Prince Albert News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
PORAC, Philippines - A strong earthquake killed three people and trapped at several others Monday in a collapsed building that housed a supermarket in a northern Philippine province, where an international airport terminal was closed due to damage, officials said. Mayor Condralito dela Cruz of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
PONTEFRACT, United Kingdom - Late tries by Andrew Dixon and Matty Russell lifted the Toronto Wolfpack to a 23-14 win over Featherstone Rovers in Betfred Championship rugby league play Monday. Dixon’s sixth try of the season, in the 75th minute, saved the day for Toronto (10-1-0), which... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
MOSCOW - The president-elect of Ukraine does not have a political record that foreign governments and companies can search for clues. For now, a 51-episode TV sitcom might offer the clearest view of what kind of leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy will be. Zelenskiy, a career comedian, foretold his... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 11 hours ago
REGINA — Many pharmacies across Saskatchewan are not stocking the abortion drug Mifegymiso and one expert says its availability is tied to the province’s lack of coverage. The two-pill abortion medication has become a source for debate in Saskatchewan as its Ministry of Health considers... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
Sri Lankan authorities flicked the off switch on most social media after Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels killed hundreds of people, a dramatic reaction that reflects distrust in the capability of American internet companies to control harmful content. The block on social media... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
STAVANGER, Norway - Canada’s Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant improved to 3-0 at the world mixed doubles curling championship with a 9-0 win over Belarus on Monday. Winnipeg’s Peterman and Gallant, of St. John’s, N.L., scored points in all six ends played against Tatsiana... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
PORAC, Philippines - A strong earthquake killed three people and trapped at several others Monday in a collapsed building that housed a supermarket in a northern Philippine province, where an international airport terminal was closed due to damage, officials said. Mayor Condralito dela Cruz of... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 11 hours ago
FREDERICTON - People who live along New Brunswick’s Saint John River are being advised to remain on alert as water levels rise in the coming days. About 120 soldiers from Canadian Forces Base Gagetown have been dispatched to help residents cope, while sandbag stations have been set up across... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 11 hours ago
Some say Asian demand for oilsands products will magically appear if only we build a pipeline to tidewater, a kind of Hollywood-inspired “build it and they will come” supply-side economic argument (see comments to... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 11 hours ago
The cause of an apartment fire that sent a man to hospital with unknown injuries was incendiary in nature, Saskatoon Fire Department officials said.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
Tuesday night’s Boston Bruins-Toronto Maple Leafs contest marks the fifth Game 7 in history between the Original Six rivals. Like the four previous Game 7s, the 2019 series finale will be played in Boston. All four so far have featured third-period comebacks. Here’s a look at the Game 7... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
FREDERICTON - People who live along the New Brunswick’s Saint John River are being advised to remain on alert as water levels rise in the coming days. About 120 soldiers from Canadian Forces Base Gagetown have been dispatched to help residents cope, while sandbag stations have been set up... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
PORAC, Philippines - A strong earthquake killed two people and trapped at least eight others in a collapsed building that housed a supermarket in a northern Philippine province, where an international airport terminal was closed due to damage, officials said. Mayor Condralito dela Cruz of... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 1 day 12 hours ago
Many pharmacies across Saskatchewan are not stocking the abortion drug Mifegymiso and one expert says its availability is tied to the province's lack of coverage.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
LONDON - The youngest child of Prince William and his wife Kate is about to celebrate his first birthday. Prince Louis will mark the milestone Tuesday. He is fifth in line to the throne, behind his grandfather, Prince Charles, his father Prince William, his brother Prince George and his sister... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 12 hours ago
TORONTO - Aleksandra Kozhevnikova doesn’t remember being hit by the van that careened through north Toronto and mowed down pedestrians on a busy thoroughfare last April. Nor does the 92-year-old woman, one of the 16 injured who survived, want to talk about the attack... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 13 hours ago
John Costanzi from Shift Restaurant in Saskatoon makes his take on Eggs Benedict, one of the dishes that will be served on May 5 at Drags Benny at Remai Modern.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
OTTAWA - Canadians in Sri Lanka are being warned to exercise a high degree of caution after a series of bombings on Sunday killed nearly 300 people, including dozens of foreigners. Global Affairs Canada says in a travel advisory posted to its website that the situation in Sri Lanka remains... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
PARIS - It’s a thin line where the patina of age on Europe’s countless monuments gives way to the onset of neglect. Like with so many loved ones, all is assumed to be fine, until suddenly it’s not. In the wake of the fire last week that gutted Notre Dame, questions are being... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
LONDON - The youngest child of Prince William and his wife Kate is about to celebrate his first birthday. Prince Louis will mark the milestone Tuesday. He is fifth in line to the throne, behind his grandfather, Prince Charles, his father Prince William, his brother Prince George and his sister... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
MONTREAL - More than 600 Canadian soldiers have fanned out across Quebec, filling and stacking sandbags as officials warn that flood waters are likely to keep rising this week due to warming temperatures that contribute to snowmelt and ice movement. Urgence Quebec said this morning... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
NEW YORK - Both sides in Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault case want the media and the public barred from the disgraced movie mogul’s next court appearance. News organizations including The Associated Press are fighting to keep the hearing open plan to file a petition Monday with... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 hours ago
NEW YORK - “Today” show co-anchor Jenna Bush Hager is pregnant with her third child. The 37-year-old journalist shared the news with colleagues during Monday morning’s show. The announcement comes less than a week after her co-anchor, Hoda Kotb, announced she had adopted her... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A former Alaska high school baseball star died after being struck by a car in California, police said. Sladen Mohl, 19, died Thursday night in Torrance, California, The Anchorage Daily News reported Sunday. Mohl was standing on an island separating lanes near an intersection... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 14 hours ago
The Meewasin Valley Authority is celebrating Earth Day by kicking off its annual cleanup campaign along the riverbank in Saskatoon.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - A strong earthquake in the north Philippines on Monday trapped some people in a collapsed building, damaged an airport terminal and knocked out power in at least one province, officials said. Gov. Lilia Pineda of Pampanga province, north of Manila, told DZMM radio that... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. - There are no policy positions on his website. He has virtually no paid presence in the states that matter most. And his campaign manager is a high school friend with no experience in presidential politics. This is the upstart campaign of Pete Buttigieg , the 37-year-old... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
LITHONIA, Ga. - Rapper T.I., a Georgia church and VH1’s “Love and Hip Hop” personality Scrapp Deleon came together to post bail for 23 nonviolent offenders who would have spent Easter behind bars. News outlets report the “Bail Out” program extends beyond the weekend,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
NEW YORK - “Boyz N the Hood” director John Singleton suffered a stroke last week and remains hospitalized, according to his family. Additional details, including his condition, were not immediately available. In a statement released Saturday, Singleton’s family announced that... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
NEW YORK - Both sides in Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault case want the media and the public barred from the disgraced movie mogul’s next court appearance. News organizations including Thee Associated Press are fighting to keep the hearing open plan to file a petition Monday with... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 93rd birthday, which this year coincides with Easter Sunday. The queen is marking Easter by attending a service with other senior royals at St. George’s Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle, west of London. She was joined by Prince... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
LONDON - The time is drawing near for the impending birth of the first child for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex. The couple is keeping many details about Meghan’s pregnancy and birth plan private and say they don’t know the baby’s gender yet. Here are... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 14 hours ago
LOS ANGELES - “The Curse of La Llorona” brought good fortune at the box office. The Warner Bros. horror film based on a Mexican legend about a woman who murdered her children and wanders the world looking for them brought in $26.5 million according to studio estimates Sunday,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is still distorting the truth about the Russia investigation , claiming exoneration from a special counsel’s report that he is also assailing as hopelessly biased. Confronted with unflattering details in the report about his monthslong effort to... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
CHARLOTTETOWN - With the provincial election campaign drawing to a close in P.E.I., Green party Leader Peter Bevan-Baker has suspended all canvassing and other events today as the party grieves the tragic loss of one of its candidates. Josh Underhay, a candidate in the district of... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 15 hours ago
Former provincial cabinet minister Rob Norris kicked his potential campaign for mayor of Saskatoon into high gear with a brazen appearance at Mayor Charlie Clark’s state of the city address. Norris, who has said he is “actively exploring” a 2020 mayoral bid, stood to ask a... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 15 hours ago
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lankan officials failed to heed warnings from intelligence agencies about the threat of an attack by a domestic radical Muslim group that officials blame for Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 200 people, the country’s health minister said Monday. The... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 16 hours ago
Three stories in the news for Monday, April 22 --- FLOOD WATERS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE RISING IN QUEBEC, N.B. More than 600 Canadian soldiers have fanned out across Quebec, filling and stacking sandbags as officials warn that flood waters are likely to keep rising... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 17 hours ago
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lankan officials failed to heed warnings from intelligence agencies about the threat of an attack by a domestic radical Muslim group that officials blame for Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 200 people, the country’s health minister said Monday. The... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 17 hours ago
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lankan officials failed to heed warnings from intelligence agencies about the threat of an attack by a domestic radical Muslim group that officials blame for Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 200 people, the country’s health minister said Monday. The... Read more

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