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Disputed Keystone Pipeline project focus of court hearing

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Matthew Brown, The Associated Press Published Thursday, May 24, 2018 8:45AM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 24, 2018 9:33AM EDT BILLINGS, Mont. — Attorneys for the Trump administration were due in a Montana courtroom Thursday to defend the disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline against environmental groups that want to derail the project. The 1,800-kilometre line proposed by TransCanada Corporation was rejected in 2015 by former President Barack Obama because of its potential to exacerbate climate change. President Donald Trump revived the project soon after taking office last year, citingRead More


Actress who accused Weinstein needs money to finish film

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NEW YORK — Actress Paz de la Huerta has started a crowdfunding campaign to finish a movie she began making years before she publicly accused Harvey Weinstein of rape. The movie “Valley of Tears” is her take on the Hans Christian Andersen story “The Red Shoes,” about a little girl with a pair of enchanted shoes. The story is tragic; the shoes force the girl to dance until she asks an executioner to cut off her feet. A 1948 film set the story in the world of dance; a ballerinaRead More


Longboarding teen in Prince Albert run over by vehicle he was riding behind

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CTV Saskatoon Published Friday, May 18, 2018 2:26PM CST Last Updated Friday, May 18, 2018 2:34PM CST A teen who was longboarding while holding onto a friend’s vehicle in Prince Albert sustained a major head injury when he was run over by the vehicle, according to the city’s police service. The 17-year-old boy fell from the board and was run over by the Jeep’s rear wheel, police said in a news release. He sustained head trauma and was unconscious when emergency crews arrived at the scene, the 1600 block ofRead More


Charges laid after two-vehicle crash

Charges laid after two-vehicle crash

A collision Thursday between an e-bike and an SUV resulted in two drivers being charged. The SUV driver initially fled the scene, but concerned citizens followed him and persuaded him to return to the scene of the collision on Westmount Road West in Kitchener. He was charged with failing to remain at the scene of an accident, among other things. The driver of the e-bike was charged with impaired driving, and other charges under the Provincial Offences Act. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USARead More


Stabbing at Victoria Park Station sends male victim to hospital

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Kayla Goodfield, CTV News Toronto Published Tuesday, May 15, 2018 9:31PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 15, 2018 10:25PM EDT A man has been taken to a trauma centre with a lower body injury after a stabbing took place at Victoria Park Station on Tuesday night. The incident occurred on the eastbound platform of the subway station at around 8:30 p.m. The male victim was taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, Toronto Paramedics said. Toronto police said a suspect wanted in connection with the incident fled the sceneRead More


Police investigating shooting in Oro-Medonte

Provincial police are investigating a shooting in Oro-Medonte on Monday night. Barrie OPP say they responded to a call that a man had been shot on Old Barrie Road in the Village of Rugby around 9:20 p.m. The victim, a 37 year-old Aurora man was transported to a Toronto area hospital with life threatening injuries. Police warn the suspect is armed and dangerous, but did not provide a description. Investigators believe this is an isolated incident. The investigation is ongoing. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around theRead More


‘It’s a huge loss’: Beloved bakery in Churchill burns to the ground

Gypsy's Bakery burns down

A northern Manitoba community is faced with another loss following a massive blaze at a local restaurant. Gypsy’s Bakery in Churchill went up in flames early Sunday morning. Churchill Fire Chief Leroy Whitmore said crews were called just after 12:30 a.m., and upon arrival, heavy smoke and flames were shooting out of the roof. He said crews made several attempts at fighting the fire from the inside, but the fire proved to be too challenging. After three hours of actively fighting the fire, Whitmore made the decision to knock downRead More


Tesla with Autopilot slams into truck stopped at red light | CTV News

Tesla in South Jordan, Utah

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah — A Tesla sedan with a semi-autonomous Autopilot feature has rear-ended a fire department truck at 60 mph (97 kph) apparently without braking before impact, but police say it’s unknown if the Autopilot feature was engaged. The cause of the Friday evening crash, involving a Tesla Model S and a fire department mechanic truck stopped at a red light, was under investigation, said police in South Jordan, a suburb of Salt Lake City. The crash, in which the Tesla driver was injured, comes as federal safety agenciesRead More


Malaysian leader denies fleeing prosecution after shock electoral defeat

Defeated Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak

The Associated Press Published Friday, May 11, 2018 10:18PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 11, 2018 10:37PM EDT KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday he will take a short holiday to spend time with his family after a shocking electoral defeat that ended the 60-year rule of his coalition. A leaked flight manifesto shows Najib and his wife Rosmah Mansor are due to leave on a private jet on Saturday to Jakarta, fueling rumours he was fleeing the country to escape possible prosecution overRead More


Norfolk County OPP investigate after a dog puts car into gear and breaks window to escape

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CTV London Published Thursday, May 10, 2018 5:03PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 10, 2018 5:12PM EDT Norfolk County OPP were called to a scene in Charlotteville Road 5 to investigate an incident involving a family pet after a resident called to report property damage. The OPP’s investigation revealed that a homeowner had taken their family dog and put him inside a pickup truck that was parked in his driveway. While inside, the dog managed to put the truck into gear and roll the vehicle down the driveway onto the roadway.Read More