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Culture critic: Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacks

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 10:59pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 11:30pm

PHILADELPHIA — After two years of silence amid an onslaught of sexual assault allegations, comedian Bill Cosby is sending carefully targeted messages about racial bias across...

23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 10:56pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 11:30pm

WASHINGTON — The health care bill Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront others who have costly...

Islamic State-linked militants besiege Philippine city

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 10:55pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 11:30pm

MARAWI, Philippines — Army tanks packed with soldiers rolled into a southern Philippine city Thursday as gunfire and explosions rang out after militants linked to the Islamic...

Jeremiah Addison, Spitfires beat Otters to head straight to Memorial Cup final

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 10:41pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 11:15pm

WINDSOR, Ont. — Jeremiah Addison skated past his bench after scoring in the third period with a message for his teammates.

"Make the hats rain baby," he told them. ...

Passenger: airline was warned about disruptive man at gate

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 10:07pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 11:15pm

HONOLULU — Before a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu took off carrying a passenger whose inflight behaviour prompted bomb-threat procedures and military fighter jets to...

The Latest: Army trucks roll deeper into Philippine city

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 10:03pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 11:15pm

MANILA, Philippines — The Latest on the siege of a Philippine city that led President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in the south (all times local):

10 a.m....

Top Venezuela prosecutor says protester killed by police

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 9:57pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 10:30pm

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's chief prosecutor further distanced herself from the socialist administration Wednesday, deepening the widest rift in a government that has...

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison honoured by Authors Guild

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 8:49pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 9:15pm

NEW YORK — The Authors Guild has honoured Nobel literature laureate Toni Morrison and James Patterson at its 25th annual gala.

Both Morrison and Patterson received...

Regina elementary school teacher places third in strongwoman competition

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 8:43pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 9:15pm

REGINA — An elementary school teacher from Regina has been named one of the top strongwomen in North America.

Tracey Halladay, 34, placed third in the recent competition...

Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 8:16pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 9:00pm

WASHINGTON — To cover up or not to cover up?

Melania Trump wore a veil to the Vatican on Wednesday to meet the pope, but no head covering a few days earlier to meet the...

Prospective juror gets laughs from comedian-defendant Cosby

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 8:14pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 8:45pm

PITTSBURGH — The sex assault case against Bill Cosby turns on serious questions about his actions with women behind closed doors, but the comedian and others unexpectedly fell...

Embattled Brazilian president orders troops to restore order

By The Canadian Press May 24, 2017 - 8:11pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 8:45pm

BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil's president ordered soldiers to restore order in the country's capital Wednesday after some government ministries were evacuated during clashes...

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