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Pakistan releases 100 Indian fishermen

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Qureshi also criticised the global community for remaining silent over Indian aggression against Pakistan on Feb 26. The aerial clash had fueled fears at the time of a wider conflict between the two nuclear-armed neighbors. The foreign minister added that Pakistan has informed all five permanent members of United Nations Security Council (UNSC), including China, France, United States, United Kingdom and Russian Federation about Indian plans to disrupt the peace of the region. Read More »

Sailor injured, gunman dead in shooting at Virginia naval base

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The base was placed on lockdown following the incident, but that was lifted at 7:40 a.m. Virginia Beach police, firefighters and emergency medical services responded to the base Friday morning. Chad Vincelette. He did not identify both sailors. No further details are known at this time. The shooter was a male U.S. sailor. We do random and periodic inspections for prohibited items. Read More »

New York man charged for making death threats against Rep. Ilhan Omar

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According to U.S. Attorney's Office, Patrick Carlineo was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with threatening to assault and murder a United States official. Carlineo identified himself and gave contact information to Omar's staff during the call. "I'll put a bullet in her [expletive] skull". He had initially claimed he had told Omar's office, "If our forefathers were still alive, they'd put a bullet in her head". Read More »

Rhino poacher killed by elephant, eaten by Lions in South Africa

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A human skull and a pair of trousers were recovered Thursday, and a pride of lions is believed to have eaten the man after he was crushed. According to a press release on April 6 from the South African Police Service (SAPS), the poachers set out into Kruger National Park on April 1 and claimed to have carried the dead man's body out to the road, so that he would be found by those passing by in the morning. Read More »

Trump rallies Jewish voters in Las Vegas, praises Netanyahu

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The move was viewed in Israel as a political gift by Trump to Netanyahu who is being challenged by former military chief Benny Gantz. Palestinian officials could not immediately be reached for comment. In March, Mr Trump broke with decades of global consensus by recognising Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, territory Israel captured from Syria. Read More »

Man charged with threat to murder Muslim U.S. Representative

In a statement , authorities said that Patrick W. Carlineo Jr., 55, of Addison, New York, is facing a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, or both in connection with a complaint that said he made death threats to the congresswoman's office in a March 21 telephone call. Read More »

After Nearly 4 Decades MIA Soldier Brought Home

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Israel had been trying to find his remains for 37 years. "Over the last years, there were significant developments and the opportunity arose to locate the body and these efforts have been ongoing for over the last years, obviously under the current chief of staff and his predecessor as well", Conricus said. Read More »

Christchurch shooting accused faces victims' relatives in court on 50 murder charges

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Shane Tait, a member of Tarrant's legal team, said he was concerned the publication of the news that Tarrant's mental health was being assessed could prejudice the trial. The Prime Minister promised that the law would be amended in the wake of the mosque shootings. Outside court, Yama Nabi whose father was Haji Daoud Nabi was killed at Al Noor Mosque said it was important he was at court today. Read More »

Jacinda Ardern Is Prime Minister Of The Grocery Line

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New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern denounced on Thursday, April 4, Brunei's decision to implement Islamic laws that would allow death by stoning for adultery and homosexuality. The woman said she tried to tell her children who had paid for their groceries but all they cared about was how silly she was for forgetting her wallet. Read More »

May seeks 'Brextension' deal from EU

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May long insisted that her plan - quitting all European Union institutions, with a 21-month standstill period to negotiate a bespoke free trade deal - was the only viable one. The governments of Belgium and Spain are also thought to have taken a hard line on an extension when European Union ambassadors met in Brussels yesterday. Read More »

Ancient Whale Had Four Legs And Could Walk On Land, Scientists Say

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It had four limbs, like the whales that first evolved in present-day Pakistan and India more than 50 million years ago. It's also the first found near the Pacific. As they spent longer in the water, their legs evolved into flippers - while their noses developed into the blow holes found in the top of whales' heads. Read More »

GOP Blasts Latest Michael Cohen Claims, Dems Silent

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Cohen has located several documents that we believe have significant value to the various congressional oversight and investigation committees ", his attorneys wrote. He was originally scheduled to report to prison in early March, but that date was pushed back two months as he prepared for his congressional testimony . Read More »

Pro-Haftar forces pushed back from Tripoli

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Libya's UN-backed government forces push back troops loyal to Khalifah Haftar near Tripoli after the renegade general ordered an advance toward the capital. An LNA source confirmed 128 had been captured. Also, Misrata militias launched an airstrike targeting Haftar's position at the foot of the mountains of Nafusa, he said. Read More »

New social media laws rammed through Parliament

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Arthur Moses, president of the Australian Law Council, the nation's top lawyers group, said the bill should be reviewed by a parliamentary committee before becoming law. Whether or not Australia's laws will prove effective remains to be seen. The bill could potentially undermine Australia's security cooperation with the United States by requiring US internet providers to share content data with Australian Federal Police in breach of USA law, Dreyfus said. Read More »

France maintains hardline stance on no-deal Brexit

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Talks between the British government and the main opposition Labour party aimed at breaking the deadlock over Brexit continue, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Saturday, adding he expected to reach "some form of agreement". May's withdrawal plan, reached with the European Union over more than two years of negotiations, has been rejected by the U.K. Parliament three times. Read More »

France opposes further Brexit delay in absence of 'clear' plan

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At least one prominent Cabinet member, Treasury chief Philip Hammond , says such a proposal might have merit. However, Sir Keir said the government's approach had been "disappointing" and that it had refused to consider changes to the "actual wording" of the political declaration. Read More »

US Mulls Renewing Waivers to Countries Importing Iranian Oil

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Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said on Wednesday European powers were incapable of bypassing sanctions imposed on Tehran by the U.S. after it withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal. "There are better market conditions for us to accelerate our path to zero. We are not looking to grant any waivers or exceptions to our sanctions regime", Hook said. Read More »

Donald Trump falsely claims, again, that his father was born in Germany

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President Barack Obama, Trump claimed, wasn't born in the United States. President Donald Trump's father, Fred Trump , was born in NY, although the president stated Tuesday he was born in Germany . Friedrich Trump was expelled from Germany in 1905, apparently because he had emigrated illegally. While expressing disappointment in Germany's budget, he said he still respects the country as an ally. Read More »

European Union condemns Venezuelan efforts to prosecute Guaido: statement

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President Maduro's regime has stripped his main rival of immunity from prosecution, raising concerns that he will be arrested. "We have already spoken with world leaders". Juan Guaido, President of National Assembly and self-proclaimed interim president waves to the gallery during a session of the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, April 2, 2019. Read More »

Man’s claim gives false hope in years-long missing boy case

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After identifying himself as Pitzen, Rini complained of abdominal pain and was taken to the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Emergency Room, the affidavit said. Rini made an initial appearance in US district court at 11 a.m. Friday, Glassman said. Rini was jailed for a bail hearing on Tuesday. The FBI has taken custody of Rini and charged with making false statements to authorities. Read More »

Lara Trump: Timing of Joe Biden accusations seems 'very convenient'

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Asked whether he could win this Democratic primary given that he's been tagged as a moderate by many activists in the party, Biden dismissed that label. Shortly after Biden was finished speaking, Trump hit back. Friday was the second time in two days the president attacked Biden on Twitter. Trump also said that he did not view Biden "as a threat", adding "I think he's only a threat to himself". Read More »

Algeria president says to resign before April 28

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It should be recalled that millions of Algerians have been protesting weekly for the 82-yeard-old to step down as he spent nearly 20 years in office and has been seen publicly since he had strokes in 2013. We won't be successful if Bouteflika resigns while the old guard remains after April 28. Discreet and rarely seen in public, Said Bouteflika has exerted increasing influence behind the scenes as his brother's health worsened, but the president's resignation could take away much of his ... Read More »

President Donald Trump Just Claimed Wind Turbines Cause Cancer, Which Isn't True

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Wind energy has become a major industry in Iowa, the nation's first presidential nominating state, which perhaps explains why so many presidential hopefuls signed the senators' letter. President mistakenly claimed wind power causes cancer ... What did President Trump say? Online commentators were quick to demolish Trump for his offhand and ill-informed hot take on the impact of wind power on human health. Read More »

Trudeau government expels former allies who challenged him in political scandal

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The two sat with Celina Caesar-Chavannes, who quit the Liberal caucus in the wake of reporting on SNC-Lavalin. "It's not about gender", she said, saying that her former colleagues had to go simply because they could not be trusted. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's former principal secretary, Gerald Butts , who had earlier testified in response to Wilson-Raybould's allegations, has submitted additional documentation to the committee related to the SNC-Lavalin affair. Read More »

Woman arrested at Trump golf club

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She's been charged with making false statements and illegally entering a restricted area. Zhang reportedly told agents she was asked by a Chinese friend to try and discuss foreign policy with a Trump family member, ABC News reported. Read More »

None of Pakistans F-16 fighter jets missing after U.S. count

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Writing in Foreign Policy , journalist Lara Seligman quoted two senior USA defence officials, who had "direct knowledge of the situation" about India's complaints regarding Pakistan's use of its F-16 fighters in an offensive role. "As details come out, it looks worse and worse for the Indians", MIT professor Vipin Narang told Foreign Policy magazine. The count of the F-16 fighter planes in Pakistan has been completed, and "all aircraft were present and accounted for", an unnamed defence ... Read More »

House votes to end support for Yemen war; Trump expected to veto

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The resolution, various iterations of which have been voted on in both the House and Senate since a year ago, seeks to end U.S. military involvement in the war in Yemen that has not received prior authorisation from Congress. "The death toll is mounting, and our country's hands aren't clean", said Scott Paul, an expert on Yemen with the humanitarian organization Oxfam America. Read More »

Latter-day Saint leaders' policy reversal raises the question: What is revelation?

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The new "positive policies" were announced on Thursday by church leader Dallin Oaks at a conference in Salt Lake City. Same-sex marriage was considered considered evidence of apostasy, which the church defined in a 2014 press release as "repeatedly acting in clear, open, and deliberate public opposition to the Church or its faithful leaders, or persisting, after receiving counsel, in teaching false doctrine". Read More »

Donald Trump Still Doesn't Know Where His Dad Was Born

Fred Trump , the president's deceased father, was actually born in New York City . That wonderful place in Germany that his father, Frederick Christ Trump , was born? This isn't even some trick of semantics - it's not like he was born in NY but grew up in Germany , he spent his early life entirely in the US. Read More »

Trump says China trade deal isn't ready but it may be 'monumental'

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Mr. Trump could also announce the date of a summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping to finalize the details of an agreement. He said he would discuss tariffs with Liu in their meeting. Chamber of Commerce global affairs chief Myron Brilliant told reporters on Tuesday. Mr. Trump's meeting with Liu comes hours after he threatened to impose tariffs on cars coming into the US from Mexico. Read More »

EU's Tusk proposes 12-month flexible Brexit extension

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Britain's exit from the European Union , almost three years since the country voted to leave the bloc, is now in doubt because the British parliament can not decide what exit terms it wants, just a week before the current Brexit date of April 12. Read More »