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Grizz was a 10-month-old bearded collie and German short-haired pointer mix. The dog had been training with the Aviation Security Service at Auckland Airport, and was just six months away from graduating. "We tried everything, food, toys, other dogs ", says a Civil Aviation Authority rep. "The area is too vast and too open to try and use mobile fencing".
  • Snowshoers from Boston presumed dead after Canadian avalanche

    Snowshoers from Boston presumed dead after Canadian avalanche

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    According to Parks Canada, the two people did not check out of the hotel where they were staying, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police were called. Search efforts are being led by Parks Canada, and an update is expected once the recovery operation is complete.
  • New rules, fines for people using drones close to airports

    New rules, fines for people using drones close to airports

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    US rules also don't have a set restriction for how far away a drone is allowed to fly from its operator, but rather require drones be kept within the operator's line of sight. "But like any new technology, drones must be used with care and we can not wait for something bad to happen before we react", Garneau said. Canada released new regulations for flying recreational drones this morning.
  • Conservative news site sole media outlet on Tillerson Asia trip

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    During his visit in Japan on Thursday, Tillerson has urged a new approach to the North Korean nuclear threat. One proposal calls for the U.S.to conduct limited airstrikes against military facilities if Pyongyang announces a test of an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the continental U.S.
  • A Volcanic Explosion in Italy Injured 10 People

    A Volcanic Explosion in Italy Injured 10 People

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    The injuries were caused by boiling rocks and steam released by the explosion, which was caught on camera. Lava flow mixed with steam had caused a huge explosion, which pelted the group with boiling rocks and steam, she said. Bright orange lava from the volcano could reportedly be seen in the city of Catania and the resort town of Taormina. The BBC's global science correspondent, Rebecca Morelle , was among the team on the volcano at the time of the eruption, which came from a crater on ...
  • Mark Your Calendar for Dave Chappelle's New Netflix Specials

    Mark Your Calendar for Dave Chappelle's New Netflix Specials

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    One, The Age of Spin , was filmed in March 2016 and the other, Deep in the Heart of Texas , in April 2015. "I've been gone for a very long time", Dave Chappelle says in the just-released trailer for his upcoming Netflix specials . Dave Chappelle returns with two stand-up specials from his personal comedy vault on March 21, only on Netflix. Longtime fans of the comedians biting, adult humor will find nothing less than Dave's best on topics ranging from ISIS to the dietary dangers of ...
  • Police probe MP's election expenses as Tories accused of breaching limit

    Police probe MP's election expenses as Tories accused of breaching limit

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    It is understood Staffordshire Police has also sent a file, but this could not be confirmed by the CPS. Prosecutors are expected to make their charging decisions... The CPS list does not include Kent Police, which is reported to have interviewed Thanet South MP Craig Mackinlay under caution last week. The disclosure follows the revelation that Craig Mackinlay, who defeated Ukip leader Nigel Farage to hold Thanet South for the Tories, was questioned for six hours last week by Kent Police.
  • Wilders, political leaders react to Netherlands election results

    Wilders, political leaders react to Netherlands election results

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    Incumbent Prime Minister Mark Rutte's center-right People's Party for Freedom and Democracy party was leading in opinion polls ahead of the vote. "This patriotic revolution, whether today or tomorrow, will take place", he said in the capital, The Hague. Wilders has pledged to close the borders to Muslim immigrants, shut mosques, ban sales of the Koran and leave the EU.
  • Trump Is "Extremely Confident" The DOJ Will Show Obama Wiretapped Him

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    He said: "I think there's no question that the Obama administration, that there were actions about surveillance and other activities that occurred in the 2016 election". The department had been expected to provide a response by Monday to the House intelligence committee , which has made Trump's wiretapping claims part of a bigger investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
  • Trump's son-in-law wins $4b with Chinese firm

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    According to details of a proposed agreement viewed by Bloomberg , Anbang appears ready to step in and save the day. If this deal moves forward, the building will be valued at $2.85 billion, the largest sum for a single tower in Manhattan.
  • Again, Customs boss fails to honour Senate's invitation

    Again, Customs boss fails to honour Senate's invitation

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    Ali must appear in uniform by 10:30 a.m, today. Section 89 refers to issuing an arrest warrant to compel an individual to appear before the Senate. The letter infuriated the Senators who viewed it as an affront and a slap on the institution and therefore restated their stance that Ali must appear on Wednesday.
  • Francois Fillon placed under formal investigation

    Francois Fillon placed under formal investigation

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    Fillon's troubles deepened as more details related to the scandal emerged this week, tarnishing his carefully cultivated image as a sober and sensible custodian of France's future. The prosecutor's office and Fillon's lawyer could not immediately be reached for comment. That would see him crash out in round one of the ballot on April 23 in favour of far-right leader Marine Le Pen, who is campaigning on a platform to pull France out of the euro, and centrist Emmanuel Macron, the new ...
  • NATO Secretary Urges Allies to Spend More on Military

    NATO Secretary Urges Allies to Spend More on Military

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    As reported by the Reuters news agency, US President Donald Trump made North Atlantic Treaty Organisation states in Europe nervous when he criticised the alliance as "obsolete" during his election campaign and then went on to suggest he could make US commitment to their security conditional on them meeting the alliance's target of defence spending at 2% of their economic output.
  • UK Prime Minister to keep EU waiting for Brexit announcement

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    The government had already pledged a vote to the Parliament, but peers sought to ensure it was a meaningful one rather than one that was done on a "take it or leave it basis", leaving the Parliament with the choice between the deal being proposed and reverting to WTO rules.
  • "Major winter storm" on the way for Southwestern Ontario, warns Environment Canada

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    More winter storm watches and warnings will likely be released as the weather system that is now blowing our way from the northwestern United States draws closer, Environment Canada said. Travel conditions, warns Environment Canada, may become hazardous. The Greater Toronto area is bracing for up to 15 centimetres of snow by Tuesday night, with the Hamilton area set to receive upwards of 25 centimetres.
  • Governor Cuomo announces New York State Plastic Bag Task Force

    Governor Cuomo announces New York State Plastic Bag Task Force

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    Tuesday. The MTA has not made any announcements regarding expected transit changes at the time of writing. But the governor says extreme weather is the "new normal". "We deployed accordingly, so New York City and Long Island had been the focus of our activity". "During any emergency situation, protecting the safety of New Yorkers is our number one priority", Cuomo said in a statement.
  • Commuter mayhem as rail strikes hit northern England

    Commuter mayhem as rail strikes hit northern England

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    Southern rail, which has seen profits hit by the ongoing action , was earlier this year forced to apologise to customers who had suffered months of severe disruption and inconvenience. The trade union has said that there is no need for a dispute as they have reached an agreement with train firm, Transpennine Express, which has kept the guarantee of a guard on every service and hopes that other train firms will follow suit.
  • Muhammad Ali's son says he was detained again at airport

    Muhammad Ali's son says he was detained again at airport

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    The son of the late legendary boxer was also launching a campaign called "Step into the Ring" in the city in opposition to President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban, after he was detained at a Florida Airport for nearly two hours. The delay came a day after Ali Jr. and his mother and his mother, Khalilah Camacho Ali, spoke to Democratic lawmakers on Capitol Hill about the impact of President Donald Trump's executive order that restricted entry to the US of people from six Muslim ...
  • Mubarak ordered released following acquittal in killing protesters case

    Mubarak ordered released following acquittal in killing protesters case

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    Ousted president Hosni Mubarak , who ruled Egypt for almost three decades, was released from detention Monday after he was cleared of ordering the killing of peaceful protesters in 2011, Egypt's official news agency said. On Monday, Ibrahim Saleh, the attorney general of the East Cairo prosecution, accepted Mubarak's request to include time spent in prison pending trial as part of his sentence in the corruption case, state media reported.
  • Theresa May Could Trigger Article 50 on Tuesday

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    DAVID DAVIS has urged MPs to reject a Lords amendment on giving Parliament a vote on the final Brexit deal tonight as he says it could give Remainers a chance to KEEP us in the EU. Hannah White, director of research at the Institute for Government, highlighted the government's slim majority in the Commons. Commons can override Lords and given its earlier vote it may do just that, perhaps on Monday.
  • Sean Spicer confronted, called a 'fascist' in live stream from Apple store

    Sean Spicer confronted, called a 'fascist' in live stream from Apple store

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    This is McCarthyism", he wrote. "This way, it is the American people who will profit", she said. She called Trump's alleged ties to Vladimir Putin's Russian Federation as "bigger than Watergate". White House counselor Kellyanne Conway also addressed the wiretapping claims in an interview Sunday with the Bergen County Record, suggesting that other covert surveillance methods used by the Central Intelligence Agency - as revealed by Wikileaks last week - could have been used in Trump Tower ...
  • Trump plans to host Chinese president at Mar-a-Lago in April

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    The two-day meeting is tentatively scheduled for April 6th and 7th. Conversations would focus on reaffirming ties following months of strong rhetoric from Trump. But according to Allen, Trump will not be golfing with the Chinese president. While he promised to formally label China as a currency manipulator on his first day in office, he has yet to do so.
  • This House Off Lake Ontario Is Completely Covered in Ice

    This House Off Lake Ontario Is Completely Covered in Ice

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    Photographer John Kucko says on Facebook he was "tipped off" to the existence of a summer home, fully encased in ice. In an interview with CNN , Kucko said the home is a remote beach house that sits about 25 feet from the waters of Lake Ontario.
  • Rubbish landslide in Ethiopian capital leaves 35 dead

    Rubbish landslide in Ethiopian capital leaves 35 dead

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    The mayor of Addis Ababa said the city would now work to relocate those who live in the landfill. The landfill has been a dumping ground for the capital's garbage for more than 50 years. It plans to burn rubbish generated by the capital's estimated four million people and convert it into electricity. The condolence message of the government, which didn't say what exact caused the slide of the landfill, has stated that the government will continue providing support for the survivors.
  • Palestinian President Invited To White House In Trump Call

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    On Saturday, the Palestinian President Spokesperson Nabil Abu Rudeinah said that the resumed communique between the Palestinian leadership and the US administration "represents a clear message that the resolution (of the conflict) lies in the worldwide, Arab and Palestinian legitimacy that are not illusions or projects irrelevant to the unraveling course of events".
  • How Rahul Gandhi's hands punctured Akhilesh Yadav's cycle in UP

    How Rahul Gandhi's hands punctured Akhilesh Yadav's cycle in UP

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    They said the party requires fundamental rethinking of strategies but also noted that the BJP had sought to communalise the campaign in Uttar Pradesh. Leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge here today jumped into the defence of party vice-president Rahul Gandhi, whom it had credited immensely for scripting SP-Congress alliance in Uttar Pradesh and poor show of Congress in the crucial five state Assembly election.