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Lava crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 23

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Audrey McAvoy and Caleb Jones, The Associated Press Published Monday, July 16, 2018 6:21PM EDT HONOLULU — An explosion caused by lava oozing into the ocean sent molten rock crashing through the roof of a sightseeing boat off Hawaii’s Big Island, injuring 23 people Monday, officials said. A woman in her 20s was in serious condition with a broken thigh bone, the Hawaii County Fire Department said. Three others were in stable condition at a hospital with unspecified injuries. The rest of the passengers suffered burns, scrapes and other superficialRead More

Russia adds to list of famous World Cup upsets

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With a spirited home crowd cheering on, Russia made a memorable contribution to the World Cup’s history of upsets. The Russians beat Spain on penalty kicks in the round of 16 on Sunday, eliminating the 2010 champions and overcoming seemingly nonstop possession by the Spaniards. Russia is No. 70 in the FIFA ranking and Spain is No. 10, and the Spanish were considered serious contenders to win the tournament. The FIFA ranking may have underrated Russia because as the host country, it didn’t have to play any qualifiers. Still, thisRead More

Man killed in collision between vehicle and motorcycle


CTV Regina Published Saturday, June 30, 2018 6:32PM CST Last Updated Saturday, June 30, 2018 8:44PM CST One man is dead after a collision between a vehicle and a motorcycle on Park Street Saturday afternoon. Police are currently on scene at 9th Avenue East and Park Street investigating the collision. Members of Forensic Identification and collision analysts from the Traffic Safety Unit are currently investigating with the Office of the Chief Coroner. Both northbound and southbound lanes are closed between 10th Avenue East and Dewdney, and motorists are being advisedRead More

Attempted murder in Laval | CTV Montreal News

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An attempted murder in Laval this afternoon has left one man in hospital. At around 4 pm on Tuesday, a man in his late 40s was shot in the parking lot of Extreme Evolution Gym.  The victim’s condition is unknown.  There are no suspects, and police are on the scene.   Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″]

Powwow celebrates ‘two spirited’ community members

Powwow celebrates ‘two spirited’ community members

Hundreds of people came to celebrate who they are at the University of Saskatchewan’s inaugural Two Spirit Powwow on Saturday. The Powwow is a new celebration in the LGBTQ community during pride week, but the message is the same. “It’s time that we start to embrace our two spiritness and being a two spirit person, “said Paulette Poitras, a Two Spirit ambassador. “I’ve had a different life. Born female, identify as a two spirit female” Jack Saddleback from Out Saskatoon says that the event is a big step in theRead More

Public inquiry sparked by Wettlaufer case begins today in Ontario


The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, June 5, 2018 5:12AM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, June 5, 2018 5:20AM EDT ST. THOMAS, Ont. — A public inquiry examining the circumstances that allowed a long-term care nurse to kill elderly patients in her care is set to get underway today in St. Thomas, Ont. The inquiry, led by Ontario Court of Appeal judge Eileen Gillese, will examine systemic factors that allowed Elizabeth Wettlaufer to inject more than a dozen patients with overdoses of insulin while working at long-term care homes and private residencesRead More

Search continues for driver who crashed car into Clayton Park home

Search continues for driver who crashed car into Clayton Park home

Halifax Police continue to search for a man who drove a car into a home in Clayton Park Saturday morning. The car smashed into the side wall of the house, causing major structural damage. No one was hurt, but the necessary repairs will be extensive. Neighbours say the owners of the home were on their back deck at the time. “They were just out back enjoying some coffee in the morning, heard a bang, and all of a sudden a car is halfway in their house,” says neighbour Derek Linders.Read More

Unemployment rate essentially unchanged in April: StatsCan

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Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press Published Friday, May 11, 2018 8:48AM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 11, 2018 9:14AM EDT   OTTAWA — Wage growth hit its highest level in nearly six years last month as the economy posted a slight net loss of 1,100 jobs and an unemployment rate that held steady at 5.8 per cent. Statistics Canada released a new jobs report Friday that showed average hourly wages in April were 3.6 per cent higher than they were a year earlier. It was the monthly reading’s largest annualRead More

Lethbridge police chief wants context of racist video of woman in Denny’s

Lethbridge police chief wants context of racist video of woman in Denny's

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A southern Alberta police chief is urging people not to leap to conclusions about how officers handled a racist confrontation at a local Denny’s last month. “It’s very easy to armchair quarterback three weeks later when we have the videos out there and people wading in,” Lethbridge police Chief Rob Davis said Thursday. “But based on what we have, I’m confident that our officers acted appropriately.” Monir Omerzai and three friends were at the restaurant in April waiting for their food when a woman in the nextRead More

Surf clam controversy: Federal bid for reconciliation lands in court

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Michael MacDonald, THE CANADIAN PRESS Published Tuesday, May 8, 2018 2:32PM ADT Last Updated Tuesday, May 8, 2018 6:23PM ADT HALIFAX — One of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s signature bids to promote reconciliation with Indigenous groups in Atlantic Canada is now facing a court challenge and allegations of conflict of interest. The mounting criticism stems from a decision by Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc to award a potentially lucrative Arctic surf clam fishing licence to the Five Nations Clam Corp., based in New Brunswick. The Arctic surf clam fishery generated $90Read More