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December 13, 2018 4:57 PM Teen, officers exchange gunfire at Indiana middle school

RICHMOND, IND.—A teenage suspect and police officers exchanged gunfire outside an eastern Indiana middle school Thursday morning before the boy ran inside and killed himself, authorities said. Indiana State Police Sgt. John Bowling said no one else at Dennis Intermediate School or any officers were injured during the shooting in Richmond, which is near the Indiana-Ohio 7

December 10, 2018 2:36 PM GoFundMe page raising money for family of murdered Mississauga boy

The 14-year-old’s dead body was found several hours later in Meadow Park, near Southdown Rd. and Truscott Dr., not far from his home Friday morning with obvious signs of trauma. Three days after the brutal killing, the Driver-Martin family is struggling to pay for the child’s funeral, a family friend says. “Riley’s body was found alone and cold early 6

December 8, 2018 11:23 PM Improving the starting rotation is Blue Jays’ main focus

Randal Grichuk: The Jays’ trade for the outfielder last January may not have looked great when he hit .106 in the first 25 games of the season and landed on the disabled list by May 1. But the 27-year-old came back in June a new player, hitting a near career-high .271 in the final four months. He finished with a team-high 25 home runs and 61 RBIs, and played 9

December 7, 2018 10:01 PM Tucker Carlson says Trump is ‘not capable’ and hasn’t kept his promises

Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson set straight any misinformation concerning his views on U.S. President Donald Trump: “I don’t think he’s capable,” he said during an interview on Tuesday. Urs Gehriger, an editor at Die Weltwoche, Switzerland’s leading German-language opinion weekly, noted that Carlson’s new book, Ship of Fools, is silent on Trump 9

December 7, 2018 8:20 PM Leafs’ Nylander and Kapanen unhurt in minor car accident

Toronto Maple Leafs forwards William Nylander and Kasperi Kapanen were involved in a minor car accident near the club’s training facility in Etobicoke on Friday. “Confirming that William and Kasperi were involved in a minor collision near our practice facility this afternoon. There were no injuries,” the team’s director of media relations, Steve Keogh 10

December 7, 2018 7:58 PM China readies Chang’e-4, its moon lander, for launch

The instruments will probe the structure of the rocks beneath the spacecraft, study the effects of the solar wind striking the lunar surface. Chang’e-4 will also test the ability of making radio astronomy observations from the far side of the moon, without the effects of noise and interference from Earth. According to the Xinhua News Agency, Chang’e- 10

December 3, 2018 7:52 PM Oil cuts could make rail cars worth less just as Alberta buys them

Canada’s announcement to enforce mandatory production cuts starting next month will make moving crude on trains less attractive just as the government buys railcars. The two steps of the plan, part of Alberta’s goal to ease historically low prices, appear at odds with each other. On one hand, buying rail cars should ease selling pressure because of new infrastructure 20

December 2, 2018 6:11 PM Pope lights candle to promote peace in Syria

Lifting the candle to the window, Francis prayed that “These flames, and many flames of hope, disperse the darkness of war.” “Let’s pray and help the Christians to remain in Syria and the Middle East as witnesses of mercy, of forgiveness and of reconciliation. May the flames of hope also reach those who are enduring conflict and war in these days in other 12

December 1, 2018 4:52 PM Overflowing oil production continues to dampen oilpatch outlook, prices

Upgraded synthetic crude from oilsands mines was selling at an $18.50 (U.S.) discount to WTI (it typically trades near par) and Edmonton light oil was receiving about a $23 discount (U.S.), although it is of similar quality to WTI. In an update report on Nov. 21, Scotiabank analysts said the wider-than-usual discounts will cost the Western Canadian oil industry 12

November 30, 2018 4:52 PM N.B. Tories survive throne speech vote, plan to end ban on fracking

Saint John Harbour Liberal MLA Gerry Lowe voted with the Tories and the People’s Alliance parties to support the subamendment, but he voted with his party and the three Green members in opposition of the throne speech. Lowe says increased activity for the LNG terminal near Saint John would mean more tax dollars flowing into his riding. The governing 12