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World Media Speaker wrecks May's Brexit plan by banning another vote on deal
Author: 0 Speaker wrecks May's Brexit plan by banning another vote on deal

In an unexpected announcement on Monday, Speaker John Bercow said Ms. Michel Barnier has warned Theresa May that the European Union wants to know what the "purpose" of delaying Brexit is, before it agrees to an extension of Article 50. "They agreed that we must now see what proposals emerge from London in advance of the European Council meeting in Brussels on Thursday". He added that any substantial changes to the deal seem unlikely ahead of the European Council meeting this week.

World Media Ethiopia says crashed jet's black boxes show similarities to Lion Air disaster
Author: 0 Ethiopia says crashed jet's black boxes show similarities to Lion Air disaster

ASSOCIATED PRESS After two deadly plane crashes in the past five months, Boeing is facing scrutiny over a software program that was developed to help its new planes avoid stalling mid-air. Regulators have grounded the 737 MAX around the world, and the US planemaker has halted deliveries of the several thousand on order for a model meant to be the future industry workhorse.

World Media PM statement on the New Zealand attack: 15 March 2019
Author: 0 PM statement on the New Zealand attack: 15 March 2019

Among the wounded, two were in a critical condition, including a four-year-old child. "I've lived next door to this mosque for about five years and the people are great, they're very friendly", he said. "I will keep watch while you pray". "Our hearts are breaking for your loss", read one of the notes marked with a string of x-kisses. All the weapons were legally obtained.

World Media New Zealand set to ban semi-automatic weapons
Author: 0 New Zealand set to ban semi-automatic weapons

Outside the court, the son of 71-year-old Afghan victim Daoud Nabi demanded justice for his late father, who believed New Zealand to be a "slice of paradise". Crusaders chief executive Colin Mainsbridge said: "Yesterday's horrific attacks have left us all feeling stunned". Acting Deputy Police Commissioner Mick Willing says Tarrant was only known to police for "minor traffic matters".

World Media Borough MP resigns junior shadow minister role over Brexit second referendum vote
Author: 0 Borough MP resigns junior shadow minister role over Brexit second referendum vote

Alternatively, there could be a much longer delay, requiring the United Kingdom to take part in elections for the European Parliament in May, the prime minister has said, in the event her deal is not approved. The short delay envisaged in the motion could last until June 30, but the longer extension is not now time-limited. European Commission vice-president Frans Timmermans indicated that any extension to Article 50 could be a two-stage process, initially limited to a few weeks unless Mrs ...

World Media Beto O'Rourke Joins Democratic Presidential Field
Author: 0 Beto O'Rourke Joins Democratic Presidential Field

In an interview for the piece, the former congressman talked about his presidential ambitions. He was a heavy underdog when he challenged Cruz, a Republican, in mostly conservative Texas , but he quickly demonstrated an ability to draw capacity crowds and raise money from voters nationwide.

World Media Reputed Boss Of Gambino Crime Family Gunned Down In New York
Author: 0 Reputed Boss Of Gambino Crime Family Gunned Down In New York

According to the New York Daily News , a family member of Cali's called 911, telling a dispatcher that the gunman's getaway vehicle ran him over. United States media reported the 53-year-old´s death marked the first murder of a NY mob boss in 34 years, since the death of Paul Castellano - another Gambino family boss - by order of John Gotti .

World Media O'Leary says no immediate action planned on 737 orders
Author: 0 O'Leary says no immediate action planned on 737 orders

The company says in the aftermath of October's Lion Air Flight crash , it has for several months "been developing a flight control software enhancement for the 737 MAX, created to make an already safe aircraft even safer". Most airlines have spare planes positioned throughout the country to deal with mechanical and weather delays, he said. Tewolde said he is confident the "investigation will reveal that the crash is not related to Ethiopian Airlines' safety record".

World Media Donald Trump says he meant to call Apple CEO 'Tim Apple'
Author: 0 Donald Trump says he meant to call Apple CEO 'Tim Apple'

On Monday morning, Trump said he combined Cook's and the company's name together because it was faster. He then admonished the " Fake News " for putting out "another bad Trump story". "We really appreciate it very much, Tim Apple ". By midmorning, the internet banter over the incident resurged, with " Tim Cook of Apple " trending heavily on Twitter , with roughly 17,000 mentions.

World Media Third Trump summit with North Korea`s Kim is likely
Author: 0 Third Trump summit with North Korea`s Kim is likely

Biegun said the United States did not know whether Kim would decide to conduct a new missile launch but reiterated Trump's assertion that he would be disappointed if North Korea were to resume testing. Since 2017, North Korea has frozen nuclear and missile testing. But after last month's ultimately fruitless summit with the United States, North Korea has started rebuilding a portion of a facility previously used to test long-range missile engines, according to US organizations that monitor ...

World Media Weather warnings issued as Storm Gareth heads for Ireland
Author: 0 Weather warnings issued as Storm Gareth heads for Ireland

The Met Office has extended its "danger to life" weather warning as the United Kingdom braces for Storm Gareth. A status orange wind warning has been issued for Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo . On Saturday rain and hill snow will begin to clear and give way to heavy showers. During those yellow warning periods, there could be gusts of 60-70mph across Northern Ireland, while England could see winds of between 50-55mph and 60-65mph in coastal areas.

World Media Modi urges first time voters to vote in record numbers
Author: 0 Modi urges first time voters to vote in record numbers

It had been speculated that simultaneous polls would also be held in Jammu and Kashmir. The dates are April 11, April 18, April 23 and April 29. With the model code of conduct for elections coming into immediate effect, the government can not announce any policy move that may impact voters' decision.

World Media Indian high commissioner returns to Islamabad
Author: 0 Indian high commissioner returns to Islamabad

Pakistan High Commissioner to India, Sohail Mehmood, who was called back to Islamabad following the February 14 Pulwama terror attack, has been sent back by the Imran Khan government. "These actions are in accordance with UN Security Council Resolution 1267". India launched a "non-military, pre-emptive" counter-terror operation in Pakistan's Balakot on February 26.

World Media Popular support for militants complicates Pakistan crackdown
Author: 0 Popular support for militants complicates Pakistan crackdown

The article stated that Islamabad and New Delhi were "long among the world's most antagonistic neighbours" and that it was fortunate they found "the good sense to de-escalate". Another man, Mohammad Naseem, said there were madrasas in the area, opened during the rule of General Zia-ul-Haq, whose Islamisation policies during his 1977-1988 rule are largely seen as bringing radicalisation to Pakistan, but "there is no madrasa or anything like that here anymore".

World Media Trump visits crosses laid in memory of victims of Alabama tornadoes
Author: 0 Trump visits crosses laid in memory of victims of Alabama tornadoes

At least 23 people were killed, some of them children. They ranged in age from 6 to 89. For some, the pain of loss is being feltmany times over. One family lost seven members. EF-0 tornado tracks were discovered Tuesday in Autauga and Bullock counties. "Everybody in this area just about was related", said Demetria Jones, 28.

World Media US trade deficit reached a record high past year
Author: 0 US trade deficit reached a record high past year

The U.S. Commerce Department issued its final report Wednesday on the trade gap for 2018. The US merchandise trade deficit increased by $83.8 billion, or 10.4 percent, to $891.3 billion in the past year, the Commerce Department said. If, as Donald Trump has said, trade wars are good and easy to win , why is the United States losing the wars it initiated and losing so bigly? The deficit, which is the difference between the goods and services the USA buys from other countries and those ...

World Media Victor finally claims $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot
Author: 0 Victor finally claims $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot

A window at the KC Mart that proudly displays they sold a winning Mega Millions ticket in SC a year ago. The newly minted billionaire has chosen to remain anonymous - meaning we'll likely never know their identity. "It's already spent", said Patel, adding that he has spent the windfall on bills. For months, SC residents had speculated on why the victor hadn't stepped forward.

World Media Winter Weather Advisory In Effect Until 1 A.M. Monday Morning
Author: 0 Winter Weather Advisory In Effect Until 1 A.M. Monday Morning

Sunday, when it comes up from the southeast. In New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency, while Pennsylvania's state of emergency from January remained in effect. The weather service said: "Do not focus exclusively on snowfall totals". We are advising all New Yorkers to avoid all unnecessary travel and stay off the roads.

World Media Democrats seek answers on Trump's communications with Putin
Author: 0 Democrats seek answers on Trump's communications with Putin

The New York Democrat has repeatedly expressed his view in recent months that Trump either clearly obstructed justice , or attempted doing so, by seeking to curtail special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible Trump campaign collusion with Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election.

World Media 'No agreement was reached' at Trump, Kim summit - White House
Author: 0 'No agreement was reached' at Trump, Kim summit - White House

For his part, Kim, when asked whether he was ready to denuclearize, had said, "If I'm not willing to do that I won't be here right now". Trump says that he considers it "a good idea", adding that it should happen "both ways". He added: " Chairman Kim if you're smart, you'll take the way out given to you by President Trump if you're actually trying to play the guy, you're gonna regret this effort".

World Media News Channels Run Old Video as Actual Footage of IAF Air Strikes
Author: 0 News Channels Run Old Video as Actual Footage of IAF Air Strikes

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi will raise the issue at global forums. There was no confirmation of the reports from Indian government or military officials. Ghafoor claimed the missiles came down in an "open area" and caused no material damage or casualties. Pakistan Air Force is always vigilant, and always ready to face the challenge.

World Media House Committee Democrat Suggests Hannity Will Have to Testify
Author: 0 House Committee Democrat Suggests Hannity Will Have to Testify

The House Intelligence Committee plans to call Allen Weisselberg, the chief bookkeeper at the Trump Organization, to testify before the panel, two aides told INSIDER. Mueller is due to submit to U.S. Attorney General William Barr a report on his investigation into whether Trump's campaign conspired with Russian Federation and whether the president unlawfully sought to obstruct the probe.

World Media Trump says former lawyer Cohen 'lied a lot' in Congress testimony
Author: 0 Trump says former lawyer Cohen 'lied a lot' in Congress testimony

So media coverage has been completely consumed by the smorgasbord of Trump scandals rather than Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un . Democratic House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said in a tweet that on Thursday he planned to dig into the Trump Moscow project, the revelations about WikiLeaks and any White House role in Cohen's prior false statements.

World Media What the world is saying on rising tensions between India and Pakistan
Author: 0 What the world is saying on rising tensions between India and Pakistan

There was no reply from Modi, but India acknowledged one of its air force planes was "lost" in skirmishes with Pakistan and that its pilot was "missing in action". "Pakistan's plan was that there should be no casualties or damage, only to show Pakistani capability", said Khan. "One of the aircraft fell inside AJ&K while other fell inside IOK [Indian occupied Kashmir]", Pakistan army spokesman Maj.

World Media India confirms MiG 21 shot down, pilot missing
Author: 0 India confirms MiG 21 shot down, pilot missing

It stepped up dramatically this week when Indian jets bombed what Delhi said was a terrorist training camp on the Pakistani side. One of the aircraft fell into Indian-controlled territory while the other crashed onto the Pakistani side, where the pilot was captured.

World Media It’s your turn to get ready for surprise, Pakistan Army tells India
Author: 0 It’s your turn to get ready for surprise, Pakistan Army tells India

Fifteen years ago, the major terrorist training camp of the Jaish-e-Mohammed in Balakot in Pakistan found a mention in a purported secret US Defence Department file leaked by WikiLeaks. Insurgents have been demanding either outright independence or union with Pakistan. "The Australian government urged India and Pakistan to exercise restraint, avoid any action which would endanger peace and security in the region and engage in dialogue to ensure that these issues are resolved peacefully", ...

World Media Massive fire at Bengaluru's Aero India show, 100 cars gutted
Author: 0 Massive fire at Bengaluru's Aero India show, 100 cars gutted

The officials, who briefed Sitharaman on February 24, told her that the probable cause of the mishap was fire from an overheated silencer of one of the parked cars and accentuated by strong wings, it spread quickly, the spokesman said. Volunteers' help sought: The Forest Department in a bid to contain the fire has sought the help of the volunteers who can work with the fire watchers to control the fire.

World Media Dozens killed by fire in Bangladesh capital Dhaka
Author: 0 Dozens killed by fire in Bangladesh capital Dhaka

The death toll now sits at 70 but fire officials expect it to rise as the fire tore through the building and leapt to four others, some of which also stored chemicals, at the tight intersection. Over 50 wounded people were being treated at Dhaka's two major state-run facilities - Dhaka Medical College Hospital's burn unit and Sir Salimullah Medical College.

World Media Toxic alcohol kills 69 in India, hundreds hospitalised
Author: 0 Toxic alcohol kills 69 in India, hundreds hospitalised

The tradition of drinking country liquor has remained a common practice among the tea garden workers despite many drives against country liquor and awareness programme about the adverse health impact of such liquor. His wife then took him to the tea plantation hospital, and he was referred to the district hospital. Of the estimated five billion litres of alcohol drunk every year in India , around 40 percent is illegally produced, according to the International Spirits and Wine Association ...

World Media US Threatens New Sanctions on Venezuela If Aid Convoys Blocked
Author: 0 US Threatens New Sanctions on Venezuela If Aid Convoys Blocked

The AFP news agency said canisters were fired at demonstrators at several other points on the Colombia border where a total of 14 trucks had assembled. Riding by the bridge on his bike, college student Frander Duenas said he hoped to sneak into Colombia to see Branson's Venezuela Aid Live because he's a fan of the musicians performing.

World Media North Korea's Kim reported en route to Vietnam summit with Trump
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim reported en route to Vietnam summit with Trump

According to state officials, Trump spoke to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe via telephone last Wednesday prior to the Vietnam summit with Kim. The Communist Party's mouthpiece Nhan Dan newspaper late Friday quoted Vietnam's Department of Roads as saying the ban will first apply to trucks 10 tons or bigger, and vehicles with nine seats or more on the 170-kilometre (105-mile) stretch of Highway One from Dong Dang, the border town with China , to Hanoi from 7 p.m.

World Media Lawyer: Ex-FBI official McCabe still facing investigation
Author: 0 Lawyer: Ex-FBI official McCabe still facing investigation

The publisher of The New York Times excoriated President Donald Trump Wednesday after the commander in chief declared the newspaper the "true enemy of the people" in light of a report - filled with unknown anonymous sources - about his alleged attempts to interfere in ongoing criminal investigations.

World Media Saudi Aramco in talks with Reliance Industries, others to invest in oil
Author: 0 Saudi Aramco in talks with Reliance Industries, others to invest in oil

Modi, in his remarks at the joint media interaction with the Saudi leader, mentioned the "barbaric terror attack" in Pulwama and said it was another manifestation of the danger posed by terrorism to humanity. This visit, in all its unfortunate timing for MBS , sets a strong base for a potentially reformist Saudi Arabia to recognise the ongoing global economic reorder, with every potential future superpower today residing in Asia, led by India and China.

World Media FRA pulls funds from California high speed project
Author: 0 FRA pulls funds from California high speed project

Mr Newsom is fighting the president over emergency funding for the border wall, so the Trump administration is going after the state's rail funding. This railway system would have ultimately allowed trains to travel at speeds of up to 220 miles per hour (354 km/h), connecting Los Angeles to San Francisco.

World Media Danny Dyer Says ISIS Bride Shamima Begum Should Be Allowed UK Return
Author: 0 Danny Dyer Says ISIS Bride Shamima Begum Should Be Allowed UK Return

Begum said she was "sorry" to all the families who had lost loved ones in Isis-inspired attacks in the United Kingdom and across Europe, adding: "That wasn't fair on them". "I think a lot of people should have sympathy towards me for everything I've been through", she said in an overnight interview. He told BBC Breakfast: "The family have gone out of their way from day one to try to get her away from the IS narrative and the context which she finds herself in".