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Cyclone Kenneth: East Africa residents brace for deadly storm Cyclone Kenneth: East Africa residents brace for deadly storm
- April 26, 2019

Ahead of Kenneth's arrival, evacuations have also been ordered in coastal areas of neighbouring Tanzania . The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said it was "watching the approaching tropical storm in northeastern Mozambique closely". Earlier today, a number of media outlets and weather services shared maps, satellite images, and radar scans of the storm, underscoring the cyclone's enormous scale. (more...)
Kim, Putin Vow Closer Ties at Vladivostok Summit Kim, Putin Vow Closer Ties at Vladivostok Summit
- April 26, 2019

He was prominent at a second summit between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump in Vietnam in February, which broke down over disagreement on ending the North's nuclear programme. The summit could allow Putin to try to increase his influence in regional politics and the standoff over North Korea's nuclear program. The late Kim Jong Il made three trips to Russian Federation, the last time in 2011. (more...)
Britain 'approves' Huawei role in 5G network Britain 'approves' Huawei role in 5G network
- April 26, 2019

Home Secretary Sajid Javid , Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox and International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt expressed concerns about the agreement, the paper noted. (more...)
Three children of Asos billionaire killed in Sri Lanka attacks Three children of Asos billionaire killed in Sri Lanka attacks
- April 25, 2019

He declined to give any additional detail surrounding the the incident, and asked that the media respect the family's privacy. "We pray for his soul, and for his family and friends", the email from Pearson's CEO John Fallon said. He is though to be Denmark's richest man and is also one of the biggest private landowners in Scotland . A few days before the attacks , Alma shared an Instagram photo describing "three little bears" - thought to show three of the children - in front of a ... (more...)
PM Imran condoles with Lanka premier after Easter carnage PM Imran condoles with Lanka premier after Easter carnage
- April 25, 2019

The Sri Lankan government is now under fire after the Prime Minister admitted intelligence agencies had information that could have stopped the attacks if it had been passed on correctly. The FBI and USA military are helping to investigate, she said. The government has acknowledged it received warnings that a local extremist group was threatening churches. (more...)
Pakistan and Iran decide to open more border crossings and markets Pakistan and Iran decide to open more border crossings and markets
- April 25, 2019

During his stay, Khan and Rouhani announced the creation of a joint anti-terrorism force to police the countries border areas. He and accompanying high-ranking eco-political delegation started their Iran's tour from holy city of Mashad, northeastern Iran, indicating that Pakistan and Iran are the two Muslim and friendly states and enjoy religious commonalities as well. (more...)
British Conservatives Plotting to Force Theresa May Out Over Brexit Delay British Conservatives Plotting to Force Theresa May Out Over Brexit Delay
- April 24, 2019

The three Conservative MPs blamed "a shift to the right" in their party and the government's "disastrous handling of Brexit ", while Labour MP cited their party's stance on leaving the European Union , along with the leadership's handling of anti-Semitism. (more...)
Brothers Allegedly Involved in Jussie Smollett's Brothers Allegedly Involved in Jussie Smollett's "attack" Sue Actors Lawyers for Defamation
- April 24, 2019

Abel and Ola Osundairo filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Chicago accusing Smollett's attorneys Mark Geragos and Tina Glandian of making false public statements about them that have damaged them both emotionally and economically. (more...)
Trump state visit in June announced amid protest threats Trump state visit in June announced amid protest threats
- April 24, 2019

In July past year, Trump visited the United Kingdom for the first time as president, though that was not a state visit, which typically features royal pomp including a banquet with the queen at Buckingham Palace. Commons Speaker John Bercow was urged last week to allow Mr Trump to address Parliament after rumours of the state visit began circulating. When US President touched down at London Stanstead with wife Melania Trump on July 12 previous year, he did enjoy numerous trappings ... (more...)
Russian town shuts down as Putin prepares to meet Kim Jong Russian town shuts down as Putin prepares to meet Kim Jong
- April 24, 2019

There are some indications the meeting will be held this week in the far-eastern port of Vladivostok, not too far from Russia's border with the North. He said that Russian energy, oil and gas could be in high demand in North Korea, while skilled North Korean labourers could bring great benefits to the underpopulated Russian far-eastern region. (more...)
Explosions In Libya Capital After Late Night Air Strike Explosions In Libya Capital After Late Night Air Strike
- April 24, 2019

Libyan fighters loyal to the Government of National Accord drive a jeep mounted with a heavy weapon during clashes with strongman Khalifa Haftar's forces south of Tripoli on Saturday. Mustafa al-Mejii, a spokesman for the GNA's military operation, said his forces "have launched a new phase of attack". The White House says President Trump has spoken to Gen Haftar , suggesting the USA may also endorse a new government under his command. (more...)
Natural disaster of Magnitude 6.1 jolts Philippines, tremors in Manila Natural disaster of Magnitude 6.1 jolts Philippines, tremors in Manila
- April 23, 2019

Initial reports from the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) indicated that brownouts occurred in parts of Pangasinan, Pampanga, La Union, and Bataan. "This was the second strongest quake I've felt in my entire life", she told AFP as she joined hundreds of others in the courtyard of an office building, waiting for the all clear. (more...)
Easter: Anyaso urge Christians to emulate Christ, affirm hope of everlasting life Easter: Anyaso urge Christians to emulate Christ, affirm hope of everlasting life
- April 23, 2019

This special occasion is a time of reflection, and a chance to spend quality time with loved ones while taking part in festivities or community gatherings. Let Easter blessings be showered on you. In several places, bishops and senior priests led the Easter mass and shared the message of spiritual revival with devotees. (more...)
Hurricane Michael made landfall as Category 5 storm Hurricane Michael made landfall as Category 5 storm
- April 23, 2019

It also becomes the third hurricane to strike Florida as a Category 5, and its October landfall made it the latest a storm this strong has ever struck United States shores. The mayor of Mexico Beach said his city has compiled 1 million cubic yards of debris from the storm. NOAA said the change in category came about after a thorough look at "surface winds, surface pressures, satellite intensity estimates and Doppler radar velocities - including data and analyses that were not available in ... (more...)
Sanders says no culture of lying at the White House Sanders says no culture of lying at the White House
- April 23, 2019

Speaking Friday on a panel on CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront, Ryan said Sanders should have been fired for lying to the press. "They said I should deserve a lifetime of harassment, but certainly never had somebody say that I should be decapitated", Sanders said, reported Mediate. (more...)
Sanders Doubles Down On Comey Comments To Fox News Sanders Doubles Down On Comey Comments To Fox News
- April 22, 2019

The report released Thursday stated that Sanders conceded to the special counsel's office she had a "slip of the tongue" when she told the media that "countless members of the FBI" had lost faith in Comey. "That's what they wrote". The president's lawyer said that he did dictate the statement. But Sanders responded that she stood by the fact that agents were frustrated by Comey. (more...)
Mike Huckabee, CNN Analyst Clash Over Sarah Sanders Mike Huckabee, CNN Analyst Clash Over Sarah Sanders
- April 22, 2019

The report went on to say: "She also recalled that her statement in a separate press interview that rank-and-file Federal Bureau of Investigation agents had lost confidence in Comey was a comment she made 'in the heat of the moment;' that was not founded on anything ". (more...)
Zookeeper attacked by tiger, transported to hospital in Kansas Zookeeper attacked by tiger, transported to hospital in Kansas
- April 21, 2019

The zoo keeper was alert and awake when she was rushed to a hospital, where she was listed in stable condition, city of Topeka spokeswoman Molly Hadfield said. this could have been a very different outcome". The news site reports that Shawnee County Dispatch were called just after 9.30am local time following reports of a tiger attack. (more...)
ACLU Warns of ACLU Warns of "Fascist Militia" Holding Migrant Border Crossers at Gunpoint
- April 21, 2019

A spokesman for New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said state and local authorities are looking into the matter. New Mexico's Otero County declared a state of emergency Wednesday and asked the governor to use the National Guard to re-open CBP checkpoints. (more...)
Sunny For Easter 2019! Sunny For Easter 2019!
- April 21, 2019

The official Dutch beach season starts at the end of May and many beaches do not yet have lifeguards. Mostly sunny Sunday through Tuesday, highs around or a bit above 90. Finally, Sunday looks like it will be dry in many areas, according to the national forecaster. We have seen lots of sunshine for your Passover/Good Friday. (more...)
Ocasio-Cortez Says She Will Support Trump Impeachment Resolution Ocasio-Cortez Says She Will Support Trump Impeachment Resolution
- April 21, 2019

The FBI had been looking into Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential campaign for months before Trump was even elected. Timothy Flanigan, a former Justice Department colleague of Barr's , said the attorney general's summary of Mueller's report accurately reflected his findings. (more...)
Severe weather outbreak hits East Coast just before long weekend Severe weather outbreak hits East Coast just before long weekend
- April 21, 2019

Motorists are being urged to avoid part of a major interstate that runs through SC after a line of storms downed trees and left the roadway scattered with debris. Charleston County government offices, including the downtown judicial center, will also close at 2 p.m. Most of the Triad is under an Enhanced Risk for severe weather. (more...)
Zookeeper hospitalized after tiger attack at Topeka Zoo Zookeeper hospitalized after tiger attack at Topeka Zoo
- April 21, 2019

Topeka Zoo director Brendan Wiley says the zookeeper was awake and alert when she was taken by ambulance to a hospital. It has since reopened with the exception of the tiger enclosure. Although Wiley was not able to give many concrete details about the incident, which is still being investigated, he shared that the attack happened because "one way or another... (more...)
Mueller report examines '10 episodes' of potential obstruction by Trump - Barr Mueller report examines '10 episodes' of potential obstruction by Trump - Barr
- April 21, 2019

And the way it was framed was pretty much exactly what people were concerned about on Wednesday night when the Barr news conference was announced. DETROW: Yeah. Rep. Jerry Nadler , D-N.Y., the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, called on special counsel Robert Mueller to testify before his panel "as soon as possible". (more...)
Russian Federation closes Vladivostok school building ahead of Kim, Putin summit Russian Federation closes Vladivostok school building ahead of Kim, Putin summit
- April 20, 2019

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said in a statement explaining the decision: "The United States and our like-minded partners remain committed to achieving the final, fully verified denuclearization of North Korea and believe that the full implementation of North Korea-related UN Security Council resolutions is crucial to a successful outcome". (more...)
Avalanche in Banff National Park; 3 climbers presumed dead Avalanche in Banff National Park; 3 climbers presumed dead
- April 20, 2019

But it's even worse for his wife". "He always followed his own path and lived his dream". The peak lies near the border between BC and Alberta in the Canadian Rockies. The company says renowned American alpinist Jess Roskelley and Austrian climbers David Lama and Hansjörg Auer are missing . In 2003 at age 20, Jess Roskelley was the youngest American to have scaled Everest. (more...)
Photo evidence in Louisiana church fires points to suspect Photo evidence in Louisiana church fires points to suspect
- April 20, 2019

His arrest came over two weeks after the first fire broke out at the St Mary Baptist Church, followed by the Greater Union Baptist Church and Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Opelousas, which were each more than 100 years old. In the aftermath of the Notre Dame fire , a GoFundMe for the burned churches has gone viral , with the amount raised spiking from $50,000 on Sunday to over $1 million Wednesday morning. (more...)
Mueller report: Congress mulls next step on obstruction question Mueller report: Congress mulls next step on obstruction question
- April 20, 2019

The president said Wall Street Journal writer Kimberley Strassel "should get the Pulitzer" for her reporting on the origins of the investigation. In one striking scene, Mueller recounts how Trump called McGahn twice at home and directed him to set Mueller's firing in motion. (more...)
London Climate Activists Chain Themselves to Jeremy Corbyn's Home London Climate Activists Chain Themselves to Jeremy Corbyn's Home
- April 20, 2019

Environmental activists in the United Kingdom took their protest to Heathrow Airport on Friday after days of demonstrations caused road closures and transport chaos across London . Police surround environmental protestors near Heathrow Airport in London on Friday. Several hours later, shortly before 5.30pm, after protesters were removed from the boat, the Metropolitan Police said arrest numbers for the day had reached 106, bringing the total since Monday to 682. (more...)
Dog rescued 220km from Thai coast by rig workers Dog rescued 220km from Thai coast by rig workers
- April 19, 2019

The workers don't know how the dog ended up in the water so far from the coast, speculating that he may have fallen from a boat, Payalaw said. Cold and shivering, the plucky canine was nicknamed Boonrod by his rescuers - Thai for " survivor from karma". (more...)
Americans, frequent visitors to Notre-Dame, begin fundraising efforts Americans, frequent visitors to Notre-Dame, begin fundraising efforts
- April 19, 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to rebuild the 12th Century cathedral describing the incident as a "terrible tragedy". The French president pledged to rebuild a cathedral that he called "a part of us", and appealed for national and global help to do so. (more...)
Severe weather possible Thursday Severe weather possible Thursday
- April 19, 2019

A *FLASH FLOOD WATCH* is posted for areas north of I-12 until 10pm. Timing is always a challenge, especially in the afternoon and evening hours with an approaching squall line of storms. Strong storms covered much of Louisiana. This line will be capable of widespread damaging wind gusts and possibly embedded tornadoes. With strong winds and diffluence aloft, a strong low-level jet, deep moisture, and some instability, these factors will increase the wind shear and dynamics, allowing for the ... (more...)
Oil Industry Relieved After Major Conservative Win In Alberta Oil Industry Relieved After Major Conservative Win In Alberta
- April 18, 2019

However, he acknowledged in a statement that the United Conservative Party faces a "formidable task" to create the conditions that will allow the oil and gas sector in Western Canada to thrive again after years of hard times. In his victory speech on Tuesday night, Jason Kenney repeated his promise that he will fight back against USA -funded groups that he accuses of economic sabotage by preventing Alberta from exporting oil in any direction but south. (more...)
Former Massachusetts governor Weld launches GOP primary bid Former Massachusetts governor Weld launches GOP primary bid
- April 18, 2019

Welds chances are likely to get bad: According to surveys by the opinion research Institute Gallup Trump enjoys among supporters of the Republicans for months, the consent values on the order of 90 percent. Sitting presidents do not usually face internal challengers, and only a few have ever been denied renomination by their party. Trump's campaign raised more than $30 million in the first quarter of 2019, it said on Sunday, far outpacing the sums raised by individual Democratic candidates ... (more...)
Andy Barr calls on Congresswoman Alexandria Osasio-Cortez to apologize Andy Barr calls on Congresswoman Alexandria Osasio-Cortez to apologize
- April 17, 2019

Fox News senior strategic analyst Gen. Jack Keane (Ret.) on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez suggesting cuts to USA funding to Israel and the debate over efforts to improve US border security. Ilhan Omar , a Minnesota Democrat, whom Republican critics have accused of belittling the September 11 terrorist attacks. "We recommend she engage with Dem leaders Eliot Engel, Nita Lowey, & Ted Deutch before contemplating the future of USA military aid to Israel", the group said. (more...)
500,000 People Impacted As Extinction Rebellion Activists Close Roads Across London 500,000 People Impacted As Extinction Rebellion Activists Close Roads Across London
- April 17, 2019

On Monday police confirmed that 122 protesters had been arrested over the previous 24 hours, mostly on suspicion of blocking roads, but five of the arrests were for allegedly causing criminal damage to the London office of energy firm Shell. (more...)
Trump suggests Fox News censored MAGA supporters at Bernie Sanders town hall Trump suggests Fox News censored MAGA supporters at Bernie Sanders town hall
- April 17, 2019

Sanders is running for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, and he'd been promising to release his returns for several weeks. The CAP was founded by John Podesta, who later chaired Hillary Clinton's 2016 election campaign. (more...)
Google blocks Chinese app TikTok in India after court order Google blocks Chinese app TikTok in India after court order
- April 17, 2019

ByteDance contended in front of the Supreme Court that the app is like any other social media platform, and singling out of TikTok is discriminatory and arbitrary and that the "disproportionate" ban has resulted in infringement of fundamental right to freedom of speech and expression. (more...)
Boeing should rebrand 737 Max jet after deadly crashes, tweets Trump Boeing should rebrand 737 Max jet after deadly crashes, tweets Trump
- April 16, 2019

Approximately 115 flights a day will be canceled through August 19, representing about 1.5% of the airline's total daily flights, they said. American has previously said that all flights that were originally scheduled on a MAX plane will not be canceled, with some being substituted with other aircraft. (more...)
Man arrested after boy falls from balcony at United States shopping centre Man arrested after boy falls from balcony at United States shopping centre
- April 16, 2019

Bloomington Chief of Police, Jeff Potts , said: "Additional information from witnesses indicated the five-year-old might have been pushed or thrown". Potts said he couldn't give an update on the boy's status, except to say that he's being cared for at the hospital and that his parents are with him. (more...)
Ecuador spread lies about WikiLeaks founder - Julian Assange's lawyer Ecuador spread lies about WikiLeaks founder - Julian Assange's lawyer
- April 16, 2019

Two far-left German MPs, Heike Hansel and Sevim Dagdelen of Die Linke, and a Spanish Green member of the European Parliament, Ana Miranda, had been due to meet their "friend" Assange in London's Ecuadoran embassy later on Monday. Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno withdrew Assange's political asylum this week, opening the way for his seizure by British police. "I'm a friend of Julian Assange ". (more...)
DOJ: Mueller Report Likely to Be Released Thursday DOJ: Mueller Report Likely to Be Released Thursday
- April 16, 2019

Barr stepped on his own announcement that the redacted report would likely be out some day this week when he told a Senate committee he believes the Department of Justice, under the previous administration, spied on Donald Trump's campaign. (more...)
Kentucky Rep.: AOC Must Apologize to Crenshaw Before Coal Mine Visit Kentucky Rep.: AOC Must Apologize to Crenshaw Before Coal Mine Visit
- April 16, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez then shared her truth. Stepping into the dustup, Ocasio-Cortez tweeted: "In 2018, right-wing extremists were behind nearly ALL US domestic terrorist killings. Dan Crenshaw to "do something" about terrorism. The New York Post denounced Omar on their cover on Thursday, which featured an image of the Twin Towers ablaze after the planes hit with the words "Here's Your Something". (more...)
Democrats demand Trump tax returns by April 23 Democrats demand Trump tax returns by April 23
- April 16, 2019

But Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., said sanctuary cities showed contempt for the law, though he didn't know whether there were any legal concerns with transporting migrants to the locales. "I will follow the law", Mnuchin told the cable network, adding that he would also review related "constitutional issues" carefully. Oakland Mayor Libby Shaaf responded to Trump with a tweet saying, "It's time to stop fanning hate and division". (more...)
Student Dies After Tripping, Falling From Tower At Fordham University Student Dies After Tripping, Falling From Tower At Fordham University
- April 16, 2019

Students were then told they needed to take a photo outside one of the top windows with against the skyline. Another student, Anne, told the New York Post: "I think they were posting on Instagram when it happened". "There's the three things you have to do at Fordham", said Lili Huang, a 21-year-old, told the Times . School officials confirmed the letter to The Post . (more...)
London police open fire after vehicle rams Ukrainian ambassador’s auto London police open fire after vehicle rams Ukrainian ambassador’s auto
- April 15, 2019

As the spokesman explained, a person inside the auto that rammed into the diplomat's vehicle posed a threat and thus police had to open fire. When they arrived, the silver Mercedes was said to have been driven at police officers and collided with a number of parked vehicles near the Ukrainian embassy. (more...)
Second Brexit referendum vote could happen, says Hammond Second Brexit referendum vote could happen, says Hammond
- April 14, 2019

Farage said he did not want to be a part of a party that promoted "violence, criminal records and thuggery". She urged members of Parliament to take stock and "reflect" over a 10-day Easter break that starts Friday. May was addressing lawmakers just hours after returning from a special summit in Brussels at which the other 27 European Union leaders delayed Britain's scheduled departure from the bloc from this Friday to October 31. (more...)
Sudan coup: Military reaches out to protesters Sudan coup: Military reaches out to protesters
- April 14, 2019

Burhan now has the tough task of persuading the tens of thousands of protesters who remain on the streets that he is not just another general from the Bashir regime but is genuinely committed to civilian-led reform. The leader was indicted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) after allegations of genocide in Sudan's Darfur region surfaced. Bashir's fall came after months of unrest in Sudan that was sparked in December over rising prices. (more...)
Army of lawyers prepares for Assange extradition battle Army of lawyers prepares for Assange extradition battle
- April 14, 2019

He sought refuge in the Knightsbridge embassy in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden on sexual assault charges. With Assange facing extradition proceedings and up to five years in federal prison on the United States computer hacking charge, shadow home secretary Diane Abbott told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that the UK should resist handing him over. (more...)
Who Is Ola Bini? Swedish Developer Who Visited Assange Arrested In Ecuador Who Is Ola Bini? Swedish Developer Who Visited Assange Arrested In Ecuador
- April 14, 2019

The WikiLeaks co-founder was dramatically arrested on Thursday at the Ecuadorian embassy in London where he had been holed up for nearly seven years. "I don't think politicians should be saying he should or should not be. extradited", he said. A spokesman for the Swedish Prosecution Authority said they were following the news of Assange's arrest. (more...)