SHA advises possible coronavirus transmission through 3 Regina stores

Customers who visited three businesses in Regina are being advised by SHA to self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 for two weeks from the last date they visited the stores.

Airdrie Man concerned over lack of PPE during traffic stop

An Airdrie man said it wasn’t until after a breathalyzer test was administered that it dawned on him the RCMP officer wasn’t wearing a mask or gloves.

Judge orders COVID-19 tests at California detention center

A federal judge has ordered immigration officials to conduct weekly coronavirus testing for more than 100 men held at a California detention center

Asia Breaking News

COVID-19 rages in small-town India, and so does stigma

MEERUT, India: Sarthak Anand says his neighbours treated him like a “criminal” when he got COVID-19, a common experience in India’s vast hinterland where the pandemic – and stigmatisation – are now raging. “Even though I have recovered fully, no one wants to come near me,” Anand, a government …

Philippines confirms 3,379 new coronavirus infections, 24 deaths

MANILA: The Philippines’ health ministry on Friday (Aug 7) reported 3,379 additional coronavirus cases, bringing the country’s total number of confirmed infections to 122,754. In a bulletin, the ministry said deaths had increased by 24 to 2,168. Infections have surged nearly seven-fold while …

Chinese court sentences another Canadian to death for drugs

BEIJING: A Chinese court said on Friday (Aug 7) it had sentenced a Canadian to death for transporting and manufacturing drugs, the second Canadian in two days to receive a death penalty for drugs, and the fourth since Canada detained a top Huawei executive in 2018. Relations between China and …

Europe Breaking News

Christian B: Madeleine McCann suspect’s rape appeal ‘likely invalid’

A final decision on Christian B’s appeal will be made by the European Court of Justice at a later date.

Christopher Steele: Ex-spy says more must be done to stop Russian interference

Christopher Steele, who compiled the Trump-Russia dossier, says all UK political parties are targets.

Channel migrants: 235 people in 17 vessels stopped in one day

Among the 235 people who landed in Kent were children and a heavily pregnant woman.

Africa Breaking News

40 Migrants Drown Off Mauritania Trying to Reach EU, UN Agency Says

Only one survivor was found

Sudan Army’s Plan Is to Return to ‘Dark Days,’ Journalists Say

Cybercrime law amendments and Sudanese army’s plans to take legal action against journalists are troubling signs for press freedom, reporters and rights group say

US Firm Secures Oil Deal with US-Backed Forces in Syria

An American company has reportedly reached a deal with Kurdish forces in northeast Syria to develop and export crude oil

Tech News

TVA rescinds decision to outsource technology jobs

The Tennessee Valley Authority says it will rescind a decision to lay off its in-house technology workers

Capital One fined $80 million in data breach

The U.S. Treasury Department has fined Capital One $80 million for careless network security practices that enabled one of the biggest bank security breaches on record

Virus lockdown for world’s smallest and rarest wild pigs

The world’s smallest and rarest pig is under a lockdown, but not because of the coronavirus

Canada Breaking News

The coronavirus won’t stop 2 B.C. women from organizing annual toy drive

Global News viewers first met Sean when we covered his story about his dream trip to Legoland in California.

Trump’s tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum: A timeline of key events since 2017

The United States is once again imposing tariffs on some imported Canadian aluminum products and Canada is gearing up to retaliate with reciprocal tariffs.

SHA advises possible coronavirus transmission through 3 Regina stores

Customers who visited three businesses in Regina are being advised by SHA to self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 for two weeks from the last date they visited the stores.

UK Breaking News

Belly Mujinga: No charges over station worker’s coronavirus death

Prosecutors find “no further reliable evidence” to support a prosecution over Belly Mujinga’s death.

Caroline Flack inquest: ‘No doubt’ presenter intended to take own life

A coroner rules the death of the ex-Love Island and X Factor host at her London home was suicide.

London Marathon: 2020 edition to be elite-only race, with mass event cancelled

The 2020 London Marathon will involve only elite athletes, with 45,000 runners unable to take part in the mass participation race.

Australia Breaking News

Australian Medical Association urges NSW residents to wear face masks at all times

The country’s peak medical body is now encouraging residents in NSW to wear face masks in public at all times, as Premier Gladys Berejiklian urges the state’s young people to limit their social activity.

‘We’d rather they all p**s off’: Christmas Island shire president slams detention centre reopening

A committee of business, political and cultural leaders on Christmas Island are demanding further community consultation after the Australian government announced it was reopening an immigration detention centre on the island.

Infections in healthcare workers make up almost a third of Victoria’s new coronavirus cases

Victoria recorded 450 new coronavirus infections and 11 deaths overnight, Premier Daniel Andrews said on Friday.

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