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Venezuela's Maduro announces 30-day electricity rationing

Venezuela's Maduro announces 30-day electricity rationing As the latest blackout unfolded, many took to balconies and building windows to bang pots in protest and shout curses at President Nicolas Maduro , who they consider responsible for the power failures. "We don't have water, we don't have any light, we don't have internet access, our phones don't work. we are even worse off than we could have imagined". [Full Article...]

Prosecutor says ex-Malaysian PM abused his 'absolute power'

Prosecutor says ex-Malaysian PM abused his 'absolute power' The former premier and his cronies are accused of plundering billions of dollars from the fund and spending it on everything from high-end real estate to artworks and a luxury yacht. In an offbeat music video he uploaded on social media, Najib slammed the new government as "liars" and crooned about the "slander and revenge" against him in a Malay-language rendition of the 1970's R&B soul hit " Kis... [Full Article...]

Senate Republicans invoke nuclear option to limit nomination debate time

Senate Republicans invoke nuclear option to limit nomination debate time The House on Wednesday plans to vote on a largely symbolic resolution condemning the Trump administration for calling on the courts to overturn the 2010 health care law, escalating a messaging war that seems poised to continue through the 2020 elections. [Full Article...]

Brunei’s LGBT community lives in fear

Brunei’s LGBT community lives in fear Of course, it is unfair to exclusively pick on Brunei because other nations that are ruled by Islamic Sharia law enforce strict restrictions on the rights of apostates, women, non-Muslims, non-heterosexuals, and so forth. Hollywood star George Clooney has called for a boycott on luxury hotels owned by the sultan. Many in the country's LGBT community are considering fleeing. [Full Article...]

Turkish Opposition Demands Mandate as Istanbul Recount Continues

Turkish Opposition Demands Mandate as Istanbul Recount Continues President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party submitted objections to election results in all districts of Turkey's commercial hub Istanbul and capital Ankara as initial results showed it was on course to lose control of both cities. Yesterday. the AKP protested the results of municipal elections in all 39 districts of Istanbul. "We believe the reality will emerge tonight and we will all accep... [Full Article...]

Woman with malicious malware arrested at Mar-a-Lago

Woman with malicious malware arrested at Mar-a-Lago Zhang, 33 showed up at the resort in the morning - President Trump was playing golf a 10-minute drive away - saying she wanted to use the swimming pool. Zhang is charged with lying to a federal agent and gaining access to a restricted area. A woman was arrested after entering Mar-a-Lago with a load of tech, including a malware-laden USB stick, according to court documents filed on Sunday. [Full Article...]

GOP Sen. Kennedy: 'Yeah, I Would Like To See' Trump's Tax Returns

GOP Sen. Kennedy: 'Yeah, I Would Like To See' Trump's Tax Returns These included: Trump's 2013-2018 tax returns; tax returns of eight Trump-related entities (pictured below); statements about whether these tax returns are or were ever under audit (as Trump has repeatedly said in an effort not to release his personal tax returns); statements as to why there was an audit if there was one; all administrative files related to Trump and these entities; a statemen... [Full Article...]

FBI rejects teen’s claim to be long-missing boy

FBI rejects teen’s claim to be long-missing boy He told police he'd been held captive. Police say at this moment they aren't sure he is who he says he is. "We still have no confirmation of the identity of the person located, but hope to have something later this afternoon or early this evening", Aurora police tweeted Thursday morning. [Full Article...]

Ethiopian Airlines crew 'followed rules, unable to control jet'

Ethiopian Airlines crew 'followed rules, unable to control jet' News that pilots of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max turned off a critical flight-control system suspected of playing a role in an earlier crash of the same model was first reported by the Wall Street Journal . David Hasse, an aviation analyst and editor of industry publication airliners.de in Berlin, says it is significant that the report found that the pilots followed the proper proc... [Full Article...]

Mueller Investigators Say Final Report Contains Damaging Evidence

Mueller Investigators Say Final Report Contains Damaging Evidence The displeasure among some who worked on the closely held inquiry has quietly begun to surface in the days since Barr released a four-page letter to Congress on March 24 describing what he said were the principal conclusions of Mueller's still-confidential, 400-page report. [Full Article...]

US welcomes China's expanded clampdown on fentanyl, United States News & Top Stories

US welcomes China's expanded clampdown on fentanyl, United States News & Top Stories Officials of Ministry of Public Security, National Health Commission and National Medical Products Administration attend a news conference on fentanyl-related substances control, in Beijing, China April, 1, 2019. He said that the United States is concerned about all variants (of fentanyl), and it's all been resolved. Even if China bans all illicit fentanyl, will the U.S.'s opioid crisis be addre... [Full Article...]

US Agriculture Department Closes "Kitten Slaughterhouse" After Outcry

US Agriculture Department Closes A report issued in March by the White Coat Waste Project helped shed light on the experimenting: It said hundreds of cats and dogs were purchased from "Asian meat markets". "This is how our institutions, our government, and our democracy should and must work". According to the USDA and Center for Disease Control , the taxoplasmosis disease is the leading cause of death of food-borne ill... [Full Article...]

China says 30 killed fighting mountain forest fire

China says 30 killed fighting mountain forest fire Thirty people were reported missing on Sunday after being trapped by a sudden change in wind direction in Liangshan prefecture in Sichuan province, the South China Morning Post reported. Almost 700 firefighters were deployed to battle the fire , which broke out on Saturday on steep terrain at an altitude of around 4,000 metres (13,000 feet) in Muli County, the ministry of emergency management s... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation warns North Atlantic Treaty Organisation off entering Crimea to escort Ukraine ships

Russian Federation warns North Atlantic Treaty Organisation off entering Crimea to escort Ukraine ships Pence's stark warning comes as Washington and Ankara remain at loggerheads over Turkey's plan to buy the air defense system from Russian Federation, which Washington believes would compromise the security of its F-35 fighter jets, made by Lockheed Martin. [Full Article...]

Debris from India's anti-satellite missile test endangers ISS

Debris from India's anti-satellite missile test endangers ISS Bridenstine said that when the satellite shattered it created debris large enough to threaten the station. "At this point in time the International Space Station is not at risk", he said. The Indian satellite was destroyed at a low altitude of 300 kilometres, well below the ISS and most satellites in orbit. "But at the end of the day we need to be clear, with everybody in the world, we'r... [Full Article...]

US sends message to Turkey, halts F-35 equipment shipments

US sends message to Turkey, halts F-35 equipment shipments Similarly, in the House of Representatives, a bipartisan group of 31 congressmen signed a letter, also on Thursday, arguing that delivery of the F-35 should be conditional on Turkey not acquiring the Russian missile system. " Washington has repeatedly warned Ankara about the consequences of purchasing the S-400 air defense system", he continued, noting that, so far, Erdogan had "chosen to ignore"... [Full Article...]

Price of Mexican avocados spike over Trump's threats to close border

Price of Mexican avocados spike over Trump's threats to close border Is the White House in a panic over President Trump's threat of closing the southern border this week due to the continuing invasion from illegal immigrants? It would truly be a mess and it would frankly mess up the very economy he is proud of. [Full Article...]

Ethiopian Airlines' pilots followed Boeing guidelines before crash

Ethiopian Airlines' pilots followed Boeing guidelines before crash Both the Lion Air and Ethiopian planes - MAX 8 models - reportedly experienced erratic steep climbs and descents, as well as fluctuating airspeeds, before crashing shortly after takeoff. Cockpit procedures call for pilots to leave the MCAS system off for the rest of the flight once it has been disengaged. While a Wall Street Journal source said that it appeared the pilots turned the system bac... [Full Article...]

Lori Loughlin dodges questions about prison after yoga class

Lori Loughlin dodges questions about prison after yoga class Singer cooperated with investigators and has pleaded guilty to charges in the scheme, which has seen wealthy parents from Cape Cod to Hollywood accused of paying as much as $6.5 million to help their children get into elite colleges. Huffman, who is married to the actor William H. Macy , is accused of making a $15,000 contribution to Singer's foundation in exchange for having an associate of Si... [Full Article...]

Dozens of Trump aides given security clearance despite warnings

Dozens of Trump aides given security clearance despite warnings A House panel voted Tuesday to subpoena a former White House official accused of overturning denials for security clearances after a whistleblower complained that the Trump administration had put the nation's most guarded secrets in jeopardy. [Full Article...]


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