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Latest Rikers brutality case fuels debate over jail's future

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 11:27am Updated: March 25, 2017 - 11:45am

NEW YORK — The latest in a string of brutality cases against Rikers Island guards has added fuel to a growing debate on whether New York City's notoriously violent jail complex...

Republican John Kasich leads charge for balanced budget vote

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 11:03am Updated: March 25, 2017 - 11:30am

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Republican John Kasich is not giving up on his goal of a federal balanced budget amendment, a tool the Ohio governor says is ever more important as the U.S....

Pope visits Milan housing project; urges compassion for poor

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 11:01am Updated: March 25, 2017 - 11:30am

MILAN — Pope Francis focused his one-day visit Saturday to the wealthy northern Italian city of Milan on those marginalized by society, visiting families in a housing project...

Elderly couple on wrong flight; end up in NY, not Michigan

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 10:56am Updated: March 25, 2017 - 11:15am

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A 96-year-old woman and an 89-year-old man were wheeled to the wrong gate at a South Florida airport and ended up on a flight to upstate New York...

Korean War soldier from Massachusetts to get final farewell

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 10:56am Updated: March 25, 2017 - 11:15am

HOLYOKE, Mass. — A Korean War soldier from Massachusetts is finally getting a proper farewell 67 years after he was reported missing in action.

The remains of Cpl. Jules...

Turkish chocolate festival features bust of President Trump

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 10:54am Updated: March 25, 2017 - 11:15am

ISTANBUL — One of the highlights at a Turkish chocolate festival has been U.S. President Donald Trump — made of cake icing.

It took Turkish chef Tuba Geckil two days to...

Trump son-in-law's ties to Israel raise questions of bias

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 10:51am Updated: March 25, 2017 - 11:15am

JERUSALEM — Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, has deep business and personal ties to Israel that could raise questions about his ability to...

Failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaul

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 10:51am Updated: March 25, 2017 - 11:15am

WASHINGTON — House Republicans' failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump's agenda: tax reform.

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Tens of thousands in London protest Britain's EU departure

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 10:50am Updated: March 25, 2017 - 11:15am

LONDON — Tens of thousands protested Saturday under sunny skies in London against plans for Britain to withdraw from the European Union.

The Unite for Europe march,...

Poles celebrate EU with march on bloc's 60th anniversary

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 10:49am Updated: March 25, 2017 - 11:15am

WARSAW, Poland — Thousands of Poles marched through Warsaw and other Polish cities Saturday, waving European Union flags in a show of support for the troubled European project...

Poker tables keep decreasing on Nevada casino floors

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 10:49am Updated: March 25, 2017 - 11:15am

LAS VEGAS — When the Monte Carlo casino closes its eight-table poker room in about a month as part of a $450 million overhaul, the Las Vegas Strip will be down nearly a quarter...

Ex-CIA chief: Flynn's firm discussed removing cleric from US

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 10:47am Updated: March 25, 2017 - 11:15am

WASHINGTON — Former CIA Director James Woolsey has accused the Trump administration's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, of participating in a discussion with...

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