Brazil’s COVID-19 death toll surpasses 500,000

Brazil’s COVID-19 death toll surpasses 500,000 By Staff The Associated Press Posted June 19, 2021 5:24 pm 1:42 Brazil’s president downplays pandemic as death toll soars WATCH ABOVE: Brazil's president downplays pandemic as death toll soars – Apr 10, 2021 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this item…

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Police shoot man suspected of driving truck into 7 cyclists during Arizona bike event

Police shoot man suspected of driving truck into 7 cyclists during Arizona bike event By Emerald Bensadoun Global News Posted June 19, 2021 4:46 pm 0:41 Multiple people injured in Arizona after vehicle strikes several cyclists Warning: This video contains sensitive content. Discretion advised. WATCH: Multiple people injured in Arizona after vehicle strikes several cyclists comments Leave a comment facebook…

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Myanmar rejects UN resolution that condemns military coup, urges arms embargo

Myanmar rejects UN resolution that condemns military coup, urges arms embargo By Staff The Associated Press Posted June 19, 2021 2:20 pm 1:19 Myanmar protests: Demonstrators march 3 months on from military coup WATCH: Myanmar protests: Demonstrators march 3 months on from military coup – May 2, 2021 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share…

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‘Springsteen on Broadway’ to allow AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine recipients to attend show

‘Springsteen on Broadway’ to allow AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine recipients to attend show By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 19, 2021 1:45 pm 1:55 How AstraZeneca vaccine guidelines differ between countries WATCH: How AstraZeneca vaccine guidelines differ between countries comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this item on…

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‘Cherished companion’: Biden announces death of family dog, Champ

‘Cherished companion’: Biden announces death of family dog, Champ By Staff Reuters Posted June 19, 2021 12:24 pm     Updated June 19, 2021 1:58 pm 1:00 U.S. President Joe Biden announces death of family dog, Champ WATCH: U.S. President Joe Biden announces death of family dog, Champ comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share…

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Experts urge caution as Canada’s COVID-19 waste washes up on coastlines

Experts urge caution as Canada’s COVID-19 waste washes up on coastlines By Twinkle Ghosh Global News Posted June 19, 2021 11:30 am     Updated June 19, 2021 11:34 am 2:10 Microscopic plastics polluting our waterways WATCH ABOVE: Microscopic plastics polluting our waterways – Sep 28, 2019 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this…

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Tropical Storm Claudette brings heavy rain, flooding to Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Claudette brings heavy rain, flooding to Gulf Coast By Kevin Mcgill And Russ Bynum The Associated Press Posted June 19, 2021 8:41 am     Updated June 19, 2021 10:15 am 1:52 Tropical storm Claudette forms off Louisiana: NHC WATCH: Tropical storm Claudette forms off Louisiana: NHC comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp…

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Ebola outbreak that killed 12 in Guinea declared over by WHO

Ebola outbreak that killed 12 in Guinea declared over by WHO By Staff Reuters Posted June 19, 2021 7:59 am View image in full screen FILE-Int this Feb. 7, 2018 file photo Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), answers questions of the journalists about his first seven months in office and outlines the organization's priorities…

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Hard-line judiciary head wins Iran’s presidential election amid low voter turnout

Hard-line judiciary head wins Iran’s presidential election amid low voter turnout By Jon Gambrell The Associated Press Posted June 19, 2021 7:33 am     Updated June 19, 2021 3:03 pm 3:46 Iran’s foreign minister comments on Raisi as new elected president WATCH: Iran's foreign minister comments on Raisi as new elected president comments Leave a comment facebook Share this…

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Feds approve travel exemption for Olympic athletes amid quarantine bubble plan

Feds approve travel exemption for Olympic athletes amid quarantine bubble plan By Mia Rabson The Canadian Press Posted June 18, 2021 9:23 pm 1:52 Saskatchewan track athlete making final push for Olympics WATCH ABOVE: Saskatchewan track athlete making final push for Olympics comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share…

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Delta COVID-19 variant becoming dominant strain globally, WHO official says

Delta COVID-19 variant becoming dominant strain globally, WHO official says By Staff Reuters Posted June 18, 2021 11:40 am 1:56 U.K. delays reopening plans as cases of Delta variant surge The United Kingdom will be staying in lockdown longer than expected as cases of the Delta COVID-19 variant surge among young, unvaccinated people. Redmond Shannon reports on the new caution…

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‘Cases are rising rapidly’: Britain reports steep rise in Delta COVID-19 variant cases

‘Cases are rising rapidly’: Britain reports steep rise in Delta COVID-19 variant cases By Staff Reuters Posted June 18, 2021 7:04 am     Updated June 18, 2021 9:56 am 1:32 U.K.’s Johnson ‘very confident’ about lifting COVID-19 restrictions on July 19 WATCH: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday he was very confident that he would be able…

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‘Here to stay’: Obamacare survives big challenge at U.S. Supreme Court

‘Here to stay’: Obamacare survives big challenge at U.S. Supreme Court By MARK SHERMAN The Associated Press Posted June 17, 2021 9:16 pm 2:06 Schumer, Pelosi praise Supreme Court decision to save Affordable Care Act WATCH: Schumer, Pelosi praise Supreme Court decision to save Affordable Care Act comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this…

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‘We thought it was a joke’: International opposition to Norwegian whale testing project

‘We thought it was a joke’: International opposition to Norwegian whale testing project By Crystal Goomansingh Global News Posted June 17, 2021 8:27 pm     Updated June 17, 2021 9:41 pm 2:12 U.S.-Norwegian whale study triggers wave of backlash WATCH ABOVE: U.S.-Norwegian whale study triggers wave of backlash comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp…

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Afghanistan COVID-19 cases rise 2,400% as virus spirals out of control

Afghanistan COVID-19 cases rise 2,400% as virus spirals out of control By Staff Reuters Posted June 17, 2021 3:34 pm View image in full screen Residents wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus line up to receive the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 16, 2021. AP Photo/Rahmat Gul comments…

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How conspiracy theorists are using a CDC database to spread misinformation and fear

How conspiracy theorists are using a CDC database to spread misinformation and fear By Jackson Proskow Global News Posted June 17, 2021 9:53 am 2:13 When will Canada provide guidelines for people fully vaccinated against COVID-19? Canadians who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are eagerly awaiting guidance from the federal government on what is and is not safe to do.…

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Asylum seekers face abuse, discrimination in Canada’s immigration detention system: report

Asylum seekers face abuse, discrimination in Canada’s immigration detention system: report By Maan Alhmidi The Canadian Press Posted June 17, 2021 8:31 am 1:27 Canada creates coalition with 57 countries to declare arbitrary detentions immoral WATCH: Canada creates coalition with 57 countries to declare arbitrary detentions immoral – Feb 15, 2021 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on…

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Biden signs bill making Juneteenth a U.S. federal holiday

Biden signs bill making Juneteenth a U.S. federal holiday By Kevin Freking The Associated Press Posted June 17, 2021 8:27 am     Updated June 17, 2021 5:07 pm 2:54 Black History Month: The meaning behind Juneteenth WATCH: Juneteenth – Biden officially makes June 19 a national holiday in the US – Feb 1, 2020 comments Leave a comment facebook…

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Hong Kong police arrest executives, seize documents from Jimmy Lai’s Apple Daily

Hong Kong police arrest executives, seize documents from Jimmy Lai’s Apple Daily By Sharon Tam and Sharon Abratique Reuters Posted June 17, 2021 12:50 am 2:33 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists found guilty of “unlawful assembly” WATCH: Hong Kong pro-democracy activists found guilty of "unlawful assembly" – Apr 1, 2021 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp…

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Myanmar junta burns down village as violence against resistance groups escalates

Myanmar junta burns down village as violence against resistance groups escalates By Grant Peck The Associated Press Posted June 17, 2021 12:26 am View image in full screen A resident walks past smoldering houses in the Kinma village, Pauk township, Magwe division, central Myanmar, Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Residents said people are missing after military troops burned the village the…

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China launches spacecraft carrying 1st crew for new space station

China launches spacecraft carrying 1st crew for new space station By Carlos Garcia and Shubing Wang Reuters Posted June 16, 2021 10:07 pm     Updated June 16, 2021 10:08 pm 0:47 China’s launches cargo resupply spacecraft successfully WATCH: China's launches cargo resupply spacecraft successfully – May 30, 2021 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp…

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Here’s what we know about PFAS, the toxic chemical found in Canada and U.S. cosmetics

Here’s what we know about PFAS, the toxic chemical found in Canada and U.S. cosmetics By The Staff The Associated Press Posted June 16, 2021 4:49 pm 2:21 “I really hope that this trend continues”: Cosmetic industry booming amid pandemic WATCH: Cosmetic industry booming amid pandemic – Mar 26, 2021 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook…

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Bomb alert goes off near Olympic stadium in Rome: reports

Bomb alert goes off near Olympic stadium in Rome: reports By Twinkle Ghosh Global News Posted June 16, 2021 2:22 pm     Updated June 16, 2021 4:32 pm View image in full screen file photo. Global News comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this item on Twitter…

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