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NFL: San Diego Chargers to join Rams in Los Angeles

NFL: San Diego Chargers to join Rams in Los Angeles

The Chargers, led by quarterback Philip Rivers, lost their final five games this season to finish with a 5-11 record The San Diego Chargers have announced they are relocating to Los Angeles to share a stadium with the LA Rams. The Rams relocated from St Louis at the end of last season, with a new […]

Canada last in foreign aid, defence spending, report says

Canada last in foreign aid, defence spending, report says

Image copyright AFP Image caption Canada has fallen behind on spending on defence and development compared to its global peers, new study says Canada is last compared with its global peers when it comes to defence and aid spending, a new report says. Ottawa came less than halfway to meeting international spending benchmarks in those […]

Trump claims intelligence chief denounced ‘false’ dossier

Trump claims intelligence chief denounced ‘false’ dossier

Image copyright AP Donald Trump says the US spy chief called him to “denounce the false and fictitious” report that Russia held compromising information about the president-elect. Mr Trump again tweeted that the report was “made up, phony facts”. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper merely said he had told Mr Trump that no judgment […]

Trump Organization handover plan slammed by ethics chief

Trump Organization handover plan slammed by ethics chief

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Journalists were not allowed to examine documents handing control to Mr Trump’s sons The director of the US Office of Government Ethics has sharply criticised Donald Trump’s plan to hand his global business empire to his sons before his inauguration on 20 January. The plan does not match the “standards” […]

Top US spy hits back at Trump leak claim

Top US spy hits back at Trump leak claim

Image copyright Reuters The head of US spy agencies has rejected President-elect Donald Trump’s claim that US intelligence leaked content from a classified briefing. Mr Trump accused US spies of leaking allegations that Russia had compromising material on him. But James Clapper, director of National Intelligence, said he was “profoundly dismayed” by the leak. He […]

US tanks and troops to begin arriving in Poland

US tanks and troops to begin arriving in Poland

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Tanks and other equipment began arriving in Germany last week and are being moved to Eastern Europe US tanks and armoured vehicles along with more than 3,000 US soldiers start arriving in Poland on Thursday. They are part of President Barack Obama’s response to reassure Nato allies concerned about a […]

Fury over India flag doormats for sale on Amazon

Fury over India flag doormats for sale on Amazon

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption In India, desecration of the national flag is punishable with fines and imprisonment India’s foreign minister has criticised online retail giant Amazon after its Canadian website was found to be selling doormats featuring the Indian flag. Sushma Swaraj tweeted that Amazon should issue an “unconditional apology” and withdraw the […]

Trump: Obamacare repeal and replace to go ‘simultaneously’

Trump: Obamacare repeal and replace to go ‘simultaneously’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More than 11.5 million Americans have signed up for plans in this open-enrollment period President-elect Donald Trump has said he plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as soon as his health secretary pick is confirmed. In his first news conference since July, Mr Trump said […]

Trump hands over business empire to sons

Trump hands over business empire to sons

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Donald Trump and his lawyer Sheri Dillon outlined how his business interests will be managed US President-elect Donald Trump says he is handing over his business empire to his sons, Donald Jr and Eric. He told a news conference he had formally given “complete and total” control to them […]

Trump brands claims of compromising material ‘sick and phoney’

Media captionHere’s what Donald Trump had to say at his press conference US President-elect Donald Trump says allegations Russia has compromising material on him are “fake news, phoney stuff”, put together by “sick people”. He was replying to unsubstantiated allegations that his election team colluded with Russia and there were salacious videos of his private […]