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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Donald Trump’s GOP Tie Deepens After Primary Wins, FBI Search

NEW YORK – Donald Trump’s pick for governor in the swing state of Wisconsin handily defeated a favorite of the Republican establishment. In Connecticut, the state that launched the Bush family and their brand of compassionate conservatism, a fierce Senate contender who promoted Trump’s lies rankled the state’s GOP-backed candidate. Meanwhile, in Washington, Republicans ranging […]

City shifts to ‘providing information’ as Vancouver DTES decampment enters day 2 – BC | Canadian

Efforts to remove a homeless encampment from East Hastings Street in Vancouver resumed Wednesday, with city staff shifting their focus to “providing information” to unhoused people. The move comes a day after efforts to decamp the 100 block descended into chaos Tuesday, with both police and activists making allegations of assault. Hastings Street near Main […]

Trump’s GOP Tie Deepens After Primary Wins, FBI Search

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s pick for governor of the swing state of Wisconsin handily defeated a Republican establishment favorite. In Connecticut, the state that launched the Bush family and their brand of compassionate conservatism, a fierce senate contender who promoted Trump’s election lies upset the state’s GOP-backed candidate. Meanwhile, in Washington, Republicans ranging […]

Vancouver tenants in 21-storey building frustrated after second elevator breaks down and ‘no quick fix’ – BC | Canadian

Residents in a West End condominium tower say they’re frustrated that both elevators in their building has broken down and there appears to be no quick fix. According to tenants and owners in the 21-storey building, the first elevator stopped working earlier this year and was never repaired, while the second stopped working in the […]

Quebec public health wants smelter’s arsenic emissions cut to 5 times provincial norm – Montreal | Canadian

Quebec’s public health director is recommending that arsenic levels in the air of a western Quebec city be reduced significantly, but even then they would remain five times higher than the provincial standard. Dr. Luc Boileau told reporters in Rouyn-Noranda Wednesday that average emissions of 15 nanograms of arsenic per cubic metre of air would be a […]

Japan’s PM reshuffles cabinet to distance from church linked to Abe assassination – National | Canadian

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida reshuffled his Cabinet on Wednesday in an apparent bid to distance his administration from the conservative Unification Church over its ties to the assassinated leader Shinzo Abe and senior ruling party members. The reshuffle, second in just 10 months since Kishida took office, followed his July election victory that had […]

Canadian parents among the least likely to take an active role in protecting children from cyberbullying: global survey

A new world study by computer security software company McAfee found that 60 percent of Canadian children as young as 10 years old have experienced some form of cyberbullying. Globally, that figure is only slightly higher, at 63 percent. The study, titled “Cyberbullying at a Glance,” sheds light on cyberbullying trends based on survey responses […]