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23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 10:56pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 11:30pm

WASHINGTON — The health care bill Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront others who have costly...

Islamic State-linked militants besiege Philippine city

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 10:55pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 11:30pm

MARAWI, Philippines — Army tanks packed with soldiers rolled into a southern Philippine city Thursday as gunfire and explosions rang out after militants linked to the Islamic...

Passenger: airline was warned about disruptive man at gate

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 10:07pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 11:15pm

HONOLULU — Before a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu took off carrying a passenger whose inflight behaviour prompted bomb-threat procedures and military fighter jets to...

The Latest: Army trucks roll deeper into Philippine city

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 10:03pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 11:15pm

MANILA, Philippines — The Latest on the siege of a Philippine city that led President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in the south (all times local):

10 a.m....

Top Venezuela prosecutor says protester killed by police

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 9:57pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 10:30pm

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's chief prosecutor further distanced herself from the socialist administration Wednesday, deepening the widest rift in a government that has...

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison honoured by Authors Guild

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 8:49pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 9:15pm

NEW YORK — The Authors Guild has honoured Nobel literature laureate Toni Morrison and James Patterson at its 25th annual gala.

Both Morrison and Patterson received...

Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 8:16pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 9:00pm

WASHINGTON — To cover up or not to cover up?

Melania Trump wore a veil to the Vatican on Wednesday to meet the pope, but no head covering a few days earlier to meet the...

Prospective juror gets laughs from comedian-defendant Cosby

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 8:14pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 8:45pm

PITTSBURGH — The sex assault case against Bill Cosby turns on serious questions about his actions with women behind closed doors, but the comedian and others unexpectedly fell...

Embattled Brazilian president orders troops to restore order

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 8:11pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 8:45pm

BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil's president ordered soldiers to restore order in the country's capital Wednesday after some government ministries were evacuated during clashes...

Foreign meetings omitted from Sessions' security clearance

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 7:59pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 8:30pm

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose contacts with foreign dignitaries, including the Russian ambassador, on a security clearance form he submitted as a...

Agent feared leak of Trump tax returns could affect election

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 7:16pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 7:45pm

BATON ROUGE, La. — Less than two weeks before Election Day, federal agents descended on a hotel lobby to meet a Louisiana private investigator they believed had illegally tried...

Alton Sterling's family seeks officers' immediate dismissal

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 7:16pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 7:45pm

NEW ORLEANS — The family of Alton Sterling is demanding the immediate firing of the two officers involved in the man's death.

In a letter Wednesday to Baton Rouge Mayor-...

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