Prime Minister Justin Trudeau demurred on Friday, October 12, 2018, on the darkening mystery surrounding the fate of Jamal Khashoggi, saying only that Canada has "serious issues" with reports the Washington Post columnist was killed by Saudi Arabian operatives inside that country's consulate in Turkey.
From deep within the pantheon of diplomacy that is the United Nations came hardly a warning shot or a red flag — it was a rocket-propelled rhetorical grenade aimed directly at Canada, with a concussive blast that reverberated all the way to the Prime Minister's Office.
Senators voted on Friday, September 28, 2018, to send Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination for a broader vote on Capitol Hill — but not before the man holding the swing vote helped negotiate a last-minute caveat: a week-long FBI investigation into Christine Blasey Ford's allegations of sexual assault.
A riveting, high-stakes exchange of she-said, he-said played out in full view of the world on Thursday, September 27, 2018, as Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford traded vastly different versions of their high school days in the summer of 1982, with control of the highest court in the land hanging in the balance.
U.S. President Donald Trump let Canada know how he really feels on Wednesday, September 27, 2018, — sharpening his tariff threat, calling out Chrystia Freeland and claiming he denied Justin Trudeau a bilateral meeting, all because of the federal government's hard bargaining on North American trade.
Justin Trudeau's United Nations mission ended in a human-rights flourish Wednesday as the prime minister formally added his name to a multilateral calling-out of Venezuela and mused openly about stripping the honorary Canadian status from Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.
When she first told a U.S. lawmaker her harrowing allegation of a 1982 high-school sexual assault at the hands of a prep-school kid now poised to become one of America's most powerful judges, she was just an anonymous psychology professor in California — and wanted to stay that way.
Thirteen months is an "absolutely normal" time frame for a task as complex as modernizing North American trade, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, as she notched another day on the road towards a new NAFTA deal with the United States and Mexico.