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'Hefty' rainfall expected for Easter long weekend in Toronto

'Hefty' rainfall expected for Easter long weekend in Toronto

Looking further ahead , the Met Office UK outlook for Monday 22 April to Wednesday 1 May said, "During Easter Monday it may turn cooler and more unsettled across northern and western areas, with...

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14 passengers shot dead in southwest Pakistan

14 passengers shot dead in southwest Pakistan

They "stopped buses on the Makran Coastal Highway and gunned down 14 people", he said , adding that the four vehicles were travelling to Karachi from the coastal town of Ormara. Prime Minister Khan c...

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Nuts, ketchup & bicycle pedals: European Union targets United States goods with retaliatory sanctions

Nuts, ketchup & bicycle pedals: European Union targets United States goods with retaliatory sanctions

In late March, the WTO appellate body confirmed that the USA failed to comply with the organization's rules on subsidies and "continued unabatedly its illegal support of its aircraft manufacturer B...

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Quake of magnitude 6.1 hits east Taiwan

Quake of magnitude 6.1 hits east Taiwan

Witnesses reported shaking buildings, but there is no official information on damage or casualties. Subway services in the city were temporarily suspended due to the quake, officials said . Another...

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GOP Former MA Gov. William Weld To Challenge Trump

GOP Former MA Gov. William Weld To Challenge Trump

Weld, said on Monday (local time) in the channel CNN that he is going to apply for the candidacy of his party for the presidential election in November of next year. "The country deserves to have some...

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Man Threw Iguana At Manager Inside Restaurant

Man Threw Iguana At Manager Inside Restaurant

He pleaded not guilty in Painesville Municipal Court Wednesday afternoon and his bond was set at $10,000. Police say a man accused of throwing an iguana at a manager in an OH restaurant has been a...

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University professor accused of getting students to produce MDMA

University professor accused of getting students to produce MDMA

Professor Iwamura claimed that the nature of this endeavour was strictly educational. Japanese law requires researchers to obtain a licence from regional authorities to manufacture illegal drugs for...

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Member of Thailand soccer rescue team trapped in Tennessee cave

Member of Thailand soccer rescue team trapped in Tennessee cave

Despite the traumatic experience, British Cave Rescue Council's Vice Chairman Bill Whitehouse told the news outlet that the diver is now in "good health and good spirits". "There's a British cave dive...

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South Korean President calls for summit with Kim

South Korean President calls for summit with Kim

President Donald J. Trump at the end of February ended without agreement. The North Korean leader left the door open for continued diplomacy with the United States and a possible third summit but on...

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Swiss scientists say men's beards carry more germs than dog fur

Swiss scientists say men's beards carry more germs than dog fur

The sample size of the study was small - 18 men were tested against 30 canines of varying breeds. 7 men were also found to have bacteria extremely harmful to man. " On the basis of these findings, d...

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French billionaires pledge more than $300 million for Notre Dame reconstruction

French billionaires pledge more than $300 million for Notre Dame reconstruction

Notre Dame is the most famous of the Gothic cathedrals of the Middle Ages, known for its many gargoyles and its iconic flying buttresses. In a way, this is also part of the history of Europe because ...

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Hackers unleashed 40 million cyberattacks on Ecuador after Julian Assange’s arrest

Hackers unleashed 40 million cyberattacks on Ecuador after Julian Assange’s arrest

However none of those institutions reported either the theft of information or the elimination of data. Ecuador on Monday said it received assurances from the British authorities that Assange would no...

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Canada expands sanctions, adds 43 people close to Venezuela’s Maduro

Canada expands sanctions, adds 43 people close to Venezuela’s Maduro

Pompeo reiterated US calls for Maduro to step down. U.S. President Donald Trump's December 2017 national security strategy said China was seeking to pull the region into its orbit through state-led...

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Indonesians head to the polls in mammoth election

Indonesians head to the polls in mammoth election

President Joko Widodo , a former furniture businessman and political moderate, was up against former military general Prabowo Subianto . Widodo said he was aware of his lead and thanked election w...

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Ivanka Trump says she passed on World Bank job

Ivanka Trump says she passed on World Bank job

The First Daughter suggested that the World Bank gig may not have been the only position that the President has offered. "And I think he will be as well". It wasn't necessarily just the price tag peop...

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Qatar’s FM calls for arms embargo against eastern Libyan commander Haftar

Qatar’s FM calls for arms embargo against eastern Libyan commander Haftar

He also voiced hope that the Libyan people get rid of the terrorist groups in Tripoli just like they did in Benghazi and Derna in eastern Libya . At least four people have been killed as at least...

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Dust storm, lightning and rain kill at least 47 in India

Dust storm, lightning and rain kill at least 47 in India

Another official said crops have suffered damage and the assessment is being done. Madhya Pradesh reported 15 casualties in rain-related incidents. He tweeted, "Deeply pained and anguished by the lo...

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Pete Buttigieg Talks Healthcare to Voters in Fort Dodge

Pete Buttigieg Talks Healthcare to Voters in Fort Dodge

Buttigieg stayed calm, cool, and collected on stage, as the crowd drowned out the hate with chants of "Pete!" Buttigieg said he can feel that growing support on the campaign trail, including in Io...

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Firefighter 'seriously injured' battling Notre Dame blaze

Firefighter 'seriously injured' battling Notre Dame blaze

The fire collapsed the cathedral's spire and spread to one of its landmark rectangular towers. "We will rebuild it together". Rioting Huguenots, or French Protestants, vandalised parts of the ...

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Severe storm risk continues to increase for Friday

Severe storm risk continues to increase for Friday

The rest of the state has a slight risk (Level 2), which means scattered severe storms will be possible. FRIDAY: The weather will be much cooler behind the front. This front will act as a focal po...

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Florida Woman "Infatuated" with Columbine Found Dead After Manhunt

The massive search for a woman who was reportedly "infatuated" with the Columbine shooting has ended. A spokesperson for the Miami-Dade County Public Schools said Pais was a student at Miami ...

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Madeira tour bus crash leaves 28 dead

Madeira tour bus crash leaves 28 dead

At least fourteen ambulances are said to be at the scene, next to Quinta Splendida Wellness & Botanical Garden. The mayor told the Lusa news agency that multiple people were killed, but the total de...

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USA lifts ban on lawsuits against foreign firms in Cuba

Mogherini and Malmstrom warned that "any claims in USA courts would likely be followed by counter-claims by European Union companies in European Union courts", according to their letter. Mogherini and...

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Perth man on child kidnap charge in San Francisco

Perth man on child kidnap charge in San Francisco

A "tug-of-war over the child" allegedly then began between Holyoake and the mother who yelled: 'What are you doing?' Officer Adam Lobsinger said that on Friday, a mother reported that a stranger tri...

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Michelle Obama praises Queen and addresses protocol breach

Michelle Obama praises Queen and addresses protocol breach

In her memoir released in November 2018, Mrs Obama revealed that she and the Queen bonded over their painful shoes during their first meeting in 2009. That has been my experience. "Sorry guys", the ...

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Jeremy Corbyn Defends Isis Bride Shamima Begum's Legal Aid Bid

Jeremy Corbyn Defends Isis Bride Shamima Begum's Legal Aid Bid

The 19-year-old said she had fled the caliphate but had previously been living in Raqqa, where she married a Dutch IS fighter called Yago Riedijk, who later surrendered to Syrian fighters. Mark Tipp...

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Archaeological discovery in Egypt to boost tourism

Archaeological discovery in Egypt to boost tourism

The Tomb is said to belong to an official named Khuwy . Apart from Khuwy's mummy, canopic jars - containers used to contain bodily organs - broken into several pieces were also found. They hope t...

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Quake-hit Indonesians refuse to leave high ground

Quake-hit Indonesians refuse to leave high ground

The Indonesian geophysics agency warned residents of the island that a tsunami was possible after the powerful quake. The quake struck at 18.40 p.m. A tsunami alert had been sounded following the 6....

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Trump Vetoes Bill To Pull U.S. Troops From Yemen

Trump Vetoes Bill To Pull U.S. Troops From Yemen

Donald Trump described the resolution as an unnecessary and unsafe attempt to weaken his constitutional authorities. This is the second veto of Trump's presidency. "Yet the President has cynicall...

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Sol Pais sought by police after Columbine lockdown

Sol Pais sought by police after Columbine lockdown

Extra precautions were taken at schools near Columbine , where sheriff's deputies were on hand. All schools in the Denver area were urged to tighten security because the threat was deemed " cre...

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Alberta Election 2019 livestream and liveblog

Alberta Election 2019 livestream and liveblog

Kenney has derisively called it "the Trudeau-Notley alliance" -a partnership he says has turned Alberta into a doormat for Trudeau and other oil industry foes in return for no more than a faint and as...

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Pet deer kills man and injures wife in rural Australia

Pet deer kills man and injures wife in rural Australia

They added: "Both residents suffered critical injuries however the man died a short time later". Ambulance Victoria said McDonald's wife Mandi was treated for upper body and leg injuries and flown...

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Bearded men carry more germs than dogs

Bearded men carry more germs than dogs

Swiss scientists say there is a higher amount of bacteria lurking in beard bristles than in the fur of your dog. Professors with Switzerland's Hirslanden Clinic took swab samples from the whiskers o...

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Anti-austerity party holds off far right in Finland election

Anti-austerity party holds off far right in Finland election

His Centre Party now languishes in fourth place in the polls, having recently been overtaken by the Finns Party. The leader of Finland's center-left Social Democratic Party says he expects the r...

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Donations for Louisiana's burned black churches up after Notre Dame fire

Donations for Louisiana's burned black churches up after Notre Dame fire

The fundraiser was created on April 10, the same day Holden Matthews was arrested for the attacks that occurred over a 10-day period in Opelousas, Louisiana. According to The Daily Beast , Matthew...

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