Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 13 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

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 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 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 14 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

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 15 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 15 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 15 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 15 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

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 18 hours ago
TALLASSEE, Ala. - A former Alabama police officer has admitted to slamming a compliant handcuffed man into the ground and then slamming the man’s head into his patrol car. News outlets report 27-year-old Michael Brandon Smirnoff pleaded guilty Friday to federal excessive force charges. He... Read more

CTV Regina - 1 day 18 hours ago
When Elizabeth May walks down the aisle, she'll be dressed for her wedding along with Earth Day.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 18 hours ago
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - The co-ordinated Easter Sunday bombings that ripped through Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels, killing more than 200 people, were carried out by seven suicide bombers from a domestic militant group named National Thowfeek Jamaath, a government official said Monday. All... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 hours ago
TALLASSEE, Ala. - A former Alabama police officer has admitted to slamming a compliant handcuffed man into the ground and then slamming the man’s head into his patrol car. News outlets report 27-year-old Michael Brandon Smirnoff pleaded guilty Friday to federal excessive force charges. He... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 19 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 this... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
OTTAWA - The chief of a First Nation in northwestern Ontario long-plagued by the debilitating impacts of mercury contamination says he is worried about the fate of a federally promised treatment facility as the calendar speeds towards this fall’s election without any signs... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 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 yesterday that five... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
VICTORIA - When Elizabeth May walks down the aisle, she’ll be dressed for her wedding along with Earth Day. The Green party leader and British Columbia entrepreneur John Kidder will exchange wedding vows Monday afternoon at Christ Church Cathedral in Victoria, and May will... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 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 yesterday that five... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 20 hours ago
LAKE LOUISE, Alta. - Parks Canada says a person who was airlifted to hospital in Calgary following an avalanche in Yoho National Park has died. The agency says a male who was among a party of three was involved in an avalanche Saturday afternoon on Des Poilus Glacier, which is on the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - The co-ordinated Easter Sunday bombings that ripped through Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels were carried out by seven suicide bombers, a government investigator said Monday. An analysis of the attackers’ body parts made clear that they were suicide bombers,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
LAS VEGAS - After winning Game 5 at home to avoid elimination, Tomas Hertl vowed the San Jose Sharks would return to SAP Center for a seventh and decisive game in their opening round series with the Vegas Golden Knights. One day later, he clarified it wasn’t necessarily a guarantee, but... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 23 hours ago
Sunday’s Games Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round Boston 4 Toronto 2 (Series tied 3-3) San Jose 2 Vegas 1 (2OT) (Series tied 3-3) — AHL Playoffs First Round (best of five) Toronto 3 Rochester 2 (OT) (Marlies lead series 2-0) Iowa 7 Milwaukee 0 (Wild lead series 1-0)... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 23 hours ago
Sunday’s Games Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round Boston 4 Toronto 2 (Series tied 3-3) San Jose 2 Vegas 1 (2OT) (Series tied 3-3) — AHL Playoffs First Round (best of five) Toronto 3 Rochester 2 (OT) (Marlies lead series 2-0) Iowa 7 Milwaukee 0 (Wild lead series 1-0)... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 days 3 min ago
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A former Alaska high school baseball star has died after being struck by a car in California. The Anchorage Daily News reported Sunday that 19-year-old Sladen Mohl of Girdwood, Alaska, died Thursday night in Torrance, California. Torrance police say Mohl was standing on an... Read more

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