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Canadian police move to clear indigenous protest in Ontario

By ROB GILLIES | February 24, 2020

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian police moved on Monday to clear an indigenous rail blockade in Ontario that has crippled freight and passenger rail traffic in most of eastern Canada for nearly three weeks.Ontario Provincial Police arrested some protesters on...

Greek island protesters vow to stop new migrant camps

LESBOS, Greece (AP) — Protest groups on three eastern Greek islands on Monday begun setting up blockades aimed at stopping the government from building new migrant detention centers. The groups on Lesbos, Chios, and Samos have received broad...

Farmers block highways in Spain to protest low food prices

By ALICIA LEÓN | February 18, 2020

NAVALMORAL DE LA MATA, Spain (AP) — Farmers in fluorescent yellow vests blocked highways in southwestern Spain with tractors and other vehicles Tuesday in the latest mass protest over what they say are plummeting incomes for agricultural workers.Several...

China scrambles to keep cities in virus lockdown fed

By JOE McDONALD | February 8, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — The manager of the Wushang Mart in Wuhan, the locked-down city at the heart of China’s virus outbreak, says its shelves are loaded with 50% more vegetables and other food than usual to reassure jittery customers.Communist leaders are...

Man dies in snow-trapped car in Serbia amid bad weather

By JOVANA GEC | February 6, 2020

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — An elderly man has died in his snow-trapped car in Serbia, while blizzards and strong winds left villages and roads blocked during a spate of bad weather in central and eastern Europe.Serbian police said Thursday they found the...

A student crosses the street in front of 901 Lucinda Avenue,
Businesses in the Village Commons complex dont believe Wednesday
nights shooting will affect business.

Stores in Village Commons anticipate usual business despite recent shooting

By Melissa Mastrogiovanni | September 29, 2011

Despite a shooting in the vicinity Wednesday night, business continued as usual for Domino's, 901 Lucinda Ave. Suite P. Domino's owner Mike Hillman said employees continued to deliver food at the time of the incident despite being unable to go east toward...