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Windsor council defers residential rental licensing debate after hung vote

CTV Windsor Published Monday, November 20, 2017 11:02PM EST Last Updated Monday, November 20, 2017 11:06PM EST There was contentious debate at Windsor City Hall Monday night over the prospect of creating a residential rental licensing system. Landlords and residents made their arguments for and against a licensing regime that’s been on the public agenda for a decade. The renewed effort is on the heels of a fatal fire in west Windsor last fall that claimed the life of 20-year-old University of Windsor student Andrew Kraayenbrink who lived in studentRead More

Endangered orcas compete with seals, sea lions for salmon – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

Harbor seals, sea lions and some fish-eating killer whales have been rebounding along the Northeast Pacific Ocean in recent decades. But that boom has come with a trade-off: They’re devouring more of the salmon prized by a unique but fragile population of endangered orcas. Competition with other marine mammals for the same food may be a bigger problem than fishing, at least in recent years, for southern resident killer whales that spend time in Washington state’s Puget Sound, a new study suggests. Researchers used models to estimate that from 1975Read More

Merkel’s 4th term in doubt as German coalition talks fail – World

Reuters Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday her efforts to form a three-way coalition government had failed, thrusting Germany into a political crisis and pushing Europe’s largest economy closer to a possible new election. The pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) unexpectedly pulled out of more than four weeks of negotiations with Merkel’s conservative bloc and the ecologist Greens, citing irreconcilable differences. The euro hit a two-month low against the yen soon after FDP leader Christian Lindner said on Sunday that his party was withdrawing from the talks as the three would-beRead More

One person was killed in an accident during training at CFB Shilo

The Canadian Press Published Sunday, November 19, 2017 11:08AM EST Last Updated Sunday, November 19, 2017 1:09PM EST OTTAWA – One person is dead after an accident during training exercises at the Canadian Forces base in Shilo, Man. Very little information is available yet about the incident which occurred on the base 35 kilometres east of Brandon, Man. It’s believed a reserve unit from Winnipeg was involved in the training exercise but family notification is still underway and the military will release no further information for now. This is theRead More

Leafs beat Habs 6-0 with two goals from Matthews

Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, November 18, 2017 11:23PM EST MONTREAL – Ron Hainsey and Nazem Kadri scored 37 seconds apart in the second period and Frederik Andersen made 33 saves as the Toronto Maple Leafs stretched their winning run to six games with a 6-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night. Auston Matthews, with two, James van Riemsdyk and Connor Brown also scored for Toronto (14-7-0), which was coming off a 1-0 shutout of the New Jersey Devils in which Andersen made 42 saves. MontrealRead More

Cowboys’ Jerry Jones apologizes for racial remark in video

FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has apologized after a gossip website posted a 4-year-old video of him making a racially insensitive comment. The Blast website reported the video was shot in 2013 at a Dallas hotel by a white man who asked Jones if he would tape a message for his fiancee. Jones appeared to be joking when he said, “Hey, Jennifer, congratulations on the wedding. Now, you know he’s with a black girl tonight, don’t you?” After the video’s release Friday, Jones apologized in a statementRead More

Psychiatrist says terror suspect Mohamed Harkat poses low risk of violence

OTTAWA — A psychiatrist who has treated terror suspect Mohamed Harkat for the last eight years says the refugee from Algeria is unlikely to commit violent acts. Dr. Colin Cameron has told a Federal Court of Canada hearing on Harkat’s release conditions that his patient supports democracy and expresses revulsion about terrorist attacks. Harkat, who is closely monitored by Canadian border agency officials, wants general permission to use the internet outside his family home and to travel freely within Canada. Authorities are asking the court to deny the requests, sayingRead More

‘Star Wars Battlefront II’ microtransactions suspended

The developers of a new Star Wars video game are backing off their controversial business strategy following a storm of criticism on the social media site Reddit. Fans of “Star Wars: Battlefront II” showed their dark side earlier this week when they discovered the game’s maker, Electronic Arts, was keeping popular characters Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader behind a paywall. The characters could only be unlocked by in-game purchases, or logging a substantial 40 hours of gameplay. Gamers upset that the ‘microtransaction’ business model could lead to a “pay-to-win” advantageRead More

Timmins gears up for Santa Claus parade

From CTV Northern Ontario: Mrs. Claus arrived in style for the Timmins pre-parade inspection. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Woman asked to leave Regina Chuck E Cheese because of service dog

A Regina woman says she was kicked out of a local Chuck E Cheese because she has a service dog. Ashley Nemeth is blind, and relies on her service dog Rick to help her with day to day tasks. She was at the Chuck E Cheese on Victoria Avenue with her family and Rick on Monday night, when she was asked to leave the restaurant by an employee, sighting the business’s strict “no pets” policy. Nemeth caught the incident on video. In an emailed statement to CTV News, Chuck ERead More