Recent World Headlines
Survivalist wanted in deadly trooper ambush caught; prosecutors to seek death penalty
LORDS VALLEY, Pa. - A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, made his first court appearance Friday after he was captured by U.S. marshals near an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a seven-week manhunt that had rattled the nerves of area residents.
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Violent protests push longtime Burkina Faso president from power; army general takes over
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending the 27-year reign of one of Africa's longest-serving rulers.
Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda says he's ready for windy Chicago skyscraper crossings
CHICAGO - With Chicago's chilling winds howling in the background, tightrope walker Nik Wallenda declared Friday he's ready to attempt two back-to-back skyscraper crossings, one of them blindfolded.
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Recent National Headlines
Harper urged to press China for release of jailed pro-democracy advocate
OTTAWA - It was business as usual Friday at the prime minister's Langevin Block office, where Stephen Harper smiled and chatted with the Chinese ambassador to Canada before confirming plans for his third official visit to China next week.
'We continued to believe Jian,' CBC says; 'graphic' evidence changed that
TORONTO - The emergence of "graphic" evidence that its former star radio host Jian Ghomeshi had caused physical injury to a person is what prompted the CBC to fire him, the broadcaster said Friday.
Recent Business Headlines
TransForce yet to close Contrans acquisition, but looking to shed truck business
MONTREAL - TransForce has yet to close the acquisition of Ontario-based Contrans, but Canada's largest trucking and logistics companies is already considering spinning off its truckload operations as early as next year, likely followed by its waste division.
Former Calgary Stampeders offensive lineman John Forzani dies at 67
CALGARY - Calgary lost a prominent businessman while the Stampeders lost a former offensive lineman. But John Hufnagel lost a friend.
Recent Entertainment Headlines
Widow says Stanley Kubrick a perfectionist as TIFF exhibit on director opens
TORONTO - Stanley Kubrick was a perfectionist who cared fiercely about every detail in his films, says his widow as a new exhibit chronicling his life's work opens in Toronto.
Recent Health Headlines
Canada won't issue visas to residents of countries with widespread Ebola
TORONTO - Canada is following in Australia's footsteps and has closed its doors, effectively immediately, to people from the West African countries battling Ebola.