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Three-car pileup sends two to hospital in New Brunswick

A serious three-car collision shut down Coverdale Road in Riverview, N.B., and sent two people to hospital Saturday. The accident happened on a long, straight stretch of road just after 9 p.m. Witnesses told CTV News that one vehicle was stopped and waiting to turn into a driveway when it was struck from behind and pushed into oncoming traffic. The crash happened in front of Steve Coulomb’s house and he says the scene was chaotic. “I checked out the window and I see a truck and two cars in theRead More


AMAs reflect year in pop music, where male acts dominated

Mesfin Fekadu, The Associated Press Published Sunday, November 19, 2017 9:35AM EST The performers at the 2017 American Music Awards are evenly split between men and women, but the nominees? Not so much. In categories like artist of the year and favourite pop/rock album, where men and women compete, no female acts are in contention. Other categories where male acts dominate include video of the year, tour of the year, favourite country album and favourite soul/R&B song. Halsey is the only female act nominated for favourite pop/rock song and collaborationRead More


AC/DC co-founder and guitarist Malcolm Young dies at 64

The Associated Press Published Saturday, November 18, 2017 10:17AM EST Last Updated Saturday, November 18, 2017 11:56AM EST NEW YORK — Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as “Highway to Hell,” “Hells Bells” and “Back in Black,” has died. He was 64. AC/DC announced the death Saturday on their official Facebook page and website Saturday. A representative for the band confirmed that the posts were true. The posts did not say when or where YoungRead More


Notorious Mafia ‘boss of bosses’ Toto Riina dead at 87

MILAN – Mafia ‘boss of bosses’ Salvatore ‘Toto’ Riina has died in the hospital while serving multiple life sentences as the mastermind of a bloody strategy to assassinate Italian prosecutors and law enforcement trying to bring down the Cosa Nostra, Italian media reported Friday. He was 87. Riina died hours after the Justice Minister had allowed his family members bedside visits Thursday, which was his birthday, after he had been placed in a medically induced coma. Italian media said his health had deteriorated following two recent surgeries. Riina, one ofRead More


Essex County Council pre-approves spending almost $6M on roads

Essex County Council has already pre-approved spending nearly $6-million on priority work for roads in 2018. The total amount, more than $11-million, is expected to be discussed during budget deliberations next month. Warden Tom Bain says if approved, the total amount would be half a million dollars more than last year. Bain says the additional spending is part of a 25-year plan for road rehabilitation, expansion and paved shoulders. He says the planning process will not negatively impact the financial books. “We’ve had an excellent program of using our reservesRead More


Gian Piero Ventura fired after Italy eliminated from World Cup contention

Andrew Dampf, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017 1:30PM EST ROME — Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura was fired Wednesday, two days after the Azzurri’s failure to qualify for the World Cup. Ventura leaves in disgrace, widely criticized for his tactical decisions that left Italy out of football’s biggest competition for the first time in six decades. A football federation statement said that Ventura is “no longer coach of the national team.” Four-time champion Italy lost a playoff to Sweden, 1-0 on aggregate, on Monday. Ventura’s contract wasRead More


U of W enhances security precautions following a number of crimes on campus

CTV Winnipeg Published Tuesday, November 14, 2017 1:16PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, November 14, 2017 1:29PM CST The University of Winnipeg said it takes safety very seriously following a number of assaults and thefts on campus over the past month. The university said effective immediately, there will be an increase in patrols throughout the day and evening hours on campus. Experienced guards will be placed at high traffic entrances such as the LockHart Hall entrance that faces Ellice Avenue. The enhanced security follows two stabbings that occurred on campus ThursdayRead More


Local hockey player is turning heads

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Joey Slattery: Top North Bay Battalion forward, Justin Brazeau, is leading his OHL team in scoring this season. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC


Amazon to produce ‘Lord of the Rings’ television series

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc has bought the global television rights to “The Lord of the Rings,” the company said on Monday, in what may be its biggest and most expensive move yet to draw viewers to its streaming and shopping club Prime. The Amazon TV button on a remote control is shown in this photo illustration. Picture taken November 10, 2017 REUTERS/Mike Blake Amazon said it will produce a multi-season series that explores new storylines preceding author J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Fellowship of the Ring,” the first installment in the famedRead More


Objects similar to human bones seen in incinerator at Millard’s farm

Liam Casey, The Canadian Press Published Friday, November 10, 2017 6:13PM EST Last Updated Friday, November 10, 2017 6:30PM EST Objects that look like human bones can be seen in a photograph of a large incinerator allegedly used by two men to burn the body of a young woman they’re accused of killing, a Toronto court heard Friday. Forensic anthropologist Tracy Rogers, an expert in identifying human remains and the effects of burning on human bones, told the jury hearing the case of Laura Babcock that what’s seen in theRead More