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Transphobia is gaining ground in the U.S. Gender-diverse people in Canada worry it could happen here

Transphobia is gaining ground in the U.S. Gender-diverse people in Canada worry it could...

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Amanda Jetté Knox doesn't know who tried to throw a bottle at them from a vehicle while walking home in Ottawa last month, but remembers the feeling of it barely missing their head. "[It] hit my bangs as it went by," said Jetté Knox, who identifies as non-binary and uses she/they pronouns. "[They] called me a f--king
Google says it will erase U.S. user data about trips to abortion clinics

Google says it will erase U.S. user data about trips to abortion clinics

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Google will automatically purge information about users who visit abortion clinics or other places that could trigger legal problems now that the U.S. Supreme Court has opened the door for states to ban the termination of pregnancies.The company behind the internet's dominant search engine and the Android software that powers most of the world's smartphones
Here’s how offsite random testing will work for international air travellers

Here’s how offsite random testing will work for international air travellers

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This story idea came from audience members, like you, who got in touch with us. Send us your questions about COVID-19 testing and travel. We are listening: ask@cbc.ca.Starting Tuesday, international travellers arriving at four of Canada's major airports could be required again to undergo mandatory random COVID-19 testing after a brief suspension of the program.The
Mexico says drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero captured; U.S. to seek extradition

Mexico says drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero captured; U.S. to seek extradition

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Mexico's navy on Friday captured drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero, convicted of murdering a U.S. anti-narcotics agent in 1985, in a law enforcement coup that also saw the crash of a helicopter used in the mission, leaving 14 military personnel dead.Marines flushed out Caro Quintero with a bloodhound in a far-flung corner of the northwestern
Belarus leader accuses Ukraine of attempted missile attack

Belarus leader accuses Ukraine of attempted missile attack

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Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Saturday Ukraine had tried to strike military facilities on Belarusian territory three days ago, but all its missiles had been intercepted, the state-run Belta news agency reported.Lukashenko, who did not provide evidence for the claim, said Belarus did not want war with Ukraine, but would fight if its own
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
First responders who rushed to Uvalde school shooting did not prioritize saving lives, new report says

First responders who rushed to Uvalde school shooting did not prioritize saving lives, new...

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Police didn't prioritize saving lives during Uvalde school shooting, report saysA new report on the mass shooting at an Uvalde, Texas elementary school says police who rushed to the site of the shooting did not follow their active shooter training and put their own safety ahead of saving lives.Nearly 400 law enforcement officials rushed 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
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
In 1st event after 6 horses died, Stampede chuckwagons return with new safety measures

In 1st event after 6 horses died, Stampede chuckwagons return with new safety measures

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In 1st event after 6 horses died, Stampede chuckwagons return with new safety measuresThe chuckwagon races are among the most exciting events at the Calgary Stampede — and the most controversial. More than 70 horses have died during the races since 1986, but officials have now made some changes they say will make the competition

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Meet RW Johnson – SA’s outspoken political conscience, the Oxford Don few really know

Meet RW Johnson – SA’s outspoken political conscience, the Oxford Don few really know

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Prolific author, columnist and revered academic RW Johnson is known among fans and foes as a Rhodes scholar who became an Oxford Don and, since returning to SA in 1995, outspoken critic of the ANC. This interview digs deeper into what makes him tick, exposing much more about BNC#4’s opening speaker including Johnson’s extremely humble
Why financial planning for women is a top priority

Why financial planning for women is a top priority

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*This content is brought to you by Brenthurst Wealth By Maria Smit* Maria Smit Without making any bones about it, financial planning for women is a subject that is more complex and nuanced than many give it credit. Your circumstances, often as a mother, a breadwinner, and carer for your family, mean you cannot rely on
Alec Baldwin on ‘Rust’ shooting: ‘Every single person’ on set knows who to blame for Halyna Hutchins’ death

Alec Baldwin on ‘Rust’ shooting: ‘Every single person’ on set knows who to blame...

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NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Alec Baldwin claims "every single person" on the set of "Rust" knows who to blame for the tragic death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.Hutchins died when a gun Baldwin was holding fired while practicing a shot for the film "Rust" on the New Mexico movie set Oct. 21.
Former Trump adviser Mick Mulvaney says he hopes Trump does not run in 2024

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

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NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Former acting chief of staff for President Donald Trump Mick Mulvaney said he hopes Trump does not run in 2024 in a Monday evening appearance on Newsnation's, "Banfield.""I don't think we should be offering Donald Trump," Mulvaney told anchor Ashleigh Banfield. "I also think it’s also a
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