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June 22, 2018 5:41 PM Ahmed Musa scores twice to give Nigeria win over Iceland

VOLGOGRAD, RUSSIA — Ahmed Musa gave Nigeria its first win at this year’s World Cup, and gave Argentina a gift. Musa scored two second-half goals to help the Nigerians beat Iceland 2-0 Friday and move into second place in the group behind already-qualified Croatia. Nigeria will face Argentina in its final group match on Tuesday in St. Petersburg. If Nigeria 6

June 21, 2018 11:30 PM Saskatchewan man who bulldozed house with people inside sentenced for attempted murder

YORKTON, SASK.—A Saskatchewan man who bulldozed a house with two people inside, including his son’s wife, has been sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty to attempted murder. Ronald Fatteicher, who is 60, knocked down the house last summer on rural property near Calder east of Yorkton. Fatteicher pleaded guilty to nine charges in total 7

June 19, 2018 8:06 PM Russia's defeat of Egypt shows emphatic win over Saudis was no fluke

Unbeaten hosts near World Cup knockout stage while Egyptians drop to 0-2 Russia scored three goals in a 15-minute span early in the second half to set up a 3-1 win over Egypt on Tuesday, moving the host nation to the brink of the World Cup's knockout stage. Mohamed Salah won and converted a penalty for a consolation goal on his return from injury but Egypt's 11

June 19, 2018 6:03 PM Open-net goal lifts Senegal to a win over Poland at the World Cup

Senegal President Macky Sall was in the stands to watch his nation’s first World Cup match since 2002, when the team reached the quarter-finals before losing to Turkey. Poland returned for the first time since 2006. Poland fans in red and white were about three-quarters of the crowd, and they chanted and clapped throughout. Lewandowski topped the Bundesliga 6

June 18, 2018 8:58 PM 5 people, including 2 kids and a dog, hit by lightning near Tillsonburg, Ont

All five taken to hospital after strike in Courtland, Ont., just before 4 p.m. Five people, including two children, were taken to hospital after being struck by lightning just outside of Tillsonburg, Ont., on Monday afternoon. The OPP say the five people were struck at an address on Main Street in Courtland, Ont., which is located about 100 kilometres 13

June 18, 2018 5:46 PM Derailed train bursts into flames in southwest Indiana

PRINCETON, IND.—A freight train derailed in southwest Indiana and several train cars caught fire, possibly due to a propane leak, forcing the mandatory evacuation of nearby homes while authorities monitored air quality Monday, officials said. The train derailed Sunday evening near a trailer park in Princeton, about 240 kilometres southwest of Indianapolis 7

June 17, 2018 11:04 PM Summer of LeBron is about to heat up

“It’s crazy,” notes Wade, “because in this league you never know what will happen.” In Act 1, in 2010, he instantly made Miami the centre of the hoops universe with one Decision. Act II, in 2014, found him playing the Homecoming King as the kid from Akron, Ohio, returned to Cleveland. Act III, about to roll out, will find LeBron joining the Los Angeles 7

June 16, 2018 3:32 PM Messi misses penalty kick as Iceland holds Argentina to draw

Lionel Messi had a penalty kick saved and Iceland held on for a 1-1 draw against Argentina at the World Cup on Saturday. Lionel Messi missed yet another penalty kick and Iceland held on for a 1-1 draw against Argentina in an impressive World Cup debut on Saturday. Messi failed to give his team the lead when his 64th-minute penalty was stopped by Hannes 12

June 15, 2018 6:07 PM Amid wave of Toronto deaths, cyclists holding first of four ghost bike rides Friday

Riders will honour killed cyclist Jonas Mitchell with a ghost bike ride Friday evening — the first of four planned following a series of cyclist deaths across the GTA. Mitchell, 36, was hit on Lake Shore Blvd. W. at Colborne Lodge Rd., near High Park, on May 15. He died in hospital on June 7. Mitchell was “someone who’s created so much kindness, compassion 12

June 15, 2018 5:00 PM Who’s that selling steaks off a truck? It’s Amazon

NEW YORK—Donna Brunswick drove to a Costco last month to pick up some raw flank steak — not at the wholesale club, but from a truck in the parking lot. “Typically you wouldn’t buy meat off a random truck,” says Brunswick, a technical manager in Atlanta. But she says $20 for the slab of beef was a good deal. And she liked the filet mignon she bought from it in December 12