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Over 80,000 without power in PEI as Fiona makes landfall in eastern NS

CBC News will have special coverage of the arrival of Hurricane Fiona with CBC PEI’s Wayne Thibodeau through the night. We will also have digital updates throughout the weekend. A special extended version of Atlantic Tonight on Saturday at 7 pm and Sunday at 6 pm will include complete coverage of Hurricane Fiona and the …

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Prince Harry feels his days as a relevant member of the royal family are numbered, source says

Prince Harry has had a long-lasting fear of time running out as soon as Prince George turns 18, and he also is afraid of becoming irrelevant and having the same fate as prince andrew. Prince George will eventually turn 18 The source claims that “He had this thing that he had a shelf life. He …

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Filipino survivors of martial law still haunted by abuse 50 years after declaration

The Current25:29Survivors remember declaration of martial law in the Philippines Warning: This story contains graphic details of torture that may be disturbing to readers. On the morning of Sept. 23, 1972, Chris Sorio remembers being awoken by his mother at their home in Quezon City in the Philippines. She told him that the country had …

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Biden surprises Elton John with National Humanities Medal at White House

Washington CNN — President Joe Biden on Friday presented Sir Elton John with the National Humanities Medal, surprising the music icon following a performance on the South Lawn of the White House. “I’m never flabbergasted, but I’m flabbergasted,” a visibly moved John said, thanking the President and saying that he will “treasure” the honor. The …

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Canadian Hurricane Center says Hurricane Fiona will be ‘historic, extreme event’

The Canadian Hurricane Center says Hurricane Fiona will make landfall in eastern Nova Scotia as a powerful post-tropical storm early Saturday. In a Friday afternoon briefing, Bob Robichaud, a warning preparedness meteorologist with the centre, cautioned people not to focus on the hurricane’s track since its effects will be felt across a swath of eastern …

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epublican Tudor Dixon makes light of plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer at campaign stop

During a pro-Dixon super PAC event in Troy, Michigan, Dixon criticized Whitmer for what the Republican characterized as burdensome business regulations. She said Whitmer is “not a businesswoman” and is a “politician with a law degree,” and then invoked the kidnapping plot. A federal jury in August convicted two men of conspiring to kidnap Whitmer …

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Ottawa condemns death of Mahsa Amini and state crackdown on protests in Iran

Canada’s foreign affairs minister is condemning the death of Mahsa Amini in Iranian police custody and the ensuing state crackdown on civilian protests. “Her death was a direct result of the systemic and continued harassment and repression of women by Iran,” Melanie Joly said in a media statement released Friday. The 22-year-old Amini died last …

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Autopsy finds Elijah McClain died from being put in neck hold, injected with ketamine by police

A Black man died after a police encounter in a Denver suburb in 2019 because he was injected with a powerful sedative after being forcibly restrained, according to an amended autopsy report publicly released Friday. Despite the finding, the death of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old massage therapist, was still listed as undetermined, not a homicide, …

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