This Artist Makes Powerful Portraits of Black Celebrities

Credit to Author: VICE Staff| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:59:03 +0000

Artist Mickalene Thomas is known for her powerful portraits of Black women including Solange and Michelle Obama. We talked to her about how the women in her work use their platforms to influence others.

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China hits back at criticism of its detention of Canadians

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:18:06 +0000

China hits back at criticism of its detention of Canadians

China has rejected the Canadian foreign minister’s statement that Chinese detentions of Canadians pose a threat to all countries.

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Beijing rebukes Trudeau for remarks on drug dealer

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:20:07 +0000

Beijing rebukes Trudeau for remarks on drug dealer

Beijing said on Tuesday that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s accusation that China “arbitrarily” sentenced a Canadian drug smuggler to death is irresponsible and lacks the spirit of the rule of law.

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Saudi Arabia May Have Helped Man Facing Sex Assault Charge Flee Canada

Credit to Author: Mack Lamoureux| Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:02:51 +0000

A 28-year-old Saudi man was facing sexual assault and confinement charges in Canada when the Saudi embassy posted his bail and, all of a sudden, he disappeared.

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