Recent World Headlines
US museum to keep 3,200-year-old mummy mask after government ends attempt to reclaim for Egypt
ST. LOUIS - A 3,200-year-old mummy mask at the centre of a years-long custody fight will stay at the St. Louis Art Museum now that the U.S. government is giving up its fight to reclaim it for Egypt.
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Jury awards ex-Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million in defamation suit over sniper memoir
ST. PAUL, Minn. - A jury has awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million in his lawsuit against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.
Israel hits symbols of Hamas power, Gaza power plant, scores killed
GAZA, Palestinian Territories - Israel on Tuesday unleashed its heaviest bombardment in a 3-week-old war against Hamas, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power plant.
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Recent National Headlines
Newmarket, Ont., family recovering after being stranded at sea for 17 hours
An Ontario family is recovering in Boston after spending the night at sea aboard a whale-watching boat that was stranded for 17 hours off the coast of Massachusetts.
B.C. cyclist says he made tourniquet from pants to survive after being shot
SURREY, B.C. - A cyclist who was shot during an overnight race in British Columbia says he fought to survive by turning his pants into a tourniquet as blood flowed from his arm.
Recent Business Headlines
Merck second-quarter profit more than doubles, tops forecast
A big one-time gain and a tax benefit helped drugmaker Merck & Co. more than double second-quarter profit, improve its profit forecast and top analysts' expectations.
Drugmaker Pfizer's 2nd quarter profit sinks 79 per cent but still beats analyst expectations
Pfizer's second-quarter earnings plunged 79 per cent from last year, when the world's second-largest drugmaker booked a $10 billion-plus gain from a business spinoff.
Recent Entertainment Headlines
Legal fallout begins for scrapped North American arena tour of 'Jesus Christ Superstar'
NEW YORK, N.Y. - The abrupt cancellation of this summer's North American arena tour of "Jesus Christ Superstar" is apparently not being forgiven.
Recent Health Headlines
Ontario pledges to push for review of mercury poisoning compensation board
TORONTO - Ontario will push for a review of a board that oversees compensation for residents of two First Nations still suffering health issues from mercury poisoning that occurred five decades ago, Aboriginal Affairs Minister David Zimmer said Tuesday.