Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Feds, Irving ask trade tribunal to toss challenge to warship contract

The federal government and Halifax-based Irving Shipbuilding are asking a trade tribunal to throw out a challenge to their handling of a high-stakes competition...

Christmas across the globe: Tradition and tensions amid turbulent times

At the Vatican, the pope called for unity. In the U.S., a federal government shutdown cast a pall. So dawned Christmas Day 2018. More At the...

British professor returns to UK after detention in Iran: BBC

LONDON (Reuters) - A British-Iranian academic who had been detained in Iran on security charges has returned to the United Kingdom, the BBC reported...

U.S. immigration authorities say 8-year-old Guatemalan boy has died in custody

An eight-year-old boy from Guatemala died in government custody early Tuesday, said U.S. immigration authorities, marking the second death of a migrant...

2nd Guatemalan child dies in U.S. immigration custody

An eight-year-old boy from Guatemala died in government custody in New Mexico early Tuesday, U.S. immigration authorities said, marking the second death...

Destruction of tunnels from Lebanon 'nearly done': Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement at parliament in this file picture taken on December 19, 2018 (AFP Photo/Menahem KAHANA) More Jerusalem (AFP) -...

Trump tells child that believing in Santa at 7 is ‘marginal’

While taking Christmas Eve calls from children, U.S. President Donald Trump asked a seven-year-old named Coleman, "Are you still a believer in...

Bosnian Serb police detain grieving father, activists

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Police dispersed activists gathered at the central square in the northwestern Serbian city of Banja Luka on Tuesday following the arrest...

Global Stock Angst Snowballs as Nikkei 225 Enters Bear Market

Global Stock Angst Snowballs as Nikkei 225 Enters Bear Market More (Bloomberg) -- Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average tumbled 5 percent into a bear market...

Venezuela calls U.S. comments on Guyana dispute ‘interventionist’

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s foreign ministry on Tuesday described as “interventionist and disrespectful” U.S. comments on a weekend incident in which the country’s navy...