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Father-Daughter Row Across Atlantic

After spending three months rowing a small boat across the moody Atlantic Ocean, father−daughter duo John and Libby Beeden say they’re wobbly but relieved to have arrived on solid land. It wasn’t always a given, John Beeden said. The winds and currents were working against them for the last leg of their 91−day journey from…

Donald Trump Now Considered "Obese"

REUTERS - President Donald Trump has put on a few pounds over the past year and is now in the obese range, although he remains in "very good health overall," according to the results of a physical examination conducted last week. Gavino Garay reports in this Reuters News Report.

Amazon Rethinks its NY Headquarters

Amazon is reconsidering locating part of its new headquarters in New York because of local opposition, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing two people familiar with the retailer's thinking. Jane Lanhee Lee reports in this Reuter's News story. Source: Amazon rethinks NY HQ over opposition -W.Post by ReutersNews

Patriots Victory Parade Boasts a Million-Strong Crowd

Superstar Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick were among the first to greet a million-strong crowd for their victory parade in Boston on Tuesday to celebrate the New England Patriots' record-tying sixth Super Bowl win. Watch this Reuters News video for the full story.

The Third Opium War

One hundred and sixty years ago, the British flooded China with opium and profited while millions of Chinese suffered the painful consequences of addiction. Today, Canada and other nations are being flooded by opiates produced and shipped from China with equally painful consequences. In the early 1800’s China possessed the largest economy in the world.…

Kamala Harris Announces Bid to Unseat Trump

WASHINGTON — California senator and former Montreal high−schooler Kamala Harris is using the platform of Martin Luther King Jr. Day to declare she wants to be the first black woman to be elected president of the United States. Harris, a high−profile Democrat who lived in Quebec in the 1970s and 1980s while her mother taught…

4 on Trial Over Theft of Huge Canadian Gold Coin

BERLIN — Four young men have gone on trial over the brazen theft of a 100−kilogram Canadian gold coin from a Berlin museum. The "Big Maple Leaf" coin, worth several million dollars, was stolen from the Bode Museum in March 2017. Three men, identified only as Wissam R., Ahmed R. and Wayci R., are accused…

Canadian Man Arrested in Amsterdam For Bomb Threat

AMSTERDAM — Police in Amsterdam are interrogating a 51−year−old Canadian man who was arrested after allegedly claiming he had a bomb at at the city’s Schiphol Airport. Border patrol agency spokeswoman Joanna Helmonds says authorities are trying to figure out a motive for the alleged incident. She alleges that on Monday, the man reported he…

President George H.W. Bush Dead at 94

WORLD NEWS - Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who presided over the end of the Cold War and routed Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi army, died on Friday at the age of 94. Ed Giles has more information in this Reuters News video report. Source: Former President George H.W. Bush dies at 94 by ReutersNews

Canadian Couple Give Aid to Wildfire Victims

CHICO, CALIFORNIA — A British Columbia couple’s getaway to northern California has turned into a mission to help people fleeing deadly and destructive wildfires. Destinee and Paul Klyne of Penticton had planned a peaceful holiday in Paradise, Calif., but flames destroyed their Airbnb and much of the community before their arrival. They decided to go…

Camp Fire Becomes California's Deadliest with 42 killed

CALIFORNIA - Search teams have recovered remains of 42 people killed by a fierce wildfire that largely incinerated the town of Paradise in northern California, marking the greatest loss of life from a wild land blaze in state history. Grace Lee has more information and picture from the scene in this Reuters News video report.…

Florida Teen Kills Mom, Buries Body Outside Church

DeBRAY, FLORIDA - A 15-year-old boy in Florida confessed to killing his Mom and then burying her body near a church. Police in Florida say the teen who strangled his mother to death then buried her body in a fire pit area near a church. Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood told reporters the teen is…

Two Dead, Six Injured After Florida Yoga Studio Shooting

FLORIDA - A gunman killed one person and injured six others before killing himself at a yoga studio in Tallahassee, Florida. In this Reuters News video, Tallahassee Commissioner Scott Maddox says it's the worst scene he's ever witnessed.

2 Dead After Weather Causes Amazon Building Collapse

BALTIMORE, MD - Officials say at least two people died when an Amazon distribution warehouse in Baltimore partially collapsed in severe weather. Linda So has more information from the scene in this Reuters News video report.

Bible Museum Removes "fake" Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments

WORLD NEWS - The Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. says five artifacts thought to be part of the Dead Sea Scrolls were fake and will not be displayed anymore. Linda So has more information in this Reuters News video report.