GTA under severe thunderstorm warning, watch ahead of rainy commute home

The warning was put into effect at 5:25 pm and extends from the Greater Montreal are to Hemmingford and is slated to continue eastward. The threat for severe thunderstorms will end in all areas later this evening, according to the agency. More..

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Putin Invites Trump To Moscow For Important Talk
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Putin Invites Trump To Moscow For Important Talk

President Trump is willing to visit Moscow, the White House said Friday, hours after Russian President Vladimir Putin said Trump "has such an invitation". That summit was politically hard for Trump, as he fa...More..

Cardinal steps down amidst mushrooming sex abuse scandal
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Cardinal steps down amidst mushrooming sex abuse scandal

In a statement , the Vatican said: "Yesterday evening the Holy Father received the letter in which Cardinal Theodore McCarrick , Archbishop emeritus of Washington (U.S.A.), presented his resignation as a me...More..

Longest lunar eclipse of the century to take place over Oman skies
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Longest lunar eclipse of the century to take place over Oman skies

Parts of Europe, Eastern Africa, Australia, and South America will see different phases of the eclipse , but will miss out on parts of the penumbral, partial, or total phases. I'll tell people to look at the m...More..

Man attempts to make daring escape from police vehicle
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Man attempts to make daring escape from police vehicle

A video taken by other motorists shows the man sitting on the moving auto, then leaping from the roof as it slows and is approached by other vehicles. He threatened suicide unless the officer stopped the vehicl...More..

Trump Mueller investigation: President’s tweets ‘under investigation’ in Russian Federation probe
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Trump Mueller investigation: President’s tweets ‘under investigation’ in Russian Federation probe

Advisers have warned Trump that his tweeting could be a liability, the Times reports, and now it appears that the missives are being regarded as official evidence to determine whether Trump tried to obstruc...More..

Heart of Yosemite to close as crews battle raging wildfire
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Heart of Yosemite to close as crews battle raging wildfire

He called the highway "main artery" into the park, certainly from Southern California. "The Ferguson Fire is burning in steep, rugged terrain with little to no access roads", said Scott McLean, a spokesman fo...More..

Vladimir Putin invites Donald Trump to Moscow
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Vladimir Putin invites Donald Trump to Moscow

Trump and Putin may meet on the sidelines of an worldwide conference at some point, the Russian government had said , but the upshot of Friday's back-and-forth was that both leaders want another bilateral summ...More..

Final Six Members Of Doomsday Cult Aum Shinrikyo Executed In Japan
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Final Six Members Of Doomsday Cult Aum Shinrikyo Executed In Japan

Under instructions from AUM leader Shoko Asahara , 15 senior members conspired to take plastic bags containing sarin liquid onto five Tokyo subway trains and release the poison by puncturing the bags with ...More..

Qatar strongly condemns attack on security forces in Afghanistan
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Qatar strongly condemns attack on security forces in Afghanistan

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying that it had caused "dozens" of casualties among the security forces. Stanikzai further added that the attack left at least five security personnel d...More..

New Zealand to Australia: Get Your Own Flag
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

New Zealand to Australia: Get Your Own Flag

Acting Prime Minister of New Zealand Winston Peters said that Australia "copied" the flag of his country. Both New Zealand and Australian flags are dark blue with the Union Jack emblem in the top right corn...More..

Suspected self-immolation near US Embassy in Beijing: State media
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Suspected self-immolation near US Embassy in Beijing: State media

Beijing police said the suspect, a 26-year-old man from China's Inner Mongolia region , was taken to hospital for treatment. Reuters reported that a police SUV appears to have been damaged with its wind...More..

by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Trump touts strong economy; facts are more nuanced

Trump seized the chance to declare his policies, including the biggest tax overhaul since the Reagan era, a success, calling the data "amazing" and "very sustainable". The numbers were driven by consumers who b...More..

by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

President Trump open to Moscow visit if Putin formally invites him

The Russian strongman said he was "ready to go to Washington" but only if "the right conditions for work are created". Last week, just days after they met in Helsinki , Trump invited Putin to Washington f...More..

At least 74 dead as wildfires rage near Athens - English
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

At least 74 dead as wildfires rage near Athens - English

Halil, an Egyptian, who has been living in Greece and working as a fisherman for two decades, said it was his second time dealing with a humanitarian disaster; the first was helping to rescue Syrian migrants ...More..

North Korea dismantles rocket test site
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

North Korea dismantles rocket test site

And they expressed concern the work is being done without verification. He spoke after the North Korea-focused 38 North website released satellite imagery taken from July 20 to July 22 that seem to show dis...More..

The longest lunar eclipse of the century stuns viewers across Australia
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

The longest lunar eclipse of the century stuns viewers across Australia

During totality the moon will be completely in the Earth's shadow . He said the moon would begin to enter earth's shadow (known as the penumbra ) around 5.15am and would gradually dim until about 6.25am...More..

NZ grants extra leave to abuse victims
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

NZ grants extra leave to abuse victims

Domestic violence is a massive concern in New Zealand, with one of the highest rates of domestic abuse in developed countries. 'In this lovely, gutsy, vibrant country of ours, police are called out to a family ...More..

Facebook blocks Alex Jones for 30 days
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Facebook blocks Alex Jones for 30 days

Facebook has published a blog post about its content reviewers. A YouTube spokesperson said in a statement this week, "We have longstanding policies against child endangerment and hate speech". He demande...More..

Trump considering revoking ex-Obama officials' clearance - 7/23/2018 2:03:59 PM
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Trump considering revoking ex-Obama officials' clearance - 7/23/2018 2:03:59 PM

President Donald Trump is investigating whether to revoke the security clearances of as many as six former Obama administration security officials "because they've politicized and, in some cases, monetized ...More..

Japan heatwave: Death toll rises to 80 as temperature hits SCORCHING 41C
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Japan heatwave: Death toll rises to 80 as temperature hits SCORCHING 41C

This is also the highest number since the agency began compiling weekly data in 2008. The morning low in Seoul was 29.2 degrees, the highest-ever in the country's capital, according to South Korea's weather a...More..

ISIS attacks kill about 100 in southwest Syria amid government offensive
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

ISIS attacks kill about 100 in southwest Syria amid government offensive

At least 215 people were killed and 180 wounded, the head of the local health authority told pro-government media. More than 350,000 people have been killed and millions displaced since Syria's war started in...More..

Migrant families: 463 migrant parents 'no longer in US'
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Migrant families: 463 migrant parents 'no longer in US'

President Donald Trump signed an order last month to end separations of children from their families at the border, but hundreds of families have yet to be reunited. "The government shouldn't be proud of the ...More..

British voters largely opposed the Brexit plans of Prime Minister Theresa May
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

British voters largely opposed the Brexit plans of Prime Minister Theresa May

Britain's new Brexit chief has suggested Britain might not pay its 39 billion pound ($51 billion) divorce bill if no trade agreement with the European Union is reached. In March the Prime Minister promised to c...More..

Republican lawmakers launch move to impeach Justice Department's Rosenstein
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Republican lawmakers launch move to impeach Justice Department's Rosenstein

Articles of impeachment have been filed against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . At a news conference Thursday, Ryan says he doesn't think lawmakers should be "cavalier" with the impeachment process...More..

Egyptian zoo accused of painting donkey to look like zebra
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Egyptian zoo accused of painting donkey to look like zebra

A Gaza zoo painted two donkeys to look like zebras in 2009, while an animal described as an African lion at a Chinese zoo was exposed as a fraud in 2013 when it was revealed to be a Tibetan mastiff dog. However...More..

Pompeo reaffirms United States refusal to accept Russian Federation annexing Crimea
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Pompeo reaffirms United States refusal to accept Russian Federation annexing Crimea

The statement followed widespread criticism in the United States of a private meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki and questions from Congress about...More..

North Korea returns remains of soldiers missing since Korean War
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

North Korea returns remains of soldiers missing since Korean War

A USA military aircraft carrying the remains of service members killed during the Korean War left North Korea , the White House said in a statement Thursday night. soldiers this week; complying with previo...More..

Iran's Foreign Minister responds to Trump's all-caps Twitter threat
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Iran's Foreign Minister responds to Trump's all-caps Twitter threat

The rapid backlash from Tehran marked some of the harshest exchanges between Irans leadership and Washington since the Trump administration exited the 2015 Iran nuclear deal in May and moved to reimpose harsh...More..

Trump, Now Acknowledging Russian Interference, Says It's Aimed At Helping Dems
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Trump, Now Acknowledging Russian Interference, Says It's Aimed At Helping Dems

McConnell declined to back up a tweet Trump sent Tuesday suggesting any potential Russian interference in the fall midterm elections would be created to favour Democrats. The indictment alleges that the Russian...More..