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May 09 2017

Kangaroo attacks girl visiting safari park

The video shows spaces in the fence large enough for the kangaroos to poke their heads and arms through. The kangaroo suddenly reached through the fence and violently g...

May 09 2017

Utah Food Bank, letter carriers team up to fight hunger

Food items left by mailboxes that day will be collected by letter carriers. Several partners are assisting the NALC in the food drive: the U.S. Postal Service, the Nation...

May 09 2017

Trump begins effort to pack courts with conservatives

Trump will nominate Joan Larsen, who now serves on Michigan's Supreme Court, to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, and David Stras , a justice on the Minnes...

May 09 2017

Putin, Trump agree to work together on Syria, set up meeting

The White House did not report many details about that conversation, beyond saying that Putin and Trump discussed "how to best resolve the very risky situation". After ...

May 09 2017

Russia: Syrian safe zones plan to take effect at midnight

The deal went into effect at 12:01 a.m. today. TASS reported Thursday that Moscow says no warplanes will fly over the four safe zones. The deal also calls for refugee...

May 09 2017

Final results confirm Macron wins French presidential election

The election was not close. "Happy that the French chose a European future, " European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker wrote on Twitter. Macron is a keen adv...

May 09 2017

Ivanka Trump booed for defending father in Germany

President Trump met with Angela Merkel in Washington last month - where Ivanka sat with the chancellor at a dinner - but their meeting was not hailed as success by politi...

May 09 2017

Final day of campaigning for party leaders in BC election

The Greens trail with 17 per cent support, up three points from the previous poll. These results exclude the 16% of British Columbians who are undecided or express no pre...

May 09 2017

Senate OKs bill to fund government through September

The House easily passed a bill funding the federal government through the end of the fiscal year on Wednesday. The measure also includes about $5 billion in new domesti...

May 09 2017

82 freed Chibok schoolgirls to meet with Nigerian president

A Nigerian official said that while some girls had been released by Boko Haram they had not yet reached the Borno state capital of Maiduguri. The President made this kn...

May 09 2017

NKorea to host Malaysia in soccer after diplomatic dispute

The detainee, the report added, was identified as Kim Hak-song, who was a United States professor working at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. North Kor...

May 09 2017

North Korea detains another United States citizen for 'hostile acts'

Kim, an ethnic Korean, was born in Jilin, China and educated at a university in California, two people who said they studied with him in the United States told CNN . The...

May 09 2017

Death count marches upward to 38 amid Venezuela unrest

Venezuela's opposition activists hold a demonstration in the capital, Caracas , May 7, 2017. With Maduro's approval ratings at around 24% - less than half the level a...

May 09 2017

Trump's first 100 days: A chaotic discovery of power

Progressives have characterized the Trump White House as "horrifying". In one example of Trump's impact on currency trading, average hourly volumes surged to $84 billio...

May 09 2017

City of Montreal declares state of emergency from flooding

Almost 1,900 homes in 126 Quebec municipalities have been flooded, with more than 1,000 residents leaving the affected areas, the Canadian Press reported , adding that s...

May 09 2017

Trump tweets claim that Flynn received clearance under Obama

Yates said the Russians "also knew what Flynn had done, and that he had misled the vice president and others". She also told McGahn Flynn's underlying conduct itself wa...

May 09 2017

Nigerian president travels overseas for medical consultation

In remarks during a reception on his return, Buhari had said: "I have rested as much as humanly possible". Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Senate President Bukola Sa...

May 09 2017

Suspect in Boston penthouse slayings has criminal history

Before his work there, Field was an anesthesiologist and pain management specialist at Beverly Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. Bolanos was an anesthesiologis...

May 09 2017

Kushner Cos. pushes investor visas to Chinese

The sister of U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law is in China courting wealthy people to invest $500,000 in luxury apartment towers outside New York City as part o...

May 09 2017

Trump open to increasing gas tax

States have been forced to supply an increasing share of transportation funding, and at least 40 states - including many led by Republican officials - have raised their o...