In the news today, May 18
2 days ago - By National Post
Seven stories in the news for Friday, May 18
CONFLICTING MESSAGES ON NAFTA
U.S. trade czar Robert Lighthizer says the NAFTA countries are “nowhere near close” to a deal. That statement comes after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other Canadian officials were in the U.S. on Thursday urging a quick deal. But Lighthizer rejects the notion that an agreement is nigh, citing big differences on intellectual property, agriculture, online purchases, energy, labour and other issues.
FEDERAL HELP APPROVED FOR FLOOD-STRICKEN B.C.
The first wave of 300 military personnel is being sent to...
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Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold
SEOUL, South Korea - Asian stock markets were higher on Monday as investors cheered the outcome of negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on...
3 high school seniors die in crash weeks before graduation
Luciana Tellez, Giselle Montano and Esmeralda Nava died Saturday night after their car was struck nearly head-on by a wrong-way driver.
Kelly Clarkson honors school victims at Billboard Awards
An emotional and passionate Kelly Clarkson opened the 2018 Billboard Music Awards with a tribute to the recent school children and teachers who died in Texas.
Police: Man rams vehicle into restaurant, kills daughter
"He drove his car into the building, killing people, so that's why we took him into custody immediately."
Trump to demand DOJ review on claims of FBI spying during his campaign
The FBI dispatched a confidential source to speak with some advisers to Trump's presidential campaign about its possible ties to Russia, according to multiple reports Friday.
'Hope and healing': Texas town worships after school shooting
At Arcadia First Baptist Church, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott hugged grieving parishioners as they arrived.
'They did everything they were supposed to do': Cougar attacks 2 cyclists...
The attack, 30 miles east of Seattle, was the first fatal cougar attack in Washington state in 94 years.
FDA approves first drug created to prevent chronic migraines
Aimovig is expected to cost $575 monthly or $6,900 annually in the United States.
Investigators get look at materials from Cohen raid
The majority of what was seized was contained on over a dozen electronic devices, including computers, cellular phones and an iPad.
NHL playoffs 2018: Winnipeg native Ryan Reaves embraces jeers, stuns...
In his hometown, Ryan Reaves sent the Vegas Golden Knights to the Stanley Cup Final.