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San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins, left, announces the charges against David DePape during a news conference with San Francisco Police Department Chief Bill Scott, right, in San Francisco, Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. DePape is accused of attacking House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband with a hammer. (Carlos Avila Gonzalez/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)

Man accused of attacking Paul Pelosi on a ‘suicide mission’

David DePape’s public defender entered a not-guilty plea on his behalf

San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins, left, announces the charges against David DePape during a news conference with San Francisco Police Department Chief Bill Scott, right, in San Francisco, Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. DePape is accused of attacking House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband with a hammer. (Carlos Avila Gonzalez/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)
Pentagon spokesman Air Force Brig. Gen. Patrick Ryder speaks during a briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Saudis tell US that Iran is prepping attack on kingdom

US ‘will not hesitate to act in the defense of our interests and partners’

Pentagon spokesman Air Force Brig. Gen. Patrick Ryder speaks during a briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Investigators work outside the home of Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in San Francisco, Friday, Oct. 28, 2022. Paul Pelosi, was attacked and severely beaten by an assailant with a hammer who broke into their San Francisco home early Friday, according to people familiar with the investigation. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Investigators work outside the home of Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in San Francisco, Friday, Oct. 28, 2022. Paul Pelosi, was attacked and severely beaten by an assailant with a hammer who broke into their San Francisco home early Friday, according to people familiar with the investigation. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
FILE - Paul Pelosi, right, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, of California, follows his wife as she arrives for her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s home targeted in attack on husband

AP source: Assailant shouted ‘Where is Nancy?” in attack

FILE - Paul Pelosi, right, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, of California, follows his wife as she arrives for her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
FILE - A U.S. Coast Guard boat and Kitsap, Wash., County Sheriff boat search the area, Monday, Sept. 5, 2022, near Freeland, Wash., on Whidbey Island north of Seattle where a chartered floatplane crashed the day before, killing 10 people. Crews later this month will begin trying to recover the wreckage. rews later this month will begin trying to recover the wreckage of a seaplane that crashed in Puget Sound off Whidbey Island in Washington state. The National Transportation Board said Friday, Sept. 16, 2022 it will work with the Navy to collect the wreckage of the DHC-3 Turbine Otter. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)

Probe finds potential cause of Puget Sound seaplane crash that killed 10 people

National Transportation Safety Board found component that moves plane’s tail had come apart

FILE - A U.S. Coast Guard boat and Kitsap, Wash., County Sheriff boat search the area, Monday, Sept. 5, 2022, near Freeland, Wash., on Whidbey Island north of Seattle where a chartered floatplane crashed the day before, killing 10 people. Crews later this month will begin trying to recover the wreckage. rews later this month will begin trying to recover the wreckage of a seaplane that crashed in Puget Sound off Whidbey Island in Washington state. The National Transportation Board said Friday, Sept. 16, 2022 it will work with the Navy to collect the wreckage of the DHC-3 Turbine Otter. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)
Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Robstown, Texas. (AP Photo/Nick Wagner)

Cheney says 1/6 panel won’t let Trump turn testimony into circus

Committee demanding Trump’s testimony under oath next month as well as relevent records

Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Robstown, Texas. (AP Photo/Nick Wagner)
Steve Bannon, center, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, convicted of contempt of Congress, arrives at federal court for a sentencing hearing, Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, in Washington. Attorney David Schoen is left. (AP Photo/Nathan Howard)

Trump ally Bannon gets 4 months behind bars for defying 1/6 subpoena

Bannon yet to testify or provide documents related to Trump’s efforts to overturn 2020 election

Steve Bannon, center, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, convicted of contempt of Congress, arrives at federal court for a sentencing hearing, Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, in Washington. Attorney David Schoen is left. (AP Photo/Nathan Howard)
A fly fisherman casts on the Kootenai River, downstream from Lake Kookanusa, a reservoir that crosses the border between the U.S. and Canada, on Sept. 19, 2014. First Nations and environmentalists are angry the federal and British Columbia governments continue to stonewall American requests for a joint investigation of cross-border contamination from coal mining in southern B.C.'s Elk Valley. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-The Spokesman Review, Rich Landers

First Nations, environmentalists tired of stonewalling over Kootenays selenium probe

Groups want joint investigation of cross-border contamination from coal mining

A fly fisherman casts on the Kootenai River, downstream from Lake Kookanusa, a reservoir that crosses the border between the U.S. and Canada, on Sept. 19, 2014. First Nations and environmentalists are angry the federal and British Columbia governments continue to stonewall American requests for a joint investigation of cross-border contamination from coal mining in southern B.C.'s Elk Valley. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-The Spokesman Review, Rich Landers
FILE - A video of President Donald Trump recording a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House on Jan. 6 is played as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, July 21, 2022. The House Jan. 6 committee plans to unveil “surprising” details at its next public hearing about the 2021 attack at the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Jan. 6 hearing focuses on Trump involvement: ‘None of this is normal’

‘No president can defy the rule of law and act this way in a constitutional republic, period’

FILE - A video of President Donald Trump recording a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House on Jan. 6 is played as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, July 21, 2022. The House Jan. 6 committee plans to unveil “surprising” details at its next public hearing about the 2021 attack at the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized just under 650 kilograms of methamphetamine, in addition to a loaded 9mm pistol in May. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Alberta man faces prison time for attempting to smuggle boatload of meth into Canada

U.S. authorities intercepted Ted Karl Faupel before he returned to Canadian waters

U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized just under 650 kilograms of methamphetamine, in addition to a loaded 9mm pistol in May. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Canada’s Ambassador to the United States Kirsten Hillman speaks via video link at the Global Business Forum in Banff, Alta., Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

U.S. is holding Nexus trusted-traveller program ‘hostage,’ Canadian envoy says

A backlog of applications has reached more than 350,000 amid dispute

Canada’s Ambassador to the United States Kirsten Hillman speaks via video link at the Global Business Forum in Banff, Alta., Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
President Joe Biden speaks at an IBM facility in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on Thursday Oct. 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Biden: Nuclear ‘Armageddon’ risk highest since ‘62 crisis

US president says threat real because Putin’s military is ‘significantly underperforming’

President Joe Biden speaks at an IBM facility in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on Thursday Oct. 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
B.C. Premier John Horgan makes an address, in Whistler, B.C., on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. The premier has signed a new climate agreement with the governors of Washington, Oregon and California.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. signs new climate agreement with California, Oregon and Washington

Statement of co-operation aims to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy

B.C. Premier John Horgan makes an address, in Whistler, B.C., on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. The premier has signed a new climate agreement with the governors of Washington, Oregon and California.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Colorado lawyer Autumn Scardina poses for photos outside the Ralph Carr Colorado Judicial Center in Denver, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. Scardina, who is transgender, sued Colorado baker Jack Phillips after he refused to make her a cake intended to celebrate her gender transition. (AP Photo/Colleen Slevin)

Colorado baker fighting ruling over gender transition cake

Man did not think someone could change genders, would not celebrate ‘somebody who thinks they can’

Colorado lawyer Autumn Scardina poses for photos outside the Ralph Carr Colorado Judicial Center in Denver, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. Scardina, who is transgender, sued Colorado baker Jack Phillips after he refused to make her a cake intended to celebrate her gender transition. (AP Photo/Colleen Slevin)
In this July 20, 2018 photo, traffic backs up at the border station as motorists leave Manitoba for the United States at Pembina, N.D. Canada’s Prairie premiers and two U.S. governors want their respective countries to restore pre-pandemic operating hours at entry points along their shared land border. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/David Zalubowski

Prairie premiers, governors urge Canada, U.S. to keep border crossings open longer

Leaders say curtailed hours at border crossings are hurting the economy

In this July 20, 2018 photo, traffic backs up at the border station as motorists leave Manitoba for the United States at Pembina, N.D. Canada’s Prairie premiers and two U.S. governors want their respective countries to restore pre-pandemic operating hours at entry points along their shared land border. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/David Zalubowski
Water streams past buildings on the oceanfront after Hurricane Ian passed by the area, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Sanibel Island, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Dozens dead from Ian, one of strongest, costliest US storms

At least 30 people were confirmed dead, including 27 in Florida

Water streams past buildings on the oceanfront after Hurricane Ian passed by the area, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Sanibel Island, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
A police officer stands next to a crater created by an explosion after a Russian rocket attack in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. A Russian strike on the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia killed at least 23 people and wounded dozens, an official said Friday. Vladimir Putin’s claim to parts of Ukraine is little more than “political theatre” with “no legitimacy,” Canada and the United States declared Friday, and should have no impact on how best to deploy military aid from the West. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Efrem Lukatsky

Canada, US respond to Putin’s ‘political theatre’ with even more Russian sanctions

Ukraine is submitting an “accelerated” application to join NATO, a move Canada endorses

A police officer stands next to a crater created by an explosion after a Russian rocket attack in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. A Russian strike on the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia killed at least 23 people and wounded dozens, an official said Friday. Vladimir Putin’s claim to parts of Ukraine is little more than “political theatre” with “no legitimacy,” Canada and the United States declared Friday, and should have no impact on how best to deploy military aid from the West. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Efrem Lukatsky
First responders with Orange County Fire Rescue use an inflatable boat to rescue a resident from a home in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Ian lashes South Carolina as Florida surveys devastation

Ian’s centre came ashore with much weaker winds than when it crossed Florida’s Gulf Coast

First responders with Orange County Fire Rescue use an inflatable boat to rescue a resident from a home in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
A Canadian dollar is placed by an American dollar in Ottawa, Thursday Sept. 20, 2007. High inflation and a strong U.S. dollar will weigh heavily on Canadian snowbirds this winter, experts say. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Inflation, strong U.S. dollar will weigh on snowbirds’ plans, experts say

Some snowbirds are opting for a shorter travel period or eyeing different destinations

A Canadian dollar is placed by an American dollar in Ottawa, Thursday Sept. 20, 2007. High inflation and a strong U.S. dollar will weigh heavily on Canadian snowbirds this winter, experts say. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
U.S. President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House after arriving on Marine One in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. A new poll suggests one in three Canadians have been keeping close tabs on the Jan. 6 hearings in the United States — and that three in four blame Trump for the riots. THE CANADIAN PRESS-Stefani Reynolds/Pool/ABACAPRESS.COM

Canadians think the call came from inside the White House: Jan. 6 hearings to resume

New poll suggests 3 in 4 Canadians blame Donald Trump for the riots on Capitol Hill

U.S. President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House after arriving on Marine One in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. A new poll suggests one in three Canadians have been keeping close tabs on the Jan. 6 hearings in the United States — and that three in four blame Trump for the riots. THE CANADIAN PRESS-Stefani Reynolds/Pool/ABACAPRESS.COM