An elevated section of the Mexico City metro collapsed and sent a subway car plunging toward a busy boulevard late Monday, killing at least 23 people and injuring about 70, city officials said. The site where an overpass for a metro partially collapsed with train cars on it is seen at Olivos station in Mexico City. (Carlos Jasso/Reuters)The Mexico City Metro has had at least two serious incidents since its inauguration half a century ago. Despite the fact that the coronavirus situation remains serious in Mexico City, they crowded together as they waited for news. It was not clear whether a 7.1-magnitude earthquake in 2017 could have affected the subway line.
May 04, 2021 06:08 UTC
Willy Adames and Manuel Margot homered, Mike Brosseau had a two-run single and the Rays opened a seven-game California road trip with a 7-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night. Yandy Díaz and Margot followed with RBI singles to interrupt the Rays’ recent struggles with runners in scoring position. Margot added a two-run homer in the ninth. ... Angels reliever Mike Mayers went on the injured list with an unspecified ailment, and the club recalled LHP Patrick Sandoval. UP NEXTLoading... Loading... Loading... Loading... Loading... Loading...
May 04, 2021 06:00 UTC
VANCOUVER - Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers have accomplished their first goal of the season — making the playoffs. A 5-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Monday cemented Edmonton’s spot in the post-season but the Oilers captain said the hard work is far from over. Just 41 seconds earlier, McDavid picked off a Canucks pass in the neutral zone, skated into Vancouver territory and blasted a shot at Holtby. The Canucks tied the game at 1-1 before the end of the first, thanks to Schmidt’s fifth goal of the season. The Oilers hold a 4-2 edge in the season series between the two sides with four games to go.
May 04, 2021 04:52 UTC
The scuffling Mets fired hitting coach Chili Davis and assistant Tom Slater on Monday night following a 6-5 loss in St. Louis that dropped them to 11-12. He was the Mariners’ minor league hitting co-ordinator from 2018-19 and their assistant hitting coach in the big leagues last season. The 61-year-old Davis was in his third season as Mets hitting coach. Slater was in his fourth season as New York’s assistant hitting coach. “It’s too early to be overreacting to small samples of results.”Loading... Loading... Loading... Loading... Loading... Loading...Davis played 19 seasons in the majors from 1981-99, batting .274 with 350 home runs, 1,372 RBIs and an .811 OPS with the Giants, Angels, Twins, Royals and Yankees.
May 04, 2021 04:30 UTC
Rossland, B.C., Mayor Kathy Moore admits she and her husband — both Canadian-American dual citizens — travelled to Spokane, Wash., on April 1 by car for their first coronavirus vaccines. Under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's current guidelines , American citizens are exempt from COVID-19 travel restrictions. banned non-essential travel between the province's three regional zones until May 25. Moore said she understands the pain of British Columbians not being able to visit their loved ones under the current travel restrictions, and said in hindsight she wouldn't have made the trip. In January, former Castlegar, B.C., Mayor Bruno Tassone quit after coming under fire for travelling outside of his local community during the Christmas holidays, despite provincial guidelines against non-essential travel.
May 04, 2021 02:21 UTC
CALGARY—In case you missed the large illegal rodeo this weekend, Jason Kenney would like you to know that, when it comes to public health rules, Alberta has a compliance problem. It’s not that all rural Albertans oppose lockdowns, which after all have been comparatively minor in Alberta compared to some other provinces. Let’s put in some farmers and ranchers.”But as cases rise across the province, the rodeo was not met with universal applause. The story of what has been dubbed the “Bowden rodeo” led the newscast he found himself watching, an association that is frustrating the longtime mayor of the small community about an hour north of Calgary. Bruce Mackay, a self-described “cowboy hat-wearing white man” from nearby Chestermere, drove by the rodeo this weekend and didn’t stop.
May 04, 2021 02:15 UTC
PHILADELPHIA - Claude Giroux had two goals and an assist, Kevin Hayes gave Philadelphia a rare early lead, and the Flyers skated to an easy 7-2 victory over the first-place Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night. Sidney Crosby and Jason Zucker scored for the Penguins, who are tied atop the East Division with Washington. The Flyers probably wish they had more games against the Penguins, though. “I just don’t think we were on our game,” Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan said. UP NEXTThe teams close out their season series with the second game of a back-to-back on Tuesday night in Philadelphia.
May 04, 2021 02:06 UTC
Old-growth logging approvals have gone up over the past year despite the B.C. government promising to protect old-growth forests, according to new research from an environmental group. "The old-growth logging, as we expected, is concentrated in ... the more productive old-growth," campaign director Torrance Coste told CBC's Kieran Oudshoorn. government calling for protection of old-growth forests, out of concern the current management plan would lead to permanent biodiversity loss. Merkel said the jump in approved old-growth cutblock permits is concerning, and when it comes to ancient forests, there is a lack of transparency from the provincial government.
May 04, 2021 01:58 UTC
RALEIGH, N.C. - Sebastian Aho scored twice in the second period on the way to a hat trick, helping the Carolina Hurricanes beat Chicago 5-2 on Monday night and eliminate the Blackhawks from post-season contention. Carolina has earned a point in 11 straight games, winning eight, with coach Rod Brind’Amour saying his players “haven’t come off the gas at all“ since clinching a third straight playoff trip. Aho’s streak included five straight games with an assist. Loading... Loading... Loading... Loading... Loading... Loading... UP NEXTThe teams meet Tuesday in the second game of a three-game set as the Hurricanes close their home schedule.
May 04, 2021 01:56 UTC
With other suitors prepared to offer more, Semien looked elsewhere and eventually settled on the Blue Jays’ one-year deal worth $18 million. “I really remember Donaldson and Cespedes coming back,” Semien said. The Jays hope they are witnessing a similar turnaround after Semien flashed power early this season and not much else. “It’s a new month, it’s a fresh start,” said Semien, who entered the series opener batting .220. If Semien finds a similar spark, it will go a long way in making him forget all about that ugly April.
May 04, 2021 01:30 UTC
are investigating another Lower Mainland shooting after Langley RCMP received a report of shots fired at Willowbrook Mall Monday afternoon. Langley RCMP say the incident happened around 3:30 p.m. PT. A man was found suffering gunshot wounds and was taken to hospital with potential life-threatening injuries. RCMP say they are currently in the evidence gathering phase and will not be providing any more information at this time. Police are asking any witnesses with dash cam footage or video of the events around the shooting to contact Langley RCMP at 604-532-3200 to contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
May 04, 2021 00:22 UTC
Yukon is reporting one new case of COVID-19 that's also a variant of concern. Territorial officials announced a positive test result for the B.1.1.7 variant in Whitehorse in a news release Monday afternoon. The case is associated with travel and is linked to an outbreak in another jurisdiction, according to the release, although it didn't specify where the person had travelled from. The case brings Yukon's total number of COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic to 82. It also ends the territory's days-long streak of being the only jurisdiction in Canada without an active COVID-19 case.
May 03, 2021 23:55 UTC
May is designated as Asian Heritage Month in Canada — and the Calgary Public Library and Calgary Reads have come up with some great related books for children, teens and adults. Illustrated books to read with the kids:Below is a list of picture books recommended by Calgary Reads to celebrate and learn more about Asian Heritage Month:A Different Pond written by Bao Phi, illustrated by Thi Bui. CBC Calgary has partnered up with the Calgary-based Asian Heritage Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that promotes the appreciation of Asian-Canadian participation in and contribution to Canadian society. See the virtual community events are being featured by the Asian Heritage Foundation here. You can find out more ways to celebrate Asian Heritage Month in Alberta, including through virtual music, film and more here.
May 03, 2021 23:03 UTC
Windsor's e-scooter pilot program is off and running, following Bird Canada's announcement that 500 Bird Two e-scooters are now available for use in the region. The e-scooters, however, are now available "as a low-cost way to get around," Bird Canada said in a release. "Bird Canada has hired a local team to manage the roll-out of its e-scooters and educate users on how to properly, responsibly, and safely ride and mindfully park e-scooters. This screenshot from the Bird Canada app shows where e-scooters can be picked up and used in Windsor during this 12-month pilot project. (Bird Canada)"Some areas within the City of Windsor are designated as Slow Zones (15km/h) or No Park Zones, as directed by the City of Windsor."
May 03, 2021 22:30 UTC
The Brewers made room for the two former All-Stars by sending slumping first baseman Keston Hiura and outfielder Tyrone Taylor to the alternate training site. “We haven’t been activating players lately, so just to activate some players is a change of how last week went, that’s for sure,” Brewers manager Craig Counsell said. The Brewers had 17 players on the injured list Sunday when they lost 16-4 to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Hiura opened the season as the Brewers’ starting first baseman but was batting just .152 with one homer and five RBIs in 26 games. “I think it can be a short-term thing, and I think he can be back and be a productive offensive player fairly quickly.”Loading... Loading... Loading... Loading... Loading... Loading...
May 03, 2021 22:07 UTC