LUMBERTON - A Lumberton man traded gunfire with three men who forced their way into his home, robbed the family, tried to rape his granddaughter and stole his car Monday, Robeson County authorities said.
Jihadists lauded the attacks in Canada that took the lives of two soldiers, posting celebratory wishes on Twitter and encouraging more destruction
A student opened fire in the cafeteria of a Washington high school on Friday, killing one person, wounding at least four others and spreading panic among students who scrambled across fields and parking lots to safety, police and hospital officials said.
Two military aircraft are leaving 14 Wing Greenwood Friday night to join the mission against ISIS.
A Federal Court ruling means Omar Khadr can significantly expand his $20-million civil lawsuit in which he accuses Ottawa of complicity in what he claims was his torture at the hands of the Americans.
Man who attacked police officers with axe in New York City on Thursday had Islamic "extremist leanings", according to SITE monitoring group
It appears the vandalism sparked reaction from many in Cold Lake, by 1:30 Friday afternoon, a number of Cold Lake residents had converged on the mosque, in an effort to clean up the spray paint.
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There's one key item missing from the mammoth omnibus budget bill introduced by the government earlier this week: A controversial proposal that had reportedly been in the works to amend the Copyright Act to give a politician or party the power to use vide
Spending the day sitting at your desk and the evening in front of the TV? You could be hurting your health and costing the economy a lot of money, according to a new study.
Vandals have defaced a mosque in Cold Lake, Alta., smashing its windows and spray-painting the building with a racist message.
The U.S. Coast Guard says a barge, owned by Northern Transportation Company Ltd., carrying diesel on its way to Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T., broke away from its tugboat Monday during a severe storm.
Ottawa and Quebec Muslim converts followed several radical preachers on Twitter, including Choudary.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Packets of an unidentified yellow powder were sent to the Canadian, U.S., Belgian and German consulates in Istanbul on Friday, prompting security alerts following two militant attacks
Michael Zehaf-Bibeau was a familiar face in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside
United Nations human rights experts described Detroit’s mass water shut-offs as “a man-made perfect storm” Monday and called on city officials to restore water to people unable to pay, including those with disabilities or chronic illnesses.
Image: Hendo Hoverboards This hoverboard looks like the real deal - unlike the recent fake hoverboard. Although I'm not exactly sure how the Hendo Hoverbo works, I have a pretty good guess.
Ryan Miller made 31 saves in his return to St. Louis and the Vancouver Canucks scored three times in the third period to beat the Blues 4-1 on Thursday night. Nick Bonino, Linden Vey and Jannik Hansen all scored in the third period to help the Canucks (4-
RCMP have revealed dramatic security video footage from Parliament Hill showing the moments before and after a gunman fatally shot a soldier from behind at the National War Memorial and then stormed Centre Block carrying a high-powered firearm.
Two members of the Squamish Nation's elected council have been stripped of their authority over financial matters after an independent investigation revealed a significant portion of $1.5 million from the band's "emergency fund" was not properly accounted
More than 3,000 students at University of North Carolina took fake classes as
part of a program that allowed many to remain eligible to play sports
Though surely a hero, Kevin Vickers was not the only person to display exceptional bravery amid the fear and uncertainty of the attack. Some of their names are unknown, but their courage will not go unappreciated.
Honda Motor Co. took the rare step of imposing pay cuts on its president and 12 other executives after the fifth recall in a year of its new Fit hybrid model.
VANCOUVER — With fangs and the first sawlike teeth on Earth, the biggest predator in the swamps of the early Permian Period ate anything it wanted.
The German U-boat U-576 sank with all hands aboard on July 14, 1942 after attacking a U.S. convoy off the coast of North Carolina
The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in downtown Ottawa yesterday had been staying at the Ottawa Mission homeless shelter in recent days, residents there say.
The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial then storming Parliament before being shot dead says she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son.
Multi drug-resistant tuberculosis remains at crisis levels, with about 480,000 new cases this year, and various forms of lung disease killed about 1.5 million people in 2013, World Health Organization says.
The moon will take a bite out of the sun this afternoon during a partial solar eclipse that will be visible across much of Canada, but not in Atlantic Canada.
Kevin Vickers was different. Most high-ranking cops, at least to native eyes, would come rolling into Burnt Church, N.B., with two or three other officers in tow, looking and acting like what they were: outsiders.
But not RCMP Inspector Vickers.
Beginning next year, the use of cigarettes, cigars or pipes will no longer be permitted in the company’s offices, conference rooms and elevators.
A woman in her 20s has died the morning after she was savagely beaten on a bike path in Longueuil, Que.
The RCMP say there was little they could have done to prevent Martin Couture-Rouleau from targeting two soldiers in Quebec, despite their monitoring of his activities, his recent arrest, and subsequent attempts to de-radicalize him.
After a soldier in Ottawa was shot and Parliament Hill was attacked by at least one gunman, members of the military and their families are reacting to the news.
The remains of the two-story temple also contain fragments of humanlike figurines and animal bones.
Metro Vancouver's first big windstorm of the fall knocked down trees and power lines throughout the region on Tuesday night, cutting power to 80,000 BC Hydro customers.
Companies will soon have to get consent before installing a program on a person's computer if the software has the ability to covertly send electronic messages or has other functionality outlined in the legislation.
Thousands of remote starters in Canadian vehicles have been recalled because they could cause the vehicle to shut down suddenly without notice, but there is no way of notifying consumers who may be affected.
Multiple shots have been fired at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, just steps from the nation's parliament.
The Ben Bradlee of legend was born in 1976 on the big screen, in the Watergate movie All the President's Men. It told the story of how two investigative reporters, working for Bradlee at The Washington Post, brought down the president of the United States
A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again following a pioneering therapy which involved transplanting cells from his nose into his severed spinal cord.
Environment Canada has issued a warning that strong, potentially damaging winds could develop later this evening.
Whale researchers believe the first baby Southern resident orca born in the Salish Sea in two years has died.
She's well known for transforming her appearance for movie roles. But off-screen Renee Zellweger displayed an astonishingly different look on Monday.
Like a lot of great discoveries, Varsha Jayasankar's foray into how to kill superbugs with an extract from Indian food started completely by chance.
Two elephants, including a female, were electrocuted in West Bengal's Darjeeling district Saturday, an official said.
Rochdale minicab firm Car 2000 is offering the choice after two taxi drivers of Pakistani origin were jailed for their part in the sex trafficking and rape of young white girls in the town.
DeHart is an American who believes the U.S. is pursuing sham child-porn charges against him as cover for a national security investigation
The San Francisco Giants dominated James Shields and the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, takeing Game 1 of the World Series 7-1.
Canada's Sports Hall of Fame will officially induct the Class of 2014 on Wednesday in Toronto. They include Olympic figure-skating sweetheart Elizabeth Manley, and ski pioneer Sarah Burke, among others.
On Thursday, most of North America will have prime viewing of a partial solar eclipse. The new moon will hide part of the sun from view. The eclipse will unfold slowly following its start near the Kamchatka Peninsula in far eastern Russia.
The remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo pounded the U.K. today with winds over 100 km/h, leaving one London woman dead after she was hit by a falling tree.
The search for a foreign underwater craft in waters off Stockholm has brought back memories of Sweden's submarine hunts during the Cold War and exposed a key difference.
The Vancouver Canucks starterd their three-game roadtrip on a losing note in Dallas Tuesday. The Stars scored five straight goals to down the Canucks 6-3.
It's a real polar puzzle — why sea ice is on a general decline in the Arctic when it hit a record high in the Antarctic this year. Scientists say it is all part of climate change.
Martin (Ahmad) Couture-Rouleau's passport was seized by authorities who feared he wanted to go overseas to take part in terrorism - but that didn't prevent him from carrying out Monday's deadly attack, highlighting a dilemma facing security officials deal
NATO scrambles Canadian fighter jets twice in two days to intercept Russian military aircraft over the Baltic Sea.
Montreal’s elite Brébeuf College sacks Jacqueline Laurent-Auger’s after male students find her erotic scenes online
The vaguely worded measure could be used to stop all kinds of undesirables entering the country, from those with criminal records to communities considered unable to integrate.
There’s a fun observation in the Moody’s annual report on Canada: It might be difficult to tell the difference between a Conservative and a Liberal where economic and fiscal policies are concerned.
The USDA is spending $20 million to solve a pig problem that has spread to 39 states and counting
Six Canadian fighter jets are flying out of CFB Cold Lake, Alta., today to join the fight against against ISIS in the Middle East. CBC will livestream the departure of the CF-18s and a news conference by Defence Minister Rob Nicholson from Cold Lake, Alta
One of the two soldiers struck by a car in Quebec died late Monday in hospital, police confirmed Tuesday morning.
U.S. meteorologists say 2014 is on track to break the record for the hottest year on record after a monthly temperature record was broken for the fourth time in five months.
Hundreds of scientists around the world are asking Prime Minister Stephen Harper to end "burdensome restrictions on scientific communication and collaboration faced by Canadian government scientists."
A man who blew up a homemade pipe bomb in his own face in Vancouver’s Olympic Village early Monday morning won’t tell police why or how he made the explosive device.
The sister of Peter de Groot, the man shot and killed by police in Slocan, B.C., said today that her brother had been "executed" and that the family was considering filing a civil suit.
An anchor and chain believed to be from a Canadian naval ship damaged in the Halifax Explosion were recently discovered in Halifax.
The federal government is trimming its expected order of Arctic patrol ships and evaluating a set of unsolicited proposals to convert civilian cargo ships for use by the Royal Canadian Navy, The Canadian Press has learned.
Authors of a United Nations-sponsored book say that flooding in Alberta, toxic algae blooms in Lake Winnipeg and wildfires in Siberia are all connected and that the world can no longer ignore the effects of climate change.
The British foreign secretary said that jihadists could be charged under the country's treason law, which dates back to 1361.
A class-action lawsuit against the Canadian Hockey League alleges its young players are underpaid, and is seeking financial compensation.
Ontario is considering funding spots for graduate students from abroad, bowing to pressure from universities that say their global competitiveness is harmed
Tonnes of toxic soil excavated as a result of Toronto's construction boom is being dumped on farmlands across Ontario and the exact whereabouts are unknown.
Piotr Naskrecki was taking a nighttime walk in a rainforest in Guyana, when he heard rustling as if something were creeping underfoot.
World Trade Organization rules that U.S. country-of-origin labelling rules discriminate against exports from Canada and Mexico.
One of the last northern white rhinos in the world has died, striking a heavy blow to a species already on the brink of extinction, reports the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. 34-year-old Suni was found dead in his enclosure on October 17, 2014.
The NHL has suspended Los Angeles Kings defenceman Slava Voynov from all team activities indefinitely while it investigates his arrest on domestic violence charges.
The bodies of seven women have now been found in northwestern Indiana after a man confessed to killing one woman who was found strangled at a motel and leading investigators to least three other bodies, authorities said Monday.
Canadians who want to view specialty channels and watch their favourite shows must now go through their cable providers, like Bell and Rogers. But some industry experts say that may change. It's already happening south of the border.
A growing number of companies are going on the offensive against people who post negative online reviews about their businesses. An Ottawa student learned that the hard way, as Go Public found out.
Early this morning TMZ reported that Los Angeles based model Madison Louch was locked out of her iCloud on September 7th and an extortion attempt was made against her.
Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forced out of the United States, an Associated Press investigation has found.
Canada's aging CF-18s are up to the task of combating ISIS, Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Tom Lawson said, as the planes and their crews prepare to join coalition forces launching airstrikes against militants in Iraq.
Sam Greenhill reports from Kobane where Nesrin Abdi, a 20-year-old medical student, is just one of the women who has taken up arms against Islamic State invaders
A bombshell police report has revealed 75 per cent of known on-street child sex groomers in the West Midlands are Asian – with 82 per cent of victims, aged 14 to 16, being white.
A DESPERATE Brit mum has told how she travelled to Syria to try to lure back her son from the Islamic State…with a box of Coco Pops.
Smina Akhtar, director of Amina MWRC, revealed that 70% of her counsellor's workload since 2012 involves dealing with issues related to the paranormal.
At the end of the two-week Vatican synod led by famously progressive Pope Francis, bishops failed to approve even watered-down proposals on ministering to gay Catholics.
Saskatoon police were called to a reported stabbing and attempted robbery on the 400 block of Avenue T South around 10 p.m. A man, after answering his door, was confronted by a suspect who tried to rob him.
Hurricane Gonzalo pushed away from Newfoundland on Sunday leaving sunny skies and warm temperatures, but not before it drenched the southern and eastern parts of the island.
Searchers found human remains that could be those of a British-born University of Virginia student who has been missing since Sept. 13, police said.
The family of a Canadian detained in Indonesia in connection with a high-profile child sexual assault investigation has written an open letter asking the Canadian government to issue a statement recognizing the situation.
A woman from the Teslin, Yukon area has died, following an incident on Saturday that involved a bear.
Health Canada says anyone who bought a product called Miracle Mineral Solution should stop using it immediately.
Years after his tragic death, young Jeffrey Baldwin is remembered with the unveiling of a memorial statue in a Toronto park.
Despite heavy pollution blanketing Beijing, an international marathon went ahead Sunday, with face masks and sponges among the equipment used by competitors to battle the smog.
North Korean and South Korean troops exchanged fire Sunday along their heavily fortified border in the second such shooting in less than 10 days, South Korean officials said.
Alberta has discouraging words for ranchers about a proposal to round up and kill thousands of wild elk that live on military base rangeland, but jump fences to eat and trample private crops.
A bear in central China has bitten off the arm of a 9-year-old boy who tried to feed it through its cage, state media and a doctor said Sunday.
The foe now has four legs.But a century on, the rugged reliability and brute firepower that made the Lee-Enfield rifle the standard-issue weapon for entrenched Canadian troops during the latter half of the First World War makes it an ideal choice still fo
Tim wife Lisa, who declined to give their surname, discovered a Brazilian Wanderer spider in their bananas and were forced to flee the house with their two children after it broke loose.
An aspiring model and a private pilot, both from Canada, have been arrested on federal drug charges in Southern California after authorities say they arrived from Las Vegas in a private jet carrying drugs worth roughly $2 million.
The game’s website describes Hatred as follows: “It’s a horror, but here YOU are the villain,” says Destructive Creation’s website. “Wander the outskirts of New York State, seek for victims on seven free-roam levels.
Steven Stamkos scored two goals and added an assist, and Ben Bishop made 30 saves as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat Vancouver 4-2 on Saturday night and hand the Canucks their first loss of the season.
The club played to a less-than-capacity crowd at Rogers Arena against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night, snapping a string of 474 consecutive sellouts.
Hurricane Gonzalo is expected to track southeast of Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula early Sunday morning, although it will dump a fair bit of rain over the island.
A large oceangoing tugboat has arrived to help a Russian cargo ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel that is once again adrift off the west coast of Haida Gwaii, after a Canadian Coast Guard vessel failed to keep tow lines attached to the incapacitated s
A Halifax scientist is back from the Arctic with groundbreaking research — giant trout with giant implications for conservation in the north.
Olympic hockey star Hayley Wickenheiser, actors Rachel McAdams and Ryan Reynolds and former Supreme Court justice Louise Arbour are set to be ushered into Canada's Walk of Fame today.
A six year old girl in Ft. St. James will have to undergo months of testing following an incident at the Ft. St. James Health Unit.
Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic spoke to the media on Saturday, and apologized for letting his emotions get the best of him Thursday night. He was fined $5,000 for making an obscene gesture in a game against the rival Montreal Canadiens.
An Ontario engineer has pinpointed the area of Salmo, B.C., as the best spot in the country for his province's nuclear waste.
Palestinian Authority leader encourages continued violence at Judaism's holiest site, calls Jewish visitors 'settlers'.
A ban on veils while taking the citizenship oath was driven by Kenney’s own ideology, say lawyers for Zunera Ishaq, who is challenging the policy in court.
Ontario should force the multinational cartel that owns the Beer Store to pay the province more money in exchange for its lucrative monopoly, a government panel is set to recommend
The 75ft-tall bright green butt plug has offended Parisians so much that locals punctured the structure late last night and cut the wires keeping it upright, as well as venting their anger on Twitter using the hashtag #PlugGate.
Guerrilla street artist SABO, who made headlines with his Gwyneth Paltrow Obama Drone poster, has struck again; this time ahead of llary Clinton's upcoming Democratic fundraiser.
Authorities say a Monmouth County man illegally trapped and ate raccoons and squirrels.
A DEVASTATED South Tyneside woman was left horrified after receiving a text message from beyond the grave.
An East Tennessee woman who fell behind in her yard work was sent to jail for not complying with city regulations regarding the maintenance of her overgrown lawn.
A lawsuit between the city of Houston and religious leaders boiled over into a national debate this week about religious liberty and freedom of speech, even as Mayor Annise Parker argued the controversy was based on a misunderstanding.
See the women who have won the annual honor from Esquire magazine. Penelope Cruz named Esquire Magazine's Sexiest Woman Alive for 2014.
WILLIAM LAWLER didn't want to shoot the man who threatened his girlfriend and him with a 13-inch knife Sunday outside a Pathmark store near his Northeast Philadelphia home. But even after Lawler,
Officials say a Florida man fatally shot two of his children and critically injured another, then turned the gun on himself after an argument with his wife.
A top-secret space plane has landed safely on the Southern California coast. Officials at Vandenberg Air Force Base said the plane, which spent nearly two years orbiting Earth on a classified mission, touched down Friday morning.
A risque video shot in conservative Utah featuring bikini-clad women firing high-powered weapons and riding in tanks for a pinup calendar has raised the ire of a pair of law enforcement agencies who have found some of their officers appearing in the film.