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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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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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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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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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The Olympic sport is held 15,000 km from Paris

The 2024 Olympic Games in Paris begin on Friday, with more than 10,000 athletes competing in 32 sports. The vast majority of the competitions take place in Paris, usually within a 5km radius of the Olympic Village. Several events are held in or next to iconic Paris landmarks. Beach volleyball is held next to the Eiffel Tower, fencing and taekwondo …

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Fort Edmonton Park Opens New Exhibit Celebrating City’s 2SLGBTQ+ Community – Edmonton

Fort Edmonton Park has a new exhibit celebrating the city’s 2SLGBTQ+ community. It is called Regulation of morality and it took the Edmonton Queer History Project (EQHP) a year to put it together. The exhibition highlights important historical events, such as the AIDS pandemic and the right to gay marriage. “Show that queer history has always been part of the …

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Delta Still Canceling Hundreds of Flights After CrowdStrike Disruption. Why? – National

Delta Air Lines struggled for the fourth day in a row to recover from a global technical outage caused by a faulty software update, stranding tens of thousands of passengers and drawing unwanted attention from the federal government. Other airlines returned to near-normal levels of service disruptions on Monday, drawing attention to Delta’s relatively weak response to the outage that …

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