• 'Bomb cyclone' pushes east across the USA, flood risks remain
'Bomb cyclone' pushes east across the USA, flood risks remain

The flooding was the worst in almost a decade in places, though the situation was expected to improve quickly over the weekend, according to Mike Gillispie, National Weather Service hydrologist in Sioux Falls. Meteorologists call storms like this one a " bomb cyclone ", a winter hurricane that forms when the barometric pressure drops 24 millibars i...

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  • Reputed New York crime boss shot dead outside home
Reputed New York crime boss shot dead outside home

He was serving a 139-year prison term. The other families are the Lucchese, Bonanno, Colombo, and Genovese families. Cali reportedly took over the Gambino crime family in 2015, according to a profile in Gang Land News. Capeci said the killing "doesn't have the feel" of a Mafia-sanctioned hit. Paul Castellano also owned a home there. "There ar...

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  • N.Y. Appeals Court Rules Trump Can’t Avoid Summer Zervos’ Defamation Suit
N.Y. Appeals Court Rules Trump Can’t Avoid Summer Zervos’ Defamation Suit

The Appellate Division's First Judicial Department of the New York Supreme Court ruled against Trump in a 3-2 decision Thursday. Mr. Trump's lawyers have long sought to halt the case brought by Summer Zervos , a California restaurateur who appeared in 2006 on Mr.

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  • New Zealand massacre: shooter meant to continue attack, says PM
New Zealand massacre: shooter meant to continue attack, says PM

At least 49 people were killed and dozens injured in the unprecedented attack that stunned the nation and the world. During the hearing, Judge Paul Kellar in the Christchurch District Court said it was "reasonable to assume" that the man would face further murder charges.

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  • Podcast: How badly will Brexit end for the UK?
Podcast: How badly will Brexit end for the UK?

Their manoeuvre failed by two votes after a week of infighting over strategy. Shadow housing minister Yvonne Fovargue, shadow education minister Emma Lewell-Buck, shadow business minister Justin Madders, Ruth Smeeth, a shadow ministerial aide, and Labour whip Stephanie Peacock, all quit their roles to oppose one.

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  • New Zealand Picks Up the Pieces After Christchurch Massacre
New Zealand Picks Up the Pieces After Christchurch Massacre

New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush said additional charges are forthcoming. Two other armed suspects were taken into custody Friday while police tried to determine what role, if any, they played in the cold-blooded attack that stunned New Zealand , a country so peaceful that police officers rarely carry guns.

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  • An Open Letter to Nancy Pelosi on Ilhan Omar
An Open Letter to Nancy Pelosi on Ilhan Omar

Reps. Greg Steube, Jim Sensenbrenner, Jeff Duncan and Louie Gohmert brought the resolution forward to condemn many of Omar's previous comments about Israel that have gained negative attention as well as how Democratic leadership handled her most recent remarks.

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  • Theresa May loses Brexit vote
Theresa May loses Brexit vote

She said: "I'm grateful... for the spirit in which they have sought to broker compromise in this House". Some 127 leave-supporting Members of Parliament backed Amendment B , tabled by Conservative Lee Rowley, which sought to add to the motion to be voted on Thursday night that "the result of the 2016 European Union referendum should be respected...

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  • Pi Day: Google calculates most accurate value of Pi
Pi Day: Google calculates most accurate value of Pi

The new record was announced on March 14, or 3.14, which is known as Pi day because the first three digits of the number are 3,1, and 4. The previous record was 22.4 trillion set by Peter Trueb in 2016. In less than an hour and for as little as $40/day, you can copy the snapshots, work on the results, and dispose of the computation reso...

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  • Malaysia won't drop case against Vietnamese in Kim killing:The Asahi Shimbun
Malaysia won't drop case against Vietnamese in Kim killing:The Asahi Shimbun

Yesterday, she sobbed in the dock and had to be helped out of court by two police officers after a prosecutor announced the attorney-general had refused to drop a murder charge against her. The women claimed they had no idea they had been groomed by North Korean agents to carry out the murder and thought they were taking part in a prank TV show...

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  • Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen says testimony 'could have been clearer': lawyer
Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen says testimony 'could have been clearer': lawyer

On Wednesday, Nadler told reporters after his committee questioned Whitaker for two hours behind closed doors that the former acting attorney general "did not deny" that Trump called him to talk about the Cohen case. Cohen has done", Mr. Cummings said . The author has made every effort to ensure accuracy of information provided; however, neit...

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  • Beto O'Rourke calls for legalizing marijuana
Beto O'Rourke calls for legalizing marijuana

Trump took questions from the Oval Office during his meeting with Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar , and he was asked for his thoughts on O'Rourke's campaign announcement. Still missing from Democrats' path to success in Texas in 2020, lawmakers say, is a credible candidate to take on Republican Sen. O'Rourke constantly avoided answering how h...

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  • US Senate votes to end involvement in Yemen war
US Senate votes to end involvement in Yemen war

Romney said while he has concerns about Saudi Arabia's recent behavior, particularly the murder of Khashoggi, ending support would undermine USA allies and security interests in the region by emboldening Iran, hampering counterterrorism efforts, and potentially worsening the humanitarian crisis.

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  • Trump Signs His First Veto After Congress Rejects His National Emergency
Trump Signs His First Veto After Congress Rejects His National Emergency

Before issuing the veto, Trump again said there was a tremendous national emergency, while U.S. Attorney General William Barr said the action the president had taken was legal. The renegade conservatives had condemned the emergency declaration for setting up a risky precedent for a president while emphasising that they still agreed with Mr Trump's ...

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  • North Korean official says Kim rethinking US talks, launch moratorium
North Korean official says Kim rethinking US talks, launch moratorium

She also blamed top US officials for the breakdown of last month's summit in Hanoi, saying the "gangster-like stand of the USA will eventually put the situation in danger", according to Russia's Tass news agency and AP. What did Pompeo and Bolton say? She said Washington had thrown away a golden opportunity at the summit and warned that Kim mi...

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  • BOMBSHELL: New Lisa Page Transcripts Reveal Stunning Scope of 'Spygate Scandal'
BOMBSHELL: New Lisa Page Transcripts Reveal Stunning Scope of 'Spygate Scandal'

Goelman did not provide a specific date for the deletions. FBI officials, including then-Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, debated internally how vigorously to follow up on that information given that Democrat Hillary Clinton was seen at the time as likely to defeat Trump, and an aggressive investigation had the potential of endangering the source...

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  • Saudi Arabia claims Khashoggi murder suspects brought to justice
Saudi Arabia claims Khashoggi murder suspects brought to justice

Interpol has issued a red notice for the arrest of 20 suspects believed to be involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , including a top adviser to Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman. "Justice in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia operates pursuant to worldwide law and it does so in all transparency", Aiban told ...

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  • Students Arrested For Playing PUBG In Gujarat, India
Students Arrested For Playing PUBG In Gujarat, India

The Indian Express had reported that the police in Rajkot had arrested ten people for playing the game, a week after a notification was issued banning the popular multiplayer game. Rohit Raval, Rajkot Special Operations Group police inspector, said their phones had been seized as part of the investigation. "To PUBG MOBILE players, we want to...

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  • Teen climate campaigner Greta Thunberg (16) nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Teen climate campaigner Greta Thunberg (16) nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Whether or not your have heard of the "School Strike 4 Climate" before today, do you support your children, grandchildren or mokopuna if they choose to protest about climate change this Friday? The movement is just one of dozens that will happen around the world , inspired by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg , who has been holding weekly pro...

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  • Mozambique: Death Toll Rising in Mozambique Flooding Crisis
Mozambique: Death Toll Rising in Mozambique Flooding Crisis

Ex-tropical cyclone Idai's eye has weakened significantly since landfall. "Whenever we get tropical cyclones, it draws moisture away from the country, but this one - because it's further south - there's some moisture of the north eastern Limpopo", said Maliage.

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