today news update

 
 

ABC News reporter suspended for ‘serious error’ on Flynn report

Jocelyn Noveck, The Associated Press Published Saturday, December 2, 2017 8:30PM EST Last Updated Saturday, December 2, 2017 9:50PM EST NEW YORK — ABC News on Saturday suspended investigative reporter Brian Ross for four weeks without pay for his erroneous report on Michael Flynn, which it called a “serious error.” Ross, citing an unnamed confidant of Flynn, the former national security adviser, had reported Friday that during the presidential campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump had directed Flynn to make contact with the Russians. That would have been an explosive development inRead More


Canada’s top soldier talks North Korea, ISIS and military suicides in year-end interview

It’s been a busy year for Canada’s military. North Korea conducted 23 missile tests this year, three of which were inter-continental ballistic missiles that the rogue nation claims have the ability to strike anywhere in North America. In Iraq, political turmoil has forced Canadian Special Operation Forces soldiers to halt their “advise-and-assist” co-operation with Kurdish and Iraqi soldiers. Dozens of service members found guilty of sexual misconduct were forced out of the military. All the while, the Canadian Forces have been working to reduce the rate of military suicide, aRead More


It’s official: Neil Young returns home for Coronation Hall show in Omemee, Ont.

By David Friend, The Canadian Press Published Friday, December 1, 2017 2:24PM EST OMEMEE, Ont. — Neil Young is officially headed back to his hometown of Omemee, Ont., for an intimate concert on Friday night — but good luck scoring last-minute tickets. Most fans of the “Heart of Gold” singer will be shut out of the invite-only event inside Coronation Hall, a small venue which seats about 225 people. Instead, they’ll be able to catch the acoustic concert livestreamed by CTV at 8 p.m. ET on various platforms, including CTV.ca,Read More


Homeowner hit with bear spray during break and enter at rural residence east of Calgary

RCMP are working to track down three suspects who assaulted a homeowner with bear spray at a residence north of Conrich earlier this month. Police were called to a home east of Calgary on November 17 at about 4:45 p.m. and say the homeowner was in an outbuilding when he saw a suspicious vehicle parked in the driveway. He approached the vehicle and was speaking with a woman in the car when two males came out of the residence and assaulted him with bear spray. The offenders fled the sceneRead More


The public reacts after viral video sparks conversation on racial profiling

The American Indian Movement (AIM) Saskatchewan organization gathered outside the north Regina Giant Tiger today in support of Ezekial Bigknife. The Indigenous man who posted a video that has since gone viral of him being followed for more than four minutes inside the story last Thursday. “I never once did anything, I just go there and shop and pay for my items and leave, I don’t know why he followed me for whatever reason, I didn’t do nothing,” said Bigknife. AIM Saskatchewan is also calling for an end to racismRead More


Holiday train is rolling into the north

From CTV Northern Ontario: The 19th edition of CP’s Holiday Train making stops in the north this week. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Prince Harry, Meghan Markle announce engagement

The Associated Press Published Monday, November 27, 2017 5:09AM EST Last Updated Monday, November 27, 2017 7:20AM EST LONDON – Actress, humanitarian campaigner, lifestyle blogger – and, next spring, a princess. Palace officials announced Monday that Prince Harry is engaged to Meghan Markle, confirming months of rumours that the couple was close to tying the knot. In some ways, Markle – a mixed-race American raised in California, an outspoken full-time actress, and a divorcee – makes a surprising addition to the monarchy. But the institution has moved on with theRead More


Stangs get set for 53rd Vanier Cup against Laval

The Western Mustangs are making their 13th appearance in the Vanier Cup Saturday against the Laval Rouge et Or, who have been in the Canadian university football championship 11 times. Defending champion Laval is looking for a record 10th national title while Marshall hopes a long Vanier Cup drought will come to an end for Western, which can cap a perfect season with a victory. “We’ve improved every single week and our run in the playoffs has been a continuation of that improvement throughout the season,” Marshall said. The championshipRead More


Blogger pitches bridge to West Shore

When it comes to solving the clogged commute to the West Shore, some have suggested high-speed rail or even a ferry. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Boy charged after students threatened at Peterborough, Ont., school

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. — A 13-year-old boy has been charged following an incident involving a plastic toy gun at a Peterborough, Ont., elementary school. Police say they were called to the school on Wednesday to investigate a report that a student was threatening other students in the school yard during morning recess. They say the officers located the youth and a weapon, which was determined to be a plastic toy gun capable of discharging plastic beads. Investigators say the boy was arrested and charged with possession of a weapon for aRead More