Toronto police chief, lead investigators satisfied with Bruce McArthur's sentence

As each count carried a mandatory life sentence without parole for 25 years, the only decision before Justice John McMahon has been whether to sentence him concurrently or consecutively. Most victims were immigrants and of South Asian or Middle Eas... More..

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Thai king: Sister's PM bid 'extremely inappropriate'
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Thai king: Sister's PM bid 'extremely inappropriate'

Thai Raksa Chart party leader Preechapol Pongpanich, holds up application of candidate for Prime Minister, Thailand's Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi, at the election commission office in...More..

Acting attorney general overseeing Mueller probe says he's not interfered
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Acting attorney general overseeing Mueller probe says he's not interfered

Members of congress were rude, disrespectful and confrontational while bitterly demanding YES or NO answers from Mr. Whitaker . Jerrold Nadler of NY, and Whitaker sparred over Nadler's threat to issue a su...More..

Virginia deputy governor Fairfax accused of sexual assault
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Virginia deputy governor Fairfax accused of sexual assault

The governor's own troubles began when a racist image from his medical school yearbook went public on February 1. In his first interview since the scandal erupted, a chastened Northam told The Washington Po...More..

Senate Judiciary Committee Approves William Barr to Be New Attorney General
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

Senate Judiciary Committee Approves William Barr to Be New Attorney General

Sen. Meanwhile, Barr pledged during his hearing to release "as much as I can" of the special counsel findings. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the Judiciary Committee's highest-ranking Democrat, sai...More..

Palestinian presence at Mideast meeting not a negotiation
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Palestinian presence at Mideast meeting not a negotiation

The visit will focus on the economic aspects of the plan, and leave out the politics, the officials said. Haaretz reported that Kushner and Greenblatt will meet with the rulers of Saudi Arabia , Qatar an...More..

House Democrats Divided On Strategy To Force Release Of Trump's Tax Returns
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

House Democrats Divided On Strategy To Force Release Of Trump's Tax Returns

Ways and Means member Ron Kind of Wisconsin, considered one of the most centrist House Democrats, said he thinks the idea could be a waste of time. Rep. Democrats formally took control of the House on January...More..

Russian officials willing to consider USA proposals for new nuclear treaty
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Russian officials willing to consider USA proposals for new nuclear treaty

Russian Federation suspended the INF treaty last weekend after the USA announced that it would pull out of the pact in six months unless Russian Federation ended its violations, which Moscow denies. Howeve...More..

US Supreme Court Blocks Restrictive Louisiana Abortion Law
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

US Supreme Court Blocks Restrictive Louisiana Abortion Law

The Louisiana law would have required physicians at abortion clinics to obtain medically unnecessary so-called admitting privileges to hospitals within 30 miles. "Justice Kavanaugh's logic would greatly r...More..

Elizabeth Warren formally launches 2020 White House bid
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Elizabeth Warren formally launches 2020 White House bid

Despite such criticism, several MA lawmakers joined Warren for her Lawrence 2020 campaign launch, including U.S. Reps. The Massachusetts senator revealed on New Years Eve that she was forming an exploratory ...More..

Venezuela's Independence Being Destroyed Under Cloak of Humanitarian Aid — Maduro
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Venezuela's Independence Being Destroyed Under Cloak of Humanitarian Aid — Maduro

USA humanitarian aid arrived in trucks at a Colombian border town, but the Venezuelan military has barricaded a bridge at the border crossing in an apparent attempt to block the aid. 'We're advancing in the dev...More..

Charges: Suspect Fired 5 Times at School Bus Windshield
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Charges: Suspect Fired 5 Times at School Bus Windshield

His first court appearance is on Friday and he faces 20 years in prison if convicted. The gunman , identified by police as Kenneth Lilly, gets out of the auto and walks around to the driver's side of the bu...More..

Pentagon moving troops to Texas due to migrant caravan
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Pentagon moving troops to Texas due to migrant caravan

The lawmakers are up against a February 15 deadline for ending an impasse over Trump's demand for $5.7 billion this year to help build a wall along the U.S. "And, El Paso was a safe city long before any wall ...More..

Nadler Says He Needs More Answers From Whitaker And May Issue Subpoena
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Nadler Says He Needs More Answers From Whitaker And May Issue Subpoena

We have agreed to five-minute rounds". "Answer the question, please". "The Department of Justice must be such a place". Whitaker: "Mr. Chairman, your five-minutes are up". Congressman Doug Collins , the top ...More..

Hakeem Case Different from Rahaf, 'Big Joke' Says
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Hakeem Case Different from Rahaf, 'Big Joke' Says

As Hakeem Al-Araibi faces a further 60 days in a Thailand detention centre after formally asking not to be sent back to Bahrain , the refugee has vowed he'll be ready to play for Victorian side Pascoe Vale on...More..

Storm Erik is on the way
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Storm Erik is on the way

Again, these values may be exceeded for a while along exposed Atlantic coasts and, with very high seas, this will give the risk of coastal flooding. A driver had a lucky escape in south Belfast after a tree f...More..

Police seize $1.29 billion of ice bound for Australia
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Police seize $1.29 billion of ice bound for Australia

One of the containers authorities say contained close to two tons of methamphetamine and other drugs. The drugs were packaged with smaller quantities of cocaine and heroin, and were concealed in metal boxes l...More..

Khashoggi murder 'planned and perpetrated' by Saudi officials, United Nations expert finds
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Khashoggi murder 'planned and perpetrated' by Saudi officials, United Nations expert finds

Delayed access to the consulate and residence and "clean-up of the crimes scenes", also severely limited the potential for the Turkish criminal forensic investigation to "produce telling evidence", according to...More..

House Intelligence Committee Meets, Makes Moves
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

House Intelligence Committee Meets, Makes Moves

Schiff, who chairs the Intelligence Committee, plans to resume the panel's investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Cohen pleaded guilty in November to lying to...More..

High hopes around the globe for 2nd Trump-Kim summit
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

High hopes around the globe for 2nd Trump-Kim summit

Trump is prepared to announced the details from the House chamber Tuesday night for the two-day summit with the North Korean leader on February 27 and 28, according to Politico . Trump has been eager to hold...More..

We rearrange President Trump's workday schedule to make him more productive
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

We rearrange President Trump's workday schedule to make him more productive

But Axios cautioned, not all the president's meetings are reflected on his schedule because many of his them are spur of the moment, according to senior White House officials. In a statement to Axios , White...More..

Sea lion video found on USB in frozen leopard seal poo
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Sea lion video found on USB in frozen leopard seal poo

This photo was discovered on a USB found inside a frozen slab of leopard seal poop in New Zealand . Volunteers scouring through some critical seal poo evidence for a NIWA research have come across a surpri...More..

Pope Francis Holds Historic Public Mass Service In United Arab Emirates
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Pope Francis Holds Historic Public Mass Service In United Arab Emirates

On Monday, the pope held talks in Abu Dhabi with Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb - imam of Cairo's Al-Azhar, Sunni Islam's prestigious seat of learning. The pontiff will take part in an inter-religious conference o...More..

Trump Says He Doesn't
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Trump Says He Doesn't "Necessarily Agree" With US Spymasters' Assessments

President Donald Trump said the USA military would continue to protect Israel, but vowed to push ahead with a controversial troop withdrawal from Syria in an interview aired Sunday. " Don't overburden Iraq wi...More..

by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

"David’s sling is in our hands" — Maduro warns Trump

Austria, Sweden and Denmark also recognised Guaido. Germany, France, Britain and Spain were among the European Union states to officially endorse Guaido and call for fresh elections in crisis-hit Venezuela. T...More..