US & Canada

Weinstein appears in court over rape and sexual abuse charges

Weinstein's lawyer is expected to attack the credibility of his accusers and worried that jurors would be 'infected' by the #MeToo movement.

Immigration

'You killed her': Guatemalan shot by US Border Patrol

Rights groups decry killing of Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzales, 20, who was killed by an agent near the Mexico border.

Indigenous Guatemalan woman shot dead by US Border Patrol

United States

Back on? Trump suggests Kim meeting could still happen

A day after abrupt cancellation, US president says highly anticipated summit with N Korea's leader might still go ahead.

Trump: US talking to N Korea about putting summit back on track

Women's Rights

Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein charged with rape

New York police say charges relate to allegations made by two women in a sex abuse probe involving the movie producer.

Canada

Canada manhunt under way after Mississauga restaurant blast

Two male suspects wearing hoodies detonate explosive device inside an Indian restaurant in Mississauga before fleeing.

Canada manhunt under way after Mississauga restaurant blast

Pakistan

Pompeo says US diplomats 'treated badly' in Pakistan

The remarks from US secretary of state come as relations between the two erstwhile allies have continued to deteriorate.

Mike Pompeo: US diplomats 'treated badly' in Pakistan

North Korea

North Korea 'open to talks' despite Trump cancellation

Pyongyang calls president's decision to abruptly cancel talks unexpected but says it is open to dialogue 'at any time'.

US & Canada

Jack Johnson: Trump posthumously pardons black boxing champion

The Texan, who was an icon for racially oppressed African Americans, had been charged under the Mann Act, which was used to prosecute men for mixed race relationships.

Iran

New US sanctions target aircraft used by Iran's Rouhani

Analysts say sanctions imposed on Dena Airways' lone aircraft is aimed at 'humiliating' President Hassan Rouhani.

New US sanctions target aircraft used by Iran's Rouhani

Canada

Canada: Indigenous people suffer from toxic river, report says

A community that has lived along the English-Wabigoon River system for thousands of years is being poisoned by mercury dumped into the waters by a paper mill decades ago.

United Nations

UN 'deeply concerned by the cancellation' of Trump-Kim summit

Diplomatic channels are still believed to be open, but the secretary-general and a number of other UN diplomats expressed their worries about Trump's cancellation of the summit and subsequent threat.

North Korea

Trump calls off summit with North Korean leader

Pyongyang calls US president's decision to cancel the talks 'unexpected' and says open to dialogue 'at any time'.

South Korea

Moon Jae-in 'perplexed' as Trump cancels summit with Kim

South Korean leader regrets cancellation of historic summit, continues to hope for direct talks between Trump and Kim.

Moon Jae-in 'perplexed' as Trump cancels summit with Kim

United States

US President Donald Trump's letter to North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Full text of Trump's letter cancelling a planned summit for June 12 in Singapore.

US President Donald Trump's letter to North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Human Rights

Judge: US government withheld evidence in J20 trial

A judge said that the US government hid potentially 'exculpatory' evidence in trial stemming from anti-Trump protest.

Judge: US withheld evidence that may have cleared J20 defendants