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Omar Khadr back in Edmonton court to ask for changes to bail conditions

10 minutes ago   |   National Post

EDMONTON - Lawyers for former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr are scheduled to appear in Edmonton court today to seek changes to bail conditions he faces while he appeals...
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Oil prices steady as Sino-U.S. trade tensions ease

18 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Oil prices steadied on Thursday, under pressure from high inventories but buoyed by a drawdown in U.S. crude stockpiles and indications that the trade war between the United...
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Dow futures slightly higher amid growing hopes for a breakthrough in US-China trade war

18 minutes ago   |   CNBC

U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Thursday morning, amid signs of thawing trade tensions between the world's two largest economies.
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Two Canadians detained on suspicion of ‘endangering national security': China

22 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BEIJNG, China - Two Canadian men have been detained in China on suspicion of “endangering national security,” the country's foreign ministry said Thursday. Spokesman Lu Kang...
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Clashes Over Trade and Detentions: What China, the U.S. and Canada Are Fighting Over

42 minutes ago   |   NY Times

While the trade war between the United States and China has been put on hold, new disputes over a series of detentions have raised alarm on both sides of the Pacific.
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Postal workers accused of stealing mail, trafficking weed

1 hour ago   |   Miami Herald

Four U.S. Postal Service workers in Alabama are accused of stealing packages in connection with a marijuana distribution scheme. News outlets report U.S. Attorney Richard W...
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OPEC exit frees Qatar from U.S. legal concerns

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

Even before taking over Qatar's energy policy in a government reshuffle last month, Qatar Petroleum CEO Saad al-Kaabi had long wanted the Gulf state to leave OPEC.
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Senate Will Vote on Withdrawing Aid for Saudi War in Yemen Over Journalist's Murder

2 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Senators are expected to vote Thursday on a resolution that would call on the U.S. to pull assistance from the Saudi-led war in Yemen, a measure that would rebuke Saudi Arabia...
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Asian shares rally on U.S.-China trade thaw

2 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Asian equity markets rallied on Thursday on signs of easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions and expectations that China will step up efforts soon to support its cooling economy.
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Trump faces pushback after saying he may intervene in arrest of Huawei executive

3 hours ago   |   CNBC

U.S. President Donald Trump is facing a pushback - both at home and overseas, after saying he might intervene in a legal case involving the CFO of Chinese telco giant Huawei...
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Del Monte recalls select cans of corn distributed in 25 states

Del Monte recalls select cans of corn distributed in 25 states

Del Monte Foods Inc. is recalling more than 64,000 cases of the product due to potential contamination, according to a recall notice. Read more ...

Reports: 3 people missing in West Virginia coal mine found alive

Reports: 3 people missing in West Virginia coal mine found alive

Three people who were missing in an abandoned coal mine have been found, according to officials. Read more ...

Several injured in high-speed train accident in Turkey

Several injured in high-speed train accident in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's state-run news agency says several people have been injured after a high-speed train crashed into an overpass in the capital Ankara. Anadolu Agency... Read more ...

Michael Cohen says he felt it was his 'duty' to 'cover up' Trump's 'dirty...

Michael Cohen says he felt it was his 'duty' to 'cover up' Trump's 'dirty deeds,' is sentenced to 3 years in prison

Michael Cohen appeared in court on Wednesday to be sentenced by US District Judge William H. Pauley III for an array of crimes he committed while employed by President Donald... Read more ...

Raptors rout Warriors 113-93 without Kawhi to complete sweep

Raptors rout Warriors 113-93 without Kawhi to complete sweep

OAKLAND, Calif. - Kyle Lowry had 23 points and 12 assists to lead a balanced Toronto offense while leading scorer Kawhi Leonard sat out, Serge Ibaka added 20 points and the... Read more ...

Can Trump pardon Cohen or Manafort? Here's who he's given clemency to so far

Can Trump pardon Cohen or Manafort? Here's who he's given clemency to so far

President Donald Trump's longtime fixer and lawyer, Michael Cohen, was sentenced to three years in prison on December 12. Another Trump associate, his former campaign chairman... Read more ...

Ellen DeGeneres considers ending daytime talk show

Ellen DeGeneres considers ending daytime talk show

Ellen DeGeneres renewed her deal in 2016, but had been "close to declining" the offer. Read more ...

Theresa May survives Conservative party vote of no confidence

Theresa May survives Conservative party vote of no confidence

Theresa May has survived a confidence vote in her leadership. She wins by 200 votes to 117. The vote was triggered after 48 MPs sent letters expressing no confidence in the... Read more ...

Dinwiddie scores career-best 39, Nets top 76ers 127-124

Dinwiddie scores career-best 39, Nets top 76ers 127-124

PHILADELPHIA - Spencer Dinwiddie put on his best Stephen Curry impersonation. Read more ...

St. Paul Federal Jury Convicts 36 In Thai Sex Trafficking Ring

St. Paul Federal Jury Convicts 36 In Thai Sex Trafficking Ring

MINNEAPOLIS - A federal jury in St. Paul convicted 36 people for their roles in an international sex trafficking organization Wednesday. Prosecutors say the criminal enterprise... Read more ...