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Toronto van attack suspect Alek Minassian's Facebook account praised mass killer

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:57:19 -0400

Alek Minassian, 25, was charged Tuesday with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts of attempted murder, one day after police say he plowed a van onto a crowded sidewalk in Toronto.


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Trump, Emmanuel Macron seek common ground on Iran deal that Trump calls 'insane'

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:19:29 -0400

Receiving French President Emmanuel Macron for a state visit at the White House, President Trump repeated his criticism of the agreement to freeze Iran's nuclear program, saying it doesn't address Tehran's missile program or its attempts to foment unrest in the region.


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Normandy wants to lure 'hot entrepreneurs' worried about Brexit

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:24:21 -0400

The region in France is urging British businesses to "vote with their feet," cross the English Channel and leave their Brexit fears behind.


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From nukes to U.S. troops: The 5 key obstacles to peace with North Korea

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:51:07 -0400

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet Friday in talks that will set the stage for an even more high-stakes summit between President Trump and Kim.


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Video shows Toronto officer's dramatic arrest of van attack suspect Alek Minassian

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:37:02 -0400

Toronto officer who did not shoot the man suspected of crashing a van into a sidewalk packed with pedestrians was drawing praise for his restraint.


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Millicent Fawcett statue unveiled

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:12:37 -0400

She’s the first woman to stand in London’s Parliament Square.


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Women get their periods every month — and it's incredibly expensive

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:23:41 -0400

Nearly one in five women in Scotland have been unable to afford sanitary products, research says.


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Iran foreign minister: If U.S. exits deal, Iran likely will too

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:18:05 -0400

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in an interview with the Associated Press on Tuesday that if the Trump administration withdraws from the Iran nuclear agreement than Iran could abandon the deal as well. (April 24)


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Police: Toronto van attack suspect had 'cryptic' FB post

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:00:58 -0400

A Toronto police official says the man accused of driving a rental van into a crowd of pedestrians in Toronto posted a "cryptic" Facebook message minutes before the attack. (April 24)


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Will North Korea 'get rid of their nukes'? Questions answered before summits with South Korea, U.S.

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:57:26 -0400

Will North Korea "get rid of their nukes" and other questions as summit looms between the North's Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.


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Toronto officials honor van attack victims

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:56:03 -0400

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Toronto Mayor John Tory visited a memorial for the victims of an attack where suspect Alek Minassian plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk in Canada's biggest city. (April 24)


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Things are changing for women in Saudi Arabia — but they still face separate workplaces

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 10:36:27 -0400

Saudi women still need a man's permission to travel, get a passport or a job, according to Human Rights Watch.


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Why Kim Jong Un is hard — but not impossible — to read ahead of North Korea summit

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:54:56 -0400

U.S. officials will get their first close look at Kim Jong Un’s motives and negotiating skills during a meeting between him and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday.


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Toronto van suspect faces 10 murder counts

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:40:31 -0400

A 25-year-old who plowed a van into a crowded Toronto sidewalk was ordered held Tuesday on 10 counts of murder 13 of attempted murder. (April 24)


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Police recover queen's 500-year-old gold heart after it was stolen

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:07:52 -0400

Police have recovered the 500-year-old gold-encased heart of a French queen after it was lifted from a museum. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.


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As Trump travel ban (finally) reaches Supreme Court, his talk and tweets are center stage

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:28:06 -0400

President Trump's campaign promises, statements and tweets are center stage as his immigration travel ban reaches the Supreme Court.


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Travel ban lexicon: From candidate Donald Trump's campaign promises to President Trump's tweets

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:41:16 -0400

The challenge to President Trump's ban on travelers from a handful of predominantly Muslim countries relies in part on his own campaign promises, statements and tweets dating back to 2015. Here's a look at the record.


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Supreme Court: Foreign corporations can't be sued under U.S. law for human rights abuses

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:17:18 -0400

The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that an Arab bank cannot be held liable for a decade of terrorist attacks against Israel under an obscure 1789 law, handing a victory to foreign corporations accused of terrorism or human rights violations. The ruling was a blow to some 6,000 foreign victims.


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Trudeau: Toronto suffered 'senseless attack'

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:07:20 -0400

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says authorities see no national security element in the seeming attack on pedestrians in Canada's largest city. (April 24)


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North and South Korea's summit holds promise for peace. Unfortunately, so did the last two.

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:30:11 -0400

Friday’s summit between Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in will mark the third time the countries’ leaders have met since the Korean War ended in 1953.


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Unsuspecting new parents get worldwide royal baby media attention

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:18:21 -0400

Before Kate Middleton and Prince William showed off their third baby to the world, two new parents got some unexpected media attention as they walked out the doors before the royal couple. Buzz60's Sean Dowling has more.


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Get ready for a PJ party! Michelle Obama sends a note to Royal Baby

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:15:08 -0400

Michelle Obama joined the Royal Baby well wishes with a the promise of a pajama party. Keri Lumm reports.


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Saudi women lift weights and bust social norms

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:08:07 -0400

Saudi Arabia has allowed women to go to female-only gyms for the first time this year, leading to a wave of women picking up weights and busting tradition.


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The day in pictures

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:23:00 -0400