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B.C. university trainee hurt in declared homophobic attack at off-campus celebration

A student at Vancouver Island University was injured Saturday evening in what he says was an unprovoked homophobic assault at an off-campus party in Nanaimo.Vancouver Island University student Spencer Frey said he was the victim of an unprovoked homophobic attack at an off-campus party late Saturday evening. ((Submitted/Spencer Frey))A student at Vancouver Island University was…

Lynching now a hate criminaloffense in the U.S. — 100 years after 1st proposed

U.S. President Joe Biden signed a bill into law on Tuesday to make lynching a federal hate crime — more than 100 years after such legislation was first proposed.A plaque marks the gravesite of Emmett Till at Burr Oak Cemetery in Aslip, Illinois. The 14-year-old from Chicago was visiting relatives in Mississippi in August 1955…

Saudi-led union’s revealed ceasefire in Yemen raises questions

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen announced late Tuesday that it will observe a unilateral ceasefire in the yearslong war, a move it said is aimed at facilitating political negotiations in the kingdom which Yemen's Houthi rebels are boycotting.Service members loyal to Yemen's Houthi rebels take part in a military parade in the capital Sanaa…

Two senior female officers quitting the navy over military’s handling of sexual misconduct case

Two senior female officers say they are leaving the military because the commander of Canada's Atlantic fleet refused to hold three key subordinates to account for mismanaging and attempting to cover up a sexual misconduct case, CBC News has learned.Two senior female navy officers quit over mishandling of sexual misconduct caseCBC News has learned two…

B.C. legalrepresentative implicated of putting human stays in plastic bin was victim’s ‘trusted goodfriend,’ household states

The daughter of a university instructor killed in Kamloops is shocked to learn one of her father's trusted friends has been linked to the homicide investigation.Sarah Jeet Lalata-Buco's father, Mohd Abdullah, left, was found dead in Kamloops, B.C., March 17. A local lawyer and one of Abdullah's close friends has been charged with interfering with a dead…

Will Smith asksforgiveness to Chris Rock for Oscars slap, states he was ‘wrong’ and ‘out of line’

The day after slapping Chris Rock on the stage of the 94th Academy Awards, Will Smith issued an apology to the comedian, the academy and viewers at home, saying he was "out of line" and that his actions are "not indicative of the man I want to be."Will Smith accepts the Best Actor award for…

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Exclusive-Top EU official backs multi-trillion plan to rebuild Ukraine

4/4 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Local residents walk past a burned building during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine April 4, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko 2/4 By Marc Jones BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A top European official has backed a multi-trillion-euro "Marshall"-style plan to rebuild Ukraine, pledging the firepower of the EU's lending…

U.S. household strength may prolong Fed’s inflation fight

© Reuters. A person pushes purchases in a shopping cart in a supermarket in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S., March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly By Howard Schneider and Lindsay (NYSE:) Dunsmuir (Reuters) - The financial strength built up in U.S. households limited the damage from the coronavirus pandemic but may now be aggravating - and…

U.S. inflation simmers, worst of price gains likely behind

© Reuters. People carrying shopping bags walk inside the King of Prussia shopping mall, as shoppers show up early for the Black Friday sales, in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, U.S. November 26, 2021. REUTERS/Rachel Wisniewski By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer price growth slowed sharply in April as gasoline eased off record highs,…

George Carlin’s Bittersweet Melody

My father’s first serious girlfriend after he and my mother broke-up was a dream for my twin sister, younger brother, and me. Kaye lived just down the block from my grandparents on the Upper West Side, a genial, welcoming woman, and possessor of that enviable 1983 daily double: a VHS machine and cable TV (we…

Squid Game Season 2 Two Promises Bloody Clashes—With State Police

After a series of red lights, Squid Game, the massively successful Korean drama that took over Netflix in the second half of 2021, has officially received the green light for a second season. (No, Netflix employees were executed in this decision making process.) Netflix co-CEO and Chief Creative Officer Ted Sarandos made the announcement in…

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