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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s Republican Assembly leader is suing to block a subpoena that orders him to testify before the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection about a conversation he had with Donald Trump about overturning the 2020 election. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos filed the lawsuit on Sunday in federal court in Wisconsin arguing that the subpoena falls outside the scope of the committee’s investigation into last year's Capitol attack and infringes on his legislative imm
Gena Chiposhyn, a volunteer Ukrainian soldier, works inside a Russian tank to remove usable parts for reuse in Ukrainian fighting vehicles. View on euronews
Powerful storm Fiona slammed into Canada's eastern fishing and farm industries over the weekend, smashing wharves, food processing plants and barns that will take months to repair. One of the worst storms Canada has ever faced left more than one-third of customers in the Atlantic province of Nova Scotia without power, swept homes into the sea and left one person dead. Fishing is a key industry in Canada's Atlantic provinces, which produce some of the world's largest lobster exports.
Niagara Falls Mayor Jim Diodati says he's glad the federal government is dropping all pandemic border measures, but is worried American tourists will continue to bypass Canada in the future.
CALGARY — Alberta Justice Minister Tyler Shandro says the province does not want to undermine a review of Legal Aid to satisfy criminal defence lawyers who have taken job action over the amount they're compensated. Organizations representing lawyers in Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer and southern Alberta began job action Aug. 8 by refusing to accept certain bail and duty counsel files from legal aid. The lawyers escalated Monday by withdrawing all services and refusing to take any new cases. Shandro
Fiona smashed into Neil's Harbour with fury on Saturday, causing extensive damage to homes, buildings and roads in the small community on northern Cape Breton Island, N.S.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's justice minister remained under protection Monday after four people suspected of taking part in a plot by alleged drugs criminals to kidnap him were arrested in the Netherlands. Vincent Van Quickenborne said in a message on social media that he is “safe and in good hands" but will have to skip some planned activities in the coming days. In a video message relayed by broadcaster RTBF, Van Quickenborne said he was informed by the country's federal prosecutor that he was t
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — A British Columbia man who is now in his late 70s has been found guilty of numerous counts of sexual assault. Coquitlam resident Raymond Gaglardi appeared in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster on Monday, and court records show he was convicted on 11 counts. The charges related to historical sexual assaults of young men or teenage boys who attended several Coquitlam-area churches between 1993 and 2007. RCMP said in 2020 that the offences happened at Gaglardi's home, whe
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday he will travel to the Atlantic Canada regions impacted by post-tropical storm Fiona this week, adding that he would make the trip “as soon as possible.” The prime minister added that Canadian military personnel are already on the ground in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island and are being deployed to Newfoundland.
As Nova Scotia grapples with widespread power outages in the wake of post-tropical storm Fiona, Eskasoni First Nation Chief Leroy Denny says the Mi'kmaw communities in Unama'ki (Cape Breton) are taking care of one another. "We always rely on one another in a time of crisis; it's a wonderful thing," said Denny. Fiona made landfall in eastern Nova Scotia just after 3 a.m. Saturday and 100-plus km/h winds toppled trees and power lines. Denny said his community, about 40 kilometres south of Sydney,
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Monday: NATIONS LEAGUE: LEAGUE A Hungary hosts Italy with both teams fighting to finish first in their group and qualify for the Final Four tournament in June next year. Hungary upset Germany 1-0 on Friday, and Italy beat England by the same score. Hungary only needs a draw to advance. It tops Group A3 with 10 points, two more than Italy, ahead of the last round of games, meaning the Italians need to win in Budapest. England hosts Germany at Wembl
LONDON (AP) — Violent street protests erupted outside the Iranian embassy in London on Sunday, with rocks thrown at police and five protesters arrested. Large crowds have been gathering all week outside the Knightsbridge compound in protest against the death in Iranian police custody of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in Iran. She had been arrested by Iran's morality police for allegedly breaking headscarf rules and died on Sept. 16. London’s Metropolitan Police said that “a substantial group" of the la
As nationwide protests in Iran enter a second week, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has criticised Tehran for what he calls a "disproportionate" use of force against protesters.View on euronews
Unexplained gas leaks detected in the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines from Russia to Germany have prompted investigations by European countries into the cause, including possible sabotage. Denmark's armed forces on Tuesday released video showing bubbles rushing to the surface of the Baltic Sea above the pipelines, and said the largest gas leak had caused surface disturbance of well over 1 kilometre in diameter. The operator of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline reported a sudden drop in pressure overnight on Monday, with a spokesperson suggesting there could have been a leak.
Multiple homes have been washed away in Port aux Basques, N.L., after post-tropical storm Fiona barrelled through the tiny Newfoundland outport. The storm caused much damage in the town and also took the life of a woman who was swept out to sea.
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An investigation conducted by the Calgary Parking Authority, the city-operated agency that manages municipal parking services in the city, has revealed that the personal information of 145,895 customers was exposed for at least two months last year. It's a revelation that the chair of the cybersecurity program at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology is calling "shameful" and "negligent." "Something like this really shouldn't happen in IT departments these days," said John Zabiuk. Last ye
Thousands of mostly Hasidic Jewish pilgrims flocked to central Ukraine to mark their faith's new year on Sunday.View on euronews
Canada's Gabriela Dabrowski has secured her second consecutive title and third of the season. The 30-year-old Ottawa native won the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo on Sunday along with partner Giuliana Olmos of Mexico, defeating American Nicole Melichar-Martinez and Australian Ellen Perez 6-4, 6-4. Dabrowski also won the doubles tournament last week in Chennai, India, with Brazilian partner Luisa Stefani. Playing with Olmos, the Canadian has already claimed the Madrid Open in May. WATCH l Canada's Dab