Fortis: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland (AP) _ Fortis Inc. (FTS) on Friday reported second-quarter profit of $232.5 million.
The St. john'S, Newfoundland-based company said it had net income of 54 cents...
NEW YORK (AP) — Former St. John's baseball coach and player Joe Russo, who captained the team to the College World Series in 1966 as a slick-fielding shortstop and returned twice as the program's...
UConn grad transfer Kassoum Yakwe out with fractured foot
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn forward Kassoum Yakwe is expected to miss the remainder of the season with a fracture in his right foot.
Coach Dan Hurley says the 6-foot-7 graduate transfer from St. John's suffered the injury during the team's shootaround before Wednesday's loss at South Florida.
The school is evaluating whether Yakwe will need surgery.
Yakwe averaged 11 minutes, 1.8 points and 2.4 rebounds for the Huskies, with 11 blocked shots.
Jubilant customers light up as pot sales begin in Canada
MONTREAL (AP) — Jubilant customers stood in long lines for hours then lit up and celebrated on sidewalks Wednesday as Canada became the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace.
In Toronto, people smoked joints as soon as they rolled out of bed in a big "wake and bake" celebration. In Alberta, a government website that sells pot crashed when too many people tried to place orders.
And in Montreal, Graeme Campbell welcomed the day he could easily buy all the pot he wanted.
US teacher rows solo across Atlantic in record time
LONDON (AP) — A high school science teacher from Cincinnati, Ohio, has rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean, setting a record for a west-to-east crossing.
Bryce Carlson arrived at St. Mary's in the Isles of Scilly, off England's southwestern tip, late Saturday — 38 days, six hours and 49 minutes after setting out from St. John's, Newfoundland.