Wednesday, November 8th, 2017


In Beijing, Trump presses China on North Korea and trade

BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump pressed China to do more on the North Korean nuclear issue on Thursday and said bilateral trade had been unfair to the United States, but praised President Xi Jinping’s pledge that China would be more open to foreign firms. U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping make joint statements at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst On North Korea, Trump said “China can fix this problem quickly and easily”, urging Beijing to cutRead More

Winnipeg mayor wants the Eskimos to change their team name

Winnipeg mayor Brian Bowman thinks the Edmonton Eskimos should change their team name. “I think there’s an opportunity to have a more inclusive name,” he said. “That’s ultimately a decision for the team, though.” Bowman, who is Metis, also said he respects the Edmonton CFL organization but would prefer a different name. The Eskimos responded to the mayor’s comments on Wednesday through a team statement: At this point in time, we are actively engaged in listening to the conversation that people are having around our name.  Those conversations are on-goingRead More

Harvey Weinstein hires NY defense lawyer Benjamin Brafman

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Harvey Weinstein has hired Manhattan criminal defense attorney Benjamin Brafman to represent him in New York, a spokeswoman for the Hollywood producer said on Wednesday, days after New York police said an unidentified woman had accused Weinstein of rape. FILE PHOTO: Harvey Weinstein speaks at the UBS 40th Annual Global Media and Communications Conference in New York, NY, U.S. on December 5, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo “We do not believe an indictment of Mr. Weinstein is imminent,” the spokeswoman for Weinstein said in an emailed statement.Read More

Weather Gone Viral – Massive Tornado – sharing the #Weather Channel #Videos

In this clip, a man found himself right in the path of a tornado. source #Weather #Weathernews #WeatherForecast #weathervideos USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

Canadian geophysicists hunt for fresh water in Rohingya camp as reservoirs dwindle

In one of the world’s largest refugee camps, a team of Canadian geophysicists is scanning the ground in hopes of finding a reliable source of clean drinking water for hundreds of thousands of displaced Rohingya refugees before the dwindling reservoir runs dry. More than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled into Bangladesh since an outbreak of violence that human rights officials have condemned as ethnic cleansing. Many Rohingyas have ended up at Kutupalong refugee camp near the Myanmar border. But the camp’s few water sources are under pressure, and with theRead More

Pomp and pageantry greet Trump ahead of talks with Xi – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

Prior to kicking off talks with his Chinese counterpart Thursday morning, President Donald Trump was given a grand red carpet welcome — complete with military marching bands and throngs of Chinese school children excitedly waved flags of both countries — outside the Great Hall of the People at the western edge of Tiananmen Square. Interested in Donald Trump? Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Trump, the eighth U.S. president to visit China, seemedRead More

Highway of Heroes to get 2 million trees to honour vets

Jeff Lagerquist, Staff Published Wednesday, November 8, 2017 10:46PM EST Ontario’s Highway of Heroes is growing greener by the day as battalions of volunteers work towards their goal of honoring every Canadian who served in the armed forces since Confederation with individual living monuments. The charity project, dubbed “A Tree for Every Hero,” aims to plant two million trees near Highway 401 between Trenton, Ont. and Toronto. The 170-kilometre stretch of road was given its heroic title in 2007 to reflect its use as a route for funeral convoysRead More

Icahn subpoenaed by U.S. on biofuels dealing: filing

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has been subpoenaed by the U.S. Justice Department over his efforts to overhaul the U.S. biofuels program during his time as an unpaid adviser to President Donald Trump, his company said in a securities filing. File photo: Billionaire activist-investor Carl Icahn gives an interview on FOX Business Network’s Neil Cavuto show in New York, U.S. on February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Icahn’s dual role as a presidential adviser and an investor with interests in multiple industries raised eyebrows earlier this yearRead More

Steph Curry and Kevin Durant reveal keys to comeback in Warriors’ win over Spurs | ESPN – USANEWS.CA

Steph Curry and Kevin Durant reveal the keys to their comeback in the Warriors’ win over the Spurs. ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ✔ Watch Latest Episodes on WatchESPN: ✔ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: Get more ESPN on YouTube: ► First Take: ► SC6 with Michael & Jemele: ► SportsCenter with SVP: http://es/pn/SVPonYouTube ESPN on Social Media: ► Follow on Twitter: ► Like on Facebook: ► Follow on Instagram: Visit ESPN on YouTube to get up-to-the-minute sports news coverage, scores,Read More

Compensation cut for elite soldiers if injuries last more than 180 days

Elite soldiers involved in Canada’s most dangerous and secretive military operations could now lose a special monthly allowance if they are sick or injured for more than 180 days, CTV News has learned. The Department of National Defence quietly rolled out the policy in September. The new rules mean that personnel with the Canadian Special Operations Forces — many of whom work on top-secret missions across the globe — will lose the special compensation if illness or injury restricts their duties for more than 180 days. Paratroopers, submarine crews, pilotsRead More