Fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers flying about 75 kilometres off Canada's Arctic coast in the early morning hours Thursday, NORAD revealed to CBC News. read more
A broad area of low pressure is located over the eastern Bay
of Campeche. Environmental conditions appear to be favorable for
some development, and this system could become a tropical depression
within the next day or two...
Two hurricanes are now taking aim at Hawaii. The first, Hurricane Iselle, packed 90-mph winds Wednesday night as it chugged west toward the islands. Meteorologists said it had strengthened somewhat and was expected to remain at hurricane strength when it makes landfall sometime late Thursday. The trailing system, Hurricane Julio, was upgraded from a tropical storm Wednesday. Carrying 85-mph winds, it was expected to the north and clip Hawaii on Sunday night.
A powerful group of U.S. members of Congress says the White House should cut Canada out of a major global trade deal unless it opens up its protected dairy and poultry markets.
Staff, including marine guards providing security to the embassy, have been transferred to Tunisia "due to the ongoing violence resulting from clashes between Libyan militias," it adds.