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People Trudeau broke law by kicking former ministers out of caucus, Philpott says
Author: 0 Trudeau broke law by kicking former ministers out of caucus, Philpott says

The criminal code forbids bribing a member of Parliament. As more information came out, he admitted that, yes, he and others had pressured Wilson-Raybould, but was all "acceptable" pressure. The Speaker's office said Tuesday that it has taken Philpott's point under advisement and if there is more to her question than has already been ruled on, the Speaker will deliver a ruling.

People Ugandan Security Makes Arrests in Connection to Abduction of American Tourist, Guide
Author: 0 Ugandan Security Makes Arrests in Connection to Abduction of American Tourist, Guide

While informing the public about the release of the two, Uganda President Yoweri Museveni said the country was safe and visitors were welcome and the matter should be dealt with as an isolated criminal activity. Remezo, a senior guide for safari tour operator Wild Frontiers Uganda , was leading Endicott and a Canadian couple on an evening game drive in the park's southern Ishasha section on April 2 when they were allegedly ambushed by four gunmen in military uniforms.

People Tense summit: EU's Juncker demands fair trade from China ahead of summit
Author: 0 Tense summit: EU's Juncker demands fair trade from China ahead of summit

Li Keqiang, China's Premier, will attend the "16+1" cooperation in Croatia's capital Dubrovnik, later this week, where 11 European Union members come together with five Balkan states and China as part of the BRI. According to China's commerce ministry, Chinese enterprises have so far invested more than US$10 billion in the 16 CEEC countries. Li will now head to Croatia for another European summit on Thursday and Friday, this time with central and eastern states, 11 of whom are EU members.

People Netanyahu poised to become Israeli PM for 5th time
Author: 0 Netanyahu poised to become Israeli PM for 5th time

Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday began negotiations to form a new Right-wing coalition after seeing off a centrist challenger in a close election and securing a fifth term as Israel's prime minister. The election outcome affirmed Israel's continued tilt to the right and further dimmed hopes of a negotiated solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

People Japan renews restrictive measures against N. Korea
Author: 0 Japan renews restrictive measures against N. Korea

The Japanese government plans to continue enforcing sanctions in cooperation with the United States and South Korea. The Global Times quoted a Chinese social scientist describing the bridge as "a manifestation of China's confidence in a nuclear-free, peaceful, and prosperous Korean Peninsula".

People Japanese F-35 Lost In Training Accident
Author: 0 Japanese F-35 Lost In Training Accident

The fate of the pilot was also unclear, a ministry spokesman said. The first crash, of an F-35B, occurred in SC in September 2018, which led to a temporary grounding of all F-35 aircraft to inspect "suspect fuel tubes" that may have been a factor in that incident .

People Three US Marines killed by Taliban roadside bomb in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Three US Marines killed by Taliban roadside bomb in Afghanistan

All three men were assigned to the 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, the DOD said Tuesday night. The U.S. and NATO Resolute Support mission issued a statement "to clarify initial reporting" about Monday's roadside bombing of an American convoy near the main U.S.

People Sudan army announces COUP: Awad Bin Auf Ousts President Omar Al Bashir
Author: 0 Sudan army announces COUP: Awad Bin Auf Ousts President Omar Al Bashir

Sudan's police has ordered its forces not to intervene against protesters. High-ranking officers followed by declaring their intention not to disperse the protesters. Ahead of the statement, Sudanese radio played military marches and patriotic music as the TV said there will be an "important statement from the armed forces after a while, wait for it".

People No Libya Peace Conference Amid Fighting — UN Envoy
Author: 0 No Libya Peace Conference Amid Fighting — UN Envoy

Haftar's troops began an advance on Tripoli last week, striking positions of armed forces loyal to the GNA at the city's defunct global airport on Tuesday. As well as the humanitarian consequences, renewed conflict in Libya threatens to disrupt oil supplies, boost migration across the Mediterranean to Europe, scupper the United Nations peace plan, and encourage militants to exploit the chaos.

People Julian Assange: Wikileaks chief 'spied on at Ecuadorian Embassy by US'
Author: 0 Julian Assange: Wikileaks chief 'spied on at Ecuadorian Embassy by US'

Narvaez also alleged that Moreno is using the Assange crisis as a smokescreen to cover up a major corruption scandal that both he and his family are involved in. Hrafnsson said that the surveillance at the embassy was part of an escalation created to achieve the result of having Assange extradited to the United States.

People European Union and Britain agree to Brexit delay until October 31
Author: 0 European Union and Britain agree to Brexit delay until October 31

It is long enough to mean that Britain is likely to have to take part in the European elections on May 22 - until now a clear red line for the Prime Minister. Most EU leaders have signaled they could accept an extension as long as Britain promises not to use it to undermine EU policies during a transition.

People Angela Merkel backs ‘longer’ Brexit delay than Theresa May’s request
Author: 0 Angela Merkel backs ‘longer’ Brexit delay than Theresa May’s request

Our common objective is to get withdrawal agreement ratified. Scotland's first minister has said the United Kingdom must not waste time now a flexible extension to Brexit has been agreed until 31 October. In contrast, pro-EU Justice Secretary David Gauke suggested she could carry on until she has taken the country through the current phase of the negotiations and Britain has finally left the EU.

People Missing NY couple's bodies may have been found days ago
Author: 0 Missing NY couple's bodies may have been found days ago

Their families have been unable to reach them for more than 15 days. Should the bodies be positively identified as those of Ravenelle and Moore, Mount Vernon Mayor Rich Thomas has asked that the Dominican Republic's Embassy and New York Congressman Eliot Engel make certain a full investigation into the incident is conducted.

People Polling underway in 91 seats during first phase of LS elections
Author: 0 Polling underway in 91 seats during first phase of LS elections

Chandrababu Naidu going head-to-head with YSR Congress Party chief Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy. In the North East, of the two seats in Arunachal Pradesh and four seats in Assam will go to polls. State Congress chief Raghuveera Reddy is contesting from Kalyandurg Assembly constituency. Three Union Ministers - Gen V.K. Singh (Ghaziabad), Satyapal Singh (Baghpat) and Mahesh Sharma (Gautam Buddha Nagar) are in the fray as is Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh and his son Jayant Chaudhary.

People Hong Kong democracy leaders convicted in Umbrella Movement trial
Author: 0 Hong Kong democracy leaders convicted in Umbrella Movement trial

The nine people included sociology professor Chan Kin-man, law professor Benny Tai and Baptist minister Reverend Chu Yiu-ming. According to the verdict by the West Kowloon Magistrates' courts, Tai Yiu-ting, Chan Kin-man and Chu Yiu-ming were found guilty of conspiracy to commit public nuisance.

People China Eastern to claim losses in 737 MAX grounding
Author: 0 China Eastern to claim losses in 737 MAX grounding

China Eastern Airlines announced it will claim losses from USA aircraft manufacturing giant Boeing after its 737 MAX fleet was grounded worldwide for safety reasons following the Ethiopian Airlines crash. Regulators around the world grounded the plane last month after an Ethiopian Airlines Max crashed less than five months after a Lion Air Max plunged into the sea off the coast of Indonesia.

People Inspired by ISIS, man planned Nice-style attack in DC area
Author: 0 Inspired by ISIS, man planned Nice-style attack in DC area

He is accused of plotting to drive a stolen U-Haul truck into a crowd of people at a convention and tourist destination center in Maryland. Henry meant to die in an attack and had recently spent time with relatives because he thought he wouldn't see them again, according to the prosecutor.

People Mnuchin: Treasury lawyers consulted White House on Trump tax returns
Author: 0 Mnuchin: Treasury lawyers consulted White House on Trump tax returns

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin arrives to testify before a House Appropriations subcommittee during a hearing on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, April 9, 2019 , in Washington. In the latest contest between Democrats and the administration, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told Rep. Maxine Waters that he wouldn't come back to Congress if forced to stay past 5:15pm.

People Khashoggi family denies settlement with Saudi government
Author: 0 Khashoggi family denies settlement with Saudi government

Khashoggi - a contributor to the Post and a critic of the Saudi government - was killed and dismembered in October at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul by a team of 15 agents sent from Riyadh. But the Central Intelligence Agency, citing intercepted communications and other evidence, has concluded with medium to high confidence that the crown prince ordered Khashoggi's capture or death.

People European Union negotiator says fully behind Ireland in any Brexit scenario
Author: 0 European Union negotiator says fully behind Ireland in any Brexit scenario

Michel Barnier , the EU's Chief Brexit Negotiator at a press conference in Government Buildings in Dublin ahead of the European Council meeting on Wednesday. "No-deal" will never by the EU's decision. The former first minister told UTV it was "quite painful to watch" the prime minister. British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says that Prime Minister Theresa May "is leaving no stone unturned to try to resolve Brexit", two days before a European Union summit to consider an extension to ...

People 4 key takeaways from William Barr’s testimony on the Mueller report
Author: 0 4 key takeaways from William Barr’s testimony on the Mueller report

This was an attempted take-down of a president. "Because I knew how illegal this whole thing was". And they got caught. 'What they did was treason. While Mr Trump was flying off to Texas , America's top law official was appearing before the Senate Appropriations Committee. "But the question is whether it was predicated , adequately predicated ", Barr said.

People Significant winter storm predicted for this week
Author: 0 Significant winter storm predicted for this week

The NWS forecast included snowfall amounts of between 15-23 inches for Pipestone County. Snow may linger much of the night north of Milwaukee. The storm watch has been expanded farther to the northeast. The National Weather Service in Boulder warned ranchers and cattlemen Tuesday to bring their livestock to shelter by Wednesday morning if possible in order to protect them from the blizzard conditions .

People Israel's Netanyahu wins re-election with parliamentary majority - tally
Author: 0 Israel's Netanyahu wins re-election with parliamentary majority - tally

The 120 Knesset seats are allocated by proportional representation for competing parties. Mr Netanyahu, however, remains in a stronger position to form a government with the help of right wing and religious factions. He engaged in populist rhetoric that critics said amounted to the demonisation of Arab Israelis and others. Benjamin Netanyahu waves as members of the Likud party applaud at the party headquarters in Tel Aviv .

People Sudanese protesters march on army headquarters in Khartoum
Author: 0 Sudanese protesters march on army headquarters in Khartoum

Thousands of people were also seen protesting in Port Sudan , Kassala, Rabak, Qadaref, Nyala and other towns, according to multiple eyewitnesses, MEE was told. Al-Bashir has banned unauthorized public gatherings and granted sweeping powers to the police since imposing a state of emergency last month, and security forces have used tear gas, rubber bullets, live ammunition and batons against demonstrators.

People Hundreds rally to demand power, water and end to Maduro
Author: 0 Hundreds rally to demand power, water and end to Maduro

The US, which has not ruled out military intervention to oust Maduro, is among some 50 countries that have recognised Guaido as Venezuela's leader. Earlier this year in January US ordered for the removal of all non-emergency government employees from its embassy in Venezuela amid ongoing diplomatic crisis .

People Facebook morally bankrupt, New Zealand privacy watchdog says
Author: 0 Facebook morally bankrupt, New Zealand privacy watchdog says

Facebook took almost 30 minutes to detect the live stream of the mosque shooting in mid-March. The commissioner used his personal Twitter page to lambast the social network, which has also drawn the ire of prime minister Jacinda Ardern for hosting a livestream of the attacks that left 50 dead, which was then copied and shared all over the internet.

People London taxes older vehicles in bid to fight air pollution
Author: 0 London taxes older vehicles in bid to fight air pollution

Heavier vehicles – lorries weighing more than 3.5 tonnes, and buses and coaches weighing more than five tonnes – will have to pay £100 per day when driving in the zone. And Daniela Fecht - a lecturer in geospatial health at Imperial College London, who worked on a study looking at asthma and air pollution in the city on behalf of the Greater London Authority - told CNN the ULEZ is expected to bring benefits, but results should be closely monitored.

People Bees found living in Taiwanese woman's eye, eating her tears
Author: 0 Bees found living in Taiwanese woman's eye, eating her tears

A Taiwanese woman lived out our worst fears this week when no less the four bees ended up in her eyes. The head of ophthalmology at the University Hospital in Taiwan called the medical incident a "world first", telling reporters at a press conference that the breed of bees found in Ms He's eye nest near graves and in fallen trees.

People Brexit: Donald Tusk suggests
Author: 0 Brexit: Donald Tusk suggests "flexible" delay of up to a year

Merkel said a delay that ran until the end of this year or the start of 2020 was a possibility. "One possibility would be a flexible extension, which would last only as long as necessary and no longer than one year", he said. In a statement after the Conservative and Labour talks ended for the day, a Downing Street spokesman said: "We have had further productive and wide-ranging talks this afternoon, and the parties have agreed to meet again on Thursday once European Council has concluded".

People Dalai Lama hospitalized with chest infection
Author: 0 Dalai Lama hospitalized with chest infection

Ngodup Tsering, the 83-year-old Buddhist monk's representative in the United States, told AFP the Dalai Lama flew to New Delhi early Tuesday for a doctor's visit at Max hospital after he experienced a "light cough". The death of the spiritual leader may also represent the end of Tibetans' fight for an autonomous homeland, many fear. China has said its leaders have the right to approve the Dalai Lama's successor, as a legacy inherited from China's emperors.

People WH Wants Border Agents to Question Asylum Seekers
Author: 0 WH Wants Border Agents to Question Asylum Seekers

Elder called Seeborg's decision "absurd" and predicted the Supreme Court will end up hearing the government's appeal. So unfair to the U.S. While Trump said he was not responsible for the family separation policy, which his administration put in place previous year, he also suggested migrants and asylum seekers had an incentive to cross the border when it was not being used.

People White House advising Treasury Department on release of Trump tax returns
Author: 0 White House advising Treasury Department on release of Trump tax returns

IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig says it's his decision - though under the supervision of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin - whether to comply with a request by Democrats to turn over President Donald Trump's tax returns. During a budget hearing on Capitol Hill, Mnuchin was asked by Rep. Mike Quigley, (D-Illinois) if he would be involved in the decision on whether to release the returns in light of a request by the House Ways and Means Committee.

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