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Trump to host Israel's Netanyahu March 25-26: White House

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CNN reported Friday that though the White House is publicly maintaining they will cooperate with all requests, officials have internally taken an aggressive approach to the oversight requests as part of their strategy which has included slow-walking responses to demands for hearing dates and delaying efforts to turn over documents or schedule transcribed interviews. Read More »

Stage 4 load shedding on Human Rights Day

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It is no different with the current Eskom load-shedding crisis. Should Eskom decide to escalate load shedding to these schedules, South African residents will be without power multiple times a day (up to six times, or 12 hours), depending on the day's schedule. Read More »

Supreme Court to Probe Racial Bias in Jury Selection

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The question before the justices asks whether a judge can consider past practices and misconduct when deciding if a prosecutor is removing prospective jurors on the basis of race. Flowers' lawyer, Sheri Lynn Johnson, answered in the affirmative. Flowers' defence lawyer said "Evans believes he has to win this case. that a loss in this case would harm his legacy and standing in the community". Read More »

Egg Boy to give fund to NZ mosque attack victims

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Simmons" latest gesture comes days after he wrote "Pray for NZ' on his sneakers the day after the attack. Simmons made a similar, if decidedly more provocative, gesture Tuesday in a game against the Charlotte Hornets, when he wore bright yellow shoes with a simple message: " Egg Boy ". Read More »

Victims of New Zealand's mosque shootings laid to rest

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New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush said police have now formally identified and released the remains of 21 of those killed. The funeral prayers for two of the 50 victims of the terrible Christchurch massacre were offered late Tuesday here in the city, with hundreds of mourners and members of the Muslim community in attendance. Read More »

Trump changes his mind on Electoral College, now wants to keep it

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He has tried to exaggerate the significance of his victory by claiming the Electoral College is stacked in favor of Democrats, although most political scientists believe the opposite. Because of the Electoral College, swing states like Florida and OH receive greater attention by presidential candidates. Elizabeth Warren said at a CNN town hall in Jackson, Mississippi on Monday evening. Read More »

Cindy McCain Shares the Hate That Followed Trump's Criticism

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Democratic candidates across the country and across the party's political spectrum are lining up to run against President Donald Trump next year. Steele alleges in his first memo of the dossier that the Russian government has a videotape from 2013 of Trump with prostitutes in a Moscow hotel room. Read More »

Air Canada grounds its Boeing Max 8 fleet until July 1

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India and European union have recently banned the Boeing 737 Max and now it can't fly over the airspace of theirs to make sure that the passengers remain safer. Boeing shares fell 1.8 per cent to $372 at end of trading in NY on Monday. On March 11, just a day after the Ethiopia crash left 157 dead, a grand jury in Washington issued a subpoena to at least one person involved in the plane's certification, according to a Wall Street Journal article citing people close to the matter. Read More »

Trump to nominate ex-Delta pilot Steve Dickson as FAA head

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Investigators believe the two flights experienced identical malfunctions, the report said. Investigators examining the Indonesian crash are considering how a computer ordered the plane to dive in response to data from a faulty sensor and whether the pilots had enough training to respond appropriately to the emergency, among other factors. Read More »

Nirav Modi arrested in London, say British police

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District Justice Marie Mallon said there was a risk the billionaire merchant would fail to appear for future hearings because of his access to large sums of money that could help him evade the courts and his "keenness to do so". With millions of people joining the #MainBhiChowkidaar group on Twitter, the BJP made a decision to go full-throttle in pushing the campaign and blunting Rahul Gandhi's repeated charges of the Modi government apparently supporting both the corrupt and corruption. Read More »

Trump praises Brazil's 'incredible' far-right president at White House

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Trump also condemned socialism during the news conference and said both the United States and Brazil were "united in support of the long-suffering people of Cuba and Nicaragua". "It's collusive and it's very, very fair to say that we have to do something about it and if we don't, you know, the incredible thing is that we can win an election and we have such a stacked deck and that includes networks, frankly". Read More »

Latest on the Christchurch mosque attack

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Ardern called the killed a "terrorist", "criminal" and "extremist". "There are many questions that need to be answered and the assurance that I give you is that they will be", she said . The prime minister also said her government "will look at the role social media played" in the publicizing the attacks. Australian Brenton Harris Tarrant, 28, is believed to be the only person responsible for the attacks, though he could have received support from others, the commissioner said . Read More »

White House Aide Says 'Absurd' to Link Mosque Shooter, Trump

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Asked by a reporter if he saw white nationalism as a rising threat around the world, Mr Trump said: "I don't really". Trump apparently was incensed that major USA news outlets reported that Brent Harris Tarrant, the Australian white supremacist accused in the massacre of 50 Muslim worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch, said in a manifesto he released Friday shortly before the attacks that he viewed Trump as "a symbol of renewed white identity and common objective", even though he did ... Read More »

Rep. Devin Nunes is suing Twitter, spoof accounts for $250 million

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Twitter said they do not shadow ban people. "Congressman Nunes intends to hold Twitter fully accountable for its abusive behavior and misconduct". "Devin Nunes" cow has made, published and republished hundreds of false and defamatory statements of and concerning Nunes, ' the suit states. The lawsuit names a few defendants besides Twitter . Read More »

NZ police say mosque shootings death toll rises to 50

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Handcuffed, shoeless, and wearing a white prison suit, Tarrant did not speak. Ardern confirmed that the suspected gunman and two associates who were also arrested had not been on the radar of any intelligence agencies for extremism. The shooter even live-streamed the attack. "All the people you pray with, you see beside you." he added, his voice trailing off. Leaders around the world expressed sorrow and disgust at the attacks, with some deploring the demonisation of Muslims. Read More »

Ministers expect a nine-month Brexit delay

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Parliament speaker John Bercow made the announcement on Monday afternoon, saying the "government can not legitimately ... resubmit to the House [of Commons] the same proposition or substantially the same proposition as that of last week". The government said negotiations on a deal were continuing with MPs from Northern Ireland , who prop up May's minority government and have opposed her withdrawal accord so far. Read More »

Mother seeks visa to attend funeral in Christchurch

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Naeem Rashid was the first cousin of Aamna Sardar, former Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz lawmaker of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, and a nephew of Dr Saleem Afzal, former medical director of the renowned Ayub Medical Complex. Of those, 34 remain hospitalized in the Christchurch Hospital and 12 are in critical condition, Greg Robertson, the hospital's chief of surgery, said. Read More »

Kirsten Gillibrand Officially Joins 2020 Presidential Race Via Twitter

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In her campaign launch video Ms Gillibrand voices her support for paid family leave, universal health care and the Green New Deal - a set of proposals aimed at restructuring the U.S. In 2017, she was criticized by fellow Democrats after initiating a campaign to force Democratic Senator Al Franken to resign over unproven allegations of sexual misconduct. Read More »

Meghan McCain says Trump 'will never be a great man'

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He called out the late senator regarding his role in the Justice Department investigation into Russia's involvement with the 2016 presidential election. Behar then slammed Graham for not directly condemning Trump in his attempt to defend McCain. "I may not have the same politics as you do but this is bad". Read More »

Second Malaysian reported killed in Lombok quake

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The disaster agency said the two people who died were both Malaysians, but state news agency Antara reported only one was a Malaysian national. According to a statement from the Malaysian Embassy in Jakarta, the remains of Sin Chew Daily deputy executive editor-in-chief Datin Tai Siew Kim and another woman identified as Lim Sai Wah will be brought back to Malaysia on a GA816 Garuda flight, which is expected to arrive at KLIA at 5.10pm. Read More »