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Search for father of girls found dead in Quebec enters fifth day

5 minutes ago   |   National Post

ST-APOLLINAIRE, Que. - The search continues today for the father of two girls whose bodies were found Saturday in a small town southwest of Quebec City.
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19 death toll nears 56,000 including suspected cases - Reuters tally

5 minutes ago   |   National Post

LONDON - The United Kingdom's COVID-19 death toll has hit 55,873, including suspected cases, according to a Reuters tally of official data sources that underline the country's...
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New poll underscores how coronavirus pandemic attitudes differ by race

New poll underscores how coronavirus pandemic attitudes differ by race

11 minutes ago   |   WRAL   |   2 articles

People of color in America are far more likely to have serious worries about the COVID-19 pandemic's effect on their family and their economic situation than whites, according...
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Russia says joint patrol with Turkey hit by bomb attack in Syria - RIA

25 minutes ago   |   National Post

MOSCOW - Russia's Defence Ministry said on Tuesday a roadside bomb planted by Syrian militants detonated and hit a joint Russian-Turkish patrol in Syria, injuring three Russian...
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Hungarian prime minister seeks parliament's backing in EU budget talks

45 minutes ago   |   National Post

BUDAPEST - Hungary's nationalist government will seek parliamentary support on Tuesday to press the European Union to distribute the bloc's coronavirus rescue package fairly...
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China says U.S. is undermining stability in South China Sea

45 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   4 articles

BEIJING - China said on Tuesday the United States is a troublemaker undermining peace and stability in the South China Sea region, responding to Washington rejecting Beijing's...
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Health-care workers to announce political action in response to emergency orders

45 minutes ago   |   National Post

HAMILTON - A union representing Ontario health-care workers says it will announce "political action" this morning in response to the province potentially extending its...
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Canadians torn on scaling back COVID-19 benefits to save money: poll

45 minutes ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - A new poll suggests Canadians are torn on whether the federal government should turn off the spending taps to keep the resulting deficit from flooding the nation's future.
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B.C. to give update on ‘profound' financial challenge of COVID-19

45 minutes ago   |   National Post

VICTORIA - The British Columbia government is expected to give a financial update today on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected its residents, businesses and the economy.
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‘A miracle:' 20 years after deadly tornado Alberta family thankful for survival

45 minutes ago   |   National Post

PINE LAKE, Alta. - Twenty years after a tornado swept through a campground at a scenic tree-lined lake in central Alberta, killing a dozen people and turning trailers into...
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Grant Imahara, host of MythBusters, dies at 49

Grant Imahara, host of MythBusters, dies at 49

Grant Imahara, an electrical engineer who co-hosted "MythBusters" as well as the Netflix show "White Rabbit Project," has died. He was 49. Read more ...

California closes churches, gyms for most residents as virus surges

California closes churches, gyms for most residents as virus surges

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday ordered every county in California to halt indoor dining and bars, as well as shut down churches, gyms and hair salons for 80 percent of the... Read more ...

NBA star Russell Westbrook tests positive for COVID-19

NBA star Russell Westbrook tests positive for COVID-19

NBA star Russell Westbrook announced on social media Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 prior to his team's departure to Orlando, Florida. Read more ...

Body found in search of lake for 'Glee' actress Naya Rivera

Body found in search of lake for 'Glee' actress Naya Rivera

The body was discovered five days after the 33-year-old disappeared on Lake Piru, where her son was found alone on July 8 a few hours later on a boat the two had rented. Read more ...

Parent company of women's clothing retailer New York & Co. files for bankruptcy

Parent company of women's clothing retailer New York & Co. files for bankruptcy

In a release Monday, the company said it "expects to close a significant portion, if not all, of its brick-and-mortar stores" after liquidation sales are complete. Read more ...

WNBA MVP Delle Donne says league denied her medical waiver

WNBA MVP Delle Donne says league denied her medical waiver

NEW YORK - Elena Delle Donne's request to be medically excused from the WNBA season was denied, according to the league's reigning MVP. Read more ...

New Jersey woman survives mile-long ride through storm drain

New Jersey woman survives mile-long ride through storm drain

After her car filled with water amid flash flooding, she was pulled into a brook but survived. Read more ...

US Supreme Court clears way for execution of federal prisoner, 1st in 17 years

US Supreme Court clears way for execution of federal prisoner, 1st in 17 years

After a day's reprieve, the Supreme Court has cleared the way for the first US federal executions in 17 years to proceed as planned, overturning a federal judge's order. Four... Read more ...

Judge blocks federal executions; administration appeals

Judge blocks federal executions; administration appeals

A U.S. district judge on Monday ordered a new delay in federal executions, hours before the first lethal injection was scheduled to be carried out at a federal prison in Indiana. Read more ...

US Air Force loses 2nd F-16 in 2 weeks as fighter jet crashed at New Mexico base

US Air Force loses 2nd F-16 in 2 weeks as fighter jet crashed at New Mexico base

A US Air Force supersonic F-16 fighter jet crashed during landing at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico, the military said. This is the second such incident in two... Read more ...