US reconsiders China’s tariffs on Taiwan: sources

China’s war games over Taiwan have prompted officials in the Biden administration to recalibrate their thinking about whether to remove some tariffs or potentially impose others on Beijing, setting those options aside for now, according to sources familiar with the deliberations. . Jayson Albano reports.

BC Court to Hear Class Action Request Alleging Abuse at Vancouver Catholic Schools

The original doors of the Mount Cashel Orphanage, in St. John’s, in 2020.Paul Daly/for the Globe and Mail A certification hearing begins Monday for a proposed class action lawsuit alleging that teachers who were implicated in physical and sexual abuse at a notorious Newfoundland orphanage decades ago were transferred to two Vancouver-area Catholic schools, where … Read more

Mayor of Lismore frustrated at delay in flood report as media leaks show $3bn recovery spending

The mayor of Lismore, in northern New South Wales, has urged the state government to publish a flood investigation report after hearing unconfirmed media leaks and nothing from the government. Key points: The flood investigation report has not been published yet, but leaks have appeared in some media outlets. Lismore Mayor Steve Krieg says he … Read more

Melania Trump’s “disgusting” single-word text during the January 6 riots

Melania Trump’s former chief of staff has shared an explosive text message from the former first lady saying he left her “sick.”

Public hearings to assess the courts’ response to COVID-19

ALBANY, NY (NEWS10) – The Commission to Reimagine the Future of New York Courts Announces a Series of Statewide Public Hearings to Evaluate Technology, Practices and Policies Adopted by State Courts in Response to COVID-19 . The first hearing is Tuesday and is intended to help define the goals and objectives of the Pandemic Practices … Read more

Australian lawmakers investigate official failures in flood response

SYDNEY – Australian authorities were unprepared for recent record flooding, according to a parliamentary inquiry into the response to extreme weather. At least 10 people were killed when wild storms and record rains swamped parts of New South Wales and Queensland three months ago. Thousands of residents were forced to flee their homes in eastern … Read more

Ukrainian soldier writes a poem in response to his daughters’ letter

A Ukrainian soldier wrote a poem in response to a letter from his daughters as the fight against the Russian invaders continues. The poem, shared on Twitter, went viral and left social media users in tears. “The poem of #Ukrainian soldier @vyshebaba written in response to letters from his daughters has already been translated into … Read more

Ottawa under fire for ‘repeated responses’ on overrepresentation of indigenous women in federal prisons

Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino speaks during question period in Ottawa on May 3.Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press The head of Canada’s most prominent indigenous women’s advocacy group rebuked the federal government on Thursday for its response to a Globe and Mail story detailing the overrepresentation of indigenous women in federal prisons. The article cited information … Read more

Victoria’s COVID-19 Response Commander Jeroen Weimar Resigns

Victoria’s COVID-19 Response Commander Jeroen Weimar will step down from his post at the end of this month. Key points: Jeroen Weimar was appointed COVID-19 Response Commander in July 2020 after serving at VicRoads and Public Transport Victoria. Weimar will take some time off before returning to a public service role Prime Minister Daniel Andrews … Read more

Netflix drops next Will Smith film amid Oscars scandal

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