• The Canadian Press - Olympics 2022

    AP News Summary at 1:19 a.m. EDT

    Top UN court orders Israel to halt military offensive in Rafah, though Israel is unlikely to comply THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The top United Nations court has ordered Israel to immediately halt its military offensive in the southern Gaza city of Rafah — but stopped short of ordering a full cease-fire. While Israel is unlikely to comply with Friday's order, it will ratchet up the pressure on the increasingly isolated country. Criticism of Israel’s conduct in the war in Gaza has been growing,

  • The Canadian Press - Olympics 2022

    Giants overcome 3rd straight 4-run deficit on the road, hold off reeling Mets 8-7

    NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Bailey hit a go-ahead grand slam in the eighth inning, Gold Glove third baseman Matt Chapman saved San Francisco with a defensive gem and the Giants came back from another big deficit to beat the staggering New York Mets 8-7 on Friday night. After climbing out of a 6-2 hole in the eighth, the Giants joined the 1932 St. Louis Cardinals as the only major league teams since 1900 to win three consecutive road games in which they trailed by at least four runs. Just two other c

  • France 24

    First French tourists evacuated from New Caledonia amid unrest

    The first evacuation flights for French tourists stranded in New Caledonia due to riots in the Pacific territory took off Saturday, the high commission in the archipelago said. The international airport in the capital Noumea has remained closed for more than a week and all commercial flights have been cancelled due to the unrest."Measures to send foreigners and French tourists home continue," the high commission, which represents the French state, said in a statement.The tourists departed Saturd