ICE sting operation targeting foreign students blasted as “cruel and appalling” by Elizabeth Warren

Since January, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has arrested about 250 foreign students at a fake university in Michigan. It’s part of a sting operation by federal agents. The University of Farmington was opened in 2015 as a guise by ICE officials. It was created to entice foreign-born students, mostly from India, who had arrived […]

Man dead after early morning Boundary Road crash

Vancouver B.C. May 3, 2016 Vancouver Police cruisers outside of the Cambie Street station for upcoming features- (Vancouver Sun and Province stock photo) Mark van Manen /PNG Staff photographer see Vancouver Sun /Province /News and Web. stories. 00043047A [PNG Merlin Archive] File photo / PNG Vancouver police are investigating after a vehicle “went airborne” before […]

Political will was not enough for justice reform in #Moldova

The lack of political will to carry out rule of law reforms is frequently the reason why reforms are not fully implemented. The case of Moldova proves that in societies where strong vested interests still persist, political savviness is equally as important as political will. Old and new political power brokers in Moldova struck a fragile […]

As Juncker bids farewell, new EU executive begins with scrutiny over Luxembourg tax

By Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Officials from the new European Commission will discuss a report by International Monetary Fund researchers that lists Luxembourg as a world-leading tax haven just days after the former leader of the Grand Duchy departs the EU executive’s helm. Vice-President Margrethe Vestager and tax commissioner Paolo Gentiloni will on Monday […]

Scheer dismisses calls to step down, warns against internal fighting in UCP speech – National

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has dismissed those calling for him to step down after last month’s election loss as elites and “talking heads” who know he’ll never relent in his opposition to the carbon tax. “They think that what Canada needs is a second Liberal Party,” he said in a speech to the Alberta United […]

Bill Peters resigns as Calgary Flames coach after being accused of racial slurs

Bill Peters resigned as coach of the Calgary Flames after it was disclosed he directed racist slurs at a Nigerian-born player in the minors a decade ago and kicked and punched players behind the bench during his recent time with Carolina. General manager Brad Treliving said he received a resignation letter from Peters on Friday […]