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Global News 15 feared dead as Boko Haram bombs Borno market
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The dreaded militant group has stepped up its campaign of suicide bombing by using girls. Bulama Kaka, a resident who witnessed the incident, told TheCable it occurred around 7pm. The North East Zonal Coordinator of National Emergency Management Agency, Bashir Idris Garga, confirmed the incident to Channels Television . The official said the deceased and those in critical conditions have been moved to the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital and Maiduguri general hospital.

Global News Brown joins leader race
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Elections Ontario has since listed him as one of five candidates vying for the party's top post months ahead of a spring provincial election. In recent days, Brown has stepped up his campaign to defend himself against sexual misconduct allegations leveled against him by two women .

Global News Parliament meets to elect a new president
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The office of the presidency has yet to make an official statement on the briefing. After his dismissal from the ANC in 2012, Malema formed the Economic Freedom Fighters, which relentlessly opposes Zuma. If the EFF believes that the 5th parliament is illegitimate, it could argue that its election of Ramaphosa is also illegitimate, and he should not have the right to address the national assembly.

Global News Tillerson meets Erdogan to ease tensions
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But we need to ensure our national security. Turkey is the main Muslim ally of the United States within North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and one of Washington's most powerful friends in the Middle East dating back to the Cold War era. Ankara and Washington can only overcome these crises through the prevailing of diplomacy based on trust and commitments made by both sides. Tillerson, finishing a five-nation Middle East trip, said earlier in the day in Lebanon that US and Turkey share ...

Global News North Atlantic Treaty Organisation launches planning for expanded Iraq military training
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The NATO ministers also agreed to set up a new cyberoperations center to help counter military hacker attacks, among other things. "Mr Williamson signalled that the United Kingdom will meet its commitments, including an uplift of around one hundred personnel in our contribution to NATO's modernised Command Structure - the precise numbers will be determined through further work between now and the Summit".

Global News Whoopi Goldberg: Mike Pence didn't show North Korea enough 'respect' at Olympics
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This was a shift from the day before, when an NSC spokesperson said, "The improvement of relations between North and South Korea can not advance separately from resolving North Korea's nuclear program". "But talking is not negotiation - talking is understanding one another", he said. "Because of these differences, the US-(North Korea) negotiations will be very hard and will probably fail".

Global News Bannon Meets With House Lawmakers Investigating Russia
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He said Bannon did not make a case against being held in contempt to the committee, an opportunity provided to him under House rules. Earlier this week, Representative Michael Conaway - the committee Republican heading the investigation - said he believed Bannon would appear because lawyers on both sides were talking.

Global News Lively scene as South Korea men play first Olympic hockey game
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But Mr. Kim had quite a different goal for the Olympics, analysts said . 'After that a few heavies rushed over really p***ed off and I suspect they were North Korean delegates, just by the way they were dressed. Japanese officials were at pains to stress there was no daylight between Japan , the United States and South Korea on their approach to dealing with North Korea.

Global News Ethiopian Prime Minister Resigns: State Media
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But although Mr Hailemariam's departure closely followed the enforced resignations of South Africa's Jacob Zumba and Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, few observers saw it in the same mould. The Prime Minister of Ethiopia , Hailemariam Desalegn , has resigned amid deadly anti-government protests, state TV reports. Asafa Jalata, a professor of African Studies at the University of Tennesse-Knoxville whose research focuses on the Oromo, said many people in Oromia hope Lema Megersa, president of the ...

Global News Oli appointed as 41st Prime Minister of the country
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Nepal held parliamentary elections in November and December but the formation of the new government had been delayed because the Election Commission declined to declare the final results until the election of the upper house of parliament, which was held last week.

Global News Israeli army court closes doors on Palestinian teenager's slap trial
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Ms Tamimi's father, Bassem, said he arrived at the trial "with no good expectations, because this a military court, and it's part of the Israeli military occupation". Days later, she was arrested during a night raid. "So when the parents and the girl herself want and think it's important to have the proceedings open to the public, the decision to close the doors is not meant to protect Ahed but to protect the court from public scrutiny".

Global News U.S. congressional panel probes White House on Porter abuse accusations: chairman
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The White House's story about who knew what when about accusations of domestic violence against former White House staff secretary Rob Porter has been anything but clear. A senior administration official said as many as two dozen senior officials don't hold permanent clearances. 'I spent two decades believing them. An update to Ivanka Trump's financial disclosure report reveals that she and her husband, Jared Kushner, have taken on millions of dollars in additional debt over the past year, ...

Global News FBI Director Says No Bias at Bureau
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CIA chief Mike Pompeo echoed the threat, saying the agency has already seen evidence of "Russian activities and intentions to have an impact on the next election cycle". But he took issue with a media report that said the $100,000 spent by the administration ultimately failed to acquire the stolen hacking tools. - Wray appeared to break with the White House timeline of events regarding former staff secretary Rob Porter, who resigned after allegations that he abused two ex-wives became ...

Global News NY bomber, Ahmad Rahimi, sentenced to life in prison
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In his 15-minute address to the court, Rahimi not once apologized for the bombing. He was convicted of charges including the use and attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction, bombing a public place, destroying property by means of fire or explosives, and using a destructive device in furtherance of a crime of violence - namely, the use and attempted use of weapons of mass destruction.

Global News Nigerian artist, Kehinde Wiley paints portrait of ex-US President, Barack Obama
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The paintings were revealed Monday at the gallery, which is part of the Smithsonian group of museums. The museum now holds the only complete collection of presidential portraits outside the White House. Mr. Barack Obama , who was the first African-American U.S. President, complimented Ms. Sherald for her portrait of Ms. Michelle Obama. While they were interviewing artists for the portraits, she knew immediately that Sherald, 44, was the one.

Global News Rand firms as investors wait to see if Jacob Zuma will go
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ANC secretary general Ace Magashule told reporters Wednesday he and ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa met with Zuma early Tuesday. Zuma's hold over the ANC was shaken in December when his chosen successor - his former wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma - narrowly lost to Ramaphosa in a vote to be the new party leader.

Global News CIA Paid Shadowy Russian $100K for Fake Dirt on Trump
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The man initially asked for $10 million in exchange for the classified hacking tools data, which was stolen in 2017 by a group which calls itself Shadow Brokers , which was known to the NSA agents. This led the USA spies to terminate the agreement because they did not want it to look as if they were trying to buy compromising information on the President, the Times' report said.

Global News 3 killed, 4 injured after helicopter crashed near Grand Canyon
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The Federal Aviation Administration would also be investigating the crash of the Eurocopter EC130, spokesman Allen Kenitzer said. He did not have details of the crash. A Foreign Office spokeswoman said: "We are providing support to the families of six British visitors involved in a helicopter accident at the Grand Canyon on February 10, and we are in close contact with the U.S.

Global News Border Patrol Agent's Death Remains a Mystery His Fiance Wants to Solve
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Disoriented and unsure of his location, Garland told the dispatcher that he and Martinez were injured. " Border Patrol Officer killed at Southern Border, another badly hurt". He pointed to the lack of injuries on the lower part of Martinez's body. "The FBI is still keeping jurisdiction, and last time I checked, the FBI doesn't investigate traffic accidents".

Global News Philippines to cancel $233 million helicopter deal with Canada
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Duterte, who has been critical of USA security policies and has lashed out at Washington for criticizing his deadly crackdown on illegal drugs, did not elaborate on why he wants purchases of unspecified US arms to be stopped. Canadian officials said they were concerned about possible human rights violations and said they had understood the helicopters were intended for non-combat operations.

Global News Senior Oxfam staff took part in
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One of the staffers permitted to resign without effect was Oxfam country director Roland van Hauwermeiren, 68, who the report said admitted to keeping prostitutes at the villa rented for him using donated funds. The majority of its 230 staff members working in Haiti at the time are not accused of doing anything improper. "A number of staff were dismissed as a result of the investigation and others left the organization before it was completed".

Global News Special Envoy's Visit Was Turned Down by India - Maldives
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India, which has had longstanding political and security ties to the islands about 400 km (250 miles) away, has sought to push back against China's expanding presence in the country of 400,000 people, a lot of them Muslims. The warning from China's foreign ministry comes ahead of the "Spring Festival" - the peak period for Chinese tourists to visit the Maldives. Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Mohamed Shainee is going to Saudi Arabia.

Global News Terrorists Attack Army Camp in Jammu's Sunjwan, Casualties Reported
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The area has now been cordoned off, reports claimed. The administration has ordered the closure of all educational institutions within 500 metres of the camp. The following attack comes after Pakistani troops had violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control for more than three times in less than 72 hours.

Author: 0 Dozens of Trump officials lack full security clearance

But for White House staff, protected privacy may not cover all the information unearthed during the background check as the process consists of two separate reviews - one for clearance and one for suitability, Zaid said. He told the Post that Corbett was abusive toward him. On Wednesday evening, Kelly issued a second statement about the allegations. About three dozen Trump administration officials - including first son-in-law Jared Kushner - are working in the White House without full ...

Global News Syria war: Last of British IS 'Beatles' gang captured by Kurds
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The two men are believed to have links to Mohammed Emwazi, a Briton known as " Jihadi John ". They and fellow Londoners - Mohammed Emwazi, dubbed Jihadi John, and Aine Davis - were nicknamed " the Beatles " due to their British accents. Former hostages describe severe mistreatment, beatings and mock executions at the hands of their jailers, especially the Britons. Kotey, according to the U.S.

Global News The US government shuts down for the second time in 2018
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The measure appeared set to sail through the Senate in anticipation of the House sending it to President Donald Trump by day's end. "The budget deal does not have everything Democrats want, it does not have everything the Republicans want, but it has a great deal of what the American people want", Schumer said in his speech on the House Floor.

Global News US Prosecutors Charge 36 Suspects in Global Cybercrime Ring
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Known as the Infraud Organization, the enterprise aimed to be the Internet's premier destination for buying and selling stolen payment card data. Investigators believe the group's almost 11,000 members targeted more than 4.3 million credit cards, debit cards and bank accounts worldwide, Deputy Assistant Attorney-General David Rybicki said.

Global News Zimbabwe opposition leader critically ill in S/African hospital
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Zimbabwe's main opposition party says its leader is in a hospital in neighbouring South Africa as concerns rise over the health of Morgan Tsvangirai , who has dominated the opposition for close to two decades. His supporters should "brace for the worst", a source told Reuters news agency. The hospital where Mr Tsvangirai is being treated has so far made no public comments on the issue.

Global News NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: Georgia has No. 1 class
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The Bulldogs added its eighth five-star recruit to its class, flipped linebackers originally committed to Alabama and MI, and locked up two longtime out-of-state commitments that were feeling the pressure to stay home. It reports Texas, South Florida, and Georgia got dinged too. The ESPN 300 DT has always been committed to Texas, but he did not sign in the early signing period, which caused some concerns as to whether his recruitment was a done deal.

Global News Secrecy on president's exit bad for South Africa, group says
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On Tuesday, South Africa's parliament took the extraordinary step of postponing Thursday's state of the nation address. After opposition pressure for a delay, the president agreed to postpone it, apparently fearing it would be disrupted by opposition lawmakers calling for his resignation.

Global News Bangladesh ex-PM sentenced to 5 years in jail
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Zia was taken to a Dhaka prison under heavy security. Zia's lawyer Khandkar Mahbub Hossain said the ruling was "political vengeance" and would be overturned by a higher court. Zia faces more than 30 other charges, ranging from corruption to sedition. Zia and her son were detained by an army-backed government in 2007 and spent a year and a half in detention pending trials for alleged corruption.

Global News Obama: There is no political influence in any investigation
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President Donald Trump on Wednesday called a batch of text messages between two Federal Bureau of Investigation employees " bombshells ", though he did not specify what he found significant in the exchanges. Because the FBI officially wrapped up its investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state without bringing charges in July 2016, it's not clear to what "everything" Page was referring.

Global News English players now diving masters - Wenger sympathises with referees
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The Gunners boss will likely start the match with both Monreal and Cech in the starting line-up, while the returning Welbeck will likely find himself on the bench for the tie, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Mesut Ozil expected to continue their new partnership behind Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after their explosive display last weekend.

Global News Syria conflict: United States in rare counter-strike after Deir al-Zour attack
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Still, some US troops had been embedded at the time with Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), whose headquarters in Syria's Deir al-Zor province had been a target of the attack. A USA military official who spoke on condition of anonymity had earlier said the US strikes killed around 100 troops, but Veale said the military does not have an exact figure for the casualties.