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by | March 24, 2019 | 01:21

The Al Noor mosque was taken over by police for investigations and security reasons after alleged gunman Brenton Tarrant attacked Muslims gathered there and at a smaller mosque for Friday prayers, killing 50 people. Police and tradesmen had been working intensively in the hope of repairing the mosque's bullet-scarred and blood-spattered interior ahead of afternoon prayers.

by | March 24, 2019 | 00:55

A cruise ship with engine problems sent a mayday call off Norway's western coast on Saturday, then began evacuating its 1300 passengers and crew amid stormy seas and high winds in a high-risk helicopter rescue operation. Police chief Tor Andrew Franck however said that unfavourable weather conditions meant that "we would prefer to have the passengers at land rather than on board ship".

by | March 23, 2019 | 01:49

High-capacity magazines and parts used to convert other weapons into the banned guns are also banned under the new laws, which PM Jacinda Ardern expects to take effect by April 11. For the guns that are still out there, Ardern announced a buyback scheme that will cost between Nz$100 million and $200 million (between US$69 million and $139 million), depending on the number of weapons received.

by | March 23, 2019 | 02:32

The US has warned Nicolas Maduro's government against touching the opposition leader or his inner circle, threatening unspecified consequences. The Lima Group regional bloc also denounced Marrero's arrest and said Maduro was responsible for his safety.

by | March 23, 2019 | 02:00

It's not clear if the report will be made public. Barr also informed Congress in a letter that the investigation was finished. One element of the investigation is whether Trump's firing of Comey amounted to obstruction of justice. The Trump 2020 campaign, along with the Republican National Committee, was also preparing aggressive responses. That narrative partly revolved around a January 2017 Seychelles summit between Zamel, Erik Prince, Russian and UAE officials, and Middle East-U.S.

by | March 23, 2019 | 02:25

Political Twitter cranked up to 11 on Friday after President Donald Trump announced that he's lifting the sanctions his administration just enacted to put pressure on North Korea . 'Everyone should take notice and review their own activities to ensure they are not involved in North Korea's sanctions evasion'. Bolton said early this month that the United States would look at ramping up sanctions on North Korea if Pyongyang did not scrap its nuclear weapons program.

by | March 23, 2019 | 02:20

Most commonly spotted over Iceland, the glowing effect of the Northern Lights is the result of disturbances in Earth's magnetosphere. The NOAA predicts the phenomenon, also known as the aurora borealis , could illuminate the skies above Washington state, NY and Wisconsin over the weekend.

by | March 23, 2019 | 02:25

It cites a February 6, 2017, email between McFarland and former national security adviser Michael Flynn.Bannon also received a January 29, 2017, email from Barrack that Cummings said was a pitch of the plan sent to inform "Bannon's official work relating to developing 'broader Middle East policy'".

by | March 22, 2019 | 02:52

Netanyahu is facing a tough election next month. I don't know if he's doing great right now, but I hear he's doing okay. However, Leon Panetta a veteran Democrat who served as Central Intelligence Agency director and defense secretary, among other roles, blasted Trump for "tweeting out another policy that obviously has not been worked out with our worldwide partners".

by | March 22, 2019 | 01:28

Cummings claimed he has sent 12 letters to the White House on a half-dozen topics. "The White House and the executive branch generally has been stonewalling", Judiciary Chair Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) said Monday on MSNBC. The deadline for that request was Monday, but the White House didn't so much as bother to send a customary note outlining its reasons for refusing to comply.

by | March 22, 2019 | 02:25

Securing 270 electoral votes wins the presidency. He likened the popular vote and electoral college to "training for the 100 yard dash vs. a marathon". But rather than pass a constitutional amendment, these legislatures are joining the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact , a group of states that pledge to give their electoral votes to the victor of the national popular vote.

by | March 22, 2019 | 02:00

In a resurfaced video from a 1983 Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Biden blasted packing the Supreme Court as a "bonehead idea", The Washington Free Beacon first reported . Abrams is seen as a rising star in the Democratic Party, and as an African American woman, she would bring diversity to the ticket. Still, some advisers are reportedly opposed to the idea, recognizing that it would be seen as a gimmick, Axios reports.

by | March 22, 2019 | 01:15

Some pro-EU ministers have said they would quit if she proceeded with plans to leave without a deal, forcing May to hold a symbolic parliamentary vote on ruling it out. The fact Britain won't leave the bloc on schedule on March 29 is "a matter of great personal regret for me", she said. John Bercow provoked uproar at Westminster on Monday when he ruled that the Government can not bring the Prime Minister's deal back for a third "meaningful vote" without substantial changes.

by | March 21, 2019 | 01:50

The audit is separate from a criminal probe involving the Department of Justice. The latest effort, she said in a written statement, is meant to "assist the FAA in ensuring that its safety procedures are implemented effectively". The French air-accident investigation agency BEA said the two crashes showed "clear similarities," and Boeing is introducing a software upgrade to its new anti-stall system that has come under scrutiny after the two crashes.

by | March 21, 2019 | 01:47

We all know that Kellyanne Conway is a fiercely loyal ( publicly , at least) Trump adviser and spokesperson, having become the first female campaign manager to win a presidential election in USA history. "Don't play psychiatrist any more than George should be", she continued. Responding to Conway's comments about the sentencing of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale tweeted on Tuesday that Conway was " jealous " of his wife's success ...

by | March 20, 2019 | 01:54

Even the name given to such groups - "Islamic State" - further divides East and West, giving non-Muslims the illusion that these groups are acting under the name of Islam itself, or somehow with the implicit consent of Muslims. Simon Bridges, leader of the opposition National Party, said he wanted to get details of the changes to see if there could be bipartisan support in Parliament.

by | March 20, 2019 | 01:03

An artillery sergeant, he was promoted to staff sergeant following his death. An Israeli hospital says a second Israeli has died from a West Bank shooting attack . The security cabinet made a decision to approve gradually withholding NIS 502,697,000 million ($138 million) of tax revenues from the PA over the next year.

by | March 20, 2019 | 00:59

Automatic filters are only likely to be able to catch exact copies of the video, the Wall Street Journal reports, so if the footage is slightly altered then human intervention is required to block it. It is basically a neo-Nazi gathering place. About 4000 people had seen the original, live video, before anyone reported it as harmful content. University of Auckland Computer Science lecturer Dr Paul Ralph said it was extremely hard for Facebook to implement an automated system to identify ...

by | March 20, 2019 | 01:20

Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay, who voted against the government motion requesting an Article 50 extension, indicated he would prefer a no-deal departure from the bloc to a long delay. During the meeting in Brussels, Mrs. They did, however, support a June 30 extension if May can muster the needed support before March 20. Pro-Brexit protesters demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament [Getty Images]"The change has to come from the top".

by | March 19, 2019 | 02:30

Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton said from his understanding, the event was not an underage disco so a "full investigation will be carried out as to why the young people were there". Police appealed to witnesses not to share images on social media, but to give the material to authorities. Shortly after the incident police posted a message on Twitter, urging parents to pick up their children from the venue.

by | March 19, 2019 | 02:03

Police Commissioner Mike Bush said officers had finally been able to share a list of victims with families, something delayed by the need for careful police work and the sheer scale of the tragedy. Under New Zealand gun laws, A-category weapons can be semi-automatic but limited to seven shots. Australian Brenton Tarrant has been charged with murder over the shootings in Christchurch on Friday.

by | March 18, 2019 | 10:49

A story of true heroism is emerging from the horrific terror attacks on innocent Muslims in New Zealand. Aziz said he charged at the shooter outside the Linwood mosque when someone shouted that a gunman had opened fire. But Aziz remained humble and said he thinks it's what anyone would have done while in such danger, while Latef Alabi, the Linwood mosque's acting imam, said more people would have died if not for Aziz's actions.

by | March 18, 2019 | 10:29

Earlier past year, YouTube star Logan Paul posted a clip of a body hanging from a tree in Japan, prompting the Google-owned video portal to remove his channels from a preferred advertising program. Users intent on sharing the violent video took several approaches ― doing so at times with an nearly military precision. Others shared shorter sections or screenshots from the gunman's livestream.

by | March 18, 2019 | 09:29

The system continues to move east Friday, but aside from an area of marginal severe risk arund coastal Virginia and North Carolina, most storms it generates are expected to be non-severe. Rescue crews scrambled nonstop using ski-resort Snowcat equipment to pull frantic motorists to safety, as thousands of cars were left on the shoulders of highways, local sheriff departments reported.

by | March 18, 2019 | 01:31

France's Bureau of Inquiry and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety has confirmed that it took possession of the flight data and cockpit voice recorders on Thursday. Investigators looking into the Indonesian crash are examining whether the software automatically pushed the plane's nose down repeatedly, and whether the Lion Air pilots knew how to solve that problem.

by | March 17, 2019 | 01:25

Health officials said 48 other people were being treated at Christchurch Hospital for gunshot wounds. New Zealand's police commissioner, Mike Bush, said they were "working through" whether one or both of them had any involvement in this incident.

by | March 17, 2019 | 02:21

Attack helicopters and warplanes launched airstrikes on Hamas underground rocket manufacturing sites and unmanned aerial aircraft, among other targets, it said . Local media reports documented explosions in various sections of the Gaza Strip . Hamas added that the rockets had been launched during a meeting with Egyptian mediators attempting to broker a long-term truce between Israel and Hamas.

by | March 17, 2019 | 02:08

Britain will now nearly certainly not leave the bloc as initially scheduled on March 29. "We should not run that risk", he told the EU's member states on Friday evening. "If the proposal were to go back to square one and negotiate a new deal, that would mean a much longer extension - nearly certainly requiring the United Kingdom to participate in the European Parliament elections in May", she said in an article in the Sunday Telegraph.

by | March 16, 2019 | 01:21

For his part, Trump said he was ready for anyone. I've actually never seen anything quite like it. Study it. Unlike many of his opponents who launched campaigns while barely registering in public opinion polls, O'Rourke begins in sixth place in the RealClearPolitics average of polls, receiving an average of 5 percent.

by | March 16, 2019 | 00:45

She was effectively conceding in advance that the report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, widely expected to be submitted soon, will not find evidence to back the claims of "collusion" between Trump and the Russian government. Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer know Trump is in hot water. Asked if she thought he was fit to be president Pelosi answered. Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, who conducted an all-day televised hearing for Michael Cohen, Trump's former lawyer ...

by | March 15, 2019 | 01:28

He took questions about everything from his support of federal legalization of marijuana to abortion rights to the possibility of a universal basic income - all while waving his arms and gesticulating. "I'm really proud of what El Paso did and what El Paso represents", O'Rourke said according to the station. Beyonce, a Houston native, endorsed O'Rourke.

by | March 15, 2019 | 02:07

The resolution, introduced last week by the heads of six House oversight committees that are investigating Trump, calls on Barr to make public everything in the Mueller report that is not expressly prohibited by law and to provide the entire document to Congress .

by | March 15, 2019 | 01:33

Organizers do not expect all students to be able to travel for the strike, so they will be live streaming it. That event has 46 signed up to go , with 225 interested (as of Tuesday). Over the past half year, Thunberg has been taking world leaders to task over climate inaction with blunt, fiery speeches. "We need to listen to the wisdom of our kids!" she added.

by | March 15, 2019 | 01:09

No arrests have been made in connection with the shooting. But at the age of 89 - roughly five years after he was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for his role in 11 murders, Bulger was found dead in 2018 a West Virginia prison. Shea said the mob boss emerged from his home around 9:15pm. after the gunman backed his pickup into Cali's Cadillac SUV, damaging it. Detectives stand over body of reputed mob boss Paul Castellano, after execution on 46th St.

by | March 14, 2019 | 02:06

Some said they were happy to be alive and others weren't anxious about it in the first place. "It's a awful, bad thing". Shortly after, President Trump said from the White House that he would be issuing a similar order to America's aviation watchdog, the FAA .