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Alberta pediatricians want stronger public health measures for children's illnesses

Alberta pediatricians want stronger public health measures for children's illnesses

CALGARY — Several pediatricians with the Alberta Medical Association are calling for stronger public health measures as children's hospitals continue to feel the strain of several respiratory illnesses.

Federal judge blasts Miami prosecutors for spying on defense

MIAMI (AP) — A judge in Miami has admonished federal prosecutors for instructing a cooperating witness to spy on his co-defendants — and then lying to the court to cover up misconduct he said violated their constitutional right to a fair trial.
Liberals aim to secure long-term role for feds in national child-care system

Liberals aim to secure long-term role for feds in national child-care system

OTTAWA — Families Minister Karina Gould introduced legislation Thursday in an attempt to secure a long-term role for Ottawa in daycare and future-proof the Liberal vision of a national child-care system.
Family of American prisoner Paul Whelan backs Griner deal

Family of American prisoner Paul Whelan backs Griner deal

The brother of an American detained in Russia since 2018 said Thursday that his family fears he will not be released for years, even as they supported the U.S.
Sand storm: NJ sues town that fixed eroded beach despite ban

Sand storm: NJ sues town that fixed eroded beach despite ban

NORTH WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A sand storm at the Jersey shore is escalating. New Jersey is suing a coastal town that repaired beach erosion from a fall storm in defiance of a state order not to do so.
House report: Snyder had role in 'toxic' Commanders culture

House report: Snyder had role in 'toxic' Commanders culture

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Commanders created a “toxic work culture” for more than two decades, “ignoring and downplaying sexual misconduct" and what former female employees described as hundreds of instances of sexual harassment by men at the
House passes defense bill scrapping COVID vaccine mandate

House passes defense bill scrapping COVID vaccine mandate

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill to rescind the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for members of the U.S.
Annual state of the province speech in Manitoba takes on election campaign tone

Annual state of the province speech in Manitoba takes on election campaign tone

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Heather Stefanson delivered her annual state of the province speech Thursday with a bit more partisan messaging than usual.
Nova Scotia finance minister defends spending process flagged by auditor general

Nova Scotia finance minister defends spending process flagged by auditor general

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s finance minister has dismissed the need for more oversight of extra government spending, saying any such debate in the legislature would occur after the money had been spent anyway.
Bill protecting same-sex, interracial unions clears Congress

Bill protecting same-sex, interracial unions clears Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House gave final approval Thursday to legislation protecting same-sex marriages, a monumental step in a decadeslong battle for nationwide recognition that reflects a stark turnaround in societal attitudes.
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