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World News Australian Cardinal George Pell Convicted Of Child Sex Abuse
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George Pell's lawyer, Robert Richter, leaves the County Court followed by protestors during a break in Cardinal George Pell's trial at Victorian County Court. His head bowed after the second verdict, but he restored his composure for the final verdicts. "At some point we realise that we trusted someone we should have feared and we fear those genuine relationships that we should trust".

World News May US and DPRK declare end of Korean War?
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But Vietnam's Foreign Ministry said Monday that Trump is scheduled to land at Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday on the eve of the talks. North Korean officials were seen visiting and checking the conference and business center at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi. While the United States is demanding North Korea give up all of its nuclear and missile programmes, the North wants to see the removal of a US nuclear umbrella for South Korea.

World News Guaido's Safety Is at Risk in Return to Venezuela, US Envoy Warns
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Abrams told reporters before the council meeting that the USA would seek to advance a resolution as early as this week "calling for the admission of humanitarian aid into Venezuela". The United States was among the first countries to recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's legitimate leader after he swore himself in as president last month, arguing Maduro's May 2018 re-election was a sham.

World News MiG 21 fighter jet crashes in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam
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News Nation has learnt that local villagers tried to save the pilots. According to initial reports, there were two pilots in the jet, however, their fate is not known. The retaliatory act comes after Pakistan warned India of a "surprise" on Tuesday in the wake of Indian military aircraft's intrusion into Pakistani airspace.

World News Iraq PM says country could take non-Iraqi IS detainees from Syria
Author: 0 Iraq PM says country could take non-Iraqi IS detainees from Syria

Adnan Afrin, an SDF official, said the civilian convoys from Baghouz have included a growing number of surrendering militants. Veiled from head to toe, they hide weapons under their clothes or in their bags, tucked between their children's scant belongings, says Nawal Kobani, an 18-year-old SDF fighter.

World News Offaly parents issued with warning of disturbing 'Momo' challenge targeting kids
Author: 0 Offaly parents issued with warning of disturbing 'Momo' challenge targeting kids

The game begins with violent images sent to the child over the online game, show, or WhatsApp. It encourages them to self-harm and the ultimate post tells them to take their own lives. Gardaí have urged parents to be aware of what their children are looking at online and to always supervise when they are using social media. At the weekend police revealed that they were anxious that the game, which encourages users to cause themselves harm, and in some cases led to suicide, is "targeting" ...

World News Kushner says US Middle East peace plan addresses borders
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The countries are the focus of USA efforts to widen the scope of its peace plan to include an economic element in which Gulf states could help the Palestinian economy. They are not expected to visit Israel. Palestinians seek to establish a state in the West Bank and Gaza Strip with East Jerusalem as its capital.

World News CNN town hall with Bernie Sanders
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Less than one week after Sanders officially announced his 2020 candidacy , his campaign has raised $10 million, according to his campaign. Sanders took questions from attendees in Washington on a variety of issues, including allegations of sexual harassment and other mistreatment of female staffers who worked on his first presidential campaign.

World News Asia Stocks Surge After Trump Announces Tariff Increase Delay
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The conflict has threatened to disrupt global trade and drag on weakening economic growth. Trump raised duties in response to complaints China steals or pressures companies to hand over technology. According to US President Donald Trump , there's been "progress" made in the ongoing trade talks with China, enough to delay the tariff increase that was set to kick in on March 1st.

World News India bombs militant camps in Pakistan after deadly Kashmir attack
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Gen Asif Ghafoor, said Indian planes crossed into the Muzafarabad sector of Pakistani-controlled Kashmir . He said Pakistan scrambled its warplanes and the Indian jets released their payload "in haste" near Balakot . Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan rejected India's claim, branding it "self serving, reckless and fictitious". Modi had threatened a "jaw-breaking" response to the February 14 attack .

World News Brexit: Theresa May caves to pressure offering MPs chance to prevent no
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Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to give MPs a vote on extending Brexit negotiations or withdrawing from the European Union without a deal if her plan is rejected next month. "She promises a short extension but for what?" She said: "The EU does not have the legal authority to do a separate deal on the EU citizens rights without a mandate ...

World News Mom and daughter accused of killing five relatives in Pennsylvania apartment
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Bucks County District Attorney Matthew Weintraub said: "This is a awful tragedy". Police told reporters knocks on the apartment door went unanswered Friday. A neighbor had requested a wellness check after not seeing the family for a week, Action News reported . "The people that committed these atrocious acts are now in custody and will be made to pay for their crimes".

World News Before Congress, Cohen to accuse Trump of criminal conduct
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The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to describe Cohen's expected testimony. Cohen's assertion that Trump was inquiring about the project as late as June 2016, if true, would show Trump remained personally interested in a business venture in Russian Federation well into his candidacy.

World News India toxic liquor death toll hits 150
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The death toll from liquor poisoning in India's northeastern state of Assam rose to 143 on Sunday as scores were still hospitalized in what is considered one of the deadliest bootleg alcohol tragedies in the country in recent times. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has ordered an inquiry. Another official from the neighbouring district of Jorhat said that 35 people had died there after consuming a batch of "spurious liquor".

World News ‘Chilling’ testimony promised from Trump’s former lawyer
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Democrats plan to publicly question Cohen about Trump's business interests, compliance with tax laws and a pair of hush-money payments to women during the 2016 campaign. Cohen pleaded guilty to lying to Congress previous year about Trump's knowledge of a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow during the campaign. Trump will be out of the country as Cohen delivers his testimony.

World News Presidential election results: Atiku wins landslide in Abia
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He said: "PDP's collation centres have all original results from every polling unit, in every ward, in every Local Government Area in Nigeria, of which the worldwide community is well aware, implying all results now being announced by INEC are incorrect thus unacceptable to our party and people".

World News Australian python takes a 14000km trip in a shoe
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Moira Boxall presumed her vacation had concluded when she departed Queensland and traveled thousands of miles back home, but a cheap guest ended up giving the jet-lagged Scotland national an immediate jolt of energy! "I responded to a call from a woman who had just returned from a holiday in Australia who had found a small snake inside her shoe in her suitcase", Scottish SPCA animal rescue officer Taylor Johnstone said in a statement to Insider .

World News Meghan Markle admits she feels camera shy at times
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One of the teenage students said : "Her French was good and it was a surprise she spoke it so well, but Harry said he didn't speak French at all". So far, the mom-to-be has been a fan of the tried and true coat + dress + pumps formula - her maternitywear signature for the chillier United Kingdom temps.

World News Schiff: 'Absolutely' Would Sue Trump Admin Over Mueller Report
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While many Republicans also say they believe the public needs to know the whole story, Republican Senator Roy Blunt said he does not think Congress can subpoena the report. It's the last requisite court filing in Mueller's exhaustive investigation that dug into Manafort's hidden Cypriot bank accounts, Ukrainian political efforts in Europe and the U.S.as well as his time working with the Trump campaign.

World News USA stocks daze Trump into folding on China
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But as the March 1 deadline drew closer, Mr Trump appeared increasingly eager to make a deal, saying on several occasions that he might extend the deadline, causing concerns among trade watchers that he was eroding Mr Lighthizer's leverage in the talks.

World News Trumps surprises governors with ‘glasses’ gesture during speech about China
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In a tweet, Trump wrote that should progress continue, the US would plan a summit with President Xi Jinping of China to "conclude an agreement". US equity futures and major stock indexes in Shanghai and Europe jumped on the news early Monday morning. The president, who faces a re-election battle next year, has portrayed his engagement with Kim and forcefulness with China as key successes of his presidency.

World News Why Forest Dwellers are Being Evicted?
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A landmark law passed in 2006 gave legal rights over forest land and its produce to tribes and forest-dwelling communities provided they could prove that their families have stayed there for at least three generations. Praveen Bhargav of Wildlife First, a non-government organisation working for animal welfare, welcomed the order. That claim has been rejected by wildlife groups who said that, given that millions of claims were filed on this issue (of which about 1.2m were accepted), there was ...

World News Cardinal George Pell Has Been Found Guilty Of Child Sexual Abuse
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He was convicted of five sexual offences committed against the 13-year-old choir boys 22 years earlier in the priests' sacristy of St. Patrick's Cathedral in Melbourne , where Pell was archbishop. He told them they were in trouble before exposing himself, and forcing one of the boys to perform oral sex on him. The whole case was based exclusively on the 35-year-old's testimony as the alleged second victim died from a drug overdose well before the proceedings began.

World News Univision News Team Reportedly Released After Being Detained In Venezuela
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They were reportedly there to interview Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro , but he reportedly did not like their questions. However, Univision has had no contact with any team member, Janiot said. Univision also went public with the news about its crew. Maduro's team has been scheduling interviews with American journalists. Venezuela is now in the midst of a tense political standoff as opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for new elections and an influx of foreign aid into the ...

World News Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif announces resignation
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President Trump withdrew from that agreement and has been restoring sanctions despite attempts by the other signatories to keep the deal in place. It was later confirmed by a spokesman for Iran's foreign ministry to the country's official IRNA news agency.

World News Iran's Foreign Minister announces resignation on Instagram
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Mr Zarif played an important role in striking the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers including the United States during the Barack Obama administration. Iran's deputy foreign minister confirmed the authenticity of the post. Kerry and Zarif's rapport extended beyond just the nuclear negotiations, however.

World News High wind gusts continue; low wind chills likely Monday morning
Author: 0 High wind gusts continue; low wind chills likely Monday morning

Areas in the High Wind Warning can still expect peak wind gusts of 40 to 55 miles per hour through Monday morning, with wind gusts not quite as strong for Lynchburg and Southside. The snow is expected to begin between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. and the worst conditions are expected from midday Sunday through 4 a.m. Monday. Check out some of the peak wind gusts from this afternoon.

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