US ambassador to Canada emerges as favorite for UN post

WASHINGTON — US Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next US ambassador to the United Nations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is backing Craft for the post, and she also has the support of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security adviser John Bolton, according to […]

Winnipeg Pride Parade to include Portage and Main intersection

Pride Winnipeg has announced a change of plans to its 2019 LGBTQ celebrations. The organization says this year’s June parade will take place in the heart of Winnipeg’s downtown — through the iconic Portage and Main intersection. Pride Winnipeg says the expanded route shows the city’s forefront of celebrating and advocating for gender, sexuality and […]

Blue sky thinking for London’s newest green space

Blue sky thinking for London’s newest green space: Incredible public rooftop garden boasts spectacular 360 views of the city from 15 floors above the busy streets below The newly-opened roof garden above the 15th floor of the Fen Court development in the City is free to access Londoners and tourists can view the Walkie Talkie […]

Trucks carrying women, children leave last ISIS pocket in Syria

Trucks loaded with civilians left the last Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria on Friday, as U.S.-backed forces waited to inflict final defeat on the surrounded jihadists. Reporters near the front line at Baghouz saw dozens of trucks driving out with civilians inside them, but it was not clear if more remained in the tiny pocket. The village is all that remains for Islamic State in the Euphrates […]