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World Toronto serial killer given life in prison for murdering eight
Author: 0 Toronto serial killer given life in prison for murdering eight

A Toronto judge has sentenced serial killer Bruce McArthur to eight concurrent life sentences. McArthur also pleaded guilty to the first-degree murders of Skandaraj Navaratnam , Abdulbasir Faizi, Majeed Kayhan , Soroush Mahmudi , Kirushna Kumar Kanagaratnam , Dean Lisowick and Selim Esen .

World NYPD to Google: Stop revealing the location of police checkpoints
Author: 0 NYPD to Google: Stop revealing the location of police checkpoints

But the app's police reporting feature allows users to leave detailed comments. Google never announced that the features had been added to its apps, but Mashable reported in mid-January that users were reporting audio warnings of upcoming speed cameras during Maps-guided trips.

Author: 0 Florida man suspected of DUI appears to dance through sobriety test

The man seemed disoriented and waved at the deputy, according to the affidavit. He was awoken by deputies but then tried to get out the vehicle while the auto was in drive. In one part of the video, a deputy is heard asking Larson if he is done with the test, to which Larson responds "No not really", before he continues.

World Gale force winds sweep country as Storm Erik brings disruption
Author: 0 Gale force winds sweep country as Storm Erik brings disruption

On Sunday, rain and snow over the hills in the south is expected to clear east with blustery showers following. Scotland faced strong winds on Friday with some disruption to rail and ferry services. The improved weather will be a relief for Britons in various parts of the United Kingdom who suffered the wrath of Storm Erik on Friday and Saturday.

World Death toll climbs to 6 in Istanbul building collapse
Author: 0 Death toll climbs to 6 in Istanbul building collapse

The block, which was located in the Turkish city's Kartal district, was home to at least 43 people. An eight-storey apartment building collapsed in Istanbul on Wednesday. The death toll from the collapse has risen to three, with 12 others injured, the Istanbul governor's office announced on Thursday. Emergency teams pulled at least three people out alive as crowds surrounded the site.

World PM Modi lays foundation stone for Arunachal airport, addresses Assam rally
Author: 0 PM Modi lays foundation stone for Arunachal airport, addresses Assam rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Andhra Pradesh for the first time after the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) broke out of an alliance with the BJP past year. China's stance on the border issue is always clear and consistent and never recognized the so-called "Arunachal Pradesh". The two leaders had met in the Chinese city of Wuhan for an informal summit in April previous year, where they had agreed to provide "strategic guidance" to their respective militaries to avoid the recurring ...

World Asian stocks fall after Trump says no plans for Xi meeting
Author: 0 Asian stocks fall after Trump says no plans for Xi meeting

Asked by reporters if the meeting with Xi would take place, Trump said: " Maybe ". Officials have reported little progress on contentious issues but remain hopeful that a deal will be struck. "They're hoping for more success", he said. Early on Friday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that the U.S. -Sino trade tensions could negatively impact her country's economy and hurt exporters, as China is New Zealand's top trade partner, generating NZ$16.6 billion in the 12-months ...

World Matt Whitaker to Eric Swalwell: 'I am not your puppet'
Author: 0 Matt Whitaker to Eric Swalwell: 'I am not your puppet'

Collins called the daylong hearing a "dog and pony show". "Bring your popcorn", he said. Whitaker had publicly criticized the investigation before joining the Justice Department in 2017 but said on Friday he had not discussed it with Trump.

World Five children charged with murder in shooting death of Nashville musician
Author: 0 Five children charged with murder in shooting death of Nashville musician

Police recovered the stolen pickup truck on Thursday evening and, working with the Juvenile Crime Task Force and local authorities, investigators were led to a Walmart in West Nashville, where the suspects were all taken into custody . Their debut album, "Chasing Sounds", is scheduled for release in late March. In Nashville, they met Christian Ferguson and Michael Wiebell to "complete the band", which played at the Firefly Festival and has toured across the country.

World CBP: Group of 325 Central Americans crossed U.S.-Mexico border illegally
Author: 0 CBP: Group of 325 Central Americans crossed U.S.-Mexico border illegally

Otherwise, Nogales Mayor Arturo Garino says it will result in a lawsuit. Officers referred the tractor-trailer to a secondary inspection station, according to information obtained from CBP officials. The Federal Government take immediate action to remove all concertina wire from the Border Wall and Fencing located within the Corporate City Limits of Nogales, Arizona.

World IS down to less than 1% of original 'caliphate': US-led coalition
Author: 0 IS down to less than 1% of original 'caliphate': US-led coalition

SDF spokesman Mustafa Bali told AFP , "The battle has started". The SDF, spearheaded by the Kurdish YPG militia, has driven ISIS out of a swathe of territory in northern and eastern Syria over the last four years. The coalition has been training and providing air support to the Syrian Democratic Forces , which launched an offensive on the last pocket of jihadist territory in September 2018.

World Prince Philip 'voluntarily' gives up driving following vehicle crash
Author: 0 Prince Philip 'voluntarily' gives up driving following vehicle crash

Prince Philip has "voluntarily" surrendered his driving licence, Buckingham Palace has said, weeks after he was involved in a vehicle crash. Philip was behind the wheel of a Land Rover near the royal family's Sandringham estate in eastern England when he smashed into another auto on January 17.

World Snowstorm buries Pacific Northwest, with more on the way
Author: 0 Snowstorm buries Pacific Northwest, with more on the way

The mountains will see several inches to a foot of snow tonight making travel hard, be prepared for chain controls and delays. That means lighter, fluffier snow than we've seen previously. By 4 a.m. PT Saturday, the airport had 7.2 inches of snow, and it was still falling. Many businesses closed early so workers could get home. A storm that hit earlier in the week knocked out power in the area for thousands of residents and made travel incredibly hard.

World Amid uproar, Vatican clarifies Pope's comments on 'sexual slavery' of nuns
Author: 0 Amid uproar, Vatican clarifies Pope's comments on 'sexual slavery' of nuns

When Pope Francis talked about "sexual slavery" he meant "manipulation, a type of abuse of power also present in sexual abuse", said the Vatican on Tuesday. Catholic nuns around the world have increasingly been reporting sexual abuse at the hands of clerics. "Pope Benedict had the courage to dissolve a women's congregation that had a certain level because this slavery of women had entered, even sexual slavery, by clerics or by the founder", the Pope said.

World 39 dead and dozens sick after drinking illicit, toxic liquor in India
Author: 0 39 dead and dozens sick after drinking illicit, toxic liquor in India

Saharanpur District Magistrate Alok Kumar Pandey told reporters on Friday that people from Umahi, Sarbatpur, Mali and Salempur villages of Nangal and Gagalheri area of Saharanpur district had gone to Balupur village of neighbouring Hardwar district in Uttarakhand to attend the "Terahvi" (a ritual after death) of someone.

World Palestinians reject invite to meeting on Mideast
Author: 0 Palestinians reject invite to meeting on Mideast

Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt, two top advisers to the U.S. president tasked with negotiating a peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians, will be going on a tour of Arab countries to exhibit the Trump's administration's plan, a White House official said on Thursday.

World Dems turn focus to tax returns - and Trump's loom largest
Author: 0 Dems turn focus to tax returns - and Trump's loom largest

While Trump has been open to compromise, Democrat leader and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that she would not approve more than $1 for the wall, which she has called "immoral". On other occasions, he's also said that there's "nothing to learn from" his returns, that they are "extremely complex" so people "wouldn't understand them", and that Americans who aren't reporters don't "care at all " about what's in them.

World Another nuclear pact with US in trouble: Russian official
Author: 0 Another nuclear pact with US in trouble: Russian official

The United States could begin research and development on weapons previously barred by the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces ( INF) Treaty , according to multiple USA officials - a move likely to play into concerns about a new nuclear arms race .

World Supreme Court Blocks Louisiana Abortion Law
Author: 0 Supreme Court Blocks Louisiana Abortion Law

Roberts' vote in the Louisiana case was the fourth time in recent weeks that he has held the decisive vote on 5-4 outcomes that otherwise split the court's conservative and liberal justices. Kavanaugh wrote a dissent that said he would have let the law go into effect because the appeals court had said "the new law would not affect the availability of abortions from.

World Male tiger mauls intended mate to death at London Zoo
Author: 0 Male tiger mauls intended mate to death at London Zoo

Asim and Melati were matched through the European Endangered Species Program for Sumatran tigers, which seeks to rescue the cats from near-extinction, the zoo said. The last of Indonesia's tigers - less than 400 today - are holding on for survival in the remaining patches of forests on the island of Sumatra. The zoo says keepers intervened with loud noises, flares and alarms but were too late to save Melati.

World Senate panel set to approve Trump's attorney general nominee
Author: 0 Senate panel set to approve Trump's attorney general nominee

Lindsey Graham (R-NC) acknowledged that President Donald Trump "can be a handful". Democrats also expressed concern about Barr's memo he sent to the Justice Department a year ago, unsolicited, that detailed presidential power and said Mueller had a "fatally misconceived" theory that Trump committed a crime when he fired a political appointee, FBI Director James B.

World Elizabeth Warren officially kicks off 2020 White House bid
Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren officially kicks off 2020 White House bid

Warren was introduced on Saturday by Representative Joe Kennedy III, grandson of former U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and part of the new generation of the most prominent Democratic family in MA and arguably the U.S. The only thing standing in her way is the continued criticism of her claimed Native American heritage. The Washington Post reported that Warren wrote in 1986 that her race was " American Indian " in a Texas state bar registration card, adding to the list of instances ...

World Tulsi Gabbard Russia Madness Is a Preview of 2020
Author: 0 Tulsi Gabbard Russia Madness Is a Preview of 2020

Tulsi Gabbard has been criticised for being sympathetic to Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad and Russian leader Vladimir Putin, which has seen her clash with a number of fellow Democrats. GABBARD: I just want to point out - I want to point out that that NBC article has been debunked and disproven. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has added her name to a growing list of Democrats seeking to unseat President Donald Trump in 2020, and she plans to lean on her military experience to set herself apart.

World Trump targets abortion at prayer breakfast
Author: 0 Trump targets abortion at prayer breakfast

Trump thanks faith leaders for supporting his administration's criminal justice reform efforts. "My administration is working to ensure that faith-based adoption agencies are able to help vulnerable children find their forever families while following their deeply-held beliefs", Trump added.

World Man charged with shooting bus driver after I-35W crash
Author: 0 Man charged with shooting bus driver after I-35W crash

Traffic cameras show Lilly, who appeared to be a uniformed security guard, pull his vehicle into a lane of traffic before getting out and making his way toward the bus. Paul faces one count of second-degree attempted murder and one count of second-degree assault in connection to the shooting of the bus driver Tuesday.

World Venezuela's Maduro open to European Union initiative, Guaido plans aid corridor
Author: 0 Venezuela's Maduro open to European Union initiative, Guaido plans aid corridor

Venezuela's dire situation has fuelled a political crisis that has peaked over the last month with Guaido invoking a constitutional provision to declare himself the legitimate , interim president. At the request of Interim President Juan Guaidó, the United States is immediately pre-positioning emergency supplies in Colombia to provide relief to Venezuelans coping with severe food and medicine shortages.

World Trump is in 'very good health', says White House doctor
Author: 0 Trump is in 'very good health', says White House doctor

The 72-year-old president is a teetotaler and does not smoke, but likes a sedate lifestyle. He is not known to exercise beyond his beloved rounds of golf. The nomination went up in flames when accounts became public of former subordinates who accused Jackson of freehanded pill giveaways and drunkenness on the job, among other things.

World Trump's more measured on border security talks
Author: 0 Trump's more measured on border security talks

But Trump met earlier Thursday with Sen. Just hours earlier, the president reiterated in his State of the Union a repeatedly debunked claim that El Paso was one of the country's most risky cities until the Secure Fence Act of 2006 was passed and several miles of barrier were built there.