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Nepal: 2 killed, 5 injured in plane accident

Nepal: 2 killed, 5 injured in plane accident The helicopter was stationary at the airport when the incident occurred, reports said. Syangboche Karki, a victim of a small aircraft belonging to Summit Air, that crashed with a helicopter parked at Lukla airport, is brought for treatment to a hospital in Kathmandu . [Full Article...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Good For Ratings

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Good For Ratings After Netanyahu's victory, Trump, who in 2017 formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, congratulated the prime minister on "a great and hard-fought win", writing that "The United States is with him and the People of Israel all the way!" The interview was aired Monday and taped a day earlier. [Full Article...]

Omar Says She's 'Experienced an Increase in Direct Threats on My Life'

Omar Says She's 'Experienced an Increase in Direct Threats on My Life' Trump pinned the 43-second video Friday to the top of his Twitter feed with the caption, "WE WILL NEVER FORGET". Sanders was the first 2020 Democratic presidential candidate to come to her defense in response to Trump's post , writing in a tweet of his own that " Ilhan Omar is a leader with strength and courage". [Full Article...]

Norwich Extinction Rebellion protestors bring London to a stand still

Norwich Extinction Rebellion protestors bring London to a stand still The group has called on the United Kingdom government to reduce carbon emissions to zero by 2025 and establish a citizens' assembly to devise an emergency plan of action to tackle climate breakdown and biodiversity loss. "In the majority world, indigenous communities are now on the brink of extinction". Extinction Rebellion said: "We've tried petitions, marches, letters, reports, papers, meeti... [Full Article...]

U.S., Britain, Norway Urge Sudan Military to Cede Power to Civilians

U.S., Britain, Norway Urge Sudan Military to Cede Power to Civilians Naji said that until the popular demands were met , protesters would resort to all peaceful means of opposition, including continuing their vigil in front of the army's headquarters. "Afterwards, the SPA ... will be a guardian of democracy". The organisation that spearheaded the months of protests leading to Bashir's fall, the Sudanese Professionals Association, called on their supporters to boos... [Full Article...]

Marc Lotter: Trump Didn't Incite Omar Threats With Tweet

Marc Lotter: Trump Didn't Incite Omar Threats With Tweet Prominent Democrats including Mr Beto O'Rourke, Ms Kamala Harris and Ms Omar's fellow first-time Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez were quick to rush to Ms Omar's defence , accusing the President and other Republicans of deliberately de-contextualising her remarks and endangering her life. [Full Article...]

Pope Francis blesses palm branches as he ushers in Holy Week

Pope Francis blesses palm branches as he ushers in Holy Week Marking the commencement of the Holy Week, the devotees of Bantwal Parish celebrated Palm Sunday with religious fervour here on April 14. "Joyful acclamations at Jesus' entrance into Jerusalem, followed by his humiliation". Palm Sunday , otherwise known as Passion Sunday, marks the first day of Holy Week - the last week of Lent, which starts on Palm Sunday and ends on Easter Sunday. [Full Article...]

North Korean leader open to third Trump summit

North Korean leader open to third Trump summit South Korea's Blue House said in a statement that officials would "do what we can in order to maintain the current momentum for dialogue and help negotiations between the USA and North Korea resume at an early date". Responding to Mr Kim's speech, South Korea repeated its stance of promoting the talks. Speaking alongside South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Trump on Thursday expressed openness to... [Full Article...]

Palestinian government sworn in, again, after botched oath

Palestinian government sworn in, again, after botched oath The new government is led by Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtayeh, a veteran peace negotiator and critic of the Islamist movement Hamas , which governs in the Gaza Strip. Hamas said in a statement that the new government "resorts to unilateralism and monopoly of power". Since coming to power, Trump has proven to be perhaps the most pro-Israel American president in history, breaking with decades of ... [Full Article...]

Paris' historic Notre-Dame Cathedral hit by fire

Paris' historic Notre-Dame Cathedral hit by fire It's unclear if anyone has been hurt in the fire. "What we see from the outside would suggest catastrophic damage on the inside", CNN's Melissa Bell reported . A still image taken from a video shows flames and thick smoke billowing from Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France , on April 15, 2019. The police urged people to avoid the area and facilitate the passage of emergency vehicles. [Full Article...]

Large, flightless bird attacks and kills its fallen owner

Large, flightless bird attacks and kills its fallen owner A 75-year-old man was attacked and killed by a large exotic bird he kept as a pet on his property in Florida , known to experts as the "world's most risky bird", authorities said. "Powerful legs help the cassowary run up to 31 miles per hour (50 kph) through the dense forest underbrush", AP quoted the website as explaining. Parts of the cassowaries are eaten in New Guinea, but breeders in the... [Full Article...]

(6:55 PM) Tornado Watch In Effect Through Early Monday

(6:55 PM) Tornado Watch In Effect Through Early Monday A massive storm system killed eight people in the South over the weekend and caused damage from Texas to Mississippi. The National Weather Service was sending a survey team to Alto on Sunday to confirm if the storm was, indeed, a tornado. [Full Article...]

Julian Assange tried to create 'CENTRE FOR SPYING' in Ecuador embassy - president

Julian Assange tried to create 'CENTRE FOR SPYING' in Ecuador embassy - president But when you're Julian Assange , holed up inside an embassy for seven years, you're options are pretty limited. Julian Assange , dressed in a vest and shorts, skateboards around his bedroom in the Ecuadorian embassy. The Australian national is also facing sexual assault charges in Sweden . Extradition to the United States would set "a risky precedent" for journalists worldwide, said Mir... [Full Article...]

How Mueller's hunt for a Russia-Trump conspiracy came up short

How Mueller's hunt for a Russia-Trump conspiracy came up short Attorney General Barr is likely going to release the "vast majority" of the Mueller report, including showing how it reached its "no collusion" conclusion and begging the question why was there an investigation "in the first place", according to President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani. [Full Article...]

Portland woman studying in NY dies after falling from clock tower

Portland woman studying in NY dies after falling from clock tower Sydney Paige Monfries, 22, from Portland, Oregon, suffered fatal injuries following the horror plunge at Fordham University campus in NY, weeks before graduation. Monfries had been climbing the tower with a group of fellow seniors when she tripped on debris on the tower's spiral staircase and plunged more than 12 metres, reportedly smashing the back of her head open. [Full Article...]

121 killed in Libya clashes

121 killed in Libya clashes On its Twitter feed, the agency denounced "repeated attacks on healthcare workers" and vehicles during the fighting. "Three medical personnel have been killed and five ambulances have been incapacitated by shrapnel", OCHA said in a Saturday statement. [Full Article...]

Brexit: Theresa May updates MPs on 31 October delay

Brexit: Theresa May updates MPs on 31 October delay Leaders of the 27 European Union member countries met for at least six hours before settling towards the end of October. At the same time, one should note the purely political nature of this decision: Emmanuel Macron sought a shorter extension and managed to pull out a compromise. [Full Article...]

American Airlines cancels all Boeing 737 Max planes through August 19

American Airlines cancels all Boeing 737 Max planes through August 19 In a letter to employees, American CEO Doug Parker and President Robert Isom said the new cancellations represent 1.5% of its total flights each day of the busy summer travel season. Boeing also faces a tsunami of lawsuits arising from the 737 MAX that will amount into the billions of dollars. Planes run fullest during June, July and August, when airlines earn the most revenue per available seat... [Full Article...]

Brexit can not define us, says PM May's deputy as ratings dip

Brexit can not define us, says PM May's deputy as ratings dip However, the European Union has insisted the terms of the UK's withdrawal, rejected three times by MPs, can not be renegotiated - but there is scope to strengthen the political declaration, a document setting out the parameters of the UK's future relations with the European Union, ahead of the new Brexit deadline of 31 October. [Full Article...]

Taliban Offensive Announcement 'Illegitimate': ARG

Taliban Offensive Announcement 'Illegitimate': ARG It added that the Taliban and their regional allies are pursuing power through the "imposed war", but the Afghan government will defend every inch of its territory. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani 's office on Saturday condemned "in the strongest words" the announcement of Operation Fath. The US is hoping to seal a draft agreement on counter-terrorism assurances, troop withdrawal, intra-Afghan dial... [Full Article...]


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