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Witnesses to prove Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou lied, supporting her extradition: docs

1596229013 Witnesses to prove Huaweis Meng Wanzhou lied supporting her  - World

Documents from lawyers for Canada’s attorney general say a series of witnesses will prove Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou lied to HSBC bank about the company’s relationship’s with Skycom in Iran. The documents released Friday are the government’s arguments to be used during a hearing next April and they say there’s enough to prove fraud in […]

Bahamas braces as newly formed Hurricane Isaias continues path toward U.S. coast – National

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New Hurricane Isaias kept on a path early Friday expected to take it to the U.S. East Coast by the weekend as it approached the Bahamas, parts of which are still recovering from the devastation of last year’s Hurricane Dorian. Isaias had maximum sustained winds of 80 mph (130 kph) early Friday and was centred […]

Mask debate reaches peak in U.S. Congress after member tests positive for coronavirus – National

Mask debate reaches peak in US Congress after member tests  - World

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Capitol officials issued broad new mask requirements Wednesday after a Republican member of Congress tested positive for the coronavirus. The member, Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert, often shunned wearing masks and was known to vote without one. Pelosi announced Wednesday evening that all members will be required to wear a mask when […]

Potential tropical storm expected to hit Puerto Rico, Caribbean by Wednesday – National

Potential tropical storm expected to hit Puerto Rico Caribbean by  - World

A weather system heading for the eastern Caribbean was predicted to develop into a tropical storm on Wednesday as forecasters warned Puerto Rico and other islands to prepare for the possibility of dangerous heavy rains and strong winds. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the storm was expected to move over or near the Leeward […]

Portland police find rifle magazines, Molotov cocktails as protests intensify – National

Portland police find rifle magazines Molotov cocktails as protests intensify  - World

A bag containing loaded rifle magazines and Molotov cocktails was found at a park near where protests have erupted for two months in Portland, Oregon, following the death of George Floyd, police said. A photo of the items was shared in a tweet from police late Sunday saying someone pointed out the bag to officers […]

NHL teams arrive in Canadian bubbles of Toronto, Edmonton ahead of league restart

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NHL players have been eager to find out what life will be like inside the bubble. They got a first taste Sunday. The 24 teams — each with a 52-person travelling party — set to participate in the league’s restart entered the secure zones in two Canadian cities ahead of the resumption the pandemic-halted 2019-20 […]

South Texas braces for flooding as Hurricane Hanna brings heavy rain – National

South Texas braces for flooding as Hurricane Hanna brings heavy  - World

South Texas braced for flooding Sunday after Hanna roared ashore as a hurricane the day before, bringing winds that lashed the Gulf Coast with rain and storm surge to a part of the country trying to cope with a spike in cases of the coronavirus. The first hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic cyclone season made […]

Civil rights icon John Lewis mourned in hometown of Troy, Alabama – National

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TROY, Ala. — Civil rights icon and longtime Georgia congressman John Lewis was remembered Saturday — in the rural Alabama county where his story began — as a humble man who sprang from his family’s farm with a vision that “good trouble” could change the world. The morning service in the city of Troy in […]

Coronavirus: South Korea sees spike in new cases as U.S. states tighten controls – National

Coronavirus South Korea sees spike in new cases as US  - World

South Korea on Saturday reported more than 100 new coronavirus cases for the first time in four months while South Africa announced a surge in infections and some U.S. states tightened anti-disease controls. South Korea’s 113 new cases included 36 workers returning from Iraq and 32 crew members of a Russian freighter, the government said. […]

Vietnam bans wildlife trade over coronavirus pandemic fears – National

1595594919 Vietnam bans wildlife trade over coronavirus pandemic fears National  - World

Vietnam announced Friday that it was banning wildlife imports and would close wildlife markets in response to renewed concerns about the threat from diseases that can jump from animals to humans, such as the virus that causes COVID-19. An order signed by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Thursday bans all imports of wildlife dead […]