Harvey Weinstein hospitalised with ‘chest pains’ after being jailed for 23 years

Harvey Weinstein was sentenced on Wednesday to 23 years in prison for sexual assault and rape yesterday following his conviction last month. Hours later, he was transported to Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan for “ongoing heart problems and chest pains,” Juda Engelmayer, a spokesman for Weinstein has said. Disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein is said to have experienced chest pains at Rikers […]

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Most drivers support raising highway speed limits: government survey

The Ontario government says a new survey shows drivers are supportive of increased highway speed limits. Last September, the province launched a two-year pilot project that boosted the speed limit from 100 km/h to 110 km/h on three sections of the 400-series highways, including a stretch of the QEW between Hamilton and St. Catharines. The government says 80 per cent […]

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Trump halts all travel from Europe to U.S. due to coronavirus fears

U.S. President Donald Trump announced Wednesday his administration is halting all travel from Europe to the United States over the spread of the novel coronavirus. Trump made the announcement during a nationally televised address from the Oval Office, blaming new clusters of COVID-19 in the U.S. on travel from countries within the European Union. The travel restrictions will last for […]

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Man charged in connection with hatchet attack at Wainwright convenience store

A 26-year-old man from Cadogan, Alta., has been charged with several offences, including attempted murder, after an assault at a Wainwright, Alta., convenience store involving a hatchet. At about 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Wainwright RCMP officers were dispatched to a store on 10 Street after someone reported an injured man there. “Police arrived and located an adult male victim with […]

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Italy toughens coronavirus lockdown after death toll soars

ROME (Reuters) – Italy added new restrictions on Wednesday to a lockdown imposed to fight the coronavirus, ordering bars, restaurants and beauty parlors to close after the highest daily increase in deaths of any country since the outbreak began. In a televised address to the nation, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said all shops would be shuttered except supermarkets, food stores […]

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Coronavirus has officially been declared a pandemic. Now what?

On Wednesday, the World Health Organization officially declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic, specifying that framing the situation as a pandemic doesn’t change their assessment of the virus or impact their overall response plan. “We have rung the alarm bell loud and clear,” said WHO director Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who added there are now more than 118,000 cases in 114 […]

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Loyalist Jets look forward to playing Exeter for the OMHA midget championship

A 32-year drought has come to an end for the Loyalist Township major midget hockey team. For the first time since 1988, the Jets have qualified for the Ontario Minor Hockey Association championship final. After playoff wins over the Frontenac Flyers, Brighton and Shelburne, Chris Kelly’s club will play the South Huron Sabres from Exeter for the OMHA Midget CC […]

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2020 Alberta Summer Games in Lethbridge still planning for July

Major events take time to plan and often preparations start years in advance. One of those events is the Alberta Summer Games, set to be hosted in Lethbridge this July. Steve Dudas, the manager of the Lethbridge 2020 Alberta Summer Games Society said as of right now, it’s business as usual and the games are slated to move ahead as […]

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