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Toronto and surrounding areas could be in for another icy and wet day on Thursday, Environment Canada says. The weather agency warns that the morning and evening commutes will likely be affected due to the potential for untreated surfaces to become icy.
  • Texas man dies after e-cigarette explodes in his face

    Texas man dies after e-cigarette explodes in his face

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    William Brown, 24, was at the Smoke & Vape DZ store in North Fort Worth when the incident took place Tuesday. A shop representative told KTVT that Brown entered and asked for help using a "Mechanical Mod" style vape pen , a brand the store said it refuses to sell as it is known to have technical issues.
  • Pope: Nuns sexually abused, forced abortions

    Pope: Nuns sexually abused, forced abortions

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    The pontiff conceded that it was a problem and said more action was needed . The nuns recently asked the chief minister of Kerala to intervene on their behalf, after they say church officials ordered them to leave the state. "Do we have to do more? Yes". The Vatican's new openness in discussing the abuse of nuns comes after years of revelations about clergy abusing children, mostly boys, in their congregations across the globe, and senior clergy members covering up those crimes.
  • Labour split over Venezuela as Bank freezes Maduro's gold

    Labour split over Venezuela as Bank freezes Maduro's gold

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    Before the Lima Group met, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced $40 million in humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan people and condemned the Maduro government as a "dictatorship willing to use force and fear". The aid supplies are being stockpiled in Colombia and Brazil and will test the military's loyalty as Maduro orders the packages to be turned back. The United States welcomed the European Union nations' recognition of Guaido and encouraged other countries to follow suit, ...
  • Trump to meet with Kim Jong-un in Vietnam within weeks

    Trump to meet with Kim Jong-un in Vietnam within weeks

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    Votel said there are now between 1,000 and 1,500 ISIS fighters in the small area they still control in the southern part of the Euphrates River Valley near the Iraqi border. USA officials say that IS fighters hold only several villages in the Middle Euphrates River Valley that amount to significantly less than 10 square kilometers.
  • Chrome 'Password Checkup' Extension Checks If Your ID Has Been Leaked

    Chrome 'Password Checkup' Extension Checks If Your ID Has Been Leaked

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    After Password Checkup is installed in Chrome , it will automatically warn the user and suggest a password change whenever it detects that the username and password combination used on the current site is one of over 4 billion credentials Google knows to have been previously compromised in data breach events.
  • Student Finds Man Hiding In Wardrobe Wearing Her Clothes

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    It wasn't until Saturday that Maddie , a junior in college , uncovered a mystery she and her roommates thought was a ghost. When she did, she asked "who is there". 'I've been having pieces of clothes go missing, like shirts and trousers, ' Maddie told Fox 8 . She said she notified her leasing office after discovering two men in the living room on December 19.
  • Days After Trump’s Warning, Iran Tests New Long-Range Cruise Missile

    Days After Trump’s Warning, Iran Tests New Long-Range Cruise Missile

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    During the 4th day of Eghtedar 40 military and defense exhibition underway in the Iranian capital of Tehran was unveiled newest Hoveizeh ground-launched cruise missile. "The test of the Hoveizeh cruise missile was carried out successfully at a range of 1,200 kilometers [840 miles] and accurately hit the set target", Brig.
  • Trump says talks with China going well, hopeful on North Korea

    Trump says talks with China going well, hopeful on North Korea

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    Trump and Kim met last June in Singapore, where they issued vague aspirational goals for a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula without describing when or how it would occur. Biegun said last week that Kim committed to "the dismantlement and destruction of North Korea's plutonium and uranium enrichment facilities" during his summit with Moon in September and at a meeting with U.S.
  • 6 people die in train mishap in eastern India

    6 people die in train mishap in eastern India

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    Total 11 coaches are affected due to the derailment with three of them having been capsized. The train plies between Jogbani in Bihar and Anand Vihar in New Delhi . The train was reportedly running at full speed. Local residents were aiding rescue teams in carrying out operations. The inquiry will be carried out by Commissioner Rail Safety (Eastern Circle) Latif Khan, Sharma added.
  • United Kingdom seeks to reassure foreign investors over Brexit

    United Kingdom seeks to reassure foreign investors over Brexit

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    Unions expressed disappoint, as Nissan has made cars at its Sunderland plant since 1986, where it has up to 7000 employees. The British government disclosed it Monday, a day after Nissan said it has canceled plans to produce its next-generation X-Trail SUV at the Sunderland plant in northeastern England.
  • French yellow vest protesters back on the streets

    French yellow vest protesters back on the streets

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    Protesters in Paris on Saturday paid homage to those injured in the past months, denouncing the use of flash ball riot control guns banned in much of Europe. The Interior Ministry said 80,000 security officials had been mobilised, including 5,000 in Paris . Members of the French "yellow vests" movement wave French flags as they attend a demonstration against police violence, at a demonstration in Paris , France, February 2, 2019.
  • Paris fire: Seven dead after flames engulf building

    Paris fire: Seven dead after flames engulf building

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    About 200 firefighters were still at the scene in the early hours of Tuesday, battling the blaze and treating the injured. Fire service spokesman Clement Cognon speaks to the press after a building caught fire in the 16th arrondissement of Paris , on February 5, 2019.
  • Iraqis call for USA troops to be expelled after Trump's remarks

    Iraqis call for USA troops to be expelled after Trump's remarks

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    Baghdad is firing back on Monday with calls to potentially boot USA troops out of Iraq in response to President Donald Trump's comments that he wants to keep them there to "watch Iran ". One of the things the report revealed is that the US-backed militia was presumably on the brink of crushing the last IS holdout in the Euphrates Valley, but had to halt their operation when Turkey threatened to intervene against the Kurdish fighters.
  • Pope Francis celebrates historic Mass on Arabian Peninsula

    Pope Francis celebrates historic Mass on Arabian Peninsula

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    He also urged religious leaders to work together to reject the "miserable crudeness" of war and resist the "logic of armed power. the arming of borders, the raising of walls". It was a reference to the UAE's often-stated claims of tolerance - it has a minister for tolerance, is hosting the interfaith meeting Francis is attending and has declared 2019 to be its " Year of Tolerance ".
  • US Democrats call on Virginia governor to resign over racist photo

    US Democrats call on Virginia governor to resign over racist photo

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    There have been many other calls for Northam to resign , ranging from former Virginia governors to the Virginia Democratic Party to Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney. Fairfax also told the Washington Post : "I've known Ralph for years ..." On Saturday, Northam was insistent that he is not one of the two people pictured.
  • Weather Authority: Rain and freezing rain tonight into Monday

    Weather Authority: Rain and freezing rain tonight into Monday

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    Freezing rain and sleet will spread across northeast IL into northwest IN from west to east beginning late afternoon far west and continuing through the evening and overnight hours. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. If visibility is reduced while driving, slow down, watch for tail lights ahead and be prepared to stop.
  • Russian private military contractors are in Venezuela guarding Maduro

    Russian private military contractors are in Venezuela guarding Maduro

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    However, Juan Guaido , president of Venezuela's National Assembly, proclaimed himself " interim president " of the country on Wednesday, about which the United States , Brazil and some other countries have officially recognized . Though over a dozen nations are recognizing Guaido as president, Maduro still has the support of the military and powerful, longtime allies like Russian Federation and China.
  • Most Russians want to preserve INF Treaty

    Most Russians want to preserve INF Treaty

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    Moscow issued a "mirror" response to the United States move and also suspended its participation in the treaty. While responsible nations around the world are signing and ratifying the TPNW, almost every nation - nuclear-armed or not - is looking on in disbelief as Donald Trump shreds treaties and agreements.
  • Vijay Mallya extradition: Fugitive economic offender to appeal against United Kingdom order

    Vijay Mallya extradition: Fugitive economic offender to appeal against United Kingdom order

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    In the first response, since the UK Home Secretary's order, Mallya on Tuesday said he will explore the legal options available in the UK. The extradition of Vijay Mallya , accused of conspiracy to defraud banks and money laundering offences, has been approved by UK Home Secretary, the British government said on Monday, in a major blow to the liquor baron and boosting India's efforts to bring back the fugitive businessman.
  • European Union backs Iran trading system but warns on Syria, missiles

    European Union backs Iran trading system but warns on Syria, missiles

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    The Islamic regime has expanded its missile program, particularly its ballistic missiles, in defiance of opposition from the United States and expressions of concern by European countries. The deputy chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guards has warned Europe against forcing the Islamic Republic into boosting the range of its missiles by trying to halt their development.
  • After months of testimony, jury deliberates in ‘El Chapo’ drug-smuggling trial

    After months of testimony, jury deliberates in ‘El Chapo’ drug-smuggling trial

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    Prosecutors said he trafficked tonnes of cocaine, heroin, cannabis and methamphetamine into the USA over more than two decades, consolidating his power in Mexico through murders and wars with rival cartels. Ultimately, however, the documents were ordered unsealed by US District Judge Brian Cogan at the request of The New York Times and Vice News . The infamous drugs lord "denies the allegations, which lack any corroboration and were deemed too prejudicial and unreliable to be admitted ...