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Easter opening times for council services

Easter opening times for council services Residents are advised that there are no changes to waste collection on the Good Friday holiday in Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon. Kids Art Academy has plenty of activities scheduled for their Easter holiday club, running from March 26-29 at Sheffield High School for Girls. [Full Article...]

Poland signs $4.75bn deal with U.S. on Patriot missiles

Poland signs $4.75bn deal with U.S. on Patriot missiles Morawiecki announced on Tuesday that "the first Patriot systems will reach Poland in 2022, followed by further systems two years later, in 2024". Poland signed the largest weapons procurement deal in its history on Wednesday, agreeing with the United States to buy Raytheon Co's Patriot missile defense system for $4.75 billion (3.8 billion euros) as it modernizes its forces to face a bolder Russi... [Full Article...]

WIKILEAKER PLUGGED: Julian Assange's Internet access cut off by Ecuador

WIKILEAKER PLUGGED: Julian Assange's Internet access cut off by Ecuador The Swedish investigation was dropped in May a year ago, but Assange, who was on bail at the time when he walked into the embassy, faces arrest by the British authorities for breaching his bail terms should he step outside. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. In recent days, he criticized Germany's decision to arrest the Catalan pro-independence leader Carles Puigdemont... [Full Article...]

Turkey and U.S. to hold talks on Syria's Manbij

Turkey and U.S. to hold talks on Syria's Manbij Tusk, along with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker and Bulgaria's prime minister Boyko Borissov, had met with Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan as part of a broader effort to improve fraught relations. Brussels has repeatedly criticised the post-coup crackdown, which has seen almost 160,000 people detained, including dozens of journalists. The objective of the meeting was... [Full Article...]

Distracted driving blamed for crash that killed 6-year-old

Distracted driving blamed for crash that killed 6-year-old The Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC) is the state's designated highway safety office. During those six months, Washington State Patrol troopers issued almost 6,500 distracted driver warnings. Violating Kentucky's texting law, which took effect in 2010, carries a fine of $25 for a first offense, and $50 on each subsequent offense, plus court costs. [Full Article...]

Abiye Ahmed is new Ethiopia Prime Minister

Abiye Ahmed is new Ethiopia Prime Minister He said Abiy didn't attend a parliamentary vote to ratify the state of emergency this month, his clear support for which could have cost him local backing or opposition to it could have alienated elements of the ruling party. He must also bridge differences that have erupted within the ruling coalition. The mass anti-government demonstrations in the Oromia regional state had particularly forced ... [Full Article...]

Is Kim Jong-un in Beijing?

Is Kim Jong-un in Beijing? If Kim did make the journey from Pyongyang to the Chinese capital, it would be the first time the young leader has left his home country since taking power after his father's death in 2011. A Reuters reporter saw a convoy leave Beijing's Diaoyutai State Guest House, where senior foreign leaders often stay, and drive north on Tuesday morning. [Full Article...]

'Gerrymandering' returns before US Supreme Court

'Gerrymandering' returns before US Supreme Court In doing so, he claims, the state is violating the First Amendment protection against retaliation on the basis of a person's political views. He even suggested filling the court with blackboards that could show all the possible tests for measuring partisan gerrymandering that have been proposed. [Full Article...]

Ontario Liberal Budget Plans to Include Free Daycare for Preschoolers

This year's surplus only stays in the black because the government has chose to reject the provincial auditor general's assessment that its accounting practices are wrong. The announcement did not include details as to which drugs would covered. Economists say there is little rationale for the provincial government to go back into deficit given the strength of the Ontario economy. [Full Article...]

Trump White House Hires 22-Year-Old Former Disney Channel Star

Trump White House Hires 22-Year-Old Former Disney Channel Star A spokesperson told CNN the White House is not going to add anything more to Sanders' statement. In the letter, Apol said: "The White House informed me that they had already begun this process". A Kushner Companies logo is visible near an entrance to the Kushner Companies' flagship property 666 Fifth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, March 6, 2018 in NY. [Full Article...]

Iraq will prevent attacks on Turkey, Iraqi PM Abadi tells Turkey's Yildirim

Iraq will prevent attacks on Turkey, Iraqi PM Abadi tells Turkey's Yildirim Ahead of the summit, there was no reference to Turkish accession talks which were launched in 2005 but have totally been frozen since the 2016 coup attempt in Turkey which was followed with a massive crackdown. The main points of discussion were cooperation in energy, security, the fight against terrorism, migration management and the EU's assistance for refugees in Turkey , where European Uni... [Full Article...]

Anxious about Bolton? Pentagon chief Mattis dismisses concerns

Anxious about Bolton? Pentagon chief Mattis dismisses concerns US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis strongly condemned Russia's escalating provocations during a press conference at the Pentagon on Tuesday, following the Trump administration's move to expel 60 Russian diplomats on Monday. Several countries have kicked out Russian diplomats over the attack."The brazen and criminal attack was an attack on all of us", Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull ... [Full Article...]

Manafort's Partner Rick Gates Knew They Worked With Ex-Russian Agent

Manafort's Partner Rick Gates Knew They Worked With Ex-Russian Agent That Person A has had ties to Russian intelligence is not terribly surprising. Gates, a previous biz companion of ex-Trump project chair Paul Manafort , is accepting Mueller after begging guilty to non listed lobbying as well as loan laundering. [Full Article...]

Trump lawyer discussed presidential pardons for Flynn and Manafort

Trump lawyer discussed presidential pardons for Flynn and Manafort President Donald Trump 's personal attorney floated the idea of presidential pardons with lawyers for two of the highest-profile targets of the Robert Mueller probe, it was reported Wednesday. "The framers did not create the power to pardon as a way for the president to protect himself and his associates from being prosecuted for their own criminal behavior", Duke law professor Samuel W. [Full Article...]

Heavy rain to pose flooding potential throughout midweek

Heavy rain to pose flooding potential throughout midweek Included are the counties of Adair Cherokee, Craig, Creek, Delaware, Mayes, McIntosh, Muskogee, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Ottawa, Rogers, Tulsa and Wagoner in Oklahoma, and Benton County in Arkansas. The agency said anywhere from three to five inches of rain is expected with some areas receiving even more. Flooding along rivers will also be possible. [Full Article...]

Mild today with more rain and mild Thursday

Mild today with more rain and mild Thursday More rain showers are expected on and off next week. It will also be another unusually cool day for late March with highs stuck in the 40s in the Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins areas. The main line gets to I-65 afternoon and east after 2 p.m. At times, the forecast swath split the difference on the models and bull's-eyed the Roanoke Valley. [Full Article...]

Pulse nightclub shooter meant to attack Disney World, prosecutors say

Pulse nightclub shooter meant to attack Disney World, prosecutors say Her uncle said that he is "really upset". Sweeney also said Salman had cased Disney Springs and City Place in West Palm Beach with Mateen, spent money on luxury items with him and had a payable-on-death beneficiary account with a bank. "Nothing harmful would come out of her", a friend of Salman's who was only identified as Ms. Ahmed in court told jurors, according to CNN affiliate WKGM . [Full Article...]

Canada mosque killer changes plea to guilty

Canada mosque killer changes plea to guilty Alexandre Bissonnette told a Quebec City court that he wanted to change his previous plea of not guilty. Turning to the families and friends of the victims and survivors packed into the courtroom, he offered an apology but added, "I know my actions are unforgivable". [Full Article...]

John Worboys to remain in prison

John Worboys to remain in prison The judges ruled: "In the light of our decision, the release direction will be quashed and Mr Radford's case remitted to the Parole Board for fresh determination before a differently constituted panel". I am also confident that as a result of this case a much simpler system for reviewing Parole Board decisions will be established and, as I have already made clear in my submission to you, this is... [Full Article...]

Ireland Sets Date For Controversial Abortion Referendum

Ireland Sets Date For Controversial Abortion Referendum Legislation concerning the vote passed through the Seanad on a 40 to 10 majority. The date being set comes on the same day as the publication of the draft heads of legislation to allow for abortion in certain circumstances if the 8th Amendment is removed from the Constitution. [Full Article...]


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