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August 16, 2018 12:47 AM B.C. acupuncturist faces four charges related to allegations of historical sexual assaults

ESQUIMALT, B.C.—A B.C. acupuncturist and former military officer is facing allegations of sexual assault against four women and Victoria police say there may be other potential victims across the country. Police say 71-year-old Kit Wong of Esquimalt, B.C., is facing four charges related to allegations of historical sexual assaults following a year-long 5

August 15, 2018 10:52 PM Maryland focuses on safety at practice after football player’s death

Head coach DJ Durkin was placed on administrative leave Saturday after McNair’s death and a subsequent ESPN report revealing that coaches bullied players. While making a point not to criticize Durkin, Canada insisted that the players are in good spirits as they work toward the Sept. 1 opener against Texas in Landover, Maryland. “Our culture right now is awesome 6

August 15, 2018 5:47 PM People are ‘underestimating’ Lakers — even with LeBron, forward Kyle Kuzma says

“Anybody that watched us play last year, we were in a lot of games,” he said, adding that this year’s roster is “hungry” and “competitive.” The Lakers also added some veterans to join forces with James and the young core of Kuzma, Ball, Brandon Ingram and Josh Hart. Those new faces include Rajon Rondo, Lance Stephenson, JaVale McGee and Michael Beasley 6

August 15, 2018 4:36 AM Man shot in neck will likely survive after officer’s quick action, Toronto police say

A man who bled profusely from a gunshot wound to the neck is likely going to survive after an officer performed life-saving first aid before paramedics arrived, Toronto police say. Officers found an unconscious man with a wound to the neck when they arrived on scene, Const. Jenifferjit Sidhu said. “The shot was in-and-out through the neck,” Sidhu said. “Officers 4

August 14, 2018 12:32 AM Raonic back as top-ranked Canadian after Shapovalov slides six spots

Milos Raonic moved back into top spot in the Canadian men’s tennis rankings Monday after Denis Shapovalov fell six positions in the latest ATP World Tour list. Raonic, from Thornhill, held steady at No. 29 but became the national No. 1 for the first time since May as Shapovalov fell to No. 32. Shapovalov, from Richmond Hill, reached the third round at the Rogers 7

August 13, 2018 6:27 PM Netflix’s CFO to step down following cash-fueled expansion

Netflix Inc. chief financial officer David Wells will step down after eight years on the job, during which the streaming service grew into an entertainment giant that spends more on movies and TV shows than the biggest Hollywood studios. Wells, 47, will help choose a successor and stay on until his replacement takes over to make sure the transition goes smoothly 9

August 13, 2018 4:38 PM Conservative MP Maxime Bernier criticizes Trudeau for promoting ‘ever more’ diversity

OTTAWA—Conservative MP Maxime Bernier is taking issue with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s oft-repeated message of diversity in Canada, calling it a form of “radical multiculturalism.” In a series of tweets published late Sunday, Bernier says he believes promoting too much diversity could have the effect of dividing Canada into “little tribes” that cause 6

August 13, 2018 2:54 AM U.S. Pentagon chief defends his reversal on Space Force

BRASILIA, BRAZIL—U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said Sunday he is satisfied that creating a Space Force as a separate military service is the right way to reorganize the Pentagon’s approach to space. Mattis, who last year opposed moves in U.S. Congress to create a separate space service, said his emphasis then was on establishing a consensus about 10

August 13, 2018 1:55 AM A Rogers Cup roll ends at the feet of Rafa

He high-fived Tsitsipas right back Sunday, first beaming on the sidelines as the young Greek took his speechifying turn before an adoring audience, especially the flag-waving Hellenic contingent. “I had the week of my life. The support I got this week, I never received such a warm welcome from people during competition, so thank you for that.” Nadal 11

August 12, 2018 12:56 PM And we have liftoff! NASA solar probe en route to the sun for the closest look ever

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA.—A NASA spacecraft zoomed toward the sun Sunday on an unprecedented quest to get closer to our star than anything ever sent before. As soon as this fall, the Parker Solar Probe will fly straight through the wispy edges of the sun’s corona, or outer atmosphere, that was visible during last August’s total solar eclipse. It eventually 9