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Toronto Star | Canada's Freshest Source for Canadian News en-ca Sun, 23 Jul 2017 20:37:54 -0400 Sun, 23 Jul 2017 20:37:54 -0400 RSS Generator Encarnacion overpowers Blue Jays in series opener Ex-Jay star Edwin Encarnacion flirts with cycle, hits homer milestone at Progressive Field. Sat, 22 Jul 2017 02:52:00 -0400 Israeli troops in West Bank put on high alert after stabbing, unrest Following a relatively quiet day, violence resumed late Saturday near the epicentre of the current crisis in the Old City of Jerusalem. Sat, 22 Jul 2017 12:28:00 -0400 Canada falls to U.S. in women’s lacrosse World Cup final Silver is Canada’s third World Cup medal in a row. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 01:48:00 -0400 At least eight officers dead in Afghanistan as Taliban seize two districts, police say “We had no choice but to retreat,” western Ghor province police chief said of second Taliban attack in two days. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:07:00 -0400 Indonesian president says police can shoot drug traffickers who resist arrest Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo called for firm action by law enforcement, saying Indonesia is in ‘a narcotics emergency position now.’ Sun, 23 Jul 2017 17:08:00 -0400 Plan to put Supreme Court under political control sparks nationwide protests in Poland Polish democracy icon and former president Lech Walesa addressed a protest in Gdansk, urging young Poles to fight to preserve the separation of powers that his Solidarity movement helped to achieve more than 25 years ago. Sat, 22 Jul 2017 22:09:00 -0400 Trump firing Mueller would trigger ‘cataclysm’ in Washington, Chuck Schumer says Senate Democratic leader says firing special counsel or pardoning himself would be a tipping point for Trump, as president’s lawyers dismiss claims that pardons are even being discussed. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 22:01:00 -0400 Trump denounces ‘illegal leaks’ in new accounts of his campaign’s contact with Russia The president lashed out in a series of tweets Saturday following a new report on Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ contacts with a Russian envoy. At the same time, U.S. congressional leaders were preparing an agreement on new sanctions that would target Russia. Sat, 22 Jul 2017 15:06:00 -0400 Trump calls newly commissioned $12.9-billion warship a ‘100,000-ton message to the world’ U.S. allies will rest easy, Trump said, but America’s enemies will “shake with fear” when they see the USS Ford. In March, Trump was less complimentary, saying some technology aboard the new battleship “costs hundreds of millions of dollars … and it’s no good.” Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:37:00 -0400 Scaramucci purges Twitter account of tweets criticizing Trump Among the missives that disappeared into the digital ether on Saturday were a post referring to Trump’s campaign as a “spectacle,” as well as a post supporting strong gun laws. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 00:40:00 -0400