Windsor mayor and police chief say they can’t clear the border blockade

Politics Insider for Feb. 10: Protestors in Alberta defiantly stay put; Canadians are losing trust in their leaders; another Liberal MP sides with Joël Lightbound Welcome to a sneak peek of the Maclean’s Politics Insider newsletter. Sign up to get it delivered straight to your inbox in the morning. Too dangerous: The mayor and police … Read more

Why David Fifita can be the brightest star of a new generation of Indigenous rugby league heroes

David Fifita remembers all the great Indigenous All Stars. They’re part of what makes the team he’ll play for on Saturday so special. Key points: Titans star David Fifita is still just scratching the surface of his talents at 21 The Indigenous All Stars forward has already become one of the most damaging players in … Read more

The nonviolent Indigenous movement in Pakistan facing renewed threats from the Taliban

Kashef Khan grew up in Pakistan’s tribal areas during a time of relative peace. Now it’s a region scarred by decades of war. He was born in the district of North Waziristan, on the border with Afghanistan, after the USSR’s withdrawal from Afghanistan in 1989. Kashef, now 28, describes his childhood as being quite normal, … Read more

Ten People, Including 2 Doctors, Indicted In $300 Million Healthcare Kickback Scheme – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) — Officials with the Department of Justice have indicted 10 people, including two medical doctors, in a $300 million healthcare fraud scheme. The defendants – who stand accused of conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud, conspiracy to pay and receive healthcare kickbacks, offering or paying illegal kickbacks, and soliciting or receiving illegal kickbacks … Read more

Investigation Continues After SUV Crashes Into Queens Car Wash, Killing 10-Year-Old Davina Afokoba, Injuring 2 Others – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Queens community remains heartbroken and a family has been changed forever following a deadly crash in Far Rockaway. Thursday, police and the Department of Buildings returned to the scene of the deadly crash at a car wash on Beach Channel Drive. READMORE: Drivers Feeling Pain At The Pump, Experts Predict … Read more

Fear of the unknown on the Ukraine front line

The Ukrainian town of Krasnogorivka sits in government-controlled territory close to the impoverished outskirts of the Russian-backed separatist stronghold of Donetsk. Citizens there know the pains of war and personal loss. “We live in constant fear,” says mother-of-six Natalia Shanovska, whose flat has been hit four times by shells. Sergiy Fedenko, director of the town’s … Read more

Mother Gets 16 Years for Treating Daughter for Illnesses She Didn’t Have

A Colorado woman who had her 7-year-old daughter treated for medical conditions that she didn’t have, leading to the girl’s death, was sentenced on Wednesday to 16 years in prison. The woman, Kelly Renee Turner, 43, was sentenced in Douglas County District Court after pleading guilty last month to charges of negligent child abuse causing … Read more