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Michael Spavor: Second Canadian ‘missing’ in China

Image copyright AFP Image caption Michael Spavor (left) helped arrange ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman’s trip to North Korea in 2013 Canada’s foreign ministry says it is trying to make contact with a second Canadian who is believed to have been detained in China. Michael Spavor, a businessman based in Dandong near the North Korean border, had contacted Canadian officials this ...

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Canada says missing Canadian is businessman Michael Spavor

BEIJING (Reuters) – Canada’s Foreign Ministry said it has been unable to contact Canadian businessman Michael Spavor since he notified the government that he was being questioned by Chinese authorities. Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland earlier told reporters that a second Canadian citizen could be in trouble in China. Authorities in China are already holding former diplomat Michael Kovrig, who ...

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Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen jailed for three years

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Michael Cohen arrived for his sentencing with members of his family Michael Cohen, the former lawyer to Donald Trump who once said he’d take a bullet for the president, has been given a 36-month prison sentence. He is the first member of Mr Trump’s inner circle to be jailed over the special counsel’s inquiry ...

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Michael Barrymore: Police win damages appeal

Image copyright PA Image caption Michael Barrymore was arrested on suspicion of the rape and murder of Stuart Lubbock in 2007 Entertainer Michael Barrymore will receive only nominal damages from Essex Police after an unlawful arrest which he claimed had “destroyed his career”. The comedian and TV presenter had hoped for a payout of more than £2.4m from the force ...

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Kell Brook beats Michael Zerafa on points in WBA final eliminator

Brook had won 26 of his previous 37 fights by knockout Britain’s Kell Brook ground out a unanimous points win over Michael Zerafa in their WBA super-welterweight final eliminator at Sheffield Arena. Brook, 32, started well and bloodied the nose of his Australian opponent – whose two previous losses were at middleweight – in the opening round. But, in his ...

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Trump ex-lawyer Michael Cohen’s help with Russia probe revealed

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Cohen once famously vowed he would take a bullet for Mr Trump President Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer has given substantial help on how Russian nationals tried to affect the 2016 election, a legal memo has revealed. Michael Cohen’s help is detailed in the memo from Robert Mueller, who is heading the probe into alleged Russian collusion ...

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‘It’s an Honor Beyond Words’: Michael W. Smith to Sing at 41st President’s Funeral

WASHINGTON – Christian recording artist Michael W. Smith will sing “Friends” at former President George H.W. Bush’s service at the Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday. “It means something because I’ve been friends with him for 29 years, so the fact that he wanted me to sing at his funeral is just an honor beyond words,” Smith told CBN News. “It’s ...

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Mueller investigation: No jail time sought for Trump ex-adviser Michael Flynn

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Michael Flynn has admitted one count of lying to the FBI The office investigating Russian collusion in the US election has recommended that ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn should not have to serve a jail sentence. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office said Mr Flynn had provided “substantial assistance” in its investigation. Mr Flynn has admitted ...

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