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    'Jihadi Jack' tells U.K. broadcaster he misses his mother, wants to return to Oxford

    'Jihadi Jack' tells U.K. broadcaster he misses his mother, wants to return to Oxford


    Jack Letts, the young British-Canadian man accused of travelling to Syria to fight for ISIS has told British broadcaster ITV News that he misses his mum, the TV show Dr. Who and the taste of English...

    Jack Letts, the young British-Canadian man accused of travelling to Syria to fight for ISIS has told British broadcaster ITV News that he misses his mum, the TV show Dr. Who and the taste of English snacks.

    Trump picks ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft as his nominee for UN envoy

    Trump picks ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft as his nominee for UN envoy


    U.S. President Donald Trump has picked Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United...

    U.S. President Donald Trump has picked Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

    Ontario man dubbed 'high risk to public safety' after trying to join terror group set for release

    Ontario man dubbed 'high risk to public safety' after trying to join terror group set for release


    An Ontario man who travelled to Syria to support an al-Qaeda-affiliated terror group is set to be released — despite being considered of "high risk to public safety," according to a decision by the Parole Board of...

    An Ontario man who travelled to Syria to support an al-Qaeda-affiliated terror group is set to be released — despite being considered of "high risk to public safety," according to a decision by the Parole Board of Canada.

    California parents plead guilty to shackling, torturing their children

    California parents plead guilty to shackling, torturing their children


    A California couple pleaded guilty Friday to torture and years of abuse that included shackling some of their 13 children to beds and starving them to the point it stunted their...

    A California couple pleaded guilty Friday to torture and years of abuse that included shackling some of their 13 children to beds and starving them to the point it stunted their growth.

    Ottawa one step closer to building Trans Mountain expansion, but project foes vow to dig in

    Ottawa one step closer to building Trans Mountain expansion, but project foes vow to dig in


    The federal Liberal government cleared another hurdle standing in the way of constructing a $7.4 billion expansion to the Trans Mountain pipeline system Friday, securing new regulatory approvals from the National Energy...

    The federal Liberal government cleared another hurdle standing in the way of constructing a $7.4 billion expansion to the Trans Mountain pipeline system Friday, securing new regulatory approvals from the National Energy Board.

    World's biggest bee spotted alive for the first time in decades

    World's biggest bee spotted alive for the first time in decades


    A walnut-sized bee with a massive jaw and impressive wingspan has been spotted for the first time in nearly 38 years, proving its species is not...

    A walnut-sized bee with a massive jaw and impressive wingspan has been spotted for the first time in nearly 38 years, proving its species is not extinct.

    Life after Trump: From Spicer to Omarosa, what people are up to since exiting White House inner circle

    Life after Trump: From Spicer to Omarosa, what people are up to since exiting White House inner circle


    A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: where former White House staffers have ended up; why it's hard to ask the hard questions in Hollywood; Alberta bluegrass band has faith music can turn province's...

    A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: where former White House staffers have ended up; why it's hard to ask the hard questions in Hollywood; Alberta bluegrass band has faith music can turn province's economy around.

    R. Kelly 'shell-shocked' after being indicted for aggravated sexual abuse involving teen girls

    R. Kelly 'shell-shocked' after being indicted for aggravated sexual abuse involving teen girls


    R. Kelly, the subject of decades of lurid rumours and allegations involving women and underage girls, was indicted by a grand jury Friday in relation to alleged offences between 1998 and 2010 involving four victims, including at least three teen...

    R. Kelly, the subject of decades of lurid rumours and allegations involving women and underage girls, was indicted by a grand jury Friday in relation to alleged offences between 1998 and 2010 involving four victims, including at least three teen girls.

    Jackie Shane, pioneering transgender soul singer, dead at 78

    Jackie Shane, pioneering transgender soul singer, dead at 78


    Jackie Shane, the black transgender soul singer who came to prominence playing on Toronto's Yonge Street in the 1960s, has...

    Jackie Shane, the black transgender soul singer who came to prominence playing on Toronto's Yonge Street in the 1960s, has died.

    Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with solicitation of prostitution

    Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with solicitation of prostitution


    Police in Florida have charged New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with misdemeanour solicitation of prostitution, saying they have videotape of him paying for a sex act inside an illicit massage...

    Police in Florida have charged New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with misdemeanour solicitation of prostitution, saying they have videotape of him paying for a sex act inside an illicit massage parlour.

    Mark Norman's defence team targets Trudeau, Butts with subpoenas

    Mark Norman's defence team targets Trudeau, Butts with subpoenas


    ​Subpoenas have been issued to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his former and current top officials — including ex-principal secretary Gerald Butts — for any notes, emails or texts they may have related to the criminal case against Vice-Admiral...

    ​Subpoenas have been issued to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his former and current top officials — including ex-principal secretary Gerald Butts — for any notes, emails or texts they may have related to the criminal case against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman.

    Wilson-Raybould battled Bennett, other ministers over Indigenous rights framework

    Wilson-Raybould battled Bennett, other ministers over Indigenous rights framework


    The federal government’s top bureaucrat revealed Thursday that former Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould was locked in a fierce battle with Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett and other ministers over the direction of the Indigenous...

    The federal government’s top bureaucrat revealed Thursday that former Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould was locked in a fierce battle with Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett and other ministers over the direction of the Indigenous rights framework.

    Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from Empire episodes, producers say

    Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from Empire episodes, producers say


    The producers of the TV show Empire said Friday that Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final two episodes of this season "to avoid further disruption on set" after the actor was accused of faking a racist, anti-gay attack on himself in...

    The producers of the TV show Empire said Friday that Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final two episodes of this season "to avoid further disruption on set" after the actor was accused of faking a racist, anti-gay attack on himself in Chicago.

    'We've had enough,' SNC-Lavalin CEO says of claims made against company in political firestorm

    'We've had enough,' SNC-Lavalin CEO says of claims made against company in political firestorm


    The CEO of SNC-Lavalin says the company plans to "vigorously defend" itself in the court case as the centre of the unfolding political scandal in Ottawa, and says the company's hard-working employees are being used 'as pucks in a political hockey...

    The CEO of SNC-Lavalin says the company plans to "vigorously defend" itself in the court case as the centre of the unfolding political scandal in Ottawa, and says the company's hard-working employees are being used 'as pucks in a political hockey game.'

    Another roof collapses in Elliot Lake, Ont.

    Another roof collapses in Elliot Lake, Ont.


    Six years after a deadly mall collapse made national headlines, the roof of another public building in Elliot Lake has partially caved...

    Six years after a deadly mall collapse made national headlines, the roof of another public building in Elliot Lake has partially caved in.

    How criminals are using the low-interest credit card scam to steal your identity

    How criminals are using the low-interest credit card scam to steal your identity


    It starts with what sounds like a promising phone call: For a one-time fee, you can lower the interest rate on your credit card. But the person on the other end of the line isn't with your bank or credit card company. And what they're really after is...

    It starts with what sounds like a promising phone call: For a one-time fee, you can lower the interest rate on your credit card. But the person on the other end of the line isn't with your bank or credit card company. And what they're really after is your identity.

    Why making the Oscars popular is mission impossible

    Why making the Oscars popular is mission impossible


    Attempts to make the Oscars more relevant has upset academy members and led to the series of missteps that illustrate the real challenges of making the awards...

    Attempts to make the Oscars more relevant has upset academy members and led to the series of missteps that illustrate the real challenges of making the awards audience-friendly.

    'What happened to us was a tragedy': Toronto Danforth shooting victims, families call for national gun ban

    'What happened to us was a tragedy': Toronto Danforth shooting victims, families call for national gun ban


    Victims and families affected by the mass shooting in Toronto's Danforth neighbourhood last July call for a Canada-wide ban on private ownership of handguns and assault rifles, in their first public remarks since two people were killed and 13...

    Victims and families affected by the mass shooting in Toronto's Danforth neighbourhood last July call for a Canada-wide ban on private ownership of handguns and assault rifles, in their first public remarks since two people were killed and 13 injured.

    NEB renews support of Trans Mountain pipeline with proposed changes to protect marine life

    NEB renews support of Trans Mountain pipeline with proposed changes to protect marine life


    The National Energy Board has reiterated its approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion with 16 new recommendations designed to better protect marine life on the B.C. coast, and Trans Mountain's chief executive responds by calling the report a...

    The National Energy Board has reiterated its approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion with 16 new recommendations designed to better protect marine life on the B.C. coast, and Trans Mountain's chief executive responds by calling the report a step forward.

    Trudeau apologizes to black Nova Scotians for racial profiling incident

    Trudeau apologizes to black Nova Scotians for racial profiling incident


    Two black Nova Scotians who reported being racially profiled on Parliament Hill during a visit earlier this month say the apology they received from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a private meeting Thursday was...

    Two black Nova Scotians who reported being racially profiled on Parliament Hill during a visit earlier this month say the apology they received from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a private meeting Thursday was genuine.