Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Malaysian held over Mongolian model’s grisly murder loses Australian asylum bid

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A fugitive Malaysian policeman convicted of the grisly murder of a Mongolian model has lost a bid for asylum in Australia,...

Salad kit recalled in 3 provinces also found in Alberta grocery store

A ready-to-eat salad kit recalled in Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick and Ontario due to possible Listeria contamination has also been spotted in an Alberta grocery...

Eighth lawmaker quits Britain’s Labour Party

(Reuters) - Joan Ryan, a Labour member of parliament, has become the eighth lawmaker to resign from Britain’s main opposition party. Ryan, a lawmaker elected...

‘It seems impossible’: Group that sponsored Syrian refugee family mourns children killed in fire

The Nova Scotia group that had sponsored the Syrian family who had been living at the home that burned down early Tuesday morning is grieving the seven...

Trump says he has ‘absolute right’ to declare emergency, faces 16-state lawsuit

U.S. President Donald Trump declares he will prevail over a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border...

Death toll from northwest Nigeria attack doubles to 130

ABUJA (Reuters) - The death toll from an attack last week by gunmen in northwestern Nigeria has doubled to more than 130, the Kaduna...

Student protesters should have ‘mouths washed out with soap,’ Ontario premier says

Doug Ford admonished protesting students for their "filthy" mouths on Tuesday after a group decrying cuts to post-secondary grants disrupted a session at Ontario's...

Peter Cosgrove, photographer of more than 100 space shuttle launches, is dead at 84

A former Associated Press photographer in Florida who covered more than 100 space shuttle launches, the Elian Gonzalez saga, and the presidential...

Trump wants North Korea to denuclearize, but is in no hurry

WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he wants North Korea to end its nuclear program, but he is in no...

Trump signs directive to create U.S. space force

U.S. President Donald Trump took a step Tuesday toward creating a U.S. space force, a new branch of the military dedicated to...