Some reading for this Sunday.
Blockade continues despite ‘modest progress’ made in talks between federal minister and Tyendinaga Mohawk
Via Rail cancels most trains nationwide, CN closes Eastern Canadian network as Indigenous protests continue
Passenger rail service says it has ‘no other option,’ while CN warns of temporary layoffs.
Via Rail trains run on CN tracks in most parts of the country, a vestige of a time when CN ran its own passenger trains.
Trudeau sends ministers to meet with Indigenous groups behind rail blockades
He must not feel the issue is important enough to show up himself.
CN Rail lays off staff as pipeline protests limit deliveries to Maritimes
New ICE crackdown in sanctuary cities sparks backlash in L.A.
A black student left his team bus to stretch. Police swarmed and put a gun to his head, lawsuit says
Member of Eastern Illinois University swim team. Incident occurred highway near East Moline Illinois.
EmoInnocent bystander was caught in fatal gunfire in East Harlem: copstional Elton John halts New Zealand gig after pneumonia diagnosis
Elton John needs to be helped off stage in New Zealand due to pneumonia
Uganda’s Queen of Katwe star Nikita Pearl Waligwa dies aged 15
Surviving cancer in a country with no radiotherapy machine
Cancer in Senegal: ‘I had to sell everything to pay for treatment’
A quarter of street drugs are fake and dangerous to users
Woman, 18, dies of suspected drug overdose in Leeds
Death comes just 48 hours after girl, 17, died from suspected overdose at Leeds festival
Ottawa woman banned from cruise in what she calls ‘racist’ policy linked to coronavirus
Abe asks ministers to focus on anti-virus steps
Criteria to be set up for people to see doctors
Outaouais couple ‘very afraid’ as coronavirus spreads aboard quarantined cruise ship
Another 70 coronavirus cases reported on Diamond Princess cruise ship
US to evacuate Diamond Princess passengers, as global coronavirus cases top 69,000
What went wrong on the Diamond Princess? Why cruise ships are a hotbed for viral outbreaks
8 newsworthy facts about your captain, Gavin MacLeod
Treehouses, Glass Igloos and Other Out-of-This-World Spots to Lay Your Head
Writer A.E. Hotchner, a St. Louis native and friend to Hemingway, Newman, dead at 102
In an Unequal America, Getting to Work Can Be Hell
Both MARC and Metro get mentioned in article above. My videos below show both operations.
Amtrak Acela Northeast Regional MARC Metro Virginia Railway Express trains Union Station Washington D.C.
Amtrak Capitol Limited racing passed DC Metro
Metro Bike-On-Rail Guidelines
My Life as a Retail Worker: Nasty, Brutish, and Poor
Love Letters From World War II Reveal Promises Made and Broken
Caroline Flack: The life and career of Love Island’s biggest star
Caroline Flack: Ambulance called to star’s house day before her death
Stuntwoman, husband reportedly killed in shootout with her ex and his new wife
Couple describe deadly shooting as ambush: ‘All of a sudden, hell began’
Slain Bronx deli worker mourned after shooting
Innocent bystander was caught in fatal gunfire in East Harlem: cops
Bail reform sets homeless teen free despite cop assault, car theft charges
Topless protester confronts Bernie Sanders, de Blasio at Nevada campaign rally
Man credits selling bouquets on Chicago streets for his recovery from alcoholism: ‘Selling flowers helped me survive’
With CTA crime in the spotlight, here’s how ‘L’ riders can stay safe