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California fire crews slow growth of blaze near Yosemite, thousands still under evacuation orders

California fire crews slow growth of blaze near Yosemite, thousands still under evacuation orders

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Firefighters significantly slowed the spread of a smoky wildfire churning through forest near Yosemite National Park that has thousands of residents of remote mountain communities still under evacuation orders on Monday.Crews "made good headway" against the Oak Fire, according to a Sunday night incident report by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or
Hockey Canada releases plan to combat ‘toxic’ culture ahead of parliamentary hearings

Hockey Canada releases plan to combat ‘toxic’ culture ahead of parliamentary hearings

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Players on Canada's senior women's hockey teams are demanding a "thorough and transparent investigation" into recent allegations of sexual assault involving Hockey Canada teams, and say the organization has a lot to do to address "toxic behaviour" in the sport.The players from Canada's most recent Olympic and world championship teams posted an open letter to
Blair, Lucki tell Commons committee they didn’t meddle in N.S. shooting probe

Blair, Lucki tell Commons committee they didn’t meddle in N.S. shooting probe

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Head of RCMP denies allegations she interfered with N.S. mass shooting investigationRCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki denies pressuring Mounties investigating the Nova Scotia shooting to advance Ottawa's gun-control legislation at hearings on Parliament Hill.RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki told a House of Commons committee Monday that the controversy over her alleged interference in Royal Canadian Mounted Police investigation into the
Canada’s Marco Arop wins bronze in men’s 800m at World Athletics Championships

Canada’s Marco Arop wins bronze in men’s 800m at World Athletics Championships

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Marco Arop has become just the second Canadian man in history to win a medal in the 800 metres at the World Athletics Championships.With a roaring crowd at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., Arop powered his six-foot-four frame to the finish line in a time of 1:44.28 to win bronze.He did a victory lap around Hayward, stopping to take
Weekslong monsoon rains, flooding in Pakistan have now killed more than 300

Weekslong monsoon rains, flooding in Pakistan have now killed more than 300

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The death toll from more than five weeks of monsoon rains and flash flooding across Pakistan has reached 304, authorities said Saturday.Since mid-June, the deluge has swollen rivers and damaged highways and bridges, disrupting traffic. Almost 9,000 homes have been fully destroyed or partially damaged.Particularly hard-hit was the volatile, impoverished southwestern Balochistan province, where 99
Canadian Olympic champion Damian Warner leads decathlon after 3 events at world championships

Canadian Olympic champion Damian Warner leads decathlon after 3 events at world championships

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Canada's Olympic champion decathlete Damian Warner is out of the World Athletics Championships after suffering a hamstring injury during the final event of day one competition. Shortly into the 400-metre race, Warner grabbed his left hamstring and fell to the Hayward Field track. He laid on the track for a number of minutes before being helped up. Warner's competition
Ukraine, UN denounce Russian missile strike on Odesa following deal to unblock grain exports

Ukraine, UN denounce Russian missile strike on Odesa following deal to unblock grain exports

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Russian missiles hit Ukraine's Black Sea port of Odesa hours after Moscow and Kyiv signed deals to allow grain exports to resume from there. Ukraine's Foreign Affairs Ministry denounced Saturday's airstrikes as "spit in the face" of Turkey and the United Nations, which brokered the agreements.Two Russian missiles hit the port's infrastructure, and Ukrainian air defences brought
WHO chief declares expanding monkeypox outbreak a global emergency

WHO chief declares expanding monkeypox outbreak a global emergency

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The chief of the World Health Organization says the expanding monkeypox outbreak in more than 70 countries is an "extraordinary" situation that now qualifies as a global emergency, a declaration on Saturday that could spur further investment in treating the once-rare disease and worsen the scramble for scarce vaccines.WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus made the
Rogers blames massive outage on error during network update

Rogers blames massive outage on error during network update

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Rogers Communications Inc. says an update to its network caused a malfunction that "very quickly" took down telecom services earlier this month, according to a letter sent to Canada's broadcasting regulator that was released on Friday.The outage, which started early on July 8 and for some customers lingered for days, left millions without cellphone and internet service — prompting questions
Kenney wants competition bureau to probe gasoline prices in Alberta

Kenney wants competition bureau to probe gasoline prices in Alberta

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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he will ask the Competition Bureau of Canada to probe "potential gasoline price-fixing" in the province amid concerns motorists are no longer seeing the benefit of the government's fuel tax cut.This spring, the UCP government slashed the 13¢ per litre provincial tax in a bid to give consumers a break as

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Alec Baldwin on ‘Rust’ shooting: ‘Every single person’ on set knows who to blame for Halyna Hutchins’ death

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Former Trump adviser Mick Mulvaney says he hopes Trump does not run in 2024

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China begins discouraging abortions and promoting fertility treatment as birth rate plummets

China begins discouraging abortions and promoting fertility treatment as birth rate plummets

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NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! China will discourage abortions and take steps to make fertility treatment more accessible as part of efforts to boost one of the world's lowest birth rates, its National Health Authority said on Tuesday.Support measures from taxation and insurance to education and housing would be improved and implemented