Democrat-Backed Darren Bailey Wins Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Primary

Illinois Democrats got the opponent they wanted for incumbent Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday, when state Sen. Darren Bailey won the Republican gubernatorial primary. The race was called by Bailey with about 33% of the votes counted. She got 53.5% of the vote with venture capitalist Jesse Sullivan getting 16.9% and former Aurora Mayor Richard […]

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Trump Tried to Join Jan. 6 Armed Mob Despite Threat of Violence, Former Aide Testifies

Cassidy Hutchinson, a former top adviser to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, arrives to testify during the sixth hearing of the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. at the Cannon House office building in Washington on June 28. .Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images US President Donald Trump was […]

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Marjorie Taylor Greene asks for Secret Service testimony, “own J6” hearing

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Georgia, said Tuesday that she could soon hold her “own” committee hearings on Jan. 6. Greene appears during a news conference in front of the Capitol in Washington, DC, on June 15, 2022. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia said she could hold her “own” hearings on Jan. […]

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COVID-19 update for July 5: B.C. health minister says province preparing for fall wave | Ireland plans ‘extensive’ autumn vaccine campaign | Federal health minister says ‘two doses are no longer enough’

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Local Health Health Here’s your daily update with everything you need to know on the coronavirus situation in B.C. and around the world. Here’s your daily update with everything you need to know on the coronavirus situation in B.C. and around the world. Photo by iStock/Getty Images Plus Article […]

Drone search resumes on Italian glacier after avalanche

CANAZEI, Italy – Rescuers using drones resumed the search Tuesday for some 13 missing hikers following a powerful avalanche in northern Italy that killed at least seven people and is largely blamed on rising temperatures that are melting glaciers. After rain hampered the search on Monday, sunny weather on Tuesday allowed helicopters to fly more […]

Activists protest the bull running of San Fermín in Spain

PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — Dozens of animal rights activists dressed as dinosaurs were chased by other activists through the streets of the Spanish city of Pamplona Tuesday to protest alleged animal cruelty at the world-famous bullfighting festival. San Fermin bulls. In Tuesday’s protest, the dinosaurs were supposed to represent bullfighting and the crowd behind San […]

Your letters for Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Breadcrumb Trail Links Letters Housing overheating has spread from Toronto suburbs like this one to other cities across the country. Photo by Getty Images article content Climate-conscious City Council allows city to keep growing Announcement 2 This ad has not been uploaded yet, but its article continues below. article content Re: suburban communities raising climate […]

Canada denies access to Chinese-Canadian billionaire’s trial, embassy says – National |

Chinese authorities have prevented Canadian government representatives from attending the trial of Chinese-Canadian billionaire Xiao Jianhua, the Canadian embassy said on Tuesday. Xiao, who disappeared in Hong Kong five years ago, was due to stand trial in China on Monday and Canadian consular officials had been pressing for consular access, the embassy said earlier in […]

‘The Green Planet’: David Attenborough explores the world of plants in lush BBC Earth series – National |

Sir David Attenborough is going green. Very green. Legendary English broadcaster, biologist, natural historian and author, aged 96, travels the world in BBC Earth’s latest historical series, the green planetto explore Earth’s biodiversity and the secret life of plants. Filmed in 27 countries over four years, the five-part documentary marks the first time Attenborough has […]

Sweden and Finland move one step closer to joining NATO after signing accession protocol – National |

The 30 NATO allies on Tuesday signed the accession protocols of Sweden and Finland, and sent the membership offers of the two nations to the alliance capitals for legislative approval. The move further increases Russia’s strategic isolation following its invasion of neighboring Ukraine in February and military fighting there since. “This is truly a historic […]

Pat King involved in early planning of Freedom Convoy protest, court documents show

Convoy participant Pat King was involved in the planning and logistics of the Freedom Convoy protest, despite organizers denying his involvement, according to court documents obtained by CTV News. Freedom Convoy organizer Chris Barber and King were in constant contact, texting and calling each other routinely, according to information police seized from Barber’s phone. Those […]