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January 21, 2018 10:32 AM Turkish troops attack Kurdish enclave in northern Syria

Target is militia known as People's Protection Units, or YPG, which Turkey considers a terror group Turkish troops and Syrian opposition forces attacked a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria on Sunday in their bid to drive a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia from the region. Turkish officials said the troops entered the enclave of Afrin a day after dozens of Turkish 5

January 21, 2018 3:04 AM Déjà vu: Bruins burn Habs for 2nd time in a week

David Pastrnak scored two goals and set up another as the Boston Bruins defeated Montreal on Saturday night 4-1 to sweep a set of three games in an eight-day period over the Canadiens. Torey Krug had a goal and two assists and Riley Nash added an empty-net goal for Boston (27-10-8), which extended its point streak to 16 games (12-0-4). Max Pacioretty 6

January 19, 2018 10:14 PM No infractions found at a Burger King accused of having foreign workers living in basement: Alberta Labour

An earlier public health inspection found evidence of foreign workers sleeping in the restaurant. The provincial labour ministry says there was a site inspection and no occupational health and safety or employment standards issues were found. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA.—Alberta Labour says it found no violations at a Lethbridge Burger King where an earlier public 6

January 17, 2018 10:04 PM Tom Brady misses news conference to meet with medical staff for right hand injury

Brady was a limited participant in the practice held earlier in the day, according to New England’s first injury report of the week. FOXBOROUGH, MASS.—The Patriots say quarterback Tom Brady did not attend a scheduled AFC championship news conference Wednesday because he was meeting with the team medical staff for a right hand injury. According to New England’s 12

January 17, 2018 7:08 PM IOC welcomes use of Whistler facilities in potential Calgary 2026 Olympics bid

CALGARY—An official with the International Olympic Committee says it would welcome a potential Calgary 2026 Olympic bid making use of facilities in Whistler, B.C., or elsewhere. Olympic Games executive director Christophe Dubi says the organization encourages bidders to use existing facilities and it’s good news the option is being discussed. In particular 13

January 17, 2018 12:37 AM Yellow fever risk in all of Sao Paulo state, WHO says

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL—The World Health Organization announced Tuesday that it now considers all of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever, recommending that all international visitors to the state be vaccinated. That puts the megacity of Sao Paulo on the list. But Brazil’s Health Ministry said in a statement that it was not changing its own recently updated 13

January 16, 2018 10:47 PM Maple Leafs move Soshnikov to Marlies for conditioning stint

Leafs coach Mike Babcock says Soshnikov, who resumed practicing with his teammates on Tuesday after missing more than a month due to injury, will benefit from a conditioning stint with the American Hockey League farm club. Nikita Soshnikov will regain his playing form, in part, by playing with the Toronto Marlies on a conditioning stint, Leafs coach 13

January 16, 2018 8:02 PM Diehard Stampeders fans celebrate big win

Being a diehard Calgary Stampeders fan is no easy task for Jim Ashwood. Ashwood, who’s enthusiastically cheered for the Stamps since 1963, said his nerves were so strong before and during Sunday’s Western Final that he just wasn’t himself. “I get sick. I get ornery. I’m out of it. I just want them to win so bad. I’m mad. I’m silly,” he said while watching 16

January 16, 2018 6:19 PM ‘My game feels good’: Canadian Mike Weir returns to PGA Tour after worldwide swing

The 47-year-old golfer will return to the PGA Tour for the first time since last year’s RBC Canadian Open. After spending the last year playing golf in such places as Italy, Morocco, Fiji, Australia, and South Africa, Canadian Mike Weir returns to the PGA Tour this week for the first time since last year’s RBC Canadian Open. Weir, of Brights Grove, Ont., is a past champion 12

January 16, 2018 2:55 PM 3 churches firebombed during Pope's visit to Chile

Fires on 1st day of Pope Francis's visit, during which he offered apology for sex abuse by priests Three churches have been firebombed in Chile on the first full day of Pope Francis's visit to the Andean nation. Authorities say two churches were burned in the early hours of Tuesday in the southern Araucania region. The Pope is set to visit with indigenous 14