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People Accused in New Zealand terror attack to face 50 murder charges
Author: 0 Accused in New Zealand terror attack to face 50 murder charges

Tarrant's case will be heard in the Christchurch High Court on Friday. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called the attack "one of New Zealand's darkest days", and less than a week later announced plans to ban almost all military-style semi-automatic and assault-style rifles.

People American tourist, driver kidnapped in Uganda safari park
Author: 0 American tourist, driver kidnapped in Uganda safari park

At least two other people were traveling with them in a vehicle near the border with Democratic Republic of Congo . Police say all security agencies including army and wardens from UWA have joined in the hunt for the outlaws "with the main aim of safely securing the hostages".

People Key House Democrat Formally Asks For Trump's Tax Returns
Author: 0 Key House Democrat Formally Asks For Trump's Tax Returns

He also requested the tax returns of eight of Mr Trump's business entities, a nod to escalating pressure from liberals in the caucus who have argued that Mr Trump's personal returns wouldn't sufficiently paint a picture of the president's financial history.

People Opioid crisis: China lists fentanyl as controlled substance in US gesture
Author: 0 Opioid crisis: China lists fentanyl as controlled substance in US gesture

The sweeping change in the way China regulates synthetic opioids makes good on a pledge Chinese President Xi Jinping made to President Donald Trump during the G-20 summit in Argentina a year ago. "Some people link drug consumption with freedom, individuality, and liberation", Liu said. "If the USA really wants to resolve the fentanyl substance problem they have more work to do domestically".

People U.S. government ends 'kitten slaughter' research programme after outcry
Author: 0 U.S. government ends 'kitten slaughter' research programme after outcry

In addition, a recent exposé found that hundreds of dogs and cats from Asian meat markets had been purchased, euthanized, and fed to healthy animals at the ARS lab in Maryland. "The USDA's kitten slaughterhouse and cat cannibalism tests have finally been relegated to the litterbox of history", he added. "They listened to the people and responded appropriately to our concerns".

People China says 26 killed fighting mountain forest fire
Author: 0 China says 26 killed fighting mountain forest fire

By Sunday afternoon, authorities had sent almost 700 firefighters to put out the fire, but 30 went missing after a surge of flames fed by a sudden shift in the wind, the People's Daily newspaper said. Two helicopters carrying medical staff were dispatched after contact with the team was lost. China's National Meteorological Center has warned warmer temperatures and lower precipitation compared with previous years have raised the risk of forest fires in the north of the country, Xinhua said.

People Russian Federation warns North Atlantic Treaty Organisation off entering Crimea to escort Ukraine ships
Author: 0 Russian Federation warns North Atlantic Treaty Organisation off entering Crimea to escort Ukraine ships

Turkey's foreign minister said the plans to purchase the S-400 system is " a done deal " and U.S. President Donald Trump said he would take care of the F-35 deal. The proposal argues that Turkey's purchase of the Russian missile system not only risks the security of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members, it also violates the 2017 law threatening sanctions for any purchase of sophisticated Russian technology - the Countering Russian Influence in Europe and Eurasia Act of 2017.

People US suspends F-35 program deliveries to Turkey over Russian arms
Author: 0 US suspends F-35 program deliveries to Turkey over Russian arms

Following protracted efforts to purchase air defense systems from the USA with no success, Ankara decided in 2017 to purchase the Russian S-400 air defense system. Reuters reported last week that Washington was exploring whether it could remove Turkey from production of the F-35. Commenting on the planned purchase, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said last Friday that Ankara purchases Russia's S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile systems for its own needs and there will be no ...

People Chinese woman arrested for illegally entering Mar-a-Lago
Author: 0 Chinese woman arrested for illegally entering Mar-a-Lago

The woman, Yujing Zhang, was trying to enter Trump's Mar-a-Lago hotel on Saturday when the President was staying at the site. While being taken into custody, authorities say that Zhang was argumentative and said she never told anyone that she was going to the pool.

People Joe Biden pledges to respect women's 'personal space'
Author: 0 Joe Biden pledges to respect women's 'personal space'

Biden, who has topped polls of likely Democratic challengers to Trump in 2020 , has previously taken the president to task for his comments about women. "Social norms are changing", Biden wrote in a social media post with two-minute long video. "That won't change but I will be more mindful and respectful of peoples' personal space".

People Algerian president steps down after mass protests, ending two-decade rule
Author: 0 Algerian president steps down after mass protests, ending two-decade rule

Flag-waving Algerians celebrated the resignation of ailing leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika after two decades in power, but vowed to keep protesting to demand sweeping change to the country's whole political system. In Egypt, more than 800 people were killed in the 2011 uprising that brought down Hosni Mubarak. "This decision is triggered by my eagerness to prevent that the verbal excesses that unintentionally mark the situation turn into potentially unsafe drifts, and for the protection of ...

People Pilots in Doomed Plane Followed Emergency Steps
Author: 0 Pilots in Doomed Plane Followed Emergency Steps

Before it crashed, the pilots of the Lion Air 737 MAX struggled to control it as the MCAS repeatedly pushed the plane's nose down, according to its flight data recorder. Air Canada, which previously suspended its 2019 financial forecasts, has removed 24 MAX jets from its flight schedule until July 1, following grounding of the Boeing jets after two recent crashes involving the model.

People White House softens tone after threat to close border with Mexico
Author: 0 White House softens tone after threat to close border with Mexico

American shoppers would see an immediate price surges and then virtual disappearance from supermarkets of tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, squash, eggplant, green beens, mangoes, melons, berries and chili peppers, Jungmeyer said. It was a shift from Trump's threat late last week to seal the border, and quickly. DHS officials said on the call that border facilities have been overwhelmed by families who can not be deported quickly because they hope to seek asylum in the U.S.

People Algeria's Bouteflika quits after protests
Author: 0 Algeria's Bouteflika quits after protests

On Sunday night, March 31, the country's national television announced that Bouteflika and Prime Minister Noureddine Bedoui already named a new government after weeks of protests. As Bouteflika's grip on power started to loosen over recent days, some protesters began shifting their focus to rejecting a caretaker government appointed on Sunday.

People Venezuelans struggle to understand power rationing plan
Author: 0 Venezuelans struggle to understand power rationing plan

Guaido, the leader of the opposition-controlled National Assembly who in January invoked the country's constitution to assume an interim presidency in a challenge to Maduro's legitimacy, said it was "very clear that this regime has no solution to the crisis".

People Trump again claims his father was born in Germany
Author: 0 Trump again claims his father was born in Germany

During a freaky meeting with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg , President Donald Trump lied about his father, Fred Trump , being born in Germany and demanded to know the "oranges" of the Mueller report, when he meant to say "origins".

People European Union to allow United Kingdom citizens visa-free travel
Author: 0 European Union to allow United Kingdom citizens visa-free travel

The EU would be "open" to such proposals, but it was for London to put them forward, he said. Ireland does not want to become a "back door" into the European Union single market for Britain in the event of a no-deal Brexit , Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Tuesday in Paris.

People United Nations chief wants democratic transition in Algeria
Author: 0 United Nations chief wants democratic transition in Algeria

State television reported that armed forces chief Ahmed Gaid Salah , who has called for Bouteflika to step down, remained as deputy defence minister. The opponents of the regime said they would continue mass protests and seek the departure of Bouteflika and his inner circle. Bouteflika's announcement that he would not seek a fifth term but that he would not quit immediately has fuelled anger in the North African country, an oil and gas producer.

People Murder at the airport: the brazen attack on Kim Jong Nam
Author: 0 Murder at the airport: the brazen attack on Kim Jong Nam

Malaysian prosecutors reduced the charge after speaking with Huong's lawyer and the Vietnamese embassy, Sky News reported. High Court Judge Azmi Ariffin sentenced Huong to three years and four months in prison from the day she was arrested on February 15, 2017.

People Ukraine: Rival accuses incumbent president of rigging vote
Author: 0 Ukraine: Rival accuses incumbent president of rigging vote

Kateryna Minkina, a long-term observer for OPORA, a civic election monitoring organization that has participated in the last several national elections, said that violations were mostly limited to confusion among poll attendants over recently introduced identification documents and voters who photographed their completed ballots, which is illegal under Ukrainian law.

People Bernie Sanders raises $18.2 million in presidential campaign’s first quarter
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders raises $18.2 million in presidential campaign’s first quarter

Buttigieg, who has seen his name recognition and favorability spike in recent days, said he has had 158,550 donors, with an average donation of $36.35, and nearly two-thirds of the money raised was from donations of under $200. Flores says she hasn't yet committed to a 2020 presidential candidate. Additionally, the Democratic National Committee has said a candidate must have raised money from 65,000 different donors in order to qualify for the first debate to be held on June 26 and 27.

People Severe thunderstorm in Nepal leaves 25 dead, hundreds injured
Author: 0 Severe thunderstorm in Nepal leaves 25 dead, hundreds injured

The prime minister said severe destruction was feared in the Bara and Parsa districts south of the capital Kathmandu . Houses, trees and electricity pylons were all toppled in the storm. He said police and army rescuers were fanned out around the district trying to reach the villages, but rescue efforts were hard at night. Prakash Tharu, a volunteer in Bara district hit hard by the storm, described the scene of devastation in the villages.

People Facebook seeks tab to promote 'high quality news'
Author: 0 Facebook seeks tab to promote 'high quality news'

Facebook said Zuckerberg will meet members of parliament Hildegarde Naughton, James Lawless and Eamon Ryan to discuss "a range of policy issues" whilst in Dublin. As for privacy concerns, Zuckerberg says there needs to be a single global standard for data privacy protection, likely modeled after the EU's GDPR - under which Facebook and other tech giants are already facing millions in potential fines.

People How borough MPs voted in second round of Brexit indicative votes
Author: 0 How borough MPs voted in second round of Brexit indicative votes

The motion for a "confirmatory public vote " - in which the public would have a final say via referendum on any Brexit deal - was defeated by 292 votes to 280, for a majority of 12 against it. MPs in the British parliament are voting on four different Brexit approaches tonight (Monday). Options that MPs could vote on will likely include a Customs Union plan and a second referendum - and while the ballots are not legally binding, a united show of support would be hard for Downing ...

People Suspect in student's death not at hearing
Author: 0 Suspect in student's death not at hearing

Samantha Josephson was last seen getting into a luxury late-model Chevy outside a bar in Five Points , Columbia , about 2am on Friday. Columbia Police released two photos on Twitter which showed the 21-year-old seemingly talking on a phone, then leaving in a black Chevy Impala on Harden Street.

People Senate to vote on disaster aid bill
Author: 0 Senate to vote on disaster aid bill

President, this "place" you refer to, #PuertoRico, is home to over three million proud Americans that are still recovering from the storm and in need of federal assistance". He also dodged questions from Ms Jackson as to whether or not the president considered Puerto Ricans just as American as citizens living in states like Texas and Louisiana.

People Children of Jamal Khashoggi receive 'blood money' from Saudi government
Author: 0 Children of Jamal Khashoggi receive 'blood money' from Saudi government

Saudi Arabia acknowledged the killing in October and said it fired five top officials and arrested 18 Saudis as part of the initial investigation into the murder. In the same month, Khashoggi's two daughters wrote an op-ed for The Washington Post in which they praised their father's legacy but did not criticize the Saudi government or its alleged involvement in Khashoggi's death.

Author: 0 Chinese woman carrying malware allegedly got into Mar-a-Lago

While AP initially reported no connection between Zhang and Li Yang, a Chinese native who marketed her Florida massage parlor to Chinese businessmen with the promise she could get them into Mar-a-Lago and meet the USA president, with whom she has been photographed, the Miami Herald reported on Tuesday that the event Zhang said she was headed to was one of two promoted by Yang on her website.

People Suspect Identified In Fatal Nipsey Hussle Shooting
Author: 0 Suspect Identified In Fatal Nipsey Hussle Shooting

The chief did not reveal how the two men were acquainted or offer any details about their dispute. Moore says the suspect repeatedly came up to Hussle and spoke with him, then returned with a gun and opened fire before fleeing in a vehicle driven by an unidentified woman .

People Jared Kushner dismisses concerns raised by White House whistleblower on security clearances
Author: 0 Jared Kushner dismisses concerns raised by White House whistleblower on security clearances

Republicans argued in response that Democrats on the committee released "cherry-picked excerpts" of the interview with Newbold to "manufacture a misleading narrative that the Trump White House is reckless with our national security". But Newbold said the denial was overturned by the director of the White House Personnel Security Office, Carl Kline . 'I've been on this committee 10 years, I've never seen anything like this, ' he noted.

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