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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — France’s president and Saudi Arabia’s crown prince held a joint phone call with Lebanon’s prime minister during Emmanuel Macron’s visit to the kingdom on Saturday, in a significant gesture amid an unprecedented crisis between Lebanon and Saudi Arabia. During the calls with Prime Minister Najib Mikati, Macron said France and Saudi Arabia expressed their commitment to Lebanon, despite Saudi Arabia's uneasiness with Iran’s sway over the small Mediterranean country
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Divock Origi’s last-gasp goal gave Liverpool a 1-0 win at Wolverhampton on Saturday that provisionally lifted it to the top of the English Premier League. Origi collected a smart cutback from Mo Salah in injury time and swiveled before slotting in the ball, just as it looked as if Liverpool would fail to score for the first time in eight months. The visitors missed good chances in the last 30 minutes, with Diogo Jota wasting one of the best when goalkeeper Jose Sa's
Multiple cases of the omicron coronavirus variant have been detected in New York, health officials said Thursday, including a man who attended an anime convention in Manhattan in late November. (Dec. 3)
ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams announced a long-awaited second run for Georgia governor this week, but with Democrats facing a sour national environment and Republican Gov. Brian Kemp facing challenges within his own party, the 2022 campaign will look different from 2018. Abrams' narrow loss, highlighted by her claims that Kemp used his prior post as secretary of state to unfairly push voters away, vaulted her to national stardom in a year when Democrats nationwide capitalized on then-President Do
BERLIN (AP) — Diplomats negotiating in Vienna to revive Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers have paused after five days of talks to consult with their governments and will reconvene next week, officials said Friday. The European Union official chairing the meeting said there had been some progress, but further “convergence” was necessary. “We have identified the challenges ahead. Now it is time to consult with capitals,” EU diplomat Enrique Mora told reporters. “We will be resuming here i
On December 3, Typhoon Bopha winds reached 280 km/h, destroying areas of Mindanao.
Many of BC's highways closed due to mudslides and washouts after multiple storms wreaked havoc on the province. Now many are starting to reopen. But as Aaron McArthur reports, it will be a while before traffic patterns return to normal.
Most of the Royal Canadian Air Force's fleet of CH-148 Cyclone helicopters are undergoing repairs after cracks were found in the tails of some of the aircraft. In a statement to CBC News, the Department of National Defence said 12 Wing Shearwater, near Halifax, which houses the entire fleet of the Sikorsky-made helicopters, is "prioritizing the order of repairs" to get the aircraft back into service as quickly as possible. After the cracks were found on one helicopter during routine maintenance
Ontario reported another 1,053 cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. That's the highest daily case count in half a year and the second day in a row where Ontario's case count has topped 1,000. There is now another confirmed case of the omicron variant of COVID-19 in the province, according to Public Health Ontario. A Hamilton resident who travelled recently to South Africa has tested positive, the agency said in a Saturday news release. A second potential case is under investigation, it said, but not y
Education Minister Adriana LaGrange was designated to act as health minister while Tyler Shandro vacationed last August and cases of COVID-19 skyrocketed in Alberta, according to calendars obtained by the Opposition NDP. The calendar pages, obtained through a freedom of information request, indicate LaGrange was the acting minister of health from Aug. 3 to Aug. 29. Shandro, who was in charge of the health portfolio at that time, was on vacation, as was Premier Jason Kenney. NDP MLA Sarah Hoffman
FREDERICTON — Health officials in New Brunswick are reporting 77 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday as the province prepared to enter the first phase of its so-called winter action plan. The province will enter Level 1 of the plan as of Sunday, which is the least restrictive of the three tiers. Among other things, masking will be required outdoors when physical distancing cannot be maintained. Physical distancing will also be mandatory in indoor public spaces that do not require proof of vaccinat
Ottawa reported 63 more cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. Many key numbers are slowly rising in the city. Today's Ottawa update Ottawa Public Health (OPH) reported 63 more COVID-19 cases on Saturday and no more deaths. The city has 398 known active cases. Numbers to watch 3: Residents age 12 and up who are unvaccinated or who received their first dose less than two weeks ago are three times more likely to contract COVID-19 than are those who are fully vaccinated, according to data up to Nov. 26. 2.
President Joe Biden sought to assure reporters Friday that his unusually hoarse voice and occasional cough that he's had all week is "just a cold." Biden said he's tested daily for COVID-19 but did catch a cold from his 18-month-old grandson. (Dec. 3)
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Authorities in Panama found 10 million dollars of illegal drug money hidden in a residential house in Nueva Providencia. View on euronews
Regina’s MacKenzie Art Gallery is reviewing more than 2,000 pieces in its collection after returning a statue that was stolen from India more than a century ago. The gallery is named after lawyer Norman MacKenzie, who left behind journals and records detailing his theft of the Indian statue.
German Chancellor-designate Olaf Scholz's center-left party gave its overwhelming approval Saturday to forming a new government with environmentalist and pro-business parties — the first of three such decisions needed for Scholz to take office next week. Scholz's Social Democrats narrowly won Germany's Sept. 26 election and launched negotiations with the Greens and the business-friendly Free Democrats to form a governing coalition that hasn't been tried before at the federal level. They emerged
NEW YORK (AP) — The United Nations headquarters in New York City was locked down for several hours Thursday after a man was seen pacing outside one of its main gates with a loaded shotgun, holding it under his chin at times, police said. The man, who appeared to be in his 60s, was taken into custody without incident at around 1:40 p.m., about three hours after police said he was first spotted outside a U.N. security checkpoint on Manhattan’s First Avenue. He was taken to a hospital for evaluatio
A group of protestors temporarily blocked a set of train tracks in Saint-Lambert, a city on Montreal's South Shore, causing cancellations and delays of some trains between Montreal and Quebec City on Saturday. The group sent out a press release saying it set up the blockade in solidarity with the Gidimt'en clan of the Wet'suwet'en nation who have been actively opposing the construction of a natural gas pipeline in British Columbia since 2020. The protestors described themselves as non-Indigenous
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s information minister resigned Friday, saying he hoped the much anticipated move will open the way for easing an unprecedented diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf Arab countries. That crisis has added to immense economic troubles facing Lebanon, already mired in a financial meltdown. Minister George Kordahi, a prominent former game show host, said he took the decision to step down ahead of French President Emmanuel Macron's visit to Saudi Arabia. The resigna