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October 16, 2018 11:29 PM Raptors’ Bench Mob on verge of getting whacked

“Last year it was like having two separate teams; it was like football almost where you had five in five out. So I think it’ll be a bit more meshed.” But the Bench Mob, RIP, was beloved, even if it turns out to be a one-year wonder. It played more quickly as a group than the first unit did, Siakam’s ability to run the floor was eye-opening and VanVleet 5

October 9, 2018 7:51 PM Man to be freed in slain Bulgarian journalist investigation

RUSE, BULGARIA—Bulgarian authorities on Tuesday will release and won’t charge a man arrested in connection with the slaying of Bulgarian television reporter Viktoria Marinova, whose body was found after she highlighted possible government corruption. The man, who wasn’t identified, would be freed “very shortly,” said Teodor Atanassov, chief police officer 8

October 5, 2018 4:09 PM Washington Post prints empty column for Saudi writer missing in Turkey

“His criticism, voiced over the past year, most surely rankles Mohammed bin Salman, who was elevated to crown prince last year and has carried out a wide-ranging campaign to silence dissent while trying to modernize the kingdom,” the Post editorial read. “Among those in his prisons for political speech are clerics, bloggers, journalists and activists 8

October 5, 2018 4:04 PM High court rules Quebec legislature guards fired for voyeurism can grieve

The agents’ union filed a grievance on their behalf. The Speaker objected that a labour tribunal had no jurisdiction over the matter because he had exercised parliamentary privilege to manage employees and eject unwelcome people from the national assembly building. Decisions went back and forth as the case moved through the courts, with the Quebec Court 5

September 25, 2018 10:44 AM How the two potential New Brunswick kingmaker parties radically differ in policies, leader styles

In an interview late Monday night, he said Austin’s party is willing to strip away services to francophones in emergency medical services, and advance environmental policies that lead to carbon pollution. “It seems willing to take people’s rights away when it comes to the Acadians and francophones of this province. ... They also seem prepared to open up and support 10

September 21, 2018 7:37 PM Woman stabs five people at New York neighbourhood nursery

NEW YORK — A woman stabbed five people — including three newborn babies — early Friday inside a New York City home that was apparently being used as a neighbourhood nursery, then slashed her wrist, police said. All of those wounded in the attack, which happened before 4 a.m., were hospitalized but expected to survive. The 52-year-old suspect was taken 14

September 21, 2018 3:39 PM Amazon’s new microwave: ‘Alexa, please defrost my chicken’

SEATTLE—In a bid to control the smart home of the future, Amazon.com Inc. is offering makers of electronics a small chip that would let people use their voice to command everything from microwaves and coffee machines to room fans and guitar amplifiers. The online retail giant is hoping big manufacturers will sign up to incorporate the Alexa-enabled chips 19

September 19, 2018 8:05 PM It’s no slam dunk, but Glen Grunwald has high hopes for Canada Basketball

Having already played a significant role in one chapter of Canadian basketball history, Glen Grunwald has his eyes set on another. One of the first employees of the Toronto Raptors, coming on board long before the team played its first game, Grunwald was instrumental in negotiating a rocky first few years for the now well-established franchise 26

September 18, 2018 3:19 PM FIFA president averse to Spanish League games in U.S

ZURICH—FIFA President Gianni Infantino is still not persuaded about playing Spanish league games in the United States. Infantino says on Tuesday he would “prefer to see a great MLS game in the U.S. rather than La Liga being in the U.S.” His statement repeated comments made last month in Washington DC after the Spanish league announced its 15-year, brand-building 12

September 12, 2018 7:47 PM Toronto schools put on lockdown, hold and secure after two separate shootings

Several Toronto schools were put into lockdown or hold and secure Wednesday after two separate shootings in Etobicoke and Scarborough. Paramedics said they found a male teen victim with a serious but non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Paramedics also took two teen girls to a local hospital with minor injuries. Police spokesperson Gary Long said the girls 29