George Russell wins virtual F1 Monaco Grand Prix

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Formula One driver George Russell won the virtual Monaco Grand Prix race by a large margin on the day the iconic race would have been held.

British PM resists calls from own party to sack top adviser who crossed U.K. during lockdown

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson backed his senior adviser Dominic Cummings on Sunday, despite calls from within his own Conservative Party for the aide to resign for driving 400 kilometres during the coronavirus lockdown.

The myth of more 'free' time during the pandemic — and how pressure to use it productively might hurt

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We are told there are two options, writes Daniel Dalman: fight or flight. Fight the problem or run from it with a ton of busy work. But maybe there is a third option, one we’ve chosen and feel bad about picking. Can’t we just freeze? Sim...

WNBA teams set to make tough decisions on roster cuts

A Tuesday deadline for WNBA teams to get their rosters under the salary cap so players could start getting paid June 1has left many clubs with tough decisions on who they will cut and little time to figure it out.

Western Australia state hit by 'once-in-a-decade' storm

About 50,000 homes and businesses were without power across Western Australia state on Sunday as a severe storm hit the the coast and brought wind gusts of more than 100 km/h, officials said.

Union launches nationwide appeal for long-term care reform in wake of COVID-19

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The union backing Canada’s public employees is launching a nationwide effort to transform long-term care into a publicly funded, universal health care system in the midst of a pandemic it says has exacerbated problems in facilities acros...

The power outage that ended a tie game in the 1988 Stanley Cup final

Sheldon Turcott during Midday news segment on May 25, 1988
It was Game 4 of the Stanley Cup final and a power outage meant the game had to be shelved.

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr holiday amid curfews, coronavirus fears

Muslims around the world on Sunday began celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a normally festive holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, with millions under strict stay-at-home orders and many fearing renewed coronavirus outbreaks.

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon as thousands protest security laws

Pro-democracy supporters have sharply criticized a proposal, set to be approved by China's rubber-stamp parliament this week, that would ban secessionist and subversive activity, as well as foreign interference, in the semi-autonomous Ch...

Coronavirus: Here's what's happening in the sports world on Sunday

Stay up to date on the latest on how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting sports around the globe.

Crews resume fighting Porters Lake brush fire

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Fire crews are back at the scene of a large brush fire in Porters Lake on Sunday morning, as they work to bring it under control. So far 174 homes have been evacuated, but the entire order could affect 1,000 people.

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada on Sunday

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Negotiations are to continue this weekend among federal political parties over how Parliament should function as the COVID-19 crisis drags on. Here's a look at what's happening in Canada.

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