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Ahmaud Arbery

Three Georgia men pleaded not guilty to federal hate crime charges Tuesday in the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man who authorities say was chased and shot while jogging.

Posted: May 11, 2021, 8:37 pm
COVID ONT 20210511

Ontario will be pausing the rollout and administration of first doses of the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine, effective Tuesday, due to concerns over rare but potentially fatal blood clots.

Posted: May 11, 2021, 6:37 pm
Massage Business Shootings Hate Crime

A man accused of killing eight people, six of them women of Asian descent, in shootings at three Atlanta-area massage businesses was indicted Tuesday on murder charges. A prosecutor filed notice that she'll also seek hate-crime charges and the death penalty.

Posted: May 11, 2021, 6:35 pm
Israel Palestinians

Israel on Tuesday stepped up its attacks on the Gaza Strip, flattening a highrise building used by the Hamas militant group and killing at least three militants in their hideouts as Palestinian rockets rained down almost nonstop on parts of Israel.

Posted: May 11, 2021, 11:52 am

Nine people, including seven children, were killed on Tuesday and many more badly wounded after a lone teenage gunman opened fire in a school in the Russian city of Kazan, local authorities said, prompting a Kremlin call for tighter gun controls.

Posted: May 11, 2021, 9:19 am

Both the U.S. and the U.K. have vaccinated millions of people, but only the U.S. is still reporting tens of thousands of new COVID-19 cases a day. Emma Paling looks at some potential lessons for parts of Canada when it comes to managing vaccination rollouts and reopening.

Posted: May 11, 2021, 8:00 am
Virus Outbreak US Canada Border

Allegations of racial profiling at the U.S. border are nothing new. What's more unusual is how they are now coming from inside the agency that oversees the U.S. border. They're contained in a lawsuit against the U.S. government from three officers stationed at a Michigan-Ontario border crossing.

Posted: May 11, 2021, 8:00 am
China Nepal Everest

China will draw a "separation line" atop Mount Everest to prevent the coronavirus from being spread by climbers ascending Nepal's side of the mountain, Chinese state media reported Monday. Nepal is experiencing a surging outbreak, with record numbers of new infections and deaths in recent days.

Posted: May 10, 2021, 9:55 pm
Sarnia refineries

Southern Ontario workers who benefit from Enbridge's Line 5 are anxiously watching what's playing out this week in Michigan, which has given the Calgary-based firm until Wednesday to shut down the pipeline — a move backed by Indigenous groups, but would cut off a major source of fuel for Ontario and Quebec.

Posted: May 10, 2021, 9:50 pm

There was some positive movement in British Columbia over the weekend, as numbers trended down in new cases, hospitalizations and ICU admissions, though the province did register 20 more deaths from COVID-19.

Posted: May 10, 2021, 9:34 pm