WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Pierce Brosnan’s sons have been chosen as the Golden Globe ambassadors to assist with the glitzy awards ceremony.
GAZA, Palestinian Territory - Residents say the airstrike came without warning: With fighting raging between Israel and Islamic Jihad militants throughout Gaza, two loud blasts shook the night, destroying the Abu Malhous home and killing eight members of the family in a split second.
MEXICO CITY - Bolivia’s Evo Morales on Friday called for the United Nations, and possibly Pope Francis, to mediate in the Andean nation’s political crisis following his ouster as president in what he called a coup d’etat that forced him into exile in Mexico.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - A student pulled a gun from his backpack and opened fire at a Southern California high school Thursday, killing two students and wounding three others before shooting himself in the head on his 16th birthday, authorities said.
TORONTO - CTV says it is apologizing to anyone who was offended by comments made by a correspondent on its show The Social following the firing of hockey commentator Don Cherry.
VICTORIA - The British Columbia government introduced a 10-point plan Thursday to protect youth from the health risks of vaping that includes cutting nicotine content in vapour pods, restricting flavours aimed at young people, increasing taxes on products and supporting youth-led anti-vaping…
TORONTO - A teen boy still cannot address being sexually assaulted by his football teammates in the locker room at a prestigious all-boys Catholic high school last year, a youth court heard Thursday.
BOGOTA - Jenifer de la Rosa was just a week old when Colombia’s Nevado del Ruiz volcano exploded, unleashing a wall of mud that buried an entire town and left 25,000 dead.
LOS ANGELES - Mo’Nique sued Netflix on Thursday for race and sex discrimination in its offer for a proposed comedy special, accusing the streaming service of giving her a lowball offer that was part of a larger company tendency to underpay black women.
WASHINGTON - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she wants to see Congress pass President Donald Trump’s revamped North American free trade deal this year.
NEW YORK - Senator Elizabeth Warren’s fight with Wall Street escalated when billionaire investor Leon Cooperman called the presidential candidate’s proposal to put a new tax on the nation’s wealthiest people a plan to “penalize success” and said her ideas “made no sense.”
TORONTO - Ontario's top court has affirmed the now-ceded policing powers of the province's animal welfare agency, striking down a lower court's ruling that called into question the constitutionality of private law enforcement.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is asking the Supreme Court to block a subpoena for his tax returns, in a test of the president’s ability to defy investigations.
LAVAL, Que. - Police in Quebec confirmed Thursday that a criminal investigation was underway after an 84-year-old man died in hospital following an operating room incident.
EDMONTON - The Transportation Safety Board says a design problem that has remained unaddressed for decades in a popular small airplane contributed to three deaths in a crash in the Northwest Territories.
HARTFORD, Conn. - A Canadian man accused of abducting his toddler son in Toronto in 1987 and living on the lam for three decades was sentenced Thursday in the United States to 18 months in prison for illegally obtaining government benefits.
FREDERICTON - Citing significant financial losses and overly restrictive federal regulations, the New Brunswick government is looking for a private operator take over its distribution and sales of recreational cannabis.
OTTAWA - The commission overseeing leaders' debates during the federal election campaign left media outlets "in the dark" about the criteria for obtaining accreditation to cover the event, a judge says.
WASHINGTON - A second U.S. Embassy staffer in Kyiv overheard a cellphone call between President Donald Trump and his ambassador to the European Union discussing a need for Ukrainian officials to pursue “investigations,” The Associated Press has learned.
VANCOUVER - A British Columbia Indigenous leader and outspoken advocate for children is facing sex-related charges dating back more than 40 years.
IQALUIT, Nunavut - The Nunavut government is slowly returning to normal nearly two weeks after its computer systems were paralyzed by a cyber attack.
HALIFAX - A survey estimates more than 1.8 million pieces of garbage are strewn over the bottom of the Bay of Fundy, prompting concerns about potential harm to marine life.
HALIFAX - The fatality inquiry into the deaths of former Canadian soldier Lionel Desmond and his family will begin hearing evidence in Guysborough, N.S., on Monday.
NEW YORK - Roles for older actors can fall into some predictable tropes, but Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen say their new film, “The Good Liar,” let them brush aside cliches and even their characters’ mortality for a good cat-and-mouse thriller.
NEW YORK - Kellyanne Conway told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that he embarrassed himself following a tense exchange Thursday where he asked the White House counsellor to respond to her husband’s criticism of President Donald Trump on television.
NEW YORK - Mati Diop’s “Atlantics” is Senegal’s submission to the Academy Awards’ international film award, and if it were nominated, would mark the first Oscar nod for Senegal.
Picture this: A princess is in distress. It looks bad. Her dashing young man rides up in the nick of time and says, “Here I am to save you, my dear!” Actually, he doesn’t. He just says, “I'm here. Whaddya need?” She has a plan, and off they go.
OTTAWA - NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he believes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's only options to pass legislation in a minority Parliament are to work with his New Democrats or the Conservatives, dismissing the idea the Liberals could work with the Bloc Quebecois because the Bloc isn't con…
WASHINGTON - The most powerful Democrat in the United States Congress says she believes lawmakers on Capitol Hill could vote on the new North American free-trade agreement before the end of the year.
QUEBEC - After a difficult few weeks that saw him forced to publicly apologize for his ill-fated immigration reforms, Quebec's immigration minister has had documents stolen from his government vehicle.
OTTAWA - Parliament's budget watchdog warns that rougher economic waters will mean a deeper federal deficit, with no certainty on how much deeper.
BERLIN - German automaker Daimler says it plans to slash costs 1.4 billion euros ($1.54 billion) by cutting every tenth managerial position and other austerity measures.
OTTAWA - A Quebec naturopath is not guilty of manslaughter or criminal negligence in the death of a patient, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
WASHINGTON - China is lifting a five-year ban on U.S. poultry, a goodwill gesture at a time when the world’s two biggest economies are trying to finalize a tentative trade deal.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - International Criminal Court judges on Thursday approved a request from prosecutors to open an investigation into crimes committed against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority.
TORONTO - A Toronto father alleges in a lawsuit filed against Havergal College that the prestigious girls private school expelled his seven-year-old daughter because he complained that she was bullied, while the school claims his own inappropriate behaviour is the cause of her expulsion.
MADRID - Spain’s government announced Thursday that Catalan poet Joan Margarit won the 2019 Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's highest literary honour.
HARVEY, N.D. - In a story Nov. 10 about a North Dakota woman’s hopes of recovering money lost in a Jamaican lottery scam, The Associated Press reported erroneously that University of Utah law professor Paul Cassell also serves as special counsel with the National Crime Victim Law Institute. …
WASHINGTON - Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced Thursday he is running for president, making a late entry into the Democratic race less than three months before primary voting begins.
OTTAWA - A baby born in Canada today will never know a time in which his or her health isn't at risk from a warming planet, an annual look at climate change and human health reported Wednesday.
ANKARA, Turkey - An American man suspected of being a member of the Islamic State group is being repatriated to the United States after spending three days in a no man's land between Turkey and Greece, Turkey’s Interior Ministry said Thursday.
OTTAWA - The last group of former Liberal senators in Parliament's upper chamber are rebranding themselves as the Progressive Senate Group.
NEW YORK - Millions of Americans likely saw the House’s first day of open impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump on Wednesday. The open question is how many actually heard it.
NEW YORK - With a hit TV series, awards, plus film and TV opportunities, Sterling K. Brown admits he’s experienced “a lot of pinch me moments” in recent years. But, with all those possibilities and offers, the 43-year-old has also learned a very important lesson— how to say no.