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Royal wedding live: Crowds gather to watch Prince Harry, Meghan Markle tie the knot

Royal wedding live: Crowds gather to watch Prince Harry, Meghan Markle tie the knot

Amid perfectly blue skies and warm sunshine, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have arrived at St. George’s Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle, ready to exchange their wedding vows. Harry arrived accompanied by his brother Prince William, both dressed in the uniform of the Blues and Royals as they made their way by foot up to the doors of St. George’s Chapel. Highlights so far: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will receive new titles: Duke and Duchess of Sussex Wedding guests include Oprah, George and Amal Clooney, David andRead More


Feds deny Russian rumours that 3 Canadian soldiers were killed in Ukraine

Feds deny Russian rumours that 3 Canadian soldiers were killed in Ukraine

Federal officials have flatly denied online rumours circulated by Russian social media accounts that three Canadian soldiers working in Ukraine were killed by a landmine. The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces told CTV News that the claims are totally false, and that there are no Canadians who have been injured or killed. The false claim appears to have been first reported on a Russian-language website that cites the pro-Russian group the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR). The separatist group, which receives financial backing from Russia, was declaredRead More


Painting newly attributed to Rembrandt on display in Amsterdam

Rembrandt

AMSTERDAM — A painting newly attributed to Dutch Golden Age master Rembrandt van Rijn went on display Wednesday in an Amsterdam museum. The Hermitage Amsterdam museum called it the first unknown Rembrandt to surface in 44 years. The unsigned, undated 17th-century portrait of a young man resplendent in a black cape and white lace ruff, at the time attributed to an unknown member of Rembrandt’s circle, caught the eye of Amsterdam art dealer Jan Six when an auction catalogue plopped onto his gallery’s doormat in 2016. “It’s that sort ofRead More


‘Foolishness’: Stevie Wonder likens Kanye slavery comments to denying Holocaust

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WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Stevie Wonder has called out Kanye West for saying slavery is a choice, calling the idea “foolishness” and likening it to Holocaust denial. Wonder brought up West without prompting during an interview Thursday after a show at a West Hollywood club. “There’s been a lot of talk about what was said by Kanye,” Wonder said. “I want people to understand that the truth is the truth and a lie is a lie. “We all know that slavery was not a choice,” he went on. “So IRead More


Separation at issue as Liberals, CAQ battle for Anglo votes

Separation at issue as Liberals, CAQ battle for Anglo votes

Published Wednesday, May 9, 2018 6:27PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 9, 2018 6:30PM EDT As the two parties in the forefront of the Quebec election are battling it out for English votes, the CAQ is accusing the Liberal Party of fearmongering. Premier Philippe Couillard is raising questions about whether CAQ leader Francois Legault is still a separatist. The CAQ is laughing off the attacks. “Hahaha! Oh, Mr. Couillard. He wants to scare Quebecers again and again and again. It’s an old recipe for the Liberal Party,” said CAQ MNARead More


Woman caught on video grabbing flowers from Toronto van attack memorial

Van attack memorial

Multiple videos posted online appear to show a woman removing bouquets of flowers from a makeshift memorial for the victims of the Toronto van attack. The videos were recorded at Olive Square park, near the Yonge Street and Finch Avenue intersection where 10 were killed and more than a dozen injured by a speeding van on the afternoon of Apr. 23. The woman in the videos appears to be removing flowers from the wall of tributes to the victims, and stuffing them into a plastic bag. Videos of the incidentRead More


New product that acts like a magnet for oil

New product that acts like a magnet for oil

A Sudbury company shows off a new product that could be an effective way to clean up oil spills. Callam Rodya. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Trump takes aim at familiar targets at Michigan rally

U.S. President Donald Trump

Kevin Freking, The Associated Press Published Saturday, April 28, 2018 5:10PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, April 28, 2018 8:49PM EDT WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — U.S. President Donald Trump took aim at familiar political targets and added a few fresh ones during a campaign-style rally Saturday night in an Upper Midwest state that gave him a surprising victory in the 2016 election. Trump has been urging voters to support Republicans for Congress as a way of advancing his agenda. In his rally in Washington Township, he repeatedly pointed to Sen. DebbieRead More


2017 Quebec tornado cluster among largest recorded in Canada, researchers say

2017 Quebec tornado cluster among largest recorded in Canada, researchers say

Morgan Lowrie, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, April 28, 2018 9:02AM EDT Last Updated Saturday, April 28, 2018 9:05AM EDT A cluster of tornadoes that knocked down trees and tore the roof off a home in southern Quebec last June was one of the largest ever recorded in Canada, according to new research from Western University. The findings suggest the extreme storms are more common in the country than previously thought. As part of a pilot project to detect previously unreported tornadoes, Western researchers found that a record-setting 11 tornadoesRead More


London company makes list of best workplaces in Canada

HRdownloads

A local company is among the best workplaces in the country for the sixth time. HRdownloads on Dufferin Avenue made the list of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Canada. The company took 29th spot out of the top 50 companies with fewer than 100 employees, and ranked highest in that category among London-based winners. The competition process is based on two criteria: two-thirds of the total score comes from confidential employee survey results, and the remaining one-third comes from an in-depth review of the organization’s culture. This year’s list hadRead More