Deadly East Palo Alto park shooting prompts special city council meeting

EAST PALO ALTO (KRON) – The city of East Palo Alto held a special meeting to discuss Tuesday’s shooting at Jack Farrell Park that left one man dead and three others injured. The gunfire happened in broad daylight while children and families were playing in the park. Kids ran for their lives from East Palo… Continue reading Deadly East Palo Alto park shooting prompts special city council meeting

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Japan welcomes new US Indo-Pacific economic initiative

TOKYO (AP) — Japan welcomes a new U.S. economic initiative for the Indo-Pacific that President Joe Biden is expected to roll out during a visit to Tokyo next week because it demonstrates American commitment to a regional economic order that is not just about market access, an official said Friday. Biden is proposing the new… Continue reading Japan welcomes new US Indo-Pacific economic initiative

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Bach says Russia ban is to protect athletes, not punish them

GENEVA (AP) — Russian athletes and officials who have been banned from international sporting events because of the war in Ukraine are being protected rather than punished, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said Friday. Most sports bodies have followed the IOC guidance given on Feb. 28 — four days after Russia began its invasion… Continue reading Bach says Russia ban is to protect athletes, not punish them

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Parts of Spain on alert amid ‘extreme’ May temperatures

MADRID (AP) — Large parts of Spain were under alert Friday as a wave of intense heat began sweeping across the country, leaving residents sweltering through May temperatures that rank among the hottest in two decades. A mass of hot, dry air carrying dust from North Africa has pushed temperatures up to 15 degrees above… Continue reading Parts of Spain on alert amid ‘extreme’ May temperatures

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Ontario election 2022: Doug Ford and the PC Party’s plan for 4 more years

The Progressive Conservatives and leader Doug Ford have been smooth sailing for the majority of this campaign and most polls have them holding onto their majority, but what are they offering to the province’s residents? This is Ford’s second campaign to form a majority government and it has been framed as his to lose. Despite… Continue reading Ontario election 2022: Doug Ford and the PC Party’s plan for 4 more years

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Ontario election 2022: Steven Del Duca and the Liberals’ hopeful return to party status

First-time Ontario Liberal Party leader Steven Del Duca has crawled back the party from its poor showing in the 2018 election, but will it be enough to beat Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservatives? Del Duca, who currently lives in Vaughan with his wife and two daughters, was first elected during a byelection in 2012.… Continue reading Ontario election 2022: Steven Del Duca and the Liberals’ hopeful return to party status

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Ontario election 2022: Andrea Horwath and the NDP’s pitch to oust Doug Ford and PCs

With less than two weeks remaining in the Ontario election campaign and set against struggling poll numbers, Andrea Horwath and the Ontario NDP say they have the best shot at ousting Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservatives from the government benches. “This election has a lot at stake and what we need to do to… Continue reading Ontario election 2022: Andrea Horwath and the NDP’s pitch to oust Doug Ford and PCs

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Ontario election 2022: Mike Schreiner’s push to get more Green Party MPPs at Queen’s Park

After making history in the 2018 Ontario election by becoming the first Green Party of Ontario MPP to be elected to the provincial legislature, Mike Schreiner is using this campaign to make the pitch to elect more Green MPPs. “We need a parliament that’s going to meet the moment. We finally have a Green MPP… Continue reading Ontario election 2022: Mike Schreiner’s push to get more Green Party MPPs at Queen’s Park

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Energy secretary to visit nuclear plant, discuss waste issue

WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. energy secretary is planning to visit a nuclear power plant in Connecticut on Friday at the invitation of the local congressional member as they both work to change how spent nuclear fuel is stored nationwide to solve a decadeslong stalemate. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm and Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe… Continue reading Energy secretary to visit nuclear plant, discuss waste issue

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