Daily Archives: June 1, 2017

Lawsuit: Facebook post on gay marriage gets farmer barred from market – Farmer fined $2.8M for farming on own land

A Michigan farmer, barred from selling at an open-air market in a nearby city after refusing to let a gay couple get married on his property, is suing the city. Steve Tennes, who owns Country Mill farms, filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday alleging that East Lansing is excluding him from its farmers market because of his Christian belief that marriage ...

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Explosions, gunshots heard at resort in Philippines capital

A military spokesperson says police are in full control of an incident at an entertainment resort in the Philippine capital of Manila, after gunshots and explosions rang out early Friday. The military continues to monitor the situation, said Restituto Padilla. Resorts World Manila said on social media it was in lockdown and police were in control of the situation. Local ...

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Boeing abruptly cancels announcement on fighter jet deal amid Bombardier spat

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan’s tough talk has prompted U.S. aircraft giant Boeing to scrap the planned unveiling of its Canadian industry partners for the Super Hornet program. The company cited the “current climate” for the decision. “It is not the most opportune time to share this good news story,” said Boeing spokesman Scott Day in a statement, issued shorty before ...

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Engineer tried in Elliot Lake mall collapse found not guilty

A former engineer has been found not guilty of two counts of criminal negligence causing death and one count of criminal negligence causing bodily harm in connection to a deadly northern Ontario mall roof collapse. Justice Edward Gareau delivered his ruling in the trial of Robert Wood on Thursday at a Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., courthouse. Wood, who is in his mid-60’s, declared the ...

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'We still have several unanswered questions,' says Chris Cornell's widow, Vicky Cornell

Chris Cornell’s widow says she’s grateful for the support her family has received in the wake of the Soundgarden frontman’s death last month, but she still doesn’t know what caused him to hang himself. Vicky Cornell says in a statement Thursday that she is still awaiting the toxicology reports she hopes will clarify the circumstances around her late husband’s apparent ...

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