Latest News

An artist's rendering depicting what the surface of one of 7 recently discovered planets might look like.

U of S astronomer reacts to NASA planet discovery

By 650 CKOM February 23, 2017 - 10:08am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 10:15am

NASA's recent discovery of seven planets orbiting the same star could help the University of Saskatchewan.   The school's astronomy department has been engaged in a project...

Nearly $3 billion in federal spending approved for '16-17 to go unspent: PBO

By The Canadian Press February 23, 2017 - 9:55am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 10:15am

OTTAWA — The federal budget watchdog says nearly $3 billion in planned government spending that had been approved by Parliament will go unspent this fiscal year.

The ...

'24:Legacy' producers apologize for using Kenya attack video

By The Canadian Press February 23, 2017 - 9:53am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 10:15am

NAIROBI, Kenya — The executive producers of the new Fox series "24: Legacy" are apologizing for using footage from a terror attack at a Kenya mall that killed 67 people.

...

Police arrest 18 people in cross-border drugs and guns investigation

By The Canadian Press February 23, 2017 - 9:51am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 10:15am

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police say 18 people have been charged in a cross-border investigation into illegal guns and drugs, including the deadly opioid fentanyl....

SCOC to hear appeal involving policy advocate says discriminates against obese

By The Canadian Press February 23, 2017 - 9:50am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 10:15am

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has granted Delta Air Lines leave to appeal a ruling that found a Halifax passenger rights advocate should be able to stand up for obese...

Pakistani official: Explosion kills 8 in city of Lahore

By The Canadian Press February 23, 2017 - 9:46am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 10:15am

LAHORE, Pakistan — Explosives in a building under construction ignited Thursday, ripping through a market in an upscale neighbourhood in the eastern city of Lahore, killing...

Iranian woman facing deportation from Canada granted temporary residency

By The Canadian Press February 23, 2017 - 9:44am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 10:15am

MONTREAL — An Iranian woman threatened with expulsion from Canada next week has received a two-year residency permit.

The federal government granted the permit to...

US-backed Iraqi forces enter Mosul airport, military base

By The Canadian Press February 23, 2017 - 9:43am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 10:15am

BAGHDAD — Iraqi forces backed by the U.S.-led international coalition fought their way Thursday into a sprawling military base outside of Mosul and onto the grounds of the city...

Arkansas Supreme Court strikes city's LGBT protections

By The Canadian Press February 23, 2017 - 9:36am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 10:00am

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a city's ordinance banning discrimination based on a person's sexual orientation or gender identity, but...

Claims for US jobless benefits tick up, level still healthy

By The Canadian Press February 23, 2017 - 9:32am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 10:00am

WASHINGTON — More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but claims remained at a low level consistent with a healthy job market.

THE NUMBERS: The Labor...

Some San Jose residents return to waterlogged homes

By The Canadian Press February 23, 2017 - 9:25am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 9:45am

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Some residents returned home to sort through waterlogged furniture, toys and clothing after being abruptly evacuated when a surging creek carrying engine...

Conservative activist O'Keefe posts tapes targeting CNN

By The Canadian Press February 23, 2017 - 9:23am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 9:45am

NEW YORK — Conservative activist James O'Keefe has released what he says are 119 hours of raw audio secretly recorded inside CNN's Atlanta headquarters in 2009.

The...

Pages