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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
If we're lucky, we may get to watch this relatively rare Antarctic total solar eclipse.
The Canadian economy added 154,000 jobs in November, more than four times what analysts were predicting. Several factors are behind the massive jump, including the end of income support programs, Canada’s economy reopening and flexible working arrangements being implemented by companies.
On December 3, Typhoon Bopha winds reached 280 km/h, destroying areas of Mindanao.
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Montreal's I Can Dream Theatre (ICDT) is celebrating its 10th anniversary with the launch of a documentary that shows what an impact the group has on its members. The Montreal non-profit organization provides adults with special needs the opportunity to develop their skills in the performing arts, from acting to singing and dancing. "I want people to know what a little gem this is in Montreal," says ICDT's community manager, Merrill Matthews, who is also the filmmaker behind the documentary avai
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron met Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Saturday for the final leg of a two-day Gulf tour. Concerns over Iran's nuclear program, the multiple crises in Lebanon and the ongoing war in Yemen were expected to be aired in private by both sides. Earlier in the day, Macron was in Qatar, where he told reporters that France and a number of European nations were considering opening a joint diplomatic mission in Afghanistan but stre
Elections Alberta says it was improper — but not partisan — when an employee posted testy Twitter responses to concerned citizens on municipal election day. Some MLAs say the now-deleted social media posts damaged the office's credibility, and Elections Alberta should be more transparent about the consequences for the employee responsible. "This hurts the confidence in Elections Alberta," said United Conservative Party MLA Tany Yao, during an all-party legislative committee meeting Friday. Chief
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday urged Greek Cypriots and the breakaway Turkish Cypriots to resume talks on reunifying the Mediterranean island nation, saying threats and shows of force were only prolonging the “terrible laceration” its people have endured for nearly a half-century. A weary-looking Francis made the appeal as he arrived in the ethnically divided Cypriot capital at the start of a five-day visit that will also take him to Greece, a similarly Orthodox majority country
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In this Global Conversation, Euronews speaks to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken about the escalating tensions with Moscow's over its military build-up on the border with Ukraine. View on euronews
A City of Edmonton survey suggests 42 per cent of respondents don't want the city to raise property taxes in 2022. The city received 8,644 responses to a tax levy survey posted online from Nov. 17 to Nov. 24. The results also suggest 34 per cent of respondents favour a tax increase while 18 per cent want their city taxes cut. The city is proposing a 1.8 per cent increase on residential property taxes next year. If the increase is approved, the average household would pay about $714 in property t
WINDSOR, Ont. — Health officials in southwestern Ontario are warning the public about strained acute care and hospital capacity issues. The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit — along with three local hospitals and the local paramedics — say there's been a recent surge in both COVID-19 patients and other respiratory ailments. They say patients should expect wait times and treatment for anything other than emergencies will be much longer than usual. They are asking patients who do not have emergenci
TORONTO — More cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 cropped up in various Toronto-area public health units Friday, as Ontario recorded its highest daily case count in six months. There were 1,031 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the province on Friday, the first time the daily tally has climbed above 1,000 since May 30. Nearly all of the new cases were confirmed as the Delta variant. While the high number may seem alarming, Health Minister Christine Elliott said it's not unexpected. "We did
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A coroner will investigate the death of Richard Genest, a Quebec man who waited hours for treatment in a small rural community. His family is convinced the delay in medical help contributed to his death.
FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's health minister on Friday released her government's strategy to fight COVID-19 during the winter months, warning residents that holiday gatherings could lead to a new spike in infections. "The plan, when combined with vaccination and public health guidelines, will reduce the spread of the virus," Dorothy Shephard told reporters. The three-level plan will go into effect at 11:59 p.m. Saturday night, she said. The province will start at level one, which includes a pri
Health officials in Nunavut say some residents in Qikiqtarjuaq and Clyde River have come down with a virus causing nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, fever and diarrhea. The illness isn't uncommon at this time of year, and can spread easily and quickly from person to person, according to public health advisories from the Nunavut Department of Health on Nov. 29 and Dec. 2. "People with symptoms can be cared for at home unless the symptoms become severe and involve weakness and dehydration," stated t
BERLIN (AP) — Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Germans to stand up to hatred, at a military ceremony Thursday bidding her farewell after 16 years in office. Merkel was honored with a traditional military musical performance and march in front of almost all the country's political elite — save for the far-right Alternative for Germany, who weren't invited. “Our democracy also lives from the fact that wherever hatred and violence are seen as a legitimate means of pursuing one's interest
BEIJING (AP) — China and the United States are tussling over President Joe Biden’s upcoming democracy summit, which the ruling Communist Party sees as a challenge to its authoritarian ways. The party maintains China has its own form of democracy and plans to issue a report titled “China: Democracy that Works” on Saturday, five days before the opening of Biden's two-day virtual meeting with about 110 other governments. The White House pushed back Thursday against Chinese criticism of Biden's “Sum