Independent UK court investigates human rights abuses against Uighurs in China

United Kingdom 09/04/20, 17:24

Renowned British lawyer Sir Geoffrey Nice announced the formation of an independent tribunal on Thursday, Sept. 3, to investigate serious allegations of human rights violations against Uighur Muslim communities in northeast China's Xinjiang region. The investigation, which points to abuses perpetrated by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), documented since 2017, will ...

US approves Alaskan oil and gas plan to ensure energy security

America 08/18/20, 16:27

The Department of the Interior on Monday approved an oil and gas development program in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Park Under the Jobs and Tax Relief Act of 2017, which supports energy security, job creation, and economic growth for future generations, Congress gave final approval to an oil and gas development ...

Taiwan asks WHO to be included in coronavirus updates

America 01/23/20, 17:09

President Tsai Ing-wen, asked the World Health Organization (WHO) not to continue blocking her country, Taiwan, while the outbreak of the new deadly type of pneumonia-like virus that broke out in Wuhan is spreading rapidly in China and beyond. The WHO stopped inviting the island state to its world health events ...

CBC removes President Trump’s cameo appearance in Home Alone 2 movie

Trending 12/27/19, 02:30

A taxpayer-funded broadcaster was widely criticized for editing out part of a blockbuster movie Home Alone 2 —because the president made a brief appearance. The Canadian Broadcast Company (CBC) was questioned after several viewers used social media to express their dissatisfaction with the federally funded broadcaster removing a seven-second scene from ...

Police: 7 dead in plane crash near Canadian city

America 11/28/19, 14:16

Police in the Canadian city of Kingston say seven people have died after a small plane crashed in the area Wednesday evening. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has sent a team of four investigators to the scene of the crash, where they're examining and documenting the wreckage. They've said the plane ...

Accused serial poop attacker arrested and charged with mischief

Trending 11/28/19, 03:53

An Ontario man is behind bars after allegedly dumping poo on several victims between Nov. 22 and 25. Toronto Police confirmed local Samuel Opoku, 23, has been arrested and charged with five counts of assault with a weapon and mischief and also interfering with property. "On Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at approximately ...

Mexico farm town buries 3 of 9 slain Americans

America 11/07/19, 23:34

As Mexican soldiers stood guard, a mother and two sons were laid to rest in hand-hewn pine coffins in a single grave dug out of the rocky soil Thursday at the first funeral for the victims of a drug cartel ambush that left nine American women and children dead. Clad in ...