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Pakistan exhumes body of suspected ‘honour killing’ victim

Sana Cheema

Mohammad Yousuf, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, April 25, 2018 10:54AM EDT GUJRAT, Pakistan — Pakistani authorities on Wednesday exhumed the body of a woman who police suspect was killed by her father and uncle for refusing an arranged marriage, officials said. Sana Cheema, a 25-year-old woman of Pakistani origin who had Italian citizenship, died on April 18 in the city of Gujrat in eastern Punjab province. The case came to light this week after friends shared posts about her death on social media, prompting police to investigate. Her fatherRead More


NBA scores: 76ers advance to second round with win over Heat

Philadelphia 76ers advance in NBA playoffs

PHILADELPHIA – Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons shined again in front of rapper Meek Mill, and the dominant duo ushered the nightmares-into-dreams Process of the Philadelphia 76ers into the second round with a 104-91 win over the Miami Heat on Tuesday night. The 76ers, winners of 10 games just two seasons ago, are in the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs for the first time since 2012. They await the winner of Milwaukee-Boston. The Celtics lead the series 3-2. The Sixers won the series 4-1 and turned the WellsRead More


Police release names of Evanston homicide victims

Police investigate double homicide

The names of the victims of a double homicide in the northwest community of Evanston have been released.Autopsies have been completed and have confirmed the identities as 25-year-old Joshua Brendan Bamfo and 23-year-old Mahad Abdirahman Ainanshe of Calgary.A person of interest taken into police custody on Sunday, April 22 has since been released without charges.The investigation into the double homicide continues.Police responded to the 0 to 100 block of Evanscrest Manor Northwest on Friday, April 20 around 3:10 p.m. for reports of gunshots.Officers found two people dead in a vehicle.AnyoneRead More


Prince Harry, Meghan Markle select gospel group for wedding

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

LONDON — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are striking a different note with the music for their upcoming wedding, mixing gospel with choral works as the soundtrack for what they pledge will be a joyful occasion. Kensington Palace said Tuesday that Harry and his American fiancee “have taken a great deal of interest and care” in selecting the wedding music. The palace says there will be performances by the St George’s Chapel choir and Karen Gibson and The Kingdom Choir, a gospel group from southeast England. The performers include 19-year-oldRead More


Taxi drivers calling for more support

Taxi drivers calling for more support

The family of a taxi driver who was attacked in Regina is looking for better coverage for drivers through SGI, and more safety devices in the vehicles. Muhammad Umar remains in hospital, recovering from stab wounds he received more than a week ago while on the job. Umar was stabbed and his cab stolen, during a violent carjacking earlier this month. His brother, Wajid Ali, visited the legislature on Monday, looking to steer the conversation to driver safety and workers compensation. “We want some kind of coverage through workers compensationRead More


Hounds take 2-nil lead over Rangers

Hounds take 2-nil lead over Rangers

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Lincoln Louttit: The Soo Greyhounds beat Kitchener 4-2 Saturday night to grab a 2-nothing stranglehold in their Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Prolonged winter still causing delays on sports fields in Calgary

Prolonged winter still causing delays on sports fields in Calgary

Children who are all itching to get outside and play their favourite sports will need to wait a little longer as many fields are still closed; an unfortunate side effect of Calgary’s long hard winter. A number of leagues have already sent out letters to parents, indicating that they have had to cancel games and re-schedule the start of their seasons. Rajat Karval, the vice-president of the Calgary and District Cricket League, says that the extended winter has meant more work for them. “We’ve had to do more maintenance tasksRead More


B.C. Green Party leader calls Alberta and Saskatchewan oil bans a bluff

Andrew Weaver

B.C. Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver says Alberta and Saskatchewan’s threats to cut off oil and gas to his province are just tough talk and nothing more. “This is a lot of bluster — a big lot of bluster — and it’s just not helpful, to be blunt,” B.C. Green leader Andrew Weaver told CTV’s Question Period Host Evan Solomon in an interview that airs Sunday. Following Alberta’s lead, Saskatchewan plans to table legislation next week that will allow the province to turn off its oil taps. Both moves areRead More


Hospitality skills training for newcomers

Hospitality skills training for newcomers

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Jairus Patterson: Sault Ste. Marie program teaches language and culinary skills to new Canadians. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Parlee Beach given cleaner bill of health

Parlee Beach given cleaner bill of health

One of the Maritimes most popular beaches has been given a cleaner bill of health. Testing has not produced evidence of a chronic water quality issue at Parlee Beach in Shediac, N.B., meaning the water should be suitable for swimming. But the government is making a number of changes to keep it that way. More than 1400 water samples were taken at Parlee Beach between May-October 2017. Area residents and environmental groups demanded the province take action after high levels of fecal contamination were suspected at the beach. Parlee isRead More