Daily digest: The Emmys, the CFL and winter

Breaking Bad cast members Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Bryan Cranston and Betsy Brandt at the Emmy Awards...

Breaking Bad cast members Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Bryan Cranston and Betsy Brandt at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, Calif. on Aug. 26, 2014. (Apega/WENN.com)

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Here’s a roundup of news and other tidbits to get you started today.


1. Highlights from the Emmys

Last night was TV’s time to shine at the Emmy Awards.

Breaking Bad won big - that’s no surprise - but star Bryan Cranston’s epic smooch with Julia Louis-Dreyfus was.

Here’s a list of the eight best moments from the show.


2. Harsher winter expected

According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, a bad winter is headed our way (again).

Lower than average temperatures are expected for Ontario and the prairies, with some areas seeing higher amounts of snowfall.



People clear snow vehicles during the snowstorm that hit Montreal, Sunday, December 15, 2013. (JOEL LEMAY / QMI AGENCY)

Click here to see depressing photos of winter


3. CFL a snoozefest?

Is Canadian football boring? With scoring at a 29-year low, QMI Agency columnist Paul Friesen says it’s something he hears over and over.

Here’s his interview with CFL commissioner Mark Cohon on the topic.


4. Amazon snaps up Twitch

Amazon is spending nearly a billion dollars on Twitch Interactive, a live-streaming gaming network.

The $970M deal is the company's largest acquisition ever. This video explains why Twitch is worth so much to Amazon.

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5. Top cop resigns over comments

Mike Yates, a police chief in Arkansas, has resigned after calling a local newspaper reporter “smelly” and a “left-wing liberal” on Facebook.

The reporter, Sunshine Crump, had written stories that had angered the top cop. She will be returning to her job, which she quit after saying she did not feel safe.

With files from Reuters and QMI Agency


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