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World News University student dies after falling 12m from campus bell tower
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The 22-year-old and her friends reportedly climbed the tower's stairs in the Bronx, N.Y.at roughly 3 a.m. Sunday morning, and was later rushed to the hospital after getting critically injured. Freshman Grayson Brown, 19, told the Post his mother sent him a text Sunday that said "stay out of the bell tower!" The journalism student and her friends had just had dinner at a barbecue restaurant and chose to climb the tower as a "rite of passage" before graduating next month, according to staff ...

World News Kentucky Rep.: AOC Must Apologize to Crenshaw Before Coal Mine Visit
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sat down for an interview with Yahoo News Skullduggery podcast on Sunday and provided her insights into Democratic hopefuls considering a run to unseat President Donald Trump in the 2020 general election. "It is patently obvious that @ IlhanMN wasn't trying to downplay the 9/11 attacks". Like an unfortunate person suffering from Tourette's Syndrome - an affliction that presents itself as a series of uncontrollable public verbal outbursts - Australian-owned ...

World News Trump says he would ‘FIX’ and 'REBRAND’ Boeing in tweet
Author: 0 Trump says he would ‘FIX’ and 'REBRAND’ Boeing in tweet

This no longer appears to be the case as preliminary reports from the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 confirm that the Boeing 737 MAX was to blame for the crash that killed all 157 on board. In the previous weeks, Boeing pilots have flown 96 test flights, totalling 160 hours with the new software and will operate more flights in the coming weeks to prove that the software fix works.

World News On AFSPA, PM Modi says, 'Shouldn't our security forces have safety net?'
Author: 0 On AFSPA, PM Modi says, 'Shouldn't our security forces have safety net?'

Without naming Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati, Modi said that people have built their political career in the name of Bhimrao Ambedkar, but were only working for the benefit of their family members and relatives. Blaming the Congress for alleged corruption in defence purchases, Modi said that it was only interested because of alleged scams like Bofors. Why do they choose power over Article 370 then? The PM said that wrong policies of the Congress led to the mass exodus of ...

World News Antisemitism is threat to Labour at the ballot box, says inquiry head
Author: 0 Antisemitism is threat to Labour at the ballot box, says inquiry head

But they have refused to support the prime minister's withdrawal agreement over concerns with the controversial Irish backstop, which aims to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland. Without any consensus in parliament, reflective of a deeply divided population, all outcomes remain possible in the coming weeks and months: leaving the European Union with a deal, a disorderly exit without a deal, or another vote on whether to leave at all.

World News Truck bombs: Taliban claim attack as spring offensive begins
Author: 0 Truck bombs: Taliban claim attack as spring offensive begins

Earlier in the day, a local security official said, as cited by Khaama Press that the Afghan security forces killed nine members of the Taliban movement in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar late on Friday after the militants tried to overrun a security checkpoint.

World News Family horrified after 'monster' throws boy from shopping centre balcony
Author: 0 Family horrified after 'monster' throws boy from shopping centre balcony

He is full of energy and life and enjoys soccer, playing with friends and family and playing hockey with his brother and sister. The GoFundMe raised more than $380,000 in less than 24 hours . Police credited a concerned bystander for chasing the suspect, and the Mall security for tracking him to the transportation station where he was apprehended.

World News Deadly storms continue their destruction across southern U.S.
Author: 0 Deadly storms continue their destruction across southern U.S.

A tornado was reported in the area at the time. The storms are part of a large system moving through the southern United States, knocking out power to thousands and causing some flash flooding. A twister hit Vicksburg, Mississippi early Saturday evening. The Angelina County Sheriff's Office said an 8-year-old and a 3-year-old died when strong winds toppled a tree onto the back of their family's auto in Lufkin while it was in motion.

World News Former Obama White House Counsel Greg Craig pleads not guilty
Author: 0 Former Obama White House Counsel Greg Craig pleads not guilty

Craig's lawyers rejected the charges. He served as the White House counsel in the Obama White House from 2009 to 2010. The charges against Craig, a former Obama White House counsel, arose from the probe by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russian interference with the 2016 USA presidential election.

Author: 0 Little Boy Thrown From 3rd Floor At Mall Of America

Hanneman said his picture has been removed from the page because there have been "multiple people trying to copy this GoFundMe page and the family is still requesting privacy and has elected at this point not to share photos at this time"'.

World News Tornado outbreak likely this weekend in the South
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Saturday starts with some rain on radar, but the rain will actually quiet down heading into the afternoon and evening. The National Weather Service says thunderstorms are expected Saturday from Texas to Alabama. We have a lot of flooding, there are several trees down. Severe weather season is officially here and 13abc wants to get you prepared. Wind gusts of 40 to 45 miles per hour were expected through the day, along with isolated thunderstorms, according to the weather service.

World News 3 killed, 4 injured in Nepal plane crash near Mount Everest
Author: 0 3 killed, 4 injured in Nepal plane crash near Mount Everest

The aircraft had hit the helicopters of Manang Air and Shree Air. A police official was among those killed and the injured have been airlifted to Kathmandu for treatment, according to The Himalayan Times (HT). Summit Air's pilot Captain RB Rokaya and flight attendant R Lama are safe. Hundreds of foreign climbers head to Mount Everest in April during the commercial expedition season, which lasts until May.

World News Facing hurdles from US, war crimes judges reject Afghanistan probe
Author: 0 Facing hurdles from US, war crimes judges reject Afghanistan probe

Due to its prioritization of investigative inquiries, the court has decided that pursuing this investigation would not be an efficient use of its resources. "The judges' logic effectively allows states to opt out on their obligation to cooperate with the court's investigation", said Param-Preet Singh, the group's associate global justice director.

World News Tsunami warning issued after 6.8 quake strikes off Indonesia
Author: 0 Tsunami warning issued after 6.8 quake strikes off Indonesia

Kompas identified the victim as Daeng Pasang, 66. In the Palu tragedy in September, high waves hit the shore after the tsunami warning had been lifted. Earlier the agency reported that the quake was gauged at a 6.9 magnitude before the revision, Bayu Pranata, the official in charge at the agency told Xinhua news agency.

World News World's largest plane just flew for 1st time
Author: 0 World's largest plane just flew for 1st time

The twin-fuselage jet , which has six engines and a wingspan of 385ft from tip to tip, flew up to 17,000ft and reached speeds of around 170mph while its performance and handling qualities were evaluated. At an altitude of 35,000 feet (10,668 meters), the rockets would be released, ignite their engines and soar into space. It's powered by the same type of engines used by Boeing 747s , and is created to take off at a maximum weight of 1.3 million pounds (589,676 kilograms).

World News Four injured after nightclub shooting in Melbourne
Author: 0 Four injured after nightclub shooting in Melbourne

Chapel Street was home to a number of popular nightclubs and the shooting on Sunday occurred while many people were still out. They believe several people were shot outside the two-story Love Machine club early today but have made no arrests so far.

World News House committee sends new letter to IRS demanding Trump’s tax returns
Author: 0 House committee sends new letter to IRS demanding Trump’s tax returns

On Wednesday, Mnuchin said the Treasury was handling the request and that a deadline set for that date would be missed, citing possible constitutional issues. The IRS says there's no rule against subjects of an audit from publicly releasing their tax filings. "Together, we are going to make sure that does not happen again", Sanders said to cheers.

World News Australia opposes death penalty as Assange supporters march
Author: 0 Australia opposes death penalty as Assange supporters march

Morrison told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation that the Australian-born citizen would be at the mercy of the judicial system overseas. "It doesn't matter what particular crime it is that they're alleged to have committed, that's the way the system works", Morrison said .

World News Airbus says USA sanctions on its aircraft would have no legal basis
Author: 0 Airbus says USA sanctions on its aircraft would have no legal basis

It will soon stop!' "We've never completed tariffs on planes before", he mentioned. In the USA case a WTO decision could come in June or July this year. Trade analysts say it is not uncommon for countries to present a tariff target list prior to the WTO arbitrator sets parameters. "Instead, she noticed, the Trump administration declared its intentions" with fanfare and hoo-ha" in a press release made to attract general attention.

World News Why Meghan Markle's Baby Plans Are Not a Reflection on Kate's
Author: 0 Why Meghan Markle's Baby Plans Are Not a Reflection on Kate's

Some British media have reported that the royal couple are considering a home birth, which would also break with the tradition followed by William and Kate of giving birth in the private wing of St Mary's Hospital in London. Protecting his own family from what he sees as unnecessary intrusion will be a big priority, particularly in an era when anyone can take and publish a photograph.

World News Australia's election 2019 | The Interpreter
Author: 0 Australia's election 2019 | The Interpreter

Notably, Facebook has said it would temporarily block electoral advertisements bought from outside Australia ahead of the upcoming federal election in the country as a part of its approach to protecting voters from foreign meddling. Shorten will also emphasize Labor's leadership stability and seek to capitalize on the leadership turmoil that has plagued the LNP. Morrison's governing coalition has been reduced to a minority in government, due to a series of party resignations.

World News EU & PM May extend Brexit pause to October 31st
Author: 0 EU & PM May extend Brexit pause to October 31st

Britain will be able to leave before then if its parliament finally manages to ratify the hotly-contested divorce deal May reached with the bloc and that has been behind all the political turmoil in London, with MPs unable to back it - or any alternative they themselves have come up with.

World News Kim expresses willingness to hold third summit with Trump
Author: 0 Kim expresses willingness to hold third summit with Trump

He made the remarks in a speech on the second day of the 14th Supreme People's Assembly meeting on Friday, according to the KCNA. Trump and Kim have met twice, in Hanoi in February and Singapore in June, building goodwill but failing to agree on a deal to lift sanctions in exchange for the DPRK abandoning its nuclear and missile programs.

World News How Israel’s Netanyahu Uses Fear and Loathing to Win Elections
Author: 0 How Israel’s Netanyahu Uses Fear and Loathing to Win Elections

Already the president is moving to exploit fissures developing in a reliably pro-Israel Congress over the president's brand of favoritism, even as divisions deepen in the U.S. Trump is expected to release his administration's long-awaited Middle East peace plan after the election. Palestinians seek a state there and in the Gaza Strip, with East Jerusalem as its capital.

World News Army of lawyers prepares for Assange extradition battle
Author: 0 Army of lawyers prepares for Assange extradition battle

Julian Assange gestures to the media from a police vehicle on his arrival at Westminster Magistrates Court. However, lawyer Rebecca Niblock said that, if Sweden made an extradition request, it would be for the home secretary to decide which would take precedence, considering factors such as which was made first and the seriousness of the offence.

World News India Votes 2019: A Chicago Council On Global Affairs Panel Discussion
Author: 0 India Votes 2019: A Chicago Council On Global Affairs Panel Discussion

While the 68-year-old Modi remains popular because of his tough stance on national security, he is under pressure over unemployment and controversial economic reforms. Critics accuse Modi's BJP of inciting hatred against religious minorities in Hindu-majority India. "Each (BJP) candidate contesting across India represents a miniature version of Modi".

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