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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki says the president beileves in "diversity in higher education" when asked about the conservative-dominated Supreme Court agreeing to hear a challenge to the consideration of race in college admissions. (Jan. 24)
The UK government says it has intelligence information that Moscow is looking to install a pro-Russian leader in Kyiv, a claim Russia has dismissed as nonsense.View on euronews
A truck rally held Sunday in Southwestern Ontario is believed to be the beginning of a national protest against vaccine mandates imposed on the industry by the federal government. But as Brittany Rosen reports, it draws questions about the feasibility of restrictive public health policy decisions.
Extreme cold warnings have once again been issued for the Ottawa area as the temperature drops and brisk winds blow through the region. Ottawa's overnight low is –28 C, but the wind could make it feel as much as 10 degrees colder, Environment Canada said in a warning issued Sunday morning. Those most at risk include young children and older adults, the agency said, as well as people living with chronic illnesses, lacking proper shelter or working or exercising outdoors. Warnings are in place for
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich completely outclassed Hertha Berlin to restore its six-point lead in the Bundesliga with a 4-1 win on Sunday. The visitors should have won by more with Bayern having a host of missed chances. It also saw two goals rightly ruled out through VAR. Corentin Tolisso and Thomas Müller scored in the first half before Leroy Sané and Serge Gnabry rewarded Bayern’s dominance in the second. Substitute Jurgen Ekkelenkamp scored seconds after coming on for Hertha’s consolation goa
Gunfire was reported at military barracks across the country on Sunday, prompting the government to deny the army was taking over.View on euronews
A convoy of vehicles protesting mandatory COVID-19 vaccination stopped in Calgary overnight. Some of those involved in the "freedom convoy" are heading to Ottawa in protest of the federal government's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for cross-border truckers. Blake Lough has more from the Flying J.
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Slava Voynov and Artem Anisimov are among the former NHL players named to Russia’s roster for the upcoming Beijing Olympics. The Russians are the defending champions after winning gold in Pyeongchang four years ago when the NHL also did not send players. They should be the favorite once again in another Winter Games without the world's best players, even with Pavel Datsyuk and Ilya Kovalchuk not returning. The Russian Hockey Federation named its 25-man roster Sunday that features seven players b
Nearly 1,700 people received COVID-19 vaccine doses at a one-day mega-clinic organized by the city in northwest Toronto on Sunday. The clinic, called Vax the Northwest, ran from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at York University's Aviva Centre. Toronto Mayor John Tory said the clinic had the capacity to vaccinate 400 people per hour. Walk-ins were welcome and no health card was required. The clinic offered first, second, third and children's doses and 48 health care workers administered Moderna and Pfizer vac
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden responded to a question about inflation on Monday by calling a Fox News reporter a vulgarity. The president was in the East Room of the White House for a meeting of his Competition Council, which is focused on changing regulations and enforcing laws to help consumers deal with high prices. Reporters in the room shouted a number of questions after Biden's remarks. Fox News' Peter Doocy asked Biden about inflation, which is at a nearly 40-year high and has hur
A Vancouver real estate agent has been suspended for three months after admitting to falsifying the signature of her mother's secret boyfriend on documents related to a condo deal in the days after he died. According to a consent order posted on the website of B.C.'s Financial Services Authority, Renee Genieve Doe Wei (Genie) Lam claimed her mother, known as C.L., and her mother's boyfriend, known as H.L., inked an agreement transferring the right to buy a condo months before his sudden death in
Quebecers will now have to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination to be able to enter big-box stores as part of a push to increase vaccinations, but some say the province's rule may not be equitable to low-income people.
As of Monday, big-box stores will be screening customers and only allowing those with vaccine passports to enter. Global’s Brayden Jagger Haines reports.
The rate of inflation has hit its highest point in nearly 30 years, with the cost of groceries seeing the biggest annual increase in a decade. Interest rates are expected to rise soon, but it won’t be a quick fix.
MIAMI (AP) — A cruise ship that was supposed to dock in Miami has instead sailed to the Bahamas, after a U.S. judge granted an order to seize the vessel as part of a lawsuit over $4 million in unpaid fuel. Cruise trackers show Crystal Symphony currently docked in the Bahamian island of Bimini. “We all feel we were abducted by luxurious pirates!” passenger Stephen Heard Fales posted on Facebook. Some passengers were taken by ferry to Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on Sunday. The ferry ride wa
The leader of Quebec's official opposition (PLQ) is calling on the province to create a squad to coordinate the reopening of the province's economy as well as prepare for potential next waves of the pandemic. At a news conference Sunday, Dominique Anglade unveiled her plan for a "COVIE-19 unit" with a goal of adapting to life with the virus and preventing the economy from closing down in the event of a future wave. Anglade criticized the Quebec government's "short-term management" of the pandemi
Canada's athletes will enjoy the celebratory mood at the 2022 Beijing Olympics, says Catriona Le May Doan, the Chef de Mission.
MOSCOW (Reuters) -Armenian President Armen Sarkissian tendered his resignation on Sunday, saying he believes the country's constitution does not give him sufficient powers to influence events. Sarkissian, president since 2018, was in a standoff with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan last year over a number of issues, including the dismissal of the head of the armed forces. "I have been thinking for a long time, I have decided to resign from the post of the President of the Republic after working actively for about four years," Sarkissian said in a statement published on the president's official website.