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April 20, 2018 4:14 PM Hungarian scientist exposed to Ebola, WHO says

Hungarian officials asked WHO for help after a scientist had an 'accidental exposure' to Ebola The World Health Organization says it has co-ordinated shipment of an experimental Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat a laboratory scientist in Hungary who was exposed to the potentially deadly disease earlier this month. The U.N. health agency said in an emailed 12

March 27, 2018 2:27 PM Parents of boy with autism who drowned on 1st day of school suing Saskatoon board, city

A statement of claim filed on behalf of the boy’s parents alleges his death was preventable and the school board was negligent. No statement of defence has been filed and the claims have not been proven in court. A report by Saskatoon Public Schools released last week said Ahmedsadiq was fascinated by water and the school worked hard in the months leading 16

March 8, 2018 2:02 AM Amazon Echo’s Alexa has been randomly laughing at its users — and nobody knows why

Amazon says it has changed the command for Alexa to laugh but did not say why the speaker would laugh when no one is talking. Several people who own Amazon’s Echo speakers have reported a strange bug: The Alexa voice assistant has been laughing for apparently no reason. Some users on Twitter and Reddit say the outbursts have been entirely spontaneous 25

January 20, 2018 12:55 AM Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose: family

Rocker's family released the results of Petty’s autopsy via a statement on his Facebook page. His wife and daughter released the results of Petty’s autopsy via a statement on his Facebook page Friday night. Dana and Adria Petty say they got the results from the coroner’s office earlier in the day that the overdose was caused due to a variety of medications 25

December 27, 2017 3:35 PM A Tokyo-bound flight turned back to L.A. because a passenger got on the wrong plane. And Chrissy Teigen live tweeted it

Teigen, who was on the plane, tweeted that the flight made a U-turn about four hours into the 11-hour flight. The plane landed back at LAX around 7:30 p.m. after eight hours in the air. LOS ANGELES—In a year filled with major inflight meltdowns, model Chrissy Teigen chronicled yet another airplane mishap — although she managed to keep her sense of humour 25

October 29, 2017 1:03 AM Jason Kenney elected 1st leader of Alberta's United Conservative Party

Announcement popped up on party's website well before result declared at convention Jason Kenney has been elected the first leader of Alberta's United Conservative Party. Kenney, a former Conservative MP and cabinet minister under former prime minister Stephen Harper, won on the first ballot over opponents Brian Jean and Doug Schweitzer, taking 61.1 per cent of the vote. Jean came second 28

October 28, 2017 11:45 PM Jason Kenney wins Alberta United Conservative leadership race

CALGARY -- Former federal cabinet minister Jason Kenney has won the leadership of Alberta's United Conservative Party. The longtime Calgary MP, who held high-ranking positions in the government of Stephen Harper, beat former Wildrose leader Brian Jean and lawyer Doug Schweitzer on the first ballot. He took 61.1 per cent of the vote, over Jean at 31.5 per cent and Schweitzer 32

October 27, 2017 2:12 PM P.E.I. announces opioid action plan

The P.E.I. government moved Friday to try to get ahead of the opioid crisis that is causing a spike in drug overdose deaths across the continent. "We are taking action before this becomes a crisis in our own province," said Premier Wade MacLauchlan in a news release announcing an action plan to help prevent drug overdoses and deaths. The province recorded 23

October 15, 2017 11:43 PM Girl, 3, drowns in grease pit at Alabama ice cream shop

AUBURN, Ala. -- Authorities say a 3-year-old girl is dead after she fell into a grease pit at an Alabama ice cream shop and drowned. The Opelika-Auburn News reports the girl's body was pulled Saturday from an in-ground container used to trap cooking grease at Brewster's Real Ice Cream in Auburn. Lee County Coroner Bill Harris said in a news release the death 13

October 11, 2017 1:20 AM Thompson Rivers University vice-president died of accidental overdose: family

Christopher Seguin, a vice-president at Thompson Rivers University, died of an accidental drug overdose in September, his family said in a statement released on Tuesday. The Kamloops university had initially reported the 39-year-old husband and father of two had been admitted to hospital with a critical illness. "This in no way diminishes Christopher 27