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In this Feb. 12, 2011 file photo, Ann Coulter waves to the audience after speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

Ann Coulter's UC Berkeley speech cancelled

Ann Coulter said Wednesday that she was forced to cancel her speaking event Thursday at the University of California, Berkeley amid concerns of violence but might still “swing by to say hello” to all her supporters.

Kevin O’Leary, Leadership Candidate for the Conservative Party of Canada, spoke to the Empire Club of Canada at a luncheon in the Arcadian Court in downtown Toronto on Friday April 7, 2017. (Stan Behal/Toronto Sun)

O'Leary throws support to Bernier

Kevin O’Leary, who rattled Conservative cages three months ago when he joined the party’s leadership race, did it again Wednesday by quitting a contest observers believe he had every chance of winning.

A South Korean army's K1A2 tank fires during South Korea-U.S. joint military live-fire drills at Seungjin Fire Training Field in Pocheon, South Korea, near the border with North Korea, Wednesday. April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

South Korea installs parts of U.S. defence system

The Trump administration told lawmakers Wednesday it will apply economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, as an extraordinary White House briefing served to tamp down talk of military action against an unpredictable and increasingly dangerous U.S. adversary.

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Body found encased in concrete in Missouri

A Missouri man whose body authorities believe is the one found in a crate encased in concrete in a dumpster might have been missing for months before the group home where he lived reported that he was gone, a sheriff said Wednesday.

In this Feb. 9, 1944, file photo, U.S. Navy Lt. John F. Kennedy smiles at the Stork Club in New York. A diary written by Kennedy in 1945 during his brief stint as a journalist after World War II is being auctioned on April 26, 2017, by RR Auction in Boston. (AP Photo/File)

JFK diary sells for US$718,000

A diary kept by a young John F. Kennedy during his brief stint as a journalist after the Second World War in which he reflected on Adolf Hitler and the weakness of the United Nations sold for more than US$700,000 Wednesday, according to the auction house.

In this Tuesday, April 18, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks at Snap-On Tools in Kenosha, Wis. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

Trump tax plan the 'largest tax reform' in history

Dismissing concerns about ballooning federal deficits, U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday proposed dramatic tax cuts for U.S. businesses and individuals — outlining an overhaul his administration promises will spur economic growth and simplify America’s tangle of tax code rules.