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The rescue team was retrieving survivors and had rescued 12 people so far, Khalil said. The flat-bottomed boat, which operates from a platform at an amusement park in the once Islamic State-controlled city of Mosul, capsized, throwing hundreds of passengers in the river near the shore.
  • Confusion and prayer in Lion Air cockpit

    Confusion and prayer in Lion Air cockpit

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    The first report of the pilots' conversation from last October's Lion Air crash emerged today, along with news that the same aircraft had been saved from disaster a day earlier by an off-duty pilot on the airliner. In the past, Europe and Canada would have accepted the findings of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Similarly to what occurred a day later, the Boeing 737 MAX 8 also ended up being automatically pitched nose down, but the flight crew shut down the MCAS (the ...
  • Brexit in crisis as PM May plots a course around speaker's obstruction

    Brexit in crisis as PM May plots a course around speaker's obstruction

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    That means that an amendment "which is the same, in substance" as an issue that has already been voted on can not be proposed again in parliament. The crucial ruling by the House Speaker comes from page 397 of the document, which states that a motion or amendment "which is the same, in substance" as the motion already rejected should not be brought forward again in a session of parliament.
  • Kazakh president says resigning after 3 decades in office

    Kazakh president says resigning after 3 decades in office

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    Nazarbayev, 78, has led the former Soviet republic since 1989, first as its Communist leader and then as president. The speaker of the country's senate, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, will be an acting president until a new president is elected. "There is no one who can rule Kazakhstan better than Tokayev", Daniilk Kislov, a Moscow-based political analyst, told Al Jazeera. He added he would still head the ruling Nur Otan (Light of the Motherland) political party and serve as lifelong head of ...
  • Republican Devin Nunes sues Twitter for censoring conservatives, alleges harassment campaign

    Republican Devin Nunes sues Twitter for censoring conservatives, alleges harassment campaign

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    Nunes is seeking $ 250 million in compensatory damages and $350,000 in punitive damages. "Shadow-banning" is the act of making a user's content invisible or undiscoverable, unbeknownst to the original poster. "Which is why Nunes went on hannity last night and said he's baffled at how Twitter got away with this". The complaint accused Liz Mair (@LizMair), a communications strategist according to her Twitter bio, of accepting money on behalf of clients to collect "oppo" on Nunes and ...
  • Far-Left Sen. Gillibrand Formally Joins Democratic Race for President

    Far-Left Sen. Gillibrand Formally Joins Democratic Race for President

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    Gillibrand said in her tweet. The video ends by announcing a Gillibrand event outside the Trump International Hotel & Tower in New York City on March 24. Gillibrand was appointed to the Senate in 2009. In 2017, she was the first senator to call for former Minnesota Democrat Al Franken to resign from the Senate after allegations that he touched women inappropriately.
  • Mozambique president: Death toll in cyclone could surpass 1,000

    Mozambique president: Death toll in cyclone could surpass 1,000

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    Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi says that the current Idai death toll may climb by hundreds. This cyclone follows a week of heavy rains and flooding across southeast Africa that affected 1.5 million people in Mozambique and Malawi, killing at least 120 people in both countries , United Nations officials said .
  • Utrecht shooting: Several hurt as man opens fire in tram

    Utrecht shooting: Several hurt as man opens fire in tram

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    The incident " currently has all the characteristics of a terrorist attack ", NATC said. Turkish intelligence services are investigating the deadly shooting attack in the Netherlands to determine whether it was a terror attack or a possible family dispute, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday.
  • New Zealand gunman 'rational,' will represent himself: ex-lawyer

    New Zealand gunman 'rational,' will represent himself: ex-lawyer

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    Turning now to the New Zealand terror attacks, the Prime Minister there says new gun laws will be announced within days. Ardern said an inquiry will be held into what intelligence, police, customs and immigration knew or should have known about Tarrant and the events leading up to the massacre, to see whether the terrorist attack could have been prevented.
  • Suspect in Gambino Mob Killing Arrested in Brick

    Suspect in Gambino Mob Killing Arrested in Brick

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    Police were searching for the pickup truck that raced from the grisly scene, sources said. Shea said Cali was shot 10 times. Shea said there was "extensive video footage" recovered from the house where the shooting occurred. While Shea said investigators have not ruled anything out, even probing whether Comello was hired to kill Cali, several sources said this didn't seem to be a traditional organized crime hit, believing it was something more personal.
  • Who Is Brenton Tarrant? Facts About The New Zealand Mosque Shooter Suspect

    Who Is Brenton Tarrant? Facts About The New Zealand Mosque Shooter Suspect

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    New Zealand police said a 50th victim of the mosque attacks in Christchurch has died. Commissioner Bush said that several others have been arrested in connection with the terror attack , although they do not yet face charges. Aziz, originally from Afghanistan, ran outside after the shooting started and picked up a shotgun that the gunman had dropped. Church services for victims of the attack were held around the country, including at Christchurch's "Cardboard Cathedral", a ...
  • Forecasters examine variables of rising Missouri River

    Forecasters examine variables of rising Missouri River

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    Moderate flooding is expected along the Tittabawassee River in Midland County when it crests around 27 feet on Saturday morning. At 20.0 feet, limited evacuations may begin in residential areas of Adel along with extensive sandbagging. The plant is in Brownville, about 60 miles south of Omaha, and is already functioning under emergency circumstances. Flooding is also common if somewhat less widespread in parts of Wisconsin, Minnesota , Michigan, and South Dakota in particular.
  • 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.