Day: November 28, 2019

Canada
Crime

HUNTER: Trans killers, baby rapists terrifying female inmates

There are 200 women behind the 2.4-metre-high barbed-wire fences at the Grand Valley Institute. Most are the products of shattered and abusive homes, violent relationships, drugs and bad choices. Unloved and looking for redemption. Heather Mason was one of them. She knows the fear curdling inside the Kitchener-area jail and others sprinkled across the country. […]

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Uncategorized

Trump visits US troops in Afghanistan on Thanksgiving

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch President Trump address US troops: “The Taliban wants to make a deal” President Donald Trump has made an unannounced visit to American troops in Afghanistan and said the US and the Taliban have been engaged in talks. “The Taliban wants to make a deal,” Mr Trump […]

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Black Friday
Business
Crime and Law
Local News

Black Friday/Cyber Monday shoppers warned of sneaker scam

Black Friday and Cyber Monday shoppers are being warned about an online scam that involves rare sneakers. The Better Business Bureau says in the past few months the bureau has received 33 reports from shoppers who paid hundreds of dollars for hard-to-find custom kicks, but never received their items. The scam starts with an advertisement […]

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Europe

Big four auditors face investor calls for tougher climate scrutiny

European investors managing assets worth more than 1 trillion pounds ($1.28 trillion) are pressing top auditors to take urgent action on climate-related risks, warning that failure to do so could do more damage than the financial crisis, Trend reports citing Reuters. The case for tighter auditing has been bolstered by public statements from regulators and […]

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EU NEWSLINE

EU, Southeast Asian nations discuss human rights

The European Union and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations – Asean, reaffirmed their commitment to the protection of fundamental freedoms, on 27 November in Brussels. The EU-Asean 3rd human rights dialogue was a part of the four-day visit to the EU by the Asean representatives. It took place after meetings on human rights with […]

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EU states fail on sharing refugees – VoxEurop (English)

A mandatory 2015 scheme to dispatch people seeking international protection from Greece and Italy across the European Union did not deliver promised results, say EU auditors. Although member states took in some 35,000 people from both countries, the EU auditors say at least 445,000 Eritreans, Iraqis and Syrians may have been potentially eligible in Greece […]

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Europe
Germany
Museums
World news

Police offer €500,000 reward over Dresden diamond heist | World news

Investigators in Germany have offered a €500,000 (£426,000) reward for information about Dresden heist in which robbers snatched priceless diamonds from a state museum. Police said the reward was being offered to anyone providing information “which could lead … to the capture of the perpetrators or the recovery of the stolen items”. Police across eastern […]

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Gordon Sondland denies sexual misconduct allegations

WASHINGTON — Gordon Sondland, U.S. Ambassador to the European Union and a key witness who testified publicly this month in the House impeachment inquiry, is categorically denying allegations of sexual misconduct that occurred before he took his diplomatic post and were published for the first time on Wednesday. “In decades of my career in business […]

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ET: The Extra Terrestrial ‘sequel’ reunites the beloved Steven Spielberg alien with Henry Thomas

An unexpected sequel to ET: The Extra-Terrestrial has been released online, and it reunites the alien with Elliott, the co-lead character in Steven Spielberg’s 1982 film. Comcast Xfinity assembled the pair for a new advertisement in which ET returns to Earth to reconnect with Elliott (Henry Thomas), who is now married with two children. Naturally, a confused […]

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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2019 kicks off

Turkey Day has officially begun. The 93rd annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off Thursday morning to cheers of eager spectators who packed Manhattan sidewalks. Skies were partly sunny with temperatures lingering in the high 40s as the parade got underway and the holiday season officially commenced at 9 a.m. More than 3.5 million spectators […]

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