Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

 

B.C. community fights back against beaver cull

Parks Canada plans to cull a group of beavers because they threatened a man-made dam, but locals are digging in for a fight. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC


Harvey Weinstein sued by actress, who claims he raped her in 2016

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(Reuters) – Harvey Weinstein and the movie company he co-founded, The Weinstein Company, were sued in California state court on Tuesday by an anonymous actress who said she was raped by the movie producer in the spring of 2016. FILE PHOTO: Harvey Weinstein attends the Middle East International Film Festival in Abu Dhabi, October 15, 2007. REUTERS/Steve Crisp/File Photo The actress, who is represented by attorney Gloria Allred and identified in the documents as Jane Doe, said in the lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court that Weinstein invitedRead More


Toronto Raptors beat Houston Rockets 129-113

Kristie Rieken, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, November 14, 2017 11:13PM EST HOUSTON — DeMar DeRozan scored 27 points and the Toronto Raptors built a big lead in the first half and held on for a 129-113 win over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night. James Harden had 38 points and made 19 of 19 foul shots for the Rockets, who ended a six-game winning streak. Houston scored six straight points, including three free throws from Harden, to make it 108-103 with about 7 1/2 minutes left. Delon Wright madeRead More


Kenya craftsmen to build boat out of plastic waste

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LAMU, Kenya (Reuters) – The beaches of Kenya’s idyllic Lamu island are dotted with traditional Swahili stone and coral houses, mansions built by European royalty, the odd donkey and, increasingly, tidal lines of plastic trash. A traditional sailing dhow carries coral bricks for construction near the island of Lamu, Kenya, November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola When a resident organized a beach clean-up that collected 33 tons of rubbish in a single summer, British-Ethiopian safari organizer Ben Morrison decided he couldn’t stand by while his beloved island was ruined. So theRead More


Roy Moore addresses church crowd in Alabama amidst sexual assault scandal – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

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At the “God Save America Revival Conference” at Walker Springs Road Baptist Church in Jackson, Alabama on Tuesday night, embattled Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore addressed a loyal crowd and made little mention of his sexual assault scandal. “Obviously I’ve made a few people mad. I’m the only one who can unite Democrats and Republicans because I seem to be opposed by both,” said Moore. “They’ve spent over $30 million to try to take me out, they’ve done everything they could, and now they’re together to try to keep meRead More


Police investigating fifth homicide of 2017 after shooting victim dies in hospital

Saskatoon police are investigating the city’s fifth homicide of the year after a man shot earlier this month died in hospital. Police say the 30-year-old, who officers discovered Nov. 4 with a gunshot wound to his abdomen at a home on the 200 block of Avenue V South, died in hospital Saturday. An autopsy was performed Tuesday, and major crimes police, alongside other Saskatoon police units, are investigating the death. Police said in a news release the day of the shooting the man was shot with a small-calibre gun. ARead More


Paulson holds stake in gold steady in third-quarter

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Paulson & Co left its stake in gold investments unchanged in the third quarter, as concerns about North Korea’s nuclear weapons program helped lift bullion prices to a 13-month high, a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing showed on Tuesday. Soros Fund Management LLC stayed out of gold for the fourth straight quarter. New York-based Paulson & Co, led by longtime gold bull John Paulson, kept its stake in SPDR Gold Trust at 4.36 million shares with a value of $530 million at the end ofRead More


Valedictorian’s mic cut after he bashes school – USANEWS.CA

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Valedictorian and class president Peter Butera had his microphone cut off after he criticized some school officials during his graduation speech. source #usa #news #worldnews #headlinenews watch and share USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Saskatoon Blades call up Yorkton product Nolan Maier

The Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League have called up goaltender Nolan Maier from the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s Yorkton Terriers. The 16-year-old Yorkton product was reassigned to his hometown team after being dropped from the Blades roster back in September. Maier was a part of Team Canada Black at the Word U17 Challenge in British Columbia, posting the best save percentage of all goalies with three or more starts. While with the struggling Terriers team he was able to maintain a .897 save percentage despite taking an averageRead More


Rainbow celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australians have voted overwhelmingly for same-sex marriage, paving the way for legislation by the end of 2017 and sparking rainbow celebrations on Wednesday, with people wearing wedding dresses and sequined suits and declaring “our love is real”. Supporters of the ‘Yes’ vote for marriage equality celebrate after it was announced the majority of Australians support same-sex marriage in a national survey, paving the way for legislation to make the country the 26th nation to formalise the unions by the end of the year, at a rally inRead More