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Amazon's review of Toronto could escalate tension with Trump

Amazon received 238 proposals from cities and regions in over 50 states, provinces, districts and territories in North America. The other finalists are Columb...


New Zealand prime minister announces pregnancy, plans to take maternity leave

Having found herself in the midst of tough coalition negotiations after a closely fought election, Jacinda Ardern was facing far more than her political colle...


Trump OK physically, cognitively, doctor says

Jackson said during the briefing. And his doctor says they're conclusive: Trump is a "very sharp" and "articulate" guy. Dr Jackson said in a press conference ...


Twitter says 50000 Russia-linked accounts tweeted during 2016 United States presidential election

The number of troll accounts is 3,814 - every one of those over 677,000 people interacted with over 3,800 Russian government-linked accounts during the election...


Roy Halladay Had Morphine, Amphetamines in System When He Died

Earlier reports claimed that Halladay had flown erratically shortly before the fatal crash. An autopsy on the major leaguer who died in a plane crash last Nov...


HHS creates new religious freedom division in OCR

This would change Obama regulations that required medical providers to treat such patients, though the Trump administration's proposed rules are still bei...


Gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel

Update 8.30pm: Nasrat Rahimi, a deputy spokesman for the interior ministry, confirmed that there were four attackers. Even before Saturday's attack was over, ...


A US government shutdown looms, here's how it may impact Australians

Some agencies, like the federal courts and Department of State , can function for several weeks on their remaining funds. "We are going to manage the shutd...


US Supreme Court to take up case on Trump's latest travel ban

The case is v. Hawaii. So far, the Supreme Court has leaned in favor of the administration. Throughout the lengthy legal battle, the conservative-leaning Su...


Ireland's Varadkar: "The EU is at a decisive point"

EU officials at the European Parliament plenary which convenes in Strasbourg this week, have been emboldened by the comments of Nigel Farage , one of the prota...


White House Doctor Says Trump Is In 'Excellent' Physical, Cognitive Health

He examined the Mr. Trump for three hours last Friday, according to White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, marking his first medical check-up sin...


The terrifying view from the Vegas shooter's hotel room

The Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people and injured several hundreds in an October mass shooting likely acted alone, and his girlfriend is not a suspect in th...


Vladimir Putin Strips for Jesus ... And Frozen Lake Dip

The Associated Press reported that Russian TV stations and reporters were present as cameras caught Putin dunking and crossing himself in Lake Seliger in the n...


Repeated head hits, not concussions, may lead to brain damage, study says

The study concluded that concussions are not correlated with the disease. "We have been in close touch with the researchers at Boston University, who are also...


Murphy signs executive order ensuring equal pay for women

New Jersey's next governor tweeted out morning wishes to the state. During his inauguration ceremony , New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy took the opportunit...


Sheriffs, Immigration Officials Unveil Plan to Work Together

Immigration and Customs Enforcement would allow local authorities to hold illegal immigrants even beyond the time they normally would have to be released based ...


DOJ to review SEC revocation of Rappler's registration

The Constitution requires that control for any Filipino media entity should be 100 percent. " Rappler has to comply". The online news site has been a targe...


Turkey sends fresh aid trucks to Idlib, Syria

The trucks, sent by a number of Turkish bodies such as the Turkish Red Crescent and the state Disaster and Emergency Management Agency (AFAD), crossed Turkey's ...


Steve Bannon reportedly gets subpoenaed to testify in Russian Federation investigation

Rep. Mike Conaway, the Texas Republican leading the House Intelligence Committee Russia investigation, declined to comment on a subpoena or Bannon's testimo...


Philippines' Mayon volcano alert raised as eruption feared

Thousands living near Mayon Volcano were ordered evacuated after the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology warned that hazardous eruption is poss...