Billionaire investor George Soros has defended his decision to hand £400,000 to a campaign arguing against Brexit - and says he considers leaving the EU a "tragic mistake".
Humanitarian groups around the world expressed their outrage Tuesday after Syrian regime air strikes left more than 200 civilians dead in three days in the rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta.
Hollywood star George Clooney and his human rights lawyer wife Amal Monday pledged $500,000 to help fund a U.S. student march on Washington demanding gun control reforms.
The European Union saw in 2017 the lowest number of detected illegal border-crossings since the migrant crisis began four years ago, the EU border agency Frontex said Tuesday.
Syrian regime forces backed by Russian warplanes pounded a rebel-held suburb of the capital, intensifying months of attacks in catastrophic scenes reminiscent of the scorched earth campaign that flatt
VANCOUVER - A Calgary woman is reminding parents about the dangers of escalators after her toddler's foot became stuck in one and he broke his leg.
Andrea Diaczek says she was ......
A 63-year-old Oklahoma man convicted of murder and a hate crime in the fatal shooting of his Lebanese neighbor was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Babies born in countries with poverty, conflict or weak institutions are dying needlessly because of a lack of basic care, a report found.
OTTAWA - The federal government is counting on stricter roadside testing — not a lower criminal blood alcohol limit — to stem the carnage caused by impaired driving.
In May, Justice ...
EDMONTON - Alberta's economic development minister is shrugging off a legal challenge filed by British Columbia over Alberta's ban on wine from that province.
On Monday, B.C. announced it is invoking
The Juno Awards will not be naming replacement nominees now that embattled rockers Hedley have withdrawn from consideration for group of the year, pop album of the year and the ...
The three-foot rise is already "baked in" to the Earth's climate, researchers say, even if the Paris climate agreement targets are fully met.
DHAKA — Myanmar agreed with Bangladesh on yesterday to resettle more than 6,000 Rohingya Muslims who have been stranded in a no man's land between the two co
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is calling for an international peace conference by mid-2018 with key goals of full United Nations membership for
A 67-year-old man fell to his death while walking his dog at Thornton Beach in Daly City on Monday morning
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A judge has ruled a notorious sexist slur aimed at a reporter in St. John's, N.L., was vulgar and offensive but wasn't a crime under the ...
HALIFAX - A human rights inquiry heard today that a Nova Scotia woman with intellectual disabilities was deemed ready to leave a psychiatric hospital but remained for 15 years due ...
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday called for an international conference to be held by mid-2018 to launch a new, wider Middle East peace process and pave the way to Palestinian statehood.
Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas Tuesday called for an international conference to be held by mid-2018 to pave the way for recognition of Palestinian statehood as part of a wider Middle East peace proc
DERBY, Kan. (AP) — Derby police are investigating the deaths of two men whose bodies were found inside a home. Police Chief Robert Lee says the bodies of 30- and 39-year-old men were discovered Mon