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.
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. North Korea's media said more missiles will be launched in the future.
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.
Alberta's burgeoning craft beer industry is getting accolades in international competition for both its new releases and traditional brews. Of the 100 medals given out at the 2017 Canadian International Beer Awards (CIBA) in May, 50 per cent went to Alberta breweries. Breweries from all over Alberta, big and small, won awards for their takes on different styles.
Vancouver's bitterly cold winter prompted some serious change at a local girls school this year. In January, Maren Gilbert Stewart, 15, made the bold decision to forgo the uniform kilt at York House School in Shaughnessy. In fact, there was very little resistance from school administrators who have said they're proud of Gilbert Stewart, a Grade 10 student, and the other young women who rallied behind her to push for the shift.
Brazilians around the country staged demonstrations Sunday calling for their president to step down after the supreme court opened an investigation into allegations he endorsed the payment of hush money to a jailed former lawmaker. The accusations against President Michel Temer have plunged Latin America's largest nation into crisis yet again, sending its currency and stocks plummeting and stalling a series of reforms designed to pull the economy out of a protracted recession. It's been just a year since Temer took over as president following the impeachment and removal of his predecessor, Dilma Rousseff.
Clint Eastwood regaled the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday with stories from his long career, predicted a possible return to acting and decried the rise of political correctness. Eastwood didn't talk about current political events, but while discussing his then-controversial 1971 film "Dirty Harry," he waded into a topic he's touched on before: so-called political correctness. "A lot of people thought it was politically incorrect," Eastwood said of "Dirty Harry." ''That was at the beginning of the era that we're in now, where everybody thinks everyone's politically correct.
Well, it started with a bit of deja vu, courtesy the Penguins' Olli Maatta. It happened to be Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson's birthday today. In an odd move, after the third goal coach Guy Boucher pulled Anderson and replaced him with Condon.
St-Viateur Bagel has been baking the same hand-rolled bagels at the corner of Saint-Viateur and Jeanne-Mance streets for 60 years. One of the longest-running bagel shops in Montreal, St-Viateur is a landmark that churns out millions of bagels a year. "I feel like it's seventh heaven," said former owner Joe Morena, who was 14 when he started working at St-Viateur Bagel.
The owner of Montreal’s St-Viateur Bagel says having his sons involved in the business is the best part of his work. As the renowned shop celebrated 60 years on Sunday, Joe Morena recalled serving Leonard Cohen and Celine Dion.
A humpback whale that made a big splash with boaters after wandering into a Southern California harbour was on the move again Sunday after finding its way back to the open ocean. "We have great news," an ecstatic Ventura Harbormaster John Higgins told The Associated Press. Authorities may have helped it on its way by playing a continuous loop of humpback whale feeding sounds overnight near the harbour's entrance-exit point.
While the NAO humanoid robot sounds much like a work of science fiction, the 58-centimetre machine is actually making a difference in some Quebec classrooms. A researcher from the Université de Montréal has helped bring the NAO into four Quebec schools and hopes to see the project expand. "Kids were so engaged, just because the robot was there," said Prof. Thierry Karsenti, who also holds a Canada Research Chair in information technology and education.
John Laporte was looking for peace and quiet when he went for one of his usual weekly walks in Brookside Cemetery on Saturday afternoon. Instead, he found roughly 50 headstones at the cemetery on Notre Dame Avenue in Winnipeg had been pushed off their bases or tipped over. The Winnipegger goes for walks in the cemetery once or twice a week.
An Egyptian artisan who makes the traditional lanterns that adorn Middle Eastern streets during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan believes he has found a way to stop a flood of Chinese replicas and save his ancient craft. "I've worked with lanterns for 10 years and wooden lanterns have been the most popular during this time. Chinese products have flooded Middle Eastern markets for years but are becoming increasingly popular in Egypt, where ordinary people and businesses like Gamal's are struggling amid rampant inflation.
Dave Paddon never figured he'd write and perform humorous recitations. "I never, ever anticipated this, but I'm so glad it came along," said Paddon, who started writing verses about a decade ago, while he was a long-haul commercial airline pilot. Paddon's latest recording, Not a Word of a Lie Too! (Alturrnative Facts), contains recitations inspired by his time growing up in Labrador, from current events, and from everyday life.
A Peel Regional police cruiser was damaged in a five-vehicle crash on Saturday night in a Brampton intersection. Fischer said the police cruiser was northbound on Hurontario Street when it was involved in a collision with an SUV westbound on Steeles Avenue.
While the clean up has started in regions across Quebec following severe flooding in early May, water levels continue to rise in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region, located about 550 kilometres northeast of Montreal. Quebec officials say that 133 homes have been flooded in the municipalities of Saint-Félicien, Saint-Gédeon and Métabetchouan-Lac-à-la-Croix. Another 250 homes are threatened by rising waters in Saint-Félicien alone.
The Electric Island music festival has been relocated to Woodbine Park for Monday, May 22 after flooding on the Toronto Islands.
Artwork from one of Canada's best-known Indigenous artists, who started creating art while in residential school, will be displayed in Saskatchewan as part of a national tour. The National Gallery of Canada put together a retrospective of Alex Janvier's work and Regina's MacKenzie Art Gallery is the first stop for the exhibit. Greg Hill, National Gallery of Canada exhibit curator, said he first saw Janvier's pieces in art school.
A feast is coming to Winnipeg's Exchange District this Friday and it's going to be fast and furious. For the fourth year, Winnipeg Harvest is partnering with area restaurants to offer guests an all-you-can-eat supper for $25. The event is part of Give 30, a grassroots campaign that takes place during the month of Ramadan and gets Muslims and non-Muslims to save the money they'd usually spend on a cup of coffee or lunch and donate it to Winnipeg Harvest.
Botwood native Cheyanne Smart says she is bringing a little bit of Newfoundland attitude with her as she kick-starts a business almost 4,000 kilometres away. Smart has just entered her second year running Bergen Food Tours, which promises to take curious tourists behind the scenes to authentic local restaurants and bars in the Norwegian city. It's a business that started after Smart took her very first tour on a trip to Stockholm in 2012.
Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) has upped auto insurance rates for light vehicles effective May 21. The CLEAR table, which uses insurance claims data, helps insurers assess how likely it is that a specific vehicle will be involved in a claim and what that claim will likely cost. This includes claims caused by collisions, weather events, theft and other circumstances.