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World News Jagmeet Singh: Leader of Canada's NDP party becomes MP
Author: 0 Jagmeet Singh: Leader of Canada's NDP party becomes MP

With just 40 of 196 polls reporting in Burnaby South, Singh had just over 38 per cent of the vote, compared to 27 per cent for Liberal Richard T. Lee and nearly 22 per cent for Conservative Jay Shin. The NDP as never held power and is now the third place party in Canada's Parliament, holding 40 of 443 seats. The symbolism of losing their erstwhile beachhead would only reinforce polls suggesting New Democrats are in danger of being wiped out altogether in Quebec this fall.

World News Running Down the Clock: What Are the Five Commons Amendments on Brexit?
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However, if it fails to win the support of MPs, Jeremy Corbyn has committed his party to backing a second European Union referendum, giving voters the choice between a "credible" Leave deal and no Brexit . The Labour leader told a heated meeting of the Parliamentary Labour Party on Monday night: "The Prime Minister is recklessly running down the clock, in an attempt to force MPs to choose between her botched deal and a disastrous No Deal".

World News Junior minister George Eustice resigns over article 50 vote
Author: 0 Junior minister George Eustice resigns over article 50 vote

If Britain's Attorney General Geoffrey Cox can clinch a legal fudge, he would be able to change his legal advice and that, it is hoped, would bring Brexit-supporting Conservative Party MPs behind the deal. Pro-EU campaigners have welcomed the news of Labour's support for a new public vote, although Mr Corbyn did not say what options would be on the ballot paper in such a referendum.

World News The Hanoi summit collapse reaffirms Trump's amateur hour in diplomacy
Author: 0 The Hanoi summit collapse reaffirms Trump's amateur hour in diplomacy

Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage said the summit's failure had eased fears that Trump , anxious to claim a foreign policy success, might have made an agreement that dispelled the North Korean nuclear-armed missile threat to the continental United States , but not the threat of its shorter-range missiles to U.S.

World News Imran Khan ready to talk peace with India's Modi: Pakistan FM
Author: 0 Imran Khan ready to talk peace with India's Modi: Pakistan FM

Pakistan carried out air strikes and shot down two Indian military jets on Wednesday, Pakistani officials said , a day after Indian warplanes struck inside Pakistan for the first time since a war in 1971, prompting leading powers to urge both of the nuclear-armed countries to show restraint.

World News Robert Kraft Pleads Not Guilty To Prostitution Solicitation Charges
Author: 0 Robert Kraft Pleads Not Guilty To Prostitution Solicitation Charges

The 77-year-old billionaire is alleged to have twice visited the Orchids of Asia Day Spa in January and received sex acts in exchange for money. "Because it is a judicial matter, we will not be commenting further". "They're put into a perpetual debt-bondage situation". New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft arrives for the 89th Academy Awards Oscars Vanity Fair Party in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., February 26, 2017.

World News Pakistan claims to shoot down Indian jets in Kashmir
Author: 0 Pakistan claims to shoot down Indian jets in Kashmir

At least four Pakistani civilians were killed late on Tuesday in the cross-border fire between the two nuclear-armed South Asian rivals. "Pakistan has claimed that he is in their custody", said Indian foreign ministry spokesman Rajeesh Kumar.

World News 'Pilot project' completed, now time for the real thing, says PM Modi
Author: 0 'Pilot project' completed, now time for the real thing, says PM Modi

In the wee hours of February 26, Indian aircraft intruded the LoC near Muzaffarabad sector, however they scrambled back following timely response from the Pakistan Air Force (PAF). These remarks of the prime minister were later tweeted by the ruling BJP. The prime minister also said 2014 was a mandate for fulfilling people's necessities while the 2019 election will be about fulfilling people's aspirations.

World News Vatican Cleric, Guilty Of Sexually Abusing Boys, Removed From Top Post
Author: 0 Vatican Cleric, Guilty Of Sexually Abusing Boys, Removed From Top Post

There was silence in the filled courtroom as Pell slowly stood and was handed his walking stick. Angry protesters called Cardinal George Pell a "maggot" and a "monster" Wednesday as he arrived in court, possibly for the last time as a free man, in a last-ditch push for bail while he appeals his historic conviction for child sex crimes.

World News Russian Federation presses case for greater control over its internet
Author: 0 Russian Federation presses case for greater control over its internet

Petersburg, a company underwritten by an oligarch close to President Vladimir Putin , was part of the first offensive cyber campaign against Russian Federation created to thwart attempts to interfere with a U.S. Speaking to the New York Times , Joseph R. Holstead, deputy director of Cyber Command public affairs, said the department did not "discuss classified cyberspace planning and operations".

World News Donors pledge 2.6 bln United States dollars at Yemen aid conference
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The 2019 Humanitarian Response Plan for Yemen requires $4 billion to reach 21.4 million people who are barely surviving. "Many more have died from preventable diseases, exacerbated by malnutrition". The conflict, widely seen as a proxy war between Riyadh and Tehran, has been locked in a bloody stalemate that has claimed some 65,000 lives and pushed 10 million people to the brink of starvation, while 7 million people suffer from malnutrition.

World News Jim Jordan For Cherry-Picking Michael Cohen's Testimony
Author: 0 Jim Jordan For Cherry-Picking Michael Cohen's Testimony

Democrats were avoiding talk of impeachment, however, in a move seen as keeping their powder dry for... He said Trump's lawyers were aware of his false statement and added that the president had publically lied about the project. FILE - Trump Tower is pictured during a fire in the Manhattan borough of New York City, April 7, 2018. It was evidently of Mr. Trump and a woman, presumably Mrs.

World News Netanyahu to stand trial for bribery and breach of trust
Author: 0 Netanyahu to stand trial for bribery and breach of trust

Israel's prime minister vowed to prevent Iran from securing a lasting presence in Syria as he visited Moscow Wednesday for talks focusing on regional security. Avichai Mandelblit is expected to announce his decision on Thursday, after more than two years of intense investigations and deliberations. This would be the first time an Israeli Prime Minister has faced criminal charges while in office.

World News LIRR engineer saved passenger from being crushed, police say
Author: 0 LIRR engineer saved passenger from being crushed, police say

Nassau County police say the vehicle was "trying to beat the gate" when it was struck at an intersection in Westbury just before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Several passengers on the commuter train suffered minor injuries. Tuesday, police said. "It could have been severe", Ryder said, adding that the front train cab "was completely destroyed". About 200 feet of third rail and running rails of one of the two tracks through the area was damaged and will require fix before train service can resume on ...

World News United Nations says Israel should face justice for Gaza protest killings
Author: 0 United Nations says Israel should face justice for Gaza protest killings

The goverment called the report "hostile, false and biased", while Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the report reflected the council's "obsessive hatred" of Israel. It found reasonable grounds to believe that Israeli snipers shot at children, medics and journalists , even though they were clearly recognisable as such.

World News ICE Arrests Woman Accused of Falmouth Assault on MAGA Hat Wearing Man
Author: 0 ICE Arrests Woman Accused of Falmouth Assault on MAGA Hat Wearing Man

Footage recorded by Turner showed Santos clearly knocking the hat off of his head. "I'm just trying to sit here and eat a nice meal", Turner says in the video . To recap Rosiane Santos has been released from ICE custody and provided a Notice to Appear at a future date before an immigration judge. "She goes, 'Why would you wear that here?' And I said, 'It's America and I can wear this hat wherever I want'".

World News UK MPs back May's new plan which could delay Brexit
Author: 0 UK MPs back May's new plan which could delay Brexit

A second referendum would enrage parts of the British public, including numerous pro-Brexit demonstrators outside of Parliament on Wednesday, some holding aloft placards that read "leave means leave" and " Brexit means Brexit - not blackmail".

World News Trump and Kim without a deal as they prepare for second summit
Author: 0 Trump and Kim without a deal as they prepare for second summit

After agreeing to cease military exercises with South Korea after their first summit without anything substantive from Kim in exchange, Mr Trump's critics fear the president may again be talked into a United States concession. South Korea's Yonhap News Agency, meanwhile, reported Wednesday that a part of the delegation accompanying Kim has started to inspect economic facilities in Vietnam, a socialist country whose economy has thrived in recent years due largely to its market-oriented ...

World News Ivanka Trump Castigates Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over Green New Deal
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Ocasio-Cortez then turned to discussing potential insurance fraud by Trump. Last week, The Job Creators Network blasted Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after she called the group's first billboard "wack". To accomplish this, the freshman lawmaker will have to distribute her yearly budget allotted for staff salaries and other expenses more evenly, meaning that higher-level employees such as her chief of staff will receive lower salaries - but everyone across the board will earn a living wage .

World News Video App TikTok Fined For Illegally Collecting Kids' Data
Author: 0 Video App TikTok Fined For Illegally Collecting Kids' Data

The app recently crossed 1 billion downloads on Google Play Store and App Store, out of which 250 million downloads are from India. The site, owned by China's ByteDance, boasted of 500 million users as of June following the purchase a year ago of Musical.ly, which greatly expanded TikTok's reach in the US.

World News Fight between conductors caused Egypt train crash that killed 25
Author: 0 Fight between conductors caused Egypt train crash that killed 25

A train, with no driver on board, was seen moving at an extremely high speed and crashing into the platform's buffer stop at Cairo's busiest and main railway station, located in Ramses district. Photographs on social media showed clouds of black smoke billowing from the building of the Ramses train station in central Cairo. A witness said there was a blast when a train rammed into a barrier, and he saw charred bodies.

World News Cardinal Pell to spend first night in jail
Author: 0 Cardinal Pell to spend first night in jail

His lawyers have appealed the convictions and were scheduled to appear in the Court of Appeal on Wednesday afternoon to apply for bail. Kidd said he would deliver his sentence on March 13. Cardinal George Pell arrives at Melbourne County Court on February 27, 2019 in Melbourne , Australia. Gisotti also said Pell's five-year term as Vatican economy minister had expired on Feb 24, and later tweeted that he was "no longer the Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy".

World News Britain should 'rapidly' give up Chagos Islands
Author: 0 Britain should 'rapidly' give up Chagos Islands

A new ruling from the World Court may force Britain to revoke its lease of the island of Diego Garcia to the USA military, with the finding that the British had unlawfully appropriated the island and expelled its indigenous population prior to the lease.

World News Mother and daughter charged following death of 5 in Pennsylvania
Author: 0 Mother and daughter charged following death of 5 in Pennsylvania

Authorities found Shana Decree's 25-year-old daughter and 13-year-old son dead Monday alongside her sister Jamilla Campbell and Campbell's twin 9-year-old daughters in the small Morrisville apartment they shared. Police haven't disclosed a motive and the case is still under investigation. Dominique Decree was still receiving medical care as of press-time and was arraigned by video on Tuesday .

World News Venezuela Calls For Talks Between President Nicolas Maduro, Donald Trump
Author: 0 Venezuela Calls For Talks Between President Nicolas Maduro, Donald Trump

The United States is among the countries that have recognized Guaido, but no USA diplomats were present for the walkout on Wednesday: The Trump administration quit the council last summer over its alleged anti-Israel bias. Brazil is hosting one of the Venezuelan opposition's collection points for aid and together with the United States has funded the 200 tonnes of food and medicine being stockpiled in the northern city of Boa Vista.

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