In 1975, with two original members, Valery Giscard d’Estaing and Helmut Schmidt, having become French president and German president, the meetings were turned into gatherings of heads of state and government. President Bill Clinton, it became the “Group of Eight,” or G8, with the Russians attending most sessions rather than being invited along after dinner for coffee and cigars. It was a thank you to then Russian President Boris Yeltsin for pursuing economic reforms and for not kicking up a fuss about the eastward expansion of NATO.

“Cycling is picking up all the time, especially over the last few years,” he said. “Cycling has become more popular and we’re definitely starting to notice it. It’s not so much of a summer thing anymore; it’s late into the fall, training in the winter or starting earlier in the spring. Fake Oakleys

MR. CLIFFORD EVERARD GOODMAN, the greatest bowler the West Indies ever produced, and a member of a famous cricket brotherhood, died in Barbados on February 15th, at the early age of 40. In the fourteen important matches inter colonial and against teams from England in which he appeared his fast bowling accounted for as many as 122 wickets.

SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileQuestions are being raised about reinforced gloves used by Ottawa police following the death of a man last year, and CBC News has learned that an internal police audit of all gloves issued to officers is underway.Const. Daniel Montsion is facing charges of manslaughter, aggravated assault and assault with a weapon, which were laid last week by Ontario’s police watchdog, the Special Investigations Unit.Ottawa police officer charged with manslaughter in man’s 2016 deathTimeline: Abdirahman Abdi’s fatal encounter with Ottawa policeOn July 24, Abdirahman Abdi lost vital signs during a confrontation with Montsion and another officer as they attempted to arrest him for allegedly groping people inside a coffee shop. Abdi, who had as yet unspecified mental health issues, was eventually restrained and handcuffed just outside the entrance to his apartment building nearby.”When Abdi is lying on the ground, face down and still, the constable who’s been charged punches him in the head very violently, twice, and we never see Abdi move again,” said Heather Badenoch, one of the few people who have seen an unreleased surveillance video depicting the confrontation.”When we were watching the video and then those two punches, we gasped, because it was so disproportionate to what was needed.