Amherst police arrest man wanted on Canada-wide warrant

A man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant has been arrested in Amherst, N.S. following a traffic stop on Sunday morning. Christopher McKay, 33, was wanted after evading police when they attempted to arrest him at a home on Main Street in Trenton, N.S. on Saturday. According to police, McKay, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was recognized during a traffic stop on Willow Street just after 2 a.m. on Sunday. During the arrest, a loaded firearm and drugs were located, resulting in weapons charges. McKay has been taken into…

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Asia Covid19 

China and the WHO Cover Up Coronavirus

The World Health Organization (WHO) is covering for China’s deception involving the origin and use of the coronavirus according to experts Claudia Rosett and Gordon Chang. And if supposedly neutral UN agencies favor illiberal regimes and spread disinformation, western countries and religious minorities are in great danger. The experts were hosted at a webinar produced by the Center for Security Policy. The webinar was the first in a five-part series on biosecurity to accompany the launching of the Center’s new book, Defending Against Biothreats: What We Can Learn from the…

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Covid19 North America 

Black Lives Matter Protester Shot In Albuquerque, New Mexico

A protester in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is in “critical but stable condition” after he was shot on Monday evening, police announced. The unidentified demonstrator was part of a group calling for the removal of a statue of a 16th-century ruler linked to the massacre of hundreds of Native Americans. In the wake of the police killing of George Floyd, demonstrators around the world have been tearing down statues of figures linked to slavery and racism. Footage online showed several clashes between protesters and members of the New Mexico Civil Guard,…

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African Business News 

US may send troops to Tunisia over Russian campaign to destabilise region

Moscow has repeatedly denied accusations of involvement in the Libyan civil war, stressing that it wants to see a diplomatic settlement in the war-torn country, and recalling that it was a NATO military intervention in the country in 2011 which turned Libya into a failed state. The United States may send a brigade of troops for training purposes to Tunisia to counter the alleged ‘Russian threat’ to regional security, US African Command (AFRICOM) announced, citing a May 28 telephone conversation between AFRICOM Commander Gen. Stephen Townsend and Tunisian Defence Minister…

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Asia Covid19 

From ‘Respect’ to ‘Sick and Twisted’: How Coronavirus Hit U.S.-China Ties

Hard-liners are calling on Beijing to be more defiant, emboldened by the Trump administration’s efforts to blame China for the mounting death toll in the United States. Moderates are warning that Beijing’s strident responses could backfire, isolating the country when it most needs export markets and diplomatic partners to revive its economy and regain international credibility. “I have a very good relationship, but I just — right now I don’t want to speak to him,” Mr. Trump said of Mr. Xi on Thursday. A spokesman for China’s foreign ministry, Zhao…

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