GLENCOE – On the evening of October 17, the Glencoe and District Historical Society kicked off its fall meetings with a captivating exploration led by guest speaker Larry Cornelis. The event, both attended in person and virtually, unfolded a narrative spanning 15,000 years, unraveling the intricate history of Southwestern Ontario's landscapes. Cornelis began the journey from the era of ice shields, detailing the transformation from tundra to boreal forests, evolving into deciduous forests and sa
Chinese conglomerate ByteDance's TikTok has asked Europe's second highest court to suspend its designation as a gatekeeper under onerous new EU tech rules until judges rule on its challenge against the label. The Digital Markets Act (DMA) requires TikTok and other designated gatekeepers Alphabet's Google, Meta Platforms, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft to make their messaging apps interoperate with rivals and let users decide which apps to pre-install on their devices. TikTok last month challenged the EU decision at the Luxembourg-based General Court, saying its designation risks undermining the DMA goal of protecting gatekeepers from newer competitors like itself.
American rookie Logan Sargeant will remain with the Williams F1 team next year despite a difficult first season. “Williams Racing is delighted to announce that Logan Sargeant will continue to drive for the team for the 2024 Formula One season,” the British team said Friday. Retaining the 22-year-old Sargeant for a second campaign completes the 20-driver grid for next season.
The Shanghai-based e-commerce platform racked up 15.2 million monthly active UK users in October and its founder is the 25th richest man in the world. But can it really kill off Amazon for good? Simon Hunt reports
Streets in Montevideo, Uruguay, flooded amid heavy rains on Friday, December 1.Most of southern Uruguay was under an orange alert as intense rains were expected throughout Friday, according to the country’s meteorology institute.The storm had caused flooding and downed trees across the Uruguayan capital, local news reported.This footage by Francisco Canepa shows a flooded street in Montevideo on Friday. Credit: Francisco Canepa via Storyful
More than 30 people are trapped under rubble at an open-pit mine in Zambia after part of a waste pile was thought to have collapsed on them, a government minister said on Friday. Home Affairs and Internal Security Minister Jack Mwiimbu said in Parliament that the collapse happened in the city of Chingola, in Zambia's copperbelt, about 400 kilometers (248 miles) north of the capital, Lusaka. “May I just inform the nation that we have a tragedy that is brewing in Chingola, where a number of our people have been affected by a collapse of the open pit," Mwiimbu said.
Fresno State football coach Jeff Tedford is stepping away from the program because of health concerns. The school's athletic director, Terry Tumey, announced Tedford's status on Friday. Assistant head coach and linebacker coach Tim Skipper will serve as head coach through the Bulldogs' bowl game, which will be determined Sunday.
Nevada football coach Ken Wilson, who won two games in each of his two seasons after returning to Reno, was fired Friday. The Wolf Pack went 4-20 under Wilson, and they averaged 18.8 points in his first season and 17.3 this year. “After an extensive review of the Nevada football program, I have decided to make a leadership change," Nevada athletic director Stephanie Rempe said in a statement.
STRATHROY - The last Remembrance Day ceremony in Strathroy was inspiring and filled with deep respect for the soldiers who gave their lives for this country. During that cold Saturday morning, the Strathroy community gathered at the Cenotaph to pay tribute to the fallen heroes of war. The service, sponsored by the Sir Arthur Branch #116, Royal Canadian Legion, unfolded with poignant moments, heartfelt reflections, and a collective commitment to never forget. The event commenced with the solemn "