Saskatchewan News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
TORONTO - Jamie Lee Rattray pushed the Rivalry Series to a third and deciding game. Rattray’s third-period goal proved to be the winner as Canada earned a 4-3 decision over the arch-rival U.S. at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday night. That tied the best-of-three... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida goalie James Reimer returned from a benching in his last start and rebounded for the Panthers in a big way Thursday. Reimer stopped a season-high 41 shots and held strong in the shootout, and Vincent Trocheck scored in the third round to help the Panthers beat the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
NASHVILLE - Pekka Rinne made 34 saves, Viktor Arvidsson scored and the Nashville Predators beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Thursday night. Ryan Hartman and Brian Boyle also had the goals for Nashville, which snapped a three-game skid. Tomas Tatar scored and Carey Price made 35 saves for Montreal... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
SAUSALITO, Calif. - Waves of heavy rain pounded California on Thursday, trapping people in floodwaters, washing away a mountain highway, triggering a mudslide that destroyed homes and forcing residents to flee communities scorched by wildfires last year. At least two people died as the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
WINNIPEG - Gabriel Landeskog scored his team-leading 30th goal of the season as the Colorado Avalanche ended their season-high eight-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday. Dominic Toninato recorded his first NHL goal while J.T. Compher and Sven Andrighetto... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 21 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government shutdown, but a new confrontation was ignited - this time over President Donald Trump’s plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency to siphon... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
DETROIT - Andreas Athanasiou scored twice, including a penalty shot, and Jimmy Howard made 40 saves in his 500th game to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night. Frans Nielsen scored to break a 2-2 tie late in the second period. Brady Tkachuk and Matt... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
SUNRISE, Fla. - Vincent Trocheck scored in the third round of the shootout to lift the Florida Panthers over the Calgary Flames 3-2 on Thursday night. Elias Lindholm scored for Calgary late in the third period to extend the game, but Matthew Tkachuk missed in the third round of the shootout... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
TORONTO - Jamie Lee Rattray and Marie-Philip Poulin had a goal and an assist apiece as the Canadian women’s hockey team edged the arch-rival U.S. 4-3 at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday night. The win tied the best-of-three Rivalry Series at a game apiece. The deciding contest... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
OTTAWA - The Liberal government is giving $40 million in federal money to BlackBerry to help the company develop self-driving car technologies. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in the Ottawa suburb of Kanata on Friday to announce the support for BlackBerry, the one-... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
CARACAS, Venezuela - President Nicolas Maduro said in an AP interview Thursday that his foreign minister recently held secret talks in New York with the U.S. special envoy to Venezuela, even as the Trump administration was publicly backing an effort to unseat the Venezuelan president. While... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
SRINAGAR, India - At least 33 soldiers were killed and about 20 others wounded Thursday in a car bomb attack on a paramilitary convoy along a key highway in Indian-controlled Kashmir, security officials said. It was one of the deadliest car bombings in the disputed region’s history.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
TUCSON, Ariz. - Aaron Francisco Chavez swallowed at least one of the sky blue pills at a Halloween party before falling asleep forever. He became yet another victim killed by a flood of illicit fentanyl smuggled from Mexico by the Sinaloa cartel into the Southwest - a profitable new business... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
CARACAS, Venezuela - President Nicolas Maduro said in an AP interview Thursday that his foreign minister recently held secret talks in New York with the U.S. special envoy to Venezuela, even as the Trump administration was publicly backing an effort to unseat the Venezuelan president. While... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 22 hours ago
TORONTO - Jamie Lee Rattray and Marie-Philip Poulin had a goal and an assist apiece as the Canadian women’s hockey team edged the arch-rival U.S. 4-3 at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday night. The win tied the best-of-three Rivalry Series at a game apiece. The deciding contest goes... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 23 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government shutdown, but a new confrontation was ignited - this time over President Donald Trump’s plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency to siphon... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 23 hours ago
Chicago police said Thursday night that local media reports that the attack against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was a hoax are unconfirmed. The reports surfaced as detectives were questioning two “persons of interest” who were captured on surveillance cameras in the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 23 hours ago
NEW YORK - Fashion Week has ended in New York, leaving a trail of sequins and feathers, worn-out stilettos and blisters and traffic jams. But sometimes, fashion feels good: there were some moments of genuine, happy emotion. Here are a few feel-good moments of the week: __ BARRY IN THE HOUSE No... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 23 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government shutdown, but a new confrontation was ignited - this time over President Donald Trump’s plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency to siphon... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 23 hours ago
FOND DU LAC, Sask. - The federal government says it will spend $12 million to improve safety at a remote northern Saskatchewan airport near where a plane crashed in December 2017 shortly after takeoff. All 25 people on the West Wind Aviation plane were injured - nine seriously... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 23 hours ago
The Saskatchewan government is walking back its suggestion that closing a legislative loophole that allows corporate executives to lobby elected officials and civil servants without leaving a paper trail could be “workable.” The government now says it is mulling a “fairly... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 days 23 sec ago
OTTAWA - Environment Canada is going mobile. The federal agency launched its first weather app for iPhone and Android this week, including a new high-resolution radar option so amateur meteorologists can guess exactly when the next rain storm or blizzard is going to hit their... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 days 15 min ago
NEW YORK - Amazon’s decision to walk away from New York City could scare off other tech companies considering moving to or expanding in the city. That’s according to experts analyzing the e-commerce giant’s sudden cancellation of plans to build a massive headquarters in Queens.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 days 16 min ago
CARACAS, Venezuela - President Nicolas Maduro has invited a U.S. special envoy to Venezuela after revealing in an AP interview on Thursday that his foreign minister recently held secret talks with the U.S. official in New York. A senior Venezuelan official said the second of two meetings took... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 days 24 min ago
LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. - Canada’s Mike Weir was tied for fifth Thursday as the opening round of the Web.com Tour’s LECOM Suncoast Classic was suspended due to darkness. The 48-year-old from Brights Grove, Ont., shot a 6-under 66 and was two shots behind Americans Maverick McNealy and... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 days 30 min ago
NEW YORK - Amazon abruptly dropped plans Thursday for a big new headquarters in New York that would have brought 25,000 jobs to the city, reversing course after politicians and activists objected to the nearly $3 billion in incentives promised to what is already one of the world’s... Read more

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