RANDALL THE HANDLE: Will Buffalo pay the bills as a home dog?

The Ravens have won eight straight games and have covered in five of their past six with the one setback for their backers occurring in last week’s 20-17 win but non-cover versus the 49ers. Baltimore will visit Buffalo this afternoon where they will take on the league’s best money-makers on the season as the Bills’ […]

Full SkyTrain shutdown planned for Tuesday morning

SkyTrain cars leave Brentwood SkyTrain station in Burnaby earlier this year. Unionized SkyTrain workers have issued 72-hour strike notice. Arlen Redekop / PNG files SkyTrain employees are planning a full withdrawal of services for three days beginning Tuesday if no progress is made in talks with TransLink’s B.C. Rapid Transit Company. “We understand that this […]

Jury convicts Toronto brothers of murdering innocent teen in 2015

A jury has convicted two Toronto brothers of second-degree murder for randomly ambushing and killing 17-year-old Trevor Seraphine, whose horrifying final moments were captured by an apartment lobby surveillance camera. Jurors retired late Thursday afternoon to begin deliberations in the trial of Corey Murray, 34, and Curtis Murray, 30. They returned to the court just […]

Yellow vests, pension reform protesters reportedly clash with police in Paris, Nantes

Yellow vest protesters sought to make use of the pension reform strike momentum on Saturday as they clashed with police in Paris, prompting tear gas salvos, the French BFMTV broadcaster said, Trend reports citing Sputnik. Parallel marches of yellow vest protesters and transport workers unhappy with the planned pension reform set out from the Bercy […]

Gang caught on CCTV with sword, machete and guns before killing dad, 19

The terrifying final moments of a teenager’s life have been captured on CCTV as he fell victim to a brutal gang attack on the streets of London. Kamali Gabbidon-Lynck, 19, was knifed to death in Wood Green after a group of gang-members went out hunting for suspected rivals and set upon their victims “like a […]

Stephen Poloz to step down: How Canada’s top banker went from folksy obscurity to steady hand

OTTAWA — Outgoing governor Stephen Poloz once joked that, after being chosen to succeed Mark Carney as head of the Bank of Canada in 2013, he was received much like the guy who replaced Wayne Gretzky. That is to say: nobody actually remembers the guy who replaced The Great One. Poloz was plucked from relative […]

Internet Democracy in ‘New’ India

This era in India earmarks the journey of globalisation that began formally in the wake of the LPG (Liberalisation Privatisation and Globalisation) Policy in 1991. This is controlled almost entirely by means of information technology. It was initiated first by Rajiv Gandhi as the Prime Minister. That initiative was, however, vehemently criticised by the Leftists. […]

London Bridge victim Jack Merritt’s father blasts Boris Johnson following comments on TV debate

The latest headlines in your inbox London Bridge terror attack victim Jack Merritt’s father has slammed Boris Johnson for comments made during last night’s TV debate. David Merritt took to social media to hit out at the prime minister, claiming he used his 25-year-old son’s death to “make political capital” during the BBC Election Debate […]

French pension strikes snarl weekend travel as truckers block highways – National

Strikes disrupted weekend travel around France on Saturday as truckers blocked highways and most trains remained at a standstill because of worker anger at President Emmanuel Macron‘s policies. Meanwhile, yellow vest protesters held their weekly demonstrations over economic injustice in Paris and other cities, under the close watch of police. The marchers appear to be […]