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World News Iran looking for solutions to keep oil flowing
Author: 0 Iran looking for solutions to keep oil flowing

Iran is struggling to keep its ships flagged to foreign registries too. While tracking Iran's oil exports has become an increasingly hard task after the US sanctions returned, some of the key Iranian oil customers that received USA waivers resumed buying Iran's oil in 2019 or increased imports to their respective ceiling allowed under the waivers, after an initial "wait-and-see mode" for November and December purchases amid uncertainties as to who was getting waivers.

World News Green Party co-leader James Shaw reveals injuries in video
Author: 0 Green Party co-leader James Shaw reveals injuries in video

It was not clear if the attack was politically motivated. "I have a younger sister in junior high, and my mom has organized to bring my sister and a couple of her classmates down to the clock tower", says organizer Ivan Andreou. All the students, as well as anyone else who cares about the future of our environment, is welcome to join in both the march to Valletta, as well as the actual environmental demonstration happening outside Parliament in Valletta.

World News Connecticut Supreme Court: Suit Against AR-15 Manufacturer Can Proceed
Author: 0 Connecticut Supreme Court: Suit Against AR-15 Manufacturer Can Proceed

The plaintiffs alleged that Remington promoted the Bushmaster AR-15 style rifle for use against "perceived enemies", an argument a majority of the judges said deserved further scrutiny. The ruling on Thursday overturned a lower court's judgment rejecting the lawsuit, which charged that Remington Outdoor Co., arms distributor Camfour, and the CT store which sold the gun used in the massacre could be held liable.

World News Shooting at a mosque in New Zealand's Christchurch; casualties feared
Author: 0 Shooting at a mosque in New Zealand's Christchurch; casualties feared

A third witness, Mohammed Nazir, told TVNZ he saw three women shot and bleeding outside the mosque. All Christchurch schools were in lockdown because of "a serious ongoing firearms incident" near a mosque. His guns, including the semi-automatic shotgun he used, were scrawled with the names of past mass killers and cities where the shootings occurred. One man said the scene at the mosque was chaotic with as many as 40 people injured.

World News Senate's Yemen war measure rebukes Trump, rewards Murphy
Author: 0 Senate's Yemen war measure rebukes Trump, rewards Murphy

The Yemen War Powers resolution will now head back to the House of Representatives, the final roadblock before the measure reaches President Donald Trump's desk. In a Senate floor speech ahead of the vote, Sanders said that Congress is reclaiming its constitutional war powers to end America's complicity in a humanitarian crisis.

World News Students Arrested For Playing PUBG In Gujarat, India
Author: 0 Students Arrested For Playing PUBG In Gujarat, India

As if it wasn't odd enough for the state government to lump a multiplayer game together with an online hoax as a cause of violence, it's also only taking these threats to the fabric of society seriously from March 9 until April 30 this year.

World News Mumbai footbridge collapse kills five and injures dozens
Author: 0 Mumbai footbridge collapse kills five and injures dozens

Surjewala tweeted. The death toll has jumped to 4 in the FOB collapse outside CST railway station. The foot over bridge on Mumbai Municipal Corporation side collapsed about 07:45 pm today. He said action will be taken against the firm that conducted the structural audit of the bridge. Even after that if such an incident happened, it raises a question on the audit.

World News Aviation authority bans Boeing 737 MAX flights in Russian airspace
Author: 0 Aviation authority bans Boeing 737 MAX flights in Russian airspace

A Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft is in hangar before the inspection at Garuda Maintenance Facility at Soekarno Hatta airport, Jakarta . This deadly crash followed the tragic end met by the 189 passengers of a Lion Air jet, which died in October 2018 when their plane plunged to the ground in Indonesia.

World News Minn. Dems Seek 2020 Primary Challenger to Anti-Semite Ilhan Omar
Author: 0 Minn. Dems Seek 2020 Primary Challenger to Anti-Semite Ilhan Omar

Minnesota Democrats who are angry and offended at Rep. Ilhan Omar for her string of comments about Jews and Israel are reportedly considering squelching her next nomination and running a different candidate in her place. Latz, who supported Omar's rival in the 2018 Democratic primary, said the freshman Democrat should be anxious. "She is part of a group of young progressives that is starting a lot of uncomfortable and overdue conversations on the left about climate change, and health care, ...

World News Rockets fired from Gaza target Tel Aviv for first time since 2014
Author: 0 Rockets fired from Gaza target Tel Aviv for first time since 2014

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. Iron Dome air defense system intercepted one of the rockets, while the second one landed in an open area. They include Salafists inspired by the Islamic State group, as well as Islamic Jihad, an Iranian-backed armed organization that also possesses a formidable rocket arsenal.

World News Youth climate strikes to take place in nearly 100 countries
Author: 0 Youth climate strikes to take place in nearly 100 countries

But Friday's protest is billed as the biggest so far. Young people are expected to take to the streets in cities across Europe, Australia, Asia, Africa and the USA on Friday. When asked what she feared most about the potential of growing up in a world that does little or nothing to curtail carbon pollution, Din hardly wanted to consider what that future would look like.

World News House calls for upcoming Mueller report to be made public
Author: 0 House calls for upcoming Mueller report to be made public

But the resolution by itself can not force attorney general William Barr to publish more of the report than he intends to - and that is why even some of the Republicans supporting it complained that the measure was a waste of time. Douglas Collins, R-Ga., the Judiciary Committee's ranking member, said on the House floor Thursday, adding that the resolution was "simply a restatement of the regulation".

World News No-deal Brexit: Breakdown of temporary United Kingdom tariffs on beef
Author: 0 No-deal Brexit: Breakdown of temporary United Kingdom tariffs on beef

And in theory, a dairy business in Northern Ireland could be at a competitive advantage when it comes to winning business in Great Britain, compared to a business in the Republic which will face tariffs. Instead, normal compliance and intelligence methods will be used to detect any traders attempting to abuse the system. Tonight MPs will vote on whether to go for a No Deal Brexit.

World News MoD to pay Bloody Sunday soldiers' fees
Author: 0 MoD to pay Bloody Sunday soldiers' fees

A former British paratrooper has been charged for the killing of two unarmed protesters in Northern Ireland in 1972, in an incident that has become known as Bloody Sunday. A short internal military inquiry shortly after Bloody Sunday, known as the Widgery Report, concluded the soldiers had done nothing wrong. "However, much of the material which was available for consideration by the Inquiry is not admissible in criminal proceedings, due to strict rules of evidence that apply".

World News British PM Theresa May must chip away Brexit resistance bloc by bloc
Author: 0 British PM Theresa May must chip away Brexit resistance bloc by bloc

The cross crashed around 320-pips, eroding a major part of the previous session's goodish up-move and was further pressurized by a modest pull-back in equity markets, which provided a minor lift to the Japanese Yen's safe-haven status. Mrs May has struggled to get a legally binding guarantee from the European Union that the backstop would be temporary, as desired by Eurosceptic members of her party.

World News Palestinian president slams USA dropping 'occupied' in report
Author: 0 Palestinian president slams USA dropping 'occupied' in report

Diverging from a decades-long policy of characterizing the Golan Heights and Judea and Samaria as "occupied" by Israel, the United States Department of State began referring to the territories as under Israeli "control" in its annual human rights report , released on Wednesday.

World News Malaysia: Vietnamese Woman to Stand Trial in Kim Killing
Author: 0 Malaysia: Vietnamese Woman to Stand Trial in Kim Killing

A Vietnamese woman charged with assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother has lost her bid for release in Malaysia , days after her Indonesian co-accused was freed . Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un, had been waiting to board a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Macau on 13 February 2017 when two women approached him in the departure area.

World News Hit by an arrow, mobile phone dies saving Australian man
Author: 0 Hit by an arrow, mobile phone dies saving Australian man

When the unarmed man raised his phone to take a photo of what was unfolding, the would-be William Tell allegedly fired the arrow, which pierced through the phone screen, causing the device to hit the victim's chin. He suffered only minor injuries that did not require medical treatment. The attacker was arrested at the scene and was taken to a nearby police station, where he was charged with being armed with intent to commit an indictable offence, assault occasioning actual bodily harm and ...

World News DUP say they can not support Theresa May's agreement
Author: 0 DUP say they can not support Theresa May's agreement

Nigel Dodds, the parliamentary leader of the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which props up May's minority government, said the assurances would still trap the United Kingdom in the EU's orbit. "There will be no third chance", he said. An opposition Labour Party spokesman said this meant she had "given up any pretence of leading the country".

World News Alleged Gambino crime boss killed in New York
Author: 0 Alleged Gambino crime boss killed in New York

No arrests have been made. The Gambino crime boss was assassinated outside Sparks Steakhouse in Manhattan in 1985. The New York Times notes that Cali's murder came the same day Joseph Cammarano, thought to be the acting boss of the Bonanno crime family, was acquitted at trial .

World News 33% quota in jobs for women if we form govt: Rahul
Author: 0 33% quota in jobs for women if we form govt: Rahul

To another question related to women's empowerment, he declared, "In 2019, we are going to pass the Women's Reservation bill, they will receive 33% reservation in jobs". He criticized the central government for facilitating businessmen like Nirav Modi, Vijay Mallya and others to leave the country after defrauding the banks.

World News USA prosecutors probing Facebook's data deals, New York Times says
Author: 0 USA prosecutors probing Facebook's data deals, New York Times says

A grand jury in NY has subpoenaed records from at least two prominent makers of smartphones and other devices, the paper reported without naming them, citing two people familiar with the requests. Facebook did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The logo of Amazon is seen on the door of an Amazon Books retail store in New York City, U.S., February 14, 2019.

World News US, China negotiators talk but no date for summit
Author: 0 US, China negotiators talk but no date for summit

During the briefing, Sanders and Acosta, who regularly spar during conferences, argued over Trump's reported remarks to GOP donors about how " Democrats hate Jewish people". "Because, obviously, Sarah Sanders is not going to want to say something from the podium that might get her hauled into the special counsel's office".

World News Failure to designate Masood Azhar as global terrorist against regional stability, peace
Author: 0 Failure to designate Masood Azhar as global terrorist against regional stability, peace

On Tuesday, China had said that "responsible and serious discussions" are needed ahead of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC)'s sanctions committee meeting. The blocking of the resolution, jointly presented by the United States, United Kingdom and France, seems to have greatly disappointed New Delhi . The travel ban entails preventing the entry into or transit by all states through their territories by designated individuals.

Author: 0 Ten dead in Brazil school shooting, including two shooters

The shooting happened at about 9.30am local time when the students were on a break at the state school in Suzano, near São Paulo. Wednesday's shooting ignited debate among political leaders, with some saying armed teachers could have prevented the killings, while others said putting more guns on Brazilian streets will only lead to more deaths.

World News John Bolton: Donald Trump optimistic for more North Korea talks
Author: 0 John Bolton: Donald Trump optimistic for more North Korea talks

Satellite analysis now indicates increased activity at two key sites - the Samundong missile research facility and the Sohae rocket launch centre. "Having reviewed the outcome of the US-North Korea summit meeting as well as various conditions surrounding the abduction and other issues, we have decided not to submit a draft resolution on the situation of human rights in the DPRK at the current Human Rights Council being held in Geneva", Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a regular ...

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