Right-wing Oath Keepers founder convicted of sedition in US Capitol attack plot

Right-wing Oath Keepers founder convicted of sedition in US Capitol attack plot

Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes, and another leader of the right-wing group, were found guilty on Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for the attack on the US Capitol by Donald Trump supporters, an important win for the Justice Department. The verdicts against Rhodes and four co-defendants, after three days of deliberations by the 12-member jury, came … Read more

Russia says it will suspend UN-brokered Ukraine grain export deal, in blow to global food security

Russia says it will suspend UN-brokered Ukraine grain export deal, in blow to global food security

A crew member prepares a grain analysis as part of a UN inspection of the Barbados-flagged ship “Nord Vind” coming from Ukraine loaded with grain and anchored in Istanbul, on Oct. 11, 2022.YASIN AKGUL/AFP/Getty Images Russia announced Saturday that it will immediately suspend its implementation of a UN-brokered grain deal that has seen more than … Read more

Nancy Pelosi’s husband ‘violently assaulted’ with hammer at San Francisco home in possible targeted attack, sources say

Nancy Pelosi’s husband ‘violently assaulted’ with hammer at San Francisco home in possible targeted attack, sources say

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and her husband Paul arrive at the State Department for the Kennedy Center Honors State Department Dinner, in Washington, 2019.Kevin Wolf/The Associated Press Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, was attacked and severely beaten by an assailant with a hammer who broke into their San Francisco … Read more

Russia arrests eight for Crimea bridge blast as NATO allies gather to bolster Ukrainian air defenses

Russia arrests eight for Crimea bridge blast as NATO allies gather to bolster Ukrainian air defenses

Mikoyan MIG’s 29 from the Polish Air Force take part in a NATO shielding exercise at the Lask Air Base on October 12, 2022 in Lask, Poland.Omar Marques/Getty Images Russia’s Federal Security Service said on Wednesday that it had detained five Russians and three citizens of Ukraine and Armenia in connection with the bombing of … Read more

Russian missiles strike Kyiv as Putin fumes over damaged Crimea bridge

Russian missiles strike Kyiv as Putin fumes over damaged Crimea bridge

A man runs past burning cars after heavy Russian shelling in central Kyiv, Ukraine.GLEB GARANICH/Reuters Russia launched a lethal wave of missile and drone strikes Monday on cities across Ukraine in what Russian President Vladimir Putin said was punishment for the partial destruction of a key bridge connecting his country to occupied Crimea. Missiles slammed … Read more

Bear expert says BC attack on family was likely a rare ‘predaceous’ incident

Bear expert says BC attack on family was likely a rare ‘predaceous’ incident

An expert in bear behavior says an attack on a family in northeastern British Columbia that left two women with critical injuries appears to have been a rare example of a “predaceous” attack by a black bear. Ellie Lamb, director of community outreach for the Get Bear Smart Society, said that by knocking down the … Read more

EU vows retaliation for Nord Stream pipeline explosions Russia claims were not its doing

EU vows retaliation for Nord Stream pipeline explosions Russia claims were not its doing

A satellite image taken Sept. 26, shows a gas leak on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline off the Danish island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea.PLANET LABS PBC/Reuters European Union leaders said the apparent attack on two key pipelines in the Baltic Sea shows the energy conflict between Russia and Europe has entered a … Read more

September 30 holiday in Ontario: Who gets the day off?

September 30 holiday in Ontario: Who gets the day off?

The second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is approaching in Canada, and while it is not a statutory holiday in Ontario, there are some things you should know about. Sept. 30 is observed in Ontario only as a federal holiday, which means provincially regulated businesses are not required to give employees the day off … Read more

Russian attack kills 25 civilians on Ukraine’s Independence Day, Kyiv says

Russian attack kills 25 civilians on Ukraine’s Independence Day, Kyiv says

People stand next to a residential house destroyed by a Russian military strike, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Chaplyne, Dnipropetrovsk region, Ukraine August 24, 2022. REUTERS/Dmytro SmolienkoSTRINGER/Reuters A Russian attack killed 25 civilians when missiles struck a railway station and a residential area in eastern Ukraine, officials in the capital Kyiv said, as … Read more

Author Salman Rushdie on ventilator hours after New York stabbing, his agent says

Author Salman Rushdie on ventilator hours after New York stabbing, his agent says

Author Salman Rushdie is tended to after he was attacked during a lecture, Aug. 12, at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, NY, about 120 km south of Buffalo.Joshua Goodman/The Associated Press Salman Rushdie, who spent years in hiding and under police protection after his novel The Satanic Verses prompted Iranian officials to call for his … Read more