OTHER DEATHS SPIKE IN INDIAN CITY RAVAGED BY CORONAVIRUS

AHMEDABAD - A large Indian city badly hit by the coronavirus has recorded a sharp rise in deaths not attributed to the outbreak, according...

TAIWAN ADVISES CITIZENS TO AVOID HONG KONG AFTER NEW LAW

TAIPEI - Taiwan citizens should avoid unnecessary transits through or visits to Hong Kong, Macau or mainland China after the passing...

 
 
 

MEGHAN FELT ‘UNPROTECTED' BY UK ROYAL FAMILY WHILE PREGNANT- COURT PAPERS

LONDON - Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, felt "unprotected" by the British royal family while she was pregnant with her son Archie,...

MAN ARRESTED OVER TOPPLING OF STATUE ENGLISH SLAVE TRADER

LONDON - British police said they had arrested a man over the toppling of a statue of a 17th Century slave trader last month, an incident...

 
 
 

IRAN SAYS NATANZ NUCLEAR FACILITY NOT DAMAGED AFTER ‘INCIDENT'

DUBAI - An "incident" has occurred at Iran's Natanz nuclear facility but no damage was caused and the site is operating as usual, the...

JAPANESE CAPITAL SEES MORE THAN 100 NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES THURSDAY, MOST IN 2 MONTHS

TOKYO - Tokyo confirmed 107 more novel coronavirus infections on Thursday, a Tokyo government official said, the highest daily tally...

 
 
 

A LOOK AT HOW PROVINCES PLAN TO EMERGE FROM COVID-19 SHUTDOWN

Provinces and territories have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.

POLICE BODY CAMERAS AND COVID-19 APP ROLL OUT DELAYED; IN THE NEWS FOR JULY 2

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors...

 
 
 

ASSIGNING JUDGES TO HONG KONG SECURITY CASES IS JUDICIARY'S RESPONSIBILITY - CHIEF JUSTICE

HONG KONG - Hong Kong's chief justice said on Thursday that judges appointed to cases under Hong Kong's new national security law would...

RUSSIANS GRANT PUTIN RIGHT TO EXTEND HIS RULE UNTIL 2036 IN LANDSLIDE VOTE

MOSCOW - Russians opened the door to Vladimir Putin staying in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for constitutional changes...

 
 
 

FUNERAL BEGINS FOR ETHIOPIAN SINGER WHOSE KILLING SPARKED DEADLY PROTESTS

ADDIS ABABA - Security was high in Ethiopia's Ambo town on Thursday for the funeral of singer Haacaaluu Hundeessaa, whose killing earlier...

CHINA WARNS OF CONSEQUENCES IF UK OFFERS RESIDENCY TO HK CITIZENS

BEIJING - China said on Thursday that Britain would bear all consequences for any move it took to offer Hong Kong citizens a path to...

 
 
 

IMF URGES UKRAINE TO KEEP CENTRAL BANK INDEPENDENT AS GOVERNOR'S EXIT RATTLES MARKET

KYIV - The International Monetary Fund urged Ukraine on Thursday to maintain the independence of the central bank after Governor Yakiv...

STUDIES SHOW NO CONSISTENT EVIDENCE BODY CAMERAS REDUCE POLICE VIOLENCE

A Calgary police officer loudly tells an Indigenous man to put his hands on the roof of his car and, within seconds, the situation...

 
 
 

IRELAND TO REVIEW INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL RECOMMENDATIONS ON MONDAY

DUBLIN - Ireland's new health minister will bring a recommendation on international travel to cabinet on Monday amid warnings from...

CHINA WILL STUDY NEW MEASURES TO SUPPORT HONG KONG'S ECONOMY

BEIJING - China's commerce ministry will study new measures to support the economy and people's livelihoods in Hong Kong, ministry...

 
 
 

HUNGARY SAYS NO TO EU REQUEST TO ADD NON-MEMBERS TO SAFE TRAVEL LIST - PM

BUDAPEST - Hungary will not comply with a European Union request to add non-EU countries to a "safe" travel list, except for Serbia,...

RUSSIA'S CORONAVIRUS CASE TALLY PASSES 660,000

MOSCOW - Russia on Thursday reported 6,760 new cases of the novel coronavirus, pushing its nationwide tally to 661,165.

 
 
 

‘FLAME OF FREEDOM IS PRECIOUS,' BRITISH MINISTER SAYS ON HONG KONG

LONDON - The "flame of freedom" is precious and Britain will do whatever is required to support the people of Hong Kong after China...

UK WILL DITCH TRAVEL QUARANTINE FOR 75 COUNTRIES, DAILY TELEGRAPH SAYS

LONDON - The British government will effectively ditch its air bridge plans and simply end the quarantine rules for those arriving...

 
 
 



Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman...

Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman surfaces

Graphic video involving police and a woman at the Miami airport quickly prompted rebuke among residents and a top law enforcement official. Read more ...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when she tried to take a picture

Officials said the woman approached the bison several times before it charged. Read more ...

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Gov. Diego Sinhue said drug gangs appear to have been involved. Read more ...

Trump slams House's $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative'

Trump slams House's $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative'

House Democrats on Wednesday passed a $1.5 trillion “green” infrastructure plan that would increase funding to fix US crumbling infrastructure while also adding funding for... Read more ...

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

A federal judge has knocked down a cornerstone border policy of President Trump's administration regarding asylum in the U.S. Read more ...

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

Firefighters said 69-year-old Donald Winters and his friends were preparing for a Fourth of July show for the weekend when something went wrong. Read more ...

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

San Francisco police say they will stop releasing the mug shots of people who have been arrested unless they pose a threat to the public. Read more ...

Russian voters agree to extend Vladimir Putin's rule to 2036

Russian voters agree to extend Vladimir Putin's rule to 2036

Election officials say a majority of voters have approved amendments to Russia's constitution, allowing President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036. Read more ...

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

For some, the sight of a snake slithering on the ground is scary enough, so how about one launching itself through the air? Read more ...

NYC passes budget that cuts $1 billion from NYPD

NYC passes budget that cuts $1 billion from NYPD

New York City lawmakers approved an austere budget early Wednesday that will shift $1 billion from policing to education and social services in the coming year. Read more ...