Wapekeka First Nation mourns suicide of third 12-year-old girl this year

https://www.thestar.com/content/dam/thestar/news/canada/2017/06/14/wapekeka-first-nation-mourns-suicide-of-third-12-year-old-girl-this-year/jolynn-winter.jpg.size.xxlarge.original.jpg For the third time this year, an Indigenous community in northwestern Ontario is mourning over the suicide of a 12-year-old girl. Jenera Roundsky was found dead Tuesday at the local hockey rink in Wapekeka,…


Issue 14: The Fall and Rise of Australian Culture

https://static01.nyt.com/images/2017/06/14/arts/15SYDNEY/15SYDNEY-moth.jpg(Damien Cave, our Australia bureau chief, shares insights on global news, local recommendations and feedback from readers in this weekly newsletter. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here.) ______ “I thought I was…


Supreme Court ruling on trial delays 'out of step with reality,’ senators say

https://www.thestar.com/content/dam/thestar/news/canada/2017/06/14/supreme-court-ruling-on-trial-delays-out-of-step-with-reality-senators-say/baker-and-runciman.jpg.size.xxlarge.original.jpgOTTAWA—A group of senators slammed the Supreme Court of Canada for being “out of step with reality” and careening “off a cliff” in its attempt to curb trial delays by setting rigid deadlines the justice…


Turkish guards will be charged for bloody beatdown at embassy

http://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/170614-riot-index.jpg?quality=90&strip=all [embedded content] The Turkish bodyguards behind the brutal beatdown of protesters in Washington last month are expected to be charged with assault, a report says. Authorities plan to hand down charges to a dozen…


Trump picks wealthy donor, fundraiser as ambassador to Canada

https://www.thestar.com/content/dam/thestar/news/world/2017/06/14/trump-picks-wealthy-donor-fundraiser-as-ambassador-to-canada/kellyknight-webjpg.jpg.size.xxlarge.original.jpgWASHINGTON—A wealthy Republican donor and fundraiser has been selected as ambassador to Canada. U.S. President Donald Trump formally announced his choice of Kentucky rainmaker Kelly Knight Craft in a statement Wednesday night. News outlets first…


Dispatch From Tehran: Retracing an ISIS Attack at an Iranian Shrine

https://static01.nyt.com/images/2017/06/15/world/15iran-shrinewide/14iran-shrinewide-moth.jpgTEHRAN — I had visited the sprawling mausoleum of the founder of the Islamic republic multiple times, trying to blend in with pilgrims. I would sit on the thick red carpets with visitors from across…




Lawyers to demand release of man detained four years while awaiting deportation

https://www.thestar.com/content/dam/thestar/news/canada/2017/06/14/lawyers-to-demand-release-of-man-detained-four-years-while-awaiting-deportation/amjacksonimmigration15.jpg.size.xxlarge.original.jpgEmboldened by a recent Superior Court decision strongly condemning Canada’s practice of indefinite immigration detention, lawyers representing a West African man who has spent nearly four-and-a-half years in maximum-security jail waiting to be deported will…


Mom dies trying to save son from giant wave

https://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/mosley2.jpg?quality=90&strip=all A body found near a beach in Texas was identified Tuesday as a mom who had tried saving her young son from a giant wave. Brandy Mosley’s son was playing in the sand near…