Dinner party-style Emmys display little overt sign of pandemic constraints

LOS ANGELES — While departing yet again from the look of Primetime Emmys of yore, Sunday’s presentation of television’s highest honors gave little overt appearance of being constrained by a second year of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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Russia’s ruling pro-Putin party wins majority after crackdown but loses some ground

MOSCOW — Russia’s ruling United Russia party, which supports President Vladimir Putin, retained its parliamentary majority after an election and a sweeping crackdown on its critics, despite losing over a tenth of its support, partial results on Monday showed. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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U.S. removes migrants from Texas border camp, begins flights to Haiti

DEL RIO — U .S. border agents began expelling plane-loads of mostly Haitian migrants from a large makeshift camp they had set up after wading across the Rio Grande separating Mexico and the United States, with repatriation flights arriving in Haiti on Sunday. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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Angels vying for individual awards as they host AL West-leading Astros

The Los Angeles Angels will host the Houston Astros Monday night in Anaheim, Calif., and while the Astros are in position to win the American League West and go to the playoffs, the Angels have been reduced to playing for individual postseason awards. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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Canada’s Trudeau may cling to power in election but looks unlikely to secure majority

MONTREAL — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may cling to power in Monday’s election but looks set to lose his bid for a parliamentary majority after a tough campaign that dashed his hopes for a convincing win. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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