....

 2020-01-17 16:57 

CBC

[ Hamilton ]

Hamilton artist sells paintings to save animals from Australian wildfires...

Sandee Ewasiuk, 55, who teaches at the Art Gallery of Burlington and the Dundas Valley School of Art, is selling paintings of images she took in Australia with all proceeds going directly to the WIRES Australian Wildlife Rescue Organization....

 2020-01-17 16:57 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

Cline Dion's mother, Thrse Tanguay Dion, dead at 92...

Thrse Tanguay Dion, affectionately known to Quebecers as "Maman Dion," has died at the age of 92....

 2020-01-17 16:55 

The Globe and Mail

Politics Briefing: Trudeau announces support for families of Iran plane victims...

Also: Eddie Goldenberg urges prisoner swap...

 2020-01-17 16:54 

CBC

[ New Brunswick ]

Long road ahead for Restigouche Hospital in ending culture of silence, ombud says...

Almost a year after the death of Martin Michaud, there's still a culture of silence at the Restigouche Hospital Centre, New Brunswick's ombud says....

 2020-01-17 16:42 

National Post

Brazil removes culture secretary after video echoes Goebbels...

BRASLIA — Brazil's Culture Secretary Roberto Alvim was sacked on Friday after posting a video in which he appeared to copy a speech by Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels. The video, released on Thursday announcing national prizes to revitaliz...

 2020-01-17 16:42 

Montreal Gazette

Maman Dion, Cline's mother, has died at age 92...

Thrse Tanguay Dion had been in poor health over the past few months, her daughter Claudette said....

 2020-01-17 16:42 

National Post

Conrad Black: Ontario families deserve better than their so-called education system...

Teachers have to stop swaddling their avarice and negligence in a fog of pious claptrap about putting the interests of the schoolchildren first...

 2020-01-17 16:39 

The Globe and Mail

Federal government offers interim funds for families of Iran plane-crash victims...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada will offer $25,000 per victim to families of Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada who lost their lives in the tragedy...

 2020-01-17 16:38 

CTV News

Fitbit data helps U.S. researchers with real-time flu predictions...

A new U.S. study found that using Fitbit sleep and heart-rate data improves real-time prediction of influenza-like illness compared to current tracking methods....

 2020-01-17 16:38 

National Post

The real thrill of watching Weathering With You is in the visuals...

Chris Knight: My biggest complaint about Weathering With You isn't one often associated with animation; it's the acting...

 2020-01-17 16:33 

National Post

Canada will compensate families $25,000 for Canadian victims who died in Iran crash...

The families of 57 Canadian citizens and 29 permanent residents will receive the money to help cover funeral and travel costs...

 2020-01-17 16:32 

The Post Millennial

BREAKING: Families of victims of Flight 752 will receive $25,000 per victim, says Trudeau...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed media in Ottawa today, regarding downed passenger flight PS752, which saw the tragic death of 176, including 57 Canadians. The post BREAKING: Families of victims of Flight 752 will receive $25,000 per victim, says T...

 2020-01-17 16:32 

National Post

Colombia protests to intensify this year, union leader says...

BOGOTA — Protests against the social and economic policies of Colombian President Ivan Duque will restart with more intensity this year, a top union leader said. Marchers in the Andean country held mass demonstrations in November and December last y...

 2020-01-17 16:32 

National Post

Iran's Khamenei stands by Guards after unrest over downed plane...

DUBAI — Iran's supreme leader threw his support behind the elite Revolutionary Guards in a rare sermon on Friday after their belated admission that they had accidentally downed an airliner triggered days of protests on the streets. In his first ...

 2020-01-17 16:32 

National Post

Soccer-U.S. women's team reveals Olympic qualifying tournament roster...

The U.S. women's national soccer team revealed its 20-strong Olympic qualifying tournament roster on Friday, as the four-time World Cup winners aim to reach their seventh consecutive Olympic Games. Team co-captain Carli Lloyd will feature in her fourt...

 2020-01-17 16:31 

CTV News

'Lord of the Rings' protector Christopher Tolkien dies at 95...

Christopher Tolkien, who played a major role protecting the legacy of his father's 'The Lord of the Rings' series, has died. He was 95....

 2020-01-17 16:30 

CTV News

Dutch art sleuth finds rare stolen copy of 'Prince of Persian poets'...

A stolen 15th-century book by the famed Persian poet Hafez has been recovered by a Dutch art detective after an international 'race against time' that drew the alleged interest of Iran's secret service....

 2020-01-17 16:30 

Montreal Gazette

The Right Chemistry: Champion of oregano oil also a conspiracy theorist...

Just when I was ready to write Cass Ingram off as one of the horde of health cranks polluting legitimate science, I came across another video....

 2020-01-17 16:29 

National Post

Pentagon denies any move to de-emphasize injuries from Iran attack...

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said on Friday there had been no effort to play down or delay the release of information on concussive injuries from Iran's Jan. 8 attack on a base hosting U.S. forces in Iraq, saying such wounds can take longer to iden...

 2020-01-17 16:29 

CBC

[ Sudbury ]

MPP Bourgouin says Conservatives 'going to hurt people' by ignoring northern highway needs...

A northern MPP is hoping to keep his bill for improving highway snow plowing alive with a series of town halls....

 2020-01-17 16:27 

National Post

What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael captures the critic's incendiary and multi-faceted life...

'She couldn't not be critical. She was always criticizing'...

 2020-01-17 16:26 

CTV News

S&P/TSX composite in record territory for another day, U.S. stocks mixed...

Canada's main stock index was in record-high territory for another day as a broad-based rally helped it move higher even as energy stocks stepped back....

 2020-01-17 16:26 

CBC

[ Toronto ]

1 dead, 1 seriously injured after snowplow hits pedestrians in Barrie...

Police in Barrie, Ont., say one person is dead and another is seriously injured after they were hit by snowplow tractor....

 2020-01-17 16:23 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

Civil rights groups seek to appeal case against religious symbols ban in Supreme Court...

In a statement Friday, the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) and the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, along with plaintiff Ichrak Nourel Hak, said they have filed a request to seek leave to Canada's top court....

 2020-01-17 16:22 

CBC

[ Windsor ]

$2.1M investment announced for new Amherstburg child-care spaces...

Ontario's Progressive Conservative (PC) government gave approval on Friday to the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board to begin tendering proposals for the new child-care additions....

 2020-01-17 16:22 

CTV News

Volkswagen creating first innovation hub in North America...

Volkswagen is partnering with the University of Tennessee and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory to create the company's first innovation hub for developing new technology in North America, officials said Friday in a statement....

 2020-01-17 16:19 

The Globe and Mail

First female NFL coach sees video-game appearance as another sign of progress...

Jen Welter spoke as part of a four-woman panel Thursday night about the need for more female coaches in sports at all levels...

 2020-01-17 16:18 

National Post

Most Canadians think the royals aren't relevant anymore, some willing to leave monarchy, poll finds...

In the poll, 66 per cent of respondents said the monarchy is losing or has lost relevance in their lives, while 45 per cent say Canada 'should not continue as a constitutional monarchy'...

 2020-01-17 16:17 

CTV News

Cannabis use during pregnancy impacts fetus growth: study...

A new Ontario study published in the journal Scientific Reports suggests that cannabis use during pregnancy may affect fetus growth....

 2020-01-17 16:17 

CTV News

U.S. agency examining Tesla unintended acceleration complaint...

The U.S. government's auto safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla's electric vehicles can suddenly accelerate on their own....

 2020-01-17 16:15 

Toronto Sun

'I want to believe': Peter Weber lets Hannah Brown go on 'The Bachelor'...

Here's a look back at this week's reality-TV highlights:The Bachelor Former lovers Peter Weber and Hannah Brown had an emotional reunion during last week's eventful premiere of Th......

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