Thursday, October 12th, 2017


Prank at Lowe’s prompts police probe

A prank by a Lowe’s employee in Pickering didn’t exactly go as planned. A heavy police presence descended on the Lowe’s hardware store on Brock Road and Kingston Road Thursday morning, after employees found and reported a suspicious package outside of the store. Police said they arrived to find a package that looked like an explosive device. Durham police immediately set up a perimeter and evacuated businesses in the area while they investigated. Pickering Fire also attended the scene along with its Tactical Support Unit and K-9 Unit. The packageRead More

Toy-telligence the smart choice for children at Christmas

LONDON (Reuters) – Tyler the Playful Tiger, who roars, purrs and moves during play is among a group of animatronic toys tipped to be the most in demand for Christmas, according to the world’s oldest toy shop. Hamleys, where Britain’s Queen Elizabeth once bought toys for her children, are predicting the “toy-telligence” sector to prove the big hit of 2017, with the bulk of their top 10 for Christmas list featuring artificial intelligence or robotics. “There is definitely a (tech) influence coming through in toys … it has become veryRead More

TOLL CLIMBS IN CALIFORNIA FIRE DISASTER: – Sharing #Weather #News #WeatherChannel

The worst fire in Southern California history rages through the foothills in the Bel-Air and Brentwood districts of Los Angeles County. The blaze raced with … source #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather forecast

Man accused in police shooting, Michael Andrew Arcand, has lengthy criminal history, parole documents show,

The man who is accused of shooting at police in downtown Saskatoon last month has a criminal record dating back to 1997 and has been in and out of provincial and federal institutions, according to Parole Board of Canada documents. Michael Andrew Arcand, 34, has been convicted of driving while impaired, fleeing from police assault, being unlawfully at large, assault and other crimes. A February 2006 parole board document says Arcand was serving his first federal sentence of two years after he was drunk and high and led police onRead More

Trump nails Obamacare with decision to cut off billions in subsidies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump moved to undermine Obamacare dramatically late on Thursday by cutting off subsidies to health insurance companies for low-income patients, sparking threats of legal action and concern of chaos in insurance markets. The decision is the most dramatic action Trump has taken yet to weaken the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law, which extended insurance to 20 million Americans. The move drew swift condemnation from Democrats and threats from state attorneys general in New York and California to fight back withRead More

Children of Prisoners Reunite with their Fathers Behind Bars for a Day – Sharing #ABC #NEWS #Video #feed

Prison ministry program ‘One Day With God’ help children reconcile with their incarcerated parents. source #NBC #CBS #ABC #News #worldNews #Videos #youtube #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather forecast

Applying for a Business Loan – Getting the Bank Interview Right

When applying for a business loan the process doesn’t end with you submitting a Business Plan or application. Depending on the size of the finance you’re requesting you may be called in for an interview. It’s essential you get this right and in this clip taken from a live seminar Rob Warlow, author of ‘Loan Sharp: Get the Business Finance You Deserve’ shares some interview tips. source #businessloans #smallbusinessloans #small #business #administration #sbaloans #smallbusinessgrants #smallbusinessfunding #loan for my #business

Saskatchewan NDP reviewing alleged sexual assault

CTV Regina Published Thursday, October 12, 2017 6:12PM CST Last Updated Thursday, October 12, 2017 8:23PM CST Serious allegations of sexual assault in the workplace have pushed a former Saskatchewan NDP staff member into the spotlight. A long-time volunteer with the party is accusing another long-time individual involved with the Saskatchewan NDP of sexual assault. In an online rant, the alleged victim accuses the NDP of turning a blind eye. Last month, CTV News shared the story of a woman who said she was the victim of a sexual assault.Read More

Death toll from worst Vietnam floods in years rises to 54

HANOI (Reuters) – At least 54 people died and 39 went missing as destructive floods battered northern and central Vietnam this week, the disaster prevention agency said on Friday. Vietnam is prone to destructive storms and flooding due to its long coastline. A typhoon wrecked havoc across central provinces just last month. The floods that hit Vietnam this week starting on Monday are the worst in years, state-run Vietnam Television quoted agriculture minister Nguyen Xuan Cuong as saying. Nineteen people from four neighboring households in Hoa Binh were buried aliveRead More

Iron Man, Iron Boy: New Arm Prosthetic From Robert Downey Jr. – Sharing #ABC #NEWS #Video #feed

Actor Robert Downey Jr. presented 7-year-old Alex Pring with a bionic arm. Watch more ABC News coverage: Subscribe to WN on YouTube: … source #NBC #CBS #ABC #News #worldNews #Videos #youtube #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather forecast