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COVID-19: B.C. finally makes masks mandatory, extends other restrictions

COVID-19: B.C. finally makes masks mandatory, extends other restrictions

Data specific to Island Health will be released later Thursday afternoon and NanaimoNewsNOW will update this story accordingly. Sadly 10 more deaths bringing the provincial death toll to 331. One wo...

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Trump tweets about election results and skips session on pandemic during G20

Trump tweets about election results and skips session on pandemic during G20

The pandemic has had far-reaching economic impact on developing countries, but has also plagued the world's wealthiest nations, with nine G-20 countries ranking highest globally for the most cases o...

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Thanksgiving weather forecast 2020: Could rain spoil plans for outdoor family gatherings?

Thanksgiving weather forecast 2020: Could rain spoil plans for outdoor family gatherings?

But there are differing opinions on whether rain will spoil the holiday. AccuWeather is calling for mostly cloudy skies across New Jersey on Thanksgiving, with afternoon temperatures ranging fro...

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Turkey's Erdogan, Saudi King agree to solve issues through dialogue: Turkish presidency

Turkey's Erdogan, Saudi King agree to solve issues through dialogue: Turkish presidency

The group's member-countries represent around 85% of the world's economic output and three-quarters of global trade. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke with Saudi Arabia's King Salman ...

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Coronavirus: Denmark's agriculture minister resigns over Prohibited Sequence to cull mink

Coronavirus: Denmark's agriculture minister resigns over Prohibited Sequence to cull mink

Authorities are analyzing the data to determine if there is a link between the strains found in minks and those in humans, but declined to reveal how many workers had tested positive so far. Althoug...

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Canada sets course for net-zero emissions by 2050 with proposed bill

Canada sets course for net-zero emissions by 2050 with proposed bill

But if momentum for action on climate change is truly coming to a tipping point, it could be hard for future governments to completely disregard (or even repeal) the legislation Parliament is now be...

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Pompeo makes unprecedented visits to Israeli-occupied West Bank and Golan Heights

Pompeo makes unprecedented visits to Israeli-occupied West Bank and Golan Heights

The new policy also involves separate labeling for goods made in areas of the West Bank administered by the Palestinian Authority and for goods made in Gaza. Mr Pompeo's announcement seemed to imply t...

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Three bodies found in rural Colorado; armed, risky fugitive at large

Three bodies found in rural Colorado; armed, risky fugitive at large

A forensic anthropologist confirmed that the remains included at least three people , but the identities, genders, and ages are all under investigation, he said. Authorities say that Baroz is likely ...

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Britain announces its largest military investment since the Cold War

Britain announces its largest military investment since the Cold War

The UK, as one of the leading military powers in the European Union, has always been the main ally of the United States in the Iraqi and Afghanistan wars. Scotland will host the rocket launches and mu...

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NY authorities investigating millions in tax write-offs from the Trump Organization

NY authorities investigating millions in tax write-offs from the Trump Organization

According to CNN, New York authorities are now investigating tax-write offs that include millions in consultant fees. Ivanka slammed the probe tweeting Thursday night: 'This is harassment pure a...

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Ambassador visits Canadians detained in China in Huawei case

Ambassador visits Canadians detained in China in Huawei case

The Canadian government said that Ambassador Dominic Barton met with former diplomat Michael Kovrig on Thursday and with businessman Michael Spavor on November 10. The latter has refused to concede th...

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COVID-19 Numbers as of 3 pm November 19

COVID-19 Numbers as of 3 pm November 19

The number of new COVID-19 cases in yesterday's COVID-19 Update from the Manitowoc County Health Department may have been a little higher than average, but there was a new record set in a different ca...

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Fmr. Mexican Secretary of Defense Walks Hours After U.S. Court Dismissal

Fmr. Mexican Secretary of Defense Walks Hours After U.S. Court Dismissal

Mexico's former Defense Minister Salvador Cienfuegos takes the oath before Judge Carol Bagley Amon during a hearing to consider a U.S. government request to drop drug charges, in a courtroom sketch i...

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Pakistan PM in 'historic' first visit to Afghanistan

Pakistan PM in 'historic' first visit to Afghanistan

Khan's visit is part of regular high-level exchanges between Pakistan and Afghanistan, the statement said. Prime Minister Imran Khan is given a welcome at the Presidential Palace in Kabul. "Whatever...

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Trump’s eldest son tests positive for coronavirus

Trump’s eldest son tests positive for coronavirus

The 42-year-old is the latest member of the president's family to become infected with a virus that has killed more than 250,000 Americans and infected almost 12 million others. In addition, an aide t...

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Police Respond to Reported Shooting at Mall in Wisconsin

Police Respond to Reported Shooting at Mall in Wisconsin

There has been a reported shooting at the Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin around the Milwaukee area. The chief continued: "This has been a very challenging year for the police department and ...

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South Australia to exit lockdown early from tomorrow

South Australia to exit lockdown early from tomorrow

Home to almost 1.8 million people, South Australia recorded 25 cases from the most recent cluster, linked to a traveler returning from the United Kingdom. South Australia will revert to a series of si...

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Joe Biden wins Georgia after hand recount affirms lead

Joe Biden wins Georgia after hand recount affirms lead

State lawmakers are being told to defy the popular mandate that the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris ticket won and award Michigan's 16 electoral votes to Trump on the grounds the election was tainted, a con...

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Trial ordered for accused gun supplier in Kenosha killings

Trial ordered for accused gun supplier in Kenosha killings

He told the newspaper that he was carrying the gun that night to protect himself. Rittenhouse told The Post . He says he purchased the gun with $1200 from the IL unemployment stimulus check b...

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Ethiopia accuses WHO chief of backing defiant Tigray region

Ethiopia accuses WHO chief of backing defiant Tigray region

Ethiopia has denied TPLF claims that Eritrean soldiers are directly involved in the conflict. Amhara communications official, Gizachew Muluneh, said the three TPLF rockets had all missed their targe...

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European Union says Brexit deal still 'metres from the finish line'

European Union says Brexit deal still 'metres from the finish line'

Progress is said to be being made "very, very slowly" on those two issues but "fisheries are not really moving anywhere right now". France , the Netherlands and Belgium are all pushing European C...

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UK's Johnson stands by minister found to have bullied staff

UK's Johnson stands by minister found to have bullied staff

The report noted Ms Patel was "unaware" of the impact of her behaviour because no feedback was given to her at the time . "He is also reassured that relationships, practices and culture in the Ho...

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Donald Trump fires official who refuted poll fraud claim

Donald Trump fires official who refuted poll fraud claim

As we noted last week, it was widely expected that sooner or later Donald Trump would turn is post-election temper tantrum towards Chris Krebs , the widely respected director of the Cybersecurity...

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Reuters tally: Europe's COVID-19 cases surpass 15 million mark

Reuters tally: Europe's COVID-19 cases surpass 15 million mark

Remdesivir may have received FDA approval but not WHO's recommendation because of emerging research - which initially showed some benefit against Covid-19, but as more data accumulate, that appears ...

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Aliyev Says Karabakh Conflict Over as Agdam Region Comes Under Baku's Control

Aliyev Says Karabakh Conflict Over as Agdam Region Comes Under Baku's Control

The truce, brokered by Russian Federation last week, stipulated that Armenia hand over control of some areas its holds outside Nagorno-Karabakh's borders to Azerbaijan. Five days after the start of Az...

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Lara Trump Weighs Running for Senate in North Carolina

Lara Trump Weighs Running for Senate in North Carolina

The Times cites "three allies" who say the wife of Donald Trump's son Eric is considering a run in 2022 after Sen. Trump campaign adviser Mercedes Schlapp, who traveled with Lara Trump for campaig...

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NYC closes schools citing COVID-19, despite low positivity rate

NYC closes schools citing COVID-19, despite low positivity rate

Additionally, the mayor said the DOE will continue to distribute devices to students in need, also on a priority basis. The governor pointed out that, while New York's percent positivity rate is at ...

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Hong Kong: 'Eyes will be plucked out,' China warns West

Hong Kong: 'Eyes will be plucked out,' China warns West

Earlier, China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong said any attempt by foreign states to threaten or pressure Beijing to make concessions was "doomed to fail". With the national security law in...

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CHINA Blogger Zhang Zhan faces 5 years jail time for Wuhan reports

CHINA Blogger Zhang Zhan faces 5 years jail time for Wuhan reports

Authorities accused Zhang of "picking quarrels and stirring up trouble", a crime regularly used to jail political dissidents in China. At least three disappeared in February. You may also be inter...

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Delhi reports 98 covid deaths in 24 hours, active cases at 43,221

Delhi reports 98 covid deaths in 24 hours, active cases at 43,221

Delhi saw a huge rise in infections, while Rajasthan saw a record single-day spike. The death toll due to viral infection in the national capital reached 8,041 after 98 deaths were reported in the ...

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Lekki shooting: We stand by our report, CNN replies FG

Lekki shooting: We stand by our report, CNN replies FG

CNN merely said the videos were "obtained by CNN ", without saying wherefrom and whether or not it authenticated them. "If the answer is no, on what basis were they reporting?" " CNN relied hea...

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German police fire water cannon at anti-COVID restriction protesters

German police fire water cannon at anti-COVID restriction protesters

The chief of police in the German capital stressed that she would not allow images such as those of last August before the Reichstag , the historic German parliament that was about to be assaulted by...

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Taiwan's F16 Jet Goes Missing,Grounds All Fighter Jets For Safety Checks

Taiwan's F16 Jet Goes Missing,Grounds All Fighter Jets For Safety Checks

The single-seat F-16A (serial 6672 of the 26th Tactical Fighter Group, 5th Tactical Fighter Wing) disappeared from radar shortly after taking off from Hualien air base for an evening training flight...

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South Australia's lockdown to ease early, but some restrictions to remain

South Australia's lockdown to ease early, but some restrictions to remain

That means hospitality will return with a 10-person booking limit and a maximum of 100 people under the four square metre rule. People in Adelaide and the rest of the state will be able to leave the...

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Face-off drags on, habitats set up for troops

Face-off drags on, habitats set up for troops

The issue was first brought to attention by national security analyst Nitin Gokhale after he went live on Twitter from the Hall of Fame, a war memorial at Leh . "Twitter Inc has tendered an apology i...

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