• Adopted and brought to US, South Korean man to be deported

    "It is heartbreaking news," said Dae Joong (DJ) Yoon, executive director of the National Korean American Service & Education Consortium, who had been in contact with Adam Crapser. Crapser waived an appeal during the hearing Monday because he is desperate to get out of detention, his Seattle attorney, Lori Walls, told The Associated Press on Wednesday. When Crapser was 12, he moved in with Thomas and Dolly Crapser, their biological son, two other adoptees and several foster children.

    The Canadian Press
  • After 4 years in solitary confinement, Adam Capay moves to new cell

    A First Nations man who has spent the last four years in solitary confinement is being moved to a different cell, Ontario's Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services said today. Adam Capay, 23, of Lac Seul First Nation is awaiting trial after being charged with murder in the death of another inmate in 2012. Ontario's Human Rights Commissioner Renu Mandhane raised alarm bells about Capay after she visited him earlier this month during a tour of the Thunder Bay District Jail.

  • Calgary housing market red flagged again in latest CMHC report

    Calgary continues to have "strong evidence of problematic conditions" in its real estate market, according to the latest report from the Canada Mortgage Housing Corporation (CHMC). The quarterly Housing Market Assessment, released Wednesday, once again gave an overall red flag to Calgary, one of six cities to receive such a designation. The national housing market was also upgraded to the red status in the latest report, up from the previous report's yellow rating, which indicated "moderate" evidence of problematic conditions.

  • New mayor of Canada's crime capital faces daunting task

    There's more to North Battleford, Sask., than sky-high crime rates, racial tension and an oil spill which has garnered national attention in recent months, says the city's new mayor. In Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert and Moose Jaw, at least four people are running for mayor.  Bater, who previously served as provincial Liberal leader and North Battleford city councillor, was the only one to seek the job in his home town after incumbent Ian Hamilton announced he would not be running. Bater said the problems can't be ignored.

  • Trump: I'll run America like my business. Clinton: Let's not

    His presidential dreams increasingly in question, Donald Trump pushed his business empire to the centre of his political campaign Wednesday. Hillary Clinton agreed, but not the way he meant it. "Donald Trump is the poster boy for everything wrong with our economy," she told several thousand supporters in Tampa, Florida.

    The Canadian Press
  • Nunavut adopts Finland's baby box program to reduce infant mortality

    ​Nunavut is giving out more than 800 baby boxes to parents of newborns in an attempt to reduce the territory's high rate of infant mortality. The territory's birth rate is the highest in Canada and about 850 babies are expected to be born in Nunavut in 2016-17. Nunavut also has the highest rate of infant mortality in the country, with a rate five times higher than the national average. "It's an issue that any mom or any parent would take to heart," said Tara MacAskill , the mother of a two-year-old and the Department of Health's lead on the baby box program.

  • Bountiful polygamists on trial for taking girl to U.S. to marry older man

    A first of its kind trial has begun in Cranbrook, B.C. where three people are charged with transporting an underaged girl across the U.S. border where she was expected to marry a much older man. James Oler, Brandon Blackmore and Ruth Crossfield were charged over two years ago with unlawful removal of a child from Canada for sexual purposes. Blackmore and Crossfield are alleged to have taken part in shuttling the underaged girl into the U.S. to be married to an older American sect member, while James Oler was a leader of the B.C. sect at the time.

  • 'Did she say yes?' Torontonians wonder at massive balcony marriage proposal

    A few hours later, Murphy's question was answered. Breanne McCallion replied online that the proposal was from her boyfriend and that she said, "Yes" and was now engaged. "I have been dropping some hints, so I think he finally picked up on it," said McCallion.

  • Student facetiming his girlfriend catches armed robbery on camera

    [A Texas student was brutally assaulted in his room, all while his girlfriend watched helplessly via FaceTime nearly two hundred miles away. Photo: Baylee Luciani via KXAN]

    The Daily Buzz
  • Submachine-gun seized in Red Deer drug bust

    Police seized a submachine-gun equipped with a silencer along with six other firearms in a series of drug raids in Red Deer and Sylvan Lake. Wrapping up a six-month investigation, officers with the organized crime and gang team of the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) searched three residences in Sylvan Lake and one home in Red Deer on Oct. 12. The 26-year-old, who was on bail for an Edmonton homicide investigation, was arrested on charges related to drugs and firearms offences.

  • Fishermen lose bid to halt tidal power testing in Bay of Fundy

    An effort by a fishermen's group to halt testing of tidal turbines in the Bay of Fundy has been denied by the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. The Bay of Fundy Inshore Fisherman's Association had wanted the court to stop Cape Sharp Tidal's plan to test two turbines designed to assess the potential for producing electricity from the tidal forces of the bay. The group wanted the testing in the seabed of the Minas Passage halted until a judicial review could be heard in February of the Department of Environment's decision to approve the project.

    The Canadian Press
  • Indians giving tickets to fan who gave plane seat to Lofton

    A longtime Cleveland Indians fan is being given quite a reward after giving up his seat on a plane to make sure former outfielder Kenny Lofton arrived in time to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Game 1 of the World Series. The Indians are giving Ken Kostal, of Marblehead, tickets to Game 6, and a team spokesman said United is giving Kostal 62,200 airline miles for future use. Lofton had 622 career stolen bases.

    The Canadian Press
  • Remand centre inmate who died after struggle was a 'friendly giant'

    The family of a father of two who died after a struggle at Winnipeg's remand centre wants answers about the circumstances of his death. Russell Spence, 31, of Winnipeg died Oct. 12 after he was involved in an altercation during processing at the centre. "Russell was a friendly giant," said Kevin Bittern, who is Spence's older brother.

  • Why this Mexican couple with 3 Canadian-born children faces deportation

    Last December, returning from the Dufferin Mall, Nora Trueba saw immigration officials on her front porch, arresting her husband, Israel Ochoa. "Oh my god, I was in shock," Trueba recalled. In the U.S., Republican candidate Donald Trump's promise to forcibly remove 11-million illegal workers and build a wall along the Mexico-U.S. border has put the fate of migrant workers like Trueba and Ochoa at the forefront of the election campaign.

  • Tractor-trailer crash on Hwy. 401 kills driver

    Wed, Oct 26: One person is dead after a crash between two tractor-trailers on Highway 401 in Milton.

    Global News
  • Health professionals who kill multiple patients share common profile, expert says

    As unthinkable as the alleged crimes of Elizabeth Wettlaufer may be, the Woodstock, Ontario nurse is not alone as a health care professional accused of murdering multiple patients. Criminal history includes several high-profile cases of so-called health-care killers — doctors, nurses and other health care workers who were able to commit murder over an extended period of time thanks to their professional power and their patients' vulnerability. American nurse Donald Harvey is believed to have murdered up to 57 hospital patients over 17 years in the 1970s and 80s.

  • Liberals to introduce incentives to retrofit homes, rules for more net zero new homes

    The federal government wants existing homes to be more energy efficient and for developers to build more net zero homes. Very shortly the Liberal government is expected to introduce changes to the national building code that will require builders to include more net zero homes — buildings that produce as much energy as they use — in housing developments in the next 15 years. It's all part of a list of environment measures that will roll out in the lead-up to the crucial meeting on climate between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the premiers in December.

  • Police post adorable photo of baby getting pulled over

    Police in Cheshire, England, posted a photo to their Facebook page on Oct. 21 of a tiny person seated in a pink miniature car on a residential street. The child is flanked by a police car and two officers and one of the officers is kneeling down next to the model vehicle.

    The Daily Buzz
  • NYC principal beaten after asking student to turn down music

    A principal of a New York City public high school who was beaten by a student after asking him to turn down the music in his headphones is recovering. Dr. Matthew Tossman addressed a letter to his students at Manhattan Early College School for Advertising on Tuesday thanking them for their support. Tossman had asked an 18-year-old student on the lower Manhattan campus on Monday to turn down his music-blaring headphones.

    The Canadian Press
  • Family of Brampton man missing in Mexico frustrated with lack of help

    ​A Brampton family is appealing for help to find a loved one who has been missing for seven weeks in Mexico, after spending tens of thousands of dollars to no avail. Shawn Ramta disappeared while on a two-week vacation in Mexico City. Raj Ramta, grandmother of the 34-year-old bodybuilder and entrepreneur, told CBC News her grandson told her he was going to the gym and would call back.

  • Oregon surfer punched shark in gills to survive

    Joseph Tanner was resting his arms on his surf board, his lower body dangling in the water, when something grabbed his right leg and yanked him under the waves. In an instant, Tanner knew he was being attacked by a shark in the chilly waters off the northern Oregon coast and he wondered if he would die, he recalled Wednesday, nearly three weeks after the Oct. 10 attack north of Cannon Beach.

    The Canadian Press
  • Toronto FC delivers first ever MLS playoff win in convincing fashion

    Captain Michael Bradley had a slice of pizza and a slug of Gatorade. Coach Greg Vanney treated himself to a tall boy. Especially when it came after removing a giant monkey off the back of Toronto FC with the franchise's first ever playoff win in 10 seasons.

    The Canadian Press
  • Bus driver makes special stop, helps elderly passenger with groceries

    A Winnipeg bus driver's good deed for an elderly passenger is earning praise on social media. Last week, Amber Therrien was heading home from work on a Route 43 bus when it pulled to the curb near the corner of Munroe Avenue and Watt Street in the city's East Kildonan neighbourhood.

  • 79-year-old student determined to get PhD

    Olive Bryanton is the oldest student ever at the University of Prince Edward to be pursuing a PhD.

  • Toronto family considers legal options after lost dog adopted out to a new home

    The Daniels family found their missing dog two days too late. After 10 years with the family, their beloved dog's name had been changed, and his new family refused to give him up, outraging local animal lovers and leaving the Daniels family with few options.

    Daily Brew


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