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World News Canada says Facebook broke privacy laws in Cambridge Analytica scandal
Author: 0 Canada says Facebook broke privacy laws in Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook, in turn, said , "we're in touch with the New York State attorney general's office and are responding to their questions on this matter". In the wake of that finding, Canada's OPC recommended that Facebook submit to regular OPC audits to ensure that the company had changed its ways, but Facebook nixed the idea.

World News New IRA admits responsibility for murder of journalist
Author: 0 New IRA admits responsibility for murder of journalist

In a tribute to his friend, Stephen Lusty revealed how Ms McKee was planning to propose to her partner Sara Canning in NY in May. IRA graffiti painted over with a message declaring it a defeated army in the aftermath of the killing of 29-year-old journalist Lyra McKee is pictured in Londonderry, Northern Ireland April 20, 2019.

World News Kim Jong Un leaves Russian Federation after summit with Putin
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un leaves Russian Federation after summit with Putin

Nuclear negotiations have been stalled after the second summit between Kim and Trump in late February ended without an agreement due to differences over Pyongyang's denuclearization steps and Washington's sanctions relief. "The Supreme Leader had a very touching first meeting with Putin and happily exchanged greetings with him", KCNA said. Experts say the true goal of Kim's visit to Russian Federation was a chance to leave himself some wiggle room when talks with the United States resume ...

World News Tory MPs decide against party rule change to oust Theresa May
Author: 0 Tory MPs decide against party rule change to oust Theresa May

But May survived a Conservative no-confidence vote in December, leaving her safe for 12 months. They want her replaced with a more staunchly pro-Brexit leader. Politicians and political commentators say what would amount to a fourth outing for her Brexit plan would be high risk because if the legislation is rejected by MPs the government would not be able to bring it back again for another vote in the same parliamentary session.

World News French Police Begin Investigations Into Notre Dame Fire
Author: 0 French Police Begin Investigations Into Notre Dame Fire

Multiple cranes are positioned around the site, as the French president pushes for a speedy reconstruction after the fire consumed the cathedral's roof and knocked down its spire. " If cigarette butts have survived the inferno, I do not know what material they were made of ", he said . According to Express , his approval rating in France has edged up by three points since the fire raged across the cathedral's roof last week.

World News United Kingdom government says it hasn't decided yet on Huawei 5G role
Author: 0 United Kingdom government says it hasn't decided yet on Huawei 5G role

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned in February that if any country worked with Huawei "we won't be able to share information with them". 5G requires a vastly different network architecture to 4G and other previous mobile networks, which is why the decision to limit Huawei to supplying some but not all aspects maybe become problematic to police.

World News USA 'border militia training to assassinate Obama'
Author: 0 USA 'border militia training to assassinate Obama'

In October 2017, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents received information on a public access line about alleged "militia extremist activity" in Flora Vista, New Mexico, the criminal complaint states. Ten years earlier, he was convicted on a firearms charge. Last week, videos posted online purported to show migrants being held by the militia before being turned over to the US Border Patrol.

World News Saudi Arabia Beheads 37 For Terrorism Crimes
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia Beheads 37 For Terrorism Crimes

The rights group said they were convicted "after sham trials " that relied on confessions extracted through torture. The executions, the most in one day since 47 prisoners were executed in January 2016, took place at several sites around the country.

World News Need to provide North Korea with security guarantees: Putin
Author: 0 Need to provide North Korea with security guarantees: Putin

The Russian leader said after holding his first face-to-face talks with Kim on Thursday that U.S. security guarantees would probably not be enough to persuade Pyongyang to shut its nuclear programme. The two discussed ways to promote strategic communication and tactical collaboration in the course of ensuring peace and security on the Korean peninsula and beyond, KCNA said.

World News North Korea Demanded $2 Million For Tortured American’s Health Care
Author: 0 North Korea Demanded $2 Million For Tortured American’s Health Care

Robert Lewis, a spokesman for the law firm that filed suit against North Korea on behalf of the Warmbier family, declined comment. The Trump administration has not paid this bill, a third source familiar with the matter told CNN Thursday, adding that North Korea did not raise the issue as it sought to begin easing the tensions with the USA in 2018 nor when Secretary of State Mike Pompeo negotiated the release of three Americans that same year, the source said .

World News PM Imran departs for four-day visit to China
Author: 0 PM Imran departs for four-day visit to China

The two countries are set to sign several memoranda of understanding (MoUs) and agreements "to enhance bilateral cooperation in diverse areas", the publication said. In a statement before his departure, the PM Imran Khan expressed resolve to take the all-weather strategic cooperative partnership between Pakistan and China to newer heights.

World News Myanmar court rejects appeal of jailed Reuters reporters
Author: 0 Myanmar court rejects appeal of jailed Reuters reporters

Earlier this year, the journalists have lost another appeal at the Yangon court, report says. On hearing the Supreme Court verdict on Tuesday, the wives of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo , who attended the court, both burst into tears. Police officers asked the Reuters journalists to meet them on the night of December 12, 2017, when they were handed rolled-up documents, according to defense lawyers.

World News Texas executes avowed racist in black man's dragging death
Author: 0 Texas executes avowed racist in black man's dragging death

Asked by Warden Bill Lewis if he had a final statement, King replied: "No". He did not open his eyes and took "one deep breath, one exhale" during the execution. While most murders are brutal, the viciousness of Byrd's killing shocked the world. The trials of the three white men charged with the crime drew wide attention to Jasper, a town of about 7,500 in East Texas, a short drive from the state's boundary with Louisiana.

World News Russian Federation eases citizenship rules for residents of eastern Ukraine
Author: 0 Russian Federation eases citizenship rules for residents of eastern Ukraine

The message called on the worldwide community to provide "diplomatic pressure and the pressure of sanctions". Under the new regulation, residents from eastern Ukraine will get passports within three months. Petersburg. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin urged Ukrainian citizens in the Russian-occupied regions not to apply for Russian passports. Ukraine said it had informed the United Nations about Russia's move and also asked the European Union to take "prompt and decisive" action.

World News Joe Biden 2020 fundraiser to be hosted by Comcast executive
Author: 0 Joe Biden 2020 fundraiser to be hosted by Comcast executive

Former Vice President Joe Biden reportedly told donors that world leaders were calling him and begging for him to enter the 2020 presidential field in order to "save the world" from another term for President Donald Trump . Some liberal activists have also criticised Biden's senate record, including his authorship of the 1994 crime act that led to increased incarceration rates, and his ties to the financial industry, which is prominent in his home state of Delaware.

World News Sturgeon aims for Scottish independence referendum by 2021
Author: 0 Sturgeon aims for Scottish independence referendum by 2021

Downing Street has previously said it will not grant a new Section 30 order, which underpinned the 2014 referendum. But the SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford said: "I welcome the First Minister's well measured and inclusive statement today which paved Scotland's route to independence throughout the continuing Brexit uncertainty".

World News New Cyclone Likely to Hit Tanzania, Mozambique This Week
Author: 0 New Cyclone Likely to Hit Tanzania, Mozambique This Week

Global energy companies such as Exxon Mobil have been developing huge natural gas fields off the coast of northern Mozambique. Authorities in Tanzania have advised people in southern coastal regions to move to safer ground ahead of the expected arrival of a cyclone.

World News Mural of Jacinda Ardern to be painted on to Melbourne skyline
Author: 0 Mural of Jacinda Ardern to be painted on to Melbourne skyline

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern embraces a woman outside the Kilbirnie Mosque in Wellington on Sunday, March 18, after the attacks on two mosques in Christchurch on March 15. He and wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, visited the city on their New Zealand tour in April 2014. While visiting terror-struck Christchurch will now be the focus for the remainder of the Duke's trip and events are expected to take a significantly more sombre tone than most royal visits, those attending ...

World News Kim, Putin vow to seek closer ties at first talks
Author: 0 Kim, Putin vow to seek closer ties at first talks

The two men embarked on a day of talks on an island off the Russian Pacific city of Vladivostok two months after Kim's summit with U.S. President Donald Trump ended in disagreement, cooling hopes of a breakthrough in the decades-old nuclear row.

World News Bernie Sanders: Everyone Should Vote, Including Boston Marathon Bomber
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders: Everyone Should Vote, Including Boston Marathon Bomber

Well, South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg said felons should not be able to vote until they're released from prison. In his response, Sanders said, "I think the right to vote is inherent to our democracy". It's interesting. I think you were right that it's going to be a campaign for those who said either "yes, they should be able to vote, even the most terrible people among us, or we should have a conversation about it".

World News PM Modi's wife Jashodaben casts her vote in Gujarat
Author: 0 PM Modi's wife Jashodaben casts her vote in Gujarat

Modi reached the polling station at Nishan High School in Ranip area in an open jeep in the morning and cast his vote. Almost 190 million voters were eligible to vote on 117 seats spread across 15 Indian states, stretching from the Himalayas to the Indian ocean, in the third of the seven phases of the mega polls.

World News Parents who reported Andrew 'AJ' Freund missing now charged in his murder
Author: 0 Parents who reported Andrew 'AJ' Freund missing now charged in his murder

The parents have been charged with first-degree murder after the body of missing 5-year-old Crystal Lake boy Andrew Freund was found Wednesday near Woodstock, police announced. "In reviewing all information, there is no indication now that would lead police to believe that an abduction had taken place at this time". Crystal Lake Police have asked neighbors for surveillance video in the hunt for clues about the boy's disappearance.

World News TN leaders condemn blasts in Sri Lanka
Author: 0 TN leaders condemn blasts in Sri Lanka

Foreigners and locals who were injured in hotel blasts were admitted to the Colombo General Hospital. Over 290 have been killed as multiple explosions that targeted churches and hotels in the country's capital, Colombo. This is the first major attack that has taken place in the country after the end of the civil war 10 years ago. Police spokesperson Ruwan Gunasekara told Xinhua that a seventh explosion was reported from opposite the Dehiwala Zoo in Colombo on Sunday afternoon.

World News Philippines' Duterte in war of words over Canada garbage row
Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte in war of words over Canada garbage row

Duterte said he would not hesitate to send back the garbage to Canada , if it refuses to take its waste out of the Philippines . The Philippines has been requesting Canada to remove its trash for several years, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said he was "very much engaged in finding a solution".

World News Iain Duncan Smith 'sad' about Ann Widdecombe joining Brexit Party
Author: 0 Iain Duncan Smith 'sad' about Ann Widdecombe joining Brexit Party

She is clinging to hopes that a Brexit deal can be driven through the Commons in time to stop Britain being forced to participate in European elections on 23 May. Ms Widdecombe said she hoped Labour would lose in its heartlands and the Conservatives in the shires to send a message that we want you to just get on with it.

World News European Union regrets U.S. move to end waivers on Iran oil imports
Author: 0 European Union regrets U.S. move to end waivers on Iran oil imports

Some of China's refineries are configured to process the Iranian crude and refinery officials say Iranian oil typically yields better margins compared to similar grades from rival suppliers such as Saudi Arabia. A spokesman for the Japanese embassy in Washington said Tokyo was not planning to comment on the decision but Japanese officials say the Iran issue was discussed at a meeting between the Japanese foreign minister and Pompeo last Friday.

World News Woman wakes up from coma after 28 years
Author: 0 Woman wakes up from coma after 28 years

The mother, who was 32 at the time, was hugging her son to protect him as a school bus ploughed into their auto. Doctors did not believe she would ever open her eyes again, until she regained consciousness in a German hospital room a year ago.

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