Wave of protests calling for Donald Trump’s removal from office hit U.S. ahead of impeachment vote

From Boston Common to the French Quarter in New Orleans, a series of protests reverberated across the country Tuesday evening to call for President Donald Trump’s removal from office, a prelude to momentous impeachment votes set for Wednesday in the House of Representatives. In Center City Philadelphia, a group of demonstrators held up signs with […]

Officers not negligent in death of Langley teen Carson Crimeni: B.C. IIO – BC

B.C’s police watchdog says officers did not commit an offence in regards to the death of Langley teen Carson Crimeni. Crimeni, 14, died in August of a suspected drug overdose in an incident that was filmed and then shared on social media. The video depicts the teen agitated, sweating and in deteriorating condition in the […]

Pentagon concerns spike in pro-Russian sentiment among U.S. troops – Defence Blog

The U.S. military officials have concerned the spike in pro-Russian sentiment among the households of military members. More than 1,000 U.S. adults responded between Oct. 24 and Oct. 30, with a margin of error of plus or minus 3.1 percentage points to the second annual national defense survey conducted by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation […]

Hudson’s Bay Company chairman’s takeover plan dealt blow by ISS

Hudson’s Bay Co. Chairman Richard Baker’s plans to take the Canadian retailer private were dealt a setback as a prominent shareholder advisory firm came out against the deal. Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. urged investors to vote against Baker and his partners’ plans to take the owner of Saks Fifth Avenue private for $1.9 billion. The […]

U.S. Navy to christen its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship – Defence Blog

The Navy will christen its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Mobile (LCS 26), during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony Saturday, Dec. 7, in Mobile, Alabama. U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, representing Alabama’s first district, will deliver the christening ceremony’s principal address. His wife, Rebecca Byrne, president and CEO of the Community Foundation […]

Moody’s downgrades Alberta’s credit rating over weak economy reliant on oil

EDMONTON — The Alberta government’s credit rating has been downgraded by an agency that cited the province’s reliance on oil revenue and what it calls its high environmental risk. Moody’s Investors Service has adjusted the province’s rating to Aa2 stable from Aa1 negative. The rating service cites weakness in the provincial economy that remains concentrated […]