FIFA orders to World Cup referees add up to 100-minute games

FIFA orders to World Cup referees add up to 100-minute games

Graham Dunbar, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, November 22, 2022 6:31AM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 22, 2022 6:31AM EST DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The 90-minute soccer match is turning into 100-plus at the World Cup — and that is what FIFA wants to give fans more entertainment. The four longest periods of stoppage time … Read more

Male victim critically injured in double stabbing in Toronto’s York area

Male victim critically injured in double stabbing in Toronto’s York area

A male victim is in critical condition in hospital following a double stabbing Monday night in Toronto’s York area. The incident happened just before 9 pm at an apartment building at 100 Lotherton Pathway, which is just west of Caledonia Road and south of Lawrence Avenue West. Speaking to reporters at the scene, Toronto Police … Read more

Jaheim Tucker, 19, killed in fatal Etobicoke shooting

Jaheim Tucker, 19, killed in fatal Etobicoke shooting

The Toronto Police Service (TPS) has identified the victim of a fatal shooting at an Etobicoke apartment Sunday evening. The incident happened at 30 Humberline Drive, just south of Finch Avenue West. Police say at around 5:45 pm, officers responded to reports of a shooting in the building and located a male victim with a … Read more

Police search for suspects after violent kidnapping in Toronto

Police search for suspects after violent kidnapping in Toronto

Toronto police are searching for two suspects in connection with a violent kidnapping and assault near Scarborough Town Center last week. The incident occurred on Nov. 17 at around 3:45 pm According to investigators, a man was forced into a vehicle against his will by three suspects and “physically assaulted over several hours.” The man … Read more

Alabama pausing executions after 3rd failed lethal injection

Alabama pausing executions after 3rd failed lethal injection

Jay Reeves, The Associated Press Published Monday, November 21, 2022 3:20PM EST Last Updated Monday, November 21, 2022 3:20PM EST BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP)—Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey sought a pause in executions and ordered a “top-to-bottom” review of the state’s capital punishment system Monday after an unprecedented third failed lethal injection. Ivey’s office issued a statement … Read more

7 people arrested, over $50K worth of drugs seized in Kawartha Lakes trafficking investigation

7 people arrested, over K worth of drugs seized in Kawartha Lakes trafficking investigation

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested seven individuals on drug trafficking related charges and seized over $50,000 in illegal substances following a “lengthy” investigation in the City of the Kawartha Lakes (CKL), the OPP announced in a press release on Monday. The investigation took place over a two-month period and was spearheaded by members of … Read more

Toronto Pearson holiday season travel tips

Toronto Pearson holiday season travel tips

Toronto Pearson International Airport re-opened its second busiest runway Monday morning following an eight-month rehabilitation project. The $80-million project took a year and a half to complete. “As the busiest airport in Canada and one of the busiest in North America, the return of this runway at Pearson Airport will keep air passengers moving safely … Read more

19-year-old asks court to let her watch father’s execution

19-year-old asks court to let her watch father’s execution

Jim Salter, The Associated Press Published Monday, November 21, 2022 3:07PM EST Last Updated Monday, November 21, 2022 3:07PM EST ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 19-year-old woman is asking a federal court to allow her to watch her father’s death by injection, despite a Missouri law barring anyone under 21 from witnessing an execution. Kevin … Read more

Despite dangerous pregnancy complications, abortions denied

Despite dangerous pregnancy complications, abortions denied

Laura Ungar and Heather Hollingsworth, The Associated Press Published Sunday, November 20, 2022 2:05PM EST Weeks after Roe v. Wade was overturned, Dr. Grace Ferguson treated a woman whose water had broken halfway through pregnancy. The baby would never survive, and the patient’s chance of developing a potentially life-threatening infection grew with every hour. By … Read more

Education minister says tentative deal with CUPE will provide lowest paid members with 4.2 per cent annual salary increase

Education minister says tentative deal with CUPE will provide lowest paid members with 4.2 per cent annual salary increase

Education Minister Stephen Lecce says that a tentative agreement reached with CUPE over the weekend will provide the union’s lowest paid members with a “significant pay increase” that equals out to about 4.2 per cent annually. Lecce made the comment to reporters at Queen’s Park on Monday as he discussed the eleventh-hour deal to avert … Read more