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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

What’s ruthenium-106? What you need to know about Russian radiation – Technology & Science

Emily Chung The Russian Meteorological Service finally confirmed on Tuesday that it had recorded the release of “extremely high contamination” of the radioactive isotope Ruthenium-106 in the southern Urals region in late September. That was after radiation monitoring programs in Europe had earlier detected low levels of the isotope in air as far away as Germany and France. Here’s what you need to know about ruthenium-106 and the radioactive release. What is ruthenium-106? Ruthenium-106 is a radioactive form of the rare heavy metal ruthenium, which is a “platinum group” metal similarRead More

Counterfeit bills showing up more often in Waterloo Region

Local business owners are being warned to be on the lookout for counterfeit money ahead of the holidays. Det. Const. David Lea says Waterloo Regional Police have seen the number of counterfeit bills being passed in the region almost quadruple this year, with more than 90 cases so far. The bills mostly consist of $20 and $100 bills. They are occasionally printed at home, and sometimes through more sophisticated methods. “If they can get something close enough, it’s going to get past most people who aren’t looking for those securityRead More

Streaks on Mars likely flowing sand, not water, new research suggests – Technology & Science

The Associated Press A new study suggests that dark streaks on Mars are signs of flowing sand — not water. Monday’s news throws cold water on 2015 research that indicated these recurring slope lines were signs of water currently on Mars. Instead, Arizona scientists said these lines — called “recurrent slope lineae” (RSL) — appear more like dry, steep flows of sand, rather than water trickling downhill, at or near the surface. Using a camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), researchers concluded in their study, published Monday in Nature GeoScience, that theRead More

CTV Northern Ontario: Sustainable planning walk

A group opposed to the site of the new arena and casino in Sudbury walks the Kingsway in protest. CTV’s Isaac Cohen reports. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Family sues after child, 5, killed in rotating restaurant

ATLANTA — The family of a 5-year-old boy killed when he became caught in a rotating Atlanta restaurant is suing the company, saying it failed to prevent a “longstanding safety hazard.” The lawsuit comes after Charlie Holt died in the Sun Dial, a restaurant atop the 73-story Westin Peachtree Plaza hotel. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the child and his parents were visiting Atlanta from Charlotte, North Carolina, when he became caught between a wall and table as the dining room rotated April 14. The lawsuit says the restaurant hadRead More

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

Police looking for man who robbed liquor store

Police are searching for a man who robbed a liquor store at knife point early Thursday morning. The Saskatoon Police Service received a report of a robbery just after 12:30 a.m. at a business on the 3000 block of Diefenbaker Drive.  The man was able to take a small amount of liquor. No one was injured. Police describe the suspect as Indigenous, in his mid to late 30’s, 5’7” tall with a slim build. He was wearing a black jacket with the hood up and fled the area on aRead More

Police attempt to identify possible witness to fatal assault in Kingsland

The Calgary Police Service has released a photograph of an unknown woman who may hold information in connection with the death of 30-year-old Jordan Gregory Frydenlund. On the evening of October 27, Frydenlund was the victim of an assault in the 700 block of 67 Avenue Southwest that proved fatal. Investigators previously identified Jonathan Sylvanus Francis Sylvester as a person of interest in connection with the attack and have yet to locate him for questioning. On Wednesday, police released the photograph of a woman who they believe may have witnessedRead More

Saskatoon Blades call up Yorkton product Nolan Maier

The Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League have called up goaltender Nolan Maier from the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s Yorkton Terriers. The 16-year-old Yorkton product was reassigned to his hometown team after being dropped from the Blades roster back in September. Maier was a part of Team Canada Black at the Word U17 Challenge in British Columbia, posting the best save percentage of all goalies with three or more starts. While with the struggling Terriers team he was able to maintain a .897 save percentage despite taking an averageRead More