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Paramedics in Peel Region said at the time that two women were sent to hospital in critical condition. Schmidt said tips from the public helped identify the vehicle and its driver. "She just did so much in such a short term in her life". Speaking to reporters Thursday, Turcotte's cousin, Brandy Sommer Wood, said Turcotte was in her final semester in the photography program at Humber College.
  • More snow is likely late Thursday into Saturday

    More snow is likely late Thursday into Saturday

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    There's a chance of showers tonight , with lows falling into the 40s. A calm wind will become south 5 to 8 miles per hour after midnight. South wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Tomorrow: Mostly sunny, with a high at 52. After Friday temperatures warm up to near 59 degrees in Oklahoma City, colder air will return with a chance Saturday and Sunday for snow, the weather service reports.
  • Rouhani asks Turkey to stop Operation Olive Branch in Syria

    Rouhani asks Turkey to stop Operation Olive Branch in Syria

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    Regime or allied forces have fired suspected chlorine-filled munitions on targets in Eastern Ghouta on several occasions in recent weeks, sparking United States warnings of military action. Sweden and Kuwait have called for a U.N. Security Council meeting on the escalating violence in several areas of Syria and the "dire consequences" for the already critical humanitarian situation in the war-torn country.
  • Anadolu Agency: Turkey submits documents to European Union seeking visa-free regime

    Anadolu Agency: Turkey submits documents to European Union seeking visa-free regime

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    Securing visa-free travel was a key part of a controversial 2016 EU-Turkey deal aimed at stemming the flow of migrants to Europe. He said Ankara had fulfilled all of the obligations regarding visa liberalization. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticised the European Union for putting obstacles in the way of Turkey gaining membership and has stated his disappointment over the lack of support from the EU against the country's fight against terror.
  • US Representative Adam Schiff suggests contempt proceedings for Steve Bannon

    US Representative Adam Schiff suggests contempt proceedings for Steve Bannon

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    President Donald Trump gets the final say on whether the memo will be released to the public. They also expressed hope that special counsel Robert Mueller's work would continue without interference. President Trump accused Rep. Adam Schiff without evidence of illegally leaking "confidential information". The House panel voted unanimously Monday to release the Democratic memo, sending it to the White House.
  • US Senate leaders reach spending deal

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    It includes a long-sought defense spending boost that was the top goal of Republicans who lead both chambers in Congress and gives more funding for domestic programs sought by Democrats . "After months of legislative logjams, this budget deal is a genuine breakthrough ", said Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) from the Senate floor . "Without a commitment from Speaker Ryan comparable to the commitment from Leader McConnell, this package does not have my support", Pelosi said.
  • Korea: No Talks With the US During Olympics

    Korea: No Talks With the US During Olympics

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    Residents practiced in plazas around the North Korean capital with bouquets of plastic flowers to be used to spell out slogans during the parade. "By sending key figures like his sister, Kim Jong Un is aiming to send a signal to the South that it is giving more weight to inter-Korean ties while driving a wedge between South Korea and the United States", said Kim Sung-han, a former South Korean vice foreign minister .
  • Why did NBC's Super Bowl broadcast go dark for 30 seconds?

    Why did NBC's Super Bowl broadcast go dark for 30 seconds?

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    It would've been an expensive blunder, since a 30-second spot cost about $5 million this year. The outage appeared to be widespread, as numerous people expressed their confusion and amusement on Twitter. Riiight, the totally normal, completely understandable "equipment failure". Sunday's average viewership of 103.4 million that watched the Eagles win their first Super Bowl in franchise history on NBC did rank as the 10th-highest viewed program in USA history.
  • Israeli Minister Holds Iran Responsible for Syria, Lebanon Strikes

    Israeli Minister Holds Iran Responsible for Syria, Lebanon Strikes

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    The area, held by rebel groups the insurgent Islam Army and moderate rebel group Failaq al-Rahman , been under attack since the end of December as the government of President Bashar Assad struggles to bring it under control. France's Foreign Ministry said it was concerned by the reports of chlorine used on civilians in Syria, but it was too soon to confirm them. After the conference, the Syrian regime and its allies stepped up a campaign of violence in Ghouta and Idlib, two of the last ...
  • Florida boy climbs into claw machine to retrieve toy and gets stuck

    Florida boy climbs into claw machine to retrieve toy and gets stuck

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    Firefighter Jeremy House was eating dinner at Beef O'Brady's in Titusville when he heard someone yell to call 911. Crews said the boy was not in danger and was removed from the machine at 5:41 p.m. Fire officials say the boy somehow climbed (spelunked?) into the machine through the small opening where toys are normally retrieved. The boy, his mother and friends went back to eating dinner and Sutton confirmed that in the end, Mason got a stuffed football.
  • N. Korea displays ICBMs during low-key military parade

    N. Korea displays ICBMs during low-key military parade

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    Hundreds of North Korean cheerleaders have descended on South Korea for the Winter Olympics . North Korean leader Kim Jong Un presided over an extravagant military parade in Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung Square on Thursday, grabbing the spotlight on the eve of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea to thumb his nose at Washington while making a point of showing off his new-found restraint toward Seoul .
  • Temporary government funding bill heads to the Senate

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    The limit on nondefense spending would increase by $63 billion this year and $68 billion next year. "I'm optimistic that very soon we'll be able to reach an agreement", said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell . Some House Republicans don't like it because of its large increase in federal spending and its potential effects on the deficit and debt . "The country can not afford an irresponsible plan that welcomes back trillion-dollar deficits with open arms".
  • Winter Olympics: Dancing in streets with North Korean athletes

    Winter Olympics: Dancing in streets with North Korean athletes

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    South Korea put out a statement saying we believe that the North's announcement of the delegation shows its willingness to ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula, while Vice President Mike Pence said we're traveling to the Olympics to make sure that North Korea doesn't use the powerful symbolism and the backdrop of the Winter Olympics to paper over the truth about their regime.
  • Government, Opposition lock horns over Rafale

    Government, Opposition lock horns over Rafale

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    Further, providing exact item-wise cost will reveal details about various customizations and weapons systems, impacting military preparedness and national security. "To meet the critical operational necessity of the Indian Air Force , 36 Rafale were procured through the IGA (Inter- Governmental Agreement)", she said.
  • South Korean president, US Vice President, to meet North Korean leader's sister

    South Korean president, US Vice President, to meet North Korean leader's sister

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    Pence's trip to Asia comes amid an apparent thaw on the Korean peninsula, spurred by North Korea's participation in what is being hailed the "peace" Olympics in Pyeongchang in the South. Following a last-minute proposal during Kim's annual New Year's address, North Korea is sending 22 athletes to compete and a delegation of more than 400 musicians, singers, martial artists and cheering squads to the games.
  • South African presidency denies claim Zuma plans to fire deputy Ramaphosa

    South African presidency denies claim Zuma plans to fire deputy Ramaphosa

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    Ramaphosa said he is talking to his boss about "the transition and matters relating to his position as the President of the Republic". That delay increased speculation that a deal for Zuma to resign had been ironed out. While many members of the governing party want Mr. Zuma to step down, some have said that they do not want the opposition to lead the effort. Baleka Mbete , the speaker of the national assembly, announced the postponement on Tuesday, saying her decision was taken in the ...
  • Duterte Spokesman Reveals, Rejects ICC Probe Linked To Drug War

    Duterte Spokesman Reveals, Rejects ICC Probe Linked To Drug War

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    Alan Peter Cayetano, National Bureau of Investigation director Dante Gierran, and Solicitor General Jose Calida. After taking office, he urged the police to kill drug suspects and promised to protect officers from prosecution. The Philippines signed the Rome Statute on December 28, 2000 and ratified and endorsed it on August 30, 2011, during the time of Duterte's predecessor, then President Benigno Aquino III.
  • White House senior aide to resign following abuse charges

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    White House staff secretary Rob Porter , a top aide to President Donald Trump , has resigned, the White House confirmed Wednesday, following allegations of abuse from his two ex-wives. A senior administration official told The Washington Post that "Porter's most recent ex-girlfriend, who also works in the administration, reached out to the White House a year ago to express her concerns about him after she discovered his relationship with Hicks" and "told the White House counsel's office ...
  • Senate reaches 2-year budget deal

    Senate reaches 2-year budget deal

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    Raising the budget caps has been on the table for months but has always been entangled with the contentious immigration debate. Some House Democrats don't like it because it does not include a solution for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) immigration program.
  • NI housing market 'postive' but supply concerns remain

    NI housing market 'postive' but supply concerns remain

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    Similarly, newly agreed sales also slipped, extending the run of negative readings back to last March. Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, said that the lack of stock on estate agent books "continues to provide a major challenge", noting that the number of valuations being undertaken does not suggest a pick-up in new supply anytime soon.
  • Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC)

    Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC)

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    About 27.33 million shares traded or 27.81% up from the average. AZZ Inc. (NYSE:AZZ) has declined 1.54% since February 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500. Among 26 analysts covering Accenture Plc ( NYSE:ACN ), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. NASDAQ OMX Group had 59 analyst reports since August 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.
  • House Democrats Resisting Bipartisan Budget Deal Unveiled by Senate Leadership

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    All told, the Republican-controlled Congress is on track to approve about $400 billion in new spending over next two years, just months after enacting a almost $1.5 trillion tax cut. But Senate Democrat leader Chuck Schumer called the bill "the best thing we've done" for the middle class and the economy. "This bill achieves our top priority, a much needed increase in funding for our national defense ", White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said .
  • Turkish, Russian, Iranian leaders to meet over Syria crisis

    Turkish, Russian, Iranian leaders to meet over Syria crisis

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    The council is expected to hear a briefing on Thursday and then hold closed-door consultations on the growing humanitarian crisis. It was the first time a Russian jet was shot down over Syria since Russia launched its air campaign on Assad's behalf.
  • No evidence to support scuffle, altercation or attack on BP agent Martinez

    No evidence to support scuffle, altercation or attack on BP agent Martinez

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    The El Paso medical examiner's office found that Mr. Martinez, 36, had died of blunt injuries to the head, but could not determine the manner of death. The FBI released a statement Wednesday saying investigators have conducted more than 650 interviews and involved 37 field offices, but have not found evidence of an attack.
  • Escaped LeT militant's picture with Hizb militant goes viral

    Escaped LeT militant's picture with Hizb militant goes viral

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    LeT chief Mahmood Shah owned up the attack in an emailed statement today. "Pending enquiry into the incident on February 6, 2018, at SMHS Hospital , Srinagar , leading to the death of the two constables and escape of a militant, Hilal Ahmed Rather, Superintendent, Central Jail, Srinagar is hereby placed under suspension, with immediate effect", an order issued by Principal Secretary Home Department, said.
  • Senate Budget Deal Provides $6 Billion To Fight Opioid, Mental Health Crisis

    Senate Budget Deal Provides $6 Billion To Fight Opioid, Mental Health Crisis

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    Overall, the product is closer to the kind of budget Barack Obama would have wanted, than the one that the Trump White House proposed a year ago. Their legal status could be in jeopardy after President Donald Trump gave Congress a March 5 deadline to find a permanent solution to the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA , program.
  • Bermuda restores ban on same-sex marriage

    Bermuda restores ban on same-sex marriage

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    Bermuda has become the first country in the world to legalise and then repeal same-sex marriage. The governor of the British island territory has signed into law a bill that replaces same-sex marriages with domestic partnerships. Walton Brown, the Minister of Home Affairs, speaking from London last night said that he was pleased the green light had been given to domestic partnerships, which will be available to both gay and heterosexual couples.
  • South Korean intelligence says North Korean hackers possibly behind Coincheck heist

    South Korean intelligence says North Korean hackers possibly behind Coincheck heist

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    Pence tweeted Friday: "I'll travel to Japan & S Korea to attend the Olympics & cheer on our athletes". He also said Washington may see as an avenue to deliver messages to Kim Jong-un. Pence is on a six-day trip to Japan and South Korea. The games have provided a diplomatic opening between the rival Koreas, although little let-up in the acrimony between Washington and Pyongyang.
  • The snow and ice isn't done with Lancashire yet

    The snow and ice isn't done with Lancashire yet

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    The latest Status Yellow alert will kick in from 9pm tonight and remain in place until 9am on Friday morning. Both rain and snow showers will be more frequent in the west and north of the country. As well as the widespread snow showers, frost and icy stretches are likely, Met Eireann has said. "Lowest temperatures OC to 4C". Some heavy falls are expected across the north-west, possibly turning to sleet at times in that region.
  • Senators Agree On 2-Year Government Spending Deal

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    With the support of Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, Senate leaders are pushing for a compromise budget agreement that boosts spending for national defense, domestic programs, and hurricane disaster relief by nearly $400 billion during the next two years.
  • Abe, Pence not grinning at N. Korea's 'smile diplomacy'

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    A North Korean Foreign Ministry official seemed to rule out a potential meeting with USA officials in the North's state-run media on Thursday, but Pence suggested to reporters that it was still a possibility. The request for oil was submitted to the South after the ship docked, South Korean Unification Ministry spokesman Baik Tae-hyun said during a daily press briefing.
  • Pence announces 'toughest' United States sanctions on North Korea

    Pence announces 'toughest' United States sanctions on North Korea

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    On Thursday, North Korea said it has no intention of meeting U.S. officials during the Games, according to the North's official KCNA news agency. The move by North Korea might not go down well with the U.S. mainland. Norway's cross-country team has brought some of its training indoors to prevent cold air from damaging athletes' airways, Reuters also reported .
  • More Snow in Store for This Week, Winter Storm Watch Issued

    More Snow in Store for This Week, Winter Storm Watch Issued

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    Tuesday A chance of snow showers, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. West wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. The best chance for steady snow will be between 1:00AM and 5:00AM. At the same time Sunday's snowfall ends from the west this evening/overnight in northwest in, snow will be developing over the central plains in advance of low pressure moving east out of the Rockies.
  • Thousands of African migrants protest Israel deportations

    Thousands of African migrants protest Israel deportations

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    Reports say rallies are expected to be staged in London, New York, Paris, Berlin, Toronto and more than a dozen other cities to protest Israel's effort to deport asylum seekers to third countries in Africa, namely Rwanda and Uganda . "Please give us the honor of not calling us criminals". In a 2015 incident, a migrant who had left Israel was captured by Islamic State militants in Libya and decapitated.
  • First missiles, now tsunami-yet another false alert rocks the US

    First missiles, now tsunami-yet another false alert rocks the US

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    The false alerts, meant to be a test message, appeared to have been sent by the private forecasting company AccuWeather , according to images of the alerts posted on social media by people who said they had received them. EST, according to the National Weather Service in Charleston, South Carolina. Meanwhile he said, weather apps that misinterpreted the test as an actual event are not regulated, and need a better system of checks and balances.
  • Winter snow warnings blanket southern Alberta

    Winter snow warnings blanket southern Alberta

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    With this winter storm, several days of hazardous travel are ahead of us, especially in areas where wintry mix - snow , sleet, freezing rain is expected. Wednesday. As Winter Storm Liam's path moved toward the Northeast, more than 850 flights were canceled across the country so far while thousands have been delayed, according to flight-tracker FlightAware .
  • Northern Irish economy faces 12% hit with no UK Brexit deal

    Northern Irish economy faces 12% hit with no UK Brexit deal

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    The Whitehall numbers are similar to those put out by the Scottish Government , which said a no-deal scenario would result in an 8.5 per cent hit for Scotland's growth after 15 years. That's with growth reduced by just 3.5 per cent, even with no deal . "We are seeking an unprecedented, comprehensive and ambitious economic partnership - one that works for all parts of the UK".
  • Senators: Steele's Dossier 'Deception' Had 'Material Consequences' For Russia Probe

    Senators: Steele's Dossier 'Deception' Had 'Material Consequences' For Russia Probe

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    This revelation and others are in the unclassified version of the January 4, 2018, criminal referral memorandum written by Republican Sens. "Neither the initial application in October 2016, nor any of the renewals, disclose or reference the role of the DNC, Clinton campaign, or any party/campaign in funding [British agent Christopher] Steele's efforts, even though the political origins of the Steele dossier were then known to senior and Federal Bureau of Investigation officials", charged ...
  • 5 numbers to prove the GOP is sticking by Trump on Russian Federation

    5 numbers to prove the GOP is sticking by Trump on Russian Federation

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    Is it appropriate for a president to ask officials from the Department of Justice for loyalty? The issue of immigration is not worth a government shutdown, 66 percent of voters say. Trump has repeatedly dismissed the investigation as a witch hunt and attacked top investigators in his own Justice Department. The margin for sampling error is ±3.3% pts.
  • Two Latina Moms Are Accusing A Daycare of Waxing Their Toddler's Eyebrows

    Two Latina Moms Are Accusing A Daycare of Waxing Their Toddler's Eyebrows

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    Salgado claimed in her post that she dropped her 2-year-old daughter off at daycare was shocked when she noticed a red patch of skin between her eyes when she picked her up later in the day. "And I was like, 'that's my kid, I love my baby.'" Salgado said. It also opened the door for other mothers to share similar incidents, she said. Salgado took to Facebook to broadcast her distress last week after reporting the incident to police, the directors of the day care, Child Protective Services ...