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Man dies after pick-up truck hits spectators at Florida Pride parade

Some reports online indicate the driver of the truck was wearing a Fort Lauderdale Gay Men's Chorus shirt at the time. "This is a terrorist attack against t...


Senate passes bill to establish Juneteenth as a national holiday

Alabama also recognizes the state holidays of Confederate Memorial Day, celebrated in April, and Robert E. Lee's birthday, celebrated the same day as Martin L...


Vaccine equity and tackling climate change top Anglican leaders' hopes for G7

On the other hand, in the context of the summit, the White House national security adviser, Jake Sullivan , has indicated that the leaders of the G7 "will endo...


Biden praises United States troops and families during speech in England

Russia will not alienate China to improve its relations with America, Russian Ambassador to China Andrey Denisov said during a recent interview with Global Tim...


Donald Trump-era ban on TikTok dropped by Joe Biden

A court filing said the Commerce Department was reviewing whether Trump's claims about TikTok's threat to national security justified the attempts to ban it fro...


French leader Macron is slapped during visit to small town

French news broadcaster BFMTV said police detained two people - the man suspected of slapping Macron and another man who filmed a video . French President...


United Kingdom health chief: Indian strain 'around 40%' more infectious than British variant

In a nationwide address Monday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the federal government would take a larger role in obtaining vaccines for Indian stat...


Ontario Stay at Home Order Set to Expire Tomorrow

Restaurants and bars across the province will have to remain closed until at least June 14 . Ford sought advice on the matter last week and has spent the pas...


Iran navy ship sinks after fire in Gulf of Oman

Iran has refused to recognise Israel since its Islamic Revolution in 1979 that toppled the US -backed Shah. The military vessel was being deployed to worldwid...


Naomi Osaka Quits French Open Following Her Decision to Boycott Media Interviews

Osaka initially revealed she was going to forego her media obligations due to their impact on her mental health. And to reiterate: She did participate in a pos...


Biden says U.S. intelligence community divided on COVID-19 origin

Biden said that two "elements" of the intelligence community leaned toward a natural origin for the virus, while another leaned toward the Wuhan lab, a globa...


San Jose mass shooting updates: 2 guns, 11 magazines found

Raul Peralez, who identified himself as Rudometkin's close friend, said he and his father were planning a golf day with "Mikey". "I was scared", the woman, wh...


'Central Park Karen' Sues Former Employer for Racial Discrimination

In addition to being fired, Ms Cooper's action caused the rescue society where she adopted her dog to reclaim it, after the pet can be seen thrashing uncomfor...


Four new COVID cases connected to outbreak

New Zealand's COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins said the "travel bubble" with Victoria has been suspended for three days from Tuesday evening. Thousand...


India passes 300,000 Covid-19 deaths as 'black fungus' spreads

The death toll mounted to 3,03,720, while the recovery tally reached 2,37,28,011. The number of new daily infections has fallen in India's big cities, but cas...


Belarus Sends Fighter Jet To Force Land Passenger Plane, Arrests Blogger

Protasevich was on a Ryanair plane en route from Athens to Vilnius and got detained during the emergency stop in Minsk. Opposition politician Sviatlana Tsikhano...


Thousands flee eruption in eastern Congo

The New Times understands that officials in Rubavu District alongside a team from The Ministry of Emergency Management are now facilitating evacuees that have ...


Child fatally shot in road rage incident on freeway in Orange

The child was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. According to CBSLA , the incident occurred on the 55 Freeway in Orange , California, at around 8.am Frid...


Ontario moving forward with second doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

Quebec is reporting505 new cases of COVID-19 today, the lowest figure recorded in several months. The were 521 new cases reported on Wednesday and eight deaths....


Canada border to remain closed another month, as Ontario releases reopening plan

Ontario has been under a province-wide stay-at-home order since April 7 due to a devastating third wave of COVID-19 that resulted in record high hospitalizati...


Marjorie Taylor Greene Confronts AOC

See more stories on Insider's business page . Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lamented Friday that Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia ...


Ontario schools to remain closed until at least June

This comes despite calls from doctors and science advisors to open some low risk outdoor activities. Meanwhile, Ontario passed another grim pandemic miles...


Trial postponed for three US ex-police charged in George Floyd death

Cahill found Chauvin abused his authority as a police officer when he restrained Floyd during the arrest that led to his death past year, and also found that ...


More than 4,000 Indians die of Covid-19 for second straight day

Meanwhile, preliminary data in mixing vaccines has found an increased frequency of mild to moderate symptoms in those who received different jabs for the first ...


Death toll from relentless Israeli air strikes in Gaza soars to 56

United Nations is working with all sides to restore calm. But Blinken said there was a "very clear and absolute distinction between a terrorist organization, ...


Covid: Nottingham surge testing after Indian variant rise

Public Health England cited evidence suggesting the variant is "at least as transmissible" as the United Kingdom B.1.1.7 variant, which is believed to spread ...


Shooting at Vancouver Intl. Airport in Canada claims one life

The shooting took place at around 3 p.m. local time at the airport's global departure area, Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) Sgt. "We believe this ...


Debris from China's disintegrating rocket enters Earth's atmosphere

The debris is in freefall and is likely to enter Earth's atmosphere in the early hours of Sunday, the U.S. military has predicted Beijing , China: A huge por...


Hundreds Wounded Near Al Aqsa As Israel-Palestine Tensions Mount

The United Arab Emirates, which normalized relations with Israel a year ago and has so far had warm ties with the country, expressed "deep concern over the viol...


Election results: WE'RE the true Workers' Party, say Tories

The vote in strongly pro-Brexit Hartlepool, held alongside local elections across much of the country, came about after its Labour incumbent quit over sexual ...


Boris Johnson pledges UK's "unequivocal support" to Jersey in fishing dispute

At dawn, French trawlers could be seen massed in front of the Saint Helier port on Jersey, a self-governing territory that is dependent on Britain for defence. ...


India Covid: Opposition calls for full national lockdown

The United Kingdom and India have announced one billion UK pounds ($1.39bn) of private-sector investment and have committed to seeking a free trade deal. I will...


Biden Offers Free Preschool, Community College

Biden is also expected to devote time to foreign policy, and is likely to detail his recent decision to withdraw USA troops from Afghanistan by the upcoming 20...


United States to provide medical supplies, vaccine raw materials to India 'immediately'

The President was spending his weekend at his home in DE but is believed to be following up the developments in India. Additionally, the United States is depl...


Fire at Iraqi Covid hospital kills more than 80, sparks anger

One of the victims of the fire, Ali Ibrahim, 52, had been treated for Covid-19 at Ibn al-Khatib and was buried by his family on Sunday at Zaafaraniya, a neighbo...