‘Blatant abuse of power’: Here’s why officials are sparring over Portland protests

‘Blatant abuse of power’: Here’s why officials are sparring over Portland protests By Hannah Jackson Global News Posted July 18, 2020 2:17 pm 0:43 Federal officers crack down on protesters in Portland WATCH: Federal officers crack down on protesters in Portland comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this…

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Blue Jays denied federal approval to play games in Toronto

Blue Jays denied federal approval to play games in Toronto By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 18, 2020 2:13 pm     Updated July 18, 2020 4:50 pm comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this item on Twitter email Send this page to someone via email more…

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Coronavirus surge overwhelms emergency rooms in some states

Coronavirus surge overwhelms emergency rooms in some states By Jay Reeves The Associated Press Posted July 18, 2020 1:52 pm     Updated July 18, 2020 3:39 pm 1:47 Calls for U.S. to ramp up testing as virus runs rampant WATCH ABOVE: Calls for U.S. to ramp up testing as virus runs rampant comments Leave a comment facebook Share this…

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Thousands of pro-democracy protesters rally in Bangkok against Thai government

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters rally in Bangkok against Thai government By Staff The Associated Press Posted July 18, 2020 11:31 am A protester holds a sign depicting Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha during a protest demanding the resignation of the government, defying the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions on large gatherings in one of the largest demonstrations since a 2014 army…

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Famed organ destroyed in fire at centuries-old cathedral in France

Famed organ destroyed in fire at centuries-old cathedral in France By Laetitia Notarianni And Thomas Adamson The Associated Press Posted July 18, 2020 10:24 am     Updated July 18, 2020 11:02 am 0:56 Arson suspected after fire tears through historic Nantes cathedral WATCH: Arson suspected after fire tears through historic Nantes cathedral comments Leave a comment facebook Share this…

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Coronavirus: European Union economic recovery deal stalls at 1st day of talks

Coronavirus: European Union economic recovery deal stalls at 1st day of talks By Gabriela Baczynska and Marine Strauss Reuters Posted July 17, 2020 10:32 pm     Updated July 17, 2020 10:34 pm European Union leaders take part in the first face-to-face EU summit since the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Brussels, Belgium July 17, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/Pool comments Leave…

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Gag order on George Floyd murder case should be scaled back, media argues

Gag order on George Floyd murder case should be scaled back, media argues By Staff The Associated Press Posted July 17, 2020 8:19 pm Handout booking photo released by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office showing former Minneapolis Police Department Police Officer Derek Chauvin who was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of…

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U.S. Republicans propose plan to shield businesses, schools from coronavirus lawsuits

U.S. Republicans propose plan to shield businesses, schools from coronavirus lawsuits By ANDREW TAYLOR The Associated Press Posted July 17, 2020 8:18 pm FILE – In this April 21, 2020, file photo Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks with reporters after the Senate approved a nearly $500 billion coronavirus aid bill on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate…

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Brazil’s isolated Indigenous groups report first coronavirus deaths

Brazil’s isolated Indigenous groups report first coronavirus deaths By Mauricio Savarese The Associated Press Posted July 17, 2020 3:55 pm 1:24 Coronavirus: India becomes the third nation to hit 1 million total COVID-19 cases Coronavirus: India becomes the third nation to hit 1 million total COVID-19 cases comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this…

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Canadian minister promises review after security contracts awarded to Chinese-state tech company

Canadian minister promises review after security contracts awarded to Chinese-state tech company By Sam Cooper & Andrew Russell Global News Posted July 17, 2020 3:51 pm     Updated July 17, 2020 4:12 pm Nuchtech, a Chinese-state security company connected to former president Hu Jintao, has been awarded sensitive contracts by Canada. Forbes comments Leave a comment facebook Share this…

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Ahmaud Arbery case: 3 white men plead not guilty to murder of Black man in Georgia

Ahmaud Arbery case: 3 white men plead not guilty to murder of Black man in Georgia By Rich McKay Reuters Posted July 17, 2020 3:01 pm 1:35 Suspect allegedly used racist slur after shooting Ahmaud Arbery, investigator claims Warning: This video contains violent content. Discretion advised. Suspect allegedly used racist slur after shooting Ahmaud Arbery, investigator claims comments Leave a…

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Tokyo Olympics: Venues for 2021 Games secured, competition schedule stays the same

Tokyo Olympics: Venues for 2021 Games secured, competition schedule stays the same By Stephen Wade The Associated Press Posted July 17, 2020 11:01 am     Updated July 17, 2020 11:24 am 1:48 Coronavirus: Tokyo 2020 organizing committee says Games will be ‘safe and secure’ Yoshiro Mori, president of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee, said Friday that the competition schedule…

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At least 221 dead across South Asia as heavy monsoon rains bring floods, landslides

At least 221 dead across South Asia as heavy monsoon rains bring floods, landslides By WASBIR HUSSAIN and BINAJ GURUBACHARYA The Associated Press Posted July 17, 2020 12:02 am A flood affected Indian woman stands on the roof of her partially submerged house along river Brahmaputra in Morigaon district, Assam, India, Thursday, July 16, 2020. Floods and landslides triggered by…

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British Airways retires entire fleet of Boeing 747 jumbo jets

British Airways retires entire fleet of Boeing 747 jumbo jets By Maria Ponnezhath Reuters Posted July 16, 2020 11:41 pm     Updated July 16, 2020 11:47 pm 1:54 Reality check: What’s the risk of air travel? WATCH: Reality check – What's the risk of air travel? comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this…

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Republicans to limit national convention crowd as coronavirus overwhelms Florida

Republicans to limit national convention crowd as coronavirus overwhelms Florida By Zeke Miller The Associated Press Posted July 16, 2020 11:00 pm     Updated July 16, 2020 11:01 pm 1:20 Brad Parscale out as Trump 2020 campaign manager President Donald Trump replaced his campaign manager on Wednesday as he faces a gap in the polls against presumptive Democratic nominee…

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Coronavirus: U.S. breaks daily record with over 77,000 new cases

Coronavirus: U.S. breaks daily record with over 77,000 new cases By Lisa Shumaker Reuters Posted July 16, 2020 10:57 pm     Updated July 16, 2020 10:58 pm FILE PHOTO: Social distancing dividers for students are seen in a classroom at St. Benedict School, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Montebello, near Los Angeles, California, U.S., July…

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