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Prices of homes in New Brunswick are rising at a steady pace while large declines are reported in Canadian cities to the west, according to newly released statistics. In a report Monday, the Canadian Real Estate Association said the average home price was $629,971 in July, compared with June's average price of $665,850. The drop is steeper when the Greater Toronto and Vancouver areas are removed from the figures. However, in the Atlantic region, prices are mostly continuing to rise but at a slow
Learn how to make this divine breakfast treat right from home! Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 eggs 6 tablespoons of sugar 10 tablespoons of flour half a glass of oil half a glass of water a pinch of salt a pinch of baking soda 200 grams of apricot jam (or whatever flavor you prefer) half a cup of dark chocolate chips a sachet of baking powder Steps: Break two eggs into a bowl Add 6 tablespoons of sugar and beat with a whisk Add half a glass of sunflower oil Add half a glass of milk Mix with a whisk Add 10 tablespoons of flour while mixing Add a sachet of baking powder and a pinch of baking soda Finally add a pinch of salt Mix Pour the mixture into a cake pan lined with baking paper Bake in the oven at 180 degrees for 25-30 minutes Let the cake cool Once cooled, remove the baking paper Cut the cake in half using a serrated knife, starting from the edges to get to the center Fill the cake with apricot jam or whatever you prefer Sprinkle the chocolate chips on the cake And finally put the top layer back on and enjoy!
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The day after Oregon Supreme Court Chief Justice Martha Walters fired all nine members of the state commission that oversees public defense, she said Tuesday that she was appointing four new commissioners and reappointing five commissioners from the previous group. Walters had fired the commission members out of frustration that hundreds of defendants charged with crimes and who cannot afford an attorney have been unable to obtain public defenders to represent them. “This c
A crowd consisting of mostly Taliban militants attend a spontaneous rally at Kabul's Shah Massoud square as the hardline Islamists marked the first anniversary of their return to power in the country with a national holiday.
A proposed gondola project that would carry passengers over the North Saskatchewan River has been grounded by Edmonton city council. After much debate at Monday's council meeting, councillors passed a motion Monday 12-1 to not continue with Prairie Sky Gondola's proposed lease agreement. Coun. Anne Stevenson's motion asked council to accept the proposed land deal for information and not approve the agreement with the private company. Some residents who opposed the project say the proposed gondol
Three children ages 11, 13, and 14 and an 18-year-old have been accused in the beating and robbing of a 70-year-old Asian woman who was attacked last month inside her San Francisco apartment building, police announced Monday. (Aug. 15)
The Alberta government continues to make its case for a provincial police force to replace RCMP, saying it would add hundreds of front-line officers to small detachments. The United Conservative government outlined its blueprint for more police in rural Alberta today. It says 275 front-line police officers would be added to Alberta's 42 smallest detachments. Justice Minister Tyler Shandro said that as it stands, there is no minimum number of officers at RCMP detachments. He said a made-in-Albert
CHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy was described by prosecutors as a “predator” who could not take no for an answer as the trial began Monday of the French soccer player accused of eight counts of rape. Mendy also has been accused of one count of attempted rape and one count of sexual assault. He is alleged to have committed the offenses against seven young women between October 2018 and August last year. He denies the charges. Timothy Cray, the lawyer for the prosec
Jeff Bohnert had all but given up on seeing his poodle-hound mix again after she went missing in early June. Two months later, people exploring a nearby cave found his dog (August 16)
Cooks from across Argentina fired up their grills on Sunday to compete to produce the best asado, the country's traditional barbeque.
A Miami-Dade police officer was critically wounded and an armed robbery suspect was killed in an exchange of gunfire during a car chase Monday night, authorities said. (Aug. 16)
The European Union urged the Taliban to change tack and uphold the rights of women, girls and minorities on Monday, one year after the Islamist group took power in Afghanistan. Afghanistan is physically safer than it was when the hardline Taliban was fighting against U.S.-led foreign forces and their Afghan allies but there are huge pressures on the economy, caused in large part by the country's isolation as foreign governments refuse to recognise its rulers. Development aid upon which the country relied so heavily has been cut as the international community demands that the Taliban respect the rights of Afghans, particularly girls and women whose access to work and education has been curtailed.
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Indigenous groups in Newfoundland and Labrador are pushing back against the provincial government's recent decision to maintain the name of the historic Colonial Building in downtown St. John's. The Nunatsiavut government, which represents Inuit in Labrador, and First Voice, an Indigenous coalition in St. John's, issued statements Monday expressing their disappointment. "Premier Andrew Furey continues to promote reconciliation as something that is dear to him and his governmen
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has declared a state of emergency in two southern counties hit by flooding from heavy rains. (Aug. 15)
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Cowboys for Trump founder Couy Griffin is fighting to keep his seat as a New Mexico county commissioner as he faces possible removal and disqualification from public office for his participation in last year’s insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Griffin was previously convicted of a misdemeanor for entering Capitol grounds on Jan. 6, 2021. He was sentenced to 14 days and given credit for time served. Three residents of Santa Fe and Los Alamos counties filed a lawsuit seeking
Public Health is contact tracing to try to limit the spread of monkeypox in New Brunswick. The province's first confirmed case of the virus, announced last Friday, had not travelled out of New Brunswick, said Dr. Yves Léger, the deputy chief medical officer of health. This "reasonably" means the person got the virus either from a New Brunswick resident or somebody travelling in the province, Léger said in an interview Tuesday on Shift. To limit the spread of the virus, Public Health has been fol
The end of the TV show ‘Better Call Saul’ wraps up the story of Saul Goodman. A clinical neuropsychologist analyzes the character’s progression from a small-time con man to a ‘criminal’ lawyer.
The body of a teenager killed in a high-profile shooting during the Philippines' war on drugs five years ago was exhumed for autopsy on Monday as his family seek to learn more about his death and hold others accountable. High school student Kian Delos Santos was 17 when police shot him in an act they said was self-defence. But video footage contradicted the official police report, sparking huge public outrage against the bloody anti-narcotics campaign of former President Rodrigo Duterte, and the rare conviction of police officers who rights groups say have otherwise enjoyed impunity.
Griner, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, was convicted on 4 August after authorities found cannabis oil in her luggageView on euronews
The case of a commercial fisher who's suing Indigenous groups continued in Saint John on Tuesday. The case began in April, when Mary Ann Holland applied to the Court of Queen's Bench for an injunction to stop Indigenous fishers from catching elvers in an are where she has an exclusive licence to fish. The lawsuit named Neqotkuk, also known as Tobique First Nation, Sitansisk Wolastoquiyik, or St. Mary's First Nation, Welamukotok, or Oromocto First Nation, and Woodstock First Nation, along with th