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World News Jane Philpott: Trudeau crisis grows as minister resigns
Author: 0 Jane Philpott: Trudeau crisis grows as minister resigns

Philpott says she will continue to serve as the Liberal Member of Parliament for Markham-Stouffville. "I must abide by my core values, my ethical responsibilities, constitutional obligations". Philpott is a close friend of Wilson-Raybould, who herself resigned on February 12 after she was unexpectedly demoted in January. Ms Wilson-Raybould has said she and her staff faced four months of a "sustained" and "inappropriate effort" late a year ago to push for a possible deferred prosecution ...

World News Anonymous victor claiming $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot
Author: 0 Anonymous victor claiming $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot

The victor had 180 days, or until April 21, to claim the winnings. The victor of the lottery has made a decision to remain anonymous. How long would you wait to claim the winning lottery ticket for a $1.5 billion jackpot? The winning numbers were 5, 28, 62, 65,70 and a mega number 5 , according to an October news release from mega Millions.

Author: 0 Philippine police find 1,529 turtles abandoned inside luggage at Manila airport

It isn't clear why the luggage containing the animals was abandoned, but customs officials posit that the passenger "may have been informed of the vigilance of Bureau of Customs against illegal wildlife trade and its penalties". They were found on World Wildlife Day, as Philippine news website Rappler reported . The Bureau of Customs said in a Facebook post that the luggage had been brought to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport by a Filipino passenger arriving from Hong Kong.

World News House panel launches sweeping probe of Trump
Author: 0 House panel launches sweeping probe of Trump

The lawmakers expressed concern about media reports that Trump seized notes on at least one meeting with the Russian leader and tried to destroy records about those talks. Broadly speaking, this means that a panoply of topics and people that are already being investigated by either Special Counsel Robert Mueller , the Southern District of NY - or both - are now under an additional microscope from Congress.

World News Ousting Omar: New Petition to Remove Omar From House Foreign Affairs Committee
Author: 0 Ousting Omar: New Petition to Remove Omar From House Foreign Affairs Committee

Two of the most senior Democrats in the House condemned her comment, including House Appropriations Chairwoman Nita Lowey , D-N.Y., who criticized Omar for using "offensive, painful stereotypes". She essentially doubled down on her charge that pro-Israel lawmakers have dual loyalty, adding that she believes she is being pressured to support Israel.

World News DP Ruto's Pilot Mario Magonga Dies In Turkana Plane Crash
Author: 0 DP Ruto's Pilot Mario Magonga Dies In Turkana Plane Crash

Appearing on NTV , Onyonka said that the Chopper Magonga was flying went off the radar upon reaching near Lake Turkana. "It is tragic news to us", a family member said, describing him as a "very humble and professional pilot". The cause of the accident remains unknown. An aerial file image taken on June 30, 2018 shows a part of Turkana South Island in Lake Turkana, the world's largest desert lake, in northern Kenya.

World News Ellis weighs in on SNC Lavalin fallout
Author: 0 Ellis weighs in on SNC Lavalin fallout

Wilson-Raybould said officials imposed "consistent and sustained pressure" on her from September to December a year ago to ensure SNC-Lavalin pay a large fine rather than go to trial. The Prime Minister is accused of pressuring his ex-attorney general, Jody Wilson-Raybould to cut ties with SNC-Lavalin, a construction firm. Canada's two major opposition parties - the Conservative Party and left-of-center New Democrat Party (NDP) - called on Trudeau to recall the House of Commons next week and ...

World News New Orleans driver: 'I have a drinking problem' following deadly crash
Author: 0 New Orleans driver: 'I have a drinking problem' following deadly crash

Director Emily Nichols told WVUE-TV three of the five people brought to the hospital were in critical condition. As he was arrested, Toney allegedly told officers: "I have a drinking problem" and "I should have gotten help". Initial reports show two victims were struck by a vehicle at the location. A black Chevrolet Camaro could be seen near the scene, as well as mangled rented bikes.

World News Video captures avalanche covering highway with snow in Colorado
Author: 0 Video captures avalanche covering highway with snow in Colorado

His windshield was covered with snow, with visibility temporarily reduced to zero until the barrage of whiteness settled. Video from Sunday shows an avalanche on Copper Mountain, along I-70 in Colorado. "It was not a controlled slide". "It was a natural avalanche". Several avalanche warnings were issued in Colorado following heavy snow this weekend.

World News NWS: Wind Chills as Low as -20F Expected in Casper Area
Author: 0 NWS: Wind Chills as Low as -20F Expected in Casper Area

Lows tonight will drop to near -10 as we head towards Monday morning. Another round of arctic air has begun in eastern Iowa, with strong northerly winds keeping wind chills well below zero for an extended period. If you are wondering if we will see any more snow soon, there will be two systems that we will be watching late this week. A light snow fell across the Oklahoma City area overnight.

World News Syria: Baghouz bombed with white phosphorus
Author: 0 Syria: Baghouz bombed with white phosphorus

The SDF's commander-in-chief on Thursday predicted it could take a week to clear the remaining IS fighters from Baghuz. Commanders of the Kurdish-led fighters known as the Syrian Democratic Forces said fierce clashes were taking place as they advance toward the last speck of land controlled by the Islamic State group.

World News Trump blames Cohen testimony for collapse of summit with Kim Jong
Author: 0 Trump blames Cohen testimony for collapse of summit with Kim Jong

Last week in Hanoi Trump and Kim met for the second time to try to negotiate a deal that would surrender some of North Korea's nuclear weapons arsenal in return for sanctions relief. "I think Kim knew what happened, which was wrong", McCarthy said. Bolton's evocation of progress was dismissed by leading Democrats, however, including House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff, who described the Hanoi meeting as a "spectacular failure".

World News Shamima Begum’s Dutch husband wants her to return to the Netherlands
Author: 0 Shamima Begum’s Dutch husband wants her to return to the Netherlands

But her apparent lack of remorse has triggered criticism in Britain and the family has expressed its own shock at her lack of repentance. Home Secretary Sajid Javid last week revoked Begum's citizenship but later admitted she may return to the United Kingdom - as worldwide law dictates he can not leave her stateless.

World News Here is why hydrants are no-parking zones
Author: 0 Here is why hydrants are no-parking zones

You should know that 9 out of 10 times when you park in front of a fire hydrant, even in Grand Rapids, this scene above won't play out. Firefighters are sending out an important reminder - Don't park in front of a fire hydrant! Is a closer parking spot worth the broken windows and the citation and towing fees?' As to why firefighters couldn't run the hose under or over the vehicle, the department tweeted, "It doesn't fit underneath and the damage caused by throwing it on top is likely more ...

World News Dozens of metro churches closed Sunday morning ahead of winter storm
Author: 0 Dozens of metro churches closed Sunday morning ahead of winter storm

Travel could be very hard, the weather service said. The National Weather Service said travel could be very hard with hazardous conditions impacting driving Sunday night and into the Monday morning commute. Areas further north in Ulster and Dutchess counties could see some lesser amounts of 2-4 inches. News 12 meteorologists were expecting much of western CT to see about 5-9 inches of snowfall, with isolated higher amounts possible in spots.

World News Donald Trump Asks China to Remove Agricultural Tariffs on US
Author: 0 Donald Trump Asks China to Remove Agricultural Tariffs on US

U.S. President Donald Trump said he had asked China to immediately remove all tariffs on U.S. agricultural products because trade talks were progressing well. US' negotiations with Beijing for structural economic reforms are separate from talks about the quantity of American products that China may agree to buy in order to reduce the USA trade deficit, another source said.

World News Massive 700-pound alligator found in Georgia
Author: 0 Massive 700-pound alligator found in Georgia

But social media users wrongly assumed the picture was a fake and took to Twitter, in disbelief an alligator could grow to that size. The giant alligator was found in an irrigation ditch off of Lake Blackshear, spokesperson for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Melissa Cummings told First Coast News .

World News No charges for Sacramento officers who fatally shot Stephon Clark
Author: 0 No charges for Sacramento officers who fatally shot Stephon Clark

According to body cam footage of the incident, Mercadal and Robinent located Clark and, shortly afterward, Mercadal yells, "Show me your hands! Gun!" Officers said they began shooting at Clark because they thought he was holding a gun; he was later found to have been holding only an iPhone.

World News Rand Paul's to vote against Trump's emergency declaration
Author: 0 Rand Paul's to vote against Trump's emergency declaration

If we take away those checks and balances, it's a unsafe thing", he said. Thom Tills of North Carolina, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska - who said they won't support Trump using emergency powers to take billions from Department of Defense construction programs to build a wall on the Mexican border.

World News Fourteen dead in Alabama tornado -sheriff
Author: 0 Fourteen dead in Alabama tornado -sheriff

Jones said the storm's path of destruction stretched for miles (kilometers) through his rural county, and in places was about a fourth of a mile (0.4 kilometers) wide. "Praying for their families & everyone whose homes or businesses were affected". Multiple homes suffered significant damage, Jones told WRBL , and multiple agencies are working to assist in the search for injured people inside their homes.

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.

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