Two years after Zoom incident, Jeffrey Toobin leaving CNN

Two years after Zoom incident, Jeffrey Toobin leaving CNN

Jeffrey Toobin, who joined CNN as a legal analyst after stepping away in the wake of exposing himself to colleagues in a Zoom call, said Friday that he was leaving the network after 20 years. Toobin announced the move in a tweet, saying he was glad to spend his last day on the air with … Read more

CDC drops quarantine, distancing recommendations for COVID-19

CDC drops quarantine, distancing recommendations for COVID-19

A sign asks those getting vaccinated to keep 6 feet apart during the vaccination event, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, at Nevada Union High School in Grass Valley, Calif.Elias Funez/The Associated Press The nation’s top public health agency relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines Thursday, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact … Read more

Alberta woman didn’t think her essay would lose to one equating immigration to ‘cultural suicide’

Alberta woman didn’t think her essay would lose to one equating immigration to ‘cultural suicide’

Emelia Kazakawich, who submitted an essay in a contest put on by the Alberta government, says it was concerning to see a winning essay that said women and men aren’t equal. She would like the UCP government to respond to her essay.HO/The Canadian Press Alberta, according to Emelia Kazakawich, is breaking. The opioid crisis, she … 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

Trudeau government invoked Emergencies Act despite ‘potential for a breakthrough’ with convoy protesters, documents show

Trudeau government invoked Emergencies Act despite ‘potential for a breakthrough’ with convoy protesters, documents show

Vehicles block a road during a protest by truck drivers over pandemic health rules and the Trudeau government, outside Parliament in Ottawa on Feb. 15.ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images On the night before the federal government imposed the federal Emergencies Act for the first time in Canadian history, the Prime Minister’s national security and intelligence adviser, Jody … Read more

Essay awarded by Alberta government says immigration is ‘cultural suicide,’ women unequal to men

Essay awarded by Alberta government says immigration is ‘cultural suicide,’ women unequal to men

The Alberta Legislature building in Edmonton, 2019.CANDACE ELLIOTT/Reuters Alberta’s legislature awarded a prize to an essay that equated immigration to “cultural suicide” and argued women are “not exactly equal” to men in a contest championed and judged by an MLA who is now the province’s associate minister for the status of women. The competition, led … Read more

Trial of ex-Manchester United player Ryan Giggs begins in Britain

Trial of ex-Manchester United player Ryan Giggs begins in Britain

Former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs arrives at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court, in Manchester, England, on Aug. 8.Danny Lawson/The Associated Press Former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs, adored by fans throughout a 24-year career, has a more sinister side to his character, prosecutors said Monday as he went on trial on charges of assault … Read more

Archie Battersbee, 12-year-old boy at center of hospital legal battle, dies after removal of life support

Archie Battersbee, 12-year-old boy at center of hospital legal battle, dies after removal of life support

Hollie Dance, second left, surrounded by family and friends, outside the Royal London hospital addresses the media following the death of her 12 year old son Archie Battersbee, in Whitechapel, east London, on Aug. 6, 2022.Aaron Chown/The Associated Press A 12-year-old British boy with brain damage at the center of a legal battle over whether … Read more

Alex Jones may have lied in court, but perjury charge would be unusual

Alex Jones may have lied in court, but perjury charge would be unusual

Alex Jones attempts to answer questions about his emails during trial at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin on Aug. 3.Briana Sanchez/The Associated Press Revelations that conspiracy theorist Alex Jones may have lied on the stand in a defamation lawsuit by parents of a child slain in the 2012 Sandy Hook mass shooting made for … Read more

Hockey Canada’s strategy of deflecting serves no one but its disgraced leadership

Hockey Canada’s strategy of deflecting serves no one but its disgraced leadership

Witnesses Scott Smith, Hockey Canada President and Chief Operating Officer, left, and Hockey Canada Chief Financial Officer Brian Cairo, appear at the standing committee on Canadian Heritage in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 27, 2022.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press Awhile back, I had a job in a movie theatre. The theater at the foot of an atrium … Read more