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October 4, 2018 9:17 PM Juan Romero, busboy who ran to Robert Kennedy’s aid, dies at 68

He got a job at the Ambassador Hotel as a dishwasher and later a busboy. He met Kennedy the day before the California primary, when the senator and his aides ordered room service. Romero was on duty and came into the room with a group of other busboys. He saw Kennedy toward the back — one hand holding a curtain and the other gripping a phone. Kennedy 8

October 2, 2018 2:06 AM Cristiano Ronaldo being sued, accused of rape by Nevada woman

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is being sued by a Nevada woman who said he raped her in the penthouse suite of a Las Vegas hotel in 2009 and then dispatched a team of “fixers” to obstruct the criminal investigation and trick her into keeping quiet for $375,000. The suit says the woman asked police last month to reopen the criminal case; Las Vegas police 10

October 1, 2018 12:01 AM The kids will have to be all right on Jays’ mound next year

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA.—The visitor’s clubhouse cubicle, with “Marcus Stroman” slotted into the name bracket, is pretty much empty, just a couple of tees hangin’. Eventually, presumably, the pitcher, on the disabled list with a blister problem, will saunter into the premises. He lives hereabouts and has more or less checked out of team dynamics, not checking 7

September 22, 2018 3:39 AM Hotel workers fear condo conversions threatening jobs

Wieditz said the hospitality sector is one of the few providing unionized jobs with decent wages to a workforce largely comprised of women of colour. That’s also part of the reason he believes the issue has been given short shrift, compared to the closure of places like the Mr. Christie’s factory in Etobicoke in 2012. There, the city rejected developers’ 14

September 19, 2018 10:57 PM Doug Ford dines at Trump hotel on his NAFTA visit to Washington

Trump has been sued over this spending by the attorneys general of Maryland and Washington, D.C., who accuse him of violating a section of the U.S. Constitution that prohibits the president from taking “emoluments” from foreign officials. Foreign stays at the hotel are at the centre of the lawsuit. Ford was making his first foreign trip as premier. His visit 9

September 18, 2018 5:41 PM Former DC mayor Marion Barry, who staged comeback after 1990 crack cocaine arrest, dead at 78

WASHINGTON - Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D.C. Council. Instead, Barry will be remembered for a single night 89

September 10, 2018 12:19 PM Mail disruptions possible by Sept. 26 if Canada Post workers approve strike mandate

“There is no limit as to how long they could hold these vacancies and use temporary employees to cover these positions,” the statement said. The urban offer would also reduce vacation time and eliminate pre-retirement leave for future employees, CUPW said. The union said another offer to rural carriers would not settle key issues including job security 16

September 1, 2018 1:30 PM There are two It Boys at TIFF, but only one can emerge victorious

Not that he did not thoroughly enjoy himself. The year he was nominated for his Oscar, Hedges has shared, “I went to every party. I went to the Vanity Fair party, the Madonna after party.” But, alas, a cautionary tale — particularly for festival party aspirants. According to Hedges’ memory of that night: “There are no photos allowed at the Madonna after 18

August 20, 2018 11:09 PM Canadian golfer Nick Taylor makes cut to keep PGA Tour status

“I’m playing with house money a little bit,” he said. “I’m still trying to win and move on, but definitely not as much pressure as last week.” Corey Conners of Listowel, Ont., Ben Silverman of Thornhill and David Hearn of Brantford, Ont., finished outside the top 125 and will play the four-tournament Web.com Tour finals to try to improve on their PGA Tour status 16

August 10, 2018 2:47 PM Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen hospitalized with irregular heartbeat

DENVER—Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen went to the hospital with an irregular heartbeat before a game Thursday against Colorado and will be sent back to Los Angeles for more tests. Manager Dave Roberts said after the Dodgers’ 8-5 win over the Rockies that Jansen was at the hotel earlier in the day and didn’t feel right. Jansen called the trainer and was taken 19