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Exasperated EU powers demand Brexit clarity from London

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European Union officials and diplomats have been warning the United Kingdom for months to give strong and clear arguments for an extension, as member states are reluctant to grant a delay if it means more of the same political bickering in London during the extension. Read More »

Kazakhstan's president abruptly resigns after 30 years in office

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Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, speaker of the upper house of parliament and a long-time ally of Mr Nazarbayev, will become acting president of Kazakhstan, a huge but sparsely populated country situated between Russian Federation and China. Another possible future leader of the country is Karim Masimov, 53, who was prime minister twice and also served as Nazarbaev's chief of staff. The former Communist Party boss steered his nation of 18 million people to independence from Moscow in 1991. Read More »

It's 'ridiculous' to blame me for New Zealand mosque shooting

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Trump had, "several off-key days for a president whose behavior is so troll-like that Americans have come to expect him to act more like an out-of-control Reddit commenter than a chief executive of the United States". On Trump's comments specifically, Greenblatt brought up stats from the a year ago to say "he's wrong on the facts". He wrote: "As a symbol of renewed white identity and common objective?" Sure. Read More »

Mob Boss Gunned Down Outside Staten Island Home

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The truck Comello was driving was recovered when he was arrested in New Jersey on Saturday, Shea said. "There are multiple, multiple angles that we are exploring", he said at a news conference at police headquarters. Neither of the officials had any details about the specific nature of his behavior, but both said no such history could be found. Detectives have recovered a truck they think was involved but not the firearm used in the shooting, Shea said. Read More »

New Zealand attack shows growing hostility to Islam: Erdoğan

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The Turkish president, whose AK Party is battling to keep control of the country's big cities in local elections on March 31, played a montage of scenes from Brenton Tarrant's terror attack on big screens during rallies in Istanbul and the nearby city of Tekirdag yesterday. Read More »

Nigerian imam narrates how he escaped shooting in New Zealand

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A police van parks outside Makkah Mosque in Leeds to reassure worshipers, following the Christchurch mosque attacks in New Zealand . He confronted that gunman in "army clothes" who was armed with guns and a camera. He had filmed his attack on Facebook Live. Mr Bush said the gunman had obtained a legitimate firearms licence in 2017 in New Zealand, adding that it was "quite obvious" he had "modified a category A firearm". Read More »

Cyclone ravages Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, killing at least 140

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The number of people killed in a powerful storm and preceding floods in Mozambique could exceed 1,000, the president said on Monday, putting the potential death toll greatly more than current figures. However, LeSueur noted, aid workers and government officials are still working to access the damage: "Beira has been severely battered". Satellite imagery shows that Malawi's Chikwawa district has been particularly badly affected by flooding, while Mozambique's Zambezia and Tete provinces ... Read More »

Forecasters examine variables of rising Missouri River

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The Grand River Conservation Authority is issuing the following combined Flood Warning/Flood Watch message, which replaces Flood Message #3. The NWS reckons there is a 10 percent chance that the river crests at least 38 feet, above the highest ever recorded by the Army Corps of Engineers in July of 1993. Read More »

At Least 49 Dead in New Zealand Mosques Shooting

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However, The Washington Post reported last week that internal Federal Bureau of Investigation data showed more domestic terror suspects were arrested previous year than those allegedly inspired by worldwide terror groups. New Zealand police said three people were in custody including one man in his late 20s who was charged with murder. Police also attended a property in Dunedin which they believe is linked to the attack and evacuated nearby residents. Read More »

Trump questions Britain's handling of Brexit, eyes bilateral trade deal

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Asked by a reporter if he believes there should be a second public referendum on Brexit in Britain, Trump replied he does not think that would be possible and it would be "unfair to the people who won". DONALD TRUMP will make his long-awaited visit to the Republic of Ireland later this year . "I'm not going to comment on Brexit". "We shouldn't have a hard border or anything to obstruct the peace process". Read More »

Death toll in New Zealand mosque shootings rises to 49

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He has not been officially named, but Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he was an Australian citizen, and described him as "an extremist, right-wing, violent terrorist ". One man will appear at a Christchurch court on Saturday. He then witnessed people running from the mosque completely terrorized. Seven people were killed during this attack. Read More »

Japan voices concern over further Brexit uncertainty after vote to delay

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But there will probably be a longer delay if they reject the agreement. The PM warned this could lead to a very lengthy delay - and Britain could end up having to stage European elections in May. Even the Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay joined the rebels - moments after he had summed up the government's case for a postponement. It has already been rejected twice, but the margin - while still considerable - was smaller the second time. Read More »

Trump overrules House with veto over USA border wall

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Consistent with the law and the legislative process designed by our Founders, today I am vetoing this resolution. But the Senate margin fell short of the 67 votes needed for a veto override. "We tried to cut a deal", Lee said. "I think the value of these last few weeks is to remind the Senate of our constitutional place ". President Trump signed the first veto of his presidency, rejecting a measure that would reverse the national emergency he declared on the southern border. Read More »

Boeing Stock Falls Again after It Halts 737 MAX Deliveries

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There have been heightened concerns following Sunday's crash of the Ethiopian Airlines' Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft which resulted in deaths of 157 people. Boeing was working on a safety software update after one of its 737 Max 8 planes crashed in October but the effort was delayed by five weeks due to the partial government shutdown, the Wall Street Journal reported . Read More »

Palestinian groups decry Israel assaults on worshippers

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Police said they found a number of firecrackers and Molotov cocktails in searches of the site. The incident further heightened tensions at the flashpoint site, home to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and gold-topped Dome of the Rock. The compound is the third-holiest site in Islam and a focus of Palestinian aspirations for statehood. Jews are allowed to visit but can not pray there and it is a frequent scene of tension. Read More »

Major Reputed Mafia Boss Shot To Death Outside His Home

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Cali, who was known throughout his life as "Franky Boy", is the nephew-in-law of Sicilian mobster John Gambino and had close ties to the Sicilian Mafia family led by Salvatore Inzerillo. Later that year, he pleaded guilty to extortion conspiracy related to the planned construction of a NASCAR speedway on Staten Island - a plan that eventually was scrapped. Read More »

Gov. Gavin Newsom to stop the death penalty in California

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When Newsom signs the executive order Wednesday, he will also order the closure of San Quentin State Prison's execution chamber and repeal the state's official lethal injection protocol. "And as governor, I will not oversee the execution of any individual". On Wednesday, Gov. Newsom announced he's halting the death penalty - giving a reprieve to some 737 death row inmates, reports The Sacramento Bee . Read More »