Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Japan for bilateral talks and the Group of Seven summit later this week but he isn't planning to hold any meetings or events Wednesday, so he can celebrate his 11th wedding anniversary with his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau.
Senator Mike Duffy's legal saga is officially over. A spokesman for the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General says Crown prosecutors have decided not to appeal Duffy's acquittal one month ago. Today was the deadline to file an appeal.
Military police in Canada dealt with a one-third increase in the number of sexual assault investigations in 2015. The new figures, released by National Defence, draw into question whether the military is winning the war against abuse and harassment.
International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau has announced an additional $331.5 million in humanitarian aid on the final day of the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is giving closing remarks. CBCNews.ca is carrying the event live at 10:45 a.m. ET. […]
(Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Tuesday requested a recount in the close Kentucky presidential primary against front-runner Hillary Clinton, state election officials said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat Hillary Clinton, seeking to dampen Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's growing appeal with working-class voters, on Tuesday accused him of having cheered on the 2008 housing market crash.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Terry McAuliffe, Virginia's Democratic governor, said on Tuesday said he was confident that a person at the center of an FBI investigation over contributions to his 2013 campaign was a legitimate donor.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A hard-line Republican effort to impeach the top U.S. tax collector came under fire on Tuesday from Democrats who called it an unsubstantiated partisan attack that could undermine the credibility of Congress.
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama chided Vietnam on political freedoms on Tuesday after critics of the communist-run government were prevented from meeting him in Hanoi, a discordant note on a trip otherwise steeped in words of amity between the former foes.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. senators renewed an effort on Tuesday to shift the military's handling of sexual assault cases from top commanders to independent prosecutors, insisting that the current system has left victims too fearful of retaliation to report crimes.
(Reuters) - Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards plans to sign legislation making it a hate crime to kill a police officer or another first responder, bolstering penalties for an offense that already qualifies for the state's death penalty, his office said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, the chamber's second-ranking Democrat, expressed deep reservations on Tuesday with a Puerto Rico debt relief bill being debated by a House of Representatives panel this week.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Democratic Party said on Monday it would give U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders a prominent say in writing its platform this year, a gesture that could ease tensions between Sanders' camp and party leaders, whom Sanders has accused of favoring rival Hillary Clinton.
Bernie Sanders stood by his suggestion that the Democratic convention will get "messy," but his campaign manager said Tuesday the Vermont didn't mean violence and that the word describes the conversations essential to doing the "business of the party."
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The Republican National Committee selected a trio of conservative stalwarts to head up its convention platform committee Tuesday in a move that appears designed to assuage concerns among the far right with presumptive nominee Donald Trump.
Republican lawmakers in the House used a Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday to push for impeachment of Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen for what they see as his breaching "every single duty he had."