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Global News As Tillerson heads to Africa, Trump's 's---hole' comment lingers
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Another $110 million was destined for Ethiopia to help amid a drought. In a conference call with reporters on Monday, previewing Tillerson's trip, Dona Yamamoto, acting assistant secretary of state for African affairs, stressed the need for investment in girls' education and entrepreneurial and youth development programs.

Global News Justice Department to sue California over 'sanctuary' laws
Author: 0 Justice Department to sue California over 'sanctuary' laws

Constitution. A second lawprevents state and local law enforcement from giving federal immigration officials information about when they intend to release an undocumented immigrant from their custody. California has often taken steps against the Trump Administration's efforts to enforce federal compliance with immigration policies. Gov. "I find it hard to believe even in today's America that informing people of their legal rights could be considered illegal", she said.

Global News France to set the legal age for sexual consent at 15
Author: 0 France to set the legal age for sexual consent at 15

This new law will effectively create a new threshold, which will criminalize sexual activity with a minor under 15, as well as a legal assumption that the child was coerced. Reporting in December, NPR's Eleanor Beardsley said , "Another very recent case saw a middle school teacher get an eight-month suspended sentence after having a relationship with his 13-year-old student".

Global News NDPP, NPF both claim to form Govt in Nagaland
Author: 0 NDPP, NPF both claim to form Govt in Nagaland

Moreover, these regional parties are not only major political forces in their respective states, they also hold a small but very significant vote shares in other parts of the country, which will help the Congress Party to gain in states where it dominates.

Global News German Chancellor Angela Merkel set to serve 4th term
Author: 0 German Chancellor Angela Merkel set to serve 4th term

MEMBERS of Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) have voted in favour of a coalition with Angela Merkel's Christian Democrat (CDU) conservatives. Merkel was weakened by her decision in 2015 to welcome hundreds of thousands of people seeking asylum, which contributed to the rise of a far-right party that stole conservative voters.

Global News Perez pushes DREAM Act as Trump's DACA deadline passes
Author: 0 Perez pushes DREAM Act as Trump's DACA deadline passes

Both those developments have taken the pressure off lawmakers. Feet away from the White House immigration advocates and "Dreamers" were demanding action. "President Trump attempted to end DACA - an Obama-era executive order that will likely be ruled unlawful in the long run - and that should have been the end of the story", said David Ray, a spokesman for the Federation for American Immigration Reform, which favors increased immigration enforcement.

Global News Second part of Budget Session commences
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Since the Congress and the Left are the most vocal parties against the government, the Opposition attack on the BJP could become subdued after the election debacle. "During a meeting of the Congress" highest decision-making body -the steering committee - the party had chose to attack the Modi government inside and outside the Parliament in a big way by raising the PNB scam.

Global News Toronto police identify seventh set of human remains in Bruce McArthur case
Author: 0 Toronto police identify seventh set of human remains in Bruce McArthur case

Police have so far identified three sets of remains they found in large planters at a home where McArthur did gardening work and rented storage space - those of Andrew Kinsman, 49, Soroush Mahmudi, 50, and Skandaraj Navaratnam, 40. While Idsinga has an idea of how at least some of McArthur's alleged victims were killed, he said investigators have been unable to definitively determine the cause of death in each case.

Global News France's Macron hails German coalition vote as 'good news for Europe'
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Chancellor Angela Merkel and Germans can breathe a sigh of relief now that the center-left Social Democrats have voted to enter a coalition with Merkel's conservatives. The radical youth wing had opposed the coalition. 'We now have clarity: the SPD will join the next German government'. In a nod to the the abbreviation "GroKo" as the grand right-left coalition is known in Germany, European Commission vice president Frans Timmermans wrote on Twitter: "GroGO!" "The SPD needs to be more like ...

Global News White House on lockdown after shots fired
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U.S. Secret Service responded to the sound of shots fired. The White House the official home of the United States president, has been placed on lock-down. "Trying to learn more". "We are aware of the incident", White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley told CNN . Most recently, on February 23, a auto drove into a security barrier outside the building.

Global News North Atlantic Treaty Organisation explaines why Putin's warnings about nuclear weapons unacceptable
Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation explaines why Putin's warnings about nuclear weapons unacceptable

Observers questioned whether some of his economic targets were realistic, such as a call for increasing per capita GDP by half in the next six years, and said he offered few details on how to achieve them. Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller last month indicted 13 Russians. "Give us a document". The Russian president shook off the accusations in interview on Friday, calling them "Nothing more than yelling and hollering in the united states congress".

Global News Another Oshkosh West student investigated for social media post
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South Londonderry Township Police say the student did not have acess to guns and there was no actual plan to carry out the threat. A student at West Hills High School in California was arrested on suspicion of making terrorist threats after allegedly posting a threat on social media that included a picture of a Lego rifle.

Global News White House denies security adviser McMaster is departing
Author: 0 White House denies security adviser McMaster is departing

CNN reported last week , citing a half dozen unnamed administration and defense officials, that McMaster was considering options to return to the military. Biegun is now president of worldwide governmental affairs at the Ford Motor Company. After General McMaster left the room, Mr. Mattis and Mr. Tillerson continued to speak, not realizing that other participants were still on the line.

Global News Europe Asks Social Networks to Remove Terrorist Content Within an Hour
Author: 0 Europe Asks Social Networks to Remove Terrorist Content Within an Hour

The Commission's guidelines say web companies need humans overseeing content removal to make sure automated tools don't excessively or incorrect remove content. Since then, the Commission has been pleased with how the companies have improved their efforts to removing hate speech . According to WSJ , tech companies are wary the guidelines may infringe on freedom of expression.

Global News Auto bomb explodes near Australian Embassy workers in Kabul
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Camera IconResidents walk though the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, March 2, 2018. The comments come a month after the Taliban claimed responsibility for an attack in which an ambulance packed with explosives blew up in Kabul, killing around 100 people, in the worst attack seen in months.

Global News Modi receives Vietnam President ahead of talks
Author: 0 Modi receives Vietnam President ahead of talks

Earlier in the day, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj called on the Vietnamese president. He and Modi discussed the entire gamut of bilateral ties, including steps to further strengthen their countries' comprehensive strategic partnership in defense and security, science and technology, tourism, oil and gas as well as other areas.

Global News National Assembly adopts motion on land expropriation without compensation
Author: 0 National Assembly adopts motion on land expropriation without compensation

The motion was brought by the radical Marxist Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF ) party and was widely supported by the ruling African National Congress , which controls nearly two-thirds of the parliament. He also said that South Africans would not pay rent to the state for land, and that only corporates and foreign investors would pay rent. The move by the National Assembly is in line with the resolution of the 54th National Conference of the ANC late previous year which resolved that ...

Global News N.Korea resists United States pressure
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Some East Asia analysts have called Mr Yun's departure a big blow to attempts to use diplomacy to resolve the crisis over North Korea's development of nuclear missiles capable of hitting the United States, which has raised fears of war. A combination photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump in NY, U.S. September 21, 2017 and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang, September 4, 2017.

Global News Police question Netanyahu over telecom case
Author: 0 Police question Netanyahu over telecom case

Netanyahu is also linked to two other corruption cases, including another investigation into a bribery case for favorable news coverage in an Israeli newspaper. Israeli media said the controlling shareholder of Bezeq Telecom, Shaul Elovitch, and Nir Hefetz, a former Netanyahu spokesman, were also being questioned.

Global News Sandbags and warnings as northeast US braces for storm-driven flood
Author: 0 Sandbags and warnings as northeast US braces for storm-driven flood

In the Western New York town of Hornell, 30-year-old Anna Stewart was milking the 130 cows of her dairy farm in a barn powered by a generator hooked up to a tractor. That storm battered areas all along Massachusetts' coast, and local officials said they're preparing for similar flooding. Accumulations will be limited over the city and the coast.

Global News UN Says North Korea May Have Helped Syria Make Chemical Weapons
Author: 0 UN Says North Korea May Have Helped Syria Make Chemical Weapons

Syrian military outright denied the use of "any chemical or toxic substance" in Khan Sheikhoun, and also emphasized on the fact that the military "has never used them, anytime, anywhere, and will not do so in the future". " Russia does give support to that regime, and so that is of great concern to us and we continue to point out to our Russian friends that, you need to get on the right side of history on this, you are now on the wrong side of history, with regard to chemical weapons use ...

Global News Cabinet approves establishment of committee to supervise auditors
Author: 0 Cabinet approves establishment of committee to supervise auditors

He said the law will apply to new and old cases of persons who have fled the country to avoid prosecution. - The economic offenders would not be able to stake claim on the properties seized by the Income Tax department or the Enforcement Directorate, even if their yet to be proclaimed guilty by the courts.

Global News Body found near where Middlesex Co. mother went missing
Author: 0 Body found near where Middlesex Co. mother went missing

Keyser, age 23. So her boss called a family member, who went over to St. John's house in Middlesex County. Keyser was an acquaintance of St. John but their relationship was still being investigated. However, the sheriff's office declined to comment on the cellphone and necklace, citing its ongoing investigation. Family members told the station when they were notified St.

Global News Christians shutter famous Jerusalem church to protest taxes
Author: 0 Christians shutter famous Jerusalem church to protest taxes

ReutersWorshippers kneel and pray in front of the closed doors of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City, February 25, 2018 . Christian leaders took the rare step of closing the church, seen as the holiest site in Christianity, on Sunday at noon in a bid to pressure Israeli authorities into abandoning the measures.

Global News Turkey requests Syrian Kurdish leader's extradition
Author: 0 Turkey requests Syrian Kurdish leader's extradition

Turkey on Monday said it had formally asked for the extradition of one of the most prominent leaders of the Syrian Kurds, who was detained by Czech police at the weekend at Ankara's request. The air and ground offensive is created to drive back the Kurdish YPG, which Ankara sees as inextricably linked to the Kurdish PKK, which it views as a terrorist group.

Global News Pakistan's ruling party picks ousted PM's brother Shahbaz Sharif as president
Author: 0 Pakistan's ruling party picks ousted PM's brother Shahbaz Sharif as president

Nawaz Sharif had already put his weight behind his younger brother for performing well in Punjab and keeping the party united by dint of his "exceptional qualities". According to the party's rules, the PML-N's CWC is supposed to elect an acting party head within a week of its chief's removal. The PML-N leader said action against Nawaz Sharif wasn't only against him but against democracy and the nation.

Global News American arrested as police find severed head in suitcase
Author: 0 American arrested as police find severed head in suitcase

Yevgeniy Vasilievich Bayraktar , a 26-year-old American tourist in Japan, is being investigated in the murder of a woman he allegedly met on an app, according to numerous reports in Japanese and global media. "On February 17, her mother consulted with police after a person at the company said that she failed to arrive at work". However, the woman was never seen leaving the building, the Japan Times reported.

Global News Powerful Quake Rocks Papua New Guinea
Author: 0 Powerful Quake Rocks Papua New Guinea

Its depth was around 35 kilometres (22 miles), USGS said. The 7.5 magnitude quake struck the heart of the island near the near the Southern Highlands area, with tremors felt across the nearby region. ExxonMobil said it had shut its Hides gas conditioning plant and that it believed administration buildings, living quarters and a mess hall had been damaged.

Global News Alberta's boycott on BC wine ends
Author: 0 Alberta's boycott on BC wine ends

But she says if B.C. can't find traction on that issue, it may try a different legal tack, and she says Alberta will be ready to respond. Although B.C. coast for export via ocean tankers. With the united Conservative Party at her heels and her economy still largely dependent on oil and gas development and sales, she had to counter a blatantly unconstitutional action by B.C.

Global News BJP may send Jaitley to Rajya Sabha from UP
Author: 0 BJP may send Jaitley to Rajya Sabha from UP

Besides these, the Election Commission has also announced by-poll for the Kerala Rajya Sabha seat vacated by MP Veerendra Kumar. The Rajya Sabha polls for the tenth seat would, however, give yet another opportunity to the SP, BSP and the Congress to unite for putting up a joint candidate to win.

Global News Cop killed in attack on police post in IOK
Author: 0 Cop killed in attack on police post in IOK

The police personnel was guarding the residence of a Hurriyat Conference (M) leader as a militant attacked him and decamped with his service rifle at Soura in the outskirts of Srinagar . "Pained at the loss of a valued colleague SGCt Kultar Singh JKAP 13 Bn who attained martyrdom in an attack on J-K Police guard for protection of Chrar-e-Sharif shrine", tweeted DG S P Vaid.

Global News Sound Off: Should McMaster Return to the Pentagon?
Author: 0 Sound Off: Should McMaster Return to the Pentagon?

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed on February 6 that Trump requested that the Department of Defense "explore a celebration at which all Americans can show their appreciation". Since then, many have rallied to the defense of the transgender troops, including two senior Republican senators, John McCain of Arizona, who is a former P.O.W., and Orrin Hatch of Utah, plus a group of 56 retired generals and admirals.

Global News Australia's deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce resigns amid sex scandal
Author: 0 Australia's deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce resigns amid sex scandal

He thanked Barnaby Joyce for his service but the tension between the two men was evidenced by the lack of any warm parting words from the prime minister. "I don't believe any of them have been sustained", Mr Joyce said. In a statement from Senator Bridget McKenzie, she said Mr Joyce's decision to stand aside was the right decision for the National Party, the nation and most importantly his family.

Global News Trump, Australia's Turnbull seek common ground on trade, China
Author: 0 Trump, Australia's Turnbull seek common ground on trade, China

The location of the incident is not in close proximity to the West Wing or the presidential residence, reported CNN. "The vehicle did not breach the security barrier of the White House complex". Live video will begin when the press conference starts. "We want to do merit-based immigration also", Trump said, adding that such a system "really protects the interest of Australia and its people".

Global News United Nations to vote Saturday on Syria ceasefire
Author: 0 United Nations to vote Saturday on Syria ceasefire

A new wave of airstrikes and shelling on eastern suburbs of the Syrian capital Damascus left at least 22 people dead and dozens wounded Saturday, raising the death toll of a week of bombing in the area to 500, including scores of women and children.

Global News Ferry explosion happens at Mexican beach resort
Author: 0 Ferry explosion happens at Mexican beach resort

Passengers were heard screaming and seen running out of the ship. Footage shows the moment the ferry bursts into flames and smoke plummets from the area while people were milling about on the pier. Among the injured were twenty Mexicans, three Canadians and two Americans, according to local civil defense director for Playa del Carmen Juan Medina Sosa.

Global News Work begins on Afghanistan section of TAPI gas pipeline to Pakistan, India
Author: 0 Work begins on Afghanistan section of TAPI gas pipeline to Pakistan, India

One of the boldest efforts to date to stabilize Afghanistan through economic development began Friday with a ceremonial start to construction on a $22.5 billion natural gas pipeline crossing the country's war-ravaged south. Akbar said India was "committed to supporting the project" while Abbasi said his country "was committed to long-term economic goals which guarantee stability in the region".

Global News SC for definite timelines in appointment of judges
Author: 0 SC for definite timelines in appointment of judges

It said it would decide the future course of action - whether to refer the matter to a larger bench. The Supreme Court recently saw some unusual circumstances. If a judgment is wrong, there is a method of reference to a larger bench and this is the practice being followed over the years. The bench was, in effect, overruling an order in 2014 by another three-judge bench in another case that the land acquisition becomes invalid if the award is not accepted within five years.

Global News Thursday weather: Winter weather advisory in effect until 10 am
Author: 0 Thursday weather: Winter weather advisory in effect until 10 am

WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 6 AM CST EARLY THIS MORNING. There are indications another strong low pressure system may affect the area Wednesday night through Thursday , bringing another chance of snow, rain, or a mix.

Global News Myanmar erases 55 Rohingya Muslim villages 'to cover up crimes against humanity'
Author: 0 Myanmar erases 55 Rohingya Muslim villages 'to cover up crimes against humanity'

The UN and human rights organisations repeatedly said that there was clear evidence of rights violations in Rakhine, and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights called the violence an example of "ethnic cleansing". Myanmar said it had begun building "transit camps" to accommodate returnees, and there were plans to "build new villages". Human rights organizations claim there are no conditions for a safe return.

Global News Delhi Chief Secy assault: MP IAS Officers Association demand strict action
Author: 0 Delhi Chief Secy assault: MP IAS Officers Association demand strict action

A Delhi Police spokesman, Dependra Pathak, said Jain was questioned at the Civil Lines Police station where an FIR has been registered on the complaint by Prakash. CS (Chief Secretary) refused to answer questions saying that he was not answerable to MLAs and CM and that he was answerable only to LG. " Delhi Police arrested elected MLA without any evidence".

Global News Lecturers on strike at University of Essex over pension changes
Author: 0 Lecturers on strike at University of Essex over pension changes

The University and College Union ( UCU ), which represents the striking workers, said it called for the strike after the universities' representatives refused to resume negotiations with them. Several hundred students engaged in chants led by CUSU President Daisy Eyre, including, "They say marketise, we say organise", and, "Students and workers, unite and fight".

Global News Missouri Governor Eric Greitens indicted on invasion of privacy charge
Author: 0 Missouri Governor Eric Greitens indicted on invasion of privacy charge

The indictment states that on March 21, 2015, Greitens photographed a woman identified only by her initials "in a state of full or partial nudity" without her knowledge or consent. Greitens responded to the news on Facebook, saying he "made a personal mistake" but "did not commit a crime". The indictment further states that Greitens transmitted the photograph electronically.

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