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The U.S. Border Patrol faces major challenges monitoring a vast expanse of windblown farmland along the Canada-U.S. border, near where an Indian family of four was found dead last week. Agent Katy Siemer says the smuggling organizations don't care about migrants' safety — they only care about money.
LONDON (AP) — Premier League clubs must have a minimum of four positive coronavirus cases within their playing squad before requesting a postponement, according to new guidelines announced on Wednesday and taking effect next month. Previously, teams had to show they did not have 13 senior players plus a goalkeeper available before asking for a game to be postponed. That also took into account factors such as injuries and players being on international duty. There have been 22 postponements since
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.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy said Tuesday that it has discharged 23 active-duty sailors for refusing the coronavirus vaccine, marking the first time it has thrown currently serving sailors out of the military over the mandatory shots. The discharges came as the Navy released new COVID-19 guidance that requires all deployed sailors and air crew to be vaccinated, but relaxes some quarantine practices on ships based on recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Navy leaders
During the annual state of the university address, University of Windsor president Robert Gordon touched on how learning could develop after the pandemic, saying the institution should listen to student concerns regarding increasing accessibility to learning. "I'm truly hoping that the positive lessons that we've learned, how we've been able to kind of work through these really daunting challenges over the past 20 months, will build into how we as a university become a true leader in supporting
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — African Cup of Nations organizers announced Wednesday that they were changing the venues for two quarterfinal games and one of the semifinals. One of the quarterfinals scheduled for Sunday was moved from the Olembe Stadium in Yaounde across town to the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium after eight people were killed in a crush outside the Olembe during the round-of-16 game between host Cameroon and Comoros on Monday. A total of 38 others were injured and seven of them were in serio
Mayo Clinic experts say that Minnesota is near peak for omicron COVID-19 cases and Wisconsin is showing a decline. (Jan. 26)
Lambton County OPP have identified the second victim in an ongoing death investigation. On Dec. 28, provincial police in Lambton County responded to a "suspicious person" on Crooked Road in Enniskillen Township. This sparked a police investigation and human remains were found in the township. The incident led to another death investigation in Sarnia where more remains were found. Police told CBC News that the "suspicious person" was being held in custody. On Jan. 3, police identified the Sarnia
Protesters gather across the country as part of annual Indigenous rights protests held on a national holiday that marks the arrival of the first British colonial troops in 1788.View on euronews
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jazz pianist, session musician and bandleader Bobbe Long “Beegie” Adair, who played on over 100 records throughout her six decade career, has died. She was 84. Her manager, Monica Ramey, said Adair died Sunday in Franklin. A cause of death was not immediately released. Adair, raised in Cave City, Kentucky, began playing at age 5, attended college in Kentucky and then moved to Nashville to work in the city's music scene in the 1960s. She worked as a musician on Johnny Cash
President Joe Biden says there has been "no change in the posture of the Russian forces" along the Ukraine border and the White House is still preparing for a potentially imminent Russian invasion, a move Biden says would "change the world." (Jan. 25)
After a nine-month long investigation, the Williams Lake First Nation says an initial ground radar search has found what could be 93 unmarked graves at the site of a former B.C. residential school. Heather Yourex-West reports on another devastating discovery.
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The body of a New York City police officer who died from injuries sustained in a Harlem shooting last week was escorted to a funeral home Wednesday. Along the route, dozens of NYPD officers paid tribute to Officer Wilbert Mora. (Jan. 26)
MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard searched on Tuesday for 39 people missing for several days after a boat believed to be used for human smuggling capsized off Florida’s coast en route from the Bahamas. A good Samaritan called the Coast Guard early Tuesday after rescuing a man clinging to the boat 45 miles (72 kilometers) east of Fort Pierce, the maritime security agency reported on Twitter. The man said he was with a group of 39 others that left the island of Bimini in the Bahamas on Saturday ni
A publication ban is now in effect on one of the most high-profile military sexual assault cases that's currently before a civilian criminal court. Vice-Admiral Haydn Edmundson, the military's former head of human resources, was charged in Dec. 2021 with sexual assault and committing indecent acts. Edmundson has previously denied any wrongdoing. The allegation against Edmundson are the most serious levelled against any senior leader in the Canadian Armed Forces during the recent sexual misconduc
PARIS (AP) — A Frenchman detained in Iran and hunger striking to protest his treatment has been sentenced to eight years in prison on what his lawyer insisted Tuesday are trumped up espionage and propaganda charges. Benjamin Brière, 36, was arrested in May 2020 after taking pictures in a desert area where photography is prohibited and asking questions on social media about Iran’s obligatory Islamic headscarf for women. Paris-based lawyer Philippe Valent said an Iranian revolutionary court has se
The real winner of last February's spaceflight sweepstakes has finally come forward. Kyle Hippchen, a Florida-based airline captain, held the winning ticket in the random drawing. (Jan 27)
The identity of a man whose remains were found in Banff National Park more than 23 years ago continues to elude police despite a treasure trove of found items, including an address. A local tour guide found the remains at Sulphur Mountain, just a few kilometres south of the townsite, on July 11, 1998, Banff RCMP said in a release on Tuesday. "To date, despite the on-going investigation spanning over 20 years, the remains have yet to be identified," police explained. DNA and dental records didn't
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy laid out an optimistic vision of the state's future Tuesday during an election year address to lawmakers that comes amid a period of higher oil prices and follows a year marked by drawn-out, bruising legislative sessions. The Republican, giving his fourth State of the State speech since taking office in late 2018, said he envisioned a state that is a leader in renewable energy, with energy costs among the lowest in the U.S. He also wants Alaska to