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Lava crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 23

Hawaii lava

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


Wild weather not putting a damper on Craven festivities

Wild weather not putting a damper on Craven festivities

There were wind gusts up to 60 km per hour out in Craven on Friday night, but that did not put a damper on festivities at the Country Thunder music festival. Kerry Wolitski has been attending the festival in Craven since she was 12 years old. Although the wind makes it tough to take down their tents, she notes that things could always be worse. “Any weather that’s not raining is perfect. Who cares? It’s not muddy, it’s great,” said Wolitski. “It’s Saskatchewan. We’ve had these lots. But compared toRead More


Man facing arson charge a person of interest in homicide case

July 6 house fire

A man charged with arson in connection with a house fire in the Caswell Hill neighbourhood is now a person of interest in a homicide investigation. Saskatoon police recently confirmed the 39-year-old, who was scheduled to appear in court Wednesday on the arson charge, is a person of interest in the death of Crystal Louise McFadyen. McFadyen, who was eight months pregnant, was found dead by firefighters who were responding Friday morning to flames at a home on the 200 block of Avenue F North. Police initially called the deathRead More


Cape Breton man in critical condition after falling from cliff

Cape Breton Regional Police

A man is in critical condition after falling from a cliff in Cape Breton. Cape Breton Regional Police and emergency crews responded to the scene near Park Street in Dominion, N.S., around 4 p.m. Monday. Police say the Dominion man, who is in his late 20s, was taken to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital with serious injuries. Police are investigating the incident but don’t suspect foul play at this time. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA NewsRead More


After donors withdraw support, The Red Roof shelter faces closure

The Red Roof shelter

CTV Montreal Published Saturday, June 30, 2018 1:57PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, June 30, 2018 1:58PM EDT The Red Roof homeless shelter – one of the oldest in Montreal – may have to shutter its doors in the coming days due to a lack of funding. “The current financial state is dire,” explained George Greene of St. Michael’s Mission. “Our expenses have gone through the roof – the demands from the client base are definitely high right now. In the past few weeks, two large donors inexplicably pulled their supportRead More


Swift Current Broncos announce Dean Brockman as new head coach

Dean Brockman

CTV Regina Published Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:50PM CST Last Updated Wednesday, June 27, 2018 3:37PM CST The Swift Current Broncos have announced Dean Brockman will be the team’s new head coach and director of hockey operations. Brockman spent the last four years with the Saskatoon Blades — and was the team’s head coach for the past two seasons. Brockman also spent 17 seasons with the Humboldt Broncos. He joined the team in 1997 and took over as head coach in 2004. “I’m very happy to be given this opportunityRead More


CBC ends ‘On The Money’ program due to budget constraints

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TORONTO — CBC says it’s cancelling its afternoon business program “On The Money” due to budget constraints as it focuses resources on digital platforms. CBC News general manager Jennifer McGuire said in a note to staff Wednesday that investments such as enhancing the digital presence of “The National” and expanded podcasting has created pressure in its operational budgets. She says that along with cancelling “On The Money,” CBC has in recent months found savings through discretionary spending, the closing of an international bureau, changes to workflow and technology, and largelyRead More


Judge releases dashcam video of fatal crash after speeding driver’s acquittal

Dashcam video

A B.C. judge has released a dashcam video of a high-speed crash that killed a Vancouver doctor in 2015. The driver of the car was found to be going 119 km/h in a 50 km/h zone at the point of impact, but was acquitted in May of dangerous driving causing death. The November, 2015 video shows Ken Chung’s Audi collide with the passenger’s side of Dr. Alphonsus Hui’s small red Suzuki at an intersection. Hui, who was turning left at a green light en route to work, died at theRead More


Humboldt Broncos overwhelmed by volume of applicants for GM/head coach position

Humboldt Broncos - ice logo

The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League squad devastated by tragedy is preparing to begin anew for the 2018-2019 season and hundreds of people have expressed interest in joining the club as players or head coach/general manager. According to the president of the Humboldt Broncos Junior ‘A’ hockey club, the team has been humbled and overwhelmed by the number of applications to fill the roles of head coach and general manager following the loss of Darcy Haugan. “We are thrilled with the exceptional experience, background and competencies of all of the candidatesRead More


PC Leader Ford’s lack of platform attacked at debate by NDP and Liberal leaders

Ontario party leaders speak at debate

TORONTO — Doug Ford came under repeated attack from both the NDP and Liberal leaders during Sunday’s provincial election debate for not yet presenting a full platform, when Ontarians are already casting their ballots in advanced polls. Recent polls have suggested the NDP has surpassed Ford’s Progressive Conservatives in popular support, which also made party leader Andrea Horwath a target in the third and final televised debate of the campaign. But she shot back at Ford after he slammed the NDP over an error in the party’s platform that meansRead More