Democrat-Backed Darren Bailey Wins Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Primary

Illinois Democrats got the opponent they wanted for incumbent Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday, when state Sen. Darren Bailey won the Republican gubernatorial primary. The race was called by Bailey with about 33% of the votes counted. She got 53.5% of the vote with venture capitalist Jesse Sullivan getting 16.9% and former Aurora Mayor Richard […]

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Trump Tried to Join Jan. 6 Armed Mob Despite Threat of Violence, Former Aide Testifies

Cassidy Hutchinson, a former top adviser to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, arrives to testify during the sixth hearing of the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. at the Cannon House office building in Washington on June 28. .Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images US President Donald Trump was […]

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Marjorie Taylor Greene asks for Secret Service testimony, “own J6” hearing

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Georgia, said Tuesday that she could soon hold her “own” committee hearings on Jan. 6. Greene appears during a news conference in front of the Capitol in Washington, DC, on June 15, 2022. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia said she could hold her “own” hearings on Jan. […]

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Check-in: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

Breadcrumb Trail Links local trip Multi-million dollar renovation polishes the golden shine of the grand dame of Georgia Street Publication date: August 13, 2022 • 15 minutes ago • 4 minutes of reading • join the conversation The Hotel Vancouver (right) and the Vancouver Art Gallery, housed in the former Vancouver Justice Court building, are […]

Tropical storm Meari hits Japan with heavy rain and wind

TOKYO (AP) — Tropical Storm Meari unleashed heavy rain on Japan’s main island of Honshu as it headed north toward the capital Tokyo on Saturday, according to Japanese weather officials. The Japan Meteorological Agency said Meari made landfall in Shizuoka prefecture, southwest of Tokyo, in the afternoon, bringing sudden heavy rain and strong winds over […]

1st full day of 2022 Edmonton Fringe sees event firing on all cylinders: festival rep – Edmonton | Canadian

While the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival took place last year after the COVID-19 pandemic forced its cancellation in 2020, a festival representative said Friday that this year will feel a lot more like past Fringes that Alberta’s capital has come to expect. “It looks very similar to 2019,” said Mac Brock, a marketing specialist […]

What can parents look for as sexual trauma cases on steady rise in Alberta? | Canadian

When child sexual abuse or assault happens, it’s typically done by someone the child knows and trusts. “We’re very good at talking about ‘stranger danger,’ but we’re not good about talking about strange behaviour,” said Christina Johnson, executive director of the Sanare Centre. Cheryl Patterson, manager of the Chinook Child and Youth Advocacy Centre in Lethbridge, […]

Province responds to DTES tent city removal, says access to housing ‘limited’ | Canadian

B.C.’s provincial government says it is “bringing all of BC Housing’s resources to bear” to try and accommodate people displaced from a tent city in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, but says it simply doesn’t have many units available. The statement — the province’s first on the controversial “decampment” of the 100-block of East Hastings Street — […]