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ISTANBUL (AP) — Sebastian Coates waited years to score his first Champions League goal but only 12 minutes for the next one, a near-exact copy. The Sporting Lisbon captain scored two headers in almost identical circumstances and won a penalty for good measure, as he led his team to a 4-1 win against Besiktas in the Champions League on Tuesday. Uruguayan defender Coates was left unmarked in front of goal to head in when Pedro Goncalves' corner was flicked on by Goncalo Inacio at the near post in
Ottawa reported eight more cases of COVID-19 Tuesday. Hospitalizations and outbreaks remain stable. Quebec reported four more cases in the Outaouais. The EOHU leads the province in incidence rate of COVID-19. Today's Ottawa update Ottawa Public Health (OPH) reported eight more COVID-19 cases Tuesday — its lowest case count in a daily update since Aug. 9 — and no deaths. Numbers to watch 11: Residents who are unvaccinated or who received their first dose less than two weeks ago are 11 times more
COVID vaccinations for children aged five to eleven could soon be available in Canada after Pfizer-BioNTech requested an approval from Health Canada for their vaccine. Ontario is meeting to determine how that rollout will look. Morganne Campbell has more on this.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) -NATO defence ministers are set to agree a new master plan on Thursday to defend against any potential Russian attack on multiple fronts, reaffirming the alliance's core goal of deterring Moscow despite a growing focus on China. The confidential strategy aims to prepare for any simultaneous attack in the Baltic and Black Sea regions that could include nuclear weapons, hacking of computer networks and assaults from space. Officials stress that they do not believe any Russian attack is imminent.
Former Taliban fighter Mohammad Ishaq, who spent years battling Western troops and local forces in Afghanistan, lost his leg in combat and is now learning to walk with a new limb. Standing near him at a Kabul clinic is one of the soldiers he defeated. In the Red Cross Hospital in Kabul, Ishaq spoke simply of the eight years he spent in Helmand, the southern province where some of the fiercest fighting of the war took place and where thousands of civilians and combatants were killed and maimed.
In a response to a question from the media, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tells a news conference in Kamloops, B.C., Monday that all documents related to residential schools have been submitted to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation. However, the centre told Global News that is "not accurate."
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin visited Ukraine on Tuesday, underlining Washington's support for the country's sovereignty and territorial integrity amid a tense standoff with Russia. Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy hailed the U.S. as the country's “chief partner in security and defense” during a meeting with Austin. Austin emphasized that the U.S. and its allies remain committed to supporting Ukraine’s right to decide its own future foreign policy. “U.S. support
Despite the cooling impacts of La Nina, 2021 is still ranking within the top ten hottest years in the record books.
President Joe Biden returned to his birthplace of Scranton, Pennsylvania Wednesday to push his $2 trillion domestic spending package and $1 trillion infrastructure plan, insisting they are key to the U.S. maintaining its global competitive edge. (Oct. 20)
New data suggests teen vaping has returned to pre-pandemic levels in Canada, raising concerns that a new generation is becoming addicted to nicotine and Health Canada is not acting quickly enough to curb it.
The gargantuan stone broke a record that had been set only last year in the same state.
Here's the latest for Wednesday October 20th: January 6th committee votes to hold Steve Bannon in contempt; Haitian kidnapping gang demands ransom; City in Michigan declares emergency due to lead; San Francisco and burger chain in vaccine rule dispute.
The In-N-Out hamburger chain is sizzling mad after San Francisco shut down its indoor dining for refusing to check customers' vaccination status. The company's Fisherman's Wharf location — its only one in San Francisco — was temporarily shut by the Department of Public Health on Oct. 14. Authorities said it refused to bar clients who couldn’t show proof of vaccination to dine indoors, as required by a city mandate that took effect Aug. 20. In-N-Out ignored repeated warnings to enforce the vaccin
The NBA at 75: There has been a major commitment by NBA players to spark change in recent years. The league has a fan base that stretches to each corner of the globe and a reputation of being a leader when it comes to social issues. (Oct. 19)
A small change in how the Missaguash River flows resulted in a tiny parcel of land in New Brunswick permanently ending up in Nova Scotia.
Parwaiz Hamidy, his wife Rahima Hamidy and their two young boys have chosen to settle down in Peterborough, Ont. after arriving in Canada as refugees from Afghanistan. The family applied to come to Canada under a special program the federal government announced in the summer to resettle 20,000 Afghan refugees. The government doubled its commitment to 40,000 last month.
Dr. Daisy Fung finds it hard to measure time these days. She just keeps working until she's done. Amidst the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Edmonton family doctor works "killer hours" treating patients, even visiting some of her palliative, geriatric and house-bound patients in their homes. "Everything during COVID just seems to take a lot longer," said Fung, an assistant clinical professor in the department of family medicine at the University of Alberta. She recently spent two hours
VANCOUVER — The union representing some workers at LifeLabs, the largest provider of medical laboratory services in British Columbia, has issued strike notice on behalf of its members. The B.C. General Employees' Union says notice was issued Tuesday, putting its roughly 1,500 members in a legal strike position by Friday night. A statement from the union says the action comes after a 98 per cent strike mandate in July, followed by several months of negotiations, bargaining and mediation. Workers
KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Senior members of a British Columbia First Nation have issued an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that petitions him to formally commit to seven steps he could take to show he is serious about reconciliation. The open letter from family heads of the Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc Nation comes a day after Trudeau visited their territory in Kamloops for the first time since more than 200 unmarked graves were found in May at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. In the
A plan to keep electricity rates from skyrocketing once the Muskrat Falls project is fully online will be finalized before the end of this year, but still beyond the original deadline of Sept. 30. An official with the Department of Industry, Energy and Technology confirmed to CBC News on Tuesday afternoon that a deal is just weeks away, and that an earlier statement issued by the department was incorrect. On Monday, in response to an inquiry from the CBC, the department issued a statement saying