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Japan PM pledges 'unchanging' allegiance to US under Trump

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 11:10pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 11:30pm

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he plans to visit the U.S. as soon as possible to meet with Donald Trump after the new American president's inauguration.

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Brazil judge dies in crash ahead of corruption probe ruling

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 11:03pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 11:30pm

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki's died in a small-plane crash just weeks before he was to rule on a major corruption case that could implicate...

Actors, mayors rally at inauguration eve Trump demonstration

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 10:58pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 11:30pm

NEW YORK — Actors Robert De Niro, Sally Field and Mark Ruffalo joined hundreds of other people outside a Donald Trump building on Thursday for a pre-inauguration demonstration...

Mexican drug lord El Chapo lands in New York to face charges

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 10:54pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 11:15pm

NEW YORK — Infamous Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who twice escaped from maximum-security prisons in his country, was extradited at the request of the United...

3 killed, 20 hurt after car strikes pedestrians in Melbourne

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 10:47pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 11:15pm

SYDNEY, Australia — A man deliberately drove into a street crowded with pedestrians in Australia's second-largest city on Friday, killing at least three people and injuring 20...

After oath, Trump faces ambitious Day 1 to-do list

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 10:41pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 11:00pm

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump campaigned on a detailed and extensive to-do list for his first day in office. A day before his swearing-in, his team was being coy about when and how...

Trump expects 'big results' from his choice to lead USDA

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 10:40pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 11:15pm

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump said Thursday that he expects that former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue, his choice to lead the Agriculture Department, will "deliver big results for all...

Asian markets mixed ahead of Trump's inauguration

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 10:31pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 11:00pm

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Asian markets were mixed in cautious trading Friday ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. China's report that its economy grew at...

California scientist names moth species after Donald Trump

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 9:43pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 10:15pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A scientist in California has named a newly discovered moth species after President-elect Donald Trump, saying the white and yellow scales on the insect's...

Inaugural cheers, fireworks: Trump sweeps in for his big day

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 9:41pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 10:00pm

WASHINGTON — With fireworks heralding his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington Thursday on the eve of his presidential inauguration and pledged to unify a nation...

Samsung to announce cause of Galaxy Note 7 fire on Jan. 23

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 9:22pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 9:45pm

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Samsung Electronics said Friday it will announce on Jan. 23 the reason why its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones overheated and caught fire.

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As Trump takes the oath, many voters still can't believe it

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 9:22pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 9:45pm

On the morning 19 months ago when Donald Trump descended the escalator in his glitzy Manhattan tower, waving to onlookers who lined the rails, many Americans knew little about...

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