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Ukrainian tank spotted at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground – Defence Blog

A satellite image has recently emerged on military online forums showing what appears to be Soviet-era T-72 main battle tanks at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Grounds, one of the largest military installations in the world. The military expert from Nowa Technika Wojskowa, Damian Ratka drew attention that the Ukrainian T-80U also stood in line with Soviet main […]

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BC anti-gang cops execute Surrey search warrant amid COVID-19 concerns

“All of our frontline members have access to gloves, masks and personal respiratory masks,” she said. Meanwhile, police continued to search for BK associate Naseem Ali Mohammed, 21, who escaped from police as they conducted a curfew check on his home on March 2. He is charged in B.C. with breaching a release order, wilfully […]

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Trump to Harry and Meghan: Pay for your own security in Los Angeles

President Donald Trump unleashed his Sunday volley of tweets with a 3 p.m. showstopper. The U.S. will not pay to protect the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. “I am a great friend and admirer of the Queen and the United Kingdom. It was reported that Harry and Meghan, who left the Kingdom, would reside permanently […]

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‘They are completely intertwined’: Tentative signs of recovery in China help some Canadian companies weather COVID-19 storm

One night in late January, Canadian Jacob Cooke found himself in Jiangsu province in China, desperately trying to find seats on a plane leaving the country and promising his brother, Joseph, he’d make it to Vancouver. For more than a decade, they had run a business called WPIC Marketing + Technologies with an ocean between […]

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COVID-19: Côte-St-Luc mayor tells synagogue-goers to self-isolate

Côte-St-Luc Mayor Mitchell Brownstein is urging all residents who attended synagogue in the two weeks prior to the shuttering of congregations throughout the municipality last Thursday to self-isolate for 14 days. The west-end municipality has more places of worship than any city of comparable size in Quebec, including five major synagogue congregations and several smaller […]

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Lockheed Martin releases video of simulated strike against Russia’s intercontinental ballistic missile – Defence Blog

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp released a video dedicated to “Skunk Works”, the secret Research and development team at the company. It is responsible for a number of aircraft designs, including the U-2, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, the Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk, Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, and the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II, which […]

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New study suggests coronavirus can live in patients for five weeks after contagion

Patients with the new coronavirus keep the pathogen in their respiratory tract for as long as 37 days, a new study found, suggesting they could remain infectious for many weeks. In yet another sign of how difficult the pandemic may be to contain, doctors in China detected the virus’s RNA in respiratory samples from survivors […]

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The Toronto Stock Exchange just had its worst day since 1940. Yes, that’s 80 years

Canadian stocks suffered one of their worst days in decades on Thursday, plunging by more than 12 per cent amid a steady stream of negative headlines connected to the new coronavirus. The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell by 12.34 per cent, or more than 1,760 points, as the chief benchmark for Canadian stocks finished at an […]

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Should people with flu-like symptoms be tested for COVID-19?

In South Korea, where the new coronavirus illness is raging, there are drive-through sites at which people can be tested. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States this week lifted most restrictions on testing for COVID-19, as the respiratory illness sweeping the globe is known, to expand testing “to a wider […]

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Murder victims to get help to fight for tougher jail sentences under plan from Tory London Mayor hopeful

FAMILIES of murder victims will get extra help to fight for tougher jail sentences under a new plan from the Tory London Mayoral hopeful. Shaun Bailey will set up a new sentencing unit and tsar in City Hall in charge of helping families fight for justice. 2 Jodie Chesney’s family have called for tougher knife […]

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