July 20th, 2018

Regional News

Tornado stuns Iowa town but residents say they’ll rebuild

By David Pitt, The Associated Press on July 20th, 2018

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – With the scope of the devastation still sinking in, business owners and residents of the central Iowa city of Marshalltown on Friday began picking up bricks from collapsed buildings, dragging away downed trees and trying to return to the lives they knew before a powerful tornado roared through their community. Structures throughout ... Read More »

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Hillary Clinton to appear at Central Park summer festival

By The Associated Press on July 20th, 2018

NEW YORK – Hillary Clinton will be part of a star-studded lineup at a summer festival in New York’s Central Park. Clinton will be at the festival of conversation, music and food called the OZY Fest Saturday in the park’s Rumsey Playfield. The former Democratic presidential candidate, secretary of state and U.S. senator from New ... Read More »

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William Powell’s TD in final minute caps Redblacks’ 29-25 comeback over Lions

By Darren Desaulniers, The Canadian Press on July 20th, 2018

OTTAWA – Lewis Ward kicked five field goals and William Powell scored a two-yard touchdown run in the final minute of the game to give the Ottawa Redblacks a 29-25 win over the B.C. Lions on Friday night. After Tyler Long kicked a 20-yard field goal giving the Lions a 25-22 lead with 1:59 to ... Read More »

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Kylie Masse hopes to take 2nd gold in 200 backstroke at Canadian Trials

By Shane Jones, The Canadian Press on July 20th, 2018

EDMONTON – Having already made a splash on the second day of the 2018 Canadian Swimming Trials, Kylie Masse will be looking to add a second gold on Saturday. The 22-year-old is one of the shining stars of the new wave of successful Canadian women’s swimmers and proved it in her first event in Edmonton ... Read More »

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Diaz drives in Martin to give Blue Jays 8-7 walkoff victory over Orioles

By Gregory Strong, The Canadian Press on July 20th, 2018

TORONTO – Aledmys Diaz drove in Russell Martin in the 10th inning to give the Toronto Blue Jays an 8-7 walkoff victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night at the Rogers Centre. Diaz hit a sharp grounder that deflected off the glove of Baltimore third baseman Renato Nunez. Shortstop Tim Beckham couldn’t come up ... Read More »

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Comic-Con gets a look at Spider-Man spinoff ‘Venom’

By Lindsey Bahr, The Associated Press on July 20th, 2018

SAN DIEGO – Director Ruben Fleischer says that there aren’t really any heroes in the superhero movie “Venom,” who is a grittier, more violent and more complicated character than his Marvel brethren. Comic-Con attendees got a look at footage from the upcoming Spider-Man spinoff Friday and heard from stars Tom Hardy and Riz Ahmed as ... Read More »

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M. Night Shyamalan debuts ‘Glass’ trailer at Comic-Con

By Lindsey Bahr, The Associated Press on July 20th, 2018

SAN DIEGO – Director M. Night Shyamalan says he could have launched the trailer for “Glass” in front of the summer’s biggest movies in theatres, but that he wanted to hold it for Comic-Con. The filmmaker said Friday at the annual comic book convention that he felt strongly that the Hall H audience should be ... Read More »

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Migos’ Offset arrested on felony gun charges in Georgia

By The Associated Press on July 20th, 2018

JONESBORO, Ga. – Offset of the hip-hop group Migos is facing two felony gun charges after he and his bodyguard were pulled over outside of Atlanta. Clayton County Police Sgt. Ashanti Marbury tells WSB-TV that an officer pulled over a Porsche 911 Friday afternoon for failing to maintain its lane. Police say Offset, whose real ... Read More »

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Jamie Lee Curtis hugs an emotional ‘Halloween’ fan

By Lindsey Bahr, The Associated Press on July 20th, 2018

SAN DIEGO – Jamie Lee Curtis walked off-stage during a massive Comic-Con presentation for the new “Halloween” movie Friday to embrace an emotional fan who said that her character saved his life years ago. Wiping tears away, the man told a story about a home invasion he experienced and said he was a victor not ... Read More »

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Stamps’ Mitchell gets green light to return from knee injury vs. Als

By Laurence Heinen, The Canadian Press on July 20th, 2018

CALGARY – When it was announced that Bo Levi Mitchell would start at quarterback for the Calgary Stampeders this weekend, it may have come as a surprise to some people. Not to Mitchell. Although Mitchell sustained a knee injury late in the second quarter of Calgary’s 27-3 road win over the Ottawa Redblacks on July ... Read More »

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‘We are doing the right thing:’ Protesters dig in at anti-pipeline camp

By The Canadian Press on July 20th, 2018

BURNABY, B.C. – Protesters at an anti-pipeline camp in Burnaby, B.C., say they are ready to defy an eviction notice handed out from the city. The City of Burnaby issued a 72-hour notice to those occupying “Camp Cloud” on Wednesday, but protesters said in a news release issued Friday that three days wasn’t enough time ... Read More »

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