The Canadian Press

CIA chief: Intel leaks on the rise, cites leaker 'worship'

By The Canadian Press June 24, 2017 - 5:55pm Updated: June 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

WASHINGTON — CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he thinks disclosure of America's secret intelligence is on the rise, fueled partly by the "worship" of leakers like Edward Snowden...

Al Capone song, pocket watch fetch over $100K at auction

By The Canadian Press June 24, 2017 - 4:56pm Updated: June 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

BOSTON — Artifacts connected to some of the nation's most notorious gangsters sold for more than $100,000 at auction Saturday.

A diamond pocket watch that belonged to Al...

Canada rues missed opportunities in tie with U.S. in Rugby World Cup qualifier

By The Canadian Press June 24, 2017 - 4:32pm Updated: June 24, 2017 - 4:45pm

HAMILTON — Canada heads into the return leg of its Rugby World Cup qualifier with the U.S. on even terms but rueing missed opportunities after a wild and woolly 28-28 tie...

Vargas earns 11th win as Royals top Blue Jays 3-2

By The Canadian Press June 24, 2017 - 4:18pm Updated: June 24, 2017 - 4:30pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jason Vargas missed most of last season after having elbow surgery in 2015. This year he is a candidate to be the AL All-Star Game starter.

Vargas...

Now in Washington, Melania Trump still no social butterfly

By The Canadian Press June 24, 2017 - 3:35pm Updated: June 24, 2017 - 4:00pm

WASHINGTON — Two weeks into her new life as a full-time Washingtonian, Melania Trump is staying true to her reputation as more homebody than social butterfly.

Not that...

Yemen to probe alleged interrogation abuses by UAE, US

By The Canadian Press June 24, 2017 - 3:23pm Updated: June 24, 2017 - 4:00pm

SANAA, Yemen — Yemen's internationally-recognized government on Saturday ordered the creation of a committee to investigate allegations of human rights violations, following...

UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user accounts

By The Canadian Press June 24, 2017 - 2:32pm Updated: June 24, 2017 - 3:00pm

LONDON — British officials were investigating a cyberattack Saturday on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts...

Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna reveals struggles with anxiety off the field

By The Canadian Press June 24, 2017 - 2:17pm Updated: June 24, 2017 - 3:00pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna says that ongoing issues with anxiety kept him out of Friday's 5-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals.

Osuna spoke through...

UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding

By The Canadian Press June 24, 2017 - 2:13pm Updated: June 25, 2017 - 10:30am

LONDON — Britain's fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities said 34 high-rise apartment blocks across the country had cladding that failed fire safety...

Syria releases hundreds of detainees ahead of Eid

By The Canadian Press June 24, 2017 - 2:03pm Updated: June 24, 2017 - 2:30pm

DAMASCUS, Syria — The Syrian government released Saturday hundreds of detainees including some who backed the insurgency against President Bashar Assad on the eve of a major...

After missing most of 2016 with knee injury, Green anxious for Argos debut

By The Canadian Press June 24, 2017 - 1:44pm Updated: June 24, 2017 - 3:00pm

TORONTO — It's been a long road back for S.J. Green.

The veteran receiver will make his Toronto debut Sunday afternoon when the Argonauts host the arch-rival Hamilton...

Professor to student mom: Just bring your baby to class

By The Canadian Press June 24, 2017 - 1:32pm Updated: June 24, 2017 - 2:00pm

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A professor in Tennessee has a solution for a student who missed class after she couldn't find someone to babysit her 3-year-old girl: Just bring the child...

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