Halifax cab driver says he unwittingly drove man on crime spree

Halifax cab driver says he unwittingly drove man on crime spree

A Halifax cab driver says he was wrongfully arrested after he unwittingly shepherded a man around the city as he committed a string of robberies Friday night.



Saskatoon house fire leaves $200K in estimated damages

Saskatoon house fire leaves $200K in estimated damages

Firefighters in Saskatoon battled a blaze early Sunday morning that left an estimated $200,000 in damages and a pet cat dead.

WIN Family Pass to the Disney on Ice Show!

WIN Family Pass to the Disney on Ice Show!

The winter school holidays are nearly upon us and that means it is time for a brand new Disney On Ice show. We are giving away 100 family passes to Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream at Allphones Arena.

Search launched for missing Forresters Beach cyclist

Search launched for missing Forresters Beach cyclist

A search is underway for missing Forresters Beach cyclist Natalie Donoghue who has vanished on a bike ride in Yengo National Park

Autistic boy Tyrone Sevilla allowed to stay in Australia

Autistic boy Tyrone Sevilla allowed to stay in Australia

A 10-year-old autistic boy slated for deportation will be allowed to stay in Australia with his mother, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has confirmed.

ACTU to campaign on behalf of workers in 'sharing economy'

ACTU to campaign on behalf of workers in 'sharing economy'

ACTU says "liquid workforces" - where workers are not legally employees and do not have the right to organise and collectively bargain - must become a focus of the labor movement.

InterContinental Al-Khobar wins two  top SETA awards

InterContinental Al-Khobar wins two top SETA awards

    INTERCONTINENTAL Al-Khobar won its first Saudi Excellence in Tourism Awards in two categories during the award ceremony of SETA in Riyadh. Categories were open for all the country-wide restaurants, hotels and resorts nominated by the individuals. Amir Al Mubarak, Human

Women activists make rare Koreas crossing

Women activists make rare Koreas crossing

  US activist and feminist Gloria Steinem, center, and other members of the WomanCrossDMZ group march with South Korean peace activists along a barbed wire fence nearby a military check point in Paju on Sunday after the women’s group crossed the heavily-fortified Demilitarized

Fears for mountain biker missing overnight

Fears for mountain biker missing overnight

EXPERIENCED rider Natalie Donoghue, 54, hasn’t been seen since she left home yesterday morning to visit Yengo national park in the Lower Hunter Valley.

Carmody 'turmoil' must end: Palaszczuk

Carmody 'turmoil' must end: Palaszczuk

QUEENSLAND'S premier says judges must get on with their jobs following Chief Justice Tim Carmody's offer to resign.

Xiaomi Mi4i Overheating Issue Fixing Update on Hold Due to Adding More Bugs

Xiaomi Mi4i Overheating Issue Fixing Update on Hold Due to Adding More Bugs

Many Xiaomi Mi4i owners reported in the last couple of weeks their phones are heat up unusually fast even though they are only using them for taking and making calls. Some have started to use earphones due to these overheating issues that prevents them from keeping the phone to their ears.

Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored

Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored

Carroll Heath didn't have it easy growing up in the Great Depression. His father wasn't around, his mother was a patient in a mental hospital and he kept largely to himself. Soon after graduating high school, he enlisted in the Army and wound up in the Philippines, where he's believed to have died s

Are top American journalists revealing their bias? RedBlue America

Are top American journalists revealing their bias? RedBlue America

George Stephanopoulos of ABC News admitted he had donated $75,000 to the Clinton Foundation since 2011. It turned out that PBS journalist Judy Woodruff and other media organizations and figures had also donated. Is this proof of a media biased toward Clinton? Or is something else going on here?Objec

Oklahoma State baseball notebook: Cowboys vow to bounce back

Oklahoma State baseball notebook: Cowboys vow to bounce back

BY JOHN HELSLEYThe Cowboys lost in the Big 12 Tournament title game for the second straight year, this time 6-3 to Texas. But like last year, OSU is looking ahead with intent, with plenty of opportunity awaiting in the NCAA Tournament.Read more on NewsOK.com

Despite warnings, fall from Stanley Park cliff believed to have caused man's death

Despite warnings, fall from Stanley Park cliff believed to have caused man's death

Despite revellers at a late-night party in Stanley Park being warned of a dangerous nearby cliff, one young man apparently fell to his death early Sunday morning. Vancouver police are investigating the incident after being called to the seawall near Siwash Rock at about 4:20 a.m. They found a 23-yea

Video shows car getting swept away in deadly Texas flood

Video shows car getting swept away in deadly Texas flood

A torrent of water washed away a car, after deadly floods hit parts of Texas and Oklahoma over the weekend. Eyewitness videos show the surge of flood water catching the white SUV, and flipping it upside down at Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort and Spa near Boerne, Texas, on Saturday. A witness w

New Orleans police officer fatally shot

New Orleans police officer fatally shot

A police officer for New Orleans' housing authority was fatally shot while inside his car Sunday morning, police said. The officer, who has not been identified pending notification of his family, was working overtime at a construction site in New Orleans.

Montoya edges Power to win 99th Indy 500

Montoya edges Power to win 99th Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS: Colombia’s Juan Pablo Montoya won his second Indianapolis 500 title on Sunday, outdueling Australia’s Will Power and New Zealand’s Scott Dixon with dramatic passes for the lead over the tension-packed final laps. Montoya passed Dixon with four laps remaining and went

Italian couple suspected of skimming off migrant money: Prosecutor

Italian couple suspected of skimming off migrant money: Prosecutor

ROME: An Italian couple have been arrested on suspicion of running a charity that skimmed off state money intended to help manage rising numbers of migrants, a prosecutor in the southern city of Naples said. The arrests came months after police said they had uncovered a gang in Rome profiting illega

Albert Einstein's sweet letter discovered 65 years later

Albert Einstein's sweet letter discovered 65 years later

A touching letter from Albert Einstein to students at a Brazilian college has been discovered after almost 65 years.The typewritten note, which had been locked in the school safe, was written by the physicist in June 1951 from Princeton,...

Police hunt Oxford University groundsman as three victims named

Police hunt Oxford University groundsman as three victims named

Police are searching for a 21-year-old former Oxford University groundsman following the murders of his mother, her six-year-old daughter and a man believed to be her partner.Jed Allen has a distinctive spider tattoo on his left...

Concert review: Sufjan Stevens, Sydney Opera House

Concert review: Sufjan Stevens, Sydney Opera House

Swelling echoes of Sufjan Stevens' voice filled the Sydney Opera House to the delight of those attending. The American singer-song writer, brought to Australia by Vivid Sydney to showcase his latest album Carrie and Lowell , did...

Tour news: Lauryn Hill joins Soulfest line-up

Tour news: Lauryn Hill joins Soulfest line-up

Soulfest is adding some hip-hop royalty to its line-up, with former Fugees star Lauryn Hill and reformed duo Blackstar added to the bill.R&B star Miguel and Jazmine Sullivan also join the line-up today, which already includes Mary...

Pentagon: Iraqi forces had 'no will to fight' in Ramadi

Pentagon: Iraqi forces had 'no will to fight' in Ramadi

'What apparently happened was that the Iraqi forces just showed no will to fight,' says US defense chief.

Canoga Park's small parade plays big role in L.A.

Canoga Park's small parade plays big role in L.A.

It's the small parade that plays a big role. Today there will be ceremonies, memorials, street fairs and festivals aplenty around the city but only one parade -- the Canoga Park Memorial Day Parade and Celebration of the Military.

Box Office: 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Tops $200 Million in China

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” continues to attract crowds in China, where the Marvel sequel has earned a massive $210 million since opening in the People’s Republic two weeks ago. The superhero adventure now ranks as the fourth highest-grossing film release in Chinese history. “A

2 charged after Saturday crash injures Savannah-Chatham police officer

A Savannah-Chatham police patrol officer was transported for treatment and two people arrested and charged after a collision on Savannah's south side Saturday night. Jose Maria Perez, 18, was charged by the Georgia State Patrol with driving under the influence, leaving the scene of an accident and

Steve Smith Will Not Return As Baylor's Baseball Coach

Waco, Texas –Steve Smith, Baylor University's baseball coach the past 21 years, will not return as the program's head coach for the 2016 season."We are grateful for Coach Smith's leadership of the Baylor baseball program and his many accomplishments over the last 21 seasons," said Vice President a

Official: Syrian army preparing for counterattack on Islamic State

DAMASCUS, Syria >> The Syrian army is deploying troops in areas near the ancient town of Palmyra in apparent preparation for a counterattack to retake it from the Islamic State group, an official said.Gov. Talal Barazi of the central province of Homs, which includes Palmyra, told The Associated Pres

Comedienne Anne Meara, Mother of Ben Stiller, Dies at 85

Anne Meara, who formed one-half of the comedy duo Stiller & Meara with her husband Jerry Stiller, died Saturday, The Associated Press reports. She was 85 and the cause of death was not made public.She and Jerry Stiller were married for 61 years. Meara is also the mother of Ben Stiller.Born in ..

1.5m European migrants living here barred from voting on whether Britain should leave EU

British, Irish and Commonwealth citizens over 18 who are resident in the UK will be eligible to vote, as well as UK nationals resident overseas for less than 15 years

Horace - 25th May 2015

Horace, the gormless cowboy, has been delighting Mirror readers for over 20 years. Follow our hero as he blunders his way through the Wild West

Boston University prof at center of racist tweet flap was charged with felony ID theft in 2008

A newly hired Boston University professor, who apologized over racially charged comments and allegedly ridiculed a white rape victim in Facebook posts, reportedly was charged in 2008 with felony identity theft.

Congressional Dems, Republicans agree Obama's Islamic State strategy is now, at best, stuck in neutr...

Top congressional Democrats and Republicans agreed Sunday that President Obama is not winning the fight against the Islamic State, with one of his top House supporters acknowledging a "stalemate" at best.

An artist is selling other people's Instagram photos for $100,000 each

The latest exhibition by New York artist Richard Prince is raising ethical questions in the art world. The reason? He's selling canvases that feature other people's Instagram photos. "New Portraits," first exhibited at the Gagosian Gallery in New York last year, features portraits of subjects that

Apple has a crazy idea for the iPhone's home button that could make it much more powerful and useful...

The iPhone's home button is already a crucial part of the experience — in addition to using it when you want to exit an app, the fingerprint sensor in newer iPhones lets you unlock your phone and verify your identity. Now, a recently published Apple patent application provides more evidence that t

Watch this guy attempt to eat 9,000 calories in one sitting for this over-the-top British food chall...

The Ambrosia "Food of the Gods" challenge, hosted at Huckleberry's American Diner in York, England, tasks competitors with consuming over 9,000 calories in less than 60 minutes. That's almost 14 pounds of food and over three times the recommended daily caloric intake. The meal includes pulled tu