U.S. appeals court lets Texas resume ban on most abortions

A federal appeals court Friday night quickly allowed Texas to resume banning most abortions, just one day after clinics across the state began rushing to serve patients again for the first time since early September. Abortion providers in Texas had been bracing for the 5th U.S. Court of Appeals to act fast, even as they […]

DA seeking to indict Robert Durst in ex-wife’s death: source

A New York prosecutor will seek an indictment in the coming weeks against millionaire real estate scion Robert Durst for the death of his former wife, Kathie Durst, who disappeared in 1982, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Friday. Westchester District Attorney Mimi Rocah decided in recent days to take […]

Pedestrian injured in hit-and-run downtown

A pedestrian has been taken to hospital after being struck by a vehicle that fled the scene downtown Friday night. Toronto police were called to University Avenue and Wellington Street around 7 p.m. to reports of a pedestrian struck. The patient was taken to hospital with serious injuries. The driver involved fled the scene. The […]

MANDEL: Violent home invasion solved by a band-aid

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA Crime Author of the article: Michele Mandel Two men disguised as construction workers are sought for a home invasion that occurred near Yonge St. and Eglinton Ave. on Sept. 27, 2018. (Chris Doucette/Toronto Sun/Postmedia Network) Article content On a fall morning three years ago, a prominent physician was eating […]

Who will benefit from the wild rise in gas prices in Europe?

MOSCOW, 09 Oct 2021, RUSSTRAT Institute. After some decrease upon the news about the start of the technological filling of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline in early September, the stock quotes of gas futures in Europe again went to set one record after another. The contract for delivery in November at the TTF hub in […]

LILLEY: Chinese Communist Party paper trolls Michael Kovrig’s return to Twitter

Breadcrumb Trail Links Opinion News Columnists Canada Author of the article: Brian Lilley Former diplomat Michael Kovrig, his wife Vina Nadjibulla and sister Ariana Botha walk following his arrival on a Canadian air force jet after his release from detention in China, at Pearson International Airport in Toronto September 25, 2021. Photo by Chris Helgren […]

EXNER-PIROT: Protecting the vulnerable from the impending energy crisis

Breadcrumb Trail Links Opinion News Any just transition should probably consider the impacts to the billions of people who rely on imported oil and gas to provide their food, transportation, heat and power. Author of the article: Postmedia News Heather Exner-Pirot is a fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute. Photo by Heather Exner-Pirot /Twitter Article content […]

LILLEY: Ontario’s election campaign about to get hot and heavy, for a few weeks

Breadcrumb Trail Links Opinion Ontario Columnists This week both the PCs and the NDP released their ads for radio, TV and online with both parties saying they’ll be spending millions of dollars over the next several weeks. Author of the article: Brian Lilley Publishing date: Oct 08, 2021  •  14 minutes ago  •  3 minute read […]