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Utrecht shooting: Letter points to terrorist motive

Wednesday 11:46 GMT

Dutch prosecutors are looking into a terrorist motive in the Utrecht shooting attack after a note was found in a getaway car.

Dutch investigators on Tuesday said they were "seriously" looking into a terrorist motive for the Utrecht tram attack after discovering a note in the main suspect's getaway car. "So far, a terrorist motive is seriously being taken into account," said police and prosecutors in a joint statement.

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Source: The Guradian

'New bizarre low': Trump faces backlash after reviving McCain attacks

Today 08:05 GMT

Donald Trump renewed attacks on the late senator John McCain, stating he “never liked” the Arizona Republican and “probably never will”.

While Trump shared a notoriously contentious relationship with McCain, Republicans balked at Trump’s willingness to engage in posthumous attacks on the decorated war veteran. The president faced widespread backlash for reviving his criticism of McCain, who died of brain cancer last year.

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Source: CTV

Tories launch what could be overnight marathon voting session over SNC-Lavalin

Today 08:05 GMT

The federal Conservatives have launched a marathon voting session in the House of Commons Wednesday evening, the latest procedural move being made over what they say is a Liberal "cover up" of the SNC-Lavalin controversy.

The Tories first floated the prospect of the marathon voting session over the weekend as their opposition motion day was first slated for Monday. "I believe that Canadians place a higher value on the rule of law than Justin Trudeau gives them credit for," Scheer said.

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Source: The Guradian

Senate panel to hold aviation safety hearing after two Boeing 737 Max crashes

Today 08:05 GMT

A US Senate committee plans a hearing on 27 March on aviation safety after two fatal Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft crashes since October, and said it will also schedule a hearing with Boeing and other manufacturers, officials said on Wednesday.

The hearing on federal oversight on commercial aviation by the Senate commerce subcommittee on aviation and space will include the US Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) acting administrator Dan Elwell, National Transportation Safety Board chairman Robert Sumwalt and transportation department inspector general Calvin Scovel.

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Source: Fox News

Time to toss the Electoral College Here's why it's not as simple as 2020 Democrats want it to be

Today 08:58 GMT

The Electoral College has been a remarkably effective way for Americans to choose our presidents for over two centuries.

The Electoral College was instead created to protect liberty, with much leeway in incorporating a fairly healthy dose of democracy as well. States nearly all were choosing presidential electors by popular vote rather than by state legislatures by the early part of the 19th century.

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Source: Fox News

San Francisco officials propose ban on e-cigarette sales

Today 07:00 GMT

Two San Francisco officials proposed a new law Tuesday that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes in the city until the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducts a review to evaluate its effect on public health.

Because the bill would not apply retroactively, Juul Labs — the most popular private manufacturer of e-cigs — would be allowed to stay in the space it rents for its headquarters on Port of San Francisco property on Pier 70, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Source: The Guradian

LAPD officers get rare official rebuke for killing man in mall

Today 08:05 GMT

The Los Angeles police commission ruled that officers violated policy when they fatally shot a 30-year-old man in the middle of a mall, a rare official rebuke of deadly force in a city with frequent killings by police.

“Justice would be Grechario Mack still being alive,” said Abdullah, adding: “This is a step toward accountability … As someone who lives close the mall, whose kids shop in the mall, I want those officers fired and prosecuted because they are a danger to me and my children and my community.”

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Source: Global News

Kentucky governor intentionally exposed his 9 kids to chickenpox — experts say that’s ‘dangerous’

Today 08:04 GMT

Kentucky’s governor is being criticized for the health decisions he has made for his kids after he told a radio show that he intentionally exposed all nine of them to chickenpox, believing it would make them immune.

Anti-vaccine myths: The truth behind vaccines and your child’s health. “They got the chickenpox on purpose because we found a neighbour that had it, and I went and made sure every one of my kids was exposed to it, and they got it,” he told the station, as recounted by the Louisville Courier-Journal.

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Source: CTV

After mosque attacks, New Zealand quickly bans assault weapons

Today 08:59 GMT

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced an immediate ban Thursday on semi-automatic and automatic weapons like the ones used in the attacks on two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 worshippers.

My expectation is that these weapons will now be returned to your suppliers and never enter into the New Zealand market again," she said.

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Source: CTV

Federal budget: Liberals target key demographics, deficit projected at $19.8B

Today 08:59 GMT

The federal Liberals are projecting a $19.8 deficit in 2019-20, higher than the $19.6 billion projected during November’s fiscal update.

The federal government is making targeted spending commitments aimed towards millennials, workers, and seniors in their 2019 pre-election budget, and are continuing to spend while posting deficits, with still no path to balance. The 2019 budget, titled "Investing in the Middle Class," is the last of this government’s mandate.

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Source: Common Domain

Future Returns: What Would the Green New Deal Mean to Investors?

Today 08:59 GMT

Senate Republicans are expected to bring The Green New Deal—proposed by New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Ed Markey—up for a vote the week of March 25, when the Senate returns from its one-week recess.

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Source: Common Domain

Deroy Murdock: Nunes vs. Twitter -- This is one lawsuit where we should just say 'no!'

Today 06:04 GMT

Likewise, Nunes should encourage the center-right to pioneer alternatives to Twitter, where conservatives would be perfectly welcome to say or sell whatever they want.

DEVIN NUNES' LAWSUIT WILL MOVE TWITTER INTO THE 'AGE OF ACCOUNTABILITY:' KEN STARR. I am a contributing editor at National Review Online. If socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont sent us a piece on why America needs “Medicare-for-all,” there is an excellent chance that we would not run it.

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Source: The Guradian

Trevor Noah on Boeing: ‘How was a self-crashing plane allowed to fly’

Today 08:05 GMT

“Now the question has become,” Trevor Noah reported on Tuesday’s Daily Show, “how was a self-crashing plane allowed to fly in the first place?”

In the weeks since the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash, countries have worked together to ground the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, whose sensor failure is suspected to have crashed two jets in the span of five months. “Now the question has become,” Trevor Noah reported on Tuesday’s Daily Show, “how was a self-crashing plane allowed to fly in the first place?”

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Source: DW

Donald Tusk welcomes push for Brexit extension, with a key condition

Today 08:05 GMT

President of the European Council Donald Tusk said on Wednesday an extension of the Article 50 process is possible if the UK votes to approve the twice-rejected Brexit deal.

It will be conditional on a positive on the Withdrawal Agreement in the House of Commons," Tusk said in a press conference. "Although Brexit fatigue is increasingly visible and justified we can not give up seeking, until the very last moment, a positive solution.

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Source: Common Domain

Oil prices pull back from multimonth highs

Today 00:35 GMT

Oil futures pulled back Wednesday but held ground near multimonth highs hit this week amid expectations that major global producers outside the U.S. are expected to continue to keep a lid on output.

Oil prices are “supported by ongoing supply cuts led by OPEC+ and U.S sanctions against Iran and Venezuela, although gains remain capped by market concerns over economic growth,” said Dean Popplewell, an analyst with Oanda.

Source: Common Domain

U.K. Property Prices Rising at Slowest Rate in Almost Six Years

Today 08:58 GMT
Source: Global News

Federal budget makes it easier for working seniors to keep more of their money, get CPP

Wednesday 20:01 GMT
Source: Common Domain

What ‘Fed drift’ says about how the stock market behaves around policy meetings

Wednesday 12:40 GMT
Source: Global News

Study finds rise in millennial perfectionism, parents and social media blamed

Wednesday 20:01 GMT
Source: Fox News

Trump calls on UAW to lower workers' dues during visit to Lima, Ohio, tank plant

Today 08:59 GMT
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Powerball $550M lottery jackpot: Here’s the tax damage

Wednesday 17:16 GMT
Source: The Guradian

US-China trade: Trump says tariffs on Beijing may linger

Today 08:58 GMT
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Friday 19:05 GMT

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