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NEW YORK (AP) — “Gaslighting” — behavior that's mind manipulating, grossly misleading, downright deceitful — is Merriam-Webster's word of the year. Lookups for the word on merriam-webster.com increased 1,740% in 2022 over the year before. But something else happened. There wasn't a single event that drove significant spikes in curiosity, as it usually goes with the chosen word of the year. The gaslighting was pervasive. “It’s a word that has risen so quickly in the English language, and especial
For the third year in a row, the primary driver for Canada’s winter weather pattern will be La Niña. Here's how it could impact the season ahead across the country.
Ontario and Quebec will see another boost of mild air this week, but it will come with rain, gusty winds and even some rumbles of thunder. The pattern wll quickly change, however, with temperatures taking a tumble late week, followed by some lake-effect snow
LONDON (AP) — Soccer — or football, to most of the global billions watching the World Cup this month — is not human society itself, with all its thorny issues. But at times, the game is a reflection of the entire planet — of nations, their disputes, their aspirations and those of a multitude of minority communities. In early November, just weeks before the most heavily scrutinized World Cup in the tournament's history kicked off in Qatar, top FIFA officials sent a letter urging teams to “let foo
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Railroad unions on Tuesday decried President Joe Biden's call for Congress to intervene in their contract dispute, saying it undercuts their efforts to address workers' quality of life concerns, but businesses stressed that it is crucial to avoid a strike next week that would devastate the economy. Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that lawmakers will be asked to vote this week to impose the terms of the deals the 12 unions agreed to before an original strike deadline
Windsor police say a 26-year-old Windsor man is wanted on a first-degree murder charge in relation to a fatal shooting that happened Monday. The shooting took place in the 800 block of Hanna Street East near Marentette Avenue, and the 26-year-old male victim was transported to hospital on Monday just before 6 p.m., police tweeted. Shortly after, police tweeted the victim died from his wounds. The victim's name has not been released. On Tuesday, police tweeted they have identified a suspect who i
Some of the Halifax police officers who were involved in the mistaken arrest of a Black woman in Dartmouth two years ago have testified about the incident before the police review board. The hearing, which was prompted by a complaint from Kayla Borden, resumed Monday after a delay of 11 months. Borden is a Black woman who says that police racially profiled her when they pulled her over while driving and arrested her in July 2020. An internal investigation by police found no wrongdoing. Borden is
After scoring against Croatia to record Canada's first-ever goal at the men's World Cup, Canadian star Alphonso Davies opens up about what being at the tournament means to the country. And what his goal meant to his parents.
One way or another, Whitehorse will need a source of gravel — and soon, says the Yukon Contractors Association. "While I respect the numerous voices in the room that would profess to not be excited about the development of the quarry, the reality is that the city of Whitehorse in the broadest sense is running out of gravel," said the group's president Murray Arsenault at a public hearing on Monday evening. The city council hearing was focused on the latest draft of the city's official community
BEIJING (AP) — China launched a rocket Tuesday carrying three astronauts to complete construction of the country's permanent orbiting space station. The crew of the Shenzhou-15 will overlap for several days with the 3-member crew already onboard the Tiangong station, who will then return to Earth after their six-month mission. Their spaceship blasted off atop a Long March-2F carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on the edge of the Gobi Desert at 11:08 p.m. Tuesday. The six-mont
Here are some steps you can take to stay safe this winter.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — While Canada is understandably disappointed to be heading home following the World Cup’s group stage, in a way the team's work is just beginning with an eye toward 2026. The Canadians will turn their attention to their preparation for the next World Cup, which they will co-host with the United States and Mexico. Part of that work will be to build a team that goes deeper into the tournament. Canada played in its first men's World Cup in 36 years, and just second overall, in Qat
Canada's highest court has made a monumental decision, dismissing appeals that online police investigations targeting adults buying prostituted children were considered entrapment from police. Brittany Rosen explains.
Jason Kenney, the former leader of the UCP who served as Alberta's 18th premier until last month, has announced he is resigning from his seat as the MLA for Calgary-Lougheed effective immediately. "A different government is in place, and the next election will occur in a few months," Kenney wrote in a letter to constituents posted to Twitter. "So after a great deal of reflection and consultation, I have concluded that now is the best time for me to step aside as MLA." Kenney said that he was pro
EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith is reversing a promise to enshrine human rights protections for the COVID-19 unvaccinated in law this fall. Instead, Smith said she is phoning up organizations with vaccine mandates to urge them to change their minds, tying it to government funding if need be. Smith is also asking Albertans to call her government to report on those imposing vaccine mandates. "I’m calling people," Smith told reporters Monday. "The Arctic Winter Games wanted $1.2 million f
McEachin had been battling colorectal cancer since 2013, his chief of staff, Tara Rountree, said in a statement. No details about a special session to replace McEachin were announced, but regardless of the outcome, the Republicans are expected to maintain a thin majority over the Democrats in the House of Representatives. "It is with great sadness that I join Virginians tonight in mourning the loss of Congressman Donald McEachin: a tireless champion for Virginia families and a force for economic opportunity and environmental justice," U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a statement.
The Nov. 28, 1905 storm was one of the worst storms to ever hit the Great Lakes.
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