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January 11, 2019 2:52 AM Texas pair convicted of enslaving African girl for 16 years

FORT WORTH, Texas - A federal jury has found a suburban North Texas couple guilty of enslaving a Guinean woman for 16 years. Jurors found Mohamed Toure (TOHR’-eh) and his wife, Denise Cros-Toure, guilty Thursday of forced labour. They face up to 20 years in prison, but no sentencing date was immediately set. Toure is the son of a former president of the West African 9

January 3, 2019 5:22 PM American Paul Whelan charged with espionage in Russia, says news agency

On Wednesday, the U.S. ambassador to Russia, Jon Huntsman, visited Whelan in a Moscow detention facility, marking the first contact U.S. officials have had with him since he was arrested at a hotel during a visit to attend a wedding in the Russian capital. The visit came a few hours after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he expected officials from the U.S. Embassy 10

December 31, 2018 4:11 PM Russia arrests U.S. citizen on suspicion of spying

MOSCOW—An American citizen has been arrested in Moscow on suspicion of espionage, Russia’s domestic security service, the FSB, said on Monday. “On December 28, staff members of the Russian Federal Security Service detained U.S. citizen Paul Whelan in Moscow while on a spy mission,” the FSB said in a statement on its website. No other details were given 10

December 14, 2018 11:06 PM Drug trafficker back in Canadian prison 23 years after fleeing custody

The U.S. authorities say François continued to smuggle large amounts of cocaine into the United States from Haiti before being arrested in Haiti by Drug Enforcement Administration agents in July 2007 and extradited back to the U.S. He was convicted the same year on conspiracy, importation and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and sentenced 15

December 13, 2018 3:09 PM French police try to catch Christmas market attack suspect dead or alive

French authorities said that the suspect, born in Strasbourg, had run-ins with police starting at age 10 and his first conviction at age 13. Chekatt had been convicted 27 times, mostly in France but also in Switzerland and Germany, for crimes including armed robbery. He had been flagged for extremism and was on a watch list. French President Emmanuel 19

December 10, 2018 7:50 PM Irish pedophile priest ordered to leave Chile in 72 hours

O’Reilly’s downfall is also further evidence that the problems in the Mexican-based Legion of Christ did not end with its founder. The late Rev. Marcial Maciel was found to have been a serial pedophile who fathered at least three children with two women. While O’Reilly was convicted by Chile’s courts, his canonical case has languished in the Vatican 14

December 3, 2018 10:41 PM Man testifies he ‘accidentally lost control’ when he killed a stranger with a stolen van, blames his heroin addiction

“I was the driver, I knew what happened that day,” he continued. “What happened was that I lost control, of mis-paying attention driving dangerously, and (the collision) accidentally, coincidentally happened and you’re making stuff up.” Mohammad-Daud told jurors that on his “life and heart” he did not kill Doyle intentionally — and would never lie about 29

November 30, 2018 2:55 PM 113 inmates escape from Indonesian prison

BANDA ACEH, INDONESIA—More than 100 inmates escaped from a prison in western Indonesia after overpowering a guard during prayer time, police said Friday. The break occurred late Thursday at the Lambaro penitentiary when all 720 inmates were let out of their cells to take part in evening prayers, said Trisno Riyanto, police chief in Banda Aceh, the capital 19

November 26, 2018 10:00 AM Why Canada Post needs an overhaul

A recent analysis shows that European exporters to Canada are making much more use of CETA than Canadian businesses. And the federal finance ministry notes that Canada is far behind its G-7 peers in exports to emerging markets, the world’s fastest-growing economies. The real solution might be federal largesse that is earned only by Canadian firms able to report 22

November 17, 2018 3:00 PM Vancouver lawyer who prosecuted Khmer Rouge leaders welcomes genocide verdict

Lysak’s involvement in the tribunal was almost an accident. After practising commercial law in San Francisco for several years, he did some travelling and ended up in Cambodia in 2008 — just as the tribunal was getting underway. The tribunal’s lead international prosecutor at the time was Justice Canada lawyer Robert Petit and when Lysak asked the fellow 33