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October 19, 2017 1:11 PM Cleveland monster who wanted 'respect' sentenced for shooting daughter in face, head

CLEVELAND — A suburban Cleveland man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his daughter while she slept, saying he believed she disrespected his rules by coming home late and not cleaning her room. Jamal Mansour, of Rocky River, pleaded guilty Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter and felonious assault and has been sentenced to 22 years in prison 5

October 17, 2017 7:28 PM U.S.-backed forces celebrate fall of ISIS 'capital' of Raqqa

BEIRUT -- U.S.-backed Syrian forces celebrated in the devastated streets of Raqqa on Tuesday after gaining control of the northern city that once was the heart of the Islamic State's self-styled caliphate, dealing a major defeat to the extremist group that has seen its territory shrink ever smaller since summer. Militants took over the vibrant metropolis 6

October 17, 2017 3:10 PM U.S.-backed forces take full control of Syria’s Raqqa from Daesh, commander says

A formal declaration that Raqqa has fallen would be made soon, once troops finish their clearing operations in the city, a senior commander said. BEIRUT—U.S.-backed Syrian forces liberated the city of Raqqa from Daesh, also known as ISIS, militants Tuesday, a senior commander said, in a major defeat for the collapsing extremist group that had proclaimed 6

October 16, 2017 5:33 PM Boy, 10, in stable condition after falling 80 ft. over Niagara Falls railing

A 10-year-old boy is in serious but stable condition at hospital after he lost his balance on the railing at Niagara Falls and plunged 80 feet to the bottom of the Niagara Gorge. Emergency crews were called to the Niagara Parkway at Murray Street about 4:30 p.m. Sunday in response to a report of an injured child. An investigation determined the boy, who was visiting 9

October 15, 2017 11:28 PM Police investigate after child falls over railing at Niagara Falls

A 10-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital after falling over a railing at Niagara Falls Sunday afternoon. The incident happened at around 4:30 p.m. in the area of Niagara River Parkway and Murray Street, within viewing distance of the falls. Police said the child fell “a fair distance” but couldn’t give an exact height. Police, fire crews and paramedics 10

October 15, 2017 12:14 AM Syrian militants allowed to evacuate as Raqqa battle nears end

Evacuation deal places U.S. in bind as it had earlier said only surrender, not a negotiated withdrawal for fighters in Daesh capital would be accepted. BEIRUT—The U.S.-led coalition and local officials said Saturday that Syrian Daesh fighters and civilians will be allowed to evacuate Raqqa, a deal that signals the imminent capture of the city but flouts 10

October 14, 2017 6:14 PM Mike Bernier drops out of B.C. Liberal leadership race

VANCOUVER -- A former education minister has dropped out of the race to lead the B.C. Liberals, just one day before candidates square off in the first debate of the campaign. Mike Bernier announced Saturday that he is withdrawing from the contest. "I entered the BC Liberal Party leadership because I wanted to build a stronger party, I wanted to bring 12

October 12, 2017 4:14 PM Job vacancies soar in Alberta, led by surge in energy sector

Statistics Canada says 8,500 new openings posted in 2nd quarter of 2017 The number of job vacancies in Alberta rose by 8,500 in the second quarter compared to the same period last year, Statistics Canada says. The spike marks the second report in a row of year-over-year increases for the province, the agency said in a release on Thursday. There were 50,925 job openings 15

October 9, 2017 7:40 AM Decades in the making, Weinstein's fall comes swiftly

The allegations against Harvey Weinstein spanned three decades. His downfall came in three days. That was all it took to topple one of Hollywood's most high-profile and sharp-elbowed moguls — a combative power player who, like few ever have, regularly dominated the Academy Awards. But it was the all-powerful Weinstein who was ousted Sunday night from the company 17

October 9, 2017 4:18 AM Rohingya crisis: Twelve die as boat capsizes off Bangladesh

At least 12 people have died after a boat packed with Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized near Bangladesh, officials say. Several people are missing after the incident in the Naf river late on Sunday. It is thought up to 100 people - including children - were on board. Dozens of Rohingya have already died trying to cross into neighbouring 12