ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (Reuters) -A defiant Vladimir Putin proclaimed Russia's annexation of a swathe of Ukraine in a pomp-filled Kremlin ceremony, promising Moscow would triumph in its "special military operation" even as he faced a potentially serious new military reversal. The proclamation of Russian rule over 15% of Ukraine - the biggest annexation in Europe since World War Two - was roundly rejected by Ukraine and Western countries as illegal. The United States, Britain and Canada announced new sanctions.
DUBAI (Reuters) -Protests continued in several cities across Iran on Thursday against the death of young woman in police custody, state and social media reported, as a human rights group said at least 83 people had been killed in nearly two weeks of demonstrations. Mahsa Amini, 22, from the Iranian Kurdish town of Saqez, was arrested this month in Tehran for "unsuitable attire" by the morality police that enforces the Islamic Republic's strict dress code for women. Her death has sparked the first big show of opposition on Iran's streets since authorities crushed protests against a rise in gasoline prices in 2019.
After post-tropical storm Fiona devastated their homes and killed one woman, people in Channel-Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador are growing conflicted about staying in the seaside town. Ross Lord speaks with some of them about the tough decisions they now face.
P.E.I. potato farmers say they're concerned excessive moisture in the fields caused by Fiona may lead their produce to rot in storage — though they hope that's not the case. Greg Donald, general manager of the P.E.I. Potato Board, told CBC News the post-tropical storm came just as farmers were set to start harvesting and storing their crops "Some of the potato farms had major damage to potato storages and buildings, and some of their infrastructure," he said. "Lots of trees down to contend with
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson said Friday she has “a seat at the table now and I’m ready to work,” leaning into her history-making role as the first Black woman on the Supreme Court. Jackson spoke at the Library of Congress several hours after she made her first appearance on the Supreme Court bench in a brief ceremony that was attended by President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and their spouses. “People from all walks of life approach me with what I can only describ
The Latest on Hurricane Ian: SANIBEL, Fla. — The U.S. death toll from Hurricane Ian’s passage has risen to four overall after an official said late Thursday that two people were confirmed dead on a hard-hit barrier island on Florida’s western coast. Dana Souza, city manager of Sanibel, said the deaths were confirmed by fire officials but offered no other specifics. A local medical examiner’s office said it could not comment and any details on deaths would have to come from the sheriff’s office.
Raihana, 19, wanted to be a doctor, studying until midnight in recent weeks for Afghanistan's university entrance exam, a chance for women to advance their education even as they face growing restrictions from the Taliban government. Her diligent preparation ended on Friday when a suicide attacker detonated his explosives during a practice exam in the girls' section of a packed room at Kaaj Education Institute, a private tutoring centre in the capital Kabul. Raihana's father, a shopkeeper, rushed her to hospital but she did not survive.
The plan would cut carbon emissions by 2.1 megatons, or roughly 20% of the electricity sector's projected emissions, in 2026, the province's ministry of energy said. The plant, which produces enough electricity to power a city of 1.5 million people, would need to be completely refurbished to stay in operation beyond September 2026, the ministry said, adding that refurbishment could extend that by 30 years. The revised schedule is subject to approval from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, the ministry said.
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A commissioner with the inquiry into the treatment and experiences of Innu children in the child protection system says they're in the beginning stages of preparing for hearings. No dates for hearings have been set, but Anastasia Qupee, the former grand chief of the Innu Nation — who was appointed a commissioner for the inquiry last year — says they're working on preparing support staff and training them. Qupee said giving people from the Innu communities of Natuashish and Sheshatshiu support an
CBC P.E.I. continues to focus on the aftermath of Fiona. If your data or internet is limited, click here for the CBC Lite version of the P.E.I. site. The P.E.I. Department of Education has released more information about which schools will reopen on Monday and which still need to be assessed following damage from post-tropical storm Fiona. The department has established a web page that is being updated twice daily — at noon and 5 p.m. — as new information becomes available about schools. You can
The company, however, did not elaborate on the threats that Sandberg, one of the most powerful women in Silicon Valley, faces. It expects to continue to pay for security services at her residences and during her personal travel from Oct. 1 till June 30 next year. Sandberg, a close associate of Meta's Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, said in June she would depart the social media giant after a 14-year stint when she led the company's often-criticized ads-based business model.
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Amid the balls bouncing off the court, squeaking sneakers and ear-throbbing music at the women's world volleyball championships, there is one thing Canadian head coach Shannon Winzer won't see or hear. Another female head coach. As astounding as that sounds in this day and age, of the 24 teams at the world championships in the Netherlands and Poland, coach Winzer stands alone. "Working in this space, I think it's a big deal for other women to see it's possible, not just because I'm a woman but b
Canada's political leaders have released statement on Friday to mark National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, while many Canadians are stressing that this day should include learning and action by all Canadians.
Ontario is reporting 72 new deaths linked to COVID-19, as wastewater signals are once again on the rise after trending downward for months, according to the latest report from Public Health Ontario. New data released Thursday from the Ontario Ministry of Health shows the number of people in hospital with the virus climbed from 1,141 this time last week to 1,265 this week. The number of people in intensive care with COVID-19 also rose slightly from 129 to 133. Of those, 57 patients require a vent
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Quebec's Îles-de-la-Madeleine Thursday, promising federal support for the archipelago hammered by post-tropical storm Fiona last weekend.
WARNING: This story contains distressing details. Dolores Naponse is a little worried about how far she's going to have to throw her "baby pitch." The 72-year old from Atikameksheng Anishnawbeck, near Sudbury, Ont., will throw the ceremonial first pitch Friday in Toronto at the Major League Baseball game between the Blue Jays and the Boston Red Sox. Naponse, a residential school survivor, was asked to throw the pitch by the Jays Care Foundation as part of National Day for Truth and Reconciliatio
PICKERING, Ont. — Ontario is considering refurbishing a key nuclear plant which could keep it in service for an extra 30 years to keep pace with electricity demands that are rising so quickly they have "surprised" the government, the energy minister said Thursday. Pickering Nuclear Generating Station — which accounted for 14 per cent of electricity generation last year — had been set to shut down in 2025, but the province is now seeking approval from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission to ext