Archive For November 30, 2016

Feds to give up to $16.7M for ranchers caught in bovine tuberculosis quarantine

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Feds to give up to $16.7M for ranchers caught in bovine tuberculosis quarantine

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay says the government will provide up to $16.7 million to help western ranchers caught in the bovine TB quarantine.READ MORE: 10,000 cattle to be killed after bovine tuberculosis outbreakMacAulay told the House of Commons the money is meant to help cover the extra costs they are facing because of the quarantine,…

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La tragedia del equipo Chapecoense en imágenes (FOTOS)

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La tragedia del equipo Chapecoense en imágenes (FOTOS)

30 de noviembre de 2016, 00:03Bogotá, 30 nov (PL) Mientras los tres futbolistas brasileños sobrevivientes del Club Chapecoense luchan hoy por la vida, comenzaron los preparativos de repatriación de los restos de directivos y jugadores de ese elenco, víctimas de un accidente de aviación en Medellín. El equipo de fútbol brasileño Chapecoense se dirigía desde…

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¡Falla eléctrica total!: el dramático grito final del piloto de LAMIA

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¡Falla eléctrica total!: el dramático grito final del piloto de LAMIA

Luego solicitó vectores a la torre de control para poder aterrizar. “Tenemos problemas de combustible’”, se puede escuchar en el inicio del audio. Juan Sebastián Upegui, copiloto del vuelo de Avianca 9253, contó cómo fue el accidente del avión de Lamia en el que murieron 71 personas y seis resultaron heridas de gravedad en Antioquia….

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Kids subjected to pepper-spray, isolation, restraints: Children’s advocate report

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Kids subjected to pepper-spray, isolation, restraints: Children’s advocate report

WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s children’s advocate says she is fielding complaints about kids in the justice system being subjected to pepper-spray, isolation and restraints.In her annual report, Darlene MacDonald says her office has heard of teens in youth jails being pepper-sprayed simply to make them behave better.RELATED: Manitoba watchdog concerned about growing trend of youth suicide…

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Jury deliberating fate of Toronto senior charged with murder

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Jury deliberating fate of Toronto senior charged with murder

TORONTO – A Toronto jury is now deliberating the fate of a Toronto senior accused of murdering a fellow resident in a long-term care home and trying to kill another.Peter Brooks, 76, has pleaded not guilty to the first-degree murder of 72-year-old Jocelyn Dickson and the attempted murder of 91-year-old Lourdes Missier. Story continues below…

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Atacante de Universidad de Ohio arrolló a varios y acuchilló a nueve

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Atacante de Universidad de Ohio arrolló a varios y acuchilló a nueve

El alerta inicial sobre el ataque fue emitido vía Twitter por la universidad a eso de las 10:00 de la mañana, y en este se urgió a los estudiantes a “correr esconderse luchar” y refugiarse en donde estuvieran. De acuerdo con la agencia de noticias Amaq, que sirve de portavoz a los yihadistas, el atacante,…

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Suspect arrested in suspicious fire investigation

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Suspect arrested in suspicious fire investigation

ENDERBY – Charges are pending following a deliberately set fire in the Enderby area.An RCMP officer on patrol Sunday evening spotted a blazing woodshed behind a George Street residence.The officer called the fire department.Police say the shed was destroyed and a nearby truck was damaged.A 72-year-old man was arrested for arson later that night.He was…

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Tech weakness hits Nasdaq, Dow flat despite oil strength

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Tech weakness hits Nasdaq, Dow flat despite oil strength

NEW YORK: Weakness in some large technology shares sent the Nasdaq lower on Wednesday , while the Dow was essentially flat despite strong gains from banks and energy companies.Technology stocks have been volatile since Election Day, with some industry leaders expressing concern that President-elect Donald Trump’s protectionist policies could harm the sector.Analysts said Wednesday’s drop…

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Nova Scotia’s Scotsburn Ice Cream to be sold to major Quebec dairy company Agropur

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Nova Scotia’s Scotsburn Ice Cream to be sold to major Quebec dairy company Agropur

Nova Scotia ice cream company Scotsburn Cooperative Services Ltd. says it has reached an agreement to sell its business to Quebec dairy giant Agropur Cooperative.As part of the deal, Scotsburn spokeswoman Patricia Irving says Agropur will continue to employ the company’s 260 full-time and part-time unionized employees in the Maritimes and Quebec.Irving could not say…

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Orders could have little effect on pipeline protest camp

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The camps are in opposition to the 570,000-barrel capacity Dakota Access Pipeline, a four-state, Bakken oil transport project that is largely completed except for a critical piece that would have to be bored under the Missouri River/Lake Oahe crossing near the reservation boundary. The Amy Corps of Engineers said Sunday it has “no plans for…

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