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NBA scores: 76ers advance to second round with win over Heat

Philadelphia 76ers advance in NBA playoffs

PHILADELPHIA – Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons shined again in front of rapper Meek Mill, and the dominant duo ushered the nightmares-into-dreams Process of the Philadelphia 76ers into the second round with a 104-91 win over the Miami Heat on Tuesday night. The 76ers, winners of 10 games just two seasons ago, are in the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs for the first time since 2012. They await the winner of Milwaukee-Boston. The Celtics lead the series 3-2. The Sixers won the series 4-1 and turned the WellsRead More


Restoring faith and confidence, in the wake of a violent attack

Restoring faith and confidence, in the wake of a violent attack

It was a clean-up to restore faith and confidence, as hundreds gathered along Windsor’s Ganachio Trail. The trail was the scene of a violent attack back in October. 75 year old Anne Widholm was on her daily walk when a man approached her and beat her. On Saturday, the community came together to show support for the senior who remains in hospital in critical condition and do a little clean-up as a way to show the trail is still a safe space. Laurie Harrison helped to organize the community clean-upRead More


Task force examining sex assaults deemed unfounded forges ahead

A review into why Waterloo Region might surpass the national rate for declaring sexual assault cases as unfounded is nearing completion. Dozens of community groups and organizations were invited to be part of the task force last year, after an investigation by The Globe and Mail found that 27 per cent of sexual assault reports made to Waterloo Regional Police between 2011 and 2015 were classified as unfounded. The national average was 19 per cent. Chief Bryan Larkin says the task force was divided into two working groups. One groupRead More


Police searching for suspect after sexual assault

Waterloo Regional Police

Waterloo Regional Police are searching for a suspect after a woman was assaulted in Kitchener. Police say they responded to reports of an assault around 6 a.m. Sunday morning. They say around 3 a.m. a woman was walking southbound on King Street South near Union Street, when she was approached from behind by an unknown man who sexually assaulted her. The man was last seen after the assault walking northbound on King Street. The woman was treated and released from hospital. Police say the man is described as having lightRead More


Multiple Saskatoon departing flights cancelled due to weather

Saskatoon Airport

Multiple flights departing Saskatoon on Sunday have been cancelled due to weather, according to a tweet from the Saskatoon Airport. As of Sunday morning, one Delta Airlines flight going to Minneapolis and three Air Canada flights travelling to Toronto were cancelled. Two Air Canada flights departing Toronto and landing in Saskatoon were also cancelled. According to Environment Canada, southern Ontario was hit was with an ice storm on Saturday. Freezing rain and heavy winds are expected to continue Sunday. There are some flight cancellations this morning due to weather elsewhereRead More


SPVM trying to locate girl, 14, last seen Thursday

Isaora Thaisa Tavares Assuncao

Montreal police are appealing to the public to help locate a teen who left home in Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc Extension on Thursday and has not been seen since. Isaora Thaisa Tavares Assuncao is 14-years-old, stands 5’7 and weighs 130 lbs. She has brown eyes and communicates in French.  She was last seen wearing a black windbreaker with a black and grey sweater with matching pants. She was wearing black running shoes and carrying a pale blue backpack.  Tavares Assuncao can normally be found in a McDonald’s or at Galeries d’Anjou. Her familyRead More


Slick roads likely to blame for two-vehicle crash

Two cars collided in Kitchener Saturday afternoon

Two cars collided in Kitchener Saturday afternoon as freezing rain descended on the region. The accident happened around 11:30 a.m. at Highland Road West and Westforest Trail. Waterloo Regional Police say the two cars collided after the car travelling behind could not stop in time and rear-ended the car in front. Police say not enough stopping distance and bad road conditions were to blame, but charges are not likely. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Businesses beside Lang’s Cafe picking up pieces after fire

Businesses beside Lang's Cafe picking up pieces after fire

Businesses beside Lang’s Cafe are starting to pick up the pieces after a fire left the restaurant in ruins. Miyosiwin Salon Spa suffered smoke and water damage as firefighters doused the blaze on Wednesday, leaving the owner uncertain about what the salon’s future holds at the Broad street location. “It just feels likea bad dream still,” Jennifer Dubois said emotionally. “I don’t know, you’re just on a rollercoaster of emotion everyday. You’re fine one minute and then the next you’re not.” Dubois opened the salon in early 2017, but nowRead More


Ontario Tories significantly more popular with male voters than Liberals: poll

Doug Ford

A new poll indicates a dramatic gender divide in how Ontarians plan to vote in the spring election, with the Progressive Conservatives significantly more popular with men than the other two major parties. A phone survey conducted by Ekos Research Associates found just over 50 per cent of men said they would vote for the Tories “if the election was held tomorrow,” or were leaning towards voting for them. That’s compared with roughly 27 per cent of men who said they would support or were leaning towards supporting the governingRead More


Individual in custody after weapons incident in Sydney store: police

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Police say a person was found barricaded into a shelving unit in a store in Sydney, N.S. Cape Breton Regional Police responded to Home Depot after receiving a report of a person with a weapon inside Friday afternoon. According to police, the individual has since been apprehended and taken into custody. Police say the individual has been taken to hospital for further observation. The investigation is ongoing. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines