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July 15, 2018 3:53 AM Canadian man shot dead in the Philippines, wife injured in attack

A Canadian man was shot repeatedly outside his home in the Philippines last month in an attack local police say was “targeted.” Barry Gammon, 66, of Montreal, was fatally shot on June 24 near Batangas City as his Filipino wife, Luzviminda Gammon, watched in horror. Police say she was injured as she tried to fight off the attacker. Local police say the shooting 5

July 13, 2018 10:36 PM Wimbledon’s record match prompts call for change

LONDON—John Isner already had won the longest match in Wimbledon — and tennis — history. And now he’s lost the second-longest one ever played at the All England Club. So there’s not much better an authority to weigh in on whether it’s time for fifth-set tiebreakers at Isner and Kevin Anderson, the man who won their Wimbledon semifinal 26-24 in the final 8

July 11, 2018 6:42 PM Postmedia reports $15.5 million loss as quarterly revenue slips

Most recently, the company announced it would stop printing daily newspapers in Portage La Prairie, Man., Kirkland Lake, Ont., and Pembroke, Ont., but will have a digital presence in the three communities. It also announced the closures of two community newspapers in Alberta and four community newspapers in Ontario. An earlier deal last November, in which 8

July 10, 2018 8:36 PM For now, Ford government will not be firing Hydro One boss

Promised three months ago as the “first act” of a Doug Ford government, the firing of Hydro One boss Mayo Schmidt — whom the new premier dubbed the “$6 million man” — has fallen down the priority list. “We are working on that issue right now,” Government House Leader Todd Smith said Tuesday in outlining the new Progressive Conservative administration’s 7

July 10, 2018 7:51 PM Two people charged in shooting and collision in the Annex

A white sedan was also seen fleeing the area, police said in a news release Tuesday. The 23-year-old man was arrested around 10:30 p.m., and the woman was taken into custody shortly after 1 a.m. The shooting victim, taken to the hospital with serious injuries, is expected to recover, police said. Jermaine Hall, 23, and Drucella Oduro, 21, are each charged 7

July 10, 2018 3:36 AM Two victims injured after shooting and collision in the Annex

Police have found an abandoned vehicle in a nearby location, as well as a firearm. They said the vehicle in the collision hit a tree as well as the pedestrian. They also said two occupants of the vehicle ran south toward an alley. Police arrested one man around 10:30 p.m., but no charges have been laid. They are still searching for the other occupant 7

July 7, 2018 1:39 PM Death toll climbs as heavy rain and flooding hit Japan

TOKYO—Torrents of rainfall and flooding battered a widespread area in southwestern Japan on Saturday, leaving at least 15 people dead and more than 50 missing, according to Japanese media. As the death toll continued to climb from the rainfall, which began earlier this week, Okayama prefecture said a man caught in a landslide was pronounced dead. Kyodo 10

July 6, 2018 8:53 PM Man who called police on Black woman at North Carolina pool loses his job

“We are aware of a terrible incident involving the actions of one of our employees outside the workplace,” the statement said, adding that the “employee is no longer employed by the company in any respect.” Company spokesperson Brian Risinger confirmed that Bloom’s separation was “effective immediately.” Risinger said Bloom was a business development 26

July 6, 2018 6:54 PM Argos' James Franklin looks to lead Toronto out of early funk after Ricky Ray injury

The future starts now for the winless Toronto Argonauts, with James Franklin at the helm instead of talismanic veteran Ricky Ray. And as luck would have it, Franklin will make his first start as an Argo this weekend against his former team, the Edmonton Eskimos. Just to add some extra spice, Saturday’s contest at BMO Field is the first half of a home-and-away 27

July 6, 2018 1:32 AM B.C. police ask for help in finding man and his three-year-old son

PORT ALBERNI, B.C. — Vancouver Island Mounties are looking for a 35-year-old man and his three-year-old son. Police say Jan Stelmaszyk and his son, Matt Bartnik, are believed to be camping, possibly in the Victoria area. Stelmaszyk has been known to camp in parks across Vancouver Island and he’s driving a white 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe with the B.C. plate 41