Three renowned professional alpinists are missing and presumed dead after an avalanche in the Rocky Mountains.
A Syrian refugee who lost seven children in a Halifax house fire has been reunited in Canada with siblings and more family members will join them Thursday, a lawmaker said. The family was among tens of thousands of Syrian refugees welcomed by Canada over the past four years. Kawthar Barho, 30, and her family fled the northern Syrian city of Raqa, where Islamic State militants had established their de facto capital.
US will allow lawsuits against firms using property nationalised by the revolution, cap remittances and restrict 'non-family' travelThe US national security adviser, John Bolton, addresses the Bay of Pigs Veterans Association in Coral Gables, Florida, on the 58th anniversary of the failed 1961 invasion of Cuba on Wednesday. Photograph: Wilfredo Lee/APDonald Trump has taken another step towards reversing Barack Obama's historic rapprochement with Cuba with a measure that earned swift criticism from allies in Canada and Europe.The US announced on Wednesday that it would enable lawsuits against foreign companies that use properties nationalised by the communist government after Fidel...
Former Gov. George Allen, R-Va., on the state of the Chinese economy and its impact on the U.S. trade negotiations with China.
The European Union and Canada warned Wednesday of reprisals after the United States for the first time allowed lawsuits against foreign companies operating in Cuba, including EU and Canadian firms. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Washington will on May 2 end routine wavers to the 1996 Helms-Burton act and allow for lawsuits over property seized by Cuba. "The EU and Canada consider the extraterritorial application of unilateral Cuba-related measures contrary to international law," they said in a joint statement from Brussels.