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People 'Third holiest mosque' burns on the same night as Notre Dame
Author: 0 'Third holiest mosque' burns on the same night as Notre Dame

Al-Aqsa, a mosque considered to be the third holiest site in Islam after Mecca and Medina, is situated in the Old City section of East Jerusalem . The cause of the fire has not been determined. Standing alongside the Dome of the Rock , a monumental, gold-capped shrine sacred to both Islam and Judaism, the mosque is one of two major religious buildings found in a complex alternatively known as Haram as-Sherif, or the Noble Sanctuary, and the Temple Mount.

People Buttigieg handles anti-gay hecklers during Iowa rally
Author: 0 Buttigieg handles anti-gay hecklers during Iowa rally

Buttigieg is openly gay, and has spoken out about his Episcopalian faith. The protester was escorted out after being shouted down by attendees who shouted "Pete!" "We are so dug in in such passionate ways", Buttigieg responded . "The good news is, the condition of my soul is in the hands of god, but the Iowa Caucuses are up to you", Buttigieg said in response. Attendees cheer as 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg speaks at a campaign event in Des Moines, Iowa , ...

People Dog found swimming 130 miles off the coast of Thailand
Author: 0 Dog found swimming 130 miles off the coast of Thailand

She has now been named " Boonrod " which in Thai means "making a spiritual donation for good luck in the future". A dog named Boonrod has been picked up by oil rig workers almost 200 kilometres off the Songkhla coast, before being greeted back on dry land.

People Gunmen kill 14 passengers on bus in southwestern Pakistan
Author: 0 Gunmen kill 14 passengers on bus in southwestern Pakistan

Almost 20 armed assailants wearing Frontier Corps uniforms stopped the bus and handpicked their victims in the dead of night, Pakistan's Dawn newspaper reported, citing senior Balochistan police officers. According to intelligence officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media, nine employees of the Navy were among the dead.

People United Kingdom foreign minister offers Brexit reassurance to Toyota
Author: 0 United Kingdom foreign minister offers Brexit reassurance to Toyota

The Commission president praised the "good practice" of working with the Brexit steering group, which Verhofstadt leads, emphasising that nothing can be decided on Brexit without taking into account the position of the Parliament. First and foremost, "the wish" of the British people is to leave the European Union , as they voted in June 2016. Nigel Farage claimed his new Brexit Party would "sweep the board" at the elections on May 23.

People Yahoo News exclusive video shows extensive fire damage inside Notre Dame Cathedral
Author: 0 Yahoo News exclusive video shows extensive fire damage inside Notre Dame Cathedral

Unity is set during the French Revolution, and was noted for its accurate rendering of 1700s Paris . Per The Verge , this took artist Caroline Miousse two years to finish. Macron also appealed for financial help to do so. Thirty minutes after members of Pine-Richland High School's French Club visited Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris , the iconic fixture was ablaze.

People Kim Jong Un celebrates testing of 'new tactical guided weapons'
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un celebrates testing of 'new tactical guided weapons'

Satellite images from last week show movement at North Korea's main nuclear site that could be associated with the reprocessing of radioactive material into bomb fuel, a US think tank said on Tuesday. A White House official said: "We are aware of the report and have no further comment". The agency says Kim mounted an observation post to learn about the test-fire of the new-type tactical guided weapon and guide the test-fire.

People Rival French Billionaires Pledge Nearly $600 Million to Rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral
Author: 0 Rival French Billionaires Pledge Nearly $600 Million to Rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral

Paris firefighters declared victory Tuesday, saying that the devastating Notre Dame Cathedral fire was officially put out after an intense effort to save the world famous house of worship in the French capital. Investigators have ruled out arson and terrorism. It was not immediately clear what caused the fire. French billionaire businessman Bernard Arnault's family and his LVMH luxury goods group will donate 200 million euros ($226m) to help fix the cathedral.

People 28 killed in Portuguese tourist bus accident: Madeira mayor
Author: 0 28 killed in Portuguese tourist bus accident: Madeira mayor

Portuguese media showed the overturned vehicle had come to rest near houses. Per The Telegraph , Sousa said, "I have no words to describe what happened". "It was with deep regret that I learned about the tragic accident in Madeira", Costa said on Twitter. Ms Merkel's spokesman said "terrible news is reaching us from Madeira".

People Notre Dame survived wars, revolutions and neglect. Then fire came
Author: 0 Notre Dame survived wars, revolutions and neglect. Then fire came

Around 400 firefighters battled into the night to control the flames , declaring in the early hours of Tuesday that it was partially extinguished but completely under control, around nine hours after it broke out. Some people bore witness to the inferno by chance on Monday evening, others headed to the scene on goal. "Last January I looked at the Paris skyline, which the cathedral's turret made even more lovely".

People Weld: I'm Running for President as a Republican
Author: 0 Weld: I'm Running for President as a Republican

Trump enjoys a almost 90% approval rating among Republicans, according to Gallup . Weld, 73, has mulled a Trump challenge for months. His announcement video on Monday featured some of the controversies that have surrounded Mr. In the 2012 race, he supported former MA governor Mitt Romney over Obama for president. The 73-year-old is not new to politics having governed MA for six years and served in the justice department under President Ronald Reagan.

People Ivanka Trump Honors Ethiopian Airlines Crash Victims
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump Honors Ethiopian Airlines Crash Victims

Ivanka Trump , the U.S. president's daughter and senior advisor, center, arrives to attend the African Women's Empowerment Dialogue in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia , at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Monday April 15, 2019.

People Beijing slams Pompeo's remarks on China-LatAm ties as 'nonsensical'
Author: 0 Beijing slams Pompeo's remarks on China-LatAm ties as 'nonsensical'

China, in turn, berated Pompeo for his claims that Beijing's friendship with Latin American countries is "pretended". Separately, he warned that "every single tool and every single option" for what he described as U.S. Pompeo's last stop was the Colombian town of Cucuta, right on the border with Venezuela, where he met Colombian President Ivan Duque and Venezuelan opposition leaders such as Julio Borges.

People Weather: Easter and Passover weekend forecast looking stormy. Here's what to expect
Author: 0 Weather: Easter and Passover weekend forecast looking stormy. Here's what to expect

Temperatures will cool to the 50s on Wednesday with a 10-percent chance of showers from mid-morning into the afternoon. Expect a wet morning Tuesday , with showers slowly drying out in the afternoon. Thursday is the day we need to watch. Sunday looks likely to be the warmest of the days, with highs of 19C in Maidstone. Saturday should be full of sunshine, with highs of 20 degrees forecast, while Sunday will also be sunny with temperatures of around 19.

People Five dead in Haftar air raid east of Tripoli
Author: 0 Five dead in Haftar air raid east of Tripoli

Diplomats have long complained that Libyan peace efforts have been stymied by major powers backing the rival sides, with Haftar ally Russian Federation quibbling over the proposed wording of the ceasefire demand even as the bombardment of Tripoli intensifies.

People KTAR.com Florida woman accused of threatening Denver schools found dead
Author: 0 KTAR.com Florida woman accused of threatening Denver schools found dead

Authorities are looking for Sol Pais , 18, who is thought to have made undisclosed threats that prompted Columbine and more than 20 other schools outside Denver to lock their doors for almost three hours Tuesday afternoon. "I would usually see her doing homework", Eliana Donaire told the Herald. Police are searching the home of a young Florida woman who is allegedly obsessed with the 1999 Columbine school massacre and the subject of a search in Colorado.

People Alberta Election: Map of riding results
Author: 0 Alberta Election: Map of riding results

Holding on to 24 seats, Alberta's NDP have been relegated to opposition status while the UCP will enjoy a majority rule after winning 63 seats on Tuesday night. Not surprisingly, Harper was campaigning for Kenney during this election. Liberal governments are now in office in only three of the country's 10 provinces, all of them small.

People Hail, high winds possible Wednesday as storms roll through state
Author: 0 Hail, high winds possible Wednesday as storms roll through state

The greatest threat of severe weather will likely develop across the northwestern corner of the ArkLaTex late Wednesday afternoon and evening. The main severe risks are still expected to be large hail up to golf ball size across south central and southeast Kansas with locally damaging wind gusts to 65 miles per hour also possible.

People Trump attorneys and allies prepare for Mueller report release
Author: 0 Trump attorneys and allies prepare for Mueller report release

President Trump's claim that Robert Mueller's report is a total exoneration is about to be put to the test as what is known about the special counsel's findings swells from four pages to almost 400, undermining the White House's ability to frame the narrative.

People Peru’s ex-president ‘shot himself’ before arrest
Author: 0 Peru’s ex-president ‘shot himself’ before arrest

Judicial orders obtained by The Associated Press said an order for Garcia's arrest had been issued. "He is in a critical condition", said Peru's health ministry. Authorities say Odebrecht officials shipped cash across the globe - from one shell bank account to the next - en route to politicians' pockets in a dozen countries, including Peru, Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia, Argentina, and Mozambique.

People Trump uses 2nd veto to override Yemen resolution
Author: 0 Trump uses 2nd veto to override Yemen resolution

He said there were no USA military personnel in Yemen accompanying the Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed Houthis, although he acknowledged that the US has provided limited support to the coalition, including intelligence sharing, logistics support, and - until recently - in-flight refuelling of non-U.S.

People Pet deer kills man and badly injures woman in Victoria
Author: 0 Pet deer kills man and badly injures woman in Victoria

Mrs McDonald is now in a critical condition in hospital with life-threatening injuries. A local ambulance officer nearby was first on the scene. The stag was a cross between a red deer and an elk, Pursell said. The family has lived at the property for between 10 to 12 years. "It's tragic but not unheard of", Mr Howlett said. "We didn't know what was happening".

People Student dies after falling from university bell tower during ‘rite of passage’
Author: 0 Student dies after falling from university bell tower during ‘rite of passage’

Together with fellow students climbed the Sydney m.in the night from Saturday to Sunday, the granite tower on the Campus of Fordham University in the Bronx. Monfries was an intern at InStyle magazine. "It is with great sadness that I report that Sydney Monfries , a senior at Fordham College at Rose Hill, died today after sustaining a fall inside the Keating Clock tower in the early hours of the morning", university president Joseph McShane wrote in a letter to students, according to the ...

People South Korean president calls for 4th summit with Kim Jong Un
Author: 0 South Korean president calls for 4th summit with Kim Jong Un

The warning comes after Kim Jong-Un said he would only agree to further talks at a third summit if the US has the "right attitude". Kim said in the speech that he is willing to try a third summit with Trump, but only if the United States changes its approach.

People Woman made threats against Columbine High School, FBI says
Author: 0 Woman made threats against Columbine High School, FBI says

The FBI's Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force issued a notice describing Pais as "infatuated with (the) Columbine school shooting". Pais was last seen in the Jefferson County foothills and is considered extremely unsafe. Authorities said they are being especially cautious because Pais' statements don't express a specific plan and were mostly spoken. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said Pais traveled to Colorado Monday night and made threats.

People Sanders has entered millionaire class, tax returns show
Author: 0 Sanders has entered millionaire class, tax returns show

From canapé-filled fund-raisers on the coasts to the cloakrooms of Washington, mainstream Democrats are increasingly anxious that their effort to defeat President Trump in 2020 could be complicated by Mr. Bernie and Jane Sanders have three homes, one in Burlington, a second in Washington and a third, on a Vermont lake front. The venue was a town hall in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

People TikTok ban in India: Google blocks Chinese app after Madras HC order
Author: 0 TikTok ban in India: Google blocks Chinese app after Madras HC order

On April 3, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court had directed the Centre to ban TikTok app, voicing concern over "pornographic and inappropriate content" being made available through the application. TikTok had been downloaded more than 240 million times in India, app analytics firm Sensor Tower said in February. In its defence, TIkTok states that it can't be held liable for the kind of content that "third-parties" upload on the platform.

People 2 killed, 5 injured in Nepal plane crash near Mount Everest
Author: 0 2 killed, 5 injured in Nepal plane crash near Mount Everest

An aviation official says the crash occurred while the plane belonging to Summit Air was trying to take off from Lukla for Kathmandu Sunday morning. Airstrips in Nepal are traditionally considered to be one of the most risky, even for experienced pilots due to the surrounding mountains. It's open only to helicopters and small fixed-wing aircraft.

People Rep. Andy Barr continues war of words with Rep. Ocasio-Cortez
Author: 0 Rep. Andy Barr continues war of words with Rep. Ocasio-Cortez

I think it has effects on everybody. She said cutting military or economic aid to Israel was "certainly on the table". "And I also acknowledge my role in this", she added, noting that other members of Congress were holding debates on foreign policy in the Middle East long before she was elected.

People Trump, ultra-right media target Representative Ilhan Omar
Author: 0 Trump, ultra-right media target Representative Ilhan Omar

The relentless attacks from the media, particularly from the stable of Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation, was followed by President Donald Trump tweeting what can only be described as an incendiary video, in which footage of the 9/11 attacks on New York City is interwoven with Omar's words; the attacks on the Congresswoman moved from the obtuse and the absurd to the downright unsafe.

People Extinction Rebellion Climate Protests In London
Author: 0 Extinction Rebellion Climate Protests In London

Extinction Rebellion (XR ), an environmentalist group responsible for causing scenes in the House of Commons earlier this month when semi-naked activists stripped off in Parliament as MPs tried to debate Brexit, claim they intend to occupy the roads for at least 72 hours.

People Sudan's main protest group calls for civilian transitional council
Author: 0 Sudan's main protest group calls for civilian transitional council

Earlier on Monday, Sudan's military attempted to break up an anti-government sit-in outside its headquarters in the capital Khartoum, but the protesters blocked the attempt. A 10-member delegation representing the protesters delivered their demands during talks with the council late on Saturday, according to a statement by the Alliance for Freedom and Change umbrella group spearheading the rallies.

People Trump blasts Pelosi, Omar after 9/11 video controversy
Author: 0 Trump blasts Pelosi, Omar after 9/11 video controversy

In his recent tweet, the president berated Omar for her "anti-Semitic, anti-Israel and ungrateful U.S. HATE statements ", insisting that "she is out of control , except for her control of Nancy [Pelosi]". While addressing Rep. Ilhan Omar's use of "language kind of associated with anti-semitism", Baier asked Sanders, "Can you understand why some Jewish Americans would have a problem with some of that?" In an interview with ABC News, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee ...

People Trump Hopes for North Korea Deals, But Rules Out Sanctions Relief
Author: 0 Trump Hopes for North Korea Deals, But Rules Out Sanctions Relief

The US President said he wants sanctions on North Korea to remain in place, though he doesn't want to increase them. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the breakdown in talks with the United States has raised the risks of reviving tensions, but he is only interested in meeting President Donald Trump again if the United States comes with the right attitude, state media KCNA said on Saturday.

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