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ABC News reporter suspended for ‘serious error’ on Flynn report

Jocelyn Noveck, The Associated Press Published Saturday, December 2, 2017 8:30PM EST Last Updated Saturday, December 2, 2017 9:50PM EST NEW YORK — ABC News on Saturday suspended investigative reporter Brian Ross for four weeks without pay for his erroneous report on Michael Flynn, which it called a “serious error.” Ross, citing an unnamed confidant of Flynn, the former national security adviser, had reported Friday that during the presidential campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump had directed Flynn to make contact with the Russians. That would have been an explosive development inRead More


Iconic Orillia landmark gets a fresh start

Phase one of the Sundial Lakeview Retirement Residence in Orillia had its official ribbon-cutting ceremony today. According to its new owners, the opening was several years in the making. “It’s been about a just a little over two and a half year journey from the purchase of the land, to the development, to the final completion,” says Yaseen Nimjee. It’s a four-storey, spacious modern design with one hundred suites. The residence is loaded with amenities like a theatre, game room, fitness centre and hair salon. “We feel we wanted toRead More


Pedestrian struck, killed on Preston Avenue

An 89-year-old Saskatoon woman is dead after a crash on Preston Avenue South. The woman, a pedestrian, was walking westbound across Preston Avenue at East Drive late Friday afternoon when she was hit by a southbound vehicle. The vehicle was being driven by a 71-year-old man, according to police. Officers and emergency crews were still on scene as of 7 p.m. and police said they expect traffic restrictions to remain in place for several hours. Drivers are asked to avoid the area. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories fromRead More


City forced to remove enormous tree after man pours gasoline on it

A Barrie man fed up with an enormous soft maple tree took matters into his own hands to get it removed by pouring gasoline all over it. Earlier this week, Chris Peyton witnessed his neighbour approach the large tree on the corner of Belcourt Avenue with several white pails. “I witnessed my neighbour from on the other side of the fence on my front yard with a couple of big white 20 litre pails of gasoline splashing on the tree,” says Peyton. The gasoline was enough to do damage toRead More


NBA scores: Love leads Cavs over Heat after LeBron ejection

CLEVELAND — Kevin Love scored 32 of his 38 points in the first half, LeBron James was ejected for the first time in his career and the Cleveland Cavaliers extended their longest winning streak since 2015 to nine games by downing the Miami Heat 108-97 on Tuesday night. Love had his way with every defender Miami put on him, finishing 10 of 16 from the field and 14 of 17 on free throws. He scored 22 in the first quarter and the Cavs opened a 27-point lead before halftime. JamesRead More


Homeless Samaritan to get house, dream truck with US$385K in donations

PHILADELPHIA — A New Jersey woman has raised more than $385,000 for a Philadelphia homeless man who came to her roadside aid — enough to buy him a home and his dream truck, and provide him with a small annual salary. Kate McClure said on her GoFundMe page Tuesday that an attorney and financial adviser helped 34-year-old Johnny Bobbitt Jr. come up with the plan. McClure, of Florence Township, ran out of gas on an Interstate 95 exit ramp late one night in Philadelphia. Bobbitt walked a few blocks toRead More


Giant Tiger investigating after Indigenous man alleges racial profiling

An employee of the retail chain Giant Tiger has been temporarily suspended and the company is apologizing after an Indigenous man recorded video showing a white employee following him around a store. The video was posted on the Facebook account of Maxine Stephanie Goforth, who says it shows her youngest son facing “racial profiling and harassment.” In the video, drywaller Zeke Bigknife can be seen with a store employee closely trailing behind him as he does groceries in Regina, Sask. “This guy’s just following me around G.T. every time IRead More


Pop star crashes hockey practice

Some Whistler teens got quite the surprise when Justin Bieber showed up to play. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Toronto Argonauts confident they can upset Calgary Stampeders in Grey Cup

Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, November 25, 2017 3:31PM EST Last Updated Saturday, November 25, 2017 5:44PM EST OTTAWA — The Toronto Argonauts do not sell themselves short even if they are the betting underdog to the Calgary Stampeders in the Grey Cup game. The Argos feel they are a different team to the one that lost twice to Calgary in August, when quarterback Ricky Ray and the offence laboured to move the ball against the CFL’s best defence. For one, they have added a ground attack sinceRead More


Premier Notley outlines results of her pipeline pitch in Ontario

Premier Rachel Notley addressed a gathering in Calgary on Thursday where she shared some of the details of her recent pipeline meetings in Ontario. Speaking at a conference of the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association, Notley said that her meetings in Ontario were fruitful. “When I’ve been speaking Canadians out east, to the moderate majority about what’s at stake, about the importance of our energy industry to the economic security of hundreds of thousands of working families across this country, and about how we can tackle climate change and at theRead More