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AB de Villiers retires from international cricket

Royal Challengers Bangalore's AB de Villiers

The Associated Press Published Wednesday, May 23, 2018 9:07AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 23, 2018 9:08AM EDT JOHANNESBURG – AB de Villiers has retired from all international cricket, keeping him from having one more go at winning a World Cup with South Africa. De Villiers, regarded as one of the best players of his generation, had been expected to stop his test career but it was a surprise that he retired from all formats. The 34-year-old De Villiers says “it’s about running out of gas and feeling that it’sRead More


Fire danger rating lowered to moderate in Muskoka

Campfire, bonfire

The forest fire danger rating in Muskoka has been lowered to moderate. Small fires are permitted in most areas, but no daytime burning is allowed. Last week, the fire danger rating was set to high and fireworks were banned in the Township of Muskoka Lakes. Residents are being encouraged to consult with their local fire departments for outdoor burning regulations.   Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Community members on evacuation standby as RM of Grahamdale issues state of emergency

Source: Linda Mouktar

Published Monday, May 21, 2018 11:58PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, May 22, 2018 12:06AM CST Some living in the rural municipality of Grahamdale are on evacuation standby, after a wildfire prompted a local state of emergency. The fire is burning roughly 2 hours north of Winnipeg near Ashern, Man. on the east side of Hwy. 6.  As of Monday night, people living between Mulvihill and Ashern were being told to prepare to evacuate.  Officials with the RM delivered notices door-to-door and updates were being posted to the municipality’s website andRead More


Police make major drug bust, seize $200K in drugs, cash

Drugs arrest

CTV Winnipeg Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 11:58AM CST Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 12:00PM CST Winnipeg Police Service, along with RCMP, carried out search warrants at a pair of homes in the East St. Paul and Lord Roberts areas Friday.  They arrested two men, who were taken into custody.  At a house in the 100 block of Eagle Creek Drive in East St. Paul police found one kilogram of cocaine worth $60,000, $45,000 in cash, two bulletproof vests, ammunition, cutting agents, money counters and multiple cellphones. During aRead More


Johnny Manziel has first practice with Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Johnny Manziel

The Canadian Press Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 10:50AM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 11:35AM EDT HAMILTON – It hasn’t taken long to see Johnny Manziel’s impact with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Roughly 200 fans took in the opening day of the CFL team’s training camp at Ron Joyce Stadium, which also happened to be Manziel’s first practice with the Ticats after signing with the club Saturday. That’s about double the normal fan turnout. And although the Ticats sold roughly two dozen Manziel jerseys after his signing, the onlyRead More


Kovac and Frankfurt stun Bayern 3-1 to win German Cup final

Frankfurt win cup

By Ciaran Fahey, The Associated Press Published Saturday, May 19, 2018 8:19PM EDT BERLIN — Niko Kovac stunned his future employer by leading Eintracht Frankfurt to a 3-1 win over Bayern Munich in the German Cup final on Saturday. The Frankfurt coach, who has agreed to take over from the retiring Jupp Heynckes in Munich next season, oversaw a committed performance from his side crowned by two goals from the impressive Ante Rebic. The Croatian striker scored early and late to cancel out Robert Lewandowski’s equalizer for Bayern. Bayern mightRead More


Booze ban lifted, Manitoba campers enjoy spirited long weekend

Province lifts campground booze ban

For the first time in 23 years, campers in several Manitoba provincial parks are able to crack a cold one while within park grounds. In 1995, lawmakers in Manitoba banned liquor on campgrounds during the long weekend in May, but recently decided to lift the ban at six of its busiest provincial parks following years of declining alcohol-related offences. The move came as a big positive to campers who want to enjoy a couple drinks while spending their long weekend in the great outdoors. “If you respect it and you’reRead More


Plane carrying more than 100 people crashes in Cuba

Plane carrying more than 100 people crashes in Cuba Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Kitchener teen remembered one year after fatal overdose

Zion Williams-Farrell died of a fentanyl overdose

Wednesday marked the one-year anniversary of the death of 14-year-old Zion Williams-Farrell. The Kitchener teenager was found dead in his room overdosing on fentanyl-laced Xanax. In Waterloo Region, opioid deaths are occurring most often in suburbs, not on the streets or in shelters. Last year, there were seven fatal overdoses in Kitchener, five in Cambridge and one in Waterloo. The total number is down compared to the same time last year, but police say that more naloxone kits have been used to save lives. For law enforcement, the growing concernRead More


PMJT calls for investigation after London doctor shot in Gaza

Canadian physician Tarek Loubani shot in Gaza Strip while providing medical care

Justin Trudeau says he is appalled by the shooting of a Canadian doctor who was trying to help wounded protesters in Gaza on Monday. The prime minister is adding his voice to the calls for an independent investigation into the shootings by Israeli soldiers on the Gaza border that killed 59 Palestinians and wounded hundreds more during Monday’s mass protests. In a statement, Trudeau describes the reported use of excessive force and live ammunition as “inexcusable.” He is calling for a thorough examination of the possible use of both excessiveRead More