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Ireland Plans to Cut Debt as it Braces for Brexit

Ireland’s government has set a tough new target for reducing its debts over the coming decade as it outlined ways to help businesses cope with the U.K.’s decision to leave the EU.
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Spokesman says US president maintains belief illegal ballots cost him popular vote despite lack of evidence
Daytime in the city: Will we still work in offices in future and how damaging is urban air to our health?
A US national park posts a series of tweets about climate change science that are later removed.
Will the US cut its losses and bring America's longest war to an end?
A factory in China is cashing on the inauguration of the new US president as the Year of the Rooster approaches.
ROME (Reuters) - The head of the Knights of Malta, who has been locked in a bitter dispute with the Vatican, has resigned, a spokesperson for the Rome-based Catholic chivalric and charity organization
The US Senate unanimously confirmed the former governor of the US state of South Carolina Nikki Haley as the next US ambassador to the United Nations
The first alarm about a potential avian flu infestation at the poultry farm came from suspicious workers at a nearby taxi company in late December.  Health workers showed up almost immediately. Co
Quitting the Trans-Pacific Partnership may be the easiest part of U.S. President Trump’s pledge to remake global trade relationships; confronting China and renegotiating Nafta will be harder.
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's health minister says the province's overdose prevention sites and at least one "sharing room" where people use drugs may not be legal under federal laws but they're inte
OTTAWA - Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan plans to talk to his American counterpart before he pursues Canada's plan to send peacekeepers to Africa, saying co-ordination with the U.S. is essential. The
EDMONTON - An Edmonton man faces charges stemming from a political rally on the weekend. Police have charged Jason Bews, who is 34, with assault and uttering threats. The complainant is a reporter f
US President Donald Trump invites India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit the United States.
HONOLULU (AP) — Federal wildlife biologists say the population of endangered Hawaiian monk seals has grown 3 percent a year for the past three years. Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program Lead Scientis
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spoke by phone Tuesday with India’s prime minister and invited him to visit the United States later in the year. Trump told Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Similarly, Trump has vowed to withdraw from Nafta if he cannot renegotiate it to benefit US interests
Iraq’s military seized control of eastern Mosul from Islamic State, the country’s prime minister said, a significant step toward retaking the entire city.
He vowed to cut regulations and taxes to make it more attractive for businesses
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — In a scenario that could come from a horror film, normally timid mountain lions are forced by heavy snows into a remote community, where they feast on pets and chickens. It’s
MALABO (Reuters) - Equatorial Guinea confirmed on Tuesday it was hosting ousted Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, who fled his country after West African troops threatened to remove him by force if he did
RENO, Nev. - The Latest on the death of a ski patrol member at a Lake Tahoe ski resort (all times local PST): 2:50 p.m. A ski patrol member was killed in an accident involving explosives used to int
Putin called it a sign of international faith in Russia, despite US and EU financial sanctions
OTTAWA - A report on the federal government's online electoral reform survey says two-thirds of Canadians who responded are happy with how the current voting system works. The report, quietly release
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a woman involved in the kidnapping of the father of a North Carolina assistant district attorney has been found guilty for her role in the case. The U.S.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Unprovoked shark attacks dropped last year after a record-breaking number in 2015. The International Shark Attack File at the University of Florida said Tuesday that there we
MSCI's world index was up 0.53%, helped by signs of a revival of economic activity around the world
APEX, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors in North Carolina say the charges against a man accused of attacking an 18-year-old girl with a machete have been upgraded. The Wake County District Attorney’s Off
Israel will allow the construction of 2,500 new housing units in settlements in the West Bank, the largest such announcement in years.
NEW YORK (AP) — Columbia University was founded partly with slave traders’ money, counted slaveholders among its early leaders and let at least one prominent student have a slave with him at co
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s press secretary on Tuesday mischaracterized the election results and the findings of a study that purported to show significant voting in the past by
WASHINGTON (AP) — No one knows how seriously to take President Donald Trump’s threat to seize Iraq’s oil. Doing so would involve extraordinary costs and risk confrontation with America
The president's claim that millions illegally voted is based on unspecified studies, says the White House.
In the appeal, Serbian Federation claimed that accepting the Football Federation of Kosovo in UEFA was illegal and violated the rules.
OTTAWA - The Liberal government has pushed pause on its plan to deploy peacekeepers to Africa, as it seeks to get a better handle on what the Trump administration's arrival means for Canada's defence

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