Canada & World

$74M not enough to cut Canada’s refugee claim backlog: internal documents

The agency will need twice as much money as it is expected to get

WADA starts work on copying doping data in Moscow lab

Russia was punished for doping at the last Winter Olympics

No easy way out? Trump boxed in by politics amid shutdown

U.S. president not willing to back down over border wall

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Trudeau says politicians shouldn't prey on Canadians' fears
Giant rotating ice disk forms in Maine river
Saudi teen Rahaf Mohammed says she is lucky to be in Canada
U.S. postal workers rally in support of Canadian counterparts

UK rules out Brexit extension as May seeks EU help on deal

Britain will leave the EU on March 29 when the two-year period times out

Kevin Spacey’s lawyers enter not guilty plea in sex assault

Former ‘House of Cards’ star is facing charges he groped an 18-year-old busboy in 2016

Ginsburg missing U.S. Supreme Court arguments for 1st time

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is recovering from cancer surgery

Trump, Democrats ramp up pressure as U.S. shutdown hits 3rd week

President showed no signs of budging on his demand for more than $5 billion for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border

Kevin Spacey due in court on charge of groping young man

If convicted, the ‘House of Cards’ star faces as many as five years in prison

Thai police say they won’t deport Saudi woman seeking asylum

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun was allowed to temporarily enter Thailand under the protection of the U.N. refugee agency

Disneyland raising prices, cheapest daily ticket over $100

More visitors are expected for this summer’s opening of ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’

Huge trash-collecting boom in Pacific Ocean breaks apart

Device works by skimming plastic debris off the surface of the ocean

Man charged with murder in death of U.S. girl, 7

Girl’s family thought the shooting had been racially motivated

UK leader May: Brexit critics risk damaging UK democracy

Britain risks crashing out of the EU on March 29 with no agreement in place and plunging into its worst recession for decades

Cash-handling machines being upgraded to handle new $10 Viola Desmond bills

Ensuring vending and other machines can read the new polymer note requires a software upgrade for each device

Each side accusing other of giving no ground on U.S. shutdown

Donald Trump’s key demand is $5.6 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border

Trump adviser outlines conditions for U.S. pullout from Syria

Trump had faced widespread criticism from allies about his decision to pull 2,000 U.S. troops out of Syria

Canadian ’60s Scoop survivors hope government apology brings change

About 20,000 Indigenous children were seized from their birth families and relocated to non-Indigenous homes starting in the 1950s

Idaho teacher accused of feeding puppy to turtle found not guilty

The state Department of Agriculture euthanized the turtle, which Robert Crosland owned

U.S. national parks struggle to stay open, safe during shutdown

Yosemite National Park in California said that a man died after falling into a river on Christmas Day

Talks to resume after Trump says shutdown could last ‘years’

President Donald Trump is framing the upcoming weekend talks as progress, while Dems emphasize poverty