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Diggers filmed at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, by anonymous WWI cameraman

Please bring an Australian flag to wave and show support for all those who fought for their country. Those of us who have not experienced military service fir...


Softwood Lumber Dispute Fires Up Trade Fight Between Canada, US

A rekindled softwood lumber trade dispute with the United States pushed the Canadian dollar to its lowest level in 14 months on Tuesday. No more than 1,500 pe...


Martin Flanagan: Prospect of Macron victory pleases markets

It comes after the Dutch rejected the nationalist far-right and the likelihood that a centre-right or centre-left party will win the German elections in Septemb...


Opposition-backed bandh in TN, Stalin held in Tiruvarur

Led by the opposition party, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham (DMK), the strike has been called to pressurise the state government and Centre to fulfill the demands m...


Coast Guard: 2 dead after explosion on ship in the Atlantic

USA and Canadian coastguards were scrambled to go to the crew's aid after the incident, which happened 1,300 miles off the coast of Cape Cod in the North Atlant...


Judge blocks cutoff of federal funds to "sanctuary cities"

The judge rejected the administration's argument that the executive order applies only to a relatively small pot of money and said Trump can not set new condi...


Germany's Merkel encouraged US will consider EU free trade deal

Trade became a major issue during the Brexit campaign when the then-president Barack Obama said Britain would go to "the back of the queue" for a deal if it vot...


Erdogan death penalty vow likely to be tough sell in divided Turkey

A narrow majority of voters in Sunday's referendum backed the 18-article constitutional reform package, which will transform the country's parliamentary system ...


Afghan defense minister, army chief of staff resign over military base attack

Mattis made his first trip to Afghanistan as Defense secretary Monday as the Trump administration determines how best to move forward in the country. Official...


Eight police killed in Afghanistan's north

But said he wouldn't dispute that it includes Moscow providing weapons to the Taliban. A spokesman for the US military in Afghanistan , Capt. William Salvin,...


More Americans support legalizing marijuana than ever before

Attitudes towards marijuana are changing in America. A CBS News poll , also released today (uncoincidentally on 4/20), found nearly the exact same level of s...


British Parliament votes in favour of early polls

Corbyn, who voted to leave the EU's predecessor in 1975 but supported "Remain" previous year, has been criticised for muddling the party's position on Brexit an...


California judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city money

Trump had declared that sanctuary jurisdictions cause "immeasurable harm to the American people and to the very fabric of our republic". In a ruling delivered...


Senior Isis mufti killed in Mosul airstrike, Iraqi forces claim

East Mosul was liberated in January, in the operation that began in October. The coalition says it bombed an area where civilians were reportedly killed, later ...


Michelle Obama looks just like an Egyptian queen in this controversial mural

It turns out that the mural is a near ideal imitation, down to the color scheme, of a painting created by black female artist Gelila Lila Mesfin , who came acro...


N. Korea marks military anniversary with firing drill

Xi told Trump that China strongly opposes North Korea's nuclear weapons program, which violates U.N. Security Council resolutions, and hopes "all parties wi...


Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) & Range Resources Corp

Analysts await Range Resources Corp. Range Resources Corporation had its "underweight" rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays. 21 number of analysts have...


Canadian policy 'very unfair' to American dairy? Not so fast, expert says

MacNaughton writes that the Canada dairy industry is less protectionist than that of the U.S, which he says has employed technical barriers to keep Canadian dai...


Senate Confirms Ex-Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue As Agriculture Secretary

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition said in a blog post last week that decisions on appropriations could have an impact on the next farm bill. As ag ...


Hon Amy Adams: Dawn Service, Gallipoli

Anzac Day is held on April 25 each year on the anniversary of the first landings of Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzac) troops at Anzac Cove on the Ga...


US submarine makes South Korea port call, North remains defiant

In an earlier phone conversation with Trump, Chinese President Xi Jinping called for all sides to exercise restraint, as Japan conducted exercises with a U.S....


Trump to visit U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

As this last generation of Holocaust survivors pass from this world, our moral responsibility to keep their memories alive becomes more sacred and essential. Hi...


Trump willing to wait on wall to avoid shutdown

As much as he hated to say it, conservative pundit Rush Limbaugh admitted Tuesday on his national radio show that he has an inkling President Trump is "caving...


Alberta dairy farmer thinks U.S. government should look at the facts

Trump tweeted on Tuesday that "we will not stand for this". President Donald Trump had tough talk Tuesday for a key foreign power - but it wasn't one you mi...


Labour pledges to guarantee EU citizens' rights in UK

Yet until today , it could have been argued that an election can hardly be defined by an issue on which both main parties largely agree. Starmer told BBC rad...


China Defends Its Handling of the Ivanka Trump Brand's Trademark Application

The trademarks were granted on April 6, the same day that she met Mr Xi at a summit at her father's Mar-a-Lago resort. During Xi's visit, in a welcoming gesture...


Marine Le Pen stepping down as leader of National Front

Jugele's civil partner will also speak, and both presidential candidates have said they will be present. Marine Le Pen, National Front political party candi...


U.S. military begins moving THAAD missile defense to South Korea site

As police tried to control the crowd, the USA military moved all of the car-mounted mobile launchers, radars, interceptor missiles, and combat control stations ...


WikiLeaks publishes more secret Central Intelligence Agency tools after the USA threatens criminal charges

The Trump administration is trying to prosecute and jail WikiLeaks founder and head Julian Assange on false charges for exposing Washington's own criminality ...


Midwest timber industry welcomes tariffs on Canadian lumber

Steelworkers worldwide president Leo Gerard stood with U.S. President Donald Trump recently to endorse an investigation of steel trade into the U.S., but he iss...


Thousands stage ANZAC Day memorials in Australia, NZ and Thailand

He encouraged Australians to attend next year's service at Villers-Bretonneux as it was the centenary of key battles in the area involving Australians . Some...


Former Trump adviser Flynn likely broke law with Russia trip -lawmakers

The Oversight Committee asked the White House in March for documents pertaining to Flynn's security-clearance applications, the vetting that occurred before he ...


What the French Elections Mean for Investors

After the first-round vote on Sunday, Le Pen in a statement on Monday condemned French political parties calling to unite against her and to support Macr...


President to Speak at Holocaust Commemoration

Dozens of Holocaust survivors attended the ribbon-cutting for the new center, which fell on Holocaust Remembrance Day. We will bear witness. Even today, there a...


France's Le Pen steps down from National Front post

Le Pen offers an alternative for anyone skeptical of the European Union and France's role in it, National Front vice president Louis Aliot said . Strategis...