AuthorEli Ridder

Eli Ridder is a journalist based near Toronto, Ontario.

Mueller Submits Russia Report


Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday handed in a highly-awaited report on his investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 United States presidential election and potential wrongdoing by U.S. President Donald Trump, the Justice Department said. Mueller handed over the completed report to the top U.S. law enforcement official, Attorney General William Barr, the agency said. The...

Trump Backtracks on North Korea Sanctions


U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday announced that he is rolling back new North Korea sanctions that his own Treasury Department put in place a day previous. Mr. Trump posted his decision via Twitter, showing a major contradiction with the foreign policy set by his own administration, appearing to also confuse the day the sanctions were released. “It was announced today by the U.S...

Truck Driver Who Rammed Humboldt Broncos Sentenced


On April 6 of last year, Jaskirat Singh Sidhu was driving distracted as he approached Highway 35 behind the wheel of a semi-trailer truck, and a bus collided with it as he drove through the intersection near Armley, Saskatchewan, killing 16 on the Humboldt Broncos minor league hockey team. Nearly a year later, and after being charged by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in July with 16 counts of...

‘It Is Time’: Trump Says U.S. Should Recognize Israeli Control of Golan Heights


WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the United States should recognize Israel’s claims of sovereignty over the Golan Heights, territory that the country took over from Syria in a 1967 war. The president tweeted: “After 52 years it is time for the united States to fully recognize Israel’s Sovereignty over the Golan Heights, which is of critical...