Day: June 20, 2019

Amazon’s sci-fi drama ‘Bliss’ to star Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links What if Elon Musk is right and we’re living in a simulation? Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson will star in Bliss, a new sci-drama for Amazon Studios that explores this question further. Written and directed by Mike Cahill (Another Earth), the production started filming this week in Los Angeles and […]

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Swiping soil ‘incredibly stupid,’ Sudbury thief admits

Sudbury Star (Getty Images) When Greater Sudbury Police officers showed up at the Home Hardware store on Second Avenue the morning of April 30 to investigate the overnight theft of four bags of soil, they had a good lead to follow. Officers noticed a trail of soil led away from the store, revealing both the […]

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Victim captures sex act on video while on Sudbury bus

Sudbury Star (Getty Images) A man who masturbated in front of a girl on a city bus — an act the girl captured on her cellphone — has been given a suspended sentence. “I appreciate you have some very significant mental health issues going on,” Ontario Court Justice John Keast told Joseph Macauley, 50, as […]

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Opioids a growing threat to health in Greater Sudbury

Sudbury Star Renee St-Onge, director of knowledge and strategic services, and Ariella Zbar, associate medical officer of health, talk about the opioid crisis at a meeting of the Public Health Sudbury and Districts board on Thursday. Jim Moodie jpg, SU Opioids now rival pneumonia and flu, as well as several types of cancer, in terms […]

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‘I thought the smelter had blown up’

Sudbury Star Electrician Gary Hrytsak was taking a brief nap during a coffee break at the Falconbridge smelter complex about 10:05 a.m. June 20, 1984, when he got thrown off the bench he was on. “It was an eerie feeling,” recalled the now-retired Hrytsak during his speech at the 35th Workers’ Memorial Day ceremonies at […]

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Sudbury’s NEO Kids and the healing power of home

Sudbury Star Michel Carre makes a point as his wife, Elyse, and son, Carter, 7, look on at the launch of the Palladino Auto Group Golf Classic for NEO Kids in Sudbury, Ont. on Thursday June 20, 2019. Carter, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, is this year’s Palladino Auto Group Golf Classic for […]

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Pelicans get their man: Zion Williamson brings franchise-changing potential to New Orleans

NBA.com: News Go to Source BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Eventually, as with every NBA Draft, there will be a “re-draft” of the Class of 2019. That’s the irresistible exercise in hindsight from media outlets that rank a particular year’s prospects not on their projected value but on actual demonstrated value five, 10 or more seasons into […]

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NASA gives the Mars 2020 rover its legs and wheels

Engadget RSS Feed The Mars 2020 rover is looking more and more like an actual rover, now that there’s only a year left before its target launch date. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineers have installed the vehicle’s starboard legs and six wheels (aka its mobility suspension) on June 13th. The machine’s wheels are made of […]

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Busy night of reported trades early in NBA Draft

NBA.com: News Go to Source De’Andre Hunter will reportedly head to the Hawks after being taken with the Lakers’ No. 4 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. NEW YORK — It was a dizzying night of trades at the 2019 NBA Draft. Lottery picks DeAndre Hunter, Jarrett Culver and Jaxson Hayes didn’t last long with […]

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For Trump, ‘Judgment Time Is Coming’ on How to Respond to Iran

NYT > Politics WASHINGTON — President Trump’s tenure as commander in chief came to a dramatic turning point on Thursday night as he found himself torn between his own competing advisers and his own competing instincts, teetering on the edge of the kind of military action he came to office vowing not to take. In […]

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