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Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 13 hours 24 min ago
Let’s fund mental health Murray Mandryk’s perceptive column “... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 13 hours 24 min ago
Jody Wilson-Raybould’s term in office has gone from highs to lows as she took the high road and refused to allow her office to be used as an advocate for the Quebec construction company SNC-Lavalin. She maintained that the Office of Public Prosecutions be independent and free from political... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 13 hours 24 min ago
Please send items for Parish Notes to weekend@thestarphoenix.com with the words “Parish Notes” in the subject line. Submission deadline is Friday one week before at 10 a.m. Stephen Hardy Palmer:... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 24 min ago
AURORA, Ill. - The frantic calls started pouring in at 1:24 p.m. A gunman was shooting people inside a sprawling manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois. Within four minutes, the first police officers rushed to the 29,000-square-foot building in the suburban Chicago city and were fired on... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 13 hours 58 min ago
BEIRUT - A U.S.-backed force in Syria is fighting the Islamic State group in a tiny area in Deir el-Zour province and the defeat of the extremists will soon be declared, a commander with the group said Saturday. The capture of the last pocket of IS fighters in the village of Baghouz would mark the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 14 hours 3 min ago
MUNICH - German Chancellor Angela Merkel robustly defended European powers’ decision to stand by the Iran nuclear deal in the face of U.S. criticism as she delivered a spirited backing Saturday of her multilateral approach to global affairs and urged China to join future disarmament... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 14 hours 18 min ago
YOLA, Nigeria - Nigerians awakened on Saturday to find the presidential election delayed a week until Feb. 23 because of what the electoral commission called unspecified “challenges.” The top candidates condemned the decision and blamed each other but appealed to Africa’s... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 14 hours 33 min ago
WASHINGTON - Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview posted Friday that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein broached the idea of using the Constitution to oust President Donald Trump, saying the Justice Department official “discussed it with me in the context of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 14 hours 43 min ago
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing Confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday. The punishment for the once-powerful prelate, who... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 14 hours 43 min ago
KADOMA, Zimbabwe - Eight artisanal miners who were trapped underground for several days after heavy flooding in Zimbabwe have been rescued, though some of their co-workers are still missing and feared dead. Rescuers on Saturday pulled the exhausted, muddied survivors from the ground and took... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 14 hours 44 min ago
MUNICH - The European Union presidency says the deal with Britain on leaving the bloc is the “best possible agreement” and preferable to a “no-deal” Brexit. Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, whose country holds the rotating EU presidency, said Saturday that “the clock... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 14 hours 45 min ago
BEIRUT - A commander with the U.S.-backed force in Syria says they are fighting members of the Islamic State group in a tiny area in Deir el-Zour province. Ciya Furat, a commander with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, said Saturday his group will “very soon bring good news to the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 14 hours 46 min ago
MUNICH - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling on China to join international disarmament negotiations after the collapse of a Cold War-era treaty on nuclear weapons in Europe. The U.S. earlier this month announced that it was pulling out of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 15 hours 59 min ago
ROME - The Vatican says Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing Confession. The punishment announced on Saturday for the once-powerful prelate and Archbishop of Washington comes a few days before... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 16 hours 25 min ago
MOOSOMIN, Sask. - Federal Tory leader Andrew Scheer and the conservative premiers of Saskatchewan and New Brunswick are to speak today at a pro-pipeline rally near the Saskatchewan-Manitoba boundary. The event at a pumpjack facility is to draw attention to concerns about Bill C-69 -... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 16 hours 36 min ago
TORONTO - No winning ticket was sold for the $16.8 million jackpot in Friday night’s Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on Feb. 22 will grow to approximately $25 million. The Canadian Press Read more

Global Saskatoon - 18 hours 2 min ago
PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - Zach Wytinck scored the winner at 3:06 of overtime as the Brandon Wheat Kings upset the league-leading Prince Albert Raiders 5-4 on Friday in Western Hockey League action.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 18 hours 47 min ago
CALGARY - Canadian snowboarder Derek Livingston has the first World Cup podium finish of his career.  The 28-year-old from Aurora, Ont., scored 85.00 on Friday to finish third at the Halfpipe Rodeo World Cup event at Canada Olympic Park. The top two spots were taken by Japanese riders.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 19 hours 1 min ago
Chicago police released without charges two Nigerian brothers arrested on suspicion of assaulting “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett and said they have new evidence to investigate as a result of questioning them. “The individuals questioned by police in the Empire case have now been... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 19 hours 4 min ago
AURORA, Ill. - The frantic calls started pouring in at 1:24 p.m. A gunman was shooting people inside a sprawling manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois. Within four minutes, the first police officers rushed to the 29,000-square-foot building and were fired on immediately; one was struck... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 20 hours 5 min ago
EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have acquired goaltender Anthony Stolarz from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for netminder Cam Talbot. The 25-year-old Stolarz has appeared in 12 games for Philadelphia this season and has a 4-3-3 record, 3.33 goals-against average and .902 save percentage.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 20 hours 42 min ago
AURORA, Ill. - A 15-year employee being fired from a suburban Chicago manufacturing company started shooting Friday, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was killed by police, authorities said. Aurora, Illinois, Police Chief Kristen Ziman said 45-year-old Gary... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 20 hours 50 min ago
AURORA, Ill. - A 15-year employee being fired from a manufacturing company opened fire in its suburban Chicago plant Friday, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot, police said. Aurora, Illinois, Police Chief Kristen Ziman said 45-year-old Gary... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 20 hours 57 min ago
AURORA, Ill. - A 15-year employee being fired from a manufacturing company opened fire in its suburban Chicago plant Friday, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot, police said. Aurora, Illinois, Police Chief Kristen Ziman said 45-year-old Gary... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 12 min ago
Chicago police late Friday released without charges two Nigerian brothers arrested on suspicion of assaulting “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett and said they have new evidence to investigate as a result of questioning them. “The individuals questioned by police in the Empire case... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 27 min ago
RALEIGH, N.C. - Nino Niederreiter kept scoring goals for his new team. Curtis McElhinney kept up his mastery of the Edmonton Oilers. They pushed the Carolina Hurricanes closer to playoff position. Niederreiter scored two goals, McElhinney stopped the final 40 shots he faced, and the Hurricanes... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 21 hours 32 min ago
Federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer says if elected this fall, his party would champion Canada’s energy industry and get pipelines built.

CTV Saskatoon - 21 hours 44 min ago
Global Affairs encourages Canadians to carefully research travel insurance plans before leaving the country, and doing the necessary research to understand the terms and conditions of your policy before packing your bags.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 49 min ago
SYDNEY, N.S. - After a 36-hour cross-country trip to get to the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, Casey Scheidegger wanted her appearance to last more than one game. A draw to the four-foot ring for the win did the trick. Scheidegger held off Kerri Einarson 7-6 in the wild-card game Friday night... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 22 hours 48 min ago
SYDNEY, N.S. - Casey Scheidegger scored a single point in the 10th end for a 7-6 win over Kerri Einarson in the wild-card game Friday night at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts. Scheidegger drew the four-foot ring with her final throw for the victory. Einarson struggled mightily... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 23 hours 3 min ago
MUNICH - U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Friday the response by the United States to China detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a Chinese Huawei executive has not been strong enough. Graham also told Munich Security Conference delegates the international reaction to... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 23 hours 28 min ago
Vancouver Coastal Health says it’s facing an “outbreak” of measles with nine cases in the city this month. The number of confirmed cases more than doubled from four earlier on Friday, when the health authority said all the infections involved three... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 5 min ago
LONDON - A British newspaper says police in London are investigating an allegation of sexual assault made against former British Columbia premier Gordon Campbell. The Daily Telegraph says Scotland Yard is investigating a complaint from a woman who was an employee at the Canadian High... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 min ago
AURORA, Ill. - An employee of a manufacturing company opened fire at its suburban Chicago plant Friday, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot, police said. Aurora, Illinois, Police Chief Kristen Ziman identified the gunman as 45-year-old Gary Martin... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 17 min ago
More than 100 vendors from the Saskatoon Farmers' Market will be displaced unless they find a new venue by 2020.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 21 min ago
Losses are stacking up as the Saskatchewan Rush head to Vancouver for what they hope is a turnaround game. The Rush have lost three straight games for the first time since they moved to Saskatoon from Edmonton prior to the 2016 National Lacrosse League season, and their record is 3-4. Here’s... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 47 min ago
The Saskatoon Food Bank said roughly 20,000 people use its services each month.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 47 min ago
NEW YORK - Payless ShoeSource is shuttering all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, joining a list of iconic names like Toys R Us and Bon-Ton that have closed down in the last year. The Topeka, Kansas-based chain said Friday it will hold liquidation sales starting Sunday... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 50 min ago
For three days, bird watchers around the province will join orinthologists around the world in keeping tabs on their neighbourhood birds. The Great Backyard Bird Count returns on Feb. 15, and is being touted by Nature Saskatchewan as an example of “citizen science,” which involves the... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 53 min ago
Family Day on Monday is also the start of the February break for schools. Here’s a list of what’s open and closed on the statutory holiday: — City Hall administrative offices and all branches of the Saskatoon Public Library will be closed on Monday. The Transit Customer Service Centre... Read more

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