Anthony Edwards had 16 of his 34 points in the pivotal third quarter, D’Angelo Russell scored 25 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves held on for a 117-110 win against the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night. Rudy Gobert added 13 points and 14 rebounds for Minnesota, which has won five of six and took the first of two straight meetings between the teams at Target Center. Naz Reid added 14 points off the bench, including 10 in the Timberwolves’ big third.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mathew Barzal scored in overtime and Semyon Varlamov made 44 saves to help the New York Islanders beat the Vegas Golden Knights 2-1 on Saturday night for their second straight victory. Barzal beat goaltender Logan Thompson with a high shot at 4:28 of the extra session after Varlamov stopped William Carrier on a penalty shot earlier in overtime, then denied Jack Eichel on another point-blank shot. The goal was Barzal’s 12th of the season. He had only one point in 10 games entering
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has announced a new campaign to raise awareness and combat an increase in Emergency or Grandparent Scams being seen across the region. The awareness materials will soon be on display at most major banks in the Halton region and are designed to serve as a warning to potential victims attending their banks to withdraw funds. It outlines some of the common scenarios fraudsters are using to convince victims to give them money. The Regional Fraud Unit of the
The Government of Canada has announced that it is doubling the scope of a residence pilot program for out-of-status workers, which will now facilitate 1000 instead of 500 construction workers in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The pilot program was launched by the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) in partnership with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC). The program, launched in 2019, is aimed at helping Canadian employers address critical labor shortages, the government says. Th
An early look ahead to the meeting between John Calipari’s Wildcats and Kermit Davis Jr.’s Rebels.
The Halton Regional Police Service has charged two Burlington residents with offenses related to drug trafficking after concluding a two-month long investigation in Burlington. On January 18, 2023, investigators arrested the suspect at Pearson Airport after he arrived from abroad. A woman associated with the suspect was also arrested as she was in possession of the suspect vehicle at the time. A Criminal Code search warrant was executed at a residence on Plains Road in Burlington. As a result of
All colors of roses are beautiful, but different colors of roses symbolize different things. According to the Society of American Florists, more than 250 million roses are produced each year for Valentine's Day. Roses make up 83% of all flowers sold on Valentine's Day.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis police chief disbanded the city's so-called Scorpion unit on Saturday, citing a “cloud of dishonor” from newly released video that showed some of its officers beating Tyre Nichols to death after stopping the Black motorist. Police Director Cerelyn “CJ” Davis acted a day after the harrowing video emerged, saying she listened to Nichols' relatives, community leaders and uninvolved officers in making the decision. Her announcement came as the nation and the city st
Logan Couture had two goals and three assists as the San Jose Sharks beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-4 on Saturday night to snap a four-game skid. Alexander Barabanov had a goal and two assists, Erik Karlsson added a goal and an assist, and Michael Eyssimont and Noah Gregor also scored for the Sharks, who are 4-5-4 in their last 13 games.
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Saturday morning Sacramento Mayor Derrell Steinberg stood before a crowd gathered inside the cafeteria at West Campus High School. Announcing loudly into a microphone toward the crowd of his constituents “my goal as your mayor has always been to grow the economy but to grow it in an inclusive way,” said Mayor Steinberg. This speech and the following discussion marked the start of a new series of town halls planned for neighborhoods across Sacramento, to be scheduled every few weeks through the entire year.
Mustafa Ciftci/Anadolu Agency via Getty ImagesWhile the Western commitment to send tanks to Ukraine was a welcome breakthrough, it should not be seen as a panacea. At this crucial juncture in the war between Russia and Ukraine, the outcome of the conflict is far from clear and it will take at least two major shifts in U.S. and NATO policies to capitalize on the successes achieved by Kyiv during the past year.The first change required is to recognize that it is time to move toward an even more ag
The New York Rangers are drawing criticism for reneging on plans to wear Pride-themed warmup jerseys before their game against the Vegas Golden Knights on Friday.
Labor opposition says move a decade overdue, with similar courts already operating in Queensland and overseas
‘There’s no quit in that group,’ Panthers coach Paul Maurice said.
New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - January 28, 2023) - On 22 January 2023, the 18th HRD International Jewelry Design Awards was held in Italy, the world capital of fashion and art. MEDICI Jewelry's Prince Lorenzo de' Medici, head of the Medici family, was invited to host the awards ceremony.Prince Lorenzo de' MediciTo view an enhanced version of this graphic, please visit:https://images.newsfilecorp.com/files/8722/152845_bcf40faef4721aec_001full.jpgMEDICI Jewelry also unveiled the design for
OTTAWA — Claude Giroux scored twice and added an assist as the Ottawa Senators beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-0 Saturday night. With the win the Senators (23-23-3) are riding a three-game winning streak. Ottawa was coming off a 6-2 win over Toronto on Friday night. The Senators are now 6-2-0 in their last eight at home and are a perfect 24-for-24 on the penalty kill through that span. Alex DeBrincat, Mathieu Joseph and Derick Brassard also scored for Ottawa, while Anton Forsberg was solid making
ATLANTA (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 32 points, including a season-high five 3-pointers, Paul George added 23 points and the Los Angeles Clippers won their fifth straight game, a 120-113 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night. Trae Young had 12 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter for the Hawks, who whittled a 14-point deficit down to four on De’Andre Hunter’s left corner 3 with 2:09 remaining. But they couldn’t get any closer after George buried a baseline jumper and Nicolas Batum hi
Canada’s top soldier is sounding the alarm over the strength of our country’s defence capabilities. In an interview for the West Block, Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Wayne Eyre voiced his candid concerns over the current state of Canada’s military as it grapples with dwindling personnel numbers and aging equipment, in the face of escalating global threats.