• High drama as firefighters rescue woman atop crane in downtown Toronto
High drama as firefighters rescue woman atop crane in downtown Toronto

According to The Canadian Press, fire officials said it appears the woman was trespassing and climbed up the piece of machinery at a construction site on Wellesley Street near Yonge Street. Police said the woman did not appear to be in any distress. Pegg said the rescue operation was very technical and involved a lot of collaboration from several...

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  • Chernova loses Beijing bronze for doping
Chernova loses Beijing bronze for doping

She was part of the British 4x400m relay team that was retrospectively awarded bronze in Beijing in 2008 following the disqualification of Belarus and Russian Federation. "We have made massive steps to becoming a cleaner sport in the past year but there's a lot that needs to be done", she told Press Association Sport.

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  • U.S. puts 20% duty on BC lumber exports, retroactive for 90 days
U.S. puts 20% duty on BC lumber exports, retroactive for 90 days

Trump referenced the crisis on Twitter a day after announcing the tariffs: "Canada has made business for our dairy farmers in Wisconsin and other border states very hard". "The two leaders agreed on the importance of reaching a negotiated agreement, recognizing the integrated nature of the industry between Canada and the United States".

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  • Benteke earns Crystal Palace 2-1 win on return to Liverpool
Benteke earns Crystal Palace 2-1 win on return to Liverpool

But their profligacy proved their undoing and Palace punished them, with Benteke providing Jurgen Klopp a costly reminder of his talents with the winning goal 16 minutes from time, giving Allardyce's side a huge boost and leaving Liverpool's top four hopes a little less certain.

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  • Haley won't rule out strike vs North Korea for nuke testing
Haley won't rule out strike vs North Korea for nuke testing

But during his phone call with Mr Trump, Mr Xi said he hoped all relevant sides would exercise restraint and "avoid doing anything to worsen the tense situation on the peninsula", a statement from the Chinese foreign ministry said. Navy. "And I think it is a different day". "So don't give us a reason to have one", the envoy said on NBC's " Toda...

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  • UK Parliament approves Prime Minister's early election call
UK Parliament approves Prime Minister's early election call

Now that lawmakers have approved the election, Parliament will be dissolved on May 2. Theresa May had called an early vote for June the 8th, three years ahead of the year 2020 for the next general election. Critics of an early election accuse May of taking advantage of low ratings for the main opposition Labour Party. Currently, the Conservatives...

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  • Trump, Australia prime minister to meet next month in NYC
Trump, Australia prime minister to meet next month in NYC

The May 4 event, set to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea, will be the first time the pair have met since an ill-tempered phone call in January that tested the US-Australian relationship. He said "defeating, smashing, destroying" the Islamic State group was vitally important to the security and safety of Iraq as well...

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  • Ex-Trump adviser, Flynn did not report Russia payments: Lawmakers
Ex-Trump adviser, Flynn did not report Russia payments: Lawmakers

Committee chairman Jason Chaffetz, a Republican from Utah, and ranking member Elijah Cummings , a Democrat from Maryland, said it appeared Flynn had not received permission for or properly reported the funds he received from a 2015 speech in Russian Federation and lobbying work his firm did for Turkey .

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  • Iran not 'living up to spirit' of nuclear deal
Iran not 'living up to spirit' of nuclear deal

During his campaign, Trump repeatedly criticized the Iran nuclear deal, calling it " the worst deal ever negotiated ". The fate of the Arak reactor in central Iran was one of the toughest sticking points in the long nuclear negotiations that led to the agreement, signed by Iran with the United States , Britain, France , China, Russia and Germ...

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  • Why slashing the corporate tax rate could be costly
Why slashing the corporate tax rate could be costly

These two factors are related because the Trump administration is counting on faster economic growth to produce additional tax revenues that could then close the deficit. By doing so - but not committing to measures that would offset the revenue loss - Trump is making clear he is putting a priority on cutting taxes over the national debt.

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  • Sheryl Sandberg on tragically losing her husband: 'I'm a different person now'
Sheryl Sandberg on tragically losing her husband: 'I'm a different person now'

Sheryl Sandberg , Chief Operating Officer at Facebook and best-selling authour, joined Ellen DeGeneres on her show to talk about what she's learnt since the "unimaginable" and unexpected loss of her husband. SHERYL SANDBERG: It's not just the loss, or the cancer, or losing a job, or someone in your family going to jail. What she learns about reb...

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  • General suggests Russian Federation supplying Taliban with weapons
General suggests Russian Federation supplying Taliban with weapons

Addressing the issue at the briefing, Mattis said Washington "will engage with Russian Federation diplomatically", and is "going to have to confront Russian Federation, where what they're doing is contradictory to worldwide law or denying the sovereignty of other countries".

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  • Russian Federation presses for Syria chemical attack investigation
Russian Federation presses for Syria chemical attack investigation

Mr Johnson said there was no doubt that a bomb dropped from two Syrian U-22 planes which "took off from an airbase where chemical weapons have been stored" were behind the attack. "Within the framework of the Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the United Nations, we will insist on the immediate dispatch of inspectors both to the s...

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  • Korea trade after its trucks haul missiles
Korea trade after its trucks haul missiles

A day after North Korea's Vice Foreign Minister said Pyongyang would test missiles weekly and use nuclear weapons if threatened, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said Beijing was "gravely concerned" about North Korea's recent nuclear and missile activities.

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  • NYC house fire kills 5, including 3 children
NYC house fire kills 5, including 3 children

Officials said five people have died. Witnesses heard tires pop, which may have been mistaken for an explosion, and Nigro said the preliminary investigation indicates the fire did not start from the vehicle. Four firefighters suffered minor injuries. Police said it will "take some time", to determine the full relationships to each other of all th...

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  • Anti-migrant party turns further right
Anti-migrant party turns further right

Germany's anti-immigration Alternative for Germany, struggling to unite amid increasingly public infighting, selected two candidates to lead the party in the national parliament election this year a day after it sidelined its most popular leader.

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  • French stocks soar to near-decade highs as Macron tops poll
French stocks soar to near-decade highs as Macron tops poll

According to AFP, if this result is finally approved, it would put the eurosceptic, anti-immigration Le Pen within striking distance of the presidency in the forthcoming election. He adds that a Macron victory would signal a "new beginning for Europe", but he says a win by Marine Le Pen would "push Europe deeper into crisis".

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  • No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb
No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb

The Islamic State group has denied suffering any casualties when the USA dropped the so-called mother of all bombs in Afghanistan. But the massive blast still terrified villagers 20 miles away across the border in Pakistan. Marine Corps colonel and ordinance specialist. The Afghan Taliban, which is trying to overthrow the US-backed government i...

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  • France's choice: European globalism or populist nationalism
France's choice: European globalism or populist nationalism

Le Pen supporters were equally enthusiastic. "An extra guard or reinforcement of staff will be provided to any polling station that needs it", Paris town hall official Colombe Brossel said. Even if she makes it to the second round scheduled for May 7, the most likely scenario will be that backers of the defeated candidates will unite behind her...

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  • Tory schools failure means children
Tory schools failure means children "crammed in like sardines", says Corbyn

Labour released analysis of Department for Education figures before Mr Corbyn's speech showing that 40,000 primary-age children had been taught in classes of 36 or more in England in 2016. "Free schools are clearly not addressing the growing pressures on schools", she added. Mr Farron was speaking as he visited the Manchester seats of Gorton and ...

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