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LILLEY: Trudeau's never-ending SNC-Lavalin headache

LILLEY: Trudeau's never-ending SNC-Lavalin headache In a new letter, Jody Wilson-Raybould says that she will provide copies of text messages and emails to the Commons justice committee that shut down its probe into the ongoing SNC-Lavalin scandal. That denied Wilson-Raybould a potential opportunity to testify again and respond in person to Butts's and Wernick's accounts. "All they have to do is waive privilege and let Ms. [Full Article...]

Trump claims 'total exoneration' after Robert Mueller's findings are released

Trump claims 'total exoneration' after Robert Mueller's findings are released The release of the summary is likely to ignite a new political fight in Washington as Democrats push for Barr to release the full report, and Trump seizes on the findings as vindication of his near daily assertion that he was a victim of a " witch hunt " that has cast a long shadow over his presidency. [Full Article...]

World's Tallest Building Features Image Of New Zealand Prime Minister

World's Tallest Building Features Image Of New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern ruled out New Zealand re-introducing the death penalty for accused gunman Brenton Tarrant, 28, who was arrested minutes after the attack on the mosques and has been charged with murder. Nationwide ceremonies saw poignant scenes of Kiwis embracing Muslims, and of non-Muslim New Zealand women donning makeshift Islamic headscarves in solidarity. [Full Article...]

Boeing presents 737 MAX upgrades to USA airlines

Boeing presents 737 MAX upgrades to USA airlines A US official briefed on the matter Saturday said the FAA has not yet signed off on the upgrade and training but the goal is to review them in coming weeks and approve them by April. The Allied Pilots Association (APA), which represents American Airlines pilots, said it has been in talks with Boeing, the FAA and airlines to get the airplanes in the air again as soon as possible with an acceptabl... [Full Article...]

Brexit: David Lidington denies plot to become caretaker PM

Brexit: David Lidington denies plot to become caretaker PM The Chancellor told Sky's Ridge on Sunday programme that replacing Theresa May would not "solve the problem". Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable told talkRADIO: "It's the last big chance for the people to get out on the streets and argue for a People's Vote while we still have a good chance of getting there, resolving this terrible problem in that way". [Full Article...]

Russian arrested smuggling drugged young orangutan in Indonesia

Russian arrested smuggling drugged young orangutan in Indonesia Local authorities quoted the Russian as saying he had been gifted the young orangutan by a friend, another since-departed Russian tourist, who purchased the animal for $3,000 (€3,600) at a street market on Indonesia's main island of Java. Mr Zhestkov claimed he had bought the orangutan for $4,200 and was trying to take it back to Russian Federation as a pet, according to a spokesman from Gusti Ngu... [Full Article...]

Midwest flooding costs increasing, with $1.6B damage in Iowa

Midwest flooding costs increasing, with $1.6B damage in Iowa Because land masses are saturated with water, more rains could run right over them without being absorbed, increasing the flooding risk. Police video from Bellevue, Nebraska shows the magnitude of flooding in the area. Additional damage is to levees . Officials from other states affected by the flooding, including Missouri, Kansas, South Dakota, Minnesota and IL, have not yet released damag... [Full Article...]

Brexit march: Thousands join referendum protest

Brexit march: Thousands join referendum protest They are likely to propose changes, or amendments, to this motion setting out alternative ways forward on Brexit. But across the country you can see the anger. While the turnout today reflects public concern and anger over Brexit, it seems unlikely a Prime Minister cornered by her Brexit policy and under huge political pressure within her own party to deliver on Brexit will respond to their concer... [Full Article...]

UNHRC says Israel used 'excessive force' in Gaza

UNHRC says Israel used 'excessive force' in Gaza On the last day of the 40th session at the UN Geneva Office, the Council discussed the resolution against Israel submitted by Bahrain, Bolivia, Cuba, Pakistan, Senegal, Venezuela, Zimbabwe and Palestine. Israel believes the so-called "Accountability" resolution said the Council pronounced judgment against Israel without instituting a commission of inquiry as promised, instead condemned Israel for ... [Full Article...]

Mourners gathered: Terror suspect confesses to deadly Netherlands attack: prosecutors

Mourners gathered: Terror suspect confesses to deadly Netherlands attack: prosecutors Tanis was arrested hours after the tram shooting Monday and police say he is being held on charges including multiple murder or manslaughter with terrorist intent. The nature of the shooting and a note found in a getaway auto led to strong suspicions of an extremist motive. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is expected to join a march in Utrecht on Friday to commemorate the three victims of the at... [Full Article...]

French President Macron Urges EU to ‘Confront US, China’

French President Macron Urges EU to ‘Confront US, China’ This comes amid Washington's trade spat with Beijing that escalated after Trump announced in June 2018 that $50 billion worth of Chinese goods would be subject to 25 percent tariffs in a bid to fix the US-Chinese trade deficit. consumers than Chinese exporters. President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday, March 20, that United States tariffs on Chinese imports could remain in place for ... [Full Article...]

Parkland shooting survivor kills herself because of 'survivor's guilt,' parents say

Parkland shooting survivor kills herself because of 'survivor's guilt,' parents say The student's name has not been released but Coral Springs police spokesman Tyler Reik said it was a sophomore boy. Last weekend Sydney Aiello , 19, who survived the Parkland massacre and graduated past year, killed herself reportedly out of grief and "survivor's guilt". [Full Article...]

Subway riders do nothing as man repeatedly kicks elderly woman in face

Subway riders do nothing as man repeatedly kicks elderly woman in face The horrendous assault was captured on cellphone video. The woman tried to block the kicks with her left hand, while stunned passengers watched, the video showed. Before the attacker left the train, he shouted about WorldStar, a media outlet that often contains violent videos. She suffered multiple bruises and was bleeding from cuts to the face, police said. [Full Article...]

Suspect package found in Republic linked to IRA letter bombings in UK

Suspect package found in Republic linked to IRA letter bombings in UK He said that the incident was "a awful effect of the uncertainty surrounding Brexit where in the context of the heightened tensions in Northern Ireland, on the island of Ireland, people have taken it upon themselves to send letter bombs - an absolutely despicable act". [Full Article...]

NZ investors act on terror attack

NZ investors act on terror attack The video was later viewed 4,000 times before Facebook took it down. When a video is reported while it's broadcasting, it's "prioritized for accelerated review", Facebook explained. Stringer speaking previous year during the Facebook data breach. The first user reports of New Zealand attack video, which came after the livestream ended, labeled it as something "other than suicide" and as such... [Full Article...]

Islamic State territory falls in Syria, Donald Trump and White House claim

Islamic State territory falls in Syria, Donald Trump and White House claim The Islamic State faces "complete territorial defeat", as the USA backed Syrian Democratic Forces liberate Baghouz, marking the defeat of the terror group's last stronghold in the country. During the weeks-long siege, an estimate 30,000 men, women and children were evacuated from the pocket, a lot of them IS family members, a mix of Syrians, Iraqis and foreigners. [Full Article...]

Canada to send $3.5M to support Cyclone Idai relief efforts

Canada to send $3.5M to support Cyclone Idai relief efforts Preliminary estimations indicated that more than 1000 people died in Mozambique alone, and that hundreds more died in neighbouring Zimbabwe and Malawi. "We are living an unprecedented natural disaster ". Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu visited Maputo on Saturday to have discussions with Nyusi on South Africa's humanitarian assistance for the victims. [Full Article...]

Mail bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty

Mail bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty Update 10/26/2018: The Feds arrested a Florida man on Friday (October 26) in connection with the pipe bomb packages sent to the Obamas, the Clintons , Joe Biden , Robert De Niro , and CNN . "I'm extremely sorry", he said, speaking so softly that sometimes he was told to repeat himself. A former strip club manager and bodybuilder and martial arts practitioner, Sayoc was an ardent suppor... [Full Article...]

Harvard profits from early photos of slaves, lawsuit says

Harvard profits from early photos of slaves, lawsuit says The woman is seeking an unspecified amount in damages. The photos were part of a study conducted by Harvard Professor Louis Agassiz and are now stored at Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnography at Harvard's Cambridge, Massachusetts campus. [Full Article...]

AIPAC did not invite 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to conference

AIPAC did not invite 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to conference A major liberal activist group this week demanded Democrats boycott the upcoming convention of the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee, calling for a show of support for those who attack AIPAC as too powerful in US politics. "The change has come because of the mass movement, not because of these individual Democratic nominees", Abudayyeh told MEE. The group listed four reasons why candida... [Full Article...]


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