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CLEVELAND (AP) — Drake Bell, the former star of the popular Nickelodeon show “Drake & Josh,” pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges relating to a girl who met him online and attended one of his concerts in Cleveland in 2017, when she was 15. Jared “Drake” Bell, 34, of West Hollywood, California, pleaded guilty via Zoom to felony attempted child endangerment and a misdemeanor charge of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles. Sentencing is scheduled for July 12 in Cleveland. Defense attorney Ia
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 1:15 p.m. Manitobans will be able to return to restaurants, go to church and meet with larger groups of people as the province brings in the first step of its COVID-19 reopening plan ahead of schedule. Premier Brian Pallister says vaccination goals have been surpassed, so some restrictions will be loosened Saturday — a week earlier than planned. More than 71 per cent of Manitobans have received their first dose of COVID-19 v
The governing board of Florida's university system on Wednesday confirmed Richard McCullough, vice provost for research at Harvard University, to become the 16th president of Florida State University. The move came about a month after the university's board of trustees unanimously selected McCullough for the job after interviewing its pool of finalists. McCullough replaces retiring FSU President John Thrasher and takes over on Aug. 16, the university said.
MILAN (AP) — Premier Mario Draghi defended the independence of Italy’s parliament on Wednesday in the face of formal objections by the Vatican to a proposed law that would extend additional discrimination protections to the LGBT community. “Ours is a secular country,” Draghi said in an address to the Senate. “Therefore, it is not a religious state.” Many Italians have expressed concern and outrage over Vatican interference after its secretary of state delivered a formal communication last week o
It’s the second hiker fatality at the Grand Canyon in the past week.
OTTAWA — Canada's Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister says Ottawa is open to providing archival data on residential schools to the U.S. government to help with its recently announced investigation into Indigenous boarding schools. Carolyn Bennett says the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation has been collecting data on the burial sites of residential schools and cemetery registries since 2016, and some of its findings would be helpful for the U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The government of Newfoundland and Labrador is absorbing the operations of Crown-owned Nalcor Energy, which is overseeing the troubled Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project, into the province's hydro utility. "Our government committed to immediately begin analysis and reorganization of Nalcor to streamline, remove duplication and to save Newfoundland and Labrador taxpayer money," Premier Andrew Furey told reporters Wednesday in St. John's. "The action today is another step towar
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A pedestrian bridge collapsed onto I-295 in Washington D.C., injuring multiple people, officials say.
Airline and travel firms want more help from the government amid tight rules on international travel.
The three Chinese astronauts, in China's space station core module since June 17, made their first long-distance phone conversation with the Earth on Wednesday.
In the latest TV show ratings, NBC’s America’s Got Talent this week drew 6.6 million total viewers and a 0.8 demo rating, down a tick from its last regularly scheduled episode but still dominating Tuesday in both measures; read recap. Leading out of that, NBC’s College Bowl revival debuted to 2.8 mil and a 0.5, […]
Two reporters were killed and 21 others injured Wednesday when a bus overturned in northwestern Iran, state-run IRNA news agency said. IRNA said the bus was carrying 25 Iranian journalists from the capital Tehran to West Azarbaijan province to view a revitalization project at Urmiah Lake. IRNA quoted the head of provincial emergency services, Baqer Bahrami, as saying two journalists died in the crash.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — India Walton, a socialist community activist, has defeated the four-term mayor of Buffalo in a Democratic primary, putting her on track to become the first woman to lead New York's second-largest city. The 38-year-old nurse and union leader captured a major political prize for the party's left wing with her victory over Mayor Byron Brown. The Associated Press called the race Wednesday after it became clear there weren’t enough absentee ballots for Brown to overcome Walton’s
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday will make her first visit to the U.S.-Mexico border, after criticism from members of both parties for failing to go there despite her role leading the Biden administration’s response to a steep increase in migration, sources said. Harris will visit the El Paso area, according to two sources with knowledge of her plans who were not authorized to discuss the trip before it was announced and spoke on condition of anonymity. Homeland Security
The normally mild Pacific Northwest is facing a potentially historic, record-breaking heat wave as temperatures near or surpass 100 degrees.
The drug giant will demerge from its consumer healthcare business next year.
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Here's how to navigate exercise right now and some advice on self-compassion as you head back into the gym or a workout class.
Shares of Patterson Companies (NASDAQ: PDCO) were under pressure Wednesday following the company's fiscal fourth-quarter 2021 earnings report. On the bottom line, though, Patterson Companies' adjusted earnings fell 12% year over year to $0.38 per share. Patterson Companies is a leading distributor of dental and animal health products that became harder to distribute during the pandemic-necessitated lockdowns.