Opinion: U.S. climate bill’s EV incentives are not the game-changer North American auto industry was hoping for

GMC Hummer electric vehicles on the assembly line at General Motors’ Factory ZERO electric vehicle assembly plant in Detroit on November 17, 2021.Nic Antaya/Getty Images The good news for the Canadian auto industry is that Canadian-built electric vehicles may one day qualify for a US$7,500 tax credit under the groundbreaking climate bill that US President … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Jamaica’s rise, England’s path forwards and a look ahead to Netball World Cup 2023 | Netball News

England will now set their sights on the Netball World Cup in South Africa in July next year After an exciting Commonwealth Games netball tournament, we take a look at what’s next for top netball nations with a Netball World Cup in South Africa less than a year away. The fact that a World Cup … Read more

U.S. launches new Africa strategy to counteract Russian and Chinese power

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and South African Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor leave after a press conference following a meeting at the South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation, in Pretoria, South Africa, on August 8.POOL/Reuters In a recently unveiled African strategy, the United States says it will support an arsenal of democratic … Read more

U.S. to return to Cambodia 30 antiquities looted from historic sites

Some of the Cambodian antiquities recovered by the United States Attorney’s Office, August 8.Seth Wenig/Associated Press The United States will return 30 looted antiquities to Cambodia, including bronze and stone statues of Buddhist and Hindu deities carved more than 1,000 years ago, U.S. officials said Monday. Archaeological sites in the Southeast Asian country – including … Read more

Commonwealth Games: England suffer agonising loss to New Zealand in bronze medal match | Netball News

England leave home competition without a medal England suffered a gruesome 55-48 loss to New Zealand in the bronze medal game and left the Commonwealth Games empty-handed as Australia won the gold medal. Jess Thirlby’s side failed to win a quarter against the Silver Ferns and failed to establish the same level of defensive dominance … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Eboni Usoro-Brown to retire from netball | Netball News

Eboni Usoro-Brown has announced his decision to retire from netball after the end of competition in Birmingham; England will face New Zealand in the bronze medal match on Sunday afternoon; the defender has amassed 116 caps so far Last update: 07/08/22 13:12 The defender has announced she will be retiring from the sport after the … Read more

U.S. sets sights on missing, murdered Indigenous women after Pope’s visit to Canada

U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland listens during ceremonies ahead of a meeting to hear about the painful experiences of Native Americans who were sent to government-supported boarding schools designed to strip them of their cultural identity in Anadarko, Okla., The July 9th.Sue Ogrocki/Associated Press The president of the National Congress of American Indians says Canada’s … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Jamaica dominate New Zealand to reach first major final | Netball News

Emma Thurston Interviews, comments & analysis The Sunshine Girls continued their outstanding work with a 67-51 win over New Zealand; this follows their pool final win over Australia and means they will play in a major final on Sunday for the first time; England and Australia go to court for the second semi-final at 2:30 … Read more

Commonwealth Games: England beat New Zealand in shootout to reach women’s hockey final | Adam Gemili crashes out of 200m | Commonwealth Games News

Maddie Hinch saves Hope Ralph penalty as England win shootout in Commonwealth Games women’s hockey semi-final England beat New Zealand in a shootout to stay on course for a maiden Commonwealth Games gold medal in women’s hockey in Birmingham. Isabelle Petter and Hannah Martin scored in the shootout as goaltender Maddie Hinch refused to be … Read more

Russia ready to discuss prisoner swap with U.S. after court sentences Brittney Griner

Brittney Griner looks through bars as she listens to the verdict in a courtroom in Khimki, just outside Moscow, on August 4.EVGENIA NOVOZHENINA/Associated Press Russia said on Friday it was ready to discuss a prisoner swap with the United States privately, a day after a Russian court jailed American basketball star Brittney Griner for nine … Read more