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Monster Hurricane Michael from 2018 gets late upgrade to category 5 storm

Monster Hurricane Michael from 2018 gets late upgrade to category 5 storm Michael also produced at least 16 tornadoes, though they caused only minor damage. The meteorologists used flight level data that was not available in real-time, subjective analysis of nearby Doppler radar data, barometric pressure and satellite imagery to determine the revised maximum sustained wind speed at landfall. [Full Article...]

Sanders defends herself over Mueller report revelation The Morung Express

Sanders defends herself over Mueller report revelation The Morung Express The Mueller team, who had been investigating whether the president obstructed justice by firing Comey, noted in the report that Sanders admitted to misstatements, but said they were a "slip of the tongue", and that the claims were made defensively, "in the heat of the moment", but were not based on any evidence, according to The Hill . [Full Article...]

Giuliani: No Argument Russia Interfered, but Mueller Report Biased Against Pres

Giuliani: No Argument Russia Interfered, but Mueller Report Biased Against Pres But while the coverage of her comments include sharp criticism - including calls for her to resign - it's actually being more generous to Sanders than she deserves. She claimed to have heard from "countless" former and current Federal Bureau of Investigation agents. "Let me tell you something, she's been making this pie for years... [Full Article...]

Tiger attacks and mauls zookeeper in Topeka, Kansas

Tiger attacks and mauls zookeeper in Topeka, Kansas The zoo's director, Brendan Wiley, said the zoo's primary keeper is in stable condition. The name of the keeper, the mother of a 3-year-old son, is being withheld until all family members can be informed of her condition, he said. The remaining tigers, except Sanjiv, have since been allowed out of their holding cell. Zoo officials are not considering euthanizing Sanjiv. The site reports that... [Full Article...]

A militia group is detaining migrants at the border, report says

A militia group is detaining migrants at the border, report says The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico says "armed vigilantes" are detaining migrants near the U.S. -Mexico border and is calling on officials to launch a probe into the group it calls a " fascist militia ". "It should go without saying that regular citizens have no authority to arrest or detain anyone ", she said. Their tactics, however, triggered a massive backlash as the... [Full Article...]

Plenty of showers today, dry on Easter

Plenty of showers today, dry on Easter More rain is possible in central Pennsylvania through Easter, but the wettest weather will be in New England. More rain is expected on Monday , which will be our coolest day with highs only in the high 40s to near 50 degrees in the city. [Full Article...]

American voters should read the Mueller report then turn the page

American voters should read the Mueller report then turn the page Attorney General Barr's refusal to release the full report and underlying materials prevents Congress from doing our constitutional duty. "Later, the president asked Porter a few times in passing whether he had spoken to Brand, but Porter did not reach out to her because he was uncomfortable with the task", Mueller wrote . [Full Article...]

Severe Storms Slamming Deep South, Northeast over Easter Weekend

Severe Storms Slamming Deep South, Northeast over Easter Weekend In the latest storm system, multiple possible tornadoes hit southwest and central MS yesterday night and early today, the NWS said, but the damage will have to be surveyed before confirmation of twisters. The severe weather that rumbled across North Texas , the Texas Panhandle, Mississippi and southeastern Kansas mid-week now moves through the Deep South. [Full Article...]

Zookeeper hospitalized after tiger attack at Topeka Zoo

The tiger, named Sanjiv, and the zookeeper were in the "same place" Saturday when he attacked her, said Molly Hadfield, a spokeswoman for the City of Topeka. "There really isn't a circumstance where they should have been in the same space, so there was some sort of error that occurred here", he said. Wiley said Sanjiv recently fathered four critically endangered cubs. [Full Article...]

Trump claims exoneration by Mueller report, Democrats charge obstruction

Trump claims exoneration by Mueller report, Democrats charge obstruction A redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russian Federation probe will be released Thursday, set to trigger a new round of feud between the White House and Congressional Democrats. He says he wants Robert Mueller to testify in person to understand his findings. We should all see the full report and then judge Barr's alleged pre-spinning. [Full Article...]

'House of horrors' parents receive sentencing, children deliver moving impact statements

'House of horrors' parents receive sentencing, children deliver moving impact statements Some of the other children said they still love their parents. David Turpin's parents, James and Betty Turpin of West Virginia, have said their son and daughter-in-law were a deeply religious couple who home-schooled their children and required them to memorize Bible scripture. [Full Article...]

North Korea says it test-fired new tactical guided weapon

North Korea says it test-fired new tactical guided weapon North Korea's chairman Kim Jong-un has expressed to Russian President Vladimir Putin his readiness to cooperate in order to reach peace on the Korean Peninsula and to develop relations between the two states. and North Korea in Singapore, and then the Hanoi talks this year. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono shake hands after speaking to the media at th... [Full Article...]

After Notre-Dame fire, burned U.S. churches get fundraising boost

After Notre-Dame fire, burned U.S. churches get fundraising boost Investigators also obtained surveillance photos of Matthews and his dad's Ford pickup truck, which investigators say he was driving minutes before the Greater Union Baptist Church caught fire, the affidavit said. Still, in a Wednesday interview, he questioned whether white Americans would pay as much attention even if the fire happened at high-profile black churches, such as Emanuel African Meth... [Full Article...]

Everything You Need To Know About The Mueller Report (HBO)

Everything You Need To Know About The Mueller Report (HBO) The publication of the redacted report offered Russian officials another "I-told-you-so" moment to deny any efforts to help Trump win the USA presidency. McGahn recounted that Trump said "Mueller has to go", "call me back when you do it", and "you gotta do this". It's great news markets don't have to worry about a Russian asset in the White House. [Full Article...]

Climate-change protesters say they will target London's Heathrow Airport

Climate-change protesters say they will target London's Heathrow Airport London's police force said it had cancelled some officers' leave and was calling in assistance from other forces to deal with protesters who were causing unacceptable disruption. She said she was unable to be at the first day of the protest because she was "away" with her husband as she turned 60. "I expect the police to take a firm stance and use the full force of the law", he wrote on Twitter... [Full Article...]

Nations Express Solidarity With France After Notre Dame Blaze

Nations Express Solidarity With France After Notre Dame Blaze While the Friends of Notre Dame website grappled with unprecedented traffic, two French billionaires pledged millions to help rebuild the cathedral. "The organ is a very fragile instrument, especially its pipes". Head of the LVMH luxury goods group and multi-billionaire Bernard Arnault instantly became the biggest benefactor of an appeal launched by President Emmanuel Macron. [Full Article...]

FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Enhanced Risk for severe weather

FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Enhanced Risk for severe weather The storms are expected in Macon by 5 a.m. and will linger for most of the morning. The National Weather Service reported gusts of 60 miles per hour (97 kph) in Natchez, Mississippi, on Thursday afternoon as the storm system moved across the Mississippi River from Louisiana. [Full Article...]

Former Massachusetts governor Weld launches GOP primary bid

Former Massachusetts governor Weld launches GOP primary bid In 2016, Weld was the vice presidential nominee on the Libertarian Party ticket with former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson . "So, I would be ashamed of myself if I didn't raise my hand and run". In his announcement video , Weld touted his history in MA, citing tax cuts and a balanced budget. But he faces an uphill battle to take over a Republican party that has been refashioned in Mr Trump's i... [Full Article...]

Alberta UCP sweeps the province in embarrassing electoral defeat for ruling NDP

Alberta UCP sweeps the province in embarrassing electoral defeat for ruling NDP Tamarack Valley Energy CEO Brian Schmidt has struggled to attract investors in the last couple of years when he holds meeting in places like NY. Brian Schmidt, president of Tamarack Valley Energy, says it's a "good idea" for Indigenous groups to want an ownership stake in the Trans Mountain expansion project. [Full Article...]

Ocasio-Cortez: I’m prepared to cut USA aid to Israel

Ocasio-Cortez: I’m prepared to cut USA aid to Israel Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to tour a coal mine in his district appeared to rescind the invitation this week after she tweeted a critique of fellow Republican Rep. Ocasio-Cortez is one of a number of freshman lawmakers who have questioned traditional Democratic support for Israel. "We need to expand what those policy conversations are", said Ocasio-Cortez, "because as just a citizen of this cou... [Full Article...]


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