News How to protect your personal info on Facebook 2018-03-21T17:43:21.000000000-04:00 Facebook users who are worried about protecting their personal information in the wake of the alleged privacy breach by Cambridge Analytica have a few options at their disposal. Threat to U.S. high school traced to Ontario teen 2018-03-21T16:19:12.000000000-04:00 American authorities say a 14-year-old girl in Brantford, Ont., has been charged with threatening a high school in New Hampshire. Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook made mistakes on Cambridge Analytica 2018-03-21T16:01:21.000000000-04:00 Breaking more than four days of silence, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted mistakes and outlined steps to protect user data in light of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm. Canadian parents plead for mercy ahead of son's sentencing in NYC bomb plot 2018-03-21T16:00:00.000000000-04:00 The parents of a 20-year-old Canadian man convicted of plotting bombings in New York City say their son's history of mental illness and drug addiction made him vulnerable to ISIS manipulation. They're asking a U.S. judge to take that into consideration when he's sentenced next month. 'Speaking glove' translates sign language into speech 2018-03-21T15:29:18.000000000-04:00 Three polytechnic students in western India have developed a 'speaking glove' for the speech impaired that can interpret sign language and convert the message into speech through a mobile application. Alberta man pleads guilty after posing as retired U.S. marine at Remembrance Day events 2018-03-21T15:22:16.000000000-04:00 Peter Toth, 59, of Red Deer, Alta., pleaded guilty Wednesday to unlawful use of military medals and holding a false military certificate. A third charge, of wearing a fake military uniform, was dropped. U.S. Federal Reserve nudges up interest rates again, expects more to come 2018-03-21T14:11:19.000000000-04:00 The U.S. Federal Reserve has boosted a key interest rate, and signalled there are more hikes to come, as new chair Jerome Powell oversaw his first monetary policy decision since he took over in February. No opting out: Canadians soon to get emergency alerts on their phones 2018-03-21T14:07:35.000000000-04:00 Officials in Canada will soon be able to send a localized alert compelling compatible phones on an LTE network to emit an alarm — the same shrill beeping that accompanies TV and radio emergency alerts — and display a bilingual text warning in emergencies including Amber Alerts, forest fires, natu... Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson and wife Melinda reveal son was stillborn 2018-03-21T13:31:50.000000000-04:00 Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson and his wife Melinda say their son, who they named Axel, was stillborn. Liberals tried pilot project with Facebook data whistleblower in 2016: source 2018-03-21T13:15:04.000000000-04:00 The Canadian data scientist who admitted to helping political parties score electoral wins by exploiting the private information of millions of Facebook users also oversaw a short-lived pilot project for the federal Liberals shortly after the 2015 election, The Canadian Press reports.