Concierge claims self-defense, affair with victim

Closing arguments began Monday in the murder trial of a former concierge who claimed self-defense in the slaying of two Boston physicians found stabbed to death in their penthouse condominium. Bampumim Teixeira, 33, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder, armed robbery and kidnapping in the deaths of anesthesiologists Richard Field, 49, and Lina […]

What Edu told Freddie Ljungberg about Arsenal manager job before West Ham game

Ljungberg is not under consideration for the full-time position (Picture: Getty) Edu has told Freddie Ljungberg to work on a game-by-game basis as Arsenal continue their search for a new manager. Ljungberg got his first win as interim coach against West Ham on Monday night, with Gabriel Martinelli and Nicolas Pepe sparking a second-half comeback, […]

Chrystia Freeland heads to Mexico in effort to finalize new NAFTA revisions

OTTAWA—Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland is to meet American and Mexican officials in Mexico City on Tuesday amid reports a deal to revise the new North American free-trade agreement is close to completion. The federal government revealed Freeland’s itinerary late Monday following a day of furious speculation about the state of the United States-Mexico-Canada trade […]

Japanese island of Mageshima could become an unsinkable US aircraft carrier

Japan’s government announced this week that it’s buying Mageshima Island, an uninhabited outcrop 21 miles (34 kilometers) from the southernmost Japanese main island of Kyushu. The island, most of which is owned by a privately held Tokyo development company, is uninhabited and hosts two intersecting unpaved runways that were abandoned under a previous development project. […]

A New Concept for Policy Studies in International Relations

We face a series of existential problems in 21st century international politics (environmental degradation, global migration, and the weaponization of nuclear material, to name just three), whose successful tackling demands radical imagination and suggests thinking beyond the box. Indeed, we are demanded to think beyond, and in radical alternatives to, those understandings of politics and […]

Dem Smears on Nunes FISA Abuse Memo Proved False by DOJ IG Report

Democrats last year smeared Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) when he issued a memo with findings that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) abused the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act process when it obtained surveillance warrants on Carter Page, a member of the Trump campaign, in 2016. However, a report released Monday by Justice Department Inspector General […]

Chris Selley: Kathleen Wynne’s portrait was unveiled Monday; at this rate Ford’s won’t be far behind

Kathleen Wynne’s official portrait, which was unveiled in the lobby at Queen’s Park Monday evening, is rich in very deliberate symbolism. The books on her desk, which she is pictured standing in front of, include a biography of Pierre Trudeau. “It was his vision of a just society that helped me to first articulate my […]

Tucker Carlson on FISA report: Carter Page should sue commentators who doubted him ‘into bankruptcy’

Tucker Carlson said Monday that former Trump campaign aide Carter Page should sue every individual who allegedly spread falsehoods about him in connection to the FBI’s Russia investigation in the wake of the release of the Justice Department inspector general’s report. The “Tucker Carlson Tonight” host played clips of several pundits, former bureaucrats and incumbent lawmakers criticizing Page and making allegations […]

REAL SCOOP: Stirling told U.S. agents that a cartel loaded drugs on boat

PRV111600_FABFEDTOUR_02 : SEE CITY STORY BY MICHAEL SMYTH — Nov. 16, 2000 — RICHMOND, B.C. — Skipper Phil Stirling, 46 in the wheelhouse of his recently purchased 92 foot Western Wind fishing boat docked at Fisherman’s Wharf in Steveston Thursday morning. Stirling has weathered all types of storms and owned numerous fishing vessels but now […]