Terror hoax charge followed investigation into U.S. podcast content, RCMP says

The RCMP investigated the content of a U.S. podcast and “other avenues of information” before charging a Toronto-area man with allegedly faking his involvement in ISIS, the police force said. In a statement to Global News, the RCMP confirmed its investigation had focused partly on the popular New York Times podcast Caliphate, about a Canadian…

Internet explodes with memes during Trump-Biden debate

‘Old man yells at old man’: Internet explodes with memes as despairing viewers watch ugly contest between Trump and Biden First debate between Trump and Biden descended into an ugly shouting match Viewers longed for moderator Chris Wallace to turn off their microphones Twitter exploded with memes as viewers shared each other’s exasperation  By Tim…

The NFL Wrap: Patrick Mahomes outshines Lamar Jackson, Russell Wilson keeps cooking, Aaron Rodgers renaissance

Week three in the NFL was another memorable one, with the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs brushing aside their key AFC rivals the Baltimore Ravens in an eagerly-anticipated Monday night showdown. The Chiefs, Pittsburgh Steelers, Tennessee Titans, Buffalo Bills, Seattle Seahawks, Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears all just about stayed perfect at…

Stephen Colbert Has Some Blunt Talk For Men Who Still Support Trump

Stephen Colbert had some tough talk for men who still support President Donald Trump.  On Monday night, the “Late Show” host discussed an ABC-Washington Post poll that found Trump’s lead among men to be the same as what it was over former secretary of state Hillary Clinton in 2016, making guys one of the few…

Tackling Covid down to every one of us, Baroness Finlay says

Image caption Baroness Finlay is concerned medics are “exhausted” after responding to the first wave of the pandemicOne of Wales’s most eminent doctors has said we are in “a precarious position” with almost two million people subject to new Covid restrictions. Baroness Ilora Finlay said people needed to take personal responsibility to stop the spread…

The best Christmas crackers for 2020

Christmas crackers are a fun and easy way to brighten up even the dullest of gatherings – and we consider it an essential part of the festive period. While it can be tempting to pick up a pack while doing your weekly grocery shop, taking the time to find a bundle to complete a beautiful…

Coronavirus live news: global deaths near 1m as India passes 6m cases | World news

China’s leaders suffered a rare wave of public outrage after ophthalmologist Li Wenliang died of the disease in Wuhan, the city where the coronavirus first emerged late last year. He had attempted to warn authorities about the new infection but was instead reprimanded for “spreading rumours”. Other medical whistleblowers in Wuhan later told Chinese media…

‘I’m Not Joking’ About Debate Drug Test for Joe Biden

President Donald Trump said Sunday that he was not joking about the need for a drug test ahead of the first presidential debate with former Vice President Joe Biden. “No. I’m not joking,” he said when asked about the idea during a White House press conference. “I’m willing to take a drug test, I think…

Arrests made again in Louisville on Saturday

Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Twenty-five more people were arrested during protests in Louisville Saturday night – the fourth night of demonstrations following the grand jury decision to charge only one officer in the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor. The charges are mostly curfew violations – there were 22 curfew-related charges,…