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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
A new addiction recovery centre that opened Tuesday in Dartmouth, N.S., isn't a typical clinic, but rather an "access point" for people seeking help, says the doctor leading Nova Scotia's addictions and mental health program. It's all in an effort to ensure the services and programs at the centre are as welcoming and barrier-free as possible, said Dr. David Martell. "Often people have had the experience where they try to access a lot of different things in health care and what they're met with i
MOSCOW/BRUSSELS (Reuters) -NATO said on Monday it was putting forces on standby and reinforcing eastern Europe with more ships and fighter jets, in what Russia denounced as Western "hysteria" in response to its build-up of troops on the Ukraine border. The U.S. Department of Defense in Washington said about 8,500 American troops were put on heightened alert and were awaiting orders to deploy to the region, should Russia invade Ukraine.
Alberta's premier's office has designated an investigator and set out terms of reference for their investigation into whether the justice minister's phone call to Edmonton's police chief about a personal traffic ticket constituted interference. Kaycee Madu has been stripped of that role and its duties while the investigation is conducted by Adèle Kent, a retired Court of Queen's Bench justice. The inquiry comes after Madu phoned Chief Dale McFee last March to discuss the circumstances of a traff
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Why infectious diseases expert Dr. Isaac Bogoch says this could be the beginning of the end of the Omicron wave in Canada.
MONTREAL — The Quebec government says a new "positive approach" to persuade people to get their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine will complement the punitive measures so far imposed to increase vaccination rates. But Quebecers shouldn't expect anything dramatically different, junior health minister Lionel Carmant told reporters Monday. "We want to use the same technique, intensify it, increase the visibility to have further success," Carmant said. A pop-up vaccination clinic will open in downtown
На пике кризиса вокруг Украины Харьков, второй по величине город, живет внешне обычной жизнью, но у многих собраны "тревожные чемоданчики".View on euronews
WATFORD, England — Roy Hodgson is back in the Premier League at the age of 74. The former England coach was hired by Watford on Tuesday and will be tasked with keeping the team in the top division following its descent into the relegation zone. Claudio Ranieri, a 70-year-old Italian, was fired on Monday after 3 1/2 months in charge, just days after Watford slipped into the bottom three for the first time this season. Watford's board has turned to Hodgson, another of world soccer's most experienc
Snti-vaccine activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. made “deeply offensive" comments when he suggested things are worse for people today than they were for Anne Frank, the teenager who died in a Nazi concentration camp after hiding with her family in a secret annex in an Amsterdam house for two years, the Anti-Defamation League and U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum said Monday. “Making reckless comparisons to the Holocaust, the murder of six million Jews, for a political agenda is outrageous and deeply off
From the shoreline, Lynn Gregan's fishing operation in Miramichi Bay just looks like a few sticks poking up through the ice. When you make the trek across the frozen water by snowmobile and see it up close, it still looks like just sticks and ice. But when the chainsaws come out it's a whole other kettle of fish. A kettle of smelt to be specific. "A smelt is a delicate, tasty little critter fish that we have here in many Maritime provinces," said Gregan. "But here in Miramichi Bay, it's a delica
When Andrew Hunter thinks about the main subject of his book, he recalls having her in mind since the early 1990s. Through her story, he says, she has the ability to connect to people in Black communities grappling with the legacy of slavery. Of the stories in books and articles about people enslaved, her narrative offered a unique perspective. "I was thinking about Sophia for a long time," he said. Hunter is referring to Sophia Burthen Pooley, a enslaved woman once owned by Indigenous leader Jo
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
The University of Calgary is offering free mental health supports to Albertans who are struggling with the impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Its Werklund School of Education has three programs offering virtual counselling to Albertans looking for support: The Strong Mind, Strong Me program offers counselling to children and youth who have been impacted by the pandemic. The Becoming Strong Adults: Transitioning to Adulthood program is being offered to support emerging adults ages 18 to 25
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
Four people were injured and two of them are in serious condition after a water taxi carrying six people hit rocks and ran aground near Tofino, B.C., according to the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre. In a written statement, the JRCC said an Ahousaht auxiliary vessel near Tofino received a report around 9:27 a.m that a vessel had run aground near the Catface Mountain Range. The Canadian Coast Guard Ship the Cape Ann responded and found a 25-foot water taxi with six people onboard, four of them w
As of Monday, big-box stores will be screening customers and only allowing those with vaccine passports to enter. Global’s Brayden Jagger Haines reports.
ADEN (Reuters) -Internet services were largely restored in Yemen on Tuesday, residents said, after a four-day outage https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/yemenis-struggle-without-internet-third-day-after-air-strikes-2022-01-23 following Saudi-led coalition air strikes which damaged telecoms infrastructure. The Iran-aligned Houthi group's communications ministry said services had returned to all provinces after initial repairs. "To all friends and loved ones: We missed you," the Houthis' deputy foreign minister, Hussein al-Ezzi, said on Twitter, praising efforts to repair the damage.
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