A wave of violent daytime killings has Puerto Rico on edge


22 people have already lost their lives violently in the first few weeks of 2019.
 

AG nominee Barr could embolden a limit-pushing president


The two-day hearing for Barr, 68, will play out against the backdrop of swelling rule-of-law turmoil.
 

The new examples of Manafort’s communications serve as a reminder that much about Mueller’s findings remains unknown in what are widely believed to be the closing weeks of his probe.
 

Police seeking suspect who fled scene of car crash on TTC


Two suspects in a car crash fled on a bus before police tried to arrest them on the TTC. There was a struggle before the suspects escaped again prompting a foot chase through backyards that led to one arrest.
 

The comments to reporters came in response to reports that an FBI investigation that was opened after Trump fired then-Director James B. Comey in May 2017.
 

French yellow vest protests hit ninth week, clash with police


Thousands of yellow vest protesters marched Saturday through Paris and other French cities for a ninth straight weekend to denounce President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies, and repeated tensions broke out with police.
 

The Massachusetts Democrat is bringing her populist platform and likely presidential campaign, to her neighbours in New Hampshire.
 

Nevada City’s “Goat Fund Me” campaign will bring herds of goats to city-owned land to help clear brush.
 

The grove is located on Crown land in the San Juan River Valley near Port Renfrew on southern Vancouver Island in the unceded territory of the Pacheedaht First Nation band.
 

The trip — Kim’s fourth to China since March — suggests negotiations over North Korea’s nuclear arsenal are gaining momentum after months without high-level diplomatic exchanges.
 

After the OSPCA’s enforcement powers were struck down by a judge, Brock University researcher starts survey to gauge what people think should be the next step for animal welfare enforcement.
 

The United Nations is reporting limited signs of progress in Mali over the past three months, as slight improvements in the political and humanitarian situation have been marred by a dramatic spike in violence.
 

Lessie Brown, oldest person in the U.S., dies at 114


A family member says a 114-year-old Ohio woman who was believed to be the oldest person in the United States has died.
 

Brock University’s Kate Bezanson argues a self-declared “feminist government” should consider doing more and faster toward a universal system that could quickly boost women’s participation in the labour force.
 

UN launches global campaign to walk, bike and run for refugees


With the international refugee pact still in limbo, the UN kicks off its 2 Billion Kilometres to Safety campaign to challenge the world to put themselves in the shoes of those who flee from war and persecution.
 

Two men seen leaving Queen and Woodbine after a daytime shooting were later arrested for attempted murder and unauthorized possession of a firearm.
 

Man formerly detained in China recalls appalling experience


Jason Cigana, a 39-year-old originally from the Montreal area, had been living and working in China’s southern city of Shenzhen for six years when he was arrested by Chinese police in October. He was locked up for three weeks and eventually deported.
 

The family of a Quebec woman who went missing with her Italian friend in West Africa last month says it finally feels federal authorities are taking the case seriously following several frustrating days seeking answers from Ottawa.
 

Two animal welfare groups say the province should enforce animal cruelty laws through the government, following a recent court ruling striking down enforcement powers of the OSPCA.
 

The stations join a list of 10 without fare collectors. Instead, transit staff direct subway riders to buy a Presto or find exact change.
 

Prompted by Anderson Cooper during a “60 Minutes” interview, Ocasio-Cortez shared her thoughts on whether or not the president is a racist, responding firmly: “Yeah. Yeah. No question.”
 

Toronto Through the Eyes of Women Artists runs until late April at Market Gallery.
 

Tony Gilbert told the second-degree murder trial of Dennis Oland that no one had suggested there was anything suspicious about the death of the 69-year-old sportsman and entrepreneur, so he went to the scene without any protective gear or forensic measures.
 

Jason Dalton’s surprise move came more than three years after shootings, which occurred over the course a few hours in and around Kalamazoo.
 

Diplomatic officials may have been targeted with an unknown weapon in Havana. But a recording of one “sonic attack” actually is the singing of a very loud cricket, a new analysis concludes.
 

Pope condemns rise of nationalism, flaws of globalization


Pope Francis offered wide-ranging and sometimes glum views on world issues in an hour-long speech to diplomats at the Holy See.
 

John Polanyi Collegiate Institute will remain open for the first day back for students after a threat was issued against over the holidays, Toronto police said.
 

Former Vice President Joe Biden is in the final stages of deciding whether to run for president.
 

Trump offers a ‘steel barrier,’ but Democrats are unmoved


U.S. President Donald Trump’s evolving definition of a border wall animated negotiations to end a partial government shutdown Sunday.