CTV News - Top Stories MH370 search ends after three years 2017-01-17T06:19:00.000000Z After nearly three years, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in futility and frustration Tuesday, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean without finding a trace of the plane. Photos, romance novels inspire computer program's one-of-a-kind songs 2017-01-17T03:01:00.000000Z Can an artificial intelligence learn to write songs like a human artist? That's the question researchers at the University of Toronto are trying to tackle, using a library of romance novels and images as inspiration for their computer program. RCMP say someone did $500K damage to a pipeline in Alberta 2017-01-16T23:53:33.000000Z Mounties are investigating after a pipeline in northwestern Alberta was vandalized, causing more than $500,000 damage. Amanda Todd's mom reaches crowdfunding goal to attend Netherlands trial 2017-01-16T22:30:00.000000Z The mother of a B.C. teen who died by suicide after being sexually exploited online has exceeded her crowdfunding goal to travel to the Netherlands for the trial of a Dutch citizen who will eventually be extradited to Canada to face charges in connection with her daughter’s death. Istanbul nightclub attacker who killed 39 caught: reports 2017-01-16T21:51:00.000000Z A gunman suspected of killing 39 people during a New Year's attack on an Istanbul nightclub has been caught in a police operation, Turkish media reports said early Tuesday. Vice chief of defence Mark Norman removed from post 2017-01-16T16:59:00.000000Z Canada's second-highest ranking military officer has been removed from his post without explanation. Ethics watchdog to investigate PM's use of Aga Khan's private helicopter 2017-01-16T14:27:00.000000Z Canada's ethics watchdog plans to take a closer look at Justin Trudeau's recent family holiday at the Aga Khan's private island in the Bahamas -- the first-ever such investigation of a sitting prime minister. At least 1 Canadian killed, 2 injured in Mexico nightclub shooting 2017-01-16T13:16:00.000000Z Global Affairs Canada has confirmed that one Canadian has been killed and they’re investigating reports of a second Canadian death during an attack at a Mexican nightclub in the early hours of Monday morning. Trudeau speaks of common political mission with Trump of supporting middle class 2017-01-16T12:35:00.000000Z Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reminded a large town hall audience in Nova Scotia that he and U.S. president-elect Donald Trump rode to power through committing to help the middle class, though he conceded working with the new regime is going to present challenges. 'Pools of blood:' Calgary triple-murder trial hears from dead boy's mother 2017-01-16T11:29:00.000000Z The mother of a five-year-old boy testified Monday that she found blood everywhere -- but no bodies -- when she arrived at her parents' home to pick up her son after a sleepover.