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Minister Central to Trudeau Ethics Inquiry Suddenly Quits
Minister Central to Trudeau Ethics Inquiry Suddenly Quits

Jody Wilson-Raybould, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s former justice minister, abruptly quit his cabinet amid allegations that she had been improperly pressured to drop a criminal case.

6 days ago

Toxic Homemade Alcohol Kills Scores in India
Toxic Homemade Alcohol Kills Scores in India

Many people blamed police officers for taking bribes from bootleggers to look the other way while dangerous illegal brews were sold openly along roads.

7 days ago

The British cities where it is now faster to cycle than drive
The British cities where it is now faster to cycle than drive

Across Britain, motorists spent an average of 178 hours stuck in traffic last year – rising to 227, or the equivalent of more than nine days, in London.

7 days ago

Joy Behar accuses Meghan McCain of throwing 'hissy fit' during argument about Trump on The View
Joy Behar accuses Meghan McCain of throwing 'hissy fit' during argument about Trump on The View

Joy Behar (left) and Meghan McCain (right) got into a tense exchange during a discussion about President Trump's reaction to Senator Amy Klobuchar's rally in Minnesota on Sunday.

7 days ago

Veteran broadcaster claims 'sensible discussion' on migration was shelved for fear of outcry
Veteran broadcaster claims 'sensible discussion' on migration was shelved for fear of outcry

The BBC and ITV were too scared to tackle the 'taboo' subject of immigration in news bulletins, John Sergeant has claimed.The journalist said TV news tended to avoid the issue as it is too 'controversial'.

7 days ago

Catalan Separatists’ Trial: How They Got Here, and What They Could Face
Catalan Separatists’ Trial: How They Got Here, and What They Could Face

The trial before the Supreme Court will examine the events of 2017 that set off a constitutional crisis and that continue to unsettle Spanish politics.

7 days ago

Bodies of elderly mother and son found bound in the basement of house
Bodies of elderly mother and son found bound in the basement of house

Investigators found the bodies of 97-year-old Virginia Houck and her son Roger, 59, in the basement of Houck's home in Palmer Township, Pennsylvania.

7 days ago

Stafford blaze that killed four children 'was NOT caused by cannabis growing or a faulty boiler'
Stafford blaze that killed four children 'was NOT caused by cannabis growing or a faulty boiler'

Riley Holt, eight, Keegan Unitt, six, Tilly Rose Unitt, four, and Olly Unitt, three, all perished in the devastating fire last Tuesday as it tore through a suburban home in the Midlands town.

7 days ago

U.S. parents claim their kids are developing British accents from watching Peppa Pig
U.S. parents claim their kids are developing British accents from watching Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig, an animated TV show based in the U.K., follows the life of a pig and her family as they go about their day-to-day lives in a fictional town made up of different animal families.

7 days ago

Saudi Arabia, Trying to Lure Tourists, Hosts Music Festival Near Ancient Tombs
Saudi Arabia, Trying to Lure Tourists, Hosts Music Festival Near Ancient Tombs

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman aims to liberalize parts of society and promote the arts, but that could be overshadowed by violent acts under his rule.

7 days ago