June 14th, 2021

Federal Election

Scoreboard for Sunday, June 13, 2021

By The Canadian Press on June 13th, 2021

Sunday’s Games NHL playoffs Best-of-Seven Semifinals New York Islanders 2 Tampa Bay 1 (New York leads series 1-0) — NBA Playoffs Best-of-Seven Second Round Milwaukee 107 Brooklyn 96 (Series tied 2-2) Phoenix 125 Denver 118 (Phoenix wins series 4-0) — MLB American League Tampa Bay 7 Baltimore 1 Chicago White Sox 4 Detroit 1 Seattle ... Read More »

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Americans stand trial in Japan, accused in Ghosn’s escape

By Yuri Kageyama, The Associated Press on June 13th, 2021

TOKYO (AP) – Two Americans suspected of helping former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn flee Japan while he was out on bail go on trial Monday in Tokyo. Michael Taylor, a former Green Beret, and his son Peter Taylor are suspected in the Houdini-like operation where Ghosn hid in a box for music equipment that was ... Read More »

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Ned Beatty, titanic character actor of ‘Network,’ dies at 83

By Jake Coyle, The Associated Press on June 13th, 2021

NEW YORK (AP) – Ned Beatty, the Oscar-nominated character actor who in half a century of American movies, including “Deliverance,” “Network” and “Superman,” was a booming, indelible presence in even the smallest parts, has died. He was 83. Beatty’s manager, Deborah Miller, said Beatty died Sunday of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles ... Read More »

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Chris Johnston leads the Canadian finishers at US$1-million Bassmaster Classic event

By The Canadian Press on June 13th, 2021

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Chris Johnston put an exclamation mark on a record-setting weekend for Canada’s three competitors at the US$1-million Bassmaster Classic. Johnston, of Peterborough, Ont., finished eighth in the Elite Series’ premier event at Lake Ray Roberts. It’s the best result for a Canadian in the tournament, eclipsing the previous mark of 31st ... Read More »

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Somali-Canadian group says another woman wearing a hijab attacked in Edmonton

By Rob Drinkwater, The Canadian Press on June 13th, 2021

EDMONTON – The chair of a group representing Somali Canadians in Edmonton says there has been another local attack on a woman who was wearing a hijab. Jibril Ibrahim alleges the Somali-Canadian woman was walking by herself in northeast Edmonton on Friday evening when an unknown man grabbed her by her neck and pushed her ... Read More »

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Ned Beatty, indelible in ‘Deliverance,’ ‘Network,’ dies, 83

By Jake Coyle, The Associated Press on June 13th, 2021

NEW YORK (AP) – Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972’s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died. He was 83. Beatty’s manager, Deborah Miller, said Beatty died Sunday of natural causes at his home in Los ... Read More »

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Canadian Stuart Macdonald ties for fifth at Korn Ferry Tour event

By The Canadian Press on June 13th, 2021

GREER, S.C. – Canadian golfer Stuart Macdonald tied for fifth on Sunday at the Korn Ferry Tour’s BMW Charity Pro-Am. It marked the third top-10 finish in a row for the Vancouver native, who tied for third and tied for 10th at his past two events. Macdonald finished at 19 under for the 72-hole tournament ... Read More »

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Canadian Maude-Aimee Leblanc finishes second at Symetra Tour event

By The Canadian Press on June 13th, 2021

Canadian golfer Maude-Aimee Leblanc posted her third second-place finish of the season at the Symetra Tour’s Island Resort Championship on Sunday in Harris, Mich. Leblanc, from Sherbrooke, Que., led by three entering the third and final round before finishing one stroke behind Morgane Metraux of Switzerland. Metraux fired a 5-under 67 in the the final ... Read More »

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Ned Beatty, indelible in ‘Deliverance,’ ‘Network’ dies at 83

By Jake Coyle, The Associated Press on June 13th, 2021

NEW YORK (AP) – Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer brutally raped by a backwoodsman in 1972’s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died. He was 83. Beatty’s manager, Deborah Miller, said Beatty died Sunday of natural causes at his home in ... Read More »

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Despite new, unfamiliar variables, Habs undaunted by top-seeded Golden Knights

By James McCarten, The Canadian Press on June 13th, 2021

LAS VEGAS – From the Manitoba prairie to the Mojave Desert, from largely empty arenas to a capacity crowd: not a lot about Monday’s Stanley Cup semifinal opener in Las Vegas will be familiar to the Montreal Canadiens. That includes the Vegas Golden Knights themselves, a team the Canadiens have yet to face in the ... Read More »

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Israel swears in new coalition, ending Netanyahu’s long rule

By Josef Federman, The Associated Press on June 13th, 2021

JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel’s parliament on Sunday narrowly approved a new coalition government, ending the historic 12-year rule of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and sending the polarizing leader into the opposition. Naftali Bennett, a former ally of Netanyahu turned rival, became prime minister after the 60-59 vote. Promising to try to heal a divided nation, ... Read More »

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