Veteran cleric and Hong Kong democrat keeps up quest for 'historical truth' of Tiananmen

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Veteran Hong Kong democracy campaigner and Baptist cleric Chu Yiu-ming was in his mid-40s when he joined demonstrators around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989, just before a bloody crackdown that roiled China. Thirty years later, the political landscape appears even bleaker to Chu, who helped smuggle out dissidents after the bloodshed, and helped lead pro-democracy protests […]

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Feds raid Baltimore mayor’s home amid kids book corruption scandal

FBI and IRS agents on Thursday raided the home of Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh who’s being investigated for sales of a children’s book she authored, according to a report. The feds also executed search warrants at the office of Pugh’s lawyer, Steven Silverman, and at City Hall, the Baltimore Sun reported. Pugh, a Democrat, took a leave of absence earlier […]

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RCMP investigating homicide at Stony Mountain prison

Stonewall RCMP are investigating a homicide at Stony Mountain Institution. Police said they were called to the federal prison Monday night, where they found a 42-year-old inmate with life-threatening injuries. The man was taken to hospital, where he later died. RCMP continue to investigate, along with help from the Winnipeg Forensic Identification Unit and the Major Crime Unit. Source: Read […]

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Chloë Grace Moretz changed her look for ‘Greta’

Awards done. Newies start. Comes now “Greta.” Thriller killer diller. Suspense. Spooky. Psychological. Itty bitty gritty. Nice little girl — Chloë Grace Moretz — returns a lost purse to a not nice older lady — Isabelle Huppert. Its director Neil Jordan won an Oscar for “The Crying Game.” His brown coat, gray pants, tieless shirt and shloompy scarf won’t win […]

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First date ends in four months in hospital for mother, 27

‘As first dates go, it wasn’t exactly what I’d hoped for’: Mother, 27, breaks multiple bones and is forced to spend four months in hospital after her love interest’s BMW crashed into a garden wall on their way to dinner Emma-Louise Sealy lost consciousness and was thrown into the back seat Pair were taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol after […]

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Rookie gets first WHL goal as Rockets beat Blazers in OT

The Kelowna Rockets were able to edge the Kamloops Blazers 2-1 Saturday night at Prospera Place in Kelowna. The matchup with their regional rivals was all tied up at 1-1 after 60 minutes. However, the Blazers’ Connor Zary was sent to the penalty box for interference and the Rockets’ Lassi Thomson was able to take advantage of the power play […]

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