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Bernie Sanders raises $18.2 million for White House run, takes fundraising lead

Bernie Sanders raises $18.2 million for White House run, takes fundraising lead While Sanders was able to raise $5.9 million within the first 24 hours of his campaign, when O'Rourke announced on March 14, he topped Sanders by bringing in $6.1 million in a single day. "Huge, you could say", Sanders's campaign manager, Faiz Shakir, told reporters. Greenwald tweeted several defenses of Sanders' Fox News plans, particularly lauding his campaign's attempt to "maximize, r... [Full Article...]

Uber Mistake Murder: USC Student Died from 'Sharp Force Injuries' After Kidnapping

Uber Mistake Murder: USC Student Died from 'Sharp Force Injuries' After Kidnapping Surveillance video of Josephson outside a bar shows her standing by herself on a curb on the morning she disappeared. When a black vehicle pulls up to a parking spot, she takes several steps toward the auto, opens the back right door, and gets inside, the video shows. [Full Article...]

Will program cut fund border?

Will program cut fund border? State Department spokesman Robert Palladino said Tuesday that the amount affected by any aid cut would be $450 million from fiscal year 2018 as well as an as yet undetermined amount from 2017. One such USA -funded program in El Salvador gives children job training, and according to Schrayer, homicides rates have come down 78% in these areas. [Full Article...]

Boeing 737 Max jets need more work, USA regulator says

Boeing 737 Max jets need more work, USA regulator says Families in 35 nations were left bereaved when the plane crashed into a field just minutes after takeoff from the highland capital on a flight south to neighbouring Kenya. The airline and authorities have refused to comment on leaks from the investigation. As part of the upgrade, Boeing will install an extra warning system on all 737 Max aircraft, which was previously an optional safety feature. [Full Article...]

Trump administration to hasten officer deployment to U.S.-Mexico border: statement

Trump administration to hasten officer deployment to U.S.-Mexico border: statement The number of migrant arrivals has now reached about 100,000 per month, according US Department of Homeland Security officials. CBC's Kim Brunhuber reports. The U.S. government cut aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras after President Donald Trump blasted the Central American countries for sending migrants to the United States and threatened to shutter the U.S. [Full Article...]

DUP ready to cancel Brexit rather than risk Northern Ireland’s position

DUP ready to cancel Brexit rather than risk Northern Ireland’s position But, speaking on Sky News, the Tory MP for Wokingham, outlined how the United Kingdom could still leave without the withdrawal agreement if Mrs May's deal is rejected. He added: "For our part, we will continue to use our position and influence within Parliament and with the Government to strongly argue the case for Northern Ireland and to work through each of the legislative stages in Parliament t... [Full Article...]

Turkey's main opposition declares election victory in all three big cities

Turkey's main opposition declares election victory in all three big cities After voting in Istanbul, Erdogan said he was saddened by the incident and that it was being thoroughly investigated. Election campaigning was highly polarized, with Erdogan and other officials using hostile rhetoric toward opposition candidates. [Full Article...]

Theresa May under pressure to forge softer Brexit divorce deal

Theresa May under pressure to forge softer Brexit divorce deal The UK Parliament on Friday rejected for the third time Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit withdrawal agreement seeking to outline the nation's exit from the European bloc. He spoke after Mrs May warned "we are reaching the limited of this process on this House" following the third defeat of the meaningful vote on Friday. [Full Article...]

Trump SBA Administrator Linda McMahon expected to resign, sources say

Trump SBA Administrator Linda McMahon expected to resign, sources say The administration official said McMahon's departure would be announced them. She joined the Trump administration in February of 2017, several weeks after the president took office. She ran unsuccessfully for US Senate in CT twice. She is the only Cabinet member other than McMahon to leave on her own terms with the president's approval. [Full Article...]

Tens of thousands of Gaza protesters join anniversary of 'March of Return'

Tens of thousands of Gaza protesters join anniversary of 'March of Return' The protests came on the heels of a week in which rockets were launched from Palestine into Israel and the Israeli military retalited with bombings of Gaza. Like every week over the previous year, unarmed protesters demanded an end to the decade-long siege of Gaza and asserted their right to return to familial lands now in Israel and were met with lethal force by Israeli occupation forces statione... [Full Article...]

All Brexit options are on the table: UK Conservatives chair

All Brexit options are on the table: UK Conservatives chair With the DUP still refusing to back the deal, May is unlikely to be able to be able to scrape together a majority, despite some notable Tory Brexiteers (we're looking at you BoJo) finally agreeing to support the prime minister. Now we are left with a complete and utter catastrophe that British politicians, led by Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party, seem determined to turn into an ev... [Full Article...]

Places Around the World Are Briefly 'Going Dark' for Earth Hour 2019

Places Around the World Are Briefly 'Going Dark' for Earth Hour 2019 It has grown in stature over the years, as more than 180 countries and territories are now involved. "Every day, but most especially today, we have to do our bit to mitigate our impact on our planet". The hotel "Kazakhstan" is seen after the lights are switched off for Earth Hour in Almaty, Kazakhstan, March 30, 2019. " Earth Hour 2019 is a powerful opportunity to start an unstoppable movem... [Full Article...]

May eyes fourth vote on Brexit deal

May eyes fourth vote on Brexit deal If it looks as though there is finally consensus around one option, it may be that we see a vote between what MPs have agreed to and the government's negotiated deal. "I believe, Britain will be looking at re-entering the European market in five years, guaranteed". But all reports suggested the 10-member Democratic Unionist Party from Northern Ireland, which propped up the government after the l... [Full Article...]

U.S. says could send Venezuela aid through Red Cross

U.S. says could send Venezuela aid through Red Cross Rocca added that the Red Cross would consider delivering aid now being stored on the Colombian and Brazilian sides of the border with Venezuela , as long as it meets the protocols of the humanitarian organization. Electricity has slowly been restored following a blackout on Monday that left most of Venezuela's 24 states without power. The United Nations estimates that about a quarter of Venezue... [Full Article...]

Egyptian Mediators Press Ahead with Efforts to Broker Gaza Ceasefire

Egyptian Mediators Press Ahead with Efforts to Broker Gaza Ceasefire The reinforcements were deployed on Friday morning as Gazans planned to stage a massive protest on Saturday to commemorate the first anniversary of the demonstrations, in the course of which Israeli soldiers have killed over 260 Palestinians. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation confirms its military personnel arrived in Venezuela

Russian Federation confirms its military personnel arrived in Venezuela Power went out in much of Caracas and almost a dozen states in the early afternoon, stirring memories of a week-long outage earlier in the month that was the most severe in the country's history. "It is terrible, it's a situation that we can not tolerate", said Elizabeth Contreras, 50, who works as a cleaner in a bank in eastern Caracas. Bolton earlier called on Russian Federation to "work with ... [Full Article...]

Boeing 737 Stall-Prevention System Reportedly Activated in Crash

Boeing 737 Stall-Prevention System Reportedly Activated in Crash The software was meant to compansate for the aerodynamic differences caused by the aircraft's larger engines. The crash of Boeing's passenger jet in Ethiopia raised the chances that families of the victims, even non-U.S. A preliminary report from Ethiopian authorities is expected within days. Aviation insiders say that Tui's €200m bill for the grounding - which will rise by €100m if the 7... [Full Article...]

Trump lashes out at Central America, Mexico on border

Trump lashes out at Central America, Mexico on border The tweets came a day after Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said that illegal immigration is chiefly a problem for the USA and Central America to tackle and criticized US immigration policy as "bipolar". The legal implications of closing the border are extensive: The law would appear to prohibit Trump from preventing American citizens from entering the country from Mexico. [Full Article...]

Republicans block U.S. Senate Democrats' move on making Mueller report public

Republicans block U.S. Senate Democrats' move on making Mueller report public Mr Trump pledged new investigations but did not specify who would conduct them or who should be targeted. "That's how these things should be decided in a republic, absent the most extraordinary circumstances". The Mueller Report closes a chapter. "That means you got to look at the whole report, when it's something as important as Russian interference, you have to", Schumer said. [Full Article...]

Dem presidential hopeful Hickenlooper opposes Green New Deal

Dem presidential hopeful Hickenlooper opposes Green New Deal Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (a Democrat from New York) on Tuesday delivered an impassioned defense of the Green New Deal , the ambitious Democratic proposal aimed at fighting climate change , after a Republican member of Congress attacked the resolution as an elitist plan he claimed had been created by out-of-touch "rich liberals from NY or California". [Full Article...]


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