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Biden says he will restore Roe v. Wade early in his second term if re-elected

US President Joe Biden gave a brief outline of what his first 100 days of his second term in the White House will look like. The veteran leader’s re-election campaign continued to face headwinds on Friday from a growing faction of Democrats urging him to step down. Biden, 81, delivered a speech Friday night at a campaign rally at Renaissance …

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Man sentenced to 30 years in prison for shooting at Oslo 2SLGBTQ+ festival in 2022

An Iranian-born Norwegian man was found guilty on Thursday of terrorism charges in connection with a 2022 attack on a 2SLGBTQ+ festival in Oslo and sentenced to 30 years in prison. The shooting at three locations, mainly outside the London Pub, a popular gay bar, on June 25, 2022, left two people dead and nine seriously injured. The Oslo District …

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A new law aims to tackle environmental racism in Canada

For years, researchers, activists and community leaders have shown how Indigenous, Black and other racial groups are disproportionately affected by polluting industries. Now, a new law will require the federal government to do a better job of identifying this injustice and trying to correct it. Bill C-226, sponsored by Green Leader Elizabeth May, became law on Thursday evening, almost four …

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