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April 22, 2018 12:50 PM Gunman kills 3 in Waffle House shooting in Nashville, police say

Police are searching for the gunman, 29, who was wearing only black pants and a coat. NASHVILLE—Police in Nashville say three people are dead and four are injured after a shooting at a Waffle House restaurant early Sunday. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department says the gunman was a white man with short hair who was wearing only black pants and a coat. A customer 10

April 21, 2018 8:57 PM White Sox reliever Farquhar suffers brain hemorrhage during game

2010 Blue Jays draft pick in stable but critical condition White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar was in stable but critical condition Saturday, a day after suffering a brain hemorrhage while in the dugout during a game. Farquhar passed out in the sixth inning Friday night after getting two outs against Houston. He was helped by team medical personnel and on-site 7

April 19, 2018 1:18 PM Blue Jays off to best start in a decade

The good news is that Toronto has a 12-5 record, the same as in 2009. The bad news is that they ended that season 75-87. While the city is focused on the playoff drives of both the Raptors and the Maple Leafs, the Blue Jays are off to their best start since 2009. The Blue Jays were expected to struggle this season, but are off to a 12-5 start after sweeping 10

April 16, 2018 9:26 PM Trump businesses made millions off of Republican groups, report says

The spending, thought to be much higher, went to the U.S. president’s airplanes, hotels, golf courses and bottled-water company. Before he was sworn into office, Trump eschewed calls to fully separate from his business interests. Instead he put his holdings in a trust designed to hold assets for his “exclusive benefit,” which he can receive at any time without 16

April 15, 2018 5:21 PM Trump’s approval rating has bounced back to first-100-day levels, poll shows

The U.S. president’s approval rating now stands at 40 per cent, slightly more than his 36-per-cent rating measured in January. Trump garners above-water approval among white people, 53 per cent of whom approve of the president, up seven points from January. He does even better among white people without college degrees (60 per cent, up seven points) 13

April 12, 2018 2:35 AM Penguins thump Flyers in playoff opener

Sidney Crosby nets a hat trick as defending Stanley Cup champions win 7-0, Joe Morrow scores winner for Winnipeg Elliott stopped 14 of 19 shots and was pulled in favour of Mrazek after Crosby’s latest bit of wizardry pushed Pittsburgh’s lead to 5-0 just 9:01 into the second. Mrazek wasn’t much better, getting beaten by Crosby twice more as Philadelphia’s 9

April 11, 2018 6:43 PM Another high-ranking official leaves Trump’s National Security Council

Nadia Schadlow tendered her resignation in a letter Tuesday. She’s one of a handful of high-level staffers who’ve chosen to leave or been pushed out since John Bolton’s appointment as H.R. McMaster’s replacement. WASHINGTON—Another high-ranking National Security Council staffer is leaving the White House as new National Security Adviser John Bolton makes 7

April 11, 2018 1:20 AM Josh Donaldson could be first and foremost for the Jays

Justin Smoak is a solid player, but moving Donaldson to first could be a long-term solution. Ever since the Blue Jays’ first opening day in 1977, when Doug Ault slammed two home runs to help beat the White Sox at Exhibition Stadium, first base has been an important position to the team’s success. Ault was the primary Jays’ first baseman for just that one season 7

April 10, 2018 7:03 PM The Weeknd’s surprise EP My Dear Melancholy is his third No. 1 in a row on album chart

The Weeknd opened at No. 1 on the latest Billboard album chart with a surprise EP, in a week that also had high-charting debuts from Rich the Kid and Kacey Musgraves. My Dear Melancholy (XO/Republic), a six-song EP announced just days before its release March 30, becomes the Weeknd’s third U.S. No. 1 in a row, after Starboy in 2016 and Beauty Behind 8

April 10, 2018 3:15 PM Trump’s homeland security adviser Thomas Bossert resigns

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump was “grateful for Tom’s commitment to the safety and security of our great country.” White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement Tuesday that Thomas Bossert would be leaving his post. She said that Trump was “grateful for Tom’s commitment to the safety and security 7