Ex-White House aide’s testimony on Capitol riot prompts questions about Trump’s criminal liability

From Global News. After Tuesday’s stunning testimony from former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson at the January 6th hearings, in which she alleged former president Donald Trump angrily demanded to join the U.S. Capitol riots, speculation is growing over whether he could be hit with criminal charges. Hutchinson’s account draws the clearest links yet between…

$105M in funding announced for 4 Canadian airports, air traffic control upgrades

From Global News. Canada’s federal Transportation Minister Omar Alghabra announced funding on Wednesday for technology and infrastructure improvements for air traffic control, and for four major Canadian airports. Alghabra said the government would invest in three projects, the first of which would provide funding for technology such as “drone traffic management services” that will help…

Canada announces funding for air traffic control infrastructure | LIVE

From Global News. Federal Transportation Minister Omar Alghabra and Mark Cooper, NAV Canada vice-president and chief technology and information officer, announced new funding on Wednesday for air traffic control infrastructure in Canada. The announcement comes amid severe delays at Canadian airports and passport offices. Ottawa has been working with the travel industry to fix those…

“Tremendous disgrace:” Death toll rises to 50 in Texas migrant truck incident, Mexico president says

From Global News. WARNING: Video contains disturbing content. Viewer discretion is advised. The death toll from a human trafficking incident on Monday in which migrants suffered asphyxiation under extreme Texas heat inside a truck rose to 50 on Tuesday, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said, calling it a "tremendous disgrace." The migrants died inside…

Sweden tells Turkey it “will not be save haven for terrorists” as it seeks NATO membership | FULL

From Global News. Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson sought to provide assurances for Turkey on Monday, which has expressed concerns about both Sweden and Finland’s NATO membership bids. Andersson said requests for extraditions are handled “swiftly and carefully” by its legal system and that Sweden “is not and will not be a safe haven for…