Pedestrian killed in Surrey accident at Scott Road

A pedestrian died later in hospital after an accident at Scott Road in Surrey. SHANE MACKICHAN / PNG files Surrey RCMP are investigating after a pedestrian who was struck in the 7100 block of Scott Road later died of injuries in hospital Saturday night. The accident happened at about 5:20 p.m. as the pedestrian was […]

Democratic front-runners jostle for position as rumours have Clinton joining the race

WASHINGTON, DC — As Democrats in the United States prepare to watch the last presidential primary debate of 2019 this coming Thursday, the crowded race has stubbornly resisted narrowing. Sure, Kamala Harris dropped out this month, alongside a couple of more fringe candidates. But that came just after two new candidates, former Massachusetts Gov. Deval […]

Omar al-Bashir: Sudan ex-leader sentenced for corruption

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Omar al-Bashir sat in a cage as he was sentenced for corruption Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir has been sentenced to two years in a social reform facility for corruption. The judge told the court that, under Sudanese law, people over the age of 70 cannot serve jail terms. Bashir is […]

Gov. Newsome Says PG&E’s Bankruptcy Plan Is ‘Woefully Short’ Of What’s Needed : NPR

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday rejected a restructuring plan from the state’s largest utility Pacific Gas & Electric. Christian Monterrosa/AP hide caption toggle caption Christian Monterrosa/AP California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday rejected a restructuring plan from the state’s largest utility Pacific Gas & Electric. Christian Monterrosa/AP California Gov. Gavin Newsom rejected a bankruptcy […]

Church Members Create 7-Foot-Tall Gingerbread Replica of Notre Dame

A Missouri church did its best to honor the historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris by creating a seven-foot-tall gingerbread replica of the church. The cathedral suffered substantial fire damage earlier this year, so parishioners at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Weston, Missouri, decided to bring the cathedral back to life — with gingerbread and 450 […]

One Of Afghanistan’s First Women Air Force Pilots Is Living In Exile In Florida

TAMPA, Florida — Sitting outside a sidewalk café on the waterfront in Tampa, a light breeze making for one of those perfect fall afternoons, is a feminist icon. You might not recognize her — and the tourists eating ice cream and skateboarding kids certainly didn’t — but Niloofar Rahmani is one of the best-known Afghan […]

Lockheed Martin to increase production of new Joint Air-to-Ground Missiles – Defence Blog

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp will increase the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile production, according to the recent award of the U.S. Army Contracting Command. The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Friday a $15,5 million modification to the previously awarded contract for the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile, or also know as JAGM, production line for […]

Canadiens Game Day: Canadiens call up goalie Charlie Lindgren

The Canadiens announced Saturday morning that they have called up goalie Charlie Lindgren from the AHL’s Laval Rocket and sent down Cayden Primeau. The Canadiens will have a morning skate at 10:30 a.m. at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard before facing the Detroit Red Wings Saturday night at the Bell Centre (7 p.m., SNE, […]

Labour Party sinks into chaos as bitter clash erupts between Labour MPs on BBC Breakfast | UK | News

Labour MPs have clashed over the reason for the catastrophic defeat in the Thursday election, the worst result Labour has suffered since 1935. A bitter row erupted between Lucy Powell and Margaret Hodge during a joint interview on BBC Breakfast this morning. Dame Hodge, a fiercely anti-Corbyn MP, savaged the Labour leadership and demanded that […]