NEW YORK—Jose Bautista decided it was time to take charge—not with his bat but with his feet.
The Toronto slugger stole second base without a throw with two outs in the ninth inning and then scored when Dioner Navarro hit a go-ahead single, lifting the Blue Jays over the N.Y. Yankees 5-4 yesterday for their first series win in the Bronx in nearly two years.
VANCOUVER — A Canadian company is partnering with a Chinese firm in anticipation of building two more nuclear reactors in Romania that could be worth $1.5 billion for Canada’s economy.
NANAIMO, B.C.—Two people have been killed in a small plane crash near Nanaimo on Vancouver Island.
Transportation Safety Board spokesman Bill Yearwood said the plane, an “amateur-built” Avid amphibious aircraft, crashed on take-off from the Nanaimo Airport in Cassidy on Saturday evening.
Cassidy is about 20 km southeast of Nanaimo.
TORONTO — An online video hoax of a shark in Lake Ontario that caused real-world consternation this past week demonstrates the attention-grabbing risks marketers are taking in an increasingly media-fractured universe, experts say.
The problem, they say, is efforts to stand out from the crowd via “prankvertising” or “guerrilla” marketing can easily backfire.
Health & Wellness
NEW YORK — Nearly a third of children in a national survey didn’t have an accurate idea of their own weight — most of them heavy or obese children who viewed themselves as normal.
These false impressions were more common in black and Mexican-American children than in white kids, the survey found.
PARIS — French soldiers on Friday secured one of the black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that went down in restive northern Mali with the loss of at least 116 people, French President Francois Hollande said Friday.
Terrorism has not been ruled out as a cause of the crash, although officials say the most likely cause is bad weather.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are about to revisit one of North America’s most remarkable troves of late Pleistocene fossils: The bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet deep at the bottom of a sinkhole-type cave.
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — Police have released surveillance video of a trio of naked thieves stealing 60 hamburgers from an eatery in southwest Florida.
Police say the men — two entirely naked and one in his underwear — broke in early Sunday and left a trail of red peppers on the beach.
In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. “Mama, may I hug you?”