Car Crash In OCN
Three people have died in a fiery single-vehicle crash in western Manitoba.
Police say it appears the vehicle was travelling on a community
road on the Opaskwayak Cree Nation (OCN) early yesterday when it left the road, hit a concrete barrier and ignited.
They say a female was found outside the vehicle and was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Three people inside the vehicle were all pronounced dead at the
NDP Looking Into New Leader
Manitoba New Democrats are eyeing a cabinet minister from Winnipeg's inner-city for their interim leader.
Flor Marcelino, the minister of multiculturalism and literacy, has been chosen by the N-D-P caucus and the executive.
The move still needs final approval next weekend from the N-D-P's provincial council.
Marcelino would replace outgoing premier Greg Selinger, who announced he was stepping down on election night when his party was ousted from power.
Missing Boy From Thompson Body Found
Human remains that were discovered in northern Manitoba last week are those of a 19-year-old man who went missing in September.
R-C-M-P say Nicholas Brophy was last seen on the evening of September 8th in Thompson.
His remains were found Tuesday in an area outside the city. Police say they're now investigating the case as a homicide.
People Around The World March For Workers Rights
It's the first of May -- the day when millions of people around the world march for workers' rights.
Tens of thousands of people turned out in Moscow's Red Square this morning in a pro-Kremlin workers' May Day rally, which remained peaceful.
But Turkish police used tear gas and water cannon to disperse
dozens of May Day demonstrators in Istanbul.
In Manila, about two thousand left-wing protesters scuffled with riot police.
A pair of car bombings in southern Iraq has left at least 23 people dead and dozens wounded.
A police official says the first bomb went off near government offices in the city of Samawah, while the second exploded minutes later at an open-air bus station.
An official says the death toll is expected to rise. The blasts bear the hallmarks of the Islamic State group.
Across the world, Orthodox Christians are celebrating Easter, commemorating the day followers believe that Jesus was resurrected more than two thousand years ago.
Russian President Vladimir Putin attended a special Easter midnight Mass in Moscow.
In Greece, the faithful attended Easter Mass holding candles lit with ``Holy Fire'' from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
Running For The Red