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Judge homers as Yankees escape jam to beat Jays

Jays fall to Yankees

NEW YORK – David Robertson went wild and loaded the bases in the eighth inning, and the Yankees weren’t all that concerned. “Whenever it’s a tough situation like that, I want D-Rob on the mound,” Aaron Judge said. Or as manager Aaron Boone put it: “He doesn’t blink.” Judge hit his fifth home run, Robertson pitched out of a self-inflicted jam and New York overcame some shaky defence on a chilly night to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Thursday. Robertson loaded the bases with no outs on consecutiveRead More


City street sweeping to begin in April

City street sweeping to begin in April

Kiera Lyons, CTV Edmonton Published Thursday, April 19, 2018 4:20PM MDT Last Updated Thursday, April 19, 2018 6:28PM MDT The City of Edmonton will start street sweeping near the end of April, weather permitting, and want to remind Edmontonians of the process. The city said it designed the sweeping method to be as fast and non-disruptive as possible. Parks crews will go along boulevards sweeping debris onto the major roads, afterwards the debris is swept off the roads. Residential roads will be swept during the day.  “Usually we like toRead More


At trial, experts debate drug Cosby gave to his accuser

Michael R. Sisak, The Associated Press Published Thursday, April 19, 2018 1:14PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, April 19, 2018 9:50PM EDT NORRISTOWN, Pa. — It’s long been one of the most enduring mysteries of Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case: What drug did he give his chief accuser on the night she says he molested her? Cosby has insisted he handed 1 1/2 tablets of the over-the-counter cold and allergy medicine Benadryl to Andrea Constand to help her relax before their sexual encounter at his home outside Philadelphia more than aRead More


TFC lose first leg of Champions League final 2-1 to Chivas

Toronto FC loses opener to Chivas

Gregory Strong, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018 2:57AM EDT TORONTO – Goalkeeper Alex Bono took full ownership for misreading a free kick that gave Chivas Guadalajara a second-half lead on Tuesday night. That go-ahead goal could prove to be quite costly for Toronto FC. Chivas held on for a 2-1 victory at BMO Field in the opener of the two-leg CONCACAF Champions League final, a result that leaves Toronto in a tough position entering next week’s rematch in Mexico. Alan Pulido’s free kick in the 72nd minuteRead More


Travelling zoo in Timmins

Travelling zoo in Timmins

Families in Timmins are treated to a weekend of learning and adventure thanks to the travelling arm of the Ottawa Zoo. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Police identify dead man in photo connected to alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur

Police identify dead man in photo connected to alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Friday, April 13, 2018 11:22AM EDT Last Updated Friday, April 13, 2018 12:42PM EDT Toronto police say they have identified the dead man in a photograph they released to the public earlier this year, who they believe may be a victim of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur. In March, investigators took the rare step of sharing an image of a dead middle-aged man with a beard in the hopes of identifying him. At the time, lead investigator Det. Sgt. Hank Idsinga called the decision to release theRead More


Taking the hard way up the CN Tower: 7,000 take part in charity stair climb

CN tower climb

Chris Fox, CTV News Toronto Published Saturday, April 7, 2018 10:19AM EDT Last Updated Saturday, April 7, 2018 10:20AM EDT More than 7,000 people are taking the hard way up the CN Tower this weekend as part of an annual fundraiser that is expected to raise in excess of $1 million for wildlife conservation efforts. The WWF-Canada CN Tower Climb for Nature got underway at 6 a.m. on Saturday with the first wave of climbers beginning the 1,776-step trek to the top of the tower. Thousands of people were expectedRead More


Sentencing hearing for Windsor man convicted in stabbing

Comfort Inn stabbing

A Windsor man will soon learn his fate after being convicted in a stabbing last year. A sentencing hearing was held Friday for Emad Ben-Abdellah. The 27-year-old was found guilty of aggravated assault stemming from an incident in April of 2017. Police were called to the Comfort Inn hotel on Dougall Avenue where they found a man suffering from non-life threatening stab wounds in the parking lot. Court heard Friday the victim suffered four lacerations to his face, and two more on his neck and chest. Ben-Abdellah’s lawyer Maria CarrociaRead More


Mystery flushed out: stolen portable toilet located

toilet

CTV Atlantic Published Saturday, February 17, 2018 1:01PM AST Last Updated Saturday, February 17, 2018 1:50PM AST A couple has solved the mystery of a missing portable toilet in Nova Scotia that flooded the internet two weeks ago. The two were out walking their dog on a wilderness trail in the picturesque community of Dutch Settlement, northeast of Halifax, when they spotted the potty early Saturday morning. They say their dog was the one who sniffed out where the blue Royal Flush toilet had been dumped a short distance fromRead More


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

Right whales

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