Backers of laws that let pretty much all law-abiding people carry concealed guns in public places often argue that these laws will sometimes enable people to stop mass shootings. Opponents occasionally ask: If that’s so, what examples can one give of civi
For two years from inside a Canadian prison, Carmelo Bruzzese denied being a Mafia boss from Italy who was a link between powerful criminal clans in both countries, but his appeals ended Friday with an unappreciated flight to Rome where Italian police wer
New etiquette guidelines reveal how heating up a sausage roll in the microwave and storing a bacon sandwich in the communal office fridge could cause offense in the workplace.
This afternoon’s planned protest against east London’s controversial Jack the Ripper Museum has been cancelled, its organisers have announced. A statement on the Class War Official Facebook page posted last night reads: “We believe the police are intendin
The coach of the women’s softball team at a Christian college in Rockland County tried to turn his players into porn stars by offering to help them get jobs in...
A discovery in mice could pave the way to a reversible, non-hormonal form of birth control for men, researchers report. The findings, published online Oct. 1 in the journal Science
ST. PETERSBURG -- Joey Butler hit two home runs, including a grand slam in a nine-run Rays first inning, as the Blue Jays missed their shot at home-field advantage throughout the postseason with a 12-3 loss on Sunday afternoon at Tropicana Field. Toronto
A man who wore pink tights, a lace shirt, a feather boa and a ball-and-chain during his bachelor party has been ordered by a B.C. judge to pay more than half a million dollars in damages after pushing another man who teased him.
Army veteran Chris Mintz was shot five times protecting classmates from the deranged mass murderer who killed 10 people at Umpqua Community College in Oregon on Thursday. Now Americans are rallying to help Mintz, as a GoFundMe campaign has raised more tha
Walter, a husky-greyhound-pitbull puppy, was just six days old when someone sliced off his left ear. Two days later, on Aug. 25, they took scissors to the pup’s right cheek and cut all the way to the top of his jawbone, leaving him unable to eat and as go
A crowd came to New Westminster’s Hyack Square Saturday to commemorate a magical photograph celebrated around the world.
Nissar Hussain, his wife Kubra and their six children (pictured) have suffered appalling abuse at the hands of their neighbours who regard them as 'blasphemers' and attack them in the street.
A Michigan farmer has made a mammoth find while digging in a field.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen says while Western military interventions in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya were problematic, ‘inaction may be more costly’ in Syria
Government passes new law that will ensure resources are backing bona fide refugees
Two new opinion polls show the emergence of a two-way race nationally between the Conservatives and the Liberals primarily because of signs of an “orange crash” for the NDP in Quebec.
Throngs of Palestinians took to the streets on Thursday night to celebrate the brutal slaying of an Israeli couple in a shooting attack in the West Bank. The festivities included the launching of fireworks and the waving of flags in the streets, Ofir
An airstrike apparently by U.S. forces that killed at least 19 people in an Afghan hospital run by Médecins Sans Frontières "may amount to a war crime," the UN's human rights chief says.
John Lennon was voted the seventh greatest Briton of all time, but DOMINIC SANDBROOK argues that his only driving thought was: 'Me, me, me.'
While the drought has most of us conserving water, one home in Bel Air guzzled nearly 12 million gallons of water in just one year. News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and the Best of LA/OC
The SpaceX founder said the plan would use a new type of 'nuclear pulse bomb' to create two suns in the Martian atmosphere to warm the planet.
Rejecting China’s "Great Wall of Sand," the U.S. Navy will patrol near man-made islands constructed by Beijing.
Eurotunnel services were suspended after a "large and co-ordinated"
group" of migrants stormed the tracks, services won't resume until
President Xi Jinping said a terse "no" when Zuckerberg asked if the president would give the baby an honorary Chinese name.
Flooding on the US East Coast remains a concern through Monday, especially in parts of North and South Carolina that already have received up to 11 inches of rain this week.
A top paramedic says the fatal crash that claimed the lives of three children and their grandfather north of Toronto has had an unprecedented impact on the well being of first responders.
A B.C. two-year-old who used to be scared of monsters under her bed is now sleeping soundly, thanks to a special 'monster spray' from the local pharmacy.
In May of 2010, Canadians turned on their televisions to see Amanda Lang interview Claudia Opdenkelder on CBC’s The National about an issue of grave importance: Discrimination against cougars.
BERLIN (AFP) -
German Chancellor Angela Merkel could win this year's Nobel Peace Prize, the influential Bild newspaper said Friday, as the leader is lauded worldwide for her courage in opening her country's doors to refugees fleeing war and persecution.
In total, America had accepted just 727 fleeing Christians at the start of 2015 - a fraction of the 4,200 Muslims granted asylum - and few since.
It was a combination of calamities — an asteroid strike followed by vast volcanic eruptions half a world away — that doomed the dinosaurs and many other creatures 66 million years ago, new research says.
A study of blue whales off California's coast that used tags to track their movements and their prey shows the marine behemoths are not indiscriminate grazers, as long thought.
If merchandise sales in Regina are any indication, Roughriders fans may be shelling out less green for their football team and spending it on Toronto Blue Jays gear.
Brian Keating, a naturalist who spent 30 years working with the Calgary Zoo says children aren't spending time in nature, possibly suffering from nature deficiency disorder.
A Winnipeg woman who realized she forgot to bring her wallet to the grocery store when she was already at the till didn't leave empty handed thanks to a generous manager.
Troy Tulowitzki doubled and singled in his return to the Toronto lineup after missing three weeks with injuries, and the AL East champion Blue Jays rallied past the Tampa Bay Rays 8-4 Friday night.
Three people are in police custody after a car was stolen in Winnipeg and the suspected thieves took a selfie with the owner's phone and inadvertently sent it to her home computer.
Neeve Nutarariaq, her boyfriend, and three children are living in a tent outside of Igloolik, Nunavut, because they say there's a lack of housing in the community.
Despite a public backlash, the City of Montreal will proceed with plans to dump eight billion litres of untreated wastewater into the St. Lawrence River.
The Royal Canadian Air Force has apologized after a CF-18 Hornet fly-by during Thursday night's Ottawa Redblacks game — in honour of Canadian Armed Forces appreciation night — scared residents.
IS the film Independence Day about to become a reality?
Nikko Jenkins, 29, told court officials in Nebraska this week he cut his penis as an homage to the ancient Egyptian serpent god Apep, or Apophis, which he claims to worship.
For all of their silly and playful antics, bears can be incredibly serious when it comes to eating — and incredibly weird about what they consider food.
A provincial politician from B.C.'s Interior is inviting Miley Cyrus to take her wrecking ball to the ongoing wolf cull in her region and save caribou.
The Toronto Blue Jays, who clinched their first American League East title in 22 years, will begin their opening round on Thursday, Oct. 8, at Rogers Centre.
Tahawwur Hussain Rana, 54, is the only one of the 10 Canadians whose citizenship the government is seeking to revoke for terrorism who was convicted by a foreign court
Manchester Crown Court heard the terror attack in Melbourne, Australia being planned by the boy would 'in all probability' have resulted in a number of deaths if it was not thwarted.
For a brief moment last week, Canada's political leaders had to address the question of why we are selling $15 billion worth of armoured vehicles to a country with such a spotty human rights record as Saudi Arabia. It's a very good question, Neil Macdonal
Healthy captives of ISIS are being used as the terror group's personal blood bank for wounded fighters, an escaped prisoner says.
The cute, little Shih Tzu-Lhasa Apso-cross, whose home was in Pitt Meadows, was known in hospitals, seniors centres and even the library as the friendly and comforting St. John Ambulance therapy dog.
A Burnaby man has filed a class-action lawsuit over a $20 fee charged to him for late payment of his toll debt on the Port Mann Bridge, a fee that he claims amounts to a “criminal” interest rate.
Simulated oral sex and nude bareback riding are just some of the sexual acts that extras on HBO's Westworld must be prepared to perform - according to a graphic contract.
In what's emerging as one of the most peculiar estate battles in recent Hollywood history, the couple claims they've been left high and dry by the trust of the late Simpsons co-creator and animal rights philanthropist Sam Simon, their close friend who beq