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World News Thousands gather at Greenwich Village's Stonewall Inn 50 years after LGBTQ uprising
Author: 0 Thousands gather at Greenwich Village's Stonewall Inn 50 years after LGBTQ uprising

It's heady stuff to find yourself suddenly with a large tribe when previously you just weren't sure if there were any other people like you . As Pride Month 2019 comes to end, Congresswoman Carolyn B. While celebrating 50 years of progress, many LGBTQ activists are sounding the alarm about Trump administration initiatives, including a ban on transgender people in the military, cuts in HIV/AIDS research and support for so-called religious freedom initiatives that eliminate LGBTQ protections.

World News US regulator cites new flaw on grounded Boeing 737 MAX
Author: 0 US regulator cites new flaw on grounded Boeing 737 MAX

The US Federal Aviation Administration ( FAA ) has not elaborated on the issue that was identified. The 737 MAX was grounded worldwide in March in the wake of two accidents in five months, which prompted Boeing to redesign part of an automated software system suspected of playing a role in the crashes that also involved faulty sensor data.

Author: 0 Charlottesville: Neo-nazi gets life in prison for 2017 vehicle attack

Heyer was among the 18 people killed by white supremacists in the U.S. in 2017, according to the Anti-Defamation League. James Alex Fields Jr, 22, had pleaded guilty to 29 federal hate crimes charges in March in a deal with prosecutors that eliminated the possibility of a death sentence.

World News 'Mastermind' behind David Ortiz shooting reportedly arrested in Dominican Republic
Author: 0 'Mastermind' behind David Ortiz shooting reportedly arrested in Dominican Republic

Gomez is a resident of Katy, Texas , and an alleged associate of Mexico's Gulf Cartel, which is a drug trafficking organization, according to KTRK-TV . Earlier this month, two men - one identified by authorities and the other who appeared in court - also were linked to the attempted murder of the former Major League Baseball slugger that authorities have maintained was a case of mistaken identity , though there has been rampant speculation about that in the Dominican Republic.

World News Barron's: 5 Stocks That Could Soar on China Trade Deal
Author: 0 Barron's: 5 Stocks That Could Soar on China Trade Deal

Beijing, for its part, said it hoped Washington would meet halfway to settle a bitter trade feud that, along with signs of a global slowdown, has loomed over a two-day Group of 20 summit that began in Japan's western city of Osaka. Yet the gains were small and underscored uncertainty over whether the talks will produce definitive progress in ending the year-long trade war between the world's two largest economies.

World News Trump says US should sue Facebook, Google in latest complaint
Author: 0 Trump says US should sue Facebook, Google in latest complaint

Twitter's shares took a temporary hit in premarket trading as the president spoke. A Google spokesperson did not respond to request for comment. "We should be suing Google and Facebook, and all that", he said. Trump also reiterated his view that social media companies were discriminating against conservatives. Vestager previously said that she "very much likes the United States", a comment she made while announcing the last Google antitrust ruling.

World News Woman who lost unborn baby during shooting charged
Author: 0 Woman who lost unborn baby during shooting charged

Yesterday, a woman was charged with fetal manslaughter after she was involved in a fight which saw her shot in the stomach, resulting in the miscarriage of her unborn baby. Abortion and pregnancy rights groups quickly seized on the incident with Jones as further evidence of Alabama criminalizing pregnancy. The most notable of these cases were Bei Bei Shuai and Purvi Patel, both women of color.

World News Federal courts have no say in gerrymandering
Author: 0 Federal courts have no say in gerrymandering

Roberts also said that the Department of Justice wasn't interested in the citizenship data until contacted by the Commerce Department. He also stated that non-partisan gerrymandering may still be adjudicated if it raises constitutional issues, such as districts drawn to disadvantage a voting group based on its racial makeup.

World News France reaches it highest temperature ever during Europe's heatwave
Author: 0 France reaches it highest temperature ever during Europe's heatwave

France's national weather service also activated its highest-level heat alert for the first time on Friday, putting four regions near Marseille and Montpellier under special watch . At least two deaths linked to the heatwave were reported in Spain. Elsewhere in Spain, a 93-year-old man collapsed and died on the street in the northern city of Valladolid, police said, giving heatstroke as the cause of death.

World News Cory Booker says he 'couldn't believe' Biden's debate answer on busing
Author: 0 Cory Booker says he 'couldn't believe' Biden's debate answer on busing

During a prominent exchange during Thursday night's debate in Miami , Sen. There are so many candidates lining up to take on Trump that they do not all fit on one debate stage or even two. While candidate Eric Swalwell , 38, urged 76-year-old Biden to hand over the tourch to younger contenders. 'When I marched in the civil rights movement' is, in fact, something Biden often told crowds before the lie caught up to him during his disastrous 1987 run for the presidency...

World News Marianne Williamson's Plan to Defeat Trump: 'Harness Love'
Author: 0 Marianne Williamson's Plan to Defeat Trump: 'Harness Love'

Other foreign policy stances drew attention, like Williamson's pledge to try and rebuild relationships with European leaders - at times frosty under current US President Donald Trump - by calling them to say: "We're baaack". This wasn't the only moment Williamson raised eyebrows of people watching the debate. You have harnessed fear for political purposes and only love can cast that out.

World News PM hopeful Boris Johnson called the French 'turds' over Brexit
Author: 0 PM hopeful Boris Johnson called the French 'turds' over Brexit

Neither Johnson nor the Foreign Office has commented on the issue yet. The Belgian accused the former Foreign Secretary and two-time Mayor of London of spreading "untruths", and that "Chief among them is the myth that Britain can tear up the withdrawal agreement that [Theresa] May negotiated with the European Union, withhold its financial commitments to the bloc, and simultaneously start negotiating free trade deals".

World News Leonardo DiCaprio expresses concern over Chennai's 'water' problem
Author: 0 Leonardo DiCaprio expresses concern over Chennai's 'water' problem

Leonardo DiCaprio has recently posted a post expressing concern for the people of Chennai . While Cholavaram (full capacity 1,081 mcft), Redhills (full capacity 3,300 mcft) and Chembarambakkam (3,645 mcft) lakes that supply water to Chennai have gone dry, there is only 19 mcft water left in the Poondi reservoir (full capacity of 3,231 mcft), according to the Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board.

World News Southwest Airlines extends 737 MAX cancellations through Oct. 1
Author: 0 Southwest Airlines extends 737 MAX cancellations through Oct. 1

Shares of the airplane manufacturer fell as much as 5% on Thursday morning after the Federal Aviation Administration discovered more safety concerns with the aircraft, prompting them to order further design changes. Boeing has been working on the issue for the past eight months - and if a quick and easy solution had been available, perhaps the second of the two accidents could have been avoided.

World News Ex-Trump aide Manafort pleads not guilty to New York charges
Author: 0 Ex-Trump aide Manafort pleads not guilty to New York charges

The state charges relate to mortgages Manafort received on properties in the NY area between 2015 and 2017, a time when his foreign lobbying business was drying up. Manafort had been serving his sentence in a federal penitentiary in Pennsylvania but was transferred to a Manhattan prison ahead of his NY trial. Such a pardon does not apply to state crimes.

World News Severe thunderstorm warnings / watches in effect for southwest Alberta
Author: 0 Severe thunderstorm warnings / watches in effect for southwest Alberta

A severe thunderstorm could be making its way to the Grande Prairie area. A severe thunderstorm was spotted on radar around 4:10 p.m. near Canton, moving northeast at 5 miles per hour, NWS said . Emergency management officials recommend taking cover immediately when threatening weather approaches. Environment Canada has just issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the Greater Sudbury, Espanola and Killarney.

World News House approves Senate's $4.6 billion emergency border bill
Author: 0 House approves Senate's $4.6 billion emergency border bill

All three of the 2020 House Democrats, who will be participating in this week's debates, were also absent for Tuesday's border vote, according to Politico reporter Sarah Ferris. United States media say he offered administrative assurances to Mrs Pelosi regarding child migrants - including prompt reporting of deaths in custody.

World News Twitter Adds Warning Label For Offensive Political Tweets
Author: 0 Twitter Adds Warning Label For Offensive Political Tweets

Twitter said in a statement Thursday that they are introducing a " new notice " on Tweets that they feel violate their rules making them less prominent, basically invisible to Twitter followers. Twitter notices are nothing new. President Trump, a prolific Twitter user , has on multiple occasions accused social media companies of being biased against conservatives .

World News DEMS DEBATE | Biden is focus of talk on partisan gridlock
Author: 0 DEMS DEBATE | Biden is focus of talk on partisan gridlock

Bernie Sanders , now 2nd to Biden in polling, has been the most commence about contrasting their recordsdata and philosophies. Trump often mocks him as "Sleepy Joe". But Sanders has not always played to type. "It's personal and it was actually very hurtful to hear you talk about the reputations of two United States senators who built their reputations and career on the segregation of race in this country", Harris said.

World News Maduro Says Opposition, US Tried To Assassinate Him
Author: 0 Maduro Says Opposition, US Tried To Assassinate Him

Venezuelan Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez also suspected Chilean President Sebastian Pinera's and US National Security Advisor John Bolton's involvement in the conspiracy. Without referring directly to the charge, Colombia's foreign minister, Carlos Holmes Trujillo, said his country would "continue to act through political and diplomatic means" in Venezuela.

World News Bahrain FM says Israel part of region's 'heritage'
Author: 0 Bahrain FM says Israel part of region's 'heritage'

Neither the Israeli nor Palestinian governments are attending the event, which the Palestinians and many other Arabs dismiss as pointless without a political solution. But that necessity was driven home by participants who sprinkled their comments with repeated references to "Palestine", a "country" and a "nation-state".

World News Palestinians reject USA plan as Israel advises 'surrender'
Author: 0 Palestinians reject USA plan as Israel advises 'surrender'

The two-day worldwide meeting in Bahrain , led by Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has been billed as the first part of Washington's long-delayed broader political blueprint to revive the moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace process. The conference is taking place in Bahrain, home to the U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet, amid high tension between Tehran on the one hand and Washington and its Sunni Muslim allies Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on the other.

World News President falls ill as attacks rock Tunisia capital
Author: 0 President falls ill as attacks rock Tunisia capital

Shortly afterwards key adviser Firas Guefrech said on Twitter that the president was in "critical condition". Body parts were seen strewn in the road around a police vehicle on Habib Bourguiba avenue near the old city in Tunis , AFP reported.

World News USA woman charged with fatal stabbing of identical twin sister
Author: 0 USA woman charged with fatal stabbing of identical twin sister

The twin sister was taken to Cooper University Hospital where she was declared dead less than an hour later the nypost reported . Amanda Ramirez was charged Saturday, authorities said. Less than two hours after posting the image, Anna was dead. Anna (left) and Amanda Ramirez (right) reportedly pictured with a cousin. The two sisters posted a video to Facebook just hours before Anna's death.

World News Asian shares inch up as investors await Trump-Xi meeting
Author: 0 Asian shares inch up as investors await Trump-Xi meeting

The United States has put Huawei , the world's largest maker of telecoms equipment and its second-biggest maker of smartphones, on an export blacklist, citing national security issues. The drop in US inventories "is positive in the longer term, but this market is very focused on what's more prompt", he said. Trump will meet with Xi on Saturday morning in Osaka, according to the White House.

World News Trump dismisses Khashoggi investigation, Pompeo does not lift it in Saudi meeting
Author: 0 Trump dismisses Khashoggi investigation, Pompeo does not lift it in Saudi meeting

Saudi officials have long denied suspicions in the Central Intelligence Agency and some Western countries that the crown prince ordered the killing in October. But, she added, "the paralysis that we are witnessing, the ping-pong games between who can do what, the inability of the secretary general to determine whether or not he can move with something.

World News Former Perth student Alek Sigley reportedly detained in North Korea
Author: 0 Former Perth student Alek Sigley reportedly detained in North Korea

Alek Sigley , who has been studying Korean literature at the elite Kim Il-sung University, is a fluent Korean speaker and one of a tiny handful of Westerners studying in the country. "I aim simply to present life in North Korea as I see and experience it". Tokyo-based Ms Morinaga also said Mr Sigley, 29, a blogger and student, was very respectful of North Korean culture and very cautious.

World News Sick dad kicked off return flight from Dominican Republic has died
Author: 0 Sick dad kicked off return flight from Dominican Republic has died

Over 2.7 million USA citizens visit the Dominican Republic each year, the spokesperson said, and like Americans traveling elsewhere, "the overwhelming majority travel without incident". Officials say the other tourists died of natural causes including organ failure, septic shock, and pneumonia. This latest tourist death is the eleventh in the Dominican Republic during the last 12 months.

World News Teenager catches falling toddler in Istanbul
Author: 0 Teenager catches falling toddler in Istanbul

CCTV footage has captured the dramatic moment a teenager caught a toddler who had fallen out of an open second floor window. . The incident occurred in the Fatih district of Istanbul, Turkey last Thursday. She was unhurt in the incident. The video, from a nearby security camera, shows the toddler falling and Zabaat catching her in mid-air. Dora's father, Yusuf Muhammed, reportedly gifted Zabaat a 200 Turkish lira (about $35 in the U.S.) for saving his daughter's life.

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