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Ocasio-Cortez does push-ups to pass time during 'boring' hearing recess

Ocasio-Cortez does push-ups to pass time during 'boring' hearing recess Even when demographics are considered, Gallup found that Ocasio-Cortez is "underwater among most groups". Torres confirmed his interest in Serrano's seat when contacted by The Post on Sunday. "Nothing changes that. We can't be scared by that". Ocasio-Cortez and several of her allies were accused this week by a conservative group of improperly masking political spending during the 2018 campaign... [Full Article...]

Manifesto of accused Christchurch shooter sent to NZ PM

Manifesto of accused Christchurch shooter sent to NZ PM Her stance was welcomed by New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush. After the shootings at a Quebec mosque in 2017 that killed six worshippers, the Masjid ur-Rahmah held open houses for neighbours who told the imam they were curious about the mosque. [Full Article...]

UK Police To Patrol Mosques Following The New Zealand Terror Attack

UK Police To Patrol Mosques Following The New Zealand Terror Attack After Friday prayers, dozens of people gathered outside Istanbul's Fatih Mosque - one of the city's main mosques - chanting condemnation of the attack and waving signs saying "Stop global terrorism" and "Crusader Savagery in New Zealand". [Full Article...]

Brexit: DUP says issues remain over deal

Brexit: DUP says issues remain over deal If a longer extension was sought, that would mean taking part in the elections, something likely to fuel Eurosceptic anger. European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans told Germany's Funke newspaper group in comments published Saturday that Britain must know why it needs a delay. [Full Article...]

House approves measure calling for Mueller report to be made public

House approves measure calling for Mueller report to be made public Yet it seems even Republicans are fed up with the secrecy, as the House voted unanimously Thursday on a resolution demanding the report be made public. Weissmann has been a pivotal member of Mueller's team, which has brought charges against 34 people and three companies during a 22-month-old investigation into whether Trump's 2016 campaign conspired with Russian Federation and whether the Republ... [Full Article...]

Defying Trump, Senate votes to end US support for Yemen war

Defying Trump, Senate votes to end US support for Yemen war A House vote is expected soon, which would throw the issue to the president who has promised a veto. Bernie Sanders , I-Vt., left, and Sen. The measure was put to vote under the War Powers Act, which allows the resolution to be fast-tracked through US Congress . [Full Article...]

Graham Blocks House Resolution on Release of Mueller Report

Graham Blocks House Resolution on Release of Mueller Report Describing in vague terms the conversations at the FBI around the time the Russian Federation investigation was opened, Strzok said there was debate about protecting a source, and Page argued that because it was unlikely Trump would get elected, investigators could move slowly and not put the source at risk. [Full Article...]

VETO: Trump Upholds National Emergency At Southern Border

VETO: Trump Upholds National Emergency At Southern Border A dozen defecting Republicans joined Senate Democrats in approving the joint resolution on Thursday , which capped a week of confrontation with the White House as both parties in Congress strained to exert their power in new ways. And Trump made clear how he plans to respond, tweeting the word "VETO!" in all-caps moments after Thursday's vote. The president has been strong on that. [Full Article...]

Ilhan Omar's Daughter Leading Climate Change School Walkouts in U.S.

Ilhan Omar's Daughter Leading Climate Change School Walkouts in U.S. The protest movement has now spread across the world, with walkouts being held in Australia , New Zealand , Japan, and today the United States of America, as well as more than 100 other countries across the globe. Thunberg, who has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize , said at a rally in Stockholm that the world faces an "existential crisis, the biggest crisis humanity ever has faced a... [Full Article...]

Screw Found at Crash Site Shows Boeing 737 Was Set to Dive

Screw Found at Crash Site Shows Boeing 737 Was Set to Dive Similarities between Sunday's disaster and that of a Lion Air flight in Indonesia in October that killed 189 people have raised fears about the safety of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 model. 737 Max 8 that crashed Sunday in Ethiopia that helps give them an early idea of what may have transpired. Collins also made its enhanced flight vision system, that lets pilots see in bad weather, and its h... [Full Article...]

Mumbai Bridge Collapse | Here is What Exactly Happened

Mumbai Bridge Collapse | Here is What Exactly Happened Following the July 2018 incident, the railways had ordered audit of 445 bridge structures crossing the railway tracks in Mumbai . The foot over bridge is often referred to as the Kasab bridge. Charges will be framed against the officers accordingly, the official added. "The slab of the FOB collapsed at around 7.30pm". The Mumbai Police has revealed that over 23 people have been injured, with ... [Full Article...]

Greek saved from plane crash by being late

Greek saved from plane crash by being late The ZAKA volunteers sent to Ethiopia at the request of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to retrieve the remains of the two Israeli passengers who died in the Sunday crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 began searching the crash site Tuesday for the bodies of the two victims. [Full Article...]

California Gov. Gavin Newsom joins 18 states in outlawing death penalty

California Gov. Gavin Newsom joins 18 states in outlawing death penalty While Newsom and many advocates favor ending the death penalty, the California people voted in 2016 to keep it for those convicted for first-degree murder. Just last month, the state Supreme Court upheld the death sentence for David Westerfield, convicted of the 2002 killing of 7-year-old Danielle van Dam. [Full Article...]

Britian votes to ask European Union to delay Brexit

Britian votes to ask European Union to delay Brexit It comes after Prime Minister Theresa May's Withdrawal Agreement was defeated in a vote in the House of Commons for a second time. But "she didn't listen to that and that's fine". Amongst leave voters, the split is even sharper, with 75 per cent wanting their lawmakers to vote against Prime Minister Theresa May returning to Brussels to ask to extend Article 50, the legal mechanism for leaving th... [Full Article...]

Killed in Nigerian Building Collapse; Schoolchildren Trapped

Killed in Nigerian Building Collapse; Schoolchildren Trapped Several news outlets reported at least eight people died, as of Wednesday night. The collapse occurred in the Itafaji area of Lagos Island. Ambode also said that the school had been set up illegally in that building. It is not immediately clear what caused the structure to collapse. The school is located within a three-storey building. NEMA has said that 37 people were rescued alive. [Full Article...]

Caribbean Airlines addresses Boeing 737 MAX-8 concerns

Caribbean Airlines addresses Boeing 737 MAX-8 concerns Trump made the announcement after dozens of nations ordered their 737 Max fleets grounded while an investigation into the latest crash continues. "That mistake is driven by market forces trying to make the plane more competitive against Airbus, at a lower price, at least as far as training ", said Charles Herrmann, the principle attorney with the firm leading the lawsuit. [Full Article...]

'Massive and possibly historic' winter storm headed this way

'Massive and possibly historic' winter storm headed this way The explosive storm system continues impacting travel , power and safety across the region as damaging wind and areas of heavy snowfall continues into Wednesday evening. CNN meteorologist Monica Garrett said gusts of wind hitting 50 to 70 miles per hour are forecast to hit Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning, according to the station. [Full Article...]

Trump ex-campaign chief Manafort indicted for mortgage fraud

Trump ex-campaign chief Manafort indicted for mortgage fraud Manafort, 69, apologized during brief remarks before Jackson handed down the sentence. A federal judge in Washington had minutes earlier ordered Manafort to spend a total of 7.5 years in federal prison for a decade's worth of financial and lobbying crimes and obstruction of justice. [Full Article...]

Sen. Rob Portman backs legislation that would let Trump's border emergency stand

Sen. Rob Portman backs legislation that would let Trump's border emergency stand Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA) said, "One could imagine a President who committed a felony and the House simply decided, for the good of the country, it wasn't an important felony, it was just a mistake, it's something we can deal with after a presidential term". [Full Article...]

California governor to block more than 700 executions with executive order

California governor to block more than 700 executions with executive order Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976. Age and natural causes seem to have been a more effective death penalty in California: 79 death row habitants have died of natural causes since 1978, another 26 killed themselves. President Donald Trump , who has suggested expanding the death penalty so drug dealers are subject to it, lamented that California's "stone cold killers" will not be... [Full Article...]


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