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News Watch: James Bulger 'ghost' tweets 62 year old man arrested

News Watch: James Bulger ‘ghost’ tweets 62 year old man arrested

James Bulger ‘ghost’ tweets 62 year old man

arrested

 May 27, 2014

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A man has been arrested over tweets purporting to be the “ghost” of murdered toddler James Bulger.

Two-year-old James was killed by Jon Venables and Robert Thompson in 1993.

Sussex Police said a 62-year-old man of Clinch Green Avenue, Bexhill, was…

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News Watch: Madonna reportedly skips out on jury duty

News Watch: Madonna reportedly skips out on jury duty

Madonna

reportedly skips out on

jury duty

 May 27, 2014

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Madonna, the peerless pop star, apparently had no interest in rubbing elbows with a jury of her peers on Tuesday when she failed to report for jury duty at a lower Manhattan courthouse. The Material Girl had been summoned to Manhattan Supreme Court at 111 Centre

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NewsCanada: Nigeria kidnapped girls Government 'called off deal'

NewsCanada: Nigeria kidnapped girls Government ‘called off deal’

Nigeria

kidnapped girls Government ‘called off deal’

 May 26, 2014

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A deal for the release of some of the abducted schoolgirls in Nigeria was close to being secured when the Nigerian government called it off, the BBC has learned.

Some of the girls were set to be freed in exchange for imprisoned Islamistmilitants,…

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Ukraine Crisis: Battle to control Donetsk Airport

Ukraine Crisis: Battle to control Donetsk Airport

Ukraine Crisis: Battle to control

Donetsk Airport

 May 26, 2014

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Ukrainian troops have launched air attacks to regain control of Donetsk airport from pro-Russia rebels.

A fierce gun battle ensued, and smoke can be seen rising from the area.

The fighting comes as the man tipped to become Ukraine’s new President, Petr…

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SASKATOON: Missing Person - Request for Public Assistance

SASKATOON: Missing Person – Request for Public Assistance

Missing Person – Request for Public Assistance

Saskatoon Police are requesting public assistance in locating a missing 10 year old boy.

Dahntay Mantai was last seen the evening of May 25, 2014, leaving his residence in the 100 block of Avenue O South.  His family believes he may be staying with friends however Police have not been able to locate him.

Dahntay is described as 4’10″ in height,…

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News Watch: Poroshenko claims Ukraine presidency

News Watch: Poroshenko claims Ukraine presidency

Poroshenko claims

Ukraine

presidency 

May 25, 2014

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Ukrainian confectionery tycoon Petro Poroshenko has claimed outright victory in the country’s presidential election.

Mr Poroshenko, known as the “chocolate king”, won more than 55% of the vote in the first round, exit polls suggest.

Announcing he had won, the…

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NEWS WATCH: US Wins Over China at WTO on Luxury Cars

NEWS WATCH: US Wins Over China at WTO on Luxury Cars

US

Wins Over

China

at WTO on

Luxury Cars

May 23, 2014

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Washington: The WTO on Friday rejected Chinese tariffs on US-made luxury cars, handing Washington a victory on one of the growing number of disputes between the world’s two largest economies.

A World Trade Organizationpanel, responding to a US complaint, found…

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NEWS WATCH: Syria Video Shows Chlorine Gas Floating in Streets Activists

NEWS WATCH: Syria Video Shows Chlorine Gas Floating in Streets Activists

Syria

Video Shows Chlorine Gas Floating in Streets Activists

May 23, 2014

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Beirut: Opposition activists have posted a video of what they say is chlorine gas floating through the streets of a Syrian village and they accuse President Bashar al-Assad of mounting a chemical weapons campaign.

Activists and medical…

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Saudi Arabia MERS Cases Reach More Than 400, More Than 100 Dead

Saudi Arabia MERS Cases Reach More Than 400, More Than 100 Dead

Saudi Arabia MERS

Cases Reach More Than 400, More Than 100

Dead

 May 5, 2014

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Eighteen more people in Saudi Arabia have contracted the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), bringing the number of cases in the kingdom to 414, its health ministry said on Monday, more than a quarter of whom have…

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Fatal Fire - 2900 block 21st Street East

Fatal Fire – 2900 block 21st Street East

Fatal Fire – 2900 block 21st Street East

 

Saskatoon Police and the Saskatoon Fire Department are on the scene of fatal garage fire this afternoon.

Just after 12:00 p.m., May 5, 2014, Police received a report of a garage which was on fire in the 2900 block of  21st Street West.  When the fire was extinguished, a deceased person was located inside the garage.  Fire investigators from both the

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Suspicious Male/Vehicle - 500 block 115th Street East

Suspicious Male/Vehicle – 500 block 115th Street East

Suspicious Male/Vehicle – 500 block 115th Street East

 

Saskatoon Police are investigating a report of a man acting suspiciously near a school in the 500 block of 115th Street East.

On Friday, May 2, 2014, Police were called to the school after two boys reported being approached the man.  The boys had been playing outside at approximately 2:30 p.m., when a man offered the boys candy if they…

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Train Derails, Busts into Massive Flame in downtown Lynchburg

Train Derails, Busts into Massive Flame in downtown Lynchburg

Train Derails, Busts into Massive Flame in downtown Lynchburg

Apr 30, 2014

Train derailment in downtown Lynchburg
LYNCHBURG- Authorities are evacuating numerous buildings around a train derailment and fire along the James River in downtown Lynchburg.

Several local media outlets report that the derailment occurred Wednesday…

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B.C. grants funding for expanded shoreline cleanup

B.C. grants funding for expanded shoreline cleanup

B.C. grants funding for expanded shoreline cleanup

NEWSCANADA-PLUS                            BRITISH  COLUMBIA  NEWS –

VANCOUVER – B.C. has awarded $270,000 to the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup to expand its tsunami debris removal project along the West Coast of Vancouver Island.

The funding will be used for tsunami debris cleanup efforts including training and education about debris…

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News Watch: Iranian youths arrested for posting dancing video to song 'Happy'

News Watch: Iranian youths arrested for posting dancing video to song ‘Happy’

Iranian

youths

arrested for posting

dancing

video to song ‘

Happy

May 27, 2014

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Pharrell Williams says everyone should be able to celebrate their joy — including Iranian youths who were arrested for posting an Internet video of them dancing to his song “Happy.”

Some in Iran see the video as promoting the spread of W…

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Why should you care about Cannes?

Why should you care about Cannes?

Why should you care about

Cannes

?

 May 15, 2014

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The Cannes Film festival, which kicked off Wednesday on the French Riviera, is an Olympics of cinema, where endurance matters as much as victory to the 30,000 industry insiders who attend each year.
The festival was conceived in the late 1930s as a reaction against…

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Missing Person - Request for Public Assistance

Missing Person – Request for Public Assistance

Missing Person – Request for Public Assistance

Saskatoon Police are requesting assistance from the public in locating a 15-year-old boy.

Austin Carter was last seen at approximately 7:00 am, May 9th, 2014, leaving his place of residence in the 10 block of Lindsay Dr. Austin suffers from autism and has just recently begun taking the bus to school on his own.

Austin is described as being…

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ITALY flash FLOOD Four people Killed at Festival near Venice

ITALY flash FLOOD Four people Killed at Festival near Venice

ITALY flash FLOOD Four people Killed at Festival near Venice

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The Future is Binary  – Four people have been killed and 20 others injured after a flash flood tore through a festival in northern Italy.
Reports from the scene talk of panic as a mud-filled torrent swept people away late on Saturday night at the festival at Refrontolo, north of Venice.
The event, by an old mill…

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