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May 16, 2018 12:02 PM Chlorine likely used in Syrian town of Saraqeb, watchdog says

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS—The international chemical weapons watchdog said Wednesday that chlorine was likely used as a weapon in the Syrian town of Saraqeb in early February, the latest report of poison gas being unleashed in Syria’s civil war. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) released details of a report into the chlorine 12

May 9, 2018 11:01 AM South Sudan pleads with U.S. not to cut aid, as White House is threatening

U.S. is South Sudan's largest donor, but says it is 'losing patience' even as ceasefire talks near South Sudan's government urged the United States on Wednesday not to "abandon" the country after Washington said it would review its assistance programs because it could not continue a partnership with leaders perpetuating "endless war". "We are asking 24

April 26, 2018 3:36 PM Board fight brewing at DavidsTea

Montreal-based DavidsTea says co-founder Herschel Segal is trying to gain control of the board without paying a premium by pushing the election of seven director nominees at its annual meeting June 14. The board of DavidsTea is fighting back against a co-founder's attempt to replace them with a dissident slate of nominees. In a statement today, the Montreal-based 24

April 25, 2018 10:46 PM Giannis, Bucks fighting to fend off elimination against Celtics

It’s been 17 years since the Milwaukee Bucks advanced to the second round of the NBA finals. Giannis Antetokounmpo was criticized after Game 5 of Milwaukee’s Eastern Conference series against Boston for not doing more, particularly on the offensive end. He took only 10 field-goal attempts, his third-lowest total of the entire season. Antetokounmpo still 16

April 22, 2018 12:11 AM Amir Khan drops Canada's Phil Lo Greco in 39 seconds in triumphant return

Former boxing world champion wins 1st fight since 2016 loss to Saul "Canelo" Alvarez Former world champion Amir Khan won his first fight in two years by stopping Phil Lo Greco in 39 seconds on Saturday. Fighting in a British home ring for the first time in five years, Khan sent Lo Greco to the canvas inside 30 seconds. Moments later, he pinned the Toronto 16

April 21, 2018 8:57 PM White Sox reliever Farquhar suffers brain hemorrhage during game

2010 Blue Jays draft pick in stable but critical condition White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar was in stable but critical condition Saturday, a day after suffering a brain hemorrhage while in the dugout during a game. Farquhar passed out in the sixth inning Friday night after getting two outs against Houston. He was helped by team medical personnel and on-site 18

April 20, 2018 8:28 PM Paris student protesters removed from occupied building

The occupation was ignited by a new system of admissions would allow universities to rank applicants based on their own criteria. French high school graduates are guaranteed free university access regardless of their grades. Paris 1 University President Georges Haddad said no students were injured during the eviction operation. He told reporters he felt “great 19

April 17, 2018 12:07 PM Trudeau to wrap up French visit with National Assembly speech before flying to U.K

Trudeau’s National Assembly speech is expected to touch on the rise of nationalism, populism and xenophobia. On Monday, Canada and France pledged to renew the fight against climate change, hoping to keep momentum on the world stage going after U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew his country from the Paris climate agreement. A new France-Canada partnership 15

April 17, 2018 11:21 AM Trudeau to end French visit with National Assembly speech, then heads to U.K

PM's remarks expected to address the rise of nationalism, populism and xenophobia Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will wrap up his visit to France today before flying to London to meet with British counterpart Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth. Trudeau is to address the French National Assembly this morning, making him the first Canadian prime minister to do so. The address 16

April 13, 2018 2:30 PM Tesla will be profitable in second half of 2018: Musk

Tesla has sought to play down Wall Street speculation it will need to raise capital Tesla Inc. will be profitable in the third and fourth quarters of this year and will not have to raise any money from investors, billionaire chief executive Elon Musk said on Friday, driving shares in the electric carmaker up. Tesla has already sought this month to play down Wall Street 17