PARIS - French anti-terrorism prosecutors are investigating a knife attack at a church in the Mediterranean city of Nice that killed two people and injured several. The prosecutor's office and national police said that an investigation was opened into an attack with a terrorist connection after... Read more
In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 29, 2020 ... What we are watching in Canada ... OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is speaking with the European Union's... Read more
Asian shares declined Thursday and U.S. futures were higher after the S&P 500 slid 3.5% overnight for its biggest drop since June. The selling in U.S. markets followed broad declines in Europe, where the French president announced tough measures to slow the virus' spread and German officials... Read more
Sometimes her hand hurt, but Nancy Gehman kept writing. Every evening from July until mid-October, the 85-year-old retiree sat with a gel pen, writing notes imploring fellow Americans to find a way to vote. Then she mailed them: All 1,260 letters. "It was comforting to know that I was doing... Read more
NEW DELHI - India's confirmed coronavirus toll has crossed 8 million with daily cases dipping to the lowest level this week. The Health Ministry reported another 49,881 infections in the past 24 hours. India is expected to become the pandemic's worst-hit country in coming weeks, surpassing the U.S... Read more
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - The Marshall Islands has reported its first cases of the coronavirus after two people who flew from Hawaii to a U.S. military base tested positive. The small Pacific nation had been among the last places in the world to have no reported cases of the virus. The Office of... Read more
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - South Korea's top court upheld a 17-year sentence imposed on former President Lee Myung-bak for a range of corruption crimes in a final ruling Thursday that will send him back to prison. Lee has been convicted of taking bribes worth millions of dollars from big companies... Read more
BEIJING - The United Nations is not doing enough to investigate reported abuses in China's Xinjiang region against members of Muslim minority groups, the U.S. envoy for women's issues said Thursday. Citing reports of forced birth control, home visits and sexual violence in detention centres,... Read more
HANOI, Vietnam - Landslides set off by Typhoon Molave killed at least eight people with 42 others missing in central Vietnam, state media said Thursday. Rescuers dug up eight bodies in Tra Van village in south central Tra Van in Quang Nam province where a hillside collapsed on houses, the official... Read more
After trading a few exploratory jabs in recent days, Charlie Clark and Rob Norris each looked for a verbal knockout moments into the second mayoral debate of the civic election campaign.... Read more
BOSTON - Federal agencies warned that cybercriminals are unleashing a major ransomware assault against the U.S. healthcare system. Independent security experts say it has already hobbled at least five U.S. hospitals this week, and could potentially impact hundreds more. In a joint alert Wednesday,... Read more
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. - Jesus Medina's second-half goal lifted New York City FC to a 1-0 victory over a banged-up Toronto FC on Wednesday in MLS play. It marked the first loss in five outings (3-1-1) for Toronto at Pratt and Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field, its pandemic home away from home.... Read more
OTTAWA - The House of Commons finance committee - which could be holding consultations on an upcoming federal budget that is expected to contain historic deficits and unprecedented spending to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic - continues to be stuck on the WE Charity affair. Liberal members of the... Read more
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took a victory lap Wednesday for shepherding Amy Coney Barrett onto the U.S. Supreme Court, while his Democratic challenger questioned his priorities. Amy McGrath said the Republican should have done more to deliver more coronavirus aid to... Read more
DALLAS - An Austin real estate developer at the centre of recent allegations against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked for an investigation into his uncorroborated claims that other businessmen have an elaborate conspiracy to steal $200 million worth of his properties with the help of a... Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis couldn't initially cast his ballot this week because someone illegally changed his address online, a complication that resulted in a suspect's arrest on felony charges and raised questions about the security of the state's online registration system... Read more
Regina city council voted in favour of Airbnb licensing regulations that will come into effect next year.
NEW ORLEANS - Hurricane Zeta slammed into the storm-weary Gulf Coast on Wednesday, pelting the New Orleans metro area with rain and howling winds that ripped apart buildings, knocked out power to thousands and threatened to push up to 9 feet of sea water inland in a region already pounded by... Read more
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - A man charged in an alleged conspiracy to kidnap Michigan's governor also made threatening online comments about President Donald Trump, former presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton and other prominent political figures, an FBI agent said in a federal court filing. Barry... Read more
The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan can now publicly display his writings, artwork and music, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. John Hinckley has long considered himself to be a musician and an artist. He paints and plays the guitar and has been involved in both pursuits as part... Read more
Saskatoon mayoral candidates wasted no time getting back on the campaign trail following Monday’s provincial election. Cary Tarasoff met with reporters on Wednesday to voice his concerns over the city’s first multi-year budget and its attention to big projects and not community supports... Read more
The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Men’s Huskie Hockey program has lost its standout goaltender. Taran Kozun has signed with the East Coast Hockey League’s (ECHL) Kansas City Mavericks, an affiliate of the Calgary Flames. Kozun joins the team following the cancellation of the 2020-... Read more
While Elections Saskatchewan worked to complete the second preliminary vote, the leader of the official Opposition announced he won his riding.
Ryan Meili may have jumped the gun Wednesday. In front of a couple of dozen supporters — including NDP candidates from Saskatoon — the NDP leader claimed he had won his Saskatoon Meewasin seat in the provincial election. Meili was trailing Saskatchewan Party candidate Rylund Hunter by... Read more
The consumption of alcohol is being restricted at Saskatoon nightclubs after multiple coronavirus outbreaks at some locations in the city.
Ryan Meili intends to remain as Saskatchewan NDP leader after announcing he came from behind to win his close election race in Saskatoon Meewasin.... Read more
When Regina's city council next meets in December there will be at least a few new faces on the Microsoft Teams call.... Read more
The Cougars Women’s basketball team says they couldn’t have asked for a better year for COVID-19 to hamper most activities.
As the results of the mail-in ballots continue to come in, there are updated totals available for seven Saskatchewan constituencies, with four appearing to have a mathematical winner.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court will allow absentee ballots in North Carolina to be received and counted up to nine days after Election Day, in a win for Democrats. The justices, by a 5-3 vote Wednesday, refused to disturb a decision by the State Board of Elections to lengthen the period from three... Read more
Nearly 300 Saskatchewan people are believed to have died of illicit drug overdoses in 2020, continuing a record-breaking year of tragedy that has advocates desperate for action.... Read more
One classroom has been closed at St. Kateri Tekakwitha School in Regina after a case of COVID-19 was detected on Wednesday.... Read more
Record shipping orders are projected this year as online purchases skyrocket amid the coronavirus pandemic.
According to one teenage witness testifying at the trial for a 17-year-old male accused of killing Erica Hill O'Watch, everything happened fast.... Read more
VANCOUVER - The inquiry into money laundering in B.C. has heard the RCMP didn't have the resources to investigate illegal activities at the province's largest casino, while the B.C. Lottery Corp. didn't have the authority to crack down on suspicious transactions. Ward Clapham, the former officer-in... Read more
COVID-19 has Saskatchewan’s curlers between a rock and a hard place.... Read more
BURLINGTON, Vt. - The federal government has agreed not to deport three immigrant activists in Vermont who sued two years ago after they were arrested, saying they were targeted in retaliation for their activism, according to the settlement filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Vermont. As part... Read more
Rene Durocher knows he won't be here forever.... Read more
Former Thunderchild First Nation councillor Michael Linklater was removed from office because he doesn't live on reserve.
As the dust from Saskatchewan's 29th general election settles, the six men running to be Saskatoon's next mayor are making their final push for votes in the upcoming civic election.... Read more