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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet NATO foreign ministers at a rescheduled gathering on March 31, a senior State Department official said on Friday, ending a furor over his earlier decisi
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A lawsuit claiming Ohioans with intellectual and developmental disabilities experience segregation when forced to receive services from institutions due to fewer community- or h
ATLANTA (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a man accused of holding women against their will in a million-dollar home near Atlanta and forcing them to dance in strip clubs. The indictment returned Frid
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — More than 36,000 registered voters in Kansas are being asked to cast their ballots at new polling stations during the nation’s first congressional election since President
MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana law enforcement officer testified Friday at his murder trial that he was trying to save a fellow officer when he opened fire on a car, killing a 6-year-old autistic
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Police in South Carolina say a 19-year-old black man spray-painted racist, misogynistic and anti-gay graffiti on three buildings, including a library named for one of the blac
NEW YORK (AP) — Jewish groups had pointed to scores of bomb threats against their communities as the most dramatic example of what they considered a surge in anti-Semitism. Some blamed a far-right em
Chancellor Angela Merkel is reiterating Germany's long-held support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and its rejection of Israeli settlements.
The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Friday cleared the way for a contentious debate on legislation to repeal Obamacare and replace it with a more limited federal healthcare in
Prosecutors are looking into claims Turks living in Switzerland are being spied on.
TORONTO - The courts must clear up the mystery of why the federal government withheld thousands of relevant documents from survivors who sought compensation for their horrific abuse at a notorious Ind
HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government has withdrawn a man's eponymous personalized licence plate, saying Lorne Grabher's surname is offensive to women. Grabher says he put his last name on the licence
UCLUELET, B.C. - A popular section of beach along the West Coast of Vancouver Island has been closed after a wolf attacked a dog in a national park. Parks Canada says in a release that a section of W
CRANBROOK, B.C. - A British Columbia man is offering a cautionary tale after surviving an avalanche he says tossed him more than a kilometre down a mountain in just 30 seconds. Twenty-five-year-old C
DHAKA (Reuters) - A man carrying a bomb blew himself up in front of a police checkpoint near Bangladesh's international airport on Friday, the third incident involving explosives in the capital in a w
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of U.S. forces in Africa told reporters on Friday there was an "undeniable" link between Russia and powerful Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar, something likely to add to
BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet NATO foreign ministers at a rescheduled gathering on March 31, a senior State Department official said on Friday, ending
A "deceitful" lawyer has been jailed for seven years for stealing around £4 million from clients and the Church of England and using it to fund her lavish lifestyle, police have said.
Here is what we know about the victims of the Westminster attack.
Cyprus said Friday it won’t give up a search for oil and gas off its shores despite a call to stop by Turkey which warned that it would “take all necessary measures to protect its interests” in the ea
The leader of European Union founding nation Luxembourg warned U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday that if he turns a cold shoulder on the EU it will be “a lose-lose situation” for both sides of the
Posing with Pope Francis in front of Michelangelo masterpiece “The Last Judgment” at the Vatican, European Union leaders started their weekend pilgrimage in Rome with the hope that a visit to the crad
The Republican senator, at a conference in Brussels, also urged the president to “stop tweeting” and reach out to Democrats.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas' governor signed a measure Friday requiring voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot, reinstating a voter ID law that was struck down by the state's hig
WASHINGTON - Syrian Arab and Kurdish fighters have encountered light resistance in northern Syria after U.S. pilots airlifted them into combat, an American officer said Friday, suggesting the operatio
The U.N. peacekeeping chief says he expects operations in Haiti, Ivory Coast and Liberia to end by March 2018, saving hundreds of millions of dollars.
Guenter Lubitz said his son was not responsible for the Germanwings crash, which killed 150 people.
At least 11 people killed a sheep, undressed, and chained themselves up at the former Nazi camp.
This Asian financial hub once promised professional ascent as steep as its alleyway stairs. But spiraling property prices in Hong Kong are pushing people from their homes, a widening wealth gap fe
Pope Francis told European Union leaders to work together and withstand the temptation of “centrifugal forces,” just after last-minute demands by Greece risked spoiling the bloc’s 60th anniversary.
French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen told Russian President Vladimir Putin during a trip to Moscow their two countries should exchange intelligence in the fight against terror, days after four
The U.S. sanctioned 30 individuals and entities from 10 countries, many of them Chinese and Russian, for transferring sensitive missile technology to Iran and flouting export controls on Iran, North K
Ex-CIA Director James Woolsey says he attended a September meeting where other participants, including then-Trump adviser Mike Flynn, talked of moving Fethullah Gulen back to Turkey without going thro
The 85-year-old astronaut resigned from Nasa in 1981 to devote his time to painting.
British investigators are having to make basic checks into the background of London attacker Khalid Masood who previously crossed security officials' radar around five years ago, a European government
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet with members of the NATO alliance on Friday next week, a spokesman said, after he had initially planned to skip a ministerial meeting.
Pope Francis Friday warned European Union leaders the bloc risks dying without a new vision of the future based on the principles of solidarity on which it was founded.
The nephew of a French politician who committed suicide 24 years ago said it was "sickening" that beleaguered presidential candidate Francois Fillon made comparisons with his uncle in an effort to sho
ISIS claimed responsibility late Friday for a suspected suicide bomb attack outside the Bangladeshi capital's main international airport, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors extre
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. military spokesman says the Syrian Arab and Kurdish fighters airlifted into combat in northern Syria earlier this week have encountered only light resistance, suggesting that
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — The wounded warrior is now a cop — and he’ll be walking the beat on titanium legs. Matias Ferreira, a former U.S. Marine Corps lance corporal who lost his legs below the
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The suspect in a Wisconsin shooting spree that left four people dead has been identified, and court records show one of the victims was his wife’s divorce lawyer. A person
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Louisiana man has been indicted on murder charges after authorities say he killed his parents in their Tennessee home and tried to dissolve their bodies in acid while he was
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire training program that teaches police officers and prosecutors how to treat drug overdoses as crime scenes is emerging as a model for other states grappling with t
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A lawsuit claiming Ohioans with intellectual and developmental disabilities experience segregation when forced to receive services from institutions due to fewer community- or h
WASHINGTON (AP) — The commander of U.S. Africa Command says he would like to be granted more authority to battle al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia. Marine Gen. Thomas Waldhauser told reporters at
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California to free 9,500 inmates in four years to reduce state prison population.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Corrections officials adopted new criminal sentencing rules on Friday that aim to trim California’s prison population by 9,500 inmates after four years. They include s
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A joke about Newark, New Jersey, on Fox’s “The Mindy Project” led to dinner plans between U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and star Mindy Kaling. Her character joked after
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis urged European leaders on Friday to resist the “false forms of security” promised by populists who want to wall themselves off and instead bank on a futur
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Police say a man arrived at a Missouri hospital with his lips apparently glued together after coming under attack from several people in an ongoing dispute. Lt. Tad Peters say
ATLANTA (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a man accused of holding women against their will in a million-dollar home near Atlanta. The indictment returned Friday against 33-year-old Kenndric Roberts c
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A hug. A wink. A dance. A non-answer. These are the so-called gay moments in a handful of recent high-profile studio movies that have sparked both rapturous celebration and startli
The "intent" of the Trump administration is to continue strengthening Indo-US ties and make sure that it gets stronger every year, Defence Secretary James Mattis today said as he met visit
The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee will ask the directors of FBI and the National Security agency to appear in a closed session in its probe of allegations of Russian interfere
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Kremlin is not seeking to influence the presidential race in France, but has the right to meet with representatives of the country`s political parties.
CALGARY - U.S. President Donald Trump has given TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) their long awaited presidential permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, but analysts still aren't counting on it getting built.
OTTAWA - Conservative MP Chris Warkentin says federal government spending on television sets is out of control after he discovered departments spent tens of thousands on them, including almost $14,000
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