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California Governor Gavin Newsom was given a COVID-19 vaccination booster shot at an Oakland clinic on Wednesday. Newsom was eligible for the booster because he received the single-dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine earlier this year. (Oct. 27)
The City of St. John's is suspending Newfoundland Growlers home games at Mile One Centre while it investigates allegations of "disrespectful workplace conduct" by team ownership, according to Mayor Danny Breen. According to a news release issued Wednesday, the city says Deacon Sports and Entertainment, the Growlers' ownership group, has had its access to the arena suspended until a formal investigation can be completed. In a statement, Danny Breen, St. John's mayor and chair of St. John's Sports
A federal government mistake led to the circulation of the names, emails and sometimes even photos of hundreds of stranded Afghans trying to escape the Taliban.
Justin Trudeau says he aims to lead the Liberals the next time Canadians head to the polls, as he undertook a major cabinet overhaul aimed at quickly delivering on his top priorities during his third term as prime minister. He defended Harjit Sajjan even as he shuffled him to international development and selected former procurement minister Anita Anand to lead the fight against military sexual misconduct as defence minister.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Across Northern California, crews worked Monday to clear streets of toppled trees and branches and to clean gutters clogged by debris carried by rainwater from a massive storm that caused flooding and rock slides, and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands. Despite the problems, the rain and mountain snow were welcome in Northern California, which is so dry that nearly all of it is classified as either experiencing extreme or exceptional drought. The wet weather also gre
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MONROE, La. (AP) — Growing up in the piney backwoods of northern Louisiana, where yards were dotted with crosses and the occasional Confederate flag, Jacob Brown was raised on hunting, fishing and dreams of becoming a state trooper. But within weeks of arriving at the Louisiana State Police training academy in Baton Rouge, instructors pegged Brown as trouble. One wrote that he was an arrogant, chronic rule breaker with “toxic” character traits that should disqualify him from ever joining the sta
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s top lawyer filed suit against the Biden administration on Monday seeking to restore a Trump-era ban on abortion referrals by family planning clinics that President Joe Biden reversed earlier this month. The action filed by Republican Attorney Dave Yost in U.S. District Court in Cincinnati was joined by 11 other states. At issue are new federal regulations set by the Department of Health and Human Services that take the Title X federal family planning program back to
Japan's Princess Mako said goodbye to her imperial home and royal title after announcing Tuesday she'd wed Kei Komuro, a lawyer she met while both were in university and whom she described as 'irreplaceable.' (Chika Oshima/The Associated Press)
As little as 15 minutes a day of brisk walking could help many women who struggle with postpartum depression, a study from a Canadian university says, though some severe cases may still require traditional medical care. The study from Western University, published Wednesday by the Journal of Women's Health, analyzed data from five research projects involving 242 participants and found that walking resulted in clinically significant reductions in postpartum depression symptoms. Researchers say th
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Toronto police have released the name of the victim in a fatal shooting on Eglinton Avenue West early Saturday. He is identified as Donald Leroy "Smokey" Marson, 36, of Toronto. Officers were called to 2591 Eglinton Ave. W. at 2:20 a.m. on Saturday. When police arrived, they found a man in an apartment who had been shot. Officers tried to save his life but he was pronounced dead at the scene. Marson is Toronto's 69th homicide victim of the year. Investigators are urging anyone who witnessed the
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau revealed the new makeup of his cabinet that included some additions, subtractions and a shakeup for others. Here are five things to know about the cabinet and what it all could mean. In, out, and moving about: The prime minister expanded his cabinet to 38 ministers, not including Trudeau himself, which meant adding some new faces in Kamal Khera as seniors minister, Pascal St-Onge as sport minister (also the only rookie MP in cabinet), Marci Ien as gender eq
NEW YORK (AP) — Days before the final votes are cast in an election likely to make him Manhattan’s first Black district attorney, Alvin Bragg is showing just how different a prosecutor he might be. Instead of stumping for votes all day, the Democrat is spending the last week of his campaign questioning New York City police officials in a rare judicial inquiry into the 2014 police chokehold death of Eric Garner, whose pleas of “I can’t breathe” became a rallying cry of the Black Lives Matter move
Our planet is changing. So is our journalism. This story is part of a CBC News initiative entitled Our Changing Planet to show and explain the effects of climate change and what is being done about it. Canada's track record has been pretty simple when it comes to climate targets. Step 1: Set an ambitious goal Step 2: Largely maintain the status quo Step 3: Miss goal Step 4: Set new goal The historical pattern holds true with past agreements struck in Rio, Kyoto and Copenhagen. To meet the Paris
A powerful and record-setting low-pressure system recently brought destructive winds, major swells, extreme rainfall, mudslides and flooding along the North American West Coast.
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Belgian PM Alexander De Croo told Euronews that they would only give booster jabs to those who are vulnerable to COVID-19 as healthcare workers in some countries are not yet vaccinated.View on euronews
A 46-year-old man died late Monday night after he was struck by an STM bus. The bus was making a left turn at the intersection of de Castelneau Street and Chateaubriand Avenue in the neighbourhood of Villeray, when it struck the man at around 11 p.m. No passengers were in the bus at the time. Montreal police say the man's death was declared at the scene. The bus driver, a 53-year-old man, was treated for shock but otherwise was not injured. Montreal police set up a security perimeter so special