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Oprah Winfrey to receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes

LOS ANGELES – Oprah Winfrey will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at January’s Golden Globes. Morgan Freeman made the announcement for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association during its broadcast of the “Golden Globe 75th Anniversary Special” Wednesday on NBC. HFPA President Meher Tatna called Winfrey “one of the most respected and admired figures today” and “one of the most influential women of our time” in a statement Wednesday. The DeMille Award is given annually to an “individual who has made an incredible impact on the world of entertainment.” PastRead More


Stratford man obtains naked photos of women for extortion purposes: police

Following an 18 month investigation, Stratford police have arrested a 22-year-old resident of the city for allegedly extorting over a dozen women for sexual purposes. The suspect would use fake Instagram and Snapchat accounts to lure women and convince them to send naked photographs of themselves promising large amounts of cash. After receiving the pictures, the suspect would not pay the women. He would then threaten to send the pictures to friends and family members. Police say victims are scattered across the province The suspect faces 35 criminal charges, includingRead More


Heavy snow makes quite a mess for parts of the north

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Alana Everson: Blowing snow and heavy snowfall kept police and city clean-up crews busy Tuesday. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC


Woman who sexually abused young girl apologizes during sentencing hearing

Ryan Flanagan, CTV Kitchener Published Monday, December 11, 2017 6:16PM EST Last Updated Monday, December 11, 2017 6:27PM EST A Kitchener woman cried in court Monday as she read out a letter to the seven-year-old girl she committed sexual offences against. Monday was the sentencing hearing for Sonya Lucas, one of three people convicted in connection with attacks on the girl – whose availability for sexual purposes had been advertised online. Court has heard that Lucas accompanied the men at the girl’s home in Hamilton on one occasion, while workingRead More


Alphonso Davies, Jordyn Huitema named Canada’s U17 soccer players of the year

TORONTO — Alphonso Davies and Jordyn Huitema, who both made a splash after debuting for Canada in 2017, have been named Canadian U-17 soccer players of the year. Davies, born in Ghana and raised in Edmonton, had a breakthrough year that saw him make his senior national team debut and win both the Golden Boot and Best Young Player awards with three goals in four matches at the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Davies, who turned 17 on Nov. 2, also played in 26 games for the Vancouver Whitecaps. “It was aRead More


Downtown Winnipeg business owners concerned over metered parking rate hike

Some Winnipeg business owners are worried about a proposed metered parking hike. Kari England owns Toad Hall Toys, a business that’s been in the Exchange District for nearly 40 years. For her customers who driver to the store, they have to find parking and pay for it. The proposed parking hike has England concerned. “This does nothing positive. It just makes coming downtown or to the Exchange an added cost that many people will decide not to incur,” said England. The City of Winnipeg’s 2018 budget proposes a parking increaseRead More


Cape Breton man fights off coyotes to save his dogs

A Cape Breton man says his daily dog-walk turned dangerous last week, after his dogs were attacked by coyotes on his Gardiner Mines property. Ken Waidson’s five-year-old Husky and one-year-old terrier are like part of his family. Their daily routine includes a walk in the neighbourhood, but last week, Waidson almost lost his dogs after they were approached by two coyotes, one of which attacked the Husky. “I thought they were going to take him down, he’s five-years-old, he’s blind and he’s my best friend,” says Waidson. “I travel andRead More


CTV News at Six Northern Ontario for Sun. Dec. 10

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Lilly’s stomach cancer drug meets main goal, but fails to improve survival rate

(Reuters) – Eli Lilly & Co said on Friday a late-stage trial testing its drug, Cyramza, as a gastric cancer treatment met the main goal of preventing the disease from advancing, but failed its secondary target of improving overall survival rates. The company said it would not seek a regulatory approval based on the results. The study tested Cyramza in combination with other drugs as a first-line treatment for patients with advanced forms of gastric cancer, which is estimated to result in the deaths of nearly 11,000 people in theRead More


Powerball Jackpot: ‘Sharks’ Give Advice on What to Do If You Win – Sharing #ABC #NEWS #Video #feed

“Shark Tank” panelists Barbara Corcoran and Kevin O’Leary explain the best financial plans for future Powerball winners. 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