Trump welcomes jailed Utah man home after return from Venezuela

Joshua Holt, who travelled to Venezuela from Utah in 2016 to marry a Spanish-speaking Mormon woman but soon found himself jailed and later branded the CIA's top spy in Latin America, has been set free by the anti-American Maduro government.
See Full Article

High-tech production Frame by Frame lights up National Ballet

Director Robert Lepage first saw Norman McLaren's short animated films as a child, when they aired as part of Hockey Night in Canada. He was moved by their simplicity and emotional impact.
"There is something very pure about his vocabulary and very accessible and very universal," says Lepage.
See Full Article
If you've heard or uttered the words "Tiger Mom," then chances are you know who Amy Chua is.  
But unless you're someone who happens to read popular non-fiction about law and foreign policy, you might not know that among other things, Chua is also an expert on foreign policy.
See Full Article

Wireless wars heat up as big telcos top up phone plans with bonus data

Wireless wars are heating up again with numerous telcos offering smartphone plans topped up with what many Canadians crave — extra data.
The standout deals are in Manitoba where Rogers began the battle this week by doubling the data — at no extra cost — for its 10 GB and 15 GB family phone plans.
See Full Article

Video captures midair brawl on American Airlines flight

A midair brawl on an American Airlines flight from the U.S. Virgin Islands to Miami was captured on video by one of the flight’s passengers.
The incident, which happened last Wednesday, allegedly began when a flight attendant refused to serve more alcohol to a passenger who has since been identified as Jason Felix.
See Full Article

Edmonton man gored by bison in 'terrifying' attack

An Edmonton man who was gored by a wild bison says he’s fortunate the animal only pierced his rear and not a vital organ.
"Although it was a bad situation, I feel pretty lucky," Craig Neilson told CTV Edmonton.
See Full Article

Man in custody after swastikas found painted on gravestones

GLEN CARBON, Ill. - Authorities in southwestern Illinois say a suspect is in custody after swastikas were found spray-painted on several homes and dozens of grave markers at a nearby cemetery.
Edwardsville police announced on Facebook that a 34-year-old man was apprehended on Saturday.
See Full Article

Trump's 'phony' source is, in fact, a White House official

WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump accused The New York Times on Saturday of inventing a source for a story who, in fact, was a White House official conducting a briefing for reporters under the condition that the official not be named.
See Full Article

Unions representing CP Rail workers issue notice of strike action

LAVAL, Que. -- The unions representing train operators and signalling workers at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. have served the company with notice of a strike action.
The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers have told CP Rail they will be in a position to strike as of 10 p.m.
See Full Article
Irish voters overwhelmingly came out to repeal a 35-year-old constitutional ban on abortions Friday, with 66.4 per cent casting “yes” ballots in the historic referendum.
An untold number of those votes were cast by young Irish women currently living abroad, like Ciara Coogan, who travelled home from where she works in France to participate.
See Full Article

Freeman says he used jokes and compliments to make women feel 'at ease'

Morgan Freeman says he likes to compliment people to make them feel at ease around him, but that he has never sexually assaulted women.
The Academy Award-winning actor is fighting back against charges of bad behaviour made by multiple women in a CNN report this week.
See Full Article

Real Madrid captures 3rd straight Champions League title

Real Madrid won its third consecutive Champions League title with a 3-1 victory over Liverpool in Kiev on Saturday. Gareth Bale scored a brace for Los Merengues, including the go-ahead bicycle kick after entering as a substitute.
See Full Article