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  • Atlanta police: Woman, killer dead after high-rise shootout

    ATLANTA (AP) — A man killed a woman and then died during a shootout with police at an apartment building in Atlanta's midtown neighborhood early Wednesday, police said.
  • Brazil Senate report urges charging Bolsonaro over pandemic

    BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A Brazilian senator has formally presented a report recommending President Jair Bolsonaro be indicted on criminal charges for allegedly bungling Brazil’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and pushing the country’s death toll to second-highest in the world.
  • Tiny wrists in cuffs: How police use force against children

    CHICAGO (AP) — Royal Smart remembers every detail: the feeling of the handcuffs on his wrists. The panic as he was led outside into the cold March darkness, arms raised, to face a wall of police officers pointing their guns.
  • Tiny wrists in cuffs: How police use force against children

    CHICAGO (AP) — Royal Smart remembers every detail: the feeling of the handcuffs on his wrists. The panic as he was led outside into the cold March darkness, arms raised, to face a wall of police officers pointing their guns.
  • Bridge being demolished collapses, killing 1, injuring 2

    COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — One worker was killed and two seriously injured when part of a bridge in Georgia collapsed into a river during early demolition work, officials said.
  • Jailed Russian opposition leader Navalny wins top EU prize

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was awarded the European Union's top human rights prize Wednesday in a clear slap at President Vladimir Putin.
  • Virus: Morocco suspending UK, Germany, Netherlands flights

    RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco is suspending until further notice all flights to and from the United Kingdom, Germany and the Netherlands amid rising coronavirus infections in those countries. The new restriction will come into force just before midnight Wednesday, the North African kingdom's airports authority said.
  • 'Black Hawk Down' pilot Durant enters Alabama Senate race

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Mike Durant, best known as the helicopter pilot shot down and held prisoner in the 1993 “Black Hawk Down” incident, is joining the U.S. Senate race in Alabama.
  • Fuel price hike worsens Lebanon's tough living conditions

    BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s government raised the price of fuel Wednesday by about 25%, the National News Agency reported, effectively removing all subsidies on fuel products and pricing them at market rate amid a worsening economic crisis.
  • Senegal seizes 2 tons of cocaine off coast; arrests 5

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal’s navy seized more than 2 tons of cocaine from a ship transporting the illegal substance off the coast of the West African nation.
Ruby the cat was found at kilometre 13 on Lac du Bois Road near Kamloops after being missing for 36 days.
House cat survives 36 days lost in backcountry near Kamloops
A Kamloops house cat was found last week in the backcountry around Lac du Bois Road near the city after being missing for 36 days. The calico cat called Ruby, was turned into the SPCA shelter weighing only two pounds after its ordeal, but w
A pumpkin patch in a garden in Kamloops.
When to pick those pumpkins as nights get colder in Kamloops, Okanagan
Pumpkins are reaching maturity and turning orange in many backyards in Kamloops and the Okanagan as Halloween approaches but with reports of frosty nights coming, some residents are wondering if they should pull their pumpkins off the vine early.

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