Trump Just Did To Syria Exactly What He Told Obama Not To Do In 2013

On Thursday, the United States launched a military strike on a Syrian government target. This attack was a retaliation for a chemical weapons attack earlier this week. Following President Donald Trump’s orders, United States warships launched 50-60 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian government airbase. This airbase was where warplanes that carried out the chemical…

Halifax man charged in human trafficking case involving 14-year-old girl

HALIFAX—A 44-year-old Halifax man is facing charges of human trafficking, sexual assault and child pornography in a case involving three girls ranging in age from 14 to 17. Halifax police said Duncan Robertson Wright was arrested Thursday after an investigation began on Sunday into allegations that the man directed a 14-year-old, 16-year-old and 17-year-old girl…

US attack on North Korea ‘may be an option,’ says retired US general

In the wake of recent nuclear missile tests conducted by North Korea, retired four-star US General Jack Keane says that bombing the country’s nuclear facilities “may be the only option left.” Keane told Fox News that, if the US was facing an imminent attack from a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), President Donald Trump…

Hip-Hop Evolution documentary a Peabody finalist

A Canadian-made documentary about the roots of hip-hop music is a finalist for the 76th annual Peabody Awards. Hip-Hop Evolution was directed by Canadians Darby Wheeler, Sam Dunn and Scot McFadyen (Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey, Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage), and features London, Ont., hip-hop artist Shad. It is one of 60 programs singled out…

Canada’s big banks on defensive over allegations of aggressive sales practices

Allegations of aggressive, and in some cases illegal, sales practices at several of Canada’s biggest banks have put top executives on the defensive at annual meetings this spring, with Scotiabank’s CEO telling shareholders on Tuesday the reports are “largely unsubstantiated.” Brian Porter said that out of 400 million interactions between the bank’s clients and employees,…

What Is Tax Avoidance?

Every year, countless taxpayers look for ways to lower their taxable income and shield more of their hard-earned money from the IRS. This practice is known as tax avoidance, and while it may seem unscrupulous, it’s actually perfectly legal. Tax avoidance is the use of legitimate methods to reduce the amount of income tax you…