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People Facebook and YouTube defend response to Christchurch videos
Author: 0 Facebook and YouTube defend response to Christchurch videos

The massacre unfolded in Christchurch on Friday, and at least 50 people were killed in two separate mosques. Sonderby said Facebook is committed to working with leaders in New Zealand and other governments to help counter hate speech and the threat of terrorism.

People The hilarious reason France’s European Union minister named her cat ‘Brexit’
Author: 0 The hilarious reason France’s European Union minister named her cat ‘Brexit’

Mrs May's spokesman said she voiced her "absolute determination" that MPs should have another chance to vote on her Brexit deal, despite the bombshell intervention of the Commons Speaker. Bercow - whose booming cries of "Orderrrrr!" have made him something of a global celebrity - has often used his office to boost the influence of backbench lawmakers, to the annoyance of May's government.

People Cookstown St Patrick’s Day: three teenagers die after ‘crush’ at hotel party
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An investigation has been launched by the PSNI into the circumstances surrounding the tragic incident. It was also known that a third teenager was gravely ill in hospital and it appeared likely that the grim death toll would rise. "They came home very, very shaken with rumours that some people had died". Catherine McHugh, principal at St Patrick's College in Dungannon , where Lauren was a pupil, described her as a "leader among her peers and a quiet, strong and loyal presence".

People Michael Cohen was $22M in debt because of his taxi medallions
Author: 0 Michael Cohen was $22M in debt because of his taxi medallions

The release provides extensive detail about Cohen's financial crimes, but a section detailing Cohen's campaign finance violations is completely redacted. District Judge William H. Pauley III came after nine news organizations sought the release of the information. Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison by Pauley in December for multiple crimes, including campaign finance violations stemming from payments Cohen made or helped orchestrate in 2016 that were created to silence women who ...

People Warren supports elimination of electoral college
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Many Democrats, including Warren, have disparaged the electoral college following the presidential election results in 2000 and 2016, when Al Gore and Hillary Clinton both won the national popular vote, yet lost the electoral college vote and, as a result, the presidency.

People Ardern Says New Zealand Shooter Will Be Nameless, Not Famous
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She started her address to the Parliament with Muslim greeting, Assalam-u-alaikum (Peace be unto you), saying Naeem Rashid has laid down his life to save lives of worshippers gathered inside the mosque. "While identification may seem straightforward, the reality is much more complex, particularly in a situation like this", the police statement said.

People Supreme Court agrees to hear deadly DC sniper shootings case
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The Kansas Attorney General's Office said Monday the U.S. Supreme Court is taking on the appeal of James Kraig Kahler. The state argued that Court precedent only applies when there is a mandatory sentence of life without parole. In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled that life sentences with parole are unconstitutional for juveniles. As is typical, the justices did not make any comment in agreeing to hear the case.

People Rep. Nunes Files Massive Lawsuit Against Twitter For Anti-Conservative Smear Campaigns
Author: 0 Rep. Nunes Files Massive Lawsuit Against Twitter For Anti-Conservative Smear Campaigns

In the complaint, filed Monday in the Henrico county, Virginia circuit court, Nunes says Twitter attempted to derail his work on the House Intelligence Committee by "knowingly hosting and monetizing content that is clearly abusive, hateful and defamatory - providing both a voice and financial incentive to the defamers - thereby facilitating defamation on its platform".

People Facebook pulls 1.5 million mass murder videos
Author: 0 Facebook pulls 1.5 million mass murder videos

It said Sunday that it's trying to take down the video in any form, including clips of it that don't feature any graphic content as well as posts expressing praise or support for the shooting. Facebook said it "quickly" removed the video, plus the gunman's account and Instagram , and in the first 24 hours scrubbed 1.5 million videos worldwide "of which 1.2 million were blocked at upload".

People White House Aide Says 'Absurd' to Link Mosque Shooter, Trump
Author: 0 White House Aide Says 'Absurd' to Link Mosque Shooter, Trump

Reacting to the shooting , Trump via Twitter stated that the media is trying to place the blame on him. "One thing's for sure, white supremacists, neo-Nazi groups, they look at governments as complicit, guilty, and target government for punishment", Ellison continued.

People 'Morning Joe' on Trump's 'Abhorrent' McCain Tweets: 'He Is Not Well'
Author: 0 'Morning Joe' on Trump's 'Abhorrent' McCain Tweets: 'He Is Not Well'

McCain "stepped forward to risk his life for his country, served honorably under hard circumstances, and was one of the most consequential senators in the history of the body", Graham said in a two-tweet response. Lindsey Graham also came to McCain's defense, writing in a pair of tweets that the late senator "was one of the most consequential senators in the history of the body" and "Nothing about his service will ever be changed or diminished".

People Accused Christchurch gunman sacks lawyer and 'will represent himself at trial'
Author: 0 Accused Christchurch gunman sacks lawyer and 'will represent himself at trial'

He grew up in the small town of Grafton in Australia, but had travelled widely in recent years. The role of social media has also come under the spotlight, after the gunman livestreamed his rampage on Facebook . Mass shootings and violent crime are rare in New Zealand, a country of almost 5 million people. The store "detected nothing extraordinary", about the buyer, he said.

People President Erdogan says New Zealand suspect targeted Turkey
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Missing from most news media coverage about Erdogan's controversial use of the New Zealand attack footage at campaign rallies is that in at least one event the Turkish strongman screened a version of the video that first zeroes in on a tweet from Yair Netanyahu about Istanbul while serious music is playing in the background.

People New Zealand says it needs to do more
Author: 0 New Zealand says it needs to do more

A Facebook account bearing the same name as the alleged gunman apparently livestreamed the massacre on Facebook, and a manifesto was posted on a Twitter account by the same name as well. On Sunday, New Zealand's government informed Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other online platforms that sharing any version of the footage, including those edited to remove graphic content, is a violation of the law.

People Three teens die in Tyrone disco incident
Author: 0 Three teens die in Tyrone disco incident

It is believed a large group of young people were in attendance. The PSNI are also urging anyone with footage to hand it over to the police instead of posting it on social media. "A major investigation is now underway, however preliminary information suggests a crush took place", a PSNI spokesperson said. "It is heartbreaking that an event which should have been fun for these youngsters on St.

People Trump Continues Attacks on McCain in Latest Tweets
Author: 0 Trump Continues Attacks on McCain in Latest Tweets

He added that the reports that McCain leaked the dossier are "unfortunately a very dark stain" on the senator's record. McCain had denied being the source for BuzzFeed after it published the dossier, but acknowledged giving it to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

People Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Unfavorable Rating Climbs: Gallup
Author: 0 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Unfavorable Rating Climbs: Gallup

Before her election to Congress, when many of her nuanced views remained relatively unknown to most Americans, Ocasio-Cortez registered a net favorability rating of just negative 2 percent. Maybe, with her political stance, Ocasio-Cortez should investigate progressive high-intensity interval workouts. The 29-year-old congresswoman also embarrassed herself during a House Oversight Committee Hearing this last week when she questioned Wells Fargo's CEO.

People Multiple people injured in shooting in Dutch city of Utrecht
Author: 0 Multiple people injured in shooting in Dutch city of Utrecht

The media is reporting that a gunman fired indiscriminately at people on the tram. Three helicopters have been despatched. The shooting is now over, however the police operation is ongoing and emergency responders and ambulances are at the scene, according to CNN.

People Pakistanis Among New Zealand Dead
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Rashid comes from a family who believe in social work, Khan said, noting that his friend's mother is an active member of charities helping out the less fortunate. Rashid worked with a private bank in Pakistan before he moved to Christchurch to work as a teacher. For Pakistan , which has suffered thousands of deaths from extremist violence over the years while facing accusations of allowing militant Islamist groups to operate from its soil, the attack showed that terrorism was a ...

People Canberra to Censure Racist Senator for ‘Appalling’ Christchurch Remarks
Author: 0 Canberra to Censure Racist Senator for ‘Appalling’ Christchurch Remarks

The controversy surrounding Anning deepened when he punched a 17-year-old boy after the teenager egged him at a press conference . "However, whilst this kind of violent vigilantism can never be justified, what it highlights is the growing fear within our community, both in Australia and New Zealand , of the increasing Muslim presence".

People Extra police patrols at United Kingdom mosques after NZ attack
Author: 0 Extra police patrols at United Kingdom mosques after NZ attack

Khan said that increasing Islamophobia after 9/11 was responsible for this act of terror and Muslims were demonised deliberately. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canadians are appalled by the attack and said they remember all too well the sorrow after a Canadian man shot dead six Muslim men in a Quebec mosque in 2017.

People Chinese legislature approves possible olive branch to US
Author: 0 Chinese legislature approves possible olive branch to US

China's economic slowdown and the ongoing trade war with the United States topped the agenda of Chinese legislators who gathered in Beijing . Virtual private networks enable internet users in China, especially foreigners, to visit such websites in circumvention of the so-called Great Firewall, which blocks flows of information inconvenient for the country's authorities.

People When gunman advanced on New Zealand mosque, 1 man ran at him
Author: 0 When gunman advanced on New Zealand mosque, 1 man ran at him

A terrorist stormed into the Christchurch mosque claiming the life of around 49 people on Friday. "No one listened to me until unfortunately he came from behind and he shot one of our brothers in the head through the window". "I realized this is something else". On Sunday, prime minister Jacinda Ardern said the process of returning the bodies of those killed to their families would begin that evening.

People Mueller, in US Court Filing, Says Multiple Probes Continue
Author: 0 Mueller, in US Court Filing, Says Multiple Probes Continue

Mueller was appointed in May of 2017 to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible illegal coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia to tilt the race in Trump's favor. However, Rick Gates, who is alleged to six years in prison under the conditions of his cooperation deal. In a plea deal past year, Gates pleaded guilty to conspiracy and to making false statements to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the special counsel's office.

People Activists Blamed Chelsea Clinton For NZ Shooting ‘To Speak Truth To Power’
Author: 0 Activists Blamed Chelsea Clinton For NZ Shooting ‘To Speak Truth To Power’

Other students who were present began to snap their fingers, which is a sign of approval often used by college students. In response, Chelsea said: 'I'm so sorry that you feel that way. But another student, male, barked at her, "What does that mean, 'I'm sorry you feel that way?" By Saturday morning it was one of the hottest topics in the United States.

People Cyclone Idai: DEADLY Cyclone Idai strikes central Mozambique - How many have died?
Author: 0 Cyclone Idai: DEADLY Cyclone Idai strikes central Mozambique - How many have died?

About 1.5 million people in total have been affected by Cyclone Idai's torrential rains and winds that have reached speeds of up to 200 kilometers, or 124 miles, per hour, according to the United Nations . Some passengers said, though, that they were unaware of the cancellations until they arrived at the airport attempting to leave. The presidents of Mozambique and Zimbabwe cut short their overseas trips to deal with the aftermath of the cyclone.

People China committed to effective foreign investment law: Premier Li Keqiang
Author: 0 China committed to effective foreign investment law: Premier Li Keqiang

Sources told Reuters in February that the central bank is not yet ready to cut benchmark interest rates to spur the slowing economy, but is likely to cut market-based rates. A summit to seal a trade deal between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will not happen at the end of March as previously discussed, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday.

People Alleged mosque shooter was armed to kill even more people
Author: 0 Alleged mosque shooter was armed to kill even more people

A 74-page manifesto, believed to have been written by suspect Brenton Tarrant , was posted online and outlined his anti-immigrant motives. "I have been deeply saddened by the appalling events in Christchurch today", she said. The couple was due to fly out Sunday. Daoud Nabi, a 71-year-old Afghan man, reportedly ran into the line of fire to save fellow worshippers at the Al Noor mosque and died shielding someone else from a bullet.

People Indians confirmed dead in New Zealand terror attack
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A police officer looks for explosive devices near Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand , March 17, 2019 . He added that the country was proud of Naeem Rashid, one of the victims, who the premier said would be recognised for his courage with a national award.

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