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Newfoundland will be dealing with the lingering effects of a system Wednesday, with temperatures cooling down across Atlantic Canada ahead of a potentially strong weekend storm that threatens periods of heavy snow and ice.
The Pakistan Cricket Board says “robust" COVID-19 health and safety protocols are in place ahead of its month-long domestic Twenty20 competition in Karachi and Lahore, with several foreign cricketers participating in a six-team event. “In the present-day environment, all international sport events are going ahead because there is more awareness and information about the pandemic,” PCB chairman Ramiz Raja told The Associated Press on the eve of Pakistan Super League. Karachi will host the first leg of the tournament beginning Thursday before the league moves to Lahore on Feb. 10.
Fewer colleges require the SAT test for admissions, but the College Board hopes a new, digital format will appeal to students starting in 2024.
The Quebec government announced the loosening of some COVID-19 restrictions Tuesday, following the lead of Ontario and other provinces amid indications the Omicron surge may be peaking in some areas. Quebec Premier François Legault said the province would adopt a go-slow approach, which will see gathering limits raised on Monday for private functions, as well as the reopening of restaurants at 50 per cent capacity and a resumption of some sports activities for those under 18. Other restrictions
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Tuesday ordered the restoration of full diplomatic ties with Thailand and said the countries agreed to trade ambassadors, closing the chapter on three decades of mistrust and hostility between the nations that stemmed from a sensational jewelry heist. The rapprochement came during Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's official visit to the kingdom, which marked the highest-level meeting between the countries since relations soured over the 198
Aziz Ansari's latest jokes take aim at Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and his controversial stance against the COVID-19 vaccine. "It's like, alright. Calm down. He's a football player," Ansari said in clip released Tuesday from his latest Netflix special, Nightclub Comedian. "He read some articles. He got skeptical. He did some research. Are you stunned he came to the wrong conclusion? Did you really think he was gonna crack the case? Did you think Fauci was gonna be out there, like, 'I just got off the phone with Aaron Rodgers?' This poor guy. It's like we're all in high school and we're making fun of the quarterback for doing bad on the science test."
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s effort to rally support, both at home and abroad, ahead of a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine is just the latest big test of his ability to bridge ideological gaps and balance competing interests to build effective coalitions. His record so far as president suggests it’s no sure thing. Biden is trying to pull off the kind of alliance on the international front that has eluded him on his domestic agenda as he faces defeats on voting rights and his sign
The average number of Covid-19 deaths in the US is roughly on par with that seen during the peak of the Delta variant
"I thought I would never be heard or vindicated and I felt completely helpless and vulnerable," Cardi said in a statement shared with PEOPLE
Ciara dished on her 7-year-old son's "sweet" exchange with President Joe Biden during an interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show
The Justice Department is reviewing fake Electoral College certifications in the 2020 election for possible criminal charges, a top official told CNN.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — With former President Donald Trump holding off on making a new endorsement in Pennsylvania’s closely watched Republican primary for U.S. Senate, former hedge fund CEO David McCormick is turning to other influencers in the party in hopes of generating conservative enthusiasm. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, who endorsed McCormick last week, headlined a rally for the candidate on Tuesday at a skeet shooting facility near Allentown that doubled as McCormick's first public campaign ap
OTTAWA — Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez says the government is pressing ahead with plans to ensure digital giants pay Canadian media outlets for reusing their news content. Rodriguez is consulting opposition parties about bringing in a bill modelled on a law in Australia making tech giants pay for news content on their platforms. The minister said a bill was an "absolute priority" for him and that he was moving quickly to bring it forward. He said there was now a "critical situation" that nee
US officials say the vessel may have been part of a "human smuggling venture".
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia has tested positive for a breakthrough case of COVID-19 and is working from home, his office said Tuesday. Rachel S. Cohen, Warner's communications director, said the 67-year-old Demcorat was glad he had been vaccinated and received booster shots. Her statement said all of his symptoms are “extremely mild." Warner, who won a third term in 2020, will be working from home in accordance with guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and
Recent research says getting vaccinated won't hurt your chance of getting pregnant — but getting COVID-19 might.
Monday's deadly stampede exposed the troubling side of the Africa Cup of Nations, writes Maher Mezahi.
Researchers say there were 73 unprovoked shark bites around the world in 2021, with 11 total fatalities
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand on Tuesday became the first country in Asia to approve the de facto decriminalization of marijuana, though authorities have left a grey area around its recreational use. Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul announced that the Narcotics Control Board had approved the dropping cannabis from the ministry's list of controlled drugs. The delisting by the ministry's Food and Drug Administration will now need to be formally signed by the health minister and enters into effect 120
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