On an autumn afternoon in the Canadian prairies, golden wheat chaff blows from a rumbling grain dryer, shimmering in the sun like a snowfall. Clarence Zeleny stands beside the machine, irritation straining
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Former defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa was sworn in as Sri Lanka’s president on Monday and appealed to minority Tamils and Muslims who voted against him to give their support.
CREWE, England (Reuters) - Jules Wilde has never voted for Britain's Conservatives and would hate to do so at the Dec. 12 election, yet for the first time in his life, the 62-year-old carer is considering
Hospitals across Lebanon are experiencing serious funding problems as a consequence of the current crisis. At least 10 hospitals have been forced to turn away cancer patients. Click on the video player
The media director of a Vanuatu newspaper whose visa renewal was refused this month has been barred from flying home to Vanuatu from Brisbane with his partner. Dan McGarry, who has lived in Vanuatu for
Police blocked exits and told exhausted protesters to come out of the Polytechnic University on Monday to be arrested. When some attempted to escape, officers forced them back with tear gas and rubber
The Revolution Museum, which was inaugurated in 1920 as the presidential palace, before becoming a museum in 1974 Neptuno Street as it looked 70 years ago, and today The Actualidades cinema, the country’s
HONG KONG — Some protesters slithered down makeshift ropes to waiting motorcyclists, brazenly evading a police cordon set up around a besieged university campus. Hundreds defied warnings to drop their
Donald Trump has come to the defence of one of his potential rivals for the presidency, telling North Korea its recent description of Joe Biden as a “rabid dog” that should be “beaten to death” was a unfair.
Hong Kong police have fought running battles with protesters trying to break a security cordon around a university in the city, firing teargas both at activists trying to escape the besieged campus and
Prince Andrew faces calls to retire from public life after stumbling TV interview about Jeffrey Epstein
When Prince Andrew agreed to an hour-long television interview on the BBC to discuss his relationship with American pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, he knew it was a high-risk move. The Prince had never talked
HONG KONG (AP) — Police tightened their siege of a university campus where hundreds of protesters remained trapped overnight Tuesday in the latest dramatic episode in months of protests against growing
Russian troops took over the Kobani airfield in northern Syria last week, one day after U.S. troops moved out, according to a report. Russian state media showed the Russian flag flying over what had been
Jacinda Ardern said she did not know that former Manus Island detainee Behrouz Boochani was coming to New Zealand before his arrival, saying she was disappointed she was not given a “heads up” by her minister.
I have no idea how this reporter didn’t laugh when Gritty caressed him and blasted him with silly string mid-broadcast
I have absolutely no idea how this hockey broadcaster kept a straight face. On Saturday the Flyers hosted the Maple Leafs, naturally leading to Gritty-related shenanigans — but even then it’s difficult
(CNN) — A female teacher at a Pennsylvania middle school is on administrative leave after she could be heard on video calling a black man the "N-word" and using other racist language after a fender bender
We're already heading into the second full week of the NFL preseason, which means the regular season is right around the corner. By now, teams should have a good idea where the weaknesses on their roster
Obama urges Americans to reject language from leaders that 'normalizes racist sentiments' in pointed statement
Washing (CNN) — Former President Barack Obama on Monday released a pointed statement condemning "language coming out of the mouths of any of our leaders" that "normalizes racist sentiments." The statement,
The Boston Bruins are on their first three-game point-earning streak of the 2014-15 season. Their second-line winger and fifth-year NHL veteran, Brad Marchand, can say the same. With Tuesday night’s 2-1