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World News Firebomb Hurled at Israeli Police on Temple Mount, Sparking Riots and Shutdown
Author: 0 Firebomb Hurled at Israeli Police on Temple Mount, Sparking Riots and Shutdown

Israeli forces have closed several entrances to East Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque complex amid ongoing clashes with Palestinian worshippers, a Palestinian official said Tuesday. The closure of the sacred compound also drew censure from Jordan, the custodian of Muslim holy sites in occupied East Jerusalem . Meanwhile Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called on "the whole world to react to Israel's brazen attacks on our scared land".

World News Woman dies after rock thrown from overpass crashes through windshield in TX
Author: 0 Woman dies after rock thrown from overpass crashes through windshield in TX

According to a press release , Temple police officers responded at around 8:40 p.m. Saturday to an injury call. Police say that someone threw the large rock and they are investigating the death as a homicide. An autopsy has been ordered. "All of a sudden, something just strikes the window". I didn't know what it was. "I flipped on a light, and that's when I [saw] where the rock struck her".

Author: 0 Kim Jong Un missing from Supreme People's Assembly list

Turnout in nuclear-armed North Korea's single-candidate elections hit 99.99% this year, state media said Tuesday, March 12 - up from a seemingly unimprovable 99.97% the last time they were held. They are not a real contest because ballot papers contain only one approved candidate for... The vote did see his sister, Kim Yo-jong, elected to the body, however.

World News Mitt Romney blows out his birthday candles differently than you do
Author: 0 Mitt Romney blows out his birthday candles differently than you do

A video of the surprise shows Romney individually taking out each candle and blowing it out just a few inches from his face, rather than just blowing out the candles on the cake all at once. Yum. Former future president and current Utah Senator Mitt Romney created a stir Tuesday with an unusual birthday observance, and spawned an identical pair of jokes from late night hosts Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel .

World News Venezuela's Guaido calls for nationwide march on Caracas
Author: 0 Venezuela's Guaido calls for nationwide march on Caracas

Guaido blamed the blackout on government corruption and mismanagement while the Socialist Party claimed it was part of a US -sponsored plot to force Maduro from power. We discovered that they were carrying out high-tech... attacks against the power systems. Hospitals have since reported awful problems, and those with generators were using them only in emergencies, while flight cancellations left hundreds of travelers stranded at airports.

World News Australian Cardinal George Pell jailed six years for abusing boys
Author: 0 Australian Cardinal George Pell jailed six years for abusing boys

The sentencing for convicted child sex offender Cardinal George Pell .13.th March 2019. "You are not to be made a scapegoat for the Catholic church". He faced a total of 10 years in prison for each of those charges. Pell's case is the latest in a string of child sex abuse scandals that have plagued the Catholic Church for decades.

World News New York AG subpoenas 2 banks linked to Trump projects
Author: 0 New York AG subpoenas 2 banks linked to Trump projects

According to the Times , James' investigation in NY is a civil case, not criminal. Investors Bank, which is based in New Jersey, was asked for records connected to Trump Park Avenue. Deutsche Bank has lent Trump Organization hundreds of millions of dollars for real estate ventures and is one of the few major lenders that has given large amounts of credit to Trump after a string of bankruptcies at his hotel and casino businesses during the 1990s.

World News Budget Boosts Border Wall & Military Funding, Slashes Domestic Programs
Author: 0 Budget Boosts Border Wall & Military Funding, Slashes Domestic Programs

Kudlow said Trump's 2020 budget plan will keep the 3 percent tax cuts that were implemented in 2018. Perhaps most notably among spending proposals, Trump is reviving his border wall fight. The administration proposed steep cuts in aid to Latin America and the Caribbean in its very first budget - ranging from 20 to 40 per cent for most countries - but Congress rejected the plan, keeping funding relatively stable compared to previous years.

World News Dissident 'IRA' claims letter bomb attacks across UK
Author: 0 Dissident 'IRA' claims letter bomb attacks across UK

On Monday, the Irish News received a tip using a recognized IRA code word, in which the dissident group claimed responsibility for the bombs. Police said the claim was allegedly made on behalf of the "IRA". "At approximately 11:40am British Transport Police were called to reports of a suspicious package in the post room at Waterloo Station". A third package was discovered at 12.10pm at London City Airport.

World News Sudanese Court Sends 9 Women Arrested in Protests to Prison
Author: 0 Sudanese Court Sends 9 Women Arrested in Protests to Prison

Along with the state of emergency, al-Bashir had also announced the establishment of "emergency courts" tasked with prosecuting anti-regime demonstrators, smugglers and foreign currency speculators. Scores of protesters have appeared before the emergency courts already and several have been jailed, while nine women have received sentences of 20 lashes each for joining rallies.

World News United States warns Germany over use of 'untrusted vendors' in 5G network
Author: 0 United States warns Germany over use of 'untrusted vendors' in 5G network

Allowing the participation of Huawei in Germany's 5G project would mean the U.S. won't be able to maintain the same level of cooperation with Germany's security agencies, U.S. The letter, which was dated March 8, is the first time the USA has warned an ally that it faces recriminations for associating with Huawei. Instead, he said, the country plans to "change its laws to guarantee all components used in the 5G networks are secure", as Deutsche Welle reports .

World News USA condemns Cuba, Russia for backing Venezuela's Maduro
Author: 0 USA condemns Cuba, Russia for backing Venezuela's Maduro

He declined to say what Mr Gokhale's reaction was. Venezuela is in the grips of an acute economic crisis that has fueled the rise of opposition leader Juan Guaido , the national assembly speaker who, in late January, declared himself to be the interim leader.

World News Permanent Daylight Saving Time 'O.K. With Me'
Author: 0 Permanent Daylight Saving Time 'O.K. With Me'

President Donald Trump said in a tweet he would support switching to daylight saving time year-round. It would also mean there is more sunlight time during the evening in winter. Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Vern Buchanan, both Republicans from Florida, introduced measures last week to make daylight saving time permanent nationwide.

World News White House defends Trump's claim that Cohen asked him for a pardon
Author: 0 White House defends Trump's claim that Cohen asked him for a pardon

Later in the day, Trump told Republican National Committee donors that Democrats "hate" Jewish people, according to person who heard the remarks, but spoke on condition of anonymity to describe the president's comments at a private event. As of early October, 70% Jewish voters disapproved of Trump's handling of the rise of anti-Semitism in our country. In January, the House approved a Democratic measure disapproving of comments that Rep.

World News Fourteen killed in Colombia plane crash, says civil aviation agency
Author: 0 Fourteen killed in Colombia plane crash, says civil aviation agency

President Ivan Duque sent his condolences to the families of those killed and said authorities were working to identify the remains. In a tweet, Colombia's Defensa Civil said police, air force, army personnel, and volunteers from Meta had recovered 14 bodies from the wreckage of the airplane, which crashed in La Bendicion village.

World News Sheriff: Mom killed 11-year-old to keep her from having sex
Author: 0 Sheriff: Mom killed 11-year-old to keep her from having sex

The 11-year-old girl, Aleyda Rivera, was found with 15 stab wounds on or near her back. Rivera was detained by security and police officers, and was later booked on a first-degree murder count. Officials said Rivera then harmed herself, resulting in the cuts to her arm, before she arrived at the hospital. "Rivera stated she stabbed her daughter while in the auto, and while stabbing her she was attempting to make her more comfortable", police said in an arrest report .

World News Trump to Ask Congress for $8.6 Billion to Build the Border Wall
Author: 0 Trump to Ask Congress for $8.6 Billion to Build the Border Wall

Democrats have insisted on rough "parity" in the treatment of defense and non-defense spending, while opposing money for a border wall. Trump has long touted his border wall project as a staple of his presidency. Also controversial is it would use Pentagon funding for a border wall. The Republican president's $4.7 trillion budget was immediately panned by Capitol Hill Democrats, who blocked his push for a border wall during a standoff a year ago that led to a five-week partial ...

World News US House Speaker Pelosi 'not for' impeaching Trump
Author: 0 US House Speaker Pelosi 'not for' impeaching Trump

The speaker's statement will nearly certainly provoke further divisions in her already fracturing caucus. "I'm not for impeachment", said Pelosi in an interview with the Washington Post published Monday . "Public sentiment is everything". Sherman said that the multiple Democratic investigations of Trump might be a substitute for impeachment, "it's also possible it will be a prelude".

World News Japan: At least 80 injured after boat collides with marine creature
Author: 0 Japan: At least 80 injured after boat collides with marine creature

Ferry operators said the vessel hit an object, leaving a 15cm (6in) crack in its stern. The incident occurred off Japan's northwest coast, between Niigata and Sado Island. Kyodo said the cause of the accident was under investigation by coast guard officials. Such accidents happen because oftentimes, the vessel operator does not see the marine animals from the surface and even if they do, there is no more time to avoid a collision.

World News Brexit Talks 'Deadlocked' Despite Appeal to European Union for Last-Minute Concession
Author: 0 Brexit Talks 'Deadlocked' Despite Appeal to European Union for Last-Minute Concession

The EU, meanwhile, is frustrated at what it sees as the inability of Britain's government to lay out a clear vision for Brexit - and because it is seeking changes to an agreement that May herself helped negotiate. Many British lawmakers object to the backstop on the grounds that it could leave Britain subject to European Union rules indefinitely or cleave Northern Ireland away from the rest of the United Kingdom.

World News Girl Whose Body Was Found In Duffel Bag Identified, 2 Detained
Author: 0 Girl Whose Body Was Found In Duffel Bag Identified, 2 Detained

The body of the girl was found partially inside a duffel bag and she was wearing what appear to be pajamas, with her top holding the message 'future princess hero '. Jones body was recovered from an embankment just east of the 3400 block of Hacienda Boulevard, about 120 yards from the beginning of the trail, the Times reports.

World News Parents of young British woman missing in Guatemala ‘desperately worried’
Author: 0 Parents of young British woman missing in Guatemala ‘desperately worried’

The trust helps families of people who have gone missing overseas. She had been staying in the Lake Atitlan area of the central American country and was last seen by a friend the previous night. On Sunday a Foreign Office spokeswoman confirmed it was supporting the family of a British woman and were "in contact with the local authorities as they search for her".

World News North Korea goes to polls to rubber stamp parliament lineup
Author: 0 North Korea goes to polls to rubber stamp parliament lineup

North Korea has frozen nuclear and missile testing since 2017, and Trump has pointed to this as a positive outcome from almost a year of high-level engagement with North Korea. We've seen a lot in North Korea. Bolton pivoted to critiquing prior administrations, saying Trump wouldn't repeat the mistake of "assuming that the North Koreans would automatically comply when they undertake obligations".

World News Hizbullah appeals for donations to combat sanctions
Author: 0 Hizbullah appeals for donations to combat sanctions

Hezbollah is believed to possess between 100,000 and 150,000 rockets and Israel has warned it is working to develop precision missiles with Iranian assistance. "The sanctions and terror lists are a form of warfare against the resistance and we must deal with them as such", he said. "As they expected Hezbollah defeat in 2006 and got disappointed, the upcoming days will witness the Resistance victory in this financial war".

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