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Articles from May 8, 2018

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--Second NewsWatch-
---(Sask-School-Shooting)(Audio:01)A sentencing hearing is scheduled today in northern Saskatchewan for a young man who admitted to killing four people in separate shootings in La Loche more than two years ago.He was weeks away from his 18th birthday...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Trump-Iran)U-S Vice-President Mike Pence says his country can work with its allies to reach a new deal with Iran that prevents the country from ever becoming a nuclear power.Pence says the U-S is withdrawing from the 2015 Iran agreement because...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(Iran-Nuclear) (Audio: 75)The fate of the 2015 nuclear deal struck by the U-S, Iran and other nations that lifted most American and international sanctions against the country hangs in the balance.U-S President Donald Trump will announce later today...
Siblings Charged in Sweeping Immigration Probe on Prince Edward Island
P.E.I. siblings charged in immigration probe--After a sweeping immigration probe, two Charlottetown hoteliers have been charged with helping set up fake addresses for Chinese immigrants who entered Prince Edward Island under a business program that has...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Trump-Iran)Russia's deputy ambassador to the United Nations says he's disappointed at the announcement that the U-S is pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal.Russia is one of the six signatories to the Iran nuclear deal, which has been endorsed...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(Iran-Nuclear) (Audio: 69) (WATCH FOR DATING)U-S President Donald Trump is poised to announce whether he's pulling America out of the nuclear deal between Iran and other world powers.Russia is warning a very serious situation will emerge if Trump...
Spin Master Corp. Q1 Income Falls Nearly 14% Due to Toys "R" Us Debt
Spin Master Corp. income falls nearly 14%--TORONTO - Spin Master Corp. says its net income fell nearly 14 per cent in the first quarter due in part to the impact of a multi-million dollar Toys "R" Us bad debt expense.The company, which keeps its books...
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SportsCall Audio 3:00 AM ET--NAT015 - (SPORTS-HKN-Penguins-Capitals) (FOR PRODUCTION) (SHORT VERSION OF CUT 16) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) PITTSBURGH. x-12s. Pittsburgh's bid to become the first team in 35 years to win three consecutive Stanley Cups came to...
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SportsCall Audio 4:30 AM ET--NAT036 - (SPORTS-BKN-Raptors-Cavaliers) CLEVELAND. x-20s. (Matt Loede) LeBron James has led the Cleveland Cavaliers to a playoff sweep of the Toronto Raptors. Matt Loede reports. (SOURCE:The Associated Press) --NAT035 - (SPORTS-BKN-Raptors-Cavaliers)...
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SportsCall Audio 5:00 AM ET--NAT051- (SPORTS-HKN-Predators-Jets) WINNIPEG. x-14s. Winnipeg came up short at home against Nashville. Filip Forsberg scored twice, and the Predators beat the Jets 4-0 to avoid elimination and tie their second-round series...
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SportsCall Audio 6:40 PM ET--NAT153 - (SPORTS-BBA-Blue-Jays-Osuna-Assault) TORONTO. x-13s. Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna (oh-SOO'-nah) has been placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball after being charged with assault. The league...
Standup Paddling Canada's Waterways Makes for a Memorable Cross-Country Trip
Standup paddling Canada's waterways--Choosing the top highlights of a standup paddling pilgrimage across Canada is like trying to pick a favourite child out of a large brood.After all, the trip last fall sampled 19 bodies of water and covered more than...
Surf Clam Controversy: Federal Bid for Reconciliation Lands in Court
Federal reconciliation bid lands in court--HALIFAX - One of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's signature bids to promote reconciliation with Indigenous groups in Atlantic Canada is now facing a court challenge and allegations of conflict of interest.The...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(Talks-NAFTA) (Audio: (P05)Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is comparing progress at the NAFTA talks in Washington to giving birth.She says one of her midwives told her "you never know how long the labour will be, but you know that each...
TFC Striker Jozy Altidore out 4-6 Weeks after Undergoing Foot Surgery
TFC striker Jozy Altidore out 4-6 weeks--Toronto FC's bid to climb out of Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference basement will continue without the help of star forward Jozy Altidore.The Reds, who face the Seattle Sounders in a rematch of the 2017...
'The Art of Banksy' Exhibit to Open in Toronto Next Month
Banksy exhibit headed to Toronto--TORONTO - An unauthorized exhibition featuring the work of mysterious British graffiti artist Banksy is headed to Toronto.Organizers say "The Art of Banksy" will make its North American premiere in the city on June 13...
The Importance of Accountability after Deadly Disasters
The importance of accountability after deadly disasters--This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the...
'The Threat Is Not Over,' New Brunswick Official Warns as Floodwaters Recede
'The threat is not over,' N.B. official warns--SAINT JOHN, N.B. - Officials are issuing a fresh warning to flood-weary New Brunswickers even as the record-breaking floodwaters that have swamped homes, washed away cottages and submerged dozens of roads...
--Third NewsWatch-
---(Gun-Bill)Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale will appear before the Commons public safety committee today to address the Trudeau government's new firearms bill.More than 75 people have written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, urging him to amend...
--Thirteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Trump-Iran) (Audio: 117)President Donald Trump is pulling the U-S out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, which he describes as "defective at its core."Trump also announced today that the U-S will be reinstituting the highest level of sanctions and...
Today in History - May 8
Today in History - May 8--Today in History for May 8:In 615, Pope St. Boniface IV, who sanctioned moral and material improvements for the lower clergy, died. He also consecrated the pagan temple of Agrippa called the Pantheon to the Blessed Virgin Mary...
Top News Advisory for Tuesday, May 8
Top News Advisory for May 8--TOP NEWS ADVISORY6 p.m. ETHere are the latest Top News stories from The Canadian Press. All times are Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops....
Toronto Argonauts Veteran Kicker Swayze Waters Enjoying Fatherhood
Argos kicker Waters enjoying fatherhood--Swayze Waters' off-season workouts are not so lonely anymore.Now when he's on the field kicking or working out, Waters is often joined by Taitum, his 18-month-old son. The exuberance of youth is a welcomed change...
Toronto Raptors' Season of Promise Ends in Ugly Blowout in Cleveland
Raptors 'emotionally drunk' in playoff loss--CLEVELAND - After a season to remember, the Toronto Raptors disappeared Monday in a playoff series to forget -- put to the sword yet again by the Cleveland Cavaliers.In a must-win game with their season on...
--Twelfth NewsWatch-
---(US-Trump-Iran) (Audio: 113) A burst of last-minute diplomacy failed to convince U-S President Donald Trump to keep America in the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran.Trump is pulling out of the deal, a move that is seen as a profound blow to America's...
--Twentieth NewsWatch-
---(NB-Flooding) (Audio: 110)Some positive news for the first time in two weeks for the flood-weary in southern New Brunswick.The province's Emergency Measures Organization says record floodwaters are expected to start receding this week, although water...
Under Pressure to Clamp Down on Semi-Automatics, Trudeau Defers to Police
PM says politicians shouldn't classify guns--OTTAWA - Police, not politicians, should decide what restrictions to place on specific kinds of guns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday, his Liberal government under renewed pressure to curb access...
United Conservative Leader Jason Kenney Says He Won't Legislate on Abortion
United Conservative leader won't legislate on abortion--EDMONTON - United Conservative Leader Jason Kenney says he will not legislate on abortion even though party members passed a resolution that advocates on both sides say could do just that."I've...
Valeant Moving on from Troubled Past with Name Change to Bausch Health Companies
Valeant Pharmaceuticals adopting new name--MONTREAL - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. is changing its name to Bausch Health Companies Inc. as it works to move beyond the issues that tarnished its reputation and caused its market value to plummet.The...
Victoria Event Space Hires 'Consent Captain' to Help Prevent Sexual Assaults
Victoria event space hires 'consent captain'--VICTORIA - A Victoria event venue has hired a so-called consent captain to help prevent sexual harassment and assaults as bars and nightclubs across Canada grapple with how to respond to the #MeToo movement.Tanille...
'We Made a Mistake:' Alberta Charges Zoo after Ice-Cream-Eating Bear Video
Province charges zoo after ice-cream-eating bear video--INNISFAIL, Alta. - A central Alberta zoo is facing two charges under the province's Wildlife Act after a bear was taken through a drive-thru for ice cream. A video, posted on social media in January...
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