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January 12, 2019 7:26 PM French yellow vest protests hit ninth week, clash with police

PARIS—Thousands of yellow vest protesters marched Saturday through Paris and other French cities for a ninth straight weekend to denounce President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies, and repeated tensions broke out with police. Sporadic violence broke out during protests in Paris, Bourges, Bordeaux, Rouen, Marseille and Toulouse. Protesters walked 10

January 11, 2019 7:50 PM Police: Driver crashes trying ‘Bird Box’ blindfold challenge

SALT LAKE CITY - Police say a Utah teenager crashed into another car when she covered her eyes as part of the so-called “Bird Box Challenge.” Layton police Lt. Travis Lyman said Friday that the 17-year-old drifted into oncoming traffic and hit another car after she pulled a hat over her eyes to emulate “Bird Box,” a Sandra Bullock movie on Netflix where 15

January 11, 2019 3:56 PM The Latest: California officer shot was rising star

Officials say a 22-year-old police officer who was killed in Northern California while investigating a three-car crash was the daughter of a retired sheriff’s deputy and a rising star at the David Police Department. Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona was shot after responding alone to a traffic accident shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday in the city west of Sacramento 10

January 11, 2019 10:51 AM Snow in the Balkans disrupts traffic, closes down schools

“We have snow in January the capital city (Podgorica) for the first time in nine years,” Buric told Montenegrin state TV. In the central Bosnian municipality of Kladanj, snow has disrupted power supplies and cut phone lines. Zijad Vejzovic, from the local civil protection agency, said authorities have declared an emergency. “Because of heavy snow, in some parts 5

January 10, 2019 11:25 PM Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.6M vehicles to fix Takata air bags

DETROIT - Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 1.6 million vehicles worldwide to replace Takata front passenger air bag inflators that can be dangerous. Takata inflators can explode with too much force, hurling shrapnel into drivers and passengers. At least 23 people have died from the problem worldwide and hundreds injured. The recall covers the 2010 through 13

January 10, 2019 3:07 PM From iPads to charcuterie, how realtors woo buyers to an open house

“Food is what drives people in,” said Alles, a real estate agent at Sutton Group Summit Realty in Mississauga, Ont. “We’re trying to make it an event, as opposed to a traditional open house.” The open house at the townhouse in Burlington, Ont., west of Toronto, last May drew in more than 200 people over four hours on a sunny Sunday afternoon. There were free tacos 10

January 9, 2019 2:36 PM Drone operators subject to age limit, certification under new Canadian rules

Operators will be required to register their drones and mark them with the registration number. A minimum age limit of 14 for basic operations and 16 for advanced will be introduced. Pilots will have to keep their aircraft below 122 metres — 400 feet — above ground level and stay away from air traffic. The new rules, which cover drones weighing between 11

December 23, 2018 3:00 PM Scheifele scores late, Brossoit makes 40 saves as Jets blank Canucks

Brossoit, a Port Alberni, B.C., native who made his first start against the Canucks, showed his quickness in the first period, sticking out a pad to stop a Josh Leivo wrist shot, then blocked Elias Pettersson’s attempt on the rebound. Midway through the second period, with Vancouver pressing on a power play, Brossoit dragged his leg in front of Alexander 25

December 20, 2018 10:17 PM Three-year-old girl who was run over in Prince George will make full recovery

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C.—A three-year-old girl whose midsection was run over by an SUV in Prince George, B.C., is expected to make a full recovery. Investigators say a woman in the SUV jumped over a meridian and travelled against the flow of traffic before entering the parking lot. The toddler was standing near a parent who was tending to a younger child 17

December 18, 2018 11:07 PM Duke star Zion Williamson is stunning college basketball fans

At six-foot-seven and 285 pounds, he is not only Paul Bunyan-esque for the college ranks but also, the website FiveThirtyEight noted, heavier than all but one active NBA player. Williamson, however, is hardly earthbound. His 45-inch vertical leap is the highest since Duke started measuring its players, providing the foundation for his explosive moves 18