The story of Rahmah and her experiences as a Chinese woman in a hijab.
The story of Rahmah and her experiences as a Chinese woman in a hijab.
A young man was identified Friday as the suspect in the sexual assault and beating death of an 86-year-old California woman remembered as a hero by investigators and neighbours after she used a walking stick to try to stop an attack on her friend. Neven Glen Butler, 18, was arrested the same day he was detained in an unrelated assault of a 92-year-old woman a few miles ( kilometres ) away, Sacramento sheriff's Sgt. Tony Turnbull said. Homicide detectives tied Butler to the sexual assaults of Fusako Petrus, 86, and her 61-year-old friend earlier Wednesday while both were out for a walk, Turnbull said.
A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the third test-fire flop just this month but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. supercarrier conducts drills in nearby waters. North Korean ballistic missile tests are banned by the United Nations because they're seen as part of the North's push for a nuclear-tipped missile that can strike the U.S. mainland. The latest test came as U.S. officials pivoted from a hard line to diplomacy at the U.N. in an effort to address what may be Washington's most pressing foreign policy challenge.
Work on the Trans-Canada Highway extension in Cornwall, P.E.I., will pick up again on Monday, with traffic delays expected until mid-to-late July. Darrell Evans, the assistant director of capital projects with the province, said people should aim to give themselves an extra 10 minutes of travel time for the first few weeks of construction, and 15 to 20 minutes in the following weeks.
A founding member of Jefferson Starship filed a lawsuit Thursday to stop some of his former bandmates from using the band's name for upcoming performances and merchandise. Guitarist Craig Chaquico is asking a judge to prevent a new iteration of Jefferson Starship from using the name in the federal lawsuit filed in San Francisco. The lawsuit said the band's members agreed to retire the Jefferson Starship name in 1985 after founding member Paul Kantner left the group.
Two Winnipeg police officers were sent to hospital after their cruiser was slammed into by a car at a North End intersection. "I was watching TV and all I heard was a big boom!" said Walter Johnson, who lives near where the crash happened. The car that hit the police cruiser was in a high speed chase, trying to outrun another cruiser at the time, according to police spokesperson Const.
Tricia Smith has just been acclaimed as Canada's Olympic leader for the foreseeable future. As worldwide cynicism grows and the integrity of the Games is increasingly called into question, Smith's task will be to restore faith in not only the Canadian Olympic team, but also to help forge a process by which the international Olympic movement reclaims some measure of credibility.
Brad Ross, spokesperson for the TTC, said Friday that means service is normal on all bus routes. Ross said 125 articulated buses have been updated. Morning service requires that number of buses for service to be normal.
Just as the weather gets warmer and people are spending more time outside, Sharon and Ronald are going in the opposite direction. "I agree that there is a need in terms of fixing up water mains and sewage lines.
Australian police revealed on Friday that an officer broke the country's contentious new metadata laws by illegally accessing a journalist's phone records to identify an anonymous source. Australian Federal Police Commissioner Andrew Colvin revealed the first known breach of the laws, which were passed by Parliament in March 2015 despite widespread privacy concerns. A police officer investigating a police leak failed to get a warrant earlier this year before accessing the phone records of a journalist who reported the leak, Colvin said.
Iqaluit's flood-plagued cemetery has received a 2017 award of excellence from the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects. "Well of course it's nice to have that recognition for something that is uniquely beautiful, the site without a doubt has an excellent view," said Iqaluit Mayor Madeleine Redfern. Erik Lees is the principal of Lees and Associates Landscape Architects, the firm behind the new cemetery in Apex that opened in October 2014.
Homeowners at the centre of the province's property tax scandal are disputing government claims they have been notified about what happened to them and given clear explanations about the status of their manipulated tax bills. "I don't know anything," said Kandise Brown, a Fredericton resident who says she has had no definitive word from the province that she is among the 2,048 homeowners whose treatment triggered the controversy and are eligible for special treatment. Brown did add a deck to the back of her house last year, but it wasn't the $43,000 renovation Service New Brunswick made up and added to her file to justify her 34 per cent tax hike.
German airlines will scrap by June 1 a rule that two people must be in the cockpit of a plane at all times, introduced after the Germanwings crash of March 2015, the BDL airline association said on Friday. Investigators believe Germanwings pilot Andreas Lubitz locked the captain out of the cockpit after he left to use the bathroom and deliberately flew the A320 jet into a mountainside in the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board. After the crash, Europe's aviation safety authority EASA imposed a rule that two crew members should be in the cockpit at all times, meaning that if one of the pilots needed to step out, a member of the cabin crew should step in.
When coming to a curve, the gray SUV overtakes the red pickup truck, which seems to upset the driver of the red truck. Coming to another curve, the gray SUV is now in front of the red truck, and abruptly slows down in front of him. The red truck quickly changes into the other lane nearly hitting the vehicle of this dash cam, and then tries to swerve into the gray SUV in an attempt at road rage.
Manitoba Public Insurance has revoked a Star Trek fan's personalized licence plate after receiving complaints that its message — ASIMIL8 — is offensive to indigenous people. Troller tells CTV Winnipeg that on his favourite show, an enemy race of aliens called the Borg travel through the galaxy trying to assimilate other cultures into their own.
The City of Montreal has apologized for a video, created to celebrate Montreal's identity, that only features what appear to be white people.
Actor Diane Guerrero has met with a woman who is seeking refuge from deportation in the basement of a Denver church. Guerrero, who stars in the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black, met with Jeanette Vizguerra on Thursday and told the woman and her daughters not to make the same mistake she did as a child by remaining silent. Guerrero was 14 when her parents and her older brother were deported to their native Colombia.
By Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp on Friday said it expects annual profit to surge 73 percent, closing in on a two decade-old record, as its cash-cow image sensor business recovers from quake damage just as smartphone makers start loading handsets with more sensors. Sony forecast 500 billion yen ($4.50 billion) in operating profit for the year ending March, just a few billion shy of analyst estimates compiled by Thomson Reuters. If achieved, profit would be at its highest since peaking at 526 billion in the year through March 1998, when strong consumer electronics sales combined with the popularity of the first PlayStation games console and box-office hit "Men in Black".
Dorothy Mary Larsen, known to generations in St. Stephen simply as "Dot," says 30 years as a school crossing guard has kept her happy and healthy and she has no plans to hang up her neon vest. It was police officer Kenneth Holmes who taught her how to do it, she says.
It's clear there's a bad batch of drugs on the illegal market in Newfoundland and Labrador, and users addicts need to be aware, says the woman who runs the Safe Works Access Program (SWAP). On Thursday, Eastern Health issued a warning to the public to be on high alert, after 15 people on the Avalon Peninsula overdosed in the last two weeks. Tree Walsh says until the source of the drugs can be determined, anyone using them needs to be on high alert.
A small school in northeast Calgary is applying for grants and stumping for donations to try to replace its playground with one that's more suitable for children with complex learning and behavioural issues. The Children's Village School needs to raise about $100,000 to replace its aging equipment with a playground staff say will help students release anger, calm them down or just give them a place to have fun. About 70 students attend the elementary school in the northeast community of Renfrew.
Shoal Point Energy is not giving up just yet on retrieving what it estimates to be half a billion barrels of oil from the west coast of Newfoundland and Labrador. The company now wants to try drilling without the controversial method of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. "Shoal Point Energy would like to attempt to drill a well and test it to see if we can produce oil without hydraulically fracturing the well.
Bare trees and dead grass may not look like much, but for Fred Dardenne the landscape in Nova Scotia is a pantry for all sorts of wild foods. Dardenne, 44, makes a living by foraging for things like wild mushrooms, berries and sea greens. Dardenne learned how to forage when he was a young boy growing up in Belgium.
Fox News Channel host Jesse Watters, who was criticized this week for saying he enjoys Ivanka Trump's voice, says he's taking a family vacation until Monday. Watters made the comment about Ivanka Trump on Tuesday. The comment sparked online criticism from MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski and New York Post columnist John Podhoretz .
New Brunswick EMO is warning residents that water levels along the St. John River will remain high throughout the weekend. Contributing factors to the high water are snow melt in northern areas of the province and rainy weather that has hit the south of the province. Water levels are expected to stay near or above flood stage between Fredericton and Jemseg.