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Islamist bomb targets Mogadishu hotel, killing at least 10 Islamist bomb targets Mogadishu hotel, killing at least 10
- March 04, 2019

At least two soldiers were carried away from the hotel. Al Shabaab's military spokesman said on Friday it was still in control of the Hotel Maka Al-Mukarama, located on a street lined with other hotels, shops and restaurants. Another 60 people were wounded in the violence. Many were in critical condition and 15 had undergone surgeries, said Dr. Ismail Yamas, the hospital manager. (more...)
Kim Jong-un to Stay in Vietnam Till the Weekend Kim Jong-un to Stay in Vietnam Till the Weekend
- March 04, 2019

Korea Summit held in Singapore in June previous year. Trump and Kim first met in Singapore last June and agreed to establish new relations and peace in exchange for a North Korean pledge to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. (more...)
Moment Abhinandan released by Pakistan in 'peace gesture — India pilot RELEASED Moment Abhinandan released by Pakistan in 'peace gesture — India pilot RELEASED
- March 03, 2019

Abhinandan walked through the border gate around 8:55pm. Pakistan released a downed Indian pilot back to India on Friday, the Pakistani foreign ministry said, amid a tense standoff between the nuclear-armed neighbors. Islamabad has promised retaliation in response to airstrikes conducted in Pakistan by the Indian Air Force on an alleged terror camp. Though the Indian bombs did not cause any major damage or casualties, Pakistan vowed to retaliate against the flagrant violation ... (more...)
Baltimore area could see more snow mixed with rain Sunday Baltimore area could see more snow mixed with rain Sunday
- March 03, 2019

Monday morning's commute will likely be a slow one. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for much of central and southern Minnesota and west central Wisconsin. Temperatures will be near 40 degrees. (more...)
River in Northern California, US floods 2000 buildings River in Northern California, US floods 2000 buildings
- March 03, 2019

In an update to an evacuation notice Wednesday morning, the county reminded area residents that even though rains have eased , the worst of the flooding is yet to come. Those who have opted to wait out the storm in their homes could be stuck for days, the Los Angeles Times reports . A slow-moving atmospheric river has caused multiple North Bay rivers and streams to soar above flood stage and beyond. (more...)
India bombs militant camps in Pakistan after deadly Kashmir attack India bombs militant camps in Pakistan after deadly Kashmir attack
- March 03, 2019

He said Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has an effective response time, however, a proper war strategy needed to be formulated and planned. India's opposition leaders, many of whom have banded together against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), congratulated the Indian Air Force (IAF), though they stopped short of praising Modi. (more...)
Labour's plan for Brexit is voted down Labour's plan for Brexit is voted down
- March 02, 2019

Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay stressed that the only way to avoid a no-deal Brexit with the European Union is to support the prime minister's plan. A longer extension would raise the issue of Britons voting in the European election, he added. That's why we are convinced our alternative plan can provide security for all our futures. (more...)
Minister quits over Brexit delay vote Minister quits over Brexit delay vote
- March 02, 2019

Reflecting this, he appeared to attack those former Conservative members of the house who went against their pledges in the 2017 referendum to join the pro-European Union Independent Group and campaign for a second referendum to override the positive result of the first, and the European Union which he said has been deliberately hard. (more...)
Cohen's Book Manuscript Shows He Committed Perjury Cohen's Book Manuscript Shows He Committed Perjury
- March 02, 2019

President Donald Trump lashed out at former attorney Michael Cohen by citing a Fox News report about a book manuscript he was shopping past year. He recounted how Trump made racist remarks, claiming he said African-Americans were "too stupid" to vote for him. "Mr. Cohen testified truthfully before the House Oversight Committee". (more...)
North Korean sanctions relief should be discussed at UNSC: China North Korean sanctions relief should be discussed at UNSC: China
- March 02, 2019

The president also appeared to take Kim's word over the death of Otto Warmbier , an American student who died after being released from North Korean captivity in 2017. "In fact, as we take steps toward denuclearisation, the most important issue is security but we thought it would be more burdensome for the United States to take military-related measures, which is why we saw partial lifting of sanctions as corresponding action". (more...)
United Nations says Israel's killings at Gaza protests may amount to war crimes United Nations says Israel's killings at Gaza protests may amount to war crimes
- March 01, 2019

It deployed soldiers along the border fence, who it said were ordered to resort to live fire only when absolutely necessary and when there was an imminent threat. "No-one can deny Israel the right to self-defence and the obligation to protect its citizens and its borders against violent attacks". "The Israeli security forces killed and maimed Palestinian demonstrators who did not pose an imminent threat of death or serious injury to others when they were shot, nor were they directly ... (more...)
The Five Biggest Takeaways from Michael Cohen’s Testimony The Five Biggest Takeaways from Michael Cohen’s Testimony
- March 01, 2019

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) called Cohen a "fraudster, cheat, convicted felon and, in two months, a federal inmate". "They saw the circus". Cohen said Trump pressured him to suppress the truth about his college grades and the real reason he did not serve in Vietnam - a deferment later attributed to bone spurs. (more...)
Canada's Trudeau dismisses ex-minister's allegations of inappropriate pressure Canada's Trudeau dismisses ex-minister's allegations of inappropriate pressure
- March 01, 2019

The agreement would have allowed the company to pay reparations but avoid a criminal trial on charges of corruption and bribery. Asked if SNC-Lavalin threatened to move their head office if they were subjected to criminal prosecution, Trudeau replied: "We know that there are many factors that go into decision like that - we also know that it is pretty fundamental, that all Canadians expect of their governments, to look for ways to protect jobs and ensure that we continue to grow the economy". (more...)
Maduro and Trump should meet to 'find common ground': Venezuela minister Maduro and Trump should meet to 'find common ground': Venezuela minister
- February 28, 2019

Both countries' air forces are among Latin America's best-equipped. He also said USA sanctions against officials of the Maduro regime will continue. Following the Lima Group meeting Monday, Duque said the way to deal with the Venezuela crisis is through diplomacy - not war. The prospect of war seems closer than ever after last weekend's violent clashes on the border heightened tensions between the neighbors and spurred Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to call on the global ... (more...)
10 airports including Srinagar, Jammu, Leh closed for civilian air traffic 10 airports including Srinagar, Jammu, Leh closed for civilian air traffic
- February 28, 2019

Amid rising tensions between India and Pakistan , the government had closed nine airports close to the Line of Control (LoC). Earlier in the day, three PAF jets violated the Indian air space and entered border areas Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Nowshera sectors but were pushed back by Indian aircraft. (more...)
Brexit deal needs delay for law to pass Commons - Tory MP Brexit deal needs delay for law to pass Commons - Tory MP
- February 27, 2019

May has faced criticism from both politicians in London and Brussels after she rescheduled a " meaningful " vote on Brexit in the Commons that could take place as late as March 12 - just two weeks before the United Kingdom is due to leave the union. (more...)
Amtrak Train With 183 Passengers Stranded In Oakridge Amid Snowstorm Amtrak Train With 183 Passengers Stranded In Oakridge Amid Snowstorm
- February 27, 2019

However, those few hours stretched into almost two days, as inclement weather complicated efforts to clear the tracks of snow and get an alternate engine to tow the train away. Oakridge averages 1.1 inches in February. In emails and a statement, Amtrak apologised for the "extended delay" and defended the decision to not let passengers off the train while stranded in Oakridge, a small town in the Cascade Range about 65km southeast of Eugene and 240km south of Portland. (more...)
Pakistan minister urges 'better sense' from India after airstrikes Pakistan minister urges 'better sense' from India after airstrikes
- February 27, 2019

Speaking with one voice, leaders of various political parties on Tuesday congratulated the Indian Air Force for its "clean" pre-dawn operation against a terror camp in Pakistan and assured the government of their support on any anti-terror action by it. (more...)
Mother and Daughter Accused of Killing Five Relatives Mother and Daughter Accused of Killing Five Relatives
- February 27, 2019

Shana Decree , 45, and her 19-year-old daughter Dominique Decree are each facing five counts of homicide and one count each of conspiracy after the bodies were found inside an address at the Robert Morris Apartments in Morrisville, Bucks County, on February 25. (more...)
Michael Cohen’s Law License Has Officially Been Revoked Michael Cohen’s Law License Has Officially Been Revoked
- February 27, 2019

Cohen has linked the president to possible federal crimes, including the payment of $280,000 in hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels and another woman during the 2016 presidential race - payments Cohen has said were made "in coordination with and at the direction" of Trump. (more...)
Why Bernie Sanders won't call Venezuela's Maduro a dictator Why Bernie Sanders won't call Venezuela's Maduro a dictator
- February 27, 2019

The network contacted the U.S. State Department. They were released two and a half hours later but their belongings - including their cellphones and footage of the interview - were confiscated, Ramos said. Get push notifications with news, features and more. When confronted by Llamas over reports by the United Nations and global human rights NGOs that make his administration responsible for thousands of deaths related to our humanitarian crisis, Maduro not only denied it in the strongest ... (more...)
Sen. Dianne Feinstein Clashes With Children Over the Green New Deal
- February 26, 2019

Varshini Prakash, executive director of the group that sponsored the visit, the Sunrise Movement , said in a statement that the incident shows a need for fundamental change in the Democratic Party. "If you watch the whole interaction, to me if anything, it's more horrifying", she said . "It doesn't have a single Republican vote, and Republicans control the United States Senate". (more...)
Meghan Markle Has Revealed The Sex Of Her Child Meghan Markle Has Revealed The Sex Of Her Child
- February 26, 2019

Meghan Markle might be a native Los Angeleno and a member of the British Royal Family -but it's New York City that has stolen her heart. "They are Patrons of charities for the disadvantaged", one Twitterian remarked, with another one engaging in speculation about how many impoverished people "would that money have helped", referring to the almost £400,000 that the baby shower reportedly cost. (more...)
Brexit: Labour to back ‘public vote’ in parliament Brexit: Labour to back ‘public vote’ in parliament
- February 26, 2019

Labour will put forward or support "an amendment in favour of a fresh public vote "to prevent a damaging Tory Brexit " if their own proposed Brexit deal is thrown out of parliament tomorrow (local time), which is nearly certain". Parliament is not expected to back Labour's Brexit plan. The referendum move comes after Labour lost eight MPs last week and will please the party's anti-Brexit MPs and its largely pro-EU membership. (more...)
Cargo jet with three reported aboard crashes in water near Houston Cargo jet with three reported aboard crashes in water near Houston
- February 25, 2019

KTRK-TV reported that the plane carries an Atlas flight number, but is painted in internet giant Amazon's colors. Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne said Saturday that the plane " went in nose first " and that it was "probably a crash that nobody would survive". (more...)
Raging fire guts hundreds of cars at government-run Indian airshow Raging fire guts hundreds of cars at government-run Indian airshow
- February 25, 2019

When the fire broke, at least 15 drivers were asleep inside some cars parked in the location. More than one lakh visitors are expected to hit the base on February 24, which is the 5th and last day of the show. The spokesperson added that a Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of the fire at the Parking Area of AeroIndia2019 and there was no loss of life or injury. (more...)
Britain's Theresa May promises vote on Brexit deal by March 12 Britain's Theresa May promises vote on Brexit deal by March 12
- February 25, 2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May has postponed an expected " meaningful vote " on her widely maligned Brexit plan this week, saying MPs may have to wait until March 12 to have their say on the divorce deal. European and Arab leaders on Sunday opened their first summit in a bid to bolster cooperation as EU President Donald Tusk said neighbours "should not leave it to powers far from our region", alluding to China and Russian Federation. (more...)
Nigeria election 2019: Who benefits from poll delay? Nigeria election 2019: Who benefits from poll delay?
- February 24, 2019

The PDP, whose presidential contender is Atiku Abubakar , on the other hand said Inec had delayed the election to create "the space to ideal their rigging plans". Nigerians have begun voting in a presidential election one week after a surprise last-minute delay blamed on logistical challenges. The ailing Buhari has been criticized for not delivering enough on his promises to tackle insecurity, the economy and corruption. (more...)
USA wants end of Pakistan-India tensions USA wants end of Pakistan-India tensions
- February 24, 2019

Trump, after his meeting with a visiting Chinese trade delegation led by Vice Premier Liu He, told reporters in the Oval Office of the White House on Friday that "in Kashmir , it's very dangerous". Failure of both the U.S. and India to impose accountability or establish deterrence on Pakistan has encouraged the country to "continue a policy of backing extremists" in both India and Afghanistan, a leading American daily has said. (more...)
Venezuela closes border with Colombia Venezuela closes border with Colombia
- February 24, 2019

Venezuelan artist Nacho performs as Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido flanked by Chilean President Sebastian Pinera and Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benitez looks on during the "Venezuela Aid Live" concert, organized to raise money for the Venezuelan relief effort, at the head of the Tienditas International Bridge in Cucuta, Colombia, on February 22, 2019. (more...)
Trump Calls NYT ‘Enemy of the People’, Slamming News Reporting as False Trump Calls NYT ‘Enemy of the People’, Slamming News Reporting as False
- February 23, 2019

Fox News contributor Andrew McCarthy said Wednesday that a report claiming President Trump asked if a us attorney could lead the probe into Michael Cohen despite his recusal is "all wind and no rain". Donald Trump biographer David Cay Johnston slammed the president in an interview on Wednesday, accusing Trump of committing crimes while in office and even going so far as to link him to the Kremlin. (more...)
Syria: Allies to storm Isis stronghold in civilian rescue Syria: Allies to storm Isis stronghold in civilian rescue
- February 23, 2019

A United Nations official said Tuesday she is concerned about the condition of the some 200 families trapped in the last remaining area held by IS. "We understand that ISIL appears to be preventing some of them if not all of them from leaving". (more...)
Brexit: The past seven days Brexit: The past seven days
- February 23, 2019

In a letter to her divided Conservative lawmakers, May asked them to put aside "personal preferences" and unite in the interests of the country by backing a deal. The PM and Mr Juncker said they would talk again before the end of the month. Mr Hammond said that "important steps forward" had been made in Wednesday's talks, which had seen the European Commission make clear it was ready to "really engage" on finding alternative arrangements in place of the backstop to keep the Irish border ... (more...)
Saudi Crown Prince arrives in China, kingdom's biggest trading partner Saudi Crown Prince arrives in China, kingdom's biggest trading partner
- February 22, 2019

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman waves next to India's President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his ceremonial reception at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan presidential palace in New Delhi . (more...)
Blumenthal among targets of white supremacist terrorist Blumenthal among targets of white supremacist terrorist
- February 22, 2019

Court papers detail a June 2017 draft email in which he wrote that he was "dreaming of a way to kill nearly every last person on the earth" and pondering how to acquire anthrax and toxins to create botulism or a deadly influenza. However, Hasson's public defender argued that the number of firearms found in Hasson's apartment is "modest, at best" for many gun collectors in other parts of the country. (more...)
Fire kills dozens in centuries-old Bangladesh district Fire kills dozens in centuries-old Bangladesh district
- February 22, 2019

But the most serious threat come from the fact that residential buildings are used for commercial purposes, with ground floors serving as chemical and gas cylinder warehouses. 21, 2019. The Chawkbazar area is crammed with buildings separated by narrow alleys. "They are not really abiding by the government's rules". The fire services director, Major AKM Shakil Newaz, said many were taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital. (more...)
Pompeo: Hoda Muthana, ISIS wife from Alabama, a 'terrorist', not U.S. citizen Pompeo: Hoda Muthana, ISIS wife from Alabama, a 'terrorist', not U.S. citizen
- February 22, 2019

On Wednesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Muthana is not a us citizen and will not be admitted into the United States. She said they were brainwashed and interpreted what they were told by predatory ISIS members 'very wrong'. (more...)
Sanders Tops Day-One Money Race With $4 Million Haul Sanders Tops Day-One Money Race With $4 Million Haul
- February 22, 2019

But after reportedly workshopping names for the current crop of Democrats hoping to defeat him in the 2020 election, the president has apparently settled on a nickname he's used before for the one candidate who almost squared off against him in 2016: Sen. (more...)
Tory and Labour parties being manipulated by fringe opinion - Sir John Major Tory and Labour parties being manipulated by fringe opinion - Sir John Major
- February 22, 2019

Mr Bradshaw, who was elected in 1997, admits Labour has a problem "at the top of the party", and feels it needs to be addressed immediately before more MPs quit. The three criticised the government's "disastrous handling" of Brexit and said it had undone "all the efforts to modernise" the Conservatives. The centrist members who abandoned Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party say their movement has swung too far left. (more...)
Trump blames 'radical left' for blocking his wall Trump blames 'radical left' for blocking his wall
- February 21, 2019

Disputes over President Trump's border wall and California's bullet train are intensifying the feud between the White House and the nation's most populous state. "I wonder if a sitting President exhorting his followers that my role in a TV comedy qualifies me as an enemy of the people constitutes a threat to my safety and that of my family?", Baldwin tweeted in response. (more...)