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Man arrested over knives at Japan prince's school desk

Man arrested over knives at Japan prince's school desk With Crown Prince Naruhito , 59, assuming the throne, Crown Princess Masako, 55, became the new empress. The ceremonies are not public but hardy bands of wellwishers congregated outside the palace on Tuesday morning, despite near-constant rain. [Full Article...]

Barr to face Mueller report questions at Senate hearing

Barr to face Mueller report questions at Senate hearing The reporting tonight reveals that Mueller wrote to Barr that his summary letter "did not fully capture the context, nature, and substance of this office's work and conclusions". He also suggested some initial redactions to avoid waiting for the entire report to be reviewed and redacted of certain information. U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday that Attorne... [Full Article...]

Oh dear. Sneaky Huawei enterprise router 'backdoor' was Telnet service, sighs Vodafone

Why it's important: Vodafone's reports of backdoors found in Huawei equipment support allegations made by the USA that Huawei's equipment is vulnerable to exploitation, particularly by the Chinese government. Vodafone said the vulnerability had stemmed from the use of Telnet, a protocol that was commonly used by many vendors for performing diagnostic functions. [Full Article...]

Brexit party surges ahead in Euro polls

Brexit party surges ahead in Euro polls Former Foreign Secretary and Brexit supporter Boris Johnson denounced the party's hard-left leader as a "Marxist" and said "it seems utterly incredible that he has now been invited into Downing Street to negotiate a Brexit deal..." Support for the Brexit Party ahead of the European elections has surged from 12% in the past two weeks, with voters apparently flocking to it from Ukip. [Full Article...]

People Shot At, 1 Killed As Gunman Opens Fire In Baltimore

People Shot At, 1 Killed As Gunman Opens Fire In Baltimore Baltimore authorities routinely appeal to the public for information to improve its closure rate for homicides and other violent crimes. The six other victims were taken to area hospitals, and Harrison did not have information as to their condition. [Full Article...]

White House to Designate Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Organization

White House to Designate Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Organization The president responded affirmatively to Mr. el-Sisi, saying it would make sense. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi reportedly made the request to President Trump during his recent trip to Washington. He said the State Department had considered the designation in 2017 but came to the conclusion there was no basis for doing so. But the proposal has seen pushback from policymakers who say ... [Full Article...]

Trump, Democrats agree to spend $2 trillion on infrastructure: Schumer

Trump, Democrats agree to spend $2 trillion on infrastructure: Schumer House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said there were no decisions on how to pay for the plan. Something big and bold should "go beyond transportation and include broadband, water, schools, housing, and other initiatives", reads priority number two, which adds that "we must also invest in resiliency and risk mitigation of our current infrastructure to deal with climate change". [Full Article...]

U.S. attorney general balks at closed-door testimony on Mueller findings

U.S. attorney general balks at closed-door testimony on Mueller findings Nadler wanted each member of the Committee to have five minutes each to ask Barr whatever questions they saw fit in relation to the redacted areas of the Mueller report . The most contentious issue involves the Mueller report and Barr's four-page summary of it, which Democrats and some others have criticized as one-sided. [Full Article...]

Former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar dies at 87

Former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar dies at 87 Senate would be unbelievable in any state. Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Lugar together with Democratic Senator Sam Nunn, led an initiative to demolish weapons of mass destruction in the successor states, known as "Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR)". [Full Article...]

Enigmatic Beluga whale lets people pet it in Arctic Norway

Enigmatic Beluga whale lets people pet it in Arctic Norway The incident comes as Russia's growing military activity in the Arctic raises concerns with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and its allies. Mr Rikardsen said other Russian and Norwegian scientists told him they did know of any program or experiments using beluga whales . [Full Article...]

Shots reported at University of North Carolina in Charlotte

Shots reported at University of North Carolina in Charlotte The university revealed on Twitter that shots were initially heard near the Kennedy Hall Building. A spokesperson for Mecklenburg Emergency Medical Services confirmed that 2 people were killed and at least 4 others were injured, including 2 people who were being treated for life-threatening injuries. [Full Article...]

Former police officer found guilty of murder in woman's shooting death

Former police officer found guilty of murder in woman's shooting death Mohamed Noor was charged in the July 2017 death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond , a 40-year-old dual citizen of the US and Australia . Noor was taken into custody straight after the verdicts were read just after 5pm (0800 AEST). Noor was found not guilty of second-degree murder. On July 15, 2017, Damond had called 911 to report what she feared was a woman being sexually assaulted behind her home... [Full Article...]

Spain's Splits Laid Bare as Socialists Win, Far Right Gains First Seats

Spain's Splits Laid Bare as Socialists Win, Far Right Gains First Seats Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez is congratulated before a party meeting a day after Spain's general election. If the results stand, that would mean Sánchez would also need to rely on smaller parties and separatists to stay in office. [Full Article...]

Facebook Redesign Shifts Focus to Groups

Facebook Redesign Shifts Focus to Groups This is the reason why people build social networks. After considerable backlash within the past two years over Facebook's handling of sensitive personal data, the company is making a large push toward privacy . One new feature, co-watching, will help people watch videos together remotely. Facebook pulled in nearly $56 billion in revenue past year, almost of all which came from showing ... [Full Article...]

Rod Rosenstein Submits Resignation Letter to President Trump

Rod Rosenstein Submits Resignation Letter to President Trump In a lengthy letter Rosenstein, who had said he would resign after Attorney General William Barr was in place and had transitioned, the Deputy AG says his last day will be May 11. Democrats were aghast at the role he played in the termination of Comey - writing a memo criticizing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe - that the administratio... [Full Article...]

Baghdadi allegedly appears for first time in five years

Baghdadi allegedly appears for first time in five years In the 18 minute video, Baghdadi vowed to avenge the group's killed and imprisoned militants, claiming that Daesh* had already carried out 92 operations in eight countries for this objective. The group has claimed responsibility for the suicide attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, and investigators are looking into the extent of the extremist group's involvement with the local radicalize... [Full Article...]

No peace if Taliban do not adapt: United States envoy

No peace if Taliban do not adapt: United States envoy But even as Khalilzad nears an agreement with the Taliban, he appears increasingly at odds with Kabul. Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said. Their meeting came during a marathon multi-country tour by Khalilzad, who is to visit Qatar - the usual venue for talks with the Taliban. [Full Article...]

FAA considered grounding some Boeing 737 Max planes a year ago

FAA considered grounding some Boeing 737 Max planes a year ago Even the airline's manuals contained the erroneous information. "It is not correct to attribute that to any single item". The CEO said Boeing provided steps that should be taken in response to problems like those encountered by pilots of the planes that crashed. [Full Article...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defends her Christianity from Kellyanne Conway

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defends her Christianity from Kellyanne Conway Not long after, CNN Political Analyst Julian Zelizer mistakenly tweeted that Conway had suggested Ocasio-Cortez had not tweeted about the synagogue shooting in California. What was the point of you bringing this up on national TV?" the NY lawmaker wrote , adding: "I chose to use the word "incompetent" when it comes to Trump's response to Hurricane María & the 3,000 Americans who died on his... [Full Article...]

Weird Whale Found by Fisherman Might Be Trained by Russian Navy

Weird Whale Found by Fisherman Might Be Trained by Russian Navy The harness appeared to be visibly used as well: its canvas straps were worn, while there was visible rust on the screws holding it together. Glazov said there was an institute in St. "We know that in Russian Federation they have had domestic whales in captivity and also that some of these have apparently been released", he said. [Full Article...]


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