Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada, has proposed new legislation that will freeze any importing, buying, or selling handguns. Expected to go into action in the fall of this year, the regulations are part of a larger effort to decrease gun ownership in the country. Starting at the end of the year Canada’s plan to ban an initiate a buyback program for 1,500 kinds of military-style weapons will also go into effect.
Month: May 2022
In what seems to have been a climate protest, the of the most recognisable faces in the world was smothered in cake on Sunday, when a man who posed as an elderly woman smeared the dessert on the Mona Lisa.
The masterpiece created by Leonardo da Vinci in the 16th century was left untouched due to it being protected behind bulletproof glass in the Louvre museum in Paris, France.
Los Angeles County Public Health officials have officially reported over 12,500 confirmed COVID-19 cases over Memorial Day weekend, with over 500 hospitalizations and 13 deaths related to COVID.
The Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat on Sunday, May 29th, in game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals in Florida, thereby clinching the series. The Celtics took the final game Sunday evening 100 – 96 with Jayson Tatum of the Celtics leading his team with 26 points, 10 rebounds, and 6 assists. Marcus Smart’s efforts were equally impressive with 24 points, 9 rebounds, and 5 assists. Jaylen Brown also scored 24 points, with 6 assists and 6 rebounds.
As summer has nearly arrived, many Americans’ plans to visit the beach or a community pool may be disrupted due to a nationwide lifeguard shortage. Out of over 300,000 pools throughout the country, between one third and one half of them will be affected by this absence of personnel. Disinterest in lifeguarding has been increasing, however Covid and higher pay offered by restaurants and retail is forcing more people to pass on lifeguarding positions.
It is no secret that practicing Yoga is an all-around great habit for your mental and physical help. It keeps your muscles elongated, can alleviate pain, helps with your breathing, and contributes to a healthy posture, all the while making you feel more calm and grounded.
There are at least 84 Hatha Yoga poses to choose from, each designed with a specific benefit in mind. There are some that help you relieve joint pain, others for your muscles and internal organs, and finally the most elusive ones: those that train the mind.
Crossovers with other sports are one of the most fascinating trademarks of Jake Paul Boxing Fight Nights. Athletes from all kinds of sports are invited to participate in his cards, from MMA to football and basketball. Deron Williams, Ben Askren, Tyron Woodley, Frank Gore, and Nate Robinson are some of the other big-name athletes that have got on the Jake Paul ring.
Paul O’Neill and Jack Curry have hit it out of the park with their new book Swing and a hit. It’s a must-read for the young players that dream of getting to the big leagues. It’s a great read for the older baseball fan that enjoys learning about past heroes and true baseball life. The message of having great talent yet still being insecure about Paul’s journey is great because it’s a normal feeling when you’re a kid in that situation.
On Wednesday May 25, President Joe Biden said that he will travel to Uvalde, Texas in the coming days to console and support the families of the school shooting victims that took place at an elementary school. “Jill and I will be traveling to Texas in the coming days to meet with the families and let
them know we have a sense of their pain, and hopefully bring some little comfort to a community in shock, in grief and in trauma,” Biden said at the White House during a
signing event for an executive order on police reform.
Yesterday afternoon, Ukrainian citizens reported that the Russian troops had started bombarding the city of Kharkiv, which is about 50 km from the Russian border, again. The Russian artillery was mostly directed at suburban homes and buildings. At least nine people are said to have lost their lives in the fire.
A student at Berkner High School in Texas was arrested after police found an AK-47 style handgun and a AR-15 replica rifle inside of his car on Wednesday, a day after the deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. The student was arrested inside of his high school right after police received reports of an armed man walking towards campus. No injuries or gunfire were reported.
Korean pop group sensation BTS is headed towards the White House next week to discuss Asian inclusion and representation, as well as addressing anti-Asian hate and disinformation. The White House invited the Grammy-nominated boyband to meet with President Biden to discuss the rise of anti-Asian violence and discrimination in the United States. The group’s visit comes days after Biden returned from his first trip to Korea as President, where he visited Seoul and met with the newly-elected South Korean President, Yoon Suk Yeol.