August 7, 2022

What could the Inflation Reduction Act mean for you?

The Senate on Sunday passed the Inflation Reduction Act — a bill meant to provide key funding for clean energy investments and measures to reduce prescription drug costs, after an hours-long vote-a-rama. The marathon session that started Saturday continued into Sunday afternoon, with senators voting on...

Continue reading...

Ex-rebel takes oath as Colombia president in historic shift

BOGOTA, Colombia —  Colombia’s first leftist president was sworn into office Sunday, promising to fight inequality and heralding a turning point in the history of a country haunted by a long war between the government and guerrilla groups. Sen. Gustavo Petro, a former member of Colombia’s M-19...

Continue reading...

Montreal Pride Parade organizers cancel event, citing lack of security

The Canadian Press Published Sunday, August 7, 2022 2:39PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, August 7, 2022 5:27PM EDT MONTREAL – Pride Montreal abruptly cancelled its iconic annual parade hours before it was to get underway on Sunday, citing security concerns stemming from a lack of volunteers...

Continue reading...

‘Deeply disturbed’: US vice president Kamala Harris expresses anguish over killing of Muslim men in New Mexico

Vice president Kamala Harris Photo : PTI Washington: US Vice President Kamala Harris on Sunday expressed anguish over the killing of four Muslim men in New Mexico‘s Albuquerque and stressed that hate has no place in America. Taking to her official Twitter handle, Harris said, “I...

Continue reading...