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    Mueller seeks immunity for 5 witnesses in Manafort case

    Mueller seeks immunity for 5 witnesses in Manafort case


    Special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking immunity for five potential witnesses in the upcoming trial of U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul...

    Special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking immunity for five potential witnesses in the upcoming trial of U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.

    Nicaragua forces go on offensive, raising fears bloody toll from anti-Ortega protests will increase

    Nicaragua forces go on offensive, raising fears bloody toll from anti-Ortega protests will increase


    Nicaraguan national police and armed pro-government civilians laid siege Tuesday to a symbolically important neighbourhood that has recently become a centre of resistance to President Daniel Ortega's...

    Nicaraguan national police and armed pro-government civilians laid siege Tuesday to a symbolically important neighbourhood that has recently become a centre of resistance to President Daniel Ortega's government.

    Funerals planned in Texas for 3 members of Calgary family killed in highway crash

    Funerals planned in Texas for 3 members of Calgary family killed in highway crash


    A funeral will be held in Texas this weekend for three members of a Calgary family killed in a head-on crash there last Saturday, while another service will take place at a Sikh temple back in Calgary in the coming...

    A funeral will be held in Texas this weekend for three members of a Calgary family killed in a head-on crash there last Saturday, while another service will take place at a Sikh temple back in Calgary in the coming weeks.

    Netflix shares down 5% after streaming company has 'hiccup' in subscriber growth

    Netflix shares down 5% after streaming company has 'hiccup' in subscriber growth


    Netflix stocks initially fell more than 14 per cent Tuesday after the company announced it added fewer subscribers in the second quarter than analysts were expecting. But analysts are calling the results a...

    Netflix stocks initially fell more than 14 per cent Tuesday after the company announced it added fewer subscribers in the second quarter than analysts were expecting. But analysts are calling the results a hiccup.

    After Putin summit outrage, Trump says he accepts finding that Russia meddled

    After Putin summit outrage, Trump says he accepts finding that Russia meddled


    After outrage over his failure to hold Russia accountable for interfering in the 2016 U.S. election during a meeting with President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he accepts the U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that...

    After outrage over his failure to hold Russia accountable for interfering in the 2016 U.S. election during a meeting with President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he accepts the U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that Russia did in fact meddle in the election.

    Obama takes aim at 'strongman politics' in Mandela address

    Obama takes aim at 'strongman politics' in Mandela address


    Without ever mentioning President Donald Trump by name, former U.S. president Barack Obama on Tuesday took aim at "strongman politics" in his highest profile speech since leaving office, using an event honouring Nelson Mandela in South Africa to urge...

    Without ever mentioning President Donald Trump by name, former U.S. president Barack Obama on Tuesday took aim at "strongman politics" in his highest profile speech since leaving office, using an event honouring Nelson Mandela in South Africa to urge people to respect human rights and other values now under threat.

    Pussy Riot subjected to 'humiliation' by Russia, European human rights court rules

    Pussy Riot subjected to 'humiliation' by Russia, European human rights court rules


    The European Court of Human Rights condemned Russia on Tuesday for its treatment of 2012 protests by the Pussy Riot punk band in a Moscow cathedral and ordered the country to pay about $75,000 Cdn in damages and...

    The European Court of Human Rights condemned Russia on Tuesday for its treatment of 2012 protests by the Pussy Riot punk band in a Moscow cathedral and ordered the country to pay about $75,000 Cdn in damages and expenses.

    Thai soccer team in cave ordeal to be released from hospital Wednesday

    Thai soccer team in cave ordeal to be released from hospital Wednesday


    The 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a flooded cave will be discharged from hospital and hold a news conference Wednesday to satisfy huge media interest in their story, a government official...

    The 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a flooded cave will be discharged from hospital and hold a news conference Wednesday to satisfy huge media interest in their story, a government official said.

    Johnny Depp settles lawsuits involving former managers

    Johnny Depp settles lawsuits involving former managers


    Representatives said Monday the Pirates of the Caribbean star has settled lawsuits with his former business managers that put a spotlight on the actor's lavish lifestyle. Depp accused The Management Group of financial abuse and...

    Representatives said Monday the Pirates of the Caribbean star has settled lawsuits with his former business managers that put a spotlight on the actor's lavish lifestyle. Depp accused The Management Group of financial abuse and negligence.

    Hong Kong party critical of Beijing receives ban threat from Communist Party

    Hong Kong party critical of Beijing receives ban threat from Communist Party


    Hong Kong on Tuesday kickstarted a process that could lead to a ban on a group that promotes secession from China, the first time since the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in 1997 that it has sought to outlaw a political...

    Hong Kong on Tuesday kickstarted a process that could lead to a ban on a group that promotes secession from China, the first time since the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in 1997 that it has sought to outlaw a political organization.

    Russian hackers used U.S. servers, bitcoin financing: Mueller

    Russian hackers used U.S. servers, bitcoin financing: Mueller


    Details of Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election are spelled out in the indictment handed down last week of 12 Russian intelligence...

    Details of Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election are spelled out in the indictment handed down last week of 12 Russian intelligence officers.

    Trump, standing with Putin, sided with him over U.S. intel. Is this the dawn of 'America's surrender'?

    Trump, standing with Putin, sided with him over U.S. intel. Is this the dawn of 'America's surrender'?


    In the face of a geopolitical menace in the form of Russia, critics warn that U.S. President Donald Trump's refusal to publicly denounce Russian leader Vladimir Putin for interference in the 2016 election heralds the beginning of an era of American...

    In the face of a geopolitical menace in the form of Russia, critics warn that U.S. President Donald Trump's refusal to publicly denounce Russian leader Vladimir Putin for interference in the 2016 election heralds the beginning of an era of American 'surrender.'

    Brexit campaign group Vote Leave referred to police for breaching spending rules

    Brexit campaign group Vote Leave referred to police for breaching spending rules


    Britain's Electoral Commission said on Tuesday it had fined the officially designated pro-Brexit campaign group 61,000 pounds ($106,065 Cdn) for breaching spending rules in the 2016 referendum and referred it to the...

    Britain's Electoral Commission said on Tuesday it had fined the officially designated pro-Brexit campaign group 61,000 pounds ($106,065 Cdn) for breaching spending rules in the 2016 referendum and referred it to the police.

    Lava crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 23

    Lava crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 23


    An explosion caused by lava oozing into the ocean sent molten rock crashing through the roof of a sightseeing boat off Hawaii's Big Island, injuring 23...

    An explosion caused by lava oozing into the ocean sent molten rock crashing through the roof of a sightseeing boat off Hawaii's Big Island, injuring 23 people.

    U.S. willing to be part of Afghanistan talks with Taliban, NATO commander says

    U.S. willing to be part of Afghanistan talks with Taliban, NATO commander says


    The United States is ready to join direct negotiations with the Taliban in an effort to end the 17 year-long war in Afghanistan, Gen. John Nicholson, the top U.S. commander, said on Monday, amid growing speculation about possible peace...

    The United States is ready to join direct negotiations with the Taliban in an effort to end the 17 year-long war in Afghanistan, Gen. John Nicholson, the top U.S. commander, said on Monday, amid growing speculation about possible peace talks.

    U.S. launches tariff challenge at WTO against Canada, Mexico, Turkey, China and EU

    U.S. launches tariff challenge at WTO against Canada, Mexico, Turkey, China and EU


    The United States has launched five separate complaints at the World Trade Organization against Canada, China, the European Union, Mexico and Turkey in response to retaliatory tariffs those countries and groups have launched against the United...

    The United States has launched five separate complaints at the World Trade Organization against Canada, China, the European Union, Mexico and Turkey in response to retaliatory tariffs those countries and groups have launched against the United States.

    Trump says he doesn't see why Russia would have meddled in election

    Trump says he doesn't see why Russia would have meddled in election


    U.S. President Donald Trump said after meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in Helsinki that he didn't see "any reason why" Russia would have interfered in the 2016 U.S. federal election, despite the findings of his own intelligence...

    U.S. President Donald Trump said after meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in Helsinki that he didn't see "any reason why" Russia would have interfered in the 2016 U.S. federal election, despite the findings of his own intelligence agencies.