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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

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

Vigil to mark 5 years in Emma Fillipoff case

Emma Fillipoff vanished five years ago. The mystery surrounding her disappearance has spawned documentaries, blogs and now a podcast. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Argonauts Grey Cup rally set for Tuesday afternoon

The Canadian Press Published Monday, November 27, 2017 11:13AM EST Last Updated Monday, November 27, 2017 11:14AM EST TORONTO — The Argonauts have touched down in Toronto with the Grey Cup in tow. Star quarterback Ricky Ray emerged from the team’s charter plane hoisting the coveted trophy. The team is returning from Ottawa following Sunday’s stunning 27-24 win over the favoured Calgary Stampeders. Ray says it was a quiet flight following a “good after party” Sunday night. It’s Toronto’s 17th Grey Cup, a CFL record. The team will celebrate theRead More

Wind warnings, winter storm warnings issued in Saskatchewan

Much of Saskatchewan woke up to weather warnings on Monday morning. In the south central part of the province, from the Battlefords area south, wind warnings have been issued, including for the cities of Regina, Saskatoon and Yorkton. Environment Canada says winds gusting up to 90 kilometres an hour are expected throughout the day, but will ease into the evening. In the northern part of the province, winter storm warnings have been issued by Environment Canada for Île à la Crosse, Buffalo Narrows, Beauval, La Ronge, Pelican Narrows, Cumberland House,Read More

OPP searching Thames after reports of a canoe capsizing with people on board

CTV London Published Sunday, November 26, 2017 6:54PM EST Last Updated Sunday, November 26, 2017 8:17PM EST OPP say they are searching for two people after reports of a canoe capsizing on the Thames River near Ingersoll. Police say it happened around 3 p.m. Sunday in an area west of Ingersoll Street North. A concerned citizen notified Police after observing two people on a canoe that appeared to be in distress. The man said the pair were not dressed for the weather conditions and not wearing life jackets. The citizen wentRead More

Sudbury Red Ribbon campaign 29th launch

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Alana Everson: Driving sober is the focus of Sudbury’s 29th annual Red Ribbon Campaign. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Arson cause of fire that destroyed MacTier’s only restaurant

Nearly five months after MacTier’s only restaurant was destroyed by fire, investigators have determined the cause to be arson. At around 8:30 p.m. on June 17, flames ripped through the Cottage Country Family Diner on Front Street. The fire caused more than $500,000 in damage. The OPP and the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office are now treating the fire as suspicious. They’re hoping to speak with anyone who may have information. The Cottage Country Family Diner has been a staple in the community for decades. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews andRead More

Interpol: 40 human traffickers arrested, 236 children saved

PARIS – Interpol says 40 suspected human traffickers have been arrested and nearly 500 of their victims freed in a vast police operation in five African countries. The France-based international police agency said in a statement late Thursday that 236 of those rescued were minors. The operation earlier this month was carried out in Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal. In a statement, Interpol said the suspects are accused of forcing victims “to engage in activities ranging from begging to prostitution, with little to no regard for working conditions orRead More

Sobeys to cut 800 office jobs as part of reorganization

The Canadian Press Published Friday, November 24, 2017 7:26AM EST Last Updated Friday, November 24, 2017 9:02AM EST STELLARTON, N.S. – The Sobeys grocery business will be cutting about 800 office jobs across Canada as part of efforts to create one efficient national organization out of five regional operations, the company announced Friday. “The future success of Sobeys, and our continued service to over 900 communities across the country, depends on our steadfast commitment to transform our business,” said Michael Medline, who is chief executive of Sobeys and its parentRead More