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December 11, 2017 7:05 AM Melbourne to test terrorism alarm system

MELBOURNE, Australia - Melbourne will test a terrorism alarm system this month after police thwarted two alleged plots targeting Christmas-New Year crowds and a lone driver killed six pedestrians in the last year in Australia's second-largest city. Victoria state Acting Police Chief Commissioner Shane Patton said Monday loudspeakers were being installed 9

December 8, 2017 12:00 PM Fort Good Hope couple builds their own home in face of housing shortage

Benjy Louison and Natasha Landry couldn’t find a home in Fort Good Hope, so they built their own Benjy Louison and Natasha Landry knew there'd be few housing options for them when they decided to move to Fort Good Hope, N.W.T., to be closer with family. The community is in the middle of a housing crisis. "Yes, we could stay with family, we could stay with friends 7

November 20, 2017 1:12 PM 'I expected to get out': 73-year-old on how he survived plunge off icy bridge

A 73-year-old Manitoba man whose truck plunged off a bridge last week into icy water says even as the water rose up past his neck, he knew he would get out. Ken McInnes was out delivering a trailer on Friday morning along a rural road not far from his home in St. Claude, Man., when he hit a patch of ice as he approached a short bridge. His truck skidded 11

November 14, 2017 2:42 PM Watch the Canadian mixed curling championship

Live coverage of the semifinals begins Saturday at 11 a.m. ET, finals at 3 p.m. ET Click on the video player above to watch live action from the Canadian mixed curling championship in Swan River, Man. Live coverage continues Saturday at 11 a.m. ET with the semis, followed by the finals at 3 p.m. ET. The winner of the tournament, which will be decided 6

November 6, 2017 6:31 PM Report says Canada's junior mining industry showing signs of recovery

CALGARY -- A new report says Canada's junior mining industry is showing signs of a "delicate recovery" after years of struggling following a drop in commodity prices. The PwC Canada report, Junior Mine 2017, says the top 100 mining companies on the TSX Venture Exchange raised $2.04 billion in equity in the year ending June 30, up 174 per cent from the $746 million 15

November 5, 2017 5:10 AM Georges St-Pierre dethrones Michael Bisping for middleweight championship

Quebec star returns after 4-year hiatus to win by submission Georges St-Pierre returned from a four-year layoff and peered through the river of blood that flowed down his face to choke out Michael Bisping and win the middleweight championship at UFC 217 on Saturday night. "I took this fight to challenge myself and I am honoured to be champion once again 20

November 2, 2017 2:40 AM Remains found on B.C. farm property identified as missing woman Traci Genereaux

SALMON ARM , B.C. - Human remains found at a farm where RCMP have been conducting extensive searches have been identified as those of one of several women who have gone missing in British Columbia's north Okanagan. Police said no charges have been laid in connection with Traci Genereaux's death, which is being treated as suspicious. An autopsy has been completed 16

November 1, 2017 7:03 PM They went to New York to celebrate their 30-year high school reunion. Five were killed in Tuesday’s bike path attack

A friend had chipped in with expenses so that the men, former classmates from an Argentine high school, could travel to New York together, the son of one victim, Alejandro Pagnucco, said. The childhood friends from Argentina had been planning the trip to New York City for years. The men all hailed from Rosario, Argentina’s third largest city, about 300 kilometre 16

November 1, 2017 12:23 AM At least eight dead in truck attack on New York City bike path. ‘This was an act of terror,’ mayor says

Two law enforcement officials have identified the attacker as 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov and said he is from Uzbekistan and came to the U.S. in 2010. NEW YORK—A 29-year-old man plowed a pickup truck down a crowded bike path along the Hudson River in Manhattan on Tuesday, killing eight people and injuring 11 before being shot by a police officer in what officials 14

October 31, 2017 9:37 PM 8 killed in NYC by motorist in 'cowardly act of terror'

NEW YORK - A man in a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists along a busy bike path near the World Trade Center memorial on Tuesday, killing at least eight and seriously injuring 11 in what the mayor called "a particularly cowardly act of terror." The driver was shot in the abdomen by police after jumping out of the truck with what turned 17