Beto O’Rourke to Announce 2020 Presidential Bid

Beto O'Rourke launched a run on Thursday for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, hoping his message and the fame gained from his unsuccessful election challenge against U.S. The Iowa trip will be the first test of whether O'Rourke can conver... More..

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All US diplomats have left Venezuela: Mike Pompeo
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

All US diplomats have left Venezuela: Mike Pompeo

The giant USA flag was lowered at the sprawling hillside embassy shortly before the roughly 20 diplomatic personnel left for the airport Thursday morning. Some neighbourhoods in the northwestern city of Maracai...More..

Malaysia releases Indonesian suspected of killing Kim Jong Nam
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Malaysia releases Indonesian suspected of killing Kim Jong Nam

A smiling Siti Aisyah (27), who had been facing the possibility of a death sentence in Malaysia in the morning, was by evening rushed by officials through Jakarta's main airport to her emotional parents. ...More..

by | Friday, March 15, 2019

President Trump talks trade & economic relations with Irish prime minister

Varadkar, sitting alongside Trump at the White House, said he looked forward to discussing Brexit with Trump and that he would like to see a European trade deal with the United States. "Varadkar took Pence ...More..

The best and the worst city to live in Latin America
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

The best and the worst city to live in Latin America

Auckland, Munich, and Vancouver - the highest ranking North American city for the last decade - came in joint third. In Asia, Singapore has the highest quality of living at 25th place, followed by Tokyo and...More..

Flood warnings as cyclone Idai hits Zim
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Flood warnings as cyclone Idai hits Zim

According to recent report from the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DODMA), the death toll from the floods and heavy rains has risen to 45 and over 577 injured and over 90,000 households affected. ...More..

Iran's Secret Oil Tanker Mission
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Iran's Secret Oil Tanker Mission

U.S. sanctions against Iran were reinstated previous year after the United States withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which provided for the relief of economic sanctions against Tehran...More..

US State Dept. No Longer Calling Golan, Gaza, West Bank 'Occupied Territory'
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

US State Dept. No Longer Calling Golan, Gaza, West Bank 'Occupied Territory'

A separate section in the State Department report, on the West Bank and Gaza , did not include the terms "occupied" or under "occupation" in referring to the Palestinian territories. Israel captured the Golan ...More..

Portland Students Prepare for Worldwide Climate Strike
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Portland Students Prepare for Worldwide Climate Strike

The activist, who was named one of TIME's Most Influential Teens of 2018 , has inspired hundreds of thousands of students at schools around the world to hold strikes in an effort to urge their leaders to a...More..

Sandy Hook victims' families can proceed with their case against gun manufacturer
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Sandy Hook victims' families can proceed with their case against gun manufacturer

Gun rights supporters bashed the decision as judicial activism and overreach. The families argued that the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the weapon negligently entrusted to civilian consumers an...More..

New Zealand Police Investigating Possible Mass Shooting At Mosque
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

New Zealand Police Investigating Possible Mass Shooting At Mosque

Multiple people are dead and four are in custody after mass shootings in two Christchurch mosques, in what Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has labelled " one of New Zealand's darkest days ". Mohammed Nazir sa...More..

Senate Passes War Powers Resolution to End Complicity in Yemen War
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Senate Passes War Powers Resolution to End Complicity in Yemen War

His legislation calls for an end to a USA role in hostilities in Yemen, a nation of almost 30 million people at the tip of the Arabian Peninsula, where fighting between the Saudi-backed government and the Houth...More..

Bernie Sanders aide defends Omar with term seen as anti-Semitic, apologizes
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Bernie Sanders aide defends Omar with term seen as anti-Semitic, apologizes

She deleted the Facebook posts after Politico confronted her about her remarks. "I want to talk about the political influence in this country that says it is OK for people to push for allegiance to a foreig...More..

Killed, 32 Injured as Foot Over Bridge Collapses Near CST Platform
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Killed, 32 Injured as Foot Over Bridge Collapses Near CST Platform

While six injured were admitted to the nearby St George hospital, 10 were shifted to the GT hospital, he said. The actor tweeted that he is perturbed after getting to know about the news of the bridge collapse....More..

Bangladesh cricket team forced to flee Christchurch Mosque after shooting incident
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Bangladesh cricket team forced to flee Christchurch Mosque after shooting incident

Police placed all of the city's schools on lockdown amid the incident. calling a "serious ongoing firearms incident". People in central Christchurch have been urged to stay indoors and report any suspicious...More..

Boeing Suspends Deliveries of 737 Max Jets
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Boeing Suspends Deliveries of 737 Max Jets

The Federal Aviation Administration said findings from the crash site near Addis and "newly refined satellite data" warranted "further investigation of the possibility of a shared cause for the two incidents". ...More..

House Votes 420-0 for Public Release of Mueller Report
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

House Votes 420-0 for Public Release of Mueller Report

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a non-binding resolution on Thursday calling for Mueller's report to be released to Congress and the public. Justin Amash, R-Mich., Matt Gaetz, R-Fla....More..

Rockets Fired From Gaza At Tel Aviv, Explosions Heard: Israeli Military
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Rockets Fired From Gaza At Tel Aviv, Explosions Heard: Israeli Military

Israel's Channel 10 news said Thursday, citing anonymous military officials, that one of the rockets landed in an uninhabited area, and that there were no reports of injuries. In addition to Hamas, Gaza is ho...More..

Al Gore-led group encourages students to ditch school for climate change
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Al Gore-led group encourages students to ditch school for climate change

Speaking to Reuters , Thunberg had said: "I think this movement is very important". But Friday's protest is billed as the biggest so far. Thousands of school students from Russell to Invercargill are exp...More..

Trump says Europe is 'being ripped apart' by Brexit
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Trump says Europe is 'being ripped apart' by Brexit

David Sterling, the head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service, warned in December of an upsurge in smuggling. They insist that such measures will be temporary and claim it is the only way to prevent a hard...More..

IPhone miraculously saves man from death by arrow
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

IPhone miraculously saves man from death by arrow

A 43-year-old man stopped his vehicle at his driveway at a Nimbin property on Wednesday morning and noticed a man he knew, reportedly armed with the archery gear, NSW police said. This would sound like a tall t...More..

Conservatives Jump to Tucker Carlson's Defense
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Conservatives Jump to Tucker Carlson's Defense

A Fox News spokesman did not respond to a request for comment on Carlson's remarks about the Miss Teen USA contestant. Fox News had $1.09 billion in ad revenue a year ago, a 7.2 percent increase over 2017...More..

Soldiers to learn whether they face Bloody Sunday prosecutions
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Soldiers to learn whether they face Bloody Sunday prosecutions

But in 2017, it emerged that the PPS was considering prosecuting up to 18 paratroopers who were involved in the massacre as well as two former Official IRA men. It cost a quarter of a billion dollars and its co...More..

DUP 'to analyse' changes to Brexit deal
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

DUP 'to analyse' changes to Brexit deal

This means UK Prime Minister Theresa May is even less likely to win Parliament's approval for her Brexit deal with the European Union this evening. Even if they formally get on board, though, there will be ...More..

Malaysia won't drop case against Vietnamese in Kim killing
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Malaysia won't drop case against Vietnamese in Kim killing

Huong, 30, has been trial for a year and a half over the 2017 assassination of Kim Jong Nam at Kuala Lumpur airport that shocked the world. " Vietnam will request Malaysia to give fair treatment to Huong...More..

Trump calls Apple CEO 'Tim Apple'
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Trump calls Apple CEO 'Tim Apple'

In a tweet , Trump said he didn't mistake the name, just tried to shorten it. According to Axios , while entertaining RNC donors at Mar-a-Lago this weekend, Mr. " Tim Apple , yeah, one of the three famous...More..

Brexit backstop legal risk 'unchanged': UK's Cox
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Brexit backstop legal risk 'unchanged': UK's Cox

At a joint news conference, May and Juncker claimed to have succeeded. But Attorney General Geoffrey Cox said in a written opinion the assurances left the legal risk of the United Kingdom being locked i...More..

Gambino crime family boss Frank Cali shot dead outside Staten Island home
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Gambino crime family boss Frank Cali shot dead outside Staten Island home

A panicked family member called 911, telling a dispatcher Cali was deliberately run over before he was shot, sources said. Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali is said to have taken over the running of the organisatio...More..

Decision time: Brexit deal returns to parliament
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Decision time: Brexit deal returns to parliament

Downing Street said Mrs May's focus now was "getting on with the work required to allow MPs to support the deal and to bring this stage of the process to an end". "We're at five minutes to midnight, so it's got...More..

Sushilkumar Shinde, Priya Dutt, Raj Babbar in Congress 2nd list
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Sushilkumar Shinde, Priya Dutt, Raj Babbar in Congress 2nd list

JD (S) has already announced Gowda's grandsons Nikhil Kumaraswamy and Prajwal Revanna as candidates from the party bastions of Mandya and Hassan respectively. The Congress and JD (S), which fought bitterly agai...More..