The two professional athletes that were arrested outside of a South Beach nightclub have been bonded out of jail but have yet to make any public comments.
Two Russian-themed WWE wrestling characters have sparked outrage by incorporating the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster into their act.
Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, announced Monday that he is activating up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border as he accuses the federal government of offering "lip service" on border security.
The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June. That's after the world broke a record in May.
Spend any amount of time reading climate arguments on the Internet, and you'll undoubtedly hear some version of the following argument: the Earth hasn't warmed in 17 years, and none of the climate models predicted that. Although there are a lot of problem
Australia says a man who killed himself and several other people in a suicide attack in Iraq last week was an 18-year-old from Melbourne.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls attacks "anti-Semitic" violence that broke out during a protest against Israel's action in Gaza.
The head of a Washington state funeral home that had initial responsibility for radio personality Casey Kasem says he personally made sure his remains were put on a flight to Montreal last Monday.
As crews continue to battle the Red Deer Creek wildfire incinerating an estimated 3,000 hectares on Alberta’s side of the border, all of Weyerhaeuser’s forest operations in the area have had to be halted.
A bizarre accident in the Okanagan Valley has killed a 67-year-old Cawston man.
One person is dead and five others have been taken to hospital after a multi-vehicle crash on the Coquihalla Highway involving motorcycles and a number of vehicles.
Chinese shopping mall reserves spaces 30cms wider because women "have a few issues with parking"
Instead of striking a trademark dramatic pose, new Lenin statue in Nowa Huta is bright green and depicts the revolutionary relieving himself
A freak accident led to seven members of the same family drowning in a septic tank on a pig farm in Poland
About 250 Westin Hotel guests are being relocated after a large chunk of wall on the building’s south side collapsed in downtown Edmonton on Sunday morning.
A man was shot dead early Sunday morning, one block south of Whyte Avenue.
Chris Lawrence was a free-spirited young man. Free-spirited enough to quit school at 15 and get a job. Two days before he turned 16, his work cost him his life.
The family of a Canadian teacher detained in an Indonesian jail on allegations of child sexual assault has been trying to enlist Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird to help win his release.
Canadian shoppers will be able to see next month whether the beef they're buying has been mechanically tenderized.
An Air Canada flight from Edmonton to Toronto on Sunday morning landed safely after the pilot declared a mayday.
CNN contributor and Daily Beast columnist Sally Kohn implied racism with a tweet wondering why conservatives aren't worried about the border with Canada
Debbie Martin watched and snapped photos as a harbour seal gave birth to a pup aboard a float at Mosquito Creek Marina and then came under attack by a bald eagle.
The U.S. government is rapidly expanding the number of names it accepts for inclusion on its terrorist watch list, with more than 1.5 million added in the last five years, according to numbers divulged by the government in a civil lawsuit.
More than 80% of California is now in an extreme drought, according to new data by the National Weather Service .
Quarterback Kevin Glenn had 301 yards and threw for two of Emmanuel Arceneaux's three touchdown catches as the Lions hammered the Montreal Alouettes 41-5 at B.C. Place Stadium on Saturday.
The victim was only 10 years old. And there was more: The authorities said her family members openly planned to carry out an “honor killing” in the case — against the young girl. The mullah offered to marry his victim instead.
Police are searching for a man who forcibly held and beat four young people while threatening them with a machete after they met him in response to a Kijiji ad.
Campers at the Pemberton Music Festival tell CBC News the campground has become an eerie place, now that police tape surrounds an area near some portable toilets where a man was found dead Friday.
A family is building a so-called Earthship on the southern Alberta prairie, and plans to move in by the end of the year.
Get to know some of the top contenders for podium spots from the Canadian team at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
A man described as a rising star in the RCMP endured the most shameful moment of his life Thursday as he stood alone in B.C. Supreme Court and received a six-month conditional jail sentence.
Two men described as leaders of a Philadelphia mosque were accused of trying to cut off the hand of a suspected thief, whose wrist was sliced so deeply it required hospital treatment,
Simple regular eye tests could be used to identify Alzheimer's disease at a very early stage, research suggests.
Scientists have come up with a cheap way to keep tabs on polar bears in remote parts of the Canadian High Arctic from the comfort of their climate-controlled offices - with the help of space technology.
Some of your passions and hobbies may have been shared by great scientists like Albert Einstein and Marie Curie. The Perimeter Institute has uncovered what 10 great physicists did in their spare time.
A former federal government employee is facing nearly 100 charges in connection with an alleged scheme to produce and possibly sell fraudulent Canadian passports.
Three people who have reviewed documents concerning the sale of the Buffalo Bills told The Associated Press that a Toronto group that includes rocker Jon Bon Jovi, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment chairman Larry Tanenbaum and the Rogers family is inter
Despite strong winds and increasing temperatures, firefighters gained ground Friday in the battle against the Smith Creek Fire outside West Kelowna, in B.C.'s central Okanagan.
Ukraine accused Russia on Saturday of helping separatist rebels destroy evidence at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plane shot down in rebel-held territory with 298 people onboard.
Spiders are scary enough that they have spawned an Internet meme in which people burn down their house rather than have to deal with them.
A Daytona Beach father who walked in on a man sexually battering his 11-year-old son Friday said he did what he had a right to do when he beat the suspect unconscious, leaving him in a puddle of blood, according to a 9-1-1 call.
After long ignoring a series of lawsuits filed by victims of Iranian-sponsored terrorist groups, Tehran now wants to participate in the Ontario court proceedings
ISIS distributed leaflets to Christian leaders in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul this week, threatening violence if they don't convert or pay extra taxes.
Vin Los, 24, from Montreal, is covered with words and phrases such ‘sex bomb’, ‘iconic’, ‘fame’ and ‘guilty’. He says he wants to be 'the most famous man in the world'.
An afternoon of fun floating down the
Pembina River turned into a 16-hour ordeal
for seven young Edmonton women.
The RCMP has charged Senator Mike Duffy with bribery, frauds on the government and 29 other charges related to Senate expenses, the awarding of consultant contracts and a $90,000 payment from the prime minister's former chief of staff, Nigel Wright. Meanw
VICTORIA — Oak Bay police are investigating after a man grabbed a seven-year-old boy by the collar and shook him after the child threw a rosehip berry at his car on Tuesday night.
A San Francisco man suspected of having one too many drinks is accused of posing as a Transportation Security Administration agent and groped two unsuspecting women, both foreigners, in a private booth for security pat downs.
Hundreds of birds were poisoned and killed at Bush Intercontinental Airport this past weekend as part of a “bird abatement project” that animal rights groups call cruel and inhumane.
Defendants confess and say that after the killing, they went home and played guitar; two have a history of mental illness
UNRWA apologizes to Israel, condemns a 'flagrant violation of the inviolability of its premises' and promises investigation; Israel calls on UN to 'act strongly'
It may not be fifty nifty United States much longer. Tech billionaire Tim Draper has handed over 1.3 million signatures to get voters to decide whether to split up California into six separate states.
Israeli forces, backed by artillery shells and airstrikes, launched a major ground offensive into Gaza late Thursday, marking a dramatic escalation in the 10 day-old conflict with the Palestinian militant group Hamas.
Robbers fleeing a California bank took three women hostage and threw two of them from their getaway vehicle, as they fired repeatedly at police during a high-speed chase. Police shot out their tires but the shooting continued, fatally wounding two suspect
A massive environmentally advanced cargo ship that will take ore and grain through the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway was christened Thursday in Hamilton Harbour.
A Malaysian passenger airliner with 295 people on board was shot down near the border of Ukraine and Russia, where witnesses say dozens of bodies are scattered around the wreckage, according to a number of reports.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and Thunder Bay Police are asking people around the city of Thunder Bay to be on the look out for a roaming bear, after a man had a close encounter earlier this week.
Seven hunters from Arctic Bay who were stranded on an ice floe are back home safe and sound. 'Good to be home,' says Tom Naqitarvik. 'Tired, wet, dehydrated. Good to be home'
Violet Camsell-Blondin was driving N.W.T.’s Highway 3 this week when she noticed something odd. In the midst of a burnt-out forest, a small roadside shrine was untouched. ‘I said, this can’t be. Holy smokes! I said.’
Moscow-based daily Kommersant claimed Russia and Cuba have struck a deal 'in principle' after President Vladimir Putin visited the island last week.
Al-Qaeda is at the gates, and there are enough jihadis within already. Intelligence agencies say the terror network is making inroads into India, sowing the seeds of a
Marvel Comics has announced the new Captain America will be African-American for the first time in the comic franchise's history.
The Israel Defense Forces has counted at least 100 rockets fired by Hamas as striking within Gaza, publishing a map of the militants’ under-reported own-goals.
Ash has been raining down from the sky in northeastern B.C., where communities have rallied to help the people of Hudson's Hope, who were forced to pack up, gather their animals and leave due to the threat of a raging wildfire.
Texas blues icon Johnny Winter, who rose to fame in the late 1960s and '70s for his energetic performances and musical collaborations including with childhood hero Muddy Waters, has died. He was 70.
A top United Nations human rights official released a report Wednesday that blasts the United States’ mass surveillance programs for potentially violating human rights on a worldwide scale.
Australia's Conservative government repealed a much-maligned carbon tax on the nation's worst greenhouse gas polluters on Thursday, ending years of contention over a measure that became political poison for the lawmakers who imposed it.
Rogers Communications says it will no longer routinely give basic customer information to police and security agencies without first seeing a warrant following a landmark Supreme Court of Canada ruling last month.
OTTAWA - "It has been estimated that internal trade barriers can add up to a $50-billion annual hit to Canada's economy." Industry Canada news release, June 17, 2014. The claim is made often and almost always without attribution. But is the claim correct?
The Red Deer Creek fire in British Columbia is within ten kilometers of the Alberta border, prompting the Municipal District of Greenview to issue an evacuation order.
DOHUK, Iraq — The child’s body was found lying beneath the trees on the outskirts of Shekhan village. Her young, once beautiful face was missing its right eye; her left breast was cut open.Dunya, just 15 years old, had been
With multi-million-dollar land deals, luxury villas and black market fuel from Egypt, Gaza's rulers made billions while the rest of the population struggled with 38-percent poverty and 40-percent unemployment.
People who claim to be concerned about global warming are in fact the ones using more electricity, according to a recent study.
Mysterious 'gigantic' hole in remote region spotted by helicopters over gas-rich Yamal peninsula. The striking puncture in the earth is believed to be up to 80 metres wide but its depth is not estimated yet. A scientific team has been sent to investigate
Data published by Al Jazeera on Monday shows that in its ongoing operation in Gaza Israel killed mainly combatant-age males, not women or children, according to CAMERA, the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America,
A Dutch court rules that the Netherlands bears responsibility for some of the 7,000 deaths of Bosnian Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in 1995.
Eye doctors are urging consumers to be scrupulous about cleaning and caring for their contact lenses following reports that a Taiwanese student lost her sight after microscopic bugs ate through her eyeballs.
An Ottawa woman with a fatal disease credits an anonymous donor with saving her life after a stranger stopped by her house to deliver a $128,000 bank draft.
Beleaguered Senator Mike Duffy faced fresh controversy Tuesday after Maclean's magazine published an interview with a Peruvian woman claiming to be his daughter.
An 8-year-old girl selling candy inside a store in San Francisco's Western Addition neighborhood was robbed Monday by a woman who said she needed money for a bus fare
Hamas rejected an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire with Israel that was to take effect Tuesday, saying Cairo did not consult the group over the deal. Israel accepted the truce plan, but warned it would strike Gaza hard if Hamas didn't abide by it.
NEUVILLE-ST-VAAST, France -- A race is on to try to locate and identify the remains of 48 Canadians soldiers whose bodies were inadvertently buried and subsequently forgotten 97 years ago during the battle for Vimy Ridge.
The GOP-controlled House has voted to slash the budget for the Internal Revenue Service's tax enforcement division by $1.2 billion, a 25 percent cut that would mean fewer audits of taxpayers...
Bottlenose dolphins off the coast of Wales are in an extra-murderous mood lately, according to concerned volunteers at a wildlife centre who last week watched three of the playful mammals spend 20 minutes ganging up on a porpoise.
Nearly the full force of the Burnaby RCMP was dispatched to a local home this weekend. Turns out it was a joke that got way out of hand, and police aren’t laughing.
A chiropractor was fined $1,000 earlier this month for asking a 15-year-old patient to marry him.
The sympathies of the American public continue to lie with Israel rather than the Palestinians.
Doctors and nurses at an Oshawa, Ont., hospital celebrated the birth of a very special newborn Saturday, holding a naming ceremony for a rare peregrine falcon that hatched on the hospital’s roof earlier this month.
Whether you believe global warming is caused primarily by humans and will bring about Gaia’s destruction or not, you can’t help but laugh at some of the more absurd things alarmists have claimed the phenomenon will cause.
There have been some doozies lat
A man attempting to sail his 36-foot sailboat through the Northwest Passage was rescued by a U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Saturday after his boat became trapped in Arctic sea ice northeast of Barrow.
Google Inc. is teaming up with Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG to develop smart contact lenses with embedded electronics to improve vision and monitor health
New data released Monday shows humanity has just unlocked another achievement in the race to cook the planet: The last three months were collectively the warmest ever experienced since record-keeping began in the late 1800s. The Japan Meteorological Agenc
The federal government is girding for yet more court battles, this time involving waterways used by boaters, cottagers and First Nations, according to a document obtained by CBC News.
If you're a mariner heading out on Arctic waters, don't rely on the Canadian Coast Guard for any emergency that may arise. Technical glitches in a new communications system means your call may or may not be received.
Inspectors at Los Angeles International Airport seized an unusually slimy package — 67 live giant African snails that are a popular delicacy across West Africa.
A former drug addict in St. John's is offering an ancient psychedelic drug native to West Africa to people looking to battle their addictions, but at least one doctor says taking the unapproved substance could prove fatal.
Douglas Garland has been charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of Calgary residents Kathy and Alvin Liknes, as well as second-degree murder in the death of the couple's five-year-old grandson Nathan O'Brien.
In a rare move by the Royal Canadian Navy, a ship was ordered to return home from a training exercise because of 'sailor misconduct,' CTV News has confirmed.
Nineteen people were killed on Tuesday and up to 120 injured when a Moscow underground train derailed between two stations during the morning rush hour, the Emergencies Ministry said.
Egypt's military warns it will continue its crackdown on jihadist militants after two rocket attacks in Sinai kill seven civilians and one soldier.
The dramatic rise of U.S. crude oil and natural gas production is disrupting even long-established trade flows inside Canada, as Alberta producers are increasingly finding themselves competing for — and losing — market share to American petroleum supplier
The U.S. Marine Corps. has enlisted the help of a four-legged soldier.A robotic mule known as the Legged Squad Support System, or LS3, is taking part in military exercises in Hawaii.
Russian state television has provoked a storm of criticism after it aired an uncorroborated report claiming that the Ukrainian army publicly nailed a three-year-old boy to a board in a former rebel stronghold.
As protesters set fire to the U.K. embassy in Tehran in 2011, Canadian diplomats considered leaving Iran and debated what they could do for their British counterparts — including sheltering someone from the household of the U.K. ambassador.
Citigroup announced Monday that it will pay roughly $7 billion to settle a federal investigation into risky subprime mortgages, the type that helped bring on the financial crisis.
The person of interest in the case of a missing five-year-old Calgary boy and his grandparents has been re-arrested in connection with the case. The circumstances of Douglas Garland’s arrest remain unclear, but police sources confirmed Monday morning he i
If the dreams of University of Guelph biologist Mike Dixon come to fruition, Canadian science will spawn the first strawberry or cherry tomato that sprouts on the moon or a planet in our solar system.
Approximately 70 members of the Ceremonial Guard of the Royal 22e Regiment, affectionately known as the Van Doos, took part in the Changing of the Guard ceremony outside Buckingham Palace Monday morning.
The rusty wreck of the Costa Concordia is floating again, as a delicate procedure to move the 114,500-tonne ship away from the coastline of Giglio, Italy, gets underway, salvage teams say.
According to a recent study out of England, vaping is 60 percent more effective for quitting cigarettes than nicotine patches, gum, or going cold turkey. But just because e-cigarettes are tar-free doesn't mean they're risk-free.
Israeli commandos made a first ground incursion into the Gaza Strip early Sunday and knocked out Hamas rocket-launching sites.
We were told a heat wave was coming, and it arrived. High temperature records were broken across B.C. Sunday afternoon, and here are some of the hottest spots.
Violent anti-Jewish riots in Paris on Sunday, sparked by Israel’s ongoing operation in Gaza to halt rocket attacks from the coastal enclave, left Jews in the French capital fearing for their lives.
Germany won the World Cup on Sunday, defeating Argentina 1-0 after extra time in the final at Brazil’s storied Maracana stadium.
If he's successful, Charles Hedrich will be the first to complete the 7,000-kilometre trip from the Bering Strait to Greenland in just two seasons.
Residents of a St-Hubert neighbourhood where a single-engine Cessna airplane crashed on Saturday say they fully expected an accident to happen one day due to four nearby flight schools.
A commercial tour bus carrying 21 people crashed south of Neils Harbour in Cape Breton on Sunday afternoon, seriously hurting one person and injuring nine others when it rolled into a ditch on its side.
27 year-old Shaneen Allen from Philadelphia wanted to protect her family. She took a gun safety course, applied for and was granted a concealed carry permit and she purchased a gun.
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Deepa Subramaniam would not let go of her son, clinging to five-year-old Mithran's leg even as the car into which he had been bundled began to accelerate.The 30-year-old, a Hindu
As this year's top exam howlers are revealed, we round up the funniest bloopers from students' end-of-year tests
U.S. officials want Congress to authorize more visas for Afghans who worked with the U.S. military
Israel’s air force dropped leaflets on northern Gaza early Sunday, warning residents to evacuate ahead of a new wave of airstrikes in the coming hours
Joon Kim couldn’t find a cavity-fighting product for his son that didn’t come with a 'do not swallow' warning — and found mouth cleansers on the market without fluoride didn’t actually prevent tooth decay. So, he made one himself.
Maurina Beadle is busy thanking her supporters now that the federal government is no longer fighting her over support for her severely disabled son.
Search teams are returning to the home of Kathy and Alvin Liknes today for another sweep of the property, close to two weeks after the couple and their grandson Nathan O'Brien were discovered missing in Calgary.