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Trump rebuked over 'unacceptable' dinner with Holocaust-denying white nationalist Nick Fuentes

Former U.S. president Donald Trump is facing renewed attention and criticism for his long history of turning a blind eye to bigotry after dining with a Holocaust-denying white nationalist and the rapper formerly known as Kanye West just days into his third campaign for the White House.

China's Xinjiang region loosens some restrictions after pandemic lockdown demonstrations

Authorities in China's western Xinjiang region opened up some neighbourhoods in the capital Urumqi on Saturday after residents held extraordinary late-night demonstrations against the city's "zero-COVID" lockdown that had lasted more than three months.

Man wanted for 'random' kidnapping of woman, toddler believed to be in Winnipeg: RCMP

Manitoba RCMP are searching for a man they say was involved in what they're calling the "random" kidnapping of a toddler and 25-year-old woman on Friday, after she stopped to help a man on the side of road who appeared to be in distress.

European cities mull if high-wattage holiday celebrations a bright idea this year

In cities across Europe, officials are wrestling with a choice as energy prices have gone up because of Russia's war in Ukraine: Dim Christmas lighting to send a message of energy conservation or let the lights blaze in a message of defiance after two years of pandemic-suppressed Christmas seasons.

Immigration department finds no fault in Montreal AIDS summit visa debacle as another conference looms

Advocates allege that the federal immigration department's policies are racist, and warn that issues that prevented some African delegates from attending July's AIDS 2022 summit could repeat at the COP15.

Kim Jong Un says North Korea's goal is for world's strongest nuclear force

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country's ultimate goal is to possess the world's most powerful nuclear force, as he promoted dozens of military officers involved in the recent launch of North Korea's largest ballistic missile, state media reported on Sunday.

More anti-COVID protests in China triggered by deadly fire

Protests against China's restrictive COVID-19 measures appeared to roil in a number of cities Saturday night, in displays of public defiance fanned by anger over a deadly fire in the western Xinjiang region.

All you need to know as Canada prepares for crunch clash against Croatia

In less than 24 hours, Canada returns to the men’s FIFA World Cup for its next group stage match against Croatia. takes a look at what you need to know ahead of the game on Sunday.

2nd earthquake in as many days off Vancouver Island

A 4.8-magnitude earthquake shook homes on Vancouver Island Friday night, but no damage has been reported, according to Earthquakes Canada.

Brazil shooter wore swastika, had planned attack for 2 years: Police

A former student armed with a semi-automatic pistol and a revolver who killed four people and wounded 12 in two schools in Brazil had a swastika pinned to his vest and had been planning the attacks for two years, police said.

Toronto Star

Magnitude 4.0, 4.8 earthquakes rumble off the west coast of Vancouver Island

Two earthquakes in as many days have rumbled off the west coast of Vancouver Island.

New York Times

Ukrainian Flags Are on Display All Over Maine. Why?

Like people in other states, Mainers want to show their solidarity with Ukraine. But it’s more than that.

Meet the Man on a Mission to Expose Sneaky Price Increases

Edgar Dworsky has become the go-to expert on “shrinkflation,” when products or packaging are manipulated so people get less for their money.

Lionel Messi Saves Argentina’s World Cup

Argentina’s biggest star scored the goal that saved the day. Enzo Fernández scored the one that made him smile.

Protests Erupt in Shanghai and Other Chinese Cities Over Covid Controls

In Shanghai, a crowd chanted calls for China’s leader, Xi Jinping, to step down, a rare act of political defiance reflecting growing public frustration with his “zero Covid” demands.

Irene Cara, ‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ Singer, Dies at 63

Ms. Cara was a child star from the Bronx who gained international fame as the singer of major pop anthems from movies of the 1980s.


Iran's supreme leader praises paramilitary for crackdown on 'rioters' and 'thugs'

Iran's Supreme Leader has praised the country's Basij paramilitary force for its role in the deadly crackdown on anti-regime protesters.


Charles V: French scientists decode 500-year-old letter

A French team has decoded a letter from Charles V, revealing rumours of an assassination plot.

Ukraine conflict: How much damage has Russia done to power supplies?

Russian air strikes have hit power supplies and health services, putting millions of lives at risk.

Jyoti Bhatt: The photographer who preserved rural Indian life

Jyoti Bhatt documented the nuances of rural Indian culture that are on the cusp of disappearing.

South Africa pit bull attacks: 'We can't live in a world where dogs eat children'

Anger mounts after the killing of children, including Keketso Saule, by pit bulls in South Africa.

Daughter cannot watch execution of Kevin Johnson, judge rules

Kevin Johnson faces execution in Missouri on Tuesday for the killing of a police officer.