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Warning for high risk offender set to live in Mundare, Alta. issued

RCMP have issued a warning over the release of a high risk offender, who is expected to live in the Mundare area. RCMP said Robert Ventress, 47, was set to be released from prison Wednesday, after serving 18 months for four counts of breach of recognizance. He has been convicted of multiple charges, including: sexual assault, possession of child pornography and possession of child pornography for the purpose of publication. RCMP said the information was released in the belief that it is in the public interest to inform members ofRead More

From small town life to stardom: Luke Bryan on overcoming tragedy and his success – Sharing #ABC #NEWS #Video #feed

ABC News’ Robin Roberts visits the country music star at home on his farm and looks back on his successful career. 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

J&J multiple myeloma drug succeeds in first-line combination study

(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson’s blockbuster multiple myeloma drug Darzalex when added to a standard therapy regimen reduced the risk of disease progression or death by 50 percent compared with standard therapy alone in patients not previously treated for the blood cancer, according to data released on Tuesday. The data could lead to expanded approvals of the Darzalex combination as an initial, or first-line, therapy for multiple myeloma, providing a larger sales opportunity for the medicine, one of J&J’s most important growth drivers. Darzalex, a biotech drug known chemically asRead More

Arctic climate change being felt farther south, scientists say – Technology & Science

The Canadian Press An international summary of five year’s worth of research on Arctic climate change concludes the top of the world is getting warmer faster than anyone thought. And if it all sounds interesting but a little far removed from southern concerns, David Barber has news for you. “There are very clear linkages there and they’ve been occurring consistently for the last 10, 15 years,” said Barber, one of Canada’s top ice scientists and a prominent contributor to the report. “Most people don’t understand how bad it is.” TheRead More

Roche announces trial successes in cancer, haemophilia

ZURICH (Reuters) – Roche announced a double dose of trial wins on Monday, saying its immunotherapy Tecentriq mixed with other drugs made advances against lung cancer, while data suggested its haemophilia agent Hemlibra could be used by more patients. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Swiss drugmaker Roche’s logo is seen at their headquarters in Basel, Switzerland January 28, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo With lung cancer easily the largest oncology market, Roche’s Impower 150 trial of Tecentriq, Avastin and chemotherapy has been closely watched as the Swiss drugmaker seeks to catch upRead More

Car accident requires extrication | CTV Saskatoon News

The Saskatoon Fire Department says two individuals were taken to the hospital as a result of a collision at the intersection of Avenue C and Circle Drive on Sunday afternoon.  Two Engines and one Rescue Unit found the car and the truck badly damaged.  The truck driver is safe. However, the passenger car had two occupants trapped inside. Crews helped the driver exit but extrication was used on the passenger door to enable the second occupant to exit the car.  Both occupants were taken to the hospital but injuries remainRead More

Back to work legislation in Ontario college strike expected to pass Sunday

TORONTO – Ontario’s legislature is expected to pass a bill today that would force striking faculty at the province’s colleges to return to work. The governing Liberals have made slow progress in pushing through their back-to-work bill because the New Democrats have refused to agree to speedy passage. NDP leader Andrea Horwath has said it would be irresponsible to pass any legislation without giving it sufficient scrutiny. The New Democrats have said they can’t support the bill because it takes away rights from workers. However, they concede that the government’sRead More

Man arrested following series of break-and-enters in Brant

A 28-year-old man has been arrested following a series of break and enters in the County of Brant. Police said Michael Anderson of Brantford was arrested in relation to a series of vehicle entries, car thefts, and break and enters in the Oakland/Scotland area of the County of Brant. Anderson has been charged with a string of charges including possession of stolen credit cards, theft and break and enter. Samantha Laughlin, 23, was also charged in connection to the incident. The Brantford woman has been charged with obstructing justice andRead More

Slow start to fifth round of NAFTA talks in Mexico City – Politics

Katie Simpson NAFTA talks are off to a slow start in Mexico City, where the fifth round of discussions are underway. A source with direct knowledge of the talks tells CBC News about a dozen different topics have come up so far, with little movement following the first full day of discussions. The source pointed out that, so far, there have been no fireworks behind the scenes. That’s a change in tone from the last round in Washington, where American negotiators tabled five controversial demands that Canada would not support. MexicoRead More

White House says elephant trophy decision not yet finalized

(Reuters) – The White House on Thursday said it had not yet finalized a decision to allow trophy hunters who kill elephants in two African countries to bring the endangered animals home as trophies, a move that had outraged U.S. conservation groups. FILE PHOTO: Elephants graze inside Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park, August 1, 2015. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo/File Photo The planned move, disclosed this week by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, had triggered protests from conservation groups and a frenzy on social media. Opponents posted pictures of U.S. President Donald Trump’sRead More