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 2020-07-10 08:30 

CBC

[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

How a drive-in circus is reviving a big-top vibe during the pandemic...

After more than three months of shutdown triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, things are beginning to return to normal for a troupe that combines music and circus performance....

 2020-07-10 08:21 

National Post

Mayor of S.Korean capital found dead after writing apology to 'everyone'...

SEOUL — One of South Korea's most prominent elected officials and longtime mayor of the capital, Seoul, was found dead on Friday after his daughter reported him missing amid a criminal investigation and media reports of alleged sexual harassment...

 2020-07-10 08:19 

CTV News

Statistics Canada to release June jobs report as pandemic restrictions ease...

Statistics Canada is set Friday morning to give a snapshot of the job market as it was last month as pandemic-related restrictions eased and reopenings widened....

 2020-07-10 08:17 

National Post

Philippine lawmakers deny license to broadcaster at odds with Duterte...

MANILA — Philippine lawmakers on Friday voted against the renewal of a 25-year franchise for top broadcaster ABS-CBN Corp, ensuring a media conglomerate that has clashed with the country's firebrand president stays off the air indefinitely. A le...

 2020-07-10 08:17 

National Post

Genetic testing and hitching a ride with the British; In The News for July 10...

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of July 10 ... What we are watching in Canada ... @ OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada is sl...

 2020-07-10 08:07 

National Post

EU's Michel tries to bring 'frugals' on board with COVID recovery scheme...

European Council President Charles Michel is due to propose a smaller 2021-27 EU budget than previously envisaged, officials said on Friday, in a bid to make the bloc's mass economic stimulus more palatable to thrifty northern member states. With the ...

 2020-07-10 08:07 

National Post

Blackouts darken misery of Lebanon's economic collapse...

BEIRUT — Samira Hanna spends a lot of time in the dark. Her old Beirut apartment gets less than two hours of electricity a day, and with Lebanon's economy in ruins, the grandmother can barely afford candles, let alone a private generator. "I...

 2020-07-10 08:05 

National Post

Canada asks British military for help flying troops to and from Latvia...

OTTAWA — Canadian troops have been forced to hitch a ride with the British military to get to and from Latvia due to a shortage of working planes. Canada has 540 troops in Latvia, where they form the core of a 1,500-strong multinational battlegroup ...

 2020-07-10 08:04 

National Post

Supreme Court to rule on constitutionality of genetic discrimination law...

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada is slated to rule this morning on the constitutionality of a federal law that forbids companies from making people undergo genetic testing before buying insurance or other services. The Genetic Non-Discrimination...

 2020-07-10 08:04 

National Post

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, July 10...

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on July 10, 2020: There are 106,805 confirmed cases in Canada. — Quebec: 56,216 confirmed (including 5,609 deaths, 25,616 resolved) — Ontario: 36,348 confirmed (including...

 2020-07-10 08:03 

National Post

Statistics Canada to release June jobs report as pandemic restrictions ease...

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada is set this morning to give a snapshot of the job market as it was last month as pandemic-related restrictions eased and reopenings widened. Economists expect the report will show a bump in employment as a result, further ...

 2020-07-10 08:03 

CTV News

Lawmakers vote closes down Philippines' largest TV network...

Philippine lawmakers voted Friday to reject the license renewal of the country's largest TV network, one of the critical news agencies the president has repeatedly threatened, in a move that shut down a major news provider amid the coronavirus pandemi...

 2020-07-10 08:01 

National Post

Russia's coronavirus death toll passes 11,000...

MOSCOW — Russia's death toll from the novel coronavirus edged past 11,000 on Friday, as the country reported 174 new deaths in the past 24 hours. The country's coronavirus crisis response center reported 6,635 new cases, bringing its nationw...

 2020-07-10 08:00 

CBC

Supreme Court to rule on constitutionality of genetic non-discrimination law...

Canada's highest court will issue a ruling today that could strike down a federal law preventing third parties, such as employers and insurance companies, from demanding genetic information from individuals....

 2020-07-10 08:00 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

How the myth of the Montreal street gang led to more street checks on Black youths...

Lurid headlines in the late 1980s introduced the idea that street gangs were on the rise in the city. Montreal police have since dropped the term "street gangs," but the myth has been hard to dispel....

 2020-07-10 08:00 

CBC

Retired Olympic swimmer hopes her coming-out story helps normalize it for other female athletes...

Over the course of her competitive swimming career, Martha McCabe feels the lack of a visible lesbian role model played a part in preventing her from recognizing her own sexuality....

 2020-07-10 08:00 

CBC

How the 'bureaucratic' World Health Organization ended up on the hot seat over its COVID response...

The U.S. announced this week that it is formally withdrawing from the World Health Organization, citing undue Chinese influence. Here, CBC News explains how the United Nations organization really works....

 2020-07-10 08:00 

CBC

Buy American policies will live on — even if the Trump presidency doesn't...

Tensions over Buy American policies appear destined to live on after this year — even if the Trump presidency doesn't. That's one takeaway from trade policies laid out by U.S. election frontrunner Joe Biden....

 2020-07-10 08:00 

CBC

This isn't the time to let environmental protection and monitoring slip...

Reliable datasets are needed to effectively model and predict what the environment's future will look like and help us adapt to it, writes Vince Palace....

 2020-07-10 08:00 

CBC

Follow the sun: How solar panels are evolving...

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at how solar panels have evolved and examine how bears have adapted to their close proximity to people....

 2020-07-10 08:00 

CBC

Canada's hardest-hit nursing homes lost 40% of residents in just 3 months of the pandemic...

An exclusive CBC News data analysis reveals the nursing homes with the highest COVID-19-related death rates across the country....

 2020-07-10 08:00 

CBC

[ New Brunswick ]

Saint John Horticultural Assoc greenhouse has best year ever, despite losing city contract...

The greenhouses at the venerated Saint John Horticultural Association (founded 1893) have long been a bedding plant supplier for the city of Saint John's flower beds. So things looked grim for the non profit Association earlier this year when the city...

 2020-07-10 08:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

TSB launches formal investigation of LRT train wheel cracks...

Canada's rail safety agency is launching a formal investigation into the wheel cracks on the light rail trains that run on Ottawa's Confederation Line, CBC has learned....

 2020-07-10 08:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Friday, July 10...

CBC Ottawa's latest roundup of key updates during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-10 08:00 

CBC

[ Toronto ]

What Stage 3 of Ontario's COVID-19 reopening plan could look like...

With new COVID-19 cases on a steady downward trend since early June, much of Ontario is poised to move to Stage 3 of the province's reopening plan soon. But it's not yet clear which emergency restrictions will be lifted or relaxed when that happen...

 2020-07-10 08:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

Kayaks, dumbbells, hot tubs: Recreational items in short supply during pandemic...

Business owners are seeing "unprecedented" demand for certain recreational items this summer as supplies dwindle and demand skyrockets....

 2020-07-10 08:00 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

Olympic athletes keeping their eyes on the prize...

From wrestling imaginary opponents to "swimming" in their apartments, elite athletes are finding unique ways to stay at the top of their game as they switch their focus to Tokyo 2021....

 2020-07-10 07:51 

CTV News

Austin Cindric wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Kentucky Speedway...

Austin Cindric won the first of two NASCAR Xfinity Series races at Kentucky, charging past Chase Briscoe on an overtime restart Thursday night for his first victory of the season and first of his career on an oval....

 2020-07-10 07:42 

National Post

Japan nightclub 'hotspots' must follow coronavirus rules to stop spread -govt...

TOKYO — Japanese host and hostess clubs must act quickly to ensure they abide by rules to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus after nightlife districts became new hot spots in a resurgence of infections, the economy minister said on Friday. The...

 2020-07-10 07:40 

CTV News

2 deputies shot, suspect dead in California shooting...

Two sheriff's deputies were shot late Thursday night and a suspect is dead in a shooting that followed an hourslong standoff in California, according to reports....

 2020-07-10 07:34 

National Post

Kazakh president says farmland won't be sold to foreigners...

ALMATY — Kazakhstan will permanently ban sales of agricultural land to foreigners, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said on Friday, ending a long-running discussion about controversial land reform plans. Provisions that would have allowed foreign own...

 2020-07-10 07:30 

National Post

Spain's Calvino says one euro zone minister did not keep his word in vote...

MADRID — Spanish Economy Minister Nadia Calvino, who narrowly lost a vote to become Eurogroup chief, said on Friday that one minister did not keep his pledge to support her. "We had ten votes secured. Someone didn't do what he said he was go...

 2020-07-10 07:29 

National Post

China to reciprocate for U.S. sanctions against Chinese over Uighur rights...

BEIJING — China said on Friday it will impose reciprocal measures in response to U.S. sanctions on Chinese officials over alleged human rights abuses against the Uighur Muslim minority. The U.S. action marked a serious interference in China's af...

 2020-07-10 07:22 

National Post

Five suspects arrested in Los Angeles killing of rapper Pop Smoke...

LOS ANGELES — Five suspects were arrested on Thursday in the killing of rap musician Pop Smoke, who was shot dead during a break-in and robbery of a Hollywood Hills home where he was staying at the time, the Los Angeles Police Department said. The f...

 2020-07-10 07:21 

National Post

Philippines' lower house committee rejects ABS-CBN's franchise renewal...

MANILA — A Philippine lower house committee on Friday rejected a request for a 25-year extension of the broadcast franchise of ABS-CBN Corp, a move that will ensure the media conglomerate that has angered President Rodrigo Duterte will stay off air....

 2020-07-10 07:11 

National Post

Kazakh president threatens to sack cabinet if COVID-19 efforts fail...

ALMATY — Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said on Friday that if the coronavirus situation in the Central Asian does not improve by the end of its second lockdown, it would raise questions about the cabinet's ability to work in its current...

 2020-07-10 07:10 

CTV News

Russia and West in showdown over aid to Syria's rebel area...

Russia and the West are in a showdown over continuing the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria's mainly rebel-held northwest after the current UN mandate expires on Friday....

 2020-07-10 07:09 

National Post

Explosion reported in west Tehran, denied by official...

An explosion was heard in western Tehran on Friday, state broadcaster IRIB said, citing online reports that a senior official in that part of the city denied. IRIB said power was cut in the area of the city suburbs where the blast occurred. It provided no...

 2020-07-10 07:00 

The Globe and Mail

Bestsellers: Hardcover Fiction, July 11, 2020...

The Bestsellers Lists are compiled by The Globe and Mail from information provided by BookNet Canada's national sales tracking service, BNC SalesData...

 2020-07-10 07:00 

CBC

[ New Brunswick ]

Matthew Raymond's lawyer requests judge's recusal over alleged bias against mental health...

The lawyer for accused Fredericton shooter Matthew Vincent Raymond is asking the sitting judge to recuse himself from the case because of "unfair" decisions and conduct related to Raymond's mental health....

 2020-07-10 06:59 

National Post

Vietnam says 31 million workers impacted by pandemic, risk of rising unemployment...

HANOI — The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted about 31 million workers in Vietnam, with 900,000 out of work and nearly 18 million people receiving less income than before, a government agency said on Friday. If solu...

 2020-07-10 06:59 

The Globe and Mail

Bestsellers: Hardcover Non-Fiction, July 11, 2020...

The Bestsellers Lists are compiled by The Globe and Mail from information provided by BookNet Canada's national sales tracking service, BNC SalesData...

 2020-07-10 06:58 

The Globe and Mail

Bestsellers: Paperback Fiction, July 11, 2020...

The Bestsellers Lists are compiled by The Globe and Mail from information provided by BookNet Canada's national sales tracking service, BNC SalesData...

 2020-07-10 06:57 

The Globe and Mail

Bestsellers: Canadian Fiction, July 11, 2020...

The Bestsellers Lists are compiled by The Globe and Mail from information provided by BookNet Canada's national sales tracking service, BNC SalesData...

 2020-07-10 06:56 

The Globe and Mail

Bestsellers: Canadian Non-Fiction, July 11, 2020...

The Bestsellers Lists are compiled by The Globe and Mail from information provided by BookNet Canada's national sales tracking service, BNC SalesData...

 2020-07-10 06:55 

The Globe and Mail

Bestsellers: Self-Improvement, July 11, 2020...

The Bestsellers Lists are compiled by The Globe and Mail from information provided by BookNet Canada's national sales tracking service, BNC SalesData...

 2020-07-10 06:54 

The Globe and Mail

Bestsellers: Juvenile, July 11, 2020...

The Bestsellers Lists are compiled by The Globe and Mail from information provided by BookNet Canada's national sales tracking service, BNC SalesData...

 2020-07-10 06:53 

The Globe and Mail

Bestsellers: Romance/Erotica, July 11, 2020...

The Bestsellers Lists are compiled by The Globe and Mail from information provided by BookNet Canada's national sales tracking service, BNC SalesData...

 2020-07-10 06:45 

The Globe and Mail

July 10: 'The government should consider raising the GST back to 7 per cent.' Readers react to $1-trillion in debt, plus other letters to the editor...

In today's letters to the editor: the deficit; academic streaming; eyes wide shut; the Saudi arms deal; mental health response; Christianity and slavery; just eat it...

 2020-07-10 06:43 

CTV News

WHO experts to visit China as part of COVID-19 investigation...

Two World Health Organization experts will spend the next two days in the Chinese capital to lay the groundwork for a larger mission to investigate the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic....

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