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.
A former World War II soldier from Shediac, New Brunswick is about to be knighted by France for his contribution in liberating that nation.
New research carried out at Experimental Lakes near Kenora reveals suprisingly strong impact of synthetic estrogen on lake ecosystem.
Richard John Docekal, 58, was arrested and charged on Oct. 9. He is a pastor at All Saints Lutheran Church in Edmonton.
Researchers with Parks Canada got a surprise while sorting through some remote camera images taken in the last year.
Researchers at the University of Alberta are chipping away at a rock hoping to learn more about a newly discovered set of fossils.
Ryan Miller made 28 saves to record his 30th career shutout as the Vancouver Canucks remained undefeated on the season, getting past the struggling Edmonton Oilers 2-0 on Friday.
It's said that necessity is the mother of invention and nowhere was that more true than on the blood-soaked battlefields of the First World War, where millions of soldiers suffered horrific injuries on a scale never before witnessed in combat.
The B.C. Centre for Disease Control has confirmed that a man in his 20s who suffered from asthma has died after contracting Enterovirus D68.
Meteorologists with the Canadian Hurricane Centre say it's still a 50 per cent chance Hurricane Gonzalo will make landfall in eastern Newfoundland, but added there will be high winds and waves regardless of the storm track.
Canada's military ombudsman is raising concerns about a housing allowance paid to some members of the Canadian Armed Forces but not to others.
Chief of Defence Staff Tom Lawson says Canada's upcoming combat mission in Iraq will be "difficult" against a "barbarous opponent." Canada's special forces could also come under fire in their role as military advisors, military leaders said Friday.
Canadian Pacific Railway says it will remove bulldozers and pay to restore a park after it accidentally tore up land it does not own.
A 135-metre container ship laden with bunker and diesel fuel is adrift off the west coast of Haida Gwaii, the Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Victoria is reporting.
NASHIK: In a shocking incident, a woman, who allegedly flouted a local voting 'fatwa', was assaulted and set on fire in Yevla town of the district in Maharashtra two days ago, police said here Friday.
An underwater archeologist with Parks Canada says the recent discovery of a Royal Navy wreck in Canada's Arctic has opened a historical window onto the 19th century.
While most B.C. politicians are used to defending themselves in interviews, the province's new Conservative leader recently had to defend himself in the woods.
WikiLeaks on Thursday published an updated version of the negotiating texts of a controversial and highly secretive trade agreement between the United States and 11 other member nations.
Critics warn that the international agreement, dubbed the Trans-P
A small group of nature lovers in Kitchener-Waterloo Region in southern Ontario enjoy spending weekends watching birds and other wildlife, but lately they're the ones under watch — by the Canada Revenue Agency.
Time Warner is banking on comic book superheroes, a new line of movies from the creator of Harry Potter and Lego franchise sequels to drive its box office numbers higher
Traders at next year's Glastonbury Festival have been banned from selling Native American headdresses following an online petition that got just 65 signatures.
From the start, Timothy introduced himself as “masculine-of-center genderqueer.” He asked everyone at Wellesley to use male pronouns and the name Timothy, which he’d chosen for himself.
Liberal defenders will say the feature indicates it’s Chatelaine that doesn’t take women seriously, not Trudeau. But nothing in politics is done by accident.
(Reuters) - A Pakistani court upheld the death penalty on Thursday against a Christian woman accused of blasphemy, her lawyer said, in a case that drew global headlines after two prominent politicians who tried to help her were assassinated.
Kosovo’s Prime Minister says the country’s intelligence and security forces have returned an 8-year-old ethnic Albanian boy to his mother in Kosovo after he was taken by his jihadist father to Syria.
Serbian police have found the drone that flew an Albanian nationalist banner over a soccer stadium in Belgrade, igniting a brawl on the field and fuelling political tensions between Balkan rivals Serbia and Albania.
'We certainly have fingers crossed for the first images of a comet from the surface of another world,' said NASA program scientist Kelly Fast
New data from the Canadian Forces Mental Health Survey reveals that one-third of soldiers worry that seeking help for mental health issues would harm their career.
Even the owner found it hard to believe: a cabin under construction on Fish Lake road near Whitehorse has been stolen. 'We found a pair of gloves, a crowbar, and they left the windows behind,' says Josie-Anne PiIotte.
The average Canadian saw their monthly bill for things like cable TV, internet and cellphones increase 3.2 per cent last year, the CRTC says.
A team of approximately 85 Canadian Armed Forces members is heading to the Middle East as part of Canada's fight against ISIS militants in Iraq.
The Nunavut hamlet is coming up with alternatives to children trick or treating door-to-door during the height of polar bear season.
Marketplace scouted the country for frustrating fees; here are some of the most ridiculous
Americans are taught that everyone is equal before the law. But that is increasingly not the case in a country divided by wealth and crime, Neil Macdonald writes.
HBO is finally cutting the cord: The premium cable network announced Wednesday it plans to offer an online-only streaming service starting next year.
What can fly itself for millions of miles and goes by the name X-37B? Must be a secret space weapon. Or maybe a decoy to keep China’s military guessing
The Church of the Almighty God claims to have a million followers and believes that Jesus Christ has returned — as a Chinese woman
Ecologist Dr Patrick Moore, who quit Greenpeace in 1986, launched a scathing criticism of the activist group, which he insisted has lost concern for humans'
Police in P.E.I. say sewing needles found in potatoes throughout Atlantic Canada appear to have been placed deliberately.
It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald.
A Surrey woman accused of stealing dogs has pleaded guilty to four criminal charges.
'I will not tolerate this matter sitting down,' said Leah Paquiz, a member of the Philippine House of Representatives, in a statement last week
As news helicopters swarmed over Dallas' Love Field this evening to watch the second U.S. nurse to contract Ebola board a private plane bound for Atlanta, one lone man stood out from the pack.
The city of Houston has issued subpoenas demanding a group of pastors turn over any sermons dealing with homosexuality, gender identity or Annise Parker, the city’s first openly lesbian mayor.
A deaf girl from Pakistan kept as a slave for nine years by a millionaire couple from Salford is to receive £100,000 in compensation.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Bavaria may house refugees in Oktoberfest beer festival tents as an influx of people fleeing war in Syria has stretched facilities to the limit, a leading newspaper said on Wednesday,
The FORTIS makes physically demanding jobs a lot easier, by rendering heavy tools weightless.
Outspoken cleric called for greater rights for disenfranchised Shi'ite minority