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The new leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) says maintaining a Brexit border in the Irish Sea is "playing fast and loose with the peace process". In his first interview since his election, Edwin Poots called on the British government to "go it alone" if necessary and scrap the controversial Protocol. Mr Poots, who will formally succeed Arlene Foster when his election is ratified next week, is urging the UK and EU to reverse the arrangement.
Despite damaging allegations suggesting Bill Gates pursued women who worked for him, don't expect changes to his roles at the two iconic institutions he co-founded, Microsoft and his namesake philanthropic foundation. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation says it is not investigating the allegations in the media, as the reported incident involving one of the world's largest, most influential nonprofits was made by “an anonymous former employee.” “The foundation has never received any formal complaints regarding Bill Gates,” the spokesperson noted in a statement to AP.
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OTTAWA — Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam says she expects Canadians who got Oxford-AstraZeneca in the first round of vaccinations will be able to choose which vaccine they get for their second dose. Tam's comments Tuesday come hours after a small Spanish study on mixing and matching vaccines reported that giving a Pfizer-BioNTech for the second dose after AstraZeneca is safe and produced a stronger immune response than a second dose of AstraZeneca. The National Advisory Committee on Immunization is still awaiting further data from another mixing and matching study underway in the United Kingdom, but Tam said advice on second doses should be ready before most people are due to get their second vaccination. "It is likely that people in Canada who've received one dose of AstraZeneca will have a choice for their second dose," she said at a news conference from Ottawa. Also on Tuesday, Canada reached the grim milestone of 25,000 total deaths from COVID-19 since the first fatality was reported on March 9, 2020. The country surpassed 20,000 deaths at the end of January. Tam said she is feeling positive about Canada being able to fully emerge from the third wave of COVID-19 and prevent a fourth wave, with more than half of eligible Canadian adults now vaccinated with one dose, and declining overall case counts. With the exception of some hot spots in Manitoba and parts of Alberta, case counts are largely falling. Tam said nationally the number of active cases are down 25 per cent from the second wave of peak of nearly 90,000 in mid-April. The average daily new case count fell from 7,275 on May 11 to 5,600 Tuesday, said Tam, although hospitalizations and intensive care admissions remain stubbornly above a comfortable level. More than six people in 10,000 have died of COVID-19 in Canada, and the toll has been heaviest on seniors. More than eight in 10 people who died were over the age of 70, and almost three in five were residents of long-term care homes. Canada ranks 64th globally for the COVID-19 death toll. Hungary, with 30 deaths for every 10,000 people, has the highest death rate. The United Kingdom has recorded 18 deaths for every 10,000 people, while the United States recorded 17. Ontario reported just 1,616 cases Tuesday, the lowest since late March, and also reported 17 new deaths. Quebec, reporting 549 new cases, is among the first provinces really looking ahead to lifting public health restrictions. Premier Francois Legault is set to announce how the province's reopening will work later this afternoon. Tam said the number one influence on ending the third wave and preventing a fourth is still how well public health measures are planned and implemented. She has said if 75 per cent of eligible Canadians get one dose, and 20 per cent get two, that should be a place where summer plans for outdoor socializing and activities can resume. Currently Canadians over 12 are eligible for vaccinations, with those between 12 and 18 only eligible for Pfizer. Only 4.5 per cent of eligible Canadians have received the second dose so far and most provinces are still giving more than nine in 10 new doses to first-time recipients. Many provinces delayed second doses up to 16 weeks, instead of the company-suggested three and four week intervals. But with more supplies flowing, that delay is going to be reduced. For the 2.1 million Canadians who got AstraZeneca in the first round, it's still unknown what they will get as their second dose. The Combivacs study run by the Carlos III Health Institute in Spain said fewer than two per cent of more than 450 people who got the AstraZeneca-Pfizer combination reported severe side-effects including headaches and muscle pain, leading the study authors to conclude mixing the doses was safe. People who got the second dose of Pfizer also appeared to have twice the immune response as those whose second dose was also AstraZeneca. Tam said that study is being analyzed closely, and another similar study from the United Kingdom is expected to report efficacy data in the next few weeks. Most provinces have temporarily halted using AstraZeneca for any more first doses with supplies of it currently limited and as further data emerges on the risk of vaccine-induced blood clots in patients who got that vaccine. Canada has given at least one dose to about 55 per cent of eligible people, and has to vaccinate almost 6.5 million more to get to that 75 per cent figure. Quebec however reported Tuesday that it has either vaccinated or booked appointments for 75 per cent of eligible people. This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 18, 2021. Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press
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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 2:05 p.m. Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting six new cases of COVID-19. Health officials say all six cases are linked to travel or to previously identified infections. Public health says there are now 83 active reported cases of COVID-19 in the province, including three linked to a small school in the western part of Newfoundland. As of this afternoon, 47 per cent of residents aged 12 and over had received at least one dose of the vaccine. --- 2 p.m. Health officials in New Brunswick have announced the 42nd COVID-19 death in the province. Chief medical officer of health Dr. Jennifer Russell says the person in their 70s was a resident of the Pavillon Beau-Lieu special care home in Grand Falls and died in hospital in Edmundston. Officials reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 in the province today -- nine in the Fredericton region and one in the Bathurst area. New Brunswickers aged 18 and over can now book to receive their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. --- 1:35 p.m. Manitoba is reporting 335 new COVID-19 cases and one death. The five-day test positivity rate is 13 per cent provincially and 14.4 per cent in Winnipeg. --- 1:35 p.m. Nova Scotia is reporting 90 new cases of COVID-19 today. Health officials have identified 64 cases in the Halifax area, 17 in the province's eastern zone, seven in the northern zone and two in western region. The province has 1,345 known active cases of COVID-19, with 103 people in hospital, including 25 in intensive care. As of Monday, 436,054 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered, with 39,561 people having received their booster shot. --- 12:30 p.m. The National Advisory Committee on Immunization is confirming they believe it is safe and effective to offer the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to adolescents. Health Canada authorized Pfizer for kids between 12 and 15 years old on May 5, after the company completed a clinical trial which found it was safe and 100 per cent effective at preventing kids in that age group from getting COVID-19. NACI's advice comes after most provinces have already added the age group to their vaccination plans. Manitoba began allowing kids that age to book appointments this week and Ontario plans to open up vaccinations to youth under 18 by the end of the month. Most other provinces are working on expanding to that age group as well. --- 12:20 p.m. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he learned weeks ago that the military officer overseeing Canada's vaccination campaign was under investigation. Trudeau says he did not know the details of the investigation into Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, who was abruptly sidelined from his role on Friday with little explanation. The prime minister sought to reassure Canadians that the vaccination campaign, which is now being overseen by Brig.-Gen. Krista Brodie, will not be negatively affected by Fortin's departure. A source granted anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly told The Canadian Press the investigation relates to an allegation of sexual misconduct, and Fortin's lawyer says he categorically denies any wrongdoing. Trudeau says his first thought is with the complainant, but that he expects a fair, complete and rigorous investigation. --- 12:05 p.m. Canada's chief public health officer says COVID-19 disease activity continues to decline but there are areas of the country experiencing very high infection rates. Dr. Theresa Tam says over the past seven days, an average of 5,700 cases were reported daily and 3,600 people were treated in hospital each day, including over 1,300 in intensive care. She says there were an average of 43 deaths reported daily. But nevertheless, she says Canada is making steady progress with a 25 per cent decrease in reported active cases since the peak of the third wave in April. --- 12 p.m. Innovation Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says the federal government will invest $199 million to help the Resilience Biotechnologies expand its manufacturing capacity. The Mississauga company will be able to make up to 640 million doses of mRNA vaccines, the technology used in the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines. The federal funding is about half of the total needed to expand and modernize the facilities. --- 11:55 a.m. The Manitoba government says it issued 70 tickets for COVID-19 public health order infractions last week. Most were given to individuals for exceeding gathering limits outdoors or in private homes. The province says 22 of the tickets were related to anti-lockdown rallies in early May in Winkler and Winnipeg, in addition to tickets issued the previous week after those rallies. --- 11:50 a.m. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is receiving 4.5 million vaccine doses this week, including a shipment from Pfizer-BioNTech that has been moved up ahead of the holiday weekend. He says it is the largest weekly shipment to date, and it will help keep Canada within the top of the G20 on daily vaccinations, where he says it has been for over two weeks. Trudeau also says Canada will receive 9 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in July. That means that between now and at least the end of July, Canada will continue to get over two million Pfizer doses a week. --- 11:30 a.m. Prince Edward Island is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 today. Health officials say the two cases are travel related and involve a person in their 20s and someone in their 40s. The province has 10 active reported cases of COVID-19. Prince Edward Island has reported a total of 194 infections and no deaths linked to the virus. --- 11:15 a.m. Quebec is reporting 549 new cases of COVID-19 today and nine more deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus, including four within the past 24 hours. Health officials say hospitalizations dropped by 17 to 484, and 118 people were in intensive care, a rise of two. Officials say 70,122 doses of vaccine were administered within the past 24 hours, for a total of 4,469,055. Health Minister Christian Dubé says 75 per cent of adults in the province have received at least one dose of vaccine or have a vaccination appointment. --- 10:40 a.m. Ontario reports there are 1,616 new cases of COVID-19. Health Minister Christine Elliott says 472 of those new cases are in Toronto, 360 are in Peel Region, and 116 are in York Region. The Ministry of Health says over 109,000 people received a dose of COVID-19 vaccine since yesterday, for a total of over 7.2 million. --- 10:35 a.m. Nunavut is reporting six new cases of COVID-19 today. There are 64 active cases of COVID-19 in Nunavut, 63 in Iqaluit and one in Kinngait. An outbreak was declared in Iqaluit on April 15 and has swelled to 235 cases to date. Iqaluit remains under a strict lockdown, with all non-essential businesses, schools and workplaces closed. On Monday, Nunavut's chief public health officer said the territory had requested enough doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to vaccinate all of the territory's population aged 12 to 17, about 4,300 people. Two Iqaluit residents with COVID-19 are in an Ottawa hospital. --- 10:25 a.m. Ontario has reported 17 new COVID-19 fatalities. This brings the country's death toll to 25,000. The first person died of COVID-19 in Canada on March 9, 2020. Canada surpassed 20,000 deaths at the end of January. --- This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 18, 2021. The Canadian Press
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], May 18 (ANI): Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Tuesday announced that it would boycott the single-day budget session of the Andhra Pradesh State Assembly on May 20 in protest against the "unilateral", "undemocratic" and "illogical" decisions of the government led by Chief Minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy.
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DENVER (AP) — The FBI has revealed that it is investigating the 2017 death of an Asian American teenager in Colorado as a possible hate crime, a grisly case in which local authorities said she was purposefully set on fire and burned alive in her family’s mountain community home. The FBI said in a statement Monday to Denver news station KCNC-TV that it was looking into the death of 17-year-old Maggie Long as a “hate crime matter.” Long’s death was ruled a homicide, and authorities later released composite sketches of at least three men they believed were involved in her death. No arrests have been made. The FBI did not provide any information about why agents are looking at the possibility of a hate crime and did not immediately respond to telephone and email messages from The Associated Press on Tuesday. Long’s body was found inside her family’s home in December 2017 in Bailey, a mountain community about 45 miles (72 kilometers) southwest of Denver. A fire had broken out following a report of a disturbance. Investigators believe there was altercation between Long and her attackers before the fire started. Park County Sheriff Tom McGraw has said that Long was “purposely set on fire and burned alive.” A Beretta handgun, an AK-47-style rifle, 2,000 rounds of ammunition, a safe and jade figurines were stolen from the home, authorities have said. The FBI’s hate crime investigation into Long’s death comes as a series of attacks have targeted Asian Americans nationwide since the coronavirus took hold in the U.S. after surfacing in China. Long’s sisters, Lynna and Connie Long, said they did not notice any overt Asian discrimination when they lived in the community. Lynna Long said she hoped the shift in the investigation’s focus would encourage people to reconsider interactions they may have had around the time her sister was killed and if anyone expressed bias toward Asian Americans. “This is an angle that wasn’t looked into in the past, and at this point, it is no stone left unturned. Looking at the extent of violence in this crime, that is certainly an angle to look more closely into,” she said. The Associated Press
Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s chief public health officer, indicated that the most important factor in the deceleration fo the COVID-19 epidemic curve in Canada is how public health measures are applied by provinces and territories. "How fast we go down that curve and if we get to bottom of that curve is contingent on the work that they’re doing together with their communities," Dr. Tam said at a press conference on Tuesday. "With variants at play, while vaccinations are going up, we have to be very cautious about that downward path."
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died. He was 86. Grodin's son Nicholas said his father died Tuesday at his home in Wilton, Conn. from bone marrow cancer. Grodin appeared in a string of notable films from the 1970s onward, including “Midnight Run,” “The Woman in Red” and “Heaven Can Wait.” On Broadway, he starred with Ellen Burstyn in the long-running 1970s comedy “Same Time, Next Year.” He also made his mark in another sphere, as a commentator on radio and TV and author of several books, including the FX series “Louie.” He first gained wide notice in the 1972 Elaine May comedy “The Heartbreak Kid,” as a newlywed who abandons his bride on their honeymoon for beautiful Cybill Shepherd. Jake Coyle, The Associated Press
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Andreas Granqvist was selected in Sweden's squad for the European Championship on Tuesday despite only playing a full match once in the country's second division this season. Sweden coach Janne Andersson said he picked the 36-year-old center back, who captained the team at the 2018 World Cup, for off-the-field reasons as much as what he could do on it. “If I had taken 23 players, he would not have been involved,” Andersson said, referring to UEFA's recent decision to increase the size of squads at Euro 2020 from 23 to 26. “With 26 players, it is players I want to be on standby. Maybe not to play so much, but to contribute to the group in the bubble life.” In an injury-hit season with Helsingborg, Granqvist has played four matches — only once for the full 90 minutes. With Zlatan Ibrahimovic ruled out through injury, Spartak Moscow striker Jordan Larsson was called up instead. Sweden is in a group with Spain, Poland and Slovakia. ___ Squad: Goalkeepers: Robin Olsen, (Everton), Karl-Johan Jonsson (FC Copenhagen), Kristoffer Nordfeldt (Genclerbirligi). Defenders: Ludwig Augustinsson (Werder Bremen), Andreas Granqvist (Helsingborg), Victor Lindelof (Manchester United), Filip Helander (Rangers), Emil Krafth (Newcastle), Mikael Lustig (AIK), Pontus Jansson (Brentford), Marcus Danielson (Dalian Professional), Martin Olsson (Häcken). Midfielders: Jens Cajuste (FC Midtjylland), Gustav Svensson (Guangzhou), Viktor Claesson (Krasnodar), Albin Ekdal (Sampdoria), Emil Forsberg (Leipzig), Dejan Kulusevski (Juventus), Sebastian Larsson (AIK), Kristoffer Olsson (Krasnodar), Ken Sema (Watford), Mattias Svanberg (Bologna). Strikers: Marcus Berg (Krasnodar), Jordan Larsson (Spartak Moscow), Robin Quaison (Mainz), Alexander Isak (Real Sociedad). ___ More AP soccer: https://apnews.com/hub/soccer and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports The Associated Press
TORONTO — After running the table in the NBA 2K League regular season last year, the playoffs ended prematurely for Raptors Uprising GC in a semifinal loss to eventual champion Wizards District Gaming. The Raptors esports team went 16-0 during the 2020 regular season and won two tournaments. In all, it had a 28-1 record in all competitions. But that one loss was costly. The 2021 season goals are clear. "This season is definitely (about) unfinished business," said Shane Talbot, director of esports for Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment. "However, the game changes a lot season over season so I think one of the things that's really top of mind for us is not taking anything for granted. "We're not just picking up where we left off. It really is a whole new game to learn." Not only will teams be playing a new build of the NBA 2K game, they will doing so on the PlayStation 5 console. Previous years were played on PC. The Raptors Uprising players have been together for more than a month in their well-appointed team house in suburban Toronto. "Things are going swimmingly to be honest," said Talbot. "Chemistry is at an all-time high, I would say, among the team." One drawback was a delay in getting the new custom build of the game. The 16-week season begins Wednesday with the Tipoff tournament and runs through Sept. 4 with US$1.5 million in prize money. The 23 teams will begin the season playing remotely from its local market. The regular-season schedule calls for every team to have 14 matchups, with each featuring back-to-back games. The four-day Tipoff tournament starts with two days of group play to determine the eight teams that advance to the two-day playoffs on Friday and Saturday. Raptors Uprising, who won the event last year, opens play Thursday in a group with Hawks Talon GC and Grizz Gaming. The Tipoff has a prize pool of $160,000 with $70,000 going to the winner and $50,000 to the runner-up. Raptors Uprising retained league MVP and star point guard Kenneth (Kenny Got Work) Hailey, Defensive Player of the Year Trent (Timelycook) Donald and Maurice (Reece Mode) Flowers. Hailey was also named a first-team all-star in 2020 while Donald was voted to the second team. Hailey and Donald were also chosen for the league's all-defensive team. Centre Xavier (Type) Vescovi was obtained in a trade while former Raptors Uprising members Trevion (All Hail Trey) Hendrix and Joshua (TsJosh) McKenna were reacquired, via a trade and the draft, respectively. Vescovi was voted to the league's all defensive team in 2019. Talbot said one of the reasons the moves were made was to "get ahead of some budding chemistry issues." "Nothing significant. Obviously we played exceptionally well. But on a team of six, it's important to have a consolidated leadership. And last year we were lucky to have the mature and experienced players that we had. But when push comes to shove, I think sometimes the room was split from a leadership perspective. And so we wanted to make sure we consolidated that around Kenny and (Timely) cook and brought in a younger player (Type) who would, we think, potentially have an ever higher in-game potential but also just fit in with the team chemistry." Vescovi came over in a November deal that sent all-star centre Jerry (Sick One) Knapp to Hornets Venom GT. Later that month, the Raptors reacquired Hendrix from Cavs Legion GC in exchange for a first-round draft pick (21st overall). Toronto had chosen Hendrix in the fourth round (58th overall) of the inaugural 2018 draft. He was traded to Cleveland midway through Season 2 for Knapp. McKenna, who spent the 2018 and '19 seasons with Raptors Uprising, returned in the third round of the NBA 2K League draft in March. Raptors Uprising did not retain Jake (Legit 973) Knapp, Jerry's younger brother. Anthony (Wuan) Rivas was on Toronto's 2020 roster but was not part of the team during the season, having returned to Florida. Both found new homes. Rivas went to Heat Check Gaming while Knapp landed with Nets GC. With six players available, Talbot will have to make some lineup decisions this season unlike last year. For the first time, the league will be aligned into two conferences: the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference. Raptors Uprising lines up in the East along with 76ers GC, Celtics Crossover Gaming, Gen. G Tigers of Shanghai, Grizz Gaming, Hawks Talon GC, Heat Check Gaming, Hornets Venom GT, Knicks Gaming, Magic Gaming, Nets GC and Wizards District Gaming. Another tweak this season sees the playoffs expanded to 12 teams from eight, with the post-season opening Aug. 26. The top five teams in each conference qualify for the playoffs. The 13 remaining teams will compete in The Ticket tournament with the winning teams from each conference earning the 11th and 12th playoff berths. --- Follow @NeilMDavidson on Twitter This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 18 2021 Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press
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