Shining Path captives freed after 20-plus years

Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of the Ashaninka indigenous group, being held captive by Shining Path rebels in a remote jungle region, an official said Saturday. Anti-terrorism police chief Gen. Jose Baella said that some ...

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Jays edged by Royals despite Jose Bautista’s 2 homers

Even with Troy Tulowitzki getting an afternoon off full-time duty, the Toronto Blue Jays smacked baseballs around Rogers Centre on Saturday with their usual power. Then the Kansas City Royals showed they could mash, too. Trade-deadline pickup Mark Lowe allowed ...

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HitchBOT destroyed in Philadelphia, ending U.S. tour

A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S. The Canadian researchers who created hitchBOT as a social experiment say someone in Philadelphia damaged the robot beyond repair on Saturday, ending its brief ...

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Monster trucks roar in Saskatoon

Monster trucks roared in Saskatoon today as drivers showcased their ability to crush cars, jump ramps, and pop wheelies.   “Other speedways across North America host different kinds of events, but this never happened here in Saskatoon,” said Brian Swidrovich, business development ...

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