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Mar 26 2021

AstraZeneca confirms strong vaccine protection after U.S. rift

It follows reports that questions were being raised internally at AstraZeneca over whether the company should start charging more. "Right now, we believe that our bas...

Mar 26 2021

Biden: I plan to run for reelection in 2024

But while Biden had held off on holding his first news conference so he could use it to celebrate progress against the pandemic and passage of a giant COVID-19 relief p...

Mar 26 2021

Saskatchewan loses carbon tax appeal in Supreme Court

The federal government legislation came into effect in 2019, but a handful of provinces argued it encroached on provincial jurisdiction. Speaking to reporters on Thursd...

Mar 25 2021

The South braces for tornado outbreak

It's that time of year again when we are entering severe weather season. This is not meant to "scare" but for you to "prepare" for the possibility of severe weather t...

Mar 24 2021

DOJ official says there's evidence to charge sedition in US Capitol assault

At Tuesday's hearing, federal prosecutors admitted there did appear to be a problem. But in an interview with " 60 Minutes ", Sherwin said prosecutors had evidence th...

Mar 24 2021

Man with AR-15 Assault Rifle Kills 10 in Boulder, CO, Supermarket

Colorado has previously suffered two of the most infamous mass shootings in USA history - at Columbine High School in 1999, and at a movie theater in Aurora in 2012. T...

Mar 24 2021

Cabinet committee scheduled to discuss easing Alberta's COVID-19 restrictions

Alberta's Opposition NDP is urging Premier Jason Kenney to heed rising COVID-19 case numbers and to delay further easing of health restrictions. Building off the succes...

Mar 23 2021

Diplomats denied access as Canadian Michael Kovrig goes on trial in China

Canada's former ambassador to China, Guy Saint-Jacques, told AFP he expected Kovrig's trial to also be short. The trial of Michael Kovrig, who has been held in China fo...

Mar 23 2021

Big 'Kill the Bill' protest marches through York city centre

A demonstration in southwest England against increased police powers turned violent Sunday, leaving several officers hurt, authorities said. A Reuters photographer ...

Mar 19 2021

Local Asian American right's advocates fight against hate

Investigators said they had not ruled out bias as a motivating factor even as the suspect denied such racial animus once in custody. The virus first surfaced in China in ...

Mar 18 2021

AstraZeneca vaccine: European Union throwing 'caution to the wind' expert tells BBC Breakfast

The EMA has repeatedly stated that the benefits of the vaccine "outweigh the risk of side-effects" while the organisation's chief Emer Cooke has warned member states agai...

Mar 17 2021

Intelligence report shows Vladimir Putin 'likely directed U.S. vote meddling'

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence released the report "Intelligence Community Assessment of Foreign Threats to the 2020 US Federal Elections" on Tuesday...

Mar 17 2021

Eight dead after shootings at Atlanta massage parlours

Police arrested a white 21-year-old Georgia man who they say has taken responsibility for the shootings , while denying they were racially motivated, though numerous vic...

Mar 16 2021

Countries may still use AstraZeneca vaccine

The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines were the first to be deployed in B.C. prior to the arrival of the AstraZeneca vaccine from the Serum Institute of India. Dr Michael Head, ...

Mar 14 2021

IRS to launch website to track stimulus payment

The short answer is that it could still happen as soon as this weekend , and if it doesn't come this weekend, you could see the money - especially if you have received p...

Mar 14 2021

United States to offer temporary refuge to Myanmar citizens after military coup

The number of deaths is rising, as military and police violence intensifies. Demonstrators flash the three-finger salute during a protest against the military coup in ...

Mar 14 2021

Ocasio-Cortez, Bowman Say Cuomo 'Can No Longer Effectively Lead'

Cuomo denies the allegation . More than half of the Democratic members of New York's congressional delegation have now joined the majority of state lawmakers and...

Mar 13 2021

$27 million settlement for George Floyd's family approved by Minneapolis City Council

The city of Minneapolis has reached a $27 million civil settlement with the family of George Floyd , the Black man whose death in police custody last May sparked a wave ...

Mar 13 2021

Quad Summit: 'United by democratic values,' says PM Modi

The planned USA trip comes as China becomes increasingly assertive in the Indo-Pacific region, including around the Japanese-controlled Senkaku Islands in the East Chin...

Mar 03 2021

Hong Kong police detain 47 pro-democracy activists on subversion charges

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken called for the 47 to be released immediately. The security law case was just one of several moves by authorities to clamp down ...