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Suspect in Maine mass shootings found dead, sources say

[ad_1] Suspect in Maine mass shootings found dead, sources say – CBS News Watch CBS News Robert Card, the suspect wanted in two mass shootings in Lewiston, Maine, has been found dead, law enforcement sources confirmed to CBS News Friday. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking… Read More…

Virgin Islands declares state of emergency over contaminated water on St. Croix

[ad_1] The governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands announced Wednesday that he declared a state of emergency after officials revealed last week that tap water in St. Croix contains lead and copper and warned people not to consume it. VIRGIN ISLANDS OFFICIALS WARN OF LEAD, COPPER-CONTAMINATED WATER ON ST. CROIX… Read More…

Quebec labour unions in health care, education vote 95 per cent for strike mandate – Montreal

[ad_1] By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 17, 2023 11:58 am Updated October 17, 2023 5:56 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size A common front of four major Quebec labour unions has voted 95 per cent for an unlimited general strike mandate. The unions are negotiating… Read More…

74-year-old pedestrian struck and killed north of Barrie

[ad_1] A 74-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Springwater Township late Saturday. Ontario Provincial Police said it happened in the northbound lanes near 1013 Bayfield Street, which is near Carson Road, at around 11:15 p.m. The victim, a resident of Tay Township, died at the scene…. Read More…

Samsung ships Android 14 in record time

[ad_1] Enlarge / The square one is the S23 Ultra; the other two are the S23 and S23 Plus. Samsung Samsung is getting Android 14 out the door in record time. SamMobile spotted that the operating system update is rolling out now to European users with the Galaxy S23, S23… Read More…

GM workers’ union sets deadline for contract talks

[ad_1] TORONTO – Unifor has set a deadline for its contract talks with General Motors for 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 9. Negotiations between the union and the U.S. automaker resumed this week after workers at Ford Motor Co. of Canada voted to approve a new contract. The GM talks cover… Read More…

You can now react to messages on Gmail

[ad_1] Gmail just got more reactive. Google is bringing emoji reactions to its email service, allowing users to add personality to their messages. Reactions include a thumbs up, a sparkling heart, a party popper, a laughing face, praying hands, the classic smiley face and more. The feature has begun rolling… Read More…

Israel-Hamas war rages as Gaza evacuations continue

[ad_1] Israel’s war on Hamas could set the Palestinian economy in Gaza and the West Bank back decades, according to a new analysis by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). A report released Thursday by the organization paints a dire picture of the economic conditions in the Palestinian enclave, where… Read More…

When Caroline Ellison Met Sam Bankman-Fried

[ad_1] By Michael Lewis Oct. 4, 2023 12:01 am ET Listen to article (3 minutes) It took only a couple of weeks of working for Sam Bankman-Fried before Caroline Ellison called her mother and sobbed into the phone that she’d made the biggest mistake of her life. She’d first met… Read More…

Hear our reviews of Samsung’s Note 20 Ultra, Galaxy Buds Live, and Galaxy Watch 3

[ad_1] The Note 20 Ultra is a really big phone, but are we cool with that now? Dieter explains why a bigger phone suits the stay-at-home lifestyle of 2020 and how delightful Samsung’s updated note-taking app is to use on the device. Now, we know the Galaxy Buds Live are… Read More…

Today on The Vergecast: Are DVDs dead? Or are they due for a comeback?

[ad_1] Today on The Vergecast: Are DVDs dead? Or are they due for a comeback? This week I bought a DVD, for journalism. Because with Netflix’s disc-delivery service coming to an end, we wanted to know: what’s next for physical movies and TV? We asked Redbox’s owner that very question…. Read More…

Devastation of Hurricane Maria impacting behavior, health on Monkey Island | 60 Minutes

[ad_1] Devastation of Hurricane Maria impacting behavior, health on Monkey Island | 60 Minutes – CBS News Watch CBS News Scientists have spent decades studying rhesus macaques on the remote Monkey Island. They’re learning how the stress of environmental crises, like hurricanes, impact the monkeys. Be the first to know… Read More…

The Uplift: Dolly Partons and Hollywood secrets

[ad_1] The Uplift: Dolly Partons and Hollywood secrets – CBS News Watch CBS News Get the backstory to the Wilhelm scream – a famous film sound effect that dates back to the 1950s – and find out how the original recording of the scream was recently unearthed. See a town… Read More…

2 dead in El Salvador as Tropical Storm Pilar batters Central America

[ad_1] Tropical Storm Pilar lashed Central America on Tuesday with heavy rains that have been blamed for two deaths in El Salvador as the storm meanders off the Pacific coast. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said early Tuesday that Pilar was located about 175 miles south-southwest of San Salvador with… Read More…

Napanee: Dual fires considered suspicous

[ad_1] Ontario Provincial Police are investigating two overnight fires in Greater Napanee which are being considered suspicious. Firefighters and police responded to a call at 2:30 a.m. of a fire at the old arena of the Napanee and District Curling Club on York Street. No one was injured in the… Read More…

Eye on America: The future of driverless cars and how the legendary Stetson hat is made

[ad_1] Eye on America: The future of driverless cars and how the legendary Stetson hat is made – CBS News Watch CBS News In Arizona, we go for a ride in a driverless taxi for a look at the safety behind the technology. Then in Texas, we tour the legendary… Read More…

How the abortion debate takes center stage in this small community

[ad_1] Since the Supreme Court tossed out the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, Republicans have suffered a series of electoral setbacks in direct votes on the future of abortion rights. CNN’s John King reports on how the voting patterns of suburban Virginia women could shape the future of America’s abortion… Read More…

Danielle Smith’s visit to House of Commons environment committee cancelled

[ad_1] By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 12, 2023 5:51 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s scheduled appearance before a House of Commons environment committee next week has been cancelled. Smith had said she would speak before the environment and sustainable development… Read More…

The 40+ best October Prime Day deals under $50

[ad_1] Amazon’s fall Prime Day event is underway. For more deals we recommend across all categories, check out our full roundup here. We’ve seen some pretty good deals during Amazon’s fall Prime Day event so far, the bulk of which we expect to end at midnight tonight when Prime Big Deal… Read More…

Soaking rain, blustery winds and colder air coming this Thanksgiving weekend

[ad_1] After two-and-a-half weeks of sunny days and above-average temperatures, parts of Quebec are expected to see an abrupt shift to more typical fall weather. Two cold fronts approaching from Ontario are anticipated to merge with remnant moisture from tropical storm Philippe, bringing heavy rain into parts of the province…. Read More…

Extended interview: Rep. Dean Phillips discusses campaign policy priorities

[ad_1] Extended interview: Rep. Dean Phillips discusses campaign policy priorities – CBS News Watch CBS News Minnesota Democratic Congressman Dean Phillips talks with CBS News chief election and campaign correspondent Robert Costa about his campaign’s policy positions at home and abroad. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for… Read More…

Carl Icahn Bet on the ‘Big Short 2.0.’ Now He Says the Game Was Rigged.

[ad_1] The teenagers and elderly walkers at Crossgates Mall might not realize it, but they are standing on a Wall Street battlefield with potentially hundreds of millions of dollars on the line. Four years ago, legendary Wall Street investor Carl Icahn made a huge bet against the future of the… Read More…

Barn fire in Mississauga | CTV News

[ad_1] Firefighters battled a large fire that broke out at a barn in Mississauga Wednesday evening. Crews responded to 5576 Hurontario Street south of Matheson Boulevard around 6:15 p.m. Videos posted on social media show the barn near Hurontario Street and Barondale Drive fully engulfed in flames. A plume of… Read More…

On-campus food program seeing longer lineups

[ad_1] 4 days ago News Duration 3:06 A growing number of students are using free food programs at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ont., and the overwhelming majority of them are from abroad. The CBC’s Sarah Law visited the student union’s Food Resource Centre to learn more about what students… Read More…

Woman missing from Saik’uz First Nation found dead, family confirms

[ad_1] A woman reported missing from the Saik’uz First Nation nearly a month ago has been found dead, according to a media release issued by Carrier Sekani Family Services on behalf of the family.  Chelsey Quaw (Heron), 29, was reported missing from Saik’uz Traditional Territory on Oct. 11.  Last week,… Read More…

German tourist found alive 3 days after disappearing in Zimbabwe national park

[ad_1] A German tourist who went missing in a national park teeming with wild animals in northern Zimbabwe has been found alive and in “good health” along with his rental car three days later, a spokesperson for the national parks agency said Tuesday. Tinashe Farawo with the Zimbabwe Parks and… Read More…

Beyoncé’s Renaissance film is the next movie theater blockbuster

[ad_1] Beyoncé is bringing her Renaissance tour to theaters, making her the second pop superstar this season to turn a blockbuster concert into a moviegoing experience. Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé will hit theaters across the US, Canada, and Mexico on December 1st — AMC, Cinemark, and Regal are all selling tickets… Read More…

Electric Vehicle Buyer’s Guide: What to Know Before Purchasing an EV

[ad_1] By Perri Ormont Blumberg Nov. 5, 2023 7:00 am ET Listen to article (2 minutes) If you’re considering buying an electric vehicle, you’ll have to answer one big question: Where will you charge it? Plus, how often? If you live somewhere without a garage or nearby charging station, this… Read More…

New modular builds in Leamington to benefit people in need

[ad_1] Leamington, Ont. was the site of a grand opening of modular homes Thursday morning, with the beneficiaries being vulnerable youth in need. The effort is courtesy of the work done by the Bridge Youth Resource Centre and its local partners. In total, eight new homes are now complete and… Read More…

Subaru is adopting Tesla’s EV charging port as holdout numbers dwindle

[ad_1] Subaru is hopping on the Tesla charging port bandwagon. The automaker has announced that it will adopt the North American Charging Standard (NACS) for “certain” electric vehicles starting in 2025. The adoption of the NACS charging port has ramped up significantly after Tesla opened up the NACS design last… Read More…