SHAH ALAM: A witness said that he saw a shoe print on the body of a fireman, believed to be Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, as he sat in the car with the fireman on the way to the Subang Jaya Medical Centre (SJMC). R. Narresh was in the vicinity of the Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, when he saw a commotion break out near the temple in the early morning of Nov 27 last year.
February 18, 2019 06:00 UTC
A Winnipeg mother is returning home without her daughter after a winter vacation ended in tragedy less than a day into their planned week-long holiday. Holly Twoheart and her daughter Danielle Twoheart, 26, left Winnipeg for an all-inclusive hotel in the Dominican Republic Thursday. Holly Twoheart and her daughter Danielle Twoheart planned to spend a week at an all-inclusive hotel in the Dominican Republic. Danielle Twoheart, left, and her mother Holly Twoheart left Winnipeg for a week-long vacation in the Dominican Republic Thursday. While Holly returns to Winnipeg to be with family, she says police in the Dominican Republic continue to investigate her daughter's death.
February 18, 2019 05:26 UTC
BETHEL, Alaska — A pair of bystanders helped rescue two young children who fell through thin ice in western Alaska. LePore says he instructed the children to roll to a patch of nearby solid ground. He was running to his truck to grab a pallet when he saw the girl falling back into the freezing water, but then Joseph Joekay appeared. He carried the girl and boy on his back to stable land. An ambulance responded, but both men say the children seemed fine after the ordeal.
February 18, 2019 05:03 UTC
PETALING JAYA: The press secretary of Anthony Loke has asked if national broadcaster RTM is sabotaging the federal government, after the speech of his boss at the 2019 Chinese New Year Open House was not broadcast. Lim Swee Kuan said he would lodge an official complaint against Minister of Communications and Multimedia Gobind Singh Deo immediately on the matter.
February 18, 2019 04:18 UTC
I know going forward what it’s going to be, wherever that’s going to be. I know that I’m going to dominate, I know how my stuff plays in this game and nobody works like me. I’m happy and I’m content with where I’m at.” Blue Jays right-hander Marcus Stroman bemoans the decreasing number of veterans in big-league clubhouses. “I’m still trying to get established myself.” ( Nathan Denette / THE CANADIAN PRESS ) On his health: “My shoulder wasn’t right. I know what I’m going to do, I know what I’m capable of.
February 18, 2019 02:36 UTC
ST-LAZARE, MAN.—Canadian National Railway says it doesn’t yet know how much oil leaked from a derailment in western Manitoba, but it says trains are now running on the line again. Canadian National Railway says it doesn’t yet know how much oil leaked from a derailment in western Manitoba that occurred Saturday, but the railway company’s environmental experts have begun to cleanup the area. ( Michael Bell / THE CANADIAN PRESS )When asked on Sunday about how much oil spilled, and how many of the 37 cars that derailed on Saturday leaked, a CN spokesman said it’s “still being assessed. CN said no one was injured in the derailment and there was no fire reported. The Manitoba government said in an email Sunday that a number of provincial agencies were responding to the derailment, but that CN is leading the cleanup.
February 18, 2019 02:26 UTC
James's budget is expected to include new funding for the government's poverty reduction strategy and its Clean BC plan to fight climate change. Poverty and environment prioritiesShe said she expected the government's poverty reduction and climate change strategies to be priorities in the budget. 's overall poverty rate by 25 per cent and the child poverty rate by 50 per cent over the first five years of the plan. "The poverty strategy will be a priority in this upcoming budget along with Clean BC," said James. Iglika Ivanova, senior economist at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, said the poverty strategy needs to address homelessness, income, transit and child care.
February 18, 2019 02:26 UTC
JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia’s presidential candidates debated some of the most pressing issues facing the world’s third-largest democracy: dilapidated infrastructure, struggling farmers, forest fires — and unicorns. When President Joko Widodo, who is seeking a second term, asked challenger Prabowo Subianto about his policies for supporting Indonesian unicorns a look of bafflement passed across the former general’s face. In the tech world, a unicorn is a start-up company valued at $1 billion. In one, juxtaposed photos of Widodo and Subianto with thought bubbles above their heads showed Widodo projecting tech start-up logos and Subianto imagining the magical horned horse creature. The former general, who is campaigning on a Trump-style Indonesia First platform, narrowly lost to Widodo in the 2014 election.
February 18, 2019 01:41 UTC
GOLDEN, B.C.—Avalanche Canada says a skier in eastern British Columbia was swept over a series of cliffs and broke an arm Saturday. A report posted to the public safety organization’s website says a party of three was skiing at Mount Tupper in Glacier National Park when a loose and dry avalanche was released down a gully. Avalanche Canada says a skier in Mount Tupper in Glacier National Park broke an arm after they were carried over a series of cliffs by a dry avalanche. ( Avalanche Canada )It says the person in front saw it coming and stepped out of the way, while a second person tumbled 250 metres. It says the third person was carried 600 metres by the avalanche, including over small cliffs, breaking an arm.
February 18, 2019 01:41 UTC
A dozen missionaries working in Haiti landed safely at the Calgary airport on Sunday after violent riots centred in the country's capital stranded them for days. Working for the aid group Haiti Arise, the missionaries had been stranded at a compound near Grand Goave, about 65 kilometres west of the capital city of Port-au-Prince. Around two dozen Haiti Arise missionaries, who had planned to return on Wednesday, were airlifted by helicopter to Toussaint Louverture International Airport in three waves on Saturday. A group of missionaries from Alberta wait for a helicopter to take them to the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince on Saturday. Among the Canadians trapped in Haiti were missionaries, medical personnel, tourists and students.
February 18, 2019 01:30 UTC
ASPEN, Colo. — Colorado authorities say two men died in an avalanche near Crested Butte this weekend. A police statement says tracks were discovered leading into a fresh avalanche field, but no tracks were found exiting the slide area. On Sunday, a team of six Crested Butte Search and Rescue members found the men’s bodies. Friends say Green and Goerne had been training for the Grand Traverse, a 40-mile (64-kilometre) backcountry ski race across the Elk Mountains. The two men were partners in the race from Crested Butte to Aspen next month.
February 18, 2019 01:07 UTC
A man and a woman have been charged with abducting a seven-year-old Ottawa girl who was reported missing early Saturday morning. No Amber AlertAfter police announced the girl was missing, some people on social media questioned why an Amber Alert had not been issued. An Amber Alert is a special bulletin issued on cellphones, television and through other forms of media when someone under 18 is abducted and believed to be in imminent danger. In order to meet the criteria for an alert, police must also have a description of either a suspect or the suspect's vehicle. One such alert was issued Friday after an 11-year-old girl from Brampton, Ont., was abducted.
February 18, 2019 01:07 UTC
Dozens of investors in Ontario say they were conned out of millions of dollars after fraudsters using fake names were featured as investment "experts" on their favourite radio stations — on shows they say sounded like news but were actually infomercials. Corus owns the Global News radio stations that featured the so-called experts on segments titled "Ask the Experts" and "The Global Market." Fraudsters disappear with moneyAccording to the lawsuit, the radio shows aired throughout 2016 and into part of 2017. Some of the investors who gave money to Trans-Atlantic Direct heard about the company through local radio shows, which gave the infomercials names like 'Ask the Experts.' The Ontario Securities Commission believes Sevilla is one of two fraudsters who were featured as investment experts on at least five radio shows.
February 18, 2019 00:56 UTC
WASHINGTON - Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview that aired Sunday that a “crime may have been committed” when President Donald Trump fired the head of the FBI and tried to publicly undermine an investigation into his campaign’s ties to Russia. “He explained to the president that he did not need Russia in his memo,” McCabe said. “Put together, these circumstances were articulable facts that indicated that a crime may have been committed,” McCabe said. McCabe said the remark was made during a conversation about why Trump had fired Comey. The Justice Department said in a statement that Rosenstein, based on his dealings with Trump, does not see cause to seek the removal of the president.
February 18, 2019 00:51 UTC
Karen Mercer has been found alive, according to police. Mercer, 48, had been missing since Wednesday, when she was last seen at her Paradise home at 6:30 a.m. Searchers were organized in a Facebook group called Help Us Find Karen Mercer. Just before 8:30 p.m. Sunday, a post was published saying Mercer had been found alive and that no details were available. Police say more information is expected soon.
February 18, 2019 00:32 UTC