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Russia’s doping capital gears up for World Cup

Olympic Sports Center

James Ellingworth, The Associated Press Published Monday, May 21, 2018 2:21PM EDT SARANSK, Russia — Nestled on the edge of the forest outside the Russian city of Saransk is the home of one of the most successful doping programs in history. Athletes from the V.M. Chegin Olympic Training Center dominated race-walking for over a decade, winning nine Olympic and 18 world championship medals between 2004 and 2016, when head coach Viktor Chegin was banned for life amid a blizzard of doping cases. Now Saransk — like Russia itself — wantsRead More


Royal wedding live: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle tie the knot

Royal wedding live: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle tie the knot

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been joined together as husband and wife in a ceremony marked by more than a touch of both British and Hollywood glamour. The couple exchanged their vows before more than 600 guests as well as millions of spectators around the globe, promising to love and cherish one another “till death us do part.” Highlights so far: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will receive new titles: Duke and Duchess of Sussex Wedding guests include Oprah, George and Amal Clooney, David and Victoria Beckham Markle isRead More


Man in his 20s injured after Scarborough shooting

Toronto Police

A male victim believed to be in his 20s is suffering from serious injuries after a shooting took place in Scarborough’s Golden Mile area on Thursday night. Officers were called to the area of Eglinton and Pharmacy avenues at around 10 p.m. Upon arrival at the scene, police said they located a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He was subsequently taken to a trauma centre in non-life-threatening condition. No information on any possible suspects has been released in connection with this case. Roads have been blocked off inRead More


Transport truck flips over at Ambassador Bridge

Truck crash

Heads up if you are travelling to the U.S. this afternoon, as a transport truck has flipped at the Ambassador Bridge. The rollover took place on Huron Church Road, north of College Avenue on Thursday. Police say the accident is blocking the main entrance to the bridge at the bend. There is minimal access through the duty free lot. Motorists are advised to use Wyandotte to access the bridge. The bridge’s manager of operations reports there are a minimal delays and traffic is being diverted to the Wyandotte Street Entrance.Read More


Oxygen tank explodes during house fire in Port McNicoll

Port McNicoll fire

CTV Barrie Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018 3:46PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 16, 2018 3:47PM EDT A house fire in Port McNicoll not only destroyed a home, but shocked neighbours who heard a loud explosion. The fire broke out late Tuesday afternoon at a house on the corner of Seventh Avenue and Assiniboia Street. Two people and two dogs were able to escape the home without injury. When fire crews arrived on scene, flames could be seen coming out of the back, front and roof of the home. TheRead More


As Hawaii erupts, scientists eye B.C.'s volcanoes

As Hawaii erupts, scientists eye B.C.'s volcanoes

As lava destroy homes in Hawaii, B.C. scientists say they’re keen on developing better technology to monitor volcanoes in our own backyard. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Cape Breton community mourns deaths of local fishermen

Cape Breton community mourns deaths of local fishermen

Alex Cooke, The Canadian Press Published Sunday, May 13, 2018 3:55PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 13, 2018 6:19PM EDT PORT HOOD, N.S. — As officials continue to investigate a fishing accident that left two men dead in Cape Breton, the small community of Port Hood is left trying to make sense of the tragedy. Hugh Watts, 39, and Glen MacDonald, 58, died Saturday after their fishing boat capsized off the coast of nearby Colindale less than 100 metres from the shore. Investigators say the two died as a result,Read More


Getting to know the candidates in Barrie-Innisfil

Getting to know the candidates in Barrie-Innisfil

Adam Ward and Beatrice Vaisman, CTV Barrie Published Friday, May 11, 2018 7:10PM EDT While a lot of political attention has been on the riding of Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte, the city has a second riding that the ruling Liberals arguably have more to lose in. Liberal incumbent Ann Hoggarth has represented the people of Barrie since 2014 when she snuck in a victory in what had been a conservative stronghold in recent years. With the city now split into two separate ridings, Hoggarth has chosen Barrie-Innisfil as the spot she wants toRead More


Crash in Kitchener leaves pedestrian hurt

Victoria Street crash

A pedestrian was taken to hospital Monday afternoon after being hit by a vehicle in downtown Kitchener. The collision occurred around 2:45 p.m. on Victoria Street near Ahrens Street. According to Waterloo Regional Police, the pedestrian’s injuries were not believed to be serious. It was not immediately clear whether either the pedestrian or the driver might face charges over the collision. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Toronto Blue Jays closer Osuna charged with assault, placed on administrative leave

Toronto Blue Jays closer Osuna charged with assault, placed on administrative leave

The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, May 8, 2018 1:37PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 8, 2018 2:36PM EDT Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna has been placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball after being charged with assault. The league says it is investigating the circumstances of the charges in accordance with the joint domestic violence policy between the league and the MLB Players Association. Toronto Police said Osuna will appear in court June 18, but wouldn’t provide more details. The 23-year-old Osuna is in his fourth MLB season,Read More