Canadian musicians ‘Rock the Big House’ at the Kingston Pen

More than 2,500 people rocked out to their favourite bands — while supporting the United Way KFL&A — Saturday night at the Kingston Penitentiary. It was the first time a public concert was held at Canada’s oldest penitentiary. Some fans went as far as to dress up as prisoners. “My friend decided to make these because he’s a huge fan […]

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Calls for Kavanaugh’s Impeachment Come Amid New Misconduct Allegations

Several Democratic presidential candidates called for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh on Sunday after The New York Times published new information about allegations of sexual misconduct against him, while Republican leaders condemned the reporting as irresponsible and defended him. President Trump on Twitter accused news outlets of trying to pressure the justice into taking more liberal […]

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Trump rebuffs Kavanaugh impeachment calls after new sexual misconduct report

U.S. President Donald Trump rejected Democrats’ calls for impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday after a new report involving sexual misconduct allegations, encouraging Kavanaugh to sue for libel and suggesting the Justice Department could “rescue” him. Some Democratic presidential candidates called for Kavanaugh’s impeachment, saying he lied under oath, after a New York Times report on Saturday disclosed […]

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Brett Lauther hits late field goal, Roughriders beat Alouettes 27-25

Fortunately for the Saskatchewan Roughriders, Brett Lauther has a short memory. Having missed a couple routine kicks earlier in the game, Lauther came through in the clutch and gave the Riders another last-minute victory, a 27-25 triumph over the Montreal Alouettes on Saturday. Related QB Chris Streveler leads Blue Bombers over Roughriders to maintain first in West “I wanted to come […]

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New York Moves to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes by Emergency Order

Amid a surge of vaping-related illnesses and deaths, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York announced on Sunday that he would pursue emergency regulations this week to quickly ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. The governor’s action comes days after President Trump announced an effort to ban similar vaping products on a federal level. If New York does ban flavored […]

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New York declares 'emergency' ban on flavoured e-cigarettes

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) – New York imposed an “emergency” ban on flavoured e-cigarettes amid a rising national epidemic of serious illness – and several deaths – linked to vaping. “Vaping is dangerous,” Governor Andrew Cuomo said Sunday (Sept 15) at a news conference. “It’s addicting millions of young people to nicotine at a very early age.” Jason Conwall, a spokesman […]

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Virginia alters ‘racist’ marriage licence forms

Couples in the US state of Virginia will no longer have to declare their race in order to get a marriage certificate, its attorney-general says. Mark Herring issued new legal guidance after three couples filed a lawsuit calling the statute “unconstitutional” and “reflective of a racist past”. Some options on forms included Aryan, Moor, Octoroon and Mulatto. A lawyer for […]

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Minnesota Police Announce Arrest in Synagogue Fire

The authorities in northern Minnesota said they had made an arrest in connection with a fire that destroyed a synagogue last week, adding to a rise in anti-Semitic crimes and rhetoric. The fire, reported early Monday, tore through the 118-year-old Adas Israel Congregation synagogue in Duluth just weeks before the Jewish High Holy Days. A firefighter who responded to the […]

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Province approves Fanshawe College’s new one-of-a-kind aviation leadership program

A new program designed to focus on aviation leadership and flight training is about to land in London. Fanshawe College has gained the province’s approval for a new commercial flight and aviation leadership program, which is expected to bring new aviation industry opportunities to the London region. According to a statement released by the college, industry projections suggest a need […]

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