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The Latest: Canada's Trudeau extends travel restrictions

Apr. 20, 2021 14:05 PM EDT

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is extending travel restrictions that make it mandatory for air travelers to quarantine in a hotel at their own expense when they arrive in Canada. He’s also thanking the country’s two major airlines for extending a voluntary...

Biden's virtual climate summit: Diplomacy sans human touch

Apr. 20, 2021 05:27 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — There will be no hands to shake or backs to slap, no way to look a foreign leader in the eye. The small human moments that define statecraft will be reduced to images on a screen. President Joe Biden, a most hands-on politician, this week will host a...

Group urges UN to probe China for crimes against humanity

Apr. 19, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

KASHGAR, China (AP) — A human rights group appealed to the United Nations on Monday to investigate allegations China's government is committing crimes against humanity in the Xinjiang region. Human Rights Watch cited reports of the mass detention of Muslims, a crackdown...

Ontario retracts new restrictions that drew the ire of many

Apr. 17, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Ontario's premier retracted restrictions Saturday that banned playgrounds and allowed police to require anyone not at home to explain why they’re out after a backlash from police forces, health officials and the public. The pandemic restrictions...

US women's hockey coach steps down due to COVID-19 concerns

Apr. 17, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

Assistant coach Joel Johnson is taking over the United States women’s national hockey team after Bob Corkum abruptly stepped down while citing COVID-19 protocol concerns less than three weeks before the world championships open in Canada. “I was not comfortable with...

Ontario to limit outdoor gatherings amid wave of infections

Apr. 16, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s most populous province is limiting outdoor gatherings to those in the same household and will close playgrounds and golf courses amid a record wave of coronavirus infections fueled by variants, Ontario's premier announced Friday. The decision sparked widespread...

The Latest: Vaccines to be made available at Alaska airports

Apr. 16, 2021 21:10 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy says COVID-19 vaccines would be made available at key airports in the state starting June 1. He made the announcement Friday, as he unveiled plans aimed at bolstering Alaska’s pandemic-battered tourist industry. ...

Today in History

Apr. 10, 2021 00:18 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, April 10, the 100th day of 2021. There are 265 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 10, 1947, Brooklyn Dodgers President Branch Rickey purchased the contract of...

UK mourns Prince Philip; leaders honor his service to queen

Apr. 09, 2021 13:59 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — World leaders and people on the street honored Prince Philip’s life of service to his wife, Queen Elizabeth II, and the British nation Friday after hearing of the death of a man who had been at the center of public life longer than most of them have been alive. ...

Toronto schools shutdown amid third wave of infections

Apr. 07, 2021 14:28 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Schools in Canada’s largest city will shut down Wednesday and move to online learning because of a third surge of coronavirus infections fueled by more-contagious virus variants. Toronto Medical Officer of Health Dr. Eileen de Villa said in a statement...