Parker does a good job hitting the baseball, but he also manages to his his sister right in the face!
Parker does a good job hitting the baseball, but he also manages to his his sister right in the face!
TOKYO (AP) — Until recently, the location of executed wartime Japanese Prime Minister Hideki Tojo's remains was one of World War II's biggest mysteries in the nation he once led. Now, a Japanese university professor has revealed declassified U.S. military documents that appear to hold the answer. The documents show the cremated ashes of Tojo, one of the masterminds of the Pearl Harbor attack, were scattered from a U.S. Army aircraft over the Pacific Ocean about 30 miles (50 kilometers) east of Y
The commander of the Royal Canadian Navy has publicly apologized for golfing with former top soldier, retired general Jonathan Vance, who is under a military police investigation over allegations of inappropriate behaviour with female subordinates. Vice-Admiral Craig Baines issued a written statement Sunday night addressed to all military members and national defence public servants saying he was sorry for his conduct. Baines confirmed he golfed with Vance and military's second-in-command, Lt.-G
Defender Alistair Johnston knows his Canadian World Cup qualifying history — and what dispatching Haiti on Tuesday would mean. The 70th-ranked Canadian men can move into the so-called Octagonal, the eight-country final round in CONCACAF, with a win or draw against No. 83 Haiti on Tuesday at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, Ill. Canada took the upper hand in the second-round playoff with a 1-0 victory Saturday in Port-au-Prince. The Canadian men haven't reached the final round of qualifying in the
OTTAWA — A new study in England suggests the Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines are extremely good at keeping people from ending up in the hospital with COVID-19, even after just one dose. Public Health England says it looked at the records of 14,000 people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 due to the Delta variant between April 12 and June 4. It found two doses of either vaccine were more than 90 per cent effective at keeping people out of the hospital. After one dose, Pfizer was 94
RCMP are continuing their investigation into a fatal, two-vehicle collision in Primrose, P.E.I., Saturday afternoon. One of the drivers, a 49-year-old Kings County woman, died en route to the hospital. The other driver, a 32-year-old Kings County man, was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries. He has since been airlifted to Moncton in critical condition, RCMP Sgt. Leanne Butler said on Monday. No passengers There were no passengers in either vehicle. Officers are trying to deter
TORONTO — Ontario's Progressive Conservatives employed a rarely used legislative power on Monday to pass a bill limiting third-party election advertising amid shouts of "shame" from the opposition. The government used the notwithstanding clause to pass Bill 307, which reintroduced amendments to the Election Finances Act that a judge struck down as unconstitutional last week. The clause allows legislatures to override portions of the charter for a five-year term. The opposition parties argued the
An Ottawa police officer who mocked people with mental illness who were in his custody then circulated videos and photographs via text with other officers, has pleaded guilty to 10 counts of misconduct. Const. Jesse Hewitt pleaded guilty Monday morning to nine counts of discreditable conduct and one count of unlawful or unnecessary exercise of authority under the Police Services Act. The final charge is for kicking down a door and illegally arresting a woman. The guilty pleas come more than a ye
OTTAWA — Canada is poised to receive around 9.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses this week thanks to a massive infusion of shots from Moderna. The federal government says the Massachusetts-based pharmaceutical firm will deliver a total of 7.1 million jabs in two separate shipments this week. The first shipment of 2.9 million doses is scheduled to arrive and be sent to provinces in the middle of the week. The remaining 4.2 million will arrive later in the week, but won't be sent to provinces and te
Edmonton Police are investigating a report that a Somali Canadian woman who was wearing a hijab was attacked Friday night, the latest in a series of attacks on Black and racialized Muslim women in recent months. Jibril Ibrahim, president of the Somali Canadian Cultural Society (SCCS), said the Edmonton woman who is in her 50s, was grabbed by her neck and pushed down to the sidewalk by an unknown person while she was out for a walk near Edmonton's Northmount neighbourhood at about 9 p.m. "She was
WOLSELEY, Sask. — A province mourned the loss of a slain RCMP officer on Sunday, remembering the Mountie as a compassionate fixture of his rural Saskatchewan community. Const. Shelby Patton, 26, died Saturday morning after he stopped a suspected stolen truck in the small town of Wolseley, Sask., east of Regina. He was hit by the truck while outside of his police vehicle, RCMP said. The truck took off and Patton died at the scene. Two hours later a man and a woman were arrested in a field outside
MOSCOW (Reuters) -Jailed Belarusian journalist Roman Protasevich appeared at a news conference in Minsk on Monday saying he felt fine and had not been beaten, in what the opposition said was another public appearance made under duress. Protasevich sat alongside four officials, two of whom were in uniform, saying he had not been made to cooperate with the authorities and that he was in good health after being arrested last month when his Ryanair flight was forced to land in Minsk. Protasevich has made several appearances since his plane was forced to land in Minsk while on a May 23 flight from Greece to Lithuania via Belarusian air space.
Unifor, which represents workers in the Terra Nova oilfield, rallies outside Confederation Building on Monday as an emergency debate is held in the House of Assembly.(Terry Roberts/CBC) The union representing offshore workers rallied outside Confederation Building in St. John's on Monday, as an emergency debate about the future of the Terra Nova oilfield was being held in the House of Assembly. Suncor Energy, the lead oil company in the project, is expected to announce Tuesday whether the owners
Les Hay Babies were the big New Brunswick winners at the East Coast Music Awards, which wrapped up Sunday night with an online ceremony. The Acadian trio won group of the year and francophone recording of the year for Boîte aux lettres. Several other New Brunswick artists also took home prizes, including David Myles for folk recording of the year for Leave Tonight. Joel Miller won jazz recording of the year for Unstoppable. Dance recording of the year went to BRDGS & FWLR, made up of Nicholas Ro
A 51-year-old man has been charged following what York Regional Police are investigating as a hate-motivated incident in Vaughan. On June 2, officers responded to a vaccination clinic location in Vaughan for reports of a man yelling anti-black racial slurs at one of the employees. Police said the man then attempted to spit on the employee and security personnel. Investigators identified the man — who is from Vaughan — and on Thursday, June 10, he was arrested and charged with assault. Police sai
A $3-million COVID-19 vaccine lottery is a good investment to encourage vaccine-hesitant Albertans to get the shot and keep Alberta's reopening plans on track, says Premier Jason Kenney. The "Open for Summer" vaccine lottery, first announced on Saturday, will feature three prizes worth $1 million each. Only vaccinated Albertans will be able to win. When interest in first doses began to wane dramatically this month, Kenney said he asked his team to get creative and the lottery seemed like the per
As Canada’s Covid-19 vaccination rates continue to rise amid the second dose rollout – experts are warning it won’t last. New numbers reveal one in five people in Alberta and Saskatchewan are holding off from getting vaccinated. Global News' Jamie Mauracher has more.
An Alberta man is canoeing across the prairies to raise money and awareness for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). David Hatto, 78, started his 1,450 km journey down the North Saskatchewan River from Rocky Mountain House, Alta. on June 2. On Saturday, he reached Edmonton and made camp. The effort is Hatto's way of honouring his granddaughter Hazel, who died of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) seven years ago. His daughter-in-law later started Hazel's Heroes as a way to help grieving mothers
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The endangered Sumatran Titan arum, a giant foul-smelling blossom also known as the corpse flower, went into a rare, short bloom at a botanical garden in Warsaw, drawing crowds who waited for hours to see it. The extraordinary flower, which emits a dead-body odor to attract pollinating insects that feed on flesh, bloomed Sunday. It was already withering early Monday. Those wishing to avoid the smell and crowds could watch it on live video from the Warsaw University Botanica
Silverpeak, owners of the idle Come By Chance oil refinery, have reached a tentative deal after being without a deal for close to a year, according to a union representative representing workers on the site.(Sherry Vivian/CBC) Union officials close to the Come By Chance oil refinery say a tentative deal has been reached on a new collective agreement that could keep the facility from closing. Rob Thomas, Newfoundland and Labrador's representative with the United Steelworkers, told CBC News on Sun
The nine-year-old lone survivor of a truck attack that killed his parents, sister and grandmother June 6 in London, Ont., has been released from hospital, a family friend said Monday, the same day the accused's murder and attempted murder charges were upgraded to include terrorism. Fayez Afzaal "is expected to recover — it's going to be some time," Saboor Khan told CBC News, saying Fayez is with relatives. "His family's main priority is to support him through that recovery." The family wishes to