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D-Day 75: Nations honour veterans, memory of fallen troops

OMAHA BEACH, France — With the silence of remembrance and respect, nations honoured the memory of the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the landing beaches of Normandy, a tribute of thanks 75 years after the massive D-Day assault that doomed the Nazi occupation of France and portended the fall of Hitler’s Third Reich.

'Jeopardy!' star Holzhauer's fate revealed

NEW YORK—James Holzhauer, the trivia whiz who dominated “Jeopardy!” this spring, isn't invincible after all.

The game show's 32-time champion lost for the first time in an episode that aired yesterday, falling short of records for total winnings and longest reign, but still making an argument that he's the best to ever play television's most popular game.

Pence says US-Canada relationship has ‘never been stronger’

OTTAWA — Vice-President Mike Pence said Thursday that President Donald Trump is a “great friend of the Canadian people” and that the U.S.-Canada relationship has “never been stronger,” less than a year after Trump assailed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in unprecedented attacks on America’s longtime ally.

D-Day ceremony spotlights Trump’s complicated military ties

NEW YORK — World leaders will gather in solemn assembly next week above the sandy beaches of Normandy to mark the 75th anniversary of the world-changing D-Day invasion of France. It’s typically a heartfelt tribute to alliance and sacrifice and a unified vow for enduring unity, outweighing any national or political skirmish of the moment.

Trump prompts protests with promise of new Mexican tariffs

WASHINGTON — In a surprise announcement that could derail a major trade deal, President Donald Trump has announced that he is placing a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports, effective June 10, to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border.