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Global News Ontario, Canada, brings in foreign housing tax to cool market
Author: 0 Ontario, Canada, brings in foreign housing tax to cool market

The other key moves are a 15 per cent Non-Resident Speculation Tax to be applied in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) area in and around Toronto , Niagara and parts of central Ontario, and allowing Toronto and "potentially other interested municipalities" to introduce a tax on vacant homes.

Author: 0 Indian Spirits And Airline Tycoon Vijay Mallya Arrested By UK Police

While handing over the request, India had asserted that it has a "legitimate" case against Mallya and maintained that if an extradition request is honoured, it would show British "sensitivity towards our concerns". India handed over a formal note verbale seeking extradition on February 8 to the British high commission. While the actual extradition will depend on the United Kingdom courts, sources have said there was political will to support the process.

Author: 0 US Didn't Have Its Aircraft Carrier Anywhere Near North Korea

The April 15th snapshot showed Carl Vinson , which is accompanied by two guided-missile destroyers, between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra, and not in the Sea of Japan, as indicated by the White House. "The president said we have an armada going toward the peninsula", White House press secretary Sean Spicer said . "The statement that was put out was that the Carl Vinson Group was headed to the Korean Peninsula".

Global News North Korea promises 'super-mighty' pre-emptive strike
Author: 0 North Korea promises 'super-mighty' pre-emptive strike

North and South Korea are technically still at war because their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not a peace treaty. President Trump's refusal to specify when or how he might use military force against North Koreans has emerged as a strategy unto itself amid rising tensions over Pyongyang's continued missile testing and drive toward nuclearization.

Global News Former Mexican Governor arrested for corruption
Author: 0 Former Mexican Governor arrested for corruption

Javier Duarte, who until a year ago governed Veracruz state for President Enrique Pena Nieto's Institutional Revolutionary Party ( PRI ), became a symbol of corruption in Mexico and his case is highly politicized with elections looming. Mexico said it has found millions of dollars purportedly linked to Duarte, frozen more than 100 bank accounts and seized property and businesses tied to the former governor.

Author: 0 Belgian minister: Paris gunman was French national

French President Francois Hollande held an emergency meeting with the prime minister Thursday night and planned to convene the defense council Friday morning. "The fight for the French people's freedom and security will be mine". It came as a shock for people in Paris as the city is still recovering of several attack including those in November 2015 , which was the bloodiest attack in the Western world in years.

Global News Trump Claims Paris Shooting 'Looks Like Another Terrorist Attack'
Author: 0 Trump Claims Paris Shooting 'Looks Like Another Terrorist Attack'

He said the entire area is on lockdown and a full investigation will be carried out to figure out the motive. President Francois Hollande said he was convinced it was a terrorist attack . The Islamic State group quickly claimed responsibility for the attack . "We have to be strong and we have to be vigilant, and I have been saying it for a long time".

Author: 0 French candidate leaks Obama call ahead of Sunday poll

Voters are set to head to the polls on Sunday in the first round of a two part election, and campaigning by the 11 candidates in the running was due to be wrapped up on Friday. Thousand of people gather on Republique square in Paris , Saturday, March 18, 2017 as supporters of hard-left French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon march through the French capital.

Global News AIADMK rival factions inch closer to merger
Author: 0 AIADMK rival factions inch closer to merger

Chennai: Delhi police officials on Wednesday night served summons to AIADMK deputy chief T.T.V Dinakaran in a case of alleged bribery to Election Commission officials for retrieving the party's "two leaves" symbol. Revolting against jailed AIADMK Chief V K Sasikala and Dhinakaran, senior Tamil Nadu Ministers last night made a decision to keep them out of the party and government saying people and party workers were against the two.

Author: 0 France claims to have proof Assad used chemical weapons in Syria attack

The incident with chemical weapons in Idleb was "made up, " Syria " s presidential advisor Bouzeina Shabaan said in an interview with Al Mayadeen channel published today in Damascus". The chemical weapons were shipped outside Syria and destroyed overseas, with the most toxic material disposed of at sea aboard a US ship. They have said the attack was either a rebel provocation or the result of Syrian planes hitting a rebel weapons factory.

Author: 0 Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley despite cancellation

A letter from two Berkeley vice chancellors, Scott Biddy and Stephen Sutton, to the Republican campus group that invited Coulter expressed regret over having to call off her visit. A Berkley student addresses protesters standing atop the crushed roof of a campus police vehicle during the third day of Free Speech Movement demonstrations in October 1964.

Global News 14 killed when fire erupts in store selling kerosene
Author: 0 14 killed when fire erupts in store selling kerosene

The collector and SP are on the spot looking after rescue operations. The Chhindwara district authorities raised an emergency alarm, calling for additional fire brigades from the neighbouring districts. Four people were injured in the fire that broke out at about 1600 local time, Gaurav Tiwari told Reuters. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan announced monetary relief of Rs 4 lakh to the families of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for those injured in the incident.

Global News Trump signs law allowing states to defund Planned Parenthood
Author: 0 Trump signs law allowing states to defund Planned Parenthood

The law overturns a rule President Obama put in place late previous year that prevented states from defunding certain women's health care providers. By signing the bill , Trump is undoing former President Barack Obama's "parting gift to the abortion industry", Dannenfelser said in a statement .

Global News Nervous about China, Southeast Asia gets Trump's attention
Author: 0 Nervous about China, Southeast Asia gets Trump's attention

Pence bared Trump's upcoming Southeast Asia visits while visiting Jakarta , a trip seen to highlight USA support for Southeast Asia and Indonesia's moderate practice of Islam amid concerns over growing Islamophobia among Americans. Despite bilateral relations souring under former U.S. president Barack Obama's administration, Duterte and Trump showed signs of warm ties after Trump praised the controversial war on drugs in the Philippines.

Global News Iraq officials: 26 hostages, including Qatari royals, freed
Author: 0 Iraq officials: 26 hostages, including Qatari royals, freed

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to talk to the media. The handover was also delayed by the bombing of evacuees in Syria, according to Iraqi officials, the negotiator and the head of a Syrian opposition group that monitors the war.

Global News Officer Killed, 2 Wounded In Shooting On Paris' Champs Elysees
Author: 0 Officer Killed, 2 Wounded In Shooting On Paris' Champs Elysees

French police are hunting a man identified by Belgian security services in connection with an attack on police officers in Paris Thursday, a French interior ministry spokesman said. A French national, the man shot two officers in 2001 after being stopped by a police auto, according to the source. The country has been hit by a wave of terrorist attacks in the last two years that has claimed more than 300 lives.

Global News Chasing pair Fillon, Melenchon level as French election nears
Author: 0 Chasing pair Fillon, Melenchon level as French election nears

April 21 Wall Street looked set to open slightly higher on Friday as earnings rolled in, while investors braced for the first round of the closely contested French presidential election. Conservative contender Francois Fillon , who has campaigned against "Islamic totalitarianism", said on France 2 television that he was canceling his planned campaign stops Friday.

Global News California gunman to appear in court on murder count
Author: 0 California gunman to appear in court on murder count

Williams was a hard-working security guard who earned the rank of supervisor at Monument Security. Muhammad also fired at a group of men at a bus stop and chased after one man, who was the heaviest and oldest of the group. truck on a tree-lined street in downtown Fresno. As Muhammad fled, he found another white man - 37-year-old Mark Gassett - on a sidewalk. Police say two of the victims may have been clients of Catholic Charities, which provides a variety of services for refugees, the ...

Global News For Trump, familiar judge gets case of deported Mexican
Author: 0 For Trump, familiar judge gets case of deported Mexican

FILE - Then-President Barack Obama meets with youths who received Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status at the White House in Washington, Feb. But Montes isn't taking this lightly - he's fighting back by suing the Trump administration for not giving him an explanation for his deportation. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said earlier Wednesday that "DACA enrollees are not being targeted" by immigration officials.

Author: 0 US protesters say 'we care' as they demand Trump release tax returns

The tax return issue probably polls reasonably well, in the sense that if you ask people whether President Trump should release his tax returns most probably answer, "Sure". But 71-year-old Ilene Singh said he's wrong. "I'm thinking about maybe when we find out the true story on Hillary's emails", he said of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Author: 0 Attacker kills French policeman, injures two others, IS claims responsibility

Bystanders raise their arms as police seal off the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris , France , after a fatal shooting in which a police officer was killed along with an attacker, Thursday, April 20, 2017. It said it was not clear if the man sought in the arrest warrant was the attacker in Champs Elysees or was linked to the shooting. On Friday, France said they were hunting for a new suspect based on a Belgian alert received a day earlier, but it later emerged the man had handed himself ...

Author: 0 Trump's budget chief says money for border wall a must

The United States' first tax overhaul in decades may not pass Congress until well into 2017, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday, in a sign the timetable for the legislation has been pushed back. He expects legislation to include a 25% tax rate on profits US corporations want to repatriate, but no border adjusted tax (BAT). "That will be next", the president told reporters in late-March after the bill failed.

Global News Zarif calls USA bombing of Syria unacceptable
Author: 0 Zarif calls USA bombing of Syria unacceptable

China, on the other hand, was a currency manipulator, a thief of United States jobs that should no longer be allowed to "rape our country". It turns out that wielding power - as opposed to criticizing it - can change your outlook. "Russian Federation now has a lot to prove", US Ambassador Nikki Haley said. This has built for a long period of time. "What we do know is the attack was planned and carried out by regime forces at the direction of Assad."Lavrov retorted by saying: "This is ...

Global News Arkansas carries out first execution since 2005
Author: 0 Arkansas carries out first execution since 2005

Defense attorneys for Lee successfully delayed his execution several times with a handful of last minute filings. He has other legal challenges pending but there are no stays in place that would stop his execution, which would be Arkansas' first since 2005.

Global News Florida State Senator Frank Artiles Resigns After Racial Remarks
Author: 0 Florida State Senator Frank Artiles Resigns After Racial Remarks

While out for drinks on Monday night, Artiles told State Sens. Artiles used vulgarities in talking with Gibson, including one particularly offensive to women. "I applaud and welcome Senator Artiles' decision to resign today". Democratic Senate Leader Oscar Braynon, who is African-American, issued a statement saying Artiles did the right thing by resigning.

Author: 0 Goldman Sachs recommends a market bet as elections loom in France

Northern France , including Paris , was occupied at the time by Nazi Germany, while in the south, the Vichy government collaborated with the Germans, including in rounding up Jews that were sent to the Nazi death camps. She said she didn't want a repeat of events in Iraq and Libya where she said Western intervention had "brought chaos and ended up strengthening ...

Author: 0 In wake of tense Trump call, Pence aims to soothe Australia

Vice President Mike Pence continued his trip to Asia Friday with a stop in Jakarta where he announced $10 billion military and energy deal with the nation. "We seek trade with Indonesia that is both free and fair - to create a "win-win" for both our nations and all our people", Pence tweeted from Indonesia Friday.

Author: 0 Hundreds of Palestinians held by Israel launch hunger strike

The prisoners' demands include more family visits, an end to solitary confinement, better health care, and greater access to education. If the reasoning for the hunger strike was not obvious - the mistreatment and torture in Israeli jails has been well documented - it was spelled out by Marwan Barghouti in a New York Times opinion column on Sunday.

Global News President Trump Condemns Deadly Church Bombings In Egypt
Author: 0 President Trump Condemns Deadly Church Bombings In Egypt

Parliament approved on Tuesday President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi's decision to declare a three-month state of emergency following the attacks, an action seen as a foregone conclusion since the legislature is packed with el-Sissi supporters. I hope al-Sisi wants to protect Christians in Egypt , but recent history indicates otherwise. The churches were left blood stained and havocked in both churches.

Author: 0 Fresno gunman gave police blow-by-blow of shootings of 3 men

A gunman on the loose in downtown Fresno was intent on killing as many white people as he could, taking down three people in just a few minutes Tuesday, April 18, 2017. "Banking on the hopes that American minorities will feel alienated if President Trump handles the subject of race the way he did during his campaign, with divisive language and an attention to white nationalism, black separatism is finding a renewed sense of energy", said the watchdog organization in a January 12 article.

Author: 0 Young man is 9th fatality in Venezuela protests this month

Government supporters, who also took to the streets on Wednesday at the urging of the president, dismiss the opposition marches as violent efforts to overthrow Maduro with the backing of ideological adversaries in the United States. GM's statement said that if the government allowed the move, employees would get separation benefits "arising from the termination of employment relationships beyond the parties' control".

Global News US defence secretary arrives in Cairo for Sisi meeting
Author: 0 US defence secretary arrives in Cairo for Sisi meeting

Earlier this week a court acquitted Hijazi of charges of child abuse that were widely dismissed as bogus by human rights groups and USA officials. The administration of former President Barack Obama had lobbied without success for Ms Hijazi's release, frustrating her family.

Global News Trump raps Iran as violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal
Author: 0 Trump raps Iran as violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal

President Trump warned that Iran is "not living up to the spirit" of the nuclear deal on Thursday, just days after his own State Department certified that Iran complied with the deal during his first 90 days in office. Tehran also showed restraint in its response to Trump's executive order in January banning citizens of Iran and several other Muslim-majority countries from visiting the United States.

Author: 0 Sarin or similar used in Idlib attack - chemical weapons watchdog

Her remarks came a couple of weeks after the United States launched 59 Tomahawk missiles on the Shayrat Air Base in central Syria , in retaliation for an alleged toxic gas attack by the Syrian army on a rebel-held town in Idlib province, Xinhua news agency reported.

Author: 0 The Kushner-Bannon feud is about ideology - and Steve Bannon is losing

Asked by reporters on Thursday whether his administration needed a shakeup , Mr Trump said he was proud of what his staff had accomplished. Regarding Stephen Bannon , Axios' Jonathan Swan reported Wednesday that the hatred between the two competing wings in the White House is "intense and irreconcilable".

Global News North Korea Threatens America With 'Super-Mighty Preemptive Strike'
Author: 0 North Korea Threatens America With 'Super-Mighty Preemptive Strike'

A few hours after the new broke, President Donald Trump, without referencing Chinese military actions specifically, said: "Some very unusual moves have been made over the past two or three hours" by China. Chinese air force land-attack, cruise-missile-capable bombers were put "on high alert" on Wednesday, the official said, adding that the USA has also seen an extraordinary number of Chinese military aircraft being brought up to full readiness through intensified maintenance.

Author: 0 French policeman killed in Paris attack

SHAPIRO: And as we've said, ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack . French newspaper Le Parisien named the attacker as Karim C, who used the alias "Abu Yousuf the Belgian ", and reportedly made threats to kill police using the social media app Telegram, an instant messaging service.

Global News In South Africa, 18 students killed in bus crash
Author: 0 In South Africa, 18 students killed in bus crash

Check back for updates on this developing story . "I am saddened", Panyaza Lesufi , a South African education minister, said in a statement. "It is believed the driver of minibus underestimated the speed of the truck and collided with him whilst turning", the Gauteng Education Department said in a statement.