In the news today, May 18
5 monthes 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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Red Sox finish off Astros in 5 games, head to World Series
The Boston Red Sox are heading to the World Series for the first time in five years.
NBA wrap: LeBron James has spectacular start in Lakers debut, but LA falls...
James hammered down two thunderous dunks just seconds apart early in the contest, but his Lakers' debut ended with a loss to Portland.
'Attention Kmart shoppers': Video shows longtime McMurray Kmart employee's...
Joshua Englert made the announcement 5 minutes before the McMurray Kmart store closed for the final time Sunday, sharing memories and thanking fellow employees.
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Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr. takes home ALCS MVP honors
The Boston center fielder's unorthodox ALCS resulted in high honors.
Copter crashes on USS Ronald Reagan in Asia, sailors hurt
TOKYO - An U.S. Navy helicopter crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan on Friday, causing non-fatal injuries to sailors, the Navy said. The Navy's...
Trump threatens to close border, cut foreign aid over migrant caravan...
Here's a look at foreign aid spending that's planned for the next year in the countries connected to the caravan - and some of the things it pays for.
Turkey suggests Khashoggi's remains taken out of consulate
ANKARA, Turkey - A Turkish official says investigators are assessing the possibility whether the remains of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been taken to a...
EU's Barnier says Irish border issue could lead to failure
PARIS - The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, says disagreement over the Ireland border issue could lead to the discussions with Britain failing...
Trump praises Montana congressman who body-slammed reporter
MISSOULA, Mont. - President Donald Trump on Thursday praised a Republican congressman for body-slamming a reporter last year, calling him a “tough cookie” and saying he thinks...