Pilots make the final call on whether it's safe to land a plane in bad weather, such as the conditions that prevailed early Sunday when an Air Canada passenger jet crashed at Halifax airport, aviation industry experts say.
The parents of a four-year-old girl with cerebral palsy are planning to file a complaint with the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal after being told by a local indoor playground that their daughter could not use the space because she would violate their "socks only" policy.
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says an Air Canada plane that crashed at the Halifax Airport touched down more than 300 metres before arriving at the runway and hit an antenna array on the ground.
The system of awards for the pain and suffering of the country's most severely wounded soldiers is about to be overhauled as the Harper government attempts to defuse a volatile issue within the angry veterans community.
As German prosecutors search for what might have motivated co-pilot Andreas Lubitz to deliberately smash the Germanwings plane carrying 149 other people into the French Alps, many experts caution against speculating on a diagnosis.
Two bodies were found Sunday amid rubble from the Manhattan apartment building collapse three days earlier and authorities said everyone was accounted for since the apparent gas explosion that caused a massive fire and altogether levelled three buildings and damaged a fourth.
A two-day Arab summit ended Sunday with a vow to defeat Iranian-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen and the formal unveiling of plans to form a joint Arab intervention force, setting the stage for a potentially dangerous clash between U.S.-allied Arab states and Tehran over influence in the region.