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People Iranian lawmakers chant 'death to America' before Parliament opens
Author: 0 Iranian lawmakers chant 'death to America' before Parliament opens

The move came hours after the Trump administration labeled Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) a foreign terrorist organization. In Tehran on Tuesday, numerous lawmakers wore the uniform of the guard in a show of support as they convened for a parliament session marking the National Day of the Revolutionary Guard, which follows the lunar calendar.

People Gaza animals find new home following deaths at zoo
Author: 0 Gaza animals find new home following deaths at zoo

Numerous animals were smuggled into Gaza via tunnels beneath the southern border with Egypt, which, along with Israel , has blockaded the territory since the militant Hamas group took power there in 2007. Jomaa said his zoo was hit by an Israeli bomb during the 2014 war on Gaza and a number of the animals and birds were killed in the attack. Thin and weakened, the 43 animals, including a wolf and monkeys, had been living in "terrible conditions", said the Four Paws association, which ...

People One of Japan's F-35s Has Gone Missing
Author: 0 One of Japan's F-35s Has Gone Missing

The plane lost contact about 30 minutes after taking off from Misawa Air Base, public broadcaster NHK said. The pilot of the single-seat fighter is missing, and a search is underway, according to Japan's Defense Ministry. Japan's first squadron of F-35s has just become operational at the Misawa air base and the government plans to buy 87 of the stealth fighters to modernise its air defences as China's military power grows.

People American extends cancellations through June because of 737 Max groundings
Author: 0 American extends cancellations through June because of 737 Max groundings

As the focus remains on the software upgrades Boeing is implementing on its 737 MAX planes, American Airlines was forced to announce more flight cancellations into June. "We have the responsibility to eliminate this risk, and we know how to do it". As a result, the attorney said hundreds of people were killed in two crashes that were not even six months apart.

People Five killed after BJP convoy attacked in Dantewada by Naxals
Author: 0 Five killed after BJP convoy attacked in Dantewada by Naxals

The Election Commission has sought a report, but said polling in the state will be held as per schedule. Chief Electoral Officer, Chhattisgarh instructed through video conferencing collectors and SPs of the affected districts covering phase 1 and phase 2 in Chhattisgarh to take "utmost precautions" over the next few days.

People Ocasio-Cortez Gives Twitter Lesson on 'Code-Switching'
Author: 0 Ocasio-Cortez Gives Twitter Lesson on 'Code-Switching'

Rove also believes that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appeared to take another swipe at the freshman congresswoman, during an interview with USA Today on Monday, over her Twitter habits and abandoning efforts to pass the party's agenda into laws.

People Man arrested for a murder committed 18 years ago!
Author: 0 Man arrested for a murder committed 18 years ago!

No arrests were made at the time. Randy Petersilge, 51, is accused of killing Simon Clark in 2001 in New Port Richey, according to WPEC-CBS12 . Petersilge was in federal prison for a separate crime at the time of his indictment, and was eventually arrested for Clark's murder when he was released from prison on April 5.

People Attorney General Barr Says Mueller Report to Made Public 'Within the Week'
Author: 0 Attorney General Barr Says Mueller Report to Made Public 'Within the Week'

As long as Trump and his appointee refuse to make public the Mueller report, there will remain justifiable doubt that the president's hands are clean. Barr gets to decide whether to release the full report and what to redact from it, after all. The third are information in the report that could interfere with ongoing prosecutions.

Author: 0 Attorney General Barr tepidly backs DOJ's position to no longer defend 'Obamacare'

Mr. Barr later released a four-page letter to Congress laying out what he said were Mr. Mueller's main findings and wrote that the Mueller probe did not establish that members of Mr. Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee have already authorized a subpoena for the full Mueller report and the underlying evidence, which House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler said Tuesday he is waiting to see what Barr releases before moving forward on the subpoena.

People BJP releases election manifesto, vows to strip Kashmiris of special rights
Author: 0 BJP releases election manifesto, vows to strip Kashmiris of special rights

Khan said that if the next Indian government were led by the opposition Congress, it might be too scared to seek a settlement with Pakistan over Jammu and Kashmir , fearing a backlash from the right. The rolling election is held in phases and does not finish until 19 May. The BJP also promised capital investment of $1.44 trillion in infrastructure by 2024, to help create jobs for millions entering the workforce each year.

People United States will ‘put tariffs on $11 billion of European Union products’
Author: 0 United States will ‘put tariffs on $11 billion of European Union products’

The long-running dispute precedes the Trump administration. "It will soon stop!" Ahead of Trump's announcement, the US Trade Representative released a preliminary list of goods to be taxed, with its whopping 14 pages going into great detail regarding specific goods, from "boiled claims in immediate airtight containers, the contents of which do not exceed 680 g gross weight" to "artists' brushes, writing brushes and similar brushes for the application of cosmetics, valued o/10 cents each".

People Vehicle bomb kills 3 US service members, contractor in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Vehicle bomb kills 3 US service members, contractor in Afghanistan

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack and described it as a suicide vehicle bombing. The death toll is one of the deadliest recent attacks against US personnel. Violence has been relentless in Afghanistan even though Taliban militants have held several rounds of talks with USA officials about a peace settlement.

People Merkel should reopen backstop talks to support 'proper Brexit', says Leadsom
Author: 0 Merkel should reopen backstop talks to support 'proper Brexit', says Leadsom

May met Merkel at her riverside Chancellery, a short walk from the Brandenburg Gate, where Ronald Reagan in 1987 urged Mikhail Gorbachev to "Tear down this wall!" - the barrier that had divided West and East Berlin since 1961. If none is granted, the United Kingdom could be subjected to a no-deal Brexit as early as Friday . She said May wanted Britain to have an independent trading policy - something hard to reconcile with Labour's demand for membership of a customs union - and that both ...

People Osinbajo attends 25th national commemoration of Rwandan Genocide
Author: 0 Osinbajo attends 25th national commemoration of Rwandan Genocide

The 100 days of slaughter began on April 6, 1994, after President Juvenal Habyarimana and his counterpart Cyprien Ntaryamira of Burundi - both Hutus - were killed when their plane was shot down over the Rwandan capital. Mr Kagame, who has been criticised for being authoritarian, accused the then Hutu-led government of shooting down the plane and blamed France for turning a blind eye to the genocide.

People Thousands of people displaced and Haftar's forces continue their attack on Tripoli
Author: 0 Thousands of people displaced and Haftar's forces continue their attack on Tripoli

The Health Ministry of the Tripoli-based government said at least 27 people, including civilians, were killed and at least 27 wounded since the start of Hifter's offensive against the capital. Al-Sarraj has been heading the Tripoli government since 2016 under a UN-mediated agreement, which Haftar has boycotted. On Sunday, April 7, Russian Federation blocked proposals for the council to adopt a formal statement, instead insisting that all Libyan forces be urged to stop fighting, diplomats ...

People Britain must say how it wants to use Brexit extension - European Union presidency
Author: 0 Britain must say how it wants to use Brexit extension - European Union presidency

Mrs May is scheduled to travel to Paris and Berlin on Tuesday to meet French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel , to discuss a second extension to the Brexit deadline, which is now April 12. May strode into the chancellery on a sunny Tuesday lunchtime for her meeting with Merkel, who came out to shake her hand for photographers. In Britain, Justice Secretary David Gauke told the BBC it was too early to say whether the talks would be successful but work was ...

People Brexit talks between Labour and Tories will continue on Tuesday
Author: 0 Brexit talks between Labour and Tories will continue on Tuesday

If passed, May will have to bring a motion to parliament on Tuesday , pledging to request an extension in Brussels the following day and outlining the length of the plan for delay. Officials are signaling that they're not keen to give Britain a blank check, though they also want to avoid a chaotic Brexit later this week. Mrs May has asked for a new delay until June 30 but, according to reports, Brexit could be delayed by almost a year under plans being considered by European Union officials.

People Britain’s May seeks Brexit delay from Merkel, Macron
Author: 0 Britain’s May seeks Brexit delay from Merkel, Macron

Senior backbench Tories visited Mrs May in Downing Street on Monday and it is understood concern was expressed about the possibility of agreeing to a customs union as a price for a deal with Labour. European Council president Donald Tusk has recommended a one-year extension to the Brexit process, with a break clause allowing an earlier departure if a withdrawal deal is ratified in Westminster.

People Chinese Woman Arrested At Mar-a-Lago Set For Bail Hearing
Author: 0 Chinese Woman Arrested At Mar-a-Lago Set For Bail Hearing

But Garcia said that even if the judge gives her bail and she coughs it up, her business B-1 visa has already been revoked, so she would go straight into the custody of United States immigration officials while awaiting trial. The search also turned up USA and Chinese currency. No such event was scheduled and agents were summoned. It suggests that the agent connected the drive to the same computer used for official Secret Service work.

People Sudan security forces tear gas protesters in Khartoum
Author: 0 Sudan security forces tear gas protesters in Khartoum

Chants of "Sudan is rising the army is rising!" rocked the complex on Sunday at the Defence Ministry which also acts a residence for the Sudan President. Several vehicles carrying security personnel arrived in the early hours of the morning at the site where protesters had been demonstrating continuously since Saturday, witnesses said.

People U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Resigns
Author: 0 U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Resigns

Nielsen faced a public outcry over the administration's highly unpopular policy of separating migrant families when they crossed into the U.S. "It's easier to make moves when they're 'acting, '" Trump said in early February when he was asked about the dearth of Senate-confirmed appointees holding important positions in his administration.

Author: 0 Convoy targeted at United States base in Afghanistan: Afghan officials

It says that in accordance with U.S. Department of Defense policy, the name of the service members killed in action are being withheld until 24 hours after notification of next of kin. Abdullah said the Taliban could partake in elections and even compete for the presidency if they renounce violence. The Taliban effectively control half the country and launch daily attacks on the army and police.

Author: 0 British woman faces Dubai jail over 'horse' insult

The group said the charges are based on two comments Sharavesh posted under her ex-husband's new wedding pictures on Facebook in Farsi. But that trip was cut short thanks to her ex-husband's new wife since she was the one who had reported the comments.

People Trump Orders Firing of US Secret Service Chief
Author: 0 Trump Orders Firing of US Secret Service Chief

Murray, a career Secret Service member, who will start in May. Randolph Alles is one of several Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials being ousted on Monday, says the BBC's U.S. On Friday, Trump confirmed he had withdrawn the nomination of acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Ron Vitiello to become the permanent head of the agency, telling reporters that "Ron's a good man, but we're going in a tougher direction, we want to go in a tougher direction".

People Should ransom have been paid to release American hostage in Uganda?
Author: 0 Should ransom have been paid to release American hostage in Uganda?

A USA woman and her driver, kidnapped last week at gunpoint by a group of men in a Uganda national park, have been rescued from their captors. 'Obviously, somebody must have paid something but it was not us, hand on heart, ' a spokesman for Wild Frontiers Uganda, the company she was traveling with which was the presumed benefactor of her ransom, told DailyMail.com on Monday.

People Pakistan offers humanitarian support to flood-hit Iran in rescue efforts
Author: 0 Pakistan offers humanitarian support to flood-hit Iran in rescue efforts

U.S. sanctions have prevented the Iranian Red Crescent from obtaining foreign financial aid to assist victims of flooding that has killed at least 70 people and inundated some 1,900 communities, the group said on Sunday. "The humanitarian cargo is handed over by the Russian-Armenian Humanitarian Response Center to the Iranian Red Crescent Society", the ministry said. Damaged vehicles are seen after a flash flooding in Shiraz, Iran , March 26, 2019.

People Trump under fire over Islamophobia after man threatens to kill Ilhan Omar
Author: 0 Trump under fire over Islamophobia after man threatens to kill Ilhan Omar

Trump's reference to Omar came during a wide-ranging speech in which he declared that the bond between the USA and Israel "has never been stronger" and argued that Democrats "aren't fighting for Israel in Congress". "We do. All of us", Trump said. He mentioned Rep. Ilhan Omar , D-Minn, has suggested that politicians who support Israel are financially motivated and that pro-Israel groups advocate for "allegiance to a foreign country".

People Bernie Sanders: Felons Should Be Able to Vote in Prison
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders: Felons Should Be Able to Vote in Prison

Sanders represents Vermont in the Senate, one of only two states that allow felons to vote from prison now. Sanders doesn't think that goes far enough. Right now, only Vermont and ME allow felons to cast a vote in prison. Iowa is one of only two states that allows felons to vote if a sitting governor gives them permission.

People PM May warns Brexit could slip away
Author: 0 PM May warns Brexit could slip away

British Prime Minister Theresa May is hoping to restart stalled Brexit negotiations with her chief political rival Jeremy Corbyn , in her search for a compromise plan she can sell to European leaders at a crucial summit this week. Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer said that, at this stage, the ball was "in the Government's court". But Conservative lawmaker Andrea Leadsom said Sunday a no-deal scenario wouldn't be "nearly as grim as many would advocate".

People Trump won't attend 'boring,' 'negative' White House correspondents' dinner
Author: 0 Trump won't attend 'boring,' 'negative' White House correspondents' dinner

While he did not announce where exactly the rally would be, Trump noted that "we have about three sites, everybody wants it, it'll be a big one". Wolf joked that Trump will probably be too busy playing golf to show up anyway, and she mocked him by saying "you got to love someone that just can't handle being made fun of".

People Theresa May aims to revive flagging Brexit talks with Labour's Jeremy Corbyn
Author: 0 Theresa May aims to revive flagging Brexit talks with Labour's Jeremy Corbyn

Ahead of an European Union summit on Wednesday, she was forced to ask them for another extension, until June 30, to prevent Britain departing with no deal at the end of next week. A member of Labour's negotiating team, shadow business secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey said if no-deal became an option Labour would consider "very, very strongly" voting to cancel Brexit.

People VP Osinbajo Departs Nigeria To Attend 25th Commemoration Of Rwandan Genocide
Author: 0 VP Osinbajo Departs Nigeria To Attend 25th Commemoration Of Rwandan Genocide

Some of the activities at the event included the Kigali Genocide Memorial, the Wreaths laying ceremony and Lighting of the Flame by the President of the Republic of Rwanda and Special Guests. "Twenty-five years is a good time to start thinking about the future", she said, noting that an estimated two-thirds of the country's population is under the age of 30.

People U.S. issues fresh Venezuela oil sanctions
Author: 0 U.S. issues fresh Venezuela oil sanctions

The U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions on 34 vessels owned or operated by Venezuelan state-run oil company Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A, or PDVSA , and also on two companies and a vessel that delivered oil to Cuba in February and March. Pence said Friday that he planned to speak about Venezuela before the United Nations Security Council next week. "This is the first step in the pressure", the official said.

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