Wife of jailed Saudi blogger hails U.S. vice-president’s call for husband’s release, wants meeting with Trump

Wife of jailed Saudi blogger hails U.S. vice-president’s call for husband’s release, wants meeting with Trump

MONTREAL—The wife of jailed Saudi dissident Raif Badawi said U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence gave her hope Thursday when he called on Saudi Arabia to free her husband. Ensaf Haidar, who lives in Sherbrooke, Que., with her three children, said Pence’s comments were the first time a U.S. administration official has publicly mentioned her husband by […]

Mohammed Shamji pleads guilty to 2nd-degree murder of physician wife

Mohammed Shamji pleads guilty to 2nd-degree murder of physician wife

Mohammed Shamji has admitted to killing his physician wife, Dr. Elana Fric, in December 2016.  The world-renowned neurosurgeon was dressed in a pinstripe suit as he appeared for a pretrial hearing in Ontario Superior Court on Monday morning.  Shamji pleaded guilty to second-degree murder as two of the couple’s three children and Fric’s parents sat in court. It was the […]

Bill Cosby denied new trial; comedian’s wife accuses judge of bias

Bill Cosby denied new trial; comedian’s wife accuses judge of bias

A judge on Tuesday rejected Bill Cosby’s bid for a new trial or sentencing hearing, leading the comedian’s wife, Camille, to again accuse the judge of bias against her husband. The ruling by the same judge that presided over Cosby’s trial also led the entertainer’s lawyers to file their appeal with the state Superior Court, […]

PM Justin and wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau will march in Pride parade today

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, will march in Canada’s largest Pride parade on Sunday. Trudeau, who became the first sitting prime minister to march in a Pride parade during last year’s event, will also be joined by other dignitaries including Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Assembly of First Nations Chief Perry Bellegarde […]

Mark Zuckerberg and wife expecting second child

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Mar 10, 2017 , Last Updated: 12:38 PM ET PALO ALTO, Calif. — Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife are expecting their second child. In a Facebook post, Zuckerberg says his wife Priscilla Chan is pregnant with a girl. The couple already has a 1-year-old daughter. In his post, […]