IRANIAN PROFESSOR JAILED IN U.S. RETURNS HOME - REPORT

DUBAI - An Iranian professor who was acquitted in the United States of stealing trade secrets arrived in Iran on Wednesday, Iranian...

POLAND TO HOLD PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ON JUNE 28

WARSAW - Poland will hold a presidential election on June 28, lower house of parliament speaker Elzbieta Witek said on Wednesday, setting...

 
 
 

POPE URGES U.S RECONCILIATION, CONDEMNS RACISM AND STREET VIOLENCE

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis called for national reconciliation in the United States on Wednesday, saying that while racism is intolerable,...

VIETNAM SAYS MOST SERIOUS COVID-19 PATIENT ON PATH TO RECOVERY

HANOI - Vietnam's most gravely-ill COVID-19 patient, a British pilot who works for its national airline, has started to recover from...

 
 
 

LESOTHO FORMER FIRST LADY ARRESTED IN MURDER CASE - POLICE

MASERU - Lesotho's former first lady Maesaiah Thabane was arrested on Wednesday over the murder of her love rival, the previous wife...

INDONESIA REPORTS 684 NEW CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS, 35 DEATHS

JAKARTA - Indonesia reported 684 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases in the Southeast Asian country...

 
 
 

TRUMP DECRIES ‘LOWLIFES' AND RACISM IN CANADA; IN THE NEWS FOR JUNE 3

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...

GROUPS SAY ONTARIO EMERGENCY ORDERS TO FIGHT PANDEMIC VIOLATE PRIVACY

Advocates and legal experts are raising concerns about potential privacy violations in the emergency orders the Ontario government...

 
 
 

DEFENCE DEPARTMENT ACCUSED OF USING PANDEMIC TO WITHHOLD INFO FROM PARLIAMENT

OTTAWA - The Department of National Defence is being accused of trying to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to withhold information...

DEFENCE DEPARTMENT ACCUSED OF USING PANDEMIC TO WITHHOLD INFO FROM PARLIAMENT

OTTAWA - The Department of National Defence stands accused of trying to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to withhold information...

 
 
 

FEDERAL AID FOR CARE HOME SYSTEMS NEEDED AHEAD OF SECOND WAVE, ADVOCATES SAY

OTTAWA - The Ontario Long Term Care Association says the federal government must do more to help provinces prepare nursing and retirement...

TRUDEAU POSITIONS CANADA AS CHAMPION OF CO-ORDINATED GLOBAL RECOVERY PLAN

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will continue today to make the case for a co-ordinated global response to cushion the economic...

 
 
 

NORTHWOOD SEEKS PRIVATE ROOMS AFTER COVID TRAGEDY, BUT WILL N.S. FUND THE FIX?

HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's largest nursing home is planning for a future of private rooms to keep residents safe, but it has taken a wrenching...

THE LATEST NUMBERS ON COVID-19 IN CANADA

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on June 3, 2020:

 
 
 

POPE CONDEMNS RACISM AND VIOLENCE IN U.S., CALLS FOR NATIONAL RECONCILIATION

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis broke his silence on the unrest in the United States on Wednesday, saying no one can "turn a blind eye...

CHINA REJECTS REPORT THAT IT DELAYED COVID-19 INFORMATION SHARING WITH WHO

BEIJING - China said on Wednesday a news report that said it delayed sharing COVID-19 information with the World Health Organization...

 
 
 

RUSSIA'S CORONAVIRUS CASE TALLY PASSES 430,000

MOSCOW - Russia reported 8,536 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing its nationwide tally to 432,277, the third...

SWISS GAYS HOPE FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY AS PARLIAMENT VOTES

LAUSANNE - When civil partnerships were legalized in Switzerland in January 2007, gay couple Laurent Marmier and Yves Bugnon completed...

 
 
 

KYRGYZSTAN TO RESUME DOMESTIC FLIGHTS, ALLOW CHINESE CHARTER FLIGHTS

BISHKEK - Kyrgyzstan will resume domestic flights and bus circulation between its provinces and allow charter flights from China this...

SPORADIC VIOLENCE FLARES IN LATEST U.S. PROTESTS OVER FLOYD DEATH

WASHINGTON/MINNEAPOLIS - Tens of thousands of people defied curfews to take to the streets of U.S. cities on Tuesday for an eighth...

 
 
 



Iowa voters oust Rep. Steve King, shunned for insensitive remarks

Iowa voters oust Rep. Steve King, shunned for insensitive remarks

Republicans in northwest Iowa ousted Rep. Steve King in Tuesday's primary, deciding they've had enough of the conservative lightning rod known for making incendiary comments... Read more ...

President Trump says the Republican National Convention will not be held in...

President Trump says the Republican National Convention will not be held in Charlotte

President Trump said Tuesday evening the Republican National Convention will not be held in Charlotte. Read more ...

Zuckerberg firm in decision to allow controversial Trump posts on Facebook

Zuckerberg firm in decision to allow controversial Trump posts on Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday defended what he called a “tough decision” to allow controversial posts from President Trump to remain on Facebook. In an internal call with... Read more ...

Minnesota Files Civil Rights Charge Against Police In George Floyd's Death

Minnesota Files Civil Rights Charge Against Police In George Floyd's Death

The state will investigate whether the Minneapolis Police Department has engaged in systemic discrimination toward people of color, Gov. Tim Walz said. Read more ...

Thousands stage 'die-in' in Boston street in memory of George Floyd

Thousands stage 'die-in' in Boston street in memory of George Floyd

Outside Boston's Franklin Park, where thousands of people held a "die-in" for 8 minutes 46 seconds, the same amount of time a Minneapolis officer held his knee on George... Read more ...

'We stand here just as outraged as they do': Cincinnati police chief...

'We stand here just as outraged as they do': Cincinnati police chief, officers take knee with protesters

The police chief said he was talking with a group of protesters when they asked him to kneel with them. Read more ...

6 Atlanta officers charged after students pulled from car

6 Atlanta officers charged after students pulled from car

Six Atlanta police officers have been charged after a dramatic video showed authorities pulling two young people from a car during protests over the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

'I don't see racism at all in the NFL': Denver head coach Vic Fangio says...

'I don't see racism at all in the NFL': Denver head coach Vic Fangio says American Football sets a good example for US society

Amid the heightened situation regarding police brutality against people of color in the United States, Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio says the NFL actually functions... Read more ...

Switzerland County election results: 2020 primary

Switzerland County election results: 2020 primary

Here are the 2020 primary election results for Switzerland County, Indiana. Read more ...

Wuhan finishes mass testing effort for COVID-19, isolates 300

Wuhan finishes mass testing effort for COVID-19, isolates 300

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