Jackie Northam

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Relatives Of Japanese Taken By North Korea Still Hope To Find Loved Ones

Saturday, May 07, 2016

Forty years ago, North Korean agents abducted 13-year-old Megumi Yokota from Japan. Pyongyang claimed in 2002 that she was dead. But her family says she's alive. They're seeking U.S. help to find her.


A Syrian Lands In The U.S. For An Award, Only To Be Turned Back

Thursday, April 21, 2016

The Syrian rescue worker reached Dulles International Airport on his way to accept an award in Washington. But he was turned back, highlighting the suspicion Syrians face as they travel.


Boeing Explores Doing Business With Iran's Commercial Airlines

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Boeing officials were in Iran exploring the first sale of airliners there in decades. The nuclear deal allows such sales but remaining sanctions and Iranian missile tests could cloud their chances.


The U.S. Helps Foreign Banks Navigate Restrictions On Iran

Monday, April 11, 2016

The Obama administration is concerned that Iran hasn't received the economic boost it expected from the nuclear deal. It's trying to help foreign companies work through the remaining sanctions.


Canada's Official Residence, No Longer Fit For A Prime Minister

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

The 35-room limestone mansion is so decrepit that there have been calls for its demolition. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau refuses to live there. The big question: What to do with the place?


Justin Trudeau, The 'Shiny Pony' Who Became Canada's Prime Minister

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Trudeau has been called "dashing," hip and a #hottie. President Obama will host him at a state dinner Thursday, the first time the White House has welcomed a Canadian leader in nearly 20 years.


Canada On Track To Resettle 25,000 Syrian Refugees

Monday, February 22, 2016

Canada is nearing its goal to integrate 25,000 refugees by the end of the month. More than 20,000 have been welcomed since mid-December. Private citizens are helping to carry the load.


Boeing Can Sell Planes To Iran, But Does Iran Want Them?

Sunday, February 07, 2016

The lifting of sanctions allows Boeing to sell planes to Iran. But Iran, which still flies Boeing planes bought before the 1979 revolution, just announced a major deal with Airbus.


With Sanctions Eased, What Kind Of Trade Can Companies Do With Iran?

Friday, January 22, 2016

In the wake of the Iran nuclear deal, one sanctions lawyer is deluged with calls from U.S. businesses asking if they can enter the huge Iranian market. But the limits are tight and the risks steep.


Iran's 'Implementation Day' Spells Opportunity For International Businesses

Monday, January 18, 2016

European and Asian companies are expected to flock to Iran now that the U.N. sanctions are lifted. American companies are having to sit on the sidelines because of secondary sanctions...


Human Rights Groups Criticize Use Of Cluster Bombs In Yemen Conflict

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Human rights groups say there has been a marked increase in the number of Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen recently. Many are worried about the use of American-made cluster bombs in civ...


Fewer Countries Are Relying On Death Penalty, But They're Executing More

Thursday, January 07, 2016

Saudi Arabia's spate of 47 executions last week continued a trend from 2015, in which several countries that have the death penalty used it more often.


Private Sponsorship Programs Help Syrian Refugees Settle In Canada

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Canada plans to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees within the next 3 months. Nearly half are being sponsored by private citizens who commit to helping the Syrians financially and socially for one year.


As Syrian Refugees Reach Canada, Many Are Pitching In

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Canada's promise to bring in 25,000 Syrian refugees requires a huge nationwide effort, from setting up temporary camps to teaching lawyers how to file permanent residency applications.


Canada Welcomes Syrian Refugees With Open Arms

Monday, December 14, 2015

The first planeload of Syrian refugees has arrived in Canada, which plans to take in 25,000 by the end of February. Canadian citizens have stepped forward to sponsor and host the refugees.


'Welcome To Canada': Syrian Refugees Begin To Arrive

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Bringing Syrian refugees to the U.S. has become an especially contentious issue. In Canada, however, they're being welcomed with open arms.

Roughly 600 Syrians from refugee camps in Jordan and Lebanon will arrive by plane in Canada this evening. They're the first of 25,000 Syrians the new Canadian government ...


As Saudi Arabia Battles Its Oil Rivals, Prices Are Expected To Stay Low

Thursday, December 03, 2015

The Saudis could push up world oil prices by cutting their production. But they seem to feel that would mostly help their rivals, like Iran and Russia. So the Saudis are expected to keep pumping away.


Scotch Whiskey Gets A Run For Its Money From Global Distillers

Thursday, November 26, 2015

A Canadian company recently was named whiskey of the year — knocking Scotch brands from the top-five category. In the U.S., there's been a massive increase in single malts in particular.


Canada Extends Deadline To Accept Syrian Refugees

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The Canadian government has had to scale back ambitious plans to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year.

The pledge by Canada's new prime minister, Justin Trudeau, to bring in the refugees helped sweep him to power in last month's elections. But the Paris attacks and the ...


Canada Releases Details Of Plan To Resettle 25,000 Syrian Refugees

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The Canadian government released details Tuesday of its ambitious plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year. The first refugees are to arrive next week.