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Friday Jul 25, 2014

2 from Ontario on board private plane that crashed in northern Saskatchewan

WOLLASTON LAKE, Sask. - Two men from Ontario have survived a plane crash in northern Saskatchewan. Mounties say a 53-year-old male pilot and a 29-year-old male co-pilot, both from Thorndale, Ont., were on a private Seabee plane en route to Yellowknife when it crashed Friday into water near Points North Landing, a permanent camp near Wollaston Lake....

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

Six hurt after car rams into Costco in London, Ont.;three in critical condition

Story ImageLONDON, Ont. - A woman and her two young children were in critical condition after being hit by a car that crashed through the front doors of a busy Costco store in London, Ont., on Friday.

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

NewsAlert:Israel's security cabinet rejects US proposal for Gaza truce:media

JERUSALEM - Israel media: Israel's security cabinet unanimously rejects U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's proposal for Gaza truce.

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

Federal court upholds Florida law limiting doctors' discussions of guns with their patients

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A Florida law restricting what doctors can tell patients about gun ownership was deemed to be constitutional Friday by a federal appeals court, which said it legitimately regulates professional conduct and doesn't violate the doctors' First Amendment free speech rights.

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

Hamas, Israel announce 12-hour lull but US-led efforts to broker longer truce stall

Story ImageJERUSALEM - Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal and Israel's defence minister warned Israel might soon expand its Gaza ground operation "significantly."

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

'That is very concerning': Transcript shows legal talks during 2-hour US execution

Story ImageFLORENCE, Ariz. - Transcripts show that the nearly two-hour execution of a convicted murderer this week in Arizona prompted a series of phone calls involving the governor's office, the prison director, lawyers and judges as the inmate gasped for more than 90 minutes.

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

Israeli military says 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza to start Saturday morning

JERUSALEM - The Israeli military says a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza will start Saturday morning.

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

Passenger's alleged 'threat' forces Sunwing flight back to Toronto: airline

TORONTO - A Sunwing Airlines flight to Panama City was escorted by two U.S. fighter jets back to Toronto on Friday after a passenger allegedly made a "direct threat" to the aircraft, NORAD and airline officials said.

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

5 Canadian citizens and 6 permanent residents among Air Algerie dead: group

MONTREAL - At least 11 people with ties to Quebec are among the victims of the Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali, an association representing Burkina Faso's Montreal community said Friday.

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

Parks Canada turns down new hotel for Jasper National Park's Maligne Lake

JASPER, Alta. - Parks Canada is saying no to a proposal for a new hotel on the shores of Jasper National Park's scenic Maligne Lake.

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

Ontario judge to hear Charter challenge on privacy issues raised by Telus, Rogers

TORONTO - An Ontario judge has agreed to hear a Charter of Rights challenge brought by Telus and Rogers after they were asked by police in April to release cellphone information of about 40,000 to 50,000 customers as part of an investigation.

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

Washington sheriff: 300 homes burned in massive wildfire, twice as many as previous estimate

Story ImageTWISP, Wash. - About 300 homes twice as many as previously estimated have burned in the largest recorded wildfire in Washington state history, a county sheriff said Friday.

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