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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States served notice Monday that it will keep existing COVID-19 restrictions on international travel in place for now due to concerns about the surging infection rate because of the delta variant. It was the latest sign that the White House is having to recalibrate its thinking around the coronavirus pandemic as the more infectious variant surges across the U.S. and a substantial chunk of the population resists vaccination. It was also a reversal from the sentiment P
A Nova Scotia couple almost stranded when they tried to cross Confederation Bridge with their bicycles has been given a bridge pass as an apology for the inconvenience. Earlier this month, Joe Reid and his wife ferried to Prince Edward Island with their bikes. After spending a week in the province, they tried to get to New Brunswick via the Confederation Bridge shuttle service. Unfortunately, they were told at the bridge that the service had been shut down due to COVID-19. Luckily for Reid and h
NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Santana, LL Cool J and Barry Manilow are among the performers who will join previously announced headliners Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen and Jennifer Hudson at next month's Central Park concert to celebrate New York City's recovery from COVID-19, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday. The Aug. 21 concert will be broadcast worldwide on CNN and will also include performances by Elvis Costello, Andrea Bocelli, Wyclef Jean and Cynthia Erivo, the mayor said. Patti Smith will duet
Another Australian company is moving forward with a takeover bid for Noront Resources, with a cash offer for all outstanding and issued shares of the Canadian company. Noront's board of directors is recommending shareholders accept the offer from BHP, which would pay 55 cents cash for each share. This is the second Noront takeover bid by an Australian company this year. In May, Wyloo Metals offered .315 cents cash for Noront shares. "This transaction provides a significant premium to Wyloo's ind
For the first time in a long while, the number of active cases of COVID-19 in Chatham-Kent returned to double digits on Monday. Eight new cases were reported over the weekend bringing the total number in the municipality to 14 at that time. No resolved cases were reported. One new case was reported Tuesday against one resolved. Although each case had yet to be fully investigated, Chatham-Kent Public Health officials said all cases are unvaccinated residents. All are presumed to be the highly con
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The leader of Tunisia’s Islamist party and speaker of parliament said Tuesday that his party is working to form a “national front” to counter President Kais Saied’s decision to suspend the legislature, fire top government officials and take control of the fragile democracy amid the country’s multi-layered crisis. Ennahdha party head Rachid Ghannouchi told The Associated Press in a video call that the goal is to pressure the president “to demand the return to a democratic sy
Comcast -owned NBC will begin distributing NBC News Now internationally later this year, the company said. Last year Comcast scrapped plans to launch an international TV news channel with its British pay-TV broadcaster Sky, which had been named NBC Sky World News and which it expected to take on CNN.
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Police in Nicaragua arrested on Tuesday academic José Antonio Peraza, the leader of the opposition alliance White and Blue National Unity. Peraza, a political science professor, was the 22nd opposition leader arrested, in addition to seven potential presidential candidates detained in a crackdown that started two months ago. Almost all were detained under broad accusations of treason. On Saturday, opposition leader Noel Vidaurre was placed under police custody at his ho
Nonfiction 1. I Alone Can Fix It by Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker, narrated by the authors and January LaVoy (Penguin Audio) 2. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) 3. American Marxism by Mark R. Levin, narrated by the author and Jeremy Lowell (Simon & Schuster Audio) 4. MeatEater’s Campfire Stories: Close Calls by Steven Rinella, narrated by the author and the Contributors (Random House Audio) 5. Chasing Ghislaine by Vicky Ward, narrated by the autho
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today the Montreal Canadiens showed a "lack of judgment" by drafting an 18-year-old who was fined recently for sharing sexually explicit photos of a woman without her consent. Trudeau is the latest high-profile figure to criticize the NHL club over its decision to select Logan Mailloux for its first-round pick in Friday's entry draft. "As a life-long Habs fan, I am deeply disappointed by the decision," Trudeau told a news conference in Moncton, N.B. "I think it
CAIRO (AP) — A Libyan militia leader sanctioned by the United States for allegedly killing civilians was shot dead Tuesday in an exchange of fire with forces attempting to arrest him in an eastern city, officials said. Libyan officials said security forces raided Mohamed al-Kani’s house in Benghazi to carry out an arrest warrant on charges of killing civilians. Libyan officials and the U.S. allege al-Kani was responsible for the deaths of people found in mass graves last year in the western town
Fire departments rely on the human eye or airplane flyovers to look for wildfires in hot zones. But AI could spot potential trouble before a fire even starts.
Investigators are looking for more victims of a Longueuil man they say has committed sex-related crimes against at least four women. Police arrested 39-year-old James Jose Valbuena Reyes on July 1 in connection with incidents that allegedly took place between March 2020 and June 2021. The alleged victims are women between the ages of 25 and 39. "There are indications that the suspect may have claimed other victims, however," Longueuil police said in a statement on social media. Longueuil police
A group of Elora residents concerned about Pearle Hospitality’s plans for a six-building development in the town’s historic core have formed a new advocacy group to oppose what they see as threats to Elora’s historic character and heritage. The Friends of the Elora Heritage Area plan to distribute lawn signs that call on the township to "Protect our Elora Heritage Area." A public meeting is also planned for this fall. Member Bob Jackson says a June public township meeting to discuss a zoning ame
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former Air Force intelligence analyst was sentenced to 45 months in prison on Tuesday for leaking top secret information about the U.S. government's drone strike program to a journalist. Daniel Hale of Nashville, Tennessee, has said he was motivated by guilt when he disclosed to an investigative reporter details of a military drone program that he believed was indiscriminately killing civilians in Afghanistan far from the battlefield. In issuing the sentence, U.S. Distri
The International Monetary Fund is upgrading its economic outlook this year for the world's wealthy countries as COVID-19 vaccinations help sustain solid rebounds, but the lending agency has downgraded its forecast for poorer countries. (July 27)
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee and its former police chief could finally part ways after a lengthy legal battle. The Milwaukee Common Council voted Tuesday to approve a $627,000 settlement with Alfonso Morales over his demotion last year. A federal lawsuit by the former chief over his ouster would be dropped as part of the agreement. Morales has 21 days to sign off on the negotiated deal. The Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission, a citizen panel, unanimously voted to remove Morales as chief last Aug
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The most authoritative count of homicides in Mexico was published Tuesday and it shows killings remain essentially unchanged at 36,579 in 2020. Even though the coronavirus pandemic reduced many activities in Mexico in 2020, the number of killings was essentially equal to the 36,661 that occurred in 2019. That means that Mexico’s nation-wide murder rate in 2020 remained unchanged at 29 per 100,000 inhabitants. By comparison, the U.S. homicide rate in 2019 was 5.8 per 100,000. S
The death of a teenager who had a "bright future" ahead of her is still under active investigation 14 years later, according to RCMP in Yukon. Police renewed their call for the public's help solving the murder of 19-year-old Angel Carlick in a statement issued Monday evening. They said they're "actively using all available resources" to investigate the case. Carlick was about to graduate high school and was running a dinner program for children at a non-profit organization in Whitehorse when she
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