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People Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into Gaza
Author: 0 Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into Gaza

For the second day in a row, rocket fire sent Israeli families near the Gaza border scrambling for cover. Israeli warplanes on early Thursday morning fired airstrikes at northern Gaza Strip, with no reported casualties. Since March 30, 2018, Gazans have been launching the weekly Great March of Return protests along Gaza's eastern frontier with Israel , calling for lifting the 12-year blockade and demanding their right to return to their lands from which their families were expelled during ...

People Facebook Bans White Supremacists And Anti-Semites From Platform
Author: 0 Facebook Bans White Supremacists And Anti-Semites From Platform

Some critics questioned why Facebook banned the accounts in one fell swoop on Thursday, instead of taking action against the accounts at the time they were determined to have been in violation of the company's rules. "It's getting worse and worse for Conservatives on social media!" Facebook and other social media platforms have been under fire for not doing enough to curb messages of hate and violence, while at the same time criticised for failing to offer equal time for all viewpoints no ...

People Thai king surprises with royal wedding ahead of coronation
Author: 0 Thai king surprises with royal wedding ahead of coronation

Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayudhya, the deputy head of his personal security detail, to become Queen Suthida and she will hold royal title and status as part of the royal family. He first underwent a purification bath, in which holy water was poured over his head through a canopy as a gesture to offer him sovereignty, while a fanfare of traditional Thai music was played and a gun salute fired in the background.

People Israel says two soldiers wounded by gunfire from Gaza
Author: 0 Israel says two soldiers wounded by gunfire from Gaza

Also on Friday, firefighters in southern Israel extinguished several blazes ignited by incendiary balloons launched from Hamas-ruled Gaza. One of the Palestinians was shot dead during clashes along the frontier while the two others were killed in an air strike, the health ministry in Gaza said.

People Commercial plane 'down on the river' in Jacksonville, Fl - mayor
Author: 0 Commercial plane 'down on the river' in Jacksonville, Fl - mayor

The tweet shows two photos of the plane resting in the water. Representatives for the airline could not immediately be reached for comment by Reuters . "It bounced again", she said, adding that the experience was "terrifying". Navy security and emergency response personnel including some 90 firefighters attended the scene.

People Vietnamese woman accused in Kim Jong Nam's killing released
Author: 0 Vietnamese woman accused in Kim Jong Nam's killing released

The prison term was calculated starting from the time Hương was detained in February, 2017. Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong after being sentenced in Kuala Lumpur. She has returned to Indonesia. Her lawyers says she will fly back to Vietnam on Friday. The defense stage of the trial had been due to get underway in March before prosecutors suddenly dropped charges against Aisyah, 27, following intense diplomatic pressure from the Indonesian government.

People Florida Legislature PASSES Bill to BAN Sanctuary City Policies Across the State
Author: 0 Florida Legislature PASSES Bill to BAN Sanctuary City Policies Across the State

The deeply controversial move, which was approved after hours of debate that sometimes brought lawmakers to tears , would ostensibly make schools safer in the wake of last year's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. "There are bad police officers and there are bad teachers". "If a teacher does not want to be a guardian, we don't require them to". But its opponents warn of the danger of accidents among teachers who would effectively be tasked with policing as well as ...

Author: 0 Boeing 737 skids off runway into river in Jacksonville, Florida

A jet carrying 136 people skidded off a runway and slid into the St. Johns River, CNN affiliate WJXT reported . The station also confirmed that the plane had skidded off the runway before coming to a rest in the river. "Navy security and emergency response personnel are on the scene and monitoring the situation". "While they work please pray", Curry wrote on Twitter.

People Pressure grows on Attorney General Barr over Mueller
Author: 0 Pressure grows on Attorney General Barr over Mueller

We now know , thanks to WaPo and NYT, that special counsel Robert Mueller sent a letter to Barr , complaining about Barr's summary of Mueller's report on his almost two-year investigation into Russian election meddling. Nadler has asked DOJ to make the more complete version of the Mueller report available to "all members". During the call, Mueller told Barr that he did not think the attorney general's summary was inaccurate, but that the media coverage surrounding the investigation was ...

People North Korea fires missile in direction of Sea of Japan - Yonhap
Author: 0 North Korea fires missile in direction of Sea of Japan - Yonhap

Earlier, a report from Yonhap News Agency said that North Korea fired one missile eastward from the coastal city of Wonsan early Saturday morning. As an apparent good-faith gesture to facilitate bilateral dialogue, Pyongyang proposed a self-imposed long-range missile and nuclear testing moratorium while in talks with the US.

People Eight dead as severe Cyclone Fani hits Puri
Author: 0 Eight dead as severe Cyclone Fani hits Puri

This relaxation is in order to "facilitate speedy rescue, relief and restoration activities to successfully face the Cyclone Fani ". All precautionary measures like flight cancellation at airports, cancellation of trains and water transport services have been undertaken.

People Boy
Author: 0 Boy "hero", 8, saves sister from kidnapping, moving auto

Coburn, not realizing her grandchildren had escaped, chased the vehicle and opened the driver's door. Nita Coburn , 69, thought she had locked her door when she left her two great-grandchildren in her vehicle while she helped her daughter into a wheelchair at Atrium Medical Center's ER Thursday, she told KSAT-TV.

People Trump Spoke With Putin About Mueller Report, Sanders Says
Author: 0 Trump Spoke With Putin About Mueller Report, Sanders Says

Trump earlier pulled the plug on a decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russian Federation. Moscow denies violating it and has accused Washington of being in non-compliance. In January, the administration took the unusual step of recognizing Juan Guaido, the opposition leader of the National Assembly, as interim president.

People San Francisco sues Trump over conscience rights
Author: 0 San Francisco sues Trump over conscience rights

She said she was also addressing another pending regulation seen as undermining the rights of transgender patients. "I should have been dead by now", said the 57-year-old. HHS said a year ago the office received more than 1,300 complaints alleging discrimination in a health care setting on account of religious beliefs or conscience issues.

People Trump on McGahn Testifying Before Congress: 'It's Done'
Author: 0 Trump on McGahn Testifying Before Congress: 'It's Done'

Trump told Fox News in an interview on Thursday he was not inclined to let former White House counsel Don McGahn testify before congressional committees. Trump answered, "I would say, it's done". Trump has made clear he intends to put up a fight. Mueller "instead produced a prosecutorial curiosity - part "truth commission" report and part law school exam paper", Flood wrote to Barr in a letter dated a day after the report was released.

People Barr says presidential candidates should report foreign adversaries offering dirt to Federal Bureau of Investigation
Author: 0 Barr says presidential candidates should report foreign adversaries offering dirt to Federal Bureau of Investigation

Read Comey's full op-ed at the New York Times . "People are complicated", Comey noted, "so the answer is most likely complicated". He continued, "But more often, proximity to an amoral leader reveals something depressing". Comey went on to describe a scenario in which "Mr. Trump makes everyone a co-conspirator to his preferred set of facts, or delusions", because he speaks so quickly no one can object.

People Mike Pompeo calls Ilhan Omar's comments on Venezuela 'disgusting'
Author: 0 Mike Pompeo calls Ilhan Omar's comments on Venezuela 'disgusting'

Later that day, he moved into the Spanish ambassador's residence in Caracas. On Tuesday, Lopez left his Caracas home to appear alongside opposition leader Juan Guaido at a rally against President Nicolas Maduro . "A nation with more oil reserves than any other country in the world", he said. The government said more than 150 people were arrested. The talks included sanctions, diplomacy and defense options, the official said, adding that there was "significant progress on defense ...

People Tourist crosses barrier, falls into crater of Kilauea volcano
Author: 0 Tourist crosses barrier, falls into crater of Kilauea volcano

Search-and-rescue crews found him alive but seriously injured on a narrow ledge about 70 feet down from the cliff around 9 p.m., officials said. The man was hiking with a group on a cliff edge of the Kilauea Volcano caldera on Hawaii's Big Island on Wednesday evening.

People GOP House Leaders Push for Public-Private Option to Fund Infrastructure Plan
Author: 0 GOP House Leaders Push for Public-Private Option to Fund Infrastructure Plan

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appeared triumphant as they emerged from their meeting with Trump , with Schumer saying, "It was a very constructive meeting". The nation's top business groups and labor unions support raising the federal taxation, now 18.3 cents a gallon as it was last raised in 1993. The infrastructure legislation also would need to address climate change, she said.

People Attorney General William Barr a No-Show at House Judiciary Committee Testimony
Author: 0 Attorney General William Barr a No-Show at House Judiciary Committee Testimony

After the hearing concluded, committee staffers wiped up chicken grease from the area around Cohen's seat. In an earlier interview on Fox News, Sanders was asked if President Trump had anything to do with Barr skipping the hearing. Charlie Crist, according to reporting from the Los Angeles Times. Mr Mueller is expected to testify to Congress later this month. The hearing lasted only a few minutes.

People Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Clarke Gayford engaged
Author: 0 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Clarke Gayford engaged

Congratulations: Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford are engaged. Last year Ms Ardern gave birth to the couple's first child , Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford, who turns one next month. Ardern laughed raucously when asked whether a marriage proposal on her part might be in the couple's near future in a BBC interview in January. While Ardern was breastfeeding her infant daughter, the family traveled to NY for the United Nations General Assembly last September.

People White House asks Congress for $4.5B for aid, security at border
Author: 0 White House asks Congress for $4.5B for aid, security at border

Undocumented immigrants wait in a holding cell at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement processing center in April 2018 at the U.S. Federal Building in NY. An additional $1.1 billion would go toward operational support, including personnel expenses, detention beds, transportation and investigative work on smuggling.

People Baltimore mayor quits amid questions over $500,000 book deal
Author: 0 Baltimore mayor quits amid questions over $500,000 book deal

She is the second Baltimore mayor in the past decade to leave office while facing allegations of corruption. "It has been an honor and a privilege", the statement read. "The federal and state investigations must and will continue to uncover the facts", Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said on Twitter. Pugh has been on medical leave for the past month, as questions mounted over whether purchases of her children's book " Healthy Holly " by the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) and ...

People William & Kate Middleton to throw party as Meghan Markle royal baby due
Author: 0 William & Kate Middleton to throw party as Meghan Markle royal baby due

So far, the future Queen takes the official birthday pics of all her children, including sons Prince George , 5, and Prince Louis , 1. It's fair to say that the Cambridge family album 2019 will include some seriously adorable snaps. " The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to share three new photographs of Princess Charlotte ahead of her fourth birthday", the caption read.

People Facebook and Instagram ban Alex Jones and other far-right extremists
Author: 0 Facebook and Instagram ban Alex Jones and other far-right extremists

It is also banning Paul Nehlen, who described himself as a "pro-White Christian Candidate" when he ran for Congress and was also kicked off the website Breitbart News site previous year for racist comments about Meghan Markle and ties to Neo-Nazis, and Paul Joseph Watson , a far-right YouTube personality and former editor of Infowars.

People Church of Scientology owned cruise ship quarantined after outbreak
Author: 0 Church of Scientology owned cruise ship quarantined after outbreak

St. Lucia Coast Guard Sgt. Victor Theodore confirmed to the network that the vessel - named " Freewinds " - was the same as the one listed on the Church of Scientology's website . Fredericks-James said that health officials learned through two reputable sources that one person on board the ship may be infected with measles , and that they could easily spread the disease to others through sneezing and coughing.

People Dallas Officer Tells 911: ‘I Thought it was My Apartment’
Author: 0 Dallas Officer Tells 911: ‘I Thought it was My Apartment’

On Monday, WFAA aired the recording of Amber Guyger telling a dispatcher that she shot Botham Jean . "Oh my god. I'm done". The 911 recording ha snot been officially released by the City of Dallas or police. A message seeking comment from Dallas police to confirm the recording's authenticity was not immediately returned. Attorney Daryl Washington, who is representing Jean's family, noted that Guyger did not tell the 911 operator she was afraid of Jean or that she thought he was an ...

People Theresa May fires Gavin Williamson fired over Huawei leak
Author: 0 Theresa May fires Gavin Williamson fired over Huawei leak

British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson was sacked after an investigation into leaks from a secret government meeting about Chinese telecoms firm Huawei . May told Williamson it was "vital" that members of the NSC... were able to have "frank and detailed discussions in full confidence" that they would not be made public.

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