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Deaf woman whose daughter was murdered calls for more interpreters

The mother of a murdered Saskatoon woman testified at the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls Thursday she’d like to see better access to interpreters. “Without an interpreter, communication was difficult,” Carol Wolfe, who is deaf, told the inquiry via an interpreter. “I felt unheard and dismissed simply because they chose not to hear me.” Her daughter, Karina Wolfe, disappeared in Saskatoon on July 2, 2010. About two weeks after the 20-year-old went missing, her mother went to the Saskatoon police station. Wolfe told the inquiryRead More

Plow drivers prepare for snow at Mount Washington

Crews responsible for clearing the road leading to the ski resort are hoping drivers will give them more space – and a little bit of patience. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Myanmar, Bangladesh sign agreement on Rohingya refugees

The Associated Press Published Thursday, November 23, 2017 7:39AM EST Last Updated Thursday, November 23, 2017 9:29AM EST BANGKOK — Myanmar and Bangladesh signed an agreement on Thursday covering the return of Rohingya Muslims who fled across their mutual border to escape violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. Myanmar announced the agreement but provided no details on how many Rohingya refugees would be allowed to return home. Bangladesh said the repatriations are to begin within two months. More than 620,000 Rohingya have fled from Myanmar into Bangladesh since Aug. 25, whenRead More

One of two suspects arrested in connection to robbery spree

Police have arrested one of two people wanted in connection with a crime spree in Simcoe County. According to the OPP, it started last Thursday when a dark grey Chevrolet Avalanche was stolen from the South Shore Centre in Barrie.  The keys were taken from the owner’s jacket. “I came out and my truck was gone,” the trucks owner Louise Jones told CTV News. Police say two people used the stolen truck to try and rob four businesses. The suspects targeted gas stations in Barrie and near Orillia as wellRead More

Chief justice assigned to Gerald Stanley trial

A judge has been appointed to oversee the second-degree murder trial of Gerald Stanley. Saskatchewan’s Court of Queen’s Bench Chief Justice Martel Popescul will preside over the high-profile trial, scheduled for early next year. Stanley has pleaded not guilty in the case. The Saskatchewan farmer is charged in the death of 22-year-old Colten Boushie. Boushie was shot and killed Aug. 9, 2016, while riding in an SUV that went onto a farm near Biggar, Sask. Popescul was appointed chief justice in 2011. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #BreakingnewsRead More

Victoria’s Secret gala hits snag in China as model pulls out

Relaxnews Published Friday, November 17, 2017 1:21PM EST Last Updated Friday, November 17, 2017 1:23PM EST Top U.S. fashion model Gigi Hadid on Friday pulled out of the annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show in Shanghai after an online video showing her apparently making a slant-eyes face sparked criticism in China. The announcement is the second apparent snag to hit the U.S. lingerie maker’s A-list underwear extravaganza set for Monday, following reports that three Russians and one Ukrainian model had failed to obtain Chinese visas. Hadid, who was number five onRead More

Charge against man accused in Simon Grant death stayed

A charge against a man arrested after the death of a La Ronge restaurant owner has been stayed. The accessory to murder after the fact charge — the lone charge laid against a 19-year-old in connection with the death — was stayed Thursday in La Ronge Provincial Court. The man was one of four people arrested following the Apr. 17 death of Louisiana’s Bar B Que owner Simon Grant. The other three, 19-year-old Austin Bird and two youth, were charged with second-degree murder. Bird pleaded guilty to a lesser charge,Read More

Essex County Council pre-approves spending almost $6M on roads

Essex County Council has already pre-approved spending nearly $6-million on priority work for roads in 2018. The total amount, more than $11-million, is expected to be discussed during budget deliberations next month. Warden Tom Bain says if approved, the total amount would be half a million dollars more than last year. Bain says the additional spending is part of a 25-year plan for road rehabilitation, expansion and paved shoulders. He says the planning process will not negatively impact the financial books. “We’ve had an excellent program of using our reservesRead More

Stars and Thunder tickets on sale for Timmins residents only

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Kyle Gennings: Timmins music festival, Stars and Thunder, gives head start to residents on tickets Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

NBA scores: Raptors hit 3s to beat Pelicans 125-116

NEW ORLEANS – DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points and the Toronto Raptors kept hitting 3s to beat New Orleans 125-116. The Raptors shot 16 for 34 on 3-pointers, with C.J. Miles going 5 for 9. Kyle Lowry had 22 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 21 and Miles 17 for Toronto. Serge Ibaka added 12 points and Pascal Siakam and Fred VanVleet each had 10. DeMarcus Cousins scored 25 points for the Pelicans, and Anthony Davis had 19. HAWKS 126, KINGS 80 ATLANTA – Dewayne Dedmon scored a career-high 20 points andRead More