PHOTOS: See the players, fans and scenes from the Texas Rangers World Series parade
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An estimated 500,000 fans packed into Arlington’s entertainment district on Friday to celebrate the World Series champion Texas Rangers with a historic victory parade. Fans began to grab their spots Thursday evening, and the parking lots were filled by Friday morning. Crowds were 20 people deep in places and some stood on bench or climbed trees to get a view.
CALGARY — A mental health review board has rejected a discharge request from a man who killed killing five people at a Calgary house party almost a decade ago. Matthew de Grood was found not criminally responsible for the 2014 stabbing deaths of Zackariah Rathwell, Jordan Segura, Kaiti Perras, Josh Hunter and Lawrence Hong. A court determined he had been living with undiagnosed schizophrenia at the time of the killings, and he has since been under psychiatric care. "The board is satisfied that t
Burnaby City Council voted unanimously during council’s regular meeting on Dec. 4 to support a petition by Save Our HandyDART Coalition addressed to Rob Fleming, minister of transportation and infrastructure. The coalition, which comprises disability activists, community groups, and transit workers, held a town hall in September 2023 to discuss current issues with HandyDART services. HandyDART is a service providing door-to-door accessible transportation. Many Burnaby residents with disabilities
Two Florida sheriff's deputies were justified when they fired numerous shots at a Connecticut opera singer whose speeding SUV blasted through a checkpoint outside then-President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club almost four years ago, an internal affairs investigation concluded. Palm Beach County Detective Christopher Farron and Lt. John Paul Harvey followed agency firearms policy when they and a Secret Service agent shot at Hannah Roemhild, sheriff’s office investigators said in a one-page report. Roemhild was having a mental health crisis when she sped her rented Jeep through the checkpoint on Jan. 31, 2020, outside Trump's home and private club.
TORONTO — At least 99 hospital patients in Ontario have been placed in long-term care homes without their consent, the province's auditor general has found. Opposition politicians and seniors' advocates have roundly criticized a law the Progressive Conservative government enacted last year to enable those moves, which can see those patients placed in homes up to 70 kilometres away, or 150 kilometres if they are in northern Ontario. The annual report from the auditor general's office this week sa
LONDON (AP) — European Union negotiators clinched a deal Friday on the world's first comprehensive artificial intelligence rules, paving the way for legal oversight of technology used in popular generative AI services like ChatGPT that has promised to transform everyday life and spurred warnings of existential dangers to humanity. Negotiators from the European Parliament and the bloc's 27 member countries overcame big differences on controversial points including generative AI and police use of
Shares of ACM Research (NASDAQ: ACMR) were gaining last month as the company known for making equipment that cleans semiconductor wafers posted solid results in its third-quarter earnings report and benefited from a broader rebound in the stock market and in chip stocks. According to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence, the stock finished the month up 22%. ACM stock actually fell in October when it reported preliminary earnings, but investors cheered the full earnings report, which came out on Nov. 7 as the stock climbed 18% over the next two days.
Yahoo Finance Live co-host Josh Lipton previews the biggest stories and headlines due out next week, including earnings from Oracle (ORCL), Adobe (ADBE), and Costco (COST), inflation data, the Federal Reserve's December FOMC meeting, and Yahoo Finance's "Company of the Year" winner. For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live.
Burnaby soccer hero Christine Sinclair will get her own day as Burnaby city council voted unanimously on Dec. 4 to proclaim Dec. 12 as Christine Sinclair day during its regular meeting chaired by Coun. Richard Lee as acting mayor. Council also discussed the ongoing Confederation Park Community Centre project’s new budget request for an additional $7.36M, a new mural, and transit services for seniors and people with disabilities. Coun. Maita Santiago read the proclamation which highlighted Sincla
Peter Anholt sees a group craving for an opportunity — finally — in the spotlight. Many of the players hoping to make Canada's roster for the upcoming world junior hockey championship were hit especially hard by the COVID-19 pandemic's fallout within the sport. International tournaments cancelled, events postponed or scaled back, dreams and development put on hold. With the 2024 world juniors — their world juniors — just around the corner, this crop of talent is poised for its moment. "They didn