Scenes from the day's events of the second inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Scenes from the day's events of the second inauguration of President Barack Obama.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Regina poet Anne Campbell was surprised by what she found when she revisited some of her writing from the past 30 years. Looking back on previous works was part of the process she went through to select the poems for her new book, The Fabric of Day.
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.
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.
— St-Viateur was founded by Myer Lewkowicz, a Jewish immigrant from Poland. In 1942 he was arrested by the Gestapo and sent to Buchenwald concentration camp, according to the store's website. He arrived in Canada in 1953 and founded the store four years later. According to current owner Joe Morena, each bagel is hand-rolled, boiled in honey water, dipped in seeds and baked on a long wooden plank in a wood-burning oven.
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.
With many shipwrecks buried in our waters, parts of Newfoundland's history are hidden just below the surface. "Every community's got a story about a local schooner that was lost, and the guys that may or may not have been rescued," Keith Burgess, president of the Shipwreck Preservation Society of Newfoundland & Labrador, told CBC Radio's St. John's Morning Show.
The Electric Island music festival has been relocated to Woodbine Park for Monday, May 22 after flooding on the Toronto Islands.
A former student leader who rose to prominence during Quebec's 2012 student protests has been named an official spokesperson of the left-wing party Quebec solidaire. Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois was chosen as the party's male spokesperson at a gathering today in Montreal. Quebec solidaire is sovereigntist and left-leaning party that has no leader but is represented by one male and one female spokesperson at a time.
The Canadian pair of Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes claimed silver at a beach volleyball World Tour event in Rio on Sunday.
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.
Some Pictou County residents say safety measures should be put in place at the waterfalls where a 19-year-old drowned on Friday. Kale Mason was swimming with a group of people at Park Falls near Sutherlands River on Friday afternoon when he jumped into the water and did not resurface. Don Swallow, who lives a kilometre or so up the road from the falls, says he remembers swimming there as a child, just as both his father and grandfather did generations earlier.
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.
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.