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Jill Biden casts Donald Trump as a threat to women as she opens a tour of battleground states

Jill Biden casts Donald Trump as a threat to women as she opens a tour of battleground states

ATLANTA (AP) — First lady Jill Biden warned Friday that returning Donald Trump to the White House would threaten women who already have watched the former president’s Supreme Court picks nix a federal right to abortion services.
Former New Brunswick minister Allain says he won't run in fall election

Former New Brunswick minister Allain says he won't run in fall election

FREDERICTON — A former minister in New Brunswick's Progressive Conservative government announced Friday he won't be running in the coming provincial election.
New Jersey businessman pleads guilty and agrees to cooperate in Sen. Bob Menendez's corruption case

New Jersey businessman pleads guilty and agrees to cooperate in Sen. Bob Menendez's corruption case

NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey businessman pleaded guilty Friday to trying to bribe U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, agreeing to a deal with prosecutors that calls for him to testify in the corruption case against the powerful Democrat and his wife.
Ottawa pledges $58.8M to continue local journalism program to 2027

Ottawa pledges $58.8M to continue local journalism program to 2027

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is extending a program that funds 400 local reporting jobs across the country. Heritage Minister Pascale St-Onge says Ottawa will spend another $58.8 million to continue the Local Journalism Initiative until 2027.
Electricity cut to shrinking Halifax homeless encampment as temperatures plunge

Electricity cut to shrinking Halifax homeless encampment as temperatures plunge

Halifax officials delivered on a promise Friday to cut electricity to the dozen or so people living in a homeless encampment set up last fall outside city hall. As of 9 a.m.
What to know about the latest court rulings, data and legislation on abortion in the US

What to know about the latest court rulings, data and legislation on abortion in the US

A judge in Montana rejected abortion restrictions, the attorney general in Missouri is accusing Planned Parenthood of illegally transporting minors for abortions and new data shows how the way abortions they're provided continues to shift in a nation
AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Texas' state and presidential primaries

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Texas' state and presidential primaries

WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than a week after staging rival events on the banks of the Rio Grande River along the U.S.
A day after Capitol lockdown, Maryland official says text-message alert system has been in the works

A day after Capitol lockdown, Maryland official says text-message alert system has been in the works

ANNAPOLIS, Md.
Portage and Main: Landmark Winnipeg intersection could open again to pedestrians

Portage and Main: Landmark Winnipeg intersection could open again to pedestrians

WINNIPEG — The landmark intersection of Portage Ave. and Main St., which has inspired a song, a stamp, and years of passionate debate among Winnipeg residents, may soon be open to pedestrians for the first time in more than 40 years.
Final prosecution from 26 charges in 2021 Halifax housing protest ends in acquittal

Final prosecution from 26 charges in 2021 Halifax housing protest ends in acquittal

HALIFAX — The last of 26 charges laid after a 2021 Halifax housing protest has ended with an acquittal, capping a two-and-a-half-year legal saga during which just a handful of prosecutions proceeded.
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