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Articles from October 29, 2018

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ADVISORY-B-C Calendar
Here is Monday's B.C. calendar:VANCOUVER - Medical Health Officer Dr. Emily Newhouse will be available ahead of a VCH public flu clinic to speak to media about the importance of getting immunized. She will receive her flu shot at the event and media...
Advisory-Prairie-Calendar
Good Morning! The early editor for the Prairie region at The Canadian Press Edmonton is Ken Trimble. Your queries and contributions are welcome. Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba stations call 780-428-6107 and press zero to reach the newsroom. Edmontons...
Alberta Human Rights Commission Wants to Appeal School Prayer Spat to Top Court
Rights commission asks to appeal prayer dispute--CALGARY - The Alberta Human Rights Commission is hoping the Supreme Court will hear its appeal in the case of two Calgary Muslim students who were not allowed to pray at a non-denominational private school.Sarmad...
American Apparel Is Staging a Comeback with a Few Twists and a Canadian Owner
American Apparel is staging a comeback--TORONTO - One of America's most controversial clothing brands is making a comeback, but ditching some of its signature traits.American Apparel will return to the Canadian market with an online store on Nov 1.,...
A More Open Real Estate Bidding Process Can Benefit Everyone, Says OREA
Allow real estate bids to be more open: OREA--TORONTO - When Vanessa Witkowski and her husband were tasked with selling his grandmother's home, they both knew they didn't want to do it the traditional way.What they wanted was to have a more transparent...
Analyst Touts Alberta Royalty Holiday as Temporary Canadian Crude Price Crutch
Royalty holiday touted as crude price crutch--CALGARY - Steep oil price discounts costing Alberta producers and the provincial government millions of dollars each day in lost revenue could be eased if the industry is given a temporary royalty holiday...
--Atlantic Update-
---(HKN-Crosby-US-Shooting)Sidney Crosby says his team is standing with its city after the synagogue attack in Pittsburgh that left 11 people dead and six others wounded.The Pittsburgh Penguins captain and Nova Scotia native told reporters on Saturday...
--Atlantic Update-
(Fredericton-Shooting)Prosecutors are seeking a psychological assessment of the man charged in August's Fredericton shooting spree.The testing would be done to determine if he is able to stand trial for the murders of two police officers and two civilians.The...
'A Very Special Person:' Toronto Native Joyce Fienberg Killed in Pittsburgh
Toronto native killed in Pittsburgh attack--TORONTO - A woman who grew up in Toronto and celebrated many of life's milestones at the city's oldest Jewish temple is being remembered as a "very special person."Joyce Fienberg, 75, was one of 11 people killed...
--B-C Update-
---(Greyhound-BC)Transportation Minister Claire Trevena says she's working to make sure no communities are left behind when Greyhound pulls out of Western Canada in two days.Trevena says private operators will cover about 83 per cent of Greyhound's routes...
Bombardier Transportation Replaces President of Americas amid Project Delays
Bombardier names new transportation executive--Bombardier Transportation is bringing in a new president in charge of the Americas region to replace an executive who asked to be relieved of his duties for undisclosed personal reasons.Elliot Sander, who...
Business News Advisory
Business News Advisory--Here are the CP Business Department's afternoon plans for today. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. All ETAs and wordcounts approximate. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions, please...
Canadians Hold Vigils in Solidarity with Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Victims
Canadian vigils honour Pittsburgh victims--MONTREAL - Jewish communities and citizens across Canada gathered together over the weekend to commemorate the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting and condemn what one rabbi described as "an outrageous...
Can't Always Treat Everyone the Same, Commissioner Says of Straight-Pride Flag
Can't always treat everyone the same: commissioner--CHIPMAN, N.B. - A New Brunswick village's controversial straight-pride flag shows that we must sometimes go beyond treating everyone the same, the chair of the province's human rights commission says.The...
Celebrity Birthdays for Oct. 29
Celebrity birthdays for Oct. 29--Celebrity Birthdays for Oct. 29:Banjo player Sonny Osborne of The Osborne Brothers is 81.Country singer Lee Clayton is 76.Guitarist Denny Laine (Wings, Moody Blues) is 74.Singer-actress Melba Moore is 73.Guitarist Peter...
CORRECTION-Eighth NewsWatch-
---Stations, please substitute the following for the story slugged (Oland-Murder) in the Eighth NewsWatch.(Removes reference to guilty verdit in last para to just verdict.)---(US-Shooting-Synagogue) (Audio: 105)The first of 11 funerals for the victims...
Crown Asks for Assessment after Alleged Gunman Claims 'Temporary Insanity'
Crown seeks mental assessment of alleged gunman--FREDERICTON - Alleged Fredericton gunman Matthew Raymond's claims of temporary insanity have prompted the Crown to seek a psychological assessment to determine if he is able to stand trial.In a court outburst...
Debate over Sex Work, Islamic Head Scarf, Divides Quebec Women's Federation
Debate over sex work divides women's group--MONTREAL - Members of Quebec's most prominent women's group are divided over whether to acknowledge prostitution as a freely chosen career and whether to support all Muslim female public servants who choose...
Eaton Centre Shooter Seeked 'Street Justice' after Being Stabbed: Prosecution
Crown says Eaton Centre shooting was targeted--TORONTO - A man opened fire at Toronto's Eaton Centre six years ago as a form of "street justice" in retaliation for being stabbed months before, a murder trial heard Monday.Christopher Husbands, 29, is...
--Eighteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Shooting-Synagogue-Cda) (Audio: P02)Canadians are expressing solidarity after the massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead, including a woman who grew up in Toronto.Multi-faith vigils are being held Monday night in Toronto and Montreal...
--Eighth NewsWatch-
---(US-Shooting-Synagogue) (Audio: 105)The first of 11 funerals for the victims of Saturday's mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue will be held tomorrow.Rabbi Hazzan Jeffrey Meyers is having trouble coming to grips with what happened but says he can't...
--Eleventh NewsWatch-
---(US-Shooting-Synagogue) (Audio: 119)One of the rabbis at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh says the intellectual side of his brain says he couldn't have done anything else.But the emotional side is filling him with guilt that he could have...
Entertainment News as of 3 P.M. Monday, Oct. 29
Entertainment News Advisory--Good afternoon from the Canadian Press entertainment department!Advisories will typically hit the wire around 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. ET and will also be sent to editors by email. Questions can go to IMPORTANT NOTE TO EDS:CP is...
Exhausted Workers a Danger on Land, Sea and Air, Transportation Board Warns
Transportation board concerned about fatigue--OTTAWA - Fatigue is prevalent in rail, marine and air transportation, the Transportation Safety Board reported on Monday, and it called for "profound change" including to views held by management and workers.The...
--Fifteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Shooting-Synagogue) (Audio: 156)U-S President Donald Trump and first lady Melania will visit Pennsylvania tomorrow to pay tribute to the victims of the synagogue massacre that left 11 people dead and six wounded.But there have been mixed responses...
--Fifth Newswatch-
---(US-Shooting-Synagogue-Shooting-Cda)More vigils are planned for today in cities across Canada in a show of love, compassion and solidarity with Jewish victims of Saturday's deadly attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue.One of the 11 people shot dead was...
First Jurors Selected for Trial of Dennis Oland, Accused of Murdering Father
First jurors selected for Oland murder trial--SAINT JOHN, N.B. - The first jurors have been selected for the retrial of Dennis Oland, who is charged with the second-degree murder of his multi-millionaire father.The process of picking a jury for Oland's...
--First NewsWatch-
---(US-Shooting-Synagogue-Cda-Vigils)Jewish communities and Canadians of other religions held special services Sunday to honour the 11 men and women killed by a gunman who opened fire on worshippers in a Pittsburgh synagogue.Among those killed Saturday...
Flooding, Stranded Drivers after Heavy Downpour Deluges Vancouver
Deluge creates huge puddles in Vancouver--Vancouver is drying out after heavy rain turned some city streets into ponds Sunday night as the downpour overwhelmed leaf-clogged drains and catch basins.Deep puddles rose above the curb, flowed across sidewalks...
--Fourteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Shooting-Synagogue-Cda) (Audio: P03)As the suspect in Saturday's mass shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue appeared in court today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke of the deadly shooting in the Commons, saying Canada is united against such atrocities.Funerals...
--Fourth Newswatch-
---(US-Shooting-Synagogue-Shooting)A survivor of Saturday's Pittsburgh synagogue massacre is describing the terrifying moment a gunman entered his darkened hiding spot.Barry Werber says the gunman "didn't see us, thank God."Authorities allege Robert...
Fragmented Bus Service Market Emerges as Greyhound Exits Western Canada Oct. 31
Greyhound's exit sparks host of replacements--CALGARY - A hodge-podge of public transportation services are already starting to fill the gap as Greyhound Canada moves steadily towards its midnight Halloween disappearance from most of Western Canada.The...
Government Ushers in Pay Equity Legislation for Federally Regulated Workers
Feds usher in pay equity legislation--OTTAWA - The Liberal government introduced long-awaited pay-equity legislation Monday for federally regulated workers.Labour Minister Patty Hajdu said the proposed proactive pay legislation is intended to close the...
Guo Pei's B.C. Exhibition Is a Journey into a World Wrapped in Luxury
Guo Pei's B.C. exhibition is a dive into luxury--VANCOUVER - Walking through Guo Pei's Couture Beyond exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery is like journeying through different parts of the world; China, the Silk Road, Switzerland and Europe, with...
Harnessing the Power of Fear
Harnessing the power of fear--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 original site.___Author: Gerald...
Leafs' Matthews out at Least 4 Weeks with Shoulder Injury; Doesn't Need Surgery
Leafs' Matthews to miss at least four weeks--TORONTO - Auston Matthews knew things weren't right as soon as he felt the contact.Now the Toronto Maple Leafs will have to do without one of their star centres for at least four weeks after announcing the...
Long Road through the Minors Leads to Big-League Managing Job for Montoyo
Montoyo introduced as Jays 13th manager--TORONTO - Before landing the manager's job with the Toronto Blue Jays, Charlie Montoyo had little time to prepare for the interview process.He went to a downtown restaurant with general manager Ross Atkins and...
Manitoba MLA Returns to Legislature after Ousted for Inappropriate Behaviour
Manitoba MLA returns after inappropriate behaviour--WINNIPEG - A Manitoba backbencher who was kicked out of the governing Progressive Conservative caucus for inappropriate behaviour towards female staff says he'll have a response at some point, but not...
Manitoba NDP Leader's Criminal Past Fair Game in Legislature: Speaker
NDP leader's criminal past fair game in legislature--WINNIPEG - The Speaker of the Manitoba legislature rejected a request Monday to forbid politicians from discussing their opponents' criminal convictions and other troubles.Myrna Driedger rejected a...
MLB World Series Champions List
MLB World Series champions list--World Series Champions2018 _ Boston Red Sox2017 -- Houston Astros2016 -- Chicago Cubs2015 -- Kansas City Royals2014 -- San Francisco Giants2013 -- Boston Red Sox2012 -- San Francisco Giants2011 -- St. Louis Cardinals2010...
Monahan, Lindholm Score 55 Seconds Apart as Flames Smother Maple Leafs 3-1
Flames down Matthews-less Maple Leafs 3-1--TORONTO - Booed out of their own building at the conclusion of an embarrassing 9-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins last week, the Calgary Flames had a decision to make -- feel sorry for themselves or recommit...
Most Actively Traded Companies on the TSX
Most actively traded companies on the TSX--Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (14,721.75, down 166.51 points).Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down $1.48, or 16.1 per cent,...
National Audio 1:15 PM ET
National Audio 1:15 PM ET--NAT127 - (Greyhound-Replacements) REGINA. x-08s. Greyhound bus service in nearly all of Western Canada will come to an end on Wednesday, but a number of companies are preparing to fill the gap. Regina-based Rider Express Transportation...
National Audio 12:45 PM ET
National Audio 12:45 PM ET--NAT120 - (US-Shooting-Synagogue) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-13s. A rabbi who was leading a service at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday when a gunman walked in and began shooting says seven of his congregants were killed....
National Audio 1:45 PM ET
National Audio 1:45 PM ET--CORRECTION NAT121 - (US-Shooting-Synagogue) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) (CORRECTS OUTCUE) UNDATED. x-08s. A rabbi who was leading a service at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday when a gunman walked in and began shooting believes...
National Audio 2:45 PM ET
National Audio 2:45 PM ET--NAT145 - (US-Shooting-Synagogue) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) PITTSBURGH. x-10s. The man accused in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre has appeared briefly in a federal courthouse in a wheelchair to face charges he killed 11 people...
National Audio 2:55 AM ET
National Audio 2:55 AM ET--NAT001 - (Canada-Post-Rotating-Strikes) UNDATED. x-33s. (Karen Rebot (REE'-boh)) Manitoba is the latest province to be hit by rotating strikes by members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)...
National Audio 3:05 AM ET
National Audio 3:05 AM ET--NAT009 - (US-Shooting-Synagogue) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-16s. Details are emerging about the life and possible motives of Robert Bowers, the man accused of opening fire on a Pittsburgh synagogue service Saturday morning,...
National Audio 3:15 PM ET
National Audio 3:15 PM ET--NAT148 - (Prayer-Decision-Appeal) CALGARY. x-10s. The Alberta Human Rights Commission is hoping to challenge a ruling on a Calgary case involving two Muslim students who were not allowed to pray at a non-denominational private...
National Audio 3:35 PM ET
National Audio 3:35 PM ET--NAT154 - (US-Shooting-Synagogue) WASHINGTON. x-12s. U-S President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will visit Pennsylvania tomorrow to mourn a synagogue massacre that left 11 people dead. White House spokeswoman Sarah...
National Audio 4:15 PM ET
National Audio 4:15 PM ET--NAT157 - (Brazil-Elections) (NOTE LENGTH) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-02s. The White House is rejecting comparisons between U-S President Donald Trump and the far-right President-elect of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro. The...
National Audio 4:55 AM ET
National Audio 4:55 AM ET--NAT031 - (AS-Indonesia-Lion-Air) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-15s. U-S Aviation officials are on their way to Indonesia to investigate the crash of an an American made passenger jet. The Lion Air Boeing 7-37 lost contact...
National Audio 5:05 AM ET
National Audio 5:05 AM ET--NAT034 - (US-Explosive-Devices) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-20s. A-B-C News has exclusive video of the man who U-S federal agents say sent at least 13 pipe bombs to outspoken critics of U-S President Donald Trump. A-B-C's...
National Audio 5:55 PM ET
National Audio 5:55 PM ET--NAT170 - (US-Trump-Immigration) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-11s. The Defence Department says it's sending five-thousand, 200 active duty troops to "harden" the southern border against a migrant caravan making its way through...
National Audio 6:25 AM ET
National Audio 6:25 AM ET--NAT074 - (US-Explosive-Devices) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) MIAMI. x-22s. (Mark Remillard) Fifty-six-year-old Cesar Sayoc, the man charged with sending explosive devices in the mail to critics of U-S President Donald Trump, is set...
National Audio 7:25 PM ET
National Audio 7:25 PM ET--NAT182 - (Alta-Legis-Sitting) EDMONTON. x-14s. Pipelines are once again front and centre as Alberta politicians return to the legislature for the fall sitting. Opposition Leader Jason Kenney says Premier Rachel Notley has failed...
National Audio 7:35 AM ET
National Audio 7:35 AM ET--NAT082 - (US-Explosive-Devices) MIAMI. x-30s. (Mike Hempen) The man accused of sending packages containing explosive material to prominent Democrats and other opponents of U-S President Donald Trump is scheduled to make his...
National Audio 8:35 PM ET
National Audio 8:35 PM ET--NAT190 - (US-Shooting-Synagogue) (FOR PRODUCTION) WASHINGTON. x-28s. A display of sympathy and solidarity is growing across the U-S and Canada as vigils are held for the dead in the synagogue massacre in Pittsburgh. Major multi-faith...
'Never Give Up,' Says Mother Who Reunited with Son Who Went Missing 31 Years Ago
Mother and son reunited after alleged abduction--TORONTO - A Toronto-area mother who spent three anguished decades wondering whether her son was alive or dead said their recent, happy reunion should offer hope to other families grappling with the pain...
--Nineteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Shooting-Synagogue) (Audio: P02)Hundreds of members of Montreal's Jewish community were joined by politicians and other mourners at the Beth Israel Beth Aaron synagogue as they remembered the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre.Representatives...
--Ninth NewsWatch-
---(US-Shooting-Synagogue) (Audio: 109) (WATCH FOR DATING)The 46-year-old man accused in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre was released from hospital this morning.Robert Bowers is due in court today on charges he killed 11 people in what is believed...
North American Stocks End Lower despite Promising Start to the Trading Day
Toronto, U.S. stocks end lower after rise--TORONTO - North American markets started the week higher but again dropped at the end of the day, this time pushed deeper on renewed trade threats against China from U.S. President Donald Trump.Early trading...
Office of Ontario Ombudsman Reviewing Cannabis Delivery Complaints
Ombudsman reviewing cannabis delivery complaints--TORONTO - The Office of the Ontario Ombudsman says it has received complaints over delays in the delivery of cannabis in the province, almost two weeks since the drug was legalized across the country.In...
Once Again, Calgary Stampeders Need a Victory to Finish First in West Division
Stampeders again facing must-win scenario--What seemed a mere formality months ago will come down to the final week of the CFL regular season to decide.The Calgary Stampeders head into their regular-season finale against the B.C. Lions on Saturday night...
Ontario, Saskatchewan Premiers Vow to Reduce Provincial Trade Barriers
Ont., Sask. vow to reduce provincial trade barriers--TORONTO - The premiers of Ontario and Saskatchewan said Monday they are working together to reduce trade barriers between their provinces.Speaking at a joint news conference in Toronto, Ontario Premier...
--Ontario Update-
---(US-Cda-Shooting-Synagogue)A rabbi says one of the 11 people killed in Saturday's shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue grew up in Toronto.Rabbi Yael Splansky says 75-year-old Joyce Fienberg grew up in the Holy Blossom Temple community.Splansky says...
--Ontario Update-
---(Mother-Son-Reunited)A Brampton woman says it was "breathtaking" to be told last week that police had found her son alive after he'd been missing for 31 years. Police say Jermaine Mann was 21 months old when he was allegedly abducted in 1987 by his...
--Ontario Update --
------(Mother-Son-Reunited)A mother who has been reunited with her son 31 years after he was allegedly abducted will speak at a news conference this afternoon.Police say Jermaine Mann was 21-months old when he was allegedly abducted by his father, Allan...
'Outlaw King' and 'Homecoming' Hit Streaming Services in November
'Outlaw King' and 'Homecoming' new to stream--A monthly look at what's scheduled to be added to the catalogues of streaming services Netflix Canada, CraveTV and Amazon Prime Video:TOP PICKSNetflix's historical epic "Outlaw King" took the spotlight on...
Parliament Audio 5:55 PM ET
Parliament Audio 5:55 PM ET--P07 - (Pay-Equity) OTTAWA. x-12s. The federal government has introduced long-awaited pay equity legislation for federally regulated employees. Labour Minister Patty Hajdu (HY'-doo) says a Pay Equity Commissioner will be appointed...
Photo Advisory
Photo advisory--The Canadian Press photo advisory for Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.MONTREAL--NHL action Dallas Stars - Montreal...
Photo Advisory Addition
Photo advisory addition--The Canadian Press photo advisory addition for Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. Entries with an estimated photo transmission time (EST) are staffed by The Canadian Press or Associated Press photojournalists.ADDITIONS:OTTAWA--Minister of...
Prairie Audio 12:50 PM MT
Prairie Audio 12:50 PM MT----PR05 - (Prayer-Decision-Appeal)CALGARY. x-17s. The Alberta Human Rights Commission wants the Supreme Court to hear a case about school prayer involving a non-denominational private school in Calgary. The Alberta Court of...
Prairie Audio 5:00 PM MT
Prairie Audio 5:00 PM MT--PR10 - (Kinew-Past)WINNIPEG. x-10s. The Speaker of the Manitoba legislature has rejected a request to forbid politicians from discussing their opponents' criminal convictions and other troubles. Myrna Driedger (DREE'-juhr) says...
Prairie Audio 9:20 AM MT
Prairie Audio 9:20 AM MT--PR01 - (Greyhound-Replacements)REGINA. x-08s. Greyhound bus service in nearly all of Western Canada will come to an end this Wednesday, but a number of companies are preparing to fill the gap. Regina-based Rider Express Transportation...
--Prairie Update-
(Alta-NDP-Convention)Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the next election will bring a stark choice between her party and the opposition United Conservatives.Notley said in a speech to N-D-P members at their annual convention in Edmonton yesterday that...
--Prairie Update-
---(Alta-Legis-Sitting)Alberta's N-D-P government is indicating the six-week fall sitting of the legislature will be busy ahead of the provincial election next spring.Government house leader Brian Mason says 12 bills are to be introduced during the sitting...
Prep-Agriculture-Report
(Manitoba-Farm-Fatal)A farmer in western Manitoba is dead after a tractor pulling a grain auger crashed into tree branches.R-C-M-P say the 61-year-old man was from Austin.Police say the tractor was being driven by a 59-year-old man late last week and...
Prep-Business Report
---(Markets)North American markets started the week higher but dropped at the end of the day on renewed trade threats from U-S President Donald Trump.The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 166.51 points or more than one per cent to 14,721.75.In...
Private Operators to Pick Up Many of B.C.'S Greyhound Routes, but Gaps Remain
Private lines pick up some B.C. Greyhound routes--VICTORIA - A patchwork of transportation service is being stitched together across British Columbia as Greyhound pulls its buses out of Western Canada, but some holes still remain in rural areas, says...
Puppies Stranded for Days on B.C. Cliff Rescued after Woman Sounds Alarm
Stranded puppies rescued from cliff in B.C.--MISSION, B.C. - Two St. Bernard-cross puppies rescued Sunday after being stranded for days on a cliff east of Vancouver are "bouncy" and "adorable," said a British Columbia SPCA official.Krista Shaw, the interim...
Rhian Wilkinson to Lead Canada's Entry at FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Uruguay
Wilkinson to coach Canada at U-17 World Cup--TORONTO - Former Canada fullback Rhian Wilkinson takes another step on her young coaching career in November at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Uruguay.The 36-year-old native of Baie-D'Urfe, Que., who now...
SaskPower Makes Agreement to Buy More Megawatts from Manitoba Hydro
Prairie provinces make hydroelectric deal--REGINA - Saskatchewan's Crown-owned electric utility has made an agreement to buy more hydroelectricty from Manitoba.A term sheet providing for a new long-term power sale has been signed between Manitoba Hydro...
--Second NewsWatch-
---(US-Shooting-Synagogue-Cda-Vigils)More than 300 people packed into Ottawa's Soloway Jewish Community Centre for a Sunday evening memorial service to honour the 11 lives lost in a bloody attack on worshippers inside a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday.The...
--Seventeenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Shooting-Synagogue) (Audio: 166)The man accused of killing 11 people and wounding six more at a Pittsburgh synagogue has made his first appearance in federal court, and the prosecution will seek the death penalty.Robert Bowers faces multiple charges...
--Seventh NewsWatch-
---(US-Shooting-Synagogue) (Audio: 94)A man who reportedly told police "I just want to kill Jews" is due in court in Pittsburgh today.Robert Bowers is accused of killing 11 people and wounding six others on Saturday, in an attack that police are describing...
'Should Be Enforced:' Paralyzed Broncos Player, Parents Want Seatbelts on Buses
Former Broncos player wants bus seatbelts enforced--AIRDRIE, Alta. - Michelle Straschnitzki had a moment of panic when her 16-year-old son Jett was preparing to board a team bus for a recent hockey game."I didn't watch him go get on the bus, but the...
Singh Accuses Trudeau of Disrespect for Voters after PM Leaves 3 Ridings Vacant
NDP slams PM for playing byelection games--OTTAWA - Jagmeet Singh is accusing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of playing games with his decision to call one byelection while leaving three other ridings vacant -- including the one in which the NDP leader...
--Sixteenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Shooting-Synagogue) (Audio: 167)The man accused in what's believed to be the deadliest attack on Jews in U-S history has made his first court appearance, in a wheelchair because of wounds he got while on the alleged rampage.Robert Bowers said...
--Sixth NewsWatch-
---(US-Shooting-Synagogue) (Audio: 87)The man suspected of killing 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday is due in federal court today.Gregory Bowers is expected to face the death penalty for what police are calling a hate crime.Rabbi Jeffrey...
SportsCall Audio 3:10 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 3:10 AM ET--NAT027 - (SPORTS-SOC-MLS-Timbers-Whitecaps) VANCOUVER. x-14s. Alphonso Davies says he got the -- quote -- "perfect ending" to his Major League Soccer career on Sunday. The 17-year-old Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder scored...
SportsCall Audio 5:10 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 5:10 AM ET--NAT057 - (SPORTS-CAR-NASCAR-Martinsville) MARTINSVILLE, Va. x-13s. Joey Logano used an old fashioned bump-and-run on Martin Truex Junior to win at Martinsville Speedway and snatch one of the four tickets to NASCAR's Cup title....
SportsCall Audio 6:00 AM ET
SportsCall Audio 6:00 AM ET--NAT073 - (SPORTS-BBO-World-Series) (FOR PRODUCTION) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) BOSTON. x-19s. Fans celebrated in Boston after the Red Sox won the 2018 World Series Sunday by beating the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-1, making their fourth...
Stem Cell Donor Search Underway to Help Life-Threatened Calgary Teen
Donor search underway to help ailing teen--EDMONTON - Several people from Edmonton's Filipino community attended a weekend swab drive at the request of a Calgary family that hopes to find a stem-cell donor for a 16-year-old girl whose life is threatened...
Study Suggests Bedrock Stress a Factor in Fracking-Caused Earthquakes
Bedrock stress factor in fracking earthquakes--New research is digging in to why fracking causes earthquakes in some areas but not in others.A paper published Monday in Geophysical Research Letters suggests the likelihood of an artificial earthquake...
--Tenth NewsWatch-
---(US-Shooting-Synagogue) (Audio: 113) (WATCH FOR DATING -- Court Appearance set for 1:30 p.m. Eastern)The 46-year-old suspect in Saturday's Pittsburgh synagogue shooting arrived at a federal courthouse late this morning.Robert Bowers was shot multiple...
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, Oct. 29
The Canadian Press News Agenda for Monday, Oct. 29--EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Oct. 29 as of 2:57 a.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All...
--Third NewsWatch-
---(US-Shooting-Synagogue-Cda)A woman who grew up in Toronto and celebrated many milestones at the city's oldest Jewish temple is being remembered as a "very special person."Seventy-five-year-old Joyce Fienberg was one of 11 people killed Saturday when...
--Thirteenth NewsWatch-
---(Cda-Shooting-Synagogue-Vigils) (Audio: 084)Jewish communities and Canadians across the country gathered Sunday to remember the 11 men and women slain after a gunman opened fire in a Pittsburgh synagogue.Rabbi Dan Moskovitz (MOSS'-ka-vitz) of Temple...
--Thirteenth NewsWatch-
---(Shooting-Synagogue-Trudeau) (Audio: P02) Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will always stand united against hatred, intolerance, anti-Semitism and violence.He made the comment in the House today in response to yesterday's massacre at a synagogue...
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