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Excessive force not to blame for hip fracture, SIU finds

Perth County OPP generic

Two OPP officers have been cleared of criminal wrongdoing in connection with an arrest they made in the Listowel area. Tony Loparco, the director of the Special Investigations Unit, says the officers acted properly and did not use excessive force as they arrested a 62-year-old man. The officers were called to the home in Gowanstown on July 6, 2017, without knowing exactly what was going on. Dispatchers had received a 911 call asking for police assistance from a caller who hung up before offering any other details. According to theRead More


Public school board trustees approve new budget

Public school board trustees approve new budget

CTV Calgary Staff Published Tuesday, May 22, 2018 2:53PM MDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 22, 2018 3:08PM MDT Trustees with the Calgary Board of Education approved the 2018-19 budget on Tuesday and say the $1.4 billion provides stable funding to support students. Earlier this month, the CBE said it had a $35 million shortfall and that it would have to come up with extra funds to keep service at normal levels after the province said it would not make up the three percent shortfall. The board receives more than $1Read More


‘Arrested Development’ stars stand by co-star Tambor

Jeffrey Tambor

LOS ANGELES – The cast of “Arrested Development” made it clear they fully support co-star Jeffrey Tambor as the beleaguered actor made one of his first public appearances at the show’s premiere. Tambor has kept a low profile since he was accused of sexual misconduct by two women who worked on “Transparent,” which he denied. He’s been dismissed from the show and its future is unclear. But he still has a role on the Netflix comedy, and at its Thursday-night premiere, co-stars like Will Arnett, Jason Bateman and Portia deRead More


Charges expected after truck slams into back of school bus in P.E.I.

The RCMP are investigating after a pickup truck slammed into the back of a school bus carrying 26 children in Central Bedeque, P.E.I. Police say the collision happened on Route 171 around 3:20 p.m. Thursday. Police say the school bus had stopped to allow children to exit the vehicle when it was struck from behind by the truck. No one was injured in the collision. Police say the incident is under investigation, but charges under the Highway Traffic Act are expected to be laid against the driver of the truck.Read More


Oakland hits three homers in 10-5 win over Toronto

Oakland hits three homeruns in win over Jays

TORONTO – Khris Davis hit one of Oakland’s three home runs and reached base five times in all as the Athletics dumped the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 on Thursday at Rogers Centre. Davis belted his team-leading 13th homer of the season in Oakland’s three-run third inning. He finished with four hits on the night and was also hit by a pitch. Matt Olson hit a three-run shot in the fifth inning and Matt Chapman put the game away with a two-run blast in the sixth. The Athletics outhit the BlueRead More


Two Morley women arrested following gas-and-dash in stolen car and Highway 1A crash

Ghost Station gas-and-dash crash

Two women were arrested and charged after an attempted getaway following a gas-and-dash was halted by a t-bone crash just metres away from the station. Mike Mondor, the owner of Ghost Gas Station and Campground, a convenience store and campground located along Highway 1A approximately 13 kilometres west of Cochrane, says a car pulled into the station Tuesday morning shortly before 10:00. One of the occupants of the car filled the tank but failed to pay. The theft wasn’t noticed at the time but surveillance camera footage verified the driverRead 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


Parry Sound debate kicks off day 3 of Ontario election campaign

Parry Sound debate kicks off day 3 of Ontario election campaign

Ontario’s major party leaders will kick off the third day of the provincial election campaign with a debate. Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne, Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford and NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will lock horns at the closing event of the Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities conference in Parry Sound, Ont. Kapuskasing, Ont., Mayor Alan Spacek says conference participants are looking forward to asking tough questions and hearing the leaders’ plans for northern Ontario. After the debate, Ford will attend a meet-and-greet in Parry Sound before heading south to visitRead More


Video shows 11-year-old escaping Chicago-area carjacking

Video shows 11-year-old escaping Chicago-area carjacking

AURORA, Ill. – Surveillance video shows an 11-year-old girl jumping out of a carjacked SUV in suburban Chicago as her father tries to stop a car driven by the carjacker’s accomplice. The carjacking took place early Friday in Aurora at a gas station. In the video, the girl is seen jumping out of the SUV and rolling on the ground. Her father leaps onto the hood of the accomplice’s car as both vehicles speed away. He then comforts the girl before police arrive. Police say the girl and her fatherRead More


Stamp out Hunger food drive

Stamp out Hunger food drive

Sault Ste. Marie Canada Post employees to pick up food donations in support of the local soup kitchen. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines