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Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt attack

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 11:12am Updated: May 27, 2017 - 11:45am

MINYA, Egypt — The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus carrying Christians on their way to a remote desert monastery south of the...

Supreme Court travel ban case could test Trump's reach

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 11:11am Updated: May 27, 2017 - 11:45am

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court may soon decide how courts are supposed to view presidential power in the age of Donald Trump.

The administration has promised a high...

What if US quits climate deal? Doesn't look good for Earth

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 11:10am Updated: May 27, 2017 - 11:45am

WASHINGTON — Earth is likely to reach more dangerous levels of warming even sooner if the U.S. retreats from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution, scientists said. That's...

Syrian army, allied militia gain ground against IS

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 11:09am Updated: May 27, 2017 - 11:30am

BEIRUT — Syrian troops and allied militia have pushed back Islamic State militants and U.S-backed opposition fighters, gaining control of a large swath of territory in the...

Drug gangs take aim at police officers amid coca crackdown

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 10:33am Updated: May 27, 2017 - 11:00am

BOGOTA — With a shot to the chest, Alejandro Caro fell from his motorbike while on patrol in a small town in northern Colombia, another victim of criminal gangs who have killed...

Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 9:53am Updated: May 27, 2017 - 10:15am

TAORMINA, Italy — Seven wealthy democracies ended their summit Saturday in Italy without unanimous agreement on climate change, as the Trump administration plans to take more...

The Latest: BA cancels all flights from Heathrow, Gatwick

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 9:47am Updated: May 27, 2017 - 10:15am

LONDON — The Latest on British Airways flight stalled by IT failure (all times local):

4:40 p.m.

British Airways says it is cancelling all of its flights from...

Pope: More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 9:32am Updated: May 27, 2017 - 10:00am

GENOA, Italy — Pope Francis prayed Saturday for the Coptic Christians killed a day earlier in Egypt by Islamic extremists, saying that there are more Christian martyrs today...

Spanish PM warns Catalan businesses of danger of secession

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 9:31am Updated: May 27, 2017 - 10:00am

BARCELONA, Spain — Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy warned Catalan business leaders on Saturday of "terrible economic consequences" if separatists win independence for the...

Not exactly Cannes, this film fest is Fargo - with drones

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 9:30am Updated: May 27, 2017 - 10:00am

FARGO, N.D. — Spencer Kuhlman was playing junior hockey in Canada when a knee injury wiped out his hopes of playing in college. With time on his hands, Kuhlman turned to...

Trump's budget renews debate on Arctic refuge oil drilling

By The Canadian Press May 27, 2017 - 9:28am Updated: May 27, 2017 - 10:00am

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — President Donald Trump's plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife...

A 16-year-old boy has non-life threatening injuries after being assaulted with a machete near the Broadway Bridge May 26, 2017.

Police investigate Saskatoon machete assault

By 650 CKOM May 27, 2017 - 8:28am Updated: May 27, 2017 - 8:30am

Saskatoon police are investigating an assault with a machete near the Broadway Bridge late Friday night.

According to police, it happened around 11 p.m. and a 16-year-...

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