Saudi Teen Who Fled Family and Pleaded for Help on Twitter Granted Asylum in Canada

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, right, walks with an unidentified companion in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. Photo: Sakchai Lalit (AP) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has confirmed that Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, the 18-year-old Saudi woman who escaped her family and pleaded for protection on social media, has been granted asylum in Canada. “The [United Nations […]

The game is afoot with Justin Trudeau's delightful Halloween costume

By Shannon Connellan2018-11-01 01:26:13 UTC Justin Trudeau’s family is at it again with another year of delightful Halloween costumes. Canada’s prime minister dressed up as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s beloved character Sherlock Holmes for the spooky holiday, donning the fictional detective’s signature deerstalker hat, pipe, and clue-hunting magnifying glass. But Trudeau wasn’t alone in his […]

U.S. lawmakers warn Canada to keep Huawei out of its 5G plans

In a letter addressed to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Senators Mark Warner and Marco Rubio make a very public case that Canada should leave Chinese tech and telecom giant Huawei out of its plans to build a next-generation mobile network. “While Canada has strong telecommunication security safeguards in place, we have serious concerns that […]