December 01, 2023 09:00 (IST)
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Canada reaches deal with tech giant Google over Online News Act | All-party meeting on Dec 2 ahead of Parliament's winter session | Exit polls predict advantage BJP in Rajasthan, MP; Cong gains in Telangana, retains Chhattisgarh; Mizoram heads for hung house | US files charges against Indian man for alleged bid to kill Khalistani terrorist | In a setback for Delhi govt, Supreme Court clears Centre's proposal to extend 6-month extension for top officer

Canada reaches deal with tech giant Google over Online News Act

Toronto/IBNS: The Canadian government has inked a deal over the Online News Act with tech giant Google that needs the latter to pay $100 million annually to publishers, and to allow access to Canadian news content on its platform.

Powerhouse American diplomat and disputed Nobel laureate Henry Kissinger dies aged 100

Henry Kissinger, the former US Secretary of State and a master of realpolitik known for his crucial yet polarising role in American foreign policy during the period of the Cold War, has died at the age of 100.

Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, who worker under President Nixon and Ford, dies at 100

Washington: Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, who is credited with shaping American foreign policy in the 1970s by devising plans to conclude the Vietnam War and restrain communist nations, has died at the age of 100.

Canada: Toronto observes ‘Giving Tuesday’, encourages residents for donations to charitable organizations

Toronto/IBNS: The City of Toronto observed Nov 28 as ‘Giving Tuesday’ by highlighting the impact of local giving and connecting residents with opportunities to give back.

New York subway shooting leaves two people hurt

At least two people were shot and wounded in a moving subway in New York City's Brooklyn region on Tuesday.

Canada: Air Transat workers vote in favour of strike starting Jan 3 if new labour deal is not reached

Toronto/IBNS: Following an overwhelming majority vote, Air Transat flight attendants said they are in a position to strike as soon as Jan 3  if a new labour deal can't be reached.

Pesticides are still found in U.S. baby food but less toxic: Reports

Baby food in the United States may still contain potentially harmful pesticides but is less toxic than it was about 30 years ago, according to a new study by a nonprofit U.S. environmental group.

US shooting: Three Palestinian students shot, suspect arrested

At least one person has been arrested over the shooting of three Palestinian college students in Burlington city of the US, media reports said on Monday.

Canada: 3 dead, 2 critically injured in Winnipeg shooting

At least three people were killed and two others injured in a shooting occurred in Canada's Winnipeg city on Sunday.

Tension spikes as shots were fired at Gippy Grewal’s Vancouver residence

In a shocking incident that unfolded early Saturday morning, unidentified assailants targeted the residence of renowned Punjabi actor and singer Gippy Grewal. The assailants fired what they described as “warning shots,” adding a new layer of tension to an already complex web of celebrity affiliations.

Derek Chauvin, convict in George Floyd murder case, stabbed in prison

Derek Chauvin, a former police officer who was convicted for murdering George Floyd, was injured in a stabbing incident at a federal prison in the US state of Arizona on Friday.

US: Teen stabbed to death during fight outside axe-throwing bar in New York

A 17-year-old was stabbed to death during a fight with another group outside a lower Manhattan axe-throwing bar in New York on Thursday.

United Airlines pilot suspended for his social media post describing Hamas terrorists as 'brave people'

New York: A United Airlines pilot was temporarily removed from work for his online comments on the October 7 Hamas attack on Israel. The comment was flagged as ‘disturbing’ as Ibrahim R Mossallam, responsible for the safety of passengers while working as a pilot, called the Hamas terrorists “brave people”.

2 die as car explodes near US-Canada border, triggers massive security alert

At least two persons died after a car exploded at a US-Canada checkpoint near Niagara Falls on Wednesday.

2 killed in vehicle explosion on Rainbow Bridge near Niagra Falls on US-Canada Border; terrorism angle suspected

New York: Border crossings between the US and Canada near Niagara Falls were shut down on Wednesday following a vehicle explosion at Rainbow Bridge, prompting actions by terrorism investigators, media reports said.