United States of America

Pentagon shoots down unknown object flying in U.S. airspace

Feb 10, 2023 | 2:30pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon shot down an unknown object flying in U.S. airspace off the coast of Alaska on Friday on orders from President Joe Biden, White House officials said. The object was flying at about 40,000 feet and posted a “reasonable threat” to the safety of civilian flights, said John Kirby, White House […]

As ‘Three Amigos’ meet in Mexico, experts call on leaders for North American vision

Jan 9, 2023 | 8:56am

From the frosty throes of a Canadian winter, the land of conquistadors and Frida Kahlo can seem a million miles away. But that’s not the way North American diplomats, trade experts and business leaders see it — and they hope the continent’s leaders have a similar vision as the so-called “Three Amigos” gather this week […]

Frigid monster storm across US claims at least 24 lives

Dec 25, 2022 | 1:28pm

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Millions of people hunkered down against a deep freeze Sunday to ride out the winter storm that has killed at least 25 people across the United States and is expected to claim more lives after trapping some residents inside houses with heaping snow drifts and knocking out power to several hundred […]

Election scrutiny high, but no big hitches as voting begins in USA

Nov 8, 2022 | 11:48am

Final voting began without major hitches Tuesday in midterm elections under intense scrutiny after two years of false claims and conspiracy theories about how ballots are cast and counted. Since the last nationwide election two years ago, former President Donald Trump and his allies have succeeded in sowing wide distrust about voting by promoting false […]

Judge sides with Enbridge Inc. in Michigan’s latest effort to halt Line 5 pipeline

Aug 18, 2022 | 12:49pm

A judge in Michigan has ruled in favour of Enbridge Inc. in the company’s long-running dispute with the state over the Line 5 cross-border pipeline. In her ruling, Judge Janet Neff says the case belongs in federal court — a blow to Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s bid to shut down the pipeline. It’s the second […]

Walker Facing Charges After Disappearance

Aug 8, 2022 | 2:19pm

A woman who disappeared from the Saskatoon area with her young son, was found safe and sound in a rental suite just outside of Portland Oregon. Dawn Walker was in a courtroom in the US, today (Monday) facing two charges after she illegally crossed into the U.S. with her 7-year-old son at some point over […]

BREAKING: US Supreme Court Overturns Roe v Wade

Jun 24, 2022 | 8:49am

The US Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v  Wade. Friday’s outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. The decision, unthinkable just a few years ago, was the culmination […]