Skip to content

Politics

UK to ease financial regulations in post-Brexit shakeup

UK to ease financial regulations in post-Brexit shakeup

LONDON (AP) — Britain announced plans Friday to ease banking rules brought in after the 2008 global financial crisis in a bid to attract investment and secure London’s status as Europe’s leading finance center.
After midterms, GOP reconsidering antipathy to mail ballots

After midterms, GOP reconsidering antipathy to mail ballots

ATLANTA (AP) — In Georgia’s Senate runoff, Republicans once more met the realities of giving Democrats a head start they could not overcome. According to tallies from the secretary of state, Democratic Sen.
As nature talks unfold, here's what '30 by 30' conservation could mean in Canada

As nature talks unfold, here's what '30 by 30' conservation could mean in Canada

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was unequivocal Wednesday when asked if Canada was going to meet its goal to protect one-quarter of all Canadian land and oceans by 2025.
South Korean truckers end 16-day strike over freight rates

South Korean truckers end 16-day strike over freight rates

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of South Korean truckers are returning to work after voting Friday to end their 16-day walkout that disrupted construction and other domestic industries.
German coup plot fueled by conspiracy claims, COVID measures

German coup plot fueled by conspiracy claims, COVID measures

BERLIN (AP) — An alleged plot to topple the German government, led by a self-styled prince, a retired paratrooper and a Berlin judge, had its roots in a murky mixture of post-war grudges, antisemitic conspiracy theories and anger over recent pandemic
With vote ahead, Polish leader turns up anti-German rhetoric

With vote ahead, Polish leader turns up anti-German rhetoric

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's ruling party leader claims Germany seeks to dominate Europe. He warns that Poles could end up under the “German heel.
UK cost-of-living woes stir push for more free school meals

UK cost-of-living woes stir push for more free school meals

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — As the school bell rings, dozens of children begin filing into the canteen at Hillstone Primary School.
US keeps eye on China's space activities for potential risks

US keeps eye on China's space activities for potential risks

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. is closely monitoring Chinese activities that potentially threaten American assets in space as debris rapidly accumulates in low Earth orbit, the head of United States military operations in space said Friday. Commander of U.
RCMP suspends contract with Ontario company linked to China

RCMP suspends contract with Ontario company linked to China

OTTAWA — The federal government says the RCMP has suspended a contract with an Ontario company that has links with China.

Oregon store allegedly selling psychedelic mushrooms raided

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A store that had been openly and illegally selling psychedelic mushrooms in Portland, Oregon, was raided by police on Thursday, authorities said.
push icon
Be the first to read breaking stories. Enable push notifications on your device. Disable anytime.
No thanks