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Tomas Plekanec scores in OT for 2-1 Habs win

Kelsey Patterson, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, December 14, 2017 9:55PM EST Last Updated Thursday, December 14, 2017 10:19PM EST Tomas Plekanec scored in overtime as the Montreal Canadiens beat the visiting New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday to snap a three-game losing skid. Andrew Shaw scored for Canadiens (14-14-4) in regulation time. Carey Price, making his ninth straight start, made 31 saves. Stefan Noesen scored the lone goal for the Devils (17-9-5), which remain third in the Metropolitan division. Cory Schneider stopped 34-of 36-shots in defeat. Plekanec scored theRead More


Winnipeg’s iconic Salisbury House chain sold to new owners after 86 years

The iconic Winnipeg institution known for its nips and red velvet cake signed over new ownership after 86 years. Salisbury House of Canada Ltd.’s majority owners, Earl and Cheryl Barish, have sold their shares to Noel Bernier and his principal partners, Dave Filmon and Metis Economic Development Fund, a media release said Thursday. Outgoing president Barish said it’s been a great experience to lead the business and he believes Bernier and his team are well positioned to take the iconic restaurant institution to its 100th anniversary. Bernier is already aRead More


Google crunches data to help NASA find two new planets

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google and NASA said on Thursday that advanced computer analysis identified two new planets around distant stars, including one that is part of the first star system with as many planets as Earth’s solar system. FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is shown reflected on an adjacent office building in Irvine, California, U.S. August 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo The research by Google and the University of Texas at Austin that used data from NASA raised the prospects of new insights into the universe byRead More


‘It happened too fast’: Passenger recalls Fond du Lac plane crash

One of the passengers on a plane that crashed in northern Saskatchewan says he woke up upside down and soaked in gas after the collision. “I couldn’t see at first, because there was gas in my eyes and my mouth and my nose — all over,” Timothy Toutsaint Jr. told CTV News. The 16-year-old was one of 25 people on the West Wind Aviation plane that went down Wednesday evening shortly after takeoff from Fond du Lac, Sask. Multiple people were injured — some with serious enough injuries to requireRead More


Winnipeg police investigating downtown assault

CTV Winnipeg Published Thursday, December 14, 2017 5:31AM CST Last Updated Thursday, December 14, 2017 6:52AM CST Winnipeg police were on scene of an incident downtown early Thursday morning. Police said a call came in just after 2 a.m. to St. Mary Avenue and Hargrave Street. Police are investigating an assault that occurred in the area. Police said at least one person was taken to hospital. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC


Mother of baby critically injured during assault in Etobicoke to appear in court today

Codi Wilson, CTV News Toronto Published Thursday, December 14, 2017 6:14AM EST Last Updated Thursday, December 14, 2017 6:19AM EST The mother of a baby critically injured during an assault in Etobicoke on Wednesday morning will be appearing in court today, Toronto police confirm. At around 8:35 a.m. on Wednesday, police were called to the lobby of a condo building near Sherway Gardens Road and Evans Avenue for a reported stabbing. When officers arrived on scene, police say they found a man with stab wounds and a four-month-old girl, whoRead More


Police now say Toronto baby critically injured but not stabbed

TORONTO – Police say a four-month-old baby girl is fighting for her life after an incident in Toronto, while an injured woman is under arrest in hospital in connection with what happened. Police had initially said the baby had been stabbed but now say the infant’s injuries are not attributed to stab wounds. They also say a man suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the incident that took place in the city’s west end. Police had no comment on the relationship between the three people and were unable to provide further details.Read More


UK surgeon admits signing initials on patients’ livers – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

A British surgeon has admitted assaulting two patients by burning his initials into their livers during transplant operations. Simon Bramhall pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of assault, in a case a prosecutor called “without legal precedent in criminal law.” Prosecutor Tony Badenoch said the branding was “an intentional application of unlawful force to a patient whilst anaesthetized,” and was an abuse of Bramhall’s position. Bramhall used an argon beam coagulator, which seals bleeding blood vessels with an electric beam, to mark his initials. Bramhall resigned from the Queen ElizabethRead More


10% of college students took tuition refunds after strike

Nearly 25,700 full time Ontario college students received tuition refunds after a five-week-strike derailed their semester. Ontario’s Ministry of Advanced Education confirmed today that 10.3 per cent of Ontario’s roughly 250,000 full-time college students asked for, and received, their money back after the strike. Minister Deb Matthews said that figures are still preliminary and could change in the coming weeks as further numbers are reported by Ontario’s 24 colleges. Last month, Matthews ordered colleges to refund the tuition money for any student who felt unable to complete the condensed semester.Read More


Residents honour senior killed in Cumberland fire

Residents honour senior killed in Cumberland fire Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC