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Man suffers life-threatening injuries after head-on collision with school bus

A man is clinging to life in hospital after a head-on collision with a school bus. It happened on Highway 4 north of Exeter between Hurondale Road and MacDonald Road around 3:30 p.m. Monday. The man had to be extricated from his sedan and airlifted to a London hospital. His injuries are considered to be life-threatening. None of the 12 students on the bus or the driver were injured. The highway will be closed for several hours for the investigation. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStatesRead More


Health Sciences Centre investigating young mother’s death after delivering baby boy

A Winnipeg family mourning the loss of a young mother believes a catheter from an epidural wasn’t removed in a timely manner and is connected to a meningitis diagnosis in hospital. Chelean Eaton, 25, died Nov. 6, less than a week after giving birth to her baby boy, Damien. Her mother Cynthia Eaton told CTV News Saturday Chelean had the same epidural when her two daughters were born, now eight and nine years old. In those cases, Eaton said the catheter was taken out right away. “They’re going to growRead 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


Serena Williams, Alexis Ohanian have star-studded wedding in New Orleans Video – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

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Cannabis legislation tabled, proposed plan includes private and public sales

The Alberta government has tabled legislation for their plan to handle cannabis sales once it is legalized in 2018. Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley tabled the legislation Thursday. The legislation includes a plan to control the online sale of marijuana, but will leave over-the-counter sales to private stores. Details on how sales would work have not yet been determined. Questions remain on how marijuana purchased online will be delivered, and if liquor stores will be allowed to sell it, as long as they have a barrier and separate entrance for customersRead More


Charles Manson reportedly hospitalized in California – World

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Reuters Charles Manson, the cult leader who sent followers known as the Manson Family out to commit gruesome murders, shattering the peace-and-love ethos of the 1960s hippie era in California, has been hospitalized, the Los Angeles Times reported. Manson, 83, was in a Bakersfield, Calif., hospital and his condition was unclear, the Los Angeles Times reported, citing Kern County sheriff’s lieutenant Bill Smallwood. A spokesperson for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation declined to comment to the Los Angeles Times. She cited privacy laws that preclude the agency “from commenting on protectedRead More


Workers stitched pleas for help into clothes sold by Zara – Business

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Reuters Workers in Turkey who stitched pleas for help into clothing sold by retailer Zara are “just the tip of the iceberg” and highlight the need for mechanisms to address concerns about labour conditions, a top human rights expert said on Wednesday. Shoppers in Istanbul discovered notes in clothing saying workers had not been paid at the Bravo Tekstil factory in Turkey, according to widespread media reports this month. Zara’s parent company Inditex has said it will launch a fund to help compensate the unpaid workers, but such funds canRead More


Canada’s one per cent: More women among their ranks in 2015

The wealthiest Canadians saw their share of total income rise by nearly one per cent between 2014 and 2015, and the number of women among the rich “one percenters” continued to rise, according to Statistics Canada.  The top one per cent of Canadian tax filers held 11.2 per cent of the country’s total income in 2015, up from 10.3 per cent in 2014, StatsCan says. This was the first increase in the share of total income going to Canada’s one percenters since 2006. In 2015, the median total income of all income tax filers in CanadaRead More


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


Pepper spray discharged during fight inside southeast Walmart

Two suspects are in custody following an afternoon fight inside the Walmart Calgary Deerfoot Supercentre that saw pepper spray discharged within the business. According to police, the fight occurred in the store in the 7900 block of 11 Street Southeast, near Deerfoot Meadows, shortly after 4:00 p.m. and officers were called to the scene. During the altercation, one person discharged a canister of pepper spray. Police identified and located two suspects and both were taken into custody. Investigators are reviewing the store’s surveillance video to determine what happened. CPS officialsRead More