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September 21, 2018 7:37 PM Woman stabs five people at New York neighbourhood nursery

NEW YORK — A woman stabbed five people — including three newborn babies — early Friday inside a New York City home that was apparently being used as a neighbourhood nursery, then slashed her wrist, police said. All of those wounded in the attack, which happened before 4 a.m., were hospitalized but expected to survive. The 52-year-old suspect was taken 9

September 21, 2018 3:59 PM Tafelmusik’s captivates with Mozart season opener

Even people who don’t usually listen to classical music love Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and those of us who follow classical music get to hear Mozart often in the opera house as well as in symphony halls — in fact, there is so much Mozart in the air that it’s tempting to get a bit jaded. That is, until someone does the musical equivalent of a power wash on the Austrian 7

September 21, 2018 3:39 PM Amazon’s new microwave: ‘Alexa, please defrost my chicken’

SEATTLE—In a bid to control the smart home of the future, Amazon.com Inc. is offering makers of electronics a small chip that would let people use their voice to command everything from microwaves and coffee machines to room fans and guitar amplifiers. The online retail giant is hoping big manufacturers will sign up to incorporate the Alexa-enabled chips 13

September 21, 2018 2:52 PM UEFA evaluates bids for 2024 championship, concerned about Turkey’s human rights

But the same UEFA executive committee that votes on Thursday on the Euro 2024 host already decided in May to send a showpiece to Turkey. The 2020 Champions League final will be staged in Istanbul at Ataturk Olympic Stadium, although the latest UEFA report said renovation work poses a risk to that event or Euro 2024. Germany has sought to make Turkey’s 11

September 21, 2018 1:46 PM Death toll in Tanzania ferry incident rises above 100

“His Holiness Pope Francis expresses his heartfelt solidarity with those who mourn the loss of their loved ones and who fear for the lives of those still missing,” his telegram said, according to the Vatican. At least 37 people had been rescued from the sunken ferry as of Thursday evening, when rescue teams called off their work overnight. No foreigners 6

September 20, 2018 11:05 PM Tiger soars with an eagle, shares lead at Tour Championship

Woods still has 54 holes remaining. Two weeks ago, he went from a share of the first-round lead to five shots behind on a course where attacking flags on soft greens was the only option for low scoring. This was more about precision, and Woods felt in total control. He opened with a three-putt bogey from 25 feet, and he twice ran birdie attempts farther 8

September 20, 2018 5:23 PM Assassination Nation is bloody, funny and thought-provoking

The story opens with the declaration that Salem, a fictional town of 17,000 people, has “lost its motherf---ing mind.” (Calling the town Salem is a nice, if unsubtle, touch.) The film then retraces its footsteps to the beginning, when an anonymous hacker starts taking down prominent townsfolk, including the school principal and the mayor, by revealing 9

September 20, 2018 3:48 PM GO Transit adding trips on Lakeshore train lines

At a news conference at GO’s Willowbrook yard in Etobicoke on Thursday, Transportation Minister John Yakabuski announced a 21-per-cent increase to service on the Lakeshore West and Lakeshore East GO corridors. Starting Monday, GO will add 220 new trips per week on the two lines. “With these new trips there will be more than 400,000 train seats available 10

September 20, 2018 2:34 PM 'Multiple victims' reported in Maryland shooting, active shooter on the loose

Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland in what the FBI is describing as an "active shooter situation." The Harford County Sheriff's Office tweeted that there was a shooting Thursday morning in the Perryman area that involves "multiple victims." They warn that the situation is still fluid and ask people to avoid the area. The FBI's 9

September 20, 2018 10:00 AM Council candidates asked to sign affordable housing pledge ahead of planned Oct. 22 election

Candidates for Toronto city council are being asked to pledge their commitment to the preservation and creation of more affordable housing, in the run-up to the October election. The pledge has been backed by 55 associations and agencies invested in helping renters and marginalized people, including Parkdale Community Legal Services, Sistering, Parkdale 9