Huawei CFO case back in Canadian court on Monday

Meng Wanzhou’s defense team will argue the extradition proceedings to the U.S. should be halted because they claim Canada Border Services Agency officers detained and questioned Meng without a lawyer, seized her electronic devices and compelled her to give up the passcodes before her official arrest. A senior executive for …

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Trump nominates conservative Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

The U.S. President is hoping the move will serve to galvanise his supporters as he looks to fend off Democrat Joe Biden in the upcoming polls. U.S. President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that …

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Small hamlet named Swastika keeps name, despite complaint

The unincorporated crossroads in the Adirondack Mountain town of Black Brook, about 56 kilometres south of the U.S.-Canada border, has been known as Swastika for more than a century. The rural upstate New York hamlet of Swastika is keeping its name, despite a complaint that it symbolises the hate and …

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2 police officers shot during Louisville protests

Kentucky grand jury’s decision to not charge 2 policemen for death of a black woman sparks outcry Hours after a Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for Breonna Taylor’s death and protesters took to the streets, authorities said two officers were shot and wounded on Wednesday night …

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Donald Trump won’t commit to peaceful transfer of power

The postal ballots are a disaster, says U.S. President U.S. President Donald Trump failed to commit to the peaceful transfer of power when asked a question on the subject on Tuesday, adding to concerns that the post-election scenario in November might be chaotic. “Well, we’re going to have to see …

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U.S. Judge blocks govt. order to remove WeChat

She rules the action affects users’ rights. (Subscribe to our Today’s Cache newsletter for a quick snapshot of top 5 tech stories. Click here to subscribe for free.) A federal judge has approved a request from a group of WeChat users to delay looming U.S. government restrictions that could effectively …

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