Kahnawà:ke youth protest against Bill 96

The Mercier Bridge leading to Montreal was blocked by Kahnawà:ke Peacekeepers for more than an hour Saturday, as youth from the community protested against Bill 96.

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Climate to Conflict, Davos’ Post-COVID Return Has Full Plate

Davos — the hub of an elite annual gathering in the Swiss Alps — is back, more than two years after the coronavirus pandemic kept its business gurus, political leaders and high-minded activists away. There’s no shortage of urgent issues for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting to tackle. With their lofty ambition to help… Continue reading Climate to Conflict, Davos’ Post-COVID Return Has Full Plate

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78,000 Pounds of Infant Formula Arrives in US

Enough specialty infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles arrived Sunday in Indianapolis. The formula, weighing 78,000 pounds (35,380 kilograms), was being transported by military plane, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters aboard Air Force One as President Joe Biden flew from South Korea to Japan. It is the first… Continue reading 78,000 Pounds of Infant Formula Arrives in US

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Forecast: Cool, Breezy Conditions Expected in Chicago Area Sunday

Residents in the Chicago area will see a cool and breezy Sunday, with below-average temperatures settling in for an extended stay. According to forecast models, temperatures will start out cool and stay cool on Sunday, with highs reaching into the low-to-mid 60s throughout the area. That will be accompanied by dry conditions after a cold… Continue reading Forecast: Cool, Breezy Conditions Expected in Chicago Area Sunday

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Land artist Jon Foreman, whose canvas is a beach

Artist Jon Foreman finds inspiration in nature and a receding tide, using rocks that he finds, or raked sand, to turn the beaches of Wales into spectacular designs that are destined to be washed away. Correspondent Seth Doane reports on landscape art that is stunning – and fleeting.

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Biden Says Monkeypox Cases Something to ‘Be Concerned About’

PYEONGTAEK, South Korea — President Joe Biden said Sunday that recent cases of monkeypox that have been identified in Europe and the United States were something “to be concerned about.” In his first public comments on the disease, Biden added: “It is a concern in that if it were to spread it would be consequential.”… Continue reading Biden Says Monkeypox Cases Something to ‘Be Concerned About’

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What cyclists love — and hate — about biking in Chicago

Cyclists said they don’t like lanes that are merely painted on the ground — because they often fade and offer little protection. Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times Chicagoans love their bikes, and they eagerly share their favorite routes to ride in the city. Local cyclists also are quick to spout their frustrations and concerns, from safety to… Continue reading What cyclists love — and hate — about biking in Chicago

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Memo: Austin Water anticipates drought water restrictions soon

AUSTIN (KXAN) — In a memo to Austin council members, Austin Water’s interim director said staff anticipates drought response stage one regulations will be triggered “in the near future.” This would be the first water restriction stage since November 2018 when Austin entered its base water conservation stage. Summer forecast: What to expect with drought… Continue reading Memo: Austin Water anticipates drought water restrictions soon

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North Korea increases ballistic missile tests

Ayesha Rascoe speaks to Jenny Town, senior fellow at the Stimson Center and director of its 38 North Program, about the recent uptick in North Korea’s ballistic missile tests.

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APA! asks for public’s help after sewer clog causes flooding in parvo ward

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Saturday afternoon, Austin Pets Alive! took to Twitter to ask for the public’s help after a clog caused the Parvo Puppy ICU in the shelter to flood. In the tweet, it said people were needed to help pick up and foster parvo negative dogs. According to APA, there were 45 dogs in… Continue reading APA! asks for public’s help after sewer clog causes flooding in parvo ward

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