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January 16, 2018 10:47 PM Maple Leafs move Soshnikov to Marlies for conditioning stint

Leafs coach Mike Babcock says Soshnikov, who resumed practicing with his teammates on Tuesday after missing more than a month due to injury, will benefit from a conditioning stint with the American Hockey League farm club. Nikita Soshnikov will regain his playing form, in part, by playing with the Toronto Marlies on a conditioning stint, Leafs coach 12

January 8, 2018 6:18 PM 64 migrants feared dead after traffickers’ overcrowded boat sinks in Mediterranean Sea: UN

Since trafficking dinghies are often crammed with far more than 100 migrants, fears quickly arose that dozens more could be missing in the sinking. UN officials said Monday that accounts from survivors bore out those fears. ROME—As many as 64 African migrants, including a mother whose surviving 3-year-old child desperately clung to her as she drowned 11

January 3, 2018 11:55 PM Let’s get mistakable: Tab magazines confuse Manitoba man for missing boyfriend of Olivia Newton-John

Several tabloids named a man in the photos as Patrick McDermott, a 48-year-old cameraman presumed drowned in California in 2005, after an Australian tabloid published a story claiming exclusive proof that McDermott was alive and living in Sayulita, Mexico. BRANDON, MAN.—Wes Stobbe had never read a gossip tabloid beyond glances in the grocery checkout 14

December 31, 2017 5:23 PM Spain rescues 66 migrants from two boats in Mediterranean Sea

Sunday’s interception comes just a day after Spain saved 177 additional migrants from six boats. MADRID—Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 66 migrants from two boats in the Mediterranean Sea. The service says that one boat carrying 58 migrants was intercepted by rescue craft in the Strait of Gibraltar before sunrise on Sunday. A further 16

December 21, 2017 1:43 PM $20M for plant that spewed black water near Niagara Falls

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said situation that led to discharges is 'intolerable' The aging sewage treatment plant responsible for a stinky black discharge at Niagara Falls over the summer is in line for an overhaul. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday proposed spending $20 million to begin improvements at the Niagara Falls Wastewater Treatment Facility 27

December 13, 2017 2:03 AM Three Florida men charged in shark dragging video that went viral

The three men each face two felony counts of aggravated animal cruelty. TALLAHASSEE, FLA.—Florida wildlife officials and prosecutors have charged three men connected to a video of a shark being dragged behind a speeding boat. A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission news release says 21-year-old Michael Wenzel and 23-year-old Spencer Heintz 13

December 4, 2017 7:29 AM More bodies believed to be North Korean wash up on Japan coast

TOKYO - Three more bodies and a dilapidated wooden boat have washed ashore in northern Japan in a seasonal influx that has sharply increased this year. Winds and water currents push dozens of boats onto Japan's northern coasts annually, mostly rickety North Korean boats that lack the sturdiness and equipment to return home. The Coast Guard said a Japanese 23

October 31, 2017 8:27 PM Story of sailors rescued after 5 months at sea cast into doubt by inconsistencies

Hawaiian women didn't activate emergency beacon, weather service has no record of May 3-6 storm Two Hawaii women who say they were lost at sea for five months never activated their emergency beacon and described running into a fearsome storm that meteorologists say didn't exist, adding to a growing list of inconsistencies casting doubt on their harrowing 43

October 31, 2017 4:52 AM Inconsistencies cast story of sailors rescued after 5 months at sea into doubt

Hawaiian women did not activate emergency beacon The U.S. Coast Guard announced Monday that the two Hawaii women who say they were lost at sea never activated their emergency beacon, adding to a growing list of inconsistencies that cast doubt on the women's harrowing tale of survival. U.S. Coast Guard spokesman Lt. Scott Carr told The Associated Press 50

October 30, 2017 11:40 PM Danish inventor, charged with journalist’s gruesome death, admits to dismembering her body

Danish inventor Peter Madsen admitted to dismembering the body of freelance journalist Kim Wall, Danish police said Monday, marking the latest shift in Madsen's explanation for how Wall's severed body sank to the sea floor off the coast of Copenhagen. Madsen still maintains he did not kill Wall, according to a police news release, now claiming Wall died of carbon 16