Global News : International (107)

Supreme Court's action on Donald Trump's travel ban to be revealed

The Supreme Court is set to unveil its decision on Donald Trump's revised travel ban that affects citizens of six mostly Muslim countries.

U.K. police say Grenfell Tower inferno started in a fridge freezer, manslaughter charges being considered

In its most detailed briefing yet on the criminal investigation, Metropolitan Police Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack confirmed suspicions by residents that a refrigerator had sparked the June 14 blaze.

North Korea tests rocket engine that could help it produce a ballistic missile: officials

One official said he believed the test had taken place within the past 24 hours.

Venezuelan soldiers shoot firearms at protesters, killing one demonstrator

At least two soldiers shot long firearms through the fence at protesters from a distance of just a few feet.

Donald Trump wants to add solar panels to his much-anticipated border wall

"Pretty good imagination, right?" Trump said at the rally, framing the plan as "my idea." Not quite.

6 inmates get sentences shortened after helping save their guard's life

The sheriff in Polk County, Georgia, has lessened the sentences of six inmates who stepped up and helped a prison guard after he had a medical emergency.

Canadian sniper in Iraq makes longest confirmed kill shot in military history

Clocking in a 3,540 metres, a sniper with Canada's elite JTF2 special forces unit has shattered the record for longest confirmed sniper shot in military history.

Israeli airline no longer able to move women just because a man asks

Airline El Al lost a lawsuit against them that alleged gender discrimination because women were being told to change seats when men refused to be seated next to them for religious reasons.

Following London fire, 600 towers will be tested for flammable cladding

The government is urgently conducting safety checks on an estimated 600 high-rise buildings in England which have exterior cladding panels.

'Making A Murderer' defendant Brendan Dassey should be released, judges affirm

Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 in photographer Teresa Halbach's death two years earlier.

Police carry disabled demonstrators away from U.S. health bill protest

The protesters filled a hallway in one of the Senate office buildings, outside the office of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.

What Canadians can expect during the solar eclipse on August 21

A full solar eclipse will cross the continental United States on Monday, Aug. 21. So what can Canadians expect to see in the sky?

Donald Trump: If Russia interfered in election, why didn't Obama stop it?

On Thursday, Donald Trump took to social media to question why the Obama administration didn't try to stop Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Nearly 600 apartment buildings in England contain cladding which may have fuelled Grenfell Tower blaze

Flames spread rapidly up the 24-storey residential Grenfell Tower last week, trapping people inside, in what was Britain's worst blaze since World War Two.

Terrorism investigation launched after Canadian Amor Ftouhi accused of stabbing Michigan cop in neck

Authorities have no indication at this time that the suspect was involved in a "wider plot."

Michigan airport knife attack being investigated as act of terrorism

Authorities have no indication at this time that the suspect was involved in a "wider plot."

Prince Philip leaves London hospital after treatment for infection

"The Duke of Edinburgh left hospital this morning," a Palace spokesman said.

Congressional Black Caucus turns down invite to meet with Donald Trump

The Congressional Black Caucus turned down an invitation to meet with President Donald Trump.

Ohio couple accidentally donated nearly $100,000 to Goodwill

Employees at an Ohio Goodwill were stunned when they discovered a duffel bag filled with nearly $100,000 cash.

Canada's airline rankings pale in comparison to global competitors

An annual list of the world's top 100 airlines was released by Skytrax, which bills itself as "the Oscars of the aviation industry."

Otto Warmbier's death renews calls to release Canadian detained in North Korea

Hyeon Soo Lim's relatives say no families should go through such an ordeal, and urge the Canadian government to escalate diplomatic efforts to secure the pastor's release.

4 people die from record-breaking heat in California and New Mexico

They included a homeless person found in a car.

Islamic State targets children to hold Mosul civilians hostage: UN

Fighters for the Islamic State group are targeting children in Mosul to prevent civilians from fleeing the city as Iraqi forces push into the last stronghold held in Iraq by the militants there, the United Nations said Thursday.

Man caught urinating at LA County rail station had large weapons cache

A man who was spotted urinating at a Los Angeles County commuter train station on Wednesday had a weapons cache that included silencers, a rifle, handgun and perhaps 150 rounds of ammunition.

Islamic State destroys historic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul where it declared 'caliphate'

ISIS militants blew up the Grand al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul and its famous leaning minaret, Iraq's military said in a statement.

What we know about the Flint airport attack and its Canadian suspect

A Facebook profile of Amor Ftouhi said he was originally from Tunisia and worked at Industrielle Alliance, a Canadian insurance company.

Democrats pushing for info on Jared Kushner security clearances

Democrats are pressuring the White House to release a wide array of documents about the security clearances granted to Jared Kushner, Donald Trump's son-in-law and top aide.

Security tightened in Brussels after failed train station bombing

Belgium is tightening its security Wednesday after a failed bombing by a man shouting "Allahu akbar" at a Brussels train station that put the nation on edge.

Saudi Arabia's king names son as heir in royal succession shake-up

The monarch stripped Prince Mohammed bin Nayef from his title as crown prince and from his powerful position as the country's interior minister overseeing security.

Groom arrested at his wedding reception after assaulting restaurant employees

Police in Rhode Island say a groom was arrested at his wedding reception for assaulting restaurant employees.

Queen outlines U.K. government agenda in scaled-down speech

The queen will read a speech written by the prime minister and her staff.

Prince Philip admitted to London hospital but in 'good spirits': Buckingham Palace

Britain's Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, was admitted to hospital on Tuesday.

Brussels bomber was 36-year-old Moroccan national: prosecutor

He shouted "Allahu akbar" -- God is greatest, in Arabic -- before being shot dead by soldiers on patrol.

Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech

The queen will read a speech written by the prime minister and her staff.

Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick resigns after wave of controversy

"Travis has always put Uber first."

Marco Rubio has a laugh on Twitter over 'alleged failed hug' with Ivanka Trump

Twitters users mocked Ivanka Trump and Marco Rubio Tuesday but the pair joined in the fun.

Russia probe investigators look at role of Michael Flynn's business partner

Investigators probing the lobbying work of ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn are focused in part on the role of Bijan Kian, Flynn's former business partner.

Jeff Sessions becomes latest member of Trump cabinet to hire private attorney

Jeff Sessions has become the latest senior Trump administration official to hire a private attorney, a Justice Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

Republican wins most expensive congressional election in U.S. history, thanks Donald Trump

Republican Karen Handel has won a nationally watched congressional election in Georgia and avoided a major upset after the most expensive House campaign in U.S. history.

Firefighters enjoy a rare break from battle against Portuguese forest fire

This image of firefighters catching zs wherever they can is prompting an outpouring of support.

Ivanka Trump salutes refugees before people remind her what her dad said about them

"Are you clueless, or just have no shame?"

Donald Trump expected to reveal this week whether James Comey tapes exist

Donald Trump is expected to make an announcement in the coming days on whether any recordings exist of his private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey.

Donald Trump's White House puts the 'brief' in press briefings

Sean Spicer, the embattled press secretary, spoke for 30 minutes Tuesday -- and has been spending less and less time at the microphone.

New dashcam video shows police officer firing 7 shots into Philando Castile car

The Minnesota police officer who pulled over Philando Castile politely told the driver that his brake lights were out and calmly instructed him not to pull out his handgun before suddenly drawing his own weapon and firing seven rounds into the car, a video released Tuesday showed.

Majority of Americans concerned about Trump ditching Paris climate agreement: survey

Less than one-third of Americans support U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, a new poll shows.

French police find cache of weapons at home of Champs-Elysees attacker

The Paris prosecutor's office said Tuesday that the four suspects were detained overnight in the anti-terrorism investigation into Monday's attack.

About 75 Nazi artifacts uncovered in a hidden room by Argentinian police

Authorities suspect they are originals that belonged to high-ranking Nazis in Germany during World War II.

She lied about having cancer to avoid prison, now she's been sentenced to 2.5 years

She submitted letters from medical professionals suggesting she had terminal cancer. They were faked.

Pet squirrel that scared off burglar in Idaho home returns to wild

Joey, who police credited with scaring off a burglar trying to break into his home's gun safe, made his long goodbyes earlier this month.

At almost 48 degrees Celsius, Phoenix could see the hottest heat it's had in 2 decades

That's deadly heat no matter how you slice it."