Democrat-Backed Darren Bailey Wins Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Primary

Illinois Democrats got the opponent they wanted for incumbent Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday, when state Sen. Darren Bailey won the Republican gubernatorial primary. The race was called by Bailey with about 33% of the votes counted. She got 53.5% of the vote with venture capitalist Jesse Sullivan getting 16.9% and former Aurora Mayor Richard […]

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Trump Tried to Join Jan. 6 Armed Mob Despite Threat of Violence, Former Aide Testifies

Cassidy Hutchinson, a former top adviser to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, arrives to testify during the sixth hearing of the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. at the Cannon House office building in Washington on June 28. .Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images US President Donald Trump was […]

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Marjorie Taylor Greene asks for Secret Service testimony, “own J6” hearing

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Georgia, said Tuesday that she could soon hold her “own” committee hearings on Jan. 6. Greene appears during a news conference in front of the Capitol in Washington, DC, on June 15, 2022. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia said she could hold her “own” hearings on Jan. […]

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Karen Barnaby: Melons have their day in the sun

Breadcrumb Trail Links Prescriptions Life Food Melons, like tomatoes, strawberries, and most other fruits, are only good in season when the sun has baked in the flavor. To make a good melon dish, you need a good melon. The savory side of melons – Main. Photo: Karen Barnaby. For Karen Barnaby’s August 17, 2022 column. […]

COVID-19: HKPR reports death in Kawartha Lakes, 4 new hospitalized cases, ICU admission – Peterborough | Canadian

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit reported a death along with 72 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the past five days, according to data released on Monday morning. The health unit’s COVID-19 dashboard — now updated on Mondays and Wednesdays — reported data for the health unit’s jurisdiction of the City of Kawartha […]

Kremlin critic Navalny says he is in solitary confinement

MOSCOW (AP) — Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says prison authorities ordered him to spend at least three days in solitary confinement, citing a minor infraction, in retaliation for his activism behind bars. A post about the punishment appeared on Navalny’s social media accounts on Monday. It was not immediately clear how the politician […]

Toronto boy with ultra-rare disease receives groundbreaking gene therapy, raising funds to help others with SPG50

A Toronto family’s harrowing journey to find a cure for their son’s ultra-rare disease has reached a new milestone. After more than three years of intense fundraising and equally painstaking work to develop a potential cure, four-year-old Michael Pirovolakis recently became the first person in the world to receive individual gene therapy for spastic paraplegia […]

5 Ways Being Single Can Cost You More

There are many advantages to being single. Among them: you can make the decisions in your life without compromise. But being single can cost you more in expenses, savings and benefits than being in a relationship with someone who shares life’s financial obligations. The glaring exception, of course, is if you partner with someone who […]

Proposed Calgary to Banff Passenger Train Raises Environmental Concerns

CALGARY — Advocates and conservation experts are concerned that a proposal for a Calgary-Banff passenger train will move forward without addressing some key environmental issues in and around the national park. Liricon Capital Inc., the leading private-sector proponent, touts it as a hydrogen-powered transportation solution with fewer greenhouse gas emissions than driving. The company says […]

French Army: the last group of soldiers has left Mali

NICE, France (AP) — The last French army unit left Mali on Monday, according to a French army statement, nine years after Paris sent troops to the West African country to help drive Islamic extremists from power. France’s armed forces have completed their withdrawal from Mali six months after French President Emmanuel Macron announced his […]

About 60 percent of Toronto’s nonprofit child care centers have opted for $10/day, with rebates not due to start until the fall.

About 60 percent of Toronto’s nonprofit child care centers opted into the federal government’s $10-a-day program before the Sept. 1 deadline, but uptake among for-profit centers has slowed. lagged behind. The most recent data reveals that 535 of the approximately 1,000 licensed operators in Toronto applied to participate in the program as of last week, […]

COVID-19 update for August 15: Britain first to approve Omicron’s adapted vaccine | Ikea shopper panics over Shanghai lockdown

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local news local health Health Here’s your daily update with everything you need to know about the coronavirus situation in BC and around the world. Here’s your daily update with everything you need to know about the coronavirus situation in BC and around the world. Photo by iStock/Getty Images Plus . […]