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June 18, 2018 2:17 PM Three struck dead by train in south London, officials say

LONDON—Three people have died after being struck by a train in south London, British Transport Police said Monday. Police said they were trying to determine details about the deaths at the Loughborough Junction station, on a busy commuter line into the city centre. Britain’s Press Association, citing rail industry sources, reported that spray cans had been found 5

June 18, 2018 1:15 PM Sentencing arguments begin for Quebec City mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette

QUEBEC—The man who murdered six men in a Quebec City mosque in January 2017 is facing the prospect of being handed the most severe prison sentence ever imposed in Canada. Bissonnette, 28, pleaded guilty earlier this year to six charges of first-degree murder and six of attempted murder. While his first-degree murder conviction carries an automatic life sentence 4

June 15, 2018 2:01 PM McDonald’s to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland

NEW YORK—McDonald’s said Friday it will switch to paper straws at all its locations in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and test an alternative to plastic ones in some of its U.S. restaurants later this year. The burger chain and other fast-food companies are facing increasing pressure from customers and environmental activists to stop using plastic straws

June 15, 2018 2:29 AM Alberta Indigenous community welcomes first rainbow crosswalk to celebrate Pride Month

MASKWACIS, ALTA.—A rainbow crosswalk in an Indigenous community south of Edmonton might be the first one on a First Nation reserve in Canada. More than 15 volunteers painted the colourful crosswalk in front of the Samson Cree Nation administration building to celebrate Pride Month. Chief Vernon Saddleback said he wants the community to be a safe haven 9

June 14, 2018 12:50 PM Conflicting accounts over whether Wettlaufer was on a 'do not hire' list under maiden name, inquiry hears

Killer nurse confessed to killing 8 patients in her care and trying to kill or injure 6 others A public inquiry looking into how Elizabeth Wettlaufer was able to kill eight elderly patients in her care heard conflicting accounts Thursday about whether the ex-nurse was on a "do not hire" list used by one of Canada's largest nursing home owners early in her career 3

June 11, 2018 11:16 PM Raptors expected to reveal Casey’s successor this week

As for the grim memory of Toronto’s four-game, second-round elimination by LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers — that reflected poorly on everyone in the Raptors organization, from its tandem of all-stars to its coaching staff. And that’s where the Ujiri-Casey relationship ultimately lost its way. So, a month after Casey exited, the team president 8

June 11, 2018 9:00 PM Doug Ford has lots of choices in assembling first PC government since 2003

Ford also highlighted MPPs Lisa MacLeod (Nepean), Raymond Cho (Scarborough North), and Vic Fedeli (Nipissing), and he is known to be impressed by Todd Smith (Bay of Quinte), John Yakabuski (Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke) and Monte McNaughton (Lambton-Kent-Middlesex). Other veterans believed to be under consideration for cabinet include MPPs Jim Wilson (Simcoe-Grey) 8

June 9, 2018 10:23 PM 97-year-old Quebec woman dies in driving accident

MONTREAL—Blanche Major loved to drive in and around her small town about 90 kilometres east of Montreal and her niece says the 97-year-old planned to stay behind the wheel as long as she was allowed to. Major’s love of the roads ended Thursday afternoon when she died after her Chevrolet Aveo overturned and ended up in a ditch in a village near her hometown 9

June 9, 2018 6:29 AM Oceans Canada teams up with Haida Nation for underwater expedition off B.C. coast

It says seamounts, or underwater mountains, are internationally recognized as highly structured environments that are ideal for coral and sponge growth and as foraging habitat for fish and other marine life. A news release from Fisheries and Oceans Canada says the groups will spend 16 days in July aboard a state-of-the-art vessel studying three seamounts 8

June 8, 2018 10:00 PM 20 years later, Sex and the City has aged badly (except for one key episode)

When I first started watching HBO’s Sex and the City, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this week, I was enchanted by the charmed New York lives of Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker), Samantha (Kim Cattrall), Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) and Charlotte (Kristin Davis). I ate up their romantic and sexual exploits and I listened to Carrie’s voiceover with reverence 8