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Sidhu says fire services cut the donation box open in order to help rescue the woman, but she was pronounced dead on scene. Last week, the body of a 34-year-old man was discovered inside a donation bin in West Vancouver. It's not the first time a person has died after being trapped in a clothing donation box in Canada. Sidhu said the identity of the latest victim in Toronto has not yet been released.
  • Suspects in Khashoggi's killing brought before Saudi court

    Suspects in Khashoggi's killing brought before Saudi court

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    The prosecutor sent two letters to Turkey requesting additional evidence connected to the case. Five people said to be "directly involved" in the murder are facing the death penalty. No date was set for the next hearing. A source, who read the translated version and who has been briefed on the investigation into Khashoggi's killing, has made the revelations to CNN.
  • Women form 385-mile human wall to protest period shaming

    Women form 385-mile human wall to protest period shaming

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    A police spokesman told CNN Thursday that the women - identified only by their given names Bindu Ammini and Kankadurga - are now in an undisclosed location along with some of their relatives. Protests broke out in several places in Kerala state after the women entered the temple . The house of Malabar Devaswom ( temple administration) board member K Sasikumar at Perambra in Kozhikode was attacked with bombs in the early hours Friday, the police said.
  • En 2018, 2.262 migrants sont morts en mer Méditerranée

    En 2018, 2.262 migrants sont morts en mer Méditerranée

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    Au moins 769 migrants sont morts en 2018 dans cette partie de la Méditerranée, entre le nord de l'Afrique et l'Espagne, plus de trois fois plus que pendant toute l'année 2017, selon le dernier bilan au 19 décembre rendu public par l'Organisation internationale pour les migrations (OMI).
  • Hack exposes German politicians' data, but spares far-right party

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    The leak targeted cross-party politicians, including those from the CDU, CSU, SPD, Green, FDP and Linke parties, as well as celebrities, such as rapper Sido and actor Til Schweiger. The Kremlin, responding to previous allegations of cyberattacks on foreign computer infrastructure, has denied any involvement and said the accusations are part of a Russophobic witch-hunt.
  • Trump pushes for border wall money as top lawmakers receive briefing

    Trump pushes for border wall money as top lawmakers receive briefing

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    Senate Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he had no plans to consider bills proposed by the House unless Trump agrees to sign them into law. House of Representatives on whether the president has committed impeachable "high crimes and misdemeanors" against the state: abuse of power and abuse of the public trust".
  • Brésil : Jair Bolsonaro prend le pouvoir officiellement

    Brésil : Jair Bolsonaro prend le pouvoir officiellement

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    Jair Bolsonaro , dont la carrière politique se limite à 27 ans de députation sans autre relief que ses outrances verbales, n'a pas fait mystère de sa volonté de renverser la table pour extirper le Brésil de ses crises multiples. Mais Jair Bolsonaro " a parlé mardi à sa base, à ses électeurs", seulement, sans mentionner les réformes économiques - notamment l'épineuse refonte des retraites - réclamées par les marchés qui lui ont apporté leur soutien, dit à l'AFP Thiago Vidal, analyste chez ...
  • Brazil's Bolsonaro assumes presidency, promises big changes

    Brazil's Bolsonaro assumes presidency, promises big changes

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    Supporters of the Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro , gather next to the Metropolitan Cathedral in Brasilia , on December 31, 2018, on the eve of his inauguration ceremony. The increased security came at Bolsonaro's request. Bolsonaro, who has previously said his education minister will stop "Marxist trash" from being taught in schools and universities, vowed his government would "prepare children for the job market, not political militancy".
  • La première ministre remporte les législatives

    La première ministre remporte les législatives

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    Sa formation a d'ores et déjà obtenu 29 des 300 sièges du Parlement contre aucun à l'opposition, a annoncé Channel 24, qui compile les résultats de ce scrutin sur l'ensemble du territoire. Le parti de Khaleda Zia, opposante et ennemie jurée de M Hasina, actuellement incarcérée, a également accusé la commission électorale de partialité, ce qu'elle a nié.
  • Une attaque au couteau fait trois blessés à Manchester — Angleterre

    Une attaque au couteau fait trois blessés à Manchester — Angleterre

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    L'assaillant de 25 ans, maîtrisé et arrêté sur place pour tentative de meurtre, demeurait en garde à vue mardi et une perquisition était menée dans un logement du quartier de Cheetham Hill qui serait sa dernière adresse connue. Armé d'un long couteau de cuisine, un individu a blessé trois personnes dont un policier, dans la gare de Victoria, en criant " Allah " avant et pendant l'attaque.
  • Tokyo: minivan hits pedestrians gathered for New Year

    Tokyo: minivan hits pedestrians gathered for New Year

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    NHK footage showed a small box vehicle with a smashed front and paramedics carrying people on stretchers into ambulances. Footage from local broadcaster NHK showed a small van with its entire front end smashed and officers and ambulance workers rushing to the scene.
  • Staffers at detention facility caught on video abusing migrant children

    Staffers at detention facility caught on video abusing migrant children

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    The child appeared to try to fight back before the staffer left. The boy then goes into the corner and proceeds to pound on the window in a door in another room. The office released a statement, saying "Based upon the evidence gathered during this thorough investigation, Maricopa County Sheriff's Office executive command has made the decision to submit the case to the Maricopa County Attorney's Office for its review and determination of criminal charges".
  • NKorean leader says he's ready for more talks with Trump

    NKorean leader says he's ready for more talks with Trump

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    It was an occasion the communist leader says he would be keen to repeat: "I am ready to meet with the U.S. president again at any time and will make efforts to surely create outcomes welcomed by the global community", Kim said. Liberty Korea also insisted it would be "impossible" to resume joint economic projects with North Korea unless "substantive progress" is made in dismantling Pyongyang's nuclear arsenal.
  • Alexandre Benalla affirme avoir conseillé Emmanuel Macron — Gilets jaunes

    Alexandre Benalla affirme avoir conseillé Emmanuel Macron — Gilets jaunes

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    Alexandre Benalla donne alors des précisions sur les échanges: " Nous échangeons sur des thématiques diverses ". Des échanges du type qu'il avait déjà avec le chef de l'État quand il était son homme de confiance à l'Élysée. ". Cela peut aussi bien concerner les " gilets jaunes", des considérations sur untel ou sur untel ou sur des questions de sécurité " Et Mediapart de préciser: "L'intéressé dit d'ailleurs avoir été consulté par Emmanuel Macron sur cette crise sociale durant le mois de ...
  • Huit personnes bloquées dans un manège à 50 mètres du sol — Rennes

    Huit personnes bloquées dans un manège à 50 mètres du sol — Rennes

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    Quand le manège s'est arrêté, "on a entendu des étincelles , un gros bruit de ferraille, on a imaginé le pire, j'avais peur que les sécurités des harnais lâchent ", raconte sa mère. L'échelle des pompiers, haute de 30 mètres, n'a en effet pas permis d'atteindre les victimes, coincées 20 mètres plus haut. Mais l'exercice s'est vite révélé trop périlleux .
  • New Year fail in Sydney celebrations

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    Hong Kong welcomed in the new year with a huge fireworks show over Victoria Harbor. At least 340,000 revellers in Hong Kong began the New Year with the roar of £1.4 million worth of fireworks going off above Victoria Harbour at the stroke of midnight.