Charges are pending against a 57-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a five-year-old boy in an alley on Saturday. The boy was riding his bike in an alley in the 3000 block of Elbow Drive S.W. about 10 a.m. Saturday when police said he came across a man looking for bottles in garbage bins. Charges of sexual assault, sexual interference with a child and invitation to sexual touching are pending against the 57-year-old man.
A woman trying to buy a birthday card called police when she was accidentally barricaded inside a CVS store in central Florida. Lillian Rimmel stopped at a Titusville CVS at 9:50 p.m. Friday to make a quick purchase, unaware the store was about to close. As she walked toward the check out just after 10 p.m., she triggered a motion sensor alarm and found herself barricaded inside.
North Korea said Monday it is ready to start mass-producing a new medium-range missile after a weekend test-launch confirmed its combat readiness. It called the missile, capable of reaching Japan and major U.S. military bases there, an "answer" to U.S. President Donald Trump's policies. The solid-fuel Pukguksong-2 missile flew about 500 kilometres (310 miles) and reached a height of 560 kilometres (350 miles) on Sunday before plunging into the Pacific Ocean.
A man accused of mowing down pedestrians in Times Square, killing a teenage Michigan tourist and injuring 22 others, said he had been trying to get psychiatric help. In a jailhouse interview on Saturday, Richard Rojas told the New York Post (http://nyp.st/2rDrfDD ) that he recently spoke to a mental health counsellor at a local veteran's centre but they never got back to him. "I was trying to get help," Rojas told the newspaper from Rikers Island.
WASHINGTON — Sepsis is the body's out-of-control reaction to an infection — and by the time patients realize they're in trouble, their organs could be shutting down.
With laughter, hugs and tears — and the requisite death-defying stunts — the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus received its final standing ovation Sunday night as it performed its last show. "We are, forevermore, the Greatest Show on Earth," boomed Johnathan Lee Iverson, who has been the ringmaster since 1999. It was an emotional 2 1/2 hours for those who worked on the circus.
Drake was a high roller in Las Vegas, beating Adele's record for most wins at the Billboard Music Awards. Cher and Celine Dion each reflected on their own iconic careers and amazing songs on Sunday night's awards show, while a moment of silence was held for rocker Chris Cornell, who died Thursday in Detroit. Miley Cyrus delivered an emotional, but low-key performance and Vanessa Hudgens shined as co-host.
A University of British Columbia researcher says it's time marine conservationists adopted a code of conduct, or "Hippocratic Oath for conservation" in order to balance the needs of conservation with the material needs of humanity. Nathan Bennett is the lead author of a paper in the journal Marine Policy calling for such a code. "As we're trying to meet these targets, marine conservation around the world is really ramping up," he said.
(Reuters) - Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will continue looking for acquisition opportunities, a company executive said on Monday, as the firm seeks to build software and services to further differentiate its products. "We are going to be bullish on finding companies that fit our strategy," Peter Koo, a senior vice president for Samsung's mobile division, said during an investor event in Hong Kong. The world's top maker of memory chips, smartphones and televisions has grown more aggressive in acquiring companies in recent years, breaking from its past preference to rely on its own talent and use its cash for capital expenditures amid intensifying competition from the likes of Apple Inc and Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL].
Montreal marked its 375th anniversary with a full week of events including giant marionettes, lighting up the Jacques Cartier Bridge and multimedia art shows. The controversial and costly illumination of the Jacques Cartier Bridge went live for the first time on the city's official anniversary. Mayor Denis Coderre also promised to hold a second official bridge lighting after Montreal police held a protest at the same time.
A woman was killed Sunday afternoon after the pickup she was driving crossed the centre line and collided with a semi-trailer northwest of Lethbridge.
Carmen Whelan captured her first ever Canadian championship title, sweeping all four apparatus finals on Sunday at the 2017 Canadian Championships in Rhythmic Gymnastics while Michel Vivier was named the junior all-around champion. Whelan dominated the competition throughout the entire championship leading from start to finish. In rhythmic gymnastics, athletes perform the four apparatus over the first two days (competition A) to determine the top-15 athletes that advance to competition B on the final day.
Nalcor Energy says it has not yet engaged in formal discussions with Emera about moving energy between Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia, but says all options are being considered as construction on the Maritime Link and the Muskrat Falls project continues. "As project partners we have discussed potential ways to facilitate the movement of electricity between jurisdictions that would be of mutual benefit," a Nalcor spokesperson wrote in a statement to CBC News. History was made May 7 when the first of two subsea high-voltage electricity cables was pulled ashore at Point Aconi, N.S., marking a milestone in efforts to connect the power grids in the two provinces, and thereby connecting the island of Newfoundland with the North American power grid for the first time.
A small-town Manitoba dog rescue raised nearly $800 in one day to help care for an abandoned dog named Betty. Pattie Cunningham, who volunteers with non-profit animal rescue Strays That Can't Pay, said she heard about an abandoned dog in the Binscarth, Man., area over the weekend, about 300 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg. When Cunningham went to take a look Sunday morning, she knew the dog needed help.
Having famous parents can be a mixed blessing, but Austrian musician Franz Xaver Mozart had it tougher than most. Born months before Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart died in 1791, Franz Xaver spent his life trying -- and failing -- to step out of his genius father's shadow. Let these words be a warning to my lovely (son)," his mother Constanze wrote in 1801 to her nine-year-old son.
The Canada Revenue Agency has fired an employee for the biggest single privacy breach ever detected involving confidential taxpayer accounts. The employee improperly accessed the accounts of 38 taxpayers in detail, and briefly accessed another 1,264 accounts using a search function to find surnames and postal codes. "No changes were made to any of the accounts," says the document, obtained by CBC News under the Access to Information Act.
Lynne Courchene remembers the time she and her family were in an Ottawa-area toy store when members of the Copper Cliff minor hockey team walked in. Courchene, a member of the Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba who has lived most of her life in Ottawa, said she and her husband initially reached out to the Sudbury, Ont. team about changing its name and also petitioned the team's corporate sponsors.
Three people are receiving disaster assistance, after being displaced by a fire at their St. John's home Sunday night. The fire was reported at a home on Cookstown Road around 10:30 p.m. St. John's Regional Fire Department crews were able to contain the fire, but the kitchen was damaged.
Germany's Volkswagen AG and Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group (JAC Motor) have received approval from Chinese regulators to form a joint venture to make electric vehicles, the two automakers said on Monday. The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China's top state planner, gave a green light to JAC and VW to build 100,000 pure battery electric vehicles annually in a project worth 5.1 billion yuan ($740 million), according to a JAC Motor stock exchange filing.
If you don't have enough in your yard, she pointed out, you can even purchase dandelion greens at some grocery stores, next to the kale and collards. "You can also use flowers for dandelion wine," she said. Ironically, Sheidow lives in a forest and has only just planted a yard last year so she will actually have some dandelions to harvest.
Claire Tansey, a food writer, chef and cooking teacher, is the barbecue master and she isn't holding back her secrets. Tansey said that using charcoal is perfect to add extra flavour to grilled steak, chicken and lamb. Tansey said keeping food from sticking is all about being prepared.
Saskatchewan is one of the most affordable provinces in Canada to buy food, according to a report published by the Conference Board of Canada. The report card, prepared by researchers at the think-tank, compares each province against each other in a variety of categories. The metrics were organized into broad categories of industry prosperity, healthy diets, food safety, household food security, and environmental sustainability.