Day: January 16, 2022

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Sunday

The latest: Research on HEPA filters and COVID-19 is slim, but some experts are optimistic. With hospitals overwhelmed, can Canada overhaul health care for the long term? Antivirals could be a pandemic game-changer — and they could be in Canada soon. Workers are feeling burnt out. Experts say employers need to listen — and act. Is it better to wear a double …

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English police detain 2 teens in connection with synagogue hostage-taking in Texas

Authorities on Sunday identified the hostage-taker as a 44-year-old British national, Malik Faisal Akram. He was killed after the last three hostages ran from the building and an FBI SWAT team stormed it at about 9 p.m. on Saturday. The FBI said there was no indication that anyone else was involved, but it didn’t provide a …

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Outpouring of grief as victims of Bronx fire laid to rest

NEW YORK — The caskets were brought one by one — all 15 of them — on a frigid winter day, as hundreds of mourners filled a Bronx mosque Sunday to bid farewell to those who died exactly a week ago trying to escape their smoke-filled apartment building. https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/outpouring-of-grief-as-victims-of-bronx-fire-laid-to-rest-1.5742070