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Late Jays great Roy Halladay elected to Baseball Hall of Fame | CBC Sports

Late Jays great Roy Halladay elected to Baseball Hall of Fame | CBC Sports

Former Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay has been voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Halladay, who died in a plane crash on Nov. 7, 2017 at age 40, will be inducted into the national baseball shrine in Cooperstown, N.Y., this July along with Mariano Rivera, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina. Halladay, a two-time Cy…
Centrist Dems urge Pelosi to break shutdown stalemate

Centrist Dems urge Pelosi to break shutdown stalemate

Neither side has moved off the central point separating them: President Donald Trump doesn't want to end the shutdown until he has border wall money, and Democrats don't want to negotiate until the government is reopened. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Government Shutdown The Senate is prepping dueling votes while House centrists are pushing Pelosi to…
The big snubs and surprises from the Oscar nominations | CBC News

The big snubs and surprises from the Oscar nominations | CBC News

Netflix movie Roma and British historical romp The Favourite led the Oscar nominations Tuesday in a history-making lineup that left the best-picture race wide open. The prizes will be presented on Feb. 24. (Christopher Polk/Getty Images) This is not your father's Academy Awards, because this is not your father's Academy. The voting body who decide the…
LA teachers, school district reach tentative deal to end strike

LA teachers, school district reach tentative deal to end strike

A week-long strike by more than 30,000 Los Angeles teachers that has disrupted classes for nearly half a million students neared an end on Tuesday as the teachers' union and the second-largest US school district reached a tentative contract deal. A union leader said the negotiations, including an all-night session that ended around dawn on…
Six Nations: Bath centre Jonathan Joseph returns to England squad

Six Nations: Bath centre Jonathan Joseph returns to England squad

Jonathan Joseph's last England appearance came in the defeat by Ireland in the 2018 Six Nations Six Nations 2019: Ireland v England Venue: Aviva Stadium, Dublin Date: Saturday 2 February Kick-off: 16:45 BST Coverage: Live on BBC Radio 5 live, highlights on BBC Centre Jonathan Joseph has been added to the England squad heading to…
Argentine soccer player feared dead after plane disappears in English Channel | CBC News

Argentine soccer player feared dead after plane disappears in English Channel | CBC News

The search for the missing plane taking Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala to his new team in Wales was called off for the night on Tuesday with authorities not expecting to find any survivors in the English Channel. Police said floating objects had been seen in the water, but they were unable to confirm whether…