Energy shippers trepidatious about Alberta plan to control oil and gas exports

Oil shippers are reacting with trepidation to legislation the Alberta NDP has introduced that would give the government power to restrict energy exports from the province. READ MORE: New law would allow Alberta to restrict flow of oil and gas  Canadian Energy Pipeline Association president Chris Bloomer says he understands why the government is going ahead with the plan, but is concerned about the potential longer-term consequences of the bill. READ MORE: Kinder Morgan halts Trans Mountain pipeline expansion amid B.C. opposition He says the association hopes the measures will not need to be implemented and that a…

For Survivors of Aleppo Siege, the News From Syria Is Especially Painful

“For years, you only live for the moment. You do not think of the future and you do not think about the previous days,” he said, describing his years as a fighter. “I had to think how to make my living, how to raise my children. It was very hard to start thinking. It took four months before I spoke about architecture.” When Turkey opened its universities to Syrian undergraduates to complete their degrees, he joined the final year in the architecture degree course. “I didn’t remember anything,” he said.…

Blaine Boyer of Kansas City Royals helps out in team bus emergency

Kansas City Royals reliever Blaine Boyer jumped in to lend a hand when a piece of ice shattered the windshield of a team bus and injured the driver Sunday night in Toronto. The Blue Jays’ home game Monday against the Royals has been postponed because of weather-related damage to the Rogers Centre roof, including a large hole created by falling ice from the nearby CN Tower. As the Royals’ team buses traveled from the airport to their hotel, a chunk of ice flew off the leading bus and shattered the…

David Edgerton, a Founder of Burger King, Is Dead at 90

He soon persuaded James W. McLamore, who owned the nearby Brickell Bridge Restaurant, to join him in what was then a novel food-service business model: a restaurant with a limited menu, fast service and low prices, with customers going inside to place orders and pay in advance. At the time, fast-food restaurants typically had carhops bring orders to a customer’s car. In a 1998 memoir, “The Burger King: Jim McLamore and the Building of an Empire,” Mr. McLamore described Mr. Edgerton as a creative conceptual thinker but also as someone…

The Woman in White: Ben Hardy teases ‘spooky’ BBC One series | TV & Radio | Showbiz & TV

The BBC has created a five-part adaption of Wilkie Collins’ Victorian mystery The Women in White. The tale focuses on a young artist Walter Hartright (played by Ben Hardy), who travels to Cumberland to work at Limmeridge House. His employer Fredrick Fairlie (Charles Dance) hires him to teach his niece Laura (Olivia Vinall) and her half-sister Marian Halcombe (Jessie Buckley) to paint. But just before he heads off, Walter encounters a vulnerable woman in white who begs for his help. When he eventually reaches Limmeridge, Walter is troubled by thoughts…

Spurs vs. Warriors – Game Summary – April 16, 2018

Warriors coach Steve Kerr said before Game 2 that one of his main criticisms of his team in their Game 1 win over the Spurs was their carelessness with the ball, as the Warriors tallied 18 turnovers. “We got very careless with the ball in transition,” Kerr said. “A couple home run plays that were totally unnecessary. It felt like we were kind of going for the jugular.” Kerr can’t be happy with his team’s performance so far, as they tallied seven turnovers in the first quarter, one shy of…

Sports minister dodges questions over National Lacrosse Association funding, transparency – National

Minister of Sport Kirsty Duncan avoided answering questions over federal government funding of the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) as well as the organization’s lack of transparency. The CLA, which lost its charitable status in 2010, is currently embroiled in a dispute with national team players which could see Canada miss out on the world championships for the first time since 1967. READ MORE: Long-simmering dispute could keep Canada out of World Lacrosse Championship for 1st time since 1967 The organizationand its players are trying to come together on an agreement…

What Hurricane Maria Didn’t Wreck: Puerto Rican Baseball

AIBONITO, Puerto Rico — At the Estadio Hermanos Marrero, a baseball stadium nestled in this small, mountainous municipality in the center of Puerto Rico, parts of the roof over the grandstand are gone or twisted back. The Cayey Toritos played their 2018 home opener there in a Sunday doubleheader because their stadium is still too heavily damaged to use. Before the first pitch, a team prayer in the dugout led by Toritos right fielder Rafael Sánchez ended with a rallying cry, “This is for our community!” The players are far…

Darrell Wallace Jr. first African American to lead in a NASCAR race since 1963

6:06 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports BRISTOL, Tenn.– Darrell Wallace Jr. endured the range of emotions Monday at Bristol Motor Speedway, from leading laps to being lapped. Wallace led Laps 375-380, the first laps he led in his 12-race NASCAR Cup Series career and the first laps led by an African-American driver since Wendell Scott won in Jacksonville (Fla.) in December 1963, but the handling of his car went away. He settled for a…