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World Media Gusts of up to 100 km/h possible as wind storm hits GTA
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Environment Canada issued a wind warning Saturday concerning a major wind storm with gusts reaching up to 110 km/h heading for Brant/Brantford, Norfolk, Haldimand and surrounding areas. Flurries and local snow squalls are possible Sunday afternoon or evening following the passage of a cold front and hazardous travel conditions are possible in some locations Sunday night.

World Media Clive Lewis backs Labours move to support second European Union referendum
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Still, it will cheer pro-European Britons, who have been fighting to reverse the outcome of the 2016 referendum decision. Jeremy Corbyn tonight backed a second referendum on Brexit warning it was better than the "damaging" Tory deal. But EU leaders insist that the legally binding Brexit withdrawal agreement, which took a year and a half to negotiate, can't be reopened. The EU has been watching with growing concern the possibility that Britain will crash out of the bloc without a deal, ...

World Media Brother of Saudi crown prince named deputy defence minister
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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was absent from the summit. Prince Khalid bin Salman, a son of the king, had been ambassador to Washington since 2017. Prince Khaled graduated from the King Faisal Air Academy in Riyadh and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF).

World Media Journalist Jorge Ramos' equipment seized at Maduro interview
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Univision anchor Jorge Ramos , one of the most well-known journalists in Spanish-language television in the US, said he and his crew were detained by the Venezuelan government Monday night after their interview with the country's embattled President Nicolás Maduro was abruptly ended.

World Media Ex-National Security Officials to Denounce Trump's Emergency Declaration
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Pelosi decried Trump's action as a Constitutional crisis. The No. 2 House Democrat, Representative Steny Hoyer, said at a press conference on Monday that he had traveled to the U.S. Lawmakers must not allow "any president (to) on a whim declare emergencies, simply because he or she can't get their way in the Congress", Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer declared Monday.

World Media Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif announces resignation on Instagram
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Zarif was seen as a close ally of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani , with whom he helped forge the 2015 nuclear deal now in danger of collapse because of the us exit last May. The apparent rupture appears driven by disagreements with the Iranian president. "No deal can be ideal". "The other side never managed to wear me down during the negotiations.

World Media R Kelly to be released on bail over sexual abuse charges
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Though the more infamous accusations against Kelly involve underage victims, not all the women who allege sexual abuse by him were under the age of consent at the time of the incidents. Prosecutors in the 2008 case also introduced a video as evidence against Kelly, but the victim did not testify. R&B star R. Kelly is expected to appear in court after spending the weekend in a Chicago jail following his arrest on sexual abuse charges.

World Media President Abbas arrives Sharm El-Sheikh for Arab-European Summit
Author: 0 President Abbas arrives Sharm El-Sheikh for Arab-European Summit

Sisi's regime has arrested or charged at least 60,000 people since the 2013 coup, human rights groups say. "We reaffirm our firm position towards the restoration of all the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people, foremost of which is the establishment of an independent Palestinian state on the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital", he told the meeting, which is aimed at increasing Arab-European co-operation on trade, security and migration.

World Media Ireland preparing for no-deal Brexit emergency: minister
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Once passed, the Omnibus Bill would amend the European Union (Insurance and Reinsurance) Regulations 2015, which give effect to the EU's Solvency II Directive in Ireland; and the European Union (Insurance Distribution) Regulations 2018, which give effect to the EU's Insurance Distribution Directive in Ireland.

World Media Senator Dianne Feinstein Verbally Spars With Student Activists on Green New Deal
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Later in the day, Feinstein responded on Twitter , saying that she heard the Sunrise Movement activists "loud and clear", and that she is committed to "real, meaningful climate change legislation". "Some scientists have said we have 12 years to turn this around", a little girl told the senator. "She shut them down, she did not hear them", said Cina-Sklar.

World Media Saudi appoints first woman ambassador to US
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It said PM Khan secretly approached the International Monetary Fund for a bailout and sought financial help from countries like China and Saudi Arabia . Aramco will develop a 300,000 barrel-per-day refinery in China with a 1.5 million tonne-per-annum ethylene cracker and a 1.3 million tonne-per-annum paraxylene unit alongside Chinese companies Norinco Group and Panjin Sincen, the National daily reported.

World Media Rain and storms, turning to snow and wind
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How much snow are we expecting? "Motorists should consider changing their travel plans Saturday night and into Sunday ", read a mid-afternoon announcement from the Minnesota Department of Transportation's District 6 in southeast Minnesota, where the heaviest snow is expected to fall.

World Media Large cargo plane crashes east of Houston
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Flight 3591 took off from Miami , Florida and was supposed to land at Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The crash happened about 12:45 p.m. Mr Hawthorne said witnesses reported hearing the engines surging and that the aircraft turned sharply before it fell into a nosedive. Hawthorne said the first things he saw in the water at the crash scene were things like bed sheets, women's clothing, and fiberglass.

World Media Who wants what at the Trump-Kim summit?
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The North's KCNA state news agency said such opposition was aimed at derailing the talks. Pompeo, during an interview Sunday on CNN's "State Of The Union", discussed the summit between the USA and North Korea slated for this week in Hanoi, Vietnam .

World Media Raging fire guts hundreds of cars at government-run Indian airshow
Author: 0 Raging fire guts hundreds of cars at government-run Indian airshow

Ten fire tenders along with seven water bowsers (tankers) and 33 Agni and Varuna vehicles were moved quickly to contain the fire. There have been no injuries reported in the incident . Forest fires tend to ravage large swathes of Bandipur National Park forest during summer every year. CFT foam was sprayed on the vehicles to prevent spreading of fire.

World Media Venezuela: Clashes break out near Colombian border
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Juan Guaido, the self-proclaimed interim president who is recognised by most Western nations as Venezuela's legitimate head of state, defied court orders not to leave Venezuela by arriving on Friday in the Colombian border city of Cucuta, where aid from the USA and Colombian governments is stockpiled in warehouses.

World Media Nigeria Decides: Buhari defeats Atiku in polling unit with wide margin
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Officials have already begun counting votes, though most observers say victory is too close to call, with the outcome set to hinge on which man voters most trust to revamp an economy still struggling to recover from a 2016 recession. Only a few people are in line at one polling station in Maiduguri in the northeast as local media urge voters to the polls after gunfire was heard earlier in the morning.

World Media British IS teen calls for 'mercy'
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Home Secretary Sajid Javid ordered the 19-year-old Londoner, who wants to return to the UKwith her newly-born child as the so-called caliphate crumbles, be stripped of United Kingdom citizenship, claiming she is also a citizen of Bangladesh due to her parentage.

World Media Glasgow native nominated as US Ambassador to UN
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On Thursday, US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reportedly recommended Craft, who is a personal friend of his wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, and a high-paying Republican donor, McClatchy DC reported . Kelly Craft was sworn in as ambassador to Canada in September 2017. Craft, 56, may have less clout than Haley and other recent predecessors, since Trump has made a decision to strip the job of its Cabinet-level status.

World Media Netanyahu's biggest rivals form alliance for Israeli elections in April
Author: 0 Netanyahu's biggest rivals form alliance for Israeli elections in April

If successful at the polls, Mr Gantz agreed to hold office as prime minister for the first two-and-a-half years, before Mr Lapid takes over. "When I lay in muddy foxholes with my soldiers on frozen winter nights, you, Benjamin Netanyahu , left Israel to improve your English and practice it at luxurious cocktail parties", Gantz said .

World Media Pope demands action at Vatican summit on sex abuse
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He wants bishops in the developing world to adopt the same child protection policies as those enacted in the United States. "The holy people of God are watching and expect not just simple and obvious condemnations, but efficient and concrete measures to be established".

World Media Shamima Begum: IS teenager's family challenge citizenship move
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The Home Secretary revoked Ms Begum's British citizenship in a move only permissible under worldwide law if it does not leave the individual stateless. Explaining why he's against the move on his Friday night LBC show, Mr Rees-Mogg said: "I think there is a fundamental equality in British citizens and if you can't take my passport away, then you shouldn't be able to take it away from anybody else".

World Media Move Over 5G, Donald Trump Already Has His Sights On 6G Internet
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Plans for a meeting between Trump and Liu signal optimism that talks are making sufficient progress to warrant another face-to-face meeting between the two men. However, current reports show that his administration has considered blocking Chinese companies from rolling out 5G equipment in the United States.

World Media Tens of Thousands at Aid Concert for Venezuela
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The UN refugee and migration agencies increased their estimate of the number of people who have left Venezuela from 3 million in November to 3.4 million. The issue of humanitarian assistance to Venezuela has been politicized in recent weeks as a leadership crisis unfolds in the country. According to Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, the USA will deliver large-caliber machine guns, grenade launchers, man-portable air defense systems, ammunition, and artillery weapons for various ...

World Media Saudi Crown Prince meets Chinese president, bags $10-billion oil deal
Author: 0 Saudi Crown Prince meets Chinese president, bags $10-billion oil deal

Exchanges between legislative bodies of the two countries are an important part of the comprehensive strategic partnership, Xi said , calling on the National People's Congress of China and Iranian Parliament to strengthen exchanges and cooperation, learn from each other's experience in state governance, cement communication and coordination in global and regional organizations, and play a bigger role in promoting bilateral relations.