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Edmonton Oilers rip Blue Jackets for 7-2 win

The Edmonton Oilers didn’t let getting shut out in Sunday’s loss in Toronto discourage them in Ohio on Tuesday night.Playing the final game of a three-game road trip, the Oilers continued their strong offensive play and pounded the Columbus Blue Jackets 7-2.The Oilers scored the only goal in the first …

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Republican Moore holds slight lead in bitter U.S. Senate race in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Reuters) – A bitter U.S. Senate race in Alabama with high stakes for President Donald Trump was too close to call on Tuesday, with Republican Roy Moore leading despite allegations against the candidate of sexual misconduct toward teenagers. Moore, 70, a former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice, led …

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Firefighters battle to protect California homes from flames

A cooking fire at a homeless encampment sparked a wildfire last week that destroyed six homes in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles, authorities said Tuesday, while the fifth-largest wildfire in California history burning northwest of the city kept expanding and kept thousands out of their homes.They are among …

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Husband accused of murder in high-profile Australia mystery

The husband of a woman whose disappearance baffled Australia has been charged with her murder. Borce Ristevski, 53, faced a Melbourne court on Wednesday. His lawyers said he planned to plead not guilty. The body of Karen Ristevski, 47, was found in bushland in February, eight months after she went …

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Did Sanofi, WHO ignore warning signals on dengue vaccine?

CHICAGO/LONDON (Reuters) – When French drugmaker Sanofi published the results of clinical trials of children given its dengue vaccine two years ago, the overall findings were that it protected against the world’s biggest and fastest growing mosquito-borne disease. FILE PHOTO: An aedes aegypti mosquito with the dengue-blocking Wolbachia bacteria is …

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Life as a male sex worker

Media playback is unsupported on your device It is estimated there are as many as 100,000 sex workers across the UK, and about 20% of them are male. Some of these men see their work as a positive choice, but for the most vulnerable it can be little more than …

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Shooting victim drives to east-end Toronto hospital, rushed to trauma centre: paramedics

A man with gunshot wounds is in serious condition after Toronto paramedics say he drove himself to a hospital in the city’s east end.Emergency crews were called to The Scarborough Hospital – General site, near McCowan Road and Lawrence Avenue East, just before 7:40 p.m. Tuesday.A Toronto Paramedics Services spokesperson …

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Comedy show welcomes screaming babies

After suffering from post-natal depression following the birth of her daughter, comedian Alyssa Kyria decided to set up a comedy event with her best friend and fellow comedian Carly Smallman. The events, called Bring Your Own Baby (BYOB) are according to Alyssa, a ‘judgement-free zone.’ Parents can listen to comedy …

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Calgary Firefighters Association says cutting K-9 arson unit will affect public safety

Cutting the Calgary Fire Department’s (CFD) K-9 unit will be going ahead, the Calgary Firefighters Association (CFA) told Global News after a Tuesday meeting between the firefighters’ union, CFD managers and city labour relations representatives.As part of $4.5 million in budget adjustments necessary after the city finalized its four-year operating …

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Kim Jong-Un promises more weapons, heaps praise on North Korean rocket scientists

North Korea‘s leader Kim Jong Un vowed to develop more nuclear weapons on Tuesday while personally decorating scientists and officials who contributed to the development of Pyongyang‘s most advanced intercontinental ballistic missile, the Hwasong-15.