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BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) -Argentina's economy minister Martin Guzman, the architect of a recent major debt deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), resigned on Saturday as deep splits emerged in the ruling coalition over how to handle mounting economic crises. Guzman, a minister since late 2019 and a close ally of President Alberto Fernandez, posted a letter on Twitter announcing his decision, adding he maintained "confidence in my vision of the path Argentina should follow." The center-left Peronist president is facing his lowest approval rating since taking office in 2019, with cracks in his coalition, inflation running above 60%, the peso currency under growing pressure and sovereign bonds at record lows.
As Bonnie takes an unusual trip across the Atlantic Ocean into Pacific waters, Tropical Storm Colin will soak the Carolinas after coming to life early Saturday morning along the southeastern U.S. coast.
Residents of a mountain village in Mexico are praying that three local teenagers were not among the 53 migrants who perished inside a stifling trailer in Texas. (July 2) (AP Video: Felix Marquez)
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Two Russian airplanes departed Bulgaria on Sunday with scores of Russian diplomatic staff and their families amid a mass expulsion that has sent tensions soaring between the historically close nations, a Russian diplomat said. Filip Voskresenski, a high-ranking Russian diplomat, told journalists at the airport in Bulgaria's capital Sofia before the flights left that he was among the 70 Russian diplomatic staff declared “persona non grata” last week and ordered to leave the
Police say they have recovered the body of a 17-year-old male who drowned while swimming on Saturday in McKay's — a small community on Newfoundland's west coast. In a news release Sunday evening, the Bay St. George RCMP said shortly before 5 p.m. NT, it received a report of a drowning in a swimming hole referred to as Cow Pond. Police say the teen, who is not from the province, went under water and never resurfaced while swimming with a friend. Other swimmers in the area searched the water for t
A 13-year-old girl from Edmonton who went missing more than a week ago is back with her family, following an exhaustive international search. The girl disappeared after leaving her home for school, and was only found on Saturday. A 41-year-old Oregon man is now in custody and facing charges of child luring in connection with her disappearance. Morgan Black with the latest.
Highlights of this day in history: America's Declaration of Independence; Former Presidents John Adams, Thomas Jefferson die on same day; Israel's raid at Entebbe Airport; West Point opens; Lou Gehrig's farewell to baseball; Neil Simon is born. (July 4)
Temperatures more than 20 degrees above normal will bathe the Arctic Circle for the first half of July.
Which Ottawa-born entertainer was appointed to the Order of Canada? What forced OC Transpo to stop running buses on a temporary bridge installed during LRT construction? And which community has temporarily lost access to its local emergency department? These are just a few of the questions designed to vex and perplex you in this week's CBC Ottawa news quiz. On a desktop computer? For the best quiz-taking experience, click on the arrows in the bottom right-hand corner of the quiz widget to expand
CAIRO (Reuters) -Two women were killed in shark attacks in Egypt's Red Sea, south of the city of Hurghada, the Egyptian Ministry of Environment said on Sunday. It also mentioned that the Governor of the Red Sea Governorate, Major General Amr Hanafi, has issued an order to suspend all activity in the area surrounding the attacks. A security source also added that the Austrian woman had been living in Egypt over the past five years with her Egyptian husband.
On Monday, Edmonton city council's community services committee will receive an administration report about setting up small-scale sanctioned encampments to serve 60 homeless people. Two weeks ago in an 11-2 vote, council directed the administration to study the idea, then report back on costs and provide recommendations. The administration said in a written report that it would cost $2.1 million to run three small-scale encampment sites from the beginning of August through to the end of October
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Police said on Monday that the attack which left three dead and four seriously hurt was not terror-related and the gunman acted alone, selecting his victims at random.View on euronews
The Ottawa Mission has two food trucks that hand out roughly 7,000 meals every week. Meet some of the people who depend on them.
As fighting continues in Eastern Ukraine, every weapon and every ounce of determination matters for this Ukrainian unit fighting on the front lines in the Donbas region.
One half of Daft Punk is back but this time it's classical as Thomas Bangalter composes his first piece for a symphony orchestraView on euronews
Over 1,300 customers in the Kennebecasis Valley Fundy area and Fredericton-Oromocto region have had their power restored. N.B. Power's website indicated most of the outages were along a stretch from Evandale and Grand Bay-Westfield. N.B. Power spokesperson Marc Belliveau said a call came in regarding a power outage in the Rothesay area at around noon Sunday. Approximately 980 customers in the region had lost power. "After we patrolled the area, we found a very large tree on one of our transmissi
VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps took down Major League Soccer's top team on Saturday, beating Los Angeles FC 1-0. Andres Cubas provided the game winner, scoring his first MLS goal in the 89th minute. L.A. (11-4-3) dominated the first half but Vancouver (7-8-3) rallied in the second and outshot the visitors 10-7 over the course of the game, including two shots on target. Former Whitecaps goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau made a single save in his return to BC Place. Jeers and boos rained down on the
Here's the latest for Sunday, July 3rd: Deadly shooting at a Copenhagen shopping mall; Police in Akron, Ohio release video of Jayland Walker shooting death; Alpine glacier chunk detaches, at least 6 killed; Heavy sandstorm blankets Baghdad.
Newfoundland and Labrador's snow crab fishers have hopes for another strong year, but some say the industry has become too dependent on the one species — leading to potential trouble down the road.