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Eleven-month-old Maddie, the Great Dane, loves to run zoomies through the backyard and have a great time! So fun!
Whitehorse's Millennium Trail along Robert Service Way is set to reopen Friday morning. In a news release Thursday afternoon, the City of Whitehorse said the section between Jeckell and Drury Streets will also reopen but parking won't be allowed in the area, for now. The reopening of the trail along Robert Service Way comes one week after the city reopened the road to traffic. It had been closed since April 30, when about 2,000 cubic metres of sand, silt and clay fell from the escarpment across
The company that operated a Kentucky candle factory leveled by a deadly winter tornado plans to ramp up production with a $33 million investment at a nearby plant, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday. Mayfield Consumer Products LLC, a maker of candles and other home fragrance products, plans to employ more than 500 people full time in the next five years at its factory in Hickory as it builds back production. The company's plant in Mayfield took a direct hit from the tornado that devastated the
On the West Coast, the Democratic governors of California, Washington and Oregon say they will work together in the effort to defend abortion patients and medical professionals. (June 24)
All modes of severe weather are possible on parts of the southern Prairies on Friday, including large hail, damaging wind gusts, and even the possibility of a few tornadoes.
FREDERICTON — The Crown corporation that operates New Brunswick's liquor stores lacks accountability and transparency, and it is not properly documenting its activities, the province's auditor general said Thursday. NB Liquor has no plan or strategy to develop the province's liquor industry beyond the broad purpose outlined in law, Paul Martin told a legislature committee after releasing his report. The corporation, he added, "had no targets against which to regularly monitor or evaluate perform
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un doubled down on his nuclear arms buildup to overwhelm “hostile forces” at a key meeting where military leaders approved unspecified new operational duties for front-line army units. Members of the ruling Workers’ Party’s Central Military Commission decided to supplement an “important military action plan” on the duties of front-line troops and further strengthen the country’s nuclear war deterrent, state media said Friday. North Korea has
Quebec residents are celebrating the provincial St-Jean Baptiste Day in-person for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic forced organizers to cancel most festivities over the past two years. About 5,000 activities across 650 locales in Quebec are planned for the long weekend, including several musical performances from the province's top talent.
With millions of tons of grain exports blocked by Russia's war in Ukraine, the G7 is under pressure to do more to tackle potential famine in Somalia and elsewhere.View on euronews
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attempted to win over a divided group of Commonwealth leaders in a series of executive and bilateral meetings with his international counterparts. He sat down for meetings with the leaders of Rwanda, Zambia and Antigua and Barbuda, hoping to bring countries onside with Canada's climate goals and its view of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Astronomers made a surprising discovery inside the solar system's largest planet.
The sister of a 9-year-old girl killed in the Uvalde school rampage pleaded with Texas lawmakers to pass gun safety legislation and questioned why security measures failed. (June 23)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Up to 40,000 Army National Guard soldiers across the country — or about 13% of the force — have not yet gotten the mandated COVID-19 vaccine, and as the deadline for shots looms, at least 14,000 of them have flatly refused and could be forced out of the service. Guard soldiers have until Thursday to get the vaccine. And according to data obtained by The Associated Press, between 20% to 30% of the Guard soldiers in six states are not vaccinated, and more than 10% in 43 other sta
On this day in weather history, Roy Sullivan was struck by lightning for the seventh time.
Here’s the latest for Thursday, June 23: Supreme Court strikes down New York gun law; Former Justice Department officials testify in Jan. 6 hearing; FDA bans Juul e-cigarettes; Bloodhound gets steak treat after dog show win.
A tornado touched down near Morris, Sask., Thursday afternoon, Environment and Climate Change Canada has confirmed. As hail, rain and dramatic cloud formations filled the sky on Thursday, ECCC issued several broadcast-intrusive alerts throughout the night for the second time in a week. "We had one confirmed tornado touched down near Morris at 5:38 p.m. CST," ECCC meteorologist Terri Lang said Friday. "As for the reports that we've received, it just touched down in a field and didn't do any damag
PILTON, England (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy urged music fans at the Glastonbury Festival on Friday to “spread the truth about Russia’s war ” on his country. Zelenskyy spoke to the crowd in a video message played at the British music extravaganza before a set by The Libertines. The Ukrainian leader said the festival, returning for the first time since 2019, showed that "the pandemic has put on hold lives of the millions of people around the world, but has not broken.” “We in Uk
Officials gathered outside a historic bar in the gay rights movement on Friday to commemorate the construction of a new visitor center aimed at educating the public about LGBTQ history. (June 24) (AP Video/Robert Bumsted)
Abortions continued Friday inside a Wichita clinic. Under current law, Kansas does not ban most abortions until the 22nd week of pregnancy. (June 24)
The highest American judiciary body made a decision on Friday to overturn the decision made almost five decades ago that granted constitutional protection to abortion rights.View on euronews