• Brunei adopts Sharia law - Leaving Islam now carries death penalty

    Brunei adopts Sharia law - Leaving Islam now carries death penalty

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    The University of Aberdeen said sultan Hassanal Bolkiah's LLD (Doctor of Laws), awarded in 1995, will be urgently raised with its honorary degrees committee. The Victorian Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby (VGLRL) has called on Deputy Prime Minister and Transport Minister Michael McCormack to ban Royal Brunei Airlines from landing in Australia.
  • Khashoggi Children Given Money, Homes by Saudi Government

    Khashoggi Children Given Money, Homes by Saudi Government

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    Three of Khashoggi's children are now in the US, while his eldest son is reportedly still based in Saudi Arabia . The three other children, who live in the U.S., are expected to sell their new properties. A recording taking from Turkish microphones planted inside the consulate is said to reveal a 15-man hit squad tried to take Khashoggi back to Saudi Arabia.
  • Lori Lightfoot wants Laquan McDonald ‘code of silence’ trial re-examined

    Lori Lightfoot wants Laquan McDonald ‘code of silence’ trial re-examined

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    A former federal prosecutor who was an equity partner at Mayer Brown has been elected the new mayor of Chicago in a landslide victory against her runoff opponent. The downtown business district and areas to the north and along the city's famed lake shore have enjoyed an economic boom even as more than 550 people were murdered previous year alone.
  • U.S. rallies scheduled to demand release of full Mueller report

    U.S. rallies scheduled to demand release of full Mueller report

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    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders brushed off reports that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team are troubled by Attorney General Bill Barr's summary of their report in a Thursday interview on Fox News. Mueller notified Barr that he had completed the investigation March 22 and sent him the report. Barr said he would provide the redacted report to Congress by mid-April.
  • Bernie Sanders' Campaign Brings in $18.2M in First Quarter

    Bernie Sanders' Campaign Brings in $18.2M in First Quarter

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    The early numbers show Sanders took in $18.2 million in donations in the first three months of the year, including $5.9 million in the first day after his announcement. 'I think at the same time that we're concerned about his decision making process, we need to make sure that we're concerned about Lucy Flores and her ability to tell her story, and the point that she's trying to make, and the consideration that she wants everyone to take into account.
  • Trump says '100%' ready to shut down Mexico border

    Trump says '100%' ready to shut down Mexico border

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    He was not specific, but Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has asked Congress to give border officials the power to forcibly repatriate Central American illegal immigrants, including children who arrived alone, back to their countries.
  • NY Lawmakers to OK Budget With NYC Toll, Bag Ban

    NY Lawmakers to OK Budget With NYC Toll, Bag Ban

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    The sprawling legislation contains a myriad of provisions guaranteed to affect residents and visitors in some way. This year's budget plan includes legislation that the Assembly majority has championed in the past, including eliminating cash bail for most misdemeanor and nonviolent felony offenses, because wealth should not determine if a person accused but not convicted of a crime sits in jail while awaiting trial.
  • Trump seeks to cut foreign aid to 3 Central American nations

    Trump seeks to cut foreign aid to 3 Central American nations

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    Trump's acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, defended the president's move over the weekend, dismissing the views of "career staffers" at the State Department while arguing that continued flowed of immigrants Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador proves that the current US strategy isn't working.
  • Just Before Impact: Final Moments of Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Jet REVEALED

    Just Before Impact: Final Moments of Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Jet REVEALED

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    Saudi Arabia's transport minister said on April 1 there were no immediate plans to allow Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to operate in the kingdom. It would also be disabled if two airflow sensors that measure the "angle of attack", or angle of the wing to the airflow, a fundamental parameter of flight, offered widely different readings, Boeing said last week.
  • Democrats Plan Wednesday Vote to Subpoena Mueller Report

    Democrats Plan Wednesday Vote to Subpoena Mueller Report

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    The committee said on Monday that they may have documents related to the Mueller probe. Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, on Monday announced plans for the panel's vote, which would take place a day after a deadline the committee set for Attorney General William P.
  • Man Guilty Of Swatting Death Sentenced To 20 Years

    Man Guilty Of Swatting Death Sentenced To 20 Years

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    The 26-year-old took a plea deal after being accused of committing "51 federal charges related to fake calls and threats", according to the AP . Barriss then made a call to the police alleging a shooting and kidnapping, and police were dispatched.
  • Theresa May ready to step down to secure right Brexit solution

    Theresa May ready to step down to secure right Brexit solution

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    Aodhan Connolly of the Northern Ireland Retail Consortium said: "This is yet another vote where MPs have told us what they don't want, not what they do". "We deeply regret the numerous missed opportunities by those who negotiated on behalf of the United Kingdom". The EU now sees this as a serious possibility and is focusing nearly all of its work on how to contain the consequences, EU officials said.
  • Moon and Trump to meet next month

    Moon and Trump to meet next month

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    Moon and Trump are scheduled to meet April 11 in Washington, where the two "will discuss the latest developments regarding the Democratic People's Republic of Korea as well as bilateral matters", White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement.
  • Brexit: No Europe, No Deal, So What!

    Brexit: No Europe, No Deal, So What!

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    This is why the government separated the withdrawal agreement from the political declaration - on the future relationship with the European Union - for Friday's vote. "That is a point I have made on a number of occasions", he said. "This was the day we were supposed to leave, and Brexit has been betrayed". Time is of the essence, we have got Brexit to deliver.
  • Trump claims investigation abused him, led to 'evil things'

    Trump claims investigation abused him, led to 'evil things'

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    U.S. President Donald Trump has hinted at possible payback for that his political enemies who did "evil" and "treasonous things", a day after the summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report cleared him of colluding with Russian Federation to influence the 2016 presidential election, although it reached no conclusion on whether the president obstructed justice.
  • New 737 MAX crash details reveal what may have been to blame

    New 737 MAX crash details reveal what may have been to blame

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    The newspaper, citing unnamed sources, says the findings were relayed on Thursday at a briefing at the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Boeing and the FAA declined to comment to AFP. American Airlines' chief Boeing 737 pilot Roddy Guthrie told ABC News the proposed changes amount to "significant enhancements". According to Reuters, European Aviation and Space Agency documents from 2016 certified the plane as safe partly because training would "clearly explain" to pilots the ...
  • Dead, 3 Injured In Shooting During Rush Hour In Seattle

    Dead, 3 Injured In Shooting During Rush Hour In Seattle

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    Wednesday after a man carrying a handgun began shooting, reports CBS News' DeMarco Morgan. Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best told the Seattle Times four people have been shot and two are dead. Mr Green said when police arrived the suspect fled in the vehicle and collided with another vehicle nearby, killing the driver. Transport officials said that the bus driver activated an emergency alarm after he was shot in the torso and managed to turn the bus around and drive away.
  • People seen falling as they try to escape burning building in Bangladesh

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    Many people were trapped inside the building, but fire officials said after battling the blaze for several hours that most had been rescued. The bodies were sent from one hospital to another but got counted, officials said. While the actual reason behind the blaze was not known, eye witnesses and a government officer at the spot said that the fire broke out on the eight floor of the building and later spread to the other parts.
  • China's Xi backs climate-friendly finance on Europe tour

    China's Xi backs climate-friendly finance on Europe tour

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    He also said an EU-China summit is going to be held on April 9 in Brussels, and European markets were open to Chinese companies. French President Emmanuel Macron , German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping leave following a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, March 26, 2019.
  • Venezuela Bans Opposition Leader Guaido From Politics

    Venezuela Bans Opposition Leader Guaido From Politics

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    Amoroso launched an audit of Guaido in February after accusing him of lying on his financial disclosures and receiving funds from illegitimate sources. Guaido is now the head of the congress, which Maduro's government has refused to recognize since 2016 when the opposition took it over after a landslide election victory.
  • Green New Deal Dies, Climate Change Lives

    Green New Deal Dies, Climate Change Lives

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    Republicans, who have so far offered no plans to combat climate change, repeatedly mocked the Democratic plan as unserious and "socialist" during Tuesday's debate. "It says very little about fossil fuels". Two freshman Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) are criticizing officials for the situation at the southern border in regards to lack of room at detention facilities, but they might be forgetting Democrats wanted fewer detention beds.