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People Bernie Sanders announces candidacy in 2020 USA presidential race
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders announces candidacy in 2020 USA presidential race

The Vermont senator's campaign raised $1 million from people in all 50 states in less than four hours after Sanders announced his bid. Mr Sanders, who lost the 2016 Democratic primary to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton , said in his email: "Three years ago, when we talked about these and other ideas, we were told that they were "radical" and "extreme".

People Julie Bishop quits politics after two decades in Parliament
Author: 0 Julie Bishop quits politics after two decades in Parliament

Former foreign minister Julie Bishop will resign from Australian politics at the upcoming election. She thanked the prime ministers who chose her to serve as a minister - John Howard, Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull - after she was elected in 1998.

People USA special envoy in Hanoi to prepare for Trump-Kim summit
Author: 0 USA special envoy in Hanoi to prepare for Trump-Kim summit

One of South Korea's leading newspapers has accused Donald Trump of "trying to use the North Korean nuclear crisis to feed his greed for the Nobel Peace Prize". "North Korea, under the leadership of Kim Jong Un , will become a great Economic Powerhouse", the president tweeted earlier this month. "North Korea will become a different kind of Rocket - an Economic one!" The approval allows the participation of the North Korean delegation in the February 27 and 28 summit and preparation work ...

People Vatican reveals the secret rules for priests who father children
Author: 0 Vatican reveals the secret rules for priests who father children

The Vatican has revealed that it maintains secret guidelines for priests who father children despite their vows of celibacy, according to a report in the New York Times . In an interview Wednesday, Doyle said he met this week with the president of the US bishops' conference, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, and walked into the Congregation for Clergy and secured a meeting with the department undersecretary, Monsignor Andrea Ripa.

People Dowless Instructed Workers To Fill Out Absentee Ballots With GOP Candidates
Author: 0 Dowless Instructed Workers To Fill Out Absentee Ballots With GOP Candidates

The seat has been held by Republicans for more than half a century, but state officials a year ago refused to certify Harris as the victor because of concerns about the voting and "irregularities" in absentee balloting. But as investigators tightened the screws, Britt says she came to believe that Dowless had done something wrong. "I think Mr. Harris was completely clueless as to what was going on", Britt said.

People United Kingdom and French backpackers, aged 20, missing from Australian beach
Author: 0 United Kingdom and French backpackers, aged 20, missing from Australian beach

A British High Commission spokeswoman said: "Our staff are in contact with police in Australia and the United Kingdom following reports of a missing British man at Shelly Beach , New South Wales ". Anyone with knowledge of their whereabouts, or who saw their vehicle in the day leading up to their disappearance, has been urged to directly contact Port Macquarie Police Station , or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

People Pelosi, journalists targeted in Coast Guard terror plot
Author: 0 Pelosi, journalists targeted in Coast Guard terror plot

Christopher Hasson, 49, faces federal charges of illegal possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance, according to court documents . Breivik , the Norwegian mass murderer, is serving a 21-year sentence for the July 2011 massacre of 77 people, a lot of them teenagers who were attending a youth camp.

People Surya Kiran Aerobatic Jets Collide in India
Author: 0 Surya Kiran Aerobatic Jets Collide in India

Over 20 nations and 403 firms will take part in the five-day worldwide event that will host some of the biggest brands in the global aviation industry. An Indian air force official said the pilots attempted an emergency landing but the plane crashed and burst into flames. In all, 61 aircraft are participating at the air show, including 31 in flying display and 30 in static display on the tarmac of the air base.

People Saudi crown prince in China on latest stop of Asian tour
Author: 0 Saudi crown prince in China on latest stop of Asian tour

Later, briefing the media, TS Tirumurti, a secretary in MEA, said, "The two leaders condemned in the strongest terms the recent terrorist attack on Indian forces in Pulwama in Jammu & Kashmir". "To deal with the scourge, we have agreed that there was a need to ramp up pressure on countries extending any sort of support to terrorism", Modi said, without naming Pakistan .

People Thousands demonstrate against anti-Semitism in France following a spike in hate crimes
Author: 0 Thousands demonstrate against anti-Semitism in France following a spike in hate crimes

French President Emmanuel Macron met with Jewish community leaders on Wednesday, saying that anti-Semitism had grown in recent years "and the situation has got worse in recent weeks". French President Emmanuel Macron announced that he will visit the Holocaust Memorial in Paris on Tuesday evening. Artwork on two Paris post boxes showing the image of Simone Veil, a Holocaust survivor and former magistrate, was defaced with swastikas , while a bagel shop was sprayed with the word " Juden ", ...

People Massive fire kills 70 in Bangladesh, toll could climb
Author: 0 Massive fire kills 70 in Bangladesh, toll could climb

Firefighters said several chemical warehouses in the neighbourhood had been engulfed and ignited by the blaze. Authorities warn they expect the death toll to rise further as firefighters search the wreckage of the destroyed buildings. According to local media, the fire also spread to nearby buildings. A view of a scene of a fire that broke out at a chemical warehouse in Dhaka, Bangladesh February 20, 2019.

Author: 0 Michael Cohen testimony before House Oversight Committee rescheduled for February 27

Cohen's lawyer said he was undergoing intensive post-surgery physical therapy and spending substantial time getting ready for testimony he's scheduled to deliver to three congressional committees. Cohen is due to testify in the coming weeks before the House of Representatives Oversight Committee in a public hearing, and before the Senate and House intelligence committees in closed sessions.

People Statue of US sailor kissing nurse vandalized with '#MeToo'
Author: 0 Statue of US sailor kissing nurse vandalized with '#MeToo'

Gorilla Kleen, the company contracted to regularly clean the statue along Sarasota's waterfront, showed up on Tuesday to remove the graffiti , using a special chemicals to scrub the red paint off completely. The city of Sarasota confirmed the graffiti was removed from the statue, which was created by the sculptor Seward Johnson, on Tuesday morning. Officers believe vandals sprayed the phrase on the statue Monday between mid-afternoon and evening.

People Alabama woman who joined ISIS can't return to US
Author: 0 Alabama woman who joined ISIS can't return to US

Hoda Muthana is not a USA citizen and will not be admitted into the United States". "She attended high school and college in the US but is NOT an American". She claims to have been brainwashed and radicalized, not accountable for the actions taken by her and her husband. However, Muthana's case is unusual, if not unprecedented in that she once held a USA passport.

People Two hundred families trapped by Islamic State in Syria, U.N. says
Author: 0 Two hundred families trapped by Islamic State in Syria, U.N. says

Coalition warplanes could be seen overhead and the sounds of intermittent gunbattles could be heard from the area, which is completely surrounded by the SDF . Islamic State still has some territory west of the Euphrates in a remote area otherwise controlled by the Syrian government and its allies. The SDF has been encircling the remaining IS-held territory for days, waiting to declare the territorial defeat of the extremist group.

People Apple and Google Urged to Remove Saudi App 'Absher' for Tracking Women
Author: 0 Apple and Google Urged to Remove Saudi App 'Absher' for Tracking Women

The app is available in Apple and Google app stores in Saudi Arabia and the United States companies are receiving criticism from human rights activists and lawmakers for hosting it. "This flies in the face of the type of society you both claim to support and defend". Cook replied vaguely when asked about the app during an NPR interview this week.

People Teen's family files $250 million suit against 'bully' Washington Post
Author: 0 Teen's family files $250 million suit against 'bully' Washington Post

Attorneys for the Covington Catholic High School student caught up in a firestorm after video of a confrontation between students and a Native American activist was posted online filed a suit against the Washington Post Tuesday. Washington Post spokesperson Kris Coratti told Fox News in an email that the paper was "reviewing a copy of the lawsuit , and we plan to mount a vigorous defense".

People Trump Signs Directive Establishing US Space Force
Author: 0 Trump Signs Directive Establishing US Space Force

She later said publicly that she supported the president's plan. The Pentagon also will create a Space Force undersecretary who reports to Wilson and a four-star vice chief of staff who reports to the Space Force service chief, the report said.

People Andrew McCabe To Stephen Colbert: Donald Trump Still Behaves Suspiciously
Author: 0 Andrew McCabe To Stephen Colbert: Donald Trump Still Behaves Suspiciously

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has been receiving his share of media attention in recent days. 'This President is undermining the role of law enforcement, undermining the role of our intelligence infrastructure and negatively impacting the men and women of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and across the intelligence agencies, (and their) ability to protect this country on a daily basis, ' McCabe said.

People Russia's Putin to give annual address as popularity slides
Author: 0 Russia's Putin to give annual address as popularity slides

The threat, which appears to describe Washington and other European capitals, came after the United States and then Russian Federation suspended compliance with the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty . He did not announce new missile deployments, said money for new systems must come from existing budget funds and declared that Moscow would not deploy new land-based missiles in Europe or elsewhere unless Washington did so first.

People U.K. Conservative MPs quit party over Brexit, join independent group
Author: 0 U.K. Conservative MPs quit party over Brexit, join independent group

In a letter to Mrs May, the three MPs said: "We no longer feel we can remain in the party of a Government whose policies and priorities are so firmly in the grip of the ERG and DUP". Mrs May said she was "saddened" by the decision but insisted that "we are doing the right thing for our country" by delivering Brexit. "We have had a whitewash report, we have had unprecedented actions of Jewish people feeling they have to demonstrate against the Labour Party in Parliament Square".

People U.S. seeks return of $2.5 billion California high-speed rail funds
Author: 0 U.S. seeks return of $2.5 billion California high-speed rail funds

In response to the Department of Transportation's cancellation of the grant, Newsom told CNN in a statement, "It's no coincidence that the Administration's threat comes 24 hours after California led 16 states in challenging the President's farcical 'national emergency .' The President even tied the two issues together in a tweet this morning".

People US Congress Committee Probes Trump Plan to Give Saudis Nuclear Technology
Author: 0 US Congress Committee Probes Trump Plan to Give Saudis Nuclear Technology

The investigation was driven by "credible information from whistleblowers warning about. conflicts of interest among top White House advisers", Mr Cummings said in a letter. The report also comes as President Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner is scheduled to travel next week for a trip to the Middle East which includes a stop in Riyadh, the Saudi capital.

People After a week away, SNC-Lavalin questions await MPs returning to Parliament
Author: 0 After a week away, SNC-Lavalin questions await MPs returning to Parliament

Given that, how would Wilson-Raybould confirming what Trudeau said violate solicitor-client privilege, or cabinet confidentiality, or queer the legal case against SNC-Lavalin? The government has been on the defensive since the Globe and Mail reported on February 7 that officials had pressured Jody Wilson-Raybould, the former justice minister, to help construction company SNC-Lavalin Group Inc escape with a fine rather than face trial on charges of bribing Libyan officials.

People We’ve never shared customer data with the Chinese government, says Huawei
Author: 0 We’ve never shared customer data with the Chinese government, says Huawei

On the arrest of his daughter, Ren objected to the actions of US, calling them " politically motivated ". "The US likes to sanction others, whenever there's an issue, they'll use such combative methods". But the British government could still decide to ban the firm. "America only represents a portion of the world". The US also has charged Huawei with stealing trade secrets, saying it offered rewards to employees for stealing technology from rivals.

People Pakistan says India using International Court of Justice for 'political theatre'
Author: 0 Pakistan says India using International Court of Justice for 'political theatre'

In a heated, and often personal presentation that repeatedly referenced Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the counsel accused India of engaging in "political theatre", "grandstanding", and presenting its case in "bad faith". Slamming Pakistan for not complying with treaty obligations, India's counsel said Pakistan should have provided a substantial explanation on why it needed three months to provide consular access, upon which it could have claimed that it has complied with treaty obligation.

People Donald Trump sought ally to lead Cohen investigation
Author: 0 Donald Trump sought ally to lead Cohen investigation

Attorney for the Southern District of New York Geoffrey Berman could be placed in charge of the Cohen investigation. Trump immediately denied the content of the report . Trump's campaign". "But if you try to interfere with a criminal prosecution that may knock at your own door by putting your ally in there, that is clearly an attempt to obstruct justice", Napolitano said.

People IS defends final pocket of dying 'caliphate' in Syria
Author: 0 IS defends final pocket of dying 'caliphate' in Syria

The capture of the last pocket of IS territory in either Syria or Iraq would mark the end of a four-year global campaign to crush the extremist group's so-called caliphate. President Trump has told the United Kingdom and other European allies to take back and put on trial more than 800 Islamic State (IS) group fighters captured in the final battle against the group.

People Former US Congressman Anthony Weiner released from prison
Author: 0 Former US Congressman Anthony Weiner released from prison

According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Weiner is now in the custody of a halfway house. While a staff member at New York's RRM in Brooklyn's Sunset Park neighborhood was unable to provide Fox News with Weiner's exact whereabouts, it is believed that he is serving the remaining time of his sentence in a halfway house or in home confinement before his official release on May 14.

People Snow and ice expected Wednesday morning
Author: 0 Snow and ice expected Wednesday morning

Almost 20 million are facing a flood warning, watch or a flash flood watch across the Southeast. According to Roys, snow will first develop on Tuesday across Kansas before spreading northeastward Tuesday night into Wednesday . The snow will continue into the evening commute time frame before gradually ending overnight into Thursday morning. Travel may be extremely diffucult, especially in areas that have changed to freezing rain.

People Swiss avalanche 'buries 12 skiers' at Alps resort
Author: 0 Swiss avalanche 'buries 12 skiers' at Alps resort

Local reports claim between 10 and 12 people are trapped in the snow, citing the mayor of Crans-Montana, Nicolas Feraud. 'An avalanche occurred in the Plaine-Morte sector, search and rescue teams are on the site. Prosecutor Catherine Seppey said that an investigation had been opened. In a statement, the Crans-Montana resort (CMA SA) said it was unable to confirm any victims.

People Danny Dyer says ISIS schoolgirl,19, 'should be allowed' back to the UK
Author: 0 Danny Dyer says ISIS schoolgirl,19, 'should be allowed' back to the UK

The EastEnders actor said that the runaway schoolgirl should be allowed back. When I went to Syria I was just a housewife, the entire four years I stayed at home, took care of my husband, took care of my kids, I never did anything... "They don't really have proof that I did anything that is unsafe". Islamic State bride Shamima Begum said Western air strikes against Syria were a "fair justification" for the Manchester Arena suicide bombing in which 22 innocent people died.

People Sen. Bernie Sanders says he’s running for president in 2020
Author: 0 Sen. Bernie Sanders says he’s running for president in 2020

Sanders, of course, doesn't provide any evidence to back up his brutal description of Trump; instead, after denouncing the democratically elected president, whom almost half of the country now supports, he moves on to declaring that he's the right guy for the job because he is someone who can "bring us together".

People USA could face new trade battle over vehicle tariffs
Author: 0 USA could face new trade battle over vehicle tariffs

Schinas said talks this week seek "to see whether a way through can be found that would gain the broadest possible support in the United Kingdom parliament and respect the guidelines agreed" by the European Union member states. USA officials have kept the details secret. Trump has now 90 days to decide whether to apply the new tariffs. Representatives from the White House and the Commerce Department could not immediately be reached.

People More snow is headed our way
Author: 0 More snow is headed our way

ADDITIONAL DETAILS.Plan on hard travel conditions, including during the evening commute on Wednesday . Ready for more winter weather? "An ice storm is also possible across interior portions of southern New England Wednesday night into Thursday ".

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