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World News Facebook removes 1.5 million videos of New Zealand shooting
Author: 0 Facebook removes 1.5 million videos of New Zealand shooting

In the wake of the attack, policymakers worldwide said a failure on the part of social media and other companies to act quickly enough was more evidence that stricter regulation was needed. Other video sharing sites also found themselves coping with an enormous influx of uploads. YouTube officials told the Washington Post that a new copy was being uploaded every second.

World News Canada to assess Boeing 737 MAX airworthiness without US
Author: 0 Canada to assess Boeing 737 MAX airworthiness without US

The shakeup showed how the world's largest planemaker was freeing up engineering resources as it faces scrutiny during crash investigations while also maintaining production of its money-spinning 737 single-aisle aircrafts. That same system is under intense scrutiny as authorities continue to investigate another crash involving the 737 Max . The agency and Boeing said they are also going to require additional training and references to it in flight manuals.

World News China says 13,000 terrorists held in restive Xinjiang
Author: 0 China says 13,000 terrorists held in restive Xinjiang

Chinese authorities defended their ongoing crackdown in the western region of Xinjiang on Monday, claiming they had arrested almost 13,000 terrorists and broken up hundreds of "terrorist gangs" since 2014. "China is deliberately distorting the truth ", Reuters quoted the organisation's spokesperson Dilxat Raxit as saying. China has made significant progress in its counterterrorism and de-radicalisation efforts in Xinjiang, it said.

World News 4 things we learned from Michael Cohen’s search warrant documents
Author: 0 4 things we learned from Michael Cohen’s search warrant documents

But their relationship deteriorated as Cohen cooperated with federal prosecutors, pleading guilty to numerous crimes and alleging that Trump directed him to make the hush money payments. They were originally filed by investigators in April a year ago to obtain additional search warrants. According to court documents released Friday, Mueller had been investigating Trump's personal lawyer "for fraud in his personal business dealings and for potentially acting as an unregistered foreign agent ...

World News Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenberg pens letter amid investigations
Author: 0 Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenberg pens letter amid investigations

Boeing chief executive Dennis Muilenburg (right) at the launch of the 737MAX 10. Our objective at Boeing is to bring family, friends and loved ones together with our commercial aeroplanes-safely. "The Ethiopia Accident Investigation Bureau will determine when and how it's appropriate to release additional details", said Muilenburg. The US-based manufacturer also said it is working on updating its pilot training as well.

World News Eskom: Stage 4 Load Shedding To Continue For Several Days
Author: 0 Eskom: Stage 4 Load Shedding To Continue For Several Days

Eskom COO, Jan Oberholzer says the destruction to the Cahora Bassa hydroelectric system in Mozambique which has been affected by a powerful cyclone has caused Eskom to lose about 1000 MW. President Cyril Ramaphosa told Eyewitness News his biggest concern is not the elections but getting Eskom up and running properly . "It has impacted on the treasury functions within Eskom, it impacted on skills, good skills being marginalised", said Gordhan.

World News Here's Proof Americans Agree With Me About Mueller 'Witch Hunt'
Author: 0 Here's Proof Americans Agree With Me About Mueller 'Witch Hunt'

A new poll, administered by Suffolk University and USA Today and published on Monday, found that half of Americans believe that President Donald Trump is the victim of a "witch hunt", illustrating what appears to be a downward trend in trust regarding Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation.

World News Won’t fly from April 1 if not paid dues: Jet pilots
Author: 0 Won’t fly from April 1 if not paid dues: Jet pilots

SBI and Jet Airways did not respond to emailed queries. The Jet Airways board had on February 14 approved a resolution plan, as per which the lenders, led by the State Bank of India (SBI), would become the largest shareholders in the airline by converting the airline's debt into equity at a nominal price of Re 1.

World News USA could keep almost 1000 troops in Syria
Author: 0 USA could keep almost 1000 troops in Syria

Trump confirmed the next day that a small fraction of U.S. forces would remain in Syria with troops from other countries. The Trump Administration continues to backpedal on a withdrawal of United States troops from Syria. Trump originally ordered. Declaring victory over the Islamic State, Trump last December announced the withdrawal of USA troops from Syria, leading to the resignation of then Secretary of Defence James Mattis.

World News Meghan McCain fires back at Trump tweets against her father
Author: 0 Meghan McCain fires back at Trump tweets against her father

Trump drew criticism over the weekend for tweeting insults about McCain, a Vietnam war hero, Arizona senator and 2008 Republican presidential candidate who died a year ago of brain cancer. In a tweet over the weekend, Trump criticized McCain over the role he played in sharing the so-called Steele Dossier with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the media.

World News Researchers Think They've Uncovered The True Identity Of Jack The Ripp
Author: 0 Researchers Think They've Uncovered The True Identity Of Jack The Ripp

Despite this DNA research, critics say that the Jack the Ripper case isn't closed yet and will need additional evidence to prove Kosminski's connection to the gory case that still baffles investigators today. which matches the only reliable witness statement, according to Science . Businessman Russell Edwards, 48, who bought the shawl at auction in 2007, contacted the scientists several years ago.

World News YouTube saw 'tens of thousands' of Christchurch attack videos uploaded
Author: 0 YouTube saw 'tens of thousands' of Christchurch attack videos uploaded

In a statement , Mia Garlick, spokeswoman for Facebook New Zealand , said that the company continues to "work around the clock to remove violating content from our site, using a combination of technology and people". "We're asking all of the platforms... to take immediate steps to either put in place systems, processes, algorithms or artificial intelligence that stops this kind of event", he said.

World News Mass Shooting Suspect Obtained His Guns Legally, New Zealand Prime Minister Says
Author: 0 Mass Shooting Suspect Obtained His Guns Legally, New Zealand Prime Minister Says

He says 36 victims remain hospitalized, with two of them in critical condition. "Inevitably, this is such a small community, so these people are going to be people who are familiar to us, even if we don't know them directly", he says. Officials said that he had no criminal history in New Zealand or Australia and, as with the other two peolpe detained in connection with the attack, had not drawn the attention of the intelligence community for extremist views.

World News ‘Shame’: As Bolsonaro visits Trump, Brazilians tweet their embarrassment
Author: 0 ‘Shame’: As Bolsonaro visits Trump, Brazilians tweet their embarrassment

Some used the hashtag #BolsonaroandTrump to herald the meeting of the US president with the man the foreign press has dubbed "Trump of the Tropics". "Key news events of the last several weeks-including the arrests of two former Rio de Janeiro police officers for the March 2018 assassination of Rio City Council Councilor Marielle Franco-have highlighted the most damaging and, to many, most terrifying revelations about Bolsonaro and his three politician sons: their extensive, direct, ...

World News May plots new path around Brexit obstacle
Author: 0 May plots new path around Brexit obstacle

May spent the weekend twisting arms and cajoling rebels in her party, as well as her governing allies in the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland, to get enough votes to cross the finish line. "What the government can not legitimately do is to resubmit to the House [of Commons] the same proposition or substantially the same proposition as that of last week which was rejected by 149 votes ".

World News Liberal-dominated justice committee ends SNC-Lavalin probe
Author: 0 Liberal-dominated justice committee ends SNC-Lavalin probe

Clerk of the Privy Council Michael Wernick arrives for a swearing in ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Monday, March 18, 2019. "It is now apparent that there is no path for me to have a relationship of mutual trust and respect with the leaders of the opposition parties", wrote Wernick in his letter.

World News Warren Calls for Fundamental Change to American Voting
Author: 0 Warren Calls for Fundamental Change to American Voting

Warren has been critical of the Electoral College before, publicly lamenting that Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 presidential election to Donald Trump despite garnering nearly 3 million more votes than Trump. Most states have winner-take-all laws, which award all their electoral votes to the presidential candidate who receives the most votes within the state.

World News Christchurch shootings: Ardern vows never to say gunman's name
Author: 0 Christchurch shootings: Ardern vows never to say gunman's name

Otago University legal issues center director, Bridgette Toy-Cronin, told Radio New Zealand that this would limit the chances for political material to be entered as evidence. He also published a 74-page manifesto ahead of the attacks, sharing it on Twitter and sending to dozens within New Zealand , including Ardern's office and media outlets.

World News Texas petrochemical fire spreads to more storage tanks after firefighting snag
Author: 0 Texas petrochemical fire spreads to more storage tanks after firefighting snag

ITC, which is owned by Japan's Mitsui & Co, said on Tuesday it is bringing in a 15-person crew experienced in battling tank-farm fires, additional high-pressure pumps and suppressant foam to battle the inferno. Jon Gardella tweeted: "Smoke fills the sky with the Deer Park fire still burning". The burning tanks are surrounded by other storage tanks within a spill containment dike.

World News Judge Orders Release of Documents From Michael Cohen Raids
Author: 0 Judge Orders Release of Documents From Michael Cohen Raids

Newly unsealed legal filings said investigators working for Mueller, the special counsel, obtained a search warrant on 18 July 2017 to look into a Gmail account belonging to Cohen, one of Trump's closest advisers for a decade. The FBI raided Michael Cohen's home and office in April of 2018. The judge agreed but on the condition any reference to an ongoing investigation was redacted.

World News May in efforts to woo DUP and save Brexit deal
Author: 0 May in efforts to woo DUP and save Brexit deal

However, if her deal falls again, and there is no attempt at a fourth vote this month, there may now be a longer extension to potentially at least till December 2020 which is when the planned transition period, if a withdrawal is agreed, had been scheduled to end.

World News Kazakhstan's president steps down after 30 years
Author: 0 Kazakhstan's president steps down after 30 years

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev has abruptly resigned after almost 30 years in office, but will continue to head the ruling party and keep his lifetime post as chairman of the influential Security Council. "The people gave me the opportunity to be the first president of an independent Kazakhstan". In July 2018, the Security Council's status was changed from consultative to constitutional, increasing its authority, and Nazarbaev became its chairman for life.

World News Trump Campaign Manager Unleashes Twitter Attack On 'Jealous' George Conway
Author: 0 Trump Campaign Manager Unleashes Twitter Attack On 'Jealous' George Conway

Conway's wife, counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway , brushed off the incident, saying she was taking care of the couple's four children Monday morning and hadn't paid attention. Per reporting from Mediaite , Kellyanne Conway said she doesn't share the same sentiments that her husband has publicly expressed. I know that because this is the way Kellyanne Conway would talk to us when she thought that Donald Trump was going to lose the election.

World News Vast Majority of Republicans Agree About 'Witch Hunt'
Author: 0 Vast Majority of Republicans Agree About 'Witch Hunt'

While the press will spin Mueller's report in an anti-Trump direction, the one unavoidable conclusion will be that after searching high and low, Mueller and his team of Democratic Party partisans couldn't find any evidence of collusion. Mueller has already issued some three dozen indictments, including charging six former aides and associates of the president and is believed to be winding up his investigation.

World News Flash floods, earthquake in Indonesia kill over 80
Author: 0 Flash floods, earthquake in Indonesia kill over 80

The death toll from flash floods and subsequent landslides in Indonesia's Papua province has increased to 79, with search and rescue operations continuing on Monday to locate 43 missing people. Ambulances and vehicles were seen carrying victims on muddy roads to several clinics and hospitals. And also looking for the hundreds of people that are still stuck in their homes or their offices.

World News US Supreme Court takes up sentencing appeal in 'DC Sniper' case
Author: 0 US Supreme Court takes up sentencing appeal in 'DC Sniper' case

It said the death penalty was off-limits for juveniles, and in 2012 said that mandatory life sentences without the possibility of parole were unconstitutional for those under 18. As is typical, the justices did not make any comment in agreeing to hear the case. He was 17 at the time of the 2002 shootings that killed 10 people.

World News GOP Rep Devin Nunes Sues Twitter For $250 Million
Author: 0 GOP Rep Devin Nunes Sues Twitter For $250 Million

The suit alleges that Twitter serves as a virtual "town square", that candidates are obliged to have a Twitter account in order to organize and run for office, and that Twitter must therefore exercise great care "so as not to cause harm to Nunes".

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