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May 18, 2018 1:57 PM School shooting suspect arrested, injuries reported in south Texas

Incident reported in Santa Fe High School, about 50 km southeast of Houston Injuries have been confirmed in a shooting Friday at a high school near Houston, and the suspected shooter has been arrested, according to school officials. Assistant Principal Cris Richardson said that an active shooter was on campus at Santa Fe High School, which was placed 14

May 18, 2018 1:45 PM Houston-area media reporting multiple fatalities from Texas school shooting

One student told Houston television station KTRK in a telephone interview that a gunman came into her first-period art class and started shooting. The student said she saw one girl with blood on her leg as the class evacuated the room. “We thought it was a fire drill at first but really, the teacher said, ‘Start running,’” the student told the television 11

May 16, 2018 11:29 PM A new study says Toronto trails only New York as the likeliest spot for Amazon’s new HQ — but that doesn’t count tax breaks

As 20 cities eagerly await signals from Amazon Inc., fresh analysis by a real estate and tourism consultant has both good and bad news for Toronto’s hopes of landing the tech giant’s second headquarters. Resonance, with offices in Vancouver and New York, used its data on cities and Amazon’s “request for proposal” to rank which of the 20 shortlisted cities 11

May 9, 2018 12:45 PM 3 Americans released from North Korean prison, Trump says

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo en route back to U.S. with '3 wonderful gentlemen' U.S. President Donald Trump said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is on his way back from North Korea with three American detainees, and that they "seem to be in good health." Trump made the announcement on Twitter on Wednesday: "Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the air and on his way back from North 43

May 2, 2018 4:25 PM Southwest Airlines plane with cracked window makes emergency landing

Emergency landing comes 2 weeks after fatal accident aboard another Southwest Airlines plane A Southwest Airlines plane flying from Chicago to New Jersey was forced to land in Cleveland on Wednesday after one of its windows cracked. There were no reports of injuries after Flight 957 landed safely at Cleveland's Hopkins International Airport 25

April 29, 2018 3:08 AM Buffalo Sabres win NHL draft lottery

The Buffalo Sabres followed a season filled with losses by finally winning something: the NHL draft lottery, landing the No. 1 pick for just the third time in franchise history. The Sabres became the first team to finish 31st in the standings following the addition of the expansion Vegas Golden Knights, and they entered the draft lottery on Saturday 18

April 23, 2018 6:49 PM Man who snatched gunman’s AR-15 at Waffle House says ‘it was life or death’

The 29-year-old Nashville resident found himself wrestling with the suspect after four people had already been fatally shot at a Waffle House bustling with patrons early Sunday. “I looked back and I saw a person lying on the ground right at the entrance of the door, then I jumped and slid ... I went behind a push door — a swivel door,” Shaw said. “He shot through 26

April 7, 2018 10:00 AM This man's climb up the CN Tower is a journey back to health after devastating illness

Condo stairwell becomes a training ground for Julian Backhouse, 65, who has Wilson's Disease Julian Backhouse grabs the handrail at the foot of a flight of stairs in his 11-storey condo building in Mississauga. "Ten of these flights," says Backhouse, "is the height of the CN Tower," and with that, he pulls himself up for his daily climb. His condo stairwell 19

March 27, 2018 1:00 AM California man who believes Earth is flat propels himself 600 metres in self-built rocket

After many delays, Hughes propelled himself almost 600 metres into the air this weekend in his homemade rocket, which is emblazed with the words ‘FLAT EARTH.’ “Mad” Mike Hughes, a 61-year-limo driver and self-taught rocket scientist who believes that the Earth is flat, finally blasted himself in the direction of space. After many delays, Hughes propelled 14

March 12, 2018 11:16 AM Passenger plane with 71 aboard crashes, catches fire in Nepal

US-Bangla Airlines plane from Bangladesh was landing in Kathmandu when it went down Police in Nepal say at least 38 people were killed and 23 injured after a passenger plane crashed and burst into flames as it landed in Kathmandu on Monday. Witnesses say the US-Bangla Airlines plane swerved before it crashed and broke into several pieces. Dozens of firefighters 67