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Op-Ed: Donald Trump hits new low with phantom Clinton health scare

Donald Trump and the Republicans have abandoned all pretense of conducting an honorable campaign based upon the offering up of policy and ideas. Dropping badly in the polls, they've sunk to telling voters that Hillary Clinton has an undisclosed illness.

Mobileye, Delphi collaborate to develop autonomous driving system

British automotive equipment maker Delphi and Israeli technology company Mobileye are teaming up to develop a system for autonomous driving.

World's largest aircraft damaged in crash landing

London - The world's largest aircraft suffered cockpit damage on Wednesday after nosediving while landing on its second test flight, but there were no injuries, according to the craft's manufacturer.

Magnificent 'old time' cinema proves popular in St. Albans Special

Saint Albans - A cinema, originally built during the early 1930s and operated in the city of St. Albans, has recently re-opened and restored to its former glory. The building and experience offers an evening more enjoyable than the crowded multiplex.

The Mousetrap: Going strong after 64 years Special

London - The Mousetrap is a play by Agatha Christie, the writer of murder-mysteries, and it holds the record as the world's longest-running stage play, having entered its 64th year of continuous production.

Instagram 19th service to pass one billion Android app installs

This week Instagram became the fourth online service app owned by Facebook to pass the one billion mark in Android app installs. Relatively speaking, it did not take Instagram all that long to get their, either.

Welterweight Errol Spence ready for first world title fight

Unbeaten boxer Errol Spence has just completed his transformation from being a prospect to contender in the 147 pound welterweight limit following his stellar performance against Leonard Bundu over the weekend at Ford Amphitheater in New York City.

Voting begins in bitter Labour leader contest in UK

London - Voting will begin Monday to decide if veteran leftist Jeremy Corbyn will remain leader of Britain's Labour party, with an ill-tempered campaign deepening divisions that threaten the party's future.

Gruinard Island — Its sinister past keeps people away

Gruinard Island is a small island that lies less than a mile from the Scottish mainland. The island is serene-looking now and appears to have an almost unnerving tranquility. But this may be because it was a place of death in the early 1940s.

Teenage girl calls 911 when parents 'force' her to go on vacation

A teenage girl from Mississauga, near Toronto, called 911 last week about an event that most of us would welcome — a vacation. She didn't want to go but Mom and Dad said she had to so, well, she reached out for help.

London mayor Khan calls on Labour to ditch leader Corbyn

London - London's Labour mayor Sadiq Khan on Sunday urged party members to unseat boss Jeremy Corbyn in the upcoming leadership election, saying he had "failed to win the respect of the British people.

Kell Brook could be competitive against Golovkin at 160 pounds

IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook has been tagged as the underdog in his upcoming fight against unbeaten unified middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin but halfway to his training he believes he would be fiercer as he moves up to the 160 pounds limit.

British magician Jamie Raven to embark on U.K. tour this October

British magician Jamie Raven will be touring the United Kingdom this fall. His tour kicks off on October 28 at The Magic Circle in London.

U.S. court rules in favour of man fired for smoking pot at work

Smoking marijuana at work just got a seal of...near approval from a U.S. court. A state court in Connecticut has just given a man back his job after he'd been fired for imbibing pot while at work but his punishment remains harsh.

Review: Billy Bragg and Joe Henry share a stage at intimate London gig Special

English singer/songwriter Bragg and American folk musician Henry played songs off their forthcoming collaboration — as well as some of their solo material — to around 100 fans at St. Pancras Old Church in London.

Brazilian police say U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte made-up theft story

A Brazilian police official says that Ryan Lochte and 3 teammates from the U.S. swim team made up their story of being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro. The swimmers said the robbery took place early Sunday morning.

Cad & The Dandy: Quality tailoring at an affordable price Special

London - Founded in 2008 by James Sleater and Ian Meiers, two City of London bankers who had been made redundant, Cad & The Dandy is an independent tailoring company with a flagship store located at 13 Savile Row.

Electric cars could replace 90 percent of current U.S. vehicles

A new study out of the U.S. has determined electric vehicles, with their current charging limitations, could replace and do an equal job to 90 percent of the gasoline-powered vehicles on the road in that country today.

Poll finds almost half of Canadians believe Toronto unsafe city

Toronto just had its 42nd murder of 2016, but despite that number, stats show that on a per capita basis it's nowhere near being Canada's most unsafe city. However, a new poll found almost half of Canadians view Canada's largest city as unsafe.

Britons eye ancestry, love to secure post-Brexit rights

London - From looking up their European ancestry to seeking out a continental soulmate, some Britons are leaving no stone unturned in their bid to keep ties with Europe after the nation's vote to leave the union.
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