CBC 2 Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar face official secrets charges 2017-12-13T16:29:35.000000000-05:00 Myanmar's government says police have arrested two Reuters journalists, who had been working on stories about a military crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority. Theresa May government loses vote on Brexit deal 2017-12-13T14:01:55.000000000-05:00 British parliamentarians defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Wednesday, voting to change her Brexit blueprint in a move which could complicate her efforts to sever ties with the European Union. Alabama voters were sharply divided by race, religion, gender, exit polls indicate 2017-12-13T13:29:36.000000000-05:00 Exit poll data gleaned from voters in the Senate contest between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones in Alabama Tuesday demonstrate there were stark divides among voters by race, religion and gender. Republicans grill deputy attorney general over perceived special counsel bias 2017-12-13T12:51:21.000000000-05:00 Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, facing congressional questions about anti-Donald Trump text messages between two FBI officials assigned to the Russia probe, defends special counsel Robert Mueller and says he had seen no cause to fire him and had not received encouragement to do so. Blue Origin successfully launches and lands upgraded spacecraft 2017-12-13T12:39:22.000000000-05:00 Private space company Blue Origin has successfully launched and landed an upgraded rocket and a new crew capsule that it bills as having "the largest windows in space." Former Apprentice contestant Omarosa to leave Trump administration 2017-12-13T11:25:22.000000000-05:00 The White House says Omarosa Manigault Newman — one of U.S. President Donald Trump's most prominent African-American supporters — plans to leave the administration next month. Tina Smith named to replace Al Franken in U.S. Senate 2017-12-13T11:25:10.000000000-05:00 Minnesota's governor has appointed Democratic Lt.-Gov. Tina Smith as U.S. senator to replace Al Franken, who announced his resignation after being accused of sexual harassment. Stacia Robitaille describes 'aggressive' encounter with Donald Trump 2017-12-13T11:16:47.000000000-05:00 Stacia Robitaille, the wife of Hall of Fame hockey player Luc Robitaille, has tweeted about an encounter with Donald Trump more than two decades ago in an elevator at Madison Square Garden, saying Trump "was aggressive & told me I was coming home with him." Torture techniques still practised at Guantanamo Bay, UN official claims 2017-12-13T10:38:12.000000000-05:00 An inmate at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay is still being tortured, Nils Melzer, the UN special rapporteur on torture, says. Alaska lawmaker refuses to quit amid claims of misconduct by 7 women 2017-12-13T10:26:26.000000000-05:00 Alaska state Rep. Dean Westlake won't heed calls to step down after 7 woman accused him of inappropriate behaviour.