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Kazakhstan's leader Nazarbayev resigns after three decades in power

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Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, speaker of the upper house of parliament and a long-time ally of Mr Nazarbayev, will become acting president of Kazakhstan, a huge but sparsely populated country situated between Russian Federation and China. He also became lifelong head of the country's security council previous year. He has served twice as prime minister and also worked as the president's chief of staff. Read More »

Jack the Ripper identity has been revealed

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The procedures which the authors conducted include genetic testing of blood and semen on a shawl found near the body of Catherine Eddowes, the killer's fourth victim, who badly mutilated her body and was only discovered on September 30, 1888, days after she was gone missing. Read More »

Death toll rises to 50 as New Zealand mourns victims

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He was recently based in Dunedin, a city about 225 miles to the south of Christchurch , she said. But the 87-page document, also posted on social media just before the shooting began, was filled with anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim screeds. Around Christchurch, New Zealand and the world there have been vigils, prayers, memorials and messages of solidarity. Daoud Nabi an Afghan man thought to be in his 60s or 70s, reportedly ran into the line of fire to save fellow worshippers at the Al Noor ... Read More »

New Zealand firms consider pulling ads from social media after mass shooting

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New Zealand's Privacy Commissioner John Edwards said it was appalling that Facebook allowed the gunman to live-stream the attack for 17 minutes. The original video was hashed to remove existing and further posts. Social media and video sharing sites have faced criticism for being slow to respond to the first-ever live-streamed mass shooting, recorded from the first-person perspective of the shooter, the camera seemingly mounted atop the killer's helmet. Read More »

Erdogan shows Christchurch terror footage at election rally

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks at a campaign rally by his Justice and Development Party and Nationalist Movement Party in Izmir, Turkey, on Sunday. Facebook said it removed 1.5 million videos of the Christchurch shootings during the first 24 hours after the massacre. Turkey's main opposition party has also criticized Erdogan for showing the clip "for the sake of (winning) three or five votes" at the elections. Read More »

Brexit deal in chaos, May blindsided as speaker intervenes

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The government may also seek to circumvent Bercow's ruling. "This is a moment of crisis for our country", Barclay said. A senior European Union official said that technically the United Kingdom could submit such request for an extension as late as "one hour before midnight" on 29 March, and it can be approved after the European Union summit by the council of member states through a written procedure. Read More »

Unsealed Cohen warrants show Mueller's investigation dating back to 2017

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An affidavit supporting the requests said that they were made in connection with an investigation into campaign finance violations. Lanny Davis, an attorney for Cohen, said the release of the search warrant "furthers his interest in continuing to cooperate and providing information and the truth about Donald Trump and the Trump organization to law enforcement and Congress". Read More »

Warren Calls for Fundamental Change to American Voting

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The Massachusetts senator said a year ago that President Donald Trump's 2016 victory, despite Democrat Hillary Clinton winning 3 million more votes than him, is "not exactly the sign of a healthy democracy". The bill, which needs states representing at least 270 Electoral College votes to sign on in order to take effect, has 181. The bill now has 181 electoral votes from the states that have signed on. Read More »

Jacinda Ardern Promises She Will Never Say The Christchurch Shooter's Name

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Commissioner Mike Bush once again said authorities believe there was only one attacker, but added this didn't rule out other people who might have provided support to him. Calling for gun laws to be tightened, New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern has said the attacker used five guns, two of them semi-automatic, which were purchased with an ordinary gun license and modified. Read More »

Supreme Court Rules Against Immigrants in Detention Case

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His partner in the shootings, John Allen Muhammad , was executed in November 2009 in Virginia for his part in the spree. Malvo, 34, received four life sentences in Virginia, where he was convicted of two murders and later entered a separate guilty plea to avoid the death penalty. Read More »

Cookstown St Patrick's Day party 'crush' leaves two teenagers dead

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It is also understood the disco was not an underage disco so police are looking into why the young people were there. "Their parents need to know what happened to them". They didn't make it home. My heart breaks for their poor families. Police Service of Northern Ireland Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton said: "Our preliminary investigations show there was a crush towards the front door of this hotel, and in that crush people seem to have fallen". Read More »

Facebook told to face up to extremism after New Zealand attack

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But despite pleas - and official orders from authorities - not to share the content, the footage proliferated widely online and experts said the 17-minute video was easily retrievable several hours after the attack that killed 50 people. Police in New Zealand said the video was now classified as an "objectionable publication", making it an offence to distribute or possess the material. Read More »

Amy Klobuchar calls on Donald Trump to defend Muslims after mosque attack

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Rep. Rashida Tlaib of MI, one of three Muslims in the House, urged Trump to issue a stronger statement condemning anti-Muslim hate and white supremacists. Democratic US lawmakers have criticized Trump for refusing to call out white nationalists. "I'm not sure how many times we have to say that". "I think what's clear is that there is an issue around the world, and particularly in this country, in America, when it comes to the evil rhetoric and ideology of white supremacy". Read More »

Meghan McCain blasts Trump after he attacks her father on Twitter

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President Trump wielded his digital bully pulpit Sunday by again attacking the late senator John McCain (R-Ariz.), making untrue claims about his involvement in a dossier linking Trump to the Russian government, incorrectly stating McCain was "last in his class" at Annapolis and blasting his voting record. Read More »

Erdogan screens video of N.Z mosque massacres at Turkish election rally

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President Erdogan has broadcast clips from the video filmed by the New Zealand mosque killer during an election rally. The delegation from Turkey , a Muslim-majority country, has arrived to show their support to Muslims, she said. The Turkish and Israeli leaders have been trading barbs this week, with Netanyahu calling Erdogan a "dictator" and criticizing the imprisonment of scores of journalists in Turkey. Read More »

PM calls for Facebook, Google, Twitter to suspend live streaming

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Facebook's statement came after New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said in a Sunday news conference that there were "further questions to be answered" by Facebook and other social media sites over their response to the events. While all of the companies said they were actively removing the videos, they appeared to be playing catch-up. PewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, said on Twitter he felt "absolutely sickened" that the alleged gunman referred to him during the ... Read More »

St Patrick's Day: Three dead at Cookstown hotel event

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Please share them with the PSNI", a spokesperson said. "Three patients have been taken by ambulance to Antrim Area Hospital for treatment for various injuries and another to Craigavon Area Hospital". A source cited by Belfast Live said that something wrought chaos at the night party that was taking place at a auto park just outside the hotel. "It is heartbreaking that an event which should have been fun for these youngsters on St Patrick's night should end in such a awful tragedy". Read More »

Trump Renews Attacks on John McCain, Months After Senator’s Death

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However, if one believes the now available records, McCain did not provide the dossier to the media, as the president's tweet seems to imply. It was David J. McCain graduated from the Annapolis, Maryland, school in 1958 and was laid to rest there previous year. McCain himself gave the dossier to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, but there is no evidence that he gave it to the media. Read More »

Councilman inspired by Ocasio-Cortez eyes 2020 Dem seat

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The Green New Deal calls for forcing the United States to completely abandon fossil fuels by taking all gas-engine cars off the road, upgrading or replacing every home, and ushering in an unprecedented expansion of government into the private sector. Read More »

Several injured in Dutch tram shooting

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The media is reporting that a gunman fired indiscriminately at people on the tram. The injured have been removed from the tram and are being treated. The paper also quoted a police spokesperson as saying officers were searching for the suspect or suspects behind the incident. Read More »

World reacts with disgust at New Zealand mosque attacks

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The NYPD also deployed extra officers to mosques throughout the city during early morning prayer services. "Solidarity with the people of New Zealand grieving over the heinous terrorist attack in Christchurch ". He added: "I am just a regular White man, from a regular family". According to a news report by CP24,"the gunman spends more than two minutes inside the mosque spraying terrified worshippers with bullets again and again, sometimes re-firing at people he has already cut down". Read More »

China approves foreign investment law, possible U.S. olive branch

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Both the European Union and American trade chambers had urged China to consider having a single Company Law to govern both foreign and domestic enterprises, as is common in many countries. The leader has actively promoted his "Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era". The new norms will come into effect from January 1, 2020. Read More »

Facebook has removed 1.5M videos of New Zealand mosque massacre

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In Australia, a virtual ban on private ownership of semi-automatic rifles and a government-funded gun buyback cut the size of the country's civilian arsenal by nearly a third. The threat level across the country remains high and "you will continue to see for weeks to come high vigilance a high visibility from New Zealand police and from our emergency service partners to make sure that everyone in New Zealand feels safe", the commissioner said. Read More »

Meet Abdul Aziz, the Christchurch hero who chased the attacker away

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He began shooting outside the Linwood mosque, killing several people walking towards the building. The attacker drove off while Wahabzada ran after him. Latef Alabi, the Linwood mosque's acting imam, said the death toll would have been far higher at the Linwood mosque if it wasn't for Mr Aziz's actions. Read More »

Mueller Asks to Delay Gates' Sentence as He's Cooperating in Russia Probe

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The request marks the third time that two sides have asked the court to delay Gates' sentencing, citing his ongoing cooperation in the Russian Federation probe. He was the crucial witness in the financial fraud trial of his longtime partner Paul Manafort. Calling his continued cooperation in various investigations. Read More »

Video shows Chelsea Clinton berated for her 'rhetoric' for causing mosque shootings

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Chelsea Clinton , the daughter of former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, has been accused of stoking hatred during a vigil for the victims of the Christchurch massacre. Another student chimed in on the video asking, "What does 'I'm sorry you feel that way mean?" "What does that mean?" The student apparently was referring to Clinton's recent condemnation of anti-Semitic statements by Rep. Read More »