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An early-rising couple is rewarded with a colorful sunrise over Casco Bay, in Portland, Maine, Aug. 21, 2019. 

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Sept. 18, 2019 New! 2019-09-18 02:00:41Sue Dewar

Letters to the Editor, Sept. 18 New! 2019-09-18 00:30:59STAY OUT OF IT JUSTIN With cloudy days having now replaced “sunny ways,” the prime minister is clearly looking to polish his tarnished ima

Blue Jays rookie Biggio hits for the cycle New! 2019-09-17 23:57:08BALTIMORE — It was business as usual for Cavan Biggio on Tuesday afternoon at Camden Yards. Or so it seemed, anyway. He went about his usual pre

SIMMONS: Maple Leafs’ trip of a lifetime ends New! 2019-09-17 23:09:59ST. JOHN’S, NL — The days were almost perfect, all five of them. The city. The outings. The atmosphere. Mostly the people. This is a place

Marner, Kapanen centre stage as Leafs lose exhibition New! 2019-09-17 23:02:54ST. JOHN’S, NL — Where Canada’s day begins, the Maple Leafs had a sleepy start to their exhibition season on Tuesday night. After ma

Most Canadians want a change in government: Poll New! 2019-09-17 22:40:43If change becomes a driving force in this election, Justin Trudeau could be in trouble. Asked whether it is time for a change, almost twice as many Ca

Maple Leafs’ Babcock, Rielly happy for new Sens New! 2019-09-17 22:28:51Mike Babcock and D.J. Smith exchanged humorous texts this summer about matching their coaching wits in the coming Battle of Ontario, but the fog rolle

WARMINGTON: Mom in ‘shock’ after her son senselessly New! 2019-09-17 22:25:48Raechon Elahie is trying to cope with the horror of finding her son with a fatal gunshot wound to the head. Jonathan Davis, 17, was struck by a bullet

LEVY: Could TCHC HQ fetch $22.5M on the New! 2019-09-17 21:47:05Back in 2012, former Toronto Community Housing Corp. (TCHC) CEO Gene Jones proposed selling their tony Yonge St. headquarters because it sent the &ldq

LILLEY: Illegal border crossings on the rise, could New! 2019-09-17 20:31:36The number of people crossing the border illegally in August went up once again compared to the same month in 2018. According to the latest statistics

Kingston woman acquitted in BDSM child case New! 2019-09-17 19:57:01A judge has acquitted a Kingston woman, who was formerly a man, of allegations that she sexually abused the teenage daughter of a BDSM sex partner. &l

Foreign currency swindler jailed 9 years, ordered to New! 2019-09-17 19:17:31Toronto businessman Steven Nowack used to portray himself as a skilled, knowledgeable foreign currency trader whose account boasted $146 million, cour

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Philippines: arrestation de plus de 300 Chinois soupçonnés New! 2019-09-18 00:08:00Les services philippins de l'immigration ont annoncé mardi avoir interpellé plus de 300 Chinois soupçonnés de piratage in

Humberto devient un ouragan «majeur» et se rapproche New! 2019-09-17 22:08:00L'ouragan Humberto est devenu mardi soir un ouragan « majeur », de catégorie 3 sur 5 avec des vents à 185 km

Des avocats de victimes veulent des documents sur New! 2019-09-17 21:58:00Des familles de victimes de l'accident du vol 302 d'Ethiopian Airlines demandent à Boeing et au régulateur aérien améric

Audition houleuse de l'ex-directeur de campagne de Trump New! 2019-09-17 20:10:00L'ex-directeur de campagne de Donald Trump, Corey Lewandowski, l'a farouchement défendu lors d'une audition du Congrès tendue, la pre

Attaques en Arabie: un allié de Trump dénonce New! 2019-09-17 19:42:00Un sénateur proche du président Trump décrit les attaques contre des installations pétrolières saoudiennes comme un

L'État de New York interdit les cigarettes électroniques New! 2019-09-17 18:36:00New York est devenu mardi le second État des États-Unis après le Michigan à interdire la commercialisation des cigarettes

Greta Thunberg rencontre Barack Obama 2019-09-17 18:04:00«Toi et moi, on forme une équipe» : l'ancien président Barack Obama a reçu la jeune égérie de la

Mexique : 29 corps découverts dans une fosse clandestine 2019-09-17 18:01:00Les autorités mexicaines ont annoncé mardi la découverte début septembre d'une fosse commune clandestine contenant 29 cor

Trump s'en prend à la Californie pour ses 2019-09-17 16:42:00Le président américain Donald Trump s'est inquiété mardi du nombre de sans-abri en Californie, accusant les autorit&eacut

Washington réclame les recettes du livre d'Edward Snowden 2019-09-17 15:30:00Le gouvernement américain a réclamé mardi en justice la saisie des recettes de l'autobiographie du lanceur d'alerte Edward Snow

Vatican: deux prêtres renvoyés en justice pour abus 2019-09-17 15:17:00Le Saint-Siège a annoncé le renvoi en justice de deux prêtres italiens pour des abus sexuels présumés qui se seraien

Hugo Chavez mis en cause dans le trafic 2019-09-17 15:00:00Un agent de l'Agence américaine anti-drogue (DEA) a accusé l'ex-président vénézuélien Hugo Chavez d'avoir

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Hong Kong activists urge U.S. Congress to support 2019-09-17 14:55:12"This is not a plea for so-called foreign interference. This is a plea for democracy."

RCMP acknowledges concern from allies after senior intelligence 2019-09-17 14:09:25Lucki told reporters that international security partners have not placed any data-sharing restrictions on Canada since the charges against Cameron Or

Trump says it ‘looks’ like Iran is behind 2019-09-17 13:40:10The U.S. president's comments are just another episode exacerbating tensions between the U.S. and Iran.

U.S. House committee to hold 1st impeachment investigation 2019-09-17 13:00:17Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s outspoken, loyal former campaign manager, is scheduled to appear Tuesday to discuss the report by former special coun

Explosion at Russian lab housing smallpox, Ebola and 2019-09-17 10:51:46The explosion reportedly occurred at a lab in Russia, one of only two places in the world known to have a stock of the smallpox virus.

Israelis to determine Netanyahu’s fate in unprecedented repeat 2019-09-17 07:13:09Netanyahu, the longest serving leader in Israeli history, is seeking a fourth consecutive term in office, and fifth overall. But he faces a stiff chal

Britain’s Supreme Court hears challenge to Boris Johnson’s 2019-09-17 06:40:11Britain’s Supreme Court opened proceedings Tuesday to decide whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law when he suspended Parliament jus

Iran’s supreme leader says there will be no 2019-09-17 06:23:03There had been reports about a possible meeting between President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, during the upcoming U.N. G

24 killed, 31 wounded in bombing at Afghan 2019-09-17 06:04:52Ghani was present at the venue but was unharmed, according to his campaign chief.

Carrie Lam to begin speaking with Hong Kong 2019-09-16 23:54:23Lam, who is under pressure from Beijing to defuse the public anger stirring the protests, said the dialogue sessions would be as open as possible, wit

Russia’s floating nuclear power plant arrives at port 2019-09-14 14:17:33Once operational, it will become the world's northernmost nuclear power station.

Protesters clash with police in Nantes, France as 2019-09-14 13:18:10Police responded with tear gas after some protesters threw projectiles. A spokesman with the local prefecture said 21 people had been arrested.

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Israel's 2 main political parties deadlocked after election New! 2019-09-18 03:22:02Israel's two main political parties were deadlocked Wednesday after an unprecedented repeat election, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing a

Rare Hong Kong train derailment injures at least New! 2019-09-17 22:53:20At least eight people were hurt in a derailment of a train owned by a Hong Kong company targeted by pro-democracy protesters earlier this month,

6 orcas rescued from Argentine beach after getting New! 2019-09-17 20:41:11One killer whale has died and six others were rescued on Monday after they became stranded on a beach in Argentina.

Israeli exit polls show Netanyahu short of majority New! 2019-09-17 19:02:12Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political future was in doubt late Tuesday, as exit polls showed his conservative Likud party and it

Taiwan president accuses China of ‘dollar diplomacy’ after 2019-09-17 15:05:28Taiwan’s president on Monday accused China of “dollar diplomacy” after the Solomon Islands, one of the few remaining countries to re

Italian solider stabbed in neck, shoulder by man 2019-09-17 15:04:12An Italian soldier was stabbed in the neck and shoulder outside a Milan train station Tuesday by a man wielding a pair of scissors and shout

Iranian cruise missiles and drones used in Saudi 2019-09-17 14:47:51It has been more than 3 days since Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure was crippled, and as the investigation continues, fingers are pointing

Shark circles oblivious Australian surfer in drone footage 2019-09-17 14:17:37A surfer in Australia was busy looking for his next wave when a drone user alerted him to a circling shark.

Spain breaks up huge drug ring but 'Messi 2019-09-17 13:58:08Spanish police said Sunday they've broken up a dangerous Moroccan drug ring but say it’s notorious leader, nicknamed the “Messi of hashis

Fire at Australia lab causes 100 containers of 2019-09-17 12:04:43A building in Australia that houses a cattle breeding laboratory was destroyed by a fire that wiped out more than 100 cryogenic cylinders fi

US Army Green Beret killed in Afghanistan gun 2019-09-17 11:48:35The Pentagon has identified the U.S. Army Green Beret who was killed in a gun battle outside the Afghan capital Monday in Wardack Province, a known Ta

Benjamin Netanyahu's career on the line as Israel 2019-09-17 11:19:57Israelis voted Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power, despite

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Fed takes action to control short-term interest rates 2019-09-17 17:02:59The U.S. Federal Reserve Bank of New York carried out $53 billion US in transactions known as repurchase agreements Tuesday as a way to relieve upward

Jailed tycoon and professor go into Tunisia's presidential 2019-09-17 16:31:33Jailed media magnate Nabil Karoui and independent law professor Kais Saied will advance to Tunisia's presidential run-off, sending the North African

Spain to hold fresh elections in November 2019-09-17 15:58:31Spain will hold fresh elections will take place in November, the country's caretaker prime minister says, as no leader can win enough parliamentary s

U.S. sues Edward Snowden over publication of new 2019-09-17 15:54:32Book violated non-disclosure agreements Snowden signed because he didn't submit it for a pre-publication review, says U.S. Justice Department.

Pirates all-star Felipe Vazquez arrested on child solicitation, 2019-09-17 14:00:51Pittsburgh Pirates all-star closer Felipe Vazquez has been arrested on charges of pornography and soliciting a child.

Ex-campaign chief defends Trump, spars with Democrats at 2019-09-17 12:38:43Corey Lewandowski, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign manager and close confidant, on Tuesday stoutly defended his former boss and lashed

Mother of UCLA student becomes 2nd B.C. resident 2019-09-17 12:21:08A mother from Surrey, B.C., has been arrested and charged in connection with the U.S. college admissions scandal, becoming the second parent from the

Hurricane warning for Bermuda as Humberto nears 2019-09-17 12:00:25Officials in Bermuda said Tuesday that schools, public transportation and government offices will close early ahead of the likely arrival of Hurricane

Saudi energy minister says oil production will be 2019-09-17 11:16:51Saudi Arabia's new energy minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said Tuesday that his country's oil market will be fully back online by the

Paul Whelan, accused spy, calls Russian claims against 2019-09-17 11:00:10Canadian Paul Whelan shouted down a judge in a Moscow courtroom Tuesday as he tried to defend himself against charges of espionage.

Jeopardy host Alex Trebek resumes chemotherapy treatments 2019-09-17 10:47:19Jeopardy host Alex Trebek says he has had a setback and is undergoing chemotherapy again for pancreatic cancer.

U.K. top court begins hearings on whether PM 2019-09-17 09:11:15Britain's Supreme Court has begun a hearing to decide whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law when he suspended Parliament just weeks befo

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Oil price drops further on hope for recovery New! 2019-09-18 05:12:13The price of oil is falling back further after the Saudi government said half of production that was knocked out by an attack over the weekend had alr

State-run news agency says Iran sends warning to New! 2019-09-18 05:11:56State-run news agency says Iran sends warning to US that any action against Tehran 'will face an immediate answer'

Sudan's new PM arrives in Egypt to meet New! 2019-09-18 05:09:26Sudan's newly appointed prime minister has arrived in Egypt, in the first leg of his tour that will take him to France before heading to the UN Gener

Iran may skip UN summit where Trump meeting New! 2019-09-18 05:05:43Iran's president and foreign minister may skip next week's high-level meetings at the United Nations as the U.S. has yet to issue them visas

Prosecutors urge Russian protester be freed as support New! 2019-09-18 04:51:56Russian prosecutors are asking to release a jailed protester facing years in prison for assaulting police following a public campaign in support of an

The Latest: Iran's leader, without visa, might miss New! 2019-09-18 04:50:13The Latest: Iran's state-run news agency says its president, foreign minister may not go to UN meeting as US has yet to issue them visas

Israel's 2 main political parties deadlocked after election New! 2019-09-18 04:40:23Israel's two main political parties are deadlocked after national elections, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to keep h

State-run news agency says Iran's president, foreign minister New! 2019-09-18 04:39:56State-run news agency says Iran's president, foreign minister may not go to UN meeting as no US visas issued for them

3 dead as speedboat trying to set record New! 2019-09-18 04:34:40Italian firefighters say three people aboard a speedboat have been killed in Venice when their vessel crashed into a dike offshore of the lagoon city

Gamble pays off for Lieberman, who becomes Israeli New! 2019-09-18 04:20:23Lieberman's gamble pays off, as veteran politician becomes kingmaker of Israeli election

Filipino coast guard men convicted in Taiwan fisherman New! 2019-09-18 03:45:09A Philippine court has found eight Filipino coast guard personnel guilty of conspiring to shoot and kill a Taiwanese fisherman in a 2013 incident at s

UK envoy tips trade deal with Australia months New! 2019-09-18 03:30:53Britain's top trade envoy says she expects to strike a free trade deal with Australia within months of leaving the European Union


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