New 21 Savage Mug Shot for Felony Theft, Missed Concert Case

21 Savage‘s face kinda says it all — 2 days after ICE finally released him, he had to pose for this mug shot in his felony theft case. Sooo … zero reason to smile.

As we first reported, the rapper turned himself in to cops last Friday in southern Georgia. He was booked for theft by deception for allegedly skipping out on a 2016 concert.

The case came up again after his ICE arrest, because the concert promoter, Karen Smith, decided to go after him for the $17k she says he made off with when he bailed on the show.

Smith says 21 demanded he be allowed to carry a gun onstage — which she caved to — but says he bounced when he got annoyed about the opening act, who was a local rapper.

A warrant for 21 Savage’s arrest had been sitting for at least 2 years, and he surrendered last week at the Liberty County Sheriff’s Department. 

Considering he’d just been released from an ICE facility on bond, it’s no surprise he didn’t look pleased in the mug. He was booked and released within half an hour.

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Where do investigations related to Trump stand? Here’s a quick overview

Where investigations related to U.S. President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him:

What’s it all about?

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Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the president obstructed the investigation. Trump also plays a central role in a separate case in New York, where prosecutors have implicated him in a crime. They say Trump directed his personal lawyer Michael Cohen to make illegal hush-money payments to two women as a way to quash potential sex scandals during the campaign. New York prosecutors also are looking into Trump’s inaugural fund.

What do I need to know right now?

President Donald Trump lashed out at key officials involved in the Russia probe, namely former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and the current deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein.

In an interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday, McCabe described Rosenstein as having raised the prospect of invoking the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office.

Trump tweeted Monday that McCabe and Rosenstein “look like they were planning a very illegal act, and got caught.” He also wrote: “This was the illegal and treasonous ‘insurance policy’ in full action!”

Rosenstein issued a denial of McCabe’s account last year. He said any suggestion that he had ever advocated for the removal of the president “is absolutely false.”

McCabe was fired last year by the FBI. On Monday, a Justice Department said Rosenstein was expected to leave his position in mid-March. His departure had been anticipated with the confirmation of William Barr as attorney general.

So, did the Trump campaign collude with Russia?

There is no smoking gun when it comes to the question of Russia collusion. But the evidence so far shows that a broad range of Trump associates had Russia-related contacts during the 2016 presidential campaign and transition period, and several lied about the communication.

There is evidence that some people in Trump’s orbit were discussing a possible email dump from WikiLeaks before it occurred. American intelligence agencies and Mueller have said Russia was the source of hacked material released by the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks during the campaign that was damaging to Democrat Hillary Clinton’s presidential effort.

Other questions to consider

What about obstruction of justice? That is another unresolved question that Mueller is pursuing. Investigators have examined key episodes such as Trump’s firing of Comey and Trump’s fury over Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ recusal.

What does Trump have to say about all of this? Trump has repeatedly slammed the Mueller investigation as a “witch hunt” and insisted there was “NO COLLUSION” with Russia. He also says his former lawyer Cohen lied to get a lighter sentence in New York.

When will it wrap up? It’s unclear. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said late last month that the probe is “close to being completed,” the first official sign that Mueller’s investigation may be wrapping up. But he gave no specific timetable.

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Opinion | Trump and the ‘Emergency’: An Update

To the Editor:

Re “Trump Calls Emergency, Defying Congress” (front page, Feb. 16):

Now is the time for all good men and women to come to the aid of their country. The president has crossed a red line, and the people know it.

If you have Republican members of Congress, right now is the time to tell them, in no uncertain terms, that you will absolutely not vote for them in 2020 unless they reject President Trump’s unconstitutional abuse of authority in declaring an emergency when no such emergency exists.

The only thing that will change the course of events in this country is when Republicans start to see their power erode and say “no more.” When we promise that their own jobs are on the line unless they stand up to President Trump’s blatant act of autocracy, the tide will turn and we will begin to reclaim our democracy.

Republicans, and Americans who have Republican lawmakers, only you can prevent dictatorship. Call your members of Congress today.

Peggy Lee Scott
Berkeley, Calif.

To the Editor:

One of the critical pillars of the American system is that we do not use the military to manage the people. Declaring a false emergency to support government by tantrum is the camel’s nose: a powerful step toward the dictatorship that President Trump dreams of.

This is the blatant bridge too far. If Congress fails to remove this clear and present danger, we must put down our pens and our devices and head, peacefully, into the streets.

Ann Norvell Gray
Richmond, Va.

To the Editor:

If President Trump were smart, he would focus on a wall that is actually needed: a firewall against foreign intrusion into our data infrastructure.

But our cyberspace isn’t a tangible object, like Trump Tower, to which he can point and claim credit. And, after all, its breach is what largely got him elected.

Martha D. Trowbridge
New York

To the Editor:

Re “A Detailed History of Trump’s Signature Promise, in His Own Words” (graphic, Feb. 17):

Your list of President Trump’s promises that Mexico would pay for a border wall parallels earlier lists of President Trump’s many other such promises.

These lists leave us with an overarching question: Did the president know that he was lying — that Mexico would never pay for a wall — in which case he has to be the greatest scoundrel in American political history?

Or does he really think that he is uttering actual truths, in which case he is the most delusional person in American political history?

Fellow citizens, choose your poison!

Manfred Weidhorn
Fair Lawn, N.J.

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Case thrown out against former SNC-Lavalin executive Stéphane Roy

A judge has thrown out fraud and bribery charges against a former SNC-Lavalin executive after concluding delays in his trial had become unreasonable.

Quebec court Judge Patricia Compagnone stayed proceedings against Stéphane Roy Tuesday. She said the delays created by the prosecution “are an example of the culture of complacency that was deplored by the Supreme Court” in its 2016 Jordan decision.

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Roy was facing charges of fraud over $5,000 and bribing a foreign public official in connection with the company’s dealings with the regime of the late Libyan dictator, Moammar Gadhafi.

He was charged in 2014, and his trial was scheduled to begin at the end of May. In a hearing last week, his defence invoked the Jordan decision, which set time limits on criminal proceedings.

His case stemmed from the same RCMP Project Assistance investigation that led to charges against SNC-Lavalin. Those charges are fuelling controversy in Ottawa following a report that the Prime Minister’s Office pressured former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould to help the engineering firm avoid prosecution.

An RCMP affidavit filed in relation to the investigation alleged that Roy was involved in a plot to smuggle Gadhafi’s son, Saadi, and his family into Mexico as the Libyan regime was falling in 2011.

Roy was a vice-president and controller at the embattled engineering giant before being fired in February 2012. He was acquitted in July 2018 of fraud-related charges in connection with the construction of the McGill University Health Centre.

Crown prosecutor Frederic Hivon had little to say after the ruling. Asked about an appeal, he replied: “We will take the time to analyse the decision.”

Defence lawyer Nellie Benoit said it is important that her client benefit from the presumption of innocence despite the abrupt end of the case. She said a trial is an opportunity for the Crown to prove its case but also for the accused to mount a defence. Roy will never get that chance, she said.

“He deserves to be considered innocent until the end of his days,” she said.

The Supreme Court set a limit of 30 months between the laying of charges and the anticipated end of a criminal trial in provincial court cases where there is a preliminary hearing. Roy’s case would have stretched to 64 months by the anticipated end of his trial.

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Irish winner of €175m Euromillions jackpot

ONE incredibly lucky Irish punter has become €175m richer after winning tonight’s EuroMillion’s jackpot. 

Tonight’s record-breaking payout will see tens of thousands of people across the country triple-checking their numbers with the hopes of possessing the golden ticket. 

National Lottery spokesperson Miriam Donohoe told Independent.ie that this is their biggest win in the National Lottery’s 31-year history. 

“This is our 14th EuroMillions win in our history,” she said. 

“The last Irish winner who came close to this was Dolores McNamara, who won €115m back in 2005. 

“We will not be in a position to reveal the winning location for a couple of days at least. 

“There’s a lot of work to be done like prepping the winning shop and because this is such a huge amount of money it’ll be bring massive media attention.”

Ms Donohoe added that the winner is now faced with a lot of responsibility. 

“If you’re the holder of this golden ticket, it’s so important to keep it safe.

“Sign the back of it and contact us as soon as possible because your life as of now has changed forever.”

National Lottery CEO, Dermot Griffin, tonight advised EuroMillions players to check their tickets to see if they have landed this mega windfall.

“This is an incredible win for an Irish EuroMillions player! And a record win for the National Lottery we are thrilled. We are advising our players to check their tickets and if they are the winner sign the back of the ticket, keep it safe, and contact National Lottery HQ and we will guide you through the claims process.”

Mr Griffin added:  “The shop that sold the winning ticket will not be revealed for a few days. With such a big win we have procedures to go through but we will reveal the winning location as soon as we can. Whilst this is a massive win it can come as a shock to a player and we advise them to stay calm, get good independent legal and financial advice and contact us as soon as they can.”

The maximum EuroMillions jackpot  of €190 million has only been paid out three times ever in the history of EuroMillons. EuroMillions is played in nine countries.

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New York City bans hair discrimination

The New York City Commission on Human Rights has released guidelines against targeting people on the basis of their hairstyle, classing this as racist discrimination.

The guidelines aim to protect the rights of New Yorkers in schools, work places and public places, where black people are disproportionately affected by policies banning hairstyles such as afros, cornrows and locs.

A report from the commission said black hairstyles are often deemed “unprofessional” and by limiting how workers and students wear their hair, organisations “perpetuate racist stereotypes”.

NYC Human Rights Commissioner Chair Carmelyn P Malalis said hairstyle policies were not about professionalism but rather a way of “limiting the way black people move through workplaces, public spaces and other settings”.

She said the guidelines will help organisations “understand that black New Yorkers have the right to wear their hair however they choose without fear of stigma or retaliation”.

‘You police yourself’

Brittny Saunders and Demoya Gordon were both part of the team at the commission writing the guidelines and could offer personal experiences of hair discrimination.

“When I started work, I chemically straightened my hair because I understood that the expectation would be that I would present myself with straight hair,” said Ms Saunders. “It would be against expectations to have natural hair.”

“You police yourself accordingly,” agreed Ms Gordon.

“When I started going to interviews at law firms I knew that there would already be a lot of scepticism about my place as a black woman in that space and that wearing my locs down would not be considered ‘professional’.

“It was almost 6 years into my career that I stopped pinning my locs up and started wearing them down most of the time.

“It was only when I moved from working in a law firm to a non-profit organisation that I felt able to do this and even then I would still wear it up when I had to go to court or take a deposition.”

Businesses found to have flouted the guidelines could face fines of up to $250,000 (£191,000).

‘This is not our look’

But this is not a problem specific to New York.

One woman from London, who preferred not to be named, said she was once sent home from working in a clothes shop because she wore her hair in braids. She was 18 at the time.

“They said: ‘Go home, take those braids out of your hair- this is not our look.’ But the hairstyle they did want was a straight hair weave, which is not natural. They wanted me to adhere to European standards of beauty,” she said.

Now aged 26, she said that at the time she did not question her managers because she did not feel she could. “I wish someone would,” she added.

Now working in a more relaxed workplace, she wears her hair in an afro, but has black female friends who wear a “work wig” in an attempt to “fit in, to cause less tension for themselves”.

‘Gang affiliated’

A 23-year-old from the UK said her school which was majority white, banned “extreme” hairstyles.

“I wasn’t sure what that meant, but it meant cornrows. They said they were gang affiliated,” she said. Afros were also banned, described as “distracting”.

“I relaxed my hair when I was 13 because when it was straight they didn’t mind,” she added.

Commissioner Malalis emphasised the importance of the guidelines in schools. “It’s so important for young people to themselves and to be valued for who they are,” she said.

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Seven children die in Canada house fire

Seven young children, all believed to be from the same family, have died in an early morning house fire in the Canadian city of Halifax, police say.

A man and a woman were also injured in the fire that broke out around 01:00 local time (05:00 GMT) on Tuesday.

Fire crews encountered a blaze that had quickly engulfed the first and second floors of the building.

Police did not identify the victims but CBC News has reported that a Syrian family lived in the destroyed home.

A neighbour told the broadcaster the family’s children ranged in age from three months to 17.

It took about an hour to get the flames under control when fire and emergency services arrived on the scene.

They had receiving multiple calls of a fire in the residence in Spryfield, Halifax, in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.

The two-storey home appeared completely gutted by the fire.

Halifax authorities confirmed that an investigation into the house fire is under way and said it is too early to speculate on its cause.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was among those who offered his condolences.

“Words fail when children are taken from us too soon, especially in circumstances like this,” he said on Twitter.

“My heart goes out to the survivors of the horrible fire in Halifax this morning, and the loved ones who are mourning this tremendous loss.”

Halifax Mayor Mike Savage also offered words of condolence, saying the community “is heartbroken and our thoughts are with the loved ones of the family”.

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'We thought he was messing' – family of boy (9) stabbed to death by brother months after release from psychiatric hospital

A nine-year-old boy was stabbed to death by his older brother just two months after he had been released from a psychiatric hospital, an inquest heard.

Schoolboy Brandon Skeffington was found with fatal stab wounds on the upstairs landing of the family home in Banada Tourlestrane, Co Sligo, on July 20th, 2014.

His killer, 20-year-old Shane Michael, died by suicide shortly afterwards. His remains were found in an outside shed beside the home. 

An inquest into the brothers’ deaths today at Sligo Coroner’s Court heard their parents found them after they returned home from a shopping trip with their two-year-old son Calum.

Parents Shane and Carmel Skeffington gave evidence of finding Brandon on the landing in blood-soaked clothing.

His lips were blue and he was pale, the inquest heard.

After the paramedics arrived, Shane Skeffington found his son Shane Michael in an outside shed. The inquest heard a knife with Brandon’s blood was found beside the older brother’s body.

The boys’ sister Sharon, who was aged 15 at the time, recalled in a statement that while her parents were away she was in her bedroom listening to music and texting friends.

At one stage she heard her brothers talking and playing ball together in the utility room beside her room. Then they went quiet and she assumed they had gone upstairs. At one stage Shane Michael had knocked on her door and called her name but her door was locked and when she asked “what?” he said: “ah nothing..just checking”.

Mrs Skeffington recalled that initially she thought Brandon was “messing” when she found him upon her return home.

Her husband Shane remembered that “it seemed like forever” before the paramedics arrived. When they arrived he went looking for Shane Michael “because I had a feeling he had done this” to Brandon. He found his body in a shed,

Mrs Skeffington told coroner Eamon MacGowan that Shane Michael had been admitted to St Columba’s hospital in Sligo on May 14 following a psychotic episode when he had kicked his father. She said the incident was totally out of character as Shane Michael would never lay a hand on any of the family.

She told the inquest that he had been smoking cannabis for about six or eight weeks before this. He would not eat in the hospital and would not take medication so he received injections. The coroner heard that the 20-year-old was put in seclusion in St Columba’s after he became agitated and aggressive. Mrs Skeffington said when she wanted to visit her son she was told it might upset him.

After a week they got a call and were told they could visit.

Psychiatrist Dr Donagh O’Neill asked them did they want to bring Shane Michael home. “We were shocked but happy he was coming home,” she told the inquest. He was to continue to take his medication, the drug Olanzapine, but she knew that as he refused to take it in hospital he would not take it at home.

Dr O’Neill confirmed to the inquest that while in hospital Shane Michael had to be restrained and that the medication was administered by injection as he refused to take it orally.

Dr O’Neill told Ciaran Tansey, solicitor for the Skeffington family, that Shane Michael had suffered cannabis induced psychotic symptoms and he would expect these to resolve as long as he stopped using cannabis – even if was not taking the medication.

There was a plan in place which had been online in a letter to the family’s GP and he was satisfied everything had been done correctly.

He told the coroner that he had been “surprised and shocked and also very saddened” by what had happened. Mr Tansey suggested that the family felt that “something fell between the cracks here” .

Mrs Skeffington told the jury that her oldest son failed to keep any of his outpatient appointments after being released “on leave”. A social worker had visited the house once and they had made no secret of the fact that he was not taking his medication. At the end of June, Shane Michael had been formally discharged.

He was quiet after he came out of hospital but tried to keep himself busy, saving turf and helping her with the shopping.

The jury returned a unanimous verdict of unlawful killing in the case of Brandon Skeffington.

They found by a majority verdict that his older brother had died as a result of suicide “as a result of unsound mind”.

The jury recommended that civil society should redouble its efforts to make sure young adults and children are educated about mental health and are encouraged to discuss their problems and fears

Deputy state pathologist Dr Michael Curtis who carried out the post mortems said that Brandon died as a result of three stab wounds which wounded his left lung. His older brother had died as a result of hanging.

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Huawei, Karl Lagerfeld, India: Your Wednesday Briefing

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Huawei’s founder rebukes the U.S., religion-based violence spikes in India, and Karl Lagerfeld’s death leaves a hole in an industry largely defined by him. Here’s the latest:

States sue Trump over national emergency declaration

Days after President Trump declared a national emergency at the border in order to build his long-promised wall, 16 states banded together to challenge him and his top officials in court.

Details: The lawsuit argues that the president doesn’t have the power to divert federal funds to build the wall because Congress controls spending, setting up a constitutional clash over the scope of presidential emergency powers.

What next? The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives is also gearing up to confront the president, including the possibility of bringing its own lawsuit.

Though Congress doesn’t have the power to stop the president from declaring a national emergency, the House and Senate can end the emergency status if they believe the president is acting irresponsibly.

Go deeper: Mr. Trump’s declaration was the first to authorize military action since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Here’s how other presidents have used the emergency power.

Another angle: Our limited-run weekly newsletter, Crossing the Border, offers a deeper understanding of an issue that seems to have taken over the U.S. political agenda.

Mr. Trump’s other problems: Our team of reporters looks at how, over two years of beating back investigations, the president has exposed himself to a widening obstruction of justice inquiry.

Vatican admits to secret rules for priests with children

The Roman Catholic Church confirmed, apparently for the first time, that it has general guidelines for what to do when clerics break celibacy vows and end up fathering children, a growing issue that strikes at the heart of the Vatican’s culture of secrecy.

The children are often the result of affairs with nuns or laywomen while others are the product of rape or abuse — raising uncomfortable questions about whether the church should loosen its celibacy requirements, as other Christian churches have.

By the numbers: While it’s difficult to estimate how many such children exist, one dedicated support group website has 50,000 users in 175 countries.

What next? The children of priests are among the many people who feel they have been wronged by the church and are descending on Rome to press their cause during the Vatican’s landmark meeting on sexual abuse this week.

Huawei founder slams U.S. for ‘politically motivated’ case

Ren Zhengfei accused the U.S. of bringing criminal charges against his daughter, a top executive at the Chinese telecommunication giant, for political reasons.

Mr. Ren made the unusually sharp comments, a departure from his previous reluctance to comment, in an interview with the BBC, as a Canadian judge prepares in coming weeks to hear arguments on whether his daughter, Meng Wanzhou, should be transferred to the U.S. to stand trial.

Background: Ms. Meng was arrested in December by Canadian authorities at the request of the U.S. Last month, the Justice Department accused her and Huawei of trying to steal trade secrets, obstructing a criminal investigation and evading sanctions against Iran.

The arrest added strains to U.S.-China relations already damaged by an escalating trade war and coincided with a U.S. effort to pressure other Western government to turn on Huawei.

Canada has warned the U.S. not to use the extradition process to pursue political ends.

Karl Lagerfeld, a prolific designer who reshaped fashion, is dead at 85

The luxury fashion designer, with his signature dark glasses and powdered white ponytail, was one of the most recognizable faces of an industry he helped define.

Our director of fashion coverage, Vanessa Friedman, called him the most prolific designer of the 20th and 21st centuries. He served as creative director at Chanel since 1983 and Fendi since 1965, and had his own line.

In his 80s, when most of his peers were retiring, he was designing almost 14 new collections a year. Read the full obituary.

Impact: By reinventing and modernizing heritage brands, he dragged them into “the present with a healthy dose of disrespect and a dollop of pop culture.”

Famous quotes: Among the witty aphorisms and quips that were eventually collected in a book, “The World According to Karl”: “Sweatpants are a sign of defeat” and “I’m very much down to earth. Just not this earth.”

Succession plan: Virginie Viard, Mr. Lagerfeld’s right and left hand, is the new creative director at Chanel. Fendi, however, will name a replacement “later.”

Here’s what else is happening

India: A new report by Human Rights Watch found that since India’s 2014 elections brought Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party to power, attacks on religious minorities have spiked and the authorities have blocked investigations into homicides or even filed charges against victims’ families.

Iran: A commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards said at least three Pakistani citizens were among the assailants responsible for killing 27 members of his force in a suicide truck bombing last week, one of the deadliest attacks in the country in years.

McKinsey: The global consulting firm operates a secret $12.3 billion hedge fund, prompting questions about conflicts of interest. The firm says the fund is completely separate from its consulting arm and doesn’t benefit from any inside knowledge.

Honda: The Japanese automaker, grappling with the slowing global market, confirmed that it planned to close its plant in Britain, which employs 3,500 people, by 2021. The news was a blow for the country, which has experienced an exodus of businesses as it prepares to withdraw from the E.U.

Egypt: Officials detained a veteran New York Times correspondent, David Kirkpatrick, after he arrived in Cairo from London, holding him for seven hours without food, water or an explanation before sending him back to London. The case exemplifies the increasingly severe crackdown against the news media under President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

China: A new Zara ad featuring the model Jing Wen with striking crimson lipstick and little other makeup to hide her freckles has created an uproar in a country that views freckles as blemishes. Some online users even accused the Spanish fashion brand of imposing Western beauty standards on Chinese women.

Ai Weiwei: A segment the dissident artist directed for an anthology film, “Berlin, I Love You,” was cut from the final version, and he said the producers told him the reason was that investors, distributors and other partners had raised concerns about his political sensitivity in China.

Bernie Sanders: The Vermont senator and Democratic primary runner-up in the 2016 presidential election embarked on a run for 2020, bringing his liberal populist agenda to an increasingly crowded field.

Australian War Memorial: Plans to expand significantly the Canberra memorial to add more on the country’s role in Iraq and Afghanistan are drawing criticism that the changes will minimize the far larger losses in World War I and II, as well as concern that the current conflicts will be sanitized to legitimize continuing troop deployments.

Nigella Lawson: Two decades after the release of her first book, “How to Eat,” the celebrity home cook reflects on her fame and the scrutiny that came with it. “I remember complaining in the book that no one ate kale anymore,” she told our Australia Fare columnist, Besha Rodell.

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Recipe of the day: Dates add a welcome touch of sweetness to savory sesame chicken with cashews.

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If someone you know is in mourning, here’s what to say (and what not to say).

Back Story

Did Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan nominate President Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize? Mr. Trump says he did, but Mr. Abe has declined to comment, citing a Nobel policy of 50 years of secrecy for the process.

But an insider could always write a tell-all book. In 2015, the longtime secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Geir Lundestad, did just that, infuriating the committee.

Among his revelations: The controversial decision to honor Barack Obama just months into his presidency was intended to strengthen his campaign to rid the world of nuclear weapons. And Mr. Obama considered not going to Norway to accept the award, but realized that would only create more uproar.

Back to Mr. Trump — he is definitely in the running this year. Two Norwegian lawmakers have said that they nominated him after his Singapore meeting with Kim Jong-un of North Korea.

The Nobel is announced in October.

Andrea Kannapell, the briefings editor, wrote today’s Back Story.

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A list of deadly Canadian fires

Seven children, all members of a Syrian family who arrived in Canada about two years ago, died in an early morning house fire Tuesday in Halifax, the worst fire toll in recent memory in Nova Scotia.

Some other deadly Canadian fires:

– January 2018: Four children died in a house fire in Pubnico Head, N.S. The fast-moving fire was ignited by heat coming from a wood stove.

– April 2017: An 80-year-old woman and her three adult sons died in a house fire in St. George, N.B.

– February 2017: A house fire killed a 19-year-old woman and her parents in Brampton, Ont.

– December 2016: A Christmas Eve cottage fire killed a Toronto family of four on Stoney Lake in Douro-Dummer Township near Peterborough, Ont.

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– December 2016: Four boys between the ages of three months and seven years old died alongside their father in a house fire on the Oneida Nation of the Thames First Nation near London, Ont.

– March 2016: Three generations of a single family died in March 2016 when a fire decimated a home on the Pikangikum First Nation. The nine victims included a months-old infant.

– February 2015: Four brothers died in a house fire southeast of Kane, Man. Their mother escaped with three of their siblings, but the boys were sleeping on the second floor of a two-storey farmhouse and could not get out.

– March 2014: Three teenagers died in a fire in an empty building in Charlottetown, P.E.I.

– January 2014: A fire at the Residence du Havre nursing home in L’Isle-Verte, Que., killed 32 people.

– March 2011: A grandfather and his two grandchildren died in a fire in God’s Lake Narrows, Man.

– June 2009: A retirement home blaze in Orillia, Ont., killed four people.

– August 1980: Twenty-one people died in a nursing home fire in Mississauga, Ont.

– December 1976: Twenty-two people died in a nursing home fire in Goulds, N.L.

– 1969: A nursing home fire in Notre-Dame-du-Lac, Que., claimed 54 lives.

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