Canada Mayor Crisis Spreads: Montreal Mayor In Custody
Applebaum has been under scrutiny for real estate transactions he engaged in while serving as mayor of the Montreal borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce.
In January, Applebaum insisted to reporters that he was not under investigation by Quebec’s Permanent Anticorruption Unit, the body which arrested him this morning.
Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum faces fraud, 13 other charges
Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum faces 14 criminal charges, including fraud towards [...]
A fire broke out aboard a Royal Caribbean ship on Monday morning but was extinguished about two hours later with no injuries reported
The Grandeur of the Seas, which left Baltimore on Friday, never lost power and was able to sail into port in Freeport, Bahamas, on Monday afternoon
The company said the more than 2,200 passengers will be flown from the Bahamas back to Baltimore where the trip began
Royal Caribbean said [...]
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Bomb Threats, USA… Alabama: 3 Hospitals… Pennsylvania: Shopping Village… Iowa: Neighborhood… Florida: Office Building…
BREAKING: #Cullman County Regional #MedicalCenter in #Alabama is evacuating patients due to bomb threats // #USA #EEUU
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7 major bomb threats throughout the nation today. This can’t possibly have anything to do with a 168 hour tv marathon on bombing suspects…
Rock Island neighborhood evacuated after bomb threat
Bomb threat forces evacuation of Seabreeze office building
DAYTONA BEACH — [...]
A guilt-ridden thief who robbed $800 from a Michigan convenience store 30-years-ago has repaid the money in cash – with interest.
The incredible turnaround unfolded on Monday morning when a typed letter, littered with spelling mistakes, arrived at the Barry County Sheriff’s office on Monday – containing $1200.
The letter bore no signature or return address and the anonymous writer asked for ‘help in locating a man that I owe the money. [...]
March 12, 2013
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is leading an online poll being conducted by Contract From America as the conservative pick for president in 2016.
With 190,000 votes cast as of Monday morning, Paul leads, with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio rounding out the top three. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush are running in last place, ranked 32 and [...]
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Residents at the Sable Ridge Condominium complex say they’ll never forget the sound.
Michael Issa says the eight gunshots that rang out Monday morning scared him. “I just know I heard a whole bunch of gunshots at 8 a.m. I dove over my son to protect him.”
Neighbor Yolanda Washington said, “I heard three [gunshots], then it stopped and I was about to rise up on the floor, and I [...]
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has declared a 30-day state of emergency in Egypt after ongoing clashes and protests led to the deaths of 48 people and left hundreds injured. Three people were killed in the town of Port Said on Sunday.
Morsi also set curfews in Port Said, Suez, Ismailia, where there have been clashes.
January 27, 2013
Police tear-gassed protesters Cairo on Monday as clashes still gripped Egypt despite a state of [...]
NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report)—Fox News Channel announced today that it would shut down for what it called “routine maintenance” Monday morning at 11:30 E.T.
Fox News president Roger Ailes explained the timing of the shutdown, which will be the first in the history of the network: “We wanted to pick a time when we were positive nothing would be happening that our viewers would want to see.”
Read more: http://www.newyorker.com/…/fox-news-to-shut-down-for-routine-maintenance-monday-morning-at-1130.html#ixzz2IUiS1Q9z
They are shutting [...]
VERNAL — When George Burnett first set up shop in Vernal, he knew he had to find away to connect with his adopted community if his custom seat cover business was going to survive.
So, armed with a sandwich board emblazoned with the phrase “Honk If You (Heart) Drilling!,” Burnett took to the corner of 500 East and Main Street and began his one-man crusade to boost the spirit of a community that [...]
A 19-year-old woman accidentally shot dead her brother while posing with a gun for Facebook photos on New Year’s Eve.
Manuel Ortiz died instantly after being shot in the head at about 6am on Monday morning.
Family and friends wept as his body was carried from his apartment in Phoenix, Arizona, where the shooting took place.
Police said 22-year-old Ortiz and his sister Savannah Ramirez arrived back at the home they shared on [...]
MARKETS TANK ON FISCAL CLIFF FREAKOUT
Like yesterday, markets seemed to move on every fiscal cliff headline. Unlike yesterday, stocks tanked.
First the scoreboard:
Dow: 12,938, -158.2, -1.2 percent
S&P 500: 1,402, -15.6, -1.1 percent
NASDAQ: 2,960, -25.6, -0.8 percent
OBAMA: ‘The Hour For Immediate Action Is Here, It Is Now’
Reid and McConnell Haven’t Even Reach An Agreement
President Barack Obama called on Senate leaders to come to a bipartisan agreement to avert the year-end fiscal cliff following a meeting with [...]
International investors begin to move away from the US$…
Good day. I made it through a busy Monday yesterday as we deal with being a few people short on the desk this week. The phones were busy as they typically are on a Monday morning, and Mike mentioned that there must have been a full moon as we dealt with some unusual customer requests. It certainly made for a wild [...]
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – About $5,000 worth of packages that were meant for the troops in Afghanistan were stolen from a Sacramento warehouse.
“There’s all sorts of stuff in here,” said Scott Raab, at the charity Move America Forward.
The big boxes were loaded and ready to go. Inside were some of the comforts of home like coffee, beef jerky, jelly beans, deodorant, sanitation wipes, and something for the season.
“We, of course, got [...]
CNN anchor Don Lemon went on an anti-gun rant on Monday morning and called for an assault weapons ban. Lemon is only the latest CNN anchor to abandon journalistic standards and push for gun control.
“We need to get guns and bullets and automatic weapons off the streets. They should only be available to police officers and to hunt al Qaeda and the Taliban and not hunt elementary school children,” an emotional Lemon appealed. [Video below the break. [...]
A Sarasota company may be to thank for saving Twinkies.
Hurst Capital, LLLP on Monday filed a letter of intent to acquire the assets of Hostess Brands Inc. with the United States Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York becoming the latest company to step forward to save Twinkies from extinction.
“Hostess has over the past 80 years created several of the most recognizable and powerful brands in the United [...]
Diplomatic message to Egypt: Hamas terrorism must cease by Tuesday evening or we step up attack.
Israel has delivered an ultimatum to Hamas through Egypt, according to which the IDF will widen its offensive in Gaza in 36 hours unless Hamas ceases firing rockets and smuggling arms into Gaza, IDF Radio reported Monday morning.
Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz told the station that the time left before Israel steps up its attack can [...]
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Israel has delivered an ultimatum to Hamas through Egypt, according towhich the IDF will widen its offensive in Gaza in 36 hours unless Hamas ceases firing rockets and smuggling arms into Gaza, IDF Radio reported Monday morning.
Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz told the station that the time left before Israel steps up its attack can be measured in “hours, not days.”
“We are at a junction,” he said. “Either we go toward a calm [...]
The Texas legislature will take up two bills designed to protect basic civil liberties in the Lone Star State during the 2013 legislative session.
On Monday morning, Rep. David Simpson (R-Longwood) prefiled The Texas Travel Freedom Act (House Bill 80). If passed, the law would make it a criminal act to intentionally touch “the anus, breast, buttocks, or sexual organ of the other person, including touching through clothing,” without probable cause [...]
On a typical Monday morning a cavalcade of taxis and trucks thunders up Eighth Avenue through Manhattan’s Chelsea district, but as the rain ahead of hurricane Sandy thickened, the traffic on the road thinned.
That made at least one aspect of Sean Ames’s life easier, as his short journey from the Gem Hotel on one side of the road to the Chelsea Gourmet Deli on the other was even quicker than normal.
SOUTHPORT, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) - Gov. Dannel Malloy has ordered the closure of all state highways across Connecticut in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy’s arrival.
“This is the most catastrophic event that we have faced and been able to plan for in any of our lifetimes. And we continue to do everything in our power to make sure that we’re ready and that our citizens are fully cognizant of what they should be doing,” Malloy said.
All trucks are [...]
North Korea warns of ‘strike’ over South if propaganda leaflets are dropped on monday morning.
The Korean People’s Army (KPA) vowed to initiate the strike if a group ofNorth Korean defectors now living in the South went ahead with plans to scatter propaganda leaflets next Monday from balloons floated over the border.
The threat came a day after South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak made a surprise visit to an island close to the [...]
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber driving a motorcycle packed with explosives rammed his bike into a joint Afghan-American patrol on Monday morning in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 14 people including three U.S. troops and their translator, officials said.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the blast, which came a day after the U.S. death toll in the war in Afghanistan reached 2,000 troops. Such joint patrols are considered key [...]
September 10, 2012
The federal government’s plan to destroy all data from its long-gun registry is unconstitutional, a judge has ruled, giving Ottawa 30 days to hand to Quebec records collected from the province’s gun owners.
In a decision released Monday morning, Mr. Justice Marc-André Blanchard of the Quebec Superior Court said the data had been collected jointly by federal and provincial officials and could not be erased unilaterally.
“Quebec didn’t embark in [...]
The right rallied on Labor Day to celebrate “National Empty Chair Day,” a show of solidarity with Clint Eastwood after his rambling address to an invisible President Barack Obama at the Republican National Convention last week.
(PHOTOS: Clint Eastwood gets political)
The action picked up steam on Twitter, where the hashtag #emptychairday began trending on Monday morning as users tweeted pictures of empty chairs in various poses.
Notable conservatives like Michelle Malkin and writers at Breitbart.com, as well [...]
Barack Obama was swept to the White House in 2008 by a wave of idealism and inspirational campaigning in which he encapsulated the mood of the nation with his slogans of ‘Hope’, ‘Change’ and ‘Yes we can’.
Then, his message was a fundamentally positive one. Americans wanted an end to the Bush era but that almost went without saying. Obama pointed to his own vision of the country; a post-partisan, post-racial [...]
Paul Ryan will take on President Obama in the Iowa battleground Monday, splitting off on the campaign trail from Mitt Romney for his first solo swing as the newly minted Republican running mate.
The Wisconsin congressman is heading to the Hawkeye State as the focus of the race becomes — for the time being — all about him. On the heels of Romney’s hastily called VP announcement Saturday morning, Ryan drew [...]
August 3, 2012
Wikipedia: Artist’s conception of rover on Mars
A probe the size of a small car will hurtle through the Martian atmosphere at 13,000mph early on Monday morning using engineering which, if successful, could lay the path for the first manned Mars landing.
Using a giant £1.67 billion heat shield, the world’s biggest supersonic parachute and eight rocket thrusters, scientists hope Curiosity, a super robot kitted out with 17 cameras [...]
U.S. astronauts won’t land on Mars by themselves but with international partners in the 2030s, NASA‘s chief said Wednesday.
The NASA Curiosity rover’s risky landing on the Red Planet is scheduled for 1:31 a.m. ET Monday morning. NASA chief Charles Bolden focused on Mars as the “ultimate destination for now” for human space exploration, in a meeting with the USA TODAY Editorial Board.
Barbara Walters launched an outrageous attack on Queen Elizabeth II for having a ‘sour face’ and dressing ‘like something out of the nineteenth century’ during the Olympics opening ceremony.
The host of ABC’s ‘The View‘ made the disparaging remarks while discussing the London 2012 Games on air on Monday morning.
While Walters acknowledged that the Queen had a sense of humour for her involvement in the James Bond sketch with Daniel Craig, [...]
TAMPA, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – Tennessee Titans wide receiver O.J. Murdock has died from what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Murdock, 25, was found in his car outside his Tampa high school Monday morning in critical condition, according to Tampa police.
“At approximately 8:30 a.m., officers discovered the victim’s body in his car in front of Middleton High School with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound,” the police said in a release. “He [...]