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Global News Fiona the hippo watches as couple gets engaged
Author: 0 Fiona the hippo watches as couple gets engaged

Everyone has a story about when they first saw Fiona the hippo . A couple who got engaged at the Cincinnati Zoo earlier this month posted photos on social media after capturing an adorable photobomb during the proposal. Dedicated Cincinnati Zoo caretakers hand-raised her and gave her 24-hour care so that she would grow strong enough to be able to live at the zoo with her parents.

Global News House conservatives cast aside fiscal warnings to make way for tax cuts
Author: 0 House conservatives cast aside fiscal warnings to make way for tax cuts

Republican infighting over a state and local income tax provision that could be part of tax legislation this year is "an issue of concern" hanging over a budget measure scheduled for a vote on Thursday in the U.S. "The Senate has said you can only have one". So we're seeing a lot of ideas for changes to the tax code that would bring in revenue to offset tax cuts.

Global News LeBron James Shines at Point Guard for Cavs
Author: 0 LeBron James Shines at Point Guard for Cavs

Chicago is looking to avoid its first 0-3 start since the 2007/08 season, but its lack of sustained efforts on both ends of the floor have proved fatal. Cleveland made 16 of 38 3-pointers (.421), while Chicago was 17-for-33 (.515), including 12-for-20 in the first half against a porous Cavs defense.

Global News Seahawks, veteran defensive end Dwight Freeney agree on deal
Author: 0 Seahawks, veteran defensive end Dwight Freeney agree on deal

The Seahawks had not filled Avril's spot on the 53-man roster leaving an opening for Freeney, who agreed to terms after a visit, workout and physical with the Seahawks on Tuesday afternoon. Avril, 31, has been reported as wanting to continue to play but the team is waiting to see if doctors will give clearance for him to take the field again.

Global News North Korea: Take 'Literally' Our Threat to Test Hydrogen Bomb Above Ground
Author: 0 North Korea: Take 'Literally' Our Threat to Test Hydrogen Bomb Above Ground

The United States and North Korea have always been engaged in back-and-forth barbs over the latter's threat of a nuclear attack. North Korea has been quiet lately, but the regime is threatening a serious provocation. The US may choose to strike North Korea to prevent such a test, experts say . The act invited rigorous sanctions from the United Nations against the country.

Author: 0 America's National Parks Could See Increase in Entrance Fees

Basic private vehicle entrance fees at both Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks are now $30. Yellowstone Park officials have identified a number of improvement projects. "The infrastructure of our national parks is aging and in need of renovation and restoration", U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke said in a statement .

Global News Scott Brown admits investigation into inappropriate comments
Author: 0 Scott Brown admits investigation into inappropriate comments

It related to an official complaint about comments he made when arriving at the event, when he told some of the guests they looked "beautiful". Absolutely told people they could make great waitresses. Brown acknowledged the investigation but said in a video statement that his comments were misconstrued . Brown did not realize at the time the comments were offensive, and has been told since by his staff that he is not the "Scott Brown from Rye, N.H.

Global News Baghdad maintains pressure as Kurds rethink their independence referendum
Author: 0 Baghdad maintains pressure as Kurds rethink their independence referendum

On Wednesday, the KRG - fearing military escalation by Baghdad - offered to "freeze" the results of last month's unconstitutional poll, halt all military activity, and enter into talks with the central government. A unilateral decision to hold a referendum was criticized not only by the federal government of Iraq but Turkey and the US. Speaking at a news conference with his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi at the Cankaya Palace in the capital Ankara, Binali Yildirim said Turkey was an ...

Global News Brother of Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock Arrested by LAPD
Author: 0 Brother of Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock Arrested by LAPD

There were 58 people killed and hundreds more wounded October 1 at the Route 91 Harvest Festival on the Las Vegas Strip. The complaint signed Tuesday by a Los Angeles County deputy district attorney specified that between January 1 and August 30 of 2014, Bruce Paddock knowingly possessed more than 600 images of child or youth pornography involving use of a person under age 18 engaging in or simulating sexual conduct.

Global News Cleveland Cavaliers demote Dwyane Wade to bench role
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers demote Dwyane Wade to bench role

It's been all bad for Wade since coming to Cleveland and moving to the bench could be a good way to make him productive again. "Why wait? Three games in, why wait?" "We talked about it before we got here, (that) it'd be a better fit with him coming off the bench", Lue said.

Global News Record Support for Legalizing Marijuana in the United States
Author: 0 Record Support for Legalizing Marijuana in the United States

It's the highest total in Gallup's almost 50 years of posing the question. "At a time when the majority of states now are regulating marijuana use in some form, and when almost two-thirds of voters endorse legalizing the plant's use by adults, it makes no sense from a political, fiscal, or moral perspective to maintain the federal prohibition of marijuana", Strekal said in a statement.

Global News India Reacts To Death Of Adopted Toddler In Richardson
Author: 0 India Reacts To Death Of Adopted Toddler In Richardson

Mathews had previously claimed that Sherin went missing after he sent her outside their home at around 3 am on October 7 as punishment for not drinking her milk. Investigators have asked neighbors and area businesses to check their video surveillance cameras for footage of a maroon Acura SUV owned by the Mathews family that they believe left the home between 4 a.m.

Global News Weinstein assaulted me in child's room, says production assistant Mimi Haleyi
Author: 0 Weinstein assaulted me in child's room, says production assistant Mimi Haleyi

If true, that would be a crime but Allred suggested it might fall outside the statute of limitations in NY. Haleyi alleges that Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted her. Haleyi joins a growing number of women who claim Weinstein's sexual misconduct goes beyond harassing women to engage with him in sex or nude massages, and crosses into the territory of forcible sexual assault.

Global News Lighting of the Olympic flame for the 2018 Games
Author: 0 Lighting of the Olympic flame for the 2018 Games

Click on the video above now as the Olympic torch relay for the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang , South Korea, begins with the lighting of the Olympic flame. The run-up to the February 9-25 Olympics has been overshadowed by the escalating crisis on the Korean peninsula triggered by North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile tests.

Global News New Zealand homes 'not for sale' to foreigners under new PM
Author: 0 New Zealand homes 'not for sale' to foreigners under new PM

Preamble The Labour and New Zealand First Parties have a range of shared values, and policy objectives. Ardern announced plans to slash immigration and focus on regional development and job creation. "The things that we conceded in these agreements are things we fundamentally, by-and-large, absolutely agreed with, and wanted to place extra emphasis on", Ms Ardern said.

Global News Rain moving in Monday ahead of cooler temperatures
Author: 0 Rain moving in Monday ahead of cooler temperatures

Skies will continue to clear through the morning and by the afternoon, expect very sunny and dry conditions. Cooler air will filter into the region through the afternoon, with some locations experiencing steady or falling temperatures through the afternoon.

Global News McCain Slams 'Bone Spur' That Kept Trump Out of War
Author: 0 McCain Slams 'Bone Spur' That Kept Trump Out of War

Trump was granted five military deferments, according to The New York Times: Four for education and one for bone spurs on the heels of his feet. Trump, who went to a private military academy in NY during his youth, received five deferral of recruitment during the Vietnam War, including one for medical reasons after being diagnosed with bony spurs in his foot.

Global News Rs 2.11 lakh crore recapitalisation plan for PSU banks
Author: 0 Rs 2.11 lakh crore recapitalisation plan for PSU banks

An India Rupee note is seen in this illustration photo June 1, 2017. "We have conducted an analysis within the Ministry and held detailed consultations with the Prime Minister on the state of the economy". Towards that end, the government issued several tranches of special securities called recapitalisation bonds to nationalised banks, who subscribed to them by paying the government.

Global News Kid Rock not running for US Senate
Author: 0 Kid Rock not running for US Senate

I'm releasing a new album. Visit www.KidRock.com/tour for details. Detroit musician Kid Rock announced his run for a Senate seat when he debuted his website kidrockforsenate.com this summer. "Are you f-- s-- me?" In recent months, he had delved into politics during speeches at concerts. But the potential Senate bid was a stunt. Debbie Stabenow , a Democrat and one of Michigan's two senators, is up for re-election for her fourth term in 2018.

Global News Afghanistan President on one-day working visit to India
Author: 0 Afghanistan President on one-day working visit to India

Pakistan needs to "take a clear-eyed view of the situation that they are confronted with in terms of the number of terrorist organisations that find safe haven inside" the country, Tillerson told reporters in Kabul, Afghanistan. Tillerson, who will visit India after Pakistan, is in South Asia to outline the Trump administration's new strategy for the region, which is heavy on combating extremist groups.

Author: 0 Egyptian Army Thwarts Infiltration of Gunmen from Libya

Thirteen other policemen were wounded in clashes with Islamist militants during Friday's attack on the road between Cairo and the oasis of Bahariya in the Western Desert, said the defence ministry. Attacks have increasingly moved to the mainland in recent months, targeting Coptic Christians as well as security officers and checkpoints in and around major Egyptian cities.

Global News Ewan McGregor Split from Wife Co-Star Kissing Pics Surface
Author: 0 Ewan McGregor Split from Wife Co-Star Kissing Pics Surface

Mary Elizabeth Winstead had her first breakthrough role in Final Destination 3What happened with Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Ewan McGregor? Speculation surrounding the state of Ewan's marriage reached fever-pitch when he was spotted kissing Mary Elizabeth in a West London cafe at the weekend.

Global News Is Facebook Inc (FB) Trying To Bilk Publishers For More Money?
Author: 0 Is Facebook Inc (FB) Trying To Bilk Publishers For More Money?

But that's not very reassuring for many publishers that rely on Facebook for the lion's share of their traffic. This would not be the first time that Facebook prioritised paid content over organinc reach. It's a small-scale test that Facebook is only running in a handful of countries (Sri Lanka, Bolivia, Slovakia, Serbia , Guatemala, and Cambodia).

Global News Goodlatte, Gowdy Open Investigation into Decisions Made by DOJ in 2016
Author: 0 Goodlatte, Gowdy Open Investigation into Decisions Made by DOJ in 2016

In 2010, a Canadian company called Uranium One , which had mining stakes around the world, was bought by Rosatom, a state-owned Russian corporation, giving Rosatom oversight of one-fifth of USA uranium production. King, appearing with Nunes, insisted that the investigation of the uranium deal was a separate matter entirely from the committee's ongoing inquiry of Russian meddling in the US election.

Global News Father of missing Richardson girl now claims she died choking on milk
Author: 0 Father of missing Richardson girl now claims she died choking on milk

Her cause of death is still pending. Mathews has been charged with injury to a child, which is a first-degree felony and is punishable by up to life in prison, The Washington Post reported . The Mathews couple attended the hearing at court on Monday. Police on Monday were waiting for confirmation that a body found over the weekend was that of the missing child, although Perlich said investigators have no reason not to believe the body found Sunday is that of Sherin Mathews.

Author: 0 Mega Millions redesign means bigger jackpots, higher ticket price

A regular Mega Millions ticket will now have a 1 in 24 chance of winning some kind of prize. But it's not all great news, Mega Millions is doing away with it's $25 million jackpots. Tickets for the game will cost $2 per play, and the new optional $3 wager Just the Jackpot allows players to receive two entries for a chance to win the game's jackpot only.

Global News Fort Collins Shooting Victims' Names Released
Author: 0 Fort Collins Shooting Victims' Names Released

The two friends had gone to Fort Collins together on Wednesday, he said. Her family shared photos of her with McNealy. She has been recovering from her injuries in a local hospital. Residents say they can't believe anything like this could happen. Officers recovered two rifles and a handgun registered to Zamora at the scene. A fourth female was injured in the shooting and was transported to Medical Center of the Rockies for treatment.

Global News Jackson police and DEA to hold drug Take Back Day
Author: 0 Jackson police and DEA to hold drug Take Back Day

The "Take Back" initiative seeks to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft through proper disposal of prescription drugs. The Acworth Police and the DEA will be collecting potentially risky expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction on October 28 from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m.at Target, 3378 Cobb Parkway in Acworth.

Global News Man arrested for saying 'good morning' because online translator made a mistake
Author: 0 Man arrested for saying 'good morning' because online translator made a mistake

Authorities in Israel relied exclusively on a translation software, which mistranslated a " Good morning " message the Palestinian man posted on his Facebook page to "Attack them". She said he was "immediately released" after the suspicions turned out to be false. In August a year ago, Microsoft came under fire with many social media users calling for a boycott of the company's products after its Bing search engine mistakenly translated Daesh, the Arabic acronym for the Islamic State ...

Author: 0 Indonesian Military Chief Denied Entry to US Despite Invitation

Earlier in October, the U.S. embassy to Jakarta published a statement saying that Dunford had invited Nurmantyo to attend a Chiefs of Defense Conference on Countering Violent Extremism slated for October 23-24 in Washington. It was not immediately clear whether Nurmantyo would attend the conference as scheduled on October 23-24. There is absolutely no issue of his [Gatot's] ability to travel to the United States.

Author: 0 Former FBI director in Iowa: It's for family, not politics

But today on Mon Oct. 23, he confirmed that he is the person behind a Twitter account that was previously anonymous. Gotta get back to writing. Comey's account under the pseudonym "Reinhold Niebuhr ", references the name of a well-known theologian that he wrote about in an undergraduate thesis at the College of William & Mary, Gizmodo reported.

Global News Cardi B and Offset Appear to Break Up and Get Back Together
Author: 0 Cardi B and Offset Appear to Break Up and Get Back Together

Cops tell us there was some sort of disturbance and when Cardi B was confronted by hotel security, it escalated and she was ordered to leave. Cardi B performed Saturday night at the Times Union Center. "None of my team members smoke weed", she continued. "I get paranoid and none of my team smokes". "Albany is known for being racists". However, the PIO says no evidence pointed to the weed coming from anyone in Cardi's camp, but they left regardless.

Global News Cisco buys Broadsoft for $1.9 billion
Author: 0 Cisco buys Broadsoft for $1.9 billion

With the acquisition of BroadSoft, Cisco hopes to better compete with communications software giants such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Slack. The acquisition which is expected to close during the first quarter of calendar year 2018 will give Cisco an edge in creating portfolio of cloud-based collaboration tools to target the unified communication as a service ( UCaaS ) market.

Global News Prominent Russian Journalist Stabbed In Moscow
Author: 0 Prominent Russian Journalist Stabbed In Moscow

She is best known for co-hosting a popular morning show. The man restrained by colleagues and security staff after the attack at the Echo of Moscow editorial offices. A spokesman for the Russian prosecutor-general's office, Alexander Kurennoi, condemned the attack on Facebook, calling it "outrageous". Felgenhauer was immediately rushed to the hospital, where she was put into an artificial coma and remains in stable condition.

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