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Sounders overrun TFC to claim MLS cup despite Altidore’s return

MLS·NewSounders overrun TFC to claim MLS cup despite Altidore's returnThe Seattle Sounders have won their second Major League Soccer championship.Seattle halt Toronto's playoff march to claim 2nd title Teammates mob Seattle defender Kelvin Leerdam, centre, (obscured) after scoring against Toronto FC during the Sounders' 3-1 win to claim the MLS Cup on Sunday. (Jonathan Hayward/Canadian Press )Kelvin Leerdam, Victor Rodriguez and Raul Ruidiaz scored second-half goals to lift the Seattle Sounders to a 3-1 victory over Toronto FC in the MLS Cup final Sunday. It was an opportunistic performance for the Sounders, who lived off scraps but got the goal they needed and then came on strong. Toronto's consolation goal came in stoppage time.BOXSCORE: Sounders 3, TFC 1 The game was a championship rubber match with Seattle winning the 2016 final via penalty shootout (5-4) and Toronto lifting the trophy with a 2-0 victory in 2017. While Toronto dominated possession for most of ..

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Get ready for snow: Toronto could get up to 15 cm on Monday

Toronto·NewGet ready for snow: Toronto could get up to 15 cm on MondayLight snow should start in the morning, getting heavier in the afternoon and early evening, Environment Canada says.Snowfall starting in morning, getting heavier in afternoon: Environment CanadaPack your winter gear on Monday! Environment Canada is forecasting snow will get heavier in the afternoon and evening. (Kate Bueckert/CBC)Expect a snowy Remembrance Day in Toronto. Light snow should start in the morning, getting heavier in the afternoon and early evening, said Weiqing Zhang, meteorologist with Environment Canada. Expect five to 10 cm of snow in the afternoon and evening, with another 2 to 5 cm falling overnight, Zhang said. Up to 15 cm of snow could fall overall, she said. The snow will likely taper off by Tuesday morning — but "it's going to be cold" after that, said Zhang. People closer to the lake should expect more snow, she said. Salt trucks will likely be out "very early" Monday morning if the forec..

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Body found after vehicle fire near Scarborough Bluffs

Toronto·NewBody found after vehicle fire near Scarborough BluffsToronto police are investigating after a body was found in a vehicle that caught fire in Bluffer's Park near Scarborough Bluffs on Sunday afternoon. Toronto police say 'entire scene' is considered suspiciousToronto police are investigating after a body was found in a vehicle that caught fire in the parking lot of Bluffer's Park in Scarborough. (David Donnelly/CBC)Toronto police are investigating after a body was found in a vehicle that caught on fire in Bluffer's Park on Sunday afternoon. The vehicle was burning in a parking lot of the park at the foot of Brimley Road, according to Const. Stephanie Nassis. Emergency crews got a call about the vehicle fire at about 12:25 p.m. Toronto firefighters put out the fire, then the body was discovered inside the burned out vehicle, she said. "I would say the entire scene is considered suspicious," Nassis said on Sunday. No details have been released abo..

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Attempted sextortion leads to call for stricter phone porting rules

Technology & ScienceAttempted sextortion leads to call for stricter phone porting rulesA Toronto man is calling for stricter regulations after a fraudster locked down his laptop, accessed his personal files and threatened to release intimate videos, just by using his cellphone number. It had been fraudulently “ported” — transferred from his Rogers account to a Bell prepaid customer.Fraudster ‘ported’ Toronto man’s cellphone number, accessed files and threatened to release intimate videosRandall Baran-Chong said he felt violated when a scammer stole his mobile number and gained access to his personal computer files. (Thomas Daigle/CBC)When Randall Baran-Chong received a notification on his smartphone late one night last week indicating the device was no longer in service, it was the first sign of trouble. Around 3:30 a.m., emails started appearing in his inbox, warning him of changes made to his Microsoft account. His password had been reset and his email address removed as a verificat..

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SIU investigating ‘interaction’ involving Peel police and man in Brampton home

Toronto·NewSIU investigating 'interaction' involving Peel police and man in Brampton homeOntario's Special Investigations Unit is investigating a disturbance involving Peel police and a man in a Brampton residence early Sunday.Police were called to the home for a disturbance report early SundayPeel police said they were called to a residence at about 2:20 a.m. Sunday for a report of a disturbance. (Colin Perkel/Canadian Press)Ontario's Special Investigations Unit is investigating an incident involving Peel police and a man in a Brampton home early Sunday. Peel police said they were called to a residence in the area of Montjoy Crescent and Maitland Street, near Dixie Road and Williams Parkway, at about 2:20 a.m. for a report of a disturbance. After they arrived, officers "had an interaction with an adult male," Const. Heather Cannon, spokesperson for Peel Regional Police, said on Sunday. "It's because of that interaction that SIU has been notified and invoked..

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Gomoa West District Assembly Empowered Persons With Disabilities To Be Self-Sufficient

The Gomoa West District Assembly in the Central Region has disbursed funds and income-generating items running into thousands of Ghana Cedis to Seventy-One (71) Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in the District to be financially self-dependent The 71 beneficiaries were drawn from all the 78 Communities in the Gomoa West District with 34 of them receiving Deep Freezers, Electronic and Leg paddled Sewing Machines, Laptops, Electronic Printers and others upon request made to the Assembly to establish themselves Apart from that 37 also received financial assistance ranging from Ghc 1,000.00 to 2,000.00 based on their request made to the Assembly to expand their businesses. Another 47 Disabled persons who have applied for Containers to start petty trading and other economic activities in their various communities will also be given what they have requested to support themselves accordingly Addressing the beneficiaries at Apam, the Gomoa West District Chief Executive, Hon Bismark Baise Nkum n..

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CEO Of ShopNaw Benjamin Osei Is Making Phenomenal Waves

Benjamin Osei AsanteBenjamin Osei Asante, a proud Ghanaian IT expert with rich industry experience is set to bring an e-commerce platform to the doorsteps of Ghanaians. He has worked with both local companies and multinationals on various projects with an incredible track record of significant achievements. SHOPNAW is the name of the new platform yet to be introduced officially. According to the founder and CEO; the idea of SHOPNAW platform came into conception after he came out of a very gloomy situation. His dexterity and insight led to the analysis of the online market space, particularly, to satisfy the needs of the ordinary Ghanaian buyer and seller, and to offer convenience in an era of increasing challenges in the supply chain of the Ghanaian market. Benjamin’s pursuit is to see people's livelihoods improved by offering tailor-made digital solutions. He discloses that the platform is designed to augment lifestyle; by providing exceeding convenience, speedy access, and wid..

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Jomoro: 40 NABCo Trainees Grab Permanent Jobs

Some 40 Nation Builders Corps (NABCo) trainees in the Jomoro Municipality of Western Region have gained permanent employment. These trainees have transitioned into their chosen careers since their deployment into the programme which aims at preparing young people for the job market. NABCo is a government initiative intended to address graduate unemployment in the country. The focus of the initiative is to provide public service in health, education, agriculture, technology, governance and drive revenue mobilization and collection. Hundred thousand unemployed graduates have since been recruited into the flagship programme. They receive GHC700 each every month as remuneration. Mr. Ernest Kofie, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for the area who disclosed this at the first ever "Meet The Press" series at Half Assini Senior High School's Assembly Hall, commended President Akufo-Addo for introduction of NABCO to reduce unemployment situation in the country. He said transparenc..

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