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Sergeant Vadim Shishimarin, 21, has pleaded guilty to shooting dead 62-year-old civilian Oleksandr Shelipov, and asked for 'forgiveness' from his widow in court.View on euronews
Mikey the Harlequin Great Dane loves to howl at his special ball. Watch and laugh as Mikey just can't contain his howl when he makes his ball squeak and sings and dances along with the squeak!
The Missouri Supreme Court denied a request by U.S. Senate candidate Mark McCloskey and his wife to give free legal advice to a conservative activist group as a condition of their professional probation, but McCloskey said Thursday he'll try to find another right-wing organization to represent. Mark and Patricia McCloskey of St. Louis were placed on probation as lawyers in February. The decision stemmed from their actions in June 2020 when they raised guns at racial injustice protesters who vent
U.S. Rep. Ted Budd and former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley won their respective Senate primaries on Tuesday, setting up a fall election matchup that should again test former President Donald Trump’s influence in North Carolina. (May 18)
KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The B.C. First Nation whose discovery of unmarked graves on the grounds of a former residential school sparked a national reckoning over Canada's treatment of Indigenous Peoples says it's planning a new search. The T'kemlups te Secwepemc says in a statement that a new round of ground-penetrating radar probing is set to begin this week near the former Kamloops residential school and will take about a month to complete. The nation says Prof. Sarah Beaulieu of the University of the
A B.C. Supreme Court judge found the man described as the former "chief executive officer" of B.C.'s legislature guilty of breach of trust and fraud Thursday in connection with improper expense claims for more than $1,800 worth of clothing. In a split verdict, Associate Chief Justice Heather Holmes acquitted former legislature house clerk Craig James of two other counts of breach of trust and one of fraud in relation to improperly claiming a $250,000 retirement benefit and storing a wood splitte
WASHINGTON (AP) — A closely divided House approved legislation Thursday to crack down on alleged price gouging by oil companies and other energy producers as prices at the pump continue to soar. A bill backed by House Democrats would give President Joe Biden authority to declare an energy emergency that would make it unlawful to increase gasoline and home energy fuel prices in an “excessive” or exploitative manner. The bill directs the Federal Trade Commission to punish companies that engage in
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina election officials are preparing for early voting for the first time in next month's primaries, expanding the ability to vote in an era when many other states are passing laws to make it harder to cast ballots. Republicans, Democrats and election officials all came together to pass the new law. They predict that more voters will turn out, especially in November, when they learn they can cast ballots for two weeks before Election Day. Republican Gov. Henry McM
The U.S. Soccer Federation has agreed to pay its men’s and women’s national teams equally in a historic move that was years in the making. The collective bargaining agreements announced Wednesday include identical pay structures and equal distribution of World Cup prize money, something that had been a major sticking point. The men's CBA expired in December 2018 and the women's contract expired at the end of March, but talks continued after the federation and the women's team agreed to settle a
Pentagon press secretary John Kirby is joining the White House, according to a person familiar with the matter, adding star power to the President Joe Biden's National Security Council. Kirby, who also served as the top spokesman at the Pentagon and the State Department during the Obama administration, is expected to take handle strategic communications for the NSC, as the West Wing navigates a range of foreign policy challenges, from Russia's invasion of Ukraine to North Korea's nuclear program
OTTAWA — Canada's Parliament has created a day to recognize the genocide of Tamil people in Sri Lanka. Parliament unanimously adopted the motion to make May 18 of each year Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day. Liberal MP Gary Anandasangaree put forward the motion on Wednesday. Anandasangaree, the MP for Scarborough-Rouge Park, says in a statement that Canada became the first national Parliament in the world to create such a day. He says the passed motion is the result of years of work by the Tamil co
The chief of pediatrics at Atlantic Canada's largest children's hospital warned Thursday that his facility is already stretched to its limits as the Nova Scotia government announced masks would no longer be required inside schools beginning next week. Dr. Andrew Lynk of the IWK Health Centre in Halifax said pediatricians across the province had hoped masking in schools would remain in place until the end of the school year on June 30 to prevent a rise in the number of children coming to hospital
GENEVA (AP) — Britain and Rwanda on Thursday faced down two U.N. agencies that have sharply criticized their controversial plan in which British expects to send some asylum-seekers from the U.K. to the African country. In an interview with The Associated Press before meeting top officials from the U.N. human rights and refugee agencies, Rwandan Foreign Minister Vincent Biruta acknowledged it was “fine that they be concerned,” adding that the discussion was aimed “to bring them on board” to work
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A Texas wildfire is causing mandatory evacuations in multiple communities near Abilene. (May 19)
Weather balloons are essential to weather forecasting, but it takes a lot of coordination to send them up—and to track the data they capture. The Weather Network's Kyle Brittain attached some cameras to a weather balloon to get a better picture of how the process works, and the results were very dramatic.
Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili says he is resigning as the member of the legislature for Saskatoon Meewasin. He says his last day will be July 1. Meili's resignation comes after he announced in February that he was stepping down as the Opposition party’s leader. He has said he would stay on until a new leader is chosen and the NDP leadership vote is scheduled for next month in Regina. The two candidates so far are Regina Lakeview MLA Carla Beck and Saskatoon lawyer Kaitlyn Harvey. Meili won
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would require state police to seek court orders to keep guns away from people who might pose a threat to themselves or others under a package of executive orders and gun control bills touted Wednesday by Gov. Kathy Hochul in the aftermath of a racist attack on a Buffalo supermarket. The Democrat's announcement came days after a white 18-year-old wearing military gear killed 10 Black shoppers and workers at the supermarket using a rifle purchased legally a few months
A teenager has been arrested after a woman was the victim of yet another carjacking attempt in Toronto. The incident happened Tuesday evening in a busy Walmart parking lot in Rexdale. Brittany Rosen reports.
Ryan Meili's time with the Saskatchewan NDP is coming to an end. Meili announced on Thursday, the last day of the spring legislative session, that he's stepping down as MLA for Saskatoon Meewasin. He said his last day filling the seat will be July 1. He thanked a number of colleagues, friends and family members who were in attendance at the legislature — especially his wife, Mahli Brindamour. "Thank you for all you are in my life. Thank you for being such a great pediatrician. I admire the work