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World News Brazil's Lula again proclaims innocence at grandson's funeral
Author: 0 Brazil's Lula again proclaims innocence at grandson's funeral

The federal court of Parana state said that Judge Carolina Lebbos authorized da Silva, who is jailed in state capital of Curitiba, to travel 400 kilometres (249 miles) to Santo Andre, the city on the outskirts of Sao Paulo where Arthur Araujo Lula da Silva died at Rede D'Or Sao Luiz hospital.

World News Mysterious enormous fish washes up on California beach
Author: 0 Mysterious enormous fish washes up on California beach

The seven-foot fish washed up at UC Santa Barbara's Coal Oil Point Reserve in Southern California last week. The mysterious Mola tecta species was only recently discovered in 2014 after a four-year search to locate the elusive sunfish, becoming the first new species of sunfish to be identified in 130 years.

World News Storm Freya polar weather snow hits Laois
Author: 0 Storm Freya polar weather snow hits Laois

Storm Freya is set to batter Leeds, as the Met Office issues a weather warning for the city. Some damage to buildings and trees such as tiles blown from roofs and fallen branches could happen. "Parts of Wales and the Irish Sea coast of north-west England is where we could see 70 to 80 miles an hour". Road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations possible, and some roads and bridges may have to close.

World News Man trapped in auto for five days survives on taco sauce
Author: 0 Man trapped in auto for five days survives on taco sauce

On Saturday, Taylor responded to a comment about the taco sauce packets. According to the Associated Press , Taylor decided that he and his dog Ally would sleep in his vehicle, and try to escape the next day. About 2:15 p.m. Friday, a snowmobiler alerted the sheriff's office that he had found Taylor. Taylor and his dog were both very hungry but otherwise in good health when rescued, authorities said.

World News Two children disappeared on Friday in Humboldt County. Have you seen them?
Author: 0 Two children disappeared on Friday in Humboldt County. Have you seen them?

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office said they were notified of their disappearance at about 6pm after the mother and neighbors tried to search for the girls themselves. "Caroline Rose Carrico is 3'6" tall, weighs 40 pounds, has hazel eyes and blonde hair with bright purple streaks. The 8-year-old was last seen wearing a dark gray hooded long sleeve shirt and purple rain boots.

Author: 0 US House committee seeks Trump corruption evidence

Nadler said he has made no determination about whether to proceed with impeachment, but he said he has grown increasingly convinced that Trump has obstructed justice - an offense that was included in the impeachment articles passed in the House against both Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton.

World News Algerians in their thousands urge Bouteflika to step down
Author: 0 Algerians in their thousands urge Bouteflika to step down

Among those protesting were a woman active in Algeria's war against French colonial rule a half century ago and the head of one of Algeria's biggest companies, according to local media. State radio journalists complained that bosses blacked out coverage. As they marched through the streets of Algiers on Friday, some demonstrators carried banners saying "leave means leave".

World News Pakistani passengers stuck at Bangkok airport as India closes airspace
Author: 0 Pakistani passengers stuck at Bangkok airport as India closes airspace

The closing of Pakistan's airspace saw Gulf Arab airlines , which serve as a link between East and West in global travel, rapidly reshuffle their flights. World powers have urged restraint between the two nuclear-armed South Asian neighbours, who have fought two wars over the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir.

World News Natural disaster hits Southern Peru, 7.0 on Richter magnitude scale hits
Author: 0 Natural disaster hits Southern Peru, 7.0 on Richter magnitude scale hits

Reports about the natural disaster are still coming in but According to Officials the epicentre of the quake was 27 kilometres northeast Azangaro, near the Bolivian border. There have been no reports yet of any casualties or damage. The quake occurred near the town of Azangaro at 4:50a.m. local time and was also felt in Bolivia, Brazil, and Chile.

World News Death toll in Somalia bombing and clashes rises to 18
Author: 0 Death toll in Somalia bombing and clashes rises to 18

Al-Shabaab insurgents said a suicide bomber from their group was responsible for the attack, in a bid to kill senior officials staying in the Maka Al-Mukarama hotel. "The government tried three times to enter the building but we repulsed them". At least two soldiers were carried away from the hotel. "We are still inside it", said Abdiasis Abu Musab, Al Shabaab's military spokesperson.

World News Sanders attacks 'dangerous' Trump at 2020 campaign launch
Author: 0 Sanders attacks 'dangerous' Trump at 2020 campaign launch

Sanders has never shied from jabbing the president in stark terms, and during his speech at Brooklyn College, calling Trump "the most risky president in modern American history" who wants to "divide us up". The field of Democrats that he joins includes a number of liberal candidates who share similar sensibilities, most notably Senator Elizabeth Warren of MA.

Author: 0 No Charges for Police Who Shot 22-Year-Old California Man

Two Sacramento police officers who shot and killed an unarmed black man in a darkened backyard a year ago will not be charged criminally in the case, the county prosecutor said on Saturday, citing what she said was their legitimate fear that the suspect was firing on them.

World News Trevor Noah slammed for making fun of Indo-Pak tensions
Author: 0 Trevor Noah slammed for making fun of Indo-Pak tensions

War isn't amusing or entertaining. 2. Hindi is not gibberish. Ur set smacks of essentialism & a patronising generalisation & is v #FirstWorld 4. Also taking Noah to task was famed Indian actress Swara Bhasker , who called out his joke as "racist & cruel", while Indian activist Trisha Shetty called Noah's joke "disappointing".

Author: 0 'Iceberg Grandma' Rescued After Selfie Goes Awry, She Floats Away

Her granddaughter, Catherine, received a hilarious series of photos chronicling the ordeal from her dad, and posted them on Twitter Monday. An American tourist was swept out to sea while posing for a photo on vacation in Iceland this week - when she sat on a chair-shaped hunk of ice at a local beach, and a wave suddenly carried it away.

World News Washington ups pressure on Venezuela as Guaido tours South America
Author: 0 Washington ups pressure on Venezuela as Guaido tours South America

Friday's actions are the second set of sanctions announced this week . But Maduro retains control of state institutions and the support of the armed forces, and military intervention is seen as unlikely. Speaking to reporters in Brasilia on Thursday, Guaido said he would return home "at the latest on Monday" despite threats to arrest him. Bolsonaro said Brazil would "spare no effort" at helping Venezuela return to democracy within the law.

World News Trump Delights CPAC Crowd With Green New Deal Mockery
Author: 0 Trump Delights CPAC Crowd With Green New Deal Mockery

New Yorker reporter Osita Nwanevu joins Hari Sreenivasan. "These students do it because they have a love of our nation and freedom and, frankly, a love for you Mr. But you know what?" He said he has good eyesight and later added, "I don't have white hair". "But let me tell you something", Trump said. "I think we're going to do numbers that people haven't seen for a long time".

World News Kim summit: N.Korean leader talks up denuclearisation
Author: 0 Kim summit: N.Korean leader talks up denuclearisation

Trump was speaking alongside North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi . When Trump took office there were fears of a renewed war with North Korea as the USA president threatened to unleash "fire and fury like the world has never seen" on the northeast Asian country in response to its threats against the United States and its allies.

World News PG&E Repeatedly Delayed Safety Work on Power Line Suspected in California Wildfire
Author: 0 PG&E Repeatedly Delayed Safety Work on Power Line Suspected in California Wildfire

PG&E said in Thursday's filing that it told investigators a transmission line near the ignition point malfunctioned 18 minutes before the Camp Fire broke out on November 8. The acknowledgement was contained in a PG&E financial report released Thursday. The company is also recording a new $1 billion pre-tax charge related to the 2017 Atlas and Cascade fires in Northern California in addition to a $2.5 billion charge already recorded in the second quarter of 2018.

World News Washington state governor joins Democratic presidential hopefuls
Author: 0 Washington state governor joins Democratic presidential hopefuls

The 68-year-old governor is launching his bid Friday in Seattle, following recent visits to the first primary state of New Hampshire and the early caucus state of Nevada. "We're the first generation to feel the sting of climate change", Inslee said over footage of the burned-out rubble California's wildfires left behind past year.

World News France's Macron says Britain would have to justify delaying Brexit
Author: 0 France's Macron says Britain would have to justify delaying Brexit

European leaders want to avoid a disorderly no-deal Brexit that would send shockwaves through the $16 trillion economy of the EU 27, though they are also exasperated at Britain's labyrinthine divorce crisis and want to move on. "That's what will determine the length of any extension". French officials have said Paris would only agree to delay Brexit if that came with a credible solution, for example if Britain called an election, held a second referendum, or presented a new plan that was ...

World News More Snow on the Way
Author: 0 More Snow on the Way

There will be heavy bands of snow late Saturday evening until about midnight. This is going to be a slightly longer-duration and more-impactful storm than the snowfall of Friday morning. It would not surprise me if we see a few spits of sleet or a few flakes tomorrow morning as this disturbance passes south of us. The storm has prompted the National Weather Service to issue Winter Storm Watches through Kansas, Missouri and into IL.

World News John McDonnell sets out plan for new vote
Author: 0 John McDonnell sets out plan for new vote

However he said Labour "will also continue to push for the other available options to prevent those outcomes, including a close economic relationship based on our credible alternative plan or a general election". "But we realise. we have got to break this deadlock ". Labour MP Ben Bradshaw warned last week that the trickle of defecting MPs could "become a flood" if Corbyn failed to deliver on the party's conference policy for a second Brexit referendum .

World News Taliban target Afghan army corps, killing 23 soldiers in southern Helmand province
Author: 0 Taliban target Afghan army corps, killing 23 soldiers in southern Helmand province

The Taliban said its fighters had killed dozens of Afghan soldiers. There are some 14,000 USA troops in Afghanistan , as well as thousands of European forces participating in NATO's Resolute Support mission. He said three other suicide bombers blew themselves up and 16 Taliban gunmen were killed during 17 hours of fighting. The US has also intensified its air campaign against the Taliban and the Islamic State group, dropping twice as many munitions on insurgent positions in 2018 ...

World News UNSC blacklists 'possible' Al-Qaida successor, Hamza Bin Laden
Author: 0 UNSC blacklists 'possible' Al-Qaida successor, Hamza Bin Laden

Hamza bin Laden "has called for followers of Al-Qaeda to commit terror attacks". Saudi Arabia also announced Friday it had revoked the citizenship of Hamza bin Laden via a royal decree in November. They reportedly still stay in touch with Bin Laden's mother, Alia Ghanem. For Hamza bin Laden, now believed to be around 30, his father initially anxious for his safety and thought to send him away for study, but his son instead "wants to get into the fight", Joscelyn said.

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