An Australian senator provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burqa in Parliament on Thursday as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face covers.
Archives for August 2017
DNA testing for disease risk has recently expanded in the U.S., yet research shows people who get the tests often don’t change their habits to stay healthy.
“I’ll tell you, we’re spending a lot of money on the inner cities. We’re fixing the inner cities. We’re doing far more than anybody’s done with respect to the inner cities. It’s a priority for me. And it’s very important.” — President Trump, remarks during a news conference on infrastructure, Aug. 15, 2017 After delivering […]
U.S President Donald Trump’s chief strategist called a left-leaning writer seemingly out of the blue. He’s since claimed he did not think it was an interview.
South Korea’s leader said President Donald Trump had agreed to discuss options, including a U.S. military strike, with him before taking any action to rein in North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs.
The Pentagon’s top general on Wednesday said he discussed with his Chinese counterparts ways to coordinate with China’s military to avoid dangerous miscalculations should war break out with North Korea.
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A pledge by Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer to yank federal funding from universities that fail to uphold free speech wouldn’t apply to a decision by the University of Toronto to ban a nationalist ral…
The Bangkok billionaire family that co-founded Red Bull, the world’s leading energy drink, uses offshore companies to cloak purchases of jets and luxury properties, including the posh London home where the clan’s fugitive son was last seen.
President Trump was abandoned by executives, contradicted by military leaders and shunned by Republicans outraged by his defense of white nationalists.
Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga said he will challenge the result of last week’s election in the Supreme Court and promised to show evidence of mass fraud that led to his opponent, incumbent president Uhuru Kenyatta, being pronounced the victor.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling a number of raspberry mousse cakes due to norovirus.
The president’s response to the Charlottesville violence has drawn starkly different reactions between his core supporters and party leaders who fear political oblivion.
Assuring his people “there will be no war,” President Moon Jae-in said that the United States had promised to consult with South Korea before acting.
An anti-racist group says it has identified two Canadians who marched alongside white nationalists at a deadly weekend rally in Virginia.
Former Attorney General Luisa Ortega, on the run since being fired for denouncing the government’s slide into authoritarianism, said the intelligence police raided her Caracas residence in retaliation.
An examination of satellite images taken two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished suggests a cluster of likely man-made objects in an area close to where authorities have long thought the plane crashed.
A Calgary family is crying foul after receiving an astronomically high $2,500 water bill – a bill that ENMAX says is accurate.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s strategy of allowing no daylight between him and President Trump on North Korea reflects both Japan’s dependence on U.S. military might and Mr. Abe’s own frustration with Pyongyang.
The father of a Toronto police officer charged with severely beating a teenager in Whitby, Ont., last year repeatedly contacted Durham Regional Police as they investigated the assault and provided them …