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Police say Mississauga house explosion now a criminal investigation Police say Mississauga house explosion now a criminal investigation
- July 12, 2016

Evans told reporters Wednesday morning that police are pursuing "notes" collected near the blast site by passersby as part of the investigation. Police said Wednesday that notes found at the scene of the explosion could provide insight into the cause of the blast. (more...)
Box office recap: 'Finding Dory' wins the holiday weekend box office
- July 12, 2016

The Pixar film earned $41.9 million at the box office this weekend, crushing all it's competitors. " Dory " is now $60 million behind DreamWorks Animation's "Shrek 2", which holds the title of top animated film of all time at $441.2 million. (more...)
Grammy-winning singer Chaka Khan enters rehab for drug abuse
- July 12, 2016

Singer/songwriter Chaka Khan has made the decision to enter a drug rehabilitation program to address and defeat her issues with prescription drug addiction, specifically fentanyl, an opioid painkiller. I know that I am disappointing some of my fans, but I also know they would want me to recover and be well and healthy, ' she said in a statement released to Associated Press . (more...)
Rowley: Use Eid to settle disputes, promote peace
- July 12, 2016

The Muslim Ummah of the South West Nigeria (MUSWEN) has urged Muslims to continue to pray for peace and tranquility in the country even after the celebration of Eid-el-Fitr. It was clear to me on that visit and throughout Ramadan, the work of so many Muslims who work to transform the lives of those less fortunate, be it through selfless acts of good will and charity. (more...)
Airstrikes hit ISIS convoys fleeing Fallujah, hundreds killed
- July 12, 2016

A USA military official said anti-ISIL coalition forces destroyed scores of vehicles and that the Iraqi army hit an unspecified number. Iraqi forces declared the city of Fallujah fully liberated Sunday, after government troops pushed the remaining Islamic State fighters out of the city's north and west under close cover of US -led coalition air strikes. (more...)
Salman misses date with MSCW again on rape comments Salman misses date with MSCW again on rape comments
- July 12, 2016

On June 29, Salman's lawyer submitted a letter to the MSCW, urging it not to pursue the matter to avoid duplication since it was already being dealt with by the NCW.Salman was issued a notice for his "rape" remark. "We are not at all happy. I really liked it. We are at a stage where we respect each other for what we have done". When asked if Aryan would follow his legendary footsteps and become an actor in future, SRK said, "For the moment, my kids are following my footsteps as far as ... (more...)
Woman missing, 4 arrested in kidnapping for ransom case Woman missing, 4 arrested in kidnapping for ransom case
- July 12, 2016

She was last seen June 29th when a coworker dropped her off at a seafood market on Sonoma Boulevard, where employees say she regularly shopped. Babb's 36-year-old son, John Babb of San Francisco, and his wife waited a day to report the woman missing because whoever sent the text message threatened to kill her if they went to the police, officials said. (more...)
Third victim dies in attacks on San Diego homeless Third victim dies in attacks on San Diego homeless
- July 12, 2016

San Diego's homeless population was on edge Thursday after a spate of early-morning attacks on men who were sleeping alone and, in two cases, were set on fire. Subscribe to Times of San Diego's free daily email newsletter! . Padgett had been arrested in 2010, on suspicions of setting his friend on fire as he slept. (more...)
Hundreds Attend Black Lives Matter Rally in Vancouver
- July 12, 2016

Prominent activists opposed to USA police violence on Friday condemned the killing of five officers in Dallas at a demonstration against the deaths of two black men. The renowned civil rights leader and United States congressman John Lewis made a plea for nonviolence Friday morning. Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore on Monday recused himself from the investigation into last Tuesday's fatal shooting outside a convenience store of Alton Sterling, 37, by police officers responding to a ... (more...)
Jason Kenney website link removed after redirecting to PC leadership campaign
- July 12, 2016

Just when you thought Alberta politics could not get any more interesting, here we go. He said he believes people want a clear plan on how to steer Alberta's two right-leaning parties back onto the same road, and that they are waiting for leadership on how that could be achieved. (more...)
Theresa May to become Britain's next PM tomorrow
- July 12, 2016

Prime Minister David Cameron, who had already announced his plans to resign, said he would step down Wednesday. "I'm delighted that Theresa May will be the next Prime Minister". Twenty-five minutes later Mrs Leadsom announced that she was quitting the leadership contest, clearing the way for Mrs May to become Conservative leader. (more...)
On Second Thought: Hillary Clinton's slogan seems to have changed
- July 12, 2016

He also addressed last week's attack on Dallas police officers and sought to draw a contrast between himself and Clinton. Ineke Mushovic, executive director of the Movement Advancement Project, said the ad buy cost around $270,000 and includes a subsequent airing on FOX Business. (more...)
May or Leadsom to succeed UK's Cameron for PM job May or Leadsom to succeed UK's Cameron for PM job
- July 12, 2016

On Thursday, Member of Parliament Michael Gove was eliminated during the second round of voting by MPs for leadership of the Conservative Party , which now has control of Parliament. While May was a lukewarm Remain campaigner, eurosceptic Leadsom enjoys support from many in the Conservative party who campaigned to leave the EU. "David Cameron spent 11 yrs trying to fix it. (more...)
PH: China 'bound' by tribunal ruling on July 12 PH: China 'bound' by tribunal ruling on July 12
- July 12, 2016

The case, which was brought by the Philippines in 2013, has proceeded without China's participation, as China refuses to acknowledge its legitimacy. China regularly holds military exercises in the South China Sea. The Court's award will not directly rule on the maritime entitlements for Chinese possessions in the Paracels as the Philippines has restricted its case to disputed features in the Spratly Islands and Scarborough Shoal. (more...)
Is General Flynn the Right Choice for Trump VP? Is General Flynn the Right Choice for Trump VP?
- July 12, 2016

Flynn is believed to be one of about five finalists that Trump is considering for his running mate, a list that also includes Chris Christie, Newt Gingrich and Mike Pence. 2 on either side of the aisle doesn't get overlooked. "Abortion, I think for women, these are hard issues", Flynn told ABC's Martha Raddatz on "This Week". (more...)
Pokémon Go app prompts 'suspicious persons' calls for police
- July 12, 2016

I really am. You're in for a long , lonesome ride. As of Monday afternoon, 4 arrests have been made nationwide in cases like this. Players can drop "Poke Lures" to attract Pokemon to certain areas. So far, the game has only been released in the U.S., Australia and New Zealand and numerous bogus apps are originating from - and targeted to - foreign markets. (more...)
Anti-Trump delegate wins portion of lawsuit Anti-Trump delegate wins portion of lawsuit
- July 12, 2016

In a decision released Thursday afternoon, U.S. District Judge Robert E. Payne sided with Carroll "Beau" Correll, who had filed suit alleging that laws binding a state's delegates to a particular candidate are unconstitutional. Correll, the Virginia attorney and chairman of the Winchester Republican Committee previously said he wanted to vote for anyone other than Trump at the party's national convention, which starts July 18. (more...)
South Sudan president, rival call for cease-fire
- July 12, 2016

Fierce fighting erupted in the South Sudanese capital since Friday, with heavy weapons such as tanks, helicopter gunships and artillery involved, leaving more than 270 people killed and thousands displaced. South Sudan has canceled this year's independence celebrations due to the economic crunch resulting from more than two years of civil conflict. The White House sharply criticised on Monday (July 11) renewed heavy fighting in South Sudan's capital city Juba that has pushed thousands of ... (more...)
Shooter's ex-wife saw no indication of court attack
- July 12, 2016

The two Michigan bailiffs were retired police officers with one being a Michigan State trooper, and the other a local municipality's police officer. Michigan now joins the unfortunately tragic ranks of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Minnesota, and Dallas, as at least four people were shot at a Berrien County, Michigan, courthouse. (more...)
Obama: America is horrified over Dallas attack Obama: America is horrified over Dallas attack
- July 12, 2016

That announcement capped a long 24 hours in Warsaw, where Obama was meeting with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. "That's just more divisive rhetoric", he added. He believes they indicate broader racial inequalities in the USA criminal justice system. President Barack Obama said this week's fatal shootings at the hands of police officers aren't isolated incidents. (more...)
Two arson suspects arrested in Cold Springs wildfire Two arson suspects arrested in Cold Springs wildfire
- July 12, 2016

Jimmy Suggs, 28, and Zackary Kuykendall, 26, of Vinemont were arrested Sunday and charged with fourth-degree arson-a felony because lives were endangered by the wildfire, a sheriff's statement cited by the Denver Post notes. Power was knocked out to some of the homes in the surrounding area. PFA sent a brush truck, four firefighters and a wildland coordinator to assist on the fire, according to PFA spokeswoman Madeline Noblett. (more...)
How will verdict on South China Sea dispute be delivered
- July 12, 2016

More countries have voiced their support for China's position on the South China Sea issue "despite pressure", a spokesperson for Chinese Foreign Ministry said here on Monday. Indonesian President Joko Widodo has underscored his commitment to protect Indonesian sovereignty over its Natuna Islands at the edge of the South China Sea, where he flew last month after the Indonesian navy detained a Chinese fishing boat and arrested a group of Chinese fishermen. (more...)
Giuliani: Saying 'black lives matter' is 'inherently racist'
- July 12, 2016

Bill O'Reilly tonight tore into the Black Lives Matter movement by declaring that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr . would never have participated in any of their marches. The Republican made the comments during a morning appearance on " Fox and Friends ", where he alluded to his tough-on-crime policies while leading NY and a significant drop in the murder rate during his tenure as mayor. (more...)
Virginia Court Decision Frees Delegates, Paves Way for GOP Convention Fight
- July 12, 2016

But the Trump campaign said the party rivals were hit with a "crippling blow" yesterday when a federal judge ruled "delegates can not be stolen at the national convention" and must vote for Trump in line with primary results. The ruling, though, was quite narrow and pertained only to the Virginia delegates. Delegates at the GOP convention are looking for alternative ways to allow a floor vote to let members "vote their conscience" on the first ballot of the nomination. (more...)
Justin Trudeau at Pride Toronto: Justin Trudeau at Pride Toronto: "We Can't Let Hate Go By"
- July 12, 2016

Krangle's message highlights the complexity of excluding officers from participating in Pride events. Tory's letter does not explicitly mention Black Lives Matter- Toronto but it does refer to the "debate now taking place with regard to Pride and our police". (more...)

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