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Donald Trump?s associate Roger Stone vows to plead not guilty, says his arrest is ?politically motivated?

Donald Trump?s associate Roger Stone vows to plead not guilty, says his arrest is ?politically motivated?

Roger Stone, a key ally of US President Donald Trump, says he believes his arrest in the special counsel?s Russia probe was ?politically motivated? and he is vowing to plead not guilty and fight the charges. Stone has been arrested on charges of obstruction, witness tampering and making false statements, […]

Streets of Philadelphia: Those caught in US fentanyl crisis say solutions lie at home, not in China

Streets of Philadelphia: Those caught in US fentanyl crisis say solutions lie at home, not in China

It was windy, bitterly cold and just after 9am on a recent Sunday morning in Philadelphia?s northeastern neighbourhood of Kensington, but the area was brimming with activity. A man, bent double, vomited into the street. A drug dealer called a friend to warn him of an unmarked police car doing […]

Bill to end US shutdown for three weeks passed by House, signed by Donald Trump

Bill to end US shutdown for three weeks passed by House, signed by Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump signed a bill on Friday to reopen the government for three weeks, ending the longest shutdown in history, after the Democrat-majority US House of Representatives approved it. Submitting to mounting pressure and growing disruption, President Donald Trump backed down from his demand that Congress give him […]

Facebook profited from kids through ?friendly fraud?, memo says

Facebook profited from kids through ?friendly fraud?, memo says

Facebook allowed children to rack up huge bills on digital games while the company rejected recommendations for addressing what it dubbed ?friendly fraud?, according to newly released court documents. The internal Facebook memos and other records were unsealed late on Thursday to comply with a judge?s order in a federal-court […]

Canadian envoy to China who ?misspoke? about Huawei?s Meng Wanzhou says it would be ?great? if US dropped extradition request

Canadian envoy to China who ?misspoke? about Huawei?s Meng Wanzhou says it would be ?great? if US dropped extradition request

Canada?s ambassador to China said on Friday it would be ?great? if the United States dropped its extradition request for a Chinese telecoms executive arrested in Canada. John McCallum made the remarks to the Toronto Star in Vancouver on Friday, just a day after he issued a statement in which […]