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September 13, 2018 9:48 AM Six dead, including gunman and his wife, in California shooting rampage

A gunman killed five people in back-to-back shootings in Bakersfield, Calif., on Wednesday evening before turning the gun on himself when he was confronted by a deputy, authorities said. The violence began about 5:20 p.m. local time, when the man showed up to a trucking business with his wife and confronted another man, Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood 13

September 12, 2018 10:29 PM Tonight Show cancels Norm Macdonald after MeToo comments

NEW YORK—Norm Macdonald’s comments about the MeToo movement and fellow comedians Louis C.K. and Roseanne Barr led to the The Tonight Show cancelling his appearance and spurred apologies from the comedian that could bring their own problems. The former Saturday Night Live cast member told The Hollywood Reporter he was “happy the # MeToo movement had slowed 10

September 10, 2018 3:53 PM Petanque players in Paris praised for ‘courage and reactivity’ in stopping knife attack

PARIS—Petanque players in Paris who helped in the apprehension of a knife-wielding man have been lauded Monday for their bravery as French authorities opened a murder investigation into the attacks that saw seven people injured. According to police, witnesses at the scene of Sunday night’s attacks in the northeast 19th district helped disarm and arrest 9

September 6, 2018 3:13 PM Four dead, including gunman, in Cincinnati bank shooting

CINCINNATI—Police say four people are dead, including the gunman, in a downtown Cincinnati bank shooting. Police Chief Eliot Isaac said the shooter opened fire early Thursday morning at the loading dock of the Fifth Third Bank building. Isaac said the gunman then entered the bank’s lobby where he exchanged gunfire with police. It’s unclear if the gunman 12

September 4, 2018 6:07 PM Quebec securities regulator helping companies disclose exposure to modern slavery

MONTREAL—Quebec’s securities regulator is offering to help public companies disclose their exposure to modern slavery, including forced labour, human trafficking and child labour. The Autorite des marches financiers says Canadian companies could be exposed directly or indirectly to the tens of millions of people around the world who are estimated to be affected 16

August 26, 2018 12:32 PM Woman dead, daughter critically injured after car crash in Oshawa

The woman’s three-year-old daughter was also found with critical injuries. She was rushed to the Hospital for Sick Children in downtown Toronto, where she remains in life-threatening condition, according to the release. The crash involved a grey Toyota SUV, a grey Toyota Corolla and a white Jeep Cherokee. Witnesses at the scene told police the grey SUV was heading 25

August 16, 2018 12:47 AM B.C. acupuncturist faces four charges related to allegations of historical sexual assaults

ESQUIMALT, B.C.—A B.C. acupuncturist and former military officer is facing allegations of sexual assault against four women and Victoria police say there may be other potential victims across the country. Police say 71-year-old Kit Wong of Esquimalt, B.C., is facing four charges related to allegations of historical sexual assaults following a year-long 11

August 15, 2018 3:10 PM Boat sinks on Nile River in Sudan, killing 22

CAIRO—A boat sank on Wednesday while crossing the Nile River in Sudan and at least 22 people drowned, including 21 students and a woman, the country’s state news agency reported. The boat was carrying more than 40 students on their way to school in the northern River Nile state, SUNA said. The report did not say how old the students were. SUNA said the boat sank after 12

August 13, 2018 7:45 PM GoFundMe reviewing Fredericton shooting fundraisers

FREDERICTON—Online fundraising site GoFundMe says it is reviewing campaigns for victims of last week’s deadly shooting in Fredericton after the city’s police department said the families of two officers killed had not sanctioned them. Spokesperson Rachel Hollis said no money raised will be distributed until a plan for who gets the funds is established 14

August 11, 2018 5:02 PM Billy Talent fans glad to show support after shootings with Danforth benefit concert

Jeewan Gill said he bought tickets for Saturday’s concert in Toronto — to support victims of last month’s mass shooting in Toronto’s Greektown — as soon as they became available. “I’m a big fan of (Billy Talent), they always put together benefit concerts,” said Gill, 26. “It’s good to support people that need help because of the shooting.” The benefit 15