Russian parliament moves to rescind ratification of global nuclear test ban

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MORE WORLD NEWS New York City limiting migrant families with children to 60-day shelter stays to ease strain on city Russian parliament moves to rescind ratification of global nuclear test ban DEVELOPING DEVELOPING | Intense bombardments strike in southern Gaza on 11th day of Israel-Hamas war Italian lawmakers debate long-delayed Holocaust Museum revived by far-right-led government As Biden heads to Israel and Jordan, aid is held up for a Gaza on the verge of total collapse Urban battle from past Gaza war offers glimpse of what an Israeli ground offensive might look like Chinese jets make ‘dangerous and reckless’ intercept of Canadian surveillance flight: Blair DEVELOPING DEVELOPING | Breaking news updates on Day 10 of the latest Israel-Hamas war CTVNews.ca Top Stories Israel’s evacuation order for Gaza could breach international law: UN The United Nations human rights office said on Tuesday that Israel’s siege of Gaza and its evacuation order for the north of the enclave could amount to a forcible transfer of civilians and be in breach of international law. 21-year-old Israeli-Canadian jumped on grenade to save fiancee during Hamas attack, family says The fifth Canadian known to have died in the Israel-Hamas war has been identified as a 21-year-old man. DEVELOPING DEVELOPING | Intense bombardments strike in southern Gaza on 11th day of Israel-Hamas war Palestinians described intense bombardments early Tuesday near two towns in southern Gaza, where Israel had ordered civilians to seek refuge. Thousands of people trying to escape Gaza are gathered in Rafah, which has the territory’s only border crossing to Egypt. Mediators are pressing for an agreement to let aid in and refugees with foreign passports out. opinion opinion | Don Martin: What will change if Poilievre’s Conservatives win a majority in the next election? In his column for CTVNews.ca, political columnist Don Martin contemplates a future with Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre as prime minister, and what will change should his party win a majority government in the next federal election. Champagne says he wishes grocers were more ‘forthcoming’ on plans to stabilize prices Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says he wishes Canadian grocers would be more forthcoming with the public about their plans to stabilize prices. B.C. is bringing in new rules for short-term rentals. Here’s what’s changing B.C.’s new legislation on short-term rentals will triple the fines for hosts who break the rules, and bring in a number of new requirements for operators in an attempt to return units to the long-term market. Chinese jets make ‘dangerous and reckless’ intercept of Canadian surveillance flight: Blair A Canadian surveillance flight enforcing North Korea sanctions was intercepted by Chinese fighter jets on Monday, drawing criticism from Defence Minister Bill Blair. Statistics Canada to release September inflation reading this morning Statistics Canada is set to release its September inflation reading this morning. Progress on getting inflation down has stalled in recent months as underlying price pressures remain broad in the economy. Home resales fall by 1.9 per cent across Canada, new listings on the rise: RBC Home resales fell by 1.9 per cent across Canada in September, the third month in a row that resale rates have dropped, according to a new report by RBC. Canada Chinese jets make ‘dangerous and reckless’ intercept of Canadian surveillance flight: Blair A Canadian surveillance flight enforcing North Korea sanctions was intercepted by Chinese fighter jets on Monday, drawing criticism from Defence Minister Bill Blair. B.C. is bringing in new rules for short-term rentals. Here’s what’s changing B.C.’s new legislation on short-term rentals will triple the fines for hosts who break the rules, and bring in a number of new requirements for operators in an attempt to return units to the long-term market. Homeowners on the brink face tough choice of selling home as mortgage payments climb As more and more homeowners face mortgage renewals at surprisingly higher interest rates, some are facing the dreaded prospect of having to sell a home they can no longer afford. Home resales fall by 1.9 per cent across Canada, new listings on the rise: RBC Home resales fell by 1.9 per cent across Canada in September, the third month in a row that resale rates have dropped, according to a new report by RBC. Sask. legislators ready for marathon school pronoun debate Legislators in Saskatchewan are gearing up for a marathon debate surrounding a controversial policy that would require parental consent before a youth could be referred to by a different pronoun at school. Ontario tables bill to return Greenbelt land and enhance legal protections The Ontario government tabled legislation Monday that would return parcels of land to the Greenbelt as well as codify its boundaries. 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Mediators are pressing for an agreement to let aid in and refugees with foreign passports out. Italian lawmakers debate long-delayed Holocaust Museum revived by far-right-led government Italian lawmakers on Monday marked the 80th anniversary of the Nazi roundup of more than 1,200 Roman Jews in the Holocaust with a debate on a measure to partially fund a long-delayed Holocaust Museum in the capital. As Biden heads to Israel and Jordan, aid is held up for a Gaza on the verge of total collapse The U.S. worked Tuesday to break a deadlock over delivering aid to millions of increasingly desperate civilians in the Gaza Strip, which has been besieged and under assault by Israel since a brutal attack by Hamas militants, as U.S. President Joe Biden prepared to head to the region. Urban battle from past Gaza war offers glimpse of what an Israeli ground offensive might look like A battle that killed dozens of civilians and more than a dozen Israeli soldiers nearly a decade ago offers a glimpse of the type of fighting that could lie ahead if Israeli forces roll into Gaza as expected. Politics ‘Even wars have rules’: Trudeau calls on Hamas to free hostages, allow humanitarian access Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is calling for Hamas to immediately free Israeli hostages and permit unimpeded humanitarian access into Gaza, where a dire crisis is unfolding as the war in the region is into its tenth day. Champagne says he wishes grocers were more ‘forthcoming’ on plans to stabilize prices Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says he wishes Canadian grocers would be more forthcoming with the public about their plans to stabilize prices. Families, non-essential embassy staff at Canadian missions in Israel leave: Global Affairs Family members and some non-essential embassy staff from Canada’s missions in Tel Aviv and Ramallah have left the region, Global Affairs Canada (GAC) announced late Monday. Health Study finds withdrawing less blood for ICU lab tests reduces patient strain, waste Intensive care units can collect less blood for lab tests and thereby reduce transfusions for critically ill patients who may have blood drawn multiple times a day, suggests a large study that says switching to lower-volume tubes can preserve the blood supply and reduce strain on already fragile patients. Drug used in diabetes treatment Mounjaro helped dieters shed 27 kg, study finds The medicine in the diabetes drug Mounjaro helped people with obesity or who are overweight lose at least a quarter of their body weight, or about 27 kilograms (60 pounds) on average, when combined with intensive diet and exercise, a new study shows. New guideline urges doctors to regularly screen for alcohol use disorder New guidance to help family doctors detect and manage high-risk drinking addresses a crucial gap in knowledge among both patients and doctors, say its authors, who warn that a common practice to prescribe antidepressants can actually induce cravings for alcohol. Sci-Tech Australian safety watchdog fines social platform X US $385,000 for not tackling child abuse content Australia’s online safety watchdog said on Monday it had fined X — the social media platform formerly known as Twitter — 610,500 Australian dollars (US $385,000) for failing to fully explain how it tackled child sexual exploitation content. ‘Ring of fire’ eclipse appears over the Americas A rare celestial spectacle appeared over the Americas Saturday — the likes of which won’t be seen again in this part of the world until 2046. 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Chris Evans says he’s ‘enjoying life’ as a newlywed after marrying Alba Baptista Chris Evans has traded in his Captain America shield for a wedding band on Saturday during an appearance at New York Comic-Con (NYCC), where he publicly confirmed for the first time that he recently wed actress Alba Baptista. Business Statistics Canada to release September inflation reading this morning Statistics Canada is set to release its September inflation reading this morning. Progress on getting inflation down has stalled in recent months as underlying price pressures remain broad in the economy. Champagne says he wishes grocers were more ‘forthcoming’ on plans to stabilize prices Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says he wishes Canadian grocers would be more forthcoming with the public about their plans to stabilize prices. Ex-FTX exec was ‘horrified’ last year when he learned of US$13 billion shortfall A former FTX executive and one-time billionaire testified against the cryptocurrency exchange’s founder, Sam Bankman-Fried, on Monday at his fraud trial, saying his admiration for him faded as he watched excessive spending on investments, property and celebrities precede a US$13 billion shortfall that left him feeling ‘blindsided and horrified.’ Lifestyle Crushing wine grapes by foot is back. Here’s why winemakers say it makes a difference Natural wine — which emphasizes sustainability and minimal processing — is seeing growing interest in the U.S. even though overall wine consumption has been declining since 2015, according to IWSR Drinks Market Analysis, a research firm. Grandmother and granddaughter flight attendant duo hits the skies Flight attendant Cynthia Heck finished up the safety demonstration and walked through the cabin, confirming passengers were ready for takeoff. 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