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Author: 0 Democrats to prepare subpoenas for full Mueller report

The committee vote would not automatically issue subpoenas but authorize House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler to send them. House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) said in a statement Monday that the committee will hold a vote on authorizing subpoenas of the full Mueller report and its underlying evidence Wednesday.

World News British MPs Seek New Path After Theresa May's Brexit Deal Fails Again
Author: 0 British MPs Seek New Path After Theresa May's Brexit Deal Fails Again

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker says that the EU is running out of patience with Britain , ahead of another Brexit vote in the House of Commons. The UK remains gripped by a political and constitutional crisis, less than two weeks before its scheduled departure from the European Union under the revised Brexit timetable.

World News Eurostar suspends service from London due to trespasser
Author: 0 Eurostar suspends service from London due to trespasser

The previous evening, BTP confirmed a man was " in a precarious position " at the London terminal. The police said he had spent the night above the station, and that he was waving the flag in an apparent act of protest. The incident began on the day the United Kingdom was originally due to leave the European Union, and followed a day of Brexit protests in Westminster.

World News Facebook removes 687 pages, accounts linked to Congress IT cell
Author: 0 Facebook removes 687 pages, accounts linked to Congress IT cell

The Congress, however, reacted to the news and said that none of its official pages had been removed. The information regarding names of the pages was shared by Atlantic Council think tank's Digital Forensic Research (DFR) Lab, which went through the material taken down by Facebook from the Pakistani network.

World News Sisulu to meet African ambassadors after attacks on foreigners
Author: 0 Sisulu to meet African ambassadors after attacks on foreigners

It called on community leaders to stop and discourage attacks on migrants reported in Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal provinces. Elsewhere South Africans working for SASOL at Pande near Vilanculos, and some at the Tete mines, have been moved or pulled out due to threats of retaliation.

Author: 0 25 killed, 400 injured as storm lashes Nepal

In Bara district, some 120 kilometres south of Kathmandu , the scenes of destruction are at their absolute worst. Villagers from neighbouring districts were also distributing food to the victims. Storms causing such high casualties in spring are rare in Nepal . "The roof was shaking and when I went to check if the roof was damaged, the door was blown open and I was thrown on the ground and hit my head", said Mamata Devi Patel, whose head was wrapped in a bandage.

World News Ukrainians Vote in Presidential Election
Author: 0 Ukrainians Vote in Presidential Election

Poroshenko campaigned on promises to defeat the rebels in the east and to wrest back control of Crimea, which Russian Federation annexed in 2014 in a move that has drawn sanctions against Russian Federation from the USA and the European Union.

World News Lights out in Sydney for Earth Hour conservation campaign
Author: 0 Lights out in Sydney for Earth Hour conservation campaign

While the lights-off event is a symbolic gesture, Earth Hour has led successful campaigns over the past decade to ban plastics in the Galapagos Islands and plant 17 million trees in Kazakhstan. "It reminds us that energy use can not be taken for granted, and that our actions today help us prepare a more sustainable future". This year's theme celebrates the diversity of life on Earth.

World News Mark Zuckerberg Wants Government To Regulate Facebook & Internet
Author: 0 Mark Zuckerberg Wants Government To Regulate Facebook & Internet

Old Facebook posts by Mark Zuckerberg have disappeared - obscuring details about core moments in Facebook's history. Zuckerberg said that the government and regulators will have to play "a more active role" in shaping the internet, making decisions on harmful content, election integrity, privacy and data portability , reports The Guardian .

World News Two Japanese teenagers drown in Australian lake
Author: 0 Two Japanese teenagers drown in Australian lake

The boys, aged 16, were pulled from the water at Lake McKenzie on Saturday morning. The Sunday Mail understands the boys attended Kanagawa University High School in Japan and were on exchange in Australia . "It's a calm lake in the middle of an island. there are no natural hazards". The two teens were staying at the Kingfisher Bay Resort and staff have released a statement saying they are "deeply saddened" by the incident.

World News China calls on New Zealand to provide 'fair' investment environment
Author: 0 China calls on New Zealand to provide 'fair' investment environment

New Zealand's government says two-way trade between the sides more than tripled in the 10 years since they signed a free trade agreement in 2018. The teams wore jerseys emblazoned with the hashtag #theyareus, referencing a statement made by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern immediately after the shootings.

World News Facebook considers restricting some live video after New Zealand attack
Author: 0 Facebook considers restricting some live video after New Zealand attack

Though Facebook took the video off the assailant's page 12 minutes after the livestream ended, it spread quickly as people shared and re-edited the footage, making it harder for the company's systems to block it. "In the wake of the terror attack , we are taking three steps: strengthening the rules for using Facebook Live, taking further steps to address hate on our platforms, and supporting the New Zealand community".

Author: 0 Vietnam woman in N.Korean murder case gets 40 months

Huong's father, Doan Van Thanh, who attended the hearing, said he was delighted that she will be soon be free. Her legal team has said that with usual sentence reductions, she would be released next month. Huong underwent a psychiatric assessment last month after her initial bid to be released was rejected, prompting her to sob in court. The women's lawyers said the real masterminds were four North Koreans who were seen at the airport on the day of the murder meeting the pair, and fled after ...

World News Arab leaders condemn U.S. move on Golan
Author: 0 Arab leaders condemn U.S. move on Golan

It did not give a reason for his early departure. War-torn Syria will not be represented by any official at the summit as the country's Arab League membership has been frozen since 2011. Summit spokesman Mahmoud Al-Khmeiry said Arab leaders would repeat an Arab call for peace with Israel in exchange for occupied Arab lands and would reject any initiative not in line with United Nations resolutions.

World News One of Russia’s richest women killed in German plane crash
Author: 0 One of Russia’s richest women killed in German plane crash

The plane was traveling from Cannes, France , with two passengers and a pilot aboard. German police earlier said that there appeared to be three people aboard the six-seater aircraft, including the pilot of the flight. "The S7 Group holding team expresses deepest condolences to the family and significant others", the company said. Based at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, S7 is Russia's second-largest airline after Aeroflot, flying to 150 destinations in 35 countries.

World News New emperor, new era: How a single word defines Japan
Author: 0 New emperor, new era: How a single word defines Japan

During a press conference following the announcement, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the new name reflects the hope that culture develops further as people care for each other in a lovely manner. Reiwa will replace the current era name of Heisei on May 1 with the enthronement of Crown Prince Naruhito . Japanese media scrambled to get scoops out of a new era name.

World News Max makes emergency landing in Florida
Author: 0 Max makes emergency landing in Florida

The software update will affect software known as the Manoeuvring Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS), which is created to automatically command a plane down if it senses an imminent stall. Sen. Ted Cruz , R-Texas, who chaired the hearing, said the "close relationship between industry and regulators" threatens to erode the confidence of the flying public.

World News Ethiopian Airlines crash: Pilot recorded saying ‘pitch up, pitch up!’
Author: 0 Ethiopian Airlines crash: Pilot recorded saying ‘pitch up, pitch up!’

The flight lasted fewer than six minutes. It also is a strong link to the fatal crash of an Indonesian Lion Air Max jet, which had similar problems in October. The newspaper's report came as Boeing faces mounting pressure to roll out a software update for its 737 Max, its best-selling jet. Neither of the two planes that were involved in the fatal crashes carried the alert systems, which are created to warn pilots when sensors produce contradictory readings.

World News Erdogan`s AKP leads in Istanbul, Ankara in Turkish local election
Author: 0 Erdogan`s AKP leads in Istanbul, Ankara in Turkish local election

Erdogan began his rise to power as the city's mayor in 1994 and has said at campaign rallies that "whoever wins Istanbul, wins Turkey". "I would like to announce to Istanbul's residents and all of Turkey that our numbers show that it is clear we won Istanbul", Imamoglu said in a speech in the early hours of Monday.

World News Facebook CEO calls for updated internet regulations
Author: 0 Facebook CEO calls for updated internet regulations

But that process is not always precise. For example, one area Zuckerberg highlights is "harmful content", and after saying that he agrees that tech companies have "too much power over speech", Zuckerberg lists things the company is already doing, such as "creating an independent body" and "working with governments on ensuring the effectiveness of content review systems".

World News Arab leaders meet in Tunisia with eye on Trump's Golan move
Author: 0 Arab leaders meet in Tunisia with eye on Trump's Golan move

US President Donald Trump signed a proclamation last week recognising the Golan Heights as Israeli, less than a year after recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital. In Syria, small protests against Trump's Golan move were held in different parts of the country and state media criticized the Arab summit. "The Golan is not awaiting support from the Arabs, and not a statement to condemn what Trump has done", the Thawra newspaper said in an editorial that accused Arab leaders of taking their ...

World News About 1mn protesters join Algiers rally against president
Author: 0 About 1mn protesters join Algiers rally against president

For the first time, all three state TV channels showed the protests live - a stark difference since the mass marches started on February 22 and news blackouts were ordered. But there is no clear signal the 82 year old leader wants to leave power immediately and allow for fresh elections to pick his successor. Under Article 102, the Constitutional Council could determine the president is too ill to fully exercise his functions, and ask parliament to declare him unfit.

World News University of SC student Samantha Josephson is confirmed dead
Author: 0 University of SC student Samantha Josephson is confirmed dead

Arrest warrants released Sunday morning said 21-year-old Samantha Josephson had numerous wounds to her head, neck, face, upper body, leg, and foot. Police say 21-year-old Samantha Josephson was reported missing after last being seen Friday about 2 a.m., getting into a auto outside a bar in the city's 5 Points area.

World News Warren: Decision on 2020 up to Biden after woman's claim
Author: 0 Warren: Decision on 2020 up to Biden after woman's claim

If Al Franken had to go for playing grab-ass with eight women (that we know of), Biden has plenty to worry about, and more tales of it are bound to come out now that he's about to get back in the arena. Spokesman Bill Russo says Biden had no "inkling that Ms. Flores had been at any time uncomfortable ". Flores revealed she was fearful to come forward about her encounter with Biden, but she made a decision to speak out after hearing of Biden's potential presidential campaign.

World News Trump Gives His Own Account of the Mueller Report on 'SNL'
Author: 0 Trump Gives His Own Account of the Mueller Report on 'SNL'

The president took it as a complete exoneration, even though Mueller expressly said it should not be interpreted that way. Finally, De Niro's Mueller said he still hoped the report would become public, to which Bryant's Barr said "Hello redactions", and Baldwin's Trump said they would "black out everything except the words "no" and 'collusion'".

World News After another failed vote, what’s next for Brexit?
Author: 0 After another failed vote, what’s next for Brexit?

He said staying in a customs union with the EU would go against the result of the referendum and the Conservatives' election manifesto. Friday's outcome now leaves May under pressure from rival parties to crash out of the European Union with no-deal, call an election, or amend a much softer withdrawal agreement.

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