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Meng Wanzhou, Chinese telecom exec facing possible extradition to US, granted bail by Canadian judge

Judge William Ehrcke announced his decision to grant the bail Meng Wanzhou on Tuesday after two and a half days of hearings. Meng is the chief financial officer of the telecommunications giant Huawei and also the daughter of its founder. (Mfc / Ropi via ZUMA Press, File) A Canadian judge granted freedom over Meng Wanzhou, the Chinese telecommunications executive facing …

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Huawei executive wanted by the U.S. granted bail by Canadian judge

Breaking News Email Receive urgent alerts and special reports. The news and stories that count, delivered on weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Dec. 11, 2018 / 11:12 PM GMT / Updated 11:27 PM GMT By David K. Li and Minyvonne Burke In a case that attracted attention international in the midst of the intensification of trade tensions between the United States and …

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Trump border wall: the hypocrisy of Trump’s immigration agenda

President Donald Trump has some pretty strong opinions about black and brown immigrants. He described the Mexicans as "criminals, drug dealers, rapists". He said that the Haitians in the United States "all have AIDS". He has banned visitors from seven Muslim countries to keep out "bad and dangerous people". And it is called undocumented immigrants from the Latin American countries …

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Shooting in Strasbourg, France, treated as ‘terror’; 2 dead, several wounded, gunman on the run, officials say

A shootout in Strasbourg, France, killed two people, injured at least eight other people and is treated as an act of "terror", police and government officials said, adding that the armed man is runaway. [19659002] The suspect opened fire in the center of Strasbourg in Orfevre Street around 20:00 local time, the Préfet de la région Grand-Est and Bas-Rhin revealed …

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Strasbourg shooting: One dead, 10 wounded and gunman at large

Image copyright Reuters One person was killed and another 10 wounded in a shooting in the city of Strasbourg, in eastern France. The bandit is still at liberty, they added. The French interior ministry has confirmed a "serious public security incident" in the city and has invited residents to stay indoors. It is said that the shooting took place near …

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“They were all praying”: Gunman opens fire in cathedral, killing at least 4 in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO – An armed man entered a cathedral in southern Brazil and opened fire during mass, killing at least four people before killing himself, according to the authorities. While Brazil leads the world with total annual killings, mass shootings are relatively rare. Police reported to the Associated Press that the incident occurred Tuesday afternoon at the Metropolitan Cathedral …

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Reveals Her Jewish Roots At Hanukkah Event

The elected deputy Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (DN.Y.) revealed that generations ago her ancestors were Jews fleeing from Europe to escape religious persecution. The Democratic Progressive, long identified as a Catholic Yorker with Puerto Rican heritage, said he had discovered his Jewish roots because his family "made a lot of family trees in the last two years". "A long time ago, many …

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Gunman opens fire during Mass in Catholic church, kills at least 4

An armed man opened fire inside the Metropolitan Cathedral of Campinas in Brazil, killing four and wounding four before turning the gun on himself. (Google) On Tuesday, four people were killed and four others were injured after a killer opened fire during a mass in a Catholic cathedral in southeastern Brazil. The assassin ended up killing himself. Officials said the …

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Michael Kovrig, former Canadian diplomat, reportedly arrested in China

TORONTO – A former Canadian diplomat was arrested in China. The International Crisis Group said Tuesday that it was aware of the news that its North East Asian senior advisor, Michael Kovrig, was detained. The Brussels-based non-governmental organization stated in a statement that it is doing its utmost to obtain further information on the whereabouts of Kovrig and that it …

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