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Myanmar, Bangladesh sign agreement on Rohingya refugees

The Associated Press Published Thursday, November 23, 2017 7:39AM EST Last Updated Thursday, November 23, 2017 9:29AM EST BANGKOK — Myanmar and Bangladesh signed an agreement on Thursday covering the return of Rohingya Muslims who fled across their mutual border to escape violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. Myanmar announced the agreement but provided no details on how many Rohingya refugees would be allowed to return home. Bangladesh said the repatriations are to begin within two months. More than 620,000 Rohingya have fled from Myanmar into Bangladesh since Aug. 25, whenRead More


Jury hears of ‘bad blood’ between Millard and Babcock

A friend of Dellen Millard told court that there was “bad blood” between the accused killer and Laura Babcock, who disappeared five years ago and is presumed dead. Andrew Michalski, Millard’s longtime best friend, said Babcock confided in him a few months before she vanished about a dramatic love triangle. Millard had been sleeping with both Babcock and his girlfriend, Christina Noudga, at the same time, Michalski told court on Tuesday. He testified at the first-degree murder trial of Millard and Mark Smich, both accused of killing Babcock in theRead More


Grey Cup Week Kicks Off Today

Josh Pringle, CTV Morning Live Published Tuesday, November 21, 2017 4:14AM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 21, 2017 4:20AM EST The Grey Cup officially arrives in Ottawa today. Fans are invited to Parliament Hill at 12 p.m. to kick-off Grey Cup Festival week in the capital. CTV Morning Live’s Henry Burris will be among the fans at the official kick off of the 105 Grey Cup Festival. Both the Toronto Argos and Calgary Stampeders will also arrive in Ottawa today to begin preparations for Sunday’s CFL championship game at TDRead More


Calgary moves to next step on possible 2026 Olympic bid

Calgary will continue to look at a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics. City councillors voted in favour of an additional $2 million to further examine the benefits of an Olympic Games in the city, after a $5-million study from the Calgary Bid Exploration Committee showed the event could help the city economically. The conclusion is based on a pair of independent studies — but another pair of dissenting studies were only given to council in summary, with full versions available upon request. Jeromy Farkas, one of the four cityRead More


Riders coach says tough to blame crossover when 0-2 start left team in a hole

Saskatchewan head coach and GM Chris Jones said Monday that there’s no point blaming the CFL playoff structure for the Roughriders’ exit from the post-season. The Roughriders were eliminated Sunday after dropping a 25-21 decision to the Argonauts. Saskatchewan finished fourth in the West Division and crossed over to play both Ottawa and Toronto on the road. Jones said if Saskatchewan took advantage of missed opportunities at the start of the campaign, then the Roughriders may have had a better seeding and maybe even a home playoff date. “We hadRead More


Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies after battle with cancer

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Czech tennis player Jana Novotna, a Wimbledon champion in 1998 and 16-time grand slam winner in doubles and mixed doubles, has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer, the Women’s Tennis Association said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Jana Novotna of the Czech Republic hugs the winner’s trophy after victory over Nathalie Tauziat of France in the Women’s Singles final at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships July 4. Novotna won the match 6-4 7-6 (7-2)./File Photo Novotna, who entered the tennis Hall of FameRead More


Section of Decarie Boulevard down to one lane

A water main break has caused the closure of two out of three northbound lanes on Decarie Blvd. between De La Savane and Ferrier streets. According to the Cote-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grace borough, crews are working to repair the water main and will have to repave the road as well. It’s expected this portion of Decarie will be down to one lane until Wednesday.  Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC


The Latest: Church leaders who oppose Roy Moore hold rally – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

The Latest on U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama (all times local): 12:05 p.m. A leading figure among religious liberals is speaking out against Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore. The Rev. William J. Barber led a rally against Moore at a church in Birmingham, Alabama, on Saturday. More than 100 people gathered for the event. Barber and other speakers criticized Moore over allegations he made improper sexual advances toward teenage girls decades ago. Speakers also cited Moore’s opposition to gay rights and criticized him for opposing federally backedRead More


Review board orders B.C. man who killed kids to remain in custody

VANCOUVER — A panel has decided against changing custodial conditions for a British Columbia man who killed his three children during a psychotic break. The B.C. Review Board released its decision on Friday, following an annual review of Allan Schoenborn’s case. It says the 49-year-old must stay at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Coquitlam, but could be allowed escorted visits into the community. Schoenborn was found guilty of stabbing his daughter and smothering his sons in their home in Merritt in April 2008, but a judge later ruled he wasRead More


Timmins wants a university

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Kyle Gennings: Timmins prospects for a University are examined in a new report by Northern Policy Institute Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC