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China hands Canadian death sentence in drug case retrial

China hands Canadian death sentence in drug case retrial

His case was unexpectedly reviewed after Canada arrested a top official at the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, on a request from the US. A third Canadian detained in December , a teacher named Sarah...

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Military cargo plane crashes in Iran, killing 15 - army

Military cargo plane crashes in Iran, killing 15 - army

But instead, President Donald Trump 's withdrawal from the accord in May scuttled billions of dollars in planned sales by Airbus and Boeing Co.to the Islamic Republic, only increasing the danger for ...

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Democrats mull subpoenas for interpreters amid reports of Trump secrecy about Putin

Democrats mull subpoenas for interpreters amid reports of Trump secrecy about Putin

Speaking from the South Lawn before departing the White House for New Orleans, Trump called former Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department officials "known scoundrels" and "dirty cops"....

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Rep. Steve King removed from committee assignments amid 'white supremacist' controversy

Rep. Steve King removed from committee assignments amid 'white supremacist' controversy

McCarthy, the top Republican in the chamber, said over the weekend that King's language has "no place in America" and that "action will be taken." In an interview with the New York Times , King...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation 'checked if Trump was working for Russia'

But when Trump then tied Comey's firing to the Russian Federation investigation two separate times , the FBI opened the probe, the people said to the Times . There are no detailed records of five pe...

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Ex-kidnapping victims: Jayme Closs needs space, time to heal

Ex-kidnapping victims: Jayme Closs needs space, time to heal

The sheriff said investigators are trying to figure out what happened to Closs during her captivity and why she was seized, and gave no details on how she escaped except to say Patterson was not hom...

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GOP rejected Obama's executive reach, but accepts Trump's | News

GOP rejected Obama's executive reach, but accepts Trump's | News

The House and Senate voted to give federal workers back pay whenever the federal government reopens and then left town for the weekend, leaving the shutdown on track to become one for the record ...

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Wintry mix of snow, freezing rain pummels mid-Atlantic

Wintry mix of snow, freezing rain pummels mid-Atlantic

If the city gets as much as a foot of snow by late Saturday, it would be the most snow a single storm has dumped on St. Louis since 2014, when a January blizzard left 10.8 inches, the National We...

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Huawei sacks Polish worker arrested over claims of spying

Huawei sacks Polish worker arrested over claims of spying

Seeking to distance itself from the incident, Huawei said in a statement it had sacked Wang Weijing , whose "alleged actions have no relation to the company". "We have no information as to whethe...

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US begins pulling gear from Syria, but not yet troops

US begins pulling gear from Syria, but not yet troops

Witnesses on the ground told the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights they saw 10 armored vehicles, and other equipment, roll out from a US base in Rmeilan in Hassakeh province and head...

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Ginsburg to Miss Second Week of Oral Arguments as Speculation Mounts

Ginsburg to Miss Second Week of Oral Arguments as Speculation Mounts

A survivor of two prior cancer surgeries, in 1999 and 2009, Ginsburg had made it a point of pride that she missed no oral arguments during those episodes. She's recovering from major surgery and can p...

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Rudy Giuliani: Donald Trump won't answer any follow-up questions for Mueller probe

Rudy Giuliani: Donald Trump won't answer any follow-up questions for Mueller probe

They also wanted to determine whether the president "was knowingly working for Russian Federation or had unwittingly fallen under Moscow's influence". "The fact that it goes back a year and a half and...

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Opposition Takes Surprise Presidential Win in D.R. Congo, Prompting Fraud Claims

Opposition Takes Surprise Presidential Win in D.R. Congo, Prompting Fraud Claims

Known to his friends as "Fatshi", he gained a Belgian diploma in marketing and communication and rose doggedly through the party ranks. However, he never took up his seat as he did not formally recogn...

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Utah Driver Participating in Viral ‘Bird Box Challenge’ Crashes Vehicle While Blindfolded

Utah Driver Participating in Viral ‘Bird Box Challenge’ Crashes Vehicle While Blindfolded

What is the " Bird Box Challenge"? "This happened on Monday as a result of the driver covering her eyes while driving on Layton Parkway". She had allegedly pulled a beanie over her eyes as part o...

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Pompeo vows U.S. troops will leave Syria

Pompeo vows U.S. troops will leave Syria

Confirmation of the first withdrawals comes amid confusion over plans to implement Trump's pullout order and threats from Turkey to attack the Kurds , who have been America's partners on the ground...

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Manafort Allegedly Shared Polling Data With Russian Operative

Manafort Allegedly Shared Polling Data With Russian Operative

Kilimnik, who worked closely with Manafort, is believed to have close ties to Russian intelligence. Manafort was among the first Americans charged in Mueller's investigation and has been among the c...

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Brexit: See how your MP voted on the Grieve amendment

Brexit: See how your MP voted on the Grieve amendment

As MPs prepared to embark on the second day of the resumed debate on Theresa May's Brexit deal , Mr Clark said he would support a series of "indicative votes" to establish what sort of agreement co...

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Xi & Kim agree to ‘jointly’ advance & steer the denuclearization of Korean peninsula

Xi & Kim agree to ‘jointly’ advance & steer the denuclearization of Korean peninsula

On whether Kim's Beijing visit was related to a second North Korea-U.S. summit, Lu Kang, spokesman of the Chinese Foreign Ministry, said in a briefing Tuesday, "China maintains that it is very usefu...

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Gavin Newsom-Donald Trump feud threatens FEMA California wildfire funds

Gavin Newsom-Donald Trump feud threatens FEMA California wildfire funds

It's unclear if Trump's latest threat would affect FEMA actions. It was not immediately clear, however, whether Trump's threat was bluster like other tweets he has sent falsely criticising Californi...

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Lindsey Graham says Trump's AG pick committed to letting Mueller probe continue

Lindsey Graham says Trump's AG pick committed to letting Mueller probe continue

Graham, who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, spoke after meeting with Barr , who was making the rounds with senators ahead of his confirmation hearing scheduled for next week . Democratic Se...

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Saudi Teen Safe in Thailand, For Now

Saudi Teen Safe in Thailand, For Now

Robertson told CBC's As it Happens that the 18-year old was confined to her room for nearly six months. Her ordeal at the Bangkok airport riveted social media as she posted videos and consta...

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Kim Jong Un makes 4th visit to China in a year

Kim Jong Un makes 4th visit to China in a year

In an unusual move , North Korean state media announced Mr Kim's visit yesterday morning before he, his wife and other senior officials even arrived in Beijing . Tuesday also marked Kim's 35th bir...

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BJP allies, Northeast political parties and students` bodies oppose Citizenship Bill

BJP allies, Northeast political parties and students` bodies oppose Citizenship Bill

Protesters in Assam set up blockades with burning tires and vandalized two BJP offices, disrupting traffic and business from early in the morning to late afternoon. Had the AGP not partnered with th...

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Sultan Muhammad V steps down as Malaysia's king

Sultan Muhammad V steps down as Malaysia's king

Malaysia's king has abdicated , royal officials have said, ending weeks of speculation about his future. Malaysia's nine royal households will soon hold a Conference of Rulers to elect the next Agong...

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U.S. team to visit China for trade talks next week

U.S. team to visit China for trade talks next week

Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish will lead the U.S. delegation for the talks, the Commerce Ministry said in a statement. Its one-sentence announcement gave no other details of the ag...

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Bolton: No US Withdrawal from Syria Without Deal to Protect Kurds

Bolton: No US Withdrawal from Syria Without Deal to Protect Kurds

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US National Security Advisor John Bolton shake hands during a joint statement to the media follow their meeting in Jerusalem on Sunday. Bolton's rem...

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Elizabeth Warren’s First Week On The Stump Filled With Missteps

Elizabeth Warren’s First Week On The Stump Filled With Missteps

Warren responded: 'What I can do is I can be in this fight for all of our families. At least five candidates have launched exploratory committees for the 2020 presidential election. In an email to...

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Trump Repeats Calls For A Border Wall As Shutdown Negotiations Continue

Trump Repeats Calls For A Border Wall As Shutdown Negotiations Continue

That effort is created to squeeze Senate Republicans, some of whom are growing increasingly anxious about the extended shutdown. "We have to build the wall", Trump told reporters as he left the Whi...

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Man charged in Poland escape room fire deaths

Man charged in Poland escape room fire deaths

If convicted, he could face up to eight years in prison. A Polish news agency said it learned unofficially that the victims died from carbon monoxide asphyxiation. Hundreds of lights, toys and white f...

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US Presidential Hopeful Elizabeth Warren Cautious, But Not Anti-Crypto

US Presidential Hopeful Elizabeth Warren Cautious, But Not Anti-Crypto

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: "America's middle class is getting hollowed out. And then you came into a bigger part and there were cages set out with little girls in them", Warren said , her voice crackin...

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