News for Youse: Tsunami warning lifted, Gary Glitter arrested, and Madonna promotes Obama
Massive earthquake leaves little damage The tsunami warning has been lifted for the Pacific Coast and Hawaii, but aftershocks have continued in the area of Haida Gwaii following last night's earthquake, which measured 7.7 on the Richter scale. There are no reports of injuries.
Teaching assistants serve notice UBC teaching assistants who belong to CUPE Local 2278 have issued 72-hour strike notice. They say they "will be engaged in job action as of 3:00 p.m. Monday". More information is available here.
Pedestrian killed Vancouver police report that a 52-year-old woman is the city's 14th traffic fatality of 2012 after she was struck by a limousine at the corner of Powell Street and Dunlevy Avenue around 8:30 p.m.
Massive storm looms Hurricane Sandy is bearing down on the Eastern Seaboard, raising the flood risk for millions of people, causing widespread evacuations and interrupting campaign events.
Gary Glitter arrested The sex scandal around deceased BBC children's host Jimmy Savile has led to the arrest of 68-year-old glam rocker Gary Glitter. He's best known for "Rock and Roll Parts One and Two", a mostly instrumental song—punctuated by "Hey"—which is a staple at sports events around North America.
Giants take charge The San Francisco Giants shut out the Detroit Tigers 2-0 for the second straight game, taking a commanding 3-0 lead in Major League Baseball's World Series.
Madonna booed for promoting Obama Some people walked out of a Madonna concert in New Orleans when she called on her fans to vote for Barack Obama.