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Source: The Guradian

Barbra Streisand says of Michael Jackson accusers: 'It didn't kill them'

Today 18:09 GMT

Barbra Streisand has been strongly criticized for comments about two men who accused Michael Jackson of sexual abuse in the HBO documentary Leaving Neverland.

Jackson’s estate, which has made $2.1bn (£1.6bn) since the singer’s death, has called Leaving Neverland “an outrageous and pathetic attempt to exploit and cash in on Michael Jackson” and worked to defend Jackson’s name.

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Source: Global News

Cyclone Idai leaves behind ‘inland ocean’ in devastated African countries

Thursday 23:39 GMT

A week after Cyclone Idai hit coastal Mozambique and swept across the country to Zimbabwe, the death, damage and flooding continues in southern Africa, making it one of the most destructive natural disasters in the region’s recent history.

‘I have lost everything’: Mozambique residents plead for help after Cyclone Idai kills hundreds. Torrential rains lifted — at least temporarily — Thursday, and floodwaters began to recede in Beira, the worst-hit city, and in the countryside, according to a Mozambican government report.

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Source: Global News

MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes leaves Liberal caucus following criticism of Trudeau

Wednesday 21:50 GMT

Trudeau told reporters on his way into question period on Wednesday that he learned from his office that Whitby, Ont., MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes has decided to sit as an Independent for the remainder of the parliamentary session.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appears to have lost the confidence of another female member of his team, following two high-profile resignations from female cabinet ministers over the last month.

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Source: BBC

MPs have 'clear choice' as Brexit delayed

Today 05:09 GMT

Theresa May will return to the UK later to try and convince MPs to support her withdrawal deal after the EU agreed to postpone Brexit beyond 29 March.

On Thursday night, after eight hours of talks, EU leaders offered to delay Brexit until 22 May if MPs approve Mrs May's deal next week. If they do not approve it, the delay will be shorter - until 12 April - at which point the UK must set out its next steps or leave without a deal.

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Source: DW

Renato Sanches should leave Bayern Munich, for everybody’s sake

Friday 12:40 GMT

The news this week that Renato Sanches is considering leaving Bayern Munich in order to get his career back on track is good news for just about everyone.

The idea of Sanches not getting playing time was unfathomable when Bayern signed him for just €35m from Benfica in the wake of that golden summer. This was, undoubtedly, the world’s next big thing, signed for a snip by a club in need of new midfielders following the relatively recent losses of Bastian Schweinsteiger and Toni Kroos.

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Source: DW

Pro-Brexit MP: Leave EU with May's deal or risk remaining

Friday 12:40 GMT

"I think we need to fix it in this parliament and the obvious fix now is to vote the prime minister's deal through and move on to the next stage of these talks."

She embraced the euroskeptic wing of her party, which includes the hardline European Research Group (ERG) bloc chaired by MP Jacob Rees-Mogg, pursuing a so-called "hard Brexit" by leaving the single market and ending freedom of movement between Britain and remaining EU members.

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Source: Global News

Mass resignation leaves Oklahoma county without most of its sheriff’s department

Thursday 18:11 GMT

An Oklahoma county sheriff, undersheriff and more than half of their deputies have resigned over safety issues at the county jail.

Montrealer identified as alleged informant in U.S. college bribery scandal. Barnett and Undersheriff Mark Kirschner said they quit because Nowata County Associate District Judge Carl Gibson pressured them to reopen the jail nearly three weeks after inmates were evacuated from the facility.


“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte