Archive For May 31, 2017

Judge: Trump deportation order for man in Hawaii ‘inhumane’

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Judge: Trump deportation order for man in Hawaii ‘inhumane’

“President Trump has claimed that his immigration policies would target the “bad hombres, ‘” he wrote, in reference to remarks Trump made during the 2016 third presidential debate”. In an unusually impassioned ruling, 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Stephen Reinhardt said Tuesday the March order in Hawaii to immediately deport Magana Ortiz was…

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Edmonton mother charged in newborn meth death told police she was sober: court documents

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Edmonton mother charged in newborn meth death told police she was sober: court documents

Court documents obtained by Global News show that despite claims she had been sober for months, Edmonton police found drugs and drug paraphernalia in Michelle Rice’s home.The information is contained in documents filed by police when seeking to obtain a search warrant for Rice’s home. None of the claims has been proven in court. Story…

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Federal government set to help softwood industry with $1-billion aid package

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Federal government set to help softwood industry with $1-billion aid package

OTTAWA – Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr is set to unveil about $1 billion in financial supports for softwood lumber producers and their employees.Cabinet discussed the options for a package May 9 but the federal government wanted more input from the provinces via the special working group Carr established in February.A government source confirms Carr…

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Progressive Conservatives Patrick Brown warns $15-an-hour is too much, too soon

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Progressive Conservatives Patrick Brown warns $15-an-hour is too much, too soon

Too much, too soon.That’s the message from Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown on Premier Kathleen Wynne’s plan to raise the hourly minimum wage from $11.40 to $15 within the next 18 months.“Do I think we should have a 32 per cent increase immediately without a cost-benefit analysis? No,” Brown told reporters at Queen’s Park on…

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Spellcheck fail? Revelstoke gets schooled on ‘scohol’ sign

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Spellcheck fail? Revelstoke gets schooled on ‘scohol’ sign

Sometimes life smacks of irony and you can’t do anything but laugh.That’s what the City of Revelstoke is doing after a photo was posted to social media showing the word ‘school’ misspelled on the pavement — in front of a school.Accidentally spelled SCOHOL by the contracted line painter, the city’s operations manager says the stencils come in…

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Blue Jays sweep past Reds

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Blue Jays sweep past Reds

Devon Travis and Luke Maile hit two-run homers as the Toronto Blue Jays completed a three-game sweep with a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday afternoon.Travis’s fifth homer of the year was a tiebreaking rainbow shot in the seventh inning off Wandy Peralta (2-1). Maile hit his second homer of the season two…

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Graffiti wall aims to encourage and motivate Saskatchewan Polytechnic students

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Graffiti wall aims to encourage and motivate Saskatchewan Polytechnic students

Students in a Saskatoon adult education program don’t have to look far to see words of encouragement as they walk from classroom to classroom on a daily basis.“Follow your dreams,” reads one message, on a graffiti wall placed in one of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s busiest hallways. Another passage explains that “education is the passport to the…

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Artistas se unen para realizar concierto en Manchester

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Artistas se unen para realizar concierto en Manchester

Tal como lo había prometido, Ariana Grande volverá a Manchester para realizar un concierto benéfico por las víctimas del atentado del pasado 22 de mayo al cierre de uno de sus conciertos. Según CNN, todo lo recaudado irá a parar al llamado We Love Manchester Emergency Fund, que en conjunto con la Cruz Roja del…

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Texas Dem Denies Threatening GOP Colleague in House Scuffle

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Texas Dem Denies Threatening GOP Colleague in House Scuffle

Rep. Matt Rinaldi (R-Irving), irritated because he believed Democrats were encouraging the protestors to disobey law enforcement, reportedly told his Democratic colleagues that he’d placed a call to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. “Rinaldi said he was angry because Democrats in the House were bragging about how great it was and they were inciting them to…

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Police in Texas City investigating after KKK flyers found inside bags of candy

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Police in Texas City investigating after KKK flyers found inside bags of candy

Police in a Texas community are investigating after bags of candy were found strewn across front lawns – bags which upon closer inspection were found to contain KKK recruitment flyers.According to police in Texas City, TX, at least 17 plastic bags were found across front lawns on Tuesday, after police believe they were distributed Monday…

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