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June 30, 2018 1:38 PM 18 dead, 14 injured after China bus-truck collision

Speeding, dangerous passing, poorly maintained vehicles and fatigued drivers are most often the cause of serious traffic accidents in China. Friday's accident appeared to be one of the worst in recent months. Despite vast improvements in safety, the World Health Organization says about 260,000 Chinese die each year in traffic accidents, many of them pedestrians 11

June 19, 2018 11:15 AM Explosion destroys Mount Pearl business, with fumes cited as early suspect

'You could see nothing but smoke and insulation and debris piling up in the air,' says nearby business owner Authorities are trying to determine what caused an explosion that ripped apart a transportation business in an industrial park on the outskirts of St. John's Tuesday morning, with so much force that thousands of people could hear the explosion 144

June 18, 2018 5:48 PM Trump announces new U.S. military branch: 'Space Force'

President says new force will be 'separate but equal' branch of military President Donald Trump announced Monday that he is directing the Pentagon to create the "Space Force" as an independent service branch. Trump said "we are going to have the space force" which he deemed a "separate but equal" branch of the military. The president said the United 14

June 17, 2018 2:10 PM Illinois man, 61, dead after race car crashes at Ontario motorsport park

Man lost control of his race car after turning a corner, it left the track and hit a wall A 61-year-old Illinois man is dead after he lost control of his race car and crashed into a tire barrier at a Formula 5000 race in Bowmanville, Ont. on Saturday, Durham police say. The crash occurred at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, 3233 Concession Road 10, at about 9

June 15, 2018 7:09 PM Police call for witnesses to hit and run that killed motorcyclist early Thursday

Police are searching for witnesses after a hit-and-run collision killed a 55-year-old motorcyclist in Scarborough Thursday morning. The incident occurred just before 6 a.m. at St. Clair Ave. E and Danforth Rd. Police say that a Hyundai Accent was proceeding east on St. Clair, and attempting to turn left onto Danforth. The Hyundai and the motorcycle collided 14

June 12, 2018 5:20 PM Canadian total oil production expected to rise by a third by 2035

Industry forecast says rise in production expected to be driven largely by oilsands Driven by growth in Alberta's oilsands, Canada's total oil production should increase to 5.6 million barrels per day by 2035 — a 33 per cent increase over 2017 levels, according to a new industry forecast. But the report by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers 22

June 12, 2018 4:55 PM 58-year-old cyclist killed in collision with flatbed truck at Bloor and St. George

Police were called to the intersection of St. George St. and Bloor St. W. around 12 p.m. Tuesday by the report of a collision between a cyclist and a truck. When emergency services arrived, the woman was found without vital signs, and pronounced dead shortly after. Paramedics originally said they believed her to be in her 20s, but police later confirmed 15

June 7, 2018 4:16 PM Simona Halep beats Muguruza at French Open to reach 4th Slam final

She has bounced back from disappointment after disappointment in the Grand Slam tournaments, where reputations and legacies are made and unmade. And Thursday, with a gutsy and impressive victory over third-seeded Garbiñe Muguruza in the semifinals of the French Open, Halep earned herself another chance to become a Grand Slam champion. Her 6-1, 6-4 victory 11

June 5, 2018 3:16 PM Retired detective’s hunch helped lead Arizona police to suspect in six killings

The testimony was cited in the couple’s November 2010 divorce, which granted Jones’ wife sole custody of their now 21-year-old son. “This is not a success story, but it’s a story that has closure,” Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said. The 59-year-old psychiatrist was well known in his field and assisted in high-profile murder cases, including the JonBenet 14

May 25, 2018 2:12 AM Amazon to bring 1,000 jobs to Ottawa with new warehouse

MPs confirm that online giant will create large transportation hub Online retail giant Amazon is set to make a major investment in Ottawa, with a warehouse that will employ roughly 1,000 people, according to two members of Parliament. Orléans MP Andrew Leslie confirmed in an interview with CBC News that the company plans to take over a giant warehouse 57