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September 19, 2018 7:17 PM U.S. Supreme Court candidate Brett Kavanaugh thrives by mixing sports and politics

Last week Christine Blasey Ford gave an interview to the Washington Post alleging that Brett Kavanaugh, the U.S. Supreme Court nominee now undergoing confirmation hearings in the U.S. senate, sexually assaulted her at a house party when they were both teenagers. Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University, has been invited to testify before 8

September 5, 2018 6:07 PM Canada’s Cam Lewis making his marathon debut after serious foot injury

Canada’s Cam Levins will make his marathon debut at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon next month. The 29-year-old from Black Creek, B.C., has battled a serious foot injury that required surgery for a couple of seasons, but believes he’s finally healthy enough to become a force on the global running scene once again. Marathon fans have eagerly 14

September 5, 2018 3:15 AM Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop pays $145,000 over ‘unscientific’ claims

Goop advertised that the eggs could balance hormones, regulate menstrual cycles and increase bladder control, according to a statement Tuesday from Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas, who was part of a task force of California district attorneys that negotiated the settlement. Goop sold Inner Judge Flower as helping prevent depression. In addition 16

August 22, 2018 6:00 PM Canadian peacekeepers in Mali concerned by reported delays in evacuations

While such evacuations are supposed to be Canada’s primary role, the force’s only two missions so far have involved transporting Dutch long-range patrols to different villages. McKenna says he has heard of hours-long delays in such evacuations being deployed, an issue frustrated German helicopter crews have blamed on patchy communications and cost-conscious 15

August 22, 2018 11:41 AM Hawaii residents brace themselves as hurricane strengthens

HONOLULU—Hawaii residents rushed to stores to stock up on bottled water, ramen, toilet paper and other supplies as they faced the threat of heavy rain, flash flooding and high surf as a strengthening hurricane continued to churn toward the state. On Tuesday night, the National Weather Service announced that Hurricane Lane had become a Category 5 hurricane 15

August 20, 2018 10:22 PM Trump wasn’t given cost estimate for military parade, according to Pentagon

The Pentagon announced Thursday that Trump’s controversial parade had been canceled and that officials were looking into “opportunities in 2019” to throw the armed spectacle. Officials did not provide a reason for the postponement, but the announcement came hours after reports of the hefty parade price tag. “We are now going to look at providing options 13

August 20, 2018 12:53 PM Russia prepares for largest war games in 40 years with combat military drills

MOSCOW—Russia’s military forces in the country’s east were put on high alert Monday ahead of massive war games that also involve China and Mongolia, the largest show of power in nearly 40 years, the Russian defence minister said. Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said the five days of military drills will pave the way for the Vostok (East) 2018 military 11

August 20, 2018 12:20 PM Republicans must rally behind Donald Trump to survive, ex-aide Steve Bannon says

Bannon said his new venture will focus on rapid response and polling with the goal of framing the election as an “up or down vote” on Trump and impeachment. He is also releasing a movie about the president, Trump@War, geared at Trump supporters. Bannon said he was being backed by private donors, but he did not detail who was funding the effort or how much he had raised 14

August 17, 2018 2:05 AM RCMP say searchers have found a body, plane wreckage northwest of Edmonton

MAYERTHORPE, Alta. — RCMP say search and rescue technicians have found a body and the wreckage of plane in a wooded area northwest of Edmonton. Transport Canada and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are investigating what has been found at the crash site in Lac Ste. Anne County. The Royal Canadian Air Force has been searching for a Cessna 172 that hasn’t 21

August 13, 2018 2:54 AM U.S. Pentagon chief defends his reversal on Space Force

BRASILIA, BRAZIL—U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said Sunday he is satisfied that creating a Space Force as a separate military service is the right way to reorganize the Pentagon’s approach to space. Mattis, who last year opposed moves in U.S. Congress to create a separate space service, said his emphasis then was on establishing a consensus about 18