MOTOR RACING-F1 DRIVERS TO SHOW SUPPORT FOR FIGHT AGAINST RACISM

Formula One drivers are united in the fight against racism but will each take their own stance ahead of Sunday's season-opening Austrian...

TURKEY ORDERS DETENTION OF THREE PEOPLE OVER FIREWORK FACTORY BLASTS, AGENCY REPORTS

ISTANBUL - A Turkish prosecutor ordered the detention of three employees in connection with explosions this week at a fireworks factory...

 
 
 

RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH SAYS ‘UNACCEPTABLE' TO TURN HAGIA SOPHIA INTO A MOSQUE - IFAX

MOSCOW - Converting Istanbul's Hagia Sophia monument from a museum to a mosque would be "unacceptable," a senior official in the Russian...

POLICE SEARCH FOR TEEN LAST SEEN JUMPING FROM BRIDGE INTO OTTAWA RIVER

OTTAWA - Police say they'll resume a search today for a teenaged boy who was last seen Friday evening jumping off a bridge into the...

 
 
 

CHINA REBUKES CANADA OVER CRITICISM OF HONG KONG SECURITY LAW

WINNIPEG - China fired back at Canada on Saturday for criticizing Beijing's national security law for Hong Kong, the second rebuke...

RUSSIA SAYS CHINA WOULD BE NEEDED IN EXPANDED G7 SUMMIT - TASS

MOSCOW - Russia is not in talks with Washington about its potential role at an expanded Group of Seven summit later this year, Deputy...

 
 
 

MOTOR RACING-HAMILTON COMPLETES AUSTRIAN PRACTICE SWEEP, LATIFI CRASHES

SPIELBERG - Six-times Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton completed a sweep of Austrian Grand Prix practice on Saturday, with his Mercedes...

THOUSANDS RALLY ACROSS AUSTRALIA IN BLACK LIVES MATTER PROTESTS

SYDNEY - Thousands of protesters gathered on Saturday in cities across Australia, shouting slogans in support of the Black Lives Matter...

 
 
 

LOTTO MAX WINNING NUMBERS

TORONTO - The winning numbers in Friday's Lotto Max draw for an estimated $25 Million: 3, 4, 21, 33, 38, 44 & 45.

TRUMP ATTACKS ‘LEFT-WING CULTURAL REVOLUTION' IN MOUNT RUSHMORE ADDRESS

MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL - P resident Donald Trump on Friday accused "angry mobs" of trying to erase history with efforts to...

 
 
 

A LOOK AT HOW PROVINCES PLAN TO EMERGE FROM THE COVID-19 SHUTDOWN

Provinces and territories have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.

THE LATEST NUMBERS ON COVID-19 IN CANADA FOR SATURDAY, JULY 4

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. on July 4, 2020:

 
 
 

BADMINTON-CHINA'S LIN DAN HANGS UP HIS RACQUET

China's two-time Olympic badminton champion Lin Dan, one of the sport's greatest singles players, announced his retirement on Saturday.

JAPAN SENDS TROOPS AS 8 MISSING, 3 INJURED IN KYUSHU RAINS, NHK SAYS

TOKYO - Japan is sending thousands of troops to join rescue operations on the southern island of Kyushu, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...

 
 
 

SEVEN POLICE HURT IN VIOLENCE AT LONDON MUSIC EVENT

Seven police officials were injured in violence at an unlicensed musical event in the British capital as they sought to break up a...

SUICIDE CAR BOMBER HITS CHECKPOINT AT SOMALIA'S MOGADISHU PORT

MOGADISHU - An explosion shook parts of the Somali capital of Mogadishu early on Saturday as a suicide car bomber drove into a checkpoint...

 
 
 

LOUD EXPLOSION HEARD NEAR PORT IN SOMALIA'S CAPITAL MOGADISHU

MOGADISHU - A loud explosion was heard

N.KOREA SAYS NO NEED TO SIT DOWN WITH US FOR TALKS

SEOUL - North Korea does not feel the need to have talks with the United States, which would be nothing more than "a political tool"...

 
 
 

HONG KONG OFFICIALS DISAPPOINTED AT CANADA'S MOVE TO SUSPEND EXTRADITION PACT

HONG KONG - Senior officials in Hong Kong said on Saturday they were "very disappointed" at Canada's decision to suspend its extradition...

DAILY HOROSCOPE FOR SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2020

There are no restrictions to shopping or important decisions today. The Full Moon is in Capricorn.

 
 
 



Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

People tore down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it the Inner Harbor Saturday in Baltimore. Read more ...

Neil Young ‘NOT ok' with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Neil Young ‘NOT ok' with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Musician Neil Young is upset again with President Donald Trump for playing his music on Friday during the White House's Mount Rushmore event celebrating Independence Day. “This... Read more ...

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera said Saturday he has been working for more than a month with owner Dan Snyder on renaming the team, and he hopes a change can be made... Read more ...

Las Vegas sportsbook suffers one of biggest losses ever

Las Vegas sportsbook suffers one of biggest losses ever

LAS VEGAS - The nearly quarter-million dollars in winning wagers reportedly placed at MGM Resorts last Sunday might be the largest sportsbook loss in Las Vegas history on bets... Read more ...

Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

Nursing home residents are among the Americans getting $1,200 checks as part of the U.S. government's plan to revive the economy. But with many long-term care facilities under... Read more ...

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reported another record-breaking spike in coronavirus cases on Saturday, with 11,458 people confirmed to have been infected with the virus as cases surge nationwide... Read more ...

Kanye West announces he's running for president

Kanye West announces he's running for president

“We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States,” the Chicago rapper... Read more ...

Yankees pitcher Tanaka hit in head by Stanton line drive

Yankees pitcher Tanaka hit in head by Stanton line drive

NEW YORK - Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of slugger Giancarlo Stanton during live batting practice Saturday, a frightening... Read more ...

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Joey Chestnut downed 75 wieners and buns in 10 minutes and Sudo downed 48 1/2 in the same span, setting world records for both the men's and women's events. Read more ...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for people to skip parties

Without the right measures to stop the spread of the virus, health experts fear the holiday weekend could bring a wave of new infections that could overwhelm hospitals. Read more ...