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January 21, 2018 7:48 PM One missing, another in hospital after falling through ice on Sturgeon Lake

Police have been searching the scene for several hours by way of helicopter and boat. One person has gone missing, and another has been transported to hospital with severe hypothermic-related injuries after falling through the ice in the Kawarthas, police say. Police say around 7 p.m. on Saturday, two individuals went snowmobiling on Sturgeon Lake and fell through 9

January 10, 2018 9:58 PM Sinkhole big enough to swallow car opens on Yonge St. near Hwy. 401

Two traffic lanes closed on Yonge St., south of York Mills Rd. A large sinkhole shut down two traffic lanes on Yonge St., just north of York Mills Rd., on Wednesday. City work crews are attending to the large sinkhole, which appeared Wednesday morning at William Carson Cres., just south of Highway 401, and is large enough to swallow a car. While the cause 13

January 10, 2018 7:43 PM Diet Coke gets new look, tastes amid sinking sales

Coca-Cola Co. said Wednesday it’s adding a slimmer 12-ounce Diet Coke can, updating the logo and offering the 35-year-old drink in four new flavours. NEW YORK—Diet Coke is getting a makeover to try to invigorate the sugar-free soda's slumping sales and the changes will show up in Canada in February. Coca-Cola Co. said Wednesday it's adding a slimmer 15

January 8, 2018 6:18 PM 64 migrants feared dead after traffickers’ overcrowded boat sinks in Mediterranean Sea: UN

Since trafficking dinghies are often crammed with far more than 100 migrants, fears quickly arose that dozens more could be missing in the sinking. UN officials said Monday that accounts from survivors bore out those fears. ROME—As many as 64 African migrants, including a mother whose surviving 3-year-old child desperately clung to her as she drowned 11

January 7, 2018 2:48 PM Crew of 32 missing after oil tanker and freighter collide off China coast

The oil tanker caught fire after the collision off China’s east coast, leaving the ship’s entire crew missing. BEIJING—An Iranian oil tanker collided with a bulk freighter and caught fire off China’s east coast, leaving the tanker’s entire crew of 32 missing and causing it to spill oil into the sea, authorities said Sunday. Chinese authorities dispatched 13

January 5, 2018 1:00 PM A 'blanket' over the Arctic? Study looks at how air pollution affects clouds over the North

University of Utah study suggests Arctic clouds more sensitive to pollution than previously thought Scientists are paying close attention to the blanket of clouds that insulate the Arctic and play a major role in warming up the North. Researchers from the University of Utah published a new study Wednesday that suggests Arctic clouds are between two and eight 26

December 29, 2017 3:39 PM Ellen DeGeneres launches new prime-time game show

Ellen's Game of Games subjects its contestants to minor-league torments and offers a $100,000 top prize. LOS ANGELES—Ellen DeGeneres is known for keeping her comedy on the nice side. But she lets her inner meanie out for Ellen’s Game of Games. That’s NBC’s new prime-time game show, which begins its regular run Tuesday after a December sneak peek. The hour-long 15

December 21, 2017 1:43 PM $20M for plant that spewed black water near Niagara Falls

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said situation that led to discharges is 'intolerable' The aging sewage treatment plant responsible for a stinky black discharge at Niagara Falls over the summer is in line for an overhaul. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday proposed spending $20 million to begin improvements at the Niagara Falls Wastewater Treatment Facility 27

December 20, 2017 10:40 PM NASA unveils 2 finalists for missions to distant worlds

Winning mission would launch in 2025 NASA's next robotic mission to a far-off world may be either landing on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, or a mission to comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko that would return samples to Earth. The two finalists in the space agency's New Frontiers Program were announced Wednesday afternoon in a teleconference. The Comet Astrobiology 20

December 20, 2017 2:29 PM Man who put up famous Burlington Christmas light display dies after fall from roof

Doug Musson had been decorating his home with holiday lights for more than 30 years The Burlington, Ont., man who for more than 30 years put together a brilliant Christmas display that covered his home died Monday after falling from his roof while trying to fix a leak that was affecting the display. "He was up on a ladder trying to find out why water 12