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Under Trump, a majority of Canadians dislike the U.S. for the first time in 35 years

Under Trump, a majority of Canadians dislike the U.S. for the first time in 35 years

A deep national revulsion toward President Donald Trump has sent Canadians’ opinions of the United States plummeting to a level of antipathy never before seen in the 35 years a pollster has been asking. A major Pew Research survey released on Monday found that just 43 per cent of Canadians hold a favourable view of […]

“No Religion” Is Now Australia’s Number One Religion

“No Religion” Is Now Australia’s Number One Religion

For the first time ever, “no religion” has overtaken any single religious denomination, toppling Catholicism as the number one religious affiliation for Australians, the latest national census released on Tuesday revealed. Australia remains a fairly religious country, with 60% of people reporting a religious affiliation. In 1966 only 0.8% of Australians ticked the box for […]

European Union hits Google parent company Alphabet with a record antitrust fine of $2.7 billion

European Union hits Google parent company Alphabet with a record antitrust fine of $2.7 billion

EU regulators fined Google a record 2.4 billion euros ($2.7 billion) Tuesday, ruling that the search-engine giant violated antitrust rules for its online shopping practices. The fine is the largest doled out by Brussels for a monopoly abuse case and follows a seven-year-long investigation. “Google has abused its dominance as a search engine by giving […]

Vladimir Putin gave direct instructions to help elect Trump, report says

Vladimir Putin gave direct instructions to help elect Trump, report says

A report Friday morning claims Russian President Vladimir Putin gave direct instructions to help elect Donald Trump president. According to a Washington Post investigation, former President Obama received a secret CIA report in August. That report “captured Putin’s specific instructions on the operation’s audacious objectives – defeat or at least damage the Democratic nominee, Hillary […]

Kim Jong Un calls Donald Trump a ‘psychopath’

Kim Jong Un calls Donald Trump a ‘psychopath’

North Korea on Thursday called US President Donald Trump a “psychopath” as tensions soar following the death of American student Otto Warmbier, who was evacuated in a coma from North Korean detention last week. Pyongyang’s official Rodong Sinmun newspaper said the US president was in a “tough situation” at home and claimed he was toying […]

No one in royal family wants to be king or queen says Prince Harry

No one in royal family wants to be king or queen says Prince Harry

The new generation of the British Royal Family — Prince William, Duchess Catherine and Prince Harry — are “modernizing” the throne, Prince Harry said in an interview — but the 32-year-old said no one in the family wants to be king or queen. In an interview with Newsweek magazine, Harry said the monarchy exists “for […]

Mexico Legalizes Medical Marijuana

A decree issued by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto today confirmed that Mexico has legalized cannabis for medicinal use after overwhelming support from Mexico’s Lower House of Congress. Peña Nieto was once a vehement opponent of cannabis legalization, but has since called for a re-examination of global drug policy after a nationwide public debate on […]

World’s largest coal company Coal India to retire 37 mines in India

World’s largest coal company Coal India to retire 37 mines in India

The largest coal mining company in the world, Coal India, has announced plans to decommission a total of 37 mines which are no longer economically viable in India. Coal India, which accounts for over 80 per cent of the India’s coal production, produced an average of 1.42 tonnes of coal per day in June last […]

Argentina police believe they have found the biggest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country’s history.

Argentina police believe they have found the biggest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country’s history.

  In a hidden room in a house near Argentina’s capital, police believe they have found the biggest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country’s history, including a bust relief of Adolf Hitler and magnifying glasses inside elegant boxes with swastikas. Some 75 objects were found in a collector’s home in Beccar, a suburb north […]

Brussels train station evacuated amid unverified reports of explosions and one man shot

Brussels train station evacuated amid unverified reports of explosions and one man shot

AN explosion rocked Brussels’ main train station last night after a suspected suicide bomber triggered his device as he was gunned down by police. One eyewitness said the bomber had shouted “Allahu akbar” before the device was set off in the Belgian capital’s Central Station. No one else was injured in the blast as investigators […]

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