• Trudeau says there’s been ‘erosion of trust’ between PMO, Wilson-Raybould
Trudeau says there’s been ‘erosion of trust’ between PMO, Wilson-Raybould

There, she alleged that she faced high-level "veiled threats" and "sustained" political interference from almost a dozen senior officials for months, to seek a deferred prosecution agreement for SNC-Lavalin, which is facing bribery and corruption charges over business dealings in Libya.

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  • I skipped church and tried drive-thru ashes. It was enlightening
I skipped church and tried drive-thru ashes. It was enlightening

Hubbard says her goal is to remind people that they matter, just for themselves and not for any of their trappings, their wealth or accomplishments. The small mark of ash, which we will receive, is a subtle yet real reminder that of the many things occupying our thoughts, that we chase after and worry about every day, nothing will remain.

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  • Migrants crossing U.S. southern border in 'record numbers'
Migrants crossing U.S. southern border in 'record numbers'

She says border agencies are on track to apprehend almost 1 million people crossing illegally this year at the southern border. The panel's chairman says oversight of Trump administration's border policies is long overdue. Nielsen then went on to outline one of the specific threats posed to young girls, who were sent on the risky trek across Mexic...

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  • University of Essex evacuated over suspicious package
University of Essex evacuated over suspicious package

Several buildings at the University of Glasgow were evacuated and nearby roads closed after the discovery on Wednesday morning. A Police Scotland statement said: "Around 10:50am, on Wednesday 6 March 2019, police received two reports of suspicious packages found at the University of Glasgow and the Royal Bank of Scotland in Edinburgh".

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  • Homeless man, NJ woman accused in GoFundMe scam plead guilty
Homeless man, NJ woman accused in GoFundMe scam plead guilty

Bobbitt, McClure and D'Amico garnered global attention in 2017, when the couple launched the GoFundMe to help get Bobbitt off the streets of Philadelphia. However, the fraud did not stop with the GoFundMe page. D'Amico has denied any wrongdoing. D'Amico and McClure quickly spent much of the money on vacations, gambling, a BMW and handbags, author...

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  • Ivey tours tornado damage as cleanup continues
Ivey tours tornado damage as cleanup continues

It was the deadliest tornado to hit the United States since May 2013, when an EF5 twister killed 24 people in Moore, Oklahoma. What Is an EF4 Tornado? Forecasters ranked the worst of the outbreak at step four of the six-step Enhanced Fujita scale of tornado strength.

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  • One killed, at least 29 injured in grenade attack in occupied Kashmir
One killed, at least 29 injured in grenade attack in occupied Kashmir

The reason for the blast was unknown, but was labeled an "attack" by a senior government minister. Tensions have been mounting in Jammu and Kashmir ever since the 14 February Pulwama attack on CRPF personnel and following air strikes by India in Pakistan and the neighbouring country's retaliatory action on 26 and 27 February respectively.

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  • Macron proposes European Union reforms, warns against nationalists ahead of May elections
Macron proposes European Union reforms, warns against nationalists ahead of May elections

Yesterday, however, Orban welcomed Macron's propositions, saying that now that Macron's column has been published, it is "high time to discuss seriously of Europe's future". But that did not prevent tensions from breaking out between France and nations where populist parties govern, from Poland and Hungary to Italy. Many European citizens hav...

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  • Police chief calls for emergency funds to tackle knife crime
Police chief calls for emergency funds to tackle knife crime

Ahead of the meeting, chairwoman of the National Police Chiefs' Council Sara Thornton had called for emergency funding to pay for overtime so forces could put more police officers on the streets. The 17-year-old was stabbed at 9.25pm, and despite the efforts of cops and paramedics she was declared dead an hour later last Friday. "Vital we unite to ...

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  • Venezuela orders German ambassador to leave the country
Venezuela orders German ambassador to leave the country

Trump is leading global pressure to have Maduro replaced by opposition leader Juan Guaido, whom Washington recognizes as the official interim president. Maduro - who says he is the victim of an attempted coup and "economic war" led by the United States - retains control of state functions and the support of the armed forces.

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  • Former Trudeau Adviser Butts Testifies Before Commons Justice Committee
Former Trudeau Adviser Butts Testifies Before Commons Justice Committee

After Wilson-Raybould's testimony last week, Butts asked to appear before the justice committee, where he said he would "produce relevant documents". Trudeau has denied any wrongdoing in connection to Wilson-Raybould's investigation or her demotion.

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  • Attack slows on Islamic State Syria pocket to save civilians
Attack slows on Islamic State Syria pocket to save civilians

It effectively collapsed in 2017 when IS lost major cities such as Mosul and Raqa following massive offensives by government armies and their respective worldwide allies in both countries. A two-week suspension of operations by the SDF - motivated by concerns about the use of civilians as human shields by IS - had given the jihadists respite.

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  • Conservatives target Ocasio-Cortez's 'Green New Deal' in NY billboards
Conservatives target Ocasio-Cortez's 'Green New Deal' in NY billboards

A former FEC Commissioner, Brad Smith, told the Daily Caller News Foundation that Ocasio-Cortez and Chakrabarti could face fines and jail time if the FEC finds that they knowingly and willfully tried to funnel the money. Ocasio-Cortez won her primary with less than 17,000 votes , beating the incumbent Joseph Crowley's less than 13,000. Alexand...

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  • Pak arrests 44 members of banned outfits, including Masood Azhars brother
Pak arrests 44 members of banned outfits, including Masood Azhars brother

Later at a press conference, Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi confirmed that 44 people have been taken into custody as part of crackdown on militant groups. In 2009, India moved a proposal to designate Azhar, whose UN-proscribed Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) claimed responsibility for the suicide attack against Indian security forces in...

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  • Michael Bloomberg won’t run for president in 2020
Michael Bloomberg won’t run for president in 2020

While the effort would have supported Bloomberg's presidential bid had he run, it will now be used to defeat Republicans. Bloomberg, who was first elected mayor of NY as a Republican , opted out of a growing field of Democratic candidates.

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  • Indonesia, Australia sign free trade deal
Indonesia, Australia sign free trade deal

Though neighbours, the two countries are not top trade partners and the deal has been welcomed by Australian farmers looking to ship more agricultural commodities into Southeast Asia's biggest economy, as well as by Indonesian companies producing footwear and textiles.

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  • U.S. deploys advanced anti-missile system in Israel
U.S. deploys advanced anti-missile system in Israel

The U.S. military has, for the first time, deployed the THAAD missile defense system in Israel as part of a drill conducted by the United States European Command (EUCOM), the IDF said in a statement . Israeli military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Conricus said the deployment differed from previous simulated U.S. -Israel joint military exe...

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  • Where the investigations related to President Trump stand
Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

Trump says the Mueller probe into whether his campaign colluded with Russian Federation to win the election is a politically-charged "witch hunt". USA president Donald Trump is riding out his third year in power encircled by investigations coming at him from multiple flanks. Robert Ray, who succeeded Starr as independent counsel in 1999, s...

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  • Former White House Counsel Calls Robert Mueller 'an American Hero'
Former White House Counsel Calls Robert Mueller 'an American Hero'

FILE - White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders addresses reporters during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, Jan. 28, 2019. Cummings launched an investigation into the White House's process for granting security clearances in January, including the circumstances surrounding Trump son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner's c...

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  • Trump adviser insists Hanoi summit was 'success'
Trump adviser insists Hanoi summit was 'success'

Still, US National Security Advisor John Bolton told CBS's " Face the Nation " Sunday that the summit should be seen as "a success, defined as the president protecting and advancing American national interests". House Democrats arranged for Cohen to testify before an oversight committee. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was among those needling Trump a...

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