• Israel says Gaza rockets that led to airstrikes fired by mistake

    Israel says Gaza rockets that led to airstrikes fired by mistake

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    An explosion was heard in the city centre. While rocket launches from Gaza are not unusual, it was the first time in more than four years that they have targeted the major city of Tel Aviv . Among the terrorist targets was the offices of the Hamas headquarters in Gaza City responsible for directing terrorist operatives in Judea and Samaria, building terrorist infrastructures and transferring money to those responsible for terrorist attacks against Israeli citizens.
  • New Zealand gunman appears to have livestreamed massacre

    New Zealand gunman appears to have livestreamed massacre

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    He confirmed media reports that the gunman who mowed down worshippers in the main mosque in the southern New Zealand city of Christchurch was an Australian-born citizen. He tweeted: "Our hearts go out to the people of New Zealand following the news of this awful act in Christchurch ". He issued a tweet Friday, offering his sympathy and best wishes to the country after 49 people were killed and dozens were injured in what's being considered a terrorist attack.
  • Corbyn Urges Common MPs Not to Leave Europe

    Corbyn Urges Common MPs Not to Leave Europe

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    If the bid to take control of Brexit away from her had been passed, the third vote on Mrs May's twice-rejected deal with the European Union would have been her only remaining chance to get it through the Commons. Sterling, which swung more wildly this week than at any point since 2017, fell on Thursday from nine-month highs as investors turned cautious about May's chances of getting her Brexit deal approved next week.
  • Manafort New York charges involve Chicago bank Federal Savings CEO Calk

    Manafort New York charges involve Chicago bank Federal Savings CEO Calk

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    Ellis credited Manafort for serving that time already, so if Jackson reaches a shorter sentence and says he should serve it at the same time as the other terms, he would likely be in prison far less than four years. But Berman Jackson rejected his plea, saying he was sorry to be caught and ridiculed his lavish lifestyle, saying he had 'more homes than a man could live in and more suits than a man could wear.' She sentenced him to 43 months, 30 of which will run alongside his 47-month ...
  • Pilot asked to return to base before crash, Ethiopian Airlines CEO reveals

    Pilot asked to return to base before crash, Ethiopian Airlines CEO reveals

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    A Carleton alumnus has been identified among the 18 Canadian passengers who died on an Ethiopian Airlines jet that that crashed Sunday morning near Addis Ababa , according to a press release from the university. Workers set up tents decorated with white roses. Thailand ordered budget airline Thai Lion Air to suspend flying the planes for risk assessments. While the Surat-based Vaidya couple were Indian nationals, their daughter, husband and two children were Canadians of Indian-origin.
  • Ethiopian Airlines flight carrying 157 people to Nairobi crashes, no survivors

    Ethiopian Airlines flight carrying 157 people to Nairobi crashes, no survivors

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    The reason for the crash is not yet known. The Ethiopian plane was new, delivered to the airline in November. Ethiopian Airlines, a state-owned company, is recognized as one of the continent's most successful carriers. The jet's last maintenance was on February 4, and it had flown just 1,200 hours. The crash shattered more than two years of relative calm in African skies, where travel had always been chaotic.
  • Many dead in New Zealand mosque shooting; one person in custody

    Many dead in New Zealand mosque shooting; one person in custody

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    Police have not yet described the scale of the shooting but urged people in central Christchurch to stay indoors. It is understood that the team was on a bus after it had gone to the mosque situated near Hagley Oval where Bangladesh and New Zealand were scheduled to play a One Day International on Saturday.
  • FAA Grounds Boeing 737 Max Jets in Reversal of Earlier Stance

    FAA Grounds Boeing 737 Max Jets in Reversal of Earlier Stance

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    The move is a major blow to Boeing , which has lost billions of dollars in value this week as nation after nation announced they were barring the aircraft from flying. "We didn't really have any problem with it", Rochelle Androwski said. In a statement, the CAA said it had conducted a complete review of aircraft operating in the country after Monday's Ethiopian Airlines crash triggered global backlash for Boeing .
  • Alleged New York mob boss shot and killed on Staten Island

    Alleged New York mob boss shot and killed on Staten Island

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    A panicked family member called 911, telling a dispatcher Cali was deliberately run over before he was shot, sources said. Cali was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The Gambino crime family is one of what is widely referred to as "The Five Families" of Italian organized crime operations in New York City and other parts of the United States.
  • Beto O’Rourke set to run for US President

    Beto O’Rourke set to run for US President

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    The 46-year-old former three-term USA representative will make his announcement via video on social media on Thursday, a source said . "This moment of peril produces, perhaps, the greatest moment of promise for this country", he said in the video which was posted on the El Paso Times website.
  • ‘Bomb Cyclone’ Brings Strong Winds, ‘Near-Zero Visibility’ to Parts of US

    ‘Bomb Cyclone’ Brings Strong Winds, ‘Near-Zero Visibility’ to Parts of US

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    Jared Polis has activated the Colorado National Guard for search and rescue operations for stranded drivers in the blizzard. 73% of flights were cancelled at Denver International Airport, where winds peaked at 80 miles per hour. And a 300-mile (483-kilometer) section of I-25 was closed from the small city of Buffalo to the Colorado border. Wyoming had closed state offices in Cheyenne, while South Dakota's governor ordered state offices closed in 39 central and western counties because ...
  • HIGHLIGHTS: Justin Trudeau responds to SNC-Lavalin testimonies

    HIGHLIGHTS: Justin Trudeau responds to SNC-Lavalin testimonies

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    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers remarks at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa on Thursday, March 7, 2019. The Prime Minister's "good boy" image as the "perfect" liberal foil to Trump seems to be irreparably ruined regardless of the ultimate outcome of this scandal in spite of him conceding that there are "more questions to be answered" since it's now been revealed by his own Attorney General's testimony that questionable behavior was taking place at the highest levels of his ...
  • Dick Cheney Compares Trump's Foreign Policy to Obama's

    Dick Cheney Compares Trump's Foreign Policy to Obama's

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    At the closed-door retreat hosted by the American Enterprise Institute in Sea Island, Ga., Cheney respectfully but repeatedly and firmly pressed Pence on a number of the president's foreign policy moves. Cheney also anxious aloud to Pence that "we're getting into a situation when our friends and allies around the world that we depend upon are going to lack confidence in us" and then offered a blunt criticism of the current administration's response to foreign policy challenges.
  • Indonesian Woman Suspected in Assassination of Kim Jong Un's Half-Brother Released

    Indonesian Woman Suspected in Assassination of Kim Jong Un's Half-Brother Released

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    In a dramatic turn of events, an Indonesian woman, Siti Aisyah , 26, accused in the 2017 chemical poison murder of Kim Jong Nam was freed on Monday after the Malaysian court dropped the charge. "She can leave now". Law and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly, who accompanied Siti at the press conference, thanked the Malaysian government for its support, following intense lobbying by Indonesia, which included talks with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and its attorney-general, ...
  • Tucker Carlson's words reveal who he really is

    Tucker Carlson's words reveal who he really is

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    That follows a 2006 segment on the show where Carlson said he had "zero sympathy" for Iraqi people and their culture because they "don't use toilet paper or forks". I mean, it's nothing they did, you know. The Fox News anchor has invited "anyone who disagrees" with his views to come on his show. A co-host on the show replies: "They're animals, dude".
  • Jaguar Attacks Woman Who Climbed Zoo Barrier for Selfie

    Jaguar Attacks Woman Who Climbed Zoo Barrier for Selfie

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    Zoo officials said she required several stitches to treat her wounds. The woman had climbed over a concrete barrier to get closer to the animal to snap a selfie with her smartphone. "Without thinking, I had no idea what I was going to see, I just ran over there". Eyewitness Michele Flores pushed a water bottle through the fence to get the animal to let go of the woman.
  • This Week Will Mark A Turning Point For Britain And Brexit. Really!

    This Week Will Mark A Turning Point For Britain And Brexit. Really!

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    On 30 January MPs voted for an amendment by 317 votes to 301 to pass the Brexit deal bill if Theresa May could negotiate changes to the Irish backstop. Due to the sensitive nature of the region and because the free passage is one of the crucial articles of the 1998 Belfast Agreement, the U.K., EU, Northern Ireland and Ireland all reject the idea of returning to a hard border where checkpoints and customs buildings will need to be installed.
  • Shamima Begum's baby has died, according to reports

    Shamima Begum's baby has died, according to reports

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    The newspaper report says the two women headed to Syria from London in 2013 after marrying into a six-man cell of ISIS recruits with close links to the filmed murders of western hostages by British Arab ISIS fighter Mohammed Emwazi, dubbed "Jihadi John" for his United Kingdom connection.
  • Omar anti-Semitism debate widens split in Democratic party

    Omar anti-Semitism debate widens split in Democratic party

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    US President Donald Trump delivers remarks in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington , DC on February 15, 2019. The HBO star had an apparent change of mind after House Democrats struggled to condemn Omar in a resolution that was broadened to include multiple forms of hate.
  • Daylight saving time begins this weekend. Prepare to ‘spring forward.’

    Daylight saving time begins this weekend. Prepare to ‘spring forward.’

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    Detractors, however, don't really see the need for it anymore. So while you might enjoy the extra daylight next week, be mindful about your heart and your driving. While many people also cite the reason behind the time change as a way to help farmers with crops and harvesting, the truth is this was a myth created by the Chamber of Commerce to garner support for the concept.
  • Paul Manafort Sentenced to 47 Months in Prison

    Paul Manafort Sentenced to 47 Months in Prison

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    The jury deadlocked on 10 other charges. If not, Waxman said , then today's verdict is "definitely a victory for Paul Manafort and for President Trump ". "He nonetheless cheated the United States Treasury and the public out of more than $6 million in taxes at a time when he had substantial resources". "I feel very badly for Paul Manafort ", Trump said in August.
  • USA demands release of journalist Cody Weddle detained in Venezuela

    USA demands release of journalist Cody Weddle detained in Venezuela

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    A doorman at Cody Weddle's residence said a squad of five men wearing black uniforms demanded entry and left with the journalist in custody. Weddle is a graduate of Virginia Tech University and his work has appeared in outlets such as the Miami Herald , WPLG-TV in Miami , the BBC and Al Jazeera English, according to his LinkedIn profile.