Intervention 2.0? US launches air strikes on ISIS targets in Libya

The US military has begun bombing targets around the Libyan city of Sirte, which is controlled by militias associated with Islamic State. The Pentagon says this was the first strike of a new campaign that currently has “no endpoint.”

South China Sea Ruling: 5 Things to Know

China’s South China Sea ambitions have been denied! The ruling by a United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea tribunal in the Hague said China’s claims to the South China Sea have “no legal basis.” Is this a victory for the Philippines? The United States? Or will this lead to war?

Back to 1968: History Repeats Itself

A shocking and dangerous historical event is repeating itself and the similarities between then and now are so vivid it’s scary. But there is a way to prepare for it. Here’s how…

Which Race Makes the Most Money?

Men in the U.S. earn more than women. Whites earn more than blacks. But guess who comes out ahead when median hourly earnings are broken down by sex, race, and ethnicity?

Waterloo battle: Paris lures bankers, fights for London’s finance crown after ‪‎Brexit‬

In another fallout from the Brexit referendum, London’s position as Europe’s primary financial hub seems to be under threat. And cities such as Paris, Frankfurt and Dublin are eager to hasten its fall by luring in big business.

Putin: US anti-missile defence puts Europe in the crosshairs

During a visit to Greece intended to repair ties with the EU, Vladimir Putin said that Russia has “no choice” but to target Romania, which has recently opened a NATO missile defense base, and Poland, which plans to do so within two years.

‎EgyptAir‬ crash: Experts point to possible explosion, forensic chief denies claim

Egypt’s head of forensics has denied reports that human remains retrieved from the Mediterranean Sea and examined by a team of experts point to an explosion taking place on board Flight 804, which crashed last week.

A Look at China’s Unusual Default Excuses

Chinese defaults are on the rise and so is the list of unusual excuses used by firms for missing payments. Bloomberg’s Tom Mackenzie reports on “First Up.”

Where’s the Liberals’ election reform plan?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised 2015 was the last election to be fought on first-past-the-post. What shape could electoral reform take?

CBC News Edmonton: Fort McMurray wildfire special show, Monday May 9th, 2016

Special coverage of the wildfires and evacuations in Fort McMurray.

The Brexit Debate Explained in 2 Minutes

Should we stay or should we go? That is what the Brits will have to decide this summer in a referendum that will determine if the United Kingdom remains part of the European Union or cuts economic ties. Bloomberg Quicktakes explains the reasons for, against and consequences of a ‘Brexit.’

Justin Trudeau’s Broken Promises

From broken promises by politicians to fallen empires, here’s a look at what Canada’s debt level really looks like and what will happen if Canadians allow this to continue.