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GOP women who helped defeat a near-total abortion ban are losing reelection in South Carolina

GOP women who helped defeat a near-total abortion ban are losing reelection in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A near-total abortion ban was defeated in South Carolina with the help of the only three Republican women in the Senate, but after Tuesday’s primary, they’re losing their election bids.
NDP bill to criminalize coercive control in intimate partner violence heads to Senate

NDP bill to criminalize coercive control in intimate partner violence heads to Senate

OTTAWA — An NDP private member's bill that would criminalize a pattern of abuse known as coercive control is heading to the Senate. The legislation from Victoria MP Laurel Collins passed third reading unanimously in the House of Commons today.
Nova Scotia premier says election call could come before summer 2025 fixed date

Nova Scotia premier says election call could come before summer 2025 fixed date

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s premier is casting doubt on whether he will adhere to the fixed provincial election date his party passed into law soon after coming to power.
Incumbent fends off far-right challenge in local Nevada race with potential elections implications

Incumbent fends off far-right challenge in local Nevada race with potential elections implications

A Republican incumbent on a commission that has a hand in overseeing elections in Nevada's major swing county has fended off a far-right challenge and secured her party's nomination in a race that could have had implications for national elections .
Canada's largest school board says systems operational after cyberattack

Canada's largest school board says systems operational after cyberattack

TORONTO — Canada's largest public school board says it is working with police to assess the impact of a recent cyberattack, but its main system remains operational and has not been affected.
The White House isn't ruling out a potential commutation for Hunter Biden after his conviction

The White House isn't ruling out a potential commutation for Hunter Biden after his conviction

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) — The White House is not ruling out a potential commutation for Hunter Biden , the president's son who was convicted on three federal gun crimes and is set to be sentenced by a judge in the coming months.
AP-NORC poll: About half of US adults approve of Trump's conviction, but views of him remain stable

AP-NORC poll: About half of US adults approve of Trump's conviction, but views of him remain stable

NEW YORK (AP) — About half of U.S. adults approve of Donald Trump's recent felony conviction , according to a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research .

Sunohara, Chan, Nestor among 2024 inductees into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

CALGARY — Hockey player Vicky Sunohara, figure skater Patrick Chan and tennis player Daniel Nestor were among the athletes unveiled Wednesday for induction into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame this year.
Trudeau heads to Italy as shadows of war in Ukraine, Gaza loom over G7 summit

Trudeau heads to Italy as shadows of war in Ukraine, Gaza loom over G7 summit

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is headed to Italy on Wednesday to attend the annual G7 leaders' summit, which is taking place as two major geopolitical conflicts weigh on the international community.
US Rep. Nancy Mace overcomes McCarthy-backed challenger to win Republican primary in South Carolina

US Rep. Nancy Mace overcomes McCarthy-backed challenger to win Republican primary in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep.