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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden launched into his second year in office Thursday with a new focus on making fatigued Americans believe they’re better off under his leadership as he embraces a pared-back agenda before the midterm elections. The persistence of the coronavirus, rising inflation and congressional gridlock have exacted a bitter toll on Biden’s approval rating and threaten a midterm routing for his party, but the president sees no need for a major shift in direction. Instead, Bi
One of three people accused of supplying ammunition to the man responsible for killing 22 people in a Nova Scotia shooting rampage in April 2020 has pleaded guilty to a single charge. James Banfield, 65, is the brother of Lisa Banfield, the gunman's common-law partner. The siblings, along with Brian Brewser, 61, are accused of supplying Gabriel Wortman with ammunition prior to the killings. A lawyer for James Banfield appeared in Nova Scotia provincial court Friday to enter a guilty plea on a ch
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Louie Anderson, whose four-decade career as a comedian and actor included his unlikely, Emmy-winning performance as mom to twin adult sons in the TV series “Baskets,” died Friday. He was 68. Anderson died at a hospital in Las Vegas of complications from cancer, said Glenn Schwartz, his longtime publicist. Anderson had a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Schwartz said previously. “'Baskets' was such a phenomenal ‘second act’ for Louie Anderson. I wish he’d gotten a third,” Michael
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces that some data shows Alberta has reached and surpassed the peak of the Omicron wave of COVID-19, but that does come with a word of caution.
An airstrike on the port city of Hodeida has wiped out internet services across Yemen.View on euronews
ATLANTA (AP) — A prosecutor who’s investigating possible attempts by former President Donald Trump and others to interfere in the 2020 general election in Georgia on Thursday called for a special grand jury to help move the case along. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis began her investigation soon after taking office last January. The investigation includes a Jan. 2, 2021, phone call between Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in which Trump repeatedly and falsely a
Si vous aimez visionner ou partager des contenus mettant en vedette des animaux, vous n’êtes pas seul – vous faites partie d’un phénomène culturel plus large appelé l’économie du « cute ».
REVELSTOKE, B.C. — A special avalanche warning has been posted for recreational backcountry users in several regions of B.C. and Alberta as warm temperatures make the snowpack unstable. Avalanche Canada and Parks Canada have issued the advisory to take effect immediately and last through to Monday. The warning applies to the North and South Columbias, Purcells, Kootenay Boundary, and Glacier, Banff, Yoho and Kootenay National Parks. It also applies to B.C.'s Sea-to-Sky region and South Coast Inl
Peace Arch Hospital's maternity ward will remain open for parents who have pre-existing plans to deliver their baby at the hospital, according to announcement from Fraser Health. The hospital's maternity ward was initially scheduled to close on January 28, with deliveries being re-routed to Langley Memorial Hospital following staffing issues. But Fraser Health says pediatric staff at Peace Arch Hospital and other partners have committed to a new staffing schedule that will allow the ward to stay
Survivors of clergy sexual abuse say they are not surprised following a long-awaited report on the handling of cases in Germany's Munich diocese in the 1970s and 1980s, adding they want to see action. The report faults retired Pope Benedict XVI. (Jan. 20)
U.S. President Joe Biden is calling on Western allies to keep standing in solidarity with Ukraine, as evidence grows a Russian invasion is imminent. Mike Le Couteur explains how Ukrainians are becoming more anxious, and why unity among Western allies may not be so easy.
Total and Chevron said that the abuses had worsened since the military overthrew the civilian government in a coup last February.View on euronews
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This adorable baby is the biggest fan of 'The Little Mermaid'! So big in fact that he knows every scene of the movie, and if you don't believe us check out this awesome clip!
OTTAWA — The Ukrainian Embassy in Ottawa is calling on the Trudeau government to provide weapons to Ukraine's military, impose further sanctions on Russia and extend and expand the Canadian military training mission of its forces. The blunt Ukraine statement was sent to The Canadian Press by its embassy after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Friday that Canada was giving Ukraine a $120-million loan to help bolster its economy as it faces a hostile buildup of Russian forces on its borde
The U.S. Justice Department on Friday announced it has charged a Texas man with making violent threats against Georgia election and government officials. The indictment marked the first case brought by a federal task force formed in response to a wave of intimidation that has engulfed election administrators since the 2020 presidential vote. The matter is one of “dozens” of such cases under federal investigation, said Kenneth A. Polite Jr., the assistant attorney general for the department’s criminal division.
Avalanche Canada's special public avalanche warning stays in place this weekend as warming temperatures threaten to make the snowpack unstable.
Duane Smith has been acclaimed chair and CEO of the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) after the only other candidate in the race withdrew. Patrick Gruben submitted his withdrawal in writing to Todd Orvitz, the returning officer, on Jan. 19, and the election, scheduled for Jan. 26, was cancelled. This will be Smith's fourth term at the helm of the IRC. Smith was born and raised in Inuvik, and has been the IRC's chair and CEO since 2016. The 42 directors of the six community corporations in th
A New York Police Department officer was killed and another gravely injured Friday night after responding to a domestic disturbance call, according to a law enforcement official. (Jan. 21)
The CEO of Island Waste Management Corporation says the annual Christmas tree pick up is being delayed by winter weather. Karen MacDonald said large snow storms the past two weekends have made collection a challenge, and that they're continuing the collection when weather permits. "It does make it difficult because sometimes you find that they've been covered in snow," she said. Trees can't be under the snow or frozen to the ground, and large trees must be cut in half, said MacDonald. Anyone loo