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Gunpoint arrest of trans activist in London, Ont., prompts officer conduct review by police chief | CBC News

London’s police chief says he will review how officers treated a popular online transgender activist they arrested at gunpoint last week after someone sent death threats to politicians in the southwestern Ontario city.  Clara Sorrenti, 28, who goes by Keffals on Twitch, says officers came to her apartment on Aug. 5, armed with large firearms, and called her by her birth […]

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Travel

FPL to conduct maiden voyage of new large-scale drone

Wednesday, Aug. 10 will mark the maiden voyage of a new large-scale drone that Florida Power & Light plans to use to better assess damage and restore power more quickly after a hurricane. At first glance, the $1.2 million FPLAir One more closely resembles a small airplane than a typical drone. The unmanned fixed-wing aircraft […]

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Sports

Toni Minichiello: Coach banned for life by UK Athletics following investigation into conduct

Athletics coach Toni Minichiello was found to have engaged in “sexually physical behaviour” with athletes; also deemed to have made inappropriate sexual references and gestures to athletes and engaged in “inappropriate and sometimes aggressive behaviour, bullying and emotional abuse”. Last Updated: 09/08/22 11:55am Toni Minichiello has been banned from athletics for life Toni Minichiello has […]

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World

Lessons from Ukraine prompt top Taiwan museum to conduct ‘wartime response’ exercises

Written by Wayne Chang, CNNTaipei, Taiwan In March, amid growing fears of a Russian attack on Ukraine’s cultural capital Lviv, staff at the city’s National Museum frantically packed up and hid thousands of its treasures. Now, more than 5,000 miles away, another globally acclaimed institution is also preparing for the threat of a possible invasion. […]

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Canada

Ontario town councillor breached code of conduct during ‘freedom convoy’: Integrity Commissioner | CBC News

West Lincoln Councillor Harold Jonker will be suspended from the Niagara-area council without pay for 30 days and be required to account for and pay back all food and gifts received during his participation in the anti-mandate protest around Parliament Hill. Jonker’s participation in the so-called “Freedom Convoy,” which began on Jan. 28 and was determined […]

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UK

Royal POLL: Should Camilla conduct more solo engagements?

Camilla celebrates her 75th birthday on Sunday and has marked the milestone by editing a special souvenir edition of Country Life magazine. The magazine highlights her patronages and Camilla also shares her love of the countryside, horses and dogs, her most cherished view and her favourite recipe. Camilla’s journey into the Royal Family has not […]

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Conservative Americans Can No Longer Conduct Business — and Commerce — as Usual. The list of companies providing such abortion benefits is not limited to those associated with the far left, such as Starbucks, Patagonia, Google, Amazon, CNN, the New York Times, or the irreparably woke Disney. It also includes companies such as Kroger, Dick’s Sporting Goods, CVS drugstores, Mastercard, and Target.

The Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization was a long-awaited victory for life. While Dobbs did not make abortion illegal, it did empower the residents of all 50 states to democratically determine abortion’s legal status through their elected representatives. Currently, 22 states provide or will soon provide protection for unborn children. […]

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US

Czech Republic Presidential Candidate to Conduct His Campaign in the Metaverse

We have been hearing politicians accepting cryptocurrency donations for a while now, however, we are now set to witness something completely new. Karel Janeček, one of presidential candidates for the upcoming elections in the Czech Republic, has decided to conduct their political campaigns in a Metaverse powered by the Polygon blockchain network. This is for […]

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Sports

Man Utd boss Erik ten Hag told how to conduct showdown Cristiano Ronaldo talks by ex-star

Erik ten Hag has been urged to put Cristiano Ronaldo’s mind at rest by emphasising his importance to Manchester United when he holds showdown talks with the superstar. Ronaldo returned to the Red Devils last summer, finishing as the club’s player of the year. But there have been questions over how well he will fit […]

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Sports

Matteo Berrettini slams ‘unfair’ Wimbledon points strip and hits out at ATP conduct

Matteo Berrettini has hit out at the ATP for their decision to remove all ranking points from Wimbledon. The world No 10’s ranking will take a hit as he will lose all 1,200 points he earned from making the final last year and claimed the move was “unfair” as he revealed “nobody” contacted the players before […]