Candice Bergen resigns: Former interim Tory leader says she’s stepping away

Candice Bergen, former interim leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, announced Wednesday that she would resigning as the member of Parliament for Manitoba’s Portage-Lisgar riding. Bergen, 58, announced her decision in a video posted on her official Twitter page. She said she submitted her resignation on Wednesday. The Toronto Star was first to report … Read more

Federal Green leader urges Mike Schreiner to think twice about Liberal offer

The leader of Ontario’s Green party is being urged to stick to his roots, even as Mike Schreiner contemplates a run for the leadership of another provincial political party. Schreiner is being courted by a group of Ontario Liberals who released an open letter asking him to consider abandoning the Green Party of Ontario and … Read more

Green Party of Ontario Leader Mike Schreiner rejects public advances from senior Liberals

An audacious attempt by a number of Ontario Liberal Party figures to prize Mike Schreiner away from the Green Party of Ontario appears to be dead in the water. An open letter signed by a number of senior Liberal figures — including former candidates, cabinet ministers and activists — urged the Green Party of Ontario … Read more

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh hits at Sebi, RBI; questions ‘eloquent silence’

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Sunday attacked the Modi government over the recent clashes between Indian and Chinese troops. (HT)

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Monday said that US short seller Hindenburg Research, which had alleged earnings manipulation on Adani Group, market regulator Sebi and central bank maintained an ‘eloquent silence.’ Jairam Ramesh said that the comment by Adani Group’s comment that ‘an attack on me is an attack on India’ nonsense?’ and it was … Read more

Self-proclaimed spiritual leader John de Ruiter, accused of sexual assault, granted bail in Edmonton

John de Ruiter, the self-proclaimed leader of Edmonton-based College of Integrated Philosophy or Oasis Group, was granted bail on Friday under strict conditions. The 63-year-old man that police described as a “self-styled” and “self-appointed” spiritual leader appeared via CCTV before a judge at the Edmonton law courts, where more than 30 of his supporters showed … Read more

Senior ISIS leader Bilal-al-Sudani killed in US military operation in Somalia

The Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) display weapons seized from ISIS in Salahuddin province, north of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Jan 12, 2023. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban) (AP)

A US counter-terrorism operation in northern Somalia killed a senior Islamic State (ISIS) figure Bilal-al-Sudani, US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin confirmed in a statement on Thursday. No civilians were harmed as a result of this operation that killed a number of other ISIS members in the assault operation that the US conducted on orders from … Read more

Scientology Leader David Miscavige Allegedly Goes Missing

David Miscavige, leader of the Church of Scientology, is playing a cat-and-mouse game with lawyers trying to serve him a child sex trafficking suit — at least that’s what the lawyers think now that he’s allegedly vanished. Over a four month period, Miscavige has reportedly eluded process servers a whopping 27 times at Scientology offices … Read more

Wagner Group leader Yevgeny Prigozhin appears to laugh off claims of assassination plot | World News

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Russian mercenary group leader has Yevgeny Prigozhin appeared to laugh off claims of a plot to assassinate him, describing it as “a very good idea”. Russian politician Vladimir Rogov has claimed – without providing evidence – that Volodymyr Zelenskyy and the director of the CIA have discussed killing the oligarch. Once dubbed “Putin’s chef”, Prigozhin … Read more