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Ontario minister apologizes after daycare clash

Reduce the font size of the article Enlarge the font of the article An Ontario government minister has apologized, saying she suffered a medical emergency while driving that caused her to crash into a local daycare center. In a statement Wednesday evening, Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks Andrea Khanjin said she crashed her car into a local business while …

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Jays shut out Rays 6-3 with four-run eighth inning

TORONTO – Hours after Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Kiermaier hinted that he plans to retire, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. let the baseball world know that he has no intention of giving up his current good run. Guerrero hit his fifth home run in six games on Wednesday and drove in another run in the Blue Jays’ 6-3 win over the …

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Trump shooter used ‘mechanical device’ to climb onto roof, may have had collapsible stock: FBI

Thomas Crooks, the gunman who killed one person and wounded Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on July 13, may have had a collapsible weapon in his possession, FBI Director Christopher Wray told lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Wray stressed to the House Judiciary Committee that it was not a definitive conclusion, as FBI agents and other law enforcement officials …

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British top rider out of Olympics after whipping video emerges – National

Charlotte Dujardin, one of Britain’s most decorated Olympians, has withdrawn from the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris after a shocking video emerged of her repeatedly kicking a horse. Dujardin has won six Olympic medals in dressage, an equestrian event in which a horse and rider perform a series of artistic movements. She shares the lead with retired cyclist Laura Kenny …

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Biden will deliver his first speech since dropping his re-election bid. What you need to know – National

US President Joe Biden will deliver his first public address since ending his campaign for a second term on Wednesday evening, in which he is expected to outline his rationale and goals for the remainder of his presidency. Biden will deliver a speech from the Oval Office at 8 p.m. Eastern Time, which will be televised on primetime. He will …

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Complaint over drone footage during Olympics results in Team Canada staff being sent home – National

Two members of the Canadian women’s soccer delegation have been dropped from the Paris 2024 squad a day before the start of the Canadian Olympic Games. Allegations have been raised that they flew a drone over the New Zealand team during training to film the team. Joseph Lombardi, an unaccredited analyst with Canada Soccer, was arrested by French authorities following …

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Winnipeg Sea Bears clinch playoff spot for second straight year – Winnipeg

Reduce the font size of the article Enlarge the font of the article The Winnipeg Sea Bears are returning to the postseason for the second year in a row. The Sea Bears came from a two-game deficit on Tuesday to beat the Calgary Surge 111-104 to secure a spot in the playoffs. The Sea Bears trailed by as many as …

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Homes and buildings damaged in Venables Valley by Shetland Creek bushfire

Reduce the font size of the article Enlarge the font of the article About 20 properties, including six homes, in the Venables Valley have been affected by the Shetland Creek bushfire. It is currently unknown how badly damaged the buildings are, but people are still not home. The Thompson Nicola Regional District announced Monday evening that evacuation orders and warnings …

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Funeral Date Set for Saskatchewan’s ‘Bella Brave’

Reduce the font size of the article Enlarge the font of the article Isabella Thomson, also known as “Bella Brave” on social media, passed away on July 14, 2024. As family and friends mourn the loss of the 10-year-old boy from Swift Current, a date has been set for the funeral. “Family and friends of Bella are invited to attend …

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Poliovirus type 2 found in wastewater in Gaza Strip

A poliovirus variant has been discovered in six wastewater samples in Khan Younis and Deir Al Balah, two cities in southern and central Gaza. Gaza’s Health Ministry called it a “health disaster” in a Facebook post on Friday. The tests, conducted in collaboration with UNICEF, detected the presence of poliovirus type 2, which causes the disease polio. Gaza officials said …

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