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Global News Iranian general threatens to 'annihilate' Israel
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem February 19, 2017. "I also heard his moderate remarks, and there is a huge gap between his words and the actions of the Revolutionary Guards, who are advancing an army against Israel with the stated aim of destroying Israel", Netanyahu said.

Global News Impeachment move: BJP hits out at Congress
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He accused the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government of bringing constitutional values under threat. Gandhi said if given 15 minutes to speak his voice on various issues, including the Nirav Modi banking scam, PM Modi would "run away". Lekhi "thanked" Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu for rejecting the Congress's notice for impeachment of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and said the Opposition party's attempt was an act of "blasphemy" towards the Constitution.

Global News Barbara Bush remembered as role model at Texas funeral
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At the funeral Melania , as befits such occasions, appeared in a dark outfit and stood in a black dress from Dolce & Gabbana and shoes in the same tone, and finished your way she is a small clutch bag (thanks for the news blogger boo_10). The photo was taken by Paul Morse , a former White House photographer during the George W. Bush administration. But it wasn't the fact that she attended solo that got the internet talking, with the president nowhere to be seen.

Global News Kabul voter registration centre blast: 57 dead
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The dead included 21 women and five children, killed when the blast hit the queue outside. The AP reports the bomb's vibration could be felt across the city, shattering windows miles away. The besieged group has nowhere near the same power or hold of territory in Afghanistan that the Taliban has, but it has still been able to conduct attacks in urban areas of the country.

Global News Trump slams Democrats for objecting to Pompeo
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The lack of support does not preclude Pompeo from facing a full Senate vote. "Hard to believe Obstructionists may vote against Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State ". "He should certainly be supportive of what the president is trying to do". Sen. Chris Coons , D-Del., who was on the list of past Democrats around the panel to announce that his vote, " said he is concerned that Pompeo "will embolden, " as opposed to reasonable or control" Trump's "most populous and instincts that are risky".

Global News President Trump Adds Coral Gables Husband-And-Wife Duo To Legal Team
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Giuliani added he's been speaking with PEETUS for weeks about joining the group of legal advisers, which has been struggling to recruit new members following the raid of Michael Cohen's records and all that Stormy Daniels drama . Trump is looking to bring his involvement with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation to a close, and is considering whether to sit for questioning by Mueller's team.

Global News Kim Jong Un announces 'discontinuance' of nuclear, missile tests
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South Korea said the North's decision signified "meaningful" progress toward denuclearisation of the peninsula and would create favourable conditions for successful meetings with it and the United States . The change in North Korea's policy was announced via state news agency KCNA. President Donald Trump tweeted Friday night about reassuring signals from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said it was a sign "Progress being made for all".

Global News McCabe findings sent to USA attorney for review
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McCabe advised Director Comey repeatedly that he was working with The Wall Street Journal on the stories in question prior to publication", Bromwich said in a statement CNN published. The attorney added that he has not had time yet to find witnesses to corroborate McCabe, the report said. Last week, Inspector General Michael Horowitz sent to Congress a report blasting McCabe.

Global News Arizona House Democrats support walkout vote
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Palm Lane in Phoenix, according to a press release from the Arizona Education Association. Gov. Ducey (R) tweeted minutes after AEA and AEU's announcement on Thursday and said that "No one wants to see teachers strike " and that "kids are the ones who lose out".

Global News Rosenstein Told Trump He's Not A Target Of Cohen Investigation
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Trump has been told previously that he is not a target of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation . "There is a belief that President Trump will soon move to fire Special Prosecutor Mueller", Joseph's email continued. Many people have said, 'You should fire [Mueller]'". The shift gives some breathing room for Mueller, as well as Rosenstein, who has been criticized strongly by House Republicans for being slow to comply with requests for classified documents.

Global News Greitens facing new charges for tampering with computer data
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Eric Greitens with a felony for using a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign , adding to the woes of the first-term Republican governor who responded by calling it another effort to "smear" him. The charity's employee handbook and its non-disclosure agreements "prohibited disclosure of the donor list and the retention of it by anyone not employed by and working on behalf of The Mission Continues", the probable cause statement said.

Global News Senate allows babies in chamber despite concerns from older, male senators
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Senator Tammy Duckworth is the first senator to give birth while in office and the U.S. Senate has unanimously approved a new rule to allow her to bring her daughter Maile Pearl onto the floor of the senate for votes. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and outgoing Sen. "I'm not going to object to anything like that, not in this day and age", Sen. On Twitter , Duckworth said she made her newborn, Maile, had a jacket "so she doesn't violate the Senate floor dress code (which requires blazers)".

Global News Israel and Iran war is near
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Liberal interventionist Democrats agree. It could be devastating for Israel's flourishing high-tech economy and for Iran's already collapsing currency. But, in testimony last week, Defense Secretary James Mattis said he was anxious that American military action in Syria, if it went too far, could start a wider war, principally with Assad's chief patron, Russia.

Global News Justice Loya's death: SC dismisses pleas seeking SIT probe
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The judgment pronounced by Justice Chandrachud also took exception to the way the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed and that insinuations were made against the committee of administrators of the Bombay High Court and the judges of the Supreme Court in the course of the hearing of the matter.

Global News Prince death probe closed: No charges
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Schulenberg, who is accused of illegally prescribing Prince an opioid a week before the musician died, will pay $30,000 in a settlement for a federal court case over the prescription, the US Attorney's office announced on Thursday . 19) to mark the anniversary of his death two years ago. Prince did not have any prescriptions for fentanyl. Schulenberg's attorney has disputed that.

Global News Abe, Trump agree on new framework for trade talks
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US President Donald Trump has again turned his back on the Trans-Pacific Partnership after just days ago raising the prospect he might consider rejoining the massive free trade agreement with Australia, Japan and nine other allied nations.

Global News SD308 warns students of consequences ahead of national walkout
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There have been 33 school shootings in California since Columbine, resulting in 51 deaths and 136 injuries. Nearly two decades after the shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado, students here are still protesting for gun reform. Ariel Feldman, 17, a 12th-grader at Calvary Christian Academy in Fort Lauderdale, is hoping for a modest 150 to show up at Holiday Park in Fort Lauderdale at 9 a.m.

Global News Bitcoin heist suspect likely fled to Sweden after escaping from Iceland prison
Author: 0 Bitcoin heist suspect likely fled to Sweden after escaping from Iceland prison

According to local media reports , the suspected bitcoin bandit escaped the prison through a window and somehow made the 95km journey to Iceland's worldwide airport in Keflavik. He was later identified on security footage from Keflavik Airport, and seen boarding the flight to Stockholm where Iceland's prime minister, Katrin Jakobsdottir, was another passenger.

Global News Essex County's air pollution lessening, report says
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According to the report , "fine particle air pollution is the largest environmental risk factor worldwide, responsible for a substantially larger number of attributable deaths than other more well-known behavioral risk factors such as alcohol use, physical inactivity, or high sodium intake".

Global News Canadian drug mule jailed 8 years in cocaine cruise
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Roberge, from Quebec, was sentenced to a non-parole period of just less than five years, after which she is likely to be shipped back to Canada . Roberge will serve a minimum of four years and nine months in prison, and her earliest release date is May 2021.

Global News Every Major Change In The Superstar Shakeup
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Others, well, did not. The show benefitted from a hot crowd that was itching for some changes, and the Red brand brought that in spades. - New WWE United States Champion Jeff Hardy was scheduled to appear in Cabarrus County Court on Monday for a hearing related to his DUI arrest from March 10th in Concord, NC but he obviously did not appear as he was on RAW in Hartford, CT.

Global News 'A Lot of Amnesia': Liberal Cheerleaders Forget New Hero James Comey's Past
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In an excerpt shown Saturday, Comey said his belief that Clinton would beat Trump in the 2016 presidential election was a factor in his decision to disclose the investigation into her emails. Democrats will probably go to their graves believing that Comey's re-opening of the email investigation 11 days out cost Clinton the election. And then he said, 'Another reason you know it's not true is I'm a germaphobe.

Global News Police detain some opposition activists as protests continue in downtown Yerevan
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Meanwhile, Pashinyan called everyone to join them on Tuesday, April 17, to block all the streets leading to Parliament, so the MPs are not able to gather and cast their vote for a new prime minister of Armenia . Though Monday also saw major roads in the center of the capital being blocked by demonstrators. "We must not allow Armenia's transformation into an autocratic country where the same man remains in power for an indefinite time", 23-year-old student Karen Mirzoyan, told AFP at ...

Global News Putin warns of global 'chaos' after US-led strike on Syria
Author: 0 Putin warns of global 'chaos' after US-led strike on Syria

Philippe told lawmakers that France's "riposte" was "proportionate" and sent a strong, clear message to dissuade Syria's government from using chemical weapons. Rebels control only a few pockets of territory and are largely cut off from global support. Syrian media and locals reported air strikes and Syrian air defense launching rockets in response in the early hours of Tuesday.

Global News 8-year-old boy brings knife to school, cuts 3 students
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The police chief in a Minnesota city where an 8-year-old slashed three other students with a knife says he wishes he knew why the boy did it. After the attack, which occurred around 7:15 a.m., the boy walked to the school office and put the knife down, WCCO Channel 4 reports.

Global News Paul Ryan: 'We Need More Minorities, More Women in Our Party'
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However, some rankandfile House members show up anxious. In the librarian's office just prior to the speech, a reporter asked Ryan if choosing Lee to introduce him was a "tip of the cap" to conservatives. In the upcoming re-election in southern Wisconsin district, Ryan would be up against Randy "Iron Stache" Bryce, a former Army sergeant who works as an ironworker near Racine, Wisconsin.

Global News US 'Acted Appropriately' with Syria Strikes
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Netanyahu said he told May that "the important worldwide message that was given with the attack was zero tolerance for the use of non-conventional weapons". Israel has not commented on the attack. Also on Sunday, two Israeli ministers said their country would continue to act to prevent Iran from establishing itself militarily in Syria.

Global News Resignations of BJP ministers 'immediately accepted'
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He said the two BJP leaders had visited the Hindu Ekta Manch rally to clam down the people and clear misgiving about the investigations. The two ministers had participated in a rally on March 1 in support of the men who allegedly raped and murdered an eight-year-old Muslim nomad girl.

Global News Japan to propose new framework for trade talks
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Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi is likely to lead the Japanese delegation, with his counterpart likely to be U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, the paper said, without citing sources. Japanese officials said Kono and Wang agreed on the importance of maintaining the world's system of free trade. "Since past year, Japan has, in relations with China, displayed a positive message and friendly attitude", Wang said at the meeting, adding that he hoped that the visit would help the two ...

Global News Syria strikes spark opposition in the West
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With the latest US missile strikes, President Donald Trump appears to have reset America's red line for military intervention in Syria over the use of chemical weapons. Seven SCALP missiles hit the bunker, according to the USA military. The U.N. Security Council rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the "aggression" by the United States and its allies against Syria on April 14.

Global News Trump Pivots on TPP, but the Footwear Industry Has 'Seen This Before'
Author: 0 Trump Pivots on TPP, but the Footwear Industry Has 'Seen This Before'

During the campaign, he had criticized the agreement, calling it a product of the special interests that was a "continuing rape" of the country. "So, the United States would have the ability to influence this important alliance". China has responded to Trump's threat of tariffs on as much as $150 billion worth of Chinese goods by placing its own tariffs on US pork and threatening taxes on soybeans, sorghum, corn and beef.

Global News District chief among 13 security forces killed in Ghazni attack
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At least 11 Afghan police personnel have been killed and four police wounded in a gunfight and an ambush attack in western province of Herat, reported local media Tolo News TV on Friday. The Taliban used heavy weapons, he said. The attackers planted mines to prevent government reinforcements from coming and quickly took responsibility for the attack.

Global News Teacher Victory: Kentucky Lawmakers Override Budget Veto
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Somewhere in Kentucky children were sexually assaulted, exposed to drugs or hurt because schools were closed Friday as teachers across the state rallied at the Capitol, Gov. The measures will raise revenue for the state over the next two years by levying a 6 percent sales tax on a variety of services, including auto and home repairs, to pay for higher school spending.

Global News Four Palestinian militants dead in Gaza blast
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This statement was submitted to the Israeli Supreme Court, in response to a petition by two injured Palestinians, who were denied passage to a Ramallah hospital, reportedly leading to the amputation of limbs. Rights groups have branded the Israeli military's open-fire regulations as unlawful, saying they permit soldiers to use potentially lethal force against unarmed protesters.

Global News Chibok Parents Demand Release Of Abducted Schoolgirls
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Two of the girls, Amina Nkeki and Salomi Pogu, had earlier escaped from captivity and was later found in the bush by soldiers. The demands of Boko Haram then were simple, they wanted detained members taken to Damaturu and they will move the girls to Buniyardi for swap somewhere in between.

Global News Japan voices support for US-led strikes against Syria
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The Damascus sky lights up missile fire as the USA launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the capital early Saturday, April 14, 2018. Trump stressed that "America does not seek" a permanent presence in Syria. It was an unusual strategy, a departure from the usual US practice of launching surprise attacks.

Global News Mega Millions victor to be revealed at morning news conference
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New Jersey law requires that the victor be identified though some have speculated whether a series of trusts could be constructed to shield a person's identity. "Family, friends, people in need", he said, NorthJersey.com reported. "For us the plan is to do a lot of good things with it", Wahl said. It's not only life changing money for me but it's life changing for others.

Global News Trump lawyer arranged $1.6 mln payoff to Playboy Playmate for Republican fundraiser
Author: 0 Trump lawyer arranged $1.6 mln payoff to Playboy Playmate for Republican fundraiser

In a statement on Friday, Mr Broidy acknowledged that he had a relationship with a Playboy Playmate and offered to help her financially after she told him she was pregnant. The matter might have remained personal, as the relations between a California businessman and a Playmate is nothing unusual in Tinseltown, but Broidy reportedly helped raise over $108 million in funding for Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and donated more than $160,000 to the RNC a year ago.

Global News Woman who drove SUV with family off cliff was drunk
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CHP said the Hart family SUV's on-board computer showed the vehicle stopped at a gravel pullout and then accelerated over the cliff, a distance of about 70 feet. The Hart family did not wear seatbelts at the time of the crash. A neighbor of the Harts in Woodland, Washington, had filed a complaint, saying the children were apparently being deprived of food as punishment.

Global News Former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury announces June comeback
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What's in store for the best British boxer of his generation? Fury also admitted that he believes Deontay Wilder is "top of the pile" of the current crop of heavyweights but insisted "they're all very vulnerable and very beatable too". He sensationally quipped that he could come back, take on a unified champion, land all the heavyweight belts and retire - but a world title fight is clearly some way off.

Global News Khloe Kardashian Spared No Expense for Baby Nursery, Source Says
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On Tuesday, the Daily Mail published a video of Tristan appearing to make out with a mystery brunette at a club in New York City on Saturday. The baby news comes after Tristan was booed at a basketball game on Wednesday night (11Apr18), as his team, the Cleveland Cavaliers took on the New York Knicks.

Author: 0 Israel air strike against Syria will not go unanswered: Iran's Velayati

The foreign minister's special assistant for political affairs, Hossein Jaberi Ansari, said Iran opposes employing chemical weapons by any party which is totally unacceptable. The U.S. threatened military action but later backed down. "The Zionist regime and the United States have in different stages rushed to the scene to boost the morale of terrorists", he said, according to Iran's Press TV .

Global News Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur set to appear in Toronto court
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In early March, police announced they had recovered at the remains of at least seven people from planters at a home on Mallory Crescent where McArthur kept his landscaping equipment. The photo was released with the hope that a member of the public may be able to identify him. The 2016 interaction was the second time police spoke with McArthur in the years before he was charged with murder.

Global News Rauner, If Asked, Would Deploy Illinois National Guard To Mexican Border
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In 2006, Bush authorized 6000 troops to man the border and President Obama similarly sent 1200 National Guard soldiers for the same duty. "This will not be a mission to build a new wall", Brown wrote. Trump wants up to 4,000 troops sent to the border to combat illegal immigration and drug trafficking. Border Patrol Chief Greg Burwell said it's a challenge to keep tabs on all of it.

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