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In full: Theresa May's Brexit delay request to EU's Donald Tusk

In full: Theresa May's Brexit delay request to EU's Donald Tusk Parliament approves Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the bloc next week. This comes almost three years after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union and nine days before the formal exit deadline. Motion after motion and amendment after amendment have been tabled without Parliament ever deciding what it wants. The Labour Party said that, by choosing a short delay,... [Full Article...]

Modi and Imran exchange ‘wishes’ on Pakistan Day

Modi and Imran exchange ‘wishes’ on Pakistan Day Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Friday Indian Prime Minister Modi wished him ahead of Pakistan Day, March 23. "Today I'm feeling proud of the Pakistani and Turkish air forces, and there is no doubt that both countries have the world's best pilots who can do anything", said Shazia Nasir, a resident of Islamabad . [Full Article...]

Syria force takes IS bastion, 'caliphate' wiped out

Syria force takes IS bastion, 'caliphate' wiped out All Islamic State-held territory in Syria has been " 100 percent" eliminated , the White House announced Friday, though officials said sporadic fighting continues on the ground between coalition forces and the group's holdouts. Trump, however, later agreed to leave a small peacekeeping force of 200 soldiers in Syria to ensure Turkey will not get into a conflict with the SDF. [Full Article...]

2 powerful cyclones spinning toward north Australian coast

2 powerful cyclones spinning toward north Australian coast Rain has been falling in the region, and rivers are expected to rise significantly. He earlier said in a video shared on the town's Facebook page that residents should stay indoors in the strongest and safest part of their homes. "We're expecting a prolonged period of heavy rainfall so flooding is going to be an issue". That surge will coincide with high tides, a combination which is likely ... [Full Article...]

Passengers airlifted from cruise ship stranded off Norway’s coast

Passengers airlifted from cruise ship stranded off Norway’s coast Eight individuals were reported to have sustained minor injuries from the cruise ship , while a 90-year-old man and his spouse had been severely injured, the AP reported. I've never experienced anything so scary", Jacob said according to the Associated Press . The luxury cruise ship with around 1,300 guests onboard at maximum capacity started drifting dangerously towards land on Norway's west co... [Full Article...]

Teachers Shot 'Execution Style' With Pellet Guns During Active Shooter Drill

Teachers Shot 'Execution Style' With Pellet Guns During Active Shooter Drill According totheIndianapolis Star , several teachers at a time "were asked by local law enforcement to kneel down against a classroom wall before being sprayed across their backs with plastic pellets without warning". "It's a shooting exercise". The episode wasn't an active shooter inside of a school, and the projectiles weren't bullets. Republican state Rep. Wendy McNamara sponsored House B... [Full Article...]

Jimmy Carter's new milestone: Oldest US president

Jimmy Carter's new milestone: Oldest US president He was 94 years and 171 days old at his death. The 39th US president was born October 1, 1924, making him 94 years and 172 days on Friday. President Carter can add the title of "Oldest Living Former U.S. He died at 61, almost 30 years after he left office. He saw the start of the Iran hostage crisis as well as the first efforts toward developing an energy independence policy. [Full Article...]

Venezuela: Guaido Aide Arrested, Accused of Leading 'Terrorist Cell'

Venezuela: Guaido Aide Arrested, Accused of Leading 'Terrorist Cell' Michael McCaul , R-Texas. "Maduro has made another big mistake", Bolton said on Twitter, adding that the arrest "will not go unanswered ". Guaido declared himself the country's interim president in January, insisting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro step down from power. [Full Article...]

Look up: Northern lights to dip into the Midwest

Look up: Northern lights to dip into the Midwest The BBC believes the best views of the phenomenon are likely to be in the Scottish Highlands, or over in the east in Dundee or Aberdeen - both places are forecast to enjoy clear skies. Now, the geomagnetic storm that is going to impact Earth is considered a "G2 Geomagnetic Storm", or a "moderate" one caused by a Coronal Mass Ejection , which is big solar flare. [Full Article...]

Trump Again Supports Idea of Making Mueller’s Russia Probe Report Public

Trump Again Supports Idea of Making Mueller’s Russia Probe Report Public By an overwhelming vote last week , the House called on Barr to release whatever report Mueller submits to the Justice Department. "If you want to let them see it, let them see it", Trump told reporters . Trump has been investigated for nearly two years, following suspicions that he or his team had improper ties to Moscow. "I think it's ridiculous, but I want to see it". [Full Article...]

India bursts with color in celebration of Holi

India bursts with color in celebration of Holi T 3125 - Holika dahan .! Singer Shaan took to Instagram and posted a picture of him and wrote Happy Holi . Quote: May the fire of Holika purify your heart, soul and mind, May the colours bring joy and happiness into your life. You can also download WhatsApp stickers to greet your near and dear ones in addition with images and greetings through another medium. Yes, Bollywood stars are k... [Full Article...]

Nirav Modi: Billionaire jeweller arrested in London over India’s biggest banking fraud

Nirav Modi: Billionaire jeweller arrested in London over India’s biggest banking fraud Sources said Modi's son has been studying in London , which was one of the reasons for his continued presence there. He will soon be produced at the Westminster magistrates court . As per the preliminary submissions made by Modi's lawyer, it seems the argument in his defence will revolve around human rights and prison conditions and that the charges are politically motivated . [Full Article...]

Prime Minister Says New Zealand Will Ban Semiautomatic Weapons After Mosque Shootings

Prime Minister Says New Zealand Will Ban Semiautomatic Weapons After Mosque Shootings New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks to journalists during a press conference at the Justice Precinct in Christchurch on March 20, 2019. But Ardern's dignity and steel has now proven her detractors wrong, and shown that running her country is a challenge she's more than qualified to handle. [Full Article...]

Trump Under Fire for McCain Criticism

Trump Under Fire for McCain Criticism Baker was referencing recent remarks by Trump who complained that he was never thanked for the funeral for McCain, who died in August after a battle with brain cancer. While she noted many Republicans were speaking out in favor of McCain this week, they came short of criticizing the president for not doing the same. [Full Article...]

Internet calls on users to Google 'Florida man' followed by their birthday

Internet calls on users to Google 'Florida man' followed by their birthday If you've spent any time on the internet, you know there's a difference between "a man from Florida" and "Florida Man". The Tumblr post now has more than 44,000 notes, and with help from a tweet from a user named swervin merv, the idea spread to other social media platforms where it also has gone viral. [Full Article...]

Priest stabbed live on TV at Canada's biggest church

Priest stabbed live on TV at Canada's biggest church Montreal police say one individual has been placed under arrest and the priest is now in the hospital. He said the suspect didn't speak or call out during the attack. Now 77 years old, Grou has been at Saint Joseph's Oratory for more than 20 years, Lee reported. "What a frightful attack at Saint Joseph's Oratory in Montreal this morning", Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted . [Full Article...]

Migrant Dies In Border Patrol Custody, The Fourth Death In 4 Months

Migrant Dies In Border Patrol Custody, The Fourth Death In 4 Months U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ( ICE) officials said on Thursday that enforcement resources were stretched thin in the interior of the country as agents deal with an overflow of Central Americans seeking asylum at the U.S. On Wednesday, he and his son made their way from the shelter to the bus station. They are scheduled to appear in immigration court there on March 27. [Full Article...]

Documents: House Request for Trump-Putin Meeting Information and White House Response

Documents: House Request for Trump-Putin Meeting Information and White House Response Although Hicks and other officials in the administration, such as former strategist Steve Bannon, have agreed to provide the panel with documents, the White House has ignored such requests from House Democrats and missed multiple deadlines set by them, including one set by Nadler for this past Monday. [Full Article...]

Two U.S. Military Personnel Killed In Afghanistan

Two U.S. Military Personnel Killed In Afghanistan Thirteen American service members were killed previous year in Afghanistan. Their names were being withheld in order to first notify family members. The Afghan government has complained it is being left out of the talks, because of the Taliban's refusal to negotiate with what they consider "a USA puppet". [Full Article...]

France Responds to Trump: Israeli Sovereignty Over Golans Against Int'l Law

France Responds to Trump: Israeli Sovereignty Over Golans Against Int'l Law It was later declared "null and void and without global legal effect" by the United Nations Security Council Resolution 497. During his Middle East trip, Pompeo had refused to answer questions on the Golan issue - saying United States policy hadn't changed and it was up to Trump . [Full Article...]


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