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News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 11 hours ago
DALLAS - A wallaby who apparently escaped his owners went on a walkabout in an east Dallas neighbourhood before being recaptured. Tim Tiernan said he and his wife were taking a morning walk Wednesday when they saw what they first thought was a dog. The wallaby hopped into the couple’s... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 11 hours ago
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - The government of New Zealand announced a ban on “military-style” semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines Thursday, just a week after such weapons were used in attacks on two mosques in the city of Christchurch that killed 50 people. An... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 11 hours ago
OTTAWA - Former federal Treasury Board president Jane Philpott says there’s “much more to the story” of the SNC-Lavalin affair that should be told. In an interview with Maclean’s magazine that landed like a bombshell Thursday on Parliament Hill, the ex-minister says she... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 11 hours ago
MUNICH - Canadian teenager Alphonso Davies has a stretched ligament in his right knee that will keep him out of Canada’s CONCACAF Nations League qualifying game Sunday in Vancouver. Canadian officials had been awaiting final word on Davies’ condition from Bayern Munich, but had... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 11 hours ago
BAGHDAD - A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year sank in the Tigris River near the Iraqi city of Mosul on Thursday, killing at least 45 people, an official said. Col. Hussam Khalil, head of the Civil Defence in the northern Nineveh province, told The Associated Press the... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 11 hours ago
OTTAWA - The federal Liberals are promising to spend more than $250 million to revamp the body Canadians turn to with disputes over access to federal benefits, partially restoring the system that existed before the Conservatives created the Social Security Tribunal. The tribunal... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 11 hours ago
CHIMANIMANI, Zimbabwe - A week after Cyclone Idai hit coastal Mozambique and swept across the country to Zimbabwe, the death, damage and flooding continues in southern Africa, making it one of the most destructive natural disasters in the region’s recent history. Floodwaters are rushing... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 11 hours ago
LOS ANGELES - “Empire” co-creator and executive producer Lee Daniels says the weeks since cast member Jussie Smollett was arrested and charged with fabricating a racist and homophobic attack have been “a freakin’ rollercoaster.” In an Instagram video that doesn... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 11 hours ago
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - The World Video Game Hall of Fame fielded thousands of nominations for the Class of 2019 from more than 100 countries, hall officials said Thursday after narrowing the field to 12. “Will ‘Centipede’ devour the competition? Can ‘Mortal Kombat’ fight... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 11 hours ago
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - South Korean police on Thursday arrested K-pop singer Jung Joon-young over allegations that he illegally shared sexually explicit videos of women taken without their knowledge or consent. The Seoul Central District Court issued an arrest warrant for Jung hours after... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 11 hours ago
Justice Inez Cardinal will deliver her sentence of Jaskirat Sidhu, the truck driver involved in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, on Friday morning in Melfort. We look back on Sidhu's four-day hearing in January ahead of that sentence.

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 12 hours ago
BLIND BAY, B.C. - The mother of a British Columbia gas station attendant dragged to death under a vehicle more than a decade ago, says she is “numb” to learn her son’s killer has died. Corinne De Patie says she has received a copy of the death certificate for... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 12 hours ago
Ichiro Suzuki, the 45-year-old Seattle Mariners star, announced his retirement Thursday night, shortly after waving goodbye at the Tokyo Dome during a 5-4 win over Oakland in 12 innings.

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 12 hours ago
HOUSTON - National Guard troops have been called in and residents were told to stay inside after elevated levels of benzene were detected early Thursday near a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility that caught fire this week. Harris County officials said the Guard and hazardous... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 13 hours ago
HOUSTON - National Guard troops have been called in and residents were told to stay inside after elevated levels of benzene were detected early Thursday near a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility that caught fire this week. Harris County officials said the Guard and hazardous... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 13 hours ago
HOUSTON - National Guard troops have been called in and residents are being told to stay inside after elevated levels of benzene were detected near a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility that caught fire this week. Harris County officials said Thursday that the Guard and hazardous... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 13 hours ago
HOUSTON - National Guard troops have been called in and residents are being told to say inside after elevated levels of benzene were detected near a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility that caught fire this week. Harris County officials said Thursday that the Guard and hazardous materials... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 13 hours ago
The provincial budget has taken into account concerns about rural crime, recommendations made during an external review of the Saskatchewan Coroners Service, mental health needs of offenders and issues pertaining to drug-impaired driving. By the Numbers: $701.1M (increase of $11.2M... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 13 hours ago
By the Numbers $5.89B: Projected investment in health, up $123 million (or 1.2 per cent). Represents 39 per cent of the province’s total expenses. $3.6B: Operating funding for the Saskatchewan Heath Authority (SHA), a $113.3 million increase. Includes a $23M increase for... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 13 hours ago
By the Numbers $26.2M: Allocated to Saskatchewan school divisions, according to government finance officials. This includes education property taxes that several separate school boards are receiving directly from municipalities, rather than through the general revenue fund.... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 13 hours ago
Some of us lean more naturally toward rebel than others. You don’t have to think too hard for a few of history’s greats to spring to mind, like Che Guevara, Mahatma Ghandi or Rosa Parks. Of course, artists and musicians seem to be predisposed to be hell raisers. Jim Morrison had his run-ins with... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 13 hours ago
Secrets from the Borne Settee is an experimental theatre production exploring moments and tales inspired by love. It’s being performed through Saturday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Regina Riddell Centre Shu-Box Theatre. Tickets are $20 for... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 13 hours ago
OTTAWA - Members of Parliament are continuing their marathon voting session as opposition parties protest the Trudeau government’s efforts to shut down any further investigation into the SNC-Lavalin affair. The Liberal majority shot down a Conservative motion calling on Prime... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 13 hours ago
CHIMANIMANI, Zimbabwe - A week after Cyclone Idai hit coastal Mozambique and swept across the country to Zimbabwe, the death, damage and flooding continues in southern Africa, making it one of the most destructive natural disasters in the region’s recent history. Floodwaters are rushing... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 13 hours ago
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday announced a ban of “military-style” semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines like those used in the shootings at Christchurch mosques last week. Ardern said a sales ban was effective... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 13 hours ago
RENO, Nev. - A detective says a Salvadoran immigrant charged with four Nevada murders told police he robbed and killed his elderly victims during a 10-day rampage in January because he needed money to buy methamphetamine. The detective told the grand jury, which indicted Wilber Ernesto... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 13 hours ago
JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudan’s committee overseeing the fragile transition from civil war has approved almost $185 million in spending on vehicles, food and home renovations while the country’s peace deal suffers from an alleged lack of funds, according to internal documents... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 13 hours ago
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelan security forces detained a key aide to opposition leader Juan Guaido in a raid on his home early Thursday, an opposition lawmaker said. Lawyer Roberto Marrero was taken by intelligence agents in the overnight operation in Caracas, said lawmaker Sergio Vergara,... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 13 hours ago
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The Netherlands has woken up to a new star of right-wing populism, as the party of a Latin-quoting, philosophy-reading lawmaker surged past anti-Islam firebrand Geert Wilders - and all other politicians - in important local elections. Thierry Baudet’s Forum for... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 14 hours ago
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized after he was called out by a member of the Conservatives for eating a chocolate bar during a marathon voting session in the House of Commons.

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 14 hours ago
HAMILTON - Rory McIlroy is - finally - coming to Canada. The world No. 4 will be coming to the RBC Canadian Open this summer, making it the first time the ultra popular golfer has ever played in Canada. McIlroy’s inclusion in the field of Canada’s only PGA Tour event comes four... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 14 hours ago
Four stories in the news for Thursday, March 21 --- BRONCOS FAMILIES AWAIT SENTENCING FOR TRUCK DRIVER Family members forever changed by the Humboldt Broncos hockey bus crash are speaking out before Friday’s sentencing of the truck driver who caused the... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 14 hours ago
When Cheyenne Geysen first started pursuing romantic relationships, online dating sites and apps didn’t exist.

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 14 hours ago
HAMILTON - Rory McIlroy is coming to Canada. The No. 4 men’s golfer in the world will be coming to the RBC Canadian Open this summer. McIlroy is one of the most popular players on the PGA Tour but has never played in Canada. The 29-year-old from Northern Ireland won the Players... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 14 hours ago
Alex Harvey isn’t planning to manage his emotions on the Plains of Abraham. The World Cup starting Friday in Quebec City is both a homecoming and a swan song for arguably the best cross-country skier Canada has ever produced. Harvey, from the nearby municipality... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 14 hours ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai found itself entangled in the sex abuse case against American R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday after the performer asked a U.S. judge to allow him to come to the Arabian Peninsula sheikhdom to perform shows and “meet with the royal family.”... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 15 hours ago
The trucker who blew through a stop sign and caused the crash, Jaskirat Singh Sidhu of Calgary, is to be sentenced in Melfort, Sask., on Friday.

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 15 hours ago
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Dutch prosecutors say they will charge the main suspect in a deadly tram shooting with offences including multiple murder or manslaughter with a terrorist intent. In a statement Thursday, the public prosecutor’s office in Utrecht says that the suspect, identified by... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 16 hours ago
Former federal Treasury Board president Jane Philpott says there's "much more to the story" of the SNC-Lavalin affair that should be told.

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 17 hours ago
SYDNEY, Australia - About 2,000 Australians were being moved inland Thursday from part of the northern coast ahead of a powerful cyclone expected to hit this weekend. Evacuees were being moved by air and road from remote, mostly indigenous communities on the east coast of the Northern... Read more

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