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Global News Irish PM Varadkar set to quit as parliament returns
Author: 0 Irish PM Varadkar set to quit as parliament returns

He handed over his resignation to President Michael Higgins after a tempestuous but inconclusive sitting of the Dáil Éireann, which met for the first time since the February 8 election. McDonald, who has said a Fianna Fail-Fine Gael coalition would be "a slap in the face to the Irish electorate", hoped for a change of mind from Fianna Fail on her party, although there is so far little sign of that.

Global News Suspect, 1 other found dead after 9 people killed in Germany
Author: 0 Suspect, 1 other found dead after 9 people killed in Germany

Police said work to confirm the identities of the two bodies at the home was still underway, and they couldn't immediately give details either on them or the identities of the victims of the earlier shootings. A 40-year-old Bulgarian is one of the victims of the massacre in the German city of Hanau in which at least 11 people were killed and several others were seriously injured.

Global News Turkish soldiers killed in Syria airstrike
Author: 0 Turkish soldiers killed in Syria airstrike

The latest displacement to areas near the Syrian border with Turkey came from western Aleppo province, the scene of heavy fighting in recent days. A lot of them are now in Idlib and Aleppo governorates, where freezing conditions are creating a grave humanitarian situation.

Global News Faye Swetlik: Body of missing 6-year-old SC girl found
Author: 0 Faye Swetlik: Body of missing 6-year-old SC girl found

Faye Swetlik's body was found in the Churchill Heights neighborhood , Cayce authorities said Thursday afternoon. In the latest update from police, officials said Faye's mother, her mother's boyfriend and Faye's father are all cooperating with the investigation.

Global News Taliban have negotiated
Author: 0 Taliban have negotiated "proposal" for 7 day reduction in violence: Pentagon chief

Esper said the proposal will be conditions based. The announcement followed a meeting between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Defence Secretary Mark Esper and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during the conference on Friday. He continued, "We've said all along that the best if not only solution in Afghanistan is a political agreement. But we should anticipate a few more bumps even as we approach the finish line", Kugelman said.

Global News United Nations underlines need for dialogue to resolve Israel-Palestine conflict
Author: 0 United Nations underlines need for dialogue to resolve Israel-Palestine conflict

Olmert under the umbrella of the worldwide quartet, and not on the basis of the plan of annexation and legalization of settlements - destroying the two-state solution [.] We have worked so closely together to achieve the historic peace treaty [.] We have come a long way and covered all core issues of permanent status", Abbas said, cited by the I24 News media outlet .

Global News Klobuchar wins over New Hampshire voters who attend religious services
Author: 0 Klobuchar wins over New Hampshire voters who attend religious services

Bernie Sanders won the Democratic New Hampshire primary on Tuesday. A CNN/UNH poll conducted last week showed Sanders with a commanding lead among self-described liberal primary voters and primary voters under the age of 35. Bloomberg is a billionaire who is paying for his own campaign. Whoever pulls ahead as the moderate candidate could become very important to the election.

Global News Hazardous travel possible this afternoon as heavy snow moves in
Author: 0 Hazardous travel possible this afternoon as heavy snow moves in

Much colder air will move in for the weekend. Wednesday night , there will be a 30 percent chance of rain and snow, with a low of 23, according to the weather service. Today: Mostly cloudy. Heavy snow possible in the afternoon. Tuesday's forecast calls for a daytime high temperature of around 43 degrees before a 30% chance of snow overnight, starting around midnight.

Global News Delhi Election Results 2020: AAP leads on 22 seats, BJP on 14
Author: 0 Delhi Election Results 2020: AAP leads on 22 seats, BJP on 14

Also, research by political scientists Rahul Verma and Pranav Gupta shows that when it comes to Delhi, the BJP has always gained impressively in general elections - 46% of the popular vote in 2014 and 56% of the vote in 2019. AAP has managed to consolidate its support in these areas in these polls, with party candidates leading in Narela, Burari, Badli, Rithala, Sultanpur Majra, Deoli, Ambedkar Nagar and Sangam Vihar along with areas in northeast Delhi.

Global News U.S. DOJ to seek lighter prison term for Trump adviser Stone
Author: 0 U.S. DOJ to seek lighter prison term for Trump adviser Stone

Legal experts said it would be unusual for prosecutors to change their proposed sentence after filing a formal recommendation to the court, especially on a high-profile case like this in which senior Justice Department officials as well as courtroom prosecutors are involved in the decision-making.

Global News President Museveni agrees to establish an embassy in Jerusalem
Author: 0 President Museveni agrees to establish an embassy in Jerusalem

Last week, Trump announced his Middle East peace initiative with Netanyahu standing by his side. The statement further noted that Pompeo had invited Burhan to Washington, DC to meet with him later in the year. H.A. Hellyer, a senior fellow at the Royal United Services Institute in London, said Sudan runs the risk of damaging relationships with the wider Arab world, as well as with the opposition at home if it appears to be moving toward normalization with what he described as an extreme ...

Global News India's second coronavirus case also detected in Kerala
Author: 0 India's second coronavirus case also detected in Kerala

She was transferred from Thrissur General Hospital to Thrissur Medical College on Friday morning for better treatment facilities. China's military is boosting its medical team in Wuhan to 1,400 personnel, on the direct orders of Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Global News One More Look at Iowa Caucus Polling Chaos
Author: 0 One More Look at Iowa Caucus Polling Chaos

The respondent said that the surveyor omitted Buttigieg's name from the list of candidates read to him over the phone. Hunter says it appears the error was isolated to one surveyor, but they can not confirm that so they made the decision to not release the poll.

Global News European Union issues final decision on Huawei’s 5G
Author: 0 European Union issues final decision on Huawei’s 5G

Pompeo said that telecoms and national security would be "part of the conversation" during his visit. Britain on Tuesday opted to allow Huawei to supply equipment for non-sensitive parts of its 5G network rather than bow to us pressure and ban the company completely.

Global News Trump Has Signed a Trade Pact with Canada and Mexico
Author: 0 Trump Has Signed a Trade Pact with Canada and Mexico

He said his concerns about NAFTA-triggered outsourcing had triggered his run for the presidency in 2016. "This is something we really put our heart into". Trump's legal team on Tuesday sought to minimize the importance of an unpublished book manuscript by Bolton that describes Trump's central role in a pressure campaign aimed at getting Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden, a top contender for the Democratic nomination to face Trump in this year's election.

Global News Trump team concludes impeachment defense, argues against calling John Bolton for testimony
Author: 0 Trump team concludes impeachment defense, argues against calling John Bolton for testimony

Now, as President Donald Trump's former national security adviser prepares to dish on his days in the White House, some old friends and colleagues are turning on him - and others are nervously wondering what he may be poised to reveal. Democrats have said Trump abused his power by using the security aid - approved by Congress to help Ukraine battle Russia-backed separatists - as leverage to get a foreign power to smear a political rival.

Global News Trump lawyers dismiss Bolton’s claims during impeachment arguments
Author: 0 Trump lawyers dismiss Bolton’s claims during impeachment arguments

Directly contradicting Trump's account of events, Bolton, in the manuscript, said the president told him he wanted to freeze $391 million in security aid to Ukraine until Kiev pursued investigations into Democrats, including Democratic political rival Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden , the New York Times reported .

Global News Ontario confirms second suspected coronavirus case
Author: 0 Ontario confirms second suspected coronavirus case

The man remains at Toronto's Sunnybrook Hospital, where Ontario health authorities said he's being held in a negative-pressure room used to contain airborne illnesses. The ministry has been and will remain in constant contact with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and other jurisdictions to monitor the developing situation and safeguard the health of all Ontarians, as well as to ensure our shared efforts to protect the public are coordinated and effective.

Global News Hamas chief rejects US Mideast peace deal
Author: 0 Hamas chief rejects US Mideast peace deal

According to Israeli reports, the Trump plan is expected to deliver much of what Netanyahu wants without asking much in return. "The president's peace plan is a significant and historic milestone, indeed", Gantz told reporters after his meeting with Trump.

Global News Rockets said to hit near U.S. embassy in Iraq capital
Author: 0 Rockets said to hit near U.S. embassy in Iraq capital

Security forces then removed concrete barriers near Baghdad's Tahrir Square, where demonstrators have camped out for months, and across at least one main bridge over the Tigris River. America's military presence has been a hot-button issue in Iraq since a United States strike killed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani and a top Iraqi commander outside Baghdad airport on January 3.

Global News 2 killed as explosion rocks Houston industrial estate
Author: 0 2 killed as explosion rocks Houston industrial estate

Image shows Watson Grinding Manufacturing in Houston after an explosion shortly after 4 a.m. local time Friday. - A large explosion shook the U.S. city of Houston, Texas, early on Friday morning, with shocked residents woken before dawn as houses were badly damaged and glass windows blown in.

Global News Protesters hold Free Hong Kong signs, demand boycott of Communist Party
Author: 0 Protesters hold Free Hong Kong signs, demand boycott of Communist Party

Activist Ventus Lau Wing-hong, spokesman for the rally's organizer Hong Kong Civil Assembly Team, was arrested later in the night, the Hong Kong Economic Journal reports. He urged countries to launch sanctions against Hong Kong's government if it does not allow residents to directly elect Legislative Council members this year.

Global News After Saturday’s snow, milder weather is expected to return
Author: 0 After Saturday’s snow, milder weather is expected to return

Risky weather conditions are expected this weekend as snow and ice forecasted to fall Friday give way to strong winds on Saturday . We'll see the coldest air since mid-November to start the new week. The forecast has since been downgraded, but the region will still see a decent amount of snow Saturday into Sunday . Areas north of Saginaw Bay are more likely to see a wintry mix and remain under snow showers.

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