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NY Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says 'Capitalism is Irredeemable'

NY Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says 'Capitalism is Irredeemable' Ocasio-Cortez has been a major proponent of the Green New Deal , a resolution she co-authored with Sen. Fiske recently spoke with the Jewish Telegraphic Agency ( JTA ) and confirmed that he has not been associated with AIPAC for several years. [Full Article...]

15 dialysis patients die in Venezuela's blackout: NGO

15 dialysis patients die in Venezuela's blackout: NGO People line up as other charge their phones with a solar panel at a public square in Caracas, Venezuela March 10, 2019. Opposition leader Juan Guaido said Sunday he will ask Venezuela's legislature to declare a "state of alarm", authorizing the delivery of worldwide aid in response to a catastrophic power outage that has paralyzed the country. [Full Article...]

Sheriff: Mom killed 11-year-old to keep her from having sex

Sheriff: Mom killed 11-year-old to keep her from having sex She has yet to plead to the first-degree murder charge she faces, and it was unclear Monday if she had retained an attorney who could comment on her behalf. When asked if she had more injuries, she said that she had killed her daughter and that "my baby is gone". Rivera also told detectives that she attempted to make her daughter comfortable while she was stabbing her, according to authorities. [Full Article...]

Pelosi says Democrats should not move to impeach Trump

Pelosi says Democrats should not move to impeach Trump Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will not move forward quickly if they try to remove Trump from office. The timing of Pelosi's impeachment announcement is odd, as it comes after a week of headlines highlighting divisions in the Democratic Caucus over the party's response to comments from freshman Rep. [Full Article...]

87 injured after boat collides with 'marine creature' in Japan

87 injured after boat collides with 'marine creature' in Japan Despite the damage, the jetfoil still completed its journey from Niigata Port to Sado Island, arriving around an hour behind schedule. Kyodo News agency cited Japan's coast guard as saying the accident happened Saturday off Sado Island. [Full Article...]

Algerian President Bouteflika pulls candidacy for fifth term

Algerian President Bouteflika pulls candidacy for fifth term Thousands from all social classes have been demonstrating unrelentingly for three weeks against Abdelaziz Bouteflika's decision to stand in April's election. "Justice must keep its distance from political tensions", he said. Peaceful nationwide protests began February 22 to protest Bouteflika's plan to run for a fifth term in April 18 elections. [Full Article...]

Jaguar that attacked selfie-taking woman won't be put down

Jaguar that attacked selfie-taking woman won't be put down On Twitter and in news reports, the zoo said the jaguar will not be euthanized following the incident. A jaguar won't be punished for a woman whose selfie went horribly wrong. "There's no way to fix people crossing barriers", said zoo director Mickey Ollson, AzFamily reported in another article . Their habitat ranges from the jungles of Central and South America, where they are considered "... [Full Article...]

Parents make urgent appeal after daughter goes missing in Guatemala

Parents make urgent appeal after daughter goes missing in Guatemala She'd been travelling with a friend in the popular tourist area of Lake Atitlan. Catherine has been travelling since September last year, previously visiting Mexico and California. Guatemalan police, local residents and British people in the country helped search for Shaw near the area where the puppy was found over the weekend. [Full Article...]

John Bolton: Donald Trump optimistic for more North Korea talks

John Bolton: Donald Trump optimistic for more North Korea talks After the failed Hanoi summit, there seems to be a lot of pessimism in the media, anticipating resumed testing and a breakdown of the diplomatic process. And one mistake that prior administrations made repeatedly was assuming that the North Koreans would automatically comply when they undertake obligations. [Full Article...]

Bodies of two European climbers found on Pakistan's 'Killer Mountain'

Bodies of two European climbers found on Pakistan's 'Killer Mountain' The bodies of Tom Ballard and Daniele Nardi , climbers from Britain and Italy , who went missing during their attempt to scale Nanga Parbat, have been found almost two weeks after the pair went missing, the Italian ambassador announced on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Brexit talks deadlocked in judgement week for UK

Brexit talks deadlocked in judgement week for UK Some British politicians call this a "Hotel California" Brexit , because, from their perspective, "You can check out anytime you like, but you can never leave". "Benjamin Franklin said of the U.S. Constitution, "I vote for this with all its faults" and I think that's the approach that we need to take on Tuesday", Hancock told Sky News . [Full Article...]

Trump defends 'Tim Apple' comment, says he was saving time

Trump defends 'Tim Apple' comment, says he was saving time President Donald Trump claimed that the recording of his " Tim Apple " gaffe was "fake news" during a meeting with Republican donors at Mar-a-Lago in Florida Friday night, according to donors cited by Axios Sunday. "Hey look, it's Tim Apple , son of Apple founder Steve Apple", said one user. "You've really put a big investment in our country", Trump said to Cook. [Full Article...]

Diver survives after being scooped up in whale's mouth off South Africa

Diver survives after being scooped up in whale's mouth off South Africa We got in the water and the next moment something grabbed me from the left. " Grim but ultimately true". This picture taken on November 20, 2016 shows the dorsal fin of a Bryde's whale in the Gulf of Thailand, off the coast of Samut Sakhon province. [Full Article...]

Japanese woman confirmed as world’s oldest person

Japanese woman confirmed as world’s oldest person According to Guinness World Records , Tanaka was born in the same year that the Wright brothers launched the first successful airplane flight. At the moment, Tanaka is still six years shy of the record for oldest person ever, which has been held by Jeanne Louise Calment from France, who has held the title for the past 22 years, when she passed in 1997, aged 122 years 164 days. [Full Article...]

With budget, Trump throws opening jab in next funding fight with Congress

With budget, Trump throws opening jab in next funding fight with Congress He said Trump added almost $2 trillion to deficits with the GOP's "tax cuts for the wealthy and large corporations, and now it appears his budget asks the American people to pay the price". "At a time when our country faces challenges about jobs for the future, this money would better be spent on rebuilding America, and on education and workforce development for jobs for the 21st Century", they sa... [Full Article...]

British ISIS babies could be brought home, says Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt

British ISIS babies could be brought home, says Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt Begum, whose first two children also died , was stripped of her British citizenship last month on security grounds after she was discovered in a detention camp in Syria . The spokesman said the government had consistently advised against travelling to Syria and would "continue to do whatever we can to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism and travelling to risky conflict zones". [Full Article...]

Snow and wind weather warnings for Peterborough

Snow and wind weather warnings for Peterborough The warning is valid from 11pm on Saturday, March 9 until 6am on Monday, March 11. It will be dry in many parts with sunny spells; however, a few showers will occur, chiefly in parts of the west and north. Lows of -1° to +2° are given. "Strong northwesterly winds are expected to develop later on Tuesday with possible transport disruption", says the forecaster. [Full Article...]

Michael Cohen files suit to recoup legal costs

Michael Cohen files suit to recoup legal costs The timing here, though, could potentially work against Cohen. Did he ask for a pardon from Trump? There is nothing inherently improper about a subject in a criminal investigation seeking a pardon from a president given the president's wide latitude in granting them. [Full Article...]

Nigerians vote in governor elections in 29 states

Nigerians vote in governor elections in 29 states Nigerians are heading to the polls to elect state and local representatives, two weeks after the presidential poll. The APC won 19 states, while the PDP secured 16 plus the capital Abuja. Most domestic and worldwide observers said last month's presidential vote was credible, despite well-documented problems. Youths and Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, has said that he is not bothered over hi... [Full Article...]

Why do we observe Daylight Savings Time? When it starts, more info

Why do we observe Daylight Savings Time? When it starts, more info Daylight saving time changed again in 2005 when Congress passed the Energy Policy Act which began the time change in early March and ended it later in the fall . Arizona, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are among the places that still reject DST. It should be called daylight shifting time . In November, California voters passed a ballot measure to permit the state Legislatur... [Full Article...]


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