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Ten dead in Brazil school shooting, including two shooters

The shooting happened at about 09:30 local time (12:30 GMT) when the students were in a break at the state school in Suzano, near São Paulo. Police of that area is on high alert and two helicopters were dispatched to assist the cops. "I only left when the police arrived". Police say they found a revolver, a bow and arrow and items that appeared to be explosives inside. "A monstrosity and c... [Full Article...]

Investigators at Ethiopian Airlines crash site look for answers

Investigators at Ethiopian Airlines crash site look for answers He visited the crash site, standing in the gaping crater flecked with debris. The Max mock-up is the newest version of Boeing's workhorse 737 models, the world's most popular commercial aircraft. Among those were seven staffers of the World Food Programme; six staff from the U.N. Office in Nairobi; two each from the Office of the High Commissioner on Refugees and the International Telecommunicat... [Full Article...]

China again blocks move to blacklist Masood Azhar at UN Security Council

China again blocks move to blacklist Masood Azhar at UN Security Council The Lashkar-e-Tayyaba chief, Hafiz Saeed, and his deputy, Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi were both placed on the lost after the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai. He leads the JeM, which has been designated by the United Nations as a terrorist organisation and "has been responsible for numerous terrorist attacks and is a threat to regional stability and peace", Palladino said during a news briefi... [Full Article...]

Nadler: Whitaker hedging on his discussions with Trump

Nadler: Whitaker hedging on his discussions with Trump Nadler also claimed that Whitaker "did not deny" that Trump called Whitaker to discuss Cohen's case and personnel decisions surrounding it, as had been reported by the New York Times . However, Nadler did not say Whitaker explicitly acknowledged having conversations with Mr. Trump about Cohen. But during combative questioning by Democrats, Whitaker was asked by Nadler whether he had "communicat... [Full Article...]

Pelosi comes out against impeaching Trump: 'He's just not worth it'

Pelosi comes out against impeaching Trump: 'He's just not worth it' The House might simply want to go on record stating that some of the actions they have observed are indeed impeachable, or should be regarded as impeachable if observed again during other presidencies in the future. "If we hadn't talked about impeachment, imagine what this president would have done", Sherman says. In an interview with The Washington Post magazine, Pelosi said that "unles... [Full Article...]

Trump Makes Conspiracy Claim About 'Fake Melania' Conspiracy Theory

Trump Makes Conspiracy Claim About 'Fake Melania' Conspiracy Theory US first lady Melania Trump greets residents March 8, 2019 in Opelika, Alabama, during a tour with US President Donald Trump of tornado-damaged areas in the southern US state. However, co-host Abby Huntsman did object to the segment at one point saying, "I think Melania's a handsome woman", and that she didn't like spending time on the topic. [Full Article...]

North Korea Refuses to Hold WHO Regional Session Due to Sanctions

North Korea Refuses to Hold WHO Regional Session Due to Sanctions North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may not be able to achieve his economic development goals given the divergent ideas over denuclearization exhibited by Washington and Pyongyang after the Hanoi summit, said experts. Japan also worries that its crucial issue of the fate of its citizens abducted by North Korean agents will take a back seat to nuclear and missile issues in U.S. [Full Article...]

US Says It Stands With India in Fighting Terrorism

US Says It Stands With India in Fighting Terrorism And National Security Adviser John Bolton wrote shortly after on Twitter he had asked Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi to take "meaningful" steps toward combatting terrorism . Pompeo affirmed that the United States stands with the people and government of India in the fight against terrorism, he said. The minister said that several opportunities were lost because of the wave of ... [Full Article...]

Gov. Gavin Newsom will suspend death penalty in California

Gov. Gavin Newsom will suspend death penalty in California California has 737 inmates on death row, more than any other state , with 25 of the condemned inmates having exhausted all of their appeal efforts. Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976. He also said innocent people have been wrongly convicted and sometimes put to death. But only California voters can repeal the death penalty, something they rejected narrowly three years ago. [Full Article...]

Senate Looks Poised To Reject Trump's Emergency Declaration

Senate Looks Poised To Reject Trump's Emergency Declaration If Trump's border emergency stands, he could divert $3.6 billion from military construction projects to build border barriers, even though Congress had voted to limit him to less than $1.4 billion for such construction. Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO), a constitutional lawyer and a freshman senator, came out in favor of President Trump's move to secure the border through the National Emergencies Act. [Full Article...]

Winter Storm Brings Heavy Snow and High Winds Across Central US

Winter Storm Brings Heavy Snow and High Winds Across Central US Per CNN , "more than [45 million] people are under a high wind threat; more than 10 million are under winter storm threats; and more than 15 million are under a flood threat". The majority of those cancellations were flights destined for or originating at Denver International Airport (DIA), where a blizzard warning is in effect. [Full Article...]

Warwick and Leamington MP will vote against "catastrophic" no deal Brexit

Warwick and Leamington MP will vote against Today (Wednesday), MPs will get a vote on whether the United Kingdom should leave without a deal on March 29 and, if that is rejected, a vote on Thursday on whether Brexit should be delayed. Chancellor Philip Hammond used his Spring Statement to call on MPs to "put aside our differences and seek a compromise", warning the United Kingdom would face "significant disruption" from a no-deal Brexit. [Full Article...]

2 attackers kill 6, themselves at Brazil school

Doria said the dead included two teachers and six students, and several more people had been hospitalized after sustaining injuries. Police work at the scene of a shooting at a school in Suzano, Sao Paulo metropolitan region, Brazil, on March 13, 2019. [Full Article...]

2 people from Redding killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

2 people from Redding killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash He said he was put onto the next flight to Nairobi and only found out about the crash later on. What we can say is we don't have the capability to probe it here in Ethiopia, " Begashaw said. The United Arab Emirates' aviation regulator said on Tuesday there were "marked similarities" between the crashes, and China's regulator noted both occurred shortly after take-off. [Full Article...]

Israeli authorities to reopen Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

Israeli authorities to reopen Al-Aqsa Mosque compound On Tuesday, an incendiary device set alight an Israeli police position near the Dome of the Rock shrine inside the compound. We are against all acts of violence and we condemn Israel's actions in the Al-Aqsa Mosque today. The clashes came amid a dispute between Israel and Muslim worshipers over the status of the Bab al-Rahma ("Gate of Mercy") structure within the Al-Aqsa mosque complex, which wa... [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort sentenced to additional 3 1/2 years in prison

Paul Manafort sentenced to additional 3 1/2 years in prison Last week, a judge in Virginia sentenced Manafort to 47 months in prison for tax and bank fraud, bringing his total sentencing to 7 and a half years. Manafort and his attorneys argued that he hadn't knowingly engaged in a pattern of deception with the prosecutors in the case and that his cooperation agreement should stay in force - that he should get credit for his plea and for the information h... [Full Article...]

UK Parliament voted down its 'last chance' on Brexit deal - EU's Moscovici

UK Parliament voted down its 'last chance' on Brexit deal - EU's Moscovici The defeat came after May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced changes Monday created to overcome lawmakers' concerns about provisions created to ensure the border between EU member Ireland and Britain's Northern Ireland remains open after Brexit . [Full Article...]

Several school children trapped after building collapses in Nigeria

Several school children trapped after building collapses in Nigeria Onlookers crowded around in the densely populated neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital and a city of some 20 million people. They were rescued by residents of the area who gathered the site, as well as officials from Emergency rescue agencies. [Full Article...]

California governor to place moratorium on death penalty

California governor to place moratorium on death penalty Newsom does not have the power to overturn California's death penalty law, Kreitzberg said, but he can refuse to sign any death warrants and can commute death sentences to life imprisonment. The executive order will also argue that capital punishment is inherently unfair - applied more often to people of color and those with mental disability, according to an administration source . [Full Article...]

Youth Strikes 4 Climate

Youth Strikes 4 Climate The School Strike 4 Climate rallies, which were inspired by similar strikes started by a Swedish student, Greta Thunberg , are taking place in more than 50 towns and cities across the country. "If Neve (her daughter) asked me, we'd have that discussion". History teaches us that whenever youth mobilise for change, from civil rights to nuclear-free movements, their actions are always initially triv... [Full Article...]


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