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Trump claims spy infiltrated his 2016 campaign, but his lawyer casts doubt

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Anne Flaherty, Catherine Lucey and Jonathan Lemire, The Associated Press Published Friday, May 18, 2018 9:08PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 18, 2018 9:43PM EDT WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump accused the Justice Department on Friday of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign — an allegation his own lawyer said might not be true. Promoting a theory that is circulating in conservative circles, Trump quoted Fox Business anchor David Asman and tweeted: “Apparently the DOJ put a Spy in the Trump Campaign. ThisRead More


Longboarding teen in Prince Albert run over by vehicle he was riding behind

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CTV Saskatoon Published Friday, May 18, 2018 2:26PM CST Last Updated Friday, May 18, 2018 2:34PM CST A teen who was longboarding while holding onto a friend’s vehicle in Prince Albert sustained a major head injury when he was run over by the vehicle, according to the city’s police service. The 17-year-old boy fell from the board and was run over by the Jeep’s rear wheel, police said in a news release. He sustained head trauma and was unconscious when emergency crews arrived at the scene, the 1600 block ofRead More


No criminal charges against man who waved Nazi flag in Montreal: police

No criminal charges against man who waved Nazi flag in Montreal: police

Montreal police say there won’t be any criminal charges laid against a man who waved a Nazi flag from atop a condo building during a May Day protest earlier this month. The man was photographed holding the flag on the roof of a condo building on Hutchison Street in the city’s Park Extension neighbourhood on May 2 as demonstrators walked below. Police were notified after the image was posted on the Facebook page of a neighbourhood group called the Parc-Ex Action Squad. The Montreal police’s hate crimes division investigated theRead More


Old Maple Leaf plant being turned into cannabis facility

Cannabis company takes over Maple Leaf plant.

An old meat processing plant in Winnipeg is turning over a new leaf. The former Maple Leaf building on Warman Road is being taken over by cannabis company GrowForce Holdings, where it plans to open its flagship cannabis-cultivating facility. The company plans to grow, test and package cannabis products in the facility, which is set to open in 2019. In the future, GrowForce Holdings also wants to create a research and development lab. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA NewsRead More


‘Guests are welcome to stand’: Stadium clarifies concert rules

‘Guests are welcome to stand’: Stadium clarifies concert rules

CTV Regina Published Monday, May 14, 2018 5:54PM CST Last Updated Monday, May 14, 2018 6:55PM CST Fans headed to the Eagles concert on Thursday night will be able to stand up to enjoy the show, as long as they are considerate of other fans. The Regina Exhibition Association Ltd. (REAL) clarified the policy on Monday afternoon. On Friday, REAL said fans would need to “remain seated during the concert.” It also said concertgoers weren’t allowed to take photos of the concert on their cellphones. On Monday, REAL send outRead More


Sask. Fashion Week features 11-year-old designer, Indigenous talent

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The youngest designer ever to be featured at Sask. Fashion Week took to the runway on Saturday night to show off her new collection. Raina Haus is only 11-years-old. She made her debut at Sask. Fashion Week in 2015, when she showed off a dress that she had designed and sewn herself at just 8-years-old. Just three years later she unveiled a full collection featuring half a dozen dresses. Indigenous designer Stephanie Gamble was also featured during Saturday night’s fashion shows. Gamble, who hails from the Beardy’s and Okemasis’ CreeRead More


Renewed optimism as price of oil reaches four year high, fuel prices expected to follow suit

Renewed optimism as price of oil reaches four year high, fuel prices expected to follow suit

As the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) eclipsed the $70 US mark for the first time since late 2014, experts in Alberta say the higher price of oil is great for the economy but will likely translate to higher prices for motorists. “The higher oil price will help our energy producers and our provincial government and our economy so, overall, that’s a positive,” said Todd Hirsch, “On the downside, it probably will translate into a little higher prices at the fuel pump.” “Moving into holiday season, travel season, it will takeRead More


Mueller team questions Trump friend Tom Barrack

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WASHINGTON — Investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller have interviewed one of President Donald Trump’s closest friends and confidants, California real estate investor Tom Barrack, The Associated Press has learned. Barrack was interviewed as part of the federal investigation of possible co-ordination between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 election, according to three people familiar with the matter who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations. The specific topics covered in questions from Mueller’s team were not immediately clear. One of the people who spokeRead More


Wynne vows to expand Greenbelt into Waterloo Region

Wynne vows to expand Greenbelt into Waterloo Region

Ontario’s governing Liberals are promising to expand a large stretch of protected land around the Toronto region if re-elected next month, a pledge that comes after the province’s Tories backtracked on a promise to allow housing development in the green space. The future of the Greenbelt — the world’s largest permanently protected green space — has been a political hot potato roughly a week before Ontario’s election campaign gets underway. Premier Kathleen Wynne vowed Wednesday to extend the Greenbelt into ecologically sensitive areas such as the Waterloo and Paris/Galt MoraineRead More


Cavaliers beat Raptors 113-112 in overtime of Game 1

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TORONTO – Cleveland star LeBron James had 26 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds to lift the Cavaliers to a 113-112 overtime win over the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday, striking first in their much-anticipated second-round playoff series. Jonas Valanciunas had 21 points and 21 rebounds, while DeMar DeRozan had 22 points, Kyle Lowry finished with 18 points and 10 assists, and Pascal Siakam had 11 points. Turnovers proved costly for the Raptors, who will try to even up the series in Thursday’s Game 2. They coughed up 21 points onRead More