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January 14, 2018 2:19 PM ‘No hope’ for 29 missing sailors as burning oil tanker sinks off coast of China

The ship had been burning for days after a collision with another ship in the East China Sea. TEHRAN, IRAN—A burning Iranian tanker listing for days off the coast of China after a collision with another vessel sank Sunday, with an Iranian official saying there was “no hope” of survival for the 29 missing sailors onboard. State TV quoted Mahmoud Rastad 12

January 7, 2018 2:48 PM Crew of 32 missing after oil tanker and freighter collide off China coast

The oil tanker caught fire after the collision off China’s east coast, leaving the ship’s entire crew missing. BEIJING—An Iranian oil tanker collided with a bulk freighter and caught fire off China’s east coast, leaving the tanker’s entire crew of 32 missing and causing it to spill oil into the sea, authorities said Sunday. Chinese authorities dispatched 13

January 7, 2018 12:45 PM France marks Charlie Hebdo, market attacks 3 years later

French President Emmanuel Macron and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo on Sunday laid a wreath outside the former office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo to mark the third anniversary of two attacks by Islamic extremists. On Jan. 7, 2015, French-born brothers killed 11 people inside the building, as well as a Muslim policeman outside. The pair died in a police 27

January 4, 2018 1:00 AM Oilers' Connor McDavid elected 1 of 4 captains for NHL all-star game

Fans vote also names Lightning captain Steve Stamkos to lead Atlantic Division for event in Tampa Bay Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid will serve as captain of the Pacific Division team in the NHL All-Star 3-on-3 tournament this month in Tampa, Florida. McDavid has 45 points for the struggling Oilers, including 31 assists. Lightning centre Steven 10

January 3, 2018 2:44 PM Stingray Digital acquires Qello Concerts for on-demand concerts and music documentaries

MONTREAL—Stingray Digital Group Inc. has acquired Qello Concerts, an over-the-top streaming service for on-demand concerts and music documentaries. Stingray says the deal will allow it to benefit from operational expertise and instantly elevate its status in the over-the-top business. Qello Concerts was founded in 2010 and has a catalogue of concert 13

December 22, 2017 2:00 PM ‘Password,’ ‘monkey’ and the other terrible passwords we choose

Lists of the year’s most popular bad passwords reveal cultural influences and a sense of dissatisfaction with online security itself. “Whatever” (No. 23) and “letmein” (No. 7) seem to speak to an exasperation with online security itself. They are among the 11 new entrants to the annual “worst passwords” list, compiled by SplashData, a company that creates 11

December 18, 2017 8:33 PM Olivia and Benjamin the most popular baby names in Ontario

The provincial government says the name Liam has slipped to second place for boys, while Olivia has been the most popular name for baby girls since 2008. The provincial government says Liam slipped to second place after holding the top spot for boys’ names for five years running, while Olivia has been the most popular name for baby girls since 2008. The Ministry 18

December 12, 2017 6:46 AM Uber says 815,000 Canadians affected by data breach as investigation launched

Information taken includes names, email addresses, mobile phone numbers Uber Canada said late Monday that 815,000 Canadian riders and drivers may have been affected as part of its worldwide data breach announced in November. Uber said the information taken includes names, email address, and mobile phone numbers from the accounts, but that its investigation 18

December 7, 2017 1:44 PM N.S. sets legal age for marijuana use at 19, names liquor agency as retailer

HALIFAX -- Nova Scotia will set a legal age of 19 for marijuana use, and will distribute weed through its liquor corporation and through online sales. Justice Minister Mark Furey says the province also accepts federal rules setting a personal possession limit of up to 30 grams, a personal cultivation limit of up to four plants per household and will establish 17

December 3, 2017 12:27 PM Police: One dead, 3 injured in non-terror vehicular incident in New York City

NEW YORK -- Police are searching for a man who struck at least four people when he drove down a New York City street, killing one and critically injuring three. A New York Police Department detective says the driver targeted the victims in Queens, but terrorism is not suspected. He says the man fled after striking them around 4:45 a.m. Sunday. The injured 20