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Eric Gordon leads Rockets over Warriors 98-94 to take series lead

Eric Gordon scores against the Warriors

HOUSTON – Eric Gordon came off the bench to score 24 points and his steal on Golden State’s last possession secured a 98-94 victory Thursday night that gave the Houston Rockets a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals. The Rockets head into Game 6 on Saturday night in Oakland one win away from knocking off the defending champions and advancing to the NBA Finals for the first time since winning back-to-back titles in 1994-95. Chris Paul scored 20 points and James Harden struggled for his 19, but Paul hadRead More


Aggressive bear prompts closure of popular trails in Banff

Residents of Banff are being urged to take prevent

Parks officials have been closed some hiking trails in Banff after a mother black bear and her cubs were spotted in the area. A closure notice was issued on Wednesday for Valleyview Trails and the surrounding area, bordered by Mountain Avenue, the Banff Springs Hotel and the Rimrock Resort. Officials say a female black bear and her cubs were exhibiting aggressive behaviour and the trails have been closed to all traffic and travel. Experts say the chances of having an encounter with an aggressive bear are low but people headingRead More


Three women displaced by Carlingwood fire

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Ottawa Fire says three women, two of them seniors, will be displaced after a fire in the Carlingwood area Wednesday evening. Firefighters say heavy black smoke was spotted coming from the second floor of a home at 737 Manitou Drive. The fire was out by 7:50 p.m. No one was home at the time of the fire and no one was reported hurt. Investigators are on scene working to determine a cause. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News HeadlinesRead More


Ola Kamara scores, Zlatan Ibrahimovic sent off, as Galaxy top Impact 1-0

Impact vs Galaxy

It’s a sign of how hapless the Montreal Impact have become that they weren’t able to even earn a draw after the Los Angeles Galaxy had superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic sent off. Instead, as Montreal attackers flailed away to no affect, Ola Kamara scored in the 75th minute on a counterattack to give the 10-man Galaxy a 1-0 victory on Monday afternoon. The Galaxy (4-6-1) ended a four-game losing run. Montreal (3-9-0) has now lost three in a row, all by shutout, with the last two coming at home. “It doesn’tRead 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


Man arrested in cold case murders of island couple

Man arrested in cold case murders of island couple

It took 31 years, but tonight the families of a young Saanich couple murdered in Washington State finally have a taste of closure. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Border agents diverted to help with asylum influx; union fears travel delays

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Border security officers are being diverted from across Canada, including Windsor, to help with an anticipated spike in the number of asylum seekers crossing irregularly into Quebec. The Canada Border Services Agency has sent memos to members across the country advising them that agents from other regions will be sent to Quebec to alleviate pressures caused by the influx of refugee claimants coming across the Canada-U.S. border at unofficial entry points. Jean-Pierre Fortin, national president of the Customs and Immigration Union, says this will lead to delays at major airportsRead More


Quebec to officially ask Ottawa for permission to collect federal taxes

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Quebec is going to officially ask Ottawa if it can collect federal taxes on its behalf. Finance Minister Carlos Leitao said Thursday he believes the Trudeau government may be amenable to the idea, and so he will take the official steps necessary. The move comes after the members of the National Assembly passed a unanimous motion calling for the implementation of a single tax return in the province, as long as it was administered by Quebec. Federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer said that if becomes prime minister he would beginRead More


Essex liberals have chosen their candidate

Liberal candidate in Essex

The Liberals have their candidate in Essex for the upcoming provincial election.  At a nomination meeting in Kingsville on Wednesday, Kate Festeryga was acclaimed as the Liberal candidate. Festeryga currently works as an issues manager with the provincial government. Born and raised in Essex County and a long-time activist, Festeryga says she is looking to put her government experience to work for the people of Essex. “Essex County deserves a voice that’s strong as its importance in this province and it’s not getting that right now”. Her name may soundRead More


Trump: U.S. hasn’t been notified about threat to cancel summit

Trump: U.S. hasn't been notified about threat to cancel summit

Zeke Miller and Catherine Lucey, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, May 16, 2018 12:57PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 16, 2018 1:15PM EDT WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday the U.S. hasn’t been notified about North Korea’s threat to cancel his planned summit with Kim Jong Un next month. North Korea threatened earlier in the day to scrap the historic summit between Trump and Kim, saying it has no interest in a “one-sided” affair meant to pressure the North to abandon its nuclear weapons. Trump maintained that he’llRead More