Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Fire and health service workers try to storm Catalan parliament

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Hundreds of health service workers and firefighters tried to storm the Catalan parliament in Barcelona on Wednesday to demand better working...

Sri Lanka’s top military man in court over role in war-time abductions

COLOMBO (Reuters) - After evading arrest for two months, Sri Lanka’s most senior military official appeared in court on Wednesday, charged with helping another...

Car bomb targets UK contractor’s compound in Afghan capital

KABUL (Reuters) - A car bomb targeted a British security contractor’s compound in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, opening the way for gunmen...

U.S. takes step toward ending military support for Saudis in Yemen

The U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday to advance a resolution to end U.S. military support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen's civil...

Mike Pompeo accuses Congress of ‘caterwauling’ over Khashoggi killing

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary James Mattis say that downgrading U.S. ties with Saudi Arabia would be a mistake...

Humboldt Broncos families should get rest of $15M fund by Christmas

Millions of dollars raised online after the Humboldt Broncos bus crash should be handed out to families before Christmas, Justice Neil Gabrielson ruled Wednesday,...

Midweek podcast: GM closure and millennials’ money habits

General Motors sent shock waves throughout North America this week when the carmaker announced it was closing four plants, including one in Oshawa, Ont. The closure...

Trump outsources his Twitter rage to fan and parody accounts

In a barrage of puzzling retweets Wednesday morning, President Trump, who usually composes his own Twitter diatribes, relied on fan accounts and supporters...

Bank of England says Brexit without deal could bring deepest recession in almost a...

The Bank of England is warning that if Britain leaves the European Union with no deal, the result could be the deepest...

‘It’s finally over’: Frank Ostrowski elated to have murder conviction quashed

Frank Ostrowski is relieved to finally have his first-degree murder conviction off his back, allowing him to travel outside Manitoba and enjoy his freedom...