Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga can be sent to UN tribunal, French court rules

Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga can be handed over to a United Nations tribunal in Tanzania, France’s top civil court ruled on Wednesday, dismissing his lawyers’ arguments that he is too frail to be extradited. UN prosecutors accuse the former tea…

Mac Davis, country star and Elvis Presley songwriter, dies at 78

Country star Mac Davis, who launched his career crafting the Elvis hits A Little Less Conversation and In the Ghetto, and whose own hits include Baby Don’t Get Hooked On Me, has died. He was 78. His longtime manager Jim Morey said in…

Timothy Ray Brown dead at 54, was the 1st person known to be cured of HIV

Timothy Ray Brown, who made history as “the Berlin patient,” the first person known to be cured of HIV infection, has died. He was 54. Brown died Tuesday at his home in Palm Springs, Calif., according to a social media…

Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces fight new clashes as international tension mounts

Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces fought new battles on Wednesday in the biggest eruption of their decades-old conflict since the mid-1990s, while France and Turkey traded recriminations as international tensions mounted. Azerbaijan and the ethnic Armenian enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh said there…

32 acquitted in trial over India’s deadly mosque attack of 1992

An Indian court on Wednesday acquitted all 32 people accused of crimes in a 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th-century mosque that sparked Hindu-Muslim violence leaving 2,000 people dead. Four senior leaders of the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party,…

Trump, Biden trade insults, accusations in U.S. presidential debate

The first debate between U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden deteriorated into a bitter showdown Tuesday as the president repeatedly interrupted his opponent with angry — and personal — taunts that sometimes overshadowed the sharply different visions…

Troubled pandemic rent subsidy program expires today — and there’s no replacement ready

The Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance program — the federal program designed to ease the pressure on pandemic-damaged businesses by covering a portion of their rent — expires at midnight tonight, leaving many Canadian businesses in the dark about what Ottawa…

U.S. election debate dissected: Assessing the impact of chaotic Trump-Biden verbal showdown

U.S. President Donald Trump and Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden squared off Tuesday night in their first election debate from Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio. The 90-minute exchange, punctuated by a regular stream of outbursts and interruptions, covered topics…

Why the experts think Belarus isn’t going to be Putin’s next Ukraine

If there is a glimmer of a silver lining for Canada, the U.K. and its allies as they watch the brutal crackdown on anti-government protesters in Belarus, it’s this: Russia probably doesn’t want another Ukraine — and it certainly can’t afford one. The imposition…

Takeaways from 1st Trump-Biden presidential debate

Marked by angry interruptions and bitter accusations, the first debate between U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden erupted in contentious exchanges Tuesday night over the coronavirus pandemic, job losses and how the Supreme Court will shape the…