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Mass evacuation in Berlin after discovery of British World War II bomb

Mass evacuation in Berlin after discovery of British World War II bomb About 10,000 people had to be evacuated in central Berlin before the 500kg bomb could be defused. The exclusion zone covers the train station, an army hospital, an art gallery and a museum as well as part of the intelligence service's new headquarters, SBS reports. [Full Article...]

Impeachment motion against CJI will get defeated, says AAP

Leader of the opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad , along with leaders of CPI and NCP, met Vice-President and RS Chairman Venkaiah Naidu at his residence to submit the petition. So, the committee must be one where there is a judge of the Supreme Court, a Chief Justice of a High Court and a distinguished jurist. 71 signatories including 64 sitting Rajya Sabha MPs have signed the p... [Full Article...]

Palestinian man dies after being shot by Israeli army

Palestinian man dies after being shot by Israeli army Dialogue next to the AFP journalist says: "I came alone, but I don't care if I am used as a human shield". The Israeli military said that around 3,000 Palestinians were involved in the latest protest, and that its troops responded "with riot dispersal means and are firing in accordance with the rules of engagement". [Full Article...]

Netanyahu says at least six states considering moving embassies to Jerusalem

Netanyahu says at least six states considering moving embassies to Jerusalem But, President Klaus Iohannis , who's in charge of Romania's worldwide policy, " said Friday he hadn't been informed which your choice uttered "a great... Prime Minister Viorica Dancila has not officially confirmed the news. He also said that preferential treatment would be given to the first ten nations that move their embassies. [Full Article...]

Woman found dead, burned in Oklahoma wildfire

Woman found dead, burned in Oklahoma wildfire A Red Flag Warning is in effect for April 17th, from 11 am to midnight for a large portion of western Oklahoma. Amazingly, only a few new fires started in spite of the conditions. According to the Oklahoma Forestry Service, at present the 34 Complex Fire in Woodward is responsible for burning an estimated 67,776 acres and is 45 percent contained. [Full Article...]

Whaa! Some senators worry about babies on the floor

Whaa! Some senators worry about babies on the floor On Thursday she joined her mother, Illinois Democratic Sen. Duckworth and her colleagues had pushed for flexibility so that members of the upper chamber - particularly women - who have children while in office can remain close to them while they're infants . [Full Article...]

UN Team Fired Upon in Syria While Visiting Suspected Chemical Sites

UN Team Fired Upon in Syria While Visiting Suspected Chemical Sites This should allow the fact-finding mission to deploy to those locations "at the earliest possible time and based on lessons learned during the advance security visit". The Syrian state news agency SANA earlier reported that the worldwide experts from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) had entered Douma to begin their investigation of whether chemical agents wer... [Full Article...]

Jordyn Wieber files lawsuit against Nassar, MSU, USA Gymnastics

Jordyn Wieber files lawsuit against Nassar, MSU, USA Gymnastics At Wednesday's hearing, both Wieber and Dantzscher relayed to lawmakers stories they'd previously shared in the courtroom during Nassar's sentencing hearing on criminal sexual conduct charges in January. "USA Gymnastics is committed to doing everything it can to prevent abuse from happening again by making bold decisions and holding ourselves to the highest standards of care", the statement said. [Full Article...]

Reed, Whitehouse To Oppose Pompeo Nomination

Reed, Whitehouse To Oppose Pompeo Nomination Paul has adamantly refused to support Trump's nominee due to his objections to some of Pompeo's foreign policy positions. The president recalled that Paul " voted for health care" when he was inclined to oppose it. In a sign of deep worry about secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo's confirmation prospects, President Trump and other Republicans launched a concerted messaging blitz against ... [Full Article...]

Gov. Cuomo to give parolees the right to vote

Gov. Cuomo to give parolees the right to vote He maintained the governor never raised the issue during recent high-level budget negotiations. Nixon believes that Cuomo has chosen to please conservative lawmakers rather than fight for progressive causes like campaign finance reform, funding public schools and fixing the criminal justice system. [Full Article...]

Rudy Giuliani joins Trump's legal team along with 2 other lawyers

Rudy Giuliani joins Trump's legal team along with 2 other lawyers He is a former associate attorney general and a former USA attorney for the Southern District of NY, which is the office overseeing an investigation of Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen. His former lead lawyer, John Dowd, resigned last month . Giuliani was one of three attorneys Sekulow said were being added to the legal team that is dealing with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russ... [Full Article...]

Two FL Deputy Sheriffs shot and killed in apparent ambush at restaurant

Two FL Deputy Sheriffs shot and killed in apparent ambush at restaurant Deputies responding to the scene then found the suspected shooter dead outside of the business, according to the sheriff. This investigation is ongoing, with the the Levy County Sheriff's Office, Alachua County Sheriff's Office, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and the State Attorney's Office all named as being involved. [Full Article...]

Senate confirms James Bridenstine as next NASA administrator

Senate confirms James Bridenstine as next NASA administrator The party-line vote for a NASA administrator is unprecedented, as past administrators have been confirmed by the Senate with little or no dissent. " NASA is an organization that needs to be led by a space professional", Rubio said before the confirmation vote Thursday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Trump signs off on sending Comey memos to Congress

Trump signs off on sending Comey memos to Congress The Justice Department will make former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's memos detailing his interactions with President Donald Trump available to three congressional committees as early as Thursday, two sources tell ABC News. [Full Article...]

Syracuse fraternity suspended after video of bigoted behavior is released

Syracuse fraternity suspended after video of bigoted behavior is released The school's student newspaper, The Daily Orange , posted the six-minute long video showing the raucous behavior. Chancellor Kent Syverud wrote in his campus-wide email: 'I am appalled and shaken by this and deeply concerned for all members of our community. [Full Article...]

Weber criticises Folau stance

Weber criticises Folau stance Notably, young Māori and Pasifika people. In a series of tweets, he wrote: "I'd like to add my voice to the conversation now taking place". 'As professional rugby players, whether we like it or not, we are role models for a lot of young people. [Full Article...]

Badger Hole Fire burning 70000 acres between Colorado and Kansas

Badger Hole Fire burning 70000 acres between Colorado and Kansas Tuesday, had not spread to any homes. That's close to the Colorado border. A shelter that was established for residents displaced by the fire in Morton County has closed. Another heavily impacted area is near Weskan in Wallace County where crews have fought to contain the fire on its leading edge. Red Flag warnings are issued when critical fire conditions exist. [Full Article...]

Latin American, Caribbean Leaders Congratulate Cuba's New President Miguel Diaz-Canel

Latin American, Caribbean Leaders Congratulate Cuba's New President Miguel Diaz-Canel Diaz-Canel inherits a youthful population hungry for change, but analysts believe he will favor continuity over change in the early days - and could hit some stumbling blocks. In 2015, Havana and Washington renewed diplomatic ties, with then president Barack Obama making a historic visit to the island a year later. The White House has signaled no changes to its harsher approach to the Cuban go... [Full Article...]

Queen Reveals Hopes for Commonwealth

Queen Reveals Hopes for Commonwealth She also paid tribute to the Queen's leadership of the body, saying: "You have been true to the deepest values of the Commonwealth - that the voice of the smallest member country is worth precisely as much as that of the largest; that the wealthiest and the most vulnerable stand shoulder to shoulder-". [Full Article...]

Fox News Says It Will Support Sean Hannity After Cohen Revelation

Fox News Says It Will Support Sean Hannity After Cohen Revelation A New York City court revealed that Hannity, the Fox News prime time host, was one of three clients that Cohen represented in the past year. He went on to describe Hannity's coverage of the Federal Bureau of Investigation raids on Cohen, adding that "his viewers didn't know he was talking about a friend who has given him legal advice". [Full Article...]


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