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Manitoba Liberal Convention events delayed due to ‘overwhelming response’ and ‘software glitch’

Dougald Lamont is the new leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party. The 48-year-old businessman, father and University of Winnipeg lecturer clinched the leadership on the second ballot. It was a tight race in the end. Lamont received 296 votes on the second ballot. Cindy Lamoureux, 25, received 288 votes, after emerging the front runner on the first ballot, with 41 per cent of the vote. Candidate Jon Gerrard, 69, bowed out after the first round of voting after receiving 26 per cent of the vote, and asked his supporters toRead More

MISSING: Michael Marotta, 15, known to frequent Bayshore mall

Have you seen Michael Marotta? The 15-year-old was last seen on Friday night (Oct 13th) in the Richmond Road area. He is described as being white, 5’7 with brown eyes and short brown hair. Michael is known to hang out at the Bayshore Mall. His family is concerned for his safety. Anyone with information should contact the Ottawa Police’s Missing Persons Unit at 613-236-1222, ext2355. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

PayPal tops profit estimates, lifts target on mobile payments growth

(Reuters) – Sharp growth in mobile payments led PayPal Holdings Inc (PYPL.O) to report a better-than-expected third-quarter profit on Thursday and lift its guidance for earnings through the rest of the year. The San Jose, California-based payments company has been working hard in recent years to expand its reach to new customers through partnerships and acquisitions, particularly in mobile payments. Those deals are clearly starting to bear fruit, analysts said. “It was just a very strong quarter across the board,” said A.B. Mendez, an analyst and fund manager at FrostRead More

How a Canadian astrophysics star aims to find life on exoplanets – Technology & Science

Michael MacDonald Sara Seager has pledged to spend the rest of her life searching for another Earth among the billions of stars that inhabit our night sky. “That’s our goal: to find life out there,” the Toronto-born astrophysicist says in a distinctly assured monotone, as if describing a walk to the local mall. ‘ There’s this shifting line of what is crazy.’ – Sara Seager, astrophysicist The highly acclaimed professor, who is scheduled to deliver a lecture on the heady topic later this week in Halifax, says the lofty objective isRead More

Pickup truck’s window shatters after BB gun fired at moving vehicle

At least two vehicles have had their windows shot out after an unidentified culprit fired a BB gun in the city’s northwest. According to police, an investigation is underway after a window on the driver’s side of a pickup truck was shattered shortly before 5:00 p.m. along Shaganappi Trail near Edgemont Boulevard. No one was injured in the incident. Investigators say at least one other vehicle in the area had a window damaged by a BB gun. Police continue to investigate the shootings. Anyone with information regarding the identity ofRead More

Death toll in Vietnam flooding, landslides rises to 68

HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnam officials say the death toll from landslides and heavy rain triggered by a tropical depression earlier this week has climbed to 68, with another 34 people missing. The Vietnam Disaster Management Authority said in a statement Sunday that the disasters have also injured 32 people, damaged infrastructure and killed more than 230,000 livestock in central and northern regions. A disaster official in the hardest-hit province of Hoa Binh in the north, where 20 people have died, said some 300 soldiers, police and militia were still searchingRead More

Report: Harvey Weinstein’s brother in a ‘waking nightmare’

Frazier Moore, The Associated Press Published Saturday, October 14, 2017 9:51PM EDT NEW YORK — The brother of disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and co-founder of the company that now finds itself in crisis says he’s in “a waking nightmare” and had no idea “the type of predator” his brother is accused of being. “I want him to get the justice he deserves,” Bob Weinstein said. Bob, 62, operated in the shadow of his much more public and flamboyant older brother for more than 30 years as they partnered inRead More

Population at divisive housing project to double

The housing project that first welcomed people in from tent city has made its share of enemies in the neighbourhood. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

New poll puts Bill Smith in the mayor’s chair in Calgary

A new poll, released just three days ahead of Election Day in the city, indicates that Calgary will be seeing a new face at city hall when the dust settles on Monday. The survey, conducted by Mainstreet and Postmedia, says that Bill Smith is ahead of the incumbent mayor Naheed Nenshi by 13 points. The pollster says that this has been one of the most vicious and negative campaigns it has ever seen and it’s likely going to be those strategies that end up deciding which way voters will goRead More

China's trade growth accelerates in September; exports rise 8.1 percent, imports up 18.7 percent – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

China’s trade growth accelerates in September; exports rise 8.1 percent, imports up 18.7 percent Source link Abc news headlines – China's trade growth accelerates in September; exports rise 8.1 percent, imports up 18.7 percent #ABC #news #Worldnews