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Chance of rain every day this week

Chance of rain every day this week The rest of today looks lovely as we get to hang onto the sunshine and get rid of the wind. An unsettled weather pattern is taking shape, and New Jersey could get rocked by heavy rain showers and thunderstorms Friday night into Saturday , forecasters say. [Full Article...]

Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris ravaged by fire

Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris ravaged by fire Experts said the combination of a centuries-old structure, built with heavy timber construction and soaring open spaces, and lacking sophisticated fire-protection systems, led to the quick rise of flames and hampered firefighters' efforts. Firefighters said they saved the twin bell towers but the building's roof was destroyed. Individuals and organisations have already pledged millions of eu... [Full Article...]

Buttigieg shrugs off anti-gay hecklers in Iowa

Buttigieg shrugs off anti-gay hecklers in Iowa Boot-Edge-Edge is speaks seven languages (to put that in perspective, the current president doesn't even speak one), went to Harvard and got a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford, served in Afghanistan, and is gay. After formally announcing his candidacy this week, Mr Buttigieg headed to Iowa, the first state to vote in the Democratic primary. Buttigieg has not been shy about addressing his sexuality o... [Full Article...]

Colorado schools on lockouts following serious threat by 'armed and dangerous' woman

Colorado schools on lockouts following serious threat by 'armed and dangerous' woman Almost 20 schools in Jefferson County went into 'lockout mode, ' meaning exterior doors are locked, but inside, operations and classes continue as normal. Gov. Jared Polis says the threat that prompted a lockdown at Columbine High School and other Denver-area schools involved someone who was armed and "may be interested in harming our schools or our kids". [Full Article...]

Local reaction to Notre Dame Cathedral fire

Local reaction to Notre Dame Cathedral fire It's been around for nearly 900 years. The Paris prosecutor's office said it was treating the fire as an accident, ruling out arson and possible terror-related motives, at least for now. Her father said, "I feel sorry for the people tomorrow". Speaking alongside junior Interior minister Laurent Nunez late Monday, Gallet noted that "two-thirds of the roofing has been ravaged". [Full Article...]

Palestinians tackle blaze at mosque in Al-Aqsa

Palestinians tackle blaze at mosque in Al-Aqsa Also known as "Solomon's Stables", al-Marwani was most likely built by Herod the Great, a Judean client king of the Roman Empire during the first century BC. He said: "We will rebuild Notre-Dame even more beautifully and I want it to be completed in five years, we can do it". "It's up to us to convert this disaster into an opportunity to come together". [Full Article...]

Trump Slams Democrats, 'Dirty Cops' Ahead of Mueller Report Release

Trump Slams Democrats, 'Dirty Cops' Ahead of Mueller Report Release At the same time, the poll indicates that Americans are mostly unhappy with the amount of information that has been released so far. Barr's report did nothing but confirm whatever we already thought of Mueller's investigation; Trump and his supporters latched onto the Trump was not found to have "conspired or coordinated with the Russian government" bit, while others focused more on the this ... [Full Article...]

An Early Look At Thursday’s Storms

An Early Look At Thursday’s Storms All modes of severe weather are on the table Thursday , including strong damaging winds, tornadoes , and large hail. As the system treks east, parts of the Southeast could experience severe weather Thursday , with a large swath of the East Coast on track to feel impacts on Friday . [Full Article...]

'Several people are killed' as tourist bus overturns on Madeira

'Several people are killed' as tourist bus overturns on Madeira Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa is flying to the island to visit the scene, Lusa said. Mayor Filipe Souza of Santa Cruz told reporters immediately following the accident, "There are dead but it is not clear how many". "I can not face the suffering of these people". He said the bus was carrying 55 people, and rolled down a steep hillside after veering off the road on a bend east of ... [Full Article...]

Trump Vetoes Resolution Ending U.S. Support for War on Yemen

Trump Vetoes Resolution Ending U.S. Support for War on Yemen Tuesday's veto was the second of Trump's presidency. Trump's response to this reassertion of the basic premises of the US Constitution came on Tuesday evening in the form of a veto and a claim that this congressional intervention represents "an unnecessary, risky attempt to weaken my constitutional authorities". [Full Article...]

500,000 People Impacted As Extinction Rebellion Activists Close Roads Across London

500,000 People Impacted As Extinction Rebellion Activists Close Roads Across London But activists camped overnight to ensure blockades continued at Waterloo Bridge, Millbank and Oxford Circus. The " Extinction Rebellion " protestors have promised to continue their action throughout the week. There were loud cheers, the ringing of bells, and the blowing of whistles as people were quickly arrested and taken to police vans. This crisis is only going to get worse Prime minister, yo... [Full Article...]

Google blocks Chinese app TikTok in India after court order

Google blocks Chinese app TikTok in India after court order Expressing concern over the "pornographic and inappropriate" contents of the TikTok , the high court had, on April 3, directed the Centre to ban the app. The move is likely to restrict further downloads of the app, but people who have already downloaded it will be able to continue using it on their smartphones, ET quoted people familiar with the development. [Full Article...]

Who is Bill Weld? Donald Trump facing shock 2020 Republican challenge

Who is Bill Weld? Donald Trump facing shock 2020 Republican challenge In a statement, Weld said: "Ours is a nation built on courage, resilience, and independence". "It is time to return to the principles of Lincoln - equality, dignity, and opportunity for all", he added. Weld's nomination by President Bill Clinton to be USA ambassador to Mexico touched off a bitter public spat with then-Sen. He served two terms as MA governor in the 1990s. [Full Article...]

European Union has nothing to gain from no-deal Brexit, says Juncker

European Union has nothing to gain from no-deal Brexit, says Juncker The European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt said the extension risked importing the "Brexit mess into the EU" and "poisoning" the European Parliament elections. EU summit chair Donald Tusk called on Tuesday for the "dream" that Britain might give up on leaving the European Union not to be dismissed and urged politicians not to let exhaustion with Brexit negotiations make for ... [Full Article...]

Shooting at Australia nightclub leaves 1 dead, 1 critical

Shooting at Australia nightclub leaves 1 dead, 1 critical A 26-year-old man took himself to hospital on Sunday afternoon with injuries stemming from the shooting, but they were not life threatening. Those with video footage of the incident or information that could assist police with their investigation are urged to come forward and call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a confidential report online. [Full Article...]

Socialist Bernie Sanders' tax returns show millionaire status

Socialist Bernie Sanders' tax returns show millionaire status The wait for Sanders' tax returns lasted well over a month following his promise in a CNN town hall in February that they would be coming "soon". "I know trillion is kind of hard to get your arms around, but when you bring it down per taxpayer, we are talking more than a $20,000 increase in taxes". [Full Article...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez predicts 'Game of Thrones' ending

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez predicts 'Game of Thrones' ending Fox's Laura Ingraham - who did a segment during the six-week period questioning whether Ocasio-Cortez would have to go to jail because of an aide's alleged campaign finance violations - has invited her on her show and said she admired her political rise. [Full Article...]

American Airlines cancels summer flights as Boeing 737 Max fears persist

American Airlines cancels summer flights as Boeing 737 Max fears persist Boeing is developing new software for the jet's anti-stall system, which has come under scrutiny since the crashes. Initially, the Trump administration stood by Boeing's Max 8 and Max 9 following the crash, even after several global airlines and countries immediately grounded the fleet pending an investigation. [Full Article...]

Nepal Summit Air crash accident kills two, injures five

Nepal Summit Air crash accident kills two, injures five The plane, operated by Summit Air, was not carrying passengers as it was trying to leave what is considered to be one of the world's most unsafe airports due to the shortness of its runway and its location surrounded by mountains. A civil administrator, Narendra Kumar Rana, said the four passengers and a flight attendant on the plane were safe. A hospital official loads a body of a plane crash v... [Full Article...]

Lok Sabha polls 2019: EC bars Yogi, Maya, Azam, Maneka from campaigning

Lok Sabha polls 2019: EC bars Yogi, Maya, Azam, Maneka from campaigning The Election Commission on Monday barred Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and BSP chief Mayawati from poll campaigning over violating Model Code of Conduct by making objectionable statements in speeches. Ali is a revered figure in Islam and Hanuman is often called Bajrangbali. The authority had issued show cause notices to Adityanath and Mayawati for their controversial com... [Full Article...]


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