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TIME

Pope Francis Has Defended a Chilean Bishop Accused of Covering Up Sex Crimes
TIME
Pope Francis arrives to lead a mass at the Maquehue Temuco Air Force Base in Temuco, Chile on Jan. 17, 2018. Edgard Garrido—Reuters. By Nicole Winfield / AP. 10:28 PM EST. (SANTIAGO, Chile) — Pope Francis accused victims of Chile's most notorious ...
Peru's indigenous await Pope Francis in scorching AmazonFox News
Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in ChileWashington Post
Pope Francis urges compassion toward immigrants, those 'who have had to leave everything behind'Los Angeles Times
U.S. News & World Report -BBC News -Catholic News Agency -Reuters
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CNN

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern reveals she is pregnant
CNN
(CNN) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Friday that she and her partner, Clarke Gayford, are expecting their first child in June. "Clarke and I are really excited that in June our team will expand from two to three, and that we'll be ...
New Zealand's Prime Minister Says That She Is PregnantNew York Times
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern pregnant with first childReuters
New Zealand's Prime Minister To Take A Baby BreakNPR
Quartz -TIME -Washington Post -The Guardian
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NBCNews.com

At least 15 injured as car drives into crowd at Rio's Copacabana Beach
NBCNews.com
A car drove onto the crowded seaside boardwalk along Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, injuring at least 15 people, Brazilian authorities said Thursday night. The Associated Press, Brazilian national TV and the national newspaper O Globo, which is ...
Car Plows Through Copacabana Sidewalk, Kills Baby, Injures 15U.S. News & World Report
Car hits pedestrians near Rio's Copacabana beachBBC News
Car drives into crowd at Copacabana Beach in Rio; 15 hurtABC News
ITV News -gulfnews.com -ABC Online -Daily Star
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New York Times

A Drone Saves Two Swimmers in Australia
New York Times
SYDNEY, Australia — A practice session for Australian lifeguards who were testing a new drone turned into a real rescue when the drone helped save two swimmers at a beach in New South Wales. On Thursday morning, Jai Sheridan, a lifeguard supervisor ...
Drone Used To Save 2 Teens Caught In Dangerous Australian WavesNPR
Watch a Drone Help Save the Lives of Australian Swimmers in Historic Use of Technology From the BeachNewsweek
New lifesaving drone rescues swimmers by dropping inflatable podCNN
WHIO -Mashable -HuffPost -SwimSwam
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Reuters

US won't pay $45 million pledged for Palestinian food aid for now
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will not provide $45 million in food aid for Palestinians that it pledged last month as part of the West Bank/Gaza Emergency Appeal led by the U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the U.S. State Department said ...
In Gaza, Palestinians face uncertainty as Trump declares financial freezeNBCNews.com
US Withholding Added $45 Million in Palestinian Aid, Sources SayBloomberg
US withholds millions of dollars in promised Palestinian food aidChicago Tribune
Washington Free Beacon -Daily Mail -The Independent -Antiwar.com
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CBS News

Man fools officers with car made of snow, gets fake parking ticket
CBS News
A man in Canada and local police had a good laugh after the Montreal resident fooled officers with a full-size car made entirely of snow. According to CBS affiliate WGCL-TV, Simon Laprise sculpted a life-size model of a DeLorean DMC-12 in the middle of ...
Canadian man's snow car tricks police, gets 'ticket'cleveland.com
Cop stops to ticket fake car made of snowNBC4i.com
Man fools cops with fake car made of snowNBC2 News
Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News -Globalnews.ca
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Gulf Times

Storm 'tears' through Europe
Gulf Times
Cyclists walk through fierce winds yesterday in Rotterdam during the second western storm of the year. Text Size: A A A. DPA/Berlin. A fierce storm blustering through Europe, with some gusts clocking in at more than 200kph, claimed at least seven lives ...

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Fast Company

FBI looking into whether Russian banker gave money to NRA to support Trump: report
The Hill
The FBI is reportedly looking into whether a top Russian banker illegally gave money to the National Rifle Association (NRA) in an effort to help President Trump · Donald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like ...
The Russia scandal just got bigger. And Republicans are trying to prevent an accounting.Washington Post
The Trump-Russia-NRA Connection: Here's What You Need to KnowRollingStone.com
McClatchy: FBI investigating potential Russian donations to NRA to boost TrumpCNN
McClatchy Washington Bureau -Daily Beast -The Week Magazine -Quartz
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CNN

A woman confesses to a killing after police spot murder weapon in her Facebook photo
CNN
(CNN) On the evening of March 24, 2015, Cheyenne Antoine and Brittney Gargol posed for a selfie and posted it on Facebook before heading out for the night. Within hours, 18-year-old Gargol was dead, her body found lying on the side of a road in ...
Girl convicted of killing friend after Facebook selfie shows her wearing murder weaponAtlanta Journal Constitution
Canadian woman convicted in friend's murder after authorities uncover clue in Facebook selfieNew York Daily News
Woman pleads guilty to killing teen with belt she wore in selfieNew York Post
Fox News -The Guardian -Fort Worth Star Telegram -International Business Times
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New York Daily News

Before Trump administration blocked Haitians from getting work visas, his businesses welcomed their labor
New York Daily News
President Trump's administration is blocking Haitians from obtaining certain temporary work visas — and the move could leave his family's businesses with a diminished employee pool. The Department of Homeland Security in a regulatory filing said Haiti ...
Haitians barred from applying for visas for low-skilled work in USThe Hill
Days After 'Shithole' Controversy, Trump Administration Bans Haiti From Applying for Low-Skilled Work VisaNewsweek
Trump deals Haiti another blow, ending participation in guest worker programMiami Herald
Reuters -Yahoo News -Cape Cod Times
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Washington Post

US backpedals on new Kurdish force as Turkey prepares for war
Washington Post
BEIRUT — The Trump administration has backed away from its description of a planned security force in northeastern Syria amid escalating threats by Turkey to launch a cross-border assault against the Kurdish group involved. But Turkish Foreign ...
Syria 'ready to down Turkish jets attacking Kurds Afrin'BBC News
America Quietly Starts Nation-Building in Parts of SyriaThe Atlantic
Why Is Turkey Threatening Incursion Into Kurdish Enclave in Northern Syria?Voice of America
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -Newsmax -Breitbart News -Business Insider
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Forbes

Mad Max Scenario: Cape Town Will Run Out Of Water In Just 90 Days
Forbes
Cape Town, South Africa is in crisis mode right out of a Mad Max movie. Given current water consumption, the city has approximately 90 days until it runs out of water. The city recently pushed forward what they call Day Zero, where the city will be ...

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CNN

Russia, US spar on Iran, North Korea, Syria
CNN
(CNN) The UN Security Council meeting was supposed to be about confidence-building in an age of widening nuclear proliferation. However, the session featured once again a big power showdown between Russia and the United States. For fans of political ...
Commentary: Killing the Iran nuclear deal will be bad for the USReuters
Russia Refuses To Banish Nuclear Weapons and Comply with United Nations TreatyNewsweek
The Latest: Russia warns against failure of Iran nuke dealFox News
Forbes -Middle East Media Research Institute -RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -Xinhua
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Washington Post

Clash with Trump casts spotlight on Kelly
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's very public pushback against his chief of staff's statement that the president's views on a border wall have “evolved” is casting a fresh spotlight on the limits of John Kelly's ability to manage White House ...
Former US Envoys Ask Trump to 'Reassess' His Views on Africans and African AmericansVoice of America
Dozens of Ex-US Envoys to Africa Urge Trump to ReconsiderU.S. News & World Report
Chair: US says Africa important but no apology for TrumpFox News
Belfast Telegraph -Council on Foreign Relations (blog) -Manila Bulletin -Wall Street Journal
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New York Times

US Presses to Relocate Embassy to Jerusalem by 2019
New York Times
The Trump administration is moving faster than expected to transfer the American Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv by 2019, senior officials said Thursday, despite insisting last month that the move would not happen until the end of President Trump's ...
Trump Administration Pushing For Jerusalem Embassy Move By Next Year: ReportsHuffPost
Trump to Move US Embassy to Jerusalem by 2019Breitbart News
Top Sunni Islam cleric says meeting Pence would 'tear up my identity'CNN
Wall Street Journal -The Hill -Washington Post -Miami Herald
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CTV News

Trudeau fields questions in Quebec City as town hall tour continues
CTV News
QUEBEC - Canada must do a better job of welcoming newcomers and never forget that diversity is the country's strength, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told a crowd at his latest town-hall event in Quebec City on Thursday. Trudeau fielded a number of ...
Justin Trudeau Puts Pro-Lifers on Notice that Their Views Won't Be Tolerated in PublicPJ Media
A Woman Dissed The Senate To The PM's Face And The Crowd Loved ItHuffPost Canada
The polls, the polls are confusingBCLocalNews
Wallaceburg Courier Press -BBC News -Luxora Leader -National Post
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BBC News

Calais migrants: UK and France sign new treaty
BBC News
France and the UK have signed a treaty to speed up the processing of migrants in Calais, French President Emmanuel Macron announced on his first UK visit. After talks with UK PM Theresa May at Sandhurst military academy, he said the treaty would offer ...
'Be my guest': France's Macron spells out reasons for Britain to stay in EUReuters
Pressed by France, Britain agrees to do more to stop migrants in CalaisWashington Post
Britain and France Agree on Deals to Limit Brexit FalloutNew York Times
CNN -Bloomberg -Fox News -ABC News
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Newsweek

Explorers in Mexico Discover World's Largest Underwater Cave and It's Filled With Ancient Mayan Treasures
Newsweek
Divers in Mexico have discovered the largest known underwater, flooded cave in the world. The discovery could reveal more about the pre-Hispanic, ancient community that existed in the region. The Yucatan Peninsula, where the cave is located, still ...
Divers discover world's longest underwater cave system in MexicoCNN
This Otherworldly Maze Is Now the World's Longest Underwater CaveLive Science
World's Largest Underwater Cave System Discovered in MexicoSmithsonian
ABC News -The Mercury News -Newser -ValueWalk
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BBC News

US plans open-ended military presence in Syria
BBC News
The US will maintain an open-ended military presence in Syria to ensure the enduring defeat of the jihadist group Islamic State, counter Iranian influence, and help end the civil war. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said President Donald Trump did not ...
Tillerson's Syria wish list means US is in it for the longer haulCNN
Syrian opposition leaders, in Washington for talks, deliver message to Trump administration, CongressFox News
Tillerson Says US Troops Are Staying in Syria, but No One Is Sure What They Will Do ThereSlate Magazine
The Atlantic -The Hill -BuzzFeed News -Daily Beast
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India.com

Nervy nuke-armed nation fires missile with 5000km range
The Register
India has successfully tested a surface-to-surface ballistic missile. The nation was kind enough to announce the test on Thursday, revealing that its Agni-5 “was successfully flight tested for its full range … from Dr Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha. This ...
Agni-V extends its reachThe Hindu
India tests ballistic missile, posing new threat to ChinaTODAYonline
ICBM tests like India's are routine and expected. Well, most of them are.CNN
Asia Times -India West -India.com -DailyO
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Washington Post

The Democrat Trump should fear in 2020 — and it's not Oprah
Washington Post
More than half of Americans are uninterested in keeping President Trump around for a second term, according to a new poll. But to be fair, considering his historically low approval ratings, this is not that surprising. But what is surprising is who ...
US slumps in global leadership poll after Trump's 1st yearCNN
Souring World Views of Trump Open Doors for China and RussiaNew York Times
Trump businesses see ups and downs a year into the presidencyABC News
CBS News -Politico -USA TODAY -The Hill
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The Star, Kenya

Ex-Nigerian President Obasanjo arrives for Uhuru-Raila 'dialogue'
The Star, Kenya
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo arrived in the country on Wednesday night to broker a deal between President Uhuru Kenyatta and NASA leader Raila Odinga. Yesterday Obasanjo met Raila and other NASA principals and attempted to persuade them ...
Nasa in crunch talks over Raila swearing-in planDaily Nation
Kenya: I Will Form My Government Even From Exile, Says RailaAllAfrica.com
NASA MPs issue stern warning ahead of Raila's swearingTheafricom
Mwakilishi.com
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Toronto Sun

Toronto man charged in deaths of two missing men
BBC News
Toronto police have arrested a man suspected of killing at least two missing men after a months-long investigation into their disappearance. Bruce MacArthur, 66, has been charged with two counts of first degree murder in connection to the disappearance ...
Toronto police arrest man for 2 deaths, say might be moreNew York Daily News
Bruce McArthur charged with 1st-degree murders of 2 men who disappeared from Toronto's Gay VillageCBC.ca
Police Charged A Man With Murder For The Disappearances Of Two People From Toronto's Gay VillageBuzzFeed News
CTV News -Toronto Star -The Globe and Mail -Globalnews.ca
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The Straits Times

US mulling over big fine on China for IP theft: Trump
The Straits Times
WASHINGTON • President Donald Trump says the US is considering a big fine as part of a probe into China's alleged theft of intellectual property (IP), the clearest indication yet that his administration will take retaliatory trade action against China ...

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Chicago Tribune

Got nuclear jitters after the false alarm in Hawaii? Books for the bomb shelter
Chicago Tribune
Ever since watching “The Day After” on television in November 1983, I have been fascinated with and terrified of nuclear weapons. For months after seeing the movie, I would have dreams of the air defense sirens sounding and counting down the rest of my ...
Time for Real Civil Defense PreparationNewsmax
Opinion: After Hawaii, it's time to dust off that VCRVancouver Sun
The coming challenge: part IINew Times SLO
gulfnews.com -The Sun Chronicle
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BBC News

Ukraine crisis: Kiev defines Russia as 'aggressor' state
BBC News
Ukraine's parliament has passed a law defining areas seized by pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country as temporarily occupied by Russia. The law on the reintegration of the region was backed by 280 MPs, calling Russia an "aggressor" state ...
Ukraine passes bill to get occupied regions back from RussiaWashington Post
Ukraine's House Divided Counts the Cost of the Dondas BlockadeNewsweek
Is a war brewing between Russia and Ukraine over Moscow's actions in Donbas?International Business Times UK
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -WPXI Pittsburgh -Human Rights Watch -Xinhua
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Bloomberg

Why Russia's Out, North Korea's In at Olympics
Bloomberg
Russia's national anthem has been a regular refrain at medal ceremonies during the Winter Olympics, but “Gimn Rossiiskoi Federatsii” (translation: National Anthem of the Russian Federation) won't be heard at next month's Pyeongchang Games in South ...
'Pyongyang Olympics?' Backlash reveals changing attitudes in South KoreaReuters
Joint Olympic flag deal angers conservatives in South KoreaWashington Post
What if HR McMaster Is Right About North Korea?The Atlantic
BBC News -Newsweek -Los Angeles Times -The Nation.
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News18

Hafiz Saeed should be prosecuted: US
Business Standard
Dismissing Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's latest remarks on Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, the United States made it clear that he should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. The Pakistan Prime Minister, in a recent ...
Pak PM gives clean cheat to Hafiz SaeedFree Press Journal
Hafiz Saeed should be prosecuted to fullest extent of law: USThe Hindu
News at a glance: January 19, 2018Zee News
ARY NEWS -Daily Pakistan -Times of India -India.com
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Yahoo News UK

Can the Government Solve Loneliness? UK Appoints Official for the Solitary
Yahoo News UK
On Wednesday, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a government minister for loneliness, in an attempt to tackle one of society's biggest health concerns. “For far too many people, loneliness is the sad reality of modern life,” May said in a ...
Theresa May Appoints a Minister for LonelinessJezebel
UK appoints first-ever minister to tackle 'loneliness'Sparta Review

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The Globe and Mail

Canada to provide $12-million to humanitarian groups in Yemen
The Globe and Mail
Yemenis receive food rations provided by a local charity, in Sanaa, Yemen, on April, 13, 2017. The Canadian government continues to provide new humanitarian funding to respond to the needs of conflict-affected Yemeni people. Hani Mohammed/AP. Michelle ...
HRW: Saudi violating international law in war on YemenAljazeera.com
Middle East – North Africa News BriefLima Charlie News
Our world this weekThe World Weekly
Gulf Today
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The Globe and Mail

Canada to provide $12-million to humanitarian groups in Yemen
The Globe and Mail
Yemenis receive food rations provided by a local charity, in Sanaa, Yemen, on April, 13, 2017. The Canadian government continues to provide new humanitarian funding to respond to the needs of conflict-affected Yemeni people. Hani Mohammed/AP. Michelle ...
HRW: Saudi violating international law in war on YemenAljazeera.com
Middle East – North Africa News BriefLima Charlie News
Our world this weekThe World Weekly
Gulf Today
all 25 news articles »