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People Woman falls to her death at Grand Canyon National Park
Author: 0 Woman falls to her death at Grand Canyon National Park

The rescue team of about 15 people were eventually able to make it to the woman, but she did not survive the fall. A woman fell to her death at the Grand Canyon's South Rim on Tuesday, park officials confirmed. The body of a Japanese tourist was also discovered in an undeveloped area of the park March 26, far from any overlook areas. The deaths can be attributed to everything from accidental falls to heat, as well as drownings during rafting trips on the Colorado River.

People Putin arrives in Beijing
Author: 0 Putin arrives in Beijing

On the sidelines of the summit, the president will also meet with a number of heads of state and government to discuss ways of boosting bilateral cooperation and consultation on various regional and global issues. His China trip comes as the Philippines protested the swarming of Chinese vessels around Pag-asa Island in the West Philippine Sea and Chinese fishermen's harvesting of giant clams, locally known as Taklobos, in Scarborough Shoal.

People Texas executes avowed racist in black man's dragging death
Author: 0 Texas executes avowed racist in black man's dragging death

Authorities said King, Lawrence Russell Brewer and Shawn Berry picked up Byrd and drove him to a secluded area where they beat him and spray-painted his face before tying a logging chain around his ankles and dragging him behind a pickup truck for nearly 3 miles.

People Biden to announce presidential bid this week
Author: 0 Biden to announce presidential bid this week

For months, 76-year-old Biden had been wrestling over whether to run. Still, he starts as the leader of the pack in opinion polls of a Democratic field that now will total 20 contenders seeking the chance to challenge President Donald Trump , the likely Republican nominee, in November 2020.

People Kiev condemns Russia offer of easy passports to east Ukrainians
Author: 0 Kiev condemns Russia offer of easy passports to east Ukrainians

Top issues in the election have been corruption, the economy and how to end the conflict with Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine. "There could be only one response to this - strengthening our defense capabilities and the corresponding worldwide response to the Kremlin's criminal actions with stricter sanction pressure on the aggressor state", the official stressed.

People Vladimir Putin, North Korea's Kim Jong Un Meet In Russia For Summit
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin, North Korea's Kim Jong Un Meet In Russia For Summit

Kim and Putin met for their unprecedented summit in the Russian city of Vladivostok , where Kim is likely to seek support from the Russian leader as nuclear talks between North Korea and the United States are hanging in limbo. In the days leading up to Thursday's meeting, some Russian lawmakers suggested sanctions on North Korea should be lifted. The Vladivostok meeting follows repeated invitations from President Putin since Kim Jong-un embarked on a series of diplomatic overtures past ...

People Cyclone Kenneth to hit Tanzania and Mozambique
Author: 0 Cyclone Kenneth to hit Tanzania and Mozambique

A tropical cyclone is expected to make landfall in Mozambique later this week, the South African Weather Service (SAWS) has confirmed. The storm is expected to strengthen as it approaches the southern coast of Tanzania and northern coast of Mozambique.

People Armed N.Zealand police to deploy for Anzac day, royal visit
Author: 0 Armed N.Zealand police to deploy for Anzac day, royal visit

Her government also received assurances from Turkish authorities that New Zealanders and Australians attending Anzac commemorations at Gallipoli would not be in danger, following hot-tempered remarks from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. "Our sense of independence is as strong as our sense of responsibility to each other and not just as nation states but as human beings". In a joint message, William, Kate and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex said: "We have all been fortunate to spend time in ...

People CDC: Measles cases approaching 20-year high
Author: 0 CDC: Measles cases approaching 20-year high

In the 1950s, researchers isolated the measles virus in a patient's blood, and in the 1960s, they were able to transform that virus into a vaccine. Public health experts say the extremity of the policies could further push vaccine-skeptical groups away from the medical establishment.

People Meghan McCain calls Bernie Sanders support of letting prisoners vote ‘bats**t insane’
Author: 0 Meghan McCain calls Bernie Sanders support of letting prisoners vote ‘bats**t insane’

The senator was then asked if criminals convicted of serious crimes, like Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, should also be allowed to vote. One of the more noteworthy points of discussion from Monday night's series of town halls with 2020 Democratic presidential candidates focused on whether or not convicted felons should be allowed to vote while incarcerated.

People 3 professional climbers confirmed dead in Canada
Author: 0 3 professional climbers confirmed dead in Canada

Hansjorg Auer, 35, and David Lama , 28, both from Austria, and Jess Roskelley , 36 from the United States, were reported missing, presumed dead on Thursday. Barry Blanchard, a mountain guide in nearby Canmore, said he talked to Roskelley when the three climbers arrived in the area about a week ago. She said while she understands that it's fairly common for climbers not to wear beacons, Parks Canada strongly recommends carrying the equipment if headed into the backcountry.

People Court rules marking tires with chalk to track parking time violates Constitution
Author: 0 Court rules marking tires with chalk to track parking time violates Constitution

But a U.S. District Court in Bay City, Michigan, had dismissed the lawsuit , concluding that chalking, while a type of search, was not at all unreasonable. Donald explained that traditional searches of vehicles had been altered by the Supreme Court's 2012 decision restricting the powers of police to use Global Positioning System devices to track criminal suspects.

People Nicola Sturgeon to set out thoughts on independence in ‘substantive’ statement
Author: 0 Nicola Sturgeon to set out thoughts on independence in ‘substantive’ statement

How can we best overcome the challenges we face, including those arising from Brexit? One of the main reasons for this move is, according to Sturgeon, the desire to protect the Scottish people from the effects of Brexit. But the United Kingdom government would need to approve the motion first. David Mundell, the UK Conservative government's Scottish Secretary, said Sturgeon "continues to press for divisive constitutional change when it is clear that most people in Scotland do not want ...

People Pennsylvania woman dies after falling into industrial meat grinder at work
Author: 0 Pennsylvania woman dies after falling into industrial meat grinder at work

It's not known how the accident occurred, but Kiessling speculated she could have been dragged into the grinder while trying to reach something inside. Emergency responders were called and spent 45 minutes extracting her body. It's unclear as to how the woman ended up in the machine. The company has declined to comment, but authorities have suggested she may have been standing on a set of wheeled stairs prior to the fall into the grinder.

People US appeals court denies Chelsea Manning's bid to leave jail
Author: 0 US appeals court denies Chelsea Manning's bid to leave jail

It is not clear if the alleged collaboration between Manning and Assange led to a successful intrusion into any US government computer. Yet in January 2017, then outgoing U.S. Manning's lawyers argued that her testimony is unnecessary since Assange has already been charged. Additionally, it is generally the case that the Amendment can only be invoked with regard to specific questions that might tend to incriminate the potential witness, not as a shield that would prevent them from having to ...

People Body of Missing Boy Andrew Freund Jr. Found, Parents Charged
Author: 0 Body of Missing Boy Andrew Freund Jr. Found, Parents Charged

Freund says he last saw Andrew about 9:30 p.m. the night before when he was going to bed. Both of the child's parents are in custody and have been charged with murder, battery and other counts, Black said.The boy was reported missing from his Crystal Lake home by his family Thursday morning.

People Boeing reports lower profits amid 737 MAX crisis
Author: 0 Boeing reports lower profits amid 737 MAX crisis

The company said it has purchased $2.3 billion in shares this year, but stopped buying its stock in mid-March, suggesting the program has been paused due to the 737 Max grounding. UBS analyst Myles Walton said the company's estimate of a $ 1 billion hit from the Max situation was "likely below the low end of anyone's thinking".

People British and Irish Leaders Mourn the Death of Journalist Lyra McKee
Author: 0 British and Irish Leaders Mourn the Death of Journalist Lyra McKee

McKee was writing a book on the disappearance of young people during decades of violence in Northern Ireland . Fr Magill said he "dares to hope" that the tragedy can be "the doorway to a new beginning". On Tuesday dissident republican faction the New IRA claimed responsibility and apologised , saying the shots had been aimed at the police. The dramatic riot in Londonderry last week was starkly reminiscent of the violence that plagued Northern Ireland for decades before the 1998 peace ...

People Huawei Allowed to Supply ‘Non-Core’ Parts to UK's 5G Network
Author: 0 Huawei Allowed to Supply ‘Non-Core’ Parts to UK's 5G Network

Britain's National Security Council has agreed to allow China-based Huawei to participate in the country's 5G networking infrastructure. The decision could frustrate the U.S., which earlier this year pressured its European allies not to adopt Huawei 5G equipment , citing fears that it could be used to spy for China .

People Canada vows to resolve ‘trash issue’ with Philippines after Duterte warning
Author: 0 Canada vows to resolve ‘trash issue’ with Philippines after Duterte warning

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during a photo at the ASEAN-Canada 40th commemorative session in Manila , Philippines , Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Duterte said he wants the trash gone within a week, even if he has to return it by force. Prepare a grand reception. Duterte also asked Customs Commissioner Rey Guerrero to prohibit Canada from sending in any more trash to the country.

People India to observe US sanctions on Iranian oil
Author: 0 India to observe US sanctions on Iranian oil

The White House said it was working with top oil exporters Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to ensure the market was "adequately supplied". The US had told India and other countries to cut oil imports from the Gulf nation to "zero" by November 4 or face sanctions. "We have agreed to take timely action to assure that global demand is met as all Iranian oil is removed from the market".

People Against all odds: Woman wakes up after 28 years in a coma
Author: 0 Against all odds: Woman wakes up after 28 years in a coma

Although her son had previously been told he was running "wild with imagination" when he told doctors that he hoped she may speak again, Ms Abdulla has beaten the odds, and can now recite prayers from the Qu'ran, tell people when she's in pain, and even have conversations "if she is interested in the topic".

People North Korea nuclear impasse looms over US-Japan talks
Author: 0 North Korea nuclear impasse looms over US-Japan talks

Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The AP could not independently verify that the test took place. "I am convinced we will have a real opportunity to achieve that outcome", Pompeo said at a joint news conference after talks with Japan's foreign and defence ministers.

People Ann Widdecombe to stand for Brexit Party in European elections
Author: 0 Ann Widdecombe to stand for Brexit Party in European elections

Under party rules, a year has to pass before another vote can be called, but an extraordinary general meeting must be held if more than 65 local associations demand one through a petition, the paper said . Meanwhile, cross-party talks between the Government and Labour aimed at forging a common way forward are continuing amid recriminations at the slow pace of progress.

People Timeline: The Census Citizenship Question's Unusual Journey To The Supreme Court
Author: 0 Timeline: The Census Citizenship Question's Unusual Journey To The Supreme Court

New York, is the high court's first direct look at an administration policy since it upheld the "travel ban" a year ago, SCOTUSBlog reports. Three lower federal courts have blocked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross , who oversees the census, from adding the citizenship question, finding that millions of non-citizens, often Hispanics, might avoid the census-takers for fear of running afoul of immigration authorities.

People Easter Mass Sri Lanka Blasts: What is Known So Far
Author: 0 Easter Mass Sri Lanka Blasts: What is Known So Far

The explosions occurred inside three churches and three five-star hotels, ripping the peace that the country has enjoyed after decades of ethnic violence. At least 50 people were killed in Colombo and 62 in Negombo, said Anil Jasinghe, director of the National Hospital in Colombo . Defence Minister Ruwan Wijewardene said seven people have been arrested following the series of explosions.

People Iran's Supreme Leader appoints new IRGC chief commander
Author: 0 Iran's Supreme Leader appoints new IRGC chief commander

President Donald Trump on April 8 designated the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) a foreign terrorist group, in an unprecedented step that drew Iranian condemnation and raised concerns about retaliatory attacks on USA forces. Salami, 59, had been serving as a deputy commander in the IRGC. Tensions have been on the rise between Tehran and Washington since past year, when Trump withdrew from a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six major powers and reimposed sanctions on the country.

People Unspeakable grief: 5 members of 1 family killed in Sri Lanka
Author: 0 Unspeakable grief: 5 members of 1 family killed in Sri Lanka

A photograph of coffins in a mass grave has been shared on Facebook and Twitter alongside calls to pray for Sri Lanka's Christian community after more than 300 people were killed in suicide bomb blasts on Easter Sunday. Marasinghe added that women have previously been informed to remove the burqa before entering certain parts of the country, Sri Lanka news outlet Ada Derana reported .

People Four killed during assault on Saudi police station
Author: 0 Four killed during assault on Saudi police station

Two gunmen died during the initial exchange of fire with the security forces, while one was killed as he attempted to flee. The attack targeted the General Directorate of Investigation Centre in al-Zulfi suburb around 250 km north of Riyadh .

People ‘138 million killed in Sri Lanka’: Donald Trump deletes tweet after gaffe
Author: 0 ‘138 million killed in Sri Lanka’: Donald Trump deletes tweet after gaffe

Putin voiced confidence that "the perpetrators and the masterminds of such a cruel and cynical crime committed amid the Easter festivities will take the punishment they deserve". Sebastian's in Katuwapitiya, north of Colombo, more than 50 people had been killed, a police official told Reuters , with pictures showing bodies on the ground, blood on the pews and a destroyed roof.

People Saudi Arabia beheads 37 inmates in mass execution
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia beheads 37 inmates in mass execution

Also among those executed is Abdulkareem al-Hawaj - a young Shi'a man who was arrested at the age of 16 and convicted of offences related to his involvement in anti-government protests. The executions are likely to raise further tension between Sunni-led Saudi Arabia and Shiite-led Iran, while also emboldening the United State's pressure against the Iranian leadership.

People Supreme Court To Likely Resolve LGBTQ Title VII Issues
Author: 0 Supreme Court To Likely Resolve LGBTQ Title VII Issues

Federal courts have not come to an agreement about whether or not Title VII applies to sexual orientation and gender identity . The nation's highest court is considering three related cases, one involving a funeral home worker who was sacked after telling her employer she was a transgender woman and would be wearing women's clothing at work.

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