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July 14, 2018 11:58 PM Italy says France, Malta will take some migrants rescued from fishing boat

Early Saturday, the migrants were taken off the boat and transferred onto a rescue vessel from the EU border patrol agency Frontex and a ship from the Italian border police. The Maltese government said Prime Minister Joseph Muscat had agreed to participate in the migrant relocation initiative, similar to one involving the Lifeline ship of a German aid group 5

July 13, 2018 7:37 PM McDonald’s salads linked to intestinal parasite outbreak that left more than 100 ill in the U.S

More than 100 people in the Midwest have been infected by an intestinal parasite in recent weeks that has been tied to the consumption of salads at McDonald’s, health experts announced this week. Public health officials in Illinois and Iowa have reported a spike in cases of cyclosporiasis, with at least 15 infections in Iowa and 90 others in Illinois 7

July 12, 2018 1:20 PM Trump admin reunites 57 of 103 young separated children, but says the rest are ineligible

The Trump administration said early Thursday that officials have reunited 57 of 103 young migrant children with their parents after separations of weeks or months, but would not return another 46 children for reasons that range from concerns about their safety to their parents having been deported. U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw in San Diego had given 7

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 4, 2018 4:25 PM 11 dead in Montreal area as heat continues to envelope Eastern, Central Canada

Another four deaths have been reported in the Eastern Townships region east of Montreal, with officials expected to provide an update later today. Meanwhile, the ambulance service that serves a large swath of the Montreal area is calling on people to refrain from calling unless it is a real emergency. Urgences-sante says it has been inundated by the volume 6

July 1, 2018 2:43 PM Former Humboldt Broncos player and family among six dead in Saskatchewan crash

ROSETOWN, SASK.—A small Saskatchewan community is mourning the death of a former Humboldt Broncos player and his young family, who were among the six people who died in a car crash in southwestern Saskatchewan on Friday. Officials identified Troy Gasper, 26, his wife Carissa Gasper, 28, and their three children as five of the victims of the fatal crash 8

June 30, 2018 7:08 PM More Americans evacuated from China over ‘sonic attacks,’ total affected rises to 25

BEIJING—The U.S. State Department has evacuated at least 11 Americans from China after abnormal sounds or sensations were reported by government employees at the U.S. Consulate in the southern city of Guangzhou, officials said, deepening a mystery that has so far confounded investigators. At least eight Americans associated with the consulate in Guangzhou 9

June 28, 2018 12:50 PM Melania Trump expected to visit immigration centres as she heads back toward U.S.-Mexico border

WASHINGTON — Melania Trump is heading back toward the southern border of the United States. And this time, she’s not wearing any particular message. The first lady boarded her plane wearing a black shirt and white slacks for the flight. She was expected to visit centres Thursday housing migrants apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border. The visit comes 14

June 27, 2018 9:37 PM Season is over for Argonauts QB Ricky Ray

He left the field on a stretcher with his head immobilized and taken to a Toronto hospital. On Monday, the Argos said Ray was released from hospital and resting at home but that he’d “miss significant time this season,” as a result of the injury. Ray has been a model of resiliency during his Argos tenure, successfully overcoming knee injuries, a partially 13

June 25, 2018 1:07 AM New trust fund rules meant to crack down on tax evasion

While trust funds have been used by wealthy families for decades to manage their inheritances, offshore trusts based in tax havens like the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands are also used by the wealthy to move their riches beyond the reach of tax authorities. A Toronto Star/CBC investigation last November revealed that the chief fundraiser 10