TORONTO—A major investigation into human trafficking has led to the rescue earlier this month of 20 people—some as young as 14—suspected of working in the sex trade as minors or against their will, police said yesterday.
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WINNIPEG—Gillian Taronno wasn’t going to let giving birth to triplets stop her from voting.
She and her husband, Sandy, went to a polling station in the riding of Winnipeg South Centre yesterday morning.
Gillian asked those in line inside Harrow United Church if they could go ahead to vote.
TORONTO Ken Taylor, Canada’s ambassador to Iran who sheltered Americans at his residence during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis has died. He was 81.
Taylor’s wife, Pat, said Ken died Thursday after a two-month battle with colon cancer.
LONDON The World Health Organization says it’s possible in rare instances for patients who survived Ebola to develop the lethal disease again, when lingering virus in the body starts to replicate.
The 28-year-old Londoner, who plays menacing, white-haired Daenerys Targaryen, aka Khaleesi, aka Mother of Dragons on “Game of Thrones,” is Esquire’s Sexiest Woman Alive.
The magazine made the announcement early Tuesday, but GQ got there first, anointing Clarke Woman of the Year in September.
CHICAGO One couple ran away to get married ... at the Chicago Marathon.
Stephanie Reinhart says she just wanted a “short and sweet ceremony.” Mark Jockel wanted a big wedding surrounded by friends and family. The 35-year-old Reinhart and 46-year-old Jockel compromised, marrying at the 8-mile mark of Sunday’s Chicago Marathon in the city’s Boystown neighbourhood.
Two orphaned sisters separated decades ago in Korea have been reunited after miraculously getting hired on the same floor of a southwest Florida hospital.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. A bow hunter is recovering after he survived a grizzly bear mauling by remembering a tip from his grandmother and shoving his arm down the animal’s throat.
DULUTH, Minn.—Former Canadian women’s hockey team coach Shannon Miller and two other former University of Minnesota-Duluth female coaches have filed a discrimination lawsuit against the school saying they lost their jobs because they’re female and gay.
Miller, from Melville, Sask., led the Bulldogs to five NCAA women’s championships in her 16 seasons there.
PARIS A 24-year-old Danish woman sails refugees across windy straits to safety in Sweden. A Romanian whose ancestors were driven from their homeland opens his house to today’s migrants. A girl brings pens and paper to migrant children sleeping at a Milan train station.