News From North America
Covid: Trump's chief of staff admits US cannot control pandemic
on October 26, 2020 at 8:49 am
Democrat Joe Biden says comments by Mr Trump's chief of staff show the White House has admitted defeat.
Commissioner claims OPP 'falsely blamed' for Caledonia, Ont. escalation, releases video of confrontation
by (CTVNews.ca - Canada - Public RSS) on October 26, 2020 at 3:07 am
The OPP Commissioner shared a one-minute video on Twitter that shows two unidentified people hitting a cruiser with a lacrosse stick, and cracking the car's windshield.
Covid-19: US pulls plan to give early vaccine to Santa Claus
on October 26, 2020 at 12:20 am
Santa, Mrs Claus and elves all would have received early access in exchange for promoting vaccinations.
Horgan promises to work across party lines after winning majority
by (CTVNews.ca - Canada - Public RSS) on October 25, 2020 at 11:39 pm
Premier John Horgan says his majority New Democrat government is open to exploring new ideas that can help shape British Columbia regardless of their political or geographic origins.
All families, children evacuated as Neskantaga First Nation faces new water crisis, chief says
by (CTVNews.ca - Canada - Public RSS) on October 25, 2020 at 7:50 pm
The chief of a northwestern Ontario First Nation says all families and children have been evacuated from the community, just days after an oily sheen was discovered in the Neskantaga water reservoir.
Thanksgiving, fewer restrictions contributing to Canada's surge in COVID-19 cases, experts say
by (CTVNews.ca - Canada - Public RSS) on October 25, 2020 at 5:47 pm
Experts say there are a variety of factors contributing to Canada's recent surge in COVID-19 cases including Thanksgiving celebrations, fewer restrictions and increased testing capacity.
Wilton Gregory: Pope Francis names first African-American cardinal
on October 25, 2020 at 3:48 pm
Wilton Gregory, Washington DC's archbishop, is among 13 new cardinals to be nominated.
World Series 2020: Tampa Bay Rays beat LA Dodgers in extraordinary finale to game four
on October 25, 2020 at 3:02 pm
Watch the extraordinary finale to game four of the World Series as a comedy of errors from the Los Angeles Dodgers hands the Tampa Bay Rays an unlikely victory.
Ontario player wins Saturday's $14.2 million Lotto 649 jackpot
by (CTVNews.ca - Canada - Public RSS) on October 25, 2020 at 11:22 am
A ticket holder in Ontario won Saturday night's $14.2 million Lotto 649 jackpot.
Misty Copeland: Ballet’s listening after George Floyd
on October 25, 2020 at 10:50 am
Radio 1 Newsbeat hears from dancers about how the Black Lives Matter movement has changed ballet.
Dr Fauci: Covid vaccine result could come by end of 2020
on October 25, 2020 at 10:41 am
The US government scientist says we should know if a vaccine is "safe and effective" by December.
'Murder hornet': First nest found in US eradicated with vacuum hose
on October 25, 2020 at 10:40 am
The Asian giant hornets can wipe out a colony of honeybees in hours.
Adele sings and jokes about weight loss as she hosts Saturday Night Live
on October 25, 2020 at 6:11 am
The star also tells the audience "my album's not finished" as she presents the US sketch show.
NDP gains: High-profile Liberal incumbents Mary Polak, Jas Johal, Sam Sullivan lose seats
by (CTVNews.ca - Canada - Public RSS) on October 25, 2020 at 4:47 am
Several high-profile BC Liberal incumbents have fallen as John Horgan's NDP secured the party's first majority government since the 1990s.
Two charged in connection to fires at Kitchener-Waterloo Walmart stores
by (CTVNews.ca - Canada - Public RSS) on October 25, 2020 at 2:09 am
Police have arrested two people in connection to a series of fires at Walmart stores in Waterloo and Kitchener.
Six Nations council calls for land claim talks with Ontario and Ottawa amid tensions
by (CTVNews.ca - Canada - Public RSS) on October 25, 2020 at 12:04 am
The elected council of an Ontario first nation at the heart of an Indigenous land dispute called for calm on Saturday after a week that saw tensions escalate between police and demonstrators at a proposed housing development site.
Mexico became this sculptor’s land of artistic opportunity
by Leigh Thelmadatter (Mexico News Daily) on October 24, 2020 at 9:27 pm
Artist Francesca Dalla Benetta’s story shows how an even seemingly fragmented past can come together to make something truly amazing. FULL STORY
Signs in Mexico City that Jalisco cartel is expanding its presence
by Alessandro Ford (Mexico News Daily) on October 24, 2020 at 9:01 pm
Signs have emerged that the Jalisco New Generation Cartel is expanding its presence, largely by allying itself with the Fuerza Anti-Unión.
October could become the second worst month for Covid after July
by Peter Davies (Mexico News Daily) on October 24, 2020 at 8:34 pm
October's accumulated tally has already exceeded that of June when health authorities reported 135,425 new cases.
'Rally for reparations' held by descendants of Africville residents, 50 years after demolition
by (CTVNews.ca - Canada - Public RSS) on October 24, 2020 at 7:35 pm
Descendants of a Black Nova Scotia community demolished more than 50 years ago gathered Saturday to demand reparations.
Many butterflies travel thousands of kilometers only to be hit by a car
by Susy Buchanan (Mexico News Daily) on October 24, 2020 at 6:18 pm
The deaths of monarch butterflies on highways is a phenomenon that researchers are just beginning to examine.
Nightmare at IMSS: husband with Covid opens window into the bureaucracy
by Leigh Thelmadatter (Mexico News Daily) on October 24, 2020 at 5:58 pm
My husband Alejandro has officially been diagnosed with Covid-19 and it has been nothing short of a nightmare.
Trump comment on 'blowing up' Nile Dam angers Ethiopia
on October 24, 2020 at 5:01 pm
Its PM condemns "aggressions" after Donald Trump says Egypt might destroy a controversial Nile dam.
Clocks change Sunday as daylight saving time ends
by Susy Buchanan (Mexico News Daily) on October 24, 2020 at 4:37 pm
Daylight saving time is ending once again and on Sunday most of Mexico will move the clock back one hour.
Soccer player found guilty of homicide in deaths of newlyweds
by Susy Buchanan (Mexico News Daily) on October 24, 2020 at 4:29 pm
Professional soccer player Joao Maleck has been found guilty of two counts of aggravated homicide resulting from a traffic accident in 2019.
Free rent until 2021: 'Once in a lifetime' rental market price drop leads to crazy incentives
by (CTVNews.ca - Canada - Public RSS) on October 24, 2020 at 4:11 pm
A Canadian website with about 9,000 residential rental listing in Toronto said the pandemic has created an unprecedented market for renters, with many landlords offering tenants major incentives.
3 states at risk of going to maximum risk level on coronavirus stoplight map
by Peter Davies (Mexico News Daily) on October 24, 2020 at 3:58 pm
The orange light “high” risk states of Coahuila, Durango and Nuevo León will turn red if their coronavirus outbreaks don't wane.
Osiris-Rex: Nasa probe risks losing asteroid sample after door jams
on October 24, 2020 at 9:55 am
The Osiris-Rex spacecraft collected so much rock from asteroid Bennu that bits are leaking out.
The man who taught Uber how to say sorry
on October 24, 2020 at 8:57 am
Economist John List had a bad ride with Uber and never got an apology, so he showed them the best way to do it.
Coronavirus: US cases reach record high amid new wave of infections
on October 24, 2020 at 4:46 am
More than 83,000 new infections were reported on Friday, with deaths and hospital numbers also rising.