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Back to school: A look at the COVID-19 rules in place across provinces, territories

Back to school: A look at the COVID-19 rules in place across provinces, territories

From virtual classes to daily COVID-19 checks and mandatory masks, children across Canada have weathered enormous changes in their learning since schooling was disrupted in March 2020.  Over the course of seven waves and numerous variants and subvariants, more than five million elementary and high school students have also had to grapple with getting sick …

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Israeli forces raid offices of six Palestinian human rights groups

Israeli forces have raided the offices of six Palestinian human rights groups in the occupied West Bank that it previously accused of being terrorist organisations, a move decried as an “appalling attack” on Palestinian civil society. Property belonging to the prominent advocacy groups was confiscated and entrance doors sealed by soldiers in the early hours …

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Mafia hitman among 3 charged in 2018 killing of gangster ‘Whitey’ Bulger - National | Globalnews.ca

Mafia hitman among 3 charged in 2018 killing of gangster ‘Whitey’ Bulger – National | Globalnews.ca

Three men, including a Mafia hitman, have been charged in the killing of notorious Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger in a West Virginia prison, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday. The charges against Fotios “Freddy” Geas, Paul J. DeCologero and Sean McKinnon come nearly four years after Bulger’s killing, which raised questions about why …

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A Denver man saw too many people standing at bus stops. So he built them a bench | CBC Radio

A Denver man saw too many people standing at bus stops. So he built them a bench | CBC Radio

The wait for public transit can sometimes feel a lot longer if there’s nowhere to sit. That’s why when James Warren saw a woman sitting in the dirt waiting for her bus earlier this year, he decided something had to change. “I thought, oh, that’s simply undignified,” Warren, who lives in Denver, told As It Happens guest host …

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UN chief meets Zelenskyy in Ukraine, voices concerns about Russian-held nuclear plant | CBC News

UN chief meets Zelenskyy in Ukraine, voices concerns about Russian-held nuclear plant | CBC News

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday he was gravely concerned by the situation at Europe’s largest nuclear power station after it came under shelling on the front lines in Ukraine. Russia, which captured the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant soon after its Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine, said it could shut down the facility — a …

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Human remains found in suitcases were 2 children, New Zealand police say - National | Globalnews.ca

Human remains found in suitcases were 2 children, New Zealand police say – National | Globalnews.ca

NOTE: The following article contains content that some might find disturbing. Please read at your own discretion. Police in New Zealand have confirmed that the human remains found in a pair of suitcases bought by an unsuspecting family at auction belong to two elementary school-aged children. Det. Insp. Tofilau Faamanuia Vaaelua confirmed to media Thursday …

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U.S. judge says he leans toward releasing some evidence for Trump search | CBC News

U.S. judge says he leans toward releasing some evidence for Trump search | CBC News

A U.S. judge on Thursday said he is leaning toward releasing some of the evidence presented by the U.S. Justice Department to justify its search of Donald Trump’s Florida home last week, in a case pitting news organizations against federal prosecutors. Despite objections by the Justice Department, U.S. Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart said he believes “there are portions of the affidavit …

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Trump Organization official Allen Weisselberg pleads guilty to tax fraud, grand larceny | CBC News

Trump Organization official Allen Weisselberg pleads guilty to tax fraud, grand larceny | CBC News

A top executive at former U.S. president Donald Trump’s family business pleaded guilty Thursday to evading taxes in a deal that could potentially make him a star witness against the company at a fall trial. Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg pleaded guilty to all 15 of the charges he faced in the case, …

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‘Strategic deterrence’: Russia deploys hypersonic missiles to its Baltic exclave

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News The Kinzhal has a range of up to 2,000 kilometres and flies at 10 times the speed of sound, making it hard to intercept Author of the article: The Associated Press Vladimir Isachenkov Publishing date: Aug 18, 2022  •  17 hours ago  •  2 minute read  •  49 Comments This file …

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Prime minister of Poland: We warned Germany and the West about Putin. We were ignored

Breadcrumb Trail Links NP Comment We must support Ukraine in her struggle to recapture the territories that have been taken from her and force Russia to retreat Publishing date: Aug 17, 2022  •  9 hours ago  •  8 minute read  •  91 Comments Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki speaks to the media in Brussels, Belgium May …

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