June 26, 2022

San Pedro Festival, Colombia: Four dead and more than 30 people injured as stands collapse in Tolima bullring

Two women, a man and a child have been reported dead so far Photo : Twitter At least four people were killed and another 30 seriously injured on Sunday when the grandstand at a bullring in Colombia collapsed during a popular event at which members of...

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Pride parades march on with new urgency across U.S. after Roe vs. Wade ruling

NEW YORK —  Pride parades kicked off in New York City and around the country Sunday with glittering confetti, cheering crowds, fluttering rainbow flags and newfound fears about losing freedoms won through decades of activism. The annual marches in New York, San Francisco, Chicago and elsewhere took...

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In 48 hours of protest, thousands of Americans cry out for abortion rights

Pro-choice activists and reproductive rights supporters have been making their voices heard through mass protests in response to the Supreme Court’s Friday decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which effectively overturned 1973’s Roe v. Wade ruling that gave Americans a constitutional right to an...

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Imran Khan lashes out at ‘imported govt’ for its bid to turn Pakistan into ‘banana republic’

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan Photo : AP Islamabad: Lashing out at Shehbaz Sharif‘s government over super tax and amendments in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) law, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Saturday said it was an “imported govt” which wants to turn...

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UK PM Boris Johnson warns off settling Ukraine war ‘now’ in talks with France’s Emmanuel Macron – Details

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Photo : AP British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Sunday in talks with French President Emmanuel Macron that “any attempt to settle” the Ukraine conflict now risked prolonging instability and emboldening Russian leader Vladimir Putin. In talks on the sidelines of...

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Protester: ‘My rights should not be a fundraising point for the Democrats’

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. UP NEXT ACLU Director on impact of overturning of Roe: ‘The human devastation cannot be overstated’ 03:25 President of NextGen America: ‘Do not understand the power of a pissed-off generation.’ 04:10...

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Canada pledges funds as G7 develops response to famine fallout from Russian invasion

Laura Osman, The Canadian Press Published Sunday, June 26, 2022 2:25PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, June 26, 2022 4:40PM EDT SCHLOSS ELMAU, GERMANY – Canada pledged $50 million to prevent Ukrainian grain from going to waste on Sunday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau committed to work...

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Stay on trails, keep away from rail corridors, says Metrolinx, after Giant hogweed found near Evergreen Brickworks

Metrolinx is warning the public after Giant hogweed was recently found by some of its train tracks near Evergreen Brickworks. This invasive plant, which is also known as Giant cow parsnip, can cause severe burns and blisters, if its sap is touched. The Giant hogweed found...

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Illinois governor’s race is also battle among billionaires

WAUCONDA, Ill. —  The race to be Illinois’ next governor is also a battle among billionaires, including two whose names won’t appear on Tuesday’s primary ballot. Republican candidates Darren Bailey, who as a state lawmaker fought pandemic measures such as mask mandates, and former prosecutor Richard Irvin,...

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