Pakistan suicide bombing: Death toll rises

PESHAWAR, Pakistan – A suicide bombing that struck inside a mosque at a police and government compound in northwest Pakistan reflects “security lapses,” current and former officials said as the death toll from the devastating blast climbed to 100 on Tuesday. The blast, which ripped through a Sunni mosque inside a major police facility in … Read more

Brother vs brother: Kelces prepare for Super Bowl showdown

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Donna Kelce is going to have to pull out that now-familiar custom jersey — the one with Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce’s front stitched to Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce’s back — one more time this season. At least this time, she’ll get to see her boys in … Read more

Marburg vaccine shows promising results in first-in-human study

Media Advisory Monday, January 30, 2023 What A newly published paper in The Lancet shows that an experimental vaccine against Marburg virus (MARV) was safe and induced an immune response in a small, first-in-human clinical trial. The vaccine, developed by researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National … Read more

Illinois prosecutors drop pending criminal cases against R. Kelly, who remains imprisoned on federal convictions

CNN — Prosecutors in Illinois’ Cook County have dropped state sex-crime charges against singer R. Kelly, who has already been convicted of federal charges set to keep him in prison for decades. The Illinois charges – aggravated criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual abuse counts involving four accusers – are being dropped in part … Read more

Analysis: Legault has full plate as National Assembly resumes work Tuesday

Breadcrumb Trail Links Quebec Local News At 65 and in his 25th year of politics, Quebec’s premier clearly wants results, but a government’s second mandate can be filled with danger. Prime Minister François Legault has hosted an unprecedented series of one-on-one meetings with other party leaders over the last two weeks. Photo by Jacques Boissinot … Read more

Geopolitical challenges loom for WTA after Aryna Sabalenka Aussie win

Breadcrumb Trail Links Tennis The Australian Open provided another reminder of the strength of Chinese women’s tennis Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka poses with the 2023 Australian Open winner’s trophy in Royal Botanic Garden in Melbourne on January 29, 2023, following her victory over Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina in the women’s singles final of the tennis tournament. Photo … Read more

STAY VANCOUVER Offers Up To C$250 Prepaid Mastercards For Hotel Stays In DT Vancouver Through April 30, 2023

The Vancouver Hotel Destination Association (VHDA) has extended its promotion for stays at 42 participating hotels in the city through April 30, 2023. Travelers will receive a gift card in the form of up to $250 in Mastercard® pre-paid card with a minimum 2-night stay at the participating hotels. You must make the booking on … Read more