- Science/Dinosaurs and Fossils
- 2018-12-12 18:45:28Z
The former Canadian diplomat who has written about some of the touchiest geopolitical issues in the world, including China's expanding military footprint in Africa and the North Korea nuclear crisis, is now at the center of a stand-off between two global super-powers. Kovrig was detained by China's spy agency during a visit to Beijing on Monday, just nine days after Canadian authorities, acting on a U.S. request, arrested a top Huawei Technologies Co. executive in Vancouver. The Chinese government confirmed Kovrig has been detained, according to a Canadian government official briefing reporters Wednesday evening in Ottawa.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador signed an initiative Wednesday that would cancel the controversial education reforms of his predecessor and announced plans to vastly expand free university education.
President Trump took aim at former FBI Director James Comey on Twitter, accusing him of lying to lawmakers during his closed-door testimony Friday. The president added, "This whole deal is rigged fraud." Jeff Pegues has new details on Comey's trip to Capitol Hill.
Dan Abrams, Chris Christie and Asha Rangappa weigh in on the sentencing memo for Michael Cohen from the Southern District of New York and the special counsel's filing on Paul Manafort.