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Alleged scissor attack 'did not happen': Toronto police

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Suspect attempts to light gas pump on fire in Ionview: police

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Chris Herhalt, CTV News Toronto Published Sunday, January 14, 2018 5:27PM EST Last Updated Sunday, January 14, 2018 5:28PM EST Police have released surveillance camera footage of a suspect who allegedly tried to set a gas pump on fire at a gas station in the Ionview area of Scarborough on Saturday afternoon. Toronto police say that at 12:25 p.m. on Saturday, they were called to a gas station in the area of Eglinton Avenue East and Ionview Road for a report of “disorderly” individuals nearby. Footage released Sunday shows aRead More


Golden State edges past Raptors 127-125, DeRozan scores 42

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Dan Ralph, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, January 13, 2018 10:22PM EST Last Updated Saturday, January 13, 2018 10:25PM EST TORONTO — Klay Thompson had 26 points while Kevin Durant added 25 as the Golden State Warriors held on for a wild 127-125 road win over the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night. The defending-champion Warriors (league-best 35-9 record) earned their NBA-leading 19th road win and eighth straight victory over Toronto (29-12). Stephen Curry, the two-time league MVP, returned to Golden State’s lineup after missing two games with an ankle injuryRead More


Crews responding to broken N.B. ferry cable; 15 vehicles stranded

FILE - A ferry on the Saint John River in New Brunswick

The Canadian Press Published Saturday, January 13, 2018 9:31PM EST Last Updated Saturday, January 13, 2018 9:34PM EST GRAND BAY-WESTFIELD, N.B. — A cable has snapped on a ferry in New Brunswick, leaving about 15 vehicles stranded on board in the Saint John River. The province’s Emergency Measures Organization says it happened Saturday evening on the ferry between Grand Bay-Westfield and Hardings Point, N.B. EMO crews were responding to the scene, and officials expected the problem to be resolved within a few hours. It’s not clear what caused the cableRead More


Fraser Valley braces for flooding

Fraser Valley braces for flooding

The ice is beginning to thaw, but those rising temperatures are bringing fears of flooding. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Transport Canada lifts temporary speed limit after no whales spotted in Gulf

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OTTAWA – A temporary speed limit imposed on ships in the Gulf of St. Lawrence has been lifted. The speed limit was imposed in August in an effort to help North Atlantic right whales avoid being fatally struck by ships. Seventeen of the highly endangered whales died off the east coasts of Canada and the United States last year, 12 of them in the Gulf. Transport Minister Marc Garneau says no whales have been spotted in recent weeks, so the speed restriction is being lifted to help ships navigate safelyRead More


Motorhead guitarist Fast Eddie Clarke dies at 67

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LONDON – British hard rock band Motorhead says former guitarist Edward “Fast Eddie” Clarke has died aged 67. Motorhead says on Facebook that Clarke died Wednesday in a hospital while being treated for pneumonia. Clarke joined Motorhead soon after it was founded in 1975 by former Hawkwind bassist Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister. He was the final survivor of the band’s classic lineup: Lemmy, Clarke and drummer Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor. Kilmister and Taylor both died in 2015. Clarke’s time in Motorhead produced some of the band’s biggest hits, including the ferociousRead More


Pending charges in 911 hoax introduces swatting into lexicon of many Calgarians

Pending charges in 911 hoax introduces swatting into lexicon of many Calgarians

The recent issuing of arrest warrants for a California man in connection with a fraudulent call to 911 that prompted a large police presence in southwest Calgary was likely the first encounter with the term ‘swatting’ for many Calgarians but, for online gamers, the criminal prank calls are well-known. Swatting is the act of making a fake emergency call in an attempt to get officer to respond to someone’s address. On the evening of December 22, officers were deployed to an apartment building in the community of Bankview after someoneRead More


Serena Williams reveals health scare after baby’s birth

Serena Williams with her daughter

Serena Williams tells Vogue that she dealt with a medical scare right after the birth of her daughter. In a story in the magazine’s February issue and posted Wednesday on Vogue.com, Williams discusses developing several small blood clots in her lungs while in the hospital after Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. was born in September. According to the article, the tennis superstar “spent the first six weeks of motherhood unable to get out of bed.” When Williams originally announced her baby’s arrival, via social media postings in September, she said inRead More


Breakaway barge carrying millions of litres of fuel to be towed from B.C. to Alaska

BELLA BELLA, B.C. – A British Columbia First Nation is breathing a sigh of relief as a barge carrying millions of litres of fuel was removed from its harbour on the central coast. The barge broke away from a U.S.-registered tugboat, the Jake Shearer, southwest of Bella Bella last Sunday. Heiltsuk Chief Councillor Marilyn Slett says it’s “terrifying” to consider the damage that could have been caused if a spill occurred. The barge was carrying 12.5 million litres of diesel and gasoline, which Slett says is four times the volumeRead More