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World News NewsAlert:Patrick Brown ends bid to reclaim Ont. Tory leadership: party official
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Brown has decided instead to focus on holding CTV accountable for "lack of journalistic accountability", protecting family and friends from the scandal, and remaining active in the conservative movement as a volunteer, donor, and activist. Internal polling released to the National Post over the weekend suggested that he was doing surprisingly well, tied for the lead with Elliott and gaining strength.

World News Students return to school shooting site
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In the almost two weeks since 17 people were killed and at least 15 wounded by the shooter on the Stoneman Douglas campus, the schools students have reignited a national debate on gun control, speaking on TV news broadcasts, at funerals and and large rallies to spread their message that they do not feel safe in school.

World News Women's History Month opening at West Virginia Capitol
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Earlier this month, Lissa Lucas, a Democratic House of Delegates candidate, was physically removed from the Capitol building for the "crime" of listing the oil and gas companies that donate money to legislators. "We are getting some pushback on the PEIA part but we have more than we had a couple of hours ago; we hope to get information out tomorrow, answer questions and move on from there".

World News U.S. to open embassy in Jerusalem this May
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The US State Department has announced that Washington will open a new embassy in al-Quds (Jerusalem) that was recognized by the incumbent Trump Administration as the capital of Israeli occupied regime, on May 14, 2018, the date that will mark the 70th anniversary of the foundation of Zionist regime.

World News N elects Shehbaz as interim party prez
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The country's ruling party, however, named Nawaz Sharif the "leader for life". PML-N Chairman Raja Zafarul Haq proposed Nawaz's elevation as "quaid for life", saying, "Mian Nawaz Sharif was, is and Inshallah will remain the leader of the PML-N".

World News Mi Mix 2S: Here's what we know about Xiaomi's big launch
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That could very well make the Mi Mix 2S the device with the highest screen to display ratio in the world. Donovan Sung, Xiaomi's spokesperson and product management director, posted on Twitter on February 25 that the Mi MIX 2S will be featuring Qualcomm's latest flagship processor, the Snapdragon 845 chipset.

World News Calif. mayor warns of immigration raids in rare move
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The statement about the potential raids included information on the obligations of school officials and business owners to protect immigrants. In a news release Saturday, Schaaf encouraged all undocumented residents to consult immigration resources after learning from many credible sources that ICE is preparing to conduct an operation in the Bay Area.

World News Bijepur Bypoll: BJD leads over BJP; Congress Distant Third
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Reacting on the win, Patnaik said, "I would like to express my gratitude to the public for showering their blessings on the BJD ". "We were at the third position during the 2014 general elections". Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas who had led the BJP's campaign told ET, "We are politely accepting the verdict".

World News North Korean envoy, in South, opens door to USA talks
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Unification Ministry spokesman Baik Tae-hyun said he hoped constructive talks between North Korea and the United States could begin when "an appropriate opportunity" arose. Marytn Williams, a North Korean media watcher says that North Korea has broadcast coverage of every Olympics dating back to the 2004 Athens Games.

World News Militant killed, police constable injured in grenade blast in Tral
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According to police spokesperson Manoj Pandit, Mushtaq Ahmad Chopan, who was in custody of Tral police tried to escape from the police station wearing a burqa. "The troops fired and used illumination flares after which the group of terrorists trying to infiltrate into the Indian side of the IB were forced to withdraw", said the police official.

World News New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern unconcerned by 60 Minutes interview
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Well used to condescension - even ridicule - from their larger neighbour, New Zealanders have hit back at Charles Wooley's fawning portrayal of Jacinda Ardern , 37, in which he confessed to be being " smitten " by her. So a couple of social media trolls with a handful of followers didn't like the 60 minutes interview with Jacinda Ardern and all hell breaks loose.

World News No evidence of foul play in CDC doctor's disappearance
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He hasn't been seen or heard from since, according to ABC News. But the researcher, who studies disease patterns, was not feeling well on February 12 and left work around midday. Cunningham's parents don't believe that their son was behind his own disappearance, but so far, investigators have said they don't suspect foul play in the case.

World News Former footballer Bhaichung Bhutia to quit Trinamool Congress
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As per The Indian Express , Bhutia chose to contest elections from Darjeeling, West Bengal in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, who originally belongs from Sikkim. Bhutia, who hails from Sikkim, had also urged the Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling to guide the leaders in the Hills on how to take forward the Gorkhaland movement in a constructive and effective manner.

World News First Lady Cuts Ties with Advisor
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In light of her husband's Twitter habits, some people online characterised the first lady's comments as "ironic", while others suggested Mrs Trump is in denial. "As I have said before, it is important that, as adults, we take the lead and the responsibility in helping our children manage the many issues they are facing today", she said.

World News Afghans see off Windies in WC warm-up
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It is probably our weaker formats. HARARE , HOSTS Zimbabwe's warm-up match against Ireland was abandoned at Queens Sports Club today without a ball being bowled as mother nature played her hand to disrupt the preparations for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2018 Qualifiers in Bulawayo and Harare.

World News Delhi CS assault case | CCTV footage was tampered with
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The softening of stance by the top bureaucrat comes days after the IAS Joint Forum, along with the association of DANICS (Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Civil Service) and DASS (Delhi Administration Subordinate Service) chose to communicate with the State Ministers only through written form of communication.

World News Supreme Court Ruling Could Affect New York City Unions
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Worker advocates say that reality would detract from a union's ability to push for safer working conditions and pay. The two groups have taken opposite sides in the case that Ohio State University Law Professor Camille Hebert says is one thing for certain: historic.

World News Shohei Ohtani Struggles With Command In Spring Debut
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Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com wrote: " Shohei Ohtani's spring training pitching debut is one that he'll file under 'learning curve.'" Crasnick also noted that Ohtani appeared "over-amped" on the mound. He had been scheduled to go two innings. NPB starters - Ohtani included - typically pitch once a week, a slightly lighter load than MLB's five-man rotations.

World News Russia: Thousands March to Remember Murdered Opposition Leader
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Ksenia Sobchak, the television host whose long-shot presidential candidacy is seen by some as a Kremlin ploy, walked at the front of more than 7,000 marchers in Moscow. Petersburg, were chanting "Russia will be free". "Those who ordered the assassination are free, no one has looked for them", said Sergei Mitrokhin, a leader of the liberal party Yabloko.

World News Trump approval slides, matches lowest point of presidency — CNN Poll
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Apart from the overall low rating of President Trump , February 2018 also marked the lowest rating yet given by Republicans , his own party. Some specific measures that are broadly popular: 87 percent favor banning felons and those with mental health problems from getting guns; 71 percent favor banning anyone under 21 from buying a firearm; and 63 percent favor a ban on high-capacity magazines.

World News South Korean prosecutors demand 30-year prison sentence for ex-president
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The recommendation reportedly came just two weeks after Choi Soon-sil, a longtime friend of Park, received his verdict of 20 years in prison for taking bribes from "chaebol", or conglomerates. Park and Choi had been identified as an accomplice by prosecutors. Legal scholars said the prosecutors's request reflected the unprecedented nature of the case.

World News Steel ETF Could See a Trump Bump
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U.S. President Donald Trump is reportedly pushing to impose tariffs on steel imports in a bid to revive America's flagging steel industry. Other negative effects to consider are higher inflation and possible "tariff" trade retaliation from countries such as China.

World News Angola is second largest oil supplier to China in January
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Both contracts earlier rose to their highest since February 7. He said , "The annual production of crude oil in months from January to March will be below the output caps exporting less than 7 million barrels per day". The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and non-OPEC producers led by Russian Federation have agreed to cap output by about 1.8 million bpd in a deal running from January a year ago until the end of 2018.

World News Paul Ryan doesn't think Congress should decide on arming teachers
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Ryan, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , and other top members of the House GOP addressed reporters after their weekly conference meeting at the U.S. As for the Fix NICS bill, Mr. Ryan said recently the matter is now in the hands of the Senate , calling the concealed carry measure "a good self-defense bill".

World News IPL 2018: Kings XI Punjab stars 'excited' to play under R Ashwin
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This year, however, the former champions didn't even step in the bidding war as Kings XI swooped Ashwin for Rs.7.6 crore after brushing off Rajasthan Royals. I first led my stateside in first-class cricket when I was 21. The veteran off-spinner was a part of Chennai Super Kings until it was suspended in 2015.

World News Can US Seize Emails Stored Abroad?
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But courts tend not to warm to being told that they are unsuited to the task of resolving the case or controversy before them, and there was some evidence of this at the argument. A sharply divided Supreme Court has concluded that certain immigrants or asylum seekers do not have an automatic right to periodic custody or bail hearings.

World News Thousands plunge into cold water to raise money for Special Olympics Oregon
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With more than $90,000 raised in 2017, the Wausau Polar plunge's goal for 2018 is to surpass $99,000 with dozens of participants "freezing for a reason". It helped that the day was overcast, with a heavy mist hanging over the beach and temperatures in the 50s; numerous plungers were already wet, cold, some shivering, so it mattered little that they were about to go swimming in 40-degree termperaturs.

World News Two Koreas march apart as Winter Olympics close
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Mr. Kim himself used his annual televised New Year's address to wish for the games' success and announce the North's plan to participate. The 229 members of the North Korean cheerleading squad became the unlikely center of attention during the Winter Olympics 2018 due to their highly synchronized and over-the-top routines.

World News Gus Kenworthy Shades Ivanka Trump, Adam Rippon, In Closing Ceremonies Tweets
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At the Olympics opening ceremony earlier this month, the North Korean leader's sister, Kim Yo Jong, shared a VIP box with Moon and Vice President Mike Pence, who led a separate US delegation, creating some awkward moments. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, one of the United States delegates and the White House spokesperson, told reporters during a press briefing Saturday in PyeongChang that the United States officials have "no planned meetings or interactions with North Korea".

World News Turkish women sentenced to death in Iraq for IS links
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Another Turkish woman was sentenced to death last week and 10 others of various nationalities to life in prison, all for alleged IS membership. The women, between 20 and 50 years old, came to the Baghdad court dressed in black. One woman told the judge that she had actively taken part in the fighting. Iraq has sentenced 16 Turkish women to death for involvement with ISIS.