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ABC News reporter suspended for ‘serious error’ on Flynn report

Jocelyn Noveck, The Associated Press Published Saturday, December 2, 2017 8:30PM EST Last Updated Saturday, December 2, 2017 9:50PM EST NEW YORK — ABC News on Saturday suspended investigative reporter Brian Ross for four weeks without pay for his erroneous report on Michael Flynn, which it called a “serious error.” Ross, citing an unnamed confidant of Flynn, the former national security adviser, had reported Friday that during the presidential campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump had directed Flynn to make contact with the Russians. That would have been an explosive development inRead More

It’s official: Neil Young returns home for Coronation Hall show in Omemee, Ont.

By David Friend, The Canadian Press Published Friday, December 1, 2017 2:24PM EST OMEMEE, Ont. — Neil Young is officially headed back to his hometown of Omemee, Ont., for an intimate concert on Friday night — but good luck scoring last-minute tickets. Most fans of the “Heart of Gold” singer will be shut out of the invite-only event inside Coronation Hall, a small venue which seats about 225 people. Instead, they’ll be able to catch the acoustic concert livestreamed by CTV at 8 p.m. ET on various platforms, including,Read More

Mother threw infant at father’s feet, cracks skull during fight: police

NEW ORLEANS – Authorities say a Louisiana mother threw her infant son at his father’s feet, fracturing the baby’s skull. Times-Picayune reports the infant’s father said he had been arguing with 24-year-old Heidy Rios, of Terrytown, when she threw the 3-week-old baby at his feet and uttered an expletive, telling him to “take” his son. The father took the child to a New Orleans hospital on Thursday, and doctors determined the infant had fractured his right temporal bone. Authorities say the injuries aren’t life-threatening. Rios initially told investigators sheRead More

Two killed in Highway 401 crash

Josh Pringle, CTV Morning Live Published Tuesday, November 28, 2017 2:30AM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 28, 2017 2:58AM EST Two people have been killed in a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 401. Ontario Provincial Police say two transport trucks and three vehicles were involved in a crash in the eastbound lanes between Prescott and Highway 416 around 10:30 p.m. last night. Three people were taken to hospital, including one with serious and life threatening injuries. The OPP says a 60-year-old man from Brossard, Quebec has been arrested for dangerous operationRead More

Blogger pitches bridge to West Shore

When it comes to solving the clogged commute to the West Shore, some have suggested high-speed rail or even a ferry. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Interpol: 40 human traffickers arrested, 236 children saved

PARIS – Interpol says 40 suspected human traffickers have been arrested and nearly 500 of their victims freed in a vast police operation in five African countries. The France-based international police agency said in a statement late Thursday that 236 of those rescued were minors. The operation earlier this month was carried out in Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal. In a statement, Interpol said the suspects are accused of forcing victims “to engage in activities ranging from begging to prostitution, with little to no regard for working conditions orRead More

Kenya braced for court decision on election challenge

NAIROBI, Kenya – Kenya shortly will hear a Supreme Court ruling on challenges to last month’s repeat presidential election, amid fears of further deadly clashes between police and opposition supporters. The court is ruling Monday morning on challenges by activists and a politician, who allege irregularities. The court in September nullified the August presidential election over irregularities and ordered a new vote held last month. It was the first time a court in Africa has overturned a presidential election. Opposition leader Raila Odinga, whose legal challenge led to the nullification,Read More

CTV Northern Ontario: Sustainable planning walk

A group opposed to the site of the new arena and casino in Sudbury walks the Kingsway in protest. CTV’s Isaac Cohen reports. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Leafs beat Habs 6-0 with two goals from Matthews

Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, November 18, 2017 11:23PM EST MONTREAL – Ron Hainsey and Nazem Kadri scored 37 seconds apart in the second period and Frederik Andersen made 33 saves as the Toronto Maple Leafs stretched their winning run to six games with a 6-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night. Auston Matthews, with two, James van Riemsdyk and Connor Brown also scored for Toronto (14-7-0), which was coming off a 1-0 shutout of the New Jersey Devils in which Andersen made 42 saves. MontrealRead More

Ont legislature in session this weekend to try to end the colleges strike

The Canadian Press Published Saturday, November 18, 2017 12:50PM EST Last Updated Saturday, November 18, 2017 2:31PM EST TORONTO — Both Ontario’s New Democrats and the governing Liberals conceded that the situation wasn’t ideal as the legislature debated a bill on Saturday that would end a five week strike by faculty at the province’s colleges. The government had to call the legislature into a rare weekend sitting as the NDP opposed speedy passage of the bill on both Thursday and Friday. Advanced Education Minister and Deputy Premier Deb Matthews toldRead More