Day: May 26, 2022

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Kevin Spacey charged with 4 counts of sexual assault in UK

Kevin Spacey (pictured in 2019) has been charged with sexual assault. (Photo: Getty Images) Actor Kevin Spacey has been charged with four counts of sexual assault against three men in the UK. Rosemary Ainslie, head of the Special Crimes Division at Crown Prosecution Services, said: ‘The CPS has cleared criminal proceedings against Kevin Spacey, 62, […]

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Traveling for Memorial Day weekend? Here’s how much gas costs and when to fill up

It’s a Memorial Day weekend like no other, as holiday travel will be bumped up against gas prices that continue to set records. Gasoline prices have been rising for nearly two weeks, with the national average at $4.60 per gallon, according to AAAa jump of 43 cents from when the national record was originally broken […]

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Quebec to start vaccinating against monkeypox as cases climb to 25

Quebec will begin vaccinating some people with a smallpox vaccine, to help control the spread of monkeypox in the Montreal area. Quebec public health director Dr. Luc Boileau said Thursday that 25 cases of monkeypox have now been confirmed in the province. Fourteen of them are in the city of Montreal, although all the cases […]

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Ukrainian officials admit troops are struggling in the face of attack from eastern Russia

A senior Ukrainian military official acknowledged during a Thursday briefing that Russia currently has the upper hand in the fighting in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine. “Russia has the advantage, but we are doing everything we can,” General Oleksiy Gromov said. Gromov also said Ukraine had observed Russia moving Iskander missile systems to the […]

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Get a new look at Minions: The Rise of Gru

Look: Minions: The Rise of Gru Video “Moments worth paying for” After being delayed by the pandemic, Minions: The Rise of Gru will finally hit theaters this summer. To celebrate the return of these hilarious yellow creatures to the big screen, we’re excited to share a brand new look at the animated sequel, courtesy of […]

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Bed bugs and cockroaches: international students in Sudbury, Ontario, denounce the landlord for the conversion of a 14-bed house

When Chinmoy Kar Victor first arrived in Greater Sudbury, Ontario, it was past midnight on May 2. After paying for an expensive taxi ride from the airport to his new rental unit on Bond Street, he was shocked to find it was not at all like the photos he saw online. What was supposed to […]

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‘Everyone knows everyone else’: Few Uvalde, Texas residents unaffected by school shooting

Lee Luna heard what he thought was the rat-a-tat-tat of loud hammering a few blocks from the gas station where he works. Jennifer Gaitan saw police cars drive past her house towards her daughter’s school. Francisco Ayala was driving home from his job as a truck driver when he spotted an ominous newscast in a […]

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Shirley Soosay’s body returned to Samson Cree Nation, decades after her murder

When Violet Soosay’s aunt disappeared in 1979, she promised her grandmother to find her daughter and bring her home. Decades later, she is finally keeping that promise. Shirley Soosay’s body was flown from California to Alberta on Thursday, arriving at Edmonton International Airport in the afternoon. “Once this is over, I know the weight of […]

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Roland-Garros Day 5: Medvedev advances, Pliskova upset

Welcome to Day 5 of the French Open! We’re so close to Round 3, but there’s still some business to settle in Round 2 on Thursday. What’s going to happen ? Keep reading to find out. Pliskova shot down by Jeanjean Leolia Jeanjean knocked out the No. 8 female tennis player at Roland-Garros. Karolina Pliskova […]

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Canada Soccer cancels controversial game against Iran due to take place next month

Canada Soccer announces it has canceled a controversial exhibition match against Iran scheduled for next month in Vancouver. The international match, which was scheduled for June 5 as part of preparations for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, drew scorn from the families of those who died aboard flight PS752 when the Islamic Revolutionary Guard […]

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