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August 16, 2017 4:02 PM Literally scared to death: Maine woman died of shock after alleged naked intruder hopped into bed

BURNHAM, Maine — The state medical examiner’s office says a 72-year-old Maine woman died from a heart attack after a naked trespasser jumped into bed with her during a home invasion. The Morning Sentinel obtained a medical examiner’s report saying Joyce Woods suffered from coronary artery disease and died of shock during the April home invasion 6

August 15, 2017 11:10 PM John Heard died of a heart attack

Home Alone dad John Heard died after suffering a heart attack, according to his autopsy. The actor was recovering from minor back surgery in a Palo Alto, California hotel when he died, aged 71, on July 21. Now authorities at the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner’s Office have ruled Heard suffered a “sudden cardiac death due to atheroscerotic and hypertensive 11

August 15, 2017 9:19 PM Confederate plaque on Montreal Hudson's Bay store removed

The Hudson's Bay Company has removed a plaque from the company's flagship store in downtown Montreal that commemorates Jefferson Davis, who was president of the Confederate States during the American Civil War. "We are working this evening to have the plaque removed," wrote Tiffany Bourré, a spokesperson for HBC, in an email to CBC News Tuesday afternoon 7

August 15, 2017 8:34 PM Trump says 'alt-left' also to blame for Charlottesville violence

Groups protesting against white supremacists were 'also very violent,' says U.S. president A combative U.S. President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday "there is blame on both sides" for the deadly violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Va., appearing to once again equate the actions of white supremacist groups and those protesting them. The president's 10

August 15, 2017 5:15 PM Multi-storey go-kart racetrack 'on steroids' almost finished in Niagara Falls

Owners say attraction is the 1st of its kind in Canada Construction is just about finished on a massive, spiralling go-kart racetrack that looks like a bit like a roller coaster in Niagara Falls, Ont. Tourism company HOCO Limited says its new "Niagara Speedway" attraction will be fully built on the Clifton Hill entertainment strip this fall, and after 3

August 15, 2017 11:57 AM 'They should be honoured as heroes': Toronto woman killed in Burkina Faso attack remembered by friends

Tammy Chen, slain in popular restaurant in country's capital, worked tirelessly as an educator in West Africa Tammy Chen first breezed into Tania Muller's restaurant in the bustling capital of Burkina Faso two years ago, just wanting a meal. Instead, she made a friend. Chen's visits became a daily occurrence in Muller's restaurant — she was all smiles 9

August 15, 2017 9:00 AM Tip 1 of Freeland's Art of the Deal: Expect things to get messy

'I am confident that this is a story with a happy ending,' minister says as NAFTA talks to begin Wednesday Chrystia Freeland declared herself to be "deeply optimistic" on Monday, despite the fact she's about to enter into trade negotiations with Donald Trump, the man credited with writing the book on dealmaking. "I am confident that this is a story with a happy 7

August 15, 2017 1:20 AM Trump’s rebuke of hate groups in wake of Charlottesville violence decried as ‘too little, too late’ Add to ..

For two days, U.S. President Donald Trump faced mounting accusations he was appeasing white supremacists by refusing to explicitly condemn them in the wake of a deadly terrorist attack amid a racist rally in Charlottesville, Va. On Monday, he sought to calm the storm with a White House speech unequivocally denouncing “the KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists 8

August 14, 2017 10:47 PM Former Toronto teacher and Montreal-based volunteer killed in Burkina Faso attack

Tammy Chen and Bilel Diffalah slain after gunmen opened fire at restaurant in country's capital CBC News has confirmed the identities of two Canadian citizens killed Sunday after gunmen opened fire on a popular restaurant in the capital of the West African country of Burkina Faso. Tammy Chen, a former Toronto teacher, and Bilel Diffalah, a volunteer 9

August 14, 2017 9:10 PM 13-year-old girl killed by car ramming into pizzeria near Paris

French officials say driver's actions intentional but do not currently suspect terrorist motive A man who may have been trying to kill himself rammed his car into a pizzeria east of Paris on Monday, killing a 13-year-old girl and injuring her younger brother and at least 11 others, authorities said. The driver was immediately arrested. Police said the man's 4