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Author: 0 U.S. to Send More Special Forces to Korea During Olympics

North Korea appears to be taking advantage of host South Korea's desire for the success of the Winter Olympics next month to make a splash on the global stage and possibly gain breathing room amid US -led pressure over its nuclear weapons program.

Global News Unconscious Pravin Togadia found in Ahmedabad, hospitalised
Author: 0 Unconscious Pravin Togadia found in Ahmedabad, hospitalised

City Crime Branch chief J K Bhatt said: "On Monday, Togadia arrived at 1 am at VHP office in Paldi with security staff". The Rajasthan police denied the allegation, saying it had not been able to locate him. VHP spokesperson Jay Shah, however, claimed that Togadia was detained by the Rajasthan Police in an old case. "They are all attempts to suppress my voice", a tearful Togadia said.

Global News Iranian Oil Tanker Sinks After Second Explosion
Author: 0 Iranian Oil Tanker Sinks After Second Explosion

The deaths of the Sanchi crew members prompted Iran's government to declare a day of national mourning on Monday to honor "the courageous mariners who died in the course of their mission". Rescuers boarded the Sanchi on Saturday morning to recover two bodies, but a large explosion shook the ship around noon on Sunday and it sank within hours.

Global News Parents Face Court Date For Chaining Up Kids
Author: 0 Parents Face Court Date For Chaining Up Kids

She said her 12 brothers and sisters were being held captive. Police said they initially thought she was 10 years old. Sheriff deputies were "shocked" to discover that seven of the " children " in the home were actually adults, according to the news release .

Global News Bulgarian PM Borissov condemns murder of Serb politician Ivanović in Kosovo
Author: 0 Bulgarian PM Borissov condemns murder of Serb politician Ivanović in Kosovo

The shooter is still unknown, though police said they believe a burned out vehicle found in the city could be linked to the killing. Kosovar Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic , who was gunned down outside his office in the ethnically divided city of Mitrovica, rose to prominence after the war in 1999 despite questions surrounding his activities during the conflict.

Global News Steve Bannon 'summoned' in Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Steve Bannon 'summoned' in Russian Federation probe

The move marked a new tenor to the investigation - the first time a grand jury subpoena was used to compel a top member of the Trump team to testify - even as Mr Trump's lawyers insisted the special counsel's probe was winding down. "Even if you thought that was not treasonous , or unpatriotic, or bad s**t, and I happen to think it's all of that, you should have called the Federal Bureau of Investigation immediately", Bannon said.

Global News Caddo and Bossier Schools closed Wednesday, Jan. 17
Author: 0 Caddo and Bossier Schools closed Wednesday, Jan. 17

Cyprian's Episcopal School and St. Patrick's Catholic School . Elementary schools will start at 9 a.m., middle schools will start at 9:20 a.m. Jeri Grogan, director of Crimson Christian Academy, said school is closed for the day. Pierre A. Capdau at Avery Alexander will dismiss at 2:45 pm.

Author: 0 Nigeria summons US ambassador over Trump comments -foreign minister

There is internal debate in the West Wing over whether Trump said "s-thole" or "s-thouse". "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed, that I can tell you", Trump responded. However, Trump has since posted several tweets denying that he made the derogatory remarks. Two Republican senators who were also in the meeting, Sens.

Global News Denmark Police Charge 1000 People For Sharing Video Of Adolescents Having Sex
Author: 0 Denmark Police Charge 1000 People For Sharing Video Of Adolescents Having Sex

Some 800 boys and 200 girls were involved in distributing it, majority aged between 15 and 20 and from all parts of Denmark. Danish authorities claim that the sharing of the film could fall under the distribution of child pornography. Young people who have been prosecuted may face a simple fine or 20-day prison sentence, which may remain for 10 years in their criminal record , police said.

Global News MI family torn apart as husband deported to Mexico
Author: 0 MI family torn apart as husband deported to Mexico

Day?" Erik Shelley, a leader with Michigan United, an immigrants rights advocacy group told the DFP. Pullquote: It's another example of the tone-deafness of this administration. Cindy Garcia said she is working on getting Jorge Garcia back to the US but it's going to be at least 18 months until she get a hearing with consulate.

Global News Qatar says second UAE plane violated its airspace
Author: 0 Qatar says second UAE plane violated its airspace

The UAE's aviation authority has said that Qatari fighter jets intercepted the plane of a national carrier on Monday morning as it made a routine flight to the Bahraini capital Manama. Both airlines declined to comment, though Bahrain's Foreign Ministry identified one of the affected aircraft as Emirates flight No EK837. The United Arab Emirates claimed Qatari fighter jets intercepted two of its commercial airliners in worldwide airspace on the way to Bahrain, allegations denied by Qatar.

Global News Lawmakers said to be behind Huawei's continued U.S. carrier woes
Author: 0 Lawmakers said to be behind Huawei's continued U.S. carrier woes

China Mobile has wanted to do business in the US since at 2011, but some lawmakers insist their introduction risks damaging national security as well, Reuters reported . doesn't want China tracking U.S. citizens, but Huawei phones are now available on basically all major carriers outside of the USA (45 of the world's top 50 carriers, to be exact) and there doesn't seem to be a major issue with that.

Global News Rohingya repatriation timeline set
Author: 0 Rohingya repatriation timeline set

Some 650,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh since August 25 past year following fresh violence in Myanmar's western Rakhine state. The Bangladesh government refused to issue birth certificates to Rohingya babies who are born into refugee camps, so technically, they do not exist.

Global News Kushner warned about Wendi Deng Murdoch
Author: 0 Kushner warned about Wendi Deng Murdoch

The Chinese garden, which would have cost $100 million and would be located in the National Arboretum, would have included a 70-foot-tall tower that US officials deemed a national security risk. But she still uses her married name. The friend, Wendi Deng Murdoch, a Chinese-American who kept her surname after being married to the media mogul Rupert Murdoch for 14 years, is a prominent businesswoman.

Global News Goa files arguments at Mahadayi tribunal
Author: 0 Goa files arguments at Mahadayi tribunal

Goa, one of the three stakeholders in the nearly four decade-old Mahadayi river water sharing dispute, filed its arguments before the Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal on Monday, maintaining it could not share water with Karnataka due to diversions of river water violating court orders, and potential damage to marine ecology, environment and wildlife.

Global News Rahul Gandhi on first visit to Amethi after becoming Congress president
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi on first visit to Amethi after becoming Congress president

From Salon, he will proceed to Amethi , and then go to Munshiganj guest house. On the second day of his visit, Rahul will interact with the locals at Musafirkhana and then leave for Jais, Jagdishpur and Mohanganj. He is expected to receive a grand reception by party workers. Gandhi is now set to focus on Uttar Pradesh and plans to give a morale boost to party cadres for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Global News Scissors attack on schoolgirl in hijab 'did not happen'
Author: 0 Scissors attack on schoolgirl in hijab 'did not happen'

Pugash said even though the investigation involved "significant" police hours, there will be no charges involving the fabricated police report. The incident never happened , said police spokesman Mark Pugash. Police said then that they were investigating the incident, which happened in a neighborhood known for its diversity, as a hate crime. "My heart goes out to Khawlah Noman following this morning's cowardly attack on her in Toronto".

Global News Clashes in Libyan capital kill 9, close airport
Author: 0 Clashes in Libyan capital kill 9, close airport

The ensuing power vacuum swiftly led to the emergence of several rival seats of government, including one in the city of Tobruk and two others in capital Tripoli (including the United Nations -backed unity government), along with a plethora of heavily-armed militia groups.

Global News Abbas confirms Abu Dis offered as Palestinian capital
Author: 0 Abbas confirms Abu Dis offered as Palestinian capital

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said that Israel is a "colonial project that has nothing to do with the Jews" in a speech of the PLO's Central Committee on Sunday. "On the phone? On television?" The Palestinian Health Ministry said 16-year-old Amir Abu Musaed was shot in the chest in unrest along Gaza's border fence with Israel.

Global News Russian Federation condemns Trump's threats to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal
Author: 0 Russian Federation condemns Trump's threats to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal

Macron's office said that he emphasized to Netanyahu "the importance of preserving the Iran nuclear deal and the necessary respect by all parties of their engagements regarding the accord". Iran's Foreign Ministry said the move "crossed all red lines of conduct in the global community and is a violation of worldwide law and will surely be answered by a serious reaction of the Islamic Republic", state media reported.

Global News Girl with cancer sues her elementary school for banning her medical marijuana
Author: 0 Girl with cancer sues her elementary school for banning her medical marijuana

Her parents, Jim and Maureen Surin, filed a lawsuit in federal court against Schaumburg School District 54 and the State of IL to allow Ashley to use cannabis in school to treat her seizures. The child was recently prescribed medical marijuana by doctors to help her regulate seizures that she's struggled with since she was 2. "Ashley can not wait to return to school", Glink told NPR.

Global News Scotland sees big hit to its economy with no UK Brexit deal
Author: 0 Scotland sees big hit to its economy with no UK Brexit deal

In a speech on Monday, Sturgeon said: "For the sake of jobs, the economy and the next generation, today we are calling on the United Kingdom government to drop its hard Brexit red-lines so that Scotland and the United Kingdom can stay inside the single market and customs union".

Global News Brother of top Hamas official in Lebanon said targeted in auto bombing
Author: 0 Brother of top Hamas official in Lebanon said targeted in auto bombing

Hamdan was not one of Hamas' known members in Lebanon; however, "Hezbollah's" Al Manar television described him on Sunday as "a leading official at the Movement". In this context, The Zionist war minister Avigdor Lieberman and intelligence minister Yisrael Katz said that "Israel does not carry out a failed operation".

Global News Tunisian govt unveils social programs after week of unrest
Author: 0 Tunisian govt unveils social programs after week of unrest

However, Tunisian authorities have been swift to quash anti-government protests. The measures announced Saturday night weren't enough for numerous people marking the revolution anniversary in the capital. Its important tourism sector has not yet recovered following deadly terror attacks in Sousse and Tunis in 2015. Official figures put unemployment at 15 percent nationwide and above 25 percent in certain regions.

Global News 10000 women to drive Saudi taxis
Author: 0 10000 women to drive Saudi taxis

The supportive stances of Saudi Arabia greatly helped Bahrain in maintaining security and stability in the Kingdom, said Interior Minister Lieutenant-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa yesterday. For the first time, women will this June be allowed to get behind the wheel, after it was announced in September that a ban on women drivers would be lifted.

Global News SC to hear tomorrow pleas for probe in judge BH Loya's death
Author: 0 SC to hear tomorrow pleas for probe in judge BH Loya's death

Denying any suspicions over the death of CBI Special Judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya, his family members on Sunday appealed to the media, lawyers, NGOs and others "not to harass" them in the matter. Judge Loya was hearing at the time of his death the encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh , in which BJP President Amit Shah was also an accused as then minister of state for home in Gujarat.

Global News England win toss as Hales returns; Tye debuts for Australia
Author: 0 England win toss as Hales returns; Tye debuts for Australia

The swashbuckling right-hander lived dangerously throughout his innings, charging along at better than a run a ball and reaching his half-century off only 32 balls. Roy was still coming to terms with his achievement after the match. "Incredibly special, I don't have too many words right now". Halesy was pretty disappointed [to lose his England ODI highest score].

Global News Israeli Premier Netanyahu set to land in India for six-day tour
Author: 0 Israeli Premier Netanyahu set to land in India for six-day tour

The commitment is in addition to the India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund of Dollars 40 million over five years with equal contribution from both sides that has already been agreed between the two sides, deputy director general of Israel's Foreign Ministry, Gilad Cohen, had told PTI.

Global News Iranian oil tanker sinks off China
Author: 0 Iranian oil tanker sinks off China

The vessel, which "suddenly ignited" at midday (4am United Kingdom time) on January 6, is in danger of capsizing "at any time", according to Chinese state television. The Sanchi tanker has been ablaze since it collided with Hong Kong-registered freight ship CF Crystal , 185 miles off China's coast near Shanghai.

Global News Two Bodies Pulled from Burning Iranian Oil Tanker
Author: 0 Two Bodies Pulled from Burning Iranian Oil Tanker

Chinese authorities dispatched police vessels and three cleaning ships to the scene after the collision, which happened late Saturday. Footage of the rescue showed parts of the Sanchi still aflame. "Overall, there still appears to be plenty of questions and unknowns regarding the incident but hopefully we will know more in the coming days", ITOPF technical manager Mark Whittington said.

Global News Zeman Forced Into Runoff For Czech Presidency
Author: 0 Zeman Forced Into Runoff For Czech Presidency

The 73-year-old Zeman was first elected in 2013 when the Czech Republic held its first direct presidential vote. Zeman took 38.56% of the vote while Drahos' tally was 26.60% but the runner-up has been endorsed by third-placed candidate Pavel Fischer (10.23%), fourth-placed Michal Horacek (9.18%), fifth-placed Marek Hilser (8.83%) and sixth-placed Mirek Topolanek (4.30%).

Global News Trump to boost 'usable' nuclear weapons stockpile, justifying Russia & China arms buildup
Author: 0 Trump to boost 'usable' nuclear weapons stockpile, justifying Russia & China arms buildup

Last week, Trump fired off a warning tweet to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, taunting leader who said in his New Year speech that Americans should be aware he has a "button" for nuclear weapons . Jon Wolfsthal , a former Obama administration official who worked on nuclear issues on the National Security Council, said the Trump administration is sending a strong message that America will tolerate the use of nuclear weapons, but "runs off the rails" in arguing that new capabilities are ...

Global News Trump, in vulgar terms, rejects bipartisan immigration proposal at White House meeting
Author: 0 Trump, in vulgar terms, rejects bipartisan immigration proposal at White House meeting

In September , the Trump administration announced its plans to phase out DACA , the Obama-era program that allows almost 700,000 of them to live and work legally in the U.S. However, Republicans and Democrats have both said they either heard Trump say it, or heard directly from colleagues who did. The visa lottery would simply be transferred over to cover beneficiaries of so-called Temporary Protected Status, who were allowed to stay here temporarily when their home countries were ...

Global News Now even Nigel Farage wants a second Brexit referendum
Author: 0 Now even Nigel Farage wants a second Brexit referendum

That is how deep my distrust is for career politicians. The Liberal Democrats and other pro-EU opposition politicians have called continually for a second referendum, arguing that British voters did not know the full implications of leaving the European Union when they voted in the 2016 referendum.

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