Day: February 17, 2019

California 'definitely and imminently' suing over Trump emergency declaration, state AG says

CLOSE California is likely to sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, the state attorney general said Friday. (Feb. 15) AP California’s Democratic Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Sunday that he will “definitely and imminently” file a lawsuit […]

Oversold flights, the safety of breast implants and self-checkouts: CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Miss something this week? Don’t panic. CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get the Marketplace newsletter every Friday. ‘Duped’ by oversold flights? It’s no secret many airlines overbook flights, but industry insiders told our colleagues at Go Public passengers are deliberately “duped” […]

Public agencies paid millions to national translation firm that stiffs its workers

Government agencies have given millions of dollars in business to one of Canada’s biggest translation firms in recent years in the face of mounting evidence the company was shortchanging its contract workers — and, in some cases, despite warnings from their own staff. From 2014 to 2017, federal, provincial […]

Chicago police pursue claims Jussie Smollett attack may have been faked

CLOSE During an exclusive interview with Robin Roberts, ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett gets emotional while talking about his reported attackers in Chicago. USA TODAY CHICAGO – Chicago police were pursuing “additional detective work” Sunday amid claims an attack on actor-singer Jussie Smollett may have been faked. Two […]