Recent World Headlines
Arizona's McCain says execution of inmate was torture; lawmakers doubt changes will be made
TUCSON, Ariz. - U.S. Sen. John McCain says he believes the execution of an Arizona inmate that lasted two hours was torture.
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Hamas, Israel announce 12-hour lull but US-led efforts to broker longer truce stall
JERUSALEM - Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal and Israel's defence minister warned Israel might soon expand its Gaza ground operation "significantly."
Federal court upholds Florida law limiting doctors' discussions of guns with their patients
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A Florida law restricting what doctors can tell patients about gun ownership was deemed to be constitutional Friday by a federal appeals court, which said it legitimately regulates professional conduct and doesn't violate the doctors' First Amendment free speech rights.
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Recent National Headlines
5 Canadian citizens and 6 permanent residents among Air Algerie dead: group
MONTREAL - At least 11 people with ties to Quebec are among the victims of the Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali, an association representing Burkina Faso's Montreal community said Friday.
Rob Ford's 'Ford Fest' draws crowd of supporters, few protesters
TORONTO - A beaming Rob Ford shook hands, posed for pictures and signed autographs as his annual "Ford Fest" drew hundreds of supporters and a handful of protesters Friday night.
Recent Business Headlines
IKEA rapped for offering locked-out B.C. employees incentives to cross picket
RICHMOND, B.C. - The union representing locked-out workers at IKEA's flagship store in Richmond, B.C., says the provincial labour board has found the Swedish retail giant committed unfair labour practices.
California state senator Yee charged with racketeering in San Francisco Chinatown crime probe
SAN FRANCISCO - A federal grand jury on Friday charged a California state senator with more felonies in addition to the eight counts he already faced in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centred in San Francisco's Chinatown.
Recent Entertainment Headlines
'Hitman: Agent 47' trailer takes aim at Comic-Con for the first time
SAN DIEGO - The first trailer for "Hitman: Agent 47" was unloaded at Comic-Con.
Recent Health Headlines
Saskatchewan Health annual report says 195 critical incidents a record high
REGINA - Saskatchewan Health's annual report says 195 critical incidents were reported over the past fiscal year.