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Trump says Canada has 'outsmarted' US

While the estimate is lower than the 600,000 tally used just two weeks ago, the White House has not explained how it arrived at either number. "Border barri...


Trump Trumpets 'Historic' Pace of First 100 Days

But there's one set of constituents who Trump doesn't intend to disappoint . As part of the plan, he would propose a massive cut in the corporate income tax, r...


Pakistan opposition vows protests to press PM to resign during investigation

The dissenting two of the five judges branded Sharif "dishonest" and said he should be disqualified. "How can officers under the PM conduct a fair investigati...


North Korea Marks Military Anniversary with 'Massive Fire Drill'

Kim hailed his troops for their performance in striking mock targets. "We agree among the three of us that we will coordinate all actions - diplomatic, milita...


US, North Korea flex military muscles as tensions simmer

American officials briefed the visiting Security Council diplomats at the White House, and the administration said senators will attend a classified briefing th...


Israel Appoints Its First Female Sharia Judge

Khatib is from the town of Tamra, located in the lower Galilee region. The historic decision was made by the judges selection committee headed by Justice Mini...


North Korea conducts large-scale artillery drills on anniversary - Yonhap

Later Monday, Trump said the United Nations Security Council must be prepared to impose stronger sanctions on North Korea. It highlights Chinese fears that te...


NewsAlert: Oilers beat Sharks to take first-round series in six games

The Ducks have been waiting to see which divisional foe they will face in the second round, and now they know. At the same time, San Jose went 9-11 and fell fro...


Princes William And Harry Open Up About Lady Diana's Death, Mental Health

The royal trio had launched the event, then toured the course cheering on the runners and those taking part in support of their Heads Together mental health c...


Labour to guarantee European Union citizens' rights 'on day one' after election

On top of this, the Institute for Government (IFG) think tank predicts 10 to 15 new bills and thousands of pages of secondary legislation will need to be passed...


Turkish minister says ECHR has no jurisdiction over referendum

Turkey's president has been required to remain above party politics, but that condition was removed in one of the referendum's 18 amendments. Turkey's elector...


French Presidential Hopefuls Wrap up Campaigns in a Tight Race

Benoit Hamon, candidate for the Socialists - the party of current President Francois Hollande - held a final, festive and musical rally in Paris at the Plac...


Documents: Teen abused by mom before kidnapping by teacher

In arguing why he should remain detained until his trial, prosecutors explain how Cummins "began plotting his escape" with Thomas from the moment he was suspect...


Here's how Serena Williams' pregnancy would be different, if she were Arab

She pulled out of Indian Wells, Miami, and Madrid, citing knee trouble, and in early March, I speculated whether the lack of tournament play would hurt her chan...


Trump opponents: Not much to celebrate in first 100 days

Trump could also lose support among conservatives concerned about adding to the deficit. "Will Create 700 U.S. Jobs In "Vote Of Confidence" In Trump ." was ci...


MacNaughton not sweating over Trump's tough trade talk

When Trudeau visited the White House in February Trump praised the "outstanding" trade relationship between the United States and Canada, saying he would only b...


Sanctuary cities: Trump blocked by federal courts again

On Tuesday, April 25, 2017 , a federal judge blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with USA immigr...


'Like Groundhog Day:' Alberta disappointed in softwood lumber tariffs

Canada's decision to lower prices on certain kinds of dairy products has undermined American dairy and boosted Canadian farmers whose product is now cheaper. ...


Crisis talks over North Korea begin amid fears of new nuclear test

On Monday, Trump called North Korea a global threat and "a problem that we have to finally solve" and said the U.N. Security Council must be prepared to impose ...


Forest sector will fight for jobs, communities affected by USA duties: FPAC

US lumber producers, who are mostly based in the Northwest, have long complained that Canada unfairly subsidizes its lumber by selling wood from government land...


Sudan accuses South Sudan president of meeting rebels

Violence has intensified in the past month, adding to the almost two million people already displaced inside the country, while tens of thousands more flee Sout...


Iran confirms rejecting appeal by held British-Iranian woman

Richard Ratcliffe said: We have had two secret trials and now a closed panel review. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, from Hampstead, north London, was arrested...


Labour to overhaul Brexit plan following General Election

Preparing to start two years of negotiations with the other 27 European Union countries, May has made clear her approach to Brexit is to leave the EU's single m...


Explosion kills American monitor in east Ukraine

Ukraine launched a campaign to win back the territories in a conflict that has claimed more than 10,000 lives and damaged Moscow's relations with the West. ...


Osinbajo panel quizzes Lawal, suspended SGF

He had earlier appeared before the committee on Wednesday shortly after his suspension was announced. The Three-man Committee which is headed by the Vice Pres...


North Korea Threatens to Sink USS Carl Vinson

The United States and its allies fear North Korea could be preparing to conduct another nuclear test or launch more ballistic missiles. Air China, the only Ch...


US softwood duties will lead to Canadian job losses: Jim Carr

Trump referenced the crisis on Twitter a day after announcing the tariffs: "Canada has made business for our dairy farmers in Wisconsin and other border state...


Halliburton narrows 1Q loss as drilling activity increases

Other research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) last released its quarterly earnings re...


GOP drops US-Mexico wall demands as spending talks advance

Over the recess, Republicans and Democrats worked carefully to craft a must-pass spending bill that all parties could agree on and could be signed by the Presid...


North Korea threatens to sink United States aircraft carrier with single strike

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson transits the South China Sea, April 8, 2017. Kim, who had been teaching accounting at the Pyongyang University of Science...


Tennessee lawmakers give final approval to Haslam's roads bill

Wrapping up wide-ranging legislation that dominated the opening year of the 110 General Assembly, the House concurred Monday with the Senate's IMPROVE Act, inse...


North Korea conducts artillery drill

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula have soared in recent months as North Korea's missile tests have brought ever-more bellicose warnings from U.S. President Don...


Xi Urges Restraint in Call with Trump

The Xi-Trump call on Monday morning Beijing time was the second time the two leaders have spoken by telephone since meeting in Florida earlier this month. With ...


Atlanta Braves' new park finally set for real test in home opener

Before a sellout crowd of 41,149 that included former President Jimmy Carter, Commissioner Rob Manfred and one-time home run king Hank Aaron , the Braves won...


North Korea says it is ready to strike US aircraft carrier

It said the two leaders were committed to "strengthen coordination in achieving the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". The United States has called on C...