Author: Becki Fetzer

OTTAWA — The Russian invasion of Ukraine has hastened the urgent need to transition to a green economy, Prince Charles said Wednesday during a whirlwind tour of Canada’s capital, where he also met with displaced Ukrainians and lit candles in an Orthodox church. The prince and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, packed numerous Ottawa landmarks into the busy second day of their Platinum Jubilee tour, but the Ukraine crisis — the worst European military conflict since the Second World War — became a major focus of their visit. Prince Charles spoke about the impact of the Russian invasion on the…

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KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces suffered heavy losses in a Ukrainian attack that destroyed a pontoon bridge they were using to try to cross a river in the east, Ukrainian and British officials said in another sign of Moscow’s struggle to salvage a war gone awry.Ukrainian authorities, meanwhile, opened the first war crimes trial of the conflict Friday. The defendant, a captured Russian soldier, stands accused of shooting to death a 62-year-old civilian in the early days of the war.The trial got underway as Russia’s offensive in the Donbas, Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland, seemed to turn increasingly into a…

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Box Office Mojo records the film as having earned a cumulative US$163,285,385 in the United States Ben Schwartz announced on his Twitter account on April 26 that Paramount Pictures’ Sonic the Hedgehog 2 sequel film has become the highest grossing film based on a video game in the United States. Box Office Mojo records the film as having earned a cumulative US$163,285,385 in the United States as of Friday, and lists the film’s worldwide gross at US$325,885,385. The film ranked #2 in its fourth weekend in the United States. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 opened in the United States on April…

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Once supporters of different presidential and vice presidential candidates, several prominent local groups in Mindanao have announced their decision to switch their support in favor of Vice President Leni Robredo and Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan. The Rebolusyonaryong Alyansang Makabansa (RAM), First Community Cooperatives Foundation, Mindanao Women Advocacy, and IMK Leni para sa Bayan all expressed their support for the tandem currently running second in the polls.  The groups’ representatives raised Pangilinan’s hands in Cagayan de Oro City. The First Community Cooperatives Foundation expressed that they have been meeting with cooperative leaders and discussed why it was important for them to…

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Avril Lavigne has postponed three of her Canadian concerts due to a Covid-19 case.The Girlfriend singer announced on Sunday that a string of concerts for her Love Sux tour would have to be rescheduled, hours before one was due to begin.”To my fans and friends in Laval, QC, Moncton, NB and Halifax, NS, we are sincerely sorry to let you know that we are postponing these shows due to a positive COVID case within the tour and subsequent exposures,” Avril wrote on Twitter. “Tonight’s show at Place Bell will be rescheduled for May 7th and new dates for both Moncton…

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Apple Apple announced quietly that macOS Server has been discontinued, more than twenty years after its inception. Just 23 years have passed since macOS Server was introduced on March 16, 1999. macOS Server 5.12.2 is the final version. During the latter part of macOS Server’s run, Apple incorporated many of its features into macOS as part of a phasing out of the software. The macOS High Sierra also included the File Server and Caching Server. The command-line tools to manage Xsan (Apple’s storage garage network/clustered file system) were included in macOS Big Sur. Apple outlines which services and features are…

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Ukraine’s defense minister, Oleksii Reznikov, hailed the sinking of Russia’s renowned guided missile cruiser the Moskva as the Black Sea’s newest “diving site” on Friday.Ukraine officials reported — and a Pentagon source confirmed — that the Russian navy’s Black Sea fleet flagship sank Thursday after at least two Ukrainian Neptune missiles struck it.Russia acknowledged a fire on board but did not admit the ship had been hit. Kremlin officials said the Moskva sank in stormy seas as it was being hauled to a port after it was evacuated.The once-mighty warship will now make a “worthy” dive site, quipped Reznikov, who’s…

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