Recent World Headlines
Air Algerie jet crashes in rainstorm; 116 people on board, including 5 Canadians
OUAGADOUGO, Burkina Faso - An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people — including five Canadians — crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, and its wreckage was found near the border of neighbouring Burkina Faso. It was the third major international aviation disaster in a week.
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Jury to reconvene for 4th day of deliberations in ex-Minnesota Gov. Ventura's defamation suit
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The trial in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit will enter its fourth day of deliberations Friday.
During 2 hours inmate was dying, lawyers and judges debated whether he was in pain
FLORENCE, Ariz. - The nearly two-hour execution of a convicted murderer prompted a series of phone calls involving the governor's office, the prison director, lawyers and judges as the inmate gasped for more than 90 minutes.
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Recent National Headlines
Arctic oil spills likely to spread across borders: study
New research suggests that any type of significant oil spill in Canada's western Arctic would likely spread quickly and foul oceans around Alaska and possibly as far west as Russia.
Court declares self-abusing female prisoner is not a dangerous offender
SASKATOON - A self-abusing woman who racked up 17 assault charges for attacks on guards and medical staff at Saskatoon's Regional Psychiatric Centre won't be declared a dangerous offender.
Recent Business Headlines
GM in China recalls Cadillac SUVs and Chevrolet Camaros to replace defective seat bolts
BEIJING, China - General Motors Co. and its main Chinese partner are recalling nearly 20,000 imported Cadillac SRX sport utility vehicles and Chevrolet Camaros to replace defective seat bolts.
Canadian and Chinese companies partner to build nuclear reactors in Romania
VANCOUVER - A Canadian company is partnering with a Chinese firm in anticipation of building two more nuclear reactors in Romania that could be worth $1.5 billion for Canada's economy.
Recent Entertainment Headlines
Person close to situation: Bon Jovi group studied Toronto sites; to meet with NY developers
BUFFALO, N.Y. - A Buffalo Bills prospective ownership group that includes rocker Jon Bon Jovi has conducted a feasibility study into buying the NFL franchise and building a stadium in Toronto, a person close to the situation said.
Recent Health Headlines
Vancouver street youth face 'alarmingly' high risk of hepatitis C: study
VANCOUVER - Vancouver street youth face an alarmingly high risk of hepatitis C infection because of a high incidence of injection drug use, according to a new study published in the British Medical Journal.