Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 15 hours 12 min ago
BOSTON - Get swole, prepare a bug-out bag, grab a go-cup and maybe you’ll have a better chance of surviving the omnicide. Translation: Hit the gym and bulk up, put a bunch of stuff essential for survival in an easy-to-carry bag, grab a drink for the road, and perhaps you’ll live through... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 15 hours 18 min ago
PHILADELPHIA - A fee dispute between actor Bill Cosby and a Los Angeles law firm shows the firm billed him about $1 million a month in the run-up to his first sex assault trial. The 81-year-old Cosby is challenging a California arbitration award that trims the $9 million bill from Quinn Emanuel... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 15 hours 27 min ago
The pace and excitement of 3-on-3 overtime isn’t just a thrill for hockey fans - NHL players love it too. An Associated Press/Canadian Press survey of NHLPA representatives from all 31 teams found that 97 per cent of those polled enjoy the league’s current overtime... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 15 hours 36 min ago
When Brandee Owens first picked up a mace she had no idea how to use it in a workout, but after her first lesson she was hooked. “The second I touched it I fell in love with it. I wasn’t a trainer at the time, but became a trainer because I wanted to further pursue the mace world, so... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 15 hours 35 min ago
Robservations … • Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler responded with an expletive to one reporter’s question after the NHL team was eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs by the St. Louis Blues. That was as close as Wheeler came to being offensive on Saturday. • Wheeler was in better... Read more

Regina Leader-Post - 15 hours 35 min ago
Anti-abortion activists are disillusioned to see Premier Scott Moe stifle pro-life voices in cabinet, calling it the latest in a series of disappointments that have some rethinking their support for the Saskatchewan Party. Though a political scientist sees little chance the issue will cost the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 15 hours 40 min ago
AL-HOL CAMP, Syria - The women say it was misguided religious faith, naivety, a search for something to believe in or youthful rebellion. Whatever it was, it led them to travel across the world to join the Islamic State group. Now after the fall of the last stronghold of the group’s... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 15 hours 45 min ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. - California Sen. Kamala Harris joined the call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment as five leading Democratic presidential contenders clashed in a series of prime-time town hall meetings that exposed deep divisions in a party desperate to end the Trump presidency.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 15 hours 46 min ago
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - The Easter attacks in Sri Lanka are a bloody echo of decades past in the South Asian island nation, when militants inspired by attacks in the Lebanese civil war helped develop the suicide bomb vest. Government ministers have said seven Sri Lankans from a little-known local... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 15 hours 54 min ago
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - More than 50 people are believed to have died in a mudslide at a jade mining site in northern Myanmar, a lawmaker representing the area said Tuesday. Tin Soe said three bodies have been recovered and 54 people remain missing after the accident Monday night in the Hpakant area... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 15 hours 59 min ago
Carbon tax could hurt our economy It is with deep concern that I write this letter as Canada finds itself in a dismal state of political and economic disarray. This climate has been fostered by our current government’s domestic financial policy, regimental forms of taxation... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 16 hours 35 sec ago
LONDON - U.S. President Donald Trump will pay a state visit to Britain in June as a guest of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace said Tuesday. The palace said Trump and his wife, Melania, had accepted an invitation from the queen for a visit that will take place June 3-5. Though many other... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 16 hours 10 min ago
LONDON - U.S. President Donald Trump will pay a state visit to Britain in June as a guest of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace said Tuesday. The palace said Trump and his wife, Melania, had accepted an invitation from the queen for a visit that will take place June 3-5. Though many other... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 16 hours 33 min ago
By Janice Mann With no public discussion and without any stated reason, city council has, by changing the reporting structure of the city solicitor, done a disservice to... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 16 hours 33 min ago
Three stories in the news for Tuesday, April 23 --- IT’S ELECTION DAY IN PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND It’s election day in Prince Edward Island and voter turnout is expected to be strong. More than 36 per cent of eligible voters have already cast their... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 16 hours 35 min ago
A partnership between the Saskatoon Airport Authority and the Kelowna International Airport will receive $840,000 in federal funding from the Western Economic Diversification Canada program to help promote tourism and sustain flight routes between the two cities. The funding announcement was made... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 16 hours 35 min ago
Delbert Isadore Herman will have been waiting for 876 days when his trial on a pair of assault charges begins next month in a makeshift northern Saskatchewan courtroom. Herman’s trial on two other charges — uttering threats and breaching release conditions — is also set for May 16. If it goes... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 16 hours 37 min ago
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - A lawmaker representing a gemstone-rich area in northern Myanmar says more than 50 people are believed to have died in a mudslide at a jade mining site. Tin Soe said Tuesday that three bodies have been recovered and 54 people remain missing. He said it would be difficult to... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 16 hours 55 min ago
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka’s state minister of defence said Tuesday that the Easter attack on churches, hotels and other sites was “carried out in retaliation” for the shooting massacre at two New Zealand mosques last month, as the Islamic State group sought to claim... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 17 hours 5 min ago
LONDON - Buckingham Palace says U.S. President Donald Trump will pay a state visit to Britain in June as a guest of Queen Elizabeth II. The palace said Tuesday that Trump and his wife, Melania, have “accepted an invitation from Her Majesty The Queen to pay a State Visit to the United Kingdom... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 17 hours 35 min ago
Saskatoon’s Merlis Belsher Place is making a dramatic switch from hockey to curling this week. The University of Saskatchewan Huskies’ gleaming new arena is hosting the World Curling Tour’s Humpty’s Champions Cup, which marks the end of the 2018-19 professional curling... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 17 hours 35 min ago
As 11-year-old Nate Starycki runs around the house with his eight-year-old brother Deagan, there’s seemingly little to differentiate between them. Each has a shock of blond hair and a voracious appetite for Cinnabon. They take turns making sure youngest brother Gunner, nearly two, stays out... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 17 hours 35 min ago
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is not expected to make any public appearances during his scheduled visit to Saskatoon this week. Instead, the prime minister — who spent Easter weekend in British Columbia — is scheduled to attend “private meetings” when he arrives in the city on Tuesday,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 17 hours 42 min ago
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - Myanmar’s Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the final appeal of two Reuters journalists and upheld seven-year prison sentences for their reporting on the military’s brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo earlier this month shared with... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 17 hours 59 min ago
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka’s state minister of defence said Tuesday that the Easter attack on churches, hotels and other sites in the South Asian nation was “carried out in retaliation” for the shooting massacre at two New Zealand mosques last month, according to a... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 18 hours 19 min ago
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - Myanmar’s Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the final appeal of two Reuters journalists and upheld seven-year prison sentences for their reporting on the military’s brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo earlier this month shared with... Read more

Global Regina - 18 hours 32 min ago
Global Saskatoon and Global Regina feature a viewer submitted photo for Your Saskatchewan on Global News Morning, Global News at 6 and Global News at 10

News Talk 650 CKOM - 18 hours 36 min ago
The pace and excitement of 3-on-3 overtime isn’t just a thrill for hockey fans - NHL players love it  too. An Associated Press/Canadian Press survey of NHLPA representatives from all 31 teams found that 97 per cent of those polled enjoy the league’s current... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 18 hours 36 min ago
The Associated Press and The Canadian Press surveyed an NHL Players’ Association representative or alternate representative from all 31 teams on several questions related to the state of the game. While the players polled love 3-on-3 overtime, results were mixed when it came to which... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 18 hours 36 min ago
The Associated Press and Canadian Press asked players from all 31 NHL teams what they see as being the worst rule in hockey. Here are some of their responses:   “I don’t know about the challenge on offsides. I don’t know if you should take it away or not. Maybe a... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 19 hours 36 min ago
New federal research suggests greenhouse gas emissions from Alberta’s oilsands may be significantly higher than industry reports. In a study published Tuesday, Environment Canada scientists say four major oilsands mines are releasing an average of about one-third more carbon... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 19 hours 39 min ago
PORAC, Philippines - A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after a magnitude 6.1 quake rattled the country’s north and left at least 16 people dead, including in a collapsed supermarket, where rescuers scrambled to find survivors. The U.S. Geological... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 19 hours 52 min ago
PORAC, Philippines - A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after a magnitude 6.1 quake rattled the country’s north and left at least 16 people dead, including in a collapsed supermarket, where rescuers scrambled to find survivors. The U.S. Geological... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 20 hours 26 min ago
CHARLOTTETOWN - It’s election day in Prince Edward Island and voter turnout is expected to be strong. More than 36 per cent of eligible voters have already cast their ballots in the advance polls, in a province that traditionally sees voter turnout at more than 80 per cent. The Greens... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 20 hours 36 min ago
TORONTO - The Royal Canadian Mint is unveiling a new commemorative loonie today meant to mark what it calls a key milestone for lesbian, gay, transgender, queer and two-spirited people in the country. The agency says the new one-dollar coin pays tribute to Parliament’s passing... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 20 hours 36 min ago
Three stories in the news for Tuesday, April 23 --- IT’S ELECTION DAY IN PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND It’s election day in Prince Edward Island and voter turnout is expected to be strong. More than 36 per cent of eligible voters have already cast their... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 20 hours 36 min ago
TORONTO - Ceremonies and vigils are planned today to honour those killed or injured in last year’s deadly van attack in north Toronto. The City of Toronto is holding an event at the Mel Lastman Square Amphitheatre at 1:30 p.m. to coincide with the time of the April 23, 2018 incident... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 20 hours 37 min ago
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - The warning in the April 11 letter was plain: A local group was planning a suicide terror attack against churches in Sri Lanka. Priyalal Disanayaka, the deputy inspector general of police, signed the letter addressed to the directors of four Sri Lankan security agencies.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 14 min ago
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - The warning in the April 11 letter was plain: A local group was planning a suicide terror attack against churches in Sri Lanka. Priyalal Disanayaka, the deputy inspector general of police, signed the letter addressed to the directors of four Sri Lankan security agencies.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 21 hours 18 min ago
PORAC, Philippines - A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after 6.1 quake hit the country’s north and killed at least 11 people. The U.S. Geological Survey put the magnitude of Tuesday’s quake at 6.4, while the local seismology agency said it was... Read more

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