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    Judge hears arguments against Trump's asylum ban for illegal border-crossers

    Judge hears arguments against Trump's asylum ban for illegal border-crossers


    Legal groups argued Monday that a judge should prevent the Trump administration from enforcing its ban on asylum for anyone who illegally crosses the U.S.-Mexico...

    Legal groups argued Monday that a judge should prevent the Trump administration from enforcing its ban on asylum for anyone who illegally crosses the U.S.-Mexico border.

    Saudi crown prince will be at G20 summit later this month: Saudi media

    Saudi crown prince will be at G20 summit later this month: Saudi media


    Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will attend the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires later this month, Saudi media reported...

    Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will attend the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires later this month, Saudi media reported Monday.

    Spain won't back Brexit deal without clarity on Gibraltar, foreign minister says

    Spain won't back Brexit deal without clarity on Gibraltar, foreign minister says


    Spain will not back the European Union's draft Brexit agreement without clarity that Madrid will be able to negotiate the future of Gibraltar directly with Britain, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said...

    Spain will not back the European Union's draft Brexit agreement without clarity that Madrid will be able to negotiate the future of Gibraltar directly with Britain, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said Monday.

    Stock markets fall after APEC summit highlights China-U.S. trade tension

    Stock markets fall after APEC summit highlights China-U.S. trade tension


    U.S. stock markets slid on Monday with technology shares leading the way after an Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation meeting this weekend highlighted the trade tensions between the U.S. and China. The TSX was lower, led by energy...

    U.S. stock markets slid on Monday with technology shares leading the way after an Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation meeting this weekend highlighted the trade tensions between the U.S. and China. The TSX was lower, led by energy stocks.

    Haiti rocked by angry protests after officials accused of stealing nearly $2 billion in foreign aid

    Haiti rocked by angry protests after officials accused of stealing nearly $2 billion in foreign aid


    A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Public anger in Haiti over allegations of government pilfering of foreign aid; how the $1.6 billion Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project aims to energize remote...

    A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Public anger in Haiti over allegations of government pilfering of foreign aid; how the $1.6 billion Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project aims to energize remote northern Ontario communities.

    Finns mock Trump by raking country great again

    Finns mock Trump by raking country great again


    Puzzled Finns have taken to Twitter to post pictures of themselves raking the forest after U.S. President Donald Trump said California should learn a lesson from the Nordic country about how to protect itself against...

    Puzzled Finns have taken to Twitter to post pictures of themselves raking the forest after U.S. President Donald Trump said California should learn a lesson from the Nordic country about how to protect itself against wildfires.

    Democratic senators sue over Trump's attorney general appointment

    Democratic senators sue over Trump's attorney general appointment


    Three Democratic senators have filed a lawsuit accusing U.S. President Donald Trump of illegally appointing Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general, saying Trump violated the Constitution and denied the Senate its right to approve the...

    Three Democratic senators have filed a lawsuit accusing U.S. President Donald Trump of illegally appointing Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general, saying Trump violated the Constitution and denied the Senate its right to approve the nomination.

    Nissan chair Carlos Ghosn arrested in financial misconduct probe

    Nissan chair Carlos Ghosn arrested in financial misconduct probe


    Nissan Motor's chair Carlos Ghosn has been arrested and will be dismissed for alleged under-reporting of his income and misuse of company funds, the company said...

    Nissan Motor's chair Carlos Ghosn has been arrested and will be dismissed for alleged under-reporting of his income and misuse of company funds, the company said Monday.

    Volcano of Fire, already deadly this year, threatens Guatemalans again

    Volcano of Fire, already deadly this year, threatens Guatemalans again


    About 4,000 residents flee Guatemala's Volcano of Fire as red-hot rock and ash spewed into the sky and cascaded down the slopes toward an area devastated by a deadly eruption earlier this...

    About 4,000 residents flee Guatemala's Volcano of Fire as red-hot rock and ash spewed into the sky and cascaded down the slopes toward an area devastated by a deadly eruption earlier this year.

    Airstrikes resume in Yemen after brief lull

    Airstrikes resume in Yemen after brief lull


    Intense fighting broke out in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah late on Monday, shattering a lull in violence that had raised hopes for a ceasefire between a Saudi-led coalition and Houthi insurgents as the United Nations tried to resume peace...

    Intense fighting broke out in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah late on Monday, shattering a lull in violence that had raised hopes for a ceasefire between a Saudi-led coalition and Houthi insurgents as the United Nations tried to resume peace talks.

    White House restores CNN reporter Acosta's media pass — with a warning

    White House restores CNN reporter Acosta's media pass — with a warning


    The Trump administration on Monday abruptly dropped its effort to bar CNN reporter Jim Acosta from the White House, but warned he could have his credentials pulled again if he doesn't follow guidelines governing journalists'...

    The Trump administration on Monday abruptly dropped its effort to bar CNN reporter Jim Acosta from the White House, but warned he could have his credentials pulled again if he doesn't follow guidelines governing journalists' behaviour.

    Russia pursues another criminal case against Kremlin critic Bill Browder

    Russia pursues another criminal case against Kremlin critic Bill Browder


    Russian prosecutors on Monday announced a new criminal case against Kremlin critic Bill Browder, raising the pressure on him before European Union discussions about a set of sanctions he is...

    Russian prosecutors on Monday announced a new criminal case against Kremlin critic Bill Browder, raising the pressure on him before European Union discussions about a set of sanctions he is advocating.

    18 Saudis linked to Khashoggi murder banned from European border-free zone

    18 Saudis linked to Khashoggi murder banned from European border-free zone


    Germany has issued entry bans for 18 Saudi citizens suspected of involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's Istanbul Consulate, effectively banning them from the European Union's passport-free Schengen...

    Germany has issued entry bans for 18 Saudi citizens suspected of involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's Istanbul Consulate, effectively banning them from the European Union's passport-free Schengen zone.

    Rain could complicate search for California wildfire victims

    Rain could complicate search for California wildfire victims


    The search for remains of victims of the devastating northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the front...

    The search for remains of victims of the devastating northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the front lines.

    Tijuana protesters blast 'invasion' of Mexico by caravan of U.S.-bound migrants

    Tijuana protesters blast 'invasion' of Mexico by caravan of U.S.-bound migrants


    Hundreds of Tijuana residents congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the Mexican city south of California on Sunday to protest the thousands of Central American migrants who have arrived in hopes of a new life in the...

    Hundreds of Tijuana residents congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the Mexican city south of California on Sunday to protest the thousands of Central American migrants who have arrived in hopes of a new life in the U.S.

    Ukraine transgender rights rally attacked by far-right radicals

    Ukraine transgender rights rally attacked by far-right radicals


    Far-right radicals attacked a rally for transgender rights in Ukraine’s capital on Sunday leaving at least three people injured, including a Canadian journalist who was covering the...

    Far-right radicals attacked a rally for transgender rights in Ukraine’s capital on Sunday leaving at least three people injured, including a Canadian journalist who was covering the demonstration.

    Netanyahu takes on defence post amid call for early Israeli election

    Netanyahu takes on defence post amid call for early Israeli election


    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he would take on his country's defence minister portfolio, rejecting calls to dissolve his government even as early elections appeared increasingly...

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he would take on his country's defence minister portfolio, rejecting calls to dissolve his government even as early elections appeared increasingly likely.

    Republican Rick Scott wins Florida's U.S. Senate race after recount

    Republican Rick Scott wins Florida's U.S. Senate race after recount


    Florida's outgoing governor, Republican Rick Scott, was declared the winner of the state's hard-fought U.S. Senate race on Sunday, following a manual recount of ballots in the tight contest against three-term Democratic incumbent Bill...

    Florida's outgoing governor, Republican Rick Scott, was declared the winner of the state's hard-fought U.S. Senate race on Sunday, following a manual recount of ballots in the tight contest against three-term Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson.

    Trump said Finns use raking to prevent wildfires, puzzling Finland's president

    Trump said Finns use raking to prevent wildfires, puzzling Finland's president


    Finland's president isn't sure where U.S. President Donald Trump got the idea that raking is part of his country's routine for managing its substantial...

    Finland's president isn't sure where U.S. President Donald Trump got the idea that raking is part of his country's routine for managing its substantial forests.

    Jamal Khashoggi killing: How the case has unfolded

    Jamal Khashoggi killing: How the case has unfolded


    Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi writer living in the U.S., disappeared in early October 2018. Here's a look back at the case, which began when the writer walked into the Saudi Consulate in...

    Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi writer living in the U.S., disappeared in early October 2018. Here's a look back at the case, which began when the writer walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.​