Saskatoon News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 44 min 56 sec ago
HONG KONG - About 100 anti-government protesters remained holed up at a Hong Kong university Tuesday, unsure what to do next as food supplies dwindled and a police siege of the campus entered its third day. Police played a waiting game after 10 days of some of the most intense protests the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 51 min ago
ISLAMABAD - The Taliban said they freed on Tuesday an American and an Australian hostage held since 2016 in exchange for three top Taliban figures who were released by the Kabul government and flown out of Afghanistan the previous day. The hostages - American, Kevin King and Australian Timothy... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 59 min ago
HONG KONG - About 100 anti-government protesters remained holed up at a Hong Kong university Tuesday, unsure what to do next as food supplies dwindled and a police siege of the campus entered its third day. City leader Carrie Lam said 600 people had left the Hong Kong Polytechnic campus,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 22 min ago
In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what’s on the radar of our editors for the morning of Nov. 19. What we are watching in Canada … Some Canadian universities are urging their exchange... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 38 min ago
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration on Monday said it no longer considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank to be a violation of international law, reversing four decades of American policy and further undermining the Palestinians' effort to gain statehood. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 47 min ago
JERUSALEM - The Israeli military said it intercepted four incoming rockets from Syria on Tuesday and explosions were heard shortly after that in Damascus, a week after another Israeli strike targeted a top Palestinian militant in the Syrian capital. Israeli air defence systems captured the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 27 sec ago
LAHORE, Pakistan - Pakistan's ailing former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was convicted of corruption, left the country on Tuesday to travel to London for medical treatment. The 69-year-old Sharif, who served three times as prime minister but fell from grace after the Supreme Court ousted... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 3 min ago
HONG KONG - About 100 anti-government protesters remained holed up at a Hong Kong university Tuesday, unsure what to do next as food supplies dwindled and a police siege of the campus entered its third day. City leader Carrie Lam said 600 people had left the Hong Kong Polytechnic campus,... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 13 min ago
ISLAMABAD - Three ranking Taliban prisoners released by the Kabul government have been flown to Qatar for an expected swap for an American and an Australian hostage held by the insurgents since their abduction in 2016, Taliban officials said Tuesday. The whereabouts of the two hostages -... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 29 min ago
ISLAMABAD - Taliban officials have told The Associated Press that three Taliban prisoners released by Kabul have been flown to Qatar for a swap for an American and an Australian hostage held by the insurgents. The whereabouts of the two hostages - American, Kevin King and Australian Timothy... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 29 min ago
Monday’s Games NFL Kansas City 24 L.A. Chargers 17 — NHL Washington 5 Anaheim 2 Arizona 3 Los Angeles 0 — NBA New York 123 Cleveland 105 Indiana 115 Brooklyn 86 Toronto 132 Charlotte 96 Houston 132 Portland 108 Milwaukee 115 Chicago 101 Dallas 117 San Antonio 110 Boston 99 Phoenix... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 28 min ago
Monday’s Games NFL Kansas City 24 L.A. Chargers 17 — NHL Washington 5 Anaheim 2 Arizona 3 Los Angeles 0 — NBA New York 123 Cleveland 105 Indiana 115 Brooklyn 86 Toronto 132 Charlotte 96 Houston 132 Portland 108 Milwaukee 115 Chicago 101 Dallas 117 San Antonio 110 Boston 99 Phoenix... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 5 hours 44 min ago
About 3,200 Canadian National Railway conductors, trainpersons and yard workers are on strike after the union and company failed to reach a deal by the midnight deadline.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 5 hours 52 min ago
LAHORE, Pakistan - Pakistan's ailing former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was convicted of corruption, left the country on Tuesday to travel to London for medical treatment. Sharif departed on a special plane from the city of Lahore, after a court granted him permission to leave for four... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 6 hours 35 min ago
Hayley Wickenheiser finally got a chance to look back at her standout playing career, and its impact, on Monday night.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 6 hours 59 min ago
TORONTO - For nearly four minutes the Toronto Raptors offence revolved around rookie Terence Davis. He made the most of the opportunity. The 22-year-old guard scored a career-best 16 points in the fourth quarter of Toronto’s 132-96 blowout of the visiting Charlotte Hornets on Monday... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 7 hours 3 min ago
A B.C. couple whose Ford F-150 caught fire due to a faulty engine block heater has been waiting months compensation for their damaged property.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 10 min ago
TORONTO - OG Anunoby was having an excellent night when Nicolas Batum swung a hard elbow that caught the Raptors forward square in the face. Anunoby went down clutching his right eye. Again. The Raptors forward scored 16 of his 24 points in Toronto’s big third quarter on Monday, and... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 20 min ago
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration on Monday said it no longer considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank to be a violation of international law, reversing four decades of American policy and further undermining the Palestinians' effort to gain statehood. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 37 min ago
HONG KONG - About 100 anti-government protesters remained holed up at a Hong Kong university Tuesday as a police siege of the campus entered its third day. City leader Carrie Lam said 600 people had left the Hong Kong Polytechnic campus, including 200 who are under 18 years old. Police have... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 7 hours 41 min ago
TORONTO - Hayley Wickenheiser hasn’t had a lot of time to reflect. The Canadian women’s hockey star - a quadruple Olympic gold medallist and seven-time world champion - retired in January 2017 and quickly transitioned to medical school. As if there wasn’t enough on... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 8 hours 13 min ago
City of Saskatoon Transit riders will continue to see paper notices used at bus stops to inform them of changes or detours.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 32 min ago
TORONTO - Hayley Wickenheiser hasn’t had a lot of time to reflect. The Canadian women’s hockey star - a quadruple Olympic gold medallist and seven-time world champion - retired in January 2017 and quickly transitioned to medical school. As if there wasn’t enough on here... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 36 min ago
HONG KONG - About 100 anti-government protesters remained holed up at a Hong Kong university Tuesday as a police siege of the campus entered its third day. City leader Carrie Lam said 600 people had left the Hong Kong Polytechnic campus, including 200 who are under 18 years old. Police have... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 39 min ago
TORONTO - OG Anunoby had a strong night cut short by another eye injury on Monday. The Raptors forward scored 16 of his 24 points in Toronto’s big third quarter, and the Raptors went on to rout the Charlotte Hornets 132-96. Seven Raptors (9-4) scored in double digits. Pascal Siakam... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 8 hours 52 min ago
WASHINGTON - The phone call State Department official David Holmes overheard between President Donald Trump and Ambassador Gordon Sondland lasted just two minutes. But it won't be easily forgotten. "I've never seen anything like this," Holmes told Trump impeachment investigators, "someone... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 44 sec ago
HONG KONG - About 100 protesters remained holed up at a Hong Kong university Tuesday as a police siege of the campus entered its third day. City leader Carrie Lam said 600 people had left the Hong Kong Polytechnic campus, including 200 who are under 18 years old. Police have surrounded the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 6 min ago
PENSACOLA, Fla. - A woman has been sentenced to 15 days in federal custody for throwing a sports drink at a Florida congressman who frequently appears on television supporting President Donald Trump. Federal court records show that 35-year-old Amanda Kondrat’yev was sentenced last Monday... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 10 min ago
Hong Kong's leader says an estimated 100 protesters remain holed up in one of the city's main universities that had been blockaded by police. Leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that 600 protesters had left the Hong Kong Polytechnic campus, including 200 who are under 18 years old. Police have... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 20 min ago
PENSACOLA, Fla. - A woman has been sentenced to 15 days in federal custody for throwing a sports drink at a Florida congressman who frequently appears on television supporting President Donald Trump. Federal court records show that 35-year-old Amanda Kondrat’yev was sentenced last Monday in... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 38 min ago
WASHINGTON - The phone call State Department official David Holmes overheard between President Donald Trump and Ambassador Gordon Sondland during a lunch in Ukraine was so distinctive - even extraordinary - that no one needed to refresh his memory, according to testimony released late Monday... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 9 hours 54 min ago
The printed word won a rare 21st-century victory at Saskatoon city hall.... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 9 hours 53 min ago
Saskatoon cyclists could soon be required to provide a one-metre buffer when passing pedestrians under a slate of new rules.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 9 hours 55 min ago
Some Canadian universities are urging their exchange students in Hong Kong to consider returning home as the semi-autonomous Chinese territory is beset by escalating violence between government officials and pro-democracy protesters. Dozens of Canadians remained in Hong Kong on Monday, according to... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 15 min ago
WASHINGTON - Impeachment investigators have released closed-door testimony from a U.S. official in Ukraine who overheard a call between diplomat Gordon Sondland and President Donald Trump this summer. Transcripts were released late Monday from interviews with David Holmes, the diplomat who... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 21 min ago
VANCOUVER - A lawyer arguing in favour of a two-tier health-care system in British Columbia says the government can’t legally justify preventing patients from paying private doctors to alleviate their suffering sooner than the public system could provide treatment. Peter Gall began... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 10 hours 32 min ago
DUNCAN, Okla. - Two men and a woman were fatally shot Monday morning outside a Walmart store in southwestern Oklahoma, and the shooter is among the dead, authorities said. Two victims were shot inside a car and the third died in the parking lot just before 10 a.m. outside the store in Duncan,... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 10 hours 42 min ago
The city moved ahead with required a vehicle to give a minimum distance of one metre when passing a bike did not make helmets mandatory.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 4 min ago
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration on Monday said it no longer considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank to be a violation of international law, reversing four decades of American policy and further undermining the Palestinians' effort to gain statehood. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 11 hours 6 min ago
HONG KONG - Police tightened their siege of a university campus where hundreds of protesters remained trapped overnight Tuesday in the latest dramatic episode in months of protests against growing Chinese control over the semi-autonomous city. In yet another escalation for the movement,... Read more

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