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World News Donald Trump says he plans to visit Ireland later this year
Author: 0 Donald Trump says he plans to visit Ireland later this year

After telling reporters he would stay in his lane and avoid commenting on the contentious British exit from the European Union , U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday immediately did just the opposite. Prior to the breakfast, Varadkar said differences between their administrations' views on gay rights are clear, but that the two countries have a good working relationship, according to the Independent.

World News Trump's team plans to appeal 'Apprentice' ruling
Author: 0 Trump's team plans to appeal 'Apprentice' ruling

From left to right: Summer Zervos , Orange County woman and former " Apprentice " contestant, arrives to New York County Criminal Court on December 5, 2017, in New York. Supreme Court decision in the Clinton v. Jones case, is correct in concluding that the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution bars state courts from hearing cases against the President while he or she is in office", he wrote .

World News Reputed Gambino crime boss shot to death in New York City
Author: 0 Reputed Gambino crime boss shot to death in New York City

After reportedly taking the reins in 2015, Cali was described by mafia watchers as the opposite of Gotti because "no-one ever sees him", the New York Post reported . Cali then reaches into his trousers pocket to insinuate that he had a gun, the law enforcement source told the Daily Beast . Gotti took over the crime organization; he died of cancer, in prison, in 2002.

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Author: 0 "Bomb cyclone" headed our way, and here's what it means

The state was preparing an emergency declaration, Noem said. In Sioux Falls, S.D., the eponymous falls were raging Wednesday and Thursday, and floodwaters forced dozens of road closures. A bomb cyclone occurs when there is a rapid pressure drop that occurs over the course of 24 hours. "The intensity of this storm is due to a merging of two powerful jet stream disturbances that created a strong area of low pressure next to an area of high pressure that is feeding mild air and moisture ...

World News 'We still love this country', says imam of attacked New Zealand mosque
Author: 0 'We still love this country', says imam of attacked New Zealand mosque

As for the suspects, Ardern said, "these are people who I would describe as having extremist views that have absolutely no place in New Zealand ". Three people were arrested in connection with the shootings. I have spoken this evening to the mayor of Christchurch and I intend to speak this evening to the Imam. In France, home to western Europe's largest Muslim community, Interior Minister Christophe Castaner ordered regional authorities to bolster security at mosques as a precaution.

World News Christchurch mosque attacks: Bangladesh Test cricket team escape mass shooting
Author: 0 Christchurch mosque attacks: Bangladesh Test cricket team escape mass shooting

As a country, we'll have to look at [security of visiting teams]. Pakistan still host almost all of their worldwide matches in the United Arab Emirates due to ongoing security concerns. Violent crime is extremely rare in New Zealand and the Bangladesh Cricket Board said the attacks had now changed their perception about team security on tours.

World News Former British soldier charged with murder over Bloody Sunday deaths
Author: 0 Former British soldier charged with murder over Bloody Sunday deaths

Following the announcement that former British soldiers are to travel to Derry to protest, republican group Saoradh announced that they will oppose any march by the Justice for Northern Ireland Veterans. "In these circumstances, the evidential test for prosecution is not met", Herron said. "We will give detailed consideration to the reasons provided for decisions not to prosecute the other soldiers, with a view to making further submissions to the Prosecution Service and we shall ...

World News US Visa Denial to ICC Staff ‘Reeks of Totalitarianism’ - Rights Group
Author: 0 US Visa Denial to ICC Staff ‘Reeks of Totalitarianism’ - Rights Group

Pompeo said the policy was already being implemented but would not elaborate, citing visa privacy laws. "We are prepared to take additional steps, including economic sanctions, if the ICC does not change course". A State Department official said the United States would allow court officials to travel for meetings to the United Nations headquarters in NY. After the court's founding in 2002, Congress passed a law prohibiting U.S.

World News US Missile-Testing Plans Prove Washington Sought INF Breakdown
Author: 0 US Missile-Testing Plans Prove Washington Sought INF Breakdown

Pentagon officials outlined a plan to produce a low-flying cruise missile with a potential range of around 1,000km and a ballistic missile capable of traveling 3,000 to 4,000km. Trump said during the event the U.S.is issuing an emergency order grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft "effective immediately", in the wake of the crash of an Ethiopian Airliner that killed 157 people.

World News Aussie politician claims Muslims are responsible for New Zealand shootings
Author: 0 Aussie politician claims Muslims are responsible for New Zealand shootings

He went on to claim the real cause of the bloodshed that's left at least 49 people dead is New Zealand's immigration policy. In his statement , he said that Islam is a religion equivalent to fascism. In August, he called for a "final solution" to the Muslim "immigration problem", evoking a reference to the Nazis' "final solution" terminology used to target Jews during the Holocaust.

World News Liberals shut down SNC committee before Wilson-Raybould vote
Author: 0 Liberals shut down SNC committee before Wilson-Raybould vote

The former Principal Secretary to the prime minister, Gerald Butts, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have told their sides of the story. Jody Wilson-Raybould says the past few weeks have been "incredibly hard" for her and her family, but she says she remains committed to the federal Liberal Party and a higher standard of government.

World News Malaysia rejects call to free Vietnamese accused in Kim Jong Nam killing
Author: 0 Malaysia rejects call to free Vietnamese accused in Kim Jong Nam killing

They were charged under Section 302 of the Penal Code, which provides for the mandatory death sentence upon conviction. On March 12, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh talked over the phone with Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah to discuss several issues, including the trial of Huong.

World News Rep. Khanna: Too Soon to Decide on Trump Impeachment
Author: 0 Rep. Khanna: Too Soon to Decide on Trump Impeachment

The Democrats want Donald Trump to be impeached as soon as possible. Just after the New Year, during a Rose Garden press conference, the president claimed Pelosi had assured him she's not looking into impeachment. "We need to see what the facts are", Hoyer, D-Md., told reporters. I'm not for impeachment . "We want to pay money to people who don't even want to work'".

World News Lisa Page: Yeah, Obama's DOJ Killed the Prosecution of Hillary Clinton
Author: 0 Lisa Page: Yeah, Obama's DOJ Killed the Prosecution of Hillary Clinton

Strzok was dismissed from Robert Mueller's team once the text messages were uncovered by internal investigations. Describing in vague terms the conversations at the FBI around the time the Russian Federation investigation was opened, Strzok said there was debate about protecting a source, and Page argued that because it was unlikely Trump would get elected, investigators could move slowly and not put the source at risk.

World News Trump Signs His First Veto After Congress Rejects His National Emergency
Author: 0 Trump Signs His First Veto After Congress Rejects His National Emergency

The Senate voted Thursday by a margin of 59 to 41 to block Trump's declaration that an emergency on the border with Mexico requires the construction of a wall, a project for which Congress has not appropriated money. She also says the president "is incredibly disappointed" with Republicans who voted against him. Mike Lee, R-Utah; Rob Portman, R-Ohio; Susan Collins, R-Maine; Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska; Marco Rubio, R-Fla.; Rand Paul, R-Ky.; Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.; Roger Wicker, R-Miss.; Roy ...

World News US Diplomats Pack Up and Leave Venezuela
Author: 0 US Diplomats Pack Up and Leave Venezuela

He added, the USA will resume its presence in the country "once the transition to democracy begins", though he declined to offer a specific timeline. Venezuela later allowed a skeletal staff to remain at the hilltop U.S. A convoy was seen leaving the U.S. Embassy in Caracas on Thursday morning, and the American flag was no longer flying outside the embassy. The country began returning to normal Thursday following a near-total weeklong blackout that the government has blamed on what it ...

World News Saudi rights official says pursuing justice for Khashoggi murder
Author: 0 Saudi rights official says pursuing justice for Khashoggi murder

They were issued on March 1. Interpol declined to comment on Thursday, Reuters said. Turkey urged Saudi Arabia to extradite the perpetrators of the crime, as well as to provide information on the location of Khashoggi's body. Regarding Yemen's crisis, he said the Arab Coalition is committed to global human rights law. More than a month after his death, the Central Intelligence Agency concluded Salman ordered Khashoggi's death.

World News Kim rethinking United States talks, launch moratorium, North Korean official says
Author: 0 Kim rethinking United States talks, launch moratorium, North Korean official says

Choe blasted Washington chiefs, claiming they threw away a "golden" opportunity at its recent summit and added Kim might rethink a moratorium on missile launches and nuclear tests. The two leaders first met in Singapore a year ago, in an unprecedented summit between a USA sitting president and a North Korean leader. She said statements by senior Trump advisers since the summit have further worsened the climate.

Author: 0 Spain investigates possible Central Intelligence Agency links to embassy break

The online newspaper El Confidencial , which broke news of the raid, reported that the group of men tied up and threatened staff, fleeing only after a woman managed to free herself and raise the alarm. Why would anyone attack the embassy? "Sources believe that the goal of the attack on the North Korean embassy was to get information on Kim Hyok Chol , the former North Korean ambassador to Spain", El País reported on Wednesday.

World News Huawei says it has its own OS in case it gets banned
Author: 0 Huawei says it has its own OS in case it gets banned

For the time being, however, Huawei doesn't seem to be in a position that would lead to a ban similar to ZTE's, as the company keeps denying all spying accusations and calls for governments to provide evidence that it's working for Beijing.

World News Ten dead, including six children, in 'unspeakably brutal' Brazil school shooting
Author: 0 Ten dead, including six children, in 'unspeakably brutal' Brazil school shooting

While gun crime is common in Brazil, shootings of this nature are not. Far-right President Jair Bolsonaro passed a law allowing people to carry arms soon after assuming power in January, delivering on a campaign promise. "We can't let those who take advantage of this tragedy speak about how disarmament is the solution", he tweeted , adding: "Weak and shameful 'disarmament farce, ' which gave guns to criminals and prevented self-defense".

World News Democrat Beto O'Rourke announces run for president in 2020
Author: 0 Democrat Beto O'Rourke announces run for president in 2020

O'Rourke followed his announcement by launching a three-day visit to Iowa, the Midwestern farm state that will hold the first Democratic nominating contest in February 2020. O'Rourke, whose given name is Robert Francis, as a child acquired his nickname "Beto", a common shortening of "Roberto" for Spanish speakers. According to the latest edition of Vanity Fair , Mr O'Rourke said: "You can probably tell that I want to run.

World News US Diplomats Leave Venezuela 'For The Time Being'
Author: 0 US Diplomats Leave Venezuela 'For The Time Being'

A convoy was seen leaving the U.S. Embassy in Caracas on Thursday morning, and the American flag was no longer flying outside the embassy. James Story, who was the top-ranking USA diplomat in Venezuela , said in a video message that most Venezuelans don't support Maduro and that the government had used "the threat of armed gangs" against its people.

Author: 0 Trump on Brexit: I'm Surprised at How Badly it Has All Gone

I gave the Prime Minister my ideas on how to negotiate it and I think you would have been successful. "I hate to see everything being ripped apart now". and the UK. The Irish PM said the most pressing issue facing his country was how to settle questions about the future of the border between Ireland, an European Union member, and Northern Ireland, which won't be.

World News Mercer Global Survey: US Ranks Low in Quality of Living
Author: 0 Mercer Global Survey: US Ranks Low in Quality of Living

Singapore has come out tops as the country with the highest quality of living in Asia-Pacific, with the highest rank in personal safety. The survey also highlighted notable cities in South-east Asia, such as Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Manila and Jakarta.

World News UNITED KINGDOM Brexit: Chancellor calls for cross-party compromise
Author: 0 UNITED KINGDOM Brexit: Chancellor calls for cross-party compromise

He told MPs they had "a solemn duty in the days ahead to put aside our differences and seek a compromise". "Tonight this House has once again definitely ruled out no deal", Corbyn said, after lawmakers voted 312-308 for an amendment that would stop May from exiting the European Union on March 29 without a withdrawal agreement or future relationship framework.

World News Islamic State terrorists surrender to US-backed forces in Syria
Author: 0 Islamic State terrorists surrender to US-backed forces in Syria

Dozens of SDF fighters massed at the entrance of the village of Baghouz on Tuesday evening. US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces say that troops started "to move militarily" against ISIS Sunday. Delil, an SDF fighter, said: "Today, the sandstorm is to their benefit but all coming days are ours". But the Kurdish-led fighters and their US-led coalition backers were forced to again dial down the push early last week, as thousands more dusty women, children and men streamed out of the dying ...

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