Canadian soldier dies during training exercise in Bulgaria

A Canadian soldier has died during a training exercise in Bulgaria, Global News has learned. Military officials believe the soldier died in a parachuting accident. The incident is under investigation. The soldier is from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) based in Petawawa, Ontario, which is located in the Ottawa Valley. According to the Government of Canada, the CAF has members […]

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Kuwait ruler to visit Iraq amid Gulf tensions: KUNA

DUBAI (Reuters) – Kuwait’s ruling emir will visit Iraq on Wednesday, state news agency KUNA reported, saying the trip comes amid escalating regional tensions after attacks on tankers near the Strait of Hormuz. Six tankers have been hit in the past month in two attacks near the Strait of Hormuz, through which almost a fifth of the world’s oil passes, […]

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Minneapolis housing chair front-runner to become new NYCHA head

The head of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, Gregory Russ, is the front-runner to become the chairperson of NYCHA, two sources familiar with the process told The Post. The formal announcement of a new chairperson for the embattled agency could come as soon as Tuesday, the sources added. NYCHA has been without a permanent head since April 2018, when former […]

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South Western Railway train strike causes travel misery for thousands of passengers – The Sun

SOUTH Western Railway train strikes cause travel misery for thousands of passengers commuting today. As a result trains are being cancelled or delayed and a bus replacement service is operating in some areas. Commuters into London, as well as racegoers at Royal Ascot, will face travel hell because of the long-running dispute over guards on trains. Passengers trying to get […]

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Death toll from China quakes rises to 12

Rescuers pulled seven survivors out of the rubble near the epicentre in a largely rural area. The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to at least 12 on Tuesday with more than 130 people injured as rescuers pulled seven survivors from collapsed buildings. The quakes, roughly 30 minutes apart, hit the southwestern province of Sichuan late on […]

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BREAKING: Major house fire in Cornwall – one dead

Police, ambulance services and firefighters were all seen in West End in the small town around 9pm last night. The road was closed off and it was confirmed by police one person died at a property. Earlier, a Devon and Cornwall Police spokesman said: “A person was found dead at the address the fire [was reported] at.” The person’s next […]

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France's Macron urges more dialogue with Iran, regrets announcements on enrichment

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he regretted Iran’s announcement that it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit, but that Paris would hold talks with Iran and its partners to avoid any further escalation in the region. “I regret the Iranian announcements made today, but as the IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) has underlined, Iran […]

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