DIANA KUAN OFFERS AN EDUCATION IN FIERY AND FLAVOURFUL HOMEMADE ASIAN CHILI SAUCES

Our cookbook of the week is Red Hot Kitchen by Brooklyn-based writer and photographer Diana Kuan. To try a recipe from the book, check...

EUROPE'S LEADERS HAMMERED THE U.S. ON GUANTANAMO BAY, BUT WILL THEY NOW TAKE BACK THEIR OWN ISIL FIGHTERS?

BRUSSELS - European leaders have hammered the United States for nearly two decades about the injustice of Guantanamo Bay, where prisoners...

 
 
 

THE DOWNING OF MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT 17 RALLIED THE WEST AGAINST RUSSIA. NOW? NOT SO MUCH

When 283 passengers and 15 crew members boarded the Kuala Lumpur-bound Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Amsterdam on July 17, 2014, the...

XI JINPING'S MEETING WITH KIM JONG UN MEANT TO STRENGTHEN CHINA'S HAND IN TRADE WAR: EXPERTS

BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in North Korea for a historic visit Thursday, becoming the first Chinese leader to travel...

 
 
 

TORONTO POLICE SET UP COMMAND POST AMID SEARCH FOR MISSING 10-YEAR-OLD BOY

TORONTO - Police have set up a command post at a Toronto middle school as they search for a missing 10-year-old boy.

IRAN SAYS IT SHOT DOWN AN AMERICAN DRONE, RAISING FEARS OF A LOOMING WAR

Iran said Thursday that it had shot down a U.S. drone, days after American officials blamed Iran for attacks on international shipping,...

 
 
 

ONTARIO CASE COULD SET SPECIAL RULES FOR SENTENCING BLACK OFFENDERS, SIMILAR TO GLADUE FOR INDIGENOUS PEOPLE

What was set to be a simple appeal of a sentence for possession of a loaded handgun has burgeoned into a major push for judges to acutely...

FEDS MAKE COOL $35K FROM WAREHOUSE SURPLUS SALE, BUT DIAMOND BRACELET, BARBER CHAIRS AND HORSE TACK COULD STILL BE YOURS

OTTAWA - After making almost $35,000 from selling odds and ends such as mittens, headphones and chairs at an Ottawa sale Saturday,...

 
 
 

MILLIONS OF CANADIANS AREN'T AS WELL OFF AS ANDREW COYNE THINKS

By Herb Emery

IN THE NEWS TODAY, JUNE 20

Five stories in the news for Thursday, June 20

 
 
 

ONTARIO PREMIER DOUG FORD TO SHUFFLE CABINET TODAY

TORONTO - Ontario Premier Doug Ford is set to shuffle his cabinet today.

TRADE, CHINA SURE TO SURFACE AS TRUDEAU MEETS TRUMP, CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS

WASHINGTON - Justin Trudeau is headed back to the White House today in what could prove to be a pivotal visit to the U.S. capital not...

 
 
 

TEEN KILLED BY FALLEN TREE AT CAMP IN B.C., ANOTHER PERSON IN HOSPITAL

SOOKE, B.C. - One teenager has died and another is in critical but stable condition after a tree fell on at least one of them at a...

ANDREW COYNE: APPROVING TRANS MOUNTAIN WAS THE LEAST TRUDEAU COULD DO

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the federal government will be approving the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion....

 
 
 

AFTER PLAGIARISM SCANDAL, FR. THOMAS ROSICA RESIGNS AS CEO OF CATHOLIC TV NETWORK

Four months after he was exposed as a serial plagiarist, longtime Vatican communications adviser Fr. Thomas Rosica has resigned as...

MORE THAN 700 WILDLFIRE EVACUEES IN ALBERTA CAN SOON RETURN TO METIS COMMUNITY

HIGH LEVEL, Alta. - More than 700 people forced from a remote community in northern Alberta by wildfires will soon be allowed to go...

 
 
 

CONSERVATIVE CLIMATE PLAN FOCUSES ON ‘GLOBAL EMISSIONS' - SO WHAT'S THE PLAN IN THE REST OF THE WORLD?

When it comes to emissions, the Conservative party wants Canadians to think globally.

PROTESTS, LEGAL CHALLENGES PLANNED TO BLOCK TRANS MOUNTAIN PIPELINE EXPANSION

VANCOUVER - Opponents of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion are preparing for a long summer of legal challenges and protests aimed...

 
 
 

JOHN IVISON: SCHEER'S CLIMATE PLAN GIVES VOTERS WHAT THEY SAY THEY WANT - EXPRESSIONS OF CONCERN WITH NO ACTUAL COST

It should come as no surprise that the new Conservative climate plan is a Potemkin village of a policy, designed to give the impression...

SASKATCHEWAN TO CONTINUE USING ‘BIRTH ALERTS' DESPITE CALLS BY INQUIRY TO STOP

REGINA - The Saskatchewan government says it will continue to track or seize babies born to Indigenous mothers despite a call to stop...

 
 
 



Iran shoots down US spy drone amid tensions

Iran shoots down US spy drone amid tensions

The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard says the shooting down of a U.S. drone has sent “a clear message” to America. Read more ...

Downing of US drone a ‘clear message' to Washington - Iran's IRGC commander

Downing of US drone a ‘clear message' to Washington - Iran's IRGC commander

The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards says the downing of a US drone over its territory was a “clear message” to Washington, proving Tehran will react strongly to any... Read more ...

Police officer shot while responding to domestic violence call dies

Police officer shot while responding to domestic violence call dies

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Sacramento Police Department has confirmed that a female officer shot while assisting on a domestic violence call has died. Deputy Chief Dave Peletta... Read more ...

Nearly 15 million Americans have reportedly used marijuana, then driven in...

Nearly 15 million Americans have reportedly used marijuana, then driven in past month

In the past month, nearly 15 million Americans have used marijuana, then gotten behind the wheel within an hour, AAA says. Read more ...

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

While the health effects of marijuana on a fetus have not yet been established, they could include developmental problems and low birth weight, according to the U.S. Centers... Read more ...

David Ortiz's lawyer slams affair claims, says former slugger has ‘no enemies'

David Ortiz's lawyer slams affair claims, says former slugger has ‘no enemies'

The lawyer for David Ortiz says the former Red Sox slugger “is innocent in what happened” to him in the Dominican Republic - and denied rumors that an extramarital affair... Read more ...

What channel is the NBA Draft on today? Time, TV schedule for 2019 NBA Draft

What channel is the NBA Draft on today? Time, TV schedule for 2019 NBA Draft

The 2019 NBA Draft is upon us. Here's what you need to know to tune in, including the TV channel, start time and the complete draft order for the first round. Read more ...

Man arrested for running over pregnant woman, 2-year-old son, police say

Man arrested for running over pregnant woman, 2-year-old son, police say

Police in Jefferson City, Tennessee, have arrested a man they say intentionally ran over a pregnant woman and her 2-year-old son. Read more ...

Cory Booker vows to pursue clemency for nonviolent drug offenders

Cory Booker vows to pursue clemency for nonviolent drug offenders

WASHINGTON - Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker says if he's elected, he plans to use the powers of the office to pursue clemency for what his campaign estimates is... Read more ...

What channel is USWNT on today? Time, TV schedule for USA vs. Sweden in 2019...

What channel is USWNT on today? Time, TV schedule for USA vs. Sweden in 2019 World Cup

The USWNT already punched its ticket to the Round of 16 and can win Group F with a victory over Sweden on Thursday. Here's what you need to know to watch, including start time... Read more ...