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Trump to ban Chinese passenger planes from coming to U.S. as of June 16 President Donald Trump's administration said on Wednesday it will bar Chinese passenger carriers from flying to the United States starting on June 16 as it pressures Beijing to allow U.S. air carriers to resume flights.
CBC.ca | Jun 3, 2020 4:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Supreme Court goes Zoom: court to start virtual hearings during pandemic closure Canadas top court will begin virtual hearings for the first time next week, and members of the public can observe the proceedings.
CBC.ca | Jun 3, 2020 4:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. defence secretary doesn't want to use historic legislation to quell protests U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper says he opposes the use of the Insurrection Act, which would allow President Donald Trump to use active-duty military forces for law enforcement duties in containing street protests.
CBC.ca | Jun 3, 2020 3:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tuesday's protests through the eyes of CBC reporters in Washington, Minneapolis and NYC The mother of the six-year-old daughter of George Floyd was among those who spoke out Tuesday about the need for justice for the black Minneapolis man who died after being held down by a white police officer during his arrest. CBC News correspondents repo
CBC.ca | Jun 3, 2020 2:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trudeau positions Canada as champion of co-ordinated global recovery plan Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will continue today to make the case for a co-ordinated global response to cushion the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world's poorest countries.
CBC.ca | Jun 3, 2020 1:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Coronavirus: What's happening around the world Wednesday The president of the UN Economic and Social Council is calling for urgent action to help the growing number of countries already facing or at risk of "debt distress" because of the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on for a look at what's hap
CBC.ca | Jun 3, 2020 12:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Boris Johnson says U.K. ready to open door to Hong Kong citizens if needed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the United Kingdom stands ready to open the door to almost three million Hong Kong citizens, as the city's leader arrived in Beijing on Wednesday for meetings on a planned national security law that has many worri
CBC.ca | Jun 3, 2020 10:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cyclone lashes India's business capital, 100,000 evacuated from homes A cyclone made landfall Wednesday south of India's financial capital of Mumbai, with a storm surge threatening to flood beaches and low-lying slums as city authorities struggled to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
CBC.ca | Jun 3, 2020 10:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cyclone spares India's business capital from major damage No deaths or major damages were reported as workers began clearing fallen trees and other debris from affected areas along India's western coastline after a cyclone made landfall.
CBC.ca | Jun 3, 2020 10:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cyclone lashes India's business capital, 100,000 evacuated A cyclone has made landfall south of India's financial capital of Mumbai, with storm surge threatening to flood beaches and low-lying slums as city authorities struggle to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
CBC.ca | Jun 3, 2020 10:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend