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Global News Advanced GOES satellites to improve weather forecasting
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The satellite itself, GOES-S, is the second of a four-satellite suite the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has created to become the new standard in weather forecasting technology. The satellite will provide more and better data than is now available over the northeastern Pacific Ocean, the birthplace of many weather systems that affect the continental U.S.

Global News FBI helping Slovakia over slaying of journalist
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The prosecutor in the Italian region of Calabria, Nicola Gratteri , told Italian radio meanwhile that "it is likely that the families of the Calabrian mafia are behind the murder" of Kuciak. "I can confirm that these raids and detentions are being carried out in several places", said police commander Tibor Gaspar , according to the French news agency AFP .

Global News Roberta Jacobson, US ambassador to Mexico delivers her resignation
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Analysts say that Jacobson's decision to leave will be deeply felt by officials in both Mexico and the United States. Feeley said he could no longer advocate for US policy in the Trump administration. Jacobson pictured during last year's quake in Mexico City. Officials in Mexico , as well as former colleagues, lamented her departure, calling is the latest blow to strained Mexican-American relations.

Global News Seoul says US, North Korea should lower threshold for talks
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In response to the general's comments, the White House reiterated Pyongyang must first take concrete steps towards disarming. The Pyongyang delegation said developments in relations between the two Koreas and between North Korea and the United States should go hand in hand, according to the statement.

Global News Eight Turkish soldiers killed, 13 wounded in Afrin operation in Syria: Army
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Eight Turkish soldiers were killed and 13 others were injured on Thursday in clashes in Afrin, northwest Syria , China's Xinhua news agency said quoting the Turkish military. The total number of terrorists neutralised since the start of the operation has risen to 2,295, according to a tally by Anadolu Agency . The main aim of the Turkish forces is to establish security and stability along Turkey's borders.

Global News ESTHER CEPEDA: Who was Marjory Stoneman Douglas
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Jean found himself face-to-face with the gunman, who was trying to get into a first-floor classroom. He threw his cellphone at the man and then sprinted from the building, fracturing his foot as he leaped over a stairwell. Additional armed guards will patrol the campus for the remainder of the school year. Andrew Pollack - the father of 18-year-old victim Meadow, accompanied by his therapy dog Sunny - said he was determined to be the 'face of the last father of a murdered kid'.

Global News Over $30000 of government funds spent to redecorate Ben Carson's office
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Gowdy requested in a letter to Carson that he turn over all communications related to Foster, as well as all documents and communications related to the redecoration of his office. Clemmensen, according to the complaint, told Foster that the administration "has always found money for this in the past". Bottom line: HUD Secretary Ben Carson spent taxpayer funds for extravagant office furniture while claiming homeless shelters shouldn't be comfortable and telling poor people that ...

Global News Gov. Deal: Jet fuel tax break for Delta will happen
Author: 0 Gov. Deal: Jet fuel tax break for Delta will happen

Gov. Casey Cagle said he would "kill" legislation to give the airline a sales tax exemption on jet fuel "unless the company changes its position and fully reinstates its relationship with" the powerful gun-rights advocacy group. Congressman Tim Ryan invited the airlines to move to OH on Tuesday. "You're welcome here any time ". Democrats, who control roughly one-third of the votes in both the Georgia House and Senate, have criticized Cagle and other Republicans.

Global News Rain and a cool down — Metro Detroit Weather
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Friday , it will be sunny with a high near 53, the weather service said. South wind 5 to 11 miles per hour. Tonight: Partly cloudy with lows in the teens. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Thursday: Isolated showers before 7am, then scattered showers after 1pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

Global News Donald Trump's communications chief Hope Hicks 'resigning'
Author: 0 Donald Trump's communications chief Hope Hicks 'resigning'

The announcement comes a day after Hicks , who has worked for Trump since before he entered politics, was interviewed for nine hours by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. The departure of Hope Hicks is the end of an era in President Trump's inner circle. Hicks did not say what she would be doing after vacating the position.

Global News Nineteen People Killed in Passenger Train Collision in Egypt
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President Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi has spoken about the need to modernize the railway system to prevent deadly accidents and improve services. "We need from 200 to 250 billion Egyptian pounds (up to 14 billion USA dollars) to establish proper railways but this amount of money is not available and we have to face it realistically", the Egyptian president said at the ceremony aired live on the state TV.

Global News Bobby Brown Thinks Whitney Houston Died Of A Broken Heart, Not Drugs
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If he ever did pay, the benefactors of her estate, Bobbi Kristina's aunt Pat and grandmother Cissy Houston would get the funds as the guardians of her trust. It was an absolute tragedy, but Brown is still not convinced that drugs had anything to do with her untimely death. Not at all. She was really working hard on herself to try to be a sober person.

Global News Czechs release Syrian Kurdish politician, angering Turkey
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The YPG is the Syrian branch of the PKK , which for over three decades has waged a bloody campaign against the Turkish state and is banned by Turkey, the USA and the European Union as a terror group. Some experts, however, argued that Turkey will eventually have to yield to global pressure and refrain from entering the town of Afrin. Turke severed all cordial ties with the Syrian regime at the beginning of the civil war in Syria and was adamant in ousting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Global News Democrats Introduce Resolution to Reverse Net Neutrality Ban
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Ed Markey of MA announced the resolution Tuesday that he says would "fully restore" net neutrality rules . As all Democrat and Independent members of Congress (as well as one Republican senator, Susan Collins of Maine) have signed on, that final push of support will have to come from a senator across the aisle.

Global News Iran Is Building Another Syrian Base to Target Israel
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The images emerged just weeks after Israel's United Nations ambassador warned that Iran is trying to turn Syria into "the largest military base in the world". By exercising the military option, Israel can dominate the airspace of southwest Syria, and especially over the Syrian Golan Heights, to prevent both the transfer of advanced weapons to Iranian proxy Hezbollah and the establishment of any permanent Iranian bases near the Israeli border.

Global News South Africa's rand falls on profit-taking after cabinet shuffle bounce
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Nhlanhla Nene has returned as Finance minister, a move likely to be warmly welcomed by the markets. The nine-year rule of Zuma was riddled with allegations of rampant corruption and economic mismanagement. Other Zuma loyalists retained include Bathabile Dlamini, whose tenure as social development minister was marred by a scandal over the payment of welfare grants and is moving to the presidency as minister for women's affairs.

Global News Snow and frost warning as Siberian 'Beast' blows in
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Snow showers are expected from Tuesday onwards - particularly in the east and southeast - with the possibility of more persistent bands of snow developing later in the week. If one is issued people in the affected area are advised to take action to protect themselves and/or their properties. Temperatures dropped as low as -3C overnight across parts of Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal.

Global News Turkish President Tells Crying Little Girl She'll Be Honoured If She's 'Martyred'
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The little girl replied, "Yes", as the crowd roared with war chants asking Erdogan to finish the job of conquering Afrin, a task which has proven unexpectedly hard for the Turkish military and allied Syrian militia. Another Turkish user wrote on Twitter , "It's a shame, it's very bad. We have our maroon berets here, but maroon berets never cry", the Turkish president told the child in an apparent attempt to calm her.

Global News Kabul offers Taliban a chance of power in return for peace
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The offer , made at the start of an worldwide conference in Kabul involving 25 countries, as well as the EU, UN and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, amounts to... "The Afghan government must be accepting and we will also work on the list of freeing Taleban prisoners", he said. " The Taliban show awareness of these contextual shifts and seem to be engaged in a debate on the implications of acts of violence for their future", he said.

Global News Wiliamson doubtful for the second ODI against England
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Confirming that Williamson was having a mild strain on his hamstring, coach Hesson told that he will undergo a fitness test. "Australia was a tough series and New Zealand are going to be no different". Instead, the England captain threw it not to a man playing his first global for five months after the events in Bristol, but to his senior "death" bowler Chris Woakes, whose first ball was edged for four, his second a wide, and his third dispatched for a match-clinching six.

Global News Church of Holy Sepulchre Reopens after Three-Day Protest
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The site has since opened its doors to the public again. Now suspended , these actions were contrary to the historic agreement between churches and the various civil authorities which ruled Jerusalem, said Bishop Sani Azar. The bill was set to be discussed by Israel's cabinet on Sunday but was postponed following the church's closure. He stresses the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and all other churches are exempt, with the changes affecting only establishments such as "hotels, halls and ...

Global News Massive win for BJD in bypoll to influence 2019, says Naveen Patnaik
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The bye-election was necessitated in Bijepur following the demise of three-time Congress MLA Subal Sahu in August previous year. While the candidate is hopeful of a victory by a margin of 30,000 to 40,000 votes, Rajya Sabha member and BJD spokesperson Prasanna Acharya avoided predicting the margin of victory.

Global News Manafort Pleads Not Guilty to Superseding Indictment
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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty to the charges in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's superseding indictment brought against him last week. Normally such charges would be consolidated in one court, but Manafort has refused to allow this, which might be a legal tactic meant to make Mueller's case more hard.

Global News Vikings moving on from QB Case Keenum
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Why not add the best possible quarterback? Reuters/Geoff Burke-USA TODAY SportsMinnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum (7) runs with the ball as Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Vinny Curry (75) chases during the second half during the NFC Championship game at Lincoln Financial Field, Jan.

Global News Brother of Pakistan's ousted PM becomes head of ruling party
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While speaking to the media, Kaira said Shehbaz was on good terms with the bureaucracy but had been disrespectful towards PPP. The plea was filed today after Nawaz Sharif was disqualified as president of PML-N as a three member-bench of the apex court ruled that a disqualified premier could not retain office of a political party.

Global News Low-cal vegetarian and Mediterranean diets may both help heart health
Author: 0 Low-cal vegetarian and Mediterranean diets may both help heart health

A new study was published today in the journal Circulation and revealed that your heart health can be kept with two well-known diets that seem to be equally good for heart health - a vegan diet and the Mediterranean diet. With the vegetarian diet, people did experience bigger reductions in low-density lipoprotein (LDL), the bad kind of cholesterol that can build up in blood vessels and lead to clots and heart attacks .

Global News West Bank and Gaza to Close for Purim
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An Israeli army spokesman, quoted by the channel, said the fishermen had crossed the designated fishing zone. The IDF is investigating the incident. Israel restricts fishing to a seasonally adjusted zone of between six and nine nautical miles. The fishmermen's strike coincides with a general strike held by Gaza's government workers, including teachers, who are protesting neglect by their government as well as unpaid salaries.

Global News Jeremy Corbyn's Customs Union backing a 'step in right direction'
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn's Customs Union backing a 'step in right direction'

Mr Corbyn said he wanted the U.K.to be heard in European Union trade treaty negotiations with other third party countries but it's not clear that the European Union would ever consider more than a right to be consulted. A showdown could come sooner than that, after rebel Conservative MPs tabled an amendment to a draft trade bill calling for a customs union. During the transition period, Labour would seek to remain in a customs union with the EU and within the single market.

Global News United States tourist arrested in Japan after severed head found in apartment
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The woman, according to The Asahi Shimbun , told friends before she went missing that she was going to meet a man she met on a social networking website. An American man suspected of murdering and dismembering a Japanese woman is in custody in Japan . Bayraktar, a United States national who entered Japan in late January, was the last person seen with the woman.

Global News British police sift through rubble at scene of fatal blast
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Another four people remain in the hospital, one with serious injuries. Investigators were working to determine the cause and specialist rescue teams with search dogs were looking for survivors and further casualties. "Forget about the money, the most important [thing] is life", he said. "He (my brother-in-law) doesn't know what's happened to his other children", he said.

Global News Simbhaoli Sugars soars 11% as company says it will clear all dues
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The loans were disbursed through individual loan accounts opened for farmers and consolidated amount of each disbursement was credited in the Escrow (current) account of Simbhaoli Sugars on the basis of undertaking given by the company that inputs like seed, fertilizers and other necessary equipments etc have been supplied by it to all the individual farmers.

Global News 'The Walking Dead's Chandler Riggs Reveals Carl's Most Challenging Goodbye Scene
Author: 0 'The Walking Dead's Chandler Riggs Reveals Carl's Most Challenging Goodbye Scene

If you subtract that from the first episode [of season eight], you're left with the scene under the tree. What the closing minutes to us say more than anything else is that Rick may not have been able to fulfill his promise to Carl. This has been Carl's vision. Will this season's war end with Negan on Team Alexandria and Rick down an appendage? During the course of the conversation, Negan comes to see the error in his ways, and quickly accepts Rick's pitch.

Global News Flood Waters Close Central Ohio Roads, Inundate Cincinnati
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The Ohio River on Friday afternoon was forecast to crest Tuesday morning at 44 feet at Belleville, 9 feet above flood stage, according to the weather service. More and greater floods seem an inevitable outcome. T-L Photo/SHELLEY HANSON JAMES DAVIS, left, and Denise Whipkey, both of Wheeling, check out the Ohio River at Heritage Port on Sunday while Whipkey walks her dog Dexter.

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