Bruce McArthur pleads guilty to murder; China pushes back against US plan to charge Huawei CFO
Bruce McArthur will plead guilty to all first-degree murder charges
Bruce McArthur is pleading guilty to murder.
The 67-year-old Toronto man told a Toronto court room of his plea intention this morning. He was originally slated to face trial next January in the deaths of eight men. First-degree murder comes with a mandatory 25-year sentence.
Officers expected to recover, suspects killed following shootout in Houston
A shootout left two suspects dead and five officers injured with two in critical condition.
This is the latest update from Houston Police following the Monday shooting. Police reportedly took on gunfire while trying to execute a search warrant in a drug investigation. Three of the officers are now in good condition and the other two are expected to recover.
China presses US to give up extradition plans over Huawei charges
Beijing is giving more warnings as the US prepares to charge Huawei with numerous offences.
US officials allege the tech giant is guilty of unsanctioned trade, bank and wire fraud and stealing secrets from competitor T-Mobile. Huawei’s CFO is facing extradition to the US to answer to these charges. Chinese officials accuse the US of targeting Huawei for political reasons and warn they will protect the company.
Canadian researchers urge parents to limit screen time for young kids
Too much screen time could lead to multiple development issues for kids.
Canadian researchers suggest kids under five who get more than an hour using devices are less likely to develop important motor, social and emotional skills. Officials say parents need to find more creative ways to deal with temperamental kids rather than putting a device in front of them.