Regina News

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 8 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’... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 8 hours ago
Kevin Matechuk says he will never, never forgive the semi driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash.

Global Regina - 1 day 8 hours ago
Nearly three-in-four children are being driven to school. This can result in major congestion in school zones with an increase in vehicle traffic including school buses.

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 8 hours ago
MOSUL, Iraq - A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mother’s Day capsized in the Tigris River near the Iraqi city of Mosul on Thursday, killing at least 83 people, including families, officials said. Many of the dead were women and children who could be seen... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 8 hours ago
TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors say all-star guard Kyle Lowry will miss a second straight game with a sprained right ankle when the Oklahoma City Thunder visit Soctiabank Arena on Friday night. The team made the announcement Thursday on Twitter. Lowry was injured in Toronto’s 128-92 ... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 8 hours ago
A monthly community lunch for a group of Ontario seniors took a strange turn this week after many attendees got sick from consuming cannabis-laced brownies, provincial police said Thursday. Const. Miles Loach said the seniors began seeking medical help within less than an... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 8 hours ago
VANCOUVER - Environmental legislation proposed by British Columbia is targeting the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and would significantly impact it, says the proponent of the project. Maureen Killoran, a lawyer for Trans Mountain ULC, is asking the B.C. Court of Appeal to reject proposed... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 8 hours ago
HALIFAX - Researchers studying the carcasses of Sable Island’s fabled wild horses have discovered many had unusual levels of parasites and sand, suggesting they are tougher than most horses, even as many died of starvation. A team from the University of Saskatchewan and Parks Canada... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 8 hours ago
MONTREAL - A prominent Montreal lawyer is trying to save a pit bull from an order to have it put down after it attacked six people, including four children, last August. Anne-France Goldwater argued in court today the section of the city bylaw that declares a dog must be euthanized once... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 8 hours ago
Montreal lightweight John (The Bull) Makdessi climbs into the Octagon on Saturday for the 16th time. Among Canadians, only Georges St-Pierre (22), Patrick (The Predator) Cote (21) and Sam (Hands of Stone) Stout (20) have more UFC fights to their credit, and all three are retired. The... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 8 hours ago
NASHVILLE - Country star Dierks Bentley has joined the list of scheduled performers for next month’s NFL Draft festivities. Bentley will perform a free outdoor concert April 27 in downtown Nashville to coincide with the draft and the running of the Nashville Marathon. Grammy-winning country... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 9 hours ago
The 2019-2020 Saskatchewan budget is what the Sask. Party said it would be: balanced and without new or increased taxes. For this, the government gets credit where credit is due. There are some other budget points where Finance Minister Donna Harpauer and company also deserve high marks. The... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 9 hours ago
Cambridge University in Britain says it’s rescinded an offer of a visiting fellowship for controversial University of Toronto professor Jordan Peterson. A Cambridge spokeswoman says Peterson requested a two-month fellowship at the school’s Faculty of Divinity, which had been slated... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 9 hours ago
VANCOUVER - The proponent of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion says legislation proposed by British Columbia is targeting the project and would significantly impact it. A lawyer for Trans Mountain ULC is asking the B.C. Court of Appeal to reject proposed amendments to the province’s... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 9 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter and a powerful White House aide, is not preserving all of her official email communications as required by federal law, the chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee said on Thursday. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said in a... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 9 hours ago
Sylvia McAdam and her brother were to stand trial for failing to comply with a provincial government order to vacate land near Big River, Sask.

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 9 hours ago
HOUSTON - Authorities on Thursday ordered people to stay indoors for several hours after high levels of benzene were detected in the air near a petrochemical storage facility outside of Houston where a fire sent a black pillar of smoke into the air for days. Firefighters on Wednesday... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 9 hours ago
OTTAWA - A new poll conducted by Leger for The Canadian Press suggests the governing federal Liberals have lost ground to the Conservatives over the past month. Overall, 31 per cent of respondents polled after the federal budget was released Tuesday said they would vote for Justin Trudeau... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 9 hours ago
Canada's two largest airlines have at least one of the optional safety features on their Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft that were reportedly lacking on the jets that crashed in Ethiopia and Indonesia.

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 9 hours ago
CHIMANIMANI, Zimbabwe - A week after Cyclone Idai lashed southern Africa, flooding still raged Thursday as torrential rains caused a dam to overflow in Zimbabwe, threatening riverside populations. The confirmed death toll in Zimbabwe, neighbouring Mozambique and Malawi surpassed 500, with... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 9 hours ago
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Thursday said the government was too dysfunctional to arrest him, in what amounted to a direct challenge to President Nicolas Maduro after a key opposition figure was detained in an overnight raid. The United States and other... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 9 hours ago
RIO DE JANEIRO - Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was arrested on Thursday on corruption charges, a dramatic development in a sprawling graft probe that has roiled Latin America’s largest nation and shows no sign of slowing. In a statement, the Prosecutors Office in Rio de Janeiro said... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 9 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

Global Regina - 1 day 9 hours ago
Regina police are warning elderly residents about a recent trend in credit card thefts happening in the city. Since September 2018, seven incidents have been reported.

Global Regina - 1 day 10 hours ago
Potash producers say they will be subject to highest royalty and tax rates in the world with changes to Saskatchewan’s potash production tax.

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 10 hours ago
HOUSTON - Authorities on Thursday warned people to stay indoors after high levels of benzene were detected in the air near a scorched petrochemicals storage facility outside of Houston. Firefighters on Wednesday extinguished the blaze at the Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park,... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 10 hours ago
BAGHDAD - A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mother’s Day capsized in the Tigris River near the Iraqi city of Mosul on Thursday, killing at least 71 people, officials said. Many of the dead were women and children who could be seen struggling to swim... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 10 hours ago
NEW YORK - Levi Strauss & Co., which gave America its first pair of blue jeans, is public for the second time. The stock, which is listed under the ticker “LEVI,” opened for trading on Thursday up 31 per cent on very strong demand and recently changed hands at $22.90, up $5.90... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 10 hours ago
SILKEBORG, Denmark - Chelsea Carey’s Canadian rink stayed in the playoff hunt with a 9-6 win over Russia’s Alina Kovaleva on Thursday at the world women’s curling championship. The Calgary-based team of Carey, third Sarah Wilkes, second Dana Ferguson and lead Rachel... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 10 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

CTV Regina - 1 day 10 hours ago
Facebook had stored millions of user passwords in plain text for years, the social media company confirmed on Thursday after a security researcher posted about the issue online.

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 10 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 bomb Thursday on Parliament Hill, the ex-minister said she had... Read more

Global Regina - 1 day 10 hours ago
The Regina Police Service is searching for suspects involved in a North Central shooting Tuesday night where a 16-year-old boy was shot.

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 10 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

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 10 hours ago
HOUSTON - Authorities on Thursday warned people to stay indoors after high levels of benzene were detected in the air near a scorched petrochemicals storage facility outside of Houston. Firefighters on Wednesday extinguished the blaze at the Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park,... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 10 hours ago
HOUSTON - Authorities on Thursday warned people to stay indoors after high levels of benzene were detected in the air near a scorched petrochemicals storage facility outside of Houston. Firefighters on Wednesday extinguished the blaze at the Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park,... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 10 hours ago
RIO DE JANEIRO - Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was arrested on Thursday on corruption charges, a dramatic development in a sprawling corruption probe that has roiled Brazil has showed no sign of slowing. In a statement, the Prosecutors Office in Rio de Janeiro said that Judge Marcelo... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 10 hours ago
SILKEBORG, Denmark - Chelsea Carey’s Canadian rink posted an important 9-6 win over Russia’s Alina Kovaleva on Thursday at the world women’s curling championship. The Calgary-based team had lost 9-3 to Switzerland’s Silvana Tirinzoni earlier in the day. Carey (5-5... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 1 day 11 hours ago
Walking Dead actor Laurie Holden will be appearing at Sask Expo’s debut convention in Regina this May. Holden played the character of Andrea Harrison in the AMC zombie drama. She is also known for roles in The X-Files, Silent Hill, The Mist, The Shield and the Americans. Sask Expo Regina will... Read more

News Talk 980 CJME - 1 day 11 hours ago
BOSTON - Could Aunt Becky be headed to prison? It could go either way, experts say. Some of the wealthy parents accused of paying bribes to get their kids into top universities may get short stints behind bars, if convicted, to send a message that the privileged are not above the law, some... Read more

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