OECD concerned with allegations Trudeau interfered in SNC-Lavalin case

He also implied the date of the meeting, which coincides with the announcement of the federal budget, is no accident. Conservative MP Michael Cooper said it is essential for the discussion to be out in the open because not allowing Wilson-Raybould ... More..

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All US diplomats have left Venezuela, says Mike Pompeo
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

All US diplomats have left Venezuela, says Mike Pompeo

The United States had withdrawn most of the diplomatic staff from the embassy five weeks ago, leaving a core group behind. USA diplomats began the exodus from the Caracas, Venezuela, embassy earlier this week...More..

US cites Khashoggi murder as a rights abuse by Saudi Arabia
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

US cites Khashoggi murder as a rights abuse by Saudi Arabia

He was killed inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on October 2. "Justice in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia operates pursuant to worldwide law and it does so in all transparency, " al-Aiban told the forum...More..

by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Central Intelligence Agency implicated in attack on North Korean embassy in Madrid

The CIA has denied involvement in the attack. Attackers gagged staff and stole computers amid US-North Korea talks on nuclear arms control, it said. "The operation was perfectly planned as if it were carrie...More..

Huawei Has Made Its Own Smartphone and PC OSes … Just in Case
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Huawei Has Made Its Own Smartphone and PC OSes … Just in Case

We heard more about this OS in 2016. Chinese technology giant Huawei filed a lawsuit against the USA government last week as a "last resort" to get a federal ban on the use of its products lifted . He ...More..

N. Korea reconsiders denuclearization talks with US
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

N. Korea reconsiders denuclearization talks with US

Pompeo appeared to dismiss the rhetoric as a bargaining ploy or an attempt to drive a wedge between the U.S. team and described his interactions as professional. Administration officials portrayed the invitatio...More..

At least 8 people killed in school shooting in Sao Paulo
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

At least 8 people killed in school shooting in Sao Paulo

A man was injured in another shooting near the school earlier, but police said they were still investigating if both cases were connected. "It didn't take long until police arrived". Joao Doria, speaking a ...More..

Palestinian dies two weeks after shot in Gaza clashes: ministry
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Palestinian dies two weeks after shot in Gaza clashes: ministry

Mousa Mohammed Mousa, 23, was injured on March 1 in clashes along the border, ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said in a statement. Egypt, the United Nations and Qatar have been mediating between Israel and...More..

Yerevan Beats Tbilisi and Baku in Mercer Quality of Living Survey
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Yerevan Beats Tbilisi and Baku in Mercer Quality of Living Survey

Western Europe dominates this ranking , however Brussels (47th place) falls considerably between 2005 and 2019 due to terrorist attacks, and Greece (102nd place) also takes a dive due to its slow recovery from...More..

Jeremy Corbyn says a Brexit delay is now 'inevitable'
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn says a Brexit delay is now 'inevitable'

But although she managed to convince about 40 Tory MPs to change their mind, it was not almost enough to overturn the historic 230 vote defeat she suffered on the same deal in January. But despite the growth in...More..

Boeing 737 MAX planes' deliveries HALTED after Trump GROUNDED jets
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Boeing 737 MAX planes' deliveries HALTED after Trump GROUNDED jets

A 737 Max 8 used by Ethiopian Airlines crashed soon after take-off on March 10 from Addis Ababa, killing all 157 passengers and crew. Arthur Wolk, an attorney who represents plaintiffs in air crash litigati...More..

FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Severe storms possible this afternoon & evening
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Severe storms possible this afternoon & evening

A Tornado Warning means rotation has been spotted. Two apparent tornadoes touched down Saturday in central Arkansas, destroying shops as severe storms raking the South damaged some buildings and tore away roo...More..

Pompeo set to meet oil executives, push United States crude exports, Iran issue
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Pompeo set to meet oil executives, push United States crude exports, Iran issue

Iran reached an agreement with world powers in 2015 over its nuclear programme which led to the lifting of sanctions in 2016 but Trump pulled out of the deal in May previous year and reimposed US restrictions i...More..

Arcata High Students Will Participate in Tomorrow's Global Youth Climate Strike
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Arcata High Students Will Participate in Tomorrow's Global Youth Climate Strike

Pakistani Malala Yousafzai in 2014 became the youngest victor of the prize, at the age of 17 . "We have nominated Greta because the climate threat may be one of the most important causes of war and confl...More..

DEVELOPING: Gunman opens fire at mosque in New Zealand
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

DEVELOPING: Gunman opens fire at mosque in New Zealand

He then returns to his auto, retrieves another rifle, and returns, shooting into the pile of bodies and then leaving. The video has quickly been shared on both Facebook and Twitter despite pleas not to sp...More..

PUBG Mobile has now been banned in certain Indian cities
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

PUBG Mobile has now been banned in certain Indian cities

The notification said that the ban would be in force from March 14 till the midnight of March 28. Indian police have arrested ten university students for playing PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ( PUBG ), th...More..

by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Trump Jumps Again Into Brexit Debate

As is the norm on the St. Patrick's weekend, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is in the White House for the regular meeting. Trump added: "I'm surprised at how badly it's all gone from the standpoint of a negotiation"....More..

Foot overbridge collapses near Mumbai's CSMT station, 5 killed
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Foot overbridge collapses near Mumbai's CSMT station, 5 killed

Maharashtra minister Vinod Tawade said that the Railways and BMC will conduct an inquiry into the incident. Probing the incident, the Mumbai police found two main factors contributing to the stampede - the ...More..

US Diplomats Leave Venezuela 'For The Time Being'
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

US Diplomats Leave Venezuela 'For The Time Being'

He said the U.S. remains committed to supporting opposition leader Juan Guaido , who wants to remove Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and hold elections. The US has already imposed sanctions created to ch...More..

Ex-FBI official: ‘No conspiracy’ to prevent Trump’s election
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Ex-FBI official: ‘No conspiracy’ to prevent Trump’s election

Strzok was dismissed from Robert Mueller's team once the text messages were uncovered by internal investigations. Strzok insisted that he did not have an "insurance policy" to keep Trump from getting electe...More..

Multiple casualties reported in shooting at mosque in New Zealand`s Christchurch
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Multiple casualties reported in shooting at mosque in New Zealand`s Christchurch

Soon after they were barred from getting off the bus, the players escaped and ran through Hagley Park. Bangladesh's strength and conditioning coach Mario Villavarayen said the players were shaken up. A New ...More..

Summer Zervos' defamation suit against Trump can go forward: appeals court
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Summer Zervos' defamation suit against Trump can go forward: appeals court

Mr Trump's lawyer Marc Kasowitz said the President would appeal to the state's highest court, the Court of Appeals, "which we expect will agree with the dissent". Jones , which decided the president could be ...More..

Ethiopian crash: France accepts black box analysis, U.S. grounds Boeing
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Ethiopian crash: France accepts black box analysis, U.S. grounds Boeing

All Boeing 737 Max-8 and 9 planes will continue to be grounded until May after the catastrophic Ethiopian Airlines crash, the US Federal Aviation Administration said. The Federal Aviation Administration said ...More..

TOO FAR? Minnesota Democrats Seeking 'Primary Challenger' to Run Against Ilhan Omar
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

TOO FAR? Minnesota Democrats Seeking 'Primary Challenger' to Run Against Ilhan Omar

A spokeswoman for Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign has apologized after asking whether the "American-Jewish community has a dual allegiance to the state of Israel" - a comment condemned by Jewish leaders...More..

Texas Democrat Beto O’Rourke announces 2020 presidential run
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Texas Democrat Beto O’Rourke announces 2020 presidential run

The 46-year-old Democrat confirmed to local station KTSM that he is seeking his party's nomination for the 2020 presidential race, and will make the announcement Thursday morning, the television broadcaster i...More..

Court rules Remington can be sued over Newtown shooting
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Court rules Remington can be sued over Newtown shooting

Adam Lanza , 20, used a Remington AR-15 Bushmaster rifle, a semi-automatic civilian version of the US military's M-16, to kill 20 children between the ages of 6 and 7, as well as six adult staff members, at San...More..

Cyclone Idai to hit Zim
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Cyclone Idai to hit Zim

She spoke to reporters late on Tuesday after a cabinet meeting in Maputo to discuss the emergency. In neighbouring Malawi, floods have left over 230 000 people without shelter and affected around 739 000 peop...More..

2 rockets fired on Israel, Gaza braces for reprisal
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

2 rockets fired on Israel, Gaza braces for reprisal

The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) said on Wednesday, after air raid sirens sounded in Tel Aviv for the first time since summer of 2014, that it had registered launches of two rockets from the Gaza Strip. The ...More..

Mueller report should be made public, House says in bipartisan vote
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Mueller report should be made public, House says in bipartisan vote

Four Republicans voted present, and eight members (five Democrats and three Republicans) didn't vote. Barr is required to notify the top Republicans and Democrats of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees ...More..

No-deal Brexit: Breakdown of temporary United Kingdom tariffs on beef
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

No-deal Brexit: Breakdown of temporary United Kingdom tariffs on beef

David Sterling, the head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service, warned in December of an upsurge in smuggling. The News Letter asked HMRC, which will ultimately police such arrangements, whether the tariff-...More..