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A woman has been charged for assaulting a police officer after a violent incident involving police on Tuesday afternoon, as city staff began the process of removing tents and other structures from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Police say Alene West, 44, has been charged with assault with a weapon, after an officer was struck in the head with an object. In total, seven people were arrested following the incident outside the Carnegie Centre on Main and Hastings streets around 3 p.m. Tuesday. Secu
A New York judge has ordered that Donald Trump's company and its longtime finance chief stand trial in the fall on tax fraud charges.
CBC News's Alex Panetta says the Department of Justice's motion to allow the FBI search warrant for Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence is their way of 'putting the ball back in president Trump's court.'
Saint John is getting "the short end of the stick" when Air Canada makes decisions about flights into New Brunswick, says David Duplisea, CEO of the Saint John Region Chamber of Canada. Saint John flights are being cut to only two per day, while Fredericton's has six daily flights and Moncton five, Duplisea said. "Air Canada should not be picking winners [and] losers in New Brunswick with regards to local economies and airports," he wrote in a letter this week to Air Canada president Michael Rou
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Saturday: ENGLAND Manchester United visits Brentford after a 2-1 home loss to Brighton in its Premier League season opener last weekend. New manager Erik ten Hag hasn't said if Cristiano Ronaldo will start but the last thing the Dutchman wants is back-to-back losses before Liverpool visits Old Trafford the following week. Defending champion Manchester City hosts Bournemouth in one of the five afternoon kickoffs. Leeds visits Southampton after a 2-
One man has died and another is critically injured following a shooting at a cemetery in Richmond Hill, Ont. on Thursday. The shooting happened at the gates of the Toronto Muslim Cemetery in Richmond Hill at about 3:15 p.m., after a funeral service had ended. "Three to four male suspects approached the victims and opened fire" before taking off in an "older SUV-style vehicle," said York Regional Police Const. Maniva Armstrong. A 26-year-old man was taken to hospital in life-threatening condition
Health experts through the World Health Organization (WHO) have come up with new names for the monkeypox disease, virus and variants using Roman numerals, according to a release sent Friday. A group of global virologists and public health experts met on Monday and decided to now use a Roman numeral for the clade – or strain– and a lower-case alphanumeric character for subclades or substrains. The former Congo Basin (Central African) monkeypox clade will now be known as Clade one (I) and the form
Attorney General Merrick Garland says the Justice Department asked a court to unseal the warrant the FBI received before searching the Florida estate of former President Donald Trump, acknowledging the extraordinary public interest in the case. (Aug. 11)
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Western countries agreed Thursday to continue long-term funding to help Ukraine’s military keep fighting nearly 5 1/2 months after Russia invaded its neighbor, saying 1.5 billion euros ($1.5 billion) has been pledged so far and more is coming. The money is for enhancing armaments production, including artillery and ammunition; developing and strengthening the training of Ukrainian soldiers and assisting Ukraine’s efforts to demine areas. “All the countries that came to
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday reinstated a moratorium on coal leasing from federal lands that was imposed under former President Barack Obama and then scuttled under former President Donald Trump, in an order that marked a major setback to the already struggling coal industry. The ruling from U.S. District Judge Brian Morris requires government officials to conduct a new environmental review before they can resume coal sales from federal lands. Morris faulted the government's
WARNING: This story contains graphic details. The 39-year-old accused of attacking a man at Saskatoon's Royal University Hospital in June has now been charged with murder, police say. Kevin Witchekan is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Randy Beauchesne, Saskatoon police said Thursday. Beauchesne, 55, was attacked on June 13 at Royal University Hospital. He suffered critical injuries and died this past weekend. Witchekan was originally charged with attempted murder, but police sa
Ninety-year-old David George Bryant moved into Drumlin Hills in the Town of Bridgewater, N.S., nearly a decade ago because his memory was failing. He and his wife would burn their dinners after forgetting them on the stove. So Bryant chose an assisted-living suite at Drumlin Hills while his wife moved into a nearby long-term care home. This way, he could visit her three times a week and still have food and housekeeping services in his apartment. Now Bryant, along with others in assisted-living a
Kings County Memorial Hospital emergency department in eastern P.E.I. will operate on reduced hours Saturday and Sunday due to a lack of staffing. The department will be open both days from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., instead of the usual 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. During the hours of closure the nearest emergency department will be at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown. Kings County is not the only rural hospital with reduced hours at its emergency department. The department in Western Hospital in Alber
They have also called on other European countries to "express the same opinion".View on euronews
Planet Drum is a musical collective of renowned drummers from different countries and musical backgrounds who are hoping to bring the world together in rhythm and dance. The Grammy-winning group are back after 15 years with a new record called “In The Groove,” a dance record built on their unique collaborative rhythms. (Aug. 11)
A fearless lawyer known for her strong work ethic and tenacious dedication to family has died. Elaine Keenan Bengts passed away in her Yellowknife home Monday after fighting with cancer. She was 63. Keenan Bengts was born in Saskatoon in 1958 and came to Yellowknife "for two years" with her family in 1969. Like many northerners, she ended up staying for over 50 years. She raised her family here and made the North her home. She was inspired by her father to earn her law degree. "Dad always used t
More than a year after a controversial proposal to expand the Vancouver Drydock, many North Vancouver residents say they're frustrated over a lack of communication, and worried about the expansion's potential impact on their community. Vessels, from tug boats to large freighters, are serviced and repaired at the Vancouver Drydock, one of three sites in North Vancouver operated by the marine services and shipbuilding company Seaspan. Last June, Seaspan submitted a permit application to the Vancou
The price of gas has risen sharply across Newfoundland and Labrador following two weeks of steady decreases. The unexpected change from the Public Utilities Board rose prices in all areas by 8.8 cents. Regular, unleaded gasoline now sits at $1.89 per litre on the Avalon, $1.91 in some parts of central Newfoundland and as high as $2.01 in Ramea. In Labrador West, customers are paying $1.98 at the pumps, while those in more remote parts of the Big Land are shelling out as much as $2.58 per litre.
Court papers reveal the FBI seized records include some marked as classified and "top secret", while the Justice Department says it has reason to believe Trump violated the Espionage Act. View on euronews
The two children at the centre of Monday's Amber Alert issued in Saskatchewan remain safe with authorities in South Dakota, but more details are coming out about their journey, including how they, their mother and her common-law partner got across the border. Their mother and her common-law partner, Benjamin Martin Moore, a convicted sex offender, were arrested in South Dakota on Tuesday at about 11:30 p.m. MT, according to Meade County Sheriff Ron Merwin. Saskatchewan RCMP confirmed on Friday t