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Japan PM pledges 'unchanging' allegiance to US under Trump

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 11:23pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 11:45pm

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday that he plans to visit the U.S. as soon as possible to meet with incoming U.S. President Donald Trump.

Speaking on...

Brazil judge dies in crash ahead of corruption probe ruling

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 11:17pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 11:45pm

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...

Ten federal Conservative leadership hopefuls hold debate in Winnipeg

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 9:48pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 10:15pm

WINNIPEG — Many of those running to become the next leader of the federal Conservative Party have taken part in a debate in Winnipeg, but a few candidates were no-shows.

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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...

Saskatoon charity caught in controversy over animal movie accusations

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 9:25pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 11:30pm

SASKATOON — A Saskatoon dog rescue group has been caught in the crosshairs of a controversy surrounding the film "A Dog's Purpose."

New Hope Dog Rescue had put together...

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