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January 15, 2019 12:54 PM China criticizes Trudeau’s comments on decision to hand down death penalty

BEIJING—China is expressing “strong dissatisfaction” with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over his criticism of a death sentence given to an alleged Canadian drug smuggler at a retrial. Foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying says Trudeau should “respect the rule of law, respect China’s judicial sovereignty, correct mistakes and stop making irresponsible 118

January 11, 2019 5:42 PM A Timeline of the US involvement in Syria’s conflict

Summer of 2014: The U.S. administration reveals that several dozen special operations troops had been on the ground in Syria briefly in an effort to rescue foreign hostages taken by the Islamic State group, but did not find them. Sept. 22, 2014: Obama launches a U.S. air campaign against the Islamic State in Syria, one month after launching airstrikes 24

January 10, 2019 10:30 PM R. Kelly’s streams increase after docu-series alleges abuse

LOS ANGELES - Nielsen Music says streaming numbers for R. Kelly have nearly doubled after a recent documentary accused the R&B singer of sexual misconduct involving women and underage girls. The Lifetime docu-series “Surviving R. Kelly” detailed abuse allegations against R. Kelly in six episodes, but the singer’s streaming numbers grew significantly 22

January 4, 2019 1:13 PM Navy SEAL to plead not guilty to murder charge of Daesh teen

Warpinski said when another SEAL questioned Gallagher, the chief replied that “I was working on him, and he just died.” His defence attorney also indicated to the court the teen died from injuries from the airstrike. Warpinski, who spoke to nine members of SEAL Team 7, said he was told Gallagher would fire into crowds of Iraqis. He is accused of shooting 20

January 4, 2019 3:23 AM Nanaimo RCMP charge 20-year-old man for stealing presents, stockings on Christmas morning

NANAIMO, B.C.—Police have a man in custody and a charge has been laid after wrapped gifts were taken from under a tree on Christmas morning at a home in Nanaimo, B.C. The RCMP say a father, his wife and their two boys, aged 10 and 14, were sleeping when the man heard a noise downstairs, then found the refrigerator door open, cupboards ransacked and gifts 29

January 3, 2019 1:07 PM Bernie Sanders apologizes to women who felt mistreated during 2016 campaign

Sanders said safeguards were put in place during his 2018 campaign for reelection to the Senate. “What I will tell you is that when I ran for reelection in 2018 in Vermont, we put forward the strongest set of principles in terms of mandatory training, in terms of women, if they felt harassed, having an independent firm that they can go to,” Sanders said. “And I think 20

January 2, 2019 9:21 PM Hedley singer Jacob Hoggard marries while awaiting hearing in sex-assault case

They also sat together at a grand piano while Hoggard serenaded Asselstine with a ballad. The celebration comes as Hoggard awaits a preliminary hearing set for July in Toronto in his sex-assault case. He’s facing one count of sexual interference and two counts of sexual assault causing bodily harm. A lawyer for the singer did not immediately respond 23

January 2, 2019 7:43 PM Pete Davidson accuses Louis C.K. of trying to get him fired from ‘Saturday Night Live’

Pete Davidson kicked 2018 to the curb on Monday night with a standup set about breakups, tattoos and Louis C.K. The Saturday Night Live star performed in Boston on New Year’s Eve and had some choice words for the fellow comedian, who recently made headlines for a standup set mocking Parkland, Fla., shooting survivors. (C.K. has recently returned to standup 27

December 29, 2018 10:15 PM Aunt of Sarah McIver says she believes school officials in China made error

DRUMHELLER, ALTA.—The aunt of an Alberta woman who has been released from custody in China says she believes it was a mistake by her niece’s employer that resulted in her arrest. Sarah McIver was detained earlier this month over a work-permit issue related to her teaching job, but her aunt Rhona McIver says Sarah is now on her way back to her hometown 29

December 27, 2018 3:04 PM Thailand’s deputy PM found innocent in luxury watch scandal

Prawit is a top member of the military junta that has ruled Thailand since staging a coup in 2014. It vowed to rid Thai politics of corruption but has seen its members tied to a number of corruption allegations. The junta has promised to hold elections early next year, though critics are concerned the vote could be rigged to put current junta members 25