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APPLE CONFIRMS IT WAS SELECTIVELY HACKED IN NUDE PHOTOS CASE

There’s confirmation from Apple that some of its accounts were targeted and hacked-into ..and that lead to the posting online of some celebrity nude photos. Apple says it found some individual accounts had been compromised – but there wasn’t a … read more

SECOND U.S. JOURNALIST REPORTEDLY BEHEADED

The terrorist group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (I-SIS) has purportedly released a video that shows the beheading of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff. The video of reporter James Foley’s beheading released in August also showed Sotloff, warning he would be … read more

CHOW VOWS TO RAISE LAND TRANSFER TAX ON MANSIONS

Toronto mayoral hopeful Olivia Chow pledges to make the city’s land transfer tax ”more progressive.” If elected in the October municipal election, she vows to add one percent to the tax on homes and condos that sell for over $2-million. … read more

MEDICAL MARIJUANA WANNA-BE’S OVERWHELM HEALTH CANADA

The Health Canada agency is being swamped by a so-called “green rush.” That’s because the number of Canadian companies applying for lucrative licenses for medical marijuana – tops one thousand. So far,  there have been only two new licenses approved this … read more

HARPER HEADED TO BRITAIN FOR NATO SUMMIT

Leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization will gather for a summit in Wales this week. They will discuss the growing threat by Russian forces in Ukraine. Prime Minister Stephen Harper will represent Canada at the summit. They are expected … read more

HELSINKI PHILHARMONIC APPOINTS FIRST FEMALE MUSIC DIRECTOR

The Helsinki Philharmonic has become one of the few orchestras to be led by a female chief conductor. Helsinki has announced that Susanna Malkki will take over the podium in 2016. She becomes one of the few female music directors … read more

EXPERIMENTAL HEART DRUG CUTS CHANCES OF DYING OR HOSPITALIZATION BY 20 PERCENT

It’s said to be one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade.  A new study – the largest of its kind – has discovered that an experimental drug lowered the chances of early death or … read more

POLICE ASK MOTORISTS AND PEDESTRIANS TO KEEP SAFETY TOP OF MIND ON FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

Another school year begins today as police across the province launch their back to school safety campaigns.   Toronto Police Constable Hugh Smith tells CP24 it’s all about being more aware of the surroundings.  “We want people to start to take … read more

BRIT PM PROPOSES SEIZING PASSPORTS OF JIHADISTS FROM THE UK

  British Prime Minister David Cameron today unveiled a package of new laws in Parliament that would give the government additional powers to fight terrorism. Under Cameron’s proposed new laws police would have the power to seize passports from some … read more

PLACIDO DOMINGO TO CLOSE iTUNES FESTIVAL

Famed Spanish tenor Placido Domingo will be the closing act at this year’s iTunes Festival in London, England. The month-long festival includes the likes of Ed Sheeran, Pharrell Williams, Kylie Minogue, Mary J. Blige and Robert Plant. Domingo will perform on … read more