How a recount would be triggered in Pennsylvania's GOP Senate primary
Hours after Tuesday's primary, Mehmet Oz and Dave McCormick are locked in a tight race for the GOP nomination for Pennsylvania's US Senate race, which could be key to determining control of the chamber in November. The race, which is yet to be called, could be headed for a recount.
AFN national chief demands Queen apologize for past wrongs
News/Politics: The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations said late Wednesday the Queen must apologize for the Crown's "ongoing failure to fulfil its treaty agreements" with Indigenous peoples, and suggested there should be some sort of "restitution" for harms perpetrated by the Canadian government in her name.
House Republicans introducing Babies Need More Formula Now Act to address shortage
House lawmakers introduced a bill on Wednesday evening to address the ongoing baby formula shortage by lifting restrictions on the importation of formula and cutting red tape to allow for innovation in the market.
FBI lawyer James Baker testifies he's 'not out to get’ Sussmann: 'This is not my investigation, it's yours'
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Former FBI General Counsel James Baker took the stand in the trial of Michael Sussmann on Wednesday afternoon, declaring that he is “not out to get Michael,” but is simply cooperating as part of Special Counsel John Durham’s investigation.
Durham-Sussmann trial: Judge ‘not inclined’ to declare mistrial, despite attempt from defense
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Defense attorneys representing Michael Sussmann in the first trial stemming from Special Counsel John Durham’s investigation into the origins of the Trump-Russia probe signaled they were contemplating moving for a mistrial— a request the federal judge presiding over the case said Wednesday he was “not inclined” to grant.
Ed Fast steps down as Conservative finance critic after criticizing leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre
News/Politics: Abbotsford MP Ed Fast is stepping down from his role as Conservative finance critic, the Conservative Party announced Wednesday. Fast has publicly endorsed former Quebec Premier Jean Charest's leadership bid and has been critical of candidate Pierre Poilievre's pledge to fire the Bank of Canada governor.
USWNT gets a win. The US pay gap is far from closed
The major news in gender equality is that the US Soccer Federation announced a new 50-50 split in the way it pays men and women competing for the US national soccer teams. While the agreement is another step toward equality, there's clearly still a long way to go.
Marc Elias, Hillary Clinton campaign's top lawyer, turns tables on Durham to air Democratic grievances about 2016 election
Special counsel John Durham has used his first trial as a vehicle to air some of the Hillary Clinton campaign's dirty laundry, but that was derailed Wednesday when the campaign's top lawyer, Marc Elias, promptly used his testimony to slam Donald Trump and the FBI for how they responded to Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Biden administration criticizes China for failing to take part in UN food shortage meeting: ‘Not surprising’
EXCLUSIVE: The Biden administration is criticizing China for failing to take part at the United Nations’ Food Security Ministerial led by Secretary of State Antony Blinken Wednesday, with an official calling the move "disappointing, but sadly not surprising."
Biden invokes Defense Production Act to address infant formula shortage, among other actions
President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday that his administration would be taking new actions to attempt to alleviate ongoing infant formula shortages in the United States, including invoking the Defense Production Act.
Biden invokes Defense Production Act, 'Operation Fly Formula' to address shortage
President Biden invoked the Defense Production Act to address the Wednesday and directed his administration to use Defense Department aircraft to pick up overseas infant formula that meets U.S. health and safety standards to address the formula shortage grappling the nation.
Sussmann-Durham trial: Marc Elias says he briefed Clinton campaign officials on Fusion GPS oppo against Trump
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Former Clinton campaign lawyer Marc Elias testified for more than three hours on Wednesday as part of the trial of Michael Sussmann, confirming that he hired Fusion GPS to run opposition research for Hillary For America during the 2016 election cycle, and revealing that he would share “the fruits of their work” with senior Clinton campaign officials.
Blinken announces $215 million in new emergency food assistance for Ukraine
The US will give Ukraine an additional $215 million in emergency food assistance to help the country battle the humanitarian crisis brought on by Russia's invasion, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Wednesday, as he called on other countries to swiftly act in order to tackle the growing global food crisis.