Global National: March 4, 2024 | How Trump’s nominee odds are affected by SCOTUS ballot decision

From Global News.

In tonight’s top story: Former U.S. president Donald Trump has cleared a major legal hurdle in his bid to return to the White House, as the Supreme Court has ruled individual states cannot bar candidates from federal office. Jackson Proskow explains how this affects Trump’s odds of securing the Republican nomination for the 2024 presidential election and if this will end questions about whether he engaged in insurrection.

Also, there has been an alarming rise in measles cases around the world, and a handful of cases have been confirmed in Canada. Heather Yourex-West explains the worries from public health officials, what’s behind the troubling increase and how you can protect yourself.

Plus, a Global News investigation has uncovered startling allegations that for-profit group home companies in Ontario may be targeting youth in Nunavut’s child-welfare system. The investigation also reveals the territory is paying much more, on average, than children’s aid societies in Ontario do. Carolyn Jarvis reports.

Additionally, Haiti has declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew in response to a deadly surge of gang violence overwhelming its capital, Port-au-Prince. Mike Armstrong explains how Kenya is trying to help resolve the crisis and why some Haitians have doubts about Prime Minister Ariel Henry.

And, athletes from around the world, including Canada, compete every year in Sail Grand Prix (SailGP), a series of sailing competitions involving high-tech sailboats. Heidi Petracek speaks with Team Canada flight controller Bill Gooderham, who has generations of sailors behind him, as well as a historic connection to the Royal Canadian Navy.

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