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Coronavirus: Serbia withdraws weekend lockdown after massive protests - National | Globalnews.ca

Coronavirus: Serbia withdraws weekend lockdown after massive protests - National | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAAThousands staged a sit-down rally in Belgrade on Thursday to object to any reimposition of curbs and to voice opposition to the government, an even-tempered protest that contrasted sharply with riots in the past two days.Similar protests were also held in severaln cities and came hours after authorities dropped plans for a weekend lockdown in the capital to curb a new spread of the coronavirus.A government crisis group decided instead on a more limited ban on outdoor and indoor public gatherings of more than 10 people....

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Canada pushes back on U.S. Congress members’ call to reopen border amid coronavirus - National | Globalnews.ca

Canada pushes back on U.S. Congress members’ call to reopen border amid coronavirus - National | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAAThe federal government is softly pushing back against an effort from U.S. Congress members to reopen the border with Canada amid the ongoing pandemic, saying any decision will be made “by Canadians, for Canadians.”A bipartisan group of 29 federal lawmakers led by New York representatives Blaine Higgins and Elise Stefanik to Public Safety Minister Bill Blair and Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf late last week, urging both countries to “immediately craft a comprehensive framework for phased reopening of the...

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U.S. sanctions 3 senior Chinese officials over alleged human rights abuses - National | Globalnews.ca

U.S. sanctions 3 senior Chinese officials over alleged human rights abuses - National | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAAWASHINGTON — The on Thursday imposed sanctions on three senior officials of the , including a member of the ruling Politburo, for alleged abuses targeting ethnic and religious minorities that has detained in the western part of the country.The decision to bar these senior officials from entering the U.S. is the latest of a series of actions the administration has taken against China as relations deteriorate over the pandemic, human rights, and trade. Just a day earlier, the administration had announced visa bans against...

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World could hit 1.5 C warming threshold in next few years, UN warns - National | Globalnews.ca

World could hit 1.5 C warming threshold in next few years, UN warns - National | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAAThe world could see average 1.5 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial average for the first time in the coming five years, the U.N. weather agency said Thursday.The 1.5-C mark is the level to which countries have agreed to try to limit global warming. Scientists say average temperatures around the world are already at least 1 C higher now than during the period from 1850-1900 because of man-made greenhouse emissions.The World Meteorological Organization said there is a 20 per cent chance that the 1.5 C level will be...

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Female B.C. RCMP officer docked 20 days’ pay for sexual misconduct | Globalnews.ca

Female B.C. RCMP officer docked 20 days’ pay for sexual misconduct | Globalnews.ca

Comments closed.Due to the sensitive and/or legal subject matter of some of the content on globalnews.ca, we reserve the ability to disable comments from time to time.Please see our for more.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAAWarning: This article contains sexually explicit details. Discretion is advised.A female officer in B.C., was ordered to forfeit 20 days’ pay and 10 days’ annual leave after she made sexual comments towards a male officer and touched his genitals.In a 21-page disciplinary report, Const. Valerie Little was found to have committed sexual misconduct against an unnamed male...

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Wooden statue of Melania Trump burned in her native Slovenia - National | Globalnews.ca

Wooden statue of Melania Trump burned in her native Slovenia - National | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAAA scarecrow-like wooden statue of U.S. First Lady has been burned in her native country of , according to reports.Police are investigating the circumstances of the incident in Rožno, near Trump’s hometown of Sevnica, according to reports from and .Photos from the scene show nothing remaining of the statue except for the vine-covered stump where it once stood.The wooden statue was built almost exactly a year ago as a tribute to the first lady. It was commissioned by American artist Brad Downey and crafted by Aleš Župevc,...

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Ottawa likely to follow U.S., U.K. national security bans of Huawei, experts say - National | Globalnews.ca

Ottawa likely to follow U.S., U.K. national security bans of Huawei, experts say - National | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAAStory continues below advertisementStory continues below advertisementAlready two of Canada’s major telecom companies have moved away from Huawei. This year Bell Canada and Telus announced 5G network deals with European suppliers Nokia and Ericsson. Bell has reportedly not ruled out 5G deals with Huawei, pending Ottawa’s decision.Story continues below advertisementIn response to questions for this story, Huawei spokesman Ben Howes referred to espionage allegations as “old speculation and unfounded assertions.” Story...

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Canada absent as U.S., Mexican presidents meet at White House to talk CUSMA - National | Globalnews.ca

Canada absent as U.S., Mexican presidents meet at White House to talk CUSMA - National | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAAU.S. President , who has denigrated migrants and threatened the U.S. ally with crippling tariffs, welcomed President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to the White House on Wednesday, called him a cherished partner and claimed the countries’ economic and security ties were reaching new heights.Trump’s warm words were in stark contrast to the days when he called Mexicans “rapists” and railed against migrants entering the United States illegally. Lopez Obrador had cordial words for Trump, too, saying that while they have...

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Australia may restrict return of citizens from abroad amid coronavirus surge: PM - National | Globalnews.ca

Australia may restrict return of citizens from abroad amid coronavirus surge: PM - National | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAAwill likely slow down the return of its citizens from abroad, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday, as it grapples with a fresh outbreak of the that has led it to isolate its second most populous state.The border between Victoria and New South Wales, the busiest in the country, was closed overnight and around 4.9 million residents in the Victorian capital of Melbourne will return to partial lockdown at midnight following a spike in COVID-19 cases in the city.“The rest of the country knows that the sacrifice...

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‘Match. Denied’: Secret documents show why CSIS put 2 Canadians on no-fly list | Globalnews.ca

‘Match. Denied’: Secret documents show why CSIS put 2 Canadians on no-fly list | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAABhagat Singh Brar was trying to board a flight at Vancouver International Airport on April 24, 2018, when he was told it was not going to happen because he was on Canada’s .His business partner, Parvkar Singh Dulai, was checking in for Flight 702 from Vancouver to Toronto on May 17, 2018, when WestJet refused to let him board for the same reason.“Match. Denied,” a government official wrote.Two years later, the pair are still fighting to get off the no-fly list, but documents obtained by Global News show why they were put...

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Venezuela’s Supreme Court orders takeover of opposition party founded by Guaido - National | Globalnews.ca

Venezuela’s Supreme Court orders takeover of opposition party founded by Guaido - National | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAACARACAS — government-stacked Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the takeover of one of the nation’s most prominent political parties, to which opposition leader belongs, in the latest in a series of moves against President critics before upcoming legislative elections.The decision effectively removes Leopoldo Lopez, the founder of , as the party’s official leader and names in his place a lawmaker kicked out of the organization last year amid accusations he’d conspired with Maduro allies.Popular Will is also the party of...

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Ontario to end academic streaming in Grade 9, early years suspensions | Globalnews.ca

Ontario to end academic streaming in Grade 9, early years suspensions | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAATORONTO – Ontario will soon join the rest of Canada by doing away with an educational practice that perpetuates racism throughout the system, the provincial government said Monday as it announced the looming end to streaming in high schools.The practice, which asks students to choose between pursuing academic or applied courses upon entering the secondary-school system, has drawn criticism at home and abroad for decades. Critics argue streaming disproportionately funnels Black and other racialized students into applied...

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Pompeo says U.S. mulling ban on TikTok, other Chinese social media apps - National | Globalnews.ca

Pompeo says U.S. mulling ban on TikTok, other Chinese social media apps - National | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAASecretary of State Mike Pompeo said late on Monday that the is “certainly looking at” banning social media apps, including .“I don’t want to get out in front of the President (), but it’s something we’re looking at,” Pompeo said in an interview with Fox News.U.S. lawmakers have raised national security concerns over TikTok’s handling of user data, saying they were worried about Chinese laws requiring domestic companies “to support and cooperate with intelligence work controlled by the Chinese Communist Party.”The app,...

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China warns citizens travelling to Canada to exercise caution, citing ‘violent actions’ - National | Globalnews.ca

China warns citizens travelling to Canada to exercise caution, citing ‘violent actions’ - National | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAAsaid on Monday it reserved the right to take more action after Canada suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and said efforts to pressure Beijing were “doomed to fail like kicking against the pricks”.Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian made the remarks about the potential for more action during a daily briefing. China, locked in a dispute with Canada, has charged two Canadians with espionage and blocked canola imports.The Chinese embassy in Canada issued a statement on Monday urging Ottawa “to correct...

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Atlanta mayor expresses outrage after girl, 8, fatally shot - National | Globalnews.ca

Atlanta mayor expresses outrage after girl, 8, fatally shot - National | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAAAn 8-year-old girl was shot and killed on the Fourth of July after at least two people in a crowd of armed people opened fire on a car she was riding in near a flash point of recent protests in , authorities said Sunday.Police identified the girl as Secoriea Turner, and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms called for justice during an emotional news conference Sunday with the girl’s grief-stricken mother.The shooting happened near the Wendy’s restaurant where an African American man, Rayshard Brooks, was killed by an...

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Hundreds demonstrate in Vancouver against China’s new security law - BC | Globalnews.ca

Hundreds demonstrate in Vancouver against China’s new security law - BC | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAADemonstrators took to the streets of Vancouver on Canada Day to protest what’s happening in .Protesters marched from downtown Vancouver to the front of the Chinese consulate, condemning China’s new security law and the continued detainment of Canadians in the diplomatic standoff involving .The sweeping new security law that critics warn will dismantle the last vestiges of  autonomy came into effect Wednesday in ” for the city.The contentious new bill criminalizes dissent and criticism of the Chinese regime, including...

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World breaks daily record for new coronavirus cases: WHO - National | Globalnews.ca

World breaks daily record for new coronavirus cases: WHO - National | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAAJOHANNESBURG — Pubs, hair salons and movie theatres across England reopened Saturday as part of Britain’s biggest step toward post-outbreak normal, while South Africa and other parts of the world signalled anything but — reporting another day of record confirmed cases.Many people relished the easing of restrictions on public life that had shuttered U.K. restaurants and bars, although a trade group estimated that only about half of England’s pubs elected to open on the first possible day. The ones that decided to start...

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Sir John A. Macdonald plaques vandalized in Cataraqui Cemetery - Kingston | Globalnews.ca

Sir John A. Macdonald plaques vandalized in Cataraqui Cemetery - Kingston | Globalnews.ca

Comments closed.Due to the sensitive and/or legal subject matter of some of the content on globalnews.ca, we reserve the ability to disable comments from time to time.Please see our for more.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAAKingston police are investigating after Sir John A. Macdonald’s plaques in the Cataraqui Cemetery were found to be vandalized Thursday.It is one of many instances of statues and monuments of Macdonald being defaced over the last month.Two plaques dedicated to Macdonald, beside his gravesite, are now covered due to acts of vandalism that police suspect occurred overnight...

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Coronavirus: Mexico reverses some openings as cases increase by 6,740 - National | Globalnews.ca

Coronavirus: Mexico reverses some openings as cases increase by 6,740 - National | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAA‘s outbreak rose by about 6,740 newly confirmed cases Friday for a second straight day, while 654 more deaths raised the country’s total to 29,843.The number of deaths is the sixth-highest highest in the world, and Mexico is just a few dozen from overtaking France for the fifth-highest death toll, though Mexico’s population is about double that of France.The continued increase in cases and deaths has stalled Mexico’s planned re-opening. The northern border state of Nuevo Leon, home to the city of Monterrey, declared a...

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Kim Jong Un hails North Korea’s ‘shining success’ in handling coronavirus - National | Globalnews.ca

Kim Jong Un hails North Korea’s ‘shining success’ in handling coronavirus - National | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAANorth Korean leader  urged officials to maintain alertness against the, warning that complacency risked “unimaginable and irretrievable crisis,” state media said Friday.Despite the warning, Kim reaffirmed North Korea’s claim to not have had a single case of COVID-19, telling a ruling party meeting Thursday that the country has “thoroughly prevented the inroad of the malignant virus” despite the worldwide health crisis, the Korean Central News Agency said.“We have thoroughly prevented the inroad of the malignant virus and...

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Trump 2020 campaign accused of ‘ripping off’ Nazi eagle logo - National | Globalnews.ca

Trump 2020 campaign accused of ‘ripping off’ Nazi eagle logo - National | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAA‘s re-election campaign has a new “America First” logo — and it looks a lot like the eagle used by and modern white supremacist groups, according to many critics on Twitter.The logo, which can be found on T-shirts sold through the , shows a stylized eagle grasping a circle containing the American flag. The eagle has its wings spread and its head turned to show its profile.Photos of the new apparel quickly went viral on Twitter Wednesday, with critics sharing side-by-side images of the Trump logo and the Nazi eagle, which...

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Judge threatens to move George Floyd trial out of Minneapolis - National | Globalnews.ca

Judge threatens to move George Floyd trial out of Minneapolis - National | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAAA judge on Monday warned that he’s likely to move the trials of four former police officers charged in ’s death out of if public officials, attorneys and family members don’t stop speaking out about the case.Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill stopped short of issuing a gag order against attorneys on both sides, but he said he likely will if public statements continue that make it hard to find an impartial jury. Cahill said that would also make him likely to grant a change-of-venue motion if one is filed, as he...

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Oshawa, Ont., teen writes song for Black Lives Matter - Durham | Globalnews.ca

Oshawa, Ont., teen writes song for Black Lives Matter - Durham | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAAAn Oshawa teenager is using music to explore the issues touching so many lives these days.The young artist is performing a song she wrote at solidarity events.Music is Boluwatife (Bolu) Adefemi’s passion.The 13-year-old singer-songwriter finds inspiration in everything around her and being a young Black woman, she recently created a song for Black Lives Matter.“We can’t get things done if we’re always fighting. We can’t get what we want to happen in the world, we can’t get to the future in what we need if we continue to...

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India bans dozens of Chinese apps after deadly border clash - National | Globalnews.ca

India bans dozens of Chinese apps after deadly border clash - National | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAAon Monday banned 59 apps with links, saying their activities endanger the country’s sovereignty, defence and security.India’s decision comes as its troops are involved in a tense standoff with Chinese soldiers in eastern Ladakh in the Himalayas that started last month. India lost 20 soldiers in a June 15 clash.The banned apps include , UC Browser WeChat and Bigo Live, as well as e-commerce platforms Club Factory and Shein, that are used in mobile and non-mobile devices connected to the internet, according to a government...

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Trudeau says U.S. tariffs on Canadian aluminum would hurt both economies - National | Globalnews.ca

Trudeau says U.S. tariffs on Canadian aluminum would hurt both economies - National | Globalnews.ca

Want to discuss? Please read our first.AdvertisementClose XBackto topAAPrime Minister said Monday that increasing the price of for the United States is a bad idea for both economies.Trudeau said his government has heard the “musings and proposals” from the U.S. about the possibility of more tariffs on aluminum, but did not confirm their validity. He said any “punitive actions” by the U.S. will simply “end up hurting Americans the same way they end up hurting Canadians.”“What we’ve simply highlighted is: the United States needs Canadian aluminum. They do not produce enough, nowhere near...

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