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October 5, 2018 10:07 PM Alberta court upholds sentence for man convicted in deadly gas and dash

CALGARY—The Alberta Court of Appeal has upheld the sentence of a Calgary man for killing a gas-station attendant who was trying to stop him from stealing fuel. Joshua Cody Mitchell is serving 11 years in prison after being convicted last year of manslaughter and of hit and run in the 2015 death of Maryam Rashidi. Rashidi, who was 35, died when Mitchell 6

October 5, 2018 4:04 PM High court rules Quebec legislature guards fired for voyeurism can grieve

The agents’ union filed a grievance on their behalf. The Speaker objected that a labour tribunal had no jurisdiction over the matter because he had exercised parliamentary privilege to manage employees and eject unwelcome people from the national assembly building. Decisions went back and forth as the case moved through the courts, with the Quebec Court 5

October 3, 2018 9:07 PM Cubs’ Addison Russell suspended 40 games for violating MLB’s domestic abuse policy

CHICAGO—Addison Russell’s future with the Cubs became more uncertain Wednesday after he accepted a 40-game suspension without pay for violating Major League Baseball’s Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy. Russell’s unpaid suspension is retroactive to Sept. 21 and he has agreed not to appeal the suspension. “My office has completed 12

October 3, 2018 1:27 PM Feds restarting Indigenous talks over pipeline, won’t appeal court decision

The court found that while the government did spend several months in 2016 meeting with Indigenous communities concerned about the pipeline, those consultations were largely note-taking exercises and the government did not do anything to address the concerns that were raised. The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion plan to triple capacity of the existing 9

September 27, 2018 2:45 PM Tavares signing with Maple Leafs headlines year of top NHL Twitter moments

John Tavares’s decision to sign with the Toronto Maple Leafs this past summer didn’t just make a splash in the NHL free-agency market, it made one online too. Tavares posted a photo of himself as a child, sleeping under a Maple Leafs duvet, his head resting on pillows with the team’s logo with the caption “Not everyday you can live a childhood dream 10

September 25, 2018 9:00 PM PG proves profitable for horror’s Eli Roth, director of The House With a Clock in Its Walls

“The main thing he said was, ‘Don’t be afraid to make it scary. Kids love to be scared,’” Roth said. “Amblin is using this movie to really relaunch the brand to make it what it was in the ’80s. For me, it was a huge honour. Those Amblin movies were so important to me. I wanted this to have my sense of humour and my personality but feel like you could 10

September 25, 2018 2:07 AM Judge likely to toss Stormy Daniels’ defamation suit against Trump

“The court basically said, ‘It’s Trump, it’s Twitter, he known for throwing around insults and this can’t be understood as anything other than exaggerated rhetoric,’ ” White said of the New York case. Daniels’ lawyer, Michael Avenatti, said outside court that he would appeal if the defamation suit was dismissed. He said it was ironic that Trump was relied 18

September 14, 2018 12:32 AM Volkswagen to stop making iconic Beetle

The compact Beetle was introduced in Germany in 1938 during the Nazi era and came to the U.S. 11 years later, where it became a symbol of utilitarian transportation often used by hippies. The iconic car sold for about 30 years before U.S. sales stopped in 1979. The last of the original bugs was produced in Puebla, Mexico, in 2003. Volkswagen revived 21

September 12, 2018 9:31 PM Province appeals judge’s ruling on Toronto council cut

The Ontario government has filed notice to appeal a judge’s ruling that killed Premier Doug Ford’s original proposed cut to Toronto council. In doing so, it plans to argue that municipal voters do not have a Charter right to effective representation and that the province was treated unfairly by not having enough time to respond to the court challenges 14

September 12, 2018 1:24 PM Got $1,500? Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet

CUPERTINO, CALIF.—Apple unveiled three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as the company seeks to widen the product’s appeal amid slowing sales. CEO Tim Cook showed off the Apple XS, which has a bigger screen than the one on last year’s dramatically designed model , the iPhone X. It’ll cost about $1,000. A bigger 18