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Cheryl and partner Liam Payne announce birth of first son

By The Canadian Press March 26, 2017 - 2:58am Updated: March 26, 2017 - 3:30am

LONDON — Former Girls Aloud star Cheryl and her partner Liam Payne of One Direction fame have announced the birth of their first child.

Cheryl said on Instagram Saturday...

Pakistan to build fence along disputed Afghan border

By The Canadian Press March 26, 2017 - 2:53am Updated: March 26, 2017 - 3:15am

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan says it has started building a fence along the Afghan border in areas where it says militants have launched cross-border attacks, a move that could worsen...

Vegas Strip reopens after gunman surrender, fatal shooting

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 7:42pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 8:15pm

LAS VEGAS — A man riding on a double decker bus on the Las Vegas Strip pulled a gun and started shooting, killing one person and wounding another before barricading himself...

US acknowledges its forces were behind airstrike on Mosul

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 3:43pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 4:15pm

BAGHDAD — An airstrike targeting Islamic State militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul that witnesses say killed at least 100 people was in fact launched by the U.S. military,...

13-year-old boy dies in fall from NY roof; 2nd teen injured

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 3:00pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 3:30pm

New York police say a 13-year-old boy was killed and another teenager was injured as they tried to hop along rooftops in Brooklyn and plunged about four stories to the ground...

Erdogan: Turkey might hold referendum on EU membership

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 1:37pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 2:00pm

ISTANBUL — Turkey's president said Saturday the country might pursue a Brexit-like referendum on whether to pursue European Union membership and also lashed out at a critical...

French fighter jets stage flyover over New York harbour

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 1:20pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 1:45pm

NEW YORK — French Air Force fighter jets have staged a colorful flyover across New York Harbor.

The eight Alpha Jets from the Patrouille de France streaked across the...

6-year-old got gun at LA-area school; families kept in dark

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 1:20pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 1:45pm

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. — Authorities learned a 6-year-old brought a gun to an elementary school outside Los Angeles, but parents of other students didn't learn about it for...

Airstrikes across rebel-held Syria kill and wound scores

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 12:23pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 12:45pm

BEIRUT — Airstrikes hit a women's prison and a clinic in rebel-held parts of Syria on Saturday, killing and wounding scores of people amid clashes on multiple fronts between...

London attacker had worked in Saudi Arabia teaching English

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 12:05pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 12:30pm

LONDON — The British man who killed four people during a London rampage had made three trips to Saudi Arabia: He taught English there twice on a work visa and returned on a...

NYC says Trump Tower resident wrongly rented out on Airbnb

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 11:56am Updated: March 25, 2017 - 1:00pm

NEW YORK — A woman who owns an apartment at Trump Tower is being fined $1,000 by the city after they say she wrongly rented it out on Airbnb.

According to an affidavit...

Only UKIP lawmaker in British Parliament quits anti-EU party

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 11:36am Updated: March 25, 2017 - 12:00pm

LONDON — The UK Independence Party is losing its only member of the British Parliament in a blow to the upstart anti-Europe party, which has seen bitter feuding between its top...

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