Public beaches in York Region are safe for swimming (June 25)

On the way to the beach? You’re in luck—public beaches in York Region are safe for swimming starting June 25 at 5 p.m. Here is the latest beach water quality report from York Region Public Health: Bonnie Park Beach at Jackson’s Point (37 Malone Road) tested safe for swimming on June 22 Cedar Beach in … Read more

Destruction everywhere, aid scarce after the earthquake in Afghanistan

GAYAN, Afghanistan (AP) — When the ground heaved up in the wake of last week’s earthquake in Afghanistan, Nahim Gul’s stone and mud house collapsed on top of him. He clawed through the rubble in the pre-dawn darkness, choking on the dust as he searched for his father and two sisters. He doesn’t know how … Read more

The Senate confirmed the judges to terminate Roe. How will voters react?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The end of Roe v. Wade started in the Senate. It was Senate Republicans’ partnership with President Donald Trump to affirm conservative justices and transform the federal justice system that paved the way for the Supreme Court’s landmark decision to strike down the constitutional right to abortion. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell … Read more

Wildfire triggers evacuation order for areas near Anderson

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An evacuation order was issued Saturday for people living in about 45 homes in subdivisions near an interior Alaska community after winds pushed the Clear Fire higher. near them. The fire is burning near the community of Anderson, about 130 kilometers southwest of Fairbanks. The town of Anderson itself is not … Read more

Clash with police kills 1 in Brazil

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A standoff between military police and members of the Guarani Kaiowá group in Brazil’s southern Mato Grosso do Sul, near the Paraguayan border, has left at least one dead and seven injured, indigenous people said. state authorities. Three officers were also injured in the clash. Videos posted on social media show … Read more

Turkish President: Sweden failed to assuage NATO concerns

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told Sweden’s prime minister that he has seen no “tangible” steps to address Turkey’s concerns over his country’s NATO membership, the report said. Erdogan’s office on Saturday. In a phone conversation with Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson, Erdogan called for “binding commitments” from Sweden, as well as … Read more

Toronto’s public beaches are safe for swimming (June 25)

On the way to the beach? You’re in luck—Toronto’s public beaches are safe for swimming starting June 25 at 2 p.m. Here is the latest beach water quality report from Toronto Public Health: Bluffer Beach (1 Brimley Road South) tested safe for swimming on June 24 Center Island Beach (Toronto Islands) tested safe for swimming … Read more

Supreme Court conservatives show strength in sweeping rulings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s sweeping rulings on guns and abortion have sent an unequivocal message. Conservative justices hold the power and they are not afraid to use it to make transformative changes to the law, nothing more than stripping a woman of the right to abortion that has been in place for nearly … Read more

Army Guard Troops Face Dismissal As Vaccination Deadline Approaches

WASHINGTON (AP) — Up to 40,000 Army National Guard soldiers across the country — or about 13% of the force — have yet to receive the mandatory COVID-19 vaccine, and while the date limit for shootings is approaching, at least 14,000 of them flatly refused and could be expelled from service. The soldiers of the … Read more

Bangladesh celebrates the opening of the country’s longest bridge

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday celebrated the opening of the country’s longest bridge, which took eight years to build amid setbacks related to political disputes and alleged of corruption. The 6.51 kilometer (4.04 mile) bridge spanning the Padma River cost an estimated $3.6 billion and was paid for with … Read more