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Kokkonen Katherine FRUSTRATED residents have slammed politicians for not fighting for their community against a proposed $640 million development at Myola.
More than 100 residents attended a public meeting about the proposed KUR-World on Wednesday.
Gang criteria: Casting too wide a net?
When Yuba County sheriff’s deputies busted a marijuana grow in Loma Rica last week, they said in a news release that the man arrested “is a documented member of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club.”
The suspect, Ernie Burr Jr., adamantly denies that claim.
“I am not a Hells Angels member, and I have never been a Hells Angels member,” Burr said in a phone interview...
Flyers take four of six points
The Kapuskasing Dufour Waste Disposal Flyers remain firmly ensconced in third place in the Great North Midget League, after once again taking four of a possible six points in a trio of games last week.
Jesse Casonato potted a hat-trick to lead the Kapuskasing Flyers to an 8-1 win over the Timmins Majors at the McIntyre Arena on Thursday night....
Migrant camp evacuated
Dwellings burned at “the jungle,” a makeshift camp in Calais, France, where more than 6,000 asylum seekers have sought refuge. The fires, set by departing migrants, accelerated French authorities’ plans to evacuate the burgeoning slum. Officials said that 1,500 migrants would be sent to reception centers around France...
TERRORISTS IN VILLAGES USING HUMAN SHIELDS
Terrorists have been going door to door in villages south of Mosul, ordering people at gunpoint into the city and using them as human shields. Islamic State militants have been going door to door in villages south of Mosul, ordering people at gunpoint on a...
CLEVELAND — Nothing scares these Chicago Cubs. Not the stakes, the weight of history, a tough night at the plate or the prospect of going down two games to none in the franchise’s first World Series in 71 years.
Their at-bats were good during a Game 1 shutout loss, the Cubs insisted...
Volume to display Kiwi music
What started as a cold call three years ago has now become an exhibition at the Auckland Museum.
Volume: Making Music in Aotearoa opens at the Auckland War Memorial Museum on October 28.
It is the brainchild of New Zealand Music Hall of Fame Trust executive Mark Roach....
Related Election 2016 news,
WASHINGTON — His presidential dreams increasingly in jeopardy, Donald Trump pushed his business empire to the center of his political campaign Wednesday. Taking a brief break from battleground states, he made the case at his newest hotel that all Americans should look to his corporate record for evidence of how well he’d run the country....
Mistry slams Ratan Tata in email, SEBI wades in
Shivpal speaks of ‘grand alliance’ for UP elections
A fierce fight appeared to be brewing for control of the $103-billion Tata group with details of ousted chairman Cyrus Mistry’s email to the Tata Sons board tumbling out on Wednesday.
The email blames decisions taken by Mistry’s predecessor Ratan Tata — such...
BRINGING THE HEAT
Tom Hanks returns as Harvard professor Robert Langdon in a third Da Vinci
Code thriller as presented by director Ron Howard.
This one is called Inferno. It opens with Langdon being revived in a Florence, Italy, hospital suffering from partial amnesia and demonic flashes....
Hospital tipster turned nurse in, reports say
TORONTO — The investigation into the alleged murders of eight elderly nursing home residents was prompted by information the nurse accused in the case provided to a psychiatric hospital in Toronto, The Canadian Press has learned.
Officials from the Centre for...
Raptors blow the doors off Pistons to start a new NBA season.
Basketball fans who had not been to the Air Canada Centre since the last regular season ended might have noticed something different as the new season began on Wednesday.
There is a banner celebrating the team’s 2015-16 Atlantic Division title, adorned with the latest iteration of the Raptors’ logo...
Two earthquakes rattle Italy
ROME — A pair of strong aftershocks shook central Italy late Wednesday, crumbling churches and buildings, knocking out power and sending panicked residents into the rain-drenched streets just two months after a powerful earthquake killed nearly 300 people....
Will an anti-immigration UK govt want more Indian students?
The Brexit referendum and British prime minister Theresa May’s tough stand on student visas amidst reports that her government will see where visa rules can be tightened, does not augur well for Indian students. As it is, according to International Consultants for Education and Fairs Monitor, the numbers of Indian students travelling to the UK have fallen sharply in recent years...
Aberdeen defender Graeme Shinnie reckons beating Celtic at Pittodrie would be the perfect response to Tuesday’s frustrating Premiership defeat at Hamilton. The champions showed how tough it will be by winning 4-0 at Ross County last night. Aberdeen defender...
AFGHAN WOMAN IN FAMOUS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTOGRAPH ARRESTED IN PAKISTAN.
An Afghan woman whose photograph as a young refugee with piercing green eyes was published on the cover of National Geographic magazine in 1985, becoming a symbol of the turmoil of war in Afghanistan, is facing charges in Pakistan of fraudulently obtaining national identity cards....
Tension as UP CM meets Guv
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav triggered intense speculation in political circles by suddenly calling on Governor Ram Naik on Wednesday soon after having lost another loyalist in a bitter power struggle that is threatening to split the ruling Samajwadi Party....
Dreams do come true
Marissa McKay looks right at home in her dressing room full of sparkly lights and every shade of pink and purple imaginable.
The 11-year-old is making her professional stage debut as one of twelve ballet girls in Auckland Theatre Company’s production of Billy Elliot The Musical....
West Ham’s nightmare is realised
West Ham United Kouyaté 11, Fernandes 48 Chelsea Cahill 90 2 1 It had always promised to be an incendiary tie and, for 90 minutes, it looked as though it would be celebrated for the football. West Ham United finally delivered a performance and got a result to electrify their new stadium....
WHAT LIES BENEATH
A Whitsunday tourism operator who visits the reef on a daily basis tells the truth about the condition of our coral. The good news is it’s alive and well
A local farmer shares his path to best practice on improving water quality for the Great Barrier Reef