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“Some people plan to boycott Home Depot after co-founder announces donations for Trump”

Shoppers are boycotting Home Depot after a co-founder of the home improvement store, Bernie Marcus, said he planned to donate to President Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign, Business Insider reports. The billionaire, an avid supporter of the president, told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in June that while he didn’t “agree with every move” Trump has made, he has still “produced more than anybody…

#HongKong

Hong Kong (CNN)Hong Kong’s leader has issued a rare public apology in the wake of repeated record-breaking protests that called for the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill with China.Speaking Tuesday, two days after protest organizers estimated 2 million people took to the streets to demand the bill be fully withdrawn and that she step down, Chief Executive…

2 women abducted in Ghana rescued

Two Canadian women who were abducted earlier this month in Ghana have been rescued, and their names have been released. Ghana’s Information Ministry said the rescue operation was completed early Wednesday in the south-central Ashanti region. No other details were immediately available from the ministry. But the Canadian government said in an email to CBC…

Botswana Welcome to the 21st

(CNN)Botswana’s High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa’s LGBTQ movements.The court in the southern African country unanimously ruled on Tuesday that the legislation was discriminatory, unconstitutional and against the public interest.”A democratic society is one that embraces tolerance, diversity and open-mindedness,” Justice Michael Leburu said,…

Doug Ford reverses Cuts

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has reversed this year’s cuts to municipal funding, including child care, public health and EMS, but future cuts will continue as planned. “We’re a government that listens,” Ford told reporters outside his office at Queen’s Park Monday morning. “We’re going to give the mayors more time. We’re going to work with them.” The…

#FridayThoughts

London (CNN)UK Prime Minister Theresa May finally gave in to the intense political pressure over her failure to secure Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, announcing her resignation in an emotional address to the nation on Friday.Standing at a lectern in Downing Street, May said she deeply regretted not being able to deliver Brexit, the issue that…

Election Riots in Indonesia kills 6 people

Six people have been killed and 200 injured during mass rallies in Jakarta against the re-election of Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Indonesian police confirmed the death toll based on reports from hospitals. They said the cause of the deaths was being investigated. The national police chief has denied his officers used live ammunition. Social media…

Chinese Made Drones Spying on American Citizens

Washington (CNN)Chinese-made drones may be sending sensitive flight data to their manufacturers in China, where it can be accessed by the government there, the US Department of Homeland Security warned in an alert issued Monday obtained by CNN.The drones are a “potential risk to an organization’s information,” the alert from DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security…

Earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

A powerful earthquake measuring magnitude 7.5 has struck Papua New Guinea. The quake was centered 28 miles northeast of Kokopo and hit at a relatively shallow depth of 6 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake had triggered a tsunami alert for the country and the nearby Solomon Islands, but the Pacific Tsunami…

Police Week Ontario

Starting on Saturday to May 18th is the official police week in Ontario. Toronto Police met with the community this morning in Regent Park to officially kick off the week of community outreach and updating the community on the upcoming changes being brought within the community and the police force. TORONTO – Ontario’s Government is…

#McHappyDay

f you’re still unsure of what to do for breakfast, lunch, or dinner – why not head to a McDonald’s restaurant and help out a good cause? Wednesday is ‘McHappy Day’ right across Canada. That means one dollar from the sale of every Big Mac, Happy Meal, and hot McCafé beverage will go toward Ronald…

Joe Biden The Next United States President?

(CNN)After months of deliberation, former Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday announced his decision to run for president for a third time, answering one of the biggest outstanding questions about the makeup of the 2020 race.The announcement came in a campaign video released Thursday morning.In his campaign announcement video, Biden rebuked the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August…

Scientist photograph the Event Horizon (A Black-hole)

Black holes have been mysterious and elusive — until now. Astronomers using the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) have, for the first time, photographed one. “We’ve now seen the unseeable,” said Avery Broderick, a physicist at the University of Waterloo and the Perimeter Institute who was part of the international EHT research team. “Black holes are made real — they’re not just the scribblings on theorists’…

28-year-old Ricardo Tracey wanted by the Toronto Police in connection with a sexual assault

28-year-old Ricardo Tracey is wanted by police in connection with Sexual Assault causing bodily harm. Ricardo is described as 6’2 with cropped black hair and very little facial hair. Police have placed him along Spadina Avenue and he also frequents Lakeshore Boulevard West as well as Fort York. Tracey will also be charged with 7…

#MLKDAY

(CNN)On the weekend of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, Vice President Mike Pence shockingly invoked a line from the civil rights leader’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech to build support for President Donald Trump’s proposed deal on the border wall. Asking legislators to agree to Trump’s proposal of spending $5.7 billion on a border wall along…

US Congressman Steve King White Nationalist – Wonders how is White Supremacy Offensive?

A sitting member of Congress has just more-or-less openly endorsed white supremacism. “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?” Rep. Steve King (R-IA) said in an interview with the New York Times’s Trip Gabriel published Thursday morning. “Why did I sit in classes teaching me about the merits of our…