latest national news today

 
 

Trump denies he used vulgarity to describe African countries

Trump denies he used vulgarity to describe African countries

Alan Fram and Jonathan Lemire, The Associated Press Published Friday, January 12, 2018 7:52AM EST Last Updated Friday, January 12, 2018 8:14AM EST Warning: This story contains vulgar language HL:Trump denies he used vulgarity to describe African countries@ WASHINGTON — In bluntly vulgar language, President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and “shithole countries” in Africa rather than places like Norway, as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to people briefed on the extraordinary Oval Office conversation. Trump on Friday denied usingRead More


Police seek suspect after teen sexually assaulted in fast food washroom on Centre Street N

Dairy Queen sex assault suspect

The Calgary Police Service has released surveillance camera stills of the suspect in a Monday afternoon assault of a female employee at a Dairy Queen on Centre Street N. According to police, a 16-year-old girl was cleaning the men’s washroom of the restaurant in the 1900 block of Centre St. N. at approximately 5:15 p.m. when a man entered the restroom and approached the teen. The employee exited the washroom and entered the women’s washroom but the man followed her. The suspect allegedly cornered the staff member in the women’sRead More


Option Solidaire? Party merger could be voted on Saturday

Two of Quebec’s dark horse political parties could be headed for a major shakeup on Saturday. Debates about a variety of issues will take place at Quebec Solidaire’s convention in Longueuil, but the biggest is a potential merger with Option Nationale. QS co-spokesperson Manon Masse acknowledged that discussions will be heated, but said the party is “ready” for the debate. Discussions over the potential merger with Sol Zanetti’s party concluded in October. Manon’s colleague Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois was among the architects of the deal. He called the deal “good for theRead More


McGill professors condemn religious neutrality bill

Not in their classrooms. More than 100 McGill University professors have jointly signed an open letter publicly condemning Quebec’s controversial Bill 62. The law, which bans religious face coverings when giving or receiving public services, has been widely denounced. The McGill faculty members called the bill “divisive and discriminatory politics,” adding that it specifically targets Muslim women. They stated in the letter that they will not enforce Bill 62 in classrooms, offices, or events. “We will do our best to support community members whose sense of safety, access, and inclusionRead More


Early morning fire causing traffic delays

An early morning fire on Flora Avenue is causing traffic delays. An official said a blaze in the 600 block of Flora Avenue has backed up traffic in the area, including Selkirk Avenue near McKenzie. The fire started shortly before 3 a.m. It is now under control but traffic is still congested in the area. No word yet on the cause. Crews remain on scene. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


13-year-old boy arrested after fleeing from stolen minivan

CTV London Published Tuesday, November 28, 2017 5:03PM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 28, 2017 5:07PM EST Charges are pending against a 13-year-old boy after he escaped a youth detention centre and allegedly stole a minivan. The van was reported stolen around midnight Tuesday, and was spotted at the intersection of Springbank Drive and Wonderland Road around 12 p.m. Tuesday. When police spotted the van, officers approached the stopped vehicle on foot. That’s when police say the boy drove over the median, through the intersection and hit two vehicles. OneRead More


Public art installation in downtown Calgary underpass draws ire from across the pond

Another city-funded art piece is drawing some attention after a comedian from the United Kingdom says it involves photos of her and her colleagues and was installed without their knowledge. ‘Snapshots’ was installed along the 4 Street S.W. underpass in 2015 at a cost of $20,000 and went relatively unnoticed until U.K.-based comedian Bisha Ali posted on social media that the portraits used in the exhibit were of her and her fellow comedians. Ali says she’s upset because neither she nor any of the other subjects gave their consent toRead More


Vigil to mark 5 years in Emma Fillipoff case

Emma Fillipoff vanished five years ago. The mystery surrounding her disappearance has spawned documentaries, blogs and now a podcast. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


CTV Northern Ontario: Angels of Hope

Human trafficking is a growing issue in Sudbury and one woman wants to put an end to it. CTV’s Alana Everson reports. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


A forgiven murderer

A father of four was murdered in cold blood, but years later his daughter has made amends with his killer. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines