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Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook have it out during Warriors-Thunder game

Cliff Brunt, The Associated Press Published Thursday, November 23, 2017 7:01AM EST OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook said in the buildup before playing ex-teammate Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors that it was just another game. His play said otherwise. The reigning MVP scored a season-high 34 points and added 10 rebounds and nine assists to help the Oklahoma City Thunder roll past the Warriors, 108-91 on Wednesday night. It was Oklahoma City’s first win over Golden State since Durant left the Thunder to join the Warriors after theRead More

Sacred fire burns around the clock for MMIWG national inquiry

A sacred fire is continually burning across the street from where the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is being held in Saskatoon. The fire has been burning in a teepee near the South Saskatchewan River on Spadina Crescent since the inquiry started Monday and will burn until the inquiry is complete Thursday. Firekeepers tend to the fire around the clock in eight-hour shifts. Firekeeper Alvin Baptiste said in Indigenous culture the fire is a spirit and cannot be photographed. He explained that it listens toRead More

FINRA fines JPMorgan $1.25 million for failures in employee background checks

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said on Tuesday it fined JPMorgan Chase & Co’s (JPM.N) securities division $1.25 million for failing to conduct adequate background checks on 8,600 employees, including four people whose criminal convictions automatically disqualified them from working there. A view of the exterior of the JP Morgan Chase & Co. corporate headquarters in New York City May 20, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar/Files Of the four individuals that FINRA found who were subject to “statutory disqualification” because of some criminal history, it said that oneRead More

Winnipeg family of Second World War soldier steps forward

CTV Winnipeg Published Tuesday, November 21, 2017 3:45PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, November 21, 2017 4:06PM CST A Toronto man who was hoping to find the family of a fallen Second World War soldier from Winnipeg has heard from two women claiming to be relatives.  Phillip Di Cecco inherited a military helmet from his grandparents, who found it the storage room of their Toronto house, purchased in the 60’s. ‘Templeton’ is written on the inside of the helmet and the chin strap says Gagnon, J.E. Di Cecco says he putRead More

HP Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman steps down

(Reuters) – Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co said on Tuesday that Meg Whitman was stepping down as chief executive officer. Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman is seen following an interview on CNBC on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September 6, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid She will be succeeded by the company’s president, Antonio Neri, who takes over from Feb. 1. Reporting by Pushkala Aripaka and Akankshita Mukhopadhyay in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D’Silva Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Source link #USA #NewsRead More

LaVar Ball questions Trump’s role in son’s release from Chinese jail

WASHINGTON – Outspoken basketball dad LaVar Ball questioned the extent of U.S. President Donald Trump’s involvement in securing his son’s release from the custody of Chinese authorities during a combative 20-minute CNN interview on Monday night. The president, in tweets Sunday, said he should have left LiAngelo Ball and two other UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in jail because LaVar Ball “is unaccepting of what I did for his son” and “very ungrateful!” LaVar Ball has refused to thank Trump. LaVar Ball didn’t back down during the CNN interview,Read More

Police investigating suspicious death by train tracks

Victoria Formanski, CTV Edmonton Published Sunday, November 19, 2017 10:30PM MST Last Updated Sunday, November 19, 2017 10:46PM MST Edmonton Police are investigating a suspicious death in the area of 65 AVE. and 99 ST. Police said the body of a deceased male was found near a set of rail road track around 5:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. The rail road tracks were shut down for the investigation. Inspector Keith Johnson said a crime scene may have been found a little ways from the scene. “It’s pretty dark right nowRead More

JAMA Neurology study delivers verdict on novel MS treatment

A new study published by JAMA Neurology delivers a verdict on a long-debated theory that MS can be treated by opening blocked veins: it’s safe but “largely ineffective,” and so cannot be recommended. The treatment didn’t reduce the patients’ disability and only restored brain blood flow in about half of patients, according to lead author Dr. Paolo Zamboni and a committee of neurologists based in Italy. Dr. Zamboni was the originator of the theory. He first proposed in 2009 that blocked veins might lead to some of the symptoms ofRead More

Software robots snatching up hottest toys online

Parents aren’t just competing with other people when shopping for the hottest toys of the season online. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Riders receiver Owens’ focus is on returning to Grey Cup, not redemption

A return to the Grey Cup — not redemption — is fuelling receiver Chad Owens. He will suit up for the Saskatchewan Roughriders when they visit Toronto in the East Division final this weekend. And Owens’ focus will be helping the Roughriders advance to the Grey Cup and not proving the Argos were wrong to let him leave almost two years ago. Owens spent six productive seasons in Toronto (2010-15) before being allowed to walk away in free agency and sign with the archrival Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Time has allowed theRead More