AMATRICE, Italy — Bulldozers with huge claws pulled down dangerously overhanging ledges Sunday in Italy’s quake-devastated town of Amatrice as investigators worked to figure out if negligence or fraud in building codes had added to the quake’s high death toll. The quake that struck before dawn Wednesday killed 290 people and injured hundreds as it…
GoTopless Day is celebrated annually on the Sunday closest to Women's Equality Day, marking the day American women earned the right to vote. A few dozen women, and some men, went topless Sunday afternoon as they walked down Broadway in New York City. The event in New York City was one of several planned for cities across the globe.
Scouting out a public washroom can be tough, especially when you need it most. Last week, Jenneffer Albert witnessed an elderly man with a walker begging employees at a Saskatoon Co-op gas station to use the building's washroom. A few weeks earlier, Jessica Green was also told she was unable to use the washroom at the same gas station.
Hillary Clinton has landed on a very personal counterpunch to what she says is Donald Trump's checkered business past: her dad. As the Democratic presidential nominee works to undercut Trump's economic record and promote her plans for small businesses, she is invoking memories of her late father's Chicago drapery business. Recalling Hugh Rodham hard at work making and printing curtains for hotels and office buildings, Clinton argues that he would have been "stiffed" in a deal with the celebrity businessman.
RCMP are investigating the sudden deaths of a man and a woman, both aged 26, who police say were found dead inside a home in Delisle, Sask., on Saturday.
In Edmonton, you can discover Mars, but there's a little bit of a hitch — it's in a garage. The garage-based red planet simulator was the brainchild of Tom Robinson, Paul Goebel and Chris Procter. "I tell them I created an art exhibit in my garage based on escape rooms and they should come give it a try.
A six-year-old boy who was hit by a vehicle while riding his bike near Taber yesterday has died.
Three men have been taken to hospital and several people arrested after a large house party at a rural home near Okotoks, Alta., descended into violence, officials said. Okotoks RCMP were called to the property, southwest of De Winton, at around 3 a.m. on Sunday. One was airlifted by STARS ambulance to Foothills Hospital with "serious and potentially life-threatening head injuries," EMS spokesman Stuart Brideaux told CBC News.
You may notice fire hydrants are painted different colours. The color codes are standards set by the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) and each municipality is required to maintain hydrants according to those standards.
A bus full of construction workers hit a firetruck on an elevated highway Sunday, killing two people and injuring 36, several of them seriously, Louisiana State Police said. The ladder truck from St. John the Baptist Parish, west of New Orleans, had parked across the right lane of Interstate 10 to block traffic while police investigated an earlier wreck involving a pickup truck that had skidded on the wet road, crashing into both guardrails about 6:40 a.m., Trooper Melissa Matey said. The 2002 Eldorado National party bus hit the fire truck and then rear-ended a 2012 Toyota Camry, pushing it into a flatbed trailer being towed by a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado, Matey said.
On Saturday her family held the second annual Georgia Walsh memorial baseball game: a charity event combining Georgia's favourite sport and raising awareness for safer community streets. "It's both overwhelming and touching," Georgia's mother, Jillian Walsh, told CBC News. The volunteer-run event included a bouncy castle, face painting and a host of other activities, and was centred around an all-star baseball game featuring young players from around the GTA.
Quinn's Place, a playground in honour of 5-year-old Quinn Butt, opened Sunday outside Paradise Elementary. Quinn, who died in April, would have started kindergarten at the school this fall. Quinn would've loved it," Andrea Gosse, Quinn's mother, said.
More than 300 people came to a small church Sunday evening to say farewell to two nuns killed in their Mississippi home, even though more than half had to watch the service called vigil for the deceased on a monitor outside. A funeral Mass for Sisters Margaret Held and Paula Merrill, both 68, will be celebrated Monday at the cathedral in Jackson, even as authorities continue to investigate the harrowing crime.
The B.C. Climate Leadership Plan was met with lukewarm reviews last week, but the province's reforestation industry sees the potential for a major surge in tree planting operations. To meet carbon reduction goals, the province has called for 300,000 hectares of forests damaged by wildfire and pine beetle be rehabilitated over the next five years in order to turn the forests back into a carbon sink. While the overall Climate Leadership Plan was panned by environmentalists who don't believe it will lead to any meaningful reduction in GHGs, for many members of the province's forestry sector, the commitment stands out.
Two United Airlines pilots who have been arrested for suspected intoxication before they were to fly 141 passengers from Scotland to the United States will appear in a Scottish court Monday, police said. The Police Service of Scotland said it arrested both pilots Saturday at Glasgow Airport and both men, aged 45 and 35, would be arraigned at a court in Paisley, a Glasgow suburb, to face charges connected to Britain's transport safety laws. United Airlines said Saturday's flight from Glasgow to the U.S. city of Newark, New Jersey, was delayed for 10 hours while the airline sought replacement pilots.
Vicki McCallum is the mother of 27-year-old Julian McCallum. He is deaf, has an intellectual disability and suffers from a genetic syndrome — a combination that means Julian lives at home and depends on his parents.
The last BHS stores are set to close for the final time after 88 years on the high Street. Joe Lynam reports.
The Thingery is a new sharing project that set up shop in East Vancouver Saturday for one day to gauge the public's interest in a permanent library that would offer books, tools, sports equipment and more. Founder Chris Diplock hopes it's here to stay. "We've got some types of lending libraries currently in Vancouver," Diplock told The Early Edition guest host Stephen Quinn.
The Pattullo Bridge, the busiest crossing in B.C.'s Lower Mainland, is scheduled to reopen Monday after four months of deck work and other repairs. Work on the bridge began on Apr. 29, focussing on deck repairs and and repaving. Some further deck repairs will continue into the fall, but will not require closures.
Pop-Up Junk Day happens six times a year and is an opportunity for residents to save on disposal fees and for the City to cut down on illegal dumping. Costanzo says illegal dumping in Surrey is especially prevalent in the northwestern part of the city. Saturday's was the fourth Pop-Up Junk Day Surrey held in 2016, the first year the City has tried out the idea.
A notable business owner is dead and a woman is in hospital following a motorcycle crash Saturday in the community of Harbour Mille on the Burin Peninsula. Tom Hollett was the owner of Jiffy Cabs in St. John's but lived in Burin and is well known in the area for his efforts to boost tourism. Marystown RCMP say crews arrived on the scene of the crash shortly after noon where it was confirmed the male driver of the motorcycle had died.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is bringing her Cabinet together at her rural retreat to plot Britain's first steps on leaving the European Union. Officials at May's Downing Street office say May will oversee a daylong brainstorming session with Cabinet colleagues Wednesday at Chequers, the prime minister's 16th-century mansion 40 miles (65 kilometres ) northwest of London. May, a Eurosceptic who remained neutral during June's referendum on leaving the EU, was appointed prime minister last month following David Cameron's resignation as Conservative Party leader.
A former Shoal Harbour man is enjoying life on his own two feet again, less than four years after being paralysed in a freak accident.
Since this spring a property just south of Saskatoon has been crushing apples and fermenting thousands of litres of cider, in what's become the best kept secret in Saskatoon. Today the Glen at Crossmount held a Ciderday Sunday event inviting people from Saskatoon down to a new cidery about five kilometres south of the city in the village of Crossmount. The focus of the event showcased a freshly opened cidery called the Crossmount Cider Company.
It's day 13 on the Crystal Serenity, the world's largest cruise ship to attempt to cross the Northwest Passage, and it's on to another remote northern community prepared for a flood of tourists. Ulukhaktok was the fifth stop on Crystal Serenity's cruise, which began in Alaska.
About 100 people walked through Assiniboine Park Sunday morning to raise money and awareness for those living with brain injuries. Brain injury survivors, and their family and friends walked 2½ kilometres as part of the 12th annual Manitoba Brain Injury Association event. David Sullivan, executive director with the association, said the walk provides an important opportunity to advocate on the behalf of those living with brain injuries and the daily challenges they face.