U.S. federal judge halts plan to build parts of Trump’s proposed border wall

U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. on Friday immediately halted the Trump administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds to build sections of wall on the Mexican border. The order applies to two [Read entire story]

Wisconsin man to spend life in prison for kidnapping Jayme Closs, killing her parents

A Wisconsin man will spend the rest of his life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents. Jake Patterson, 21, pleaded guilty in March to two counts of intentional homicide and one count of [Read entire story]

FDA approves $2M medicine, most expensive ever

U.S. regulators approve gene therapy priced at $2.125 million US to treat a rare condition called spinal muscular atrophy. [Read entire story]

Change opioid prescribing guidance, U.S. lawmakers ask WHO

World Health Organization asked to withdraw pain care guidelines that U.S. lawmakers say made false claims about safety. [Read entire story]

Binnington shines again as Blues top Sharks to level West final

Jordan Binnington made 29 saves to set a franchise record with his 10th playoff win this post-season and the St. Louis Blues edged the San Jose Sharks 2-1 on Friday night to even the Western Conference final at two games [Read entire story]

Defending champ Koepka in command at PGA, but Masters champ Woods misses cut

Brooks Koepka has a big lead at the PGA Championship and another entry in the major championship record book. [Read entire story]

John Davidson hired as Rangers president after leaving Blue Jackets

John Davidson resigned as president of hockey operations of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday in order to take the same position with the New York Rangers. [Read entire story]

Slovakia keeps tournament hopes alive with win over France

Slovakia rebounded from three straight losses with a 6-3 victory over France on Friday, keeping alive its slim hopes of reaching the quarterfinals of the hockey world championships. [Read entire story]

Nadal advances, Federer, Osaka withdraw from Italian Open due to injuries

Roger Federer and top-ranked Naomi Osaka withdrew before their Italian Open quarter-finals because of injuries on Friday. Federer and Osaka both won two matches on Thursday after play was backed up due to rain a day [Read entire story]

Report finds Ohio State doctor abused 177, officials were aware

An Ohio State University team doctor who died years ago sexually abused at least 177 students over a period of decades so wantonly that students described his examinations as hazing — and their coaches, trainers, other [Read entire story]

Uber shares slide into negative territory in initial moments of trading

Uber is suffering a terrible first day as a public company as its shares slid into negative territory in the initial moments of trading. [Read entire story]

Rihanna to launch new fashion label with LVMH

Pop star Rihanna is partnering with LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton to launch a new fashion label. [Read entire story]

WHO warns Ebola could spread elsewhere if attacks on health workers don’t stop

The World Health Organization warned Friday that it may not be possible to contain Ebola to the two affected provinces in eastern Congo if violent attacks on health teams continue. [Read entire story]

China-U.S. trade talks end with no deal hours after Trump hikes tariffs

Trade talks between the U.S. and China broke up Friday with no apparent agreement, and U.S. President Donald Trump asserted that there was "no need to rush" to get a deal between the world's two biggest economies. [Read entire story]

Denver is 1st US city to decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’

Voters narrowly made Denver the first U.S. city to decriminalize psilocybin, the psychoactive ingredient in "magic mushrooms." [Read entire story]

Giannis has 39 points as Bucks win 3rd straight to put Celtics on the brink

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 39 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Bucks to a 113-101 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of their second-round playoff series on Monday night and move Milwaukee within one win from its [Read entire story]

Harden’s big bucket leads Rockets to OT win over Warriors

James Harden made a big three-pointer in overtime and scored 41 points, and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Golden State Warriors 126-121 on Saturday night to cut the deficit in the Western Conference semifinals to [Read entire story]

Antetokounmpo has 32 as Bucks pull ahead of Celtics

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 points and 13 rebounds, George Hill finished with 21 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Boston Celtics 123-116 on Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal [Read entire story]

North Korea fires ‘several’ short-range missiles, South says

North Korea on Saturday fired several unidentified short-range projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast, a likely sign of Pyongyang's growing frustration at stalled diplomatic talks with Washington meant to provide [Read entire story]

U.S. joblessness at 3.6%, lowest since 1969

U.S. employers added a robust 263,000 jobs in April, suggesting that businesses have shrugged off earlier concerns that the economy might slow this year and now anticipate strong customer demand. [Read entire story]

Tesla to raise $2.7B in capital as Musk moves to buy more shares

Just one day after announcing plans to sell notes and stock to raise much-needed capital, Tesla boosted the size of its offering to as high as $2.7 billion US on Friday. [Read entire story]

Fiat Chrysler 1st quarter profit falls 47%

Carmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Friday reported a 47 per cent drop in profits for the first quarter of the year due largely to changes in production, but expressed confidence that new models will help the company [Read entire story]

40,460 new GM pickups to be recalled in Canada because of block heater fire risk

General Motors is recalling over 368,000 pickups and other trucks worldwide, including 40,457 in Canada, because of fires caused by engine block heater cords. [Read entire story]

Cyclone Fani slams Indian coast, with Bangladesh in sight

Cyclone Fani tears through India's eastern coast on Friday as a Grade 5 storm, lashing beaches with rain and wind gusting up to 205 km/h, and affecting weather as far away as Mount Everest. [Read entire story]

Drug company founder convicted of bribing doctors with money, strippers to sell more Fentanyl

A pharmaceutical company founder accused of paying doctors millions of dollars in bribes to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray is convicted in a case that exposed such marketing tactics as using a [Read entire story]

Breast implants tied to cancer remain on U.S. market, under review by Health Canada

U.S. health authorities are allowing a type of breast implant with links to cancer to stay on the market. The same implant is under review by Health Canada. [Read entire story]

Beyond Meat stock more than doubles on first day of trading

Beyond Meat, a maker of meat alternatives, went public on stock markets on Thursday, and investors quickly drove up the price of the shares within minutes of being able to finally sink their teeth into the company. [Read entire story]

Rockets’ Chris Paul fined $35K for contact with official in Game 1 loss

Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul has been fined $35,000 for what the NBA called "aggressively confronting and recklessly making contact" with an official during Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals. [Read entire story]

Tottenham stuns Man City to reach semifinals

Fernando Llorente sent Tottenham into its first European Cup semifinal in 57 years and ended Manchester City's quadruple hopes by scoring the decider in a breathtaking Champions League game that produced seven goals and [Read entire story]

Some activity restored in brains of slaughtered pigs, study reports

Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical advances and questions about the definition of death. [Read entire story]

Ajax, Barcelona move on to semis, Ronaldo denied 4th straight title

Ajax eliminated another one of the favourites from the Champions League as it won 2-1 at Juventus on Tuesday to reach the semifinals for the first time since 1997 and end Cristiano Ronaldo's hopes of a fourth straight [Read entire story]

Canada’s Moore-Towers, Marinaro skate to 3rd at World Team Trophy

European champions Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres of France won the pairs free skate at figure skating’s World Team Trophy on Saturday, finishing more than 20 points clear of Canadian bronze medallists Kirsten [Read entire story]

Disney’s share price skyrockets as investors bet on new streaming service

Walt Disney shares rocketed to an all-time high Friday after the company moved aggressively into the streaming arena [Read entire story]

Canada glides into 4th place at ISU World Team Trophy

Three 4th place finishes in Friday's events has moved Canada from 5th to 4th overall at the ISU World Team Trophy figure skating competition. [Read entire story]