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Russia adopts bill that could stymie trade with U.S.

Moscow

MOSCOW — Russia’s parliament on Tuesday adopted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States and imports to Russia from the U.S. and other countries. The bill, drafted by leading lawmakers at the State Duma in response to the latest round of U.S. sanctions, lays out a wide range of restrictions for U.S. businesses in Russia and for co-operation with the U.S. Among other things, the bill allows the Russian president to “ban or suspend co-operation with a hostile state” and ban imports of goods fromRead More


Canadians share how they celebrated the royal wedding in style

Canadians share how they celebrated the royal wedding in style

Despite the early hours, Canadians from coast to coast donned their finest fascinators, set out their scones, and tuned in to the royal wedding. Whether it was in their pyjamas or in dresses suitable for the grounds of Windsor Castle, royal fans celebrated Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in style. Here are some of the highlights from CTV News viewers. @CTVNews looking very Royal in Bath Ontario! The Ladies of Abby Dawn! #CTVRoyalWedding pic.twitter.com/Xm7PVyyerd — Vicki McConnell (@teachmcconnell) May 19, 2018 It’s early but it’s great! #RoyalWedding #CTVRoyalWedding pic.twitter.com/rQhO2j1XJh —Read More


CBC/Radio Canada warns employees their financial info may be at risk after theft

The CBC building

OTTAWA — Thousands of employees of Canada’s public broadcaster are being warned their personal information may have been compromised after a recent computer theft, the CBC said Wednesday. “The stolen equipment, while password protected, may contain electronic files, including some personal financial information” of people who recently worked for the CBC and Radio-Canada, the Crown corporation’s chief financial officer said in an email. Around 20,000 people could be affected, including current employees, outside contractors and some former employees who worked over the last 18 months, the broadcaster confirmed. But aRead More


Marchessault, Fleury lead Vegas in 3-1 win over Jets to tie series

Jonathan Marchessault scores against Jets

WINNIPEG – Jonathan Marchessault scored twice and Marc-Andre Fleury made 30 saves as the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Monday night to even the Western Conference final 1-1. Tomas Tatar also scored for the expansion Knights, while Reilly Smith added two assists. Kyle Connor replied for the Jets, who got 25 saves from Connor Hellebuyck. The series now shifts to Sin City for Game 3 on Wednesday and Game 4 on Friday. Game 5 will be back in Winnipeg on Sunday afternoon. Fleury, who has fourRead More


Markle seeks respect for dad after report he’ll skip wedding

Meghan Markle

LONDON – Kensington Palace says Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are requesting “understanding and respect” for Markle’s father after a celebrity news site reported he would not be coming to the royal wedding to walk his daughter down the aisle. The palace’s statement did not confirm the TMZ report on Monday that Thomas Markle had decided not to attend Saturday’s wedding in Windsor, England. The palace said earlier that it would not comment on the report. TMZ said Thomas Markle was upset over the way his decision to haveRead More


Tesla with Autopilot slams into truck stopped at red light | CTV News

Tesla in South Jordan, Utah

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah — A Tesla sedan with a semi-autonomous Autopilot feature has rear-ended a fire department truck at 60 mph (97 kph) apparently without braking before impact, but police say it’s unknown if the Autopilot feature was engaged. The cause of the Friday evening crash, involving a Tesla Model S and a fire department mechanic truck stopped at a red light, was under investigation, said police in South Jordan, a suburb of Salt Lake City. The crash, in which the Tesla driver was injured, comes as federal safety agenciesRead More


Suspect who fled police custody overnight arrested

Edmonton Police Service Generic

Police said a male who fled police custody late Wednesday night, but managed to escape, was arrested again early Thursday morning. Edmonton Police said officers pulled over a suspicious vehicle in the area of 141 Street and 121 Avenue at about 9:30 p.m. Officers took 22-year-old Luke Belcourt into custody, but he escaped the area on foot while still wearing handcuffs. Police issued an alert before 2 a.m. Thursday, asking for the public’s help to track Belcourt down. He was wanted for charges of escaping lawful custody, breach of recognizanceRead More


Vehicle strikes Saskatoon cyclist | CTV Saskatoon News

Saskatoon Police

A man is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle. On Friday around 4:22 p.m. Saskatoon police were called to the intersection of Arlington Avenue and Taylor Street East for a report of a collision involving a cyclist and a vehicle. When police arrived on scene, they found an injured 19-year-old man. The man was rushed to hospital and remains in critical condition. The investigation is ongoing. Traffic restrictions that were in place have since been lifted.  Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the worldRead More


$90K in pot products seized during dispensary raid

London Relief Centre (Sept. 20, 2017)

London police have seized over $90,000 in marijuana and pot-related products following a raid on a Richmond Street dispensary. Shortly after 6 a.m. Sunday, officers were called to the London Relief Centre for a break and enter in progress. Police say once there, the suspect fled the scene, dropping over $25,000 in pot. A search warrant was obtained and the following items were confiscated: • THC infused body oil: 57 vials, value $1,140 • THC infused vaporizing oil, 146 vials, value $2,920 • THC infused massage oil, 14 vials, valueRead More


Sandra Bullock’s stalker kills self in L.A. standoff: lawyer

Sandra Bullock

Christopher Weber, The Associated Press Published Thursday, May 3, 2018 4:09PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 3, 2018 5:40PM EDT LOS ANGELES — A man who killed himself during a standoff with Los Angeles police was convicted last year of breaking into Sandra Bullock’s home and stalking the Oscar-winning actress, his lawyer said Thursday. Joshua James Corbett missed a court date last month and on Wednesday barricaded himself inside his house when police arrived to serve an arrest warrant, attorney Steve Sitkoff told The Associated Press. Corbett was scheduled toRead More