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Prominent Quebec cardinal named in sexual assault lawsuit against Quebec diocese

The name of a prominent Vatican cardinal, who is regarded as a potential successor to Pope Francis, appears on a list made public as part of a new class action against the archdiocese of Quebec, Radio-Canada's investigative program Enquête has found.Cardinal Marc Ouellet, who was the archbishop of Quebec when the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

High-ranking Mountie insists Lucki pressed him about releasing gun details after N.S. shooting

The high-ranking Nova Scotia RCMP officer at the centre of a controversy over possible political interference by RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki following the 2020 mass shooting is doubling down on his allegations.RCMP Chief Supt. Darren Campbell told a House of Commons committee Tuesday that he recalls Lucki saying during an April 28, 2020 call that she was "sad and

White Extremists Have Found Their Guy for the Senate: Blake Masters

In Blake Masters, white extremists feel that they may soon have an ally in the Senate. The 36-year-old venture capitalist, who is the Republican nominee in Arizona’s key Senate race, has earned support from far-right figures by refusing to shy away from controversy throughout his campaign. He has claimed that “Black people” are to blame

Florida Court Rules 16-Year-Old Too Immature for an Abortion but Mature Enough to Raise a Child

If you’re a reasonable person living on planet Earth, there’s probably rarely been a day over the last several years in which conservatives haven’t made you want to scream. And unfortunately, today will not provide a reprieve from the madness.On Tuesday, NBC News reported that a Florida appeals court recently ruled that a 16-year-old with no

“Squid Game” Breakout Jung Ho-yeon’s Battle to Stay Grounded

Anyone who’s has tuned into Squid Game — Netflix’s most-watched show in history — known Jung Ho-yeon’s face.The Korean actress, who also goes by simply Hoyeon, played Kang Sae-byeok, a North Korean defector who enters the deadly games in order to win enough money to bring the rest of her family over the border and

WATCH: A Formula 1 Car Looks Insane Driving On Public Roads

Videos and tweets have surfaced online of a GP2 racer dressed up as a Ferrari F1 car driving illegally on the motorway in the Czech Republic Doing the rounds on social media at the moment is a video of what appears to be a Ferrari F1 car driving on a Czech motorway. Just to be

New From Tech

Canada added almost 40,000 jobs in May, pushing jobless rate down to record-low 5.1%

Canada's unemployment rate drops to record-low 5.1%Canada added roughly 40,000 jobs in May, bringing the country's unemployment rate down to a record-low 5.1 per cent.Canada's economy added 39,800 jobs last month, as a surge in hiring for full-time work pushed the jobless rate down to its lowest rate on record, 5.1 per cent.Statistics Canada reported

Pope Francis cancels July trip to Africa due to lingering knee issue

Pope Francis has cancelled his planned July trip to Congo and South Sudan on doctors' orders because of ongoing knee problems.The Vatican said on Friday that the trip had been postponed, but no new date has been set."At the request of his doctors, and in order not to jeopardize the results of the therapy that

This is how Canadians are surviving the soaring cost of everything

This story idea came from audience members, like you, who got in touch with us. Send us your questions: ask@cbc.caSkyrocketing prices are forcing more Canadians to make tough decisions, leaving even middle-class families to choose between buying the food they need and paying their bills.A recent survey from Food Banks Canada found that nearly one in five Canadians reported going

Gen V Sounds Even More Batsh*t Than The Boys

Every product was carefully curated by an Esquire editor. We may earn a commission from these links.Patrick Schwarzenegger heads off to college in The Boys spinoff series he described as, "Euphoria meets superheroes." The satirical superhero mayhem of The Boys is set to receive its first live-action spinoff series on Amazon, focusing on a superhero

The Sexiest Movies of 2022 (So Far)

Looking to turn up the heat in 2022? Now that people are finally leaving their pandemic hibernations and going out into the world once again, not only are the movies back, but real-life dating as well. Enter: Date night. For those looking to take things to the next level, this year promises a new slate

Will Westworld Season Five Be the Show’s Last?

Star Ed Harris certainly seems to think so.This story does not contain spoilers for the Season Four finale of Westworld.Salutations, dear reader, from whatever simulation you're living or dying in, regardless of whose brain orb is currently lodged in your own skull. Human or host, friend or foe, confused, crying, or both! All are welcome

Crypto

Bitcoin and Ethereum Stuck In Range, DOGE Resumes Rally

Bitcoin price is stuck near USD 24,500.Ethereum is consolidating near USD 1,900, XRP might revisit USD 0.385.DOGE rallied over 12%, and CHZ gained 10%.Bitcoin price is trading in a range near the USD 24,000 pivot level. BTC seems to be struggling to gain pace for a move above USD 24,500. It is currently (11:20 UTC)

Celsius Saga Continues: New Filings Reveal ‘Delusional’ Plan for ‘Standalone Reorganization’, Says a Lawyer

Source: AdobeStock / martin951The drama surrounding the troubled crypto lender Celsius (CEL) continues, with a new omnibus reply and a PowerPoint presentation that outlines plans for a “standalone reorganization” described by one lawyer as “delusional.”The newly filed materials shine a light on previously unknown plans Celsius has made for its path forward. Most notably, perhaps

Tornado Cash Latest: Community Fights Back Against Sanctions, TVL Dropped 26% Since US Treasury Decision

Source: AdobeStock / Vladimir KazakovAn increasing number of crypto and privacy advocates are attempting to fight back against the United States Treasury's decision to ban the popular crypto mixing service Tornado Cash.Most recently, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world, has expressed concern regarding the Treasury's sanctions against

Fed Reveals Guidelines for Crypto Banks Who Want to Open ‘Master Accounts’

Source: AdobeStock / TryfonovThe Federal Reserve (Fed)'s governing board has unveiled guidelines that will standardize applications for “master accounts” from institutions “with novel charters,” including “cryptocurrency custody banks and their trade associations.”Reserve bank master accounts let institutions gain direct access to the Fed’s payment systems. Without this access, firms must team up with partner banks

Bitcoin and Ethereum Consolidate Near Key Supports

Bitcoin price may extend losses to USD 23,500.Ethereum might test USD 1,850, XRP is consolidating near USD 0.37.Many altcoins are in red today.Bitcoin price is trading near the USD 24,000 pivot level. BTC is still above the USD 23,500 support zone. It is currently (04:00 UTC) consolidating and might start another increase unless there is

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 33

Source: iStock/christopherhallHere is our weekly collection of digital asset listing and delisting, trading pair-related announcements by crypto exchanges that we found last week and today.Have we missed something? Do you have information about new listings and/or delistings? Let us know here._________________________________________AscendEXListings:QuickSwap (QUICK)Lovely Inu Finance (LOVELY)DAO Maker (DAO)BiboxListings: ShinobiVerse (SHINO)`BinanceAdded Trading Pairs:FIL/ETHWING/ETHBitForexListings: Unidef DAO (U)MIOTA (IOTA)BitMartListings: Project202 (P202)Humanize (HMT)Carnomaly

Judge Grants Ripple’s Video-Related Subpoena Requests, Galaxy Digital Calls Off BitGo Acquisition, Monero Upgrade + More News

Source: AdobeStock / MigrenArtGet your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptoasset and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. __________Legal newsCalifornia-based start-up Ripple’s request to serve the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) two subpoenas to authenticate a number of videos has been granted, defense lawyer James K. Filan tweeted.

Kimchi Premium Trading Total Could Be Almost Twice as High as First Thought, Says Regulator

Source: AdobeStock / nungning20The sum total of illegal kimchi premium trading conducted via South Korean banks could be as high as USD 6.5 billion, regulators claim – and authorities in the nation say they are now investigating “all” domestic commercial banks over the matter.As previously reported, banks have landed in hot water over kimchi premium

Celsius Coin Report Reveals USD 2.8BN Crypto Shortfall

Source: AdobeStock / TimonA newly released report from the troubled crypto lender Celsius (CEL) shows that the company is short on its crypto obligations to customers by around USD 2.8bn.According to the report, Celsius has a net coin position of negative USD 2.845bn, split between coins such as bitcoin (BTC), ethereum (ETH), USD coin (USDC)

World

Canada added almost 40,000 jobs in May, pushing jobless rate down to record-low 5.1%

Canada's unemployment rate drops to record-low 5.1%Canada added roughly 40,000 jobs in May, bringing the country's unemployment rate down to a record-low 5.1 per cent.Canada's economy added 39,800 jobs last month, as a surge in hiring for full-time work pushed the jobless rate down to its lowest rate on record, 5.1 per cent.Statistics Canada reported

Pope Francis cancels July trip to Africa due to lingering knee issue

Pope Francis has cancelled his planned July trip to Congo and South Sudan on doctors' orders because of ongoing knee problems.The Vatican said on Friday that the trip had been postponed, but no new date has been set."At the request of his doctors, and in order not to jeopardize the results of the therapy that

This is how Canadians are surviving the soaring cost of everything

This story idea came from audience members, like you, who got in touch with us. Send us your questions: ask@cbc.caSkyrocketing prices are forcing more Canadians to make tough decisions, leaving even middle-class families to choose between buying the food they need and paying their bills.A recent survey from Food Banks Canada found that nearly one in five Canadians reported going

Sport

A slow start? No problem for Mariners’ lineup

After first 16 batters get retired, Seattle's offense comes to life with 2 big rallies6:53 AM UTCANAHEIM -- Another game, another limited offensive showing early and another big breakthrough late. It was lather, rinse, repeat for the Mariners on Tuesday night at Angel Stadium in an 8-2 victory, one in which they again spoiled the

Yelich ends HR drought before Brewers walk off 

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Saints’ Michael Thomas ‘Going to Be Ready to Go’ for Week 1, Dennis Allen Says

AP Photo/Gerald HerbertThe New Orleans Saints are banking on having wideout Michael Thomas for the start of the regular season."When the ball kicks off for real, Mike Thomas is going to be ready to go, and we're excited about that," head coach Dennis Allen told reporters Tuesday.Thomas, 29, missed the entirety of the 2021 season