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Trump’s secret court fight to keep his inner circle safe

Former US President Donald Trump’s attorneys are fighting a secret court battle to block a federal grand jury from gathering information from an expanding circle of close Trump aides about his efforts to overturn the 2020 election, people briefed on the matter told CNN. The high-stakes legal dispute — which included the appearance of three …

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NASA cancels moon rocket launch for 3rd time due to possible hurricane

NASA is skipping next week’s launch attempt of its new moon rocket because of a tropical storm that’s expected to become a major hurricane. It’s the third delay in the past month for the lunar-orbiting test flight featuring mannequins but no astronauts, a followup to NASA’s Apollo moon-landing program of a half-century ago. Hydrogen fuel …

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‘I love you guys’: Texan boater praises generous help received in Nunavut

When Myles Pedersen saw the crack in a boat that pulled to shore in Kugluktuk, Nunavut, at the end of August, he told its operator: “your boat should be on the bottom of the ocean.” Robert Youens, a 68-year-old from Austin, Texas, tried to travel part of the Northwest Passage — from Tuktoyaktuk, NWT to …

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Amid US recession fears, these steps can help protect your finances

It’s very easy to get swayed by headline news and market drops when you’re not clear on what you’re working towards. Amanda Wallace Head of insurance operations at Mass Mutual Meanwhile, a majority of Americans — 80% — are already worried about how a recession could impact their daily finances, MassMutual’s poll found. The survey …

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Iran’s sweeping internet blackouts are a serious cause for concern

CNN Business — When Iranian authorities pulled the plug on the internet in 2019 amid anti-government protests, the international community struggled to track the civilian carnage that followed. The people of Iran had taken to the streets to demonstrate after fuel prices surged as much as 300% overnight. The New York Times reported at the …

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Post-tropical storm Fiona pummels East Coast, washing away houses and leaving millions of thousands without power

Post-tropical storm Fiona strikes Port aux Basque, NL on Sept. 24, 2022.Wreckhouse Press/Handout Multiple communities in Atlantic Canada have issued evacuation orders as post-tropical storm Fiona made landfall early Saturday morning, bringing heavy rain, powerful winds and vicious storm surge that washed some buildings into the ocean. More than 500,000 customers are currently without power …

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One Woman Recovered, Another Missing After Being Swept Out to Sea

One woman has been rescued and taken to hospital and another is missing after storm surge destroyed their homes in Port aux Basques. RCMP Corporal Jolene Garland says one woman is missing after she was reportedly swept out to sea. Unfortunately, says Garland, conditions are so dangerous, officers are unable to confirm the woman’s status, …

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Hotel rates surge as revenue in hospitality sector begins to bounce back

Hotel rates are surging after travel roared back this summer. A room at Toronto’s Annex Hotel cost on average $250 before the pandemic. Now, it’s $300. “We saw a healthy rebound in normal guest behavior during the second quarter, as more people decided to travel into the city,” said Ryan Killeen, chief operating officer at …

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