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CBC.ca

Why legal problems are unlikely to stop Trump

Throughout his re-election campaign, Donald Trump’s legal problems have done little to slow him down. CBC’s Katie Simpson breaks down four criminal cases the former U.S. president is facing, and explains why convictions likely wouldn’t keep him from returning to the White House.

Hamilton paralyzed by ransomware attack, city services down since last week, officials say

City manager Marnie Cluckie named the nature of the cyber attack for the first time during a virtual call Monday afternoon, alongside Mayor Andrea Horwath. The call was the city's first media conference since the breach began on Feb. 25. 

As Camilla reportedly takes a week off from royal duties, rumours reach fever pitch

Queen Camilla is reportedly taking a week off from royal duties, raising rumours and speculation about Britain's Royal Family to a fever pitch amid little public information about the health of King Charles and Princess Catherine.

1 dead in Revelstoke avalanche, as special warning for much of B.C. extended

A special avalanche warning for British Columbia issued last week is being extended until Thursday as hazardous conditions persist in the backcountry — conditions that claimed the life of a man in the Revelstoke area on Sunday. 

Body Shop Canada to lay off 200 workers after parent company took its cash, court docs show

The Body Shop Canada Ltd. is seeking creditor protection and closing a third of its stores because its parent company stripped the Canadian arm of cash and pushed it into debt, according to court documents.

Conservative accuses Liberals of shutting down debate on Winnipeg lab security breach

A Conservative MP is accusing the Liberals of shutting down debate on how two scientists studying deadly viruses at a special lab in Winnipeg were able to work closely and covertly with China — and how the federal  government responded to the national security scandal.

With NHL playoff berths at stake, flurry of deals expected before Friday deadline

The weekend provided some much-needed clarity around the NHL one year after the 2023 trade season featured a ton of big-name players changing places. Expect several moves this week ahead of Friday's 3 p.m. ET deadline.

Passport Canada apologizes after 90-year-old grandmother mistakenly told she can't have 'Palestine' on passport

An apparent clerical error by the federal government caused a Palestinian-Canadian woman to be told mistakenly she couldn't list "Palestine" as her place of birth on her passport — and the error has been driving the spread of misleading online posts ever since.
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CTV.ca

Guilbeault calls Saskatchewan premier 'immoral' for breaking carbon-price law

Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault says Ottawa has to take action against Saskatchewan for breaking the federal carbon-pricing law.

5-time Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey kills and guts a moose that got entangled with his dog team

A veteran musher had to kill a moose after it injured his dog shortly after the start of this year’s Iditarod, race officials said Monday.

Masked shooters kill 4 people and wound 7 at an outdoor party in California, police say

A group of men in masks got out of a car and opened fire at an outdoor party in central California, killing four people and wounding seven others before driving off, police said Monday.

Bitcoin bursts above US$68,000, record high comes into view

Bitcoin rallied to a two-year high on Monday, breaking above US$68,000 as a wave of money carried it within striking distance of record levels.

Inquest into Barrie, Ont., man's death while in police custody reveals dramatic details

The inquest into the death of Olando Brown while in police custody in June 2018 in Barrie unfolded on Monday, with testimony shedding light on his final hours.

Okanagan winery and villa on sale for just under $10M

A winery ranked as the number one tourist destination in Kelowna by Trip Advisor is up for sale for just under $10 million.

Ottawa man's 200,000 Aeroplan points stolen as he slept

Cyber theft is surging, with hackers moving faster than ever to access private information and take it, and loyalty points accounts are a prime target.

'You ripped a hole in all our lives:' Families of victims speak at sentencing for Joseph George Sutherland

Family and friends of Susan Tice and Erin Gilmour addressed their loved ones' killer in a Toronto courtroom Monday, deploring his decision to keep the crimes to himself for nearly 40 years.

Sask. potash worker to remain on suspension over nightly medical cannabis use

A union welder at a potash mine in Saskatchewan will remain on suspension after refusing to give up his nightly toke of medical marijuana, following the ruling of a provincial labour arbitrator.

'I want to get off the plane.' The passengers refusing to fly on Boeing's 737 Max

Many thousands of people board Max aircraft with no concerns. But do other passengers care? It appears that enough do.
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Toronto Star

Two people dead after reportedly being struck by UP Express train in west-end Toronto

The incident happened in the area of Eglinton Avenue West and Weston Road.

The end of a ‘40-year marathon’: Families of Erin Gilmour and Susan Tice confront Toronto cold-case murderer

“Time has not healed this loss,” said Christian Tice, who was just 16 years old when her mother — “my biggest supporter” — was murdered.

Conservative Jamil Jivani wins Durham federal byelection

The 36-year-old former broadcaster and conservative advocate takes over the riding once led by former Conservative party leader Erin O'Toole.

Pavel Zacha scores twice, Bruins down Maple Leafs 4-1 in potential playoff preview

Sheldon Keefe watched his team give up a breakaway 14 seconds into Monday's first period.

Why a WNBA expansion team might be coming to Toronto after all

Tuesday's unveiling of Larry Tanenbaum's Kilmer Sports Venture will include the possibility of a WNBA franchise in Toronto starting next year.

Chess officials optimistic about major Toronto tournament after more than 30 visas approved

Ten more visa approvals are needed before organizers can host the Candidates Tournament, scheduled to take place in Toronto from April 3-22.

Top executive Teresa Resch leaves the Raptors on good terms, and better than when she started

Resch, a key member of Masai Ujiri's inner circle, was a force behind the building of the Raptors' training centre and stickhandled the Tampa relocation.

Measles patient had 'close contacts' at a York Region high school: public health

York Region's medical officer of health says a man infected with measles had "close contacts" among students and teachers at a high school.

Trudeau ministers admit Donald Trump poses risk to key industries in Canada

Donald Trump would likely act on his campaign threat to slap a 10-per-cent tariff on all imports, ministers tell the Star.

Luka Magnotta now living in medium-security prison, says Correctional Service Canada

OTTAWA - Correctional Service Canada confirms Luka Magnotta, who made international headlines for the brutal killing of an international student, resides in a medium-security prison.
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Global News

Kate Middleton finally spotted in public — but rumours, conspiracies endure

The lack of updates about the Princess of Wales has caused a firestorm of rumours and outlandish misinformation.

UN says ‘reasonable grounds’ exist of Hamas Oct. 7 sexual violence

A UN report said there are “reasonable grounds” to believe Hamas committed rape, “sexualized torture,” and other cruel treatment of women during its surprise attack in Israel.

‘Non-combat’ military trainers could return to Ukraine — but not yet: Blair

Canada will consider sending soldiers to Ukraine in a non-combat role to resume training if 'certain conditions' are met, but not yet, Defence Minister Bill Blair says.

FAA discovers more faults with Boeing planes, issues new safety guidelines

The FAA issued safety guidance for different Boeing models to address a fault that could affect the 737 MAX 9 and another that has affected the 787 Dreamliner.

Abortion is now a constitutional right in France

France has become the first country in the world to create a right to abortion, guaranteeing citizens access. Lawmakers overwhelmingly approved the measure.

Tourist couple alleges gang rape, attack in India, sparking fury as 3 men arrested

Police in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand are still searching for four more suspects in connection with the gang rape of a Spanish-Brazilian tourist.

MH370: Malaysia could reopen search for lost flight. Why now?

Malaysian officials have signaled their willingness to reopen the search for MH370 if 'compelling' new evidence emerges. Here's what you need to know.

France holding historic vote on abortion rights

French lawmakers will vote Monday whether to enshrine a right to abortion in the country's constitution. It would be the first country to do so.

Haiti gangs try to take control of main airport, hours after seizing biggest prisons

Authorities have ordered a nighttime curfew in an attempt to regain control of Haiti's streets after an explosion of violence during the weekend.

U.S. envoy due in Beirut to continue de-escalation talks

The Iran-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah and Israel have been locked in hostilities for months in parallel to the Gaza war.
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New York Times

China Sets Economic Growth Target of About 5%

Premier Li Qiang targets growth of about 5 percent this year but signals continued reluctance to use deficit spending for economic stimulus.

Arizona Governor Vetoes Bill Allowing Police to Arrest Migrants

The bill was passed by Republicans, and the veto came on the same day that the Supreme Court agreed to weigh in on a similar law in Texas.

Trump’s ‘Fake Electors’ Scheme Detailed in Newly Released Messages

Emails and texts unearthed in a lawsuit show how key figures intended their plan to create a “cloud of confusion” to help keep Donald Trump in office after his 2020 election loss.

U.N. Team Finds Grounds to Support Reports of Sexual Violence in Hamas Attack

The United Nations experts also said that they had “clear and convincing information” that hostages seized in Israel on Oct. 7 had been sexually abused in Gaza, and that they had looked into reports of abuse of Palestinians in Israeli detention.

Tammy Murphy Wins Crucial Support in Her Bid for U.S. Senate

The first lady of New Jersey won the endorsement of Democrats in Bergen County on Monday night, beating her closest primary rival, Representative Andy Kim.

Trump Eligibility Ruling Elicits Mixed Reactions Ahead of Super Tuesday

Reaction to the ruling showed that the challenges to Donald Trump’s candidacy had reinforced partisan lines and angered Republicans who saw the lawsuits as antidemocratic.

Adelle Waldman’s Journey From Brooklyn Literati to a Big Box Store

“Help Wanted” proves authors needn’t be limited by identity.

Tony’s Booth From ‘Sopranos’ Finale Sells for $82,600

The New Jersey ice cream parlor where “The Sopranos” abruptly cut to black in 2007 put the booth on eBay, hoping to fetch $10,000. It sold Monday evening for $82,600.

China Scraps Premier’s Annual News Conference in Surprise Move

The decision is a break from a decades-long tradition by the country’s No. 2 official and comes as Xi Jinping, the top leader, consolidates his power.

Donald Trump Is Running Against Dystopian Fantasies

Urban America has improved. Republicans haven’t noticed.

CNN

Devastation in Gaza as Israel wages war on Hamas

Egyptian, Qatari and US mediators are meeting in Cairo to untangle deadlocked ceasefire talks after Israel said it would not send a delegation. Follow for live updates.

March 4, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

A United Nations team found "clear and convincing" information that hostages in Gaza were sexually abused, UN special envoy Pramila Patten said Monday.

Supreme Court unanimously rules to keep Trump on Colorado ballot

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that former President Donald Trump should appear on the ballot in Colorado.

Today's news in 10 minutes

March 5, 2024

March 3, 2024 Israel-Hamas war

Negotiators are racing to reach an Israel-Hamas ceasefire deal before Ramadan begins in just over a week, as the humanitarian crisis spirals in Gaza. Follow for live updates.

Today's news in 10 minutes

March 4, 2024 Today on CNN 10, we head to South Korea and explain why thousands of doctors are protesting on the government's plans to increase medical school admissions. Then, we head to the Sierra Nevada Mountains, where blizzard conditions are slamming the region, making travel dangerous. We get the latest on ground in the Texas panhandle, as residents there continue to deal with the largest fire on record in the state of Texas. And before you go, we will profile NASA's experimental plane...

March 2, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

The US says it has made its first airdrop of humanitarian aid into Gaza. Aid groups have criticized the plan as ineffective while Israel continues to obstruct the bulk of deliveries.

March 2 - 2024 campaign updates

Idaho and Missouri are holding Republican presidential caucuses today, while the Michigan GOP held a convention that formally awarded the state's delegates to Donald Trump. Follow here for the latest live news updates.

March 1, 2024 - Israel-Hamas war

The US will airdrop humanitarian aid and supplies into Gaza "very soon," President Joe Biden announced Friday.

Mukesh Ambani Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts about Mukesh Ambani to learn more about the chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL).

The Washington Post

Middle East conflict live updates: U.N. team finds credible claims hostages were subjected to sexual abuse

Children in northern Gaza are malnourished and starving to death from a severe lack of aid, the World Health Organization said after visits to two hospitals.

Chelsea’s Sam Kerr pleads not guilty to racially aggravated harassment

The Australian soccer star and Chelsea striker is facing trial in Britain over allegations that she harassed a police officer.

The improbable U.S. plan for a revitalized Palestinian security force

The Palestinian Authority security forces are underfunded and unpopular, ill-equipped to take on the responsibilities Washington has envisioned for them in postwar Gaza.

Biden’s rift with Netanyahu grows wider

This week in Washington, the growing tensions between the White House and Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu are coming to the fore.

China says economy will grow ‘around’ 5 percent this year

It’s shaping up to be a difficult year for the Chinese Communist Party as the economy slows. Leaders are trying to reassure investors, laying out plans to boost growth.

U.N. report: ‘Convincing’ information Hamas raped, tortured hostages

Expert team finds “reasonable grounds to believe” sexual violence was committed in Oct. 7 attacks, while UNWRA chief blasts Israel for “campaign to undermine” agency.

U.N. report: ‘Convincing’ information Hamas raped, tortured hostages

Expert team finds “reasonable grounds to believe” that sexual violence was committed on Oct. 7, but report stops short of an official investigation.

BBC

What is Super Tuesday and why is it important?

The biggest day so far in the 2024 US election calendar will be a key test of the front-runners' strength.

Russian Black Sea ship 'damaged in drone attack'

Ukraine said sea drones were used to target Russia's Sergei Kotov patrol ship near the Kerch Strait.

Birmingham council to vote on wave of cuts

The council aims to make £300m in savings and has secured permission to raise council tax by 10%.

'I earn £1,600 a month and two-thirds goes on bills'

Changes to tax thresholds and child benefit, help for first-time buyers - what do people want from the Budget?

Girl held and stripped twice by male prison staff

Inspectors were "deeply shocked" by the treatment of a girl at Wetherby Young Offender Institution.

Miners thank Bruce Springsteen for 1985 donation

The rock star donated $20,000 to striking miners at the interval of his gig in 1985.

When is the Budget and what will it mean for my money?

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is reportedly mulling higher duty on business travel to pay for tax cuts.

UN says rape likely committed in Hamas attack on Israel

The report also said there was "convincing information" hostages were subjected to sexual violence.

Watch: US-Russian crew successfully dock with space station

A SpaceX capsule carrying three US astronauts and one Russian cosmonaut has arrived at the International Space Station.

F1 Q&A: Your questions answered after Bahrain GP

BBC Sport's chief F1 writer Andrew Benson answers your questions following the 2024 season opener in Bahrain at the weekend.

The Independent

Singapore's prime minister says a South China Sea code of conduct will take time

Singapore’s prime minister says Southeast Asian countries’ quest to reach agreement with China on a code of conduct in the contested South China Sea will take time, with difficult issues yet to be resolved despite recent efforts to accelerate the process

Trump wins North Dakota caucus after Supreme Court overturns ballot disqualification: Live

Republican presidential front-runner picks up another win after justices reverse Colorado’s decision to exclude him from vote in accordance with 14th Amendment clause barring insurrectionists from holding public office

Ukraine-Russia war live: Putin’s soldiers ‘stopped’ near Avdiivka as leaked recording ‘exposes British troops’

Kremlin says recording shows direct involvement of the West in Ukraine conflict

Girl at risk of self-harm restrained and stripped twice by male prison guards

Nearly half of the children at Wetherby have previously been in council care

Womb cancer breakthrough as new drug gives hope

Jemperli is administered using a 30-minute drip in hospital every three weeks alongside chemotherapy

Texas wildfires latest: New lawsuit cites cause of massive blazes that now span thousands of acres

There’s still no end in sight for Smokehouse Creek fire which is now five times the size of New York City

A gang leader called Barbecue has brought a country to its knees

The US embassy said it was halting all official travel to the country and has urged all American citizens to leave

Super Tuesday 2024 – live: Trump gets green light to run for president before biggest day in primary calendar

15 states head to the polls as Trump v Biden re-run looks increasingly inevitable

UN team says incidents of rape likely occurred during Hamas attack on Israel

UN envoy focussing on sexual violence find ‘reasonable to ground to believe that violence may be ongoing’