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Second Canadian detained in China on national security charges

Second Canadian detained in China on national security charges

Michael Spavor once drank cocktails with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and organised basketball star Denis Rodman's trips to Pyongyang.

  • by Kirsty Needham

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Second Canadian questioned by Chinese authorities
Canada

Second Canadian questioned by Chinese authorities

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said her government was contacted by a second citizen who had been questioned by Chinese authorities.

  • by Greg Quinn
'Very important thing': Trump's possible Huawei intervention raises eyebrows
Huawei

'Very important thing': Trump's possible Huawei intervention raises eyebrows

Trump's comments came before a Vancouver court made a decision on Tuesday, US time, to grant the company's financial executive bail.

  • by Kirsty Needham
Former Canadian diplomat detained in China days after Huawei arrests
Huawei

Former Canadian diplomat detained in China days after Huawei arrests

It was not clear if the cases were related, but the arrest of Huawei's CFO has stoked fears of reprisals against foreigners in China.

  • by John Ruwitch & Michael Martina
Huge new cave discovered in Canada gets Star Wars monster moniker

Huge new cave discovered in Canada gets Star Wars monster moniker

The vast cave is being called 'Sarlacc's Pit' because of its resemblance to the desert creature in 'Star Wars: Return of the Jedi'.

  • by Emily Rueb
Huawei exec detained in Canada amid sanctions violations suspicions
Canada

Huawei exec detained in Canada amid sanctions violations suspicions

Canada has arrested Huawei's global CFO in Vancouver, where she is facing extradition to the US on suspicion she violated sanctions against Iran.

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Trapper shot attacking bear and then discovered it had already killed his family
Wildlife

Trapper shot attacking bear and then discovered it had already killed his family

Gjermund Roesholt was almost home when he discovered the bodies. His partner and daughter had been mauled to death.

  • by Cleve R. Wootson Jr
Syrian refugee, stranded in KL airport for months lands as permanent resident in Canada
Canada

Syrian refugee, stranded in KL airport for months lands as permanent resident in Canada

Hassan al-Kontar got stuck in Kuala Lumpur International Airport in March after his Malaysian tourist visa expired and he was not allowed to board a flight to another country.

  • by Anna Mehler Paperny
'Frat boy billionaires from California': Facebook faces global lashing for fake news
UK

'Frat boy billionaires from California': Facebook faces global lashing for fake news

Nine countries, in total representing more than 446 million people, are not happy with Facebook's role in upending democracy.

  • by Tony Romm
Canada runs low on legal marijuana just weeks after its approval
Canada

Canada runs low on legal marijuana just weeks after its approval

The shortage threatens to undermine a major aim of legalisation: to tame a $5 billion illegal pot trade.

  • by Dan Bilefsky
Family of slain pharma billionaire posts $10.8m reward to solve murder
Crime

Family of slain pharma billionaire posts $10.8m reward to solve murder

Barry Sherman and his wife Honey were found dead in their mansion, hanging by belts near the basement pool. Their family claims police has mishandled the case.

  • by Natalie Wong & Matthew Campbell