It will be an important summer for the Toronto Raptors as they look to build on the momentum of the best year in franchise history. With a couple of good additions through the NBA Draft, this squad is close to matching Cleveland as tops in the East.
Toronto did as expected in the NHL Draft, taking Austin Matthews with the first overall pick, giving the franchise its best center prospect since the days of Mats Sundin, but with the good young talent coming aboard, they still need a veteran leader.
The iconic Scottish duo, comprising of twins Charlie and Craig Reid, performed a solid set at Fairfield Halls, the last major act to play the 54-year-old venue before a two-year refurbishment plan begins in July.
Google is reportedly planning a move to disrupt the Android ecosystem by launching its own smartphone developed entirely in-house. Its current range of Nexus handsets are built by external companies. Google now wants control, abandoning the Nexus name.
Back in February, Indian telecoms firm Ringing Bells unveiled a smartphone that costs just $4. It quickly ran into trouble though, being investigated for fraud allegations and claims it directly copied other handsets. Four months on, it's finally on sale.
Canada's medical marijuana producers have a pot of problems on their hands. A looming labour dispute has them scrambling to find ways to get their marijuana medicine to customers should the need arise.
Poland would like to see Britain hold a second in-out referendum on EU membership, the leader of the country's ruling party said Monday, warning however the bloc would have to "radically change" for Britons to want to return."Our idea for today...
Port Harcourt -
Five foreign construction workers kidnapped last week with two Nigerian colleagues after their vehicle was attacked and driver killed have been released, officials said Monday, with two suffering serious injuries.
The US Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Texas law placing a raft of restrictions on abortion clinics, handing a major victory to the "pro-choice" camp in the country's most important ruling on the divisive issue in a generation.
Den Haag -
New lawyers representing the son of slain Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi announced Monday they will ask the International Criminal Court to quash the case against him as he has now been tried and convicted by a Libyan court.
Palo Alto -
U.S. President Barack Obama told the best and brightest in the technology industry on Friday that the government would partner with private industry to keep the Internet free and open to innovation.
Los Angeles -
Coming off the worst year in franchise history and losing one of their greatest players ever, one wouldn't expect much from the LA Lakers, but with the NBA Draft in the books, GM Mitch Kupchak is now looking towards free agency to find some help.