U.S. Congress abandons bill addressing child immigration crisis

Title: U.S. Congress abandons bill addressing child immigration crisis Content: House Republicans abruptly abandoned a bill to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border Thursday after last-minute maneuvering failed to lock down sufficient conservative support. Feed Title: CBC World…

Ivory smuggling charge laid in U.S. against B.C. antique dealer

Title: Ivory smuggling charge laid in U.S. against B.C. antique dealer Content: Xiao Ju (Tony) Guan allegedly smuggled more than half a million dollars’ worth of rhinoceros horns, elephant ivory and coral from the U.S. into Canada. Feed Title: CBC…

Florida police release 911 call of Daniel Markel shooting

Title: Florida police release 911 call of Daniel Markel shooting Content: Toronto-born law professor Daniel Markel was found shot in the driver’s side seat of his car in his garage by a neighbour, according to a 911 call released by…

B.C. chief's $1M pay 'very troubling,' minister says

Title: B.C. chief's $1M pay 'very troubling,' minister says Content: Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt says he is very troubled that Chief Ron Giesbrecht of the Kwikwetiem First Nation in B.C. earned nearly $1 million last year. Salaries of First…

HMCS Protecteur's electrical system flagged as 'dangerous and unsafe'

Title: HMCS Protecteur's electrical system flagged as 'dangerous and unsafe' Content: National Defence was warned a year before the devastating fire aboard HMCS Protecteur that the electrical system, main engine controls and navigation system aboard both of the navy’s supply…

Israel, Hamas agree to 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza

Title: Israel, Hamas agree to 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza Content: Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip starting on Friday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday…

'Dark tourism' in strife-torn areas on the rise

Title: 'Dark tourism' in strife-torn areas on the rise Content: The rise of dark tourism was explored on Q on Thursday, from the perspectives of a former security professional-turned-tour operator and a journalist from Tel Aviv who’s written on the…

Islamic militants declare control over Benghazi

Title: Islamic militants declare control over Benghazi Content: Islamic hard-line militias on Thursday claimed to have taken control of Libya’s second largest city, Benghazi, after defeating army units, taking over military barracks and seizing tanks, rockets and hundreds of boxes…

CIA director apologizes for searching Senate computers

Title: CIA director apologizes for searching Senate computers Content: CIA Director John Brennan apologized to Senate intelligence committee leaders after his inspector general found that CIA employees acted improperly when the CIA searched Senate computers earlier this year. Feed Title:…