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Bears killed after biting, scratching two people in Mission, B.C.

The Canadian Press Published Sunday, October 22, 2017 11:33PM EDT Last Updated Monday, October 23, 2017 7:11AM EDT MISSION, B.C. — Two people have been injured by a bear that broke into a home in Mission, B.C. Murray Smith with the provincial Conservation Officer Service says a Mission resident heard a commotion in her backyard late Saturday night and went to check on her dogs. He says when she opened the back door, the woman was met by a black bear, which knocked her down, bit her in the backRead More

NFL scores: Patriots hammer Falcons in Super Bowl rematch

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes and the New England Patriots toyed with the Atlanta Falcons – sound familiar? – 23-7 in a fog-filled Super Bowl rematch Sunday night that wasn’t particularly super. New England scored the final 31 points to win the NFL championship in February. Placards and shirts reading 28-3 were ever-present in and around Gillette Stadium as the Patriots (5-2) scored the first 23 points in this prime-time mismatch. The Falcons (3-3), who led New England by that 25-point margin in the third quarterRead More

SoFi held sale talks, but bidders balked at $8 billion price: newspaper

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Social Finance Inc discussed a potential sale earlier this year, including with financial services company Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW.N), but the talks fell apart over the $8 billion price the online lender sought, the Financial Times reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter. The San Francisco-based company known as SoFi began sales talks after a foreign bank made a $6 billion “indicative offer,” the newspaper said, citing two sources. The offer came shortly after a $500 million funding round in February led by investmentRead More

Report: Gunman holding hostages at U.K. bowling alley

The Associated Press Published Sunday, October 22, 2017 11:58AM EDT Last Updated Sunday, October 22, 2017 12:37PM EDT LONDON — Police in central England warned the public to stay away from a shopping centre where British media reports said a man with a shotgun has taken hostages at a bowling alley Sunday. The Warwickshire Police department said on Twitter that its officers were dealing Sunday afternoon with an “ongoing incident” at Bermuda Park in Nuneaton, near the city of Birmingham. It did not provide details about the nature of theRead More

Fire that destroyed Dominion service centre deemed suspicious

Police believe a fire that destroyed a Cape Breton service centre and threatened nearby homes earlier this week was deliberately set. Clifton Bailey has been the owner of Bailey’s Service Centre in Dominion, N.S., for nearly 40 years. Bailey says he’s devastated someone would intentionally burn down his place of business. “I knew it was arson because there was nothing in the garage that could go on fire, nothing. There’s nothing there. There’s no oily rags, there’s no gas,” he says. The fire burned the garage to the ground earlyRead More

Report recommends Alberta add urban ridings, cut three rural seats

EDMONTON — A report is recommending that Alberta’s next provincial election should be fought on a new political map that includes more urban ridings and less rural ones. The report by the Electoral Boundaries Commission will now go to the Alberta legislature for a vote. The commission recommends creating a total of three new constituencies in Calgary, Edmonton and the Airdrie-Cochrane area. It also says three rural ridings should be cut by consolidating some constituencies in less-populated parts of the province. The report says the change is needed to reflectRead More

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Coroner, federal OHS investigating sudden death at industrial site near Outlook

The coroner and federal occupational health and safety officials are investigating the sudden death of a man at an industrial site near Outlook. RCMP received a call Tuesday about a sudden death at an industrial site in the Outlook area. A 29-year-old man from Winnipeg was found dead at the scene when officers arrived, according to RCMP. His name hasn’t been released. The chief coroner’s office and the federal government’s branch of occupational health and safety are investigating the details surrounding the death. The federal government is involved because theRead More

Son of former Centennial enjoying life in Powassan

Tomas Yachmenev getting his first taste of Canadian hockey with the Powasson Voodoos. Joey Slattery report. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Calgary’s Naheed Nenshi re-elected as mayor as Alberta votes in municipal elections

The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, October 17, 2017 1:40AM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, October 17, 2017 1:51AM EDT CALGARY – A tight and sometimes nasty political race is coming to an end in Calgary, where incumbent Naheed Nenshi looks likely to be re-elected as mayor for a third term. With about half of polls reporting, Nenshi is headed toward beating Calgary lawyer Bill Smith by a significant margin. The affable Nenshi, who was the first Muslim mayor of a major North American city, gained a national profile with his stewardshipRead More