• Ads and an injunction: Alberta-BC pipeline war continues
Ads and an injunction: Alberta-BC pipeline war continues

Alberta is a key market - about 20 per cent of bottled and produced B.C. wine is sold there. Notley said that task force will stay in place and will meet next week to continue to explore ways to get Alberta oil to tidewater and respond to similar future challenges.

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  • Trump Administration Announces 'Largest Ever' Sanctions on North Korea
Trump Administration Announces 'Largest Ever' Sanctions on North Korea

The punitive measures, which follow multiple rounds of earlier sanctions , signal USA officials' determination to use financial pressure to prompt North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un to relinquish nuclear weapons, and their concern that under-the-radar fossil fuel trade undermines their ability to do so.

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  • Missouri GOP Governor Gets Felony Indictment Over Nude Photo of Mistress
Missouri GOP Governor Gets Felony Indictment Over Nude Photo of Mistress

Paul Bennecke, the group's executive director, made the announcement Friday. "Missourians should see this for what it is, a political hit job ", Cooper said. If the indictment stands, the first court hearing is scheduled for March 16. The indictment says Greitens took a picture of someone in "full or partial nudity" without that person's knowled...

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  • Former Trump adviser pleads guilty in Mueller probe
Former Trump adviser pleads guilty in Mueller probe

RYAN LUCAS, BYLINE: Well, as you said, this has been a process that has been going on for several weeks now. The investigation also included Gates, who is also Manafort's business associate. Both have pleaded not guilty. So what - where does that stand now? Zwaan could escape prison time due to this plea deal. His three lawyers have asked to leav...

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  • YouTube removes videos suggesting Parkland shooting survivor was an actor
YouTube removes videos suggesting Parkland shooting survivor was an actor

David Hogg has been subject to online conspiracy theories that he was not a genuine survivor of the Parkland school shooting. Thousands of students staged walkouts across Florida Wednesday as thousands more rallied in the state capital of Tallahassee, calling for tougher gun control laws.

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  • Pak claims United States motion to put country on terror financing watchlist differed
Pak claims United States motion to put country on terror financing watchlist differed

Earlier, a delegation - led by Syed Mansoor Shah, the Director-General of the Financial Monitoring Unit and comprising other members of the Foreign and Interior ministries - reached Paris to defend the country's position at the FATF meeting.

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  • Canada did not support any separatist movement in India or elsewhere: Trudeau
Canada did not support any separatist movement in India or elsewhere: Trudeau

He recently met up with many Bollywood celebrities and businessmen, accompanied by his wife Sophie and kids, Xavier and Ella. Manjit Singh Gill, a sculptor from Moga's Ghal Kalan village prepared a unique sculptor depicting India-Canada ties and it was put on display at the village on Wednesday.

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  • President Trump supports increasing background checks for gun purchases
President Trump supports increasing background checks for gun purchases

He also directed the Department of Justice to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks that were used in last year's Las Vegas massacre. The President has voiced strong support for gun rights and the National Rifle Association. Suspected shooter Nikolas Cruz was "troubled" and reportedly suffers from mental ill-health, yet ...

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  • Syrian Foreign Ministry: Some Western Officials
Syrian Foreign Ministry: Some Western Officials "Involved in Terrorist Crimes in Damascus"

The ICRC, which provides humanitarian aid to residents across Syria affected by the conflict, has not received permission from the government to send aid into the besieged East Ghouta suburbs since mid-November, the organization said in a statement published on Wednesday.

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  • Two reported school threats, one charged in Lawrence County
Two reported school threats, one charged in Lawrence County

School officials launched an investigation into the post. The student was charged with making a terrorist threat, authorities said. I'm failing to see why America's love affair with guns outweighs the lives of these students and teachers and staff members, and the families and communities that are ripped apart every time we get the breaking news ...

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  • Bears free-agent receiver options decrease as Dolphins tag Jarvis Landry
Bears free-agent receiver options decrease as Dolphins tag Jarvis Landry

By placing the tag on a receiver - who wouldn't qualify as a true No. 1 receiver in the eyes of some and who does his damage in small increments, by and large - it reinforces the player's sense of his value. Landry has expressed his desire to remain in Miami and the Dolphins would love to sign him to a cap friendly long-term deal. He has averaged 1...

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  • Thailand | Court gives Japanese man custody of 13 surrogate kids
Thailand | Court gives Japanese man custody of 13 surrogate kids

Shigeta's case raised eyebrows in 2014 when police raided the Niche ID condominium in Soi Lat Phrao 130 and found babies and nannies living in unfurnished rooms there with a Japanese secretary. His lawyer Kong Suriyamontol said he would contact Thai authorities about the next steps to transfer the children from state custody, adding that the timeli...

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  • Lawyer To Plead Guilty In Latest Move In Mueller Investigation
Lawyer To Plead Guilty In Latest Move In Mueller Investigation

Mueller's inquiry, the document said, concerned work van der Zwaan did in 2012 for a USA law firm that was hired by the Ukrainian Justice Ministry in connection with the trial of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko . Van der Zwaan was an associate in the London office of Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom . Ukraine's prosecutor also wan...

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  • Trump tweets denial of woman's claim he kissed her without consent
Trump tweets denial of woman's claim he kissed her without consent

The accuser, Rachel Crooks , claims she introduced herself to Trump briefly while working as a secretary in his building. "He took hold of my hand and held me in place". Or the email she sent a few days after that to another relative: "Ah yes, the Donald kiss...very creepy man, let me tell you!" "You know, I'm automatically attracted to lovely...

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  • Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to California gun law
Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to California gun law

Florida Governor Rick Scott said during a joint news conference. It's been "nearly eight years" since the court issued an opinion declaring that the Second Amendment is not a "second class right", Thomas wrote, saying that by refusing to take up the issue the justices "undermine that declaration".

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  • Trump endorses Romney in run for US Senate seat in Utah
Trump endorses Romney in run for US Senate seat in Utah

The endorsement is significant because Trump had previously encouraged Hatch to seek another term, and Romney had been among the most vocal Republican critics of Trump's presidential aspirations, once calling him "a phony " and "a fraud".

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  • Slippery mess to linger into Tuesday morning
Slippery mess to linger into Tuesday morning

We are tracking some more active weather for Thursday through Saturday with scattered rain/snow chances each day. The ice will result in hard travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Monday. Wednesday and part of Thursday in the Council Bluffs-Omaha area will be mostly sunny with highs in the mid-20s to mid-30s. Tonigh...

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  • S. Korea and United States to continue joint military drills
S. Korea and United States to continue joint military drills

North Korea views the exercises as a rehearsal for invasion, and has long used them as a pretext for its own provocations. "As you know, the US and ROK agreed to deconflict the timing of the spring exercises - Key Resolve and Foal Eagle - in order to provide the best possible conditions for a successful Olympics and Paralympics", a USFK spokes...

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  • National Weather Service issues Winter Weather Advisory for Saturday night
National Weather Service issues Winter Weather Advisory for Saturday night

We bracket the hours of 1 pm to 12 am with light rain developing and mixing to wet snow then ending as drizzle and/or a light wintry mix around 12 am. Skies will remain partly sunny, with a high near 36. Winds could gust as high as 31 miles per hour. West Michigan will take a break from the snow to end the weekend with more sunshine as te...

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  • All you need to know about Canadian PM's week-long State visit
All you need to know about Canadian PM's week-long State visit

Other than Amritsar, Trudeau will also visit Agra, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, besides Delhi. Feminists in India - are you reading? Conservative International Trade Critic Dean Allison was critical of Trudeau Friday for not including Canadian Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay on this trip to try and address the import duties.

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  • Cyril Ramaphosa new President of SA
Cyril Ramaphosa new President of SA

There is a renewed sense of hope as Mr Ramaphosa is taking over the reins of Africa's most industrialised economy. Ramaphosa is South Africa's fifth president since majority rule started after the end of apartheid in 1994. For the first time, many urban, middle-class black voters stayed home or jumped to the opposition at the ballot box, as the...

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  • Israel graft case turns spotlight on Netanyahu family
Israel graft case turns spotlight on Netanyahu family

The protestors carried placards reading signs saying "crooks go home" and 'crime minister.' A poll published on Wednesday showed nearly half of Israel's electorate believe the police rather than Netanyahu. This week we have learned that there is solid evidence that Bibi has engaged in bribery, fraud, and breach of the public trust. "He can not be...

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  • France will 'strike' if proven Syria using chemical arms: Emmanuel Macron
France will 'strike' if proven Syria using chemical arms: Emmanuel Macron

Some 109 occurred after the 2015 United Nations adoption of Resolution 2209 which condemns any use of chemicals as a weapon in the Syrian Civil War and threatens to use force if chemical weapons are used again in the conflict. "Syria's government categorically denies possessing. chemical weapons". While France , like the United States, suspects ...

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  • Ex-ICE Attorney Charged With Stealing Immigrant IDs
Ex-ICE Attorney Charged With Stealing Immigrant IDs

According to the New York Times , court documents filed on Monday at the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, accused Raphael A. He entered his pleas Thursday at U.S. District Court in Seattle , acknowledging to the U.S. Magistrate Judge John L. Weinberg that his victims were vulnerable due to their immigration ...

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  • Md. student accused of bringing loaded gun to school
Md. student accused of bringing loaded gun to school

Although no students with guns have been reported in Fort Worth schools, Superintendent Kent. P. Scribner sent a message to district employees: "Once again we are immensely saddened by the loss of innocent lives in yesterday's tragic shooting in Florida".

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  • NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft Captures Record-Breaking Images
NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft Captures Record-Breaking Images

This image is, for now, one of the farthest pictures from Earth ever captured by a spacecraft. NASA says mission controllers will "bring the spacecraft out of its electronic slumber" this coming summer in anticipation of its next major close encounter, with an object known as 2014 MU69 on January 1, 2019.

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  • Kuwait pledges $2 billion in loans, investments to Iraq
Kuwait pledges $2 billion in loans, investments to Iraq

The fund also says it reached an agreement with Iraq to settle its outstanding dues to the organization, allowing it to fully rejoin it. The United Arab Emirates pledged $500 million while Germany pledged 350 million euros.The European Union's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said the bloc would invest 400 million euros, in addition to ind...

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  • Trump administration proposes Blue Apron-style overhaul for food stamps
Trump administration proposes Blue Apron-style overhaul for food stamps

A proposal made in President Donald Trump's budget would eliminate half the benefits that food stamp recipients receive, implementing in place of those funds a program that would instead deliver food in pre-packaged boxes to the nation's poor.

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  • David Moyes confident Patirce Evra can make an impact at West Ham
David Moyes confident Patirce Evra can make an impact at West Ham

While Watford have struggled defensively, they have scored the eighth most goals this season, with Abdoulaye Doucouré leading the club with seven goals. We want more ups than downs. Such has been the unrest at West Ham United , co-chairman David Sullivan sought to placate angry supporters by unveiling his plan to revive the club's fortunes...

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  • Two Ohio police officers shot dead while responding to 911 call
Two Ohio police officers shot dead while responding to 911 call

According to authorities, officers Anthony Morelli, 39, and Eric Joering, 54, were met with gunfire immediately upon arrival. The suspect's condition and identity have not been released. The shootings happened at about 1 p.m.in Westerville, Ohio . Joe Morbitzer, the chief of the Westerville Division of Police, was visibly shaken as he appeared b...

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  • Venezuela opposition weighs election run after talks end
Venezuela opposition weighs election run after talks end

The announcement comes hours after a breakdown in negotiations between Venezuela's ruling socialist party and opposition politicians. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will be running for re-election as the candidate of Venezuela's United Socialist Party (PSUV).

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  • Rachel Brand, No. 3 US Justice Department official, stepping down amid turmoil
Rachel Brand, No. 3 US Justice Department official, stepping down amid turmoil

Rachel Brand , the third-ranking official at the Justice Department, will step down from the job, NBC News reported Friday. In her role as associate attorney general, Brand oversaw a broad portfolio, including the Justice Department's anti-trust, civil rights, tax and civil divisions .

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  • Vice President Pence Warns North Korea Despite Winter Olympics Thaw
Vice President Pence Warns North Korea Despite Winter Olympics Thaw

Mr Pence has lambasted the North, announcing in Tokyo on Wednesday that the USA would impose its toughest sanctions to date on the regime. Among members of the North Korean cheerleading squad to shoot to stardom is Ri Sol-ju, who is now the wife of Kim Jong-un.

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  • 3 officers shot in north Georgia neighborhood
3 officers shot in north Georgia neighborhood

Several media reports stated that it happened as the officers were serving an arrest warrant at a home in Locust Grove, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) southeast of Atlanta. Investigators respond to the scene of a shooting in Locust Grove, Ga ., on February 9, 2018. He said the officer's wife was expecting their second child " any day now ".

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  • Donald Trump calls NFL player Edwin Jackson's death 'disgraceful'
Donald Trump calls NFL player Edwin Jackson's death 'disgraceful'

He also has numerous other misdemeanor convictions and arrests in California and in, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Nicole Alberico. He faces up to 10 years in prison on the immigration charge, which the USA attorney's office said would be handled after any state charges are resolved.

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