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Man charged in relation to domestic assault, kidnapping and police pursuit

Man charged in relation to domestic assault, kidnapping and police pursuit

She told police he repeatedly screamed at her, pushed her head and hit her in the face with a pizza while she was driving. Police received reports at about 12:20 p.m. Once they were found, the man was taken into custody, and upon questioning, he confessed planting the marijuana. Court records indicate that Staples-Taylor has several previous charges.


Yulia Skripal's cousin hoping for visa to visit Britain

Yulia Skripal's cousin hoping for visa to visit Britain

Skripal "is responding well to treatment, improving rapidly and is no longer in a critical condition", according to Salisbury District Hospital director Christine Blanshard. Scientists at the U.K.'s Porton Down defense laboratory identified the poison as Novichok but have not pinpointed where it was manufactured. The British government says it relied on a combination of scientific analysis and other intelligence to conclude that the nerve agent came from Russian Federation.


Humboldt Broncos bus involved in highway crash

Humboldt Broncos bus involved in highway crash

Police said there are fatalities and injuries but aren't releasing numbers at this time. The Broncos were on the way to play a game against the Nipawin Hawks. "When more information is given we will update". A gathering point has been established at Nipawin's Apostolic Church on 109 4th Ave. Drivers are asked to use extreme caution when driving in the area, and are asked to avoid the area altogether if possible.


India begins process to procure fighter jets

India begins process to procure fighter jets

Of the planes, 15% have to be in flyaway condition with the remaining 85% to be made in India by a strategic partner, according to the terms of the request for information (RFI) issued by the defence ministry on Friday. IAF intends to use the aircraft as day and night -capable, all-weather, multi-role combat aircraft. But in September 2016, India signed an €7.87 billion (around Rs59,000 crore) deal with the French government for purchase of 36 Rafale twin-engine fighter jets.


Michael Blagg found guilty of wife's murder for a second time

Michael Blagg found guilty of wife's murder for a second time

Carter said Butcher called 911 from Johnston's home on the morning of March 26, 2016, and told the call taker he had killed his girlfriend and tried to kill himself. The juror said she then spoke up, telling the man he was ugly and that he need to "back off before she knocked his ass out", the affidavit said. He told the court he dated Johnston for about four-and-a-half years, breaking up in 2010.