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Coastal GasLink Sukunka Lodge near chetwynd

Federal authorities in Seattle have charged two people with a terrorist attack on train tracks, suggesting they were motivated by opposition to the construction of a natural gas pipeline across British Columbia when they interfered with the operation of a railroad in Washington state.

Posted: December 1, 2020, 4:09 am
Election 2020 Trump

Dr. Scott Atlas, a science adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump who was skeptical of measures to control the coronavirus outbreak, is leaving his White House post. Atlas has been sharply criticized by public health experts, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, for providing Trump with misleading or incorrect information on the pandemic.

Posted: December 1, 2020, 1:47 am
Virus Outbreak Britain Vaccine

People who refuse a COVID-19 vaccine could find normal life curtailed as restaurants, bars, cinemas and sports venues could block entry to those who don’t have proof they've been vaccinated, Britain’s new minister in charge of vaccine rollout said on Monday.

Posted: November 30, 2020, 11:29 pm

The fugitive leader of Ethiopia's Tigray region called on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Monday to "stop the madness" and withdraw troops from the region as he asserted that fighting continues "on every front" two days after Abiy declared victory.

Posted: November 30, 2020, 10:25 pm
Cda Britain Trade 20201121

International Trade Minister Mary Ng was unable to offer MPs a firm guarantee that they will see a bill to ratify the new provisional Canada-Britain trade agreement before Parliament is due to break for Christmas on Dec. 11.

Posted: November 30, 2020, 10:06 pm
APTOPIX Brazil Amazon Fires

A group of senior military leaders said deforestation in the Amazon could alter rainfall patterns in Brazil, hitting hydropower plants and water supplies for major cities, resulting in the country's armed forces being stretched thin as they respond to an uptick in humanitarian crises caused by climate change.

Posted: November 30, 2020, 9:34 pm

U.S. president-elect Joe Biden's victories in Arizona and battleground Wisconsin were certified Monday, dealing further blows to President Donald Trump's efforts to discredit the election results.

Posted: November 30, 2020, 8:23 pm

Villagers in northeast Nigeria's Borno state buried more than 40 farmers and fishermen who were killed in an attack by suspected Islamist militants over the weekend, while security forces searched for dozens still missing.

Posted: November 30, 2020, 7:43 pm

France's government is proposing a "complete rewrite" of the part of the bill banning the publication of images of police officers with intent to cause them harm. Critics protesting the law fear it could prevent the exposure of police brutality.

Posted: November 30, 2020, 6:32 pm
New Zealand Volcano Erupts

New Zealand authorities have filed safety violation charges against 10 organizations and three individuals after a volcanic eruption at White Island last year killed 22 people.

Posted: November 30, 2020, 2:30 pm