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.
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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.
SYDNEY, Australia—The Australian teenager who cracked an egg on the head of a politician for his remarks about the New Zealand mosque massacre has donated almost $70,000 to people affected by the killings.
SAN DIEGO—When she was born, the baby girl weighed about the same as an apple.
A San Diego hospital yesterday revealed the birth of the girl and said she is believed to be the world's tiniest surviving micro-preemie, who weighed just 8.6 ounces (245 grams) when she was born in December.
The girl was born 23 weeks and three days into her mother's 40-week pregnancy.