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Analysis Trump's bluster doing nothing to neutralize North Korea's nuclear ambitions
On the issue of North Korea acquiring nuclear weapons, Pyongyang doesn't plan to back down – and Washington seems to have no plan at all, writes Saša Petricic.
Macron, Le Pen qualify for 2nd round of France's presidential election video
Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen are set to face each other in a May 7 runoff for the French presidency after coming first and second in Sunday's first round of voting, early projections indicated.
Thousands gather at Auschwitz for Holocaust memorial
Thousands of people from around the world, many of them young Israelis, paid homage Monday to the millions who perished in the Holocaust at Auschwitz, the former Nazi German death camp.
Live Barack Obama's 1st speech as a former president LIVE at Noon ET video
A discussion in Chicago regarding civic engagement and community organizing
New Orleans takes down 1st of 4 Confederate statues video
Workers in New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments on Monday morning, becoming the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation of racism and white supremacy.
Updated Maoist rebels kill at least 25 Indian paramilitary soldiers
Maoist rebels killed at least 25 Indian paramilitary soldiers and injured six others in their stronghold in central India on Monday in one of the worst attacks on the country's security forces in recent years, police said.
Israel indicts teen linked to threats on Jewish centres
Israel has indicted an 18-year-old American-Israeli dual citizen for a wave of bomb threats against Jewish community centres in the United States and Canada that stoked fears of rising anti-Semitism.
Top Afghan officials resign in wake of massacre by Taliban at army base
Afghan officials say the country's army chief and the defence minister have resigned following the weekend Taliban attack at a northern army base that killed more than 100 military and other personnel.
3 African countries chosen to test 1st malaria vaccine
Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will begin to test the world's first malaria vaccine, the World Health Organization says.
Canadian investors look to L.A., where some celeb homes rival inner-city Toronto prices
As if housing market prices in Toronto aren't discouraging enough, a celebrity pad in Los Angeles can be comparable in price to some homes in the downtown core, so some Canadians are looking to purchase homes in Tinseltown.
5 dead, including children, in NYC house fire
Investigators are scouring for clues about what sparked a deadly, fast-moving house fire that killed five people, including three children, on a sunny spring afternoon.
Jimmy Choo is on the market
British luxury retailer Jimmy Choo is seeking offers for the company as part of a review of its strategic options to maximize shareholder value, it said on Monday.
'He can't think straight': Mom pleads for teen charged with threatening Jewish centres video
An Israeli-American teenager accused of making dozens of bomb threats to Jewish community centres was identified for the first time on Friday in separate criminal complaints filed in U.S. federal courts in Florida and Georgia that linked him to hundreds of hoax calls in 2015 and 2017.
North Korea says it's ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier
North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a U.S. carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific.
Bill O'Reilly's No Spin News podcast returns Monday
It's been less than a week since conservative television personality Bill O'Reilly was fired from Fox News and he's already heading back to the airwaves in a podcast on his website.
Actress Erin Moran of Happy Days fame dead at 56
Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi, died Saturday at age 56.
Venezuela spiralling into chaos amid looting, militarized police
After the deadliest day in weeks of anti-government protest and looting, tensions remain high in Venezuela as state police departments are put under National Guard control.
Global March for Science raises concern over Trump policies
Scientists and their supporters marched in hundreds of cities around the world Saturday, including over a dozen in Canada, protesting against proposed U.S. government funding cuts to scientific research and public rejection of established science such as climate change.
American Airlines worker challenges passenger to 'hit me' in fight over stroller video
American Airlines says it has suspended an employee after video emerged of a heated exchange with a passenger who came to the defence of a crying woman holding a baby.
'We don't blame you': Wisconsin farmers on Trump's blast at Canada's dairy industry
In the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's comments about Wisconsin dairy farmers being treated unfairly by Canada, people in the dairy industry say the problem is more about overproduction of milk in the state.
140 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack on military base
As many as 140 Afghan soldiers were killed on Friday by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms in what would be the deadliest attack ever on an Afghan military base, officials said.
Analysis Fox future: Can Fox News maintain its momentum after losing Bill O'Reilly?
Fox News fired its biggest star among sexual harassment allegations and CEO Roger Ailes had to step down last summer because of similar claims. But its strong post-election ratings mean Fox News brand will likely live on, say experts.
Video Drought and starvation in Somalia video
Mahmood Qasim, head of fundraising at Islamic Relief Canada, says seeing entire communities in Somalia engaged in collecting water was especially alarming
Former Giro winner Scarponi dies after collision with van
Michele Scarponi, who won the Giro d'Italia in 2011, died after a collision with a van while training on Saturday in Italy. He was 37.
20 children killed in crash near South African capital video
Emergency responders say least 20 children have been killed when their minibus collided with a truck northeast of South Africa's capital.
Photos Newfoundland's icebergs, a Paris shooting and fighting polio in Afghanistan: The week in pictures
An iceberg off Newfoundland, a shooting in Paris and Venezuela in crisis: Top images from around the world for April 15-21.
Queen Elizabeth celebrates 91st birthday
Elizabeth took in some time at the horse races with family as Britain marks the occasion with 41-gun salute.
Police had Champs Élysées gunman in their grasp video
The Champs Élysées gunman who shot and killed a police officer just days before France's presidential election spent 14 years in prison for a lengthy criminal record that includes attacking other police officers.
Sinai insurgents using ISIS 'brand' to attract recruits, former top peacekeeper says
The former Canadian commander of the multinational peacekeeping force in the Sinai says there are few signs the ISIS branch in that region is a global threat.