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MLB investigating after Yankees' Josh Donaldson accused of making racist remark
Sports/Baseball/MLB: Chicago White Sox star shortstop Tim Anderson accused Yankees slugger Josh Donaldson of making a racist remark by calling him Jackie Robinson during Saturday's game against New York.
Youngest victim of Buffalo, N.Y., mass shooting laid to rest
News/World: Roberta Drury, a 32-year-old woman who was the youngest of the 10 Black people killed at a Buffalo, N.Y., supermarket, was remembered at her funeral on Saturday for her kindness and welcoming nature as the city marked one week since the mass shooting.
Australian PM concedes election defeat as Labor Party looks likely to form government
News/World: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has conceded defeat in a national election, saying that while vote counting is incomplete, the opposition Labor Party looks likely to form a government.
U.S., Canada and other APEC delegates walk out on Russian speaker
News/World: Delegates from the United States and four other nations staged a walkout on Saturday when a representative from Russia began his opening remarks at a meeting of trade ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation group in the Thai capital, officials said.
U.S., South Korea open to expanded military drills to deter North as Biden visits Seoul
News/World: U.S. President Joe Biden and South Korea President Yoon Suk-yeol said after meeting Saturday that they will consider expanded military exercises to deter the nuclear threat from North Korea at a time when there's little hope of real diplomacy on the matter.
Monkeypox outbreaks may have quietly spread unnoticed for months worldwide
News/Health: As the world races to understand more about rapidly emerging monkeypox outbreaks, the speed in which cases are being discovered worldwide signals a major shift in the behaviour of the virus and its ability to spread from person to person unnoticed.
Tornado rips through Michigan, killing 1 and injuring 23
News/World: A tornado tore through a small northern Michigan community on Friday, killing at least one person and injuring at least 23 others as it flipped vehicles, tore the roofs off of buildings, and downed trees and power lines.
Australian election underway, with poll-leading Labor Party hoping for 1st win since 2007
News/World: Polling stations opened across Australia on Saturday local time as voters decide whether Prime Minister Scott Morrison's conservative government will defy odds and rule for a fourth three-year term.
Donald Trump pays $110,000 US in fines after being held in contempt of court
News/World: Former U.S. president Donald Trump has paid the $110,000 US in fines he racked up after being held in contempt of court for being slow to respond to a civil subpoena issued by New York's attorney general.
This ancient, stolen ring is back home after a wild ride
News/World: A more than 3,000-year-old gold signet ring that was stolen from an Aegean island in the Second World War, crossed the Atlantic, was bought by a Nobel Prize-winning Hungarian scientist and ended up in a Swedish museum has found its way back to Greece.
Shanghai detects new COVID-19 cases outside quarantined areas
News/World: Shanghai announced its first new COVID-19 cases outside quarantined areas in five days on Friday and imposed stricter curbs in two districts, but did not signal any change to the planned end of a city-wide lockdown on June 1.
Somehow, cherished Blackfoot items ended up in Devon, England. Now they're headed home
News/World: More than a century and a half after the legendary Blackfoot Chief Crowfoot wore his buckskin skirt and leggings, his descedents are finally bringing them home to the Alberta foothills.
Sri Lanka closes schools, offices due to fuel shortage
News/World: Sri Lankan schools were closed and public officials were asked not to come to work in a desperate move to prepare for an acute fuel shortage that is expected to last days, with protests continuing amid the nation's worst economic crisis in decades.
Israeli court decision could pave way for Palestinian evictions in West Bank
News/World: This week on Nothing is Foreign, a look at the Israeli court decision in a 20-year legal battle that could allow the government to expel around 1,200 Palestinians from the Masafer Yatta area of the West Bank.
'Great replacement' conspiracy unified white supremacists long before Buffalo, N.Y., shooting
News/World: Whether it goes by the "great replacement" or another name, the conspiracy theory embraced by the accused Buffalo, N.Y., gunman has inspired several mass shootings in recent years — in Canada and around the world.
Russia claims full control of Mariupol, 'complete liberation' of holdout steel mill
News/World: Russia claimed to have captured Mariupol on Friday in what would be its biggest victory yet in its war with Ukraine, following a nearly three-month siege that reduced much of the strategic port city to a smoking ruin, with over 20,000 civilians feared dead.
Nearly 10% of North Korea's population sick amid COVID outbreak
News/World: North Korea said Friday that nearly 10 per cent of its 26 million people have fallen ill and 65 people have died amid its first COVID-19 outbreak, as outside experts question the validity of its reported fatalities and worry about a possible humanitarian crisis.