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World News Ireland set to be warmer than Barcelona, Lanzarote, and Athens this weekend
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Thursday will be a warm, dry and sunny day for most of the country. The next few days look dry and milder with temperatures returning to the 60s on Thursday then warming into the 70s for Friday and Saturday . Not everyone will experience severe weather, but please plan, prepare, and be weather aware. Met Office forecaster Ellie Creed told the Evening Standard: "On Friday morning, there could well be mist and fog in the east, but that will quickly clear".

World News Ex-Mass. Gov. Weld Announces Primary Challenge to Trump
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The video showcases Mr Weld's apparently reserved manner and pits it against Trump. On Monday, the former two-term governor boasted of his bipartisan record and ability to court independent voters. Party leaders have quickly rejected Weld's campaign which make things look hard for him in the long run. "I'm in!" Weld wrote on Twitter Monday afternoon, adding the hashtag #Weld2020.

World News Fordham University Mourning Death Of Student
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Emergency responders found Monfries unconscious inside the tower at about 3:17 a.m. local time with a low pulse and trauma to her head, The Post reported. Given that the tower is off-limits to students and consequently locked at night, school officials are investigating how Monfries and others have gained access, hopefully eliminating any future forays into the tower by other students who may seek to ascend in search of social media content.

World News North Korea Test-Fires New Tactical Guided Weapon
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The state news outlet described the project as a " tactical guided weapon " carrying a " powerful warhead ", but stopped short of calling it a missile. Leader Kim Jong-un reportedly called it an "event of very weighty significance". She became the friendly face of the diplomatic thaw between North and South Korea in January 2018 and was the first member of the ruling family to cross the border since the 1950-53 Korean War when she attended the Korean Winter Olympics.

World News President Rivlin offers solidarity with France as Notre Dame burns
Author: 0 President Rivlin offers solidarity with France as Notre Dame burns

It's been around for nearly 900 years. The result was a work of such beauty that when revolutionaries of the Paris Commune wanted to destroy the cathedral in 1871, several artists talked them out of it. The last time the cathedral suffered major damage was during the French Revolution, when statues of saints were hacked by anti-clerical hotheads.

World News Ivanka Trump's tribute to crash victims
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump's tribute to crash victims

The Women's Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) initiative aims to economically empower 50 million women worldwide by 2025 by training them to get well-paying jobs. Government's development finance institution - Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). Ivanka Trump said the U.S government appreciates and supports Ethiopia's focus on women's empowerment and participation, and measures taken to promote gender equality, citing the gender parity in the cabinet.

World News Pompeo's claim that Iran interferes in Venezuela is 'ridiculous'
Author: 0 Pompeo's claim that Iran interferes in Venezuela is 'ridiculous'

The statement additionally calls for an "International Conference for Democracy", to be held in Lima at a later date. More than four years of recession have left Venezuela in crisis, with the country's poorest residents suffering from shortages of basic necessities such as food and medicine, even though the South American country sits on the world's largest proven oil reserves.

World News Trump uses 2nd veto to override Yemen resolution
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Trump's response to this reassertion of the basic premises of the US Constitution came on Tuesday evening in the form of a veto and a claim that this congressional intervention represents "an unnecessary, risky attempt to weaken my constitutional authorities".

World News Almost 20000 displaced by Libya clashes
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At least four people were killed in heavy shelling in the Libyan capital Tripoli , an official said today as Europe and the Gulf were divided over a push by eastern forces commander Khalifa Haftar to seize the city. The United Nations has called for a temporary humanitarian truce to allow for the provision of emergency services and the voluntary passage of civilians from areas of conflict.

World News Hail, damaging winds possible as line of severe thunderstorms threaten Kansas City
Author: 0 Hail, damaging winds possible as line of severe thunderstorms threaten Kansas City

Large hail and damaging winds will be the primary threats as severe storms are expected to move across the Kansas City metro area this evening, according to the National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill, Missouri. "Now is a good time to make sure you have multiple ways to receive weather warnings and make sure WEA (Wireless Emergency Alerts) are turned on", the weather service said in a Thursday morning forecast discussion.

World News As Mueller report release nears, White House prepares robust response
Author: 0 As Mueller report release nears, White House prepares robust response

The House Judiciary Committee, led by Rep. Jerrold Nadler of NY, is poised to try to compel Barr to turn over an unredacted copy as well as the report's underlying investigative files. Barr's letter, for instance, hinted that there would be at least one unknown action by the president that Mueller examined as a possible act of obstruction.

World News Peru’s ex-President Alan Garcia shoots himself before arrest
Author: 0 Peru’s ex-President Alan Garcia shoots himself before arrest

Garcia, 69, was rushed to the hospital in the capital Lima on Wednesday in critical condition, the state news agency Andina reported. Corruption cases have reached the highest levels in Peru politics, most notably involving officials and Odebrecht , the Brazilian construction giant that has admitted to spreading some $800 million U.S.

World News Pet deer kills owner and injures woman
Author: 0 Pet deer kills owner and injures woman

The husband died at the scene and his wife was flown by helicopter to the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne where she condition was described as critical. Police officers shot and killed the stag at the scene due to "concerns for the paramedic's safety on scene".

World News Vietnam woman in Kim brother murder to be freed on May 3
Author: 0 Vietnam woman in Kim brother murder to be freed on May 3

Kim also held two summits with US President Donald Trump , with the parties reaching a non-binding verbal agreement in June stipulating that Pyongyang would make efforts to promote complete denuclearization of the peninsula in exchange for a freeze of US-South Korean military drills and the potential removal of US sanctions.

World News After Google, Apple Too Removes TikTok From Its App Store
Author: 0 After Google, Apple Too Removes TikTok From Its App Store

ByteDance , the owner of TikTok , had earlier appealed to the apex court against the High Court directive. Both TikTok and its Lite variant, which was recently launched for users with entry level Android phones in India, are no longer listed on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store .

World News Three killed in Nepal crash
Author: 0 Three killed in Nepal crash

A spokesperson of The Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu , Pratap Babu Tiwari said that the co-pilot S Dhungana of Summit Air and Assistant Sub-Inspector Ram Bahadur Khadka on the ground at the helipad died on the spot. Both airlines are private companies serving locals and tourists in the remote areas of Nepal. The accident happened at Lukla airport which is the main gateway to the Everest region and is reputed to be one of the most hard in the world for landings and take-offs.

World News Trump escalates feud with Rep. Ilhan Omar
Author: 0 Trump escalates feud with Rep. Ilhan Omar

Nadler said Trump has "no moral authority" for talking about September 11. Asked about his support for Omar, Sanders, whose father came to the USA from Poland, also spoke briefly about his relatives' deaths at the hands of the Nazis, saying those memories guided his view of the situation.

World News Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: 'I Support Impeaching This President'
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Right-wing media empire Fox News referenced United States lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) 42 days in a row, according to research, for a total of 3,181 unique mentions, leading many to note an editorial "obsession" by the staunchly conservative news giant with the Democratic firebrand.

World News Sudan protestors demand for immediate civilian gov't
Author: 0 Sudan protestors demand for immediate civilian gov't

He was once seen as the most powerful person in the country after Bashir and protesters held him responsible for the killing of demonstrators demanding an end to military rule. The protesters, numbering about 5,000 with more arriving, chanted "Freedom, freedom" and "Revolution, revolution", and appealed to the army to protect them.

World News London climate change protest
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Environmental protesters have mobilized to take over five of London's most iconic locations, bringing streets to a standstill, with the aim of forcing the United Kingdom government to take serious action on the "global climate emergency". In the letter, they warn they would escalate their disruptive actions over the coming days and weeks unless the government acts. 'No arrests have been made in connection with the protest'.

World News Fire breaks out at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris
Author: 0 Fire breaks out at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris

Construction to build the cathedral got underway in the 12th century, though the current arrangements of are mostly the result of renovations carried out in the 19th century following damage during the French Revolution. We are mobilized on site in close connection with the Diocese of Paris. Macron tweeted "emotion of a whole nation" on seeing Notre-Dame ablaze. "Like my countrymen, I am sad watching this part of us burn this evening", he said on Twitter.

World News New Severe Thunderstorm Watch in north Georgia
Author: 0 New Severe Thunderstorm Watch in north Georgia

One thunderstorm cell near Columbus Air Force Base in MS has a potential "debris ball" signature on radar, which indicates the potential for significant tornado damage that can be detected by radar, he said. In central Texas, approximately a dozen people were injured in Franklin where a tornado was confirmed by the National Weather Service , according to The Dallas Morning News .

World News Julian Assange accused of setting up 'spy centre' in Ecuadorian embassy
Author: 0 Julian Assange accused of setting up 'spy centre' in Ecuadorian embassy

Julian Assange , dressed in a vest and shorts, skateboards around his bedroom in the Ecuadorian embassy. Ecuadoran President Lenin Moreno on Sunday defended his decision to overturn Julian Assange's asylum status, claiming in an interview with the Guardian newspaper that the WikiLeaks founder had tried to set up a "centre for spying" in Ecuador's London embassy.

World News Trump Surfaced Sanctuary Cities Immigrant Plan To Distract From Mueller Report
Author: 0 Trump Surfaced Sanctuary Cities Immigrant Plan To Distract From Mueller Report

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein pushed back Thursday against allegations that Attorney General William Barr had been biased in his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's final report, calling such accusations "bizarre". Since the release of Barr's summary, Trump has claimed "total exoneration, no collusion, no obstruction". Last month, Barr released a letter saying Mueller had not established evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian operatives, but also ...

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