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Calgary pilot plays important role in helping conjoined twins in Africa

A pilot with a Calgary-based organization that specializes in overseas mission aid work was surprised when he was called to fly a young couple and their conjoined twins out of a remote village in Congo. In August, Claudine Mukhena gave birth to twin girls who were joined at the abdomen. She gave birth to the babies naturally without any help and then drove hundreds of kilometres by motorcycle to find a doctor to help them. That’s where Calgary native and MAF pilot Brett Reierson came in, flying the family toRead More


MISSING: 13-year-old Kiersta Goldsmith, last seen November 20

Ottawa Police are asking for your help finding a missing 13-year-old girl. Kiersta Goldsmith was last seen Monday, on Lacroix Avenue in Orléans. Kiersta is described as white with blond, shoulder-length hair and green eyes. She is 5’7″ (170 cm), 150 lbs (68 kg), with a medium build. She has piercings in both ears. She was last seen wearing black jeans, a black sweater, a black coat, combat boots, and was carrying a pink Jansport bag. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Ottawa Police at 613-236-1222.Read More


Macklemore and Ryan Lewis on Addiction, Controversy – Sharing #ABC #NEWS #Video #feed

After a successful year, the duo discusses Macklemore’s past substance abuse and backlash from their music. source #NBC #CBS #ABC #News #worldNews #Videos #youtube USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather forecast


Jury hears of ‘bad blood’ between Millard and Babcock

A friend of Dellen Millard told court that there was “bad blood” between the accused killer and Laura Babcock, who disappeared five years ago and is presumed dead. Andrew Michalski, Millard’s longtime best friend, said Babcock confided in him a few months before she vanished about a dramatic love triangle. Millard had been sleeping with both Babcock and his girlfriend, Christina Noudga, at the same time, Michalski told court on Tuesday. He testified at the first-degree murder trial of Millard and Mark Smich, both accused of killing Babcock in theRead More


Victim of fatal stabbing in Forest Lawn identified

Police say that the victim of a fatal stabbing that spawned a Canada-wide warrant for the arrest of a dangerous suspect last week has been identified. On November 15, at about 12:15 p.m., police were called to a home in the 1800 block of 39 Street S.E. for reports of a man in medical distress. When officers arrived at the scene and entered the home, they experienced the effects of pepper spray lingering in the air and were forced to leave. Once they were able to enter the home, aRead More


Grey Cup Week Kicks Off Today

Josh Pringle, CTV Morning Live Published Tuesday, November 21, 2017 4:14AM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 21, 2017 4:20AM EST The Grey Cup officially arrives in Ottawa today. Fans are invited to Parliament Hill at 12 p.m. to kick-off Grey Cup Festival week in the capital. CTV Morning Live’s Henry Burris will be among the fans at the official kick off of the 105 Grey Cup Festival. Both the Toronto Argos and Calgary Stampeders will also arrive in Ottawa today to begin preparations for Sunday’s CFL championship game at TDRead More


No appeal in fatal police shooting of N.B. store owner: prosecutors

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick prosecutors say they won’t attempt to revive manslaughter charges against two constables in the police shooting of a businessman. In a statement released today, Public Prosecution Services says its decision was made in light of two previous court decisions and after a reassessment of the threshold for prosecution. Const. Patrick Bulger and Const. Mathieu Boudreau had been charged in the death of Michel Vienneau, a 51-year-old store owner who was shot in his vehicle outside the Bathurst train station on Jan. 12, 2015. The officers hadRead More


Mike Rowe Comes Clean – Sharing #ABC #NEWS #Video #feed

“Dirty Jobs” host shares his scariest experience and reveals his singing voice. source #NBC #CBS #ABC #News #worldNews #Videos #youtube USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather forecast


UTRCA warns of high river flows

The Upper Thames River Conservation Authority has issued a warning as watershed levels will be approaching the top of banks in some areas. The authority says residents in watershed areas should use extreme caution near all watercourses and keep pets and children safe. “Water in streams, creeks and the Thames River is fast moving and cold and bank areas can be slippery”, UTRCA says in a release. Most parts of the Upper Thames River watershed received 15 to 30 millimetres of rainfall Saturday on top of the 10 to 30Read More


Momentum builds in U.S. for disclaimers on internet election ads

(Reuters) – U.S. regulators on Thursday kicked off a process that could result in mandatory disclaimers on election ads that appear on social media, a reaction to anonymous, Russia-linked ads on sites such as Facebook ahead of the 2016 U.S. elections. A 3D-printed Facebook logo is displayed in front of the Russian flag, in this illustration taken October 25, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration The Federal Election Commission voted 5-0 to begin drafting rules that would impose disclaimers. The commission previously declined to require such labels after Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’sRead More