Man City target Julian Weigl joins Benfica in £20m transfer from Borussia Dortmund – The Sun

BENFICA have signed midfielder Julian Weigl from Borussia Dortmund for £20million. The 24-year-old was being tracked by Manchester City in the summer as Pep Guardiola searched for potential Fernandinho replacements. 1 Benfica have signed midfielder Julian Weigl from Borussia Dortmund Guardiola opted for Rodri from Atletico Madrid in a £62.5million deal as Weigl went on […]

Iraq protesters attack US embassy over strikes: AFP

Baghdad (AFP) – Several thousand protesters attacked the US embassy in the Iraqi capital on Tuesday in anger at US air strikes that killed more than two dozen pro-Iran fighters at the weekend. A stream of men in military fatigues, as well as some women, marched through checkpoints that usually restrict access to Baghdad’s high-security […]

Second claim filed against LifeLabs alleging company failure to protect patient data

LifeLabs announced a data breach on Tuesday December 17, 2019. Veronica Henri / Toronto Sun A second civil claim has been filed against LifeLabs in a British Columbia court alleging the company failed to adequately protect the personal information of 15 million Canadian patients from a data breach last fall. Lawyer Guy Collette filed suit […]

Christmastime in Toronto, 1919: Uplifting messages, sports heroes and women in office life

The year was 1919 and the Toronto Daily Star was on a crusade — again. The paper wanted its readers to know that it was OK to hire women to work in offices, and ran a story on Boxing Day 1919 with a headline that announced, “Girls in Office Life Have Come to Stay; Women […]

Australia fires: Fires worsen as every Australian state hits 40C

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The remains of a car that was destroyed by bushfires in Balmoral, New South Wales Scores of fires are burning out of control across Australia amid a heatwave which has seen temperatures exceed 40C (104F) in every state. On Monday, the most dangerous fires were in the state of […]

Threat Of Wildfires Not Enough To Cancel Sydney’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks : NPR

Australian authorities say the iconic Sydney New Year’s Eve fireworks will go ahead, despite calls for them to be canceled for environmental concerns. Brendan Esposito /AP hide caption toggle caption Brendan Esposito /AP Australian authorities say the iconic Sydney New Year’s Eve fireworks will go ahead, despite calls for them to be canceled for environmental […]

Van Hollen: ‘If You Have a Rigged Trial There’s No Exoneration’ for Trump

On Sunday’s broadcast of ABC’s “This Week,” Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) argued if the Senate impeachment trial did not have witness and documents, it would be “rigged.” He argued he believed it would not be an exoneration for President Donald Trump if that is the case. Van Hollen said, “We’re focusing on the importance of […]

LGBTQ Rights Around The World Are In Danger, And The US Is Part Of The Problem

Roma Yandolin / Flickr Vision Daniil Grachev, an LGBTQ rights activist, is arrested by riot police during a pride event in St. Petersburg, 2013. My first job at BuzzFeed News in 2013 was something of an experiment: We wanted to cover LGBTQ rights worldwide as seriously as we cover wars or elections. Over the years […]

Apartment fire in Hemet that claimed three lives originated from Christmas tree, authorities say

An apartment fire in Hemet this week that killed a father and two of his children originated from a Christmas tree, authorities said. The fire broke out shortly after 1 a.m. Friday in a second-story apartment unit in the 100 block of North Alessandro Street, police and fire officials said. The three killed were identified […]

U.S. Navy confirms “harassed” of its aircraft carrier by Iranian vessels – Defence Blog

The U.S. Navy has confirmed that the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) was “harassed” by multiple Iranian vessels during transit of Strait of Hormuz earlier this month. The publication War Zone confirmed Friday that the group of Iranian Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) small craft followed the U.S. Navy Carrier Strike Group out of the […]