Alberta Premier Requests Trudeau Focus on Energy Security at Meeting With Joe Biden

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith has sent a letter to the prime minister, requesting that his meeting with the U.S. president focus on the need for energy security. The letter, dated March 23 and published by the Government of Alberta, says the visit of American President Joe Biden to Canada presentsRead More

House Fails to Override Biden’s First Presidential Veto Amid Dispute Over ESG Investment Rule

The House of Representatives on Thursday failed to override President Joe Biden’s first veto of his presidency, which was related to a Biden administration rule on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investment. The House vote of 219–200 in favor of overriding Biden’s veto fell short of the two-thirds majority thresholdRead More

Actor Dick Van Dyke Injured in Malibu Car Crash

MALIBU, Calif.—Actor Dick Van Dyke suffered minor injuries when the car he was driving crashed a week ago in Malibu, authorities said Wednesday. The “minor” single-vehicle crash occurred on the morning of March 15, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Paramedics were sent to the scene as aRead More

Opposition MPs Scold Pharmaceutical Executives for Not Releasing Unredacted Vaccine Contracts

Conservative MPs on the public accounts committee admonished pharmaceutical executives on Thursday for refusing to release unredacted versions of the vaccine contracts with the Canadian government. “We are not asking for it for public release. We are asking for it so that the small group of members of Parliament—who haveRead More

Body of Missing 20-Year-Old Man Found in Flood Control Channel in Irvine

A 20-year-old man’s body was found on March 23 in the San Diego Creek in Irvine after being reported missing for two days, authorities said. Christian Nathan Cruz, of Irvine, who was developmentally disabled, was reported missing at about 11:30 p.m. on March 21. Cruz’s mother dropped him off atRead More

US Rejects China’s Claim That US Warship Illegally Entered Waters in South China Sea

The U.S. Navy on Thursday disputed China’s claim that the Chinese military had driven away a U.S. destroyer that illegally entered waters around the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea. In a statement, the Chinese military said that the guided-missile destroyer USS Milius intruded into China’s territorial waters, undermining peaceRead More

California Bill to Ban Police K-9s for Crowd Control, Arrests Advances in Legislature

A California bill to ban the use of police dogs for arrests and crowd control has advanced in a state Assembly committee March 21. Public Safety Committee members voted along party lines to pass Assembly Bill 742, introduced by Assemblymen Corey Jackson’s (D-Perris) and Ash Kalra (D-San Jose). Six DemocratsRead More