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Authorities said other objects were allegedly thrown off the balcony, including a second chair. On Tuesday, police reached out to the public to ask for the woman to surrender. Toronto Mayor John Tory condemned the alleged actions, saying they can't be tolerated. It was grossly irresponsible behavior that could have caused serious injury and death'.
  • 17 dead, several injured after fire at New Delhi hotel

    17 dead, several injured after fire at New Delhi hotel

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    According to the fire department, seven men, a woman and child died in the blaze. Those staying in the hotel included a group of tourists from Myanmar, broadcaster NDTV said, adding that authorities were trying to ascertain their whereabouts.
  • U.S. president Donald Trump isn't a dog person

    U.S. president Donald Trump isn't a dog person

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    About 30 minutes into his rally , Trump said he had been challenged by "a young man who's got very little going for himself except he's got a great first name". Border fence construction began in 2008 and was completed in 2009. Or at the very least, that we should have less security along the border than we now do-indeed, that some or all of those 650 miles of border fencing should be torn down.
  • Freezing rain looms (again) for London: Environment Canada

    Freezing rain looms (again) for London: Environment Canada

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    The sun was out on Sunday morning but the National Weather Service says snow will return late in the afternoon into the evening across the Northwest. "Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow", the statement reads. Snow will taper off to flurries on Wednesday . Snow will start late Monday night and roll through the Tuesday morning commute, with 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Whitaker Confirmed to Appear Before Panel as Scheduled

    Whitaker Confirmed to Appear Before Panel as Scheduled

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    Whitaker stunned onlookers when he told House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler , D-N.Y., that his time slot had expired as Nadler asked Whitaker if he'd been "asked to approve any requests or action" for the special counsel.
  • VA Gov. Northam Vows Not To Resign Amid Blackface Scandal

    VA Gov. Northam Vows Not To Resign Amid Blackface Scandal

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    In response to Fairfax's denials, Meredith Watson's lawyer released a statement claiming she was also raped by a basketball player and, when she reported the attack to a school administrator, received no assistance. Krzyzewski said after Saturday night's victory at Virginia. An attorney for Watson says her client also is willing to testify in front of the state legislature if an impeachment hearing takes place.
  • Ivanka Trump says her father didn't help with Kushner's security clearance

    Ivanka Trump says her father didn't help with Kushner's security clearance

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    Advisor to the President, Ivanka Trump , sat down with Gray Television Washington Bureau Chief Jacqueline Policastro for an exclusive interview detailing the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, or W-GDP for short. The Department of State's Office of Global Women's Issues will launch "WE RISE" to work with microfinance civil society organizations to reduce barriers faced by women entrepreneurs.
  • Trump's attorney general nominee Barr passes first hurdle

    Trump's attorney general nominee Barr passes first hurdle

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    All ten Democrats on the panel were opposed to President Donald Trump's nominee. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said before the vote. "After more than two years of investigation, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has not found evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, the committee's Republican chairman said in interview ", writes the Daily Caller .
  • EU Sentenced to Failure for following Opposition, Says Maduro

    EU Sentenced to Failure for following Opposition, Says Maduro

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    Roughly 40 countries around the world have backed Guaido, who swore himself in as president in January. At the request of Interim President Juan Guaidó, the United States is immediately pre-positioning emergency supplies in Colombia to provide relief to Venezuelans coping with severe food and medicine shortages.
  • Pope reveals the scandal of nuns used as sex slaves

    Pope reveals the scandal of nuns used as sex slaves

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    And yet church authorities have rarely addressed the issue publicly. "It is true. there have been priests and even bishops who have done this". It's not a thing that from the moment in which you realize it, it's over. The pope's comments come two weeks before he hosts a gathering of bishops to craft a global response to the long-running scandal of paedophile priests who have targeted children and the church superiors who have covered up their crimes.
  • Gov. Kate Brown: Virginia's Embattled Governor, Ralph Northam, Should Step Down

    Gov. Kate Brown: Virginia's Embattled Governor, Ralph Northam, Should Step Down

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    Democrats have expressed fear the uproar over the governor could jeopardize their chances of taking control of the Republican-dominated legislature in Virginia this year after making big gains in 2017. A candid picture taken yesterday of a Democratic senator in Virginia captured the impact of the strain. Fairfax denied the allegation, and claimed that his encounter with the woman had been consensual.
  • US Senator Elizabeth Warren Formally Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign

    US Senator Elizabeth Warren Formally Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign

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    Our fight is for big, structural change", she said to cheers from the crowd. "Warren has left herself open on a couple fronts to pile on". "I was told ever since I was a young child that we are part Native American". "And they enlisted politicians to cut them a bigger slice". "If you don't have money and you don't have connections, Washington doesn't want to hear from you", Warren said.
  • Saudi Arabia ‘deliberately undermined Khashoggi probe’

    Saudi Arabia ‘deliberately undermined Khashoggi probe’

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    In light of the revelations, Khashoggi's Turkish fiancee said on Friday she hoped pressure from United States lawmakers would encourage the Trump adminstration to take a tougher stance on the killing. Prince Mohammed, the next in line to the Saudi throne behind his ailing father, King Salman, has become the de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia and a close ally of the Trump White House - especially Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser.
  • Afghan leader speaks with Pompeo amid fresh peace efforts

    Afghan leader speaks with Pompeo amid fresh peace efforts

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    The Taliban's refusal to meet with the Afghan government is seen as a major stumbling block to lasting peace in the country, which has been at war for four decades - almost two of which involving United States and Afghan forces against the Taliban.
  • Kurtis Blow Blasts Virginia AG Mark Herring For Blackface

    Kurtis Blow Blasts Virginia AG Mark Herring For Blackface "Tribute"

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    And in statements Thursday night, the state legislature's Black Caucus and Virginia's Democratic congressional delegation reiterated calls for the governor to step down, while the state House Democrats - who also previously called for Northam's resignation - said they remain disappointed in him.
  • Australia scraps game in Thailand, campaigns to free refugee

    Australia scraps game in Thailand, campaigns to free refugee

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    The FFA wants Al-Araibi returned to Australia "as a matter of urgency". We'll just consider the case based on the law and the need to maintain neutrality. "Thailand had previously not been aware of Mr. Hakeem's case and does not have any prejudice against him", the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement .
  • Storm Erik claims first victim following unsafe gales

    Storm Erik claims first victim following unsafe gales

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    Met Éireann has declared Storm Erik is to hit Ireland and raised its weather warnings to Status Orange for parts of Ireland. The Cliffs of Moher have reopened this afternoon, as the strongest winds of Storm Erik have passed here . Police Scotland are also warning motorists to travel with caution and be prepared for hazardous conditions. High winds that have battered the county for the past two days are set to continue over the weekend and some heavy showers are predicted.
  • Why is Vietnam going to host the second Trump-Kim summit?

    Why is Vietnam going to host the second Trump-Kim summit?

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    During a surprise visit to Iraq late a year ago, Trump made clear that he has "no plans at all" to remove USA troops from the Middle Eastern country, stressing his interest in wanting more soldiers deployed there from Syria. Vietnam was South Korea's fourth-largest trading partner previous year, according to Vietnamese and South Korean media reports . Despite North Korea's different history, the two communist countries share a history of anti-imperialist struggle and ambivalent ...
  • China opposes U.S. withdrawal from INF

    China opposes U.S. withdrawal from INF

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    This most recent strike simulation comes after Russian Federation suspended the Cold War-era Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces ( INF) Treaty following the US's announcement it would withdraw from the pact , accusing Moscow of violations.
  • Ice Storm Warning issued for most of Chicago area Tuesday evening

    Ice Storm Warning issued for most of Chicago area Tuesday evening

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    A period of ice pellets and freezing rain is expected to begin around midday Thursday and continue through the evening hours. There is also the risk of freezing rain. Again it's going to be spotty so confidence is low on where impacts will be however confidence is somewhat high it'll be greatest in those under the winter weather advisory .
  • United Nations chief Antonio Guterres sends Lunar New Year greetings

    United Nations chief Antonio Guterres sends Lunar New Year greetings

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    Despite a slowing economy , more Chinese are travelling overseas during the holidays , booking family trips to Thailand, Japan and other top destinations. Unlike Qian, Ma grew up in Zhengzhou, a metropolis in northern China , and said many Chinese New Year traditions have faded away with the rapid development of the area over the past few years.