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May 23, 2018 11:25 AM 2 Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in Congo are found dead

Another patient who fled has been found and is back under quarantine Two of three Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in the Congo river port city of Mbandaka have died, the head of medical charity Doctors Without Borders's (Médecins Sans Frontières) mission in the city said Wednesday. The third patient was found alive and is under observation by MSF and the World 6

May 22, 2018 6:02 PM Dog killed by black bear after jumping out of car window in Jasper National Park

JASPER, Alta. - A black bear is being watched in Jasper National Park after it killed a dog that jumped out of a vehicle. Parks Canada officials say the encounter happened on Wednesday when a car pulled over to the side of the road to view the bear. They say the dog jumped out of an open window and started to harass the bear by approaching it and barking 6

May 20, 2018 2:47 PM Baghdad, Karachi archbishops among Pope Francis’ choices for new cardinals

VATICAN CITY—Pope Francis announced on Sunday he has chosen 14 men to be the newest cardinals in the church, among them his chief aide for helping Rome’s homeless and poor, as well as prelates based in Iraq and Pakistan, where Christians are a vulnerable minority. “I am happy to announce that on June 29, I will hold a consistory (ceremony) to make 14 new cardinals 7

May 20, 2018 1:03 PM Volunteer firefighters help battle massive Brandon, Man., blazes

BRANDON, MAN.—As a massive fire in downtown Brandon on Saturday began threatening other buildings, the chief of the Souris-Glenwood volunteer fire department was loading fertilizer into a truck at a farm 45 kilometres away. Brian Parham received a text from his son, who is also a volunteer firefighter, letting him know the Christie’s Office Plus building 6

May 19, 2018 12:08 PM Teen laid out Texas attack plans in journals, officials say

Classmates described Pagourtzis as quiet, an avid video game player who routinely wore a black trench coat and black boots to class. He had played football on the school’s junior varsity squad and danced as part of a church group. Those who know him expressed shock he might be involved in the killings. Branden Auzston, 17, a junior at Santa Fe High School 10

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 1:33 PM Egypt opens Gaza border crossing for Ramadan

The crossing has been open since Saturday so el-Sissi’s announcement is technically an extension and Egyptian authorities said 510 people crossed on Wednesday, the majority coming from Gaza into Egypt. On Thursday, 541 people crossed from Egypt into Gaza along with dozens of trucks carrying cement, steel, power engines and medical and food aid from the Red Crescent 13

May 17, 2018 9:25 PM Ethics commissioner launches investigation into Brampton MP Raj Grewal’s India trip invite

OTTAWA—The federal ethics commissioner is formally investigating whether a Liberal MP from Brampton broke Parliament’s conflict of interest code by inviting a construction executive who pays him for legal services to events with Canadian officials during the prime minister’s trip to India earlier this year. Commissioner Mario Dion said he decided to launch 10

May 17, 2018 2:31 PM Miss America taps women for leadership spots

The scandal began when the Huffington Post published leaked emails showing pageant officials ridiculing past Miss Americas, including crass and sometimes vulgar comments about them. The emails included one that used a vulgar term for female genitalia to refer to past Miss America winners, one that wished that a particular former Miss America had died and others 9

May 16, 2018 10:11 PM Talks stall between Canadian Lacrosse Association, players` association

The NLTPA also informed the CLA that until their conditions were met, they would not play for Canada in any tournament. The men’s field world championships is the first tournament on the calendar since the strike began. Although the CLA has made an offer to the NLTPA, it is only for the 34 players in the top tier of the senior men’s field team pool. Those 10