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    Federal government falling short protecting aquatic species: report

    Environment and sustainable development commissioner discusses reportEnvironment and Sustainable Development Commissioner Jerry V. DeMarco holds a news conference the day after tabling his report in the House of Commons.Fisheries and Oceans Canada is falling short when it comes to protecting endangered aquatic species, a new report tabled in the House of Commons on Tuesday said — particularly species

    Iran’s supreme leader breaks silence on protests, blames U.S.

    Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei attends a graduation ceremony of a group of armed forces cadets, at the police academy in Tehran on Oct. 3.The Associated PressIran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei responded publicly on Monday to the biggest protests in Iran in years, breaking weeks of silence to condemn what he called “rioting”

    Ukrainian forces burst through Russian lines in major advance in south

    A Ukrainian tank fires a shell in Bakhmut, Ukraine, on Oct. 2.Inna Varenytsia/The Associated PressUkrainian forces achieved their biggest breakthrough in the south of the country since the war began, bursting through the front and advancing rapidly along the Dnipro River on Monday, threatening supply lines for thousands of Russian troops.Kyiv gave no official confirmation

    Svante Paabo, decoder of ancient DNA, wins 2022 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

    Swedish geneticist Svante Paabo, who won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, attends a news conference at the Max-Planck Institute for evolutionary anthropology in Leipzig, Germany.LISI NIESNER/ReutersA geneticist whose techniques for probing ancient DNA have opened a rich window onto human evolution has won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.Svante Paabo

    Hockey Canada used player fees to build a second fund for sexual assault claims

    Scott Smith, Hockey Canada president and COO, left, and Hockey Canada CFO Brian Cairo appear at the standing committee on Canadian Heritage in Ottawa on July 27.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian PressSeveral years after Hockey Canada began using player registration fees to build a large financial reserve known as the National Equity Fund to cover sexual assault