Leafs improve defence, acquire Jake Muzzin from L.A. Kings

​Growing up in southern Ontario, Jake Muzzin and his friends used to pretend they were their heroes from the Toronto Maple Leafs. Now that he's been traded to Toronto, the veteran defenceman gets to pull on a blue-and-white jersey with his own name on the back. Muzzin was acquired by the Maple Leafs on Monday […]

Saints rally to end Eagles' Super Bowl defence

When the New Orleans Saints finally found their rhythm, they marched one step closer to the Super Bowl. Using a dominant ball-control offence and a few gambles that paid off, the Saints got two touchdown passes from Drew Brees and two interceptions from Marshon Lattimore in a 20-14 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles. Brees took the […]

Bitter gymnast made false allegations, defence argues in Brubaker case

A lawyer for a former high-ranking gymnastics coach says a former trainee levelled allegations of sexual assault against the man because she was psychologically scarred after failing to make it to the Olympics. Dave Brubaker, who was the director of the women’s national gymnastics team, has pleaded not guilty to one count of sexual assault […]

Couple charged in child’s death want millions from Alberta government for their defence

The Alberta couple accused of causing their son’s death by refusing to take the sick boy to a doctor want their trial delayed until the provincial government pays them $ 1 million and puts $ 3 million in trust for defence fees at their upcoming trial.

Pepper adds spice to Roar defence

ONCE considered a makeshift centre-back, Jacob Pepper is pushing hard for a permanent spot in the heart of Brisbane Roar’s defence. Pepper’s days as a holding midfielder seem over after his largely successful switch to the Roar’s back four last season. While that started off out of necessity because of a crippling injury toll at […]

Defence minister resigns over Brexit tax amendment vote as May accused of 'capitulation'

An amendment to the customs bill that would stop the UK from collecting tariffs or taxes for the EU without reciprocity barely passed in the House of Commons, as Theresa May’s cabinet suffered another casualty. Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to side with Conservative Brexiteers and throw her political weight behind the clause has alienated […]

TV shock as frustrated Richard Madeley TERMINATES Defence Secretary interview LIVE on GMB

The Good Morning Britain presenter was concerned with the comments the Defence Secretary had made in the wake of the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Scribal in Salisbury earlier this year. Madeley took the Defence Secretary to task over the “Russia should go away and should shut up” statement he made after Britain expelled 23 […]

Facebook gave a gutsy defence of encryption but admitted it helps ‘bad people to do bad things’ (FB)

Facebook has defended end-to-end message encryption on WhatsApp and Messenger, despite admitting it helps “bad people do bad things.” The words will be welcomed by those who have concerns about data breaches, but will frustrate law enforcement agencies who believe accessing messages could be key to stopping terror attacks. Facebook said abolishing encryption would “remove […]

Damian Warner begins Commonwealth defence with season-best performance

Canadian Damian Warner opened the Commonwealth Games decathlon with a strong 100 metres Monday, clocking a season-best 10.29 seconds. The 28-year-old from London, Ont., who now makes his home in Calgary, is defending champion. Warner, whose personal best in the 100 is 10.15, was the fastest of the 12 competitors at Carrara Stadium. Pierce LePage […]

North Korea could nuke the US as early as July 23, 2018, according to Britain’s Ministry of Defence

KRT via AP Video Kim Jong Un’s regime could launch a fully-capable nuclear strike by the middle of summer 2018, according to an assessment by Britain’s defence ministry. Lord Howe told MPs this January that a missile could be ready in as little as six months, a deadline of late July. The Ministry of Defence […]