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January 14, 2018 11:30 PM Andrew Cogliano suspended 2 games, snapping his ironman streak at 830

Ducks' winger had 4th-longest consecutive games streak in NHL history Anaheim Ducks forward Andrew Cogliano was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Sunday, ending the fourth-longest consecutive games streak in NHL history. Cogliano had the longest active games streak at 830. Doug Jarvis holds the record of 964. Florida defenceman Keith 5

January 14, 2018 9:03 PM Turkey vows imminent strike on Kurdish enclave in Syria

President Erdogan says he expects U.S. 'to support Turkey in its legitimate efforts' to combat terror Turkey's president said Sunday the country will launch a military assault on a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria "in the coming days" and urged the U.S. to support its efforts. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the operation against the Afrin enclave 8

January 11, 2018 1:43 AM High-ranking Durham officer charged with drinking on job and ‘tyrannical’ behaviour toward staff

Insp. Nick Lisi is accused of being verbally abusive towards four officers, calling one a “back-stabbing weasel and yelling at another in an “intimidating” way. A high-ranking Durham police officer is facing internal police charges for allegedly drinking on the job and “tyrannical” behaviour toward subordinates. Insp. Nick Lisi is accused of being verbally 7

January 9, 2018 2:52 PM Syria accuses Israel of airstrikes aimed at area near Damascus, Golan Heights

Israeli doesn't confirm actions, but Netanyahu says country is trying to deter Hezbollah Israeli jets and ground-to-ground missiles struck Syria early on Tuesday, Syria's army said, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated he would do what was needed to stop Hezbollah gaining "game-changing" Iranian weapons. The Syrian army said in a statement 14

January 8, 2018 5:08 PM TD Bank’s quarterly earnings cut due to U.S. tax changes

A one-time impact, the bank says its first-quarter results will be cut by about $400 million (U.S.). Toronto-Dominion Bank expects its first-quarter results will be cut by about $400 million (U.S.) due to changes in U.S. taxes, but says that a lower corporate tax rate will have a positive effect on future earnings. Tax changes signed by U.S. President 12

December 20, 2017 1:50 AM Canadian field lacrosse pioneer Dave Huntley dies at 60

Huntley was a driving force behind the evolution of field lacrosse in Canada over the past four decades. OTTAWA—Canadian field lacrosse pioneer Dave Huntley died at the age of 60 on Monday, the Canadian Lacrosse Association has announced. Huntley, from Toronto, was a driving force behind the evolution of field lacrosse in Canada over the past four decades 12

December 8, 2017 8:19 AM Israel beefs up police ahead of Jerusalem protests

JERUSALEM - Israeli police deployed reinforcements in and around Jerusalem's Old City on Friday, in anticipation of Palestinian protests over the Trump administration's recognition of the contested city as the Israeli capital. Palestinian political groups have called for massive demonstrations in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem after Friday 13

December 7, 2017 5:09 AM Oscars organization adopts code of conduct in wake of Weinstein expulsion

NEW YORK - The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science has announced its first code of conduct for its more than 8,400 members. Film academy chief executive Dawn Hudson introduced the new rules to members in an email Wednesday. In October, the academy broke with tradition and made Harvey Weinstein just the second person ever expelled from the Oscars' 17

November 24, 2017 5:23 PM Police find no evidence of gunfire after terror scare at London’s busy Oxford Circus station

Police had said they were responding “as if the incident is terrorist related,” but reported finding no evidence of gunfire. Witnesses on social media reported people running into nearby shops and pubs for shelter. LONDON—British police say they have found no evidence of any shots being fired after reports of gunfire sparked panic in the heart of London 18

November 21, 2017 8:56 PM Proposed cannabis regs would call for tobacco-style warnings for pot

OTTAWA -- Health Canada has released a series of proposed cannabis regulations in a consultation paper, including a call for mandatory warnings similar to those found on tobacco products. They include a proposal for the development of health warning messages covering the risks associated with cannabis use during pregnancy, the dangers of impaired driving 22