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U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress arrives in Guam

The U.S. Air Force has deployed B-52H Stratofortress nuclear-capable bomber Andersen Air Force Base, Guam on July 4. The B-52H Stratofortress bomber, assigned to the 96th Bomb Squadron, 2nd Bomb Wing, was deployed from Barksdale Air Force Base. The bomber flew the 28-hour mission to demonstrate U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s commitment to the security and stability […]

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Disappearance of visitors due to COVID-19 unnerves city’s tourism sector

Article content In April, business at Cycle City Toursin downtown Vancouver was booming. Metro Vancouver’s biggest bicycle touring company was selling its rental bikes — about 200 of them — along with new bikes at an incredible rate of about one per hour. “It was just bonkers,” said owner Josh Bloomfield. “We couldn’t get the […]

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Ethics commissioner monitoring Liberals’ WE Charity grants, while Tories call for procurement ombudsman review

Article content continued “Outsourcing a $900 million-dollar program designed to pay students and recent graduates for volunteer work to a third party raises justifiable concerns and a number of questions. In addition, the connections between WE Charity, the Prime Minister, and the Prime Minister’s relatives are well documented,” the Conservative MPs wrote in their letter […]

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‘Very discouraging’: Mexican business sentiment muted as USMCA launches under a cloud

A new trade pact between the U.S., Mexico and Canada begins on Wednesday with the top U.S. negotiator threatening litigation, investor distrust rife and supply chains tested by the COVID-19 pandemic. While U.S. president Donald Trump and his Mexican counterpart Andrés Manuel López Obrador plan to toast the USMCA at the White House, probably after […]

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Rio Ferdinand “very upset” with Man Utd keeper Dean Henderson after latest display

Rio Ferdinand says he would be “very upset” as a defender with Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson after Arsenal’s last-gasp winner at the shot-stopper’s loan club Sheffield United. Henderson – who has impressed for the Blades – was beaten at his near post by Dani Ceballos as the Gunners booked their place in the semi-finals […]

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Have Travis and Greg McMichael been indicted for Ahmaud Arbery’s murder? – The Sun

TRAVIS and Greg McMichael have been indicted on murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery. The slaying of Arbery has been one of several racially-charged cases that have rocked the country in recent months. 6 Travis McMichael and his father are accused of murderCredit: Reuters 6 Greg McMichael has also been […]

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India looks to buy more fighter jets amid border tension with China

The Economic Times, India’s leading business newspaper, has reported that country’s Air Force is seeking to urgently procure 21 additional upgraded MiG-29 fighter jets from Russia and 12 new Su-30MKIs built under license by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to add to its three squadrons of the type already in service. “These fighters [MiG-29], which […]

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UBC board of governors chair steps down after ‘liking’ anti-Black Lives Matter tweets – BC

Chair of the University of British Columbia’s Board of Governors, Michael Korenberg, announced his resignation Saturday night after it was revealed he had ‘liked’ a number of tweets opposing the Black Lives Matter movement. As reported by the Ubyssey, UBC’s student newspaper, many of the tweets Korenberg liked were also critical of Antifa. Screenshots tweeted […]

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Daphne Bramham: ‘I don’t want Nick to be only a statistic.’

Article content continued So, he would never have figured he’d be that guy who lost playing Russian roulette with fentanyl. He never admitted to relapses. Patricia believed he felt ashamed. But he also couldn’t admit it at Fraser Street. “It’s a conundrum for person like Nick. He wanted to be in sober living. Being around […]

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John Ivison: Conservative leadership candidate Leslyn Lewis has found her voice

Article content continued She offered a similarly upbeat take on Black Lives Matter as an opportunity to make life better for everyone. She dismissed the proposed actions put forward by activists. “Posturing is good for photo ops and talk is good for Twitter likes. But it is time Canadians got something better than that,” she […]

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