Toronto murder victim allegedly assaulted by partner just weeks before he died

Thirty-eight-year-old Rupert Brown was found in his third-floor Eglinton Avenue West apartment early Saturday morning with obvious injuries after a neighbour across the hall called 911. Police said when paramedics arrived, Brown could not be saved and was later pronounced dead. The Toronto Police Homicide Squad confirmed to Global News the city’s 14th homicide of […]

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California deputies find loaded pipe bomb, homemade gun at elementary school

A pipe bomb and zip gun loaded with a 12-gauge shotgun shell were discovered in front of an elementary school Tuesday morning just as children were about to arrive, according to the county sheriff’s office. An employee at Sacramento’s Ethel I. Baker Elementary School discovered two devices on the sidewalk in front of the school […]

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Enough Vaccine Will Be Available for Every U.S. Adult by May 31, Biden Says

Here’s what you need to know: Paige Blankenship, left, Ohio State University clinic manager, administers one of the first Johnson & Johnson vaccines to Osvaldo Campanella in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday.Credit…Jay Laprete/Associated Press President Biden announced Tuesday that there would be enough doses of the coronavirus vaccine available for the entire adult population in the […]

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Most Canadians believe feds will keep promise on vaccinations by September: poll

A majority of Canadians believe Ottawa will follow through on its plan to provide enough COVID-19 vaccine doses for everyone who wants a shot by the fall, a new poll suggests. Fifty-six per cent of respondents are confident the federal government can buy enough vaccine to ensure inoculation for those who seek it by September, […]

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Unlikely hockey fan catches attention of Edmonton Oilers with Connor McDavid portrait

Rebecca Thomson lives in the Scottish seaside town of Kirkcaldy, near Edinburgh. Not exactly a hockey hotbed — but Thomson has been taking in the game for most of her life. “My granddad’s a massive ice hockey fan so he’s been watching hockey in Scotland since I was tiny,” said the 22-year-old. “And well before that, […]

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Netflix’s college admissions scandal documentary debuts first trailer

Netflix is giving subscribers an inside look at the college admissions scandal. In 2019, the nation was rocked by a scandal involving wealthy parents — including actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin — allegedly paying bribes to secure their children’s admission to elite universities across America.  The scandal and investigation, dubbed Operation Varsity Blues, is set to […]

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U.S. Is Edging Toward Normal, Alarming Some Officials

Here’s what you need to know: Pink’s Hot Dogs in Los Angeles reopened on Monday after being closed for two months. The restaurant has been in business since 1939.Credit…Frederic J. Brown/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Tens of thousands of students walked into classrooms in Chicago public schools on Monday for the first time in nearly […]

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After Stimulus, Biden to Tackle Another Politically Tricky Issue: Infrastructure

Mr. Biden campaigned on a sprawling infrastructure agenda, with trillions of dollars invested in transportation, water and sewer lines, and the scaffoldings of an energy sector that significantly reduces the United States’ carbon emissions, funded by tax increases on multinational companies and high earners. The components of the plan poll well — which was not […]

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Quebec expands COVID-19 vaccinations to include younger seniors

Quebec’s mass vaccination campaign gets underway in earnest in the Montreal area Monday as the province begins inoculating members of the general public 75 years of age and older. The province announced last week that it was booking appointments for seniors 85 years old and up across the province, or 80 years old and up […]

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2021 Big South Conference men’s basketball tournament: Matchups, players to know & more

The 2021 Big South Conference men’s basketball tournament will determine which team gets an automatic bid to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Ten of the conference’s 11 teams made the league tournament. The tournament started Feb. 27 and will run through March 7. Charleston Southern would have been the 11th team in the tournament but will […]

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