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.
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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.
PORTLAND, Ore.—A lawsuit by a group of young people who say U.S. energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle toay as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forward.
VILNIUS, Lithuania—In Lithuania, the rat race of life apparently starts early.
Twenty-five babies have taken to the red carpet in Lithuania in a crawling race as their parents, grandparents and onlookers cheered the spectacle.
CLEARWATER, Fla. —Authorities say an 11-foot (3.4-metre) alligator busted through a kitchen window and broke several bottles of red wine in a Florida home before it was captured.
Police tweeted that the gator was removed from Mary Wischhusen's Clearwater condominium early Friday. No one was injured.
Wischhusen uses a walker.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.—The gunman who attacked his colleagues at a Virginia Beach government office building resigned by email hours before the shooting, a city official said yesterday as authorities sought a motive in the assault that killed 12 people.
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.
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.
SUBIC, Philippines — The Philippines, one of two Southeast Asian countries that protested being treated like dumpsites by wealthier nations, on Friday shipped 69 containers of what its officials called illegally transported garbage back to Canada.
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.