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April 24, 2018 4:07 PM U.S. veteran who survived blast receives unusual penis transplant

Patient, who asked to remain anonymous, is expected to recover urinary and, eventually, sexual function A U.S. veteran who lost his genitals from a blast in Afghanistan has received the world's most extensive penis transplant, and doctors say he is recovering well and expected to leave the hospital this week. Saying they wanted to address "an unspoken 12

April 20, 2018 8:28 PM Paris student protesters removed from occupied building

The occupation was ignited by a new system of admissions would allow universities to rank applicants based on their own criteria. French high school graduates are guaranteed free university access regardless of their grades. Paris 1 University President Georges Haddad said no students were injured during the eviction operation. He told reporters he felt “great 8

April 15, 2018 4:39 AM 'Completely accomplished': U.S. vice-president touts success of Syria strikes

Mike Pence stressed President Donald Trump made clear U.S. 'prepared to sustain this effort' Vice-President Mike Pence say the United States did the morally right thing when it attacked Syrian chemical weapons facilities in retaliation for an attack on civilians. Pence credited the strong leadership of President Donald Trump and U.S. allies for conducting 13

April 10, 2018 6:24 PM Where's Bono? U2 sets up shop at Place Bell in Laval for 2 weeks

Laval arena buzzing with activity, but no one is talking It's a very hush-hush affair: confidentiality agreements have been signed, no photos are to be taken and no one is talking. The operation presently underway at Place Bell in Laval is a logistical puzzle. Equipment from nondescript trucks was loaded in for the start of the rehearsals earlier this week. The technical 8

April 5, 2018 4:10 PM Animal welfare groups rounding up more than 100 northern Ontario cats to move south

Animal welfare groups have teamed up to bring more than 100 cats from northern Ontario to southern communities in an effort to find homes for the felines. The Ontario Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says animal welfare groups in Kenora, Ont., took 50 cats from a shelter in the northern city and drove them to Wawa, Ont., where they were met by a team from the Welland 11

April 4, 2018 5:09 PM Prince Philip 'in good spirits' after hip surgery, Buckingham Palace says

Nonagenarian suffered from pain in recent weeks, missed a number of family events Prince Philip is recovering after a successful hip replacement operation, Buckingham Palace says. The 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II had the surgery at King Edward VII Hospital on Wednesday. The palace said Philip is "progressing satisfactorily at this early 15

April 4, 2018 4:55 PM Prince Philip recovering from hip replacement surgery

Buckingham Palace says Philip is “comfortable and in good spirits” and is likely to spend several days in the hospital. LONDON—Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip is recovering after a successful hip replacement operation. The 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II had the surgery at King Edward VII Hospital on Wednesday. The palace says Philip is “progressing 15

March 30, 2018 2:00 PM Canadian diplomats expelled from Russia coming home, Global Affairs says

4 Canadians among dozens of diplomats affected by Russian retaliation in wake of alleged poisoning Four Canadian diplomats have been expelled from Russia as the dispute between the Kremlin and the West escalates over the alleged poisoning of a former spy and his daughter earlier this month, according to Global Affairs Canada. In an email Friday, a spokesperson 12

March 30, 2018 10:26 AM Roadside bomb in Syria kills 2 coalition troops and wounds 5 near Turkey

Explosion occurred near town's security headquarters just before midnight, local official says The U.S. military said Friday that two coalition personnel were killed and five were wounded by a roadside bombing in Syria. The military did not say where the incident occurred but it came hours after a local Syrian official said that a roadside bomb has exploded 12

March 23, 2018 1:53 PM Nearly 150 beached whales die in Australia after being stranded overnight

PERTH, Australia—More than 150 whales have become stranded in Hamelin Bay in western Australia, and only 15 of them were still alive on Friday, authorities said. The stranded animals were first spotted by a commercial fisherman early on Friday morning. As of Friday afternoon, only 15 whales were alive. A rescue operation was underway to try and herd them back to sea. Authorities 13