Couple charged in child’s death want millions from Alberta government for their defence

The Alberta couple accused of causing their son’s death by refusing to take the sick boy to a doctor want their trial delayed until the provincial government pays them $ 1 million and puts $ 3 million in trust for defence fees at their upcoming trial.

Iranians indicted in Atlanta city government ransomware attack

Enlarge / The message posted to social media by the city of Atlanta in the wake of an apparent ransomware attack. (credit: City of Atlanta) The US Attorney’s Office for the District of Northern Georgia announced today that a federal grand jury had returned indictments against two Iranian nationals charged with executing the March 2018 […]

People hadn’t set foot in this ancient ‘lost city’ in the Honduran jungle for 500 years. Now the government is fighting to save it.

National Geographic/David Yoder The Honduras government is fighting to save land threatened by illegal cattle ranching, which contributes to deforestation. The land is home to the treasured Moskitia rainforest, the second-largest rainforest in Central America and a key player in the fight against climate change.  It’s also home to the vaunted “White City,” a lost […]

Ivanka Trump ‘was the worst offender in the White House’: Ivanka reportedly discussed government affairs using her personal email address

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump reportedly sent numerous emails related to internal government affairs using her personal email address. The first daughter is believed to have discussed government policy in her emails, and sent her work schedule and travel information to herself and personal assistants. Ivanka, who took on her unpaid […]

Neil Armstrong’s fate after the moon landing reflects America’s declining trust in the government and interest in a space program

NASA via Getty Images Neil Armstrong‘s moon landing was a first in human history. Armstrong’s accomplishment briefly united a nation torn over the Vietnam war, the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Bobby Kennedy, and the riots of 1968. However, Armstrong’s fate after his “giant leap for all mankind” mirrored that of public interest in the […]

A Saudi Arabian journalist is missing and Turkey believes he was brutally murdered by his own government

A Saudi Arabian journalist is missing and Turkish authorities believe he was brutally murdered in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.  Jamal Khashoggi, 59, a Saudi reporter who’s often been critical of the Saudi Arabian government, entered the consulate last Tuesday but hasn’t been seen since.  Saudi Arabia claims Khashoggi left the consulate and rejects claims he […]