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Trump greeted with selfies and politics on arrival in Israel

By The Canadian Press May 22, 2017 - 3:45pm Updated: May 22, 2017 - 4:15pm

JERUSALEM — President Donald Trump got an abrupt Israeli welcome on his arrival in Tel Aviv on Monday, with politicians lobbying him and snapping selfies as they sought to get...

Catholics challenge St. Louis' 'abortion sanctuary' law

By The Canadian Press May 22, 2017 - 3:44pm Updated: May 22, 2017 - 4:15pm

ST. LOUIS — A group of St. Louis Catholics filed a lawsuit against the city Monday over a local ordinance that prohibits discrimination based on "reproductive health decisions...

Insurers seek stability as Trump delays health care decision

By The Canadian Press May 22, 2017 - 3:44pm Updated: May 22, 2017 - 4:15pm

WASHINGTON — Uncertainty over the future of health care for millions grew deeper Monday as insurers released a blueprint for stabilizing wobbly markets and the Trump...

US, Turkey dispute fighting in DC as ambassador summoned

By The Canadian Press May 22, 2017 - 3:43pm Updated: May 22, 2017 - 4:15pm

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey summoned the American ambassador on Monday to protest what it called "aggressive and unprofessional actions" by American security personnel against...

Questions about Russia chase Trump during first Israel visit

By The Canadian Press May 22, 2017 - 2:39pm Updated: May 22, 2017 - 4:15pm

JERUSALEM — President Donald Trump solemnly placed a note in the ancient stones of Jerusalem's Western Wall on Monday, sending a signal of solidarity to an ally he's pushing to...

US to extend protections for Haitians 6 months

By The Canadian Press May 22, 2017 - 2:34pm Updated: May 22, 2017 - 3:00pm

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Monday it will extend until January a humanitarian program that has allowed roughly 58,000 Haitians to live in the United States, but...

Small sinkhole opens outside Trump's Florida getaway club

By The Canadian Press May 22, 2017 - 1:38pm Updated: May 22, 2017 - 4:15pm

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A small sinkhole has opened on the road just outside President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.

The Palm Beach Post reports (http://...

Three lawsuits allege foot-dragging by Fox on harassment

By The Canadian Press May 22, 2017 - 1:10pm Updated: May 22, 2017 - 2:45pm

NEW YORK — Three new lawsuits Monday allege racial discrimination or sexual harassment at Fox News, deepening the network's legal woes.

The cases increase to 23 the...

Jet owned by Elvis to be auctioned after sitting 30 years

By The Canadian Press May 22, 2017 - 12:30pm Updated: May 22, 2017 - 1:00pm

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley and featured on the National Geographic Channel is set to be auctioned after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for...

First lady Melania Trump visits leading Israeli hospital

By The Canadian Press May 22, 2017 - 12:25pm Updated: May 22, 2017 - 1:00pm

JERUSALEM — U.S. first lady Melania Trump on Monday visited a leading Israeli hospital that is also known as a centre of coexistence between Arabs and Jews.

Mrs. Trump...

Jury selection begins for man accused of killing Baby Doe

By The Canadian Press May 22, 2017 - 12:22pm Updated: May 22, 2017 - 1:00pm

BOSTON — Jury selection began Monday in the murder trial of a man charged in the killing of a 2-year-old girl whose image was shared by millions of social media users after her...

Mom of twins killed in fire while she bought pot gets jail

By The Canadian Press May 22, 2017 - 11:34am Updated: May 22, 2017 - 12:00pm

BATAVIA, N.Y. — A New York woman whose twin toddler sons died in a fire while she went to buy marijuana has been sentenced to a year in jail.

Twenty-five-year-old...

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