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    As American lawmakers inch toward approving a bill with an eye-watering 13-digit price tag, it's apparently a bridge to Canada that's a bridge too far. Funds for upkeep of an existing cross-border bridge have been stripped out of a $1.9 trillion US pandemic-relief bill that the U.S. Congress could pass any day now.

  2. various photos from the Paramount center. Mississauga. Vaccination. Moderna vaccine.

    Ontario announced the next phase of its COVID-19 vaccination plan, while provinces such as Manitoba and New Brunswick unveiled new timelines for their respective rollouts. The developments follow Canada's approval of the single-dose vaccine from Johnson & Johnson.

  3. China Congress

    A largely pro-Beijing committee that elects Hong Kong's leader will also choose a large part of the legislature, a top Chinese official announced Friday as part of a major revamp that will increase central government control over Hong Kong politics.

  4. Capitol Breach Legal Defense

    A U.S. State Department aide in former president Donald Trump's administration has been charged with participating in the deadly siege at the Capitol and assaulting officers who were trying to guard the building, court papers show. Trump and a sitting U.S. congressman, meanwhile, are among those cited in a riot-related lawsuit.

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    Prince Philip has been transferred back to a private hospital after successfully undergoing a procedure to treat a heart condition, Buckingham Palace said on Friday.