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World Catholics Observe Ash Wednesday in Scranton
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We should ask ourselves: On the journey of life, do I seek the way forward? For me, ashes to-go were a new concept, but for the dozens of Christian commuters who were already in on the secret, getting ashes from the inside of their cars provided some much-needed relief.

World Malaysia open to proposals to revive MH370 hunt
Author: 0 Malaysia open to proposals to revive MH370 hunt

He continued: "For as long as there is hope, we will continue to think of ways and means to find out". "One of the things that I heard from the very beginning was that the plane was hijacked", Prime Minister Mahathir continued, noting, however, that such a large plane going down in the sea anywhere or on land "must leave signs".

World France's Macron makes pro-European plea before European Union elections
Author: 0 France's Macron makes pro-European plea before European Union elections

While Macron has enjoyed some support across Europe for his words, and not least from Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, whose small country benefits from being the main home of the bodies of the European Union , the rambling 1,600-word letter has been the subject of some scorn within France.

World Arizona Sen. McSally, ex-Air Force pilot, says officer raped her
Author: 0 Arizona Sen. McSally, ex-Air Force pilot, says officer raped her

McSally described her ordeal in her prepared remarks as spoke to gathered witnesses at a Senate Armed Services subcommittee hearing on sexual assault in the military. Military Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Naval Academy. But, McSally said, "I didn't quit". "We are survivors together, and I am honored to be here and use my voice and unique experience to work on this mission to stop military sexual assault for good", she said.

World Trump Ranks Fox News Hosts for Loyalty
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Meanwhile, Falzone kept reporting - and discovered that the Trump-backing supermarket tabloid National Enquirer had made a deal with Daniels for her story but had no intention of ever publishing it. Falzone had an air-tight, guaranteed front-page story. She sued Fox and reached a settlement. "Fox News was culpable". Trump's knowledge of the alleged hush money payments and Cohen's attempt to illegally hide them as legal fees weren't made public until The Wall Street Journal broke the ...

World Syria: Attack Slows on ISIS as Militants Hide Behind Civilians
Author: 0 Syria: Attack Slows on ISIS as Militants Hide Behind Civilians

The SDF has said that those who did not use last week's humanitarian window to be evacuated were essentially chosing to die in Baghouz. The militants fought back with snipers, suicide bombs and booby traps. troops from Syria, a decision he accounced in December - though last week he partially reversed course and agreed to keep a residual force of perhaps a few hundred troops as part of an global effort to stabilize northeastern Syria.

World Alabama's Tornado Death Toll Of 23 Is Final, Lee County Sheriff Says
Author: 0 Alabama's Tornado Death Toll Of 23 Is Final, Lee County Sheriff Says

He described the damage as "catastrophic", and said he expected the death toll to rise. Dozens of people were hurt. "It looks nearly as if someone took a giant knife and just scraped the ground", Sheriff Jones said, describing what he called "catastrophic" damages from the storm .

Author: 0 Contradictions in Butts' testimony may mean Wilson-Raybould testifies again: former diplomat

It could threaten the political future of the country's leader and the rule of the Liberal Party, seven months ahead of national elections. Gerald Butts is testifying at the House of Commons justice committee, to tell what he describes as a "very different" version of events from former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould's explosive testimony last month.

World Democratic voters: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 'is the candidate of the future'
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Chakrabarti described the operation on MSNBC's Rachel Maddow as a "unified" national campaign to elect progressives to Congress, whereby candidates would be freed from the responsibility of raising money or administering their campaigns. "Representative Ocasio-Cortez has been quite vocal in condemning so-called dark money, but her own campaign went to great lengths to avoid the sunlight of disclosure".

Author: 0 Stephon Clark: state prosecutors won't charge police in California man's death

Several speakers at the meeting said that police officers were overzealous in arresting 84 people Monday as they protested the district attorney's decision not to press charges against the officers in Clark's death. "No matter the reason, an order to disperse was given, no member of the press should be detained for doing their job". Attorney General Xavier Becerra will announce his decision Tuesday.

World Gayle King Applauded By Fans For Staying Calm During R. Kelly Interview
Author: 0 Gayle King Applauded By Fans For Staying Calm During R. Kelly Interview

When asked who did this, Kelly didn't address the question, but he went on to say, "How come it was okay for me to see them until they wasn't getting no money from me?" "But, I will tell you this: people are going back to my past and they're trying to add all of this stuff now to that, to make all of the stuff that's going on now feel real to people".

World Man killed by lion he kept in backyard
Author: 0 Man killed by lion he kept in backyard

After assessing the situation with experts from a nearby zoo, they shot dead the lion that killed the man, as well as a lioness. An European man identified as Michal Prasek has been killed by his pet lioness. Police said the victim of the attack was the 33-year-old owner, Michael Prasek. The cyclist was hospitalized for his injuries. "Today's incident will perhaps finally help to resolve this long-term problem", said Zdechov mayor Tomas Kocourek.

World People Are Throwing Cheese Slices At Babies In Ridiculous New Viral Challenge
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And it took off on Twitter, FOX reported. In yet another reminder that there is no logic to what internet users find fascinating, videos of adults throwing cheese slices at unsuspecting infants are going viral online. The Twitter user deleted his video and explained it wasn't his after all. "I deleted it because it genuinely got way out of hand". "I did not expect it to get onto these news articles and turn into a trend".

World BJP website hacked, goes offline
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Congress' Twitter manager, Divya Spandana, was among the first to tweet about the malfunction of the BJP website. Aam Aadmi Party soon weighed in, accusing the Congress of helping the BJP like "it did in Delhi". The screenshots of the website's homepage are doing rounds on social media that reveal an expletive-filled message and a clip of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel as he extends his hand, expecting her to shake it, reported Indian Express.

World New protests in Algeria after Bouteflika submits re-election bid
Author: 0 New protests in Algeria after Bouteflika submits re-election bid

Protest numbers were fast approaching the levels of Friday when demonstrators filled the center of the capital Algiers alone, in one of the biggest outpourings of dissent - rare in Algeria - since the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings. A Reuters witness said trucks from the elderly leader's campaign team arrived at the Constitutional Council on Sunday afternoon. Protesters have been mobilised by calls on social media, which have resonated with young Algerians, many of whom struggle for ...

World ISIS Uses ‘Human Shields’ To Stall US-Backed-Forces Final Push
Author: 0 ISIS Uses ‘Human Shields’ To Stall US-Backed-Forces Final Push

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have been laying siege to ISIS's last enclave east of the Euphrates, the village of Baghouz, for several weeks. Many of the ISIS fighters left inside the town are "foreign recruits, intent on fighting to the end", according to Kurdistan 24 . It put the number of ISIS member surrendering from al-Baghouz at "200-300 ISIS fighters".

World US Deploys Missile Defense System to Israel for the First Time
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The objective of the exercise, according to an English-language statement published by the Israeli military is "to practice rapid deployment across the globe of complex systems, to enhance cooperation with the IAF's air defense systems" as well as to "emphasize the US's commitment to the defense and security of Israel".

World Pak minister who had made anti-Hindu remarks removed from his post
Author: 0 Pak minister who had made anti-Hindu remarks removed from his post

Chohan's derogatory statement against the Hindus irked PM Khan who directed provincial authorities to ask the Punjab information minister to tender his resignation. "No one has the right to attack anyone else's religion. Our Hindu citizens have given sacrifices for their country", Mazari tweeted. "Our prime minister's message is always of tolerance and respect and we can not condone any form of bigotry or spread of religious hatred".

World JeM Chief Masood Azhar’s Brother, Son, 44 Others Detained in Pak
Author: 0 JeM Chief Masood Azhar’s Brother, Son, 44 Others Detained in Pak

He, however, said the action was not taken due to any pressure. "They include two close relatives of Masood Azhar , Mufti Abdur Rauf and Hammad Azhar ", a Pakistani interior ministry spokesperson was quoted as saying by Reuters . This will not only put enormous global pressure on Pakistan to put a stop on terror activities emanating from its soil but will also corner it on the worldwide stage.

World Bloomberg Won’t Run for President in 2020
Author: 0 Bloomberg Won’t Run for President in 2020

Bloomberg spent months weighing a White House run, traveling to early voting states and building a team of experienced political advisers. He said he believed he "would defeat Donald Trump in a general election" but that he was "clear-eyed about the difficulty of winning the Democratic nomination in such a crowded field".

World Man Eaten by Pet Lion He Kept for Breeding
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A man has been mauled to death by a lion caged at his family home in the eastern Czech Republic. Michal Prasek's body was found by his father in the lion's cage at his home in the village of Zdechov, according to police. Prasek had been raising the male lion since 2016 and acquired the lioness previous year. Prasek was in the news in June 2018 when a cyclist crashed into his lioness while Prasek was taking her for a walk.

World Trump blasts House investigations as 'a disgrace'
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Nadler was one of the first lawmakers of his time to argue to the public that there is a difference between crimes and impeachable offenses . The committee requested documents from Julian Assange and his website, WikiLeaks, which published emails stolen from Democrats by Russian spies during the 2016 campaign.

World Hillary Clinton confirms she is NOT running for president in 2020
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton confirms she is NOT running for president in 2020

She added: "I'm not going anywhere". Notably, 2016 election hopeful Bernie Sanders has put forward his nomination while Californian senator Kamala Harris has also joined the race. Asked at a live event in NY in October by Recode's Kara Swisher about a 2020 bid, Clinton initially said "no" and then paused. Mrs. Clinton has been one of the highest-profile figures in American politics for more than a quarter-century though, and she insisted in the interview that would not change.

World John Bolton says Vietnam Summit was 'Unquestionably a Success'
Author: 0 John Bolton says Vietnam Summit was 'Unquestionably a Success'

Talks between Kim and Trump in Hanoi finished abruptly, with a signing ceremony scrapped after the pair failed to reach an agreement on walking back North Korea's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief. "I disagreed with it when they offered that up the last go around and got nothing for it, and now we will get nothing for it again", he said and added that no matter how the Trump administration spins things, Kim Jong-un will view this as a "minor victory" for himself.

World Ben Stiller skewers former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen in SNL sketch
Author: 0 Ben Stiller skewers former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen in SNL sketch

Stiller appeared in the show's cold open, which lampooned last week's congressional oversight hearing where Cohen discussed his dealings on behalf of his former client, U.S. What did you think of Bill Hader and Ben Stiller in their recreation of the Michael Cohen hearing? Cohen responds, "Your mother has". Also involved in questioning Cohen were Arizona Representative Paul Gosar (Kyle Mooney), who misread a sign that said " Liar Liar, Pants on Fire ", and North Carolina ...

World Collection of 1,529 live tortoises and terrapins rescued from smuggler's luggage
Author: 0 Collection of 1,529 live tortoises and terrapins rescued from smuggler's luggage

Officials confirmed Monday that the turtles and tortoises - which included at least one threatened species - were found abandoned in the arrivals area of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Sunday. The turtles, which the Bureau of Customs said could have retailed for more than 4.5 million pesos ($A122,000), were found in four unclaimed suitcases following a flight from Hong Kong.

World 'IS teen Shamima Begum's Dutch husband wants her to head home'
Author: 0 'IS teen Shamima Begum's Dutch husband wants her to head home'

Riedijk said he rejected Daesh and had tried to leave the group, according to the BBC . Begum ran away from her home in East London to join Islamic State in 2015, aged 15. The BBC said Riedijk now wants to return to the Netherlands with his wife and son. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, meanwhile, said Ms Begum had a "right to return to Britain" - and called the decision to revoke her citizenship "extreme".