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Global Media Toronto police to provide update on investigation of Bruce McArthur
Author: 0 Toronto police to provide update on investigation of Bruce McArthur

Toronto police managed to identify 30 properties in the city where McArthur has worked, with one residence - 53 Mallory Crescent - housing the skeletal remains of three individuals in backyard planters stored in a garage. Police have said they will continue to search for evidence of more killings as they believe there are more victims. Idsinga said they are using fingerprints, dental records, and DNA analysis to identify the remains.

Global Media Pence KSC visit continues with meeting focused on commercial space
Author: 0 Pence KSC visit continues with meeting focused on commercial space

Vice President Mike Pence will lead a meeting of the National Space Council on Wednesday, which will help set the tone for the high-powered group's future meetings. Officials said the administration specifically chose to have it in Florida to focus on commercial space. At the second National Space Council Meeting, members agreed on a number of new recommendations to reform commercial space regulatory frameworks at the Departments of Transportation and Commerce .

Global Media President Trump Holds Violent Video Games Responsible For Real Life Violence
Author: 0 President Trump Holds Violent Video Games Responsible For Real Life Violence

I grew up playing video games , Call of Duty, all those first-person shooting games. Fortunately for American youth, there is already a system that rates movies and videos on graphic sexual and violent content. "And, you know, you get into a whole, very complicated, very big deal", said Trump. The president talked about young minds being "formed" and how the internet could be damaging to said young minds.

Global Media Antonio Conte backs 'wonderful' Andreas Christensen to become Chelsea captain
Author: 0 Antonio Conte backs 'wonderful' Andreas Christensen to become Chelsea captain

Despite his impressive form, Christensen was criticised by a number of pundits this week after his mistake cost Chelsea in their Champions League clash with Barcelona. 'He can also become the captain of this team in the future'. Chelsea coach Antonio Conte played the Belgium star Eden Hazard as attacker in false 9 formation in Tuesday night's 1-1 draw against Barcelona by keeping two striker Morata and Giroud in substitute.

Global Media Surprise Date Set for Embassy Move to Jerusalem
Author: 0 Surprise Date Set for Embassy Move to Jerusalem

Embassy will initially be located on a compound in Jerusalem's Arnona neighborhood that now houses the consular operations of the Consulate General Jerusalem. The current embassy building in Tel Aviv will be renamed the US consulate, and will continue to house the bulk of the USA diplomatic staff in Israel, according to this plan.

Global Media Bremerton High School closed after threat
Author: 0 Bremerton High School closed after threat

The email was then forwarded to Blaine police for investigation. All buildings will be closed. In a Facebook post, the district said law enforcement investigated the incident and determined it was a hoax. The incidents follow a district-wide lockdown this week in Orono. Toledo police say social media threats by someone identifying themselves as "B Shooter 15" prompted closings Friday at a high school and two middle schools at the Washington Local Schools in Toledo.

Global Media President Trump says 'we've proved I'm a conservative'
Author: 0 President Trump says 'we've proved I'm a conservative'

Supporters of the Conservative Political Action Conference cheered on Thursday as organizers of the annual conservative gathering outside of Washington, D.C. "I think it starts with making sure that every person who has a gun is entered in that system", she said referencing background checks and her belief that states need to improve their input of the records.

Global Media Friday forecast: Foggy, high of 41, possible rain at night
Author: 0 Friday forecast: Foggy, high of 41, possible rain at night

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Forecasters at the Weather Service's Portland office say that snow showers will be decreasing this morning from north to south. Southeast wind 13 to 16 miles per hour becoming west in the afternoon. Tomorrow mostly cloudy with highs in the 40s. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Global Media Trump defends NRA as 'patriots' who want to 'do the right thing'
Author: 0 Trump defends NRA as 'patriots' who want to 'do the right thing'

He speaks at CPAC Friday. Speaking with Florida state and local officials about the shooting last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Fla., Trump expressed a desire to "toughen up" regulations. The organization has also said it supports regulations on bump stocks , but has come out against raising the gun-buying age. President Donald Trump is set to address the conference Friday.

Global Media Haiti suspends Oxfam GB's operating right amid misconduct probe
Author: 0 Haiti suspends Oxfam GB's operating right amid misconduct probe

Alain Lemithe, a lawyer representing Oxfam Great Britain, called the decision to suspend the charity "hasty and political", saying that it was not based on clear evidence of wrongdoing. Oxfam said in a statement that its executives had met with Haitian officials and pledged to cooperate with their investigation. Minister of Planning and External Co-operation Aviol Fleurant confirmed the nation was also investigating whether the prostitutes were underage.

Global Media Trump announces 'largest-ever' sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 Trump announces 'largest-ever' sanctions on North Korea

The US president will use a speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference [CPAC] to discuss the move, that will target vessels avoiding economic sanctions. The latest sanctions are set to be the largest implemented by the U.S. against the hermit nation, in retaliation for their continued nuclear and ballistic missile tests.

Global Media Syria: Bishop Lang condemns killings in Ghouta
Author: 0 Syria: Bishop Lang condemns killings in Ghouta

Russian Federation on Thursday proposed amendments to the resolution drafted by Sweden and Kuwait, arguing the language was unrealistic and the 15-member Security Council could not simply impose a truce on Syria without consulting the parties.

Global Media India again calls on Maldives to 'enforce Supreme Court order'
Author: 0 India again calls on Maldives to 'enforce Supreme Court order'

Maldives government has begun preparations for Presidential elections later this year even as police crackdown on opposition members continue during emergency. During the emergency, the current administration has arrested the chief justice, another Supreme Court judge and former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom on allegations of attempting to overthrow the government.

Global Media Goggia gatecrashes Vonn's Olympic swansong
Author: 0 Goggia gatecrashes Vonn's Olympic swansong

With her gold in slalom from Sochi, the world's best all-around skier now has Olympic medals in three Alpine skiing disciplines and looks poised to continue her dominance going forward. Vonn pointed to the sky after her final run and was asked about her grandfather during her interview with NBC . Vonn also said she was "proud to compete" for her country, a reference perhaps to one of the more controversial elements of these Games.

Global Media For the first time in 25 years South Africa increases Value-Added Tax
Author: 0 For the first time in 25 years South Africa increases Value-Added Tax

New President Cyril Ramaphosa should take action within 14 days against Brown, whose department oversees enterprises including Eskom, said Busisiwe Mkhwebane. Under intense pressure to remove a number of ministers closely allied with Zuma and blamed for aiding state corruption, Ramaphosa told lawmakers on Tuesday that he will announce a new cabinet at an "appropriate" time.

Global Media Florida sheriff: Deputies to carry rifles at schools
Author: 0 Florida sheriff: Deputies to carry rifles at schools

Similar threats have been made at several high schools in the US after the Florida shooting. "She goes, 'I just have to do something, '" she said. Many are fed up with a lack of action on gun violence. "I came out here to join the protest to show support to all the families who are affected by the situation", McQuilkin said. Students are planning a march on Washington next month and on Tuesday, they earned two million dollars in pledges from Hollywood A-listers George Clooney and his human ...

Global Media Trump Insists Arming Teachers Would Stop Shootings 'Instantly'
Author: 0 Trump Insists Arming Teachers Would Stop Shootings 'Instantly'

The walk lasted 17 minutes - one minute for each life taken at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14. Other students have also walked out of lessons at Fort Lauderdale High School and Hollywood McArthur High Schools to call for gun control following the Florida shooting.

Global Media Russians finish 1-2 in women's figure skating
Author: 0 Russians finish 1-2 in women's figure skating

But she appeared impassive after seeing Medvedeva's scores were just short of the title. Winning the bronze medal was Kaetlyn Osmond (CAN), who also recorded a season-best performance. "Can I not answer that question?" she said. Zagitova and Medvedeva add to their silvers in the team event, while Osmond follows up a team gold. "I was able to do that", Medvedeva said.

Global Media Dana Loesch meets anti-gun students from Florida high school head on
Author: 0 Dana Loesch meets anti-gun students from Florida high school head on

The speech at CPAC was LaPierre's first public remarks since the shooting on February 14, where 14 students and three teachers were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . "Your answer speaks for itself", he said. Loesch also argued that the answer is to keep mentally ill people from obtaining guns , and she stood fast in opposition to restrictions such as raising the legal age for buying assault weapons from 18 to 21.

Global Media Land cases sent to CJI as two benches in SC disagree
Author: 0 Land cases sent to CJI as two benches in SC disagree

On Wednesday, the bench of Justices Madan B Lokur , Kurian Joseph and Deepak Gupta virtually stayed operation of a February 8 order by a bench of Justices Arun Mishra , A K Goel and Mohan M Shantanagoudar which ruled that compensation not availed of within a stipulated five-year period could not be ground for cancellation of land acquisition .

Global Media Pakistan Put on Terror Financing Watchlist by Financial Action Task Force
Author: 0 Pakistan Put on Terror Financing Watchlist by Financial Action Task Force

If the lobbying efforts by the United States are successful and Pakistan is added to the Task Force's list of "high-risk" countries that do not do enough to fight terror, it could have a severe impact on the South Asian nation's already-struggling economy by deterring banks and global companies that would otherwise potentially invest.

Global Media UNICEF number two resigns after complaints of inappropriate behavior
Author: 0 UNICEF number two resigns after complaints of inappropriate behavior

Tory backbencher Nigel Evans said the staggering revelations about Mr Forsyth's behaviour at Save the Children raised serious questions about his "suitability" as Deputy Exec Director at Unicef . Unicef said it had accepted Forsyth's resignation and thanked him for his work over the past two years. Mr Cox and Mr Forsyth had previously worked together at 10 Downing Street under Gordon Brown.

Global Media Trump floats bonuses for teachers who carry guns
Author: 0 Trump floats bonuses for teachers who carry guns

Fred Abt, father of Parkland shooting survivor Carson Abt, said he had discussed with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that rather than waiting for first responders to arrive, it would be more efficient to have firearms locked on school campuses.

Global Media Trump Pushes Arming Teachers To Prevent Gun Violence
Author: 0 Trump Pushes Arming Teachers To Prevent Gun Violence

Both were highly critical of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and local law enforcement for what they described as a failure to prevent felons and people with mental health issues from buying guns. "To stop a bad guy with a gun, it takes a good guy with a gun" he said. Republican Sens. Marco Rubio of Florida and Pat Roberts of Kansas have expressed interest in the proposal this week.

Global Media North Korea sending top-level delegation to Olympics closing ceremony
Author: 0 North Korea sending top-level delegation to Olympics closing ceremony

The official said she has no major diplomatic activities planned during her visit, including a public speech, because the trip is to support the U.S. The opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics was attended by Kim Jong-un's sister Kim Yo-jong, who is also blacklisted by the US. Japan suspects they were conducting ship-to-ship transfers banned by the US Security Council and has informed the Security Council and shared the information with other countries, Japan's Foreign Ministry said.

Global Media Gisin holds off Shiffrin to claim combined gold
Author: 0 Gisin holds off Shiffrin to claim combined gold

Could Vonn possibly summon a "miracle", as she called it, a slalom performance from somewhere in her past to make a lead from the downhill portion stand up? Next up will be Shiffrin's specialty - the slalom . "I used to win slaloms but now my body doesn't cooperate with me as much as I would like". In the men's ski halfpipe, American defending champion David Wise kept his nerve despite crashing out of his first two runs to seal a gripping victory on the final attempt.

Global Media Excise tax increases bring further woe for wine industry
Author: 0 Excise tax increases bring further woe for wine industry

The increase will take effect on 1 April 2018 . Mogajane said plans in the budget to bring gross debt down to 56 percent of domestic product by 2021, compared to over 60 percent estimated in October, were also welcomed by the agencies. This makes higher education and training the fastest growing line item on the budget at 13.7%. We are sick and exhausted of the narrative that seeks to create an impression that the public service wage bill is draining the state coffers when year after year ...

Author: 0 Japan reports another suspected North Korean breach of United Nations sanctions

Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force reported it spotted the transfer of possibly banned items to a North-Korean registered tanker in the East China Sea, a report said. "Following a comprehensive analysis, the government strongly suspects they were transferring goods, which is banned by United Nations sanctions", said Japan's government, which also released a photo of the ships.

Global Media Policeman Dies of Heart Attack as Spartak Moscow, Athletic Bilbao Fans Clash
Author: 0 Policeman Dies of Heart Attack as Spartak Moscow, Athletic Bilbao Fans Clash

Only this season Spartak's Ultras were involved in violent incidents in Seville ahead of a Champions League tie and on Monday night a small group were involved in a violent attack on a shop owner in the nearby city of Vitoria and as a outcome, 600 police: 500 Ertzaintzas (Basque regional police) and 100 municipal police will be on duty along with 200 private security guards at Athletic Club Bilbao's San Mames Stadium.

Author: 0 United States of America women top Canada for hockey gold

On Thursday the only two teams crowned Olympic champions in women's hockey will face off for the Pyeongchang Games title. "On the other hand, it is our Stanley Cup", Canadian forward Brianne Jenner said. "We have a lot of speed, talent and skill and we're ready". "We're excited on the way we finished that game. We need every person playing at their very best to be successful and we just have to carry the momentum".

Global Media Dutch Parliament expected to approve Armenian Genocide motions despite government's stance
Author: 0 Dutch Parliament expected to approve Armenian Genocide motions despite government's stance

Turkey on Thursday strongly condemned the Dutch parliament's motion recognizing Armenian allegations of "genocide" during 1915 events, APA reports quoting Anadolu. "This cabinet wants to be very careful about relations with Turkey, which have been better", she said. A second motion passed on Thursday calls for a high-level Dutch government official to attend Armenia's formal genocide remembrance day on April 24.

Global Media Air France says long-haul flights impacted by strike…
Author: 0 Air France says long-haul flights impacted by strike…

Pilots, flight attendants and navigation crews that work for French flag carrier Air France are striking on Thursday, demanding a salary raise, the company said in a press release. Flights to Paris from airports around France including Toulouse and Lyon will also be hit. Worker unions representing Air France pilots, cabin crew and ground staff called the strike amid demands for a 6 percent pay rise, which the airline has refused to satisfy.

Author: 0 European Union rejects three-pronged British approach to new ties after Brexit

This stark warning was made in a joint submission to the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) from the British Horseracing Authority, National Trainers Federation and Thoroughbred Breeders' Association. The year to June 2017 the level saw the largest decrease in net long-term migration in any 12-month period since records began in 1964. She said: "The Government's failed net migration target continues to be breached".

Global Media Racially insensitive school menu leads to repercussions
Author: 0 Racially insensitive school menu leads to repercussions

The head cook also told Harris that the employees who planned the menu were black . Then you see the beverages, Red [Kool-Aid] and watermelon water. . Hamilton said the university did not approve of the food choices. Hamilton, who said the director of Weinstein was suspended, expressed gratitude to Harris for bringing the matter to the university's attention.

Global Media Controversy over political statement by General Bipin Rawat
Author: 0 Controversy over political statement by General Bipin Rawat

Ajmal formed the AIUDF in 2005 to champion the cause of the Muslim community. "When we talk of Jan Sangh with two MPs & where they have reached, AIUDF is moving at a faster pace in the state of Assam". The force said there was nothing political or religious in his Wednesday's remarks in Delhi . Ajmal said AIUDF is not a party of Muslim people. "The other issue is a planned immigration that is taking place because of our western neighbour (Pakistan).

Global Media Can not annul marriage between adults: SC
Author: 0 Can not annul marriage between adults: SC

The government has the power to stop trafficking on the basis of credible information, he pointed out. "Whether a marriage is in the best interest of an individual, it is for that individual to decide". Asokan's lawyer, advocate Shyam Divan, said the Kerala High Court's decision was correct. A Bench, led by Chief Justice Dipak Misra , defined the limits of the court's jurisdiction in the Hadiya case.

Global Media Nawaz would choose the next PML-N president himself: Marriyum
Author: 0 Nawaz would choose the next PML-N president himself: Marriyum

Earlier today, PML-N Chairman Zafarul Haq had told reporters that PML-N's central working committee will appoint the party's interim president next week. To a query, Bilawal said that he was engaged in a political fight with PML-N, hence there was no reason for him to meet Maryam Nawaz. "They are trying to oust me from politics".

Global Media Bihar to probe illegal construction by Tej Pratap in govt bungalow
Author: 0 Bihar to probe illegal construction by Tej Pratap in govt bungalow

Quick to jump the gun defending the move, Bihar deputy CM and BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi said, "Tejaswi maintaining that Centre and state govt will be responsible if something happens to Lalu is not right because incidents can happen". The former Deputy CM has since the breaking of the Grand Alliance been vocal about his future plans against the Nitish Kumar government in his home state.

Global Media Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce resigns following extramarital affair scandal
Author: 0 Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce resigns following extramarital affair scandal

Mr Joyce's spokesman said the reference to "boss" related to his chief of staff, not 32-year-old "Miss Campion". But the spokesman repeatedly refused to provide answers to questions about auto expenses during the period. Just half an hour before his press conference, The ABC reported Joyce's Chief of Staff called a meeting with his Canberra office, where it is believed he informed his staff of his stepping down.

Global Media Gisin denies Shiffrin gold in alpine combined
Author: 0 Gisin denies Shiffrin gold in alpine combined

Just days before the Pyeongchang Olympics began, Lindsey Vonn revealed her main motivation behind what is likely to be her last Olympics, and it was to compete for her late grandfather . "Gisin's going to be really risky", she said, labelling Siebenhofer however as the likeliest "toughest competitor" come the slalom scheduled for 3:00pm (0600 GMT).

Global Media US Embassy in Montenegro Offers Limited Services After Attack on Compound
Author: 0 US Embassy in Montenegro Offers Limited Services After Attack on Compound

Police said in a statement that the man threw a bomb into the embassy yard and then committed suicide by activating another one around midnight Wednesday. Police say they are working to identify the man. Policemen with submachine guns and police vehicles were out on the streets near the embassy building on Thursday morning after the incident.

Global Media Driver intentionally crashed car into hospital
Author: 0 Driver intentionally crashed car into hospital

The mayor did not speculate on the man's motives. WFSB saw the emergency room door pushed in with the auto inside as well as shattered glass. Officials have confirmed that Ellam intentionally lit himself on fire at the scene of the accident.

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