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Thursday Sep 18, 2014

British hostage appears in new video released by Islamic State group militants

BEIRUT - The Islamic State group on Thursday released a video showing a British journalist who says he is a prisoner of the extremists. In a slick, three-minute video shot with three cameras, John Cantlie, a photojournalist, said he worked for publications including The Sunday Times, The Sun and The Sunday Telegraph and came to Syria in November...

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Thursday Sep 18, 2014

Scotland referendum: Excitement vies with apprehension as Scots decide on future

Story ImageEDINBURGH, Scotland - For some, it's a day they have dreamed of for decades. For others, the time has finally come to make up their minds about the future both for themselves and for the United Kingdom.

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Thursday Sep 18, 2014

Costco Canada parting ways with American Express, says new options in the works

TORONTO - Costco Wholesale Canada and its only credit card supplier, American Express, are severing their 15-year relationship.

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Thursday Sep 18, 2014

Police say Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife after she refused sexual advances

Story ImagePHOENIX - Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.

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Thursday Sep 18, 2014

California wildfire shows explosive growth, more than doubling in size to 111 square miles

Story ImagePOLLOCK PINES, Calif. - An out-of-control wildfire that has forced nearly 2,800 people from their homes in Northern California showed explosive growth, consuming tens of thousands of additional acres, fire officials said Thursday.

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Thursday Sep 18, 2014

PepsiCo CEO criticizes NFL handling of domestic violence, backs Goodell as 'man of integrity'

Story ImageNEW YORK, N.Y. - PepsiCo Inc.'s CEO Indra Nooyi has made a double-edged statement on the NFL's problems handling domestic violence, calling some players' behaviour "repugnant" but saying that Commissioner Roger Goodell is "a man of integrity."

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Thursday Sep 18, 2014

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to undergo first round of chemo in coming days

Story ImageTORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will spend the next few days undergoing his first round of chemotherapy to treat a rare and aggressive type of cancer, while his brother is gearing up to launch his campaign for the city's top job.

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Thursday Sep 18, 2014

Chile arrests 3 suspects in subway bomb attack, focusing attention on anarchist movements

Story ImageSANTIAGO, Chile - Chilean police arrested three suspects on Thursday in the country's worst bomb attack in more than two decades.

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Thursday Sep 18, 2014

Police say bones found by volunteers searching the Red River are from an animal

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg police say bones found by volunteers searching the Red River are not human.

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Thursday Sep 18, 2014

French president agrees to Iraqi request for air support against Islamic State group

Story ImagePARIS - France has agreed to provide air support requested by Iraq to bolster its fight against the Islamic State group fighters who've captured swathes of the country, French President Francois Hollande said Thursday.

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Thursday Sep 18, 2014

City marks first anniversary of fatal train-bus crash

Story ImageOTTAWA - City buses in the nation's capital halted Thursday morning in sombre tribute to six people killed when an OC Transpo bus collided with a Via Rail passenger train a year ago.

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Thursday Sep 18, 2014

Islamic State fighters capture 21 Kurdish villages in northern Syria near Turkish border

BEIRUT - Islamic State fighters backed by tanks have captured 21 Kurdish villages over the past 24 hours in northern Syria near the Turkish border, prompting civilians to flee their homes amid fears of retribution by the extremists sweeping through the area, activists said.

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