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Man allegedly cuts hijab off girl near Scarborough school

Man allegedly cuts hijab off girl near Scarborough school The blue hijab she was wearing was cut about 12 inches, the girl's mother said. She screamed and ran away, but the man returned less than 10 minutes later and tried to cut it once again. And we'll be working closely with police to offer any assistance that we can, ' Ryan Bird, a school board spokesperson, told CNN partner CBC. The incident caught the attention of politicians at all levels of g... [Full Article...]

Strong quake off Peru kills 1, injures 20

Strong quake off Peru kills 1, injures 20 The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the 4:18 a.m. temblor had a magnitude of 7.1, down from an earlier calculation of 7.3. A powerful natural disaster has struck off Peru's coast on Sunday, killing at least two people and destroying buildings. [Full Article...]

American Public To Jeff Sessions: Keep Your Hands Off Legal Marijuana

American Public To Jeff Sessions: Keep Your Hands Off Legal Marijuana A marijuana edible and a cup of coffee ? In Colorado , CEO Andy Williams said the announcement that he's open to prosecution could turn years of work and millions of dollars of investment in his store Medicine Man Denver into a criminal enterprise. [Full Article...]

Queen Elizabeth and how her crown could break her neck

Queen Elizabeth and how her crown could break her neck By law and custom, it can only be touched by the queen , the Archbishop of Canterbury and the crown jeweler. That crown is placed on the table where she's talking to Bruce, who of course never touches it. She may have kept quiet at the time , but now, 65 years later, the Queen apparently had no qualms about describing the ride as "horrible". The Coronation provides a good primer on its... [Full Article...]

Flash Freeze Today And Icy Roads

Flash Freeze Today And Icy Roads Gilkinson Street in Brantford was closed Friday due to flooding. "If that happens the water levels behind that dam of ice could rise very quickly". "The rain is forecast to change to snow by midday as temperatures plummet with the passage of a cold front", Environment Canada warns in the statement. [Full Article...]

Cotton, Purdue 'Don't Recall' Vulgar Trump Comments on Immigration, Graham Reportedly Confirms

Trump used profane language January 11 as he questioned why the USA should permit immigrants from certain countries, according to three people briefed on the conversation. "That's what he (Durbin) said in 2013". Trump said the US should instead welcome more people from countries such as Norway. After being pressed, Cotton said , "I didn't hear it". [Full Article...]

Pres. Rouhani sends condolences over Iranian oil tanker crew's passing

Pres. Rouhani sends condolences over Iranian oil tanker crew's passing The Sanchi , carrying 136,000 tons of light crude oil from Iran , had been in flames since colliding with the CF Crystal , a Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter, 160 nautical miles east of Shanghai on January 6. The CF Crystal had 21 crew members, all of whom were reported safe. In the place remains an oil spill that covers 10 kilometers caused by a leak and the environmental authorities ... [Full Article...]

Trump denies report on his "good relationship" with Kim

Trump denies report on his According to the Wall Street Journal , Trump said, " I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong Un of North Korea ". "They knew exactly what I said and meant ". I have relationships with people. "But I just don't...", Trump responds. Trump then asked aloud why "the pretty Korean lady" wasn't working on the North Korean nuclear crisis, NBC News reported, citing "two offi... [Full Article...]

Hawaii ballistic missile warning a false alarm

Hawaii ballistic missile warning a false alarm We understand that false alarms such as this can erode public confidence in our emergency notification systems. Speculation was fuelled further when Hawaii Governor David Ige apologised for the false alert that left locals terrified. [Full Article...]

IDF destroys Hamas terror tunnel stretching into both Israel and Egypt

IDF destroys Hamas terror tunnel stretching into both Israel and Egypt This is the third demolition by the IDF in recent weeks of a tunnel that reaches into Israel. Israel closes the Karam Abu Salem crossing, which is mainly used for cargo movement in the Gaza Strip , every Friday and Saturday and on Jewish holidays. [Full Article...]

Trump Cancels Trip to London

Trump Cancels Trip to London Mr Trump also criticised the location of the new building in Vauxhall, south London , as an "off location" , adding: "Wanted me to cut ribbon-NO!" However, President Trump announced that he had cancelled the visit in a tweet on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Explain, Says Congress On PM Aide's "Personal" Visit To Chief Justice

Explain, Says Congress On PM Aide's However, there were reports on Friday that he may address a press conference but that could not take place. So, the question is; if they haven't sold their souls, then who has. Shantanagoudar, will not be available on that day. There was no immediate official response from the CJI office. "And all four of us are convinced that democracy is at stake and many things have happened in recent past"... [Full Article...]

Czech president leads voting, but will face runoff election

Czech president leads voting, but will face runoff election Zeman and Drahos, the former head of the Czech Academy of Sciences, advanced to the second round scheduled for January 26-27 because none of the nine presidential candidates received a majority of votes in the first round. "Polarisation of society has deepened in the past months", Saradin said. Zeman says he is ready "to meet (Drahos') request" to face each other. The outcome may influence C... [Full Article...]

Syria opposition launch new offensive against regime in Idlib

Syria opposition launch new offensive against regime in Idlib The area is part of a de-escalation zone agreement in the Kazakh capital Astana past year between Turkey, which supports rebel groups, and Assad allies Iran and Russian Federation. Idlib province is nearly entirely held by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, a jihadist outfit dominated by Al-Qaeda's former Syrian affiliate. "The operation is to hit the belly of the regime deep into liberated territories and... [Full Article...]

India considers maintaining defense deal worth $500M with Israel

India considers maintaining defense deal worth $500M with Israel South Carolina's governor urged his state's Senate on Wednesday to pass legislation created to counter campus antisemitism in time for. Meanwhile, Israel on Friday also indicated it was disappointed with the recent move of the Indian Government to vote in favour of a United Nations resolution opposing the decision of the USA to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's Capital but said ties were too stron... [Full Article...]

Word most used to describe Trump's first year? Disaster

Word most used to describe Trump's first year? Disaster Even worse, an unbelievable 57 percent of respondents said Trump is "not fit for office" and 69 percent said he isn't "level-headed". The poll , which surveyed 940 voters, also found that a majority of Georgia voters - 57 percent - are not satisfied with the way things are going in the United States, AJC reported. [Full Article...]

There's A Flight That Took Off In 2018 And Landed In 2017

There's A Flight That Took Off In 2018 And Landed In 2017 In between New Zealand and Hawaii is the global date line, which explains the hefty time difference between the two locales. What a wonderful New Year's or two it was for those on board. Reporter Sam Sweeney noticed the flight times and posted about it on Twitter. Usually, a delayed flight is anything but a cause for celebration. "We left NZ in 2017, flew into 2018 and flew back into 2017". [Full Article...]

Korea not to seek renegotiation of sex slavery deal with Japan

Korea not to seek renegotiation of sex slavery deal with Japan Under the 2015 accord, Japan apologized and promised to pay $8.8 million for care for survivors. However, after Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono warned Seoul late December against trying to alter a deal originally celebrated as "irreversible", his South Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-hwa clarified the situation on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

SpaceX postpones 'static test' fire of Falcon Heavy engines

SpaceX postpones 'static test' fire of Falcon Heavy engines The payload was meant to be launched into low-Earth orbit. If additional reviews uncover any problems, she said, "we will report it immediately". The rocket's second stage propels the satellite into orbit. Congressional inquiries into the satellite failure may revive debate about SpaceX's rivalry for military contracts with United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin Corp... [Full Article...]

Trump says administration will take "very strong look" at stricter libel laws

Donald Trump doesn't necessarily stay mad for very long. The book has given rise to public questions about whether Mr Trump is mentally unfit for office, prompting the President's now-storied rebuttal boast that he is "a very stable genius ". [Full Article...]


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