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People ISIS fighters pinned on Syrian riverbank, warplanes fly above
Author: 0 ISIS fighters pinned on Syrian riverbank, warplanes fly above

Since Jan. 9, more than 60,000 people have left the enclave, about half of them surrendering Islamic State supporters including some 5,000 fighters, the SDF said on Sunday. Sixteen people were killed by a suicide bomber at a restaurant in Manbij in northern Syria, including Navy Chief Petty Officer Shannon M. Kent, 35, of Pine Plains, NY, Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R.

People Biden Team Considers Naming Stacey Abrams As His VP Running-mate
Author: 0 Biden Team Considers Naming Stacey Abrams As His VP Running-mate

There's also a sense among some Democrats that Biden's appeal with working-class white voters in the Rust Belt would make up for weaknesses that cost Hillary Clinton the White House in 2016. First, it could be risky in the debates, as Biden might be asked why consideration of other Democrats - namely, those he's running against for the presidential nomination - wasn't appropriate.

People Hotel guests 'secretly filmed and live-streamed'
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Two men have been arrested and another pair investigated in connection with the scandal, which involved 42 rooms in 30 accommodations in 10 cities around the country. South Korea is no stranger to misconduct involving surreptitiously filmed videos; some have even called it an " spy cam epidemic ". Last year, tens of thousands of women took to the streets in cities to protest against the practice, under the slogan " My Life is Not Your Porn ".

People Company removes more than 40 rattlesnakes from under Texas home
Author: 0 Company removes more than 40 rattlesnakes from under Texas home

The reptile specialists at Big Country Snake Removal shared a video on Facebook this week that will either fascinate you or give you nightmares, or both. 'Rattlesnakes don't care how nice your house is or what kind auto you drive- they care simply about survival'. Texas Health Resources has already seen six venomous snakebites this year with two at Texas Health Kaufman and one each at Texas Health Harris Methodist Fort Worth, Texas Health Burleson, Texas Health Cleburne and Texas Health ...

People MacDill projects on list of possible cuts to pay for border wall
Author: 0 MacDill projects on list of possible cuts to pay for border wall

They didn't specify which would be exempted. Also listed were an air traffic control tower at Fort Benning, Georgia; a maintenance hangar at Travis Air Force Base in California; and a drone hangar at Kunsan Air Base in South Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump signed the first veto of his presidency Friday, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding.

People Dutch Police Arrest Third Suspect Over Deadly Shooting in Utrecht
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That letter is one of the reasons a terrorist motive is being considered, BBC News points out. Police found a letter in the suspect's vehicle which indicated that the attacker may have had a terror motive. They said the man "is suspected of involvement in the shooting". In 2013, Tanis was suspected of attempted manslaughter by "opening fire on a flat", and in recent years had been accused of committing burglary, shoplifting, drink-driving and assaulting a police officer by spitting them in ...

People Egg Boy to donate money to New Zealand mosque attack victims
Author: 0 Egg Boy to donate money to New Zealand mosque attack victims

Simmons scored 28 points while JJ Redick had 27 points and 10 rebounds as the 76ers held on to beat the Charlotte Hornets 118-114 for their fifth successive National Basketball Association victory. "That's how I personally feel". I think he's the wrong person to be in charge. Former prime minister Kevin Rudd dubbed Anning a "racist and a fascist", and encouraged Australians to sign a petition calling for him to be booted out of parliament.

People Pakistan happier country than India, says United Nations report
Author: 0 Pakistan happier country than India, says United Nations report

It's followed by Denmark, Norway, Iceland and The Netherlands. South Sudan came last in the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network's 2019 World Happiness Report . Benin has made the most advances, moving up 50 places over the past 10 years while Venezuela, Syria and Botswana have fallen the most. Despite winters without much sunlight, Scandinavian residents are the happiest in the world, according to this report.

People British PM asks European Union for 3-month delay to Brexit
Author: 0 British PM asks European Union for 3-month delay to Brexit

These include the state of their economies, their ties with China, climate change and ringfencing the European elections from illegitimate interference. In a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk , May acknowledged that the Brexit process "clearly will not be completed before 29 March, 2019" - the date fixed in law two years ago for Britain's departure.

People US Supreme Court to hear murder case after podcast
Author: 0 US Supreme Court to hear murder case after podcast

The justices heard Flowers' appeal of his 2010 conviction - in his sixth trial - on charges of murdering four people at the Tardy Furniture store where he previously worked in the small central MS city of Winona. Wednesday's case involved the conduct of Doug Evans, a district attorney in Winona, Miss., and his pursuit of a conviction against Curtis Flowers, a black man who prior to this case had no criminal record.

People The Fight to End the Electoral College is Gaining Traction
Author: 0 The Fight to End the Electoral College is Gaining Traction

Achieving another Democratic goal, abolishing the Electoral College , would also be hard. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a 2020 presidential candidate, said at a town hall Monday that every vote counts and the only way to ensure that is to have national voting.

People Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenberg pens letter amid investigations
Author: 0 Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenberg pens letter amid investigations

It was only days later that US President Donald Trump announced the grounding of all Boeing 737 MAX 8s. In October 2018, a Lion Air flight of the same model crashed in Indonesia, killing all 189 people on board. But the Lion Air accident showed the system can erroneously correct for a stall when the plane is taking off, based on one bad sensor, and continuously fight the pilot for control.

People Judge Orders Release of Redacted Cohen Raid Documents
Author: 0 Judge Orders Release of Redacted Cohen Raid Documents

The special counsel was granted a second warrant for "content stored in the iCloud account" associated with Cohen's Apple ID in August 2017. Investigators were especially interested in how Cohen had apparently lied to banks - claiming he couldn't pay back loans as quickly as they would have liked - while pocketing hundreds of thousands of dollars from companies like AT&T, Novartis and even an investment-management firm linked to a Russian national.

People GOP Sen. Johnny Isakson Slams Trump's 'Deplorable' Attacks On McCain
Author: 0 GOP Sen. Johnny Isakson Slams Trump's 'Deplorable' Attacks On McCain

One of McCain's closest friends in the Senate, GOP Sen. Trump said on Tuesday, "I was never a fan of John McCain and I never will be". The woman also said she hopes Meghan "chokes to death". military service members and veterans. Meghan McCain has responded to the latest slights against her father with a Latin expression meaning "Don't let the bastards grind you down".

People Doubts over the safety of Australian Gallipoli visitors
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday Foreign Minister Winston Peters will travel to Turkey to "confront" comments made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the killing of 50 people at mosques in Christchurch. "I do not accept the excuses that have been offered for those comments", he said, adding that comments being made "in the heat of the moment" or in an "electoral contest" were no justification.

People Trump Steps Up Feud With George Conway: 'The Husband From Hell'
Author: 0 Trump Steps Up Feud With George Conway: 'The Husband From Hell'

Trump relied heavily on Kellyanne Conway , a longtime Republican pollster and strategist, to help steer his presidential campaign to victory in 2016. "We all know that @realDonaldTrump turned down Mr. Kellyanne Conway for a job he desperately wanted. Good for you! #NarcissisticPersonalityDisorder".

People Facebook Admits Mosque Shooting Video Was Viewed At Least 4000 Times
Author: 0 Facebook Admits Mosque Shooting Video Was Viewed At Least 4000 Times

The first report on the original live stream video arrived 29 minutes after the video started and 12 minutes after the live broadcast ended. After pulling down 1.5 million videos of the New Zealand attack from its platform, Facebook has now revealed more information related to the extent of distribution of the awful video.

People Stomach Of Dead Whale Contained 'Nothing But Nonstop Plastic'
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Because the whale had consumed so much plastic that it wasn't able to digest, making it impossible to eat more food, the cause of death was likely starvation and dehydration. Lindsay Mosher, Oceanic Society's Blue Habits project manager, said in an email to The Post that "this whale's tragic death by plastic is an important wake-up call to the fact that we can and must do more to stop ocean plastic pollution".

People Teen who cracked egg over politician released without charge
Author: 0 Teen who cracked egg over politician released without charge

A Go Fund Me page set up for money for Connolly to pay for his legal fees has now raised over $56,000, but Mr Gordon says he won't be accepting any of it. You get tackled by 30 bogans at the same time". A petition at Change.org to have Anning removed from Australia's parliament had garnered over 1.37 million signatures by late Tuesday evening.

People Nirav Modi's asylum bid may delay extradition process
Author: 0 Nirav Modi's asylum bid may delay extradition process

After fleeing from the country in the first week of January a year ago, he was seen in a Press Information Bureau group photograph of CEOs and top brass of Indian corporate sector with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Davos, Switzerland, in January 2018.

People Man sacked and deported from UAE for praising NZ attacks
Author: 0 Man sacked and deported from UAE for praising NZ attacks

Fifty people were killed and dozens more wounded in Friday's gun attacks. The boy tried to stand during the ceremony but had to sit back in his wheelchair, one mourner said. Mucaad Ibrahim, 3, of New Zealand. "Your grandparents came here. and they returned in caskets". Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the family should have been safe.

People Eskom
Author: 0 Eskom "plans to implement" Stages 5 and 6

If diesel takes any longer than this week to arrive on our shores, stage five and six load shedding from Eskom may not be far off. Rolling blackouts intensified over the weekend due to diesel shortages and power supply from Mozambique's Cahorra Bassa project being cut in a devastating tropical cyclone.

People Philippines leaves International Criminal Court amid drug war investigation
Author: 0 Philippines leaves International Criminal Court amid drug war investigation

This is what opposition Senator Leila de Lima said on Monday, a day after the country's withdrawal from the world's only permanent war crimes tribunal took effect . The global community created the ICC to fight impunity for these crimes, following the horrors of genocide in the mid-1990s in Rwanda and in the former Yugoslavia.

People Jair Bolsonaro backs Trump's border wall ahead of White House meeting
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President Trump and Brazil's new far-right leader, President Jair Bolsonaro , arranged to sign several bilateral agreements, including one that allows the United States to use Brazil's Alcantara Aerospace Launch Base for its satellites. The Brazilian president also dined with former Trump strategist Steve Bannon at a conservative influencers event on Sunday evening. Separately, the U.S.

People
Author: 0 "Never was, never will be" Senator John McCain fan

Trump's attacks on McCain have drawn a rebuke from the late senator's daughter Meghan McCain. He asked Republican strategist Lauren Claffey , "Do you get a sense though that people are used to this or the kind of language or the harsh comments the president will make...

People New Zealand Prime Minister Vows Never To Say Accused Mosque Gunman's Name
Author: 0 New Zealand Prime Minister Vows Never To Say Accused Mosque Gunman's Name

A New Zealand gun shop owner said the store had sold Tarrant four weapons and ammunition online between December 2017 and March 2018, but not the high-powered weapon used in the massacre. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern acknowledged Tuesday that the suspect's move to represent himself could allow him a platform for his racist views during the trial.

People Turkey's Erdogan to West: we will send you back in coffins
Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan to West: we will send you back in coffins

Erdogan was criticized by Winston Peters the Foreign Minister of New Zealand, where the publicizing of this video is said to be an offense. Mr Wallace said the government took all forms of terrorism and extremism seriously and had a counter-terrorism strategy "designed to address all forms of terrorism, whatever the ideology, be it Islamist, far right, neo-Nazi or extreme left wing".

People US Now to Leave as Many as 1000 Troops in Syria
Author: 0 US Now to Leave as Many as 1000 Troops in Syria

The US will now continue to work with the Kurds, meaning that as many as 1,000 American troops will remain in Syria, the report added. Trump's abrupt decision to withdraw USA forces from Syria was met with significant pushback by close allies in Europe and among some of Trump's closest legislative supporters on Capitol Hill.

People Veteran Kazakh leader Nazarbayev resigns after three decades in power
Author: 0 Veteran Kazakh leader Nazarbayev resigns after three decades in power

Nazarbayev was elected president of the independent Republic of Kazakhstan in December 1991 and won four presidential elections after his first term. Since independence following the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, major investment in the oil sector has brought rapid economic growth, and eased some of the stark disparities in wealth of the 1990s.

People DNA Test Reveals The Identity Of Jack-The-Ripper As Aaron Kosminski
Author: 0 DNA Test Reveals The Identity Of Jack-The-Ripper As Aaron Kosminski

For their research, the scientists studied a shawl from Catherine Eddowes, one of Jack the Ripper's victims who was killed on September 30, 1888 and was discovered in one of Whitechapel's squares, Science Magazine noted . "We applied novel, minimally destructive techniques for sample recovery from forensically relevant stains on the evidence and separated single cells linked to the suspect, followed by phenotypic analysis", said the study .

People Christchurch mosque terror attacks: Accused shooter's relatives 'gobsmacked'
Author: 0 Christchurch mosque terror attacks: Accused shooter's relatives 'gobsmacked'

Tarrant said nothing and showed no expression when he appeared in court Saturday morning wearing a white boiler suit. Duty lawyer Richard Peters made it clear during the hearing that no bail application would be made. New Zealand authorities said 34 people remain in hospital, being treated for injuries that Doctor Greg Robertson described ranging from severe, complex gunshot wounds to "relatively superficial soft tissue injuries".

People Trump calls Kellyanne Conway's husband, George Conway, a 'total loser'
Author: 0 Trump calls Kellyanne Conway's husband, George Conway, a 'total loser'

Parscale said. "Now he hurts his wife because he is jealous of her success". Trump and Kellyanne Conway have thus-far avoided commenting on George Conway's public bashing of the President. Here are some of George Conway's most memorable anti-Trump moments. POTUS doesn't even know him!' Parscale tweeted Monday night. "Congratulations!" George Conway fired back .

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