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Woman, 26, dies in hospital after crash on Hwy. 410 in Brampton

Codi Wilson, CTV News Toronto Published Thursday, October 19, 2017 5:13AM EDT Last Updated Thursday, October 19, 2017 6:26AM EDT A 26-year-old woman female has died in hospital following a single-vehicle collision on Highway 410 in Brampton on Wednesday night, police confirm. It happened in the southbound lanes of the highway near Steeles Avenue at around 11 p.m. Peel paramedics told CP24 a female was taken to a local hospital to be treated for critical injuries but police have now confirmed that the woman, a 26-year-old Brampton resident, later died.Read More

Recovery and reconstruction go slowly after Mexico quake

Rebecca Blackwell and Marco Ugarte, The Associated Press Published Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:15AM EDT MEXICO CITY – Wearing a hardhat, Rodrigo Diaz Mejia steps onto the hood of a crushed car and then gingerly into an apartment cracked open by the Sept. 19 earthquake. Inside he spots a photo of two young boys hanging on a wall spider-webbed with deep cracks. He puts it under his arm to carry it out for the family. For weeks, the mechanic by trade has been climbing through broken walls and over buckledRead More

Researchers say it’s time to crack open AI ‘black boxes’ and look for the biases inside – Technology & Science

Matthew Braga Courts, schools and other public agencies that make decisions using artificial intelligence should refrain from using “black box” algorithms that aren’t subject to outside scrutiny, a group of prominent AI researchers says. The concern is that, as algorithms become increasingly responsible for making critical decisions affecting our lives, it has become more difficult to understand and challenge how those decisions — which in some cases, have been found to have racist or sexist biases — are made.  It’s one of a handful of recommendations from New York University’s’ AI NowRead More

U.S. indicts Canadians, Chinese in major drug bust – World

Reuters Five Canadians — along with three U.S. residents and two Chinese nationals — have been indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice on charges of making and selling highly addictive fentanyl to Americans over the internet. Chinese nationals Xiaobing Yan, 40, and Jian Zhang, 38, were charged with conspiring to manufacture and distribute large quantities of fentanyl and similar drugs into the United States, the Justice Department said Tuesday. They were charged in separate indictments unsealed on Monday in Mississippi and North Dakota. “For the first time, we have indicted major Chinese fentanyl traffickers who have been using the internet to sell fentanyl and fentanyl analogs to drug traffickers andRead More

Missing Enfield teen found safe after three weeks: RCMP

After three weeks, Nova Scotia RCMP say 15-year-old Mackenzie Eagles was located Saturday and is safe. Eagles was reported missing from her grandfather’s home in Enfield on September 23. Her bike and helmet were located on Oct.1, by a family member near the airport along Highway 102 and there was nothing to indicate she had been involved in a collision. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance, shares and retweets on social media. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast topRead More

Rain continues to cause problems for farmers

Rain seems to be an ongoing issue this year for farmers across Simcoe County. The wet spring delayed seeding and now the rain expected this weekend will delay the harvest more. “The soy beans, we have about a thousand acres to combine. There’s only about 200 done,” says Jim Partridge, president of the Simcoe County Federation of Agriculture. Partridge needs two straight days of sunshine so his soy beans are dry enough to harvest. In Alliston, Ken Beattie would typically be done his potato harvest by now. Instead, his binsRead More

Longueuil police looking for witness to threats against bus driver

Longueuil police are looking for a man accused of threatening a bus driver. To that end they are searching for a man who was on a 21 bus that arrived at the Longueuil terminus at 5:45 p.m. on Sunday Sept. 24. He was accompanied by a woman pushing a stroller and a young girl. The man, whom police are calling an important witness, is a French-speaking white male about 30 years old who stands 1.82 m tall and weighs about 90 kg (6′, 200 lbs). He was wearing a redRead More

Police issue safety alert after high number of collisions in the city

Joshua Freeman, CTV News Toronto Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017 10:31PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, October 11, 2017 11:19PM EDT Toronto police have issued a safety alert following a string of collisions around the city Wednesday that sent a number of people to hospital. “We’ve responded to over 30 collisions since noon,” Toronto police wrote on Twitter Wednesday evening. “Some involve serious injury -Please be cautious.” The incidents included a collision between a double-decker bus and a car in Cabbagetown that sent a female bus driver to hospital with seriousRead More

Breaking News: Terror attack In Jammu kashmir

Terrorist attack in Pampore district of Kashmir leaves 1 CRPF jawan dead and 11 injured. Watch this breaking news to remain updated. Zee News is the highly popular Hindi News channel of India’s largest television network ZMCL. The channel, which has a huge following in India and abroad, has won several prestigious national and international awards. Amongst its popular programs are – Dr. Subhash Chandra Show: Daily News and Analysis: Manthan: Fast n Facts: Your daily does of entertainment: Sports round up: Aapke Sitare:Read More

Trump, Trudeau meet at the White House amid new NAFTA talks

The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017 5:34AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, October 11, 2017 2:37PM EDT WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump says he’d be willing to negotiate a free trade deal directly with Canada in the event NAFTA talks fail. But Trump says it’s not yet clear whether talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement will succeed. The president made the remarks in the Oval Office at the start of a meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose visit coincides with the start of aRead More