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Behind prison walls, National Indigenous People’s Day was celebrated this month, with inmates at a Manitoba federal prison granted access to music, drumming and sharing circles — positive steps forward to reconnect Indigenous inmates with their culture and rehabilitate a group that is incarcerated at a disproportionate rate.
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Stars use BET Awards stage to criticize Roe v. Wade ruling

Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae and Jazmine Sullivan were some of the big stars using the BET Awards stage to strongly criticize the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision to strip away women's constitutional protection for abortion.
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A Dalhousie University team of scientists — in a joint venture with a company called Planetary Technologies — is now in the next phase of their research to use the power of the ocean to one day reduce the world’s carbon levels.
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The chaotic mix of record fuel prices and an unending supply chain crisis have U.S. retailers considering the unthinkable: Instead of returning your unwanted items, just keep them.
In recent weeks, some of the biggest store chains, including Target, Walmart, Gap, American Eagle Outfitters and others have reported in their latest earnings calls that they have too much inventory of stuff ranging from workout clothes, spring-time jackets and hoodies to garden furniture and bulky kids' toys.
 
All levels of government need to come together to help solve flood-related infrastructure issues on Manitoba's largest First Nation, the community's director of emergency management says. 
"There is serious work to do," said William Sutherland in an interview Sunday, as the flood-battered community north of Winnipeg was toiling to again try and shore up structures, roads and homes on Peguis First Nation as water levels rise from recent rainfall.
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All levels of government need to come together to help solve flood-related infrastructure issues on Manitoba's largest First Nation, the community's director of emergency management says. 
"There is serious work to do," said William Sutherland in an interview Sunday, as the flood-battered community north of Winnipeg was toiling to again try and shore up structures, roads and homes on Peguis First Nation as water levels rise from recent rainfall.
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WARNING: This story contains details that may be disturbing
The attorney for the family of Brian Laundrie on Friday released eight pages from Laundrie's notebook that was found near his remains in Florida in October last year, according to a news release obtained by CNN affiliate WINK.
 

What's the impact of a Russian debt default?

Russia is poised to default on its foreign debt for the first time since the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, further alienating the country from the global financial system following sanctions imposed over its war in Ukraine.
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Pride marked by celebrations, arrests and grief around the world

After a pandemic hiatus, Pride events returned to many cities around the world on Sunday.
Streets were once again filled with celebrations and parades, but many others were held under drastically different moods.
Here's a look at how Pride was marked around the world:
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After Roe's demise, U.S. clergy lead faithful in praise, laments

Praise and lament for the overturning of abortion rights filled sacred spaces this weekend as clergy across the U.S. rearranged worship plans or rewrote sermons to provide their religious context -- and competing messages -- about the historic moment.
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Norway: Suspect in Pride Month attack won't talk to police

The suspect in a mass shooting during an LGBTQ festival in Norway has refused to explain his actions to investigators and will remain in pretrial custody for the next four weeks, police and his defense lawyer said Sunday.
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Nigerian governor lets residents carry guns for self-defense

A Nigerian governor has ordered the issuing of licenses so citizens can carry guns to defend themselves against armed groups, a first among the measures drawn up to defeat gunmen blamed for the deaths of thousands in the West African country's troubled northern region.
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