The Pennsylvania National Guard was deployed to Philadelphia Tuesday as the city braces for a second night of violent riots after tense confrontations between angry demonstrators and police hours after two officers shot and killed a Black man. Several hundred guardsmen will assist local agencies in “protecting life, property and the right to peacefully assemble and protest,” Lt. Col. Keith Hickox said in a statement Tuesday. “We are able to conduct operations in support of civil authorities to enhance local law enforcement’s ability to provide continued public safety and critical infrastructure security.”
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Tony Bobulinski, a former business associate of Hunter Biden, will tell “Tucker Carlson Tonight” in an exclusive interview Tuesday evening that Joe Biden’s denials of knowledge or involvement in his son’s foreign dealings are “a blatant lie.” Bobulinski, a Navy veteran and the former head of SinoHawk Holdings — which he describes as a partnership between the CEFC China Energy conglomerate and two Biden family members — told Carlson that he almost walked out of last week’s second presidential debate when Biden discussed the topic.
In sports, they say a win is a win and it doesn’t matter how you get it. Even so, any good coach knows to look for warning signs. It’s the same in politics which is why the Liberals must be looking over the results from the Toronto Centre and York Centre byelections in some detail.
I used to start talks by telling the audience “I was born in the richest nation on Earth, and moved to the greatest. How lucky am I?” My tender years were spent in the United States: hand over heart, I said the Pledge of Allegiance every school day. I took civics and learned about America’s history and system of government from a very early age; these left indelible marks on my consciousness, and also gave me a frame of reference to compare to the Canadian system later.
Since 2015, the Trudeau government has shown a clear preference for providing Canadians benefits today, financed by debt that imposes costs on the next generation, and a disinterest in targeting assistance to those in need. Given the state of federal finances and their future path, the government must make hard decisions about several programs including the Canada Child Benefit (CCB), one of the Trudeau government’s signature reforms.
Moment Bronx man, 33, falls 15ft through sidewalk ‘sinkhole’ and is ‘swarmed by so many rats he couldn’t yell for help for fear they would crawl in his mouth’
A Bronx man was left horrified when he fell more than a dozen feet into a sinkhole that was swarming with rats, making it difficult for him to even open his mouth and call for help out of fear that the rodents would get in his mouth. Leonard Shoulders, 33, had been waiting on a bus at 3rd Avenue across from Saint Barnabas Hospital on Saturday when the sidewalk caved in. ‘It could have been anyone. It could have been anyone it was a whole scary situation. It was my son and thank God he’s alive,’ Cindy White, the man’s mother, explained to NBC New York.
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau chose frank words to describe a nation’s ennui Tuesday, calling the ongoing coronavirus pandemic a situation that “really sucks.” Trudeau’s comment was prompted by a reporter’s question asking how much responsibility the federal government bears for COVID-19 fatigue, brought on by changing public health advice since March. “It’s tough going through this second wave,” the prime minister told reporters in Ottawa, acknowledging there is a “tough winter” ahead.
Self-described as a heavily tattooed, fun-loving Australian, Amber Luke has revealed she splurged US $120,000 worth of body modifications to morph from a blond-haired teen to what she chronicles on Instagram as a “blue eyes white dragon.” Luke, 25, recently shared a selfie on her Instagram Stories under the caption “body modification is the ultimate form of self-expression.”
WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — The RCMP’s North District commander says video taken of a violent arrest in Williams Lake, B.C., doesn’t provide the full scope of the arrest and gives no context of what happened before the man was taken into custody. The video circulating on social media shows an officer kicking and punching a man on the ground while another officer is trying to handcuff him.
If the Patent Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) has its way, innovative new drugs and vaccines won’t come to Canada in future. The final guidelines from PMPRB — a federal agency — were released a few days ago. They will ensure Canada gets left behind for many new drugs, especially those for rare diseases.