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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
U.S. President Joe Biden told reporters Wednesday, 'My guess is he will move in," predicting Russian President Vladimir Putin will invade Ukraine, a move he said would trigger a massive response.
A villa in Rome, containing the only known ceiling painted by Italian artist Caravaggio, went on the auction block Tuesday, January 18. Its estimated value is 471 million euros, or 533 million dollars. A judge ordered the auction of Villa Ludovisi following an inheritance dispute between the heirs of a noble family and their step-mother, a Texas-born princess.
In 1967, The Monkees topped the U.K singles chart with “I’m A Believer.” (Jan. 19)
Black women voters tell The Associated Press they want promises fulfilled on protecting access and voting rights. (Jan. 20)
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a self-appraisal that didn't always fit with the facts, President Joe Biden on Wednesday made the dubious assertion that he's outperformed all expectations on the pandemic in his first year and inflated his contribution to COVID-era economic growth. A look at some of Biden's comments in a news conference that stretched for nearly two hours: PANDEMIC BIDEN on COVID-19: “I didn’t overpromise. I have probably outperformed what anybody thought would happen.” THE FACTS: That's a
Underwater footage explores pristine reef, undamaged by climate change, off coast of Tahiti.
People may reconsider their reasons for not getting vaccinated against COVID-19 after the emergence of the Omicron coronavirus variant, says infectious diseases physician Dr. Lisa Barrett.
The iconic Basilica of St. John the Baptist could be sold off, as the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of St. John's deals with insolvency. That's according to new court filings which shed more light on how the corporation plans to address liabilities related to historic sexual abuse cases. Proceedings moved to the courtroom Thursday, where a judge was asked to approve the pending sale of a monastery, and begin the process of figuring out the fate of millions raised through a Chase the Ace f
The owners of a downtown Edmonton restaurant say the City of Edmonton has not compensated them for nearly $3,000 in damages police caused during an arrest outside the restaurant this summer. Kelsey Danyluk, who owns Tzin Wine and Tapas with her husband Glenn Quinn, said she received a phone call from the restaurant's alarm company around midnight on Aug. 10. When she arrived on 104th Street at about 1 a.m., she found broken glass and damaged tiles. The restaurant's facade and outdoor speaker sys
CHARLOTTETOWN — Health officials in Prince Edward Island are reporting the province's third death related to COVID-19. The death of the person between the ages of 60 and 79 follows news last week of P.E.I.'s first two COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic. Chief public health officer Dr. Heather Morrison issued a statement today expressing her sadness and offering condolences to the family. Morrison reported 304 new cases of COVID-19 on the Island, bringing the total number of active c
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
WINNIPEG — Manitoba recorded another 12 COVID-19-related deaths and saw hospitalizations rise again Wednesday, as the province's top doctor said the peak of the Omicron wave might be close at hand. Health officials said the number of people in hospital with COVID-19 reached 631, an increase of 11 in one day to set yet another record. The number of people in intensive care, including non-COVID patients, fell by two to 100, which was still 28 above the province's pre-pandemic normal capacity. Whil
U.S. President Joe Biden is predicting a Russian invasion of Ukraine, saying a 'minor incursion' would elicit a lesser Western response than a full-blown invasion. Ukrainian officials worry the comment gives Vladimir Putin a green light to act.
In a time-honoured tradition of Canadian democracy, government regulations become public when they appear in the Canada Gazette. That’s why Ottawa’s proposal to bypass that step is so troublesome.
A man from Surrey has been arrested and charged for the attempted murder of a Langley man one year ago. Chad Stewart, 42, has been charged with attempted murder, discharge of a firearm with intent to injure and possession of a firearm while prohibited. Langley RCMP responded to calls of a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in an underground parkade in the 5600 block of 201A Street in Langley City, shortly after midnight on Jan. 18, 2021. He was taken to hospital in critical condition. La
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
IQALUIT, Nunavut — The City of Iqaluit shut down its water treatment plant Wednesday after the water was contaminated last week with fuel for the second time. The city said a breach in the system is suspected to have caused residents to smell fuel in their water, with breaches detected last week and Wednesday. The city said it is using a bypass system to pump water to residents instead and the entire territorial capital is now under a precautionary boil water advisory. Nunavut's health departmen
Duane Smith has been acclaimed chair and CEO of the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) after the only other candidate in the race withdrew. Patrick Gruben submitted his withdrawal in writing to Todd Orvitz, the returning officer, on Jan. 19, and the election, scheduled for Jan. 26, was cancelled. This will be Smith's fourth term at the helm of the IRC. Smith was born and raised in Inuvik, and has been the IRC's chair and CEO since 2016. The 42 directors of the six community corporations in th
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.