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Two people dead after gunman opens fire in North Seattle, carjacks vehicle

Two people dead after gunman opens fire in North Seattle, carjacks vehicle Two victims were pronounced dead at the scene and two more, plus the shooter, were transported to the hospital, said Seattle Fire Chief Harold Scoggins. The shooter carjacked another vehicle after firing at the bus, shooting and killing the 50-year-old male driver before he drove off in the victim's auto, according to police . [Full Article...]

Venezuela’s oil production in jeopardy after new blackout

Venezuela’s oil production in jeopardy after new blackout Pompeo called on Russian Federation to cease its unconstructive behavior. President Nicolas Maduro and his government have termed the outage a "sabotage" amid a lingering political crisis in the country. Mr Pompeo urged Russian Federation to "cease its unconstructive behaviour" and support Mr Guaido . The self-declared interim president who called for new elections told Reuters that all... [Full Article...]

Anti-stall system activated in Ethiopian Boeing crash

Anti-stall system activated in Ethiopian Boeing crash Anglo-German tour operator TUI became the latest Boeing 737 MAX operator to warn of a hit to its profits as the USA planemaker moved to restore confidence in its best-selling model after two fatal crashes that have grounded the planes worldwide. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Threatens to Close the Southern Border: 'I'm Not Playing Games'

Donald Trump Threatens to Close the Southern Border: 'I'm Not Playing Games' Democratic and Republican politicians have fought over whether there actually is a "crisis" at the border, particularly amid Mr Trump's push for a border wall, which he claims will solve immigration problems. Trump has repeatedly vowed to close the USA border with Mexico during his two years in office. "That breaking point has arrived this week", McAleenan said Wednesday in El Paso. [Full Article...]

House Chairs Demand Full Mueller Report by April 2

House Chairs Demand Full Mueller Report by April 2 According to the Committee Chairmen, Barr's summary is "not sufficient for Congress, as a coequal branch of government, to perform this critical work". citizens, and unmasking Michael Flynn's name. The Mueller investigation is over; Donald Trump's legal woes are not. Trump said on March 25 that it was up to Barr to decide whether detailed findings from Mueller's report would be made publ... [Full Article...]

New Yorkers not amused by man who sliced bagels like bread

New Yorkers not amused by man who sliced bagels like bread He wrote that the few remaining slices make nice bagel chips with hummus. The reactions, particularly from New Yorkers, ranged from outrage to horror, going all the way up to the chief of police and Senator Chuck Schumer. We'll keep our horizontal bagels thank you. Added writer Luppe B. Luppen, who tweets as @ nycsouthpaw: "Fairly confident this display would get one chased out of a NY office... [Full Article...]

Cowardly Dems Vote 'Present' After Saying They Support the Green New Deal

Cowardly Dems Vote 'Present' After Saying They Support the Green New Deal Angus King of ME, who caucuses with Democrats, joined all 53 Senate Republicans in opposing the climate plan. Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., the lead House author, trolled Lee's argument on Twitter . The new green energy economy would end a long era in which coal, oil, and gas companies have polluted drinking water and air, sent carbon emissions into the atmosphere and contribu... [Full Article...]

US Republicans intensify counter-attack after Mueller investigation

US Republicans intensify counter-attack after Mueller investigation Speaking on Fox News , Graham said Barr is delaying the release to redact sensitive information, including grand jury testimony and classified information. Trump also has said he's fine with releasing the findings. While six House committee chairs have demanded the full Mueller report by April 2, Democrats were not yet ready to say with any certainty that they would subpoena the document or cal... [Full Article...]

Big Show rips Betsy DeVos for proposed budget cuts to Special Olympics

Big Show rips Betsy DeVos for proposed budget cuts to Special Olympics The four members of Maine's congressional delegation were unanimous in their support for maintaining Special Olympics funding . On Tuesday, DeVos made little headway in her defense, partly because she was cut off by Democratic lawmakers. [Full Article...]

France and China Sign Extensive Deals, Including $35 Billion Airbus Sale

France and China Sign Extensive Deals, Including $35 Billion Airbus Sale Macron also said he raised "concerns" about the respect of fundamental human rights in China during "frank exchanges". MERKEL: (Through interpreter) As Europeans, we want to play a role indeed in this one belt, one road initiative. He also called for joint efforts to advance the negotiations on a China-European Union (EU) investment agreement. China and France should deepen cooperation in tr... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump tells Russian Federation to 'get out' of Venezuela

Donald Trump tells Russian Federation to 'get out' of Venezuela U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Russian Federation should pull back its presence in Venezuela, a day after Russian Federation defended its position on this issue. She said she feared for her husband's life and warned that he had been attacked by people throwing rocks on his way out of a National Assembly session yesterday. [Full Article...]

India Just Shot Down a Satellite for the First Time

India Just Shot Down a Satellite for the First Time The new hi-tech warfare system is said to cost billions - despite receiving almost £100m in aid cash from the United Kingdom over the last two years. The hi-tech announcement will spark fury among the United Kingdom taxpayers after it was revealed in September previous year that the United Kingdom sent an average of £98 million in "aid" between 2018 and 2020 to the former British territory. [Full Article...]

Another Boeing 737 Max Aircraft Experiences Engine Problem During Flight

Another Boeing 737 Max Aircraft Experiences Engine Problem During Flight Pilots transitioning to the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft from older 737 models were given a short, self-administered online course that made no mention of the new system, pilots' unions spokesmen for two American carriers told CNN . In an interview before Boeing outlined the updates, he said it would be hard for Boeing to restore trust in the planes. American Airlines has taken its 24 737 Max ... [Full Article...]

Rep. Omar Slams Speaker Pelosi for Opposing Anti-Semitism in AIPAC Speech

Rep. Omar Slams Speaker Pelosi for Opposing Anti-Semitism in AIPAC Speech Netanyahu took aim at Omar in his speech , saying: "From this Benjamin - it's not all about the Benjamins ", in reference to U.S. support for Israel which Omar had highlighted in a tweet last month. AIPAC supports $3.8bn a year in United States military aid to Israel and is pushing for legislation in Congress that would penalise those who support the BDS Movement, a pro-Palestinian global effo... [Full Article...]

British PM holds crisis Brexit meeting

British PM holds crisis Brexit meeting Provided that Number 10 follows with the statutory procedure to amend exit day in the EU (Withdrawal) Act 2018 before 29 March 2019, the risk of "no-deal" Brexit next Friday ( 29 March 2019) is eliminated. "The U.K. government will still have a choice of a no deal, a deal, a long extension or revoking [Brexit]". The longer delay would allow time for a change in prime minister if the growing... [Full Article...]

Pentagon Authorizes $1 Billion For New Border Wall Along The Southern Border

Pentagon Authorizes $1 Billion For New Border Wall Along The Southern Border Underscoring the scale of the surge, border patrol agents in El Paso caught more than 400 illegal aliens in the span of five minutes on March 19. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. The White House has laid out an ambitious 2020 budget proposal which contains $8.6 billion in new wall funding, above the $5.7 billion Trump sought for this year. [Full Article...]

As politicians seize Brexit process, Theresa May fights for control

As politicians seize Brexit process, Theresa May fights for control Three government ministers resigned from the front bench so that they could support the Letwin amendment, which gives MPs the ability to put forward business motions on Wednesday . However, the Labour leader still remains reluctant to openly support a second referendum. Following the resignation of several cabinet ministers Monday, British Prime Minister Theresa May has reportedly offered a... [Full Article...]

GOP turns fury on Schiff over Russian collusion claims

GOP turns fury on Schiff over Russian collusion claims On Saturday, he played golf with Kid Rock and tweeted , "Have a Great Day!" on Sunday morning. So far, the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential field has largely avoided talking about the Mueller report , sidestepping questions about impeachment and calling simply for the report's full release when asked. [Full Article...]

Boeing testing software changes to 737 MAX planes

Boeing testing software changes to 737 MAX planes The New York Times reported last week that the pilot of the doomed flight had not trained on a 737 MAX 8 simulator. "In addition to continuing combining flights and reallocating aircraft, the company has made a decision to delay potential sales of six Boeing 737-800 aircraft and use available 787 Dreamliner capacity on high-volume routes, which will add flexibility", Norwegian said in a stat... [Full Article...]

Death toll from southern Africa cyclone and floods exceeds 700

Death toll from southern Africa cyclone and floods exceeds 700 Mozambique has been hit by one of the worst natural disasters to ever strike the country, after cyclone Idai barreled into its coastline and drenched the region, resulting in hundreds of deaths and significant devastation. "Jumping up in your eyes, these kinds of disasters do affect disproportionately, women and children", he said. There have been reports of cholera from Beira. [Full Article...]


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