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China says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Beijing

Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping

BEIJING — Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday. Kim’s trip follows his groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump in Singapore last week that resulted in a surprise announcement of a U.S. suspension of military drills with its South Korean ally. Security was tight Tuesday morning at the Beijing airport where paramilitary police prevented journalists from shooting photos. A motorcade was seen leaving the airport in vehicles that were not apparently carrying flags. The state media reports did notRead More


Police say Ont. restaurant bombing 'complex case'

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‘The beauty of our land is going to be drastically changed’: Wildfire evacuees worry about community left behind

'The beauty of our land is going to be drastically changed': Wildfire evacuees worry about community left behind

As the evacuation of Little Grand Rapids, Man. winds down residents from the community are left worried about their community. A total of around 1100 people from Little Grand Rapids and the nearby Pauingassi First Nation had to be flown to Winnipeg due to a large wildfire burning out of control near the two communities. As of Thursday afternoon the Canadian Red Cross said 18 people remained in Little Grand Rapids while 219 people still required transportation out of Pauingassi. The Red Cross expected Thursday afternoon that everyone would beRead More


Unattended cooking causes fire at student residence

Waterloo Fire

Waterloo Fire says an unattended cooking pan is to blame for a fire at a student residence Saturday. Crews responded to a high-rise student building at 315 King Street North between Columbia Street and University Avenue around 4:30 p.m. They say the fire was in the residence’s common cooking area and sprinklers located in the room were able to extinguish the fire completely. Fire officials say upon investigation it was determined to be unattended cooking that was the cause. Some students were evacuated, but there were no injuries. Officials sayRead More


Ottawa to determine if military needed for N.B. flood cleanup

Ottawa to determine if military needed for N.B. flood cleanup

FREDERICTON — Ottawa is stepping into help flood-weary residents clean up as floodwaters continue their long-awaited retreat in New Brunswick. Premier Brian Gallant announced Thursday that the province has asked the Armed Forces to conduct a “reconnaissance mission” to determine if the military could provide assistance in the cleanup. The federal government has agreed and has assigned a reconnaissance team to determine what assistance members can provide. Federal Environment data indicate water levels in Fredericton receded to about 6.4 metres above sea level early today, putting the city below theRead More


Brampton crash sends two people to hospital

brampton crash

Two people have been taken to hospital with various injuries following a two-vehicle crash in Brampton Tuesday night. The collision took place at around 7:45 p.m. in the area of Williams Parkway and Airport Road. Peel Regional Police said one person had to be extracted by firefighters after one of the vehicles involved struck a pole. Following the crash, a male was taken to a trauma centre with non-life-threatening injuries and a female was transported to a local hospital with unspecificed injuries. Officers said their major collision bureau will beRead More


Naveed Anwar announced as new face of Sask. Liberal Party

NAVEED ANWAR

Naveed Anwar has been announced as the new leader of the Saskatchewan Liberal Party. The news was revealed on Saturday afternoon in Saskatoon. Anwar takes over from Tara Jijian, who was serving as interim leader since the fall of 2017.   Anwar is the owner of a tax consulting firm with operations in both Saskatoon and Prince Albert. He grew up in Pakistan and has a master’s degree in political science.  Anwar said the province has to work together to build a place that is more fair, so that everyone inRead More


City is ‘proud’ it appears to be cleaner, but still needs help

City is ‘proud’ it appears to be cleaner, but still needs help

The snow is all gone but it’s left a few things behind: winter grime, dirt and garbage. They’re all visible on sidewalks and greenspaces, and the City of Edmonton is asking people to pull together to clean up. “The city cannot do it all. The city is getting bigger; we have a limited number of staff who can deal with that problem,” Don Belanger, who helps run Capital City Clean Up (CCCU), said. CCCU is recruiting volunteers for its annual clean up events. People can pick up kits with suppliesRead More


New charges for California dad in child torture case

David Allen Turpin

Amy Taxin, The Associated Press Published Friday, May 4, 2018 6:55PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 4, 2018 10:31PM EDT RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Prosecutors have filed eight new charges against a California father accused of shackling and starving some of his 13 children, alleging that he lied on government forms about their schooling. The Riverside County district attorney’s office said Friday that David Turpin was charged with eight felony counts of perjury related to paperwork he filed yearly with the California Department of Education certifying his children were receiving aRead More


Tony-Proudfoot Park will honour football star, ALS advocate

A park in Pointe-Claire will be named after the late Tony Proudfoot, a football star and ALS advocate. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]