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United Kingdom lawmakers: Julian Assange should face justice in Sweden

United Kingdom lawmakers: Julian Assange should face justice in Sweden And so now Julian Assange of Wikileaks has been dragged out of his "sanctuary" in the London embassy of Ecuador for failing to clean his cat's litter box. Assange faces what is likely to be a titanic struggle to fend off extradition to the USA - and possibly a second extradition request from Sweden on rape allegations. [Full Article...]

Airbnb decision on Jewish settlement homes praised as blow to BDS

Airbnb decision on Jewish settlement homes praised as blow to BDS A copy of the settlement obtained by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency says that Airbnb will now allow rentals in both Palestinian areas and Israeli settlements of the West Bank. "We are gratified that the legal process has worked and that as a result of the case we filed Airbnb came to recognize the mistake it had made and changed their policy", Tolchin added. [Full Article...]

British PM "Deeply Regrets" Jallianwala Bagh Massacre But Won’t Apologise For It

British PM Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday endorsed the demand that the British government apologise for the empire's role in the Jallianwala Bagh massacre and the starvation of Bengal in the run-up to the 100th anniversary of the massacre. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu-led coalition wins decisively

Netanyahu-led coalition wins decisively The Palestinians have severed ties with the Trump administration. A team led by Trump's adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner has been working on an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, but it has not disclosed details. By morning, Gantz admitted that the odds were not in his favor, but issued a statement to supporters saying the movement was only at the beginning of its journey. [Full Article...]

20% polling registered in 4 Bihar Lok Sabha seats

20% polling registered in 4 Bihar Lok Sabha seats Polling for the lone Lok Sabha seat and the Sikkim assembly is being held simultaneously here. All 17 Lok Sabha seats in Telangana will go to polls in phase-one. Though the campaign was largely peaceful, Naxalites attacked a convoy in Dantewada district of Chattisgarh on Tuesday, killing BJP MLA from the State Bheema Mandavi and four security personnel. [Full Article...]

European Union grants UK Brexit extension until October 31

European Union grants UK Brexit extension until October 31 The officials spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity to discuss the closed-door negotiations. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel look at a tablet next to European Council President Donald Tusk , ahead of a European Council meeting on Brexit at the Europa Building at the European Parliament in Brussels , Belgium April 10, 2019. [Full Article...]

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

Trudeau broke law by kicking former ministers out of caucus, Philpott says She argued that the Parliament of Canada Act, which was amended in 2015 to give MPs the right to a final say on expulsions, was breached. The prime minister is doubling down on his threats to sue the Conservative leader over comments he made about the SNC-Lavalin affair. [Full Article...]

Gun shots as Sudan protests press on

Gun shots as Sudan protests press on One army Colonel - who defied the government's order to confront the protesters and joined the demonstration, sloganeering with them, "Just Fall!" But growing support for the protesters from the police and some army ranks has raised the spirits of those on the streets. [Full Article...]

United Nations urged to declare Venezuela a humanitarian emergency

United Nations urged to declare Venezuela a humanitarian emergency Ambassador, you shouldn't be here". "It's time for him to go". The issue of aid shipments to Venezuela has been heavily politicized by the US-backed opposition led by Juan Guaido , recognized by many Western countries as an "interim president" of Venezuela. [Full Article...]

Michael Avenatti indicted on 36 federal charges

Michael Avenatti indicted on 36 federal charges Attorney Nick Hanna said at a news conference. He added that, as part of the case against Avenatti, federal authorities seized a $5 million jet Avenatti co-owned on Wednesday. Between September 2015 and January 2018, Global Baristas US, the company that operated Tully's, failed to pay the Internal Revenue Service $3.2 million in payroll taxes, including almost $2.4 million withheld from employee... [Full Article...]

Apparent wreckage from missing F-35 jet found: Japan gov't source

Apparent wreckage from missing F-35 jet found: Japan gov't source The U.S. Marine Corps version of Lockheed Martin's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter flies over the Atlantic test range at Patuxent River Naval Air Systems Command in Maryland in a February 22, 2012 photo. The pilot of the plane, however, is still missing, Japanese military officials said. It had only been in the air for 28 minutes before the crash on Tuesday, Japanese officials said. [Full Article...]

Gunshots, tear gas fired at Sudan protest site

Gunshots, tear gas fired at Sudan protest site The U.S., Britain and Norway demanded Tuesday that Sudanese authorities deliver a "credible plan for political transition" as deadly demonstrations seeking the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir continued for a fourth day. Defence Minister General Awad Ibnouf vowed to preserve the security and stability of Sudan. He said the United Nations stands ready to support any efforts to peacefully reso... [Full Article...]

Boeing orders and deliveries tumble as Max jet is grounded

Boeing orders and deliveries tumble as Max jet is grounded The company froze deliveries of the aircraft in mid-March after a fatal crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet led to the global grounding of the narrow-body model. Boeing has acknowledged that in each crash, a faulty sensor triggered an anti-stall system when it wasn't needed, pushing the plane's nose down. Boeing has a backlog of about 4,600 orders for the plane. [Full Article...]

Angela Merkel backs ‘longer’ Brexit delay than Theresa May’s request

Angela Merkel backs ‘longer’ Brexit delay than Theresa May’s request The EU has continually said it will not re-open the withdrawal agreement for negotiations, but Leader of the Commons Andrea Leadsom has renewed her plea for it to look at it again. 'I don't want to see a long extension. While London has already been granted a delay until Friday, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has requested a new delay until June 30. [Full Article...]

US president to request Mexico asylum ruling

US president to request Mexico asylum ruling Just last week he referred to the asylum process as a "hoax". Ron Johnson, R- Wis., the committee chairman. This is particularly pronounced on the issue of the immigration raids being carried out across the country by federal immigration enforcement agents, where the divide is the most significant. [Full Article...]

US Arrests ISIS-Inspired Man Who Sought to Run Down Pedestrians

US Arrests ISIS-Inspired Man Who Sought to Run Down Pedestrians There, he broke into a boat to spend the night in hiding. A Maryland man inspired by ISIS allegedly planned to ram a truck into pedestrians on sidewalks within the National Harbor complex along the Potomac River. For two years, a detention memo says Henry "harbored hatred for those who do not practice the Muslim faith". "I wasn't going to stop", Henry told police who questioned him after his arr... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu, main challenger Gantz, both claim Israeli election victory

Netanyahu, main challenger Gantz, both claim Israeli election victory Because a simple majority is needed to attain power, and Netanyahu is expected to combine the seats won by the the two ultra-orthodox religious parties with those of other conservative parties, political experts believe he will be able to cobble together a coalition with 65 seats . [Full Article...]

Doctors discover four live bees feeding on tears inside woman's eye

Doctors discover four live bees feeding on tears inside woman's eye Speaking to the British broadcaster, Dr Hong said he was "shocked" to plucked four 4mm insects from the woman's eyes . "They were still intact and all alive", added the ophthalmology professor. However, the rinse did not work and by nightfall, the eye was swollen and marked with stinging pain underneath her eyelid. Bees living in a woman's eye . [Full Article...]

President Trump: I have not seen or read the Mueller report

President Trump: I have not seen or read the Mueller report Barr likely curried favor with Trump when he told the Senate committee , "I think spying did occur " on the Trump campaign during the 2016 campaign. Murkowski told Barr that there would be a group of senators willing to work with him and the Justice Department after the department's review. Watch Barr's explosive testimony above. [Full Article...]

Thunder Snow Is Hitting Parts of the Midwest Amid 'Historic' Spring Blizzard

Thunder Snow Is Hitting Parts of the Midwest Amid 'Historic' Spring Blizzard The result, the office says, adds up to a "potentially historic spring blizzard ". Typically we see " bomb cyclones " form off the US East Coast in the form of nor'easters. "Really think about whether you need to travel", the South Dakota public safety tweeted Wednesday. A major storm lies ahead which is expected to target Central United States. [Full Article...]


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