Recent World Headlines
Head of Syria's al-Qaida branch says it does not plan to attack the West
BEIRUT - Al-Qaida's branch in Syria has no plans to attack the West but warns of retaliation if U.S.-led airstrikes continue to target its fighters, the leader of the group said in an interview with an Arab TV station.
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New report says women seek sisterhood in Islamic State group - not just jihadi marriage
LONDON - The notion that young women are travelling to Syria solely to become "jihadi brides" is simplistic and hinders efforts to prevent other girls from being radicalized, new research suggests.
US businessman donates $20K to replace 'Scary Lucy' statue in star's NY hometown
CELORON, N.Y. - A businessman has donated $20,000 to replace an infamous statue of comedian Lucille Ball that's located in her western New York state hometown.
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Recent National Headlines
Alleged Nazi war criminal dies in Quebec
MONTREAL - A Quebec man who was suspected of being a Nazi war criminal and being involved in a massacre in 1943 has died, his lawyer said Thursday.
Union leader unsure of plan to put RCMP in charge of Parliament Hill security
OTTAWA - It was House of Commons security personnel who wounded and ultimately killed Michael Zehaf Bibeau, the gunman who ran past the Mounties and into the Parliamentary Buildings last October.
Recent Business Headlines
Dorel hopes to cycle its way to growth by raising bike prices, adding new lines
MONTREAL - Bicycling enthusiasts around the world are facing higher prices as manufacturers adjust to a stronger U.S. dollar and introduce new lines of more expensive rides this summer, bike maker Dorel Industries said Thursday.
Public Works minister Finley touts pre-election military purchases
OTTAWA - Public Works Minister Diane Finley used a speech to defence industry insiders Thursday to tout the Conservative government's recent record of military purchases in the months before an expected fall federal election.
Recent Entertainment Headlines
Hulu pulls '19 Kids and Counting' from its lineup following allegations against Josh Duggar
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Hulu has pulled the reality series "19 Kids and Counting" from its lineup, following reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar, stemming from when he was a juvenile.
Recent Health Headlines
Conservatives remove federal tax on feminine hygiene products as of July 1
OTTAWA - The federal portion of the tax on feminine hygiene products will be removed as of July 1.