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USA bishops vote to draft statement that may rebuke Biden

USA bishops vote to draft statement that may rebuke Biden

The decision, vehemently opposed by a minority of bishops, came despite appeals from the Vatican for a more cautious and collegial approach to the divisive issue. The organization Students for Life he...

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Poots opposes Irish language ultimatum

Poots opposes Irish language ultimatum

Northern Ireland's biggest parties agreed on Thursday to back a replacement for former First Minister Arlene Foster, staving off a fresh political crisis in the British-run region that threatened to ...

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Ontario reports less than 300 new COVID-19 cases

Ontario reports less than 300 new COVID-19 cases

Last week, the province identified Waterloo Region as a Delta variant hot spot. There has now been 657,491 second doses administered to 14.5 per cent of adults in B.C., and 74.4 per cent of those ov...

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Victoria records two new local COVID-19 cases

Victoria records two new local COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 testing staff entering the Kings Park on Southbank apartment building, in Melbourne, Tuesday, 15 June, 2021. The Kings Park apartment complex has been forced into 14 days lockdown. There ar...

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Apple Reveals Unusual Move by Trump's White House

Apple Reveals Unusual Move by Trump's White House

David Laufman, a former Justice Department official who worked on leak investigations, told the Times that Trump had "an unmistakeable vendetta against Congressman Schiff", and this "raises seriou...

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Indias cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage crosses 240 mn mark

Indias cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage crosses 240 mn mark

The Bihar health department, which Wednesday added 3,951 uncounted coronavirus-related deaths to the state's overall tally, said it had to revise the data as the number of deaths caused due to the...

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Caithness - a good 'sight' for tomorrow morning's partial solar eclipse

Caithness - a good 'sight' for tomorrow morning's partial solar eclipse

If it is at its closest point to Earth then it can block out most of the Sun's rays - a total eclipse. This occurs when the sun, moon and Earth are aligned. You should never look at the sun before, ...

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Alberta Government, TC Energy reach agreement to terminate Keystone XL Pipeline Project

Alberta Government, TC Energy reach agreement to terminate Keystone XL Pipeline Project

TC Energy Corp announced they would cancel the Keystone XL pipeline Wednesday. "Having said this, Alberta will continue to play an important role in a reliable, affordable North American energy syst...

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Coronavirus: 377 New Cases Confirmed

Coronavirus: 377 New Cases Confirmed

There is growing optimism from Canadians that the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic is now behind us, with a positive outlook from both the public and our top health officials. As of Monday, 74 per cent ...

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Boris Johnson refuses MPs vote on aid cuts in defiance of Speaker

Boris Johnson refuses MPs vote on aid cuts in defiance of Speaker

Ms May and others - including former global development secretary Andrew Mitchell and Commons defence committee chair Tobias Ellwood - will argue that the cuts threatens the lives of hundreds of thous...

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Kamala Harris Tells Guatemalans: Don't Come To The US

Kamala Harris Tells Guatemalans: Don't Come To The US

She then added, "I want to be clear to folks in this region who are thinking about making that risky trek to the United States-Mexico border: Do not come". Guatemala is one of three countries referred...

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Four dead after vehicle hits pedestrians in London, Ont.

Four dead after vehicle hits pedestrians in London, Ont.

An adult woman was pronounced dead at the scene while the teenager and two adults later died at hospital and in addition, one child remains in hospital. "Words fail on a day as dark as this but still,...

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Ontario reopening to start on Friday

Ontario reopening to start on Friday

If at the end of the 21 days the province has vaccinated 70 per cent of adults with one dose and 20 per cent of adults with two doses, the province will move to Step Two of the Roadmap. "In order to g...

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Biden declares June 'national month of action' for COVID-19 vaccinations

Biden declares June 'national month of action' for COVID-19 vaccinations

The administration says more than 1,000 such events will be held this weekend alone. That's the mission behind Anheuser-Busch's plans to shell out free beer to Americans over the drinking age of 21 ...

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Firefighter Shoots 2 Colleagues at LA County Fire Station

Firefighter Shoots 2 Colleagues at LA County Fire Station

Sierra Highway, fire officials said in a tweet . A suspect shot and killed a firefighter at a fire station, fled the scene, and then set fire to a residence, according to Fox 11 Los Angeles . Th...

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National COVID-19: Eight new cases and four recoveries

National COVID-19: Eight new cases and four recoveries

The only active outbreak at a B.C. hospital is at Richmond Hospital in Richmond. The progress recently paved the way for the government to loosen several of its COVID-19 restrictions, but provincial...

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Multiple killed, injured in shooting at California transit facility, suspect dead

Multiple killed, injured in shooting at California transit facility, suspect dead

On the morning of May 26, authorities said, Cassidy shot his coworkers in two buildings before killing himself in front of responding law enforcement officers. Dozens of police cars and fire engines l...

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Ontario Accelerates Rollout of Second Shots Targeting a Two-Dose Summer

Ontario Accelerates Rollout of Second Shots Targeting a Two-Dose Summer

Starting on Monday, residents 80 years old and up can start booking their appointment for a second dose on the province's booking site for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine. Earlier this week, health off...

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Biden delivers remarks on infrastructure plan in Cleveland

Biden delivers remarks on infrastructure plan in Cleveland

But the majority of the funding for their bill will come from funds already allocated toward Covid-19 relief. White House press secretary Jen Psaki made clear the administration's concern that the...

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Facebook will no longer remove claims that Covid-19 was man-made

Facebook will no longer remove claims that Covid-19 was man-made

He also urged the U.S. to open itself up to investigations into its own biological laboratories, including those located in the Naval Medical Research Centre's Biological Defence Research Directorate ...

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Employee Shoots, Kills 8 At California Rail Yard

Employee Shoots, Kills 8 At California Rail Yard

Bomb squads searched the complex, according to sheriff's spokesman Deputy Russell Davis. Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith said Cassidy took his own life as police closed in on him. Last year,...

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Australia's Victoria state to return to lockdown

Australia's Victoria state to return to lockdown

When the bubble was suspended on Tuesday, Mr Hipkins said, 'The decision follows the travel bubble framework'. "The number of locations of interest being announced by Health Victoria is also continu...

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Ex-aide brands UK's Johnson 'unfit' to be PM over Covid failures

Ex-aide brands UK's Johnson 'unfit' to be PM over Covid failures

He said the prime minister then ignored scientists' advice to implement another lockdown in September, belatedly acting in November as infection rates surged again, too late to stop a winter wave of d...

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Three arrested over deadly Italy cable auto crash as investigation finds fault

Three arrested over deadly Italy cable auto crash as investigation finds fault

But she said that the intentional deactivation of the brake, done several times over recent weeks for a persistent problem, prevented the brake from doing its job when the cable snapped. Italian law e...

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US, China oppose COVID-19 investigation

US, China oppose COVID-19 investigation

The WHO report's annex contains multiple data points providing an intriguing insight into China's evolving knowledge of the virus and the likely timing of its emergence. "We need to understand this ...

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Grand jury convened to consider criminal charges against Donald Trump

Grand jury convened to consider criminal charges against Donald Trump

Trump fired off a statement in response to the reports, rejecting the investigation as "purely political" and "a continuation of the greatest Witch Hunt in American history". Court documents show...

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Ontario reports just over 1,000 new COVID cases on Tuesday

Ontario reports just over 1,000 new COVID cases on Tuesday

Ontario labs, however, processed 16,857 tests in the past 24 hours, a notable difference from the seven-day average of 35,240 tests. The province's positivity rate is now 6.4 per cent, unchanged fro...

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USA marks anniversary of the killing — George Floyd

USA marks anniversary of the killing — George Floyd

Before heading to the White House , the Floyd family will meet Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Representative Karen Bass, the lead House negotiator on the reform bill. The current standoff ...

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Indoor dining resumes in B.C. restaurants as province slowly eases restrictions

Indoor dining resumes in B.C. restaurants as province slowly eases restrictions

Although many believed travel restrictions would be lifted Tuesday between the health regions, B.C.'s provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has extended the ban, and recreational travel continues...

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Deadly Italy cable auto crash probed as child fights for life

Deadly Italy cable auto crash probed as child fights for life

Their six-year-old son, Mattia, died at Regina Margherita after multiple efforts to restart his heart, hospital officials said. An expert in technical construction at the Polytechnic University of M...

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Key impeachment witness sues Pompeo over $1.8 million in unpaid legal fees

Key impeachment witness sues Pompeo over $1.8 million in unpaid legal fees

Sondland's damning testimony in November 2019 was a pivotal moment in the impeachment inquiry and served as crucial evidence for House Democrats seeking to oust Trump. Biden defeated Trump in last yea...

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Tom Brady impressed by Phil Mickelson's PGA championship bid

Tom Brady impressed by Phil Mickelson's PGA championship bid

Mickelson went well long and played a flop shot, a risky maneuver to most everyone but him, and almost jarred it. Will Brooks Koepka win another major this week? "That was the worst putting perfor...

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DR Congo residents flee as Mount Nyiragongo volcano erupts

DR Congo residents flee as Mount Nyiragongo volcano erupts

Five people were killed in accidents during the evacuations, said General Constant Ndima, who was appointed governor early this month when the province was placed under a "state of siege" to combat vi...

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When can I get my 2nd dose of AstraZeneca? Your questions, answered

When can I get my 2nd dose of AstraZeneca? Your questions, answered

Federally, Transport Minister Omar Alghabra said Canada was extending its ban on incoming flights from India and Pakistan for another month through June 21. Youth who book an appointment will receive ...

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At least 20 people die in cross-country race

At least 20 people die in cross-country race

According to pictures taken of him near the start of Saturday's race, which were widely circulated in Chinese media, he had worn only shorts, a thin jacket and a baseball cap. The runner opted to quit...

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