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World News Rising star Zuzana Caputova elected Slovakia's first woman president
Author: 0 Rising star Zuzana Caputova elected Slovakia's first woman president

Liberal lawyer Zuzana Caputova has become Slovakia's first female president despite having nearly no political experience. Caputova , who gained prominence as a lawyer when she led a case against an illegal landfill lasting 14 years, won about 58 per cent votes to European Commission Vice President Sefcovic's 42 per cent.

World News Trump Says He Will ‘Probably’ Talk To Putin, Xi About Venezuela
Author: 0 Trump Says He Will ‘Probably’ Talk To Putin, Xi About Venezuela

Venezuela's incumbent President Nicolas Maduro blasted the move as an attempted coup and announced cutting diplomatic ties with the United States . "Russia is not changing the balance of power in the region, Russian Federation is not threatening anyone unlike citizens in Washington whom I have just quoted", foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told journalists.

World News Brexit: Theresa May ponders fourth bid to pass deal
Author: 0 Brexit: Theresa May ponders fourth bid to pass deal

Britain now has until April 12 to tell the European Union what it plans to do next. A motorcyclist passes a banner tied to railings outside Parliament in London. Otherwise, it is a No-deal Brexit, as tough as that would be. Hilary Benn, a Labour Party lawmaker who chairs Parliament's Brexit committee, dismissed criticism that the parliamentary process was a failure because it didn't deliver a majority in the first round of voting.

World News Pope, Moroccan king declare Jerusalem ‘common patrimony’ of three religions
Author: 0 Pope, Moroccan king declare Jerusalem ‘common patrimony’ of three religions

Since U.S. President Donald Trump announced Washington's decision to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem in 2017, the pope, other Christian leaders and Muslim heads of state have stepped up their expressions of concern for the city. King Mohammed said the key to tackling radicalisation of young people was to increase religious education. At a welcome ceremony in the capital of Rabat today, the Pope said that a wall would only stir up "fear" and deny help to those who genuinely need it.

World News Tourist taking photos dies in fall at Grand Canyon
Author: 0 Tourist taking photos dies in fall at Grand Canyon

He was attempting to take a photo at Eagle Point, near the Skywalk attraction, when he fell hundreds of feet to the canyon floor. The unidentified Hong Kong man stumbled over a ledge on Thursday morning on the Hualapai reservation outside of the national park, David Leibowitz a spokesperson for the tourist company Grand Canyon West, told USA media.

World News Australian loses million-dollar lawsuit over alleged flatulent bullying
Author: 0 Australian loses million-dollar lawsuit over alleged flatulent bullying

Stinky". Hingst, 56, worked at Construction Engineering in Melbourne. Mr Hingst appealed that decision but was again rejected, with the judge taking only a few minutes to refuse his appeal with costs. Following Thursday's ruling, alleged victim David Hingst vowed to file an appeal, saying the constant exposure to his supervisor's gas caused him "extreme stress".

World News Georgia legislature passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill
Author: 0 Georgia legislature passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill

We stand up for the innocent and speak for those who can not speak for themselves", Governor Brian Kemp, a Republican, wrote in a statement congratulating legislators. But many times they are held up in committees, rejected in legislative votes, vetoed by governors and struck down in courts. The legislation faced a groundswell of opposition, including Democratic lawmakers and protesters saying on social media and in person that lawmakers who voted in favour of the bill would be targeted in ...

World News South Korea's Moon to Meet Trump over Stalled North Korea Talks
Author: 0 South Korea's Moon to Meet Trump over Stalled North Korea Talks

In a document Trump handed Kim on February 28, the second day of their talks, which ended without agreement, Trump called for "fully dismantling North Korea's nuclear infrastructure, chemical and biological warfare program and related dual-use capabilities; and ballistic missiles, launchers, and associated facilities", Reuters said.

World News UN Investigator Calls On Saudi Arabia To Open Jamal Khashoggi Murder Trial
Author: 0 UN Investigator Calls On Saudi Arabia To Open Jamal Khashoggi Murder Trial

She said China, France, Britain, Russia and the United States "risk being participants in a potential miscarriage of justice" and could be "complicit" if the trials turn out to involve violations of human rights law. "In this case, each of the companies which received a specific authorization for (Saudi Arabia) have provided us written request that their authorization be withheld from public release", the NNSA said in the document.

World News NY sues Sacklers in opioid scandal
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NY state Attorney General Letitia James is including eight members of the Sackler family, which owns drug manufacturer Purdue Pharma, in the lawsuit . Yet James said Purdue, which is fighting lawsuits by 34 other states and hundreds of localities, has continued in the face of its liabilities to pay millions of dollars to the Sacklers.

World News Documents keep up pressure on Justin Trudeau over SNC-Lavalin scandal
Author: 0 Documents keep up pressure on Justin Trudeau over SNC-Lavalin scandal

The 43 pages of documents released publically on Friday are likely to heighten pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as his poll numbers slip ahead of elections in October. Wilson-Raybould has also resigned the cabinet, after first being shuffled out of justice (she was both minister of justice and attorney general). "Alright, but ...

World News Arizona parents and police respond after SWAT-style raid over toddler's fever
Author: 0 Arizona parents and police respond after SWAT-style raid over toddler's fever

After finding that out, the doctor called DCS which then called Chandler police to check on the child. Beck's son, Heber, is not vaccinated and the doctor was fearful he might be suffering from meningitis amid outbreaks around the country. The parents, who said the boy was improving after his fever broke, refused repeated requests by officers to open the door, so authorities got a court order allowing them to take temporary custody of the boy.

World News Joe Biden doesn't recall alleged kissing incident detailed in article
Author: 0 Joe Biden doesn't recall alleged kissing incident detailed in article

Flores wrote that she was "grateful and flattered" when then-Vice President Biden announced that he was traveling to Nevada to support her bid for Lieutenant Governor. She considered when or if was the right to say anything at all and for a long time she said nothing. "The vice-president of the United States of America had just touched me in an intimate way reserved for close friends, family, or romantic partners-and I felt powerless to do anything about it".

World News Garfield phone mystery solved in Brittany - 35 years later
Author: 0 Garfield phone mystery solved in Brittany - 35 years later

Now, a man who spotted the container decades ago has helped environmentalists locate the source, and a whole bunch of old orange phones that came along with it. However, the plastics in the phones will eventually become so weathered they will become brittle and break into smaller fragments, according to Ruxton.

World News Pope 'pulled ring away over germs fear'
Author: 0 Pope 'pulled ring away over germs fear'

Meanwhile, the old viral video of the Pope withdrawing his hands from worshippers invited conservative critics who claimed that Francis is abandoning church doctrine and tradition. He noted that Francis is more than happy to receive the greeting in small groups, as he did on Wednesday when plenty of people kissed his ring during his general audience.

World News Million-person march sets of in Gaza on Land Day Published
Author: 0 Million-person march sets of in Gaza on Land Day Published

But on the eve of the anniversary of the Great March of Return protests, the organising committee, which called for a "million man march" on Saturday, issued instructions to the demonstrators, telling them to stay back from Israeli guns, follow commands of organisers on the ground, make no aggressive actions, and to not burn tyres - a sign that an Egyptian-brokered deal may be adhered to.

World News Brexit: Remain better than backstop, says DUP
Author: 0 Brexit: Remain better than backstop, says DUP

The statement read: "The backstop if operational has the potential to create an internal trade border within the United Kingdom and would cut us off from our main internal market, being Great Britain". "The Government must use the remaining time to deal with widely held concerns across the House of Commons". The party's Brexit spokesman wrote in a piece published by national newspaper The Daily Telegraph on Tuesday that DUP lawmakers won't support May's withdrawal agreement with the ...

Author: 0 Trump says he's taken better care of Puerto Rico than anyone

Ricardo Rosselló could heighten partisan tensions as Floridians push to pass a bill. Ricardo Rossello, who has clashed with President Donald Trump over disaster aid and has complained that residents of the US territory are treated like "second-class citizens", indicated that he's exhausted of being pushed around by the White House .

World News Saudi Authorities Release 3 of 11 Detained Feminist Activists - Rights Group
Author: 0 Saudi Authorities Release 3 of 11 Detained Feminist Activists - Rights Group

Saudi Arabia temporarily released on Thursday three out of 11 women detained previous year in a sweeping crackdown on activists, withmore expected to leave jail following mounting worldwide criticism on Riyadh . Western diplomats and media, including Reuters , were denied entry to the hearing and escorted from the building, despite petitioning to attend amid global scrutiny of the case.

World News European Union says
Author: 0 European Union says "fully prepared" for no-deal Brexit

Amid the chaos , May agreed with the European Union to delay Brexit from the originally planned March 29 until April 12, with a further delay until May 22 on offer if May could get her divorce package ratified by lawmakers this week. They insisted efforts were "going in the right direction", given the margin of defeat was down from 149 a fortnight ago. "Everyone is now starting to wonder exactly what happens next".

World News Bangladesh Fire: Death Toll Rises to 25; Several Rescued Admitted to Hospital
Author: 0 Bangladesh Fire: Death Toll Rises to 25; Several Rescued Admitted to Hospital

The Fire Service has also announced a five-member probe committee to look into the fire. They found suffocation as one of the major reason for the casualties. Dozens of firefighting units and helicopters were dispatched to battle the fire and rescue people trapped on the roof. A military spokesman, Abdullah Ibne Zaid, said the body of a Sri Lankan man was brought to the army's Kurmitola hospital and another 45 people were being treated there.

World News 'Very Grave': Theresa May's Brexit Deal Fails For the Third Time
Author: 0 'Very Grave': Theresa May's Brexit Deal Fails For the Third Time

May had offered on Wednesday to resign if the deal passed, in a bid to win over eurosceptic rebels in her Conservative Party who support a more decisive break with the European Union than the divorce her deal offers. May's sacrifice swayed some of her critics, including former foreign minister Boris Johnson , but more than a dozen Conservative MPs still publicly oppose her deal.

World News Donald Trump Announces Linda McMahon Departure from Small Business Administration
Author: 0 Donald Trump Announces Linda McMahon Departure from Small Business Administration

She was a top Trump donor before joining his administration. This was a surprise for some because she was thought to have been in line to replace Wilbur Ross, but she is now taking this new gig instead. Prior to joining the Trump administration , McMahon, who unsuccessfully waged a Republican bid for a CT U.S. Senate seat in 2012, advised global businesses as part of APCO Worldwide's International Advisory Council.

World News John Bolton calls Russian presence in Venezuela a 'direct threat'
Author: 0 John Bolton calls Russian presence in Venezuela a 'direct threat'

Venezuela's self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido sings the national anthem at a meeting with electricity experts in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, March 28, 2019. Maduro retains control of state functions and the country's military. The United States on Friday welcomed a Red Cross announcement that it would distribute aid in Venezuela and said it may send assistance through the global organization after Washington's own forceful bid failed.

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