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People 'Ice Tsunami' Caused By Windstorm Prompts Evacuations Along Lake Erie
Author: 0 'Ice Tsunami' Caused By Windstorm Prompts Evacuations Along Lake Erie

Shocking videos posted to Twitter today show the ice is still moving relentlessly further inwards. Of course, that didn't stop people from checking out the scene for themselves. The Niagara Parks Commission warned residents to stay away and exercise caution when travelling south along the parkway and traffic was rerouted. "We've never had the ice pushed up against the walls and right up onto our patios".

People GOLDSTEIN: Wilson-Raybould compares Lavscam to Watergate
Author: 0 GOLDSTEIN: Wilson-Raybould compares Lavscam to Watergate

While officials admit speaking to Ms Wilson-Raybould about the potential economic damage a trial could cause SNC-Lavalin, they insist they did not behave inappropriately. "What we heard was explosive. She also implicated a lot of people, from top advisers and the most powerful civil servant in the country to the Prime Minister and the Finance Minister, Bill Morneau", Beland said.

People Pilot governed under Geneva Convention, India seeks return
Author: 0 Pilot governed under Geneva Convention, India seeks return

The official at the army headquarters said that when soldiers from Pakistan or China had in the past inadvertently crossed over into Indian territory, India had accorded them POW status and treated them as per the Geneva Conventions. The Pakistan military said Indian jets had entered Pakistan in response and two had been shot down , with one pilot captured. Geneva Conventions are basically the rules protecting prisoners of war from either side.

People Pakistan military 'shoots down' two Indian aircraft
Author: 0 Pakistan military 'shoots down' two Indian aircraft

Pakistan says the Indian fighters were confronted before they could reach Balakot and dropped four to five bombs in an open field as they fled back across the border. "Let's sit together to talk to find a solution", Khan said. There was no reply from Modi. In a very brief press statement, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, accompanied by Air Vice Marshal RGK Kapoor, also said details are being ascertained about Pakistan's claim of having captured one Indian pilot.

People President Trump on the Recovery of Danny Burch from Yemen
Author: 0 President Trump on the Recovery of Danny Burch from Yemen

Burch, who has a Yemeni wife and was a long-time resident of the country, was among a dwindling band of Westerners there. Little had been known about his case, which remained largely out of public view until, on Monday, Trump sent out a tweet announcing that Burch had been recovered and thanked the United Arab Emirates for its support.

People Fat rat stuck in manhole cover saved by team of German firefighters
Author: 0 Fat rat stuck in manhole cover saved by team of German firefighters

At least that is what happened over the weekend in Germany , where a firefighter-cum-corpulent-critter rescue crew worked to free the animal in a pinch with a manhole cover. "The fire department's operation was completed after a good 25 minutes", said a spokesperson from the Auerbach fire department. After the successful rescue, two young girls presented the animal rescue team with a gift to say thank you - a drawing of a rat surrounded by love hearts, with the word "danke!" written on it.

People Weird video shows captured Indian pilot calling Pakistani forces 'gentlemen'
Author: 0 Weird video shows captured Indian pilot calling Pakistani forces 'gentlemen'

The incident, in which Pakistan said it had shot down two military jets, has escalated tensions between the two nations, both of whom claim all of Kashmir, but control only parts of it. "The Indian Army retaliated for effect and our focused fire resulted in severe destruction to five posts and number of casualties", the spokesman said.

People George Pell: Cardinal found guilty of sexual offences in Australia
Author: 0 George Pell: Cardinal found guilty of sexual offences in Australia

A large media pack and crowd confronted the cardinal as he arrived in court, with one protester screaming: "You're a maggot, Pell, you rot in hell". Pell could be stripped of his top Order of Australia honour if his bid to overturn convictions for five child sex offences fails.

People Highest recorded number of Afghan civilians killed in 2018
Author: 0 Highest recorded number of Afghan civilians killed in 2018

The attacks on civilians by the Taliban almost doubled in the past year, while attacks by the Islamic State increased by 118 percent. The deaths and civilian injuries have been attributed to ongoing onslaught by the Taliban, Islamic State Khorosan Province (ISKP) and Anti-Government Elements (AGEs) as well as pro-government forces.

People Iran's president rejects resignation of his foreign minister
Author: 0 Iran's president rejects resignation of his foreign minister

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected the resignation of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday, standing by a moderate ally long targeted by hardliners in factional struggles over a 2015 nuclear deal with the West. Assad was warmly received by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as well as Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the commander of an elite unit of the Revolutionary Guard.

People Zalmay Khalilzad meets Taliban leader
Author: 0 Zalmay Khalilzad meets Taliban leader

Khalilzad and his team, which includes representatives from the U.S. State Department, the Pentagon, and the National Security Council, have made multiple tours of the region since he was first appointed in September past year to help find a negotiated end to the conflict.

People North-east parents told not to panic over Momo Challenge
Author: 0 North-east parents told not to panic over Momo Challenge

A warning from National Online Safety, shared by Blackpool police officer Claire Vandeursgoss, said: "Momo is a sinister "challenge" that has been around for some time". "That's why it's important for parents to talk regularly with children about these apps and games and the potential risks they can be exposed to". Parents in Derbyshire are being warned about the latest "craze" targeting young children on social media dubbed the "suicide challenge".

People Read Michael Cohen’s Opening Statement Ahead of House Testimony
Author: 0 Read Michael Cohen’s Opening Statement Ahead of House Testimony

Trump managed a hush money payment to adult-film actress Stormy Daniels and former Playboy Playmate Karen McDougal just before the 2016 election, Cohen claims. Trump denies the allegations and says Cohen lied to get a lighter sentence. It was the first of three days of congressional appearances for Cohen .

People Venezuelan FM: US-led coup has failed
Author: 0 Venezuelan FM: US-led coup has failed

These men worked to block aid for people in need and suppressed peaceful protests". Maduro said the aid convoys were a pretext for a foreign invasion, and his forces crushed the effort with tear gas, plastic buckshot and bullets, killing an estimated four people and wounding an additional 200.

People Powerful wind gusts predicted to hit ME on Monday
Author: 0 Powerful wind gusts predicted to hit ME on Monday

Fortunately, the wind won't be quite as strong during the day Monday (still breezy). The weather service is predicting that Portland will see wind gusts of up to 55 miles per hour. High temperatures Monday will reach about 39, but wind chill temperatures will feel like between 15 and 25 degrees. The weather service advises motorists to avoid travel if possible during the winter storms, noting they could be stuck in vehicles for several hours.

Author: 0 Egypt train fire: Deadly blaze at Cairo's main railway station

Other officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak to the media. The fire sent black smoke billowing above Ramses station in the centre of the Egyptian capital. Sources told Egypt Today that the fire occurred after a train entered to the station, surpassing the speed and collided with the buffer stop. He promised "harsh punishment" for the culprits.

People United Kingdom temperatures soar to record warmest February day ever
Author: 0 United Kingdom temperatures soar to record warmest February day ever

The previous record temperature was 19.7C, which was set in London in 1998. Britain has been sizzling in unseasonably warm temperatures for a number of days - said to be the result of the "Foehn Effect" . The warm spell is set to continue tomorrow and on Wednesday but it will become less mild and more unsettled from Thursday, with some heavy showers possible, the Met Office said.

People GOP candidate in disputed US House race not running again
Author: 0 GOP candidate in disputed US House race not running again

I also owe it to the citizens of the Ninth District to have someone at full stregth during the new campaign. In November, Harris at first seemed to have defeated Democrat Dan McCready by a narrow margin of only 905 votes to represent North Carolina's 9th Congressional District.

People President Trump looks for win in NKorea summit
Author: 0 President Trump looks for win in NKorea summit

Trump flew into Hanoi on Air Force One late on Tuesday. The school initially had just four classrooms accommodating 120 children, but according to Thanh, "I was very happy and proud to be one of the first teachers of the school, because it was probably the most handsome school in Hanoi at that time".

People China again calls on India, Pakistan to exercise restraint
Author: 0 China again calls on India, Pakistan to exercise restraint

The Indian action came after Forty Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in a suicide attack by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on February 14. Pakistan says Indian warplanes dropped bombs near the town of Balakot , but there were no casualties. On Tuesday, India launched an air strike on what it said was a militant training base.

People Snake hides out in woman's shoe during plane ride
Author: 0 Snake hides out in woman's shoe during plane ride

It even shed its skin during its voyage in her footwear. "She actually thought that Sarah and I had put a fake snake in her shoe to wind her up", Airlie said in the report. This is not the first time a snake has found its way onto an aircraft, with a passenger filming a snake dangling down in the cabin during an Aeromexico flight in 2016.

People Air space suspended in Jammu and Kashmir due to security reasons
Author: 0 Air space suspended in Jammu and Kashmir due to security reasons

Reports said that all the commercial flights have been cancelled, while some of them are on hold for security reasons. However, an official confirmation from the IAF and Ministry of Defence is yet awaited. As per SSP Budgam, IAF's technical team will arrive at the crash site to carry out further probe. In a major breakthrough, the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Tuesday launched surgical strike-2 on the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) camps in Pakistan.

People India bombs militant camps in Pakistan after deadly Kashmir attack
Author: 0 India bombs militant camps in Pakistan after deadly Kashmir attack

The confrontation is the latest escalation between the nuclear-armed rivals since a deadly militant attack in the disputed region earlier this month killed more than 40 Indian soldiers . Qureshi read out a statement from the National Security Committee meeting held earlier Tuesday which said that the Indian government made fictitious claims about targeting the Balakot camp and the resulting casualties.

People Schiff vows lawsuit for Mueller report if it's not released
Author: 0 Schiff vows lawsuit for Mueller report if it's not released

New Attorney General William Barr acknowledges the gravity of the Mueller investigation and pledged "as much transparency as I can consistent with the law". He pointed to a public interest in seeing some of the underlying evidence, such as information gathered from searches conducted on longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone and Paul Manafort , a former Trump campaign chairman.

People US man wrongfully convicted of murder gets 21mn dollar settlement
Author: 0 US man wrongfully convicted of murder gets 21mn dollar settlement

FILE PHOTO: Inmate Craig Coley, wrongly convicted of the 1978 double-murder of a woman and her child, and released from prison on the basis of DNA evidence was pardoned by California Governor Jerry Brown, in Simi Valley, California, U.S., is shown in this handout photo provided November 23, 2017.

People Mom and daughter accused of killing 5 at Pennsylvania apartment
Author: 0 Mom and daughter accused of killing 5 at Pennsylvania apartment

The bodies were found at 4 p.m. on Monday after someone asked police to conduct a welfare check because the family hadn't been seen for a week, according to local media. All the bodies were found in a ground floor apartment, and investigators have reportedly ruled out carbon monoxide poisoning . Police are still investigating how the five family members died.

People Margot James tells PM: Rule out 'no deal' Brexit or I'll resign
Author: 0 Margot James tells PM: Rule out 'no deal' Brexit or I'll resign

The prime minister promised MPs a meaningful vote on her Brexit deal by 12 March. In a bid to avoid a mass resignations from ministers anxious about a no-deal exit, the prime minister announced today a Commons vote could be held to extend the March 29 deadline for leaving the EU.

People Bootleg liquor kills scores in India
Author: 0 Bootleg liquor kills scores in India

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday visited the Jorhat Medical College and Hospital to check on the victims undergoing treatment. State police say they have arrested one man for selling the alcohol, and authorities said two excise department officials were suspended for failing to take adequate precautions over the sale of the alcohol, AFP reports.

People Cohen slated to speak with three congressional commitees this week
Author: 0 Cohen slated to speak with three congressional commitees this week

Wednesday he will appear in public before the House Oversight Committee, and then Thursday will be quizzed in a closed hearing of the House Intelligence Committee. His dozen years as a trusted Trump lieutenant gave him access to highly sensitive details of the former real estate magnate's business and personal affairs.

People Okinawa referendum rejects relocation for US military base
Author: 0 Okinawa referendum rejects relocation for US military base

Tokyo and Washington signed an agreement in 1996 to relocate the base following a controversy, triggered by rape of a 12-year-old Japanese girl by three U.S. Okinawans complain about the noise of low-flying aircraft and the dangers of accidents from USA bases, as well as crimes committed over the years by members of the United States military, even though the military says crime rates among its personnel are actually lower than among the general Okinawan public.

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