• South Africa church collapses during Passover: 13 killed, 16 injured
South Africa church collapses during Passover: 13 killed, 16 injured

There was heavy wind and rain and the walls collapsed . "An inquest docket has been opened and police are still at the scene", she said. Ten other congregants sustained minor injuries, while six were seriously injured in the tragedy. Leader of main South African opposition party the Democratic Alliance Mmusi Maimane, has offered his condolences....

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  • Over 60 people arrested during climate change protest near City Hall
Over 60 people arrested during climate change protest near City Hall

She told reporters she had been inspired to join after watching the movement over the last week, Britain's Press Association reported. Both people were charged with disorderly conduct and reckless endangerment, police said. Scotland Yard warned protesters the force has "strong plans" in place with a significant number of officers ready to respond...

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  • Woman killed in ‘terrorist’ shooting in Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Woman killed in ‘terrorist’ shooting in Londonderry, Northern Ireland

Police have described the murder as a " terrorist incident " possibly carried out by dissident republican group the New IRA . McKee was an editor at Mediagazer, and contributed to the Atlantic as well as BuzzFeed News. The rioting was in response to a house search that a large number of officers conducted in the area, she said. The Ferret, an ...

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  • Trump's Yemen Veto Could Still Cost Saudis
Trump's Yemen Veto Could Still Cost Saudis

This resolution is an unnecessary, risky attempt to weaken my constitutional authorities, endangering the lives of American citizens and courageous service members, both today and in the future. The Iranian-backed Houthi rebels stormed the capital Sana'a in September 2014 and have since fought the Yemeni government, now stationed in Aden, as well a...

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  • Three mountaineers believed dead in avalanche
Three mountaineers believed dead in avalanche

The climbers have been identified as Jess Roskelley , 36, of Spokane, and Austrians Hansjorg Auer, 35 and David Lama , 28. The forecast for precipitation and strong winds are preventing recovery efforts and will worsen the avalanche risk over the next few days.

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  • Climate protests: Police stand by as eco-activists block roads and bridges
Climate protests: Police stand by as eco-activists block roads and bridges

Extinction Rebellion demonstrators were restricted to a site at Marble Arch, following disruptions across the capital on Monday most groups were seen at Waterloo Bridge and Parliament Square. The cofounder of Extinction Rebellion, Roger Hallam , told Financial Times that his motive in creating the organization was "overwhelming evidence of th...

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  • Boeing 737 MAX changes deemed 'operationally suitable': FAA
Boeing 737 MAX changes deemed 'operationally suitable': FAA

The review was only based on the "training aspect related to software enhancements to the aircraft", said FAA, and a final software package for certification by Boeing is expected "in the coming weeks". The planes are grounded around the world, and will remain so until the FAA formally approves the new software and pilot training . The Safety i...

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  • Ex-Republican Governor announces presidential bid
Ex-Republican Governor announces presidential bid

Appearing on CNN's The Lead Weld told host Jake Tapper that he would be "ashamed" of himself if he chose not to run and Trump were re-elected. "I'm in!" tweeted Bill Weld , a former MA governor who has called for Americans to stand up against the "schoolyard bully" now in the Oval Office.

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  • Severe storm risk continues to increase for Friday
Severe storm risk continues to increase for Friday

All modes of severe weather are on the table Thursday , including strong damaging winds, tornadoes, and large hail. Over three days, the storm will affect 91 million people and unfold across about 1,400 miles, including parts of the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic that got battered over the weekend by severe storms.

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  • Ilhan Omar 'Extremely Unpatriotic' and 'Extremely Disrespectful to Our Country'
Ilhan Omar 'Extremely Unpatriotic' and 'Extremely Disrespectful to Our Country'

By mid-afternoon the message had been removed, although at least one other anti-Omar retweet remained in Trump's feed. President Donald Trump said he has no regrets about a recent video attacking Rep. She's gotta respect people who have been helpful to us and not always criticize. Last Friday, Mr Trump tweeted a video that juxtaposed the s...

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  • Family horrified after 'monster' throws boy from shopping centre balcony
Family horrified after 'monster' throws boy from shopping centre balcony

The boy, named Landen, was apparently tossed over the railing by a man he had never met Friday morning. Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda , 24, was last night charged with attempted murder after Bloomington Police tracked him down. Police say the suspect, Emmanuel Aranda, 24, is cooperating. The Sun reports that Landen Hoffmann was left in a pool of...

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  • WikiLeaks says Julian Assange's cat is safe
WikiLeaks says Julian Assange's cat is safe

Assange had been in the embassy since 2012, where tensions rose with staff as he was accused of poor hygiene and of riding a skateboard and kicking a ball to entertain himself . Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno says no other country had an influence over the decision to revoke the WikiLeaks founder's asylum. The always-curious minds that pop...

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  • Justice Department says redacted Mueller report to be delivered Thursday
Justice Department says redacted Mueller report to be delivered Thursday

Mueller submitted his final, confidential report to Barr last month. Barr released a four-page summary of the Mueller conclusions three weeks ago, saying the prosecutor had concluded that Trump and his campaign did not collude with Russian Federation to help him win but had reached no conclusion whether Trump obstructed justice.

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  • Ocasio-Cortez quits Facebook, calling social media a 'public health risk'
Ocasio-Cortez quits Facebook, calling social media a 'public health risk'

While many of Ocasio-Cortez's critics and fans believe that her social media game is her greatest strength, Ocasio-Cortez has become a frequent punching bag on social media as numerous things that she posts are false, offensive, or both. She said later in March that "I think what's tough is impeachment is something that I openly support, but i...

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  • Fordham student Sydney Monfries dies from injuries after falling from campus tower
Fordham student Sydney Monfries dies from injuries after falling from campus tower

Sydney Monfries, 22, climbed the tower at around 3 a.m. when she fell through an opening, dropping 40 feet to her death, reported the New York Post . "Access to that tower is always locked", he said. "They're unlocked at night when they're cleaning", the student claimed. University officials said Monfries died after losing her footing and fall...

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  • American Airlines cancels Max flights through mid-August
American Airlines cancels Max flights through mid-August

A few days later, he called for the grounding of all Boeing 737 MAX planes in the USA despite Boeing and the FAA's earlier statements of confidence in the aircraft. Boeing chief executive Dennis Muilenburg said at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Texas last week that the manufacturer is working closely with its airline customers in i...

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  • Donations pour in for boy thrown from Mall of America balcony
Donations pour in for boy thrown from Mall of America balcony

Records show that Aranda has a history of assault and bad behavior at the Mall of America , a sprawling complex in the Twin Cities suburb of Bloomington, Minnesota, that hosts hundreds of retail stores, restaurants, an amusement park and aquarium and draws 40 million visitors a year.

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  • Republican senator: Trump may be trying to make 'everybody crazy'
Republican senator: Trump may be trying to make 'everybody crazy'

I mean, maybe he's just saying this to make everybody insane. "This just shows the President's contempt for law, another instance of the President's contempt for law", Nadler said on CNN's " State of the Union " with Jake Tapper. Schaaf was responding to a tweet by Trump Saturday afternoon when the US president seemed to mock Schaaf's earlier...

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  • Archbishop Welby and Pope Francis hold South Sudan retreat in Vatican
Archbishop Welby and Pope Francis hold South Sudan retreat in Vatican

A Vatican statement said the retreat would offer the leaders "a propitious occasion for reflection and prayer, as well as an occasion for encounter and reconciliation". The pope challenged us. The Pope also kissed their feet. "We must deliver", Machar said. The ecumenical, diplomatic and spiritual character of the gathering stems from the presenc...

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  • Julian Assange: U.S. politicians react to arrest of WikiLeaks founder
Julian Assange: U.S. politicians react to arrest of WikiLeaks founder

Assange and his company have been an interest of the U.S. Justice Department for years for the role in publishing thousands of government secrets. Tthe 47-year-old would have to face the consequences of any breach of the law in foreign jurisdictions, Morrison said .

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  • AOC: Climate Change Is a 'Major Factor' Driving the Migrant Crisis
AOC: Climate Change Is a 'Major Factor' Driving the Migrant Crisis

He also scrutinized Republican inaction on addressing climate change. "So I think what we have laid out here is a very clear moral problem and in terms of leadership, if we fail to act or even if we delay in acting, we will have blood on our hands?" asked Ocasio-Cortez.

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  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested

Police said the arrest was also related to Assange breaching British bail conditions. The near one-minute clip showed an agitated, frail-looking man with white hair and a white beard escorted by the police. "Ecuador sovereignly has chose to terminate the diplomatic asylum granted to Mr. Assange in 2012". Moreno claimed Assange had been resp...

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  • Sudan appoints chairman of new transitional council
Sudan appoints chairman of new transitional council

Thousands of protestors heeded the call to stage a sit-in outside Khartoum army headquarters in defiance of the curfew as pressure piled on the military council 's to hand over to civilian rule. Sudanese sources told Reuters he was at the presidential residence under heavy guard. The political committee will meet political parties and foreign...

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  • Man charged with throwing child from balcony at Mall of America
Man charged with throwing child from balcony at Mall of America

A number of Aranda's petty misdemeanors are traffic or parking-related, but some of the charges are for more serious crimes, including his being convicted of a gross misdemeanor in 2015 for disturbing the peace with a police officer, as well as for assault of the fifth degree, with fear of bodily harm.

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  • Lok Sabha elections 2019 first phase: Polling under way in 91 seats
Lok Sabha elections 2019 first phase: Polling under way in 91 seats

In this episode, we will be talking to three different reporters about some of these states and what stands out for them during the polls this time. Beside General elections polling, people in Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha will also cast their vote for their respective assembly elections.

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  • Netanyahu heads for fifth term as prime minister of Israel
Netanyahu heads for fifth term as prime minister of Israel

The close race between the two main parties had led to uncertainty after polls closed on Tuesday night and exit surveys were released. The results of the elections will determine Netanyahu's political future, as he faces serious corruption allegations and a possible indictment.

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  • Trudeau broke law by kicking former ministers out of caucus, Philpott says
Trudeau broke law by kicking former ministers out of caucus, Philpott says

Liberals are defending Justin Trudeau's threatened libel suit against Andrew Scheer , arguing that the Conservative leader is not as confident as he seems in criticizing the prime minister's role in the SNC-Lavalin affair. "I can reassure everyone and say very clearly to both Dr. Philpott and Ms. Wilson-Raybould that I consulted extensively with...

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  • Boeing records zero new MAX orders after global groundings
Boeing records zero new MAX orders after global groundings

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has chose to send experts to be part of the FAA panel, the official, in the regulator's media relations department, told Reuters . The anti-stall system is suspected as a cause of the Lion Air crash in October and an Ethiopian Airlines crash in March that also involved a MAX 8 jet.

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  • Avenatti, lawyer known as Trump foe, indicted for financial crimes
Avenatti, lawyer known as Trump foe, indicted for financial crimes

Following the announcement, Avenatti tweeted that he remains "confident that justice will be done". Along the way, I have made many powerful enemies. He allegedly also hid $2.75 million from another client. Following Avenatti's arrest last month, The Washington Post's Devlin Barrett and Elise Viebeck reported that it marked "the latest and ...

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  • EP approves visa-free travel for British after Brexit
EP approves visa-free travel for British after Brexit

Britain's exit from the European Union, almost three years since the country voted to leave the bloc, is now in doubt because the British parliament can not decide what exit terms it wants, just a week before the current Brexit date of April 12.

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