After White House test, Pa. senator calls COVID-19 case mild

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Republican state lawmaker from Pennsylvania revealed Monday that he has COVID-19, confirming the positive test five days after he went to the White House to meet with President Donald Trump and went maskless at a packed

After White House test, Pa. senator calls COVID-19 case mild

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Republican state lawmaker from Pennsylvania revealed Monday that he has COVID-19, confirming the positive test five days after he went to the White House to meet with President Donald Trump and went maskless at a packed

Manitoba premier says COVID-19 restrictions may remain in place into the winter

WINNIPEG — Manitobans will likely have to deal with strict COVID-19 measures into the winter, Premier Brian Pallister warned Tuesday.With daily case counts remaining high and intensive care capacity close to the limit, Pallister said some restrictions ...

Turkish Cypriot leader wants new direction for Cyprus talks

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar said Tuesday efforts to resolve Cyprus’ ethnic division should start fresh and aim to achieve a two-state deal, because decades of negotiations for a federation-based agreement have got nowhere. Tata...

More than 100 inmates, 23 staff test positive for COVID-19 at Saskatoon jail

REGINA — Some offenders in a Saskatchewan jail where more than 100 inmates have been infected with COVID-19 say their units are too full to stop the spread.  The Ministry of Justice says that as of Monday 107 inmates and 23

More than 100 inmates, 23 staff test positive for COVID-19 at Saskatoon jail

REGINA — Some offenders in a Saskatchewan jail where more than 100 inmates have been infected with COVID-19 say their units are too full to stop the spread.  The Ministry of Justice says that as of Monday 107 inmates and 23

Pentagon official overseeing counter-IS effort has resigned

WASHINGTON — The civilian official overseeing the Pentagon's campaign to defeat the Islamic State group in the Middle East has resigned in the latest jolt to Pentagon leadership in the waning weeks of the Trump administration. The Pentagon said in a

Mask order, fine of up to $500, now in effect in Yukon but enforcement not a priority

WHITEHORSE — A mask order aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19 is now in effect across Yukon, but the territory's top doctor says enforcement of the regulation is not the first priority. Dr. Brendan Hanley said Tuesday people will be

Mark Walker takes early jump into N. Carolina Senate race

RALEIGH, N.C. — Outgoing North Carolina Rep. Mark Walker announced on Tuesday his bid to succeed retiring GOP Sen. Richard Burr in 2022, a path the Republican indicated a year ago he'd pursue after his House district shifted to the

Airbnb asked Canada for a bailout. Canada slapped Airbnb with a tax.

It’s about to get a lot more expensive to stay at short-term rentals in Canada as Ottawa announced a new tax on Airbnb and other short-term accommodation platforms. “In order to ensure that the GST/HST applies consistently and effectively with