Air Canada said it is cancelling flights to Israel due to growing unrest in the region.
NEW YORK, July 22 (Reuters) - All New York City police officers are expected to undergo retraining in the wake of a man's death on a city sidewalk shortly after he was placed in a chokehold by officers, Bill Bratton, the police commissioner, said on Tuesday.
A driver who spent 12 hours trapped in the wreckage of her car with the corpse of a passenger who died after their vehicle tumbled down an embankment was rescued after a hitchhiker in Oregon heard her cries for help, authorities said on Tuesday.
On Christmas Eve 1910, future U.S. President Warren Harding wrote his mistress Carrie Phillips a letter that began: "There are no words, at my command, sufficient to say the full extent of my love for you ... mad, tender, devoted, ardent, eager, passion-wild."
Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and United Nations diplomats pursued talks on halting the fighting that has claimed more than 600 lives.
Some are red, some are blue, but they are all green… as in greenback-green. That’s the way Nick Rubin, a 16-year old programmer from Seattle sees it. And to help everybody else see it too, he just launched Greenhouse, a web application using available open data to help us know where American politicians get money from. Imagine that in Canada…
Police in a Portland suburb have a sticky situation on their hands: for more than a month, mysterious vandals have been smearing pastries on cars, depositing doughnuts in lawns and leaving cakes strewn about the streets.
Workers at a Montreal hospital inadvertently unplugged a freezer that stored a skull fragment, complicating a woman's reconstructive surgery.
Quebecers have a thing for poutine, lots of folks in Saskatchewan search for bestiality and Albertans lead the country in searches for pregnant porn, a new report looking at Google searches has found.