Tag archive for ‘U.S.’
By On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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China announces new round of retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods

China has announced a tariff hike on $ 75 billion of U.S. goods in retaliation for tariffs Donald Trump has threatened to levy on China as of next Sept. 1. CBC More...

By On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for tumour on pancreas, U.S. Supreme Court says

The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a tumour on her pancreas and that there is “no evidence of disease” More...

By On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Why Trump wants to buy Greenland: A history of U.S. land acquisitions

U.S. President Donald Trump’s desire to buy Greenland has drawn ridicule, but he’s by no means the first American president to have entertained the More...

By On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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North Korea calls U.S. cruise missile tests ‘dangerous’

A North Korean spokesman said on Thursday the United States’ recent mid-range cruise missile test and plans to deploy F-35 jets and offensive military equipment More...

By On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido casts doubts on Maduro claims of talks with U.S.

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido is casting doubt on President Nicolas Maduro’s claim that he is overseeing secret talks with the United States. CBC More...

By On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Fed minutes show U.S. central bank was split on rate cut decision

Federal Reserve officials were widely divided at their meeting last month when they decided to cut rates for the first time in a decade, with some arguing for a More...

By On Monday, August 19th, 2019
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U.S. extends temporary sales permit to Huawei for 90 days

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday that the United States will extend by 90 days a limited reprieve on U.S. technology sales to Huawei. CBC | World News More...

By On Sunday, August 18th, 2019
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How rollbacks to the U.S. Endangered Species Act could impact conservation in Canada

U.S. President Donald Trump has announced some of the biggest changes in decades to the U.S. Endangered Species Act. The move will have ripple effects in Canada. CBC More...

By On Saturday, August 17th, 2019
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‘She’s a phenomenon’: Climate activist Greta Thunberg sailing into stiff winds in U.S.

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is both humble and keenly aware of the powerful pulpit she occupies, but the 16-year-old from Sweden could run into fresh More...

By On Saturday, August 17th, 2019
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U.S. says it has warrant to seize Iranian tanker released in Gibraltar

The captain of an Iranian supertanker at the centre of a diplomatic standoff no longer wants to keep command of the ship, a move that could provide a window for More...

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