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August 11, 2018 4:10 AM Man sought by police after Scarborough collision kills 71-year-old motorcyclist

Citizens on site are believed to have performed CPR on the injured motorcyclist while waiting for emergency services, but when paramedics arrived at 9:01 p.m., the man was pronounced dead on scene. Marc Laurin, a 29-year-old Toronto man, is wanted for dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death, failure to stop after a collision, and being unlawfully 8

August 8, 2018 7:56 PM Gaining control of Portugal wildfire will take days, prime minister says

Costa acknowledged that much more work was needed to prevent catastrophic fires, including diversifying the vegetation in Portugal's forests and establishing fire breaks. High clouds of black smoke have towered for days over the Algarve region, a top European vacation destination. While winds have made the firefighting effort more difficult, crew working 10

August 6, 2018 2:02 PM Iran lifts ban on currency exchanges as U.S. sanctions loom

The ban on the exchange offices, introduced in March, had left the offices idle overnight: gone were the familiar, daily long lines of Iranians waiting to buy or sell dollars. The measure also backfired, and the black market flourished. Hemmati said the government’s decision in April to enforce a single exchange rate to the dollar had caused “serious 13

August 3, 2018 7:12 PM Groundbreaking Crazy Rich Asians instils hope among Asian-Americans

Keodara said his experience has driven him to fight back and he is now in the process of filing a class-action lawsuit against Grindr, a decision he made about a month ago. But the negative perception of Asian men as romantic partners is not limited to the LGBT community. In a 2014 study published by the dating site OkCupid, statistics showed that Asian 13

July 27, 2018 1:46 PM Roseanne apologizes for racist tweet: ‘I wish I worded it better’

LOS ANGELES—In Roseanne Barr’s first TV interview since her ABC sitcom was cancelled for a racist tweet, the comedian apologized for her “ill-worded” post and insisted she is not a bigot. During her hour-long interview on Sean Hannity’s Fox News Channel show Thursday, Barr lamented the damage done to her by her tweet about Valerie Jarrett, a former adviser 11

July 25, 2018 6:26 PM U.S. pastor charged in Turkey put under house arrest

ISTANBUL—An American pastor who has been in custody for nearly two years on terror and espionage charges will be put under house arrest as his trial continues, Turkey’s official news agency said Wednesday. Anadolu news agency said that Pastor Andrew Craig Brunson, a 50-year-old evangelical pastor from Black Mountain, North Carolina would be released 16

July 23, 2018 8:17 PM Ford says Horwath attacking him as a radical extremist is ‘the pot calling the kettle black’

While the 1998 curriculum will temporarily be taught in schools starting in September, Ford again promised an extensive public consultation on a revamped syllabus with hearings in every constituency in Ontario, though no budget or timetable has yet been set. “We’re going to go right across the province. We’re going to contact 124 ridings, the constituents 13

July 23, 2018 5:12 PM At Oakville Galleries, Brenda Draney asks you to complete the picture

Three of her paintings on view at Oakville Galleries’ summer show An Assembly of Shapes make the appeal plain: An unfinished (though they’re not) quality pervades, inviting you to complete the picture. Her linen surfaces are often left raw, heightening the sense of incompleteness, of something interrupted or partly resolved. One of these on view in Oakville 10

July 23, 2018 1:36 PM Shooter on the Danforth was firing like someone ‘in a video game,’ witness says

The gunman who killed two people and injured 12 others in a rampage on the Danforth late Sunday night was shooting at random, like someone “in a video game,” a witness says. “He was very relaxed, it was pretty disturbing,” said Lenny Graf, who was with his wife and his son, 9, and daughter, 8. The shooter, later revealed to be 29 years old, died after 9

July 23, 2018 2:53 AM Nine people injured in Danforth shooting, shooter dead

Multiple people, including a child, have reportedly been shot, and the gunman is dead, after a shooting Sunday night at Danforth and Logan Aves. Witnesses described a man dressed in black firing a gun multiple times. Witnesses estimated that he fired between 15 and 20 shots in the area, according to media reports. Paramedics said multiple people injured 8