• Another Parkland Student Takes Their Own Life
Another Parkland Student Takes Their Own Life

Last weekend Sydney Aiello , 19, who survived the Parkland massacre and graduated a year ago, died by suicide reportedly out of grief and "survivor's guilt ". Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School this week sent an email of bereavement about Aiello's death to staff, a teacher said. Her funeral was held on March 22.

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  • UAE thanks NZ PM for 'sincere empathy' towards Muslims after Christchurch attack
UAE thanks NZ PM for 'sincere empathy' towards Muslims after Christchurch attack

I have been crying every day for the last three days. In a statement, New Zealand's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, said: "The national remembrance service provides an opportunity for Cantabrians (Christchurch-area residents), New Zealanders and people all around the world to come together as one to honour the victims of the terrorist attack....

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  • Clashes break out between Palestinian protesters, Israeli soldiers in eastern Gaza
Clashes break out between Palestinian protesters, Israeli soldiers in eastern Gaza

A new Egyptian proposal would see Gaza demilitarized in return for Israel lifting the blockade now in place and a series of global projects to improve the situation in the coastal enclave, Egyptian security forces and senior Palestinian officials in Gaza and Ramallah report .

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  • Donald Trump sits with Caribbean leaders to discuss trade, Venezuela
Donald Trump sits with Caribbean leaders to discuss trade, Venezuela

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Thursday intelligence agents had detained his chief of staff during a pre-dawn raid, a move by President Nicolas Maduro that the Trump administration said would " not go unanswered ". The president sat down with leaders of Jamaica, Bahamas, Haiti, Dominican Republic and St. Lucia. President T...

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  • Catholic priest stabbed several times during televised mass
Catholic priest stabbed several times during televised mass

A church spokesperson reportedly confirmed that the priest was conscious when he was taken to the hospital. He is expected to appear by video feed Saturday afternoon at the Quebec Court Criminal Room. Joseph and believe in peace". Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to AFP journalists in Ottawa, Ontario, on May 9, 2018. Police said pa...

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  • Step-by-step guide on how to photograph the Northern Lights
Step-by-step guide on how to photograph the Northern Lights

That's mostly due to a solar flare that belched ionized solar wind towards Earth on March 20. A spot on the sun released an explosion that is on its way to Earth and could give us a good chance of catching the northern lights on Saturday .

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  • Two US soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Two US soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Thirteen American service members were killed a year ago in Afghanistan . There were no further details, and the names of those killed were being withheld until next of kin are notified. But he was unable to persuade the Taliban to launch talks with the Afghan government. According to reports , more than 2400 US service members have lost their ...

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  • Syria slams Trump's position on Golan Heights
Syria slams Trump's position on Golan Heights

The same source also issued an aggressive message, saying, "Now, the Syrian nation is even more determined to release this precious land, which is part of the Syrian homeland - by all means possible". "I think it's time that the worldwide community recognize Israel's stay in the Golan", Netanyahu said, "the fact that the Golan will always remain pa...

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  • Palestinian shot dead after stone-throwing at Israeli cars: medics, army
Palestinian shot dead after stone-throwing at Israeli cars: medics, army

He said Ahmad Manasra was in the auto behind and got out of his vehicle to help the wounded man, who was shot in the abdomen. At least two Palestinians were killed in yesterday's clashes with Israeli security forces in the Occupied West Bank.

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  • USA should recognize Golan Heights as Israeli territory
USA should recognize Golan Heights as Israeli territory

Trump's statement has given a boost to Netanyahu in the middle of his re-election campaign. Lindsey Graham visited the Golan Heights with Netanyahu and US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman. Israel contends the region is a critical buffer zone between the nation and the conflicts throughout the Middle East as Syria's eight-year civil war has a...

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  • While New Zealand heals, Australia's culture war rolls on
While New Zealand heals, Australia's culture war rolls on

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and thousands of others congregated in leafy Hagley Park opposite the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch to observe the call to prayer early Friday afternoon. "To the families of the victims , your loved ones did not die in vain". While talking to the press, Williams said he's a proud Muslim and seeks enormous pride ...

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  • US Sanctions on Chinese Firms Over Alleged Dealings With DPRK Unlawful - Beijing
US Sanctions on Chinese Firms Over Alleged Dealings With DPRK Unlawful - Beijing

South Korea's Unification Ministry announced the move Friday, saying the decision had been taken by the North on "instructions from the superior authority". The North has not shut down the office and has said that South Korean officials are free to work there but being without their opposite numbers renders it practically useless.

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  • Top Dems want report, now submitted, made public ASAP
Top Dems want report, now submitted, made public ASAP

Comey said the publication of Mueller's report should demonstrate to Trump "that the United States has a justice system that works because there are people who believe in it and rise above personal interest and tribalism". "Let's just put up on the screen everybody who's already been found guilty or indicted in the Mueller investigation". But t...

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  • Top 10 happiest African countries in 2019
Top 10 happiest African countries in 2019

South Sudan, Central African Republic, Afghanistan, Tanzania, Rwanda were at the bottom of the list. Myanmar, Swaziland, Ethiopia and Chad have become Ukraine's neighbors in the ranking . Taiwan bested East Asian rivals Singapore (34th), Thailand (39th), South Korea (54th), Japan (58th), Hong Kong (76th), and China at a lowly (93rd). That's pa...

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  • Joe Biden intends to run for president
Joe Biden intends to run for president

He's repeatedly referred to himself as "Middle-Class Joe" on the campaign trail and in speaking engagements as he publicly mulls whether to run for president. "It's time to pass the torch to a new generation", Susman told CNN last December. The survey found that 62 percent of New Yorkers had a "favorable" view of Biden - a number which surg...

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  • Kamala Harris: 'I'm open' to abolishing Electoral College
Kamala Harris: 'I'm open' to abolishing Electoral College

That effort eventually got the support of 80% of Congress. "I think everybody ought to have to come and ask for your vote", she said. "Even president Nixon was on board, but it was filibustered to death in the Senate by southerners led by Strom Thurmond".

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  • Trump Slams Russia Probe But Says Report Should Be Public
Trump Slams Russia Probe But Says Report Should Be Public

Still, the President said, he "look [s] forward to seeing the report". "A deputy, that's appointed , appoints another man to write a report". 'My voters don't get it and I don't get it ...' "Tremendous success. The Department of Justice rebuked claims made by former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe during his bombshell "60 Minutes" int...

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  • Nirav Modi arrested in London, say British police
Nirav Modi arrested in London, say British police

Fugitive diamond trader Nirav Modi has been arrested in London's Holborn metro station. The ED, early this month, had said that United Kingdom's home secretary Sajid Javid had referred India's request for extraditing Modi to a court for initiating legal proceedings against the diamantaire.

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  • Eskom absolute liars, Stage 5 already implemented: Energy expert
Eskom absolute liars, Stage 5 already implemented: Energy expert

Stage 5 and Stage 6 load shedding imply shedding 5000 MW and 6000 MW respectively. Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan says South Africa's power systems are battling to keep up with demand . The new Eskom management and board is now trying to undo this web by decentralising control, ensuring that people with the right skills and experi...

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  • Turkey’s Erdogan sparks spat with Australia, New Zealand
Turkey’s Erdogan sparks spat with Australia, New Zealand

The massacre was livestreamed on social media, and was accompanied by the release of a racist, Islamophobic, manifesto that also attacked Turkey . Altun said Erdogan's comments were in "a historical context of attacks against Turkey, past and present" in a speech delivered on the 104th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign.

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  • Don’t get snowed by Trump’s supposed support for releasing the Mueller report
Don’t get snowed by Trump’s supposed support for releasing the Mueller report

Trump told reporters as he left the White House that it will be up to the attorney general to decide what to do with the report, which Mueller is expected to share with the Justice Department any day now. Trump asked. "It's called the Mueller report". During his confirmation hearing in January, Barr said his goal "will be to provide as much tra...

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  • US Transport Department looks into Boeing 737 Max 8's approval
US Transport Department looks into Boeing 737 Max 8's approval

An extra pilot, hitching a ride in the Lion Air plane October 28, 2018, showed his colleagues how to disable a malfunctioning automated flight-control system, saving the plane, Bloomberg reported. French air accident investigation agency Bea said the Ethiopian Airlines crash bore similarities to the Lion Air tragedy earlier this week. US Tran...

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  • Kellyanne Conway has been ranting about her husband’s attacks on Trump
Kellyanne Conway has been ranting about her husband’s attacks on Trump

In a subsequent tweet , Conway warned that all Americans, including Vice President Mike Pence and Cabinet members, should think "seriously" about "Trump's mental condition and psychological state". "He's just trying to get publicity for himself", Trump said. I can already picture the heartfelt interview with the Conways on Fox News, where they r...

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  • Twitter faces $250 million lawsuit over allegations it 'shadow bans' conservatives
Twitter faces $250 million lawsuit over allegations it 'shadow bans' conservatives

Shadow banning allows users to post freely but no one else sees their messages. Although deleted now, " Devin Nunes " mom" retweeted many of Mair's claims, and hit the California Republican with salacious and potty-mouthed insults, once "falsely suggesting that Nunes might be willing to give the president a "blowjob '".

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  • Christchurch Shootings: Brenton Tarrant Appears in Court
Christchurch Shootings: Brenton Tarrant Appears in Court

New Zealand's stricken residents have been reaching out to Muslims in their neighborhoods and around the country, with a fierce determination to show kindness to a community in pain. Javed Dadabhai, who flew from Auckland after learning about the death of his 35-year-old cousin Junaid Mortara, said the Muslim community was being patient.

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  • Supreme Court backs Trump administration in illegal immigration case
Supreme Court backs Trump administration in illegal immigration case

Malvo was sentenced to life-without-parole terms in Virginia and in Maryland, and Muhammad was sentenced to death and was executed in 2009. Investigators later discovered the two drifters lived in Bellingham for a few months in 2001 and 2002, staying at the Lighthouse Mission while Malvo attended Bellingham High School.

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  • Cyclone death toll in Mozambique more than 200
Cyclone death toll in Mozambique more than 200

A general view shows destruction after Cyclone Idai in Beira, Mozambique , March 16-17, 2019 in this still image taken from a social media video on March 19, 2019. "More than 100,000 people are in danger". The scale of the disaster in Mozambique was only just becoming clear after government and aid agency flights revealed "areas where there shou...

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  • Leading French politician names cat Brexit because he's reluctant to leave
Leading French politician names cat Brexit because he's reluctant to leave

Meanwhile, British MPs could be heading back to the Commons this week to vote on Mrs May's deal for a third time, as long as it has fundamentally changed. He suggested ministers may need to prorogue Parliament and call a new session in order to get round the ruling. The European Union will need to know "the reason and the usefulness" of any Unite...

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  • Malaysians killed, many injured by earthquake-triggered landslide on Lombok
Malaysians killed, many injured by earthquake-triggered landslide on Lombok

Indonesia's Foreign Ministry has revealed that eight Malaysian nationals have fallen victim to earthquake-triggered landslides at the Tiu Kelep waterfall in North Lombok regency, West Nusa Tenggara. The repeated earthquakes have also damaged 23,098 houses and forced 134,236 people to be displaced. Officials are hoping they will be able to recover h...

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  • Man Hailed for Chasing Away New Zealand Mosque Attacker, Saving Dozens
Man Hailed for Chasing Away New Zealand Mosque Attacker, Saving Dozens

At a news conference, Gun City owner David Tipple said the store sold four guns and ammunition to Brenton Harrison Tarrant through a "police-verified online mail order process". He rejected as "disgraceful" criticism that Australia's counter-terror agencies had neglected the threat of right-wing extremists like Tarrant due to their focus on comba...

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  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Unfavorable Rating Climbs: Gallup
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Unfavorable Rating Climbs: Gallup

Ocasio-Cortez's unfavorabiity rose in large part due to Republicans - 73 percent in the latest poll , up from 21 points since September. In a survey that Gallup conducted after Ocasio-Cortez won the Democratic primary in NY in September past year, 26 percent of respondents held an unfavorable opinion.

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  • New Zealand attack shows growing hostility to Islam: Erdoğan
New Zealand attack shows growing hostility to Islam: Erdoğan

Oktay and Çavuşoğlu also met with the Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand (FIANZ) Chairman Mustafa Faruk and his delegation. Interviewed on Turkey's Haberturk television on Thursday, Erdogan said Benjamin Netanyahu was "walking around with this stain" of corruption.

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  • Ethiopian Airlines latest: ‘Clear similarities’ between crash and Indonesia disaster
Ethiopian Airlines latest: ‘Clear similarities’ between crash and Indonesia disaster

The crash of Ethiopian Flight 302 shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa for Nairobi, prompted the USA and more than 30 other countries to ground the Boeing 737 Max 8 fleet. The disaster led to the worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, the plane that crashed. Transport Minister Dagmawit Moges said on Sunday that flight dat...

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  • New Zealand PM shows solidarity to Muslim community
New Zealand PM shows solidarity to Muslim community

The gun lobby is very strong in New Zealand , supported by the New Zealand First party and a number of rural MPs whose constituents do not want to lose access to the firearms they use for recreational hunting or as tools on farms. "Mosques are welcome to open their doors if they choose to do so". In the ensuing chase, the gunman dropped one of...

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  • NZ government to pay funeral costs of terror victims
NZ government to pay funeral costs of terror victims

And it also emerged yesterday that Tarrant had made a trip to WA in 2013, which police are now investigating. Tarrant has not yet entered a plea. "He was quite an itinerant traveller", Mr Dawson said . The date has yet to be determined, but it would not be this week, she said. New Zealand is now on a state of high alert after Tarrant, who ...

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  • West Point Faces Flood And High Wind Watches This Week
West Point Faces Flood And High Wind Watches This Week

Consequently, flooding of low-lying land, roads and farmland is possible. "There is no risk to the public or employees as we continue to operate and all safety procedures established for flooding conditions will be followed". The National Weather Service in Hastings, Nebraska is taking over duties from the displaced NWS employees in Omaha while t...

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  • PM may win backing of Irish 'kingmakers'
PM may win backing of Irish 'kingmakers'

The prime minister bluntly warned that Britain will be forced to take part in European parliamentary elections expected to place at the end of May if there is a longer extension to Brexit talks. If, however, Mrs May puts her deal to a vote and wins, she will ask for an extension to Article 50 up to June 30 to prepare the legislation for Brexit .

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  • Trump, Ethiopian PM exchange condolences after plane crash
Trump, Ethiopian PM exchange condolences after plane crash

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because Boeing's conversations with airline officials were not meant to be made public. The black boxes from the Ethiopian craft were sent to France's BEA air safety agency this week to determine the cause of the accident.

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  • Senior prosecutor Weissmann to leave U.S. special counsel's team soon
Senior prosecutor Weissmann to leave U.S. special counsel's team soon

The House on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling for special counsel Robert Mueller's report to be made available to the public and Congress . At least one Republican is siding with Democrats. "It's nothing but a restatement of the regulation", said Rep. Doug Collins, Georgia Republican.

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  • UK Police To Patrol Mosques Following The New Zealand Terror Attack
UK Police To Patrol Mosques Following The New Zealand Terror Attack

Metropolitan Police assistant commissioner Neil Basu said: "Today we will be stepping up reassurance patrols around mosques and increasing engagement with communities of all faith, giving advice on how people and places can protect themselves".

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