Daily Archives: April 6, 2018

Chinese ambassador calls for Canada's cooperation in U.S. trade fight

China’s ambassador to Canada says he hopes Canada will side with his country as “strong defenders of free trade” in the escalating trade battle between his country and the United States. “China hopes that Canada will hold the justice, stand at the right side of history and work with China to safeguard the multilateral trading system,” Ambassador Lu Shaye told CBC News ...

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Facebook's Sandberg says company did not do enough to protect people's data

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg continued the social media company’s apology tour on Friday – saying she was sorry for the controversial data harvest currently embroiling the company and promising to do a better job at keeping people’s information safe in the future.  Speaking on Fox News’ “The Daily Briefing” with Dana Perino, Sandberg said that while the company expects to ...

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Brazil's ex-president defies court order mandating arrest

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva defied an order to turn himself in to police on Friday as he hunkered down with supporters at a metallurgical union that was the spiritual birthplace of his rise to power. The once wildly popular leader, who rose from poverty to lead Latin America’s largest nation, had until 5 p.m. local time ...

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A trade war between America and China takes shape

TALK of tariffs is in danger of developing into cries of trade war. On April 3rd America published a list of some 1,300 Chinese products it proposes to hit with tariffs of 25%. Just a day later China produced its own list, covering 106 categories. “As the Chinese saying goes, it is only polite to reciprocate,” said the Chinese embassy ...

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Alexandre Bissonnette watched videos of mass murders before Quebec City mosque attack, court hears

The man convicted of killing six men inside a Quebec City mosque on Jan. 29, 2017, spent hours searching online for videos and references to mass murders in the weeks before he gunned down the worshippers, it was revealed Friday at a court hearing. Alexandre Bissonnette, 28, also entered online search terms for mass murderer Dylann Roof 201 times between Jan. 1 ...

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