Government And Politics

Stock market drop spreads, Wall Street set to fall again

Oct 11, 2018

Stock markets sink, extending losses from Wall Street, as investors worry that higher interest rates will dent company earnings and a trade war will crimp global business.

Owner of truck company involved in hockey bus crash charged

Oct 11, 2018

The owner of a Canadian trucking company involved in the fatal hockey team bus crash that killed sixteen has been charged

Losses on Wall Street ripple through Asia; stocks slump

Oct 11, 2018

Asian markets are broadly lower after Wall Street slumped on a heavy selling of technology and internet stocks

More than 100 pot shops set to open as Canada legalizes weed

Oct 10, 2018

More than 100 licensed pot shops are expected to open next week when Canada becomes the second and largest nation to legalize the adult use of marijuana.

Swiss court clears ex-banker who gave secrets to WikiLeaks

Oct 10, 2018

Switzerland's high court has upheld the acquittal of a former private banker who handed over confidential client information to WikiLeaks, ruling he wasn't bound by the country's strict banking secrecy laws at the time

EU crime fighting unit teams up with counterterror forces

Oct 10, 2018

The European Union's crime fighting unit has signed a cooperation agreement with a European network of special counterterror intervention units, in a move that Europol's chief says will make the bloc's citizens safer

Former FIFA official Prince Ali takes soccer charity global

Oct 9, 2018

Former FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali is taking his charity project worldwide to build on its work of bringing soccer to Syrian refugees in Jordan

Dutch appeals court upholds landmark climate case ruling

Oct 9, 2018

A Dutch court has upheld a landmark ruling that ordered Dutch authorities to cut the country's greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25 percent by 2020 from benchmark 1990 levels

World stocks slide after IMF trims economic outlook

Oct 9, 2018

World stocks mixed as IMF trims economic outlook with rising interest rates, trade tensions

Dutch appeals court upholds landmark ruling ordering Dutch government to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Oct 9, 2018

Dutch appeals court upholds landmark ruling ordering Dutch government to cut greenhouse gas emissions

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