Strong Wind Starting To Make An Impact  [LINK]
The strong west wind is beginning to make an impact in areas of the Pembina Valley.  A large evergreen tree at the south end of Third Street in Winkler was the victim of this morning's wind gusts.  The tree is impeding traffic on the southbound lane of Third Street at the corner of Southview Drive. A wind warning is in effect for much of Southern Manitoba today, with gusts of 90 km/h or... [Read More]
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'Wasabi receptor' for pain discovered in flatworms  [LINK]
A Northwestern University research team has discovered how scalding heat and tissue injury activate an ancient 'pain' receptor in simple animals. The findings, from a study of flatworms, could lead to... [Read More]
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Philadelphia Furniture Stars At Christie’s  [LINK]
NEW YORK CITY – Christie’s kicked off fall with an eclectic sale of everything from ship’s figureheads to Aesthetic decor and Outsider art. Eighteenth Century Philadelphia furniture took the lead. A symphony of curves, the circa 1740-1755 Reynell-Coates Queen Anne walnut compass-seat side chair topped sales at $137,500 including buyer’s premium. Five other known chairs fro.... [Read More]
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Simon Baker On Making His Feature Directing Debut With Surf Drama ‘Breath’ – Toronto Studio  [LINK]
A 20-year movie career aside, Simon Baker is perhaps most familiar to American audiences from CBS's The Mentalist as Patrick Jane, consultant to the California Bureau of Investigation crime-fighting unit. His directing debut, however, takes him back to his roots as a kid in New South Wales. An adapt... [Read More]
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Survival Guide Comedy Series From Military Vet Duo Ordered By Netflix With Matt Damon & Peter Berg Producing  [LINK]
Netflix has given an eight-episode straight-to-series order to The Green Beret's Guide to Surviving the Apocalypse, a hybrid scripted/unscripted comedy written, produced by and starring two military veterans, Shawn Vance, a former United States Special forces Green Beret, and Daril Fanin, ... [Read More]
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THE FUTURE OF INTERNATIONAL PAYMENTS IS HERE. WORLDFIRST LAUNCHES WORLD ACCOUNT  [LINK]
Launch follows successful beta trial and 1,000+ pre-registrations  Highly anticipated World Account from WorldFirst launches in the UK Free to use platform will help save time and money for businesses that operate in different currencies Opening local currency accounts helps smaller businesses to ‘do business like a local’ Launch follows successful beta test with 50 […] [Read More]
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Press Releases  [LINK]
A repository of national press releases put forth by the FBI National Press Office. [Read More]
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CSKA Moscow 0 Basel 2: Xhaka, Oberlin do the damage  [LINK]
Taulant Xhaka’s stunning solo strike set the tone for Basel to claim their first victory in ten Champions League away fixtures in style as they saw off CSKA Moscow 2-0. The combative Xhaka put in a sparkling display at the heart of Basel’s midfield, capping off his performance with a brilliant effort 29 minutes into Wednesday’s clash at VEB […] [Read More]
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Juventus 2 Sporting CP 1: Late Mandzukic intervention saves wasteful Bianconeri  [LINK]
Mario Mandzukic scored a late header to hand Juventus a precious 2-1 win over Sporting CP in a hard-fought Champions League clash at the Allianz Stadium. The hosts squandered a number of excellent opportunities in a dominant opening half, but Croatian striker Mandzukic stepped up in the 84th minute to ensure that the Bianconeri were […] [Read More]
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Bayern Munich 3 Celtic 0: Hoops outclassed on Heynckes´ return to Europe  [LINK]
Jupp Heynckes carried on where he left off in the Champions League as Bayern Munich eased to a 3-0 win over Celtic on Wednesday. The German champions dominated from start to finish at the Allianz Arena to shore up second spot, three points behind Group B leaders Paris Saint-Germain. Thomas Muller and Joshua Kimmich struck […] [Read More]
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Chelsea 3 Roma 3: Hazard brace rescues Conte´s men after Dzeko double  [LINK]
Eden Hazard scored his first goals of the season to rescue Chelsea as Antonio Conte’s men were held to a dramatic 3-3 draw by Roma in the Champions League. Edin Dzeko had looked set to enjoy one of the most memorable nights of his career after he scored twice – including one of the all-time […] [Read More]
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Anderlecht 0 Paris Saint-Germain 4: Mbappe takes one record as Cavani closes on another  [LINK]
Kylian Mbappe became the Champions League’s highest-scoring teenager and Edinson Cavani netted in a seventh consecutive European match as Paris Saint-Germain’s procession towards the knockout stages continued with a 4-0 defeat of Anderlecht. The expected chasm between the two Group B sides was not always so evident on Wednesday, but Mbappe scored inside three minutes and Cava... [Read More]
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Barcelona 3 Olympiacos 1:Ton-up for Messi as Pique sees red  [LINK]
Lionel Messi brought up 100 goals in European club competitions as Barcelona made light of Gerard Pique’s red card to cruise to a 3-1 Champions League Group D win over Olympiacos. Ernesto Valverde saw his team hit the front after 18 minutes against his former employers when Dimitris Nikolaou put through his own net and […] [Read More]
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Niverville Town Council Awards Contract For New Outdoor Rink  [LINK]
The Town of Niverville is building a brand new outdoor rink for just under $75,000. Mayor Myron Dyck says council awarded the contract to Armada Construction of Niverville. He notes this ... [Read More]
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See New 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Photo; Here's What We Know So Far  [LINK]
Director Bryan Singer (X-Men Apocalypse) shared an amazing new photo of Rami Malek (above in Buster's Mal Heart) as Freddie Mercury (below) and it looks like a snapshot from a concert video of the famed singer during his glory days leading Queen. If those names are not instantly familiar to you... [Read More]
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Chelsea 3-3 AS Roma: Hazard bags brace in European thriller  [LINK]
Eden Hazard scored his first goals of the season on Wednesday evening as Chelsea fought-back from behind to draw 3-3 with AS Roma on a breathless evening at Stamford Bridge. Antonio Conte’s men streaked into a two-goal advantage in the first-half via strikes from David Luiz and Hazard, before Aleksander Kolarov gave the visitors a […] [Read More]
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