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Will Canadian Women Turn Their Backs on Their Feminist Prime Minister?

TORONTO — Being a feminist is not an easy job. Just ask Justin Trudeau. A day after his non-apology for the political crisis engulfing his government, with accusations that he bullied his female justice minister on a criminal case, [...]

Trump tries to turn border debate his way with El Paso rally

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is trying to turn the debate over a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border back to his political advantage as his signature pledge to American voters threatens to become a model of unfulfilled promises. Trump [...]

Virginia Democrats turn on Northam, demand resignation after offensive photo

The Democratic Caucuses in Virginia’s state House and Senate both called Friday for Gov. Ralph Northam to resign, saying members have lost confidence in him to lead the state after a photo emerged of him and a friend with one in blackface [...]

Forget Mexico, Democrats turn focus to porous Canadian border

The U.S. border crossing post at the Canadian border between Vermont and Quebec, Canada, at Beecher Falls, Vt, as seen in 2017. | Wilson Ring/AP Photo Canada While the White House is asking for more money and manpower at the southern [...]

Paraguay Dispatch: A Defiant Interview in a Jail Cell, Soon to Turn Into a Murder Scene

ASUNCIÓN, Paraguay — Before being allowed inside the Paraguay jail cell of a notorious drug kingpin, I braced for an intrusive pat down. But the skinny guard standing just outside the bars barely touched me as he briskly ran his [...]

China’s ‘Belt and Road’ Plan in Pakistan Takes a Military Turn

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — When President Trump started the new year by suspending billions of dollars of security aid to Pakistan, one theory was that it would scare the Pakistani military into cooperating better with its American allies. The [...]

China’s Detention Camps for Muslims Turn to Forced Labor

KASHGAR, China — Muslim inmates from internment camps in far western China hunched over sewing machines, in row after row. They were among hundreds of thousands who had been detained and spent month after month renouncing their religious [...]

Will Theresa May Be ‘Poleaxed’? The Tories Turn to Poison-Pen Letters

“I’m struggling to understand why they think this is a more auspicious time than other times,” said Rory Stewart, a Tory lawmaker and an ally of Mrs. May, wondering aloud whether they would muster 48 letters. “If these guys announce [...]

French Turn on Macron, as They Grow Impatient for Results

CIVRAY, France — The cheese lady, the melon man, the retiree downing his morning glass, the olive seller, the housewife sipping coffee and the village mayor submerged by constituents’ unpaid bills — all agreed that their country’s [...]

Algeria’s Answer to Cheating on School Exams: Turn Off the Internet

[unable to retrieve full-text content] After widespread electronic cheating, the government is cutting off internet access nationwide for at least an hour a day, while students take crucial exams. Source: NYT > World