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World News Judge finds Chicago policemen not guilty in conspiracy trial
Author: 0 Judge finds Chicago policemen not guilty in conspiracy trial

Prosecutors said that the fact all three officers seemed to tell the same story suggested that the three officers had conspired to weave together an account that might justify the 17-year-old's death and spare Van Dyke, who is white, from facing the scrutiny of a criminal investigation.

World News Michael Cohen's shoulder sling creates stir after minor procedure
Author: 0 Michael Cohen's shoulder sling creates stir after minor procedure

The special counsel's office did not go into detail about which parts of the BuzzFeed story they were calling untrue. BuzzFeed News Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith said the site stands by its reporting. It alleged that Cohen lied to Congress about the timing of negotiations over a Trump Tower Moscow deal at the specific direction of Trump. Cohen admitted that he lied when he told lawmakers he had never agreed to travel to Russian Federation in connection with the Moscow project and when he ...

World News Palestinian Authority Deports American Imprisoned for Selling Land to Jews
Author: 0 Palestinian Authority Deports American Imprisoned for Selling Land to Jews

Although Israel would retain control over holy sites in the Old City of Jerusalem - which is located in the eastern portion of the city - the Jordanians and Palestinians would participate in custody of the sites. 55-year-old Issam Akel former hospital clerk from East Jerusalem has been detained for several months after being arrested in October at a time when the Palestinian Authority (PA) made a decision to crack down on land sales to Jews.

World News Mueller shoots down BuzzFeed's latest 'Russiagate' scoop with a rare dismissal
Author: 0 Mueller shoots down BuzzFeed's latest 'Russiagate' scoop with a rare dismissal

BuzzFeed published its report Thursday evening and cited two federal law enforcement officials involved in investigating the case. The Journal report said Gauger, who is chief information officer at Liberty University, an evangelical Christian school in Virginia, was paid over $12,000 in cash for the job, allegedly less than the $50,000 he was promised.

World News World’s Oldest Man Dies in Japan Aged 113
Author: 0 World’s Oldest Man Dies in Japan Aged 113

Masazo Nonaka, a 113-year-old from Japan who was recognised by Guinness World Records last year as the world's oldest living man, has died, his family said. He loved eating candies, especially cake. He spent his retirement reading newspapers, eating candies and cakes, and watching TV, particularly sumo wrestling, Guinness World Records wrote.

Author: 0 Thousands Of Flights Cancelled Due To Massive Storm

Amtrak cancelled some trains Saturday from Chicago to Washington and NY and between NY and Boston and Pennsylvania on Sunday. A deicing agent is applied to a SkyWest airplane before its takeoff at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. "Forecasts are showing a range of accumulating snow, sleet, and freezing rain", his office said in a news release Saturday. Overnight temperatures will drop into the teens with subzero windchills around Chicago.

World News Facebook may be hit with
Author: 0 Facebook may be hit with "record-setting fine" by FTC, report says

The possible fine apparently stems from last year's revelations that the defunct data consultancy Cambridge Analytica harvested data from up to 87 million Facebook users. Only 270,000 Facebook users downloaded Kogan's app, but he was able to gather data about many of those users' contacts. 2018 has been a rough year for Facebook with incessant data leak reports and internal turmoil between CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook employees.

World News Abul Gheit Calls for Resolving Row between Lebanon and Libya
Author: 0 Abul Gheit Calls for Resolving Row between Lebanon and Libya

The Arab Economic and Social Development Summit, or AESD, is being held in Lebanon for the first time amid sharp divisions in the country and among Arab countries. The group's secretary general, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, was cited by Lebanese state media on Thursday as saying there was "no Arab agreement over the return of Syria".

World News Fiji, Australia pledge closer defence ties
Author: 0 Fiji, Australia pledge closer defence ties

Rugby League in the Pacific received a significant boost today, with the Australian Government announcing support for NRL pre-season trial matches to be played in the Pacific over three years starting in 2020. In his short time as Prime Minister, Scott Morrison has delivered an embarrassing response to a dire United Nations report on the subject, told kids who are anxious to sit down and shut up , and done very little, if anything, to actually address the threat of global warming.

World News Five suspects in court over Nairobi hotel attack
Author: 0 Five suspects in court over Nairobi hotel attack

In the Dusit aftermath, the police have netted suspected collaborators of the terrorists across the country, reveal the growing number of local Kenyans recruited and radicalised to Islamism, referred to by Al-Shabaab's core members as the "Kenyan Mujahideen".

World News UK's Prince Philip, 97, back driving - without seatbelt
Author: 0 UK's Prince Philip, 97, back driving - without seatbelt

The advice was "in line with our standard response when being made aware of such images showing this type of offence". The Duke of Edinburgh, who was involved in a crash on Thursday afternoon, did not attend. Philip was pulling out of a driveway on the A149 and onto the main road when his Range Rover overturned in the crash, reports the BBC . In a statement on Friday, the force said: "As is standard procedure with injury collisions, the incident will be investigated and any appropriate ...

World News Death toll from blast at Colombia police academy rises to 21
Author: 0 Death toll from blast at Colombia police academy rises to 21

For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today. Duque has made several demands, including the release of all hostages, as prerequisites to kick-starting the peace process, but the ELN has dismissed those as unacceptable. "It seeks to put an end to the possibility of an agreement with the ELN (National Liberation Army), delegitimize social movements and benefit the hawkish sectors".

World News Extreme cold warning issued for much of southern Ontario
Author: 0 Extreme cold warning issued for much of southern Ontario

High -21. Wind chill -37 in the morning and -30 in the afternoon. There is a high risk of frostbite so take appropriate measures. Wind chills in those areas were expected to taper off a bit during the day, dropping back into the -40 C range by Friday night .

World News SANA: Syria’s air defenses repel Israeli attack in country’s south
Author: 0 SANA: Syria’s air defenses repel Israeli attack in country’s south

Also Sunday, state TV reported a large explosion in a southern neighbourhood of the capital, Damascus. "There are some people killed and injured, but we could not verify the toll immediately". Israel has pledged to prevent Iran entrenching itself militarily in Syria , where its arch foe Iran is backing President Bashar al-Assad's regime alongside Russian Federation and Hezbollah.

World News The Million-Dollar Question in Closs Case Is Worth $50K
Author: 0 The Million-Dollar Question in Closs Case Is Worth $50K

According to court documents, on the same day Closs escaped last week, 21-year-old Jake Patterson drove from his cabin in Gordon, Wisconsin, to the town of Haugen, about 45 minutes south. Police said he was unemployed at the time of his arrest and the family did not know him. "I didn't save her life", Pullen said. "He just wanted to get home to read about survival and the military".

World News Two dead, 22 hurt in fire at French ski resort of Courchevel
Author: 0 Two dead, 22 hurt in fire at French ski resort of Courchevel

Around 70 firefighters battled to bring the fire under control through the night. Two dead bodies were found underneath the rubble, and have yet to be identified, while at least four others are very seriously injured. It spread to two nearby buildings "extremely rapidly, forcing people to jump out of windows to save their lives", said Frédéric Loiseau, a local government official.

World News Protesters clash with Sudan police in latest anti-Bashir unrest
Author: 0 Protesters clash with Sudan police in latest anti-Bashir unrest

Earlier in the day, security forces arrested several journalists near the palace who were reporting on the march, they added, while police fired tear gas to disperse crowds elsewhere in the city's central al-Arabi market area. The Sudanese Professionals Association - a trade union representing doctors, teachers and engineers among others - has stepped into the vacuum created by the arrest of many opposition leaders.

World News Labour must not rule out second European Union referendum, says Starmer
Author: 0 Labour must not rule out second European Union referendum, says Starmer

It's a very important commitment. Shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer has said a public vote "has to be an option" days after the Labour leadership said a second referendum was "not the default" course of action. They also came as Labour deputy leader Tom Watson told a Fabian Society conference in London the party was obliged to hold Brexit discussions with Theresa May "through our sense of patriotism and respect for democracy" as long as the discussions were serious.

World News U.S. airstrike in Somalia kills 52 Al Shabaab extremists, military says
Author: 0 U.S. airstrike in Somalia kills 52 Al Shabaab extremists, military says

The US Africa command has vowed to heighten a campaign against the Al-Qaeda linked militants, responsible for thousands of deaths in Somalia and the region-including Kenya which is the worst affected. Al-Shabab controls large parts of rural southern and central Somalia and continues to carry out high-profile attacks in Mogadishu and elsewhere. Some have targeted top al-Shabab leaders or key financial officials; the extremist group funds its attacks with an extensive network of "taxation" and ...

World News Suspected auto bomb explodes in Londonderry
Author: 0 Suspected auto bomb explodes in Londonderry

PSNI Foyle posted a photograph on social media on Saturday evening and are advising members of the public to stay away from the area. In particular, there are many elderly residents who live in the area who have been alarmed by this. Police did not say whether they were treating the incident as terror-related. "It is not representative of the city ", the parliamentarian said in a statement.

World News El Chapo's Mistress Reportedly Testified Against Him in Court
Author: 0 El Chapo's Mistress Reportedly Testified Against Him in Court

Since the trial started in November, dozens of witness statements have been made by high-ranking Sinaloa cartel members, ex-Colombian cocaine kingpins, and law enforcement officials. She denied the accusation at the time. Asked if he told authorities in 2016 that Guzman arranged the bribe, he answered, "That's right". He testified he then looked at Guzman with wonder and said, "It's you".

World News Trump offers temporary protection for immigrants in return for wall funding
Author: 0 Trump offers temporary protection for immigrants in return for wall funding

Vice President Mike Pence, Mr Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney have been working "non-stop" on the proposal, according to a White House source . However, there did appear to be one concession on the design of the US-Mexico border wall . But he also said: "We have to secure our southern border".

World News Amid US govt shutdown, hundreds of Central Americans enter Mexico illegally
Author: 0 Amid US govt shutdown, hundreds of Central Americans enter Mexico illegally

The latest caravan is smaller than the one that swelled to 7,000 migrants late a year ago, leading Trump to warn of an "invasion" by "hardened criminals" and send thousands of troops to the US-Mexican border. Mexico's new government - headed by anti-establishment leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who took office last month - has vowed to treat Central American migrants more humanely than in the past.

World News Anti-abortion crowds gather in Washington for the 2019 March for Life
Author: 0 Anti-abortion crowds gather in Washington for the 2019 March for Life

In the following 46 years, the March for Life has become the biggest pro-life event in the U.S, according to march organizers . This is unbelievable. The March for Life , a yearly protest against abortion, claims it brought over 100,000 supporters to DC, though mainstream outlets reported a fraction of that turnout even as the Vice President graced the march with his presence.

World News Half a million attend rally against India's Modi
Author: 0 Half a million attend rally against India's Modi

NDTV delivers reliable information across all platforms: TV, Internet and Mobile. Bhubaneswar/ Kolkata : Standing firm on its decision to maintain equidistant from both BJP and Congress, the ruling-Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today stayed away from the "United opposition rally" organised by West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress President Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata today.

World News Giuliani Sets The Record Straight On Collusion
Author: 0 Giuliani Sets The Record Straight On Collusion

As attorney to the president, Rudy Giuliani has leaned in to the unorthodox strategy of going on TV and apparently saying whatever comes into his head. At issue was Guiliani's recent statement to CNN's Chris Cuomo on Wednesday night that caused a rare consensus among The View's sparring partners.

World News Kidnappings, attacks: Entire govt Officials resign in Burkina Faso
Author: 0 Kidnappings, attacks: Entire govt Officials resign in Burkina Faso

Woodman's son, CTV reporter Matt Woodman, told CBC he was informed about his father's death Thursday morning. The site is owned by Progress Minerals, a Canadian-based mining company, as per the report. David Duncan, a veteran exploration geologist based in Windsor, N.S., said he worked with Woodman on projects in Nova Scotia and overseas for more than four decades.

World News Native Americans mocked by teens in MAGA hats at Lincoln Memorial
Author: 0 Native Americans mocked by teens in MAGA hats at Lincoln Memorial

Laura Keener, the communications director with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Covington, released a statement on Saturday saying they were looking into the incident. Covington Catholic and the Diocese of Covington condemned the actions of the school's students toward the Native American in the video and Native Americans in general and offered their "deepest apologies".

World News Khalilzad In Pakistan After Talks With Afghan Leaders
Author: 0 Khalilzad In Pakistan After Talks With Afghan Leaders

Prime Minister Imran Khan assured President Ghani that Pakistan was making honest efforts for a negotiated settlement of the conflict in Afghanistan through an inclusive peace process as part of shared responsibility. "Pakistan should first and foremost introspect its own role and responsibility in the precarious situation in Afghanistan; put an end to all kind of support to cross border terrorism from territories under Pakistan " s control, and join global efforts to bring inclusive peace to ...

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