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Sri Lanka bans face coverings after terror attack

Sri Lanka bans face coverings after terror attack He said in a statement that Sri Lanka's existing anti-terrorism laws were enacted in 1979 to combat domestic activities and a new bill was presented to parliament in 2018, but a committee in charge was still sitting on it. Muslims make up about 9.7% of Sri Lanka's majority Buddhist population. The police found white pairs of skirts and blouses from the house which was raided after the explosion in... [Full Article...]

Abe: Trump promises cooperation on abduction issue

Abe: Trump promises cooperation on abduction issue Trump also says he hopes to attend a sumo wrestling match while in Japan . On Friday evening, Trump and Abe will have a private dinner alongside first lady Melania Trump and Akie Abe, first lady of Japan, which, the official noted "coincides with the first lady's birthday". [Full Article...]

Daesh May Attack RESORTS in Africa, Asia After Sri Lanka Bombings

Daesh May Attack RESORTS in Africa, Asia After Sri Lanka Bombings Sri Lanka's Catholics celebrated Mass in their homes via a televised broadcast on Sunday as churches across the island nation shut over fears of militant attacks, a week after the Islamic State-claimed Easter suicide bombings killed over 250 people. [Full Article...]

Broken Quebec dike forces hundreds of evacuations northwest of Montreal

Broken Quebec dike forces hundreds of evacuations northwest of Montreal The Ottawa River Regulating Committee's most recent forecast shows the waterway reaching its highest 2019 levels, through the Ottawa region, on Tuesday and Wednesday. The infrastructure was meant to withstand what officials call a millennial flood - an occurrence expected once in a thousand years. And the government has said it's likely that the severity of the floods could be attributed to clim... [Full Article...]

Mueller interviewed many close to president

Mueller interviewed many close to president Among Republicans, 61 percent say they believe Mueller's investigation cleared Trump of all wrongdoing, while 87 percent of Democrats say it did not. The Democrat goal is to destroy President Trump at all costs, even if the outcome of a polarized America achieves Russian President Vladimir's objective. [Full Article...]

U.S. to withdraw from int'l arms trade treaty

U.S. to withdraw from int'l arms trade treaty National Rifle Association first vice president Richard Childress chairs the NRA Annual Meeting of Members in Indianapolis, on April 27, 2019. He called the ATT "badly conceived" and said: "The UN will get notice that we are formally rejecting this treaty". [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un visits war memorial following summit with Putin

Kim Jong Un visits war memorial following summit with Putin German automaker Daimler say they have no idea how Kim Jong-un got hold of two of their limos, after Kim was seen at Vladivostok in the luxury motors at meetings with Vladimir Putin this week (pictured: one of Kim's Daimler's, top; stepping out of his auto at the train station, bottom left; and boarding his train, bottom right). [Full Article...]

European Union slams Russian 'attack' on Ukrainian sovereignty

European Union slams Russian 'attack' on Ukrainian sovereignty Putin signed a decree allowing residents of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions to apply for Russian citizenship under a fast-track process that would deliver the passports within three months. The war has claimed some 13,000 lives despite repeated efforts, led by France and Germany, to broker a lasting ceasefire, most notably during talks in the Belarus capital Minsk. [Full Article...]

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt calls for ‘quick and clean’ Brexit

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt calls for ‘quick and clean’ Brexit Mrs May said the United Kingdom could still exit before this date if her withdrawal agreement is approved by Parliament. Declaring the former UKIP man the "most successful politician since Margaret Thatcher" she told the Daily Express that the public needs to send "a very clear message" that we expect the vote to be "respected" as she joined the Brexit Party ranks. [Full Article...]

Shooting Reported at San Diego Synagogue, at Least 4 Injured, Man Arrested

Shooting Reported at San Diego Synagogue, at Least 4 Injured, Man Arrested On October 27, Robert Bowers stormed the synagogue, killing 11 people in what the Anti-Defamation League said was the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in U.S. According to the synagogue's website, the congregation were hosting a Passover Holiday Celebration that began at 11 am and was set to end at 7pm with a final Passover meal. [Full Article...]

Should felons in prison be allowed to vote?

Should felons in prison be allowed to vote? MA is among 14 states, along with the District of Columbia, that automatically reinstate voting rights to felons released from prison. On a CNN town hall Monday, Bernie Sanders was asked whether the right to vote should extend to now incarcerated felons. [Full Article...]

Joe Biden apologized to Anita Hill, but she's not satisfied

Joe Biden apologized to Anita Hill, but she's not satisfied He is competing with 19 others for the Democratic presidential nomination and the chance to likely face President Donald Trump next year in the general election. Biden's announcement comes in the wake of allegations he has made women feel uncomfortable in their encounters. "Are you prepared to apologize to those women?" asked co-host Sunny Hostin. [Full Article...]

Franklin Graham Delivers More Biblical Truth to Gay Democrat Pete Buttigieg

Franklin Graham Delivers More Biblical Truth to Gay Democrat Pete Buttigieg Then on Monday, Buttigieg said during a CNN town hall meeting that "God doesn't have a political party". Evangelical pastor Franklin Graham is calling on Pete Buttigieg to repent for being gay. Graham, the son of the late evangelist Billy Graham, who was a spiritual adviser to USA presidents, is a strong supporter of President Trump. In particular, the 2020 candidate has taken issue wi... [Full Article...]

Duke visits Christchurch mosque where terror struck

Duke visits Christchurch mosque where terror struck He joined the crowd in pausing for a minute's silence ahead of the national anthems of the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand . The country had stood together in a moment of acute pain and achieved something remarkable. RBR Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel David Curley said afterwards the RBR had supported ANZAC Day for two years. In Wellington Governor General Dame Patsy Redd... [Full Article...]

Iran Threatens US Over Oil Sanctions

Iran Threatens US Over Oil Sanctions Mr Zarif said at an event at the Asia Society in New York: "We believe that Iran will continue to sell its oil". Brent crude oil on Thursday rose above $75 per barrel for the first time in 2019 in the wake of tightening sanctions on Iran, while gains in USA prices were crimped by a surge in United States supply. [Full Article...]

Cyclone Kenneth: Evacuations underway in Tanzania, Mozambique

Cyclone Kenneth: Evacuations underway in Tanzania, Mozambique In Mozambique , "intense" tropical cyclone Kenneth is expected to move over parts of Mozambique later on Thursday. A powerful tropical cyclone began to make landfall on Thursday in Mozambique, just six weeks after Cyclone Idai devastated the central part of the country and left hundreds dead. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un meets Vladimir Putin at Vladivostok summit

Kim Jong Un meets Vladimir Putin at Vladivostok summit Vladimir Putin speaks with Kim Jong-un during their meeting at the Far East Federal University. As a result of Thursday's summit, Putin and Kim "reached an agreement that Russia will definitely be one of the global guarantors of any accord between North Korea and the United States", Andrey Fyodorov, Russia's former deputy foreign minister and an expert on North Korea, told Al Jazeera. [Full Article...]

Huawei welcomes reports United Kingdom will allow it in 5G networks

Huawei welcomes reports United Kingdom will allow it in 5G networks He tweeted "There's a reason others have said no" referring to the US, Australia, and New Zealand. However, its role will be confined to supplying "non-core" equipment, such as antennas and base stations. Furthermore, the National Cyber Security Centre, part of GCHQ, previously suggested companies such as Huawei could be kept out of the sensitive parts of 5G networks and be closely watched via... [Full Article...]

Iain Duncan Smith 'sad' about Ann Widdecombe joining Brexit Party

Iain Duncan Smith 'sad' about Ann Widdecombe joining Brexit Party Mr Corbyn, however, put the blame for lack of progress on the Government's refusal to shift on its "red lines". One of the petition's signatories, Greig Baker of Canterbury Conservatives, told BBC Radio 4's World at One: "Removing Theresa May has become like a trip to the dentist". [Full Article...]

Trump says aides should not testify to Congress on Mueller report

Trump says aides should not testify to Congress on Mueller report The Democrats are trying to win 2020. Over 400 pages he detailed alleged Russian government efforts to upend the election not only through false social media representations, but through the theft and publication of Democratic Party communications, and attempts to recruit figures in the Trump campaign, among other acts. [Full Article...]


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