Crossings reduced ‘substantially’, but pledged Voluntary Humanitarian Admission Scheme not yet activated, EU report says
The crash on November 28 wiped out most of the Chapecoense football team from Brazil, which was flying to Colombia to play in a big match.
OAKLAND, Calif. - A well-known visual projection artist who toured the globe was among the 36 people killed in a fire that engulfed a dance party inside an Oakland warehouse.
Federal officials invest
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is proposing that airlines be allowed to permit their passengers to make phone calls during flights using Wi-Fi despite complaints from flight attendants and others t
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — As the San Francisco Bay Area’s artists grieve the loss of life from a deadly warehouse fire in Oakland that killed 36 people, they are also bracing for a possible city c
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Three days after a deadly shooting rocked New Mexico’s largest city, police finally released the names Thursday of the three children who died inside their Albuquerque
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi handpicked a trusted bureaucrat, little known outside India's financial circles, to spearhead a radical move to abolish 86 percent of the country's c
BARCELONA — Zinedine Zidane is one match away from coaching Real Madrid to a new unbeaten record.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The likelihood that young adults will earn more than their parents has plummeted in recent decades, a study has found, fueling concerns that the American dream of steady upward mobi
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court struck down a law Thursday that denies bail to criminal defendants who cannot prove they are legally present in the U.S. The unanimous decision c
Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash has a complicated history with the Kyiv Post, Ukraine’s most-read English language newspaper. The gas tycoon accused the newspaper of libel in London’s High Court, bu
Editor’s Note: The following article is part of the Ukraine Oligarch Watch series of reports supported by Objective Investigative Reporting Program, a MYMEDIA project funded by the Danish government.
AMERICUS, Ga. (AP) — Officials: Second Georgia police officer dies after being shot by domestic dispute suspect.
OTTAWA - The first Canadian to walk in space is joining those in the United States who are saluting U.S. space hero John Glenn, who died Thursday at the age of 95.
Retired Canadian astronaut Chris Ha
NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Puzder, who heads the company that owns Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, was tapped Thursday to head the Labor Department by President-elect Donald Trump. Puzder has been o
CALGARY - The Calgary Zoo said Thursday that seven of its Humboldt penguins drowned in their holding area. Here are some other animal deaths at the zoo:
February 2016: Two staff members are disciplin
WASHINGTON - President-elect Donald Trump plans to add another wealthy business person and elite donor to his Cabinet, saying he would nominate fast-food executive Andrew Puzder as labour secretary.
Losing two of Canada's wartime prime ministers from the country's $50 and $100 bills won't be a step backwards for a country that has plenty to learn about itself, a pair of leading history buffs say.
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC says that it is shutting down its Breaking News digital service, which provided bulletins on stories through Twitter, a website and its own app. The network said Thursday that the
WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea now has the capability to launch a nuclear weapon, a senior U.S. military official said Thursday, adding that while the U.S. believes Pyongyang can mount a warhead on a
CALGARY - The Calgary Zoo says seven of its Humboldt penguins drowned in their holding area.
Jamie Dorgan, director of animal care, says an investigation has begun to try to figure out what happened.
Quebec has committed to providing loan guarantees to companies adversely affected by the softwood lumber dispute with the United States, even if the federal government doesn't come on board.
Turkey is sending 300 more troops to northern Syria to reinforce an operation aimed at pushing Islamic State fighters away from its southern border
OTTAWA - Civil rights pioneer Viola Desmond will be the face on the $10 bill when a new series of banknotes begins circulating in 2018. Here's a look at how that came to be:
— Last January, Finance M
Russia claims the Syrian army has suspended combat operations in Aleppo to allow for the evacuation of civilians from besieged rebel-held neighbourhoods - but residents and fighters are reporting no l
GENEVA. – Airlines said yesterday a UN warning mechanism designed to avoid a repeat of the 2014 downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine is “useless” and called for urgent new ways of detect
LONDON. – Britain’s Supreme Court will decide as quickly as possible whether Prime Minister Theresa May can trigger Britain’s exit from the European Union by the end of March without parliament’
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he’s looking forward to hosting Joe Biden as the vice president’s tribute tour moves north. The outgoing vice president
OTTAWA - An Ontario First Nation has filed a lawsuit seeking aboriginal title over much of downtown Ottawa, including Parliament Hill.
"The Algonquin Anishinabe Nation has never surrendered its title
Former astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95.
After a quiet start, major U.S. stock indexes again set all-time highs Thursday afternoon as the market built on a surge the previous day. Banks continued to lead the way as bond yields jumped, and s
OTTAWA - The federal public safety minister is keeping the door open to the idea of Canada's spy agency crunching potentially sensitive data about innocent people.
Ralph Goodale tells MPs at a House
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer plans to call U.S. President-elect Donald Trump next week as Brazil looks for business opportunities that could open up if Trump follows through o
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — As he sat down for an interview with Time magazine for his “person of the year” profile, Donald Trump explained his tough view on illegal immigration by retrieving a