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Speaking alongside Chancellor Scholz, the French president also said France and Germany were united in seeking to defuse the crisis.View on euronews
VANCOUVER — British Columbia's Court of Appeal overturned a lower-court ruling Wednesday and extended an injunction against old-growth logging protests until September on Vancouver Island. In a unanimous decision, a panel of three judges granted the appeal by forestry company Teal Cedar Products Ltd. of a B.C. Supreme Court decision that denied the company's application to extend the injunction by one year. More than 1,100 people have been arrested while protesting old-growth logging in the Fair
The San Jose, Calif. City Council voted Tuesday night to require gun owners to carry liability insurance in what’s believed to be the first measure of its kind in the U.S. Gun owners said the law would violate their rights and promised to sue. (Jan. 26)
At this Save-On Foods in Vancouver, shoppers say there are indeed some empty shelves, but there's little evidence of panic buying.
As students adjust to being back in classrooms in Ontario, there are some who would like to return to school but have not been able to. As Caryn Lieberman reports, for this group of students learning virtually brings a host of unique challenges.
Ottawa police say they have been in touch with leaders of a trucker convoy over weekend protest plans in the capital and are getting ready for several scenarios — including violence. Chief Peter Sloly told the police services board Wednesday that he is working with the RCMP and intelligence bodies to prepare for the protests against a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for cross-border truckers. Sloly said the convoy organizers have been co-operative in telling police about their plans for the protest, wh
The body of a New York City police officer who died from injuries sustained in a Harlem shooting last week was escorted to a funeral home Wednesday. Along the route, dozens of NYPD officers paid tribute to Officer Wilbert Mora. (Jan. 26)
Thousands in Ontario are eagerly awaiting surgeries deemed non-urgent by the province. Among those stuck in limbo is Silvano Tittonel’s father. He discusses his family's growing frustration with the province's priorities.
A popular summer camp held at Laurel Creek Conservation Area in Waterloo, Ont., has changed its name in a move local Indigenous leaders say is a good example of reconciliation. Camp K is run by St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Kitchener. It recently changed its name to stop using a word, created to sound Indigenous, that's a play on the phrase "come on, I want to go." "It's appropriating that language inflection that's Indigenous," said Amy Smoke, who is Mohawk Nation Turtle Clan from Six Nat
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas man has been charged with a federal gun crime after authorities say he sold a gun to a man who held four hostages inside a Texas synagogue earlier this month before being fatally shot by the FBI, the Justice Department said Wednesday. Henry “Michael” Williams, 32, was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm after authorities say he sold the weapon that Maisal Faisal Akram used when he entered Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, on Jan. 15 and held
Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem said Wednesday that Canada’s economic growth has been “stronger than expected.” He says the central bank forecasts annual economic growth in 2022 to be four per cent, followed by 3.5 per cent the following year.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware lawmaker who came under fire last year for using a racist and sexist slur to refer to sex workers was arrested on shoplifting charges Tuesday, just days after announcing that he was resigning for health reasons. Newark police said a warrant was issued Tuesday for Rep. Gerald Brady’s arrest on two counts of shoplifting, and that Brady, 65, turned himself in a few hours later. He was released on his own recognizance. House Democrats announced last Friday that Brady wa
"We’re one step closer to uncovering the mysteries of the universe. And I can’t wait to see Webb’s first new views of the universe this summer!” said NASA Administrator Bill Nelson. View on euronews
WATFORD, England — Roy Hodgson is back in the Premier League at the age of 74. The former England coach was hired by Watford on Tuesday and will be tasked with keeping the team in the top division following its descent into the relegation zone. Claudio Ranieri, a 70-year-old Italian, was fired on Monday after 3 1/2 months in charge, just days after Watford slipped into the bottom three for the first time this season. Watford's board has turned to Hodgson, another of world soccer's most experienc
From the shoreline, Lynn Gregan's fishing operation in Miramichi Bay just looks like a few sticks poking up through the ice. When you make the trek across the frozen water by snowmobile and see it up close, it still looks like just sticks and ice. But when the chainsaws come out it's a whole other kettle of fish. A kettle of smelt to be specific. "A smelt is a delicate, tasty little critter fish that we have here in many Maritime provinces," said Gregan. "But here in Miramichi Bay, it's a delica
BOSTON (AP) — David Mugar, the businessman and philanthropist who transformed the Boston Pops July Fourth concert and fireworks show from a small local event into a nationally televised extravaganza, has died according to his family. He died Tuesday night, his three children said in a statement. He was 82. No cause of death was provided. “He was a Bostonian through and through, continually finding ways to give back to the community he loved," the family said. “He was humble and generous. Quietly
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas doctor-lawmaker who has prescribed a parasitic worm treatment for COVID-19 symptoms acknowledged Wednesday that the state medical board has been investigating him since the summer of 2020. Conservative Republican state Sen. Mark Steffen disclosed the Kansas Board of Health Arts' investigation of him during a Senate committee hearing. He was testifying in favor of a bill that would require pharmacists to fill prescriptions for both the anti-worm treatment ivermectin a
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy laid out an optimistic vision of the state's future Tuesday during an election year address to lawmakers that comes amid a period of higher oil prices and follows a year marked by drawn-out, bruising legislative sessions. The Republican, giving his fourth State of the State speech since taking office in late 2018, said he envisioned a state that is a leader in renewable energy, with energy costs among the lowest in the U.S. He also wants Alaska to
VANCOUVER — A special prosecutor says the former clerk of the British Columbia legislature claimed expenses ranging from malt whisky to cufflinks on the public purse. Brock Martland alleged in B.C. Supreme Court today that Craig James made the purchases during a visit to the United Kingdom in 2013 and filed them as work expenses. James has pleaded not guilty to two counts of fraud over $5,000 and three counts of breach of trust by a public officer. Court has heard that the allegations relate to
As part of our Portuguese election coverage we talk to a family struggling to cope with the cost of living and meet an restaurateur struggling to survive the pandemic. View on euronews