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Premier infuriated by Trump, says Canada helped US amid 9/11

Premier infuriated by Trump, says Canada helped US amid 9/11

World
A Canadian premier of a province that sheltered thousands of stranded American airline passengers after the 9/11 attacks is questioning the humanity of U.S. President Donald Trump after Trump banned the export of N95 protective masks to CanadaBy ROB GILLIES Associated PressApril 5, 2020, 8:54 PM4 min read4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleTORONTO -- The premier of a Canadian province that sheltered thousands of stranded American airline passengers after the 9/11 attacks questioned the humanity of U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday after Trump banned the export of N95 protective masks to Canada. The conservative leader of another province compared it to one family member feasting while letting another one starve. And yet another premier said it reminded him of ...

Coronavirus in sport live updates: Canada withdraws from Olympics, Arsenal delay training return, Premier League plans for June return

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest updates on how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting sport and how clubs across the world are reacting… How Premier League plan to finish season and start 2020/21 campaign on time Professional football in England postponed until at least April 30 Rugby Football Union cancels 2019/20 season for all […] talkSPORT
Diamond samples in Canada reveal size of lost continent

Diamond samples in Canada reveal size of lost continent

Science
Canadian scientists have discovered a fragment of an ancient continent, suggesting that it was 10% larger than previously thought. They were studying diamond samples from Baffin Island, a glacier-covered land mass near Greenland, when they noticed a remnant of North Atlantic Craton. Cratons are ancient, stable parts of the Earth's continental crust.The North American Craton stretched from present-day Scotland to North America and broke apart 150m years ago.Scientists chanced on the latest evidence as they examined exploration samples of kimberlite, a rock that often contains diamonds, from Baffin Island."For researchers, kimberlites are subterranean rockets that pick up passengers on their way to the surface," University of Briti...
Huawei exec extradition hearing begins in Canada

Huawei exec extradition hearing begins in Canada

World
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The first stage of an extradition hearing for a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei started in a Vancouver courtroom M onday, a case that has infuriated Beijing, caused a diplomatic uproar between China and Canada and complicated high-stakes trade talks between China and the United States. Canada's arrest of chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei's founder, in late 2018 at America's request enraged Beijing to the point it detained two Canadians in apparent retaliation. Huawei represents China's progress in becoming a technological power and has been a subject of U.S. security concerns for years. Beijing views Meng's case as an attempt to contain China's rise. "Our government has been clear. We are a rule of law count...
Huawei CFO lawyers say her alleged crimes no crime in Canada

Huawei CFO lawyers say her alleged crimes no crime in Canada

World
Defense lawyers argue a senior executive of the Chinese tech giant Huawei should not be extradited to the U.S. because her actions would not be considered crimes under Canadian lawBy JIM MORRIS Associated PressJanuary 17, 2020, 10:11 PM2 min readVANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Defense lawyers argue a senior executive of the Chinese tech giant Huawei should not be extradited to the U.S. because her actions would not be considered crimes under Canadian law. The extradition hearing for Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou is scheduled to begin Monday. Meng, the daughter of the company's founder, faces charges of committing fraud to try and evade U.S. sanctions on Iran. Huawei is China's first global tech brand and Beijing views her case as a political move designed to prevent China's r...