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Firefighters from across Europe have teamed up with their French counterparts to help battle several wildfires, including in the south-west of the country. View on euronews
The man accused of a stabbing attack on "Satanic Verses" author Salman Rushdie has entered a not-guilty plea to charges of attempted murder and assault. (Aug.13) (AP video: Carolyn Thompson)
A search warrant released last week after the unprecedented search showed that Trump had 11 sets of classified documents at his home, and that the Justice Department had probable cause to conduct the search based on possible Espionage Act violations. Republicans are calling for the disclosure of more detailed information that persuaded a federal judge to issue the search warrant, which may show sources of information and details about the nature of the documents and other classified information.
BERLIN (AP) — Two teenagers helped Borussia Dortmund come from behind with late goals to beat host Freiburg 3-1 in the Bundesliga on Friday. Dortmund coach Edin Terzić’s substitutions all paid off as the 18-year-old Jamie Bynoe-Gittens equalized in the 77th minute and the 17-year-old Youssoufa Moukoko made it 2-1, four minutes before he set up Marius Wolf — yet another substitute — to seal the result in the 88th. It was the first time three different players who came on as substitutes scored for
For parents of transgender children, normal kids' activities — like going to summer camp — aren't so simple. Jan Gootjes, a New Brunswick mother of a transgender boy, knows this all too well. She regularly screens programs and activities to make sure they'll welcome him, will use his correct pronouns and provide the right accommodations. That's what she did one day in the summer of 2020, when her son asked if he could go to Caton's Island summer camp and stay in a cabin with his male friends. Bu
After a late start to the season, some sunflower growers on P.E.I. are optimistic about what lies ahead for the beloved flower. Crystal Burke-Cheverie, who helps run Fortune Bridge Farms in Souris, P.E.I., says dry weather over the last month was making it difficult for sunflowers to bloom. However, recent rain means flowers are now in bloom and the demand is high, Burke-Cheverie said. "They seem to be really popular all over the Island. Everyone you talk to likes sunflowers," she said. This Sat
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney condemned a controversial prize-winning essay that's been criticized for being sexist and racist during his provincewide radio call-in program, but also appeared to downplay the controversy it generated. The topic was the first that host Wayne Nelson raised during Saturday's show on CHQR and CHED, and Kenney responded there was "clearly a breakdown" in how the judges assessed the essays, adding they "screwed up." Nelson had noted in the opening of the program that wh
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
Laura Smallwood was told if she wanted to access her home this week, she should call the fire department and ask them to carry her — and her 136-kilogram wheelchair — up several flights of stairs to her apartment. Residents of 145 Clarence St. say both of the building's elevators haven't worked for a week, stranding more than a dozen people who use mobility devices. The non-profit that owns the building has warned they'll likely have to wait another week before it will be fixed. "It leaves me ho
MONTREAL — The Quebec Liberal Party (PLQ) has a new slogan: "Real issues. Real solutions." The tagline was announced Saturday by party leader Dominique Anglade during her opening speech at the 40th convention of the party's youth wing in Montreal, less than two months before the Oct. 3 provincial election. Anglade focused on cost-of-living issues, highlighting the dizzying rise of inflation, home prices and grocery bills. She accused Premier François Legault's Coalition Avenir Québec, which is l
Peel police have arrested 24 people, which they say has resulted in the dismantling of an organized crime group operating across southern Ontario. Police say the probe began earlier this year in the Peel Region and Greater Toronto Area, with funding help from the Ontario government. It expanded with the assistance of Canada Border Services Agency, the RCMP, the OPP, the Toronto Police Service, York Regional Police Service, Halton Regional Police Service, Peterborough Police Service, and Vancouve
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Nick Pope conjured two fine saves and Kieran Trippier made a goal-line clearance as Newcastle's two England internationals helped the team grind out a 0-0 draw at Brighton in the Premier League on Saturday. Pope racked up a second straight clean sheet since joining Newcastle from relegated Burnley, thwarting both Adam Lallana and Solly March at the Amex Stadium. March thought he had scored with a low shot through a crowd of players in the first half, only for Trippier to
One of Atlantic Canada's largest non-profit animal rescue shelters now goes by a different name. The Greater Moncton SPCA has rebranded to become People for Animal Wellbeing, or PAW. According to the organization's president, Christian Moger, the move was made to reflect an increased emphasis on community outreach. "Over the years, we've really evolved in what we do," he said. "We're definitely more than just a shelter. We continue to offer all those shelter services people have come to know and
LONDON (AP) — Thousands of U.K. train drivers walked off the job Saturday in a strike over jobs, pay and conditions, scuppering services across much of the country. The action was the latest in a spreading series of strikes by British workers seeking substantial raises to offset soaring prices for food and fuel. The 24-hour strike by members of the Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen halted trains on major routes, including the main lines between London and Scotland and commut
A wildfire on Hawaii's Big Island grew overnight as firefighters worked to contain the large blaze that is burning in a rural area between Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea volcanoes. (Aug. 12)
An electrical fire swept through an Egyptian Coptic Christian church during Mass on Sunday, causing a stampede and killing at least 41 people, most of them children, security sources said. The fire blocked an entrance to the church, causing the stampede, the two sources said, adding that most of those killed were children. Electrical fires are not rare in Egypt.
Hadi Matar, 24, of Fairview, N.J., was arrested at New York lecture hall scene, is charged with attempted murder and assault as Rushdie in hospital on ventilator.
MILAN (AP) — The leader of Italy's Democratic Party warned Saturday of the threats that Italy's right-wing nationalistic parties pose to European democracy in a video released in multiple languages, and promised that his party would keep Italy at the center of the European Union if it wins the country's early parliamentary election next month. The video by Democratic Party leader Enrico Letta comes days after the leader of the far-right Brothers of Italy, Giorgia Meloni, did a multilingual video
Saint John police are investigating after a hiker discovered human remains in East Saint John. The identity of the remains has yet to be determined. The hiker found the remains Friday evening in a heavily wooded area between Lakewood Heights and Golden Grove Road. "The hiker had been walking in a densely wooded area when he made the discovery," said the force in a statement. "He marked the location and called the police." Police said a search of the immediate site was completed by forensic ident