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Canada van driver charged with murder

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Korean-Canadian organizations have expressed their condolences following the attack, and announced their plans to commemorate the victims. Police in that case said Rodger's motivation was likely his involvement in the men's activist movement, comprised of people who think women do not actually want gender equality but have been brainwashed by society and propaganda. Read More »

Lords Cricket Ground to Host World Cup Matches

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MCC members will have to pay a percentage of the ticket price , with the club agreeing to subsidise part of the cost. The International Cricket Council released the full fixture schedule for its showpiece men's one-day international tournament, which will take place in England and Wales, on Thursday. Read More »

Czech Republic to move embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

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While stopping short of announcing an imminent embassy move to Jerusalem, the Czech Republic announced a multi-stage plan culminating in the opening of its embassy in Israel's capital. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Michaela Lagronova told AFP a Czech honorary consulate was previously opened in Jerusalem in the early 1990s but was closed in 2016 due to the death of the honorary consul. Read More »

Menendez Is 'Severely Admonished' by Senate Panel for Accepting Gifts

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Mr. Menendez is "glad that this Ethics Committee process that began almost six years ago is now finally resolved", Mr. Elias added, and "looks forward to continuing to serve the people of New Jersey". In 2013, after media reports detailing gifts he had taken from Melgen, he repaid Melgen $58,500 for a pair of 2010 trips aboard Melgen's private plane - an expenditure that, according to personal financial disclosures, cut deeply into Menendez's modest personal wealth. Read More »

Broward Police Union Votes 'No Confidence' In Sheriff Israel; Asks Gov

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Union representative Jeff Bell instigated the confidence/no confidence vote as a result of numerous problems his officer face. The Broward Sheriff's Office Deputies Association initiated the vote last Friday, citing crushed morale amid national criticism of how the agency handled its response to the February 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . Read More »

'A harder slog' to the front feels better than wins - Hamilton

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That would likely mean a switch to either Mercedes or Ferrari . Ferrari's SF71H is a major step forward, while the Silver Arrows appear to have slipped backwards after Lewis Hamilton's "party mode" super-lap in Australia. But again, I think that's also the tyres that really came into play. "The others have definitely stepped up". The Australian is the most in-demand driver on the grid after his barnstorming victory in China a fortnight ago and is a free agent at the end of the ... Read More »

Netanyahu turns up volume as Iran deadline nears

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According to a diplomatic source, talks between Votel and Israeli officials are expected to tackle the possibility of US troop withdrawal from war-torn Syria, Israel's Arutz Sheva media network reported . Over time, the IRGC began setting up its own facilities on Syrian military bases and air fields. In Syria's civil war, Iran has long backed President Bashar Assad. Read More »

Submarine murder: Danish inventor given life sentence

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In his final words to the court on Monday, Madsen said: "I'm really, really sorry for what happened". Madsen, who told the court he was "a promiscuous person", has admitted to dismembering Wall's body before he "buried her at sea". The prosecution also examined the option of premises Madsen in a closed psychiatric clinic. He claimed Wall died from breathing exhaust gases that had leaked into the submarine due to a technical error while he was on the deck preparing to submerge. Read More »

Republican wins Arizona US House seat election

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Tipirneni said on Twitter that she was still waiting for the results of the election, held to replace U.S. Representative Trent Franks , a Republican, in Arizona's 8th district. "Now that almost all of the votes have been counted, we know that the special election goes to our opponent", the Glendale Democrat wrote in a statement issued this morning. Read More »

Donors pledge $4.4bn for Syria, well short of target

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Worldwide donors will pledge $4.4 billion dollars in humanitarian aid for Syria and neighboring countries that have sheltered refugees this year, a senior United Nations official says. Ferhan underscored the need to ensure legal and civil registration for all Syrian refugees in Jordan in order to fulfill the commitments of the Jordan Compact, commending the recent Ministry of Interior-UNHCR campaign to regularise the status of informal Syrians living outside of camps. Read More »

Global Wine Production Slumped To A 60-Year Low In 2017

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Price rises from the production slump are slated to hit cheap wines the hardest. While wildfires destroyed several wineries in California in 2017, the level of production remained high in the United States. "This level of trade is linked especially to the growth in sparkling wine exports (+11.2% in terms of volume and +8.9% in terms of value compared with 2016)", the OIV said, confirming what it sees as the increasing internationalisation of the wine market. Read More »

Supreme Court Justices Skeptical About Hawaii's Challenge to Trump Travel Ban

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Immigration from majority-Muslim countries is down 26 percent this year, while temporary visas to visitors from those countries fell more than 30 percent. He called Muslims "sick people". Yes, argued Francisco, because Trump made his campaign statements as a private individual, before he took an oath to act as a head of a government. Read More »

Trump's Budget Director Admits Giving Access To Lobbyists Who Paid Him

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The interim head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau told banking executives that as a congressman, he only met with lobbyists who gave money. Mulvaney's spokesman pushed back at that criticism. This was in reaction to comments made by Mulvaney at a recent industry event, where he alluded to meeting with lobbyists if they contributed to his campaign. Read More »

Immigration scandal expected to spread beyond Windrush group | United Kingdom news

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Corbyn also quizzed May on plans to compensate Windrush migrants who lost jobs, pensions or benefits after being wrongly targeted by immigration officials. Labour has also called for Rudd to quit. Emphasising that those affected by the Windrush affair were in the country legally, Ms Rudd, who said she preferred the phrase "compliant environment", insisted there is "nothing wrong" in trying to remove people who were here unlawfully. Read More »

Philadelphia Eagles 'discussing' whether to visit White House

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After the Eagles' 41-33 win over the Patriots, three player they would not make the trip: Malcolm Jenkins , defensive lineman Chris Long and wide receiver Torrey Smith . The meeting was held after Trump's comments and was attended by owners, players and league executives. Last year, the New England Patriots went to the White House on April 19. Read More »

Israel scraps deportations of all African asylum seekers, extends visas

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The asylum seekers will have to renew their visas every 60 days as they did before the deportation plan. "The Israeli government's attempts to negotiate with Uganda or Rwanda over receiving deported asylum seekers had failed". African asylum seekers leaving the Saharonim prison in southern Israel where they had been imprisoned due to their refusal to leave the country, April 15, 2018. Read More »

Parents of terminally ill British toddler lose court bid

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That day, Alfie's father met privately with the pope at the Vatican. They say he has a neurological condition that is destroying his brain and the humane thing to do would be for treatment to be withdrawn. Are there any other similar cases in the UK? At six months old Alfie's development was that of a six-week-old. Last week, Alfie's parents lost their final bid in their court battle with the hospital to move him to Rome for treatment. Read More »

Facebook to let users appeal censored content

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In the past, Facebook removed photos of artwork that it has deemed to be in violation of its community guidelines . A December investigation by the Wall Street Journal found that numerous workers used for content moderation by companies like Facebook and YouTube come from the cubicle farms and call centers of India and the Philippines, which are often managed by outsourcing firms like PRO Unlimited Inc., Accenture PLC, and SquadRun Inc. Read More »

Corbyn anti-Semitism promises 'fell short', Jewish leaders say

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In contrast, Mr Corbyn issued an upbeat statement following the meeting in which he vowed that Labour "will not fail our Jewish brothers and sisters". Corbyn called Hezbollah and Hamas his friends in 2009 and said it was an honor to host representatives from those terrorist groups in parliament. British Jews and an interparliamentary committee of inquiry have dismissed as unsatisfactory an internal Labour audit that largely cleared the party of anti-Semitism allegations. Read More »

Kaizer Chiefs appoint Patrick Mabedi as interim head coach

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They are going to kill that security guard. A statement by the club confirmed that Komphela had resigned with immediate effect as head coach of Kaizer Chiefs . All across the field there were then clashes between fans and security officials. The DA has strongly condemned the violence on Saturday. In a statement on Sunday, the PSL said "hooliganism and thuggery of this nature has no place in football". Read More »

13 semis join forces to help save suicidal man on Detroit freeway

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Shaw said officers serving Huntington Woods took the man to Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. He said state police flagged six or seven truckers through and stopped them under the bridge. Also in the photo the man is struggle with the decision to take his own life. Police are reminded people considering suicide to reach out to a loved one or call 911. Read More »

Pleas for common sense gun reform raised after Waffle House shooting

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Last July, Travis was arrested when he tried to breach a White House security barrier to meet President Trump. Police took Reinking into custody on Monday. Phone calls to a number listed for the father went unanswered. "Alivia posted about her experience on Facebook that same day saying, ".it was so insane to see it, it took five seconds before he was mobbed with secret service men". Read More »

Watchdog: VA nominee Jackson was unprofessional

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Speaking at a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron , Trump said that he was not aware of the "particular allegations" about improper workplace behavior leveled at Jackson, who now serves as the White House physician, but he said he suggested Jackson consider withdrawing. Read More »

2 officers, 1 civilian shot in Dallas

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The Dallas Police Department said both of the officers are in critical condition. One officer's family is at the hospital, and one is en route to the hospital. Dallas police are looking for a 29-year-old Hispanic man named Armando Luis Juárez in connection with the shooting at a Home Depot, Chief Reneé Hall told reporters Tuesday night. Read More »

Medvedev discusses situation in Armenia with its acting prime minister

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Under a revised constitution, the prime minister now holds most power in the tiny southern Caucasus nation, while the presidency has become largely ceremonial. Following the liberation Pashinyan announced a "victorious rally" in Yerevan. Thousands of anti-government protesters are continuing to rally on the streets of the Armenian capital as the demonstrations enter their second week. Read More »

Mexico and European Union reach new trade deal

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Malmstrom pointed out that this agreement could be seen differently in the United States, but it sends a strong message at a time when protectionism is growing in some parts of the world. Our negotiators will now continue their work to resolve the remaining technical issues and finalize the full legal text so that our citizens and enterprises can start reaping its benefits as soon as possible". Read More »