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Loaded gun taken off the street in bust

London police have laid 28 charges in a drugs and gun bust in which a loaded weapon was seized. Police executed a search warrant at three separate London addresses Thursday. Residences on Wonderland Road, Platts Lane and Richmond Street were raided. Among items seized was a loaded 40 caliber rifle, cocaine press, hydromorphone tablets, oxycodone and $22,000 in cash. Six people in London were charged, along with residents from Etobicoke and Hamilton. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news todayRead More

The passage of Quebec’s religious neutrality law and what it means for STO

Ted Raymond, Newstalk 580 CFRA Published Thursday, October 19, 2017 1:18PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, October 19, 2017 3:03PM EDT The Société de transport de l’Outaouais says there is no change at this time to their policies regarding the admission of riders, following the passage of Quebec’s religious neutrality law. Bill 62 passed in the National Assembly Wednesday, and would require people to uncover their faces when accessing public services, including transit. In an email, STO spokesperson Céline Gauthier says there is no change to their policies until they learnRead More

Raid following fire turns up guns and drugs

London police have seized guns and drugs following a fire on Limberlost Road. Emergency crews were called to a fire in the basement of a  residence about 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday. The occupant of the home was outside of the residence when emergency services arrived. He sustained minor injuries which did not require medical attention, police said. Police executed a search warrant at the residence.  The following items were seized: •       Semi-automatic rifle x 2 •       Loaded pump-action 12 gauge shotgun x 2 •       11 rounds of 12 gauge ammunitionRead More

Regeneron-Sanofi drug succeeds mid-stage study

(Reuters) – Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA said on Monday their drug to treat inflammation in the esophagus, mainly caused by food allergies, met the main goal of a mid-stage study. The drug, dupilumab, was statistically significant in improving the ability to swallow in adults with moderate-to-severe eosinophilic esophagitis, when compared with a placebo. Eosinophilic esophagitis is a chronic, allergic inflammatory disease that damages the pipe that connects the throat and the stomach, and can lead to food getting stuck in the esophagus and difficulties in swallowing. The U.S.Read More

Canadian says he and his wife were kidnapped because she was pregnant

Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, October 14, 2017 7:14PM EDT A couple held hostage for five years by a Taliban-linked network and forced to raise three children while in captivity were initially targeted for ransom because of the impending birth of their first child, the Canadian man at the heart of the case speculated Saturday. Joshua Boyle said he and his wife Caitlan Coleman heard at least half a dozen reasons why they had been snatched from a village in Afghanistan and held against their will by theRead More

Breath of hope as firefighters battle dead California blazes

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) – Glimpses of blue skies gave hope on Sunday to firefighters battling the deadliest wildfires in California history, which have killed at least 40 people and reduced whole neighborhoods in the state’s wine country to ash. Two of the three deadliest blazes were more than half contained by Sunday, making it safe enough for law enforcement to begin inspecting some evacuated areas in hard-hit Sonoma County, according to the county sheriff’s office. Only after those inspections were complete would they begin to decide when it wouldRead More

‘Happy Death Day’ scares off ‘Blade Runner’ at box office

Lindsey Bahr, The Associated Press Published Sunday, October 15, 2017 12:12PM EDT LOS ANGELES — The horror pic “Happy Death Day” is celebrating a first place finish at the box office this weekend while the “Blade Runner” sequel spirals downward. Studio estimates on Sunday show “Happy Death Day,” a Groundhog Day-like thriller, earned $26.5 million for Blumhouse and Universal Pictures, the shops behind “Get Out” and “Split.” “Blade Runner 2049” meanwhile fell to second place in its second weekend in theatres, taking in only $15.1 million from 4,058 theatres afterRead More

2 murders, daytime shooting in 24 hours

Two murders and a shooting in broad daylight have hit Vancouver in the span of 24 hours. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Police arrest suspect in fatal hit-and-run that claimed the life of NB woman

Police have arrested a 28-year-old woman in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in North York last week. Debbie Graves, 63, was walking on the north side of York Mills Road, west of Don Mills Road, at around 11 p.m. on Oct. 4 when a vehicle mounted the curb and struck her. The driver of the vehicle then fled the area following the incident. On Wednesday, police announced that they had seized the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run from an auto repair shop but no arrests were immediately announced. . AtRead More

Trump’s blow to ‘Obamacare’ jolts health consumers, politics

Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, The Associated Press Published Friday, October 13, 2017 10:25PM EDT WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump’s abrupt move to cut off federal payments to insurers jolted America’s health care and political worlds alike on Friday, threatening to boost premiums for millions, disrupt insurance markets and shove Republicans into a renewed civil war over their efforts to shred “Obamacare.” Defiant Democrats, convinced they have important leverage, promised to press for a bipartisan deal to restore the money by year’s end. That drive could split the GOP.Read More