Saskatoon News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 21 min ago
NEWPORT, R.I. - Canada’s Brayden Schnur lost his first match as a top-100 player, falling 6-1, 2-6, 6-3 to Australian Matthew Ebden in the opening round of the Hall of Fame Open on Tuesday. Schnur, from Pickering, Ont., jumped to No. 97 in the rankings by making the final of the Winnipeg... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 32 min ago
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump called on fellow Republicans Tuesday to stick with him, “not show weakness” and oppose a House resolution condemning his tweets urging four Democratic congresswomen of colour to return to their countries. His comments, he insisted, “were... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 hour 32 min ago
Lawrence was flagged for a late hit to the head of Roughriders quarterback Zach Collaros in the Ticats season-opening win over Saskatchewan on June 13.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 35 min ago
TORONTO - Hamilton receiver Brandon Banks, Montreal quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. and Winnipeg running back Andrew Harris are the CFL top performers for Week 5. Banks recorded nine receptions for 86 yards and two touchdowns, and returned a missed field goal 115-yards for another TD, in the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 37 min ago
TORONTO - The Hamilton Tiger-Cats will be without linebacker Simoni Lawrence for two games. An arbitrator ruled Tuesday in favour of the CFL’s original suspension, a week after Lawrence met with the arbitrator after appealing the ban the CFL levied against him last... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 37 min ago
OTTAWA - The Ottawa Redblacks had a new quarterback under centre Tuesday. A club official confirmed backup Jonathan Jennings was working with the club’s starting offence at practice and that incumbent Dominique Davis has an unspecified injury. Head coach Rick Campbell is expected to... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 43 min ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Collins had the spotlight to himself this time - Armstrong has been gone for seven years and Aldrin cancelled. Collins said... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 hour 50 min ago
Nearly two dozen immigrants were allowed to cross the U.S.-Mexico border to seek asylum on Tuesday, the day the Trump administration planned to launch a drastic policy change designed to end asylum protections for most migrants who travel through another country to reach the United States. The... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 49 sec ago
LORETTO, Tenn. - Police in Tennessee are asking residents not to toss drugs down the toilet, saying it could lead to “meth-gators” and stoned waterfowl. The warning from the Loretto Police Department on Facebook came after a man was arrested after he allegedly tried to flush... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 2 min ago
OTTAWA - NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says the province of Quebec offers the New Democrats “fertile ground” despite private hand-wringing about its current state ahead of the election. Singh says in an interview he is “not concerned” about the party’s... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 5 min ago
VICTORIA - The British Columbia government’s firm position on tougher driver’s licence requirements for ride-hailing is a move in the right direction, given the experiences from other jurisdictions, a transportation expert says. “I would applaud the B.C. government for... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 35 min ago
OTTAWA - The Ottawa Redblacks had a new quarterback under centre Tuesday. A club official confirmed backup Jonathan Jennings was working with the club’s starting offence at practice and that incumbent Dominique Davis has an unspecified injury. Head coach Rick Campbell is expected to... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 2 hours 38 min ago
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats will be without linebacker Simoni Lawrence for two games.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 44 min ago
OTTAWA - The federal government is awarding $1 billion in warship maintenance work to two Canadian shipyards, with a third deal on the way. The five-year contracts announced Tuesday award $500 million in work to Chantier Davie shipyard in Quebec and Seaspan Victoria Shipyards in... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 47 min ago
ST. JOHN’S, N.L. - A search is underway for four people missing after a float plane crashed into a Labrador lake on Monday, killing three of the occupants. Jean Tremblay, president of the small Quebec airline that owns the plane, said he was informed by search and rescue... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 48 min ago
Dozens of immigrants lined up Tuesday at a major Mexico border crossing, waiting to learn how the Trump administration’s plans to end most asylum protections would affect their hopes of taking refuge in the United States. The administration announced the plans a day earlier, reversing... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 2 hours 53 min ago
Dozens of immigrants are lining up at a Mexico border crossing, waiting to learn how the Trump administration’s plans to end most asylum protections will affect them. The plans announced Monday reverse decades of U.S. policy. It is the administration’s most forceful attempt yet to... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 2 min ago
TORONTO - The Hamilton Tiger-Cats will be without linebacker Simoni Lawrence for two games. An arbitrator ruled Tuesday in favour of the CFL’s original suspension, a week after Lawrence met with the arbitrator after appealing the ban the CFL levied against him last month.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 2 min ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Collins had the spotlight to himself this time - Armstrong has been gone for seven years and Aldrin cancelled. Collins said... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 6 min ago
EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have signed free agent forward Josh Archibald to a one-year contract. The 26-yea-old Archibald spent last season with the Arizona Coyotes, recording 22 points (12 goals, 10 assists) in 68 games. The five-foot-10, 176-pound forward has 36 points (20 goals, 16 assists)... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 12 min ago
Dozens of immigrants lined up Tuesday at a major Mexico border crossing, waiting to learn how the Trump administration’s plans to end most asylum protections would affect their hopes of taking refuge in the United States. The administration announced the plans a day earlier, reversing... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 14 min ago
OTTAWA - An evaluation of a federal benefit to help parents take time off work to care for critically ill children says fewer people have used it than expected because they didn’t know about it or didn’t understand how it worked. Annual applications for the benefit ... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 26 min ago
WASHINGTON - Defiant in the face of widespread censure, President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that his tweets suggesting four Democratic congresswomen of colour return to their countries “were NOT Racist,” and he appealed to fellow Republicans to “not show weakness”... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 28 min ago
NEW YORK - The gravitational pull of Amazon Prime Day is so strong on shoppers it’s benefiting other retailers as well, according to an early analysis from a key data group. On Monday, the first day of its 48-hour sales event, large retailers, those that generated annual revenue of at... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 28 min ago
LONDON - Europe’s biggest airline, budget carrier Ryanair, will cut flights and close some of its bases beginning this winter because of the delay to deliveries of the Boeing 737 Max plane, which has been grounded globally after two fatal crashes. The airline also warned Tuesday that its... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 42 min ago
TORONTO - Hamilton receiver Brandon Banks, Montreal quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. and Winnipeg running back Andrew Harris are the CFL top performers for Week 5. Banks recorded nine receptions for 86 yards and two touchdowns, and returned a missed field goal 115-yards for another TD, in the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 43 min ago
VANCOUVER - Several Good Samaritans from the United States have saved a man from drowning in British Columbia. Brian Laverentz, a medical student from San Antonio, Texas, says he and his wife were honeymooning in the Vancouver area and were visiting Twin Falls on when they... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 45 min ago
ST. JOHN’S, N.L. - The president of a small Quebec airline says three people were killed when one of its planes crashed into a Labrador lake Monday. Jean Tremblay, president of Air Saguenay, said the float plane was carrying four fishermen, two guides and the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 3 hours 51 min ago
NEW YORK - Federal prosecutors won’t bring civil rights charges against a New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a decision made by Attorney General William Barr and announced one day before the five-year anniversary of his death, officials said. The... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 11 min ago
ATHENS, Greece - A 27-year-old man was charged with murder and rape Tuesday in the killing of an American scientist who disappeared on the Greek island of Crete and whose body was found in a tunnel formerly used as a storage site during World War II. Crete police said a Greek man from the island... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 4 hours 11 min ago
As part of his work as a historical interpreter, Kevin Hicks attended the anniversary in England of the Battle of the Somme in period attire. The remaining veterans of the battle, all almost a century old, waved him over for a chat.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 26 min ago
WASHINGTON - Defiant in the face of widespread censure, President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that his tweets suggesting four Democratic congresswomen of colour return to their countries “were NOT Racist,” and he appealed to fellow Republicans to “not show weakness”... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 4 hours 28 min ago
The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenceman Nelson Nogier to a one-year, two-way contract with an average annual value of US$700,000.

Global Saskatoon - 4 hours 37 min ago
Naturopathic Dr. Jacqui Fleury looks at the difference between good and bad cholesterol, and the need to have the right cholesterol for proper body function.

CTV Saskatoon - 4 hours 38 min ago
Brett Kissel will open for country superstar Garth Brooks when he hits the stage at Mosaic Stadium on Aug. 9.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 38 min ago
WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenceman Nelson Nogier to a one-year, two-way contract with an average annual value of US$700,000. Nogier, 23, played one game for the Jets in 2018-19 and suited up for 74 with the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League, picking up one goal and eight... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 43 min ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he and two other astronauts flew to the moon 50 years ago. At NASA’s invitation, Michael Collins spent the golden anniversary at Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A in Florida... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 4 hours 48 min ago
GWANGJU, Korea, Republic Of - Divers Caeli McKay and Meaghan Benfeito have secured two spots for Canada in the women’s 10-metre platform event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. McKay finished third in the semifinals on Tuesday at the world aquatics championships, while Benfeito was fourth. The... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 4 hours 53 min ago
Carr gets a lesson from personal trainer Lynndell Popoff on easy workouts for when you’re on vacation. Read more

Global Saskatoon - 4 hours 56 min ago
Brett Kissel was announced as the opening act for the Garth Brooks Aug. 9 concert in Regina.

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