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  • Canadian police identify head of dismembered student

    Canadian police identify head of dismembered student
    A human head found in a Montreal park this week belongs to Jun Lin, the Chinese university student killed and dismembered in May, police said Wednesday. The remains were discovered Sunday in Angrignon Park, and police had been waiting since then for them...
  • Hookahs: Safer Than Cigarettes? Wrong

    Hookahs: Safer Than Cigarettes? Wrong
    At least in Canada, many young people seem to think hookahs and other water pipes are safer than cigarettes, researchers say. For a study that appears in the current issue of the journal Pediatrics, scientists in Montreal mailed questionnaires in 2007...
  • A Hollywood mixing Bowl

    A Hollywood mixing Bowl
    Adele can't contain herself. Nothing new there. The hot young British soul singer is, by her own account, "pretty mouthy." But learning that she will share the bill with her idol, Etta James, at the Hollywood Bowl next Sunday has sent her over the moon....
  • Nic Fiore dies at 88; ski instructor at Yosemite's Badger Pass resort

    Nic Fiore dies at 88; ski instructor at Yosemite's Badger Pass resort
    Nic Fiore, one of America's most influential ski instructors and a legendary figure at Yosemite's Badger Pass ski area, where he taught skiing for more than 50 years, has died. He was 88. Fiore, who underwent heart surgery in 2004 and had a stroke in...
  • Kate McGarrigle dies at 63; Canadian folk singer and songwriter

    Kate McGarrigle dies at 63; Canadian folk singer and songwriter
    Kate McGarrigle, the Canadian singer and songwriter who, with her sister Anna, recorded a string of critically acclaimed albums of literate and wistfully romantic homespun songs and then became the proud matriarch of an extended folk-rock-pop musical...
  • Actress Natasha Richardson Hospitalized After Skiing Accident

    MONTREAL, CANADA (WPIX) -- British actress and Tony award winner Natasha Richardson, is in extremely critical condition after a freak skiing accident Monday in Montreal, according to reports. The British Press Association says she is now on a flight...
  • Richardson's family gathers near injured actress

    NEW YORK (AP) - Members of Natasha Richardson's family gathered at a New York hospital where the Tony-winning actress was reportedly taken with a serious head injury after falling on a Canadian ski slope. Richardson, 45, part of the Redgrave dynasty...
  • County Administrator Brenda Garton makes the rounds

     
    County Administrator Brenda Garton has spent $8,551 this budget year traveling to four conferences. That's more than double the budget for her travels to conferences, which is $4,200 this budget year. In the county's budget, Garton's budget for...
  • At least three aboard L.A.-bound flight injured after severe turbulence hits; plane is diverted to Montreal

     
    At least three people aboard a United Airlines flight on Tuesday were injured when the plane encountered severe turbulence over the Atlantic Ocean during a trip from London to Los Angeles, airline officials said. Flight 935, carrying 196 passengers and......
  • Album review: Wolf Parade, 'Expo 86'

     
    Rating: 2.5 stars (out of 4) One might expect a lot of back and forth illustrating contrasting – or even clashing – styles between the two primary Wolf Parade songwriters, Dan Boeckner and Spencer Krug. Besides their work in the......
  • Canadian prisoner, too fat for cell, released early

    An obese inmate who goes by the nickname "Big Mike" has been granted early parole because a Canadian prison could not accommodate his 430-pound frame. Michel Lapointe, 37, was released from prison earlier this week after serving 25 months in Montreal's...
  • After Feds Put Connecticut Rail Plan On Slow Track, State Will Seek More Funds

    Now that other states have grabbed most of the federal stimulus money for high-speed rail systems, does Connecticut still have a chance of building a New Haven-to-Springfield line? Connecticut congressional leaders and policy planners say the vision of...