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Cambridge school placed under brief hold and secure

An elementary school in Cambridge’s east end was placed in hold and secure Friday morning. The Waterloo Region District School Board said around 10:30 a.m. that a hold and secure had been enacted at Clemens Mill Public School on Saginaw Parkway. School board officials said the decision was the result of a request by Waterloo Regional Police, and involved an incident outside the building. All students and staff members were said to be safe. The hold and secure was lifted shortly before 11 a.m. Under a hold and secure, peopleRead More

Apartment building in Hillhurst evacuated over concerns of imminent collapse

Kensington Manor, in the 300 block of 10 Street Northwest, has been evacuated after an engineer determined the building to be unsafe. “This building has some structural issues and they were being investigated by a professional engineer hired by the owner and it had to do with the balconies,” said Wayne Brown of the City of Calgary’s Coordinated Safety Response Team. “Upon further investigation, there were more structural issues to the building.” “With that information they contacted the safety codes officer through me and we had him attend. After discussion,Read More

Family, legacy celebrated in animated Mexican tale ‘Coco’

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Who lives, who dies, who tells your story? Cast member Anthony Gonzalez poses for a portrait while promoting the animated movie “Coco” in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., November 11, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni In “Coco,” Disney-Pixar’s colorful animated adventure into the land of the dead, a story of family, memory and legacy is hoping to not only celebrate Mexican culture but to bridge the political gap between the United States and Mexico. “Coco,” out in U.S. theaters on Wednesday, follows a boy named Miguel who accidentally findsRead More

Daily public transit use could pose hearing loss risk: study

Daily use of public transit might cause hearing loss. It’s a conclusion anyone who’s taken Toronto rail transit might reach after one ride, but researchers from the University of Toronto now have data to suggest it may be true. A recent study suggests people who take the subway, the bus or ride a bike in city traffic are routinely exposed to bursts of noise that can contribute to hearing loss among passengers who ride on a daily basis. The study was conducted in Toronto, using noise dosimeters attached to people’sRead More

Hackers only needed a phone number to track this MP’s cellphone – Politics

Catherine Cullen,Kristen Everson NDP MP Matthew Dubé looks at a map showing that hackers tracked his movements through his cellphone for days. One marker shows Dubé near Parliament Hill. Another marks the place he lives when he’s working in Ottawa. One more shows an early morning trip to the airport to pick up his partner from a business trip. “That’s creepy. That doesn’t make you feel very comfortable,” said the Quebec MP. He looks down at the laptop showing the map again and laughs nervously. Ethical hackers were able toRead More

Citi hit with $6.5 million in U.S. fines over student loans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) said on Tuesday it had ordered Citibank to pay $6.5 million for allegedly harming borrowers with student loan servicing failures. FILE PHOTO: A view of the exterior of the Citibank corporate headquarters in New York, New York, U.S. May 20, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo The agency said it ordered Citibank to end illegal loan practices and pay $3.75 million in redress to consumers and a $2.75 million civil penalty. Mark Costiglio, a spokesman for Citi, said “we are pleased toRead More

1 dead, 1 hurt in 2-vehicle crash

One person is dead following a collision between a tractor-trailer and a car. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Taylor Swift ‘reputation’ sells 1.22 million albums in 1st week

NEW YORK — Taylor Swift’s “reputation” is in good standing: the album has sold more than 1.22 million units in its first week. Nielsen Music and Billboard report Monday that the album is Swift’s fourth project to sell more than a million copies in a week. Swift became the first artist in history to have three albums sell more than a million units in their debut week when “1989” sold 1.29 million copies in 2014. Her albums “Red” and “Speak Now” each sold 1.21 and 1.05 million copies when theyRead More

Flyball brings four-legged fury to island

A Vancouver Island club has won the biggest tournament in the world – in the fastest sport on four legs. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Riders coach says tough to blame crossover when 0-2 start left team in a hole

Saskatchewan head coach and GM Chris Jones said Monday that there’s no point blaming the CFL playoff structure for the Roughriders’ exit from the post-season. The Roughriders were eliminated Sunday after dropping a 25-21 decision to the Argonauts. Saskatchewan finished fourth in the West Division and crossed over to play both Ottawa and Toronto on the road. Jones said if Saskatchewan took advantage of missed opportunities at the start of the campaign, then the Roughriders may have had a better seeding and maybe even a home playoff date. “We hadRead More