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YouTube temporarily suspends Rudy Giuliani from partner program
YouTube temporarily suspended former President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani from its partner program last week, the Alphabet Inc unit said on Tuesday, citing repeated violation of its policy that prevents false claim of widespread fraud in the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
Canada's vaccine deliveries further threatened as Europe mulls export controls
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he remains confident in Canada’s vaccine supplies coming out of Europe despite warnings from the European Commission that it is going to impose an “export transparency mechanism.’
Montreal businessman among three paying $55M each to fly to space station
Two are grandfathers, the other has three young children. All three are extremely wealthy, with the means to pay the US$55-million ticket price for an eight-day stay on the International Space Station. They are the first would-be spaceflight crew comprised entirely of private citizens in a mission to the station.
Ghislaine Maxwell seeks dismissal of criminal case, cites Epstein agreement
NEW YORK — Ghislaine Maxwell asked a U.S. judge to dismiss the criminal case accusing her of recruiting teenage girls for Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse, citing various grounds including that an agreement not to prosecute the late financier also shielded her.
Theft of grazing cows leads to squabble on Lebanese-Israeli border
BEIRUT — Lebanese cattle herders from a village close to the border with Israel said several of their cows, which have grazed freely in the area for decades, were taken by Israeli soldiers, in what could become a new dispute between the two countries.