The drivers of two commuter trains that slammed into New York City-area stations in separate incidents were both suffering from severe sleep apnoea, US investigators have found.
President Donald Trump has announced a new order to help the US target people, companies and banks financing and facilitating trade with North Korea.
Picasso's largest work goes on display in Rome
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The day after the worst storm to hit the island in 80 years, rescue teams continued searching for residents trapped in ravaged communities.
These days the symbol is popping up everywhere, from handmade soap to chic hotel lobbies.
France is declaring war on men harassing women. And it’s first move is to ban bugging women for their phone number and/or following them.
More than 200 schools were affected by the earthquake.
The death toll in Mexico’s devastating earthquake rose Thursday to 252 as a grieving nation’s attention was riveted on dramatic efforts at a collapsed school in the capital where rescuers were
PARIS (Reuters) - Far-left trade unionists marched through cities across France on Thursday in a second day of protest against President Emmanuel Macron's overhaul of a labor code long cherished by wo
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey, Iran and Iraq have agreed to consider counter-measures against Kurdish northern Iraq over a planned independence referendum, Turkey's foreign ministry said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and Russian generals held a face-to-face meeting this week in an effort to avoid accidental clashes as both sides fight to retake what is left of Islamic State's territory
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump announced sanctions on Thursday that open the door wider to blacklisting people and entities doing business with North Korea, including its shipping an
SALT LAKE CITY - A bat infestation prompted a Salt Lake City high school to cancel its after-school programs so school workers could root out the flying mammals.
Janitors at the ...
FRANKFURT - Germany's Daimler AG says its Mercedes-Benz luxury car division will invest $1 billion to set up electric vehicle production at its Tuscaloosa, Alabama plant.
The company says it will ...
At least 21 children and five adults died as the building collapsed during Tuesday's earthquake.
Thousands protest Philippine president's law-and-order policies, amid drug allegations against his son.
At least 15 people are dead and 20 are missing on Dominica after Hurricane Maria, the prime minister says.
The US measures will target individuals and firms, including banks, that trade with North Korea.
HALIFAX - The scions of the Sobeys grocery empire are donating $6.5 million to a community college in their home province, aiming to identify and help people who may have ...
He did not directly criticise Trump - who two days earlier threatened from the same podium to "totally destroy" North Korea
Hillary Clintons new book "What Happened," about her stunning loss in 2016 to Donald Trump, has sold more than 300,000 copies in its opening week. This figure, disclosed by the publisher Simon & Schus
To demystify the topic, researchers at the Kings College had studied 1,800 women but found no evidence of the fabled G-spot.
Moon, a longtime dove who was elected in May, warned North Korea to end its string of nuclear and missile tests but also promised help if the communist neighbor changed course.
At least five migrants died and more than 90 were missing after their boat capsized off Libya’s western coast, a major embarkation point for the perilous Mediterranean crossing to Europe, the Libyan
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Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Paris and other French cities against President Emmanuel Macron’s contested labor law reforms Thursday — a day before he adopts them by executive order.
Denizens of a real country react to comments about a fake one with humor, anger.
TORONTO - A 29-year-old woman with Down syndrome has filed a complaint with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario after two Toronto police officers were recorded mocking her during a ...
OTTAWA - The federal privacy watchdog says inadequate testing, coding errors and poor monitoring of the beleaguered Phoenix federal pay system resulted in exposure of the personal information of publi
MONTREAL - The lawyer representing a man on trial for first-degree murder in the slaying of a Montreal store clerk says he'll mount a mental disorder defence.
Defence lawyer Philippe Larochelle ...
NEW YORK - Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland hugged and thanked her European counterpart today as Canada and the European Union marked the entry into force today of a trade ...
HALIFAX - The first frantic callers to reach the RCMP were clear: something had crashed in the waters off Shag Harbour, N.S.
It was around 11 p.m. on the night of ...
OTTAWA - Canada's highest court has agreed to hear an appeal from the special prosecutor assigned to handle cases tied to the so-called Surrey Six murders in Surrey, B.C.
The Supreme ......
The United States will impose additional sanctions on North Korea over the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup, U.S. President Donald Trump s
Hurricane Maria thrashes parts of the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and high winds as it passes near its east and north coasts after making a di
Thousands gathered on Thursday to demand the release of a dozen Catalan officials arrested in connection with a vote on independence that Spanish authorities are challenging as illegal.
An estimated 100 migrants are missing after a shipwreck off Libya’s west coast, the country’s coast guard said.
On the eve of a closely watched speech on Brexit by U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, the European Union’s chief negotiator said Britain needs to speedily present concrete proposals on all the main s
The architect of Marine Le Pen’s anti-euro stance has quit the National Front, paving the way for the party to make a full-throated return to identity politics while jettisoning the broader message
Iraq has launched an offensive to drive Islamic State from Hawija, one of the group’s few remaining strongholds in the country.
Rescue workers in Mexico City continued to search for survivors from this week’s earthquake that killed at least 230 people, a toll that seemed sure to rise amid reports of nearly as many people mis
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday for the release of U.S. citizen and former U.N. official Baquer Namazi, a U.N
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Kurdish-led regions of northern Syria will hold elections on Friday, a historic expression of free will and a message to President Bashar al-Assad as he seeks to reassert control ov
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis, in some of his most candid and personal comments on the sexual abuse of children by priests, said on Thursday that the Catholic Church had "arrived late" in deal
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council on Thursday approved the creation of a U.N. investigative team to collect, preserve and store evidence in Iraq of acts by Islamic State t
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in called on Thursday for the North Korean nuclear crisis to be handled in a stable manner, so that peace was not destroyed.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Even as thousands of additional American troops head to Afghanistan, a U.S. government watchdog is warning that tens of billions of dollars could be wasted unless changes are ma
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rescuers labored against the odds on Thursday to find survivors trapped beneath crumpled buildings in central Mexico following the country's deadliest earthquake in 32 years, a
MILAN - The Milan fashion world is responding to global crises with transparency and lightness.
Designers are choosing diaphanous textiles to create airy looks, often layering sheer trench coats and
NEW YORK - A group of 400 of the biggest consumer goods companies across 70 countries has agreed to simplify food labels that create confusion among shoppers and leads them ......
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Ugandan police on Thursday fired tear gas to disperse protesters and arrested dozens of people opposed to plans to introduce legislation that could allow the longtime president to extend his rule.
The Latest on independence efforts in Spain’s Catalonia region (all times local):
Kenya’s electoral commission has moved the date for fresh presidential elections to Oct 26, as President Uhuru Kenyatta strongly criticized the court decision to hold new polls.
Adopting a less confrontational stance than key allies, South Korea’s president urged North Korea on Thursday to abandon its nuclear weapons and seek dialogue to prevent conflict breaking out on the
A memorial to World War II-era “comfort women” rises in a major American city.
Russian media attack the actor for appearing in a video accusing Moscow of waging "war" on the US.
Why people in Mexico are raising their hands in the air as they search through the rubble.
Magdiel Sanchez, who is deaf, was shot despite witnesses yelling that he could not hear police.
Spain's Constitutional Court has imposed daily fines of up to €12,000 (£10,600; $14,300).