Friday, November 10th, 2017


Watch live Remembrance Day coverage from Cambridge

If you don’t want to brave the cold and make it out to a Remembrance Day ceremony, we’ve got you covered. We’re streaming Saturday’s Remembrance Day event from the cenotaph at Queen’s Square in Cambridge. The service is expected to get underway around 10:30 a.m. You can watch our live video by clicking on the video player above. If you’re interesting in attending one of the other ceremonies in Waterloo Region, we’ve put together a guide to where and when they’re happening. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #BreakingnewsRead More

A political shock throws Lebanon’s economy back into crisis – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

Just when things were starting to look up for Lebanon’s economy, a new political crisis threatens to send it crashing down again. Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s shock resignation could unravel the first steps in years toward injecting some cash and confidence in Lebanon’s anemic economy. Already, the crisis is putting at risk multi-billion-dollar plans to rebuild decaying road and electrical and communication networks and get the oil and gas sector moving. Lebanon has long been buffeted by blows from the great-powers rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran. But its economyRead More

Muni market breathes ‘sigh of relief’ over Senate tax plan

CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Republican tax bill helped soothe nerves in the municipal bond market on Friday, just over a week after the House of Representatives proposed changes that would decrease its future supply of tax-free debt. The U.S. Capitol Building is lit at sunset in Washington, U.S., December 20, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts While House Republicans sought to remove federal tax exemption for private activity bonds (PABs), an outline of the Senate’s proposal released late on Thursday does not include that provision among its list of revenueRead More

IOC makes case for Calgary to bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

CTV Calgary Staff Published Friday, November 10, 2017 6:01PM MST Last Updated Friday, November 10, 2017 7:23PM MST The International Olympic Committee says it is trying to make the games more affordable for host cities and Calgary’s bid committee says it is serious about making a play for the games but more work needs to be done. City administration is poised to present a report to council members with recommendations and says more money will be required and that a ‘bid corporation’ needs to be created to support the effort.Read More

Father-son team plans Antarctic trek powered by renewable energy

LONDON (Reuters) – With solar panels tacked to their sledges and a biofuel made from wood chips to keep them warm, a British father and son duo will attempt to reach the South Pole relying solely on green energy. Seasoned explorer Robert Swan and his 23-year-old son Barney will begin their eight week, 600-mile expedition on Wednesday, hoping to show renewable energy can work in extreme conditions and prove a viable alternative to fossil fuels. “For the first time in history we will be surviving only on renewable energy. It’sRead More

A Day As A NASCAR Spotter – sharing the #Weather Channel #Videos

NASCAR spotters have to know the weather as much as they have know what’s under the hood. Jim Cantore tries his hand at the job. source #Weather #Weathernews #WeatherForecast #weathervideos USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

The road to the College Football Playoff has been wild | ESPN – USANEWS.CA

Rece Davis looks back on the chaotic first nine weeks of the college football season heading into the first College Football Playoff rankings. ✔ 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 getRead More

Former police officer charged in sexual assault of minors sentenced to 2 years

York Regional Police say a retired officer who was charged in the sexual assault of several minors has been sentenced to two years behind bars. Police say 67-year-old Donald Clark pleaded guilty last week to one count each of sexual exploitation and sexual interference and was sentenced Friday. They say Clark was arrested in 2015 after allegations surfaced that he had sexually assaulted a child. Police say more charges were laid after further allegations involving historical incidents emerged. Clark served on the force between 1974 and 2006, then took onRead More

Novartis posts eye drug data amid play for Eylea’s turf

ZURICH (Reuters) – Novartis’s bid to move in on Bayer’s and Regeneron’s eye-drug turf was buoyed on Friday by data showing patients on the Swiss drugmaker’s new RTH258 drug showed less disease activity than those on its rivals’ drug Eylea. Swiss drugmaker Novartis’ logo is seen at the company’s plant in the northern Swiss town of Stein, Switzerland October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Active disease was observed in 23.5 percent of RTH258 patients versus 33.5 percent of Eylea patients at 16 weeks, Novartis said, of its investigational treatment for wetRead More

Tunisian man granted permanent Canadian residency after 29-month wait

After 29 months of taking refuge in a church in Shediac, N.B., Mahammed Amine Maazaoui is a free man. Maazaoui’s original claim to become a permanent resident of Canada was denied. Fearing for his life if he returned to his Tunisian home, he took refuge in the Shediac Bay Church. In late October, he received word his file had been reviewed and he had been granted his permanent residence in principle on humanitarian and compassionate grounds. “For me it was a surprise. More than surprised. It was hope, and hopeRead More