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Speaking alongside Chancellor Scholz, the French president also said France and Germany were united in seeking to defuse the crisis.View on euronews
Outspoken singer-songwriter Neil Young has given Spotify an ultimatum between streaming his music or continuing to distribute the Joe Rogan Experience podcast, known for featuring COVID-19 contrarians with confusing and dangerous views.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware lawmaker who came under fire last year for using a racist and sexist slur to refer to sex workers was arrested on shoplifting charges Tuesday, just days after announcing that he was resigning for health reasons. Newark police said a warrant was issued Tuesday for Rep. Gerald Brady’s arrest on two counts of shoplifting, and that Brady, 65, turned himself in a few hours later. He was released on his own recognizance. House Democrats announced last Friday that Brady wa
CBC's Justin McElroy has been named one of Vancouver's 50 most influential people in an annual ranking by Vancouver Magazine. Members of the Power 50, which ranks the city's most influential people in politics, technology, education, business and more, are chosen by a panel of industry insiders and experts. The panel chose McElroy, an award-winning municipal affairs journalist and columnist, for his work on the COVID-19 pandemic. That work includes consistently pressuring health and government a
MIAMI (AP) — Rapper Slim Jxmmi was arrested in Miami early Tuesday after attacking the mother of his young child during an argument, police said. Aaquil Brown, who performs under the name Slim Jxmmi in the hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd, faces a misdemeanor battery charge. The group was started by Brown and his brother in Tupelo, Mississippi. They are best known for their single “Black Beatles.” According to a Miami police arrest report, the woman told officers she had confronted Brown on Monday night
Nova Scotia is reporting five new COVID-19-related deaths on Monday. According to a news release, three of the deaths are in the central zone. They are a woman in her 60s, a man in his 70s and a man in his 90s. In the western zone, a man in his 70s and a woman in her 90s have died. There are 92 people in designated COVID-19 hospital units, including 14 in intensive care. In total, there are 304 people in hospital with COVID-19: 92 hospitalized due to the virus. 93 identified as positive upon arr
As students adjust to being back in classrooms in Ontario, there are some who would like to return to school but have not been able to. As Caryn Lieberman reports, for this group of students learning virtually brings a host of unique challenges.
A conservation group is turning over a historic redwood grove on the Northern California coast to descendants of the original Native American inhabitants. (Jan. 25)
Why infectious diseases expert Dr. Isaac Bogoch says this could be the beginning of the end of the Omicron wave in Canada.
TORONTO — On a recent snowy afternoon in New York City, Samantha Bee is gleefully making her way to a cat café. It's a production day for her TBS late-night show "Full Frontal," and in this particular episode, she tackles how disinformation can spread through something as seemingly innocuous as the cute cat videos the internet lives for. In other words, it's a quintessential episode of the series, which began its seventh season Thursday. "I'm trying to find more entry points into serious materia
The previous Bulgarian government had blocked North Macedonia's bid to join the EU. But now there is fresh hope that relations between the two countries can be improved. View on euronews
The man who confessed to killing a Calgary mother has now also been convicted of murdering the woman's toddler, a child he'd previously told the court he loved. On the first day of his October 2021 trial, Robert Leeming, 37, pleaded guilty to murdering girlfriend Jasmine Lovett but not guilty in the death of her daughter, 22-month-old Aliyah Sanderson. On Monday, Court of Queen's Bench Justice Keith Yamauchi convicted Leeming, finding he'd lied in his testimony. "Mr. Leeming is not a believable
A group that helps French-speaking newcomers get settled on the Island says English-language testing is blocking qualified, highly educated nurses from coming to work on the Island. La Coopérative d'intégration francophone de l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard, also known as the CIF, appeared before a legislative standing committee Tuesday. The group updated MLAs on the barriers to recruiting and retaining Francophone workers. "In other provinces their governments are sitting down with their professional r
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NEW YORK (AP) — An unvaccinated Sarah Palin tested positive for COVID-19 Monday, forcing a postponement of the start of a trial in her libel lawsuit against The New York Times The former Alaska governor's positive test was announced in court just as jury selection was set to begin at a federal courthouse in New York City. Palin claims the Times damaged her reputation with an opinion piece penned by its editorial board that falsely asserted her political rhetoric helped incite the 2011 shooting o
“Mermaid Confidential” by Tim Dorsey (William Morrow) “Mermaid Confidential” is the 25th slapstick-noir novel in which Tim Dorsey chronicles the antics of obsessive-compulsive serial killer Serge Storms and his drugged-out sidekick, Coleman, as they devise fiendishly inventive ways to murder a rogues' gallery of Florida grifters and thugs who all had it coming. Until now, the pair has been on a manic, seemingly endless road trip through the Sunshine State while Serge pursues a series of short-li
Premier Doug Ford and Health Minister Christine Elliott will meet next week with Ontario nurses to talk about staff shortages. The meeting with Cathryn Hoy, provincial president of the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA), is set for Feb. 3. A date was set on Tuesday after the ONA said on Twitter that the Ontario government turned down a request for a meeting on Monday. Ivana Yelich, spokesperson for the premier, said on Tuesday that the meeting is an opportunity to listen for the premier and minis
In a blistering letter, the union representing scientists at Fisheries and Oceans Canada is accusing lobbyists, industry, senior members of the department and at least one politician of undermining the work of their members in Newfoundland and Labrador. Judith Leblanc of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) wrote to the deputy minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Timothy Sargent, in November, expressing the "hurt" scientists have felt. "A pattern of decisions an
Yukon's chief coroner confirmed three recent overdose deaths were due to illicit drugs and is now investigating one more death that happened over the weekend in Carcross. The preliminary evidence suggests the most recent death may also be related to illicit drugs, said Heather Jones, in news release issued Monday morning. The coroner said she received the preliminary toxicology results for the three deaths that happened between Jan. 15 and 19, 2022, and can now confirm that all three deaths invo
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Two more Poles have been identified as victims of phone hacking with the notoriously powerful spyware from Israel’s NSO Group: an agrarian political leader at odds with Poland's right-wing government and the co-author of a book about the head of Poland's secret services. The newest discovery by Citizen Lab cybersleuths broadens the list of those allegedly targeted by state surveillance under Poland’s nationalist government with a tool marketed for use exclusively against cr