Democrat-Backed Darren Bailey Wins Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Primary

Illinois Democrats got the opponent they wanted for incumbent Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday, when state Sen. Darren Bailey won the Republican gubernatorial primary. The race was called by Bailey with about 33% of the votes counted. She got 53.5% of the vote with venture capitalist Jesse Sullivan getting 16.9% and former Aurora Mayor Richard […]

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Trump Tried to Join Jan. 6 Armed Mob Despite Threat of Violence, Former Aide Testifies

Cassidy Hutchinson, a former top adviser to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, arrives to testify during the sixth hearing of the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. at the Cannon House office building in Washington on June 28. .Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images US President Donald Trump was […]

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Marjorie Taylor Greene asks for Secret Service testimony, “own J6” hearing

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Georgia, said Tuesday that she could soon hold her “own” committee hearings on Jan. 6. Greene appears during a news conference in front of the Capitol in Washington, DC, on June 15, 2022. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia said she could hold her “own” hearings on Jan. […]

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Ships are getting electric and they’re quiet

The auto industry has gone ahead in an electric wave with more manufacturers joining the race seemingly every day. The boating industry has lagged far behind, bogged down by low-powered engines and batteries that take up almost half the ship. That is in the process of change. Get news highlights delivered to your inbox. Our […]

COVID closures briefly improved air quality in 2020

The UN meteorological agency says the world, and especially urban areas, experienced a brief, sharp drop in air pollutant emissions last year amid lockdown measures and related travel restrictions implemented by the coronavirus pandemic. . The World Meteorological Organization, which published its first Air Quality and Climate Bulletin on Friday, warned that reductions in pollution […]

ZimArt’s Rice Lake Gallery Organizes Fundraiser for Rural Zimbabwean School – Peterborough | The Canadian News

Nestled in the hills near Bailieboro, Ontario, you’ll find Rice Lake Gallery by ZimArt, an immersive open-air art gallery featuring Shona sculptures from Zimbabwe. “We are in our twenty-second year here,” said owner and curator Fran Fearnley. “Everything that people see when they come to the gallery is from Zimbabwe. It’s all hand-carved and I […]

‘I own all parts of my identity’: 3 generations of Muslim women reflect on hatred in Canada | The Canadian News

Edmonton’s Muslim community dates back decades, but in recent months, the community has felt attacked and “alien” after a series of violent and disruptive attacks. The words of three generations of Muslim Canadians give insight into the deep sense of self and confidence that the community maintains, despite the moments that have shocked and disturbed […]

Opinion | As children of Vietnamese refugees, we believe that Trudeau must do more for Afghan migrants and refugees.

As the world watches the humanitarian crisis unfold in Afghanistan, Canada says it has done its “best efforts” to provide aid. On August 13, the “country of immigrants” announced that it would accept 20,000 Afghan refugees, a negligible number and less than the amount hosted by Pakistan, Iran, Germany, Turkey, Austria, France, Greece and Sweden […]