Taliban begins enforcing face-cover order for female TV anchors in Afghanistan

Taliban begins enforcing face-cover order for female TV anchors in Afghanistan

Rahim Faiez, The Associated Press Published Sunday, May 22, 2022 9:38AM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 22, 2022 9:38AM EDT ISLAMABAD (AP) — Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers on Sunday began enforcing an order requiring all female TV news anchors in the country to cover their faces while on-air. The move is part of a hard-line shift … Read more

Shootings, stabbing, fireworks fights occur at popular Toronto beach: police

Shootings, stabbing, fireworks fights occur at popular Toronto beach: police

Police are investigating three separate violence incidents as well as a number of instances of people discharging fireworks at each other and at police in the Woodbine Beach area on Sunday night, and are taking extra precautions as a park nearby is set to host a fireworks display on Monday. Video posted to social media … Read more

Police identify man shot dead behind wheel of car in Pickering, Ont.

Investigators have identified a 20-year-old man found shot to death inside a car in Pickering, Ont. late last week. Emergency crews were initially called to the area of ​​Taunton Road and Concession Road 4 on May 19 after receiving a report of a single-vehicle collision. The driver, who was the lone occupant of the vehicle, … Read more

Dispute between neighbors escalated into car vandalism, stabbing in Toronto

A man is in serious condition in hospital and another man is in police custody after an argument between members of two households escalated into an early-morning stabbing in Scarborough. toronto police said they were called to Port Royal Trail and Ashcott Street, south of Steeles Avenue East between Brimley Road and Midland Avenue, at … Read more

Toronto investigating first suspected case of monkeypox

Health officials in Toronto say they are investigating the first suspected case of monkeypox in the city. In a news release issued Saturday afternoon, Toronto Public Health (TPH) said the suspected infection was found in a male resident in his 40s. TPH said the patient had recent contact with an individual who traveled to Montreal … Read more

Ontario child care to get cheaper with federal deal, but will there be more spaces?

TORONTO — When Camille Mauger went back to work in March of 2019, a little over a year after giving birth to her son, she was on about seven to 10 child-care wait lists and had not heard back from any of them. She had started her search when her son was three months old … Read more

Biden says monkeypox cases something to ‘be concerned about’

Josh Boak and Chris Megerian, The Associated Press Published Sunday, May 22, 2022 3:58PM EDT PYEONGTAEK, South Korea (AP) – President Joe Biden said Sunday that recent cases of monkeypox that have been identified in Europe and the United States were something “to be concerned about.” In his first public comments on the disease, Biden … Read more

All of Ontario’s major opposition parties say they want electoral reform

Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press Published Sunday, May 22, 2022 2:28PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 22, 2022 3:43PM EDT Three of Ontario’s four main parties are promising to change the province’s electoral system, a lofty goal some political science experts say may not come to pass. The NDP and Greens favor forms of proportional … Read more

Driver dead after crashing into Beaches home, gas leak capped

Toronto police say a man is dead after he crashed into a home in the Beaches Sunday evening and caused a gas leak. Emergency crews responded to the collision near Queen Street East and Kingswood Road. The driver was unresponsive and trapped in the pick-up truck following the incident. Toronto Fire was able to eventually … Read more

Driver freed from vehicle that crashed into Beaches home

A driver who was trapped in his vehicle after he crashed into a home in the Beaches and caused a gas leak has been freed. Emergency crews responded to the collision near Queen Street East and Kingswood Road Sunday evening. The driver was unresponsive and trapped in the pick-up truck following the incident. Toronto Fire … Read more