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Global News Twitter admits Russian propaganda more widespread than initially reported
Author: 0 Twitter admits Russian propaganda more widespread than initially reported

Emails will go out to anyone who followed an account, retweeted, or liked a Tweet put out by the Internet Research Agency (IRA), an organization believed to be connected to Russian government propaganda efforts. Twitter also said on Friday it was investing in technology to help "detect and mitigate the effect on users of fake, coordinated, and automated account activity".

Global News Boris Island is dead... so Johnson moves on to Boris Bridge
Author: 0 Boris Island is dead... so Johnson moves on to Boris Bridge

In a tweet , he said: "I'm especially pleased we are establishing a panel of experts to look at major projects together". "Our economic success depends on good infrastructure and good connections", Johnson tweeted. But he denied reports the French president had responded with "I agree, let's do it". Prior to the building of the Channel Tunnel , opened in 1994, the prospect of a road bridge between Britain and France had been considered.

Global News States want safe harbor for FIs serving legal cannabis industry
Author: 0 States want safe harbor for FIs serving legal cannabis industry

Experts warn caution, as such a monumental shift in federal drug law won't happen in a short time frame. The state's congressional delegation also voiced support for state control of marijuana programs. Doug Lamborn have been working on figuring out ways that Colorado's recreational and medical programs can stay on track without any interference from the Justice Department - though Colorado's US attorney, Bob Troyer, has said that not much would change here under the new rules.

Global News Global warming is real, according to NASA, which actually knows this stuff
Author: 0 Global warming is real, according to NASA, which actually knows this stuff

The planet's long-term warming trend continued in 2017, according to separate analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 2017 was unequivocally the warmest year on record that was not influenced by the periodic El Nino phenomenon, which releases added warmth from the Pacific Ocean and was present in the record warm years of 2015 and 2016.

Global News Primark record can't save AB Foods
Author: 0 Primark record can't save AB Foods

Elsewhere there was a 13pc decline in revenue from its sugar division, driven by significantly lower European Union sugar prices, which adversely affected the company's United Kingdom and Spanish businesses. Primark opened five stores over the 16-week period and added 1.1 million sq ft of space to its estate throughout the year, bringing its total estate to 350 stores and 14.2 million sq ft.

Global News For First Time, Pope Francis Marries Couple in Flight
Author: 0 For First Time, Pope Francis Marries Couple in Flight

Francis is traveling from Chile to Peru later Thursday. Their planned religious ceremony could not take place in the local parish church due to structural damage arising from the 2010 quake. The Chilean couple married in a civil ceremony in 2010 but were never formally Wednesday in the eyes of the Catholic Church. "At the same time I ask him to appeal to the armed forces and government of Chile to collaborate in this humanitarian crusade which will enable us to have the spiritual peace we ...

Global News Kuwait Oil Minister: No Plan to Exit Oil Cuts
Author: 0 Kuwait Oil Minister: No Plan to Exit Oil Cuts

Both benchmarks last week reached levels not seen since December 2014, with Brent touching $70.05 a barrel and WTI as high as $64.77. US refinery crude runs fell by 420,000 bpd and refined product stocks rose, implying a well supplied market.

Global News Benjamin Netanyahu, his wife Sara call Sabarmati Ashram's visit 'inspiring'
Author: 0 Benjamin Netanyahu, his wife Sara call Sabarmati Ashram's visit 'inspiring'

For 70 years the organisation perpetuates the Palestinian narrative and the abolition of Zionism, and this is the first time they [the Americans] challenge this ... And late in the evening, he delivered a lecture where he underlined the strong commitment of India and Israel towards counter-terrorism efforts at the third Raisina Dialogue.

Global News Erdogan: NATO must take stance against USA over border force
Author: 0 Erdogan: NATO must take stance against USA over border force

This will keep Syria divided forever, leaving the Kurds fully dependent on US aid in the wake of increased regional tensions, while the USA gets another foothold for its West Asian geopolitical manoeuvring. Turkey regards the Syrian Kurdish militia that controls Afrin and other areas along its border as an extension of the Kurdish insurgency and wants to prevent the establishment of a Kurdish corridor along the frontier.

Global News Freedom House: Tunisia's democracy downgraded
Author: 0 Freedom House: Tunisia's democracy downgraded

A new report released by the global watchdog organisation Freedom House has raised concerns about Tunisia's democratic backslide. Overall, the report found that 71 countries suffered net declines in political rights and civil liberties while only 35 registered gains.

Global News House rejects privacy limits in voting to reauthorize new warrantless surveillance law
Author: 0 House rejects privacy limits in voting to reauthorize new warrantless surveillance law

As the law was originally written, the intelligence community can not use Section 702 to target Americans, who are protected by the Fourth Amendment's prohibition on unreasonable searches and seizures. " "House votes on controversial FISA ACT today.' This is the act that may have been used, with the help of the discredited and phony Dossier, to so badly surveil and abuse the Trump Campaign by the previous administration and others?" " .

Global News Rahul Gandhi Begins UP Tour With Visit To Hanuman Temple
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi Begins UP Tour With Visit To Hanuman Temple

Angry protesters greeted Rahul Gandhi here and in Amethi , his Lok Sabha constituency, on the first day of his two-day visit to Uttar Pradesh on Monday, his first after becoming the Congress president. Congress spokesman Amar Nath said that the new party president knows the state well. Congress leaders said that they would be writing a letter to the party high command to look into their proposal.

Global News Police charge man in east Charlotte convenience store robbery
Author: 0 Police charge man in east Charlotte convenience store robbery

The motive for the double murder-suicide is now unknown, but The Charlotte Observer reported that the crime is still being actively investigated. That's a way to describe Christina Elizabeth Treadway, a 34-year-old Carolina Panthers' gameday ticket taker and North Carolina mom of two, killing her three-year-old daughter and seven-year-old son, before jumping off a bridge in a double murder-suicide over the weekend.

Global News Shutdown watch: What Trump's DACA moves mean
Author: 0 Shutdown watch: What Trump's DACA moves mean

President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday at a federal judge who's temporarily blocked him from ending protections for almost 800,000 young immigrants. It included a path to citizenship for Dreamers, funds for enhanced border security - some of which could have been used for a wall - and changes to the program that distributes via lottery small numbers of visas to nations with low rates of immigration.

Global News Ukip leader facing calls to resign over girlfriend's racist texts
Author: 0 Ukip leader facing calls to resign over girlfriend's racist texts

The publication of the alleged messages has sparked uproar within the embattled party, with senior party figures calling for Bolton to resign and " sort himself out ". "Yet I fully recognise the offence they have caused", Ms Marney said in a statement. He told BBC's Sunday Politics: 'I think it is very clear that Henry is increasingly in a position where he's got some hard decisions to make'.

Global News Las Vegas massacre months in the planning
Author: 0 Las Vegas massacre months in the planning

The request was unopposed by prosecutors. According to CNN , the documents do give a peek at what investigators knew about the case and believed about Paddock's actions at the time the search warrants were filed. on October 2 and deleted the account by 2:46 a.m., according to an affidavit among more than 300 pages of documents handed over Friday by federal prosecutors after U.S.

Global News Vehicle goes airborne, lands in 2nd-floor dentist's office
Author: 0 Vehicle goes airborne, lands in 2nd-floor dentist's office

The car's occupants, who police said had minor injuries, were extricated from the vehicle by responders from the Orange County Fire Department. The incident caused a small fire that injured one person, who was able to get out of the vehicle without any assistance, according to the Orange County Fire Authority .

Global News Israeli Army Conducts Airstrike Targeting Southern Gaza Strip
Author: 0 Israeli Army Conducts Airstrike Targeting Southern Gaza Strip

Israeli military spokesman Colonel Jonathan Conricus has stated that the tunnel was bombed because it was a terror tunnel that ran underneath strategic facilities. The existence of tunnels used to smuggle terrorists into Israel was revealed in the initial days of the 2014 war between Hamas and Israel. The Israeli military said it has destroyed three tunnels in the past two months.

Global News Plane skids off runway in northern Turkey
Author: 0 Plane skids off runway in northern Turkey

Flights have resumed at the Trabzon International Airport on Sunday morning, after being temporarily suspended following the incident. There were over 162 passengers on board the Pegasus Airlines plane when it overshot the runway and skidded down a cliff towards the Black Sea.

Global News Suspect in custody after possible hostage situation on Greyhound bus
Author: 0 Suspect in custody after possible hostage situation on Greyhound bus

Police say the situation started after they received a report of a disorderly and possibly armed suspect aboard the bus in Wisconsin near the IL border, CBS affiliate WDJT reports. Schmaling said the driver didn't know there was any potential danger. At a Bond Court hearing in Waukegan Sunday, Vargas-Rosas was ordered held without bond in the Lake County jail, with a court appearance scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, Covelli said.

Global News Obama Foundation files plans for Obama Presidential Center
Author: 0 Obama Foundation files plans for Obama Presidential Center

Not only are public lands being given to a private entity but the public will pay to have Cornell Drive closed and Stony Island Avenue and Lake Shore Drive widened. "While we don't expect everyone to agree with every element of the plan, we look forward to working with people across the community and the city to make the most of the opportunity to create a global destination that will showcase the South Side to the world", the spokesperson said in a statement .

Global News Bannon to Testify Before House Intelligence Committee in Russia Probe
Author: 0 Bannon to Testify Before House Intelligence Committee in Russia Probe

Bannon himself is said to have commented that Mr. Trump's daughter Ivanka was "dumb as a brick". Bannon stepped down as chairman of the Breitbart News Network Wednesday after a public break with President Donald Trump . His departure from Breitbart threatens to further isolate the self-proclaimed champion of anti-Washington populism that swept Trump to power and whom Bloomberg once called "the most risky political operative in America".

Global News Czech election: Zeman faces presidential run-off against Drahos
Author: 0 Czech election: Zeman faces presidential run-off against Drahos

He leads eight other candidates, with around 41.3 percent of the votes, according to the results from half of the districts. While the Czech Republic is the EU's richest post-communist member by economic output per capita - it also has the bloc's lowest unemployment and one of its fastest growth rates - Zeman has tapped into anti-migrant rhetoric resembling that of anti-establishment forces that scored gains in European elections previous year.

Global News Flood Warning Early Friday ahead of Winter Storm Warnings
Author: 0 Flood Warning Early Friday ahead of Winter Storm Warnings

Accumulations of snow, if any, are under an inch. The northern Plains are expected to be near or below zero degrees, while southern Louisiana will be in the 40s from Friday through the weekend. Mon: High: 30 Low: 17 Mostly to partly cloudy, breezy. A Storm 5 Alert has been issued for that time period. Bringing storm totals of 8 to 14 inches.

Global News Efforts under way to ease US-Pakistan tensions over aid suspension
Author: 0 Efforts under way to ease US-Pakistan tensions over aid suspension

Speaking to the US CENTCOM commander Gen. Joseph Votel, the Pakistani Army Chief said "Pakistan is fully aware of US concerns on activities of Afghan nationals in Pakistan and we are already undertaking multiple actions through Operation "Radd ul Fasaad" to deny any residual capacity to terrorists of all hue and colour for which return of Afghan Refugees is an essential prerequisite".

Global News Year-Old Survivor Of Texas Church Shooting Leaves Hospital
Author: 0 Year-Old Survivor Of Texas Church Shooting Leaves Hospital

Ward is one of the youngest survivors of the worst church shooting in US history in which a deranged gunman killed 26 members of the First Baptist Church congregation. Ward suffered five gunshot wounds-two in his leg, two in his stomach and one in his arm-and had to have multiple surgeries in the weeks the followed.

Global News Quake hits Iran-Iraq border region, felt in Baghdad
Author: 0 Quake hits Iran-Iraq border region, felt in Baghdad

The eighth hit near Mehran in western Iran , about 90 kilometres southeast of Mandali along the sparsely populated Zagros Mountains that divide Iran and Iraq. The epicentre, with a depth of 8km, was determined to be at 33.78 degrees latitude and 45.74 degrees longitude. Extensive damage was caused to infrastructure in the area.

Global News Trump says he 'probably' has good relationship with Kim Jong Un
Author: 0 Trump says he 'probably' has good relationship with Kim Jong Un

Talks with the South Koreans would constrain the US's ability to respond to any new North Korean nuclear and missile tests, because the USA will need South Korea's full support if the crisis continues on its current trajectory. The actions of Kim have taken Donald Trump by surprise. "I understand that a lot of things are hard to negotiate prior to an election", Trump said.

Global News Assange, now Ecuadoran citizen, still can't leave embassy
Author: 0 Assange, now Ecuadoran citizen, still can't leave embassy

And Ecuador's considering outside help to resolve the case of Julian Assange . Assange's legal team have maintained his confinement to the embassy amounts to illegal detention. In 2010, Wikileaks leaked USA military helicopter footage showing the killing of Iraqi civilians. Moreno said of Assange, "I respect the situation he is in, which calls for respect of his human rights, but we also ask that he respects the situation he is in".

Global News Armed robbers steal jewellery 'worth millions' from Ritz hotel in Paris
Author: 0 Armed robbers steal jewellery 'worth millions' from Ritz hotel in Paris

No injuries were reported in the incident, although some reports on Twitter said that the robbers burst into the Hemingway bar in the hotel and fired their weapons. The French capital's most high-profile recent jewellery theft was carried out in October 2016 against U.S. reality television star Kim Kardashian. The loot is estimated to be worth more than $5.38 million.

Global News Martin Guptill powers New Zealand past Pakistan in rain-affected clash
Author: 0 Martin Guptill powers New Zealand past Pakistan in rain-affected clash

Pakistan made 246-9 batting first after winning the toss and New Zealand were 64-2 after 14 overs when rain interrupted the match for more than two hours. Trent Boult (one for 54) and Tim Southee (two for 57) were parsimonious early, restricting Pakistan to 39 for two after nine overs before Mitchell Santner was introduced.

Global News China dismisses speculations of military base in Gwadar
Author: 0 China dismisses speculations of military base in Gwadar

China has invested heavily in Pakistan. Rebuffing a U.S. suggestion that China should convince Pakistan to crack down on terror, Beijing said it would not be "conducive" to link terrorism with its "all-weather" Islamabad. Noting that China has taken a more active role in trying to help stabilise Afghanistan, trying to improve relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan, the official said the USA believes that China is also interested in stability in Pakistan and also for the China Pakistan ...

Global News Teacher Arrested For Asking Why Superintendent Got A Raise
Author: 0 Teacher Arrested For Asking Why Superintendent Got A Raise

It was then that the skirmished happened, in what appeared to be a hallway, while the cameras rolled. "I have a serious issue with a superintendent or any person of leadership getting any type of raise", she said at the meeting. A member of the school board interrupts her, saying that her question was not related to the evening's agenda. The instructor was called upon a moment time for input and, in the wake of offering another conversation starter, the unidentified Abbeville city agent ...

Global News Israel Releases Blacklist Of 20 'Boycott' Groups
Author: 0 Israel Releases Blacklist Of 20 'Boycott' Groups

Publication of the list comes nine months after Israel passed a law banning foreigners who support boycotting the country . The movement has urged businesses, artists and universities to sever ties with Israel and it includes thousands of volunteers around the world.

Global News Trump Tower catches fire in New York City, injuring three
Author: 0 Trump Tower catches fire in New York City, injuring three

Images showed dark plumes of smoke billowing from the building's roof just after 7 a.m. In the meantime, social media users are sharing their thoughts about Trump Tower's rooftop inferno. local time and that units were on the scene, according to CNN's Kristen Holmes . NY time, reportedly by Secret Service agents . The Fifth Avenue building has hit the headlines since Trump took office over the amount spent on security for the president's trips to the tower and his time living there prior ...

Global News Egypt intelligence official directs television hosts to accept Jerusalem decision
Author: 0 Egypt intelligence official directs television hosts to accept Jerusalem decision

Egypt on Sunday denied a US media report claiming that it has given a "tacit" acceptance to President Donald Trump's decision to officially recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital . "The point that is unsafe for us is the intifada issue. Hamas would be reborn once more", he reportedly said. Egypt has long accused Hamas of supporting groups fighting its security forces in the Sinai peninsula, a region that borders Gaza and Israel.

Global News Political slugfest continues over Triple Talaq bill
Author: 0 Political slugfest continues over Triple Talaq bill

While The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill was stuck in the Rajya Sabha, the Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill, 2017, which proposes constitutional status for the OBC commission, could not be passed in the Lok Sabha. However, the government is "committed to passing the law and empower our Muslim sisters", said the parliamentary affairs minister. "For the first time, Union ministers and (ruling party) MPs were seen standing in the Rajya Sabha and stalling Parliament", he ...

Author: 0 Our readers react: should Oprah run for president?

But while talking about her speech backstage, Oprah revealed that she was very nervous on stage. Winfrey said while there was no justice for Taylor, whose attackers were never prosecuted, her truth lived on in the work of civil rights icon Rosa Parks, an ACLU investigator on Taylor's case.

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