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November 10, 2018 4:47 PM Canada’s Rosie MacLennan takes home gold at trampoline world championship

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia—Two-time Olympic champion Rosie MacLennan added another gold medal to her trophy case Saturday, finishing first in the individual women’s final at the trampoline world championships. MacLennan, from King, Ont., scored 57.180 total points in the final, edging Xueying Zhu of China for gold. Zhu had a 0.2 penalty and finished second 99

November 10, 2018 4:25 PM Trump and Macron meet in Paris before World War I commemoration ceremonies

“I think he has shed any illusion about Trump that flattering him will be a way of getting concessions,” said Thomas Wright, a Europe expert at the Brookings Institution. “But he is hesitant to push back hard because he’s not sure what that will get him. It’s cautious realism.” Trump arrived in Paris late Friday to attend a ceremony Sunday, organized 215

November 9, 2018 6:15 PM Trump says ‘I don’t know Matt Whitaker,’ the acting attorney general he chose

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that he has not yet spoken to the new acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, about the special counsel investigation, and he distanced himself from Whitaker by suggesting that he did not know him. Whitaker, who now oversees the investigation, has visited the Oval Office several times and is said to have an easy chemistry 123

November 9, 2018 4:00 PM Canada’s Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro are third in pairs at NHK Trophy

HIROSHIMA, JAPAN—Canada’s Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro were in third place after the pairs short program Friday at the NHK Trophy. Moore-Towers, from St. Catharines, Ont., and Marinaro, from Sarnia, Ont., had 67.70 points. Natalia Zabiiako and Alexander Enbert of Russia were first with a season-best 73.48 points and Cheng Peng and Yang Jin of China 108

November 1, 2018 6:34 PM U.S. charges Chinese companies in trade secrets theft

WASHINGTON—The United States has charged companies in China and Taiwan and three individuals with stealing trade secrets from a U.S. semiconductor company, the Justice Department announced Thursday. The prosecution comes amid heighted trade tensions between China and the U.S., and as American officials raise alarms about the threat of Chinese economic 119

November 1, 2018 12:10 PM Russia blames rocket failure on mistake during assembly

MOSCOW—An investigation has found that a failed Russian rocket launch three weeks ago that aborted after just two minutes was caused by a sensor that was damaged during assembly, a top Russian official said on Thursday. The Soyuz-FG rocket carrying NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos’ Alexei Ovchinin failed shortly into the Oct. 11 flight, sending 96

October 31, 2018 10:55 PM Russia’s Artur Dalaloyan wins men’s all-around on tiebreaker

The victory marked a redemption of sorts for Dalaloyan, who came off the parallel bars shortly after his mount during the team final, the deduction one of a handful of miscues by the Russians that helped China return to the top of the sport for the first time since 2014. There were few miscues for Dalaloyan two days later. He put up the top score on rings 124

October 30, 2018 4:17 PM Putin critic fights to remain in Canada, fears for life if sent back to Russia

Musikhina says her family fell into disfavour with Russian authorities for condemning Moscow’s military incursions in Ukraine and for saying Russia illegally annexed Crimea. In addition, Musikhina says her research work uncovered information about serious environmental hazards and pollution from military activity around the large freshwater Lake Baikal 103

October 26, 2018 3:04 PM U.S. official says Putin invited to visit Washington next year

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin has been invited to visit Washington next year. Bolton said “we have invited President Putin to Washington after the first of the year for, basically, a full day of consultations.” He said no date has been set yet. Bolton spoke on a trip to the ex-Soviet nation 113

October 21, 2018 1:26 PM Russians denounce Donald Trump’s intended nuclear treaty withdrawal

Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted as telling state news agency Tass on Sunday that “This would be a very dangerous step.” He says the Trump move “will cause the most serious condemnation from all members of the international community who are committed to security and stability.” Konstatin Kosachev, head of the Foreign Affairs Committee 84