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Fortney: Crowded jury selection for triple-murder case follows American style

“Well, this is a different kind of day. The only thing familiar was the train ride downtown.”

At just after 11 a.m. Wednesday, the man speaking aloud to no one in particular is well aware he’s far from alone, judging by the bewildered expressions of many others standing with him outside a Calgary courtroom. 645 more words

Local News

Justin Trudeau says murder of Canadian hostages is his biggest regret of 2016

The deaths of Canadians Robert Hall and John Ridsdel at the hands of the militant group Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines earlier this year were Prime Minister… 442 more words

Canada

Amazon Go or Amazon No Go?

Technology is advancing and it’s becoming a world where we depend on our phones or computers to do things for us. Amazon have launched the brilliant initiative of a checkout-free reality, where all payments process through your smartphone after your basket has been automatically updated and you have left the store. 448 more words

Office Talk

My Favourite Things About Fall

Autumn is my favourite season – and it’s no wonder why! It’s the best excuse to stay in bed with your blankets, watch movies and prepare to hibernate for Winter. 707 more words

Gloucester

Freed Norwegian who was held with Canadians says kidnapping was 'devastating'

INDANAN, Philippines – A Norwegian man freed by militants after a year of jungle captivity in the southern Philippines described the ordeal Sunday as “devastating,” carrying a backpack with a bullet hole as a reminder of a near-death experience that included the beheadings of the two Canadians kidnapped with him. 864 more words

World

Presenter hails 'incredible' Dublin Horse Show atmosphere

Tracy Piggott will host live TV coverage on RTE of this afternoon’s Nations Cup competition for the Aga Khan trophy at Dublin Horse Show. The sports presenter and daughter of legendary racing jockey Lester is no stranger to the occasion, and will once again present the show with commentary from Robert Hall and Tom Freyne. 102 more words

Equestrian: Ireland