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One day after government MLAs on a Nova Scotia Legislature committee rejected calls for a forensic audit into a Cape Breton employment agency, Premier Tim Houston says one should go ahead. Island Employment shut its doors in November after the province ended its contract with it six months early. That followed a damning report by Nova Scotia ombudsman William Smith that found misuse or gross mismanagement of public funds. At a meeting Wednesday of the legislature's public accounts committee, the
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces that some data shows Alberta has reached and surpassed the peak of the Omicron wave of COVID-19, but that does come with a word of caution.
European countries are starting to loosen their COVID-19 restrictions with Britain at the front of the pack despite the presence of some staggeringly high case numbers and concern from experts that it’s too soon.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden launched into his second year in office Thursday with a new focus on making fatigued Americans believe they’re better off under his leadership as he embraces a pared-back agenda before the midterm elections. The persistence of the coronavirus, rising inflation and congressional gridlock have exacted a bitter toll on Biden’s approval rating and threaten a midterm routing for his party, but the president sees no need for a major shift in direction. Instead, Bi
The bodies of four people — including an infant and a teen — were found in the snow near the United States border in Manitoba. RCMP said they believe the deaths resulted from a border crossing attempt during a freezing blizzard.
An airstrike on the port city of Hodeida has wiped out internet services across Yemen.View on euronews
The bill, passed in a vote of 82 to 37 with three abstentions on Tuesday, will come into force if it is signed into law by President Gitanas Nausėda.View on euronews
Survivors of clergy sexual abuse say they are not surprised following a long-awaited report on the handling of cases in Germany's Munich diocese in the 1970s and 1980s, adding they want to see action. The report faults retired Pope Benedict XVI. (Jan. 20)
MILAN (AP) — Both AC Milan and Juventus have recent bad memories of San Siro ahead of their eagerly-anticipated Serie A match at the iconic stadium on Sunday. Juventus lost the Italian Super Cup to Inter Milan last week, when Alexis Sánchez scored the winner with the last kick of the match at the end of extra time. Milan’s last match at its home stadium was on Monday when a refereeing error cost it dearly in a dispiriting 2-1 loss to relegation-threatened Spezia. “It’s hard to lose like that. It
The CEO of Island Waste Management Corporation says the annual Christmas tree pick up is being delayed by winter weather. Karen MacDonald said large snow storms the past two weekends have made collection a challenge, and that they're continuing the collection when weather permits. "It does make it difficult because sometimes you find that they've been covered in snow," she said. Trees can't be under the snow or frozen to the ground, and large trees must be cut in half, said MacDonald. Anyone loo
Avalanche Canada has issued a special public avalanche warning ahead of the weekend as warming temperatures threaten to make the snowpack unstable.
One of three people accused of supplying ammunition to the man responsible for killing 22 people in a Nova Scotia shooting rampage in April 2020 has pleaded guilty to a single charge. James Banfield, 65, is the brother of Lisa Banfield, the gunman's common-law partner. The siblings, along with Brian Brewser, 61, are accused of supplying Gabriel Wortman with ammunition prior to the killings. A lawyer for James Banfield appeared in Nova Scotia provincial court Friday to enter a guilty plea on a ch
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — This season was supposed to be Diego Simeone’s chance to firmly establish Atlético Madrid as Spain’s top team and cap his incredibly successful decade as its coach. While Barcelona lost Lionel Messi and Real Madrid had to replace coach Zinedine Zidane, Atlético strengthened its championship squad with the return of Antoine Griezmann and the signing of attacking players Rodrigo de Paul and Matheus Cunha. It looked like the perfect scenario to repeat as Spanish league champ
Ontario Premier Doug Ford on Thursday announced that the province would begin lifting COVID-19 restrictions starting on Jan. 31. Restaurant dining rooms, gyms, cinemas, museums and zoos, which have been closed since early this month, can re-open at 50 per cent capacity, and spectator areas of sporting events, concert venues and theatres can operate at half capacity or 500 people, whichever is less.
Thanks for watching Its Only Food w/Chef John Politte. In this video we are showing you how to make green Schug sauce, a middle eastern hot sauce. Here is the recipe: Ingredients • 4-jalapeno peppers • 1 Tablespoon minced fresh garlic • ½ cup fresh parsley • ½ cup fresh cilantro • 1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice • ½ teaspoon salt • ¼ teaspoon cumin • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds • ½ cup olive oil Method • De-seed the jalapenos if you wish to • Add half the olive oil into a food processor or blender, along with the jalapeno peppers and pulse a few times to break down the peppers. • Add the rest of the ingredients and the remaining olive oil and continue to pulse to emulsify the mixture. The results should be a chunky sauce with pieces of the herbs in it. Enjoy!
TORONTO — The sex assault trial of Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard is set to begin in May after it was postponed multiple times due to COVID-19 restrictions. The trial, which will be heard by a jury, is now scheduled to start May 2 and continue until early June. Hoggard, the frontman for the band Hedley, was initially set to stand trial in January of last year but it was postponed by several months, and then again to this month. The trial was delayed again because new jury trials have been put o
This adorable baby is the biggest fan of 'The Little Mermaid'! So big in fact that he knows every scene of the movie, and if you don't believe us check out this awesome clip!
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Louie Anderson, whose four-decade career as a comedian and actor included his unlikely, Emmy-winning performance as mom to twin adult sons in the TV series “Baskets,” died Friday. He was 68. Anderson died at a hospital in Las Vegas of complications from cancer, said Glenn Schwartz, his longtime publicist. Anderson had a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Schwartz said previously. “'Baskets' was such a phenomenal ‘second act’ for Louie Anderson. I wish he’d gotten a third,” Michael
Total and Chevron said that the abuses had worsened since the military overthrew the civilian government in a coup last February.View on euronews