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Eric Gordon leads Rockets over Warriors 98-94 to take series lead

Eric Gordon scores against the Warriors

HOUSTON – Eric Gordon came off the bench to score 24 points and his steal on Golden State’s last possession secured a 98-94 victory Thursday night that gave the Houston Rockets a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals. The Rockets head into Game 6 on Saturday night in Oakland one win away from knocking off the defending champions and advancing to the NBA Finals for the first time since winning back-to-back titles in 1994-95. Chris Paul scored 20 points and James Harden struggled for his 19, but Paul hadRead More

Memorial Cup host committee expected to lose money

Memorial Cup host committee expected to lose money

The Memorial Cup host committee says it took a hit when it had to pay the Canadian Hockey League $3.65 million just to host the event. The committee says everything, including with the Eagles concert and opening ceremonies, cost more than $12.5 million, and the committee lost about $2 million. “We expected that we would have to underwrite it, we were prepared to do that. We were competing against the Hamilton Bulldogs that wanted it there. They have a 19,000 seat arena,” committee chair Shaun Semple said. The cost toRead More

Board approves new $73M Lancer Sports and Rec Centre

Board approves new $73M Lancer Sports and Rec Centre

The University of Windsor Board of Governors has approved the construction of a $73-million Lancer Sport and Recreation Centre. The plans include a triple gymnasium with seating for 2,500 spectators, a new eight-lane pool and a fitness area that is triple the size of the current facility. Craig Goodman of CS&P Architects has said the design is a “big step forward” for the school, and it will put Windsor on an equal footing with some of the major Ontario universities for both competition and recreational facilities. Volleyball player Jade ZiebarthRead More

Child injured after driver failed to stop for a school bus

School Bus

A 10-year-old child was injured Wednesday morning after she was struck by a car that failed to stop for school bus in Owen Sound. Police say it happened around 8:35 a.m. when a school bus travelling eastbound along Alpha Street stopped at 6th Avenue West to pick up students. All the school bus crossing safety equipment was activated at the time, police said.  According to police, a westbound car proceeded against the safety signals and hit the child as she stepped off the curb. The childs father was present andRead More

Power outage reported in south Regina


CTV Regina Published Tuesday, May 22, 2018 5:42PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, May 22, 2018 5:54PM CST A power outage is impacting several neighbourhoods in south Regina. SaskPower says the power is out in Albert Park, Harbour Landing, Parliament Place, Hillsdale, Lakeview and the surrounding area. Other reports say the power is out in the Cathedral neighbourhood as well.   This is a BIG power outage. #YQR — Justin Reves (@justinreves) May 22, 2018     Hey @SaskPower, any word on when Harbour Landing will get power back? #yqr —Read More

Edmonton police to march out of uniform in Pride parade

Edmonton pride

EDMONTON — Police officers will march in this year’s Edmonton Pride festival, but not in their uniforms. The Edmonton Pride Festival Society says it restricted enforcement vehicles, lights and sirens in the 2017 parade after a similar move in Toronto. It was due to concerns that police were making marginalized people feel unsafe. Supt. Brad Doucette said at the time that the Edmonton Police Service had more work to do if the community wasn’t comfortable with a police presence. The service met with the festival society to discuss what couldRead More

Canada to downgrade diplomatic ties with Venezuela after controversial election


OTTAWA – The Canadian government plans to apply pressure on Venezuela by announcing it won’t seek to replace its ambassador in Caracas following a presidential election in the South American country that has attracted widespread international condemnation. A senior federal government official says Canada is downgrading its diplomatic ties after what Ottawa views as an illegitimate and undemocratic electoral process that is keeping President Nicolas Maduro in power. The move by Ottawa comes as countries around the world increase their pressure on the already embattled Venezuelan government for failing toRead More

One person injured in single-vehicle crash near Essex

A single-vehicle crash near Essex Saturday night sent one person to hospital. The collision happened about 10:30 p.m. in the area oif North Malden Road and 12th Concession. First responders rushed to the scene and took one person to hospital. The extent of the injuries is unknown at this time. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

24-year-old suspect in custody after shooting in Brockville apartment

Brockville police file

Brockville Police say a 24-year-old man is facing several gun-related charges after a shooting at an apartment building. Police say they responded to reports of a shooting on Cartier Court Friday and found a man being treated by paramedics. He was brought to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The suspect remains in police custody and is expected to be in court on Tuesday. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

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

Adjust your fascinator and straighten your tie, because the big day for royal watchers is finally here. This morning, Meghan Markle will walk down the aisle to greet her prince, Harry, for a royal wedding unlike any other. With the sun shining brightly this morning in Windsor, some of the 600 wedding guests have already begun arriving for the occasion, with the men wearing morning suits and the ladies in their finest hats and heels. Scroll down or click here for our royal wedding live blog from Windsor Oprah Winfrey,Read More