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Dead Whale in Philippines Had 88 Pounds of Plastic in Its Stomach

Dead Whale in Philippines Had 88 Pounds of Plastic in Its Stomach The Cuvier's beaked whale , found in the Philippines , had swallowed hundreds of items, including shopping bags and rice sacks. "If we keep going this way, it will be more uncommon to see an animal die of natural causes than it is to see an animal die of plastic", he said. [Full Article...]

Trump Again Lashes Out at John McCain

Trump Again Lashes Out at John McCain Meghan McCain responded to the president's tweet Saturday about her father by suggesting the president should spend more time with his family instead of obsessing over hers. Even the Fake News refused this garbage! , the president wrote on Sunday. Co-host Joy Behar kicked off the segment with an attack of her own, calling Trump "pathetic" and referencing tweets he posted over the weekend ... [Full Article...]

Mozambique president fears up to 1 000 deaths after Cyclone Idai

Mozambique president fears up to 1 000 deaths after Cyclone Idai Cyclone Idai has been the deadliest tropical storm since Cyclone Eline which resulted in the deaths of 91 people. Stressing that death toll could rise in the coming days, Sacco said: "We are anxious about an area called Copper where Rusitu and Nyahode Rivers meet and that's where the whole police camp and several government houses were swept away". [Full Article...]

French air crash investigators say ‘clear similarities’ between Boeing 737 MAX crashes

French air crash investigators say ‘clear similarities’ between Boeing 737 MAX crashes Investigators were expected to select a handful of the roughly 1,800 parameters of flight data in their initial review, including those thrown up by the Lion Air investigation, before analyzing the rest in coming weeks and months . "Information collected so far from the flight data recorder has indicated clear similarities between both crashes", she told the publication. It was not clear how ... [Full Article...]

Hero refugee chased gunman away from NZealand mosque

Hero refugee chased gunman away from NZealand mosque He confronted that gunman in "army clothes" who was armed with guns and a camera. He said: "That's a matter I'm sure Corrections will be talking about as we speak. Bravely grabbing him he snatched away his weapon and ran behind him. The attack is the worst ever peacetime mass killing in New Zealand. Ardern also said she wanted to talk to Facebook , as footage of the attack on one of the mos... [Full Article...]

New Zealand to reform gun law in 10 days

New Zealand to reform gun law in 10 days The semi-automatic AR-15 is a US-made assault weapon. The students' vigil was a striking and healing counterpoint to Monday's developments in the mass shooting . Mustafa Farooq, president of the Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand , told reporters he had faith in the system. Muslim leaders conveyed messages of love, compassion and appreciation for the community support they had... [Full Article...]

Australian Senator Punches Teenager After Being Egged in Head

Australian Senator Punches Teenager After Being Egged in Head One Australian teen gave the world a much-needed moment of catharsis on Saturday, egging Australian senator Fraser Anning over his reaction to the horrific Christchurch, New Zealand mass shooting and taking a punch in the face for his efforts. [Full Article...]

Updates: Communities along Missouri River ramp up flooding preps

Updates: Communities along Missouri River ramp up flooding preps Douglas County Commissioner Mary Ann Borgeson says "Things are moving and changing at a rapid pace", and people need to follow instructions. The high water pushed some waterways to record levels in Nebraska , South Dakota , Iowa and Minnesota , though a cooler and drier forecast for the next two weeks suggested some possibility of relief for those states. [Full Article...]

Christchurch shooting: Gunman opens fire at mosque in Hagley Park

Christchurch shooting: Gunman opens fire at mosque in Hagley Park Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirms there are multiple locations involved in the Christchurch shootings and calls it " one of New Zealand's darkest days ". "Entire team got saved from active shooters ", batsman Tamim Iqbal tweeted, per the BBC . Several journalists then came over to where the bus was and accompanied the players to the ground. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump horrified by ‘senseless’ New Zealand shooting - USA stands by nation

Donald Trump horrified by ‘senseless’ New Zealand shooting - USA stands by nation Ardern also said that Trump conveyed "his absolutely horror and disgust" about the attack. He fired more shots on the street at no apparent target and said: "Looks like we won't get the bird today boys". People comfort each other after a mass shooting targeting two Christchurch mosques. "Our hearts are broken over today's awful tragedy in New Zealand", YouTube, which is operated by Google,... [Full Article...]

British MPs vote to seek extension for Brexit

British MPs vote to seek extension for Brexit The main government motion (on a free vote for their MPs) was passed with 413 votes in favour and 202 opposed. The party's leadership is facing near hour-by-hour questions on what the party's position is on Europe following a chaotic week at Westminster, which has seen Prime Minister Theresa May humiliated with the sight of her withdrawal deal being rejected by MPs again and open warfare bre... [Full Article...]

New Book Claims Trump Told Kelly to 'Get Rid Of' Ivanka, Kushner

New Book Claims Trump Told Kelly to 'Get Rid Of' Ivanka, Kushner Citing reporting from journalist Vicki Ward in her upcoming book about Trump's daughter, Ivanka, and her husband , Jared Kushner - titled " Kushner, Inc ." - the New York Times shared this tidbit about a joke the current US president once made to Patriots owner Robert Kraft about his daughter and quarterback Tom Brady. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump issues first veto of his presidency over border wall emergency

Donald Trump issues first veto of his presidency over border wall emergency Congress is unlikely to muster the votes to override Trump's veto, a fact that left White House officials confident despite disappointment that it passed the Republican-controlled Senate at all. It's not the first time Ivey has stood beside the president when it comes to immigration issues. Lawmakers, including 12 Republicans, had passed the rejection resolution on Thursday in a surprising r... [Full Article...]

Nigerian building collapses, leaving school students trapped in rubble

Nigerian building collapses, leaving school students trapped in rubble Adedoyin raced to the scene, where a small crowd had gathered and a search had begun for survivors among the rubble of the aging three-story building that had given way without warning, trapping residents, pupils and small goods traders inside. [Full Article...]

Rockets fired from Gaza at Tel Aviv, explosions heard: Israeli military, witnesses

Rockets fired from Gaza at Tel Aviv, explosions heard: Israeli military, witnesses That salvo caused no casualties or damage, missing built-up areas. But it rattled Israeli nerves ahead of an April 9 election in which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seeking a fifth term on the strength of his national security and diplomatic credentials. [Full Article...]

Beto O'Rourke, CC '95, announces 2020 presidential bid

Beto O'Rourke, CC '95, announces 2020 presidential bid O'Rourke went through a list of Democratic priorities, including health care, climate change, family separation and criminal justice reform, gesturing or chopping with his hands to emphasize each point. O'Rourke confirmed his plan to formally announce his candidacy on Thursday morning to El Paso NBC affiliate KTSM . "Most importantly, he'll build a movement that will rise above the toxic di... [Full Article...]

Alleged Gambino Crime Family Boss Frank Cali Shot Dead Outside Home

Alleged Gambino Crime Family Boss Frank Cali Shot Dead Outside Home He was rushed to Staten Island University Hospital North, where he was declared dead. Police told NBC News affiliate WNBC that a suspect fled in a blue pickup truck. He was succeeded in 2011 by Domenico Cefalu, only to be replaced four years later by Cali. After reportedly taking the reins in 2015 , Cali was described by mafia watchers as the opposite of Gotti because "no-one ever sees ... [Full Article...]

Trump blasts 'fake news' over Melania body double theory

Trump blasts 'fake news' over Melania body double theory President Trump unloaded on the mainstream media Wednesday after "fake news" outlets reported on a bogus conspiracy theory regarding First Lady Melania Trump; saying "they are only getting more deranged with time ". The "View" panelists weighed in on several photos of the First Lady during the segment, discussing whether the woman in the photos was really her. [Full Article...]

UN Pays Homage to Staffers Who Died in Plane Crash

UN Pays Homage to Staffers Who Died in Plane Crash This comes after 149 passengers and eight crew members died when their plane crashed six minutes after taking off from Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, on a flight to Nairobi on Sunday. Gebremariam was asked about the similarities of the latest crash to that of Lion Air flight 610 in October 2018 off the coast of Indonesia that killed all 189 on board but said it is too early to speculate . [Full Article...]

Hours before United Nations listing, China hints it may block Azhar ban again

Hours before United Nations listing, China hints it may block Azhar ban again Recently, China's Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou travelled to Pakistan and held talks with Prime Minister Imran Khan and Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and other officials. As it has done in the past, Beijing put a technical hold on the proposal just as the deadline was about to end. "China will adopt a responsible attitude and continue to participate in discussions", foreign min... [Full Article...]


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