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 2019-04-25 07:12 

National Post

Rockets advance, wait to see if they'll get shot at Warriors...

HOUSTON — Minutes after the Houston Rockets eliminated the Utah Jazz to advance to the Western Conference semifinals for the third straight season they were already looking ahead to the possibility of getting another shot at the Golden State Warrior...

 2019-04-25 07:07 

CBC

Putin, Kim discuss how to break North Korean nuclear standoff...

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said Thursday they had good talks about their joint efforts to resolve a standoff over Pyongyang's nuclear program, amid stalled negotiations with the United States....

 2019-04-25 07:06 

CTV News

Texas executes man for 1998 dragging death...

An avowed racist who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crimes in U.S. history was executed Wednesday in Texas for the dragging death of a black man....

 2019-04-25 07:00 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

B.C.-based NTRL Vodka apologizes for sharing photo of teen holding alcohol...

NTRL Vodka, the Delta-made adult beverage brand is apologizing after it shared a photo of a 16-year-old male teenager holding its product on Instagram....

 2019-04-25 06:47 

CTV News

Substitute John Morris leads John Shuster rink past Brad Jacobs at Champions Cup...

Spare John Morris skipped John Shuster's rink to a 7-6 extra-end victory over Brad Jacobs in Wednesday night's draw at the Champions Cup....

 2019-04-25 06:36 

Global News

'Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker' convicted of 1st-degree murder in N.J. man's death...

Caleb...

 2019-04-25 06:17 

CTV News

Polish leader says LGBT rights an import that threatens nation...

The chairman of Poland's conservative ruling party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has called the LGBT rights movement a foreign import that threatens the Polish nation....

 2019-04-25 06:17 

CTV News

Polish leader: LGBT rights an import that threatens nation...

The chairman of Poland's conservative ruling party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has called the LGBT rights movement a foreign import that threatens the Polish nation....

 2019-04-25 06:14 

CTV News

Tiger attacks founder of Arizona non-profit animal rescue...

A Bengal tiger has attacked a non-profit animal rescue's founder in northwestern Arizona and will not be put down after the man said it was his fault....

 2019-04-25 06:12 

Global News

R. Kelly didn't show up for a civil case alleging sexual abuse, so a judge ruled against him...

The case against R. Kelly was filed one day before the singer was arrested on 10 charges of sexual abuse....

 2019-04-25 06:09 

Global News

WHL Roundup: Wednesday, April 24, 2019...

SPOKANE, Wash. - Dawson Holt scored 7:07 into overtime as the Vancouver Giants beat the Spokane Chiefs 4-3 on Wednesday in Western Hockey League playoff action....

 2019-04-25 06:07 

CTV News

Sri Lanka bans drones, looks for bombs 4 days after attack...

Sri Lanka banned drones and unmanned aircraft and set off more controlled detonations of suspicious items Thursday four days after suicide bombing attacks killed more than 350 people in and around the capital of Colombo....

 2019-04-25 06:05 

CTV News

Hand-carved mahjong tiles are a dying craft in Hong Kong...

Played at Lunar New Year and other gatherings, mahjong has become a symbol of friendship and family bonds but it's a dying craft in an era of mass-produced tiles for the table-top game, popular in southern China, Hong Kong and Taiwan....

 2019-04-25 05:49 

National Post

Hand-carved mahjong tiles are a dying craft in Hong Kong...

HONG KONG — Just opposite the entrance to a neon-lit night market, one of Hong Kong's few remaining carvers of mahjong tiles engraves the two Chinese characters for the number 8,000 on a piece of acrylic. With a knife in his right hand, Cheung S...

 2019-04-25 05:45 

National Post

Yankees rally from 5 runs down for 6-5 win over Angels...

ANAHEIM, Calif. — DJ LeMahieu singled home Tyler Wade with the tiebreaking run in the ninth, and the New York Yankees rallied from a five-run deficit for their sixth consecutive victory, 6-5 over the hapless Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night. Wa...

 2019-04-25 05:34 

Global News

Sri Lankan authorities bring in more people — including foreigners — for questioning after bombings...

Sri Lankan police said an Egyptian and several Pakistanis were among those detained overnight, although there was no immediate suggestion they had direct links to the attacks....

 2019-04-25 05:33 

National Post

The Latest: Colombo businesses advise staff to stay indoors...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — The Latest on the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Businesses in Colombo are advising staff to stay indoors until 2 p.m. because of a possible security threat and an ongoing search operation in the capit...

 2019-04-25 05:33 

The Globe and Mail

Putin hosts Kim for talks on North Korean nuclear program...

Russian summit comes in the wake of stalled discussions between Pyongyang and Washington...

 2019-04-25 05:26 

National Post

Lou Williams, Clippers force Game 6 against champ Warriors...

OAKLAND, Calif. — Lou Williams hit a fadeaway jumper with 1:29 left and finished with 33 points and 10 assists, the Warriors uncharacteristically clanked shots much of the second half and couldn't make key stops, and the Los Angeles Clippers sen...

 2019-04-25 05:26 

CTV News

Pomeranz pitches gem, Sandoval homers, Giants blank Blue Jays for sweep...

Pablo Sandoval tagged his former Red Sox teammate with a home run to help lead the San Francisco Giants in a 4-0 win against the Toronto Blue Jays....

 2019-04-25 05:24 

CBC

Putin hosts Kim for talks on North Korean nuclear standoff...

Russian President Vladimir Putin sat down for talks Thursday with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, saying the summit should help plan joint efforts to resolve a standoff over Pyongyang's nuclear program....

 2019-04-25 05:23 

CTV News

Possible US$5B Facebook fine echoes European tech penalties...

The possibility of a $5 billion federal privacy fine for Facebook suggests that U.S. regulators may be taking a cue from the large penalties their European counterparts have been handing out to U.S. technology giants....

 2019-04-25 05:21 

CTV News

Hurricanes stun defending champion Capitals in 2OT in Game 7...

Jordan Staal tied it in the third period, Brock McGinn scored in the second overtime and the Carolina Hurricanes stormed back to stun the Washington Capitals 4-3 in Game 7 on Wednesday night to eliminate the defending Stanley Cup champions....

 2019-04-25 05:18 

National Post

Sri Lanka bans drones, looks for bombs 4 days after attack...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka banned drones and unmanned aircraft and set off more controlled detonations of suspicious items Thursday four days after suicide bombing attacks killed more than 350 people in and around the capital of Colombo. Sri Lan...

 2019-04-25 05:15 

CTV News

Woods says he'll play new PGA Tour event in Japan...

Masters champion Tiger Woods is adding to his international travels at the end of this year, announcing Wednesday night that he will compete in Japan for the first time in 13 years at the new Zozo Championship....

 2019-04-25 05:11 

National Post

Spurs seeking a Game 7; Nuggets look to advance...

San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich goes to the playoffs every season. And he usually sticks around for a while. The Spurs have never gone back-to-back years without a trip to the second round of the playoffs during the Popovich era. But the Denver Nuggets a...

 2019-04-25 05:06 

National Post

Florida officer to be sentenced for killing black motorist...

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — For the first time in nearly 30 years, a Florida police officer is set to be sentenced to prison Thursday for an on-duty fatal shooting — and he could be going away for life. Former Palm Beach Gardens officer Nouman Raj...

 2019-04-25 05:00 

The Globe and Mail

Hurricanes upset defending-champion Capitals in 2OT in Game 7...

Brock McGinn was the hero with a goal 11:05 into the second extra period...

 2019-04-25 04:59 

CTV News

11 die as elevator cable snaps at work site in north China...

Eleven workers were killed and two seriously injured Thursday when an elevator at a construction site in northern China fell due to snapped cable, state media reported....

 2019-04-25 04:57 

CTV News

Nova Scotia gets $4.7-million to target gun violence, human trafficking...

Nova Scotia is getting $4.7-million over five years in federal funding to help address crime, including gun and gang violence and a growing human trafficking problem....

 2019-04-25 04:55 

Global News

Low-income housing project proposed in Terwillegar area...

A proposal for a low-income housing project in the Terwillegar area was presented to community members at an open house in the southwest Edmonton neighbourhood Wednesday night....

 2019-04-25 04:53 

Global News

Sri Lankan investigate blast on empty land, days after bombings that killed 359 people; no casualties...

Sri Lankan police say there were no casualties....

 2019-04-25 04:53 

National Post

Dallas expands powers of police oversight board...

DALLAS — The Dallas City Council has expanded the powers of the independent panel that oversees city police and hears complaints about officer misconduct. Council members voted unanimously Wednesday to give the newly renamed Community Police Oversig...

 2019-04-25 04:53 

National Post

Sounders rally from two goals down, tie Earthquakes 2-2...

SEATTLE — Kelvin Leerdam and Harry Shipp scored in a two-minute span midway through the second half as the Seattle Sounders rallied from a two-goal deficit to tie the San Jose Earthquakes 2-2 Wednesday night. Shea Salinas scored in the 34th and 53rd...

 2019-04-25 04:51 

CTV News

'Children of a Lesser God' writer Mark Medoff dies at 79...

Mark Medoff, a provocative playwright whose...

 2019-04-25 04:48 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

'Boom, right in the crotch:' Winnipeg officer says colleague pointed gun at her...

A female Winnipeg police officer testified Wednesday that a male colleague pointed a shotgun at her groin and said, "Boom, right in the crotch."...

 2019-04-25 04:44 

National Post

Daily horoscope for Thursday, April 25, 2019...

Avoid shopping or important decisions after 3:30 PM EDT today (12:30 PM PDT). The Moon is in Capricorn...

 2019-04-25 04:44 

CTV News

Wealthy stock trader convicted in man's death in bunker fire...

A jury convicted a wealthy stock trader of second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter Wednesday in the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for an underground nuclear bunker beneath his Maryland home....

 2019-04-25 04:43 

Global News

Osoyoos Oyster Fest prepares to shuck 10,000 shellfish...

It may not be a food that grows in the Okanagan, but some believe local wine is perfect for oysters....

 2019-04-25 04:38 

CBC

Putin lends Kim support for ending nuclear standoff...

President Vladimir Putin has opened his talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, saying that Russia would like to help support efforts to resolve the North Korean nuclear standoff....

 2019-04-25 04:36 

CTV News

'Avengers: Endgame' poised to topple box-office records...

By any measure, the release of...

 2019-04-25 04:35 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

Is Jeopardy phenom James Holzhauer bad for the game? 2 former Canadian champs buzz in...

Holzhauer has won big in more than a dozen victories, but many fans don't like his approach to the game — selecting clues from the bottom up in the hopes of finding Daily Doubles and making aggressive wagers when he finds them....

 2019-04-25 04:33 

Global News

B.C. strikes deal with Ottawa to keep funding BC Bus North on routes that Greyhound abandoned...

The deal ensures that BC Bus North will keep operating on an interim basis until September as the details are worked out....

 2019-04-25 04:32 

Global News

Metro Vancouver mayors want Massey Tunnel replacement sooner than estimated...

A group of Metro Vancouver mayors have sent a letter to B.C. Premier John Horgan suggesting a completion date for the project as early as 2025....

 2019-04-25 04:32 

CTV News

Dance studio owner in dispute with Burton Cummings fined for noise ticket...

The owner of a dance fitness studio who was embroiled in a loud music dispute with Canadian rock legend Burton Cummings has pleaded guilty to a noise bylaw ticket....

 2019-04-25 04:30 

Global News

University of Calgary mourns Dinos basketball player killed in canoeing accident...

Andrew Milner, 19, a University of Calgary Dinos men's basketball player, died Tuesday in a canoeing accident in B.C....

 2019-04-25 04:30 

Toronto Sun

Letters to the Editor for Thursday, April 25...

MINOR ADJUSTMENT It's time to bring in Sheldon Keefe to coach the Leafs. He has a great relationship with Dubas and can relate to our young talent. They all won the Calder Cup together. Babcock los......

 2019-04-25 04:26 

CBC

Despite series loss, Ovechkin does it all in 1st-round battle against Canes...

There's lots of talk that Alex Ovechkin can break Wayne Gretzky's goal-scoring record, but he looked more like Gordie Howe in Washington's first-round series against the Carolina Hurricanes....

 2019-04-25 04:15 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

RCMP investigating 'disturbing' Facebook comment about Vaisakhi...

Surrey RCMP are investigating after a "disturbing" Facebook comment was made on a news story regarding Vaisakhi....

 2019-04-25 04:12 

Vancouver Sun

REAL SCOOP: CEO of criminal encryption company hid $80 million...

Richmond resident Vincent Ramos's underworld nicknames were "CEO" and "Business." He was so successful in providing encrypted BlackBerries and other electronic devices......

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