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The deadly Fourth of July shooting rampage outside Chicago has some in the suburb of Highland Park contemplating whether to leave the United States. Locals cheered as prosecutors levelled seven charges of first-degree murder against the alleged perpetrator.
The Justice Department announced it has arrested 1500 violent crime fugitives, sex offenders, and gang members in 10 major cities across the United States as part of a month-long federal operation. (July 6)
A man was rushed to hospital in critical condition Tuesday afternoon following a shooting on Banff Avenue in south Ottawa, first responders say. The shooting happened around 12:40 p.m. in the middle of an Ottawa Community Housing complex, near a park and community centre. The victim was taken to the Ottawa Hospital's Civic campus trauma unit in critical condition, paramedics said. Police cruisers and caution tape surrounded the scene close to Ledbury Avenue. An alley running between two blocks o
People in the Hay River, N.W.T., area are still recovering from damages caused by the unprecedented spring flood. "It's going to be a lifelong impact," said Paradise Valley resident Bhreagh Ingarfield. Last week, the territory's Department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA) announced its assistance plan for flood recovery. Residents can submit eligible claims for reimbursement through the N.W.T. 's updated Disaster Assistance Policy. For residents of Paradise Valley — a small agricultural
A defiant British Prime Minister Boris Johnson battled to stay in power Wednesday after the resignation of two top ministers and a slew of more junior officials, who said they could no longer serve under his scandal-tarred leadership. (July 6)
The driver of a Lamborghini was caught going nearly three times the posted speed limit in Vaughan early Tuesday, York Regional Police say. They say the vehicle was clocked going 170 km/h in the area of Highway 7 and Keele Street. The posted speed limit is 60 km/h. The driver is now facing a stunt driving charge, which carries a minimum 30-day license suspension. The Lamborghini has been impounded for 14 days. Police say it happened on a stretch with the highest number of collisions annually in t
After heavy rains and record river flooding, creeks and rivers in the Amazon capital Manaus have been covered by a carpet of trash, affecting entire communities. View on euronews
A kid goat with extraordinarily long ears has become something of a media star in Pakistan, with its owner claiming a world record that may or may not exist.View on euronews
Footage has emerged showing the chaotic scene during and after a gunman fired on an Independence Day parade from a rooftop in suburban Chicago, spraying the crowd with gunshots initially mistaken for fireworks, killing at least six people. (July 5)
Perhaps beavers need holidays too, from all that dam maintenance — especially on Canada Day. Officials say a major washout on the Alaska Highway in B.C. over the holiday weekend was caused by a broken beaver dam that sent a torrent of water through the area, sweeping away a section of the highway in northern B.C. and causing major disruptions for travellers and truckers before a detour opened to traffic on Monday. "There was, you know, quite a bit of water there," said George Smith, a manager wi
First Nations leaders across Canada voted against continuing the suspension of Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald at the organization's annual general assembly in Vancouver Tuesday.
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The man charged with killing seven people at an Independence Day parade made an initial court appearance, and Associated Press writer Don Babwin was among those who attended the hearing (July 6) (AP video/Mike Householder)
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President Joe Biden sought to reassure frustrated blue-collar voters in Ohio by highlighting federal action to shore up troubled pension funding for millions now on the job or retired. (July 6)
From a very young age, Shawn Hercules knew he was "different." He also knew that he wanted to "impact populations" and "work with underrepresented groups … and people who are not able to advocate for themselves." Hercules — a postdoctoral researcher at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, developing novel prevention tools for women at high risk for breast cancer — says he is all about being authentic and wants to encourage others, especially young people, to be the same. In addition to being a scien
HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s Parliament on Thursday passed amended legislation on border security that allows for the closure of crossing points with Russia amid fears that Moscow could choose to send large numbers of migrants to the frontier. The move by lawmakers came just two days after NATO's 30 members signed formal accession protocols for Finland and Sweden to join the alliance — an outcome that has angered Russia. The two Nordic nations' membership bids were approved at a NATO summit at the
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Transportation Department on Thursday announced it is proposing to require that state transportation agencies set new targets for reducing tailpipe emissions on the national highway system. The department's Federal Highway Administration told Reuters states will have flexibility "to set targets that work for their respective climate change policies and other policy priorities, so long as they are in line with the net-zero goals by 2050 set forth in this rule." President Joe Biden has set a U.S. target of achieving a 50% to 52% reduction from 2005 levels of economy-wide net greenhouse gas pollution in 2030 in a step toward reaching net-zero emissions economy-wide by no later than 2050.
A Cape Breton, N.S., man has been sentenced for killing his former girlfriend and leaving their seven-month-old daughters to fend for themselves for three days alone in a crib. Dwight Austin Isadore was handed a 14-year prison term after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the death of Cassidy Jean Bernard and abandoning her twin girls. Isadore admitted he struck Bernard with his fists, hitting her in the neck, back and stomach. He believed he hit her 10 times as hard as he could. "I'm really hap
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