Trump welcomes Australia's PM, cementing strong trade, security ties

By Alexandra Alper and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed Australia’s prime minister on Friday for only the second state visit of his administration, signaling the close bond between the two allies as Washington takes on Beijing and Tehran. Trump and Scott Morrison are expected to discuss security and trade, as China’s increasing assertiveness, especially in […]

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Climate strike: Almost 100,000 Londoners stage protests

More than 200 demonstrations took place across the UK as workers were actively encouraged to join protesting students. London, England – An estimated 100,000 people turned up on the streets of the British capital on Friday as part of what is expected to be the largest mobilisation in a worldwide series of climate-focused events, organisers said. Millions of adults joined striking […]

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Tractor-trailer crash stops Eastbound traffic on 401

A crash on Highway 401 has closed down all eastbound lanes from Iona Road to Colonel Talbot Road on Friday morning. A tweet from West Region OPP that came in around 9:30 a.m. stated that the collision involved a pair of tractor trailers. OPP const. Adam Crewdson said the two vehicles were travelling in a construction zone along an eastbound […]

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Why is climate change still not top of the news agenda?

Climate breakdown threatens the lives of us all. Scientific research has suggested that we are in the process of a “mass extinction” event that could lead to “biological annihilation” on a large scale. Records indicate that population decay and the rapid extinction of a large number of vertebrates in recent years amount to “a massive anthropogenic erosion of biodiversity and […]

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