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Main points of the Mueller report

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While Mueller found no criminal evidence that Trump or his campaign aides colluded in Russian election meddling and did not recommend obstruction charges against the president, the 448-page report released Thursday nonetheless paints a damaging picture of the president, describing numerous cases where he discouraged witnesses from co-operating with prosecutors and prodded aides to mislead the public on his behalf to hamper the Russia probe he feared would cripple his presidency. Read More »

Notre Dame fire: Cause revealed as ‘computer glitch’ by rector

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In a hopeful development Friday, 180,000 bees being kept in in hives on Notre Dame's lead roofing were discovered alive. Photo of a man and a girl outside Notre-Dame in Paris just hours before it was damaged by fire . Although all French polls show that Macron's popularity has remain depressed since a tax increase on retirees past year, they suggest his party may be ahead in France's May 26 European Parliament election, with Marine Le Pen's far-right party, the National Rally, close ... Read More »

Redacted Mueller Report On Trump-Russia Ties To Be Released On Thursday

Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said on April 15 that the report will be released to both Congress and the public. Mueller submitted his final, confidential report to Barr last month. Instead, the special counsel presented evidence on both sides of the obstruction question. She explained that they "have to be very careful" about what attacks and investigations they launch against the president, as previous allegations of collusion and obstruction have not been borne out. Read More »

Sushma Swaraj asks Indians stranded in violence-hit Tripoli to leave immediately

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The LNA seized Libya's sprawling south with its two main oilfield earlier this year, although tribesmen with flexible loyalties remain strong in the sparsely populated desert region. A French presidential source said in response to the accusation that France supported the internationally recognised government in Tripoli and that Emmanuel Macron's legitimate interlocutor was Fayez al-Sarraj, the GNA's prime minister, with whom he spoke on Monday and reaffirmed that. Read More »

Ivanka Trump says she passed on World Bank job

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White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump shakes hands Monday with Kwesi Quartey, deputy chairman of the African Union Commission, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. US White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump (left) speaks with wife of Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara, Dominique Ouattara (centre) and other attendees at a State Dinner hosted by Ouattara after the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initative, or We-Fi, event, on Wednesday. Read More »

Parents who starved and shackled children sentenced to life

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The 17-year-old girl later told investigators she had been choked so hard by her mother for watching a Justin Bieber video , she thought she would die. she has a fake private school set up but we don't really do school". She characterized her mother as an authoritarian who "doesn't like us". Today, she said, she's living independently and "life is great". Read More »

Border agents capture 1,800 illegal immigrants in one day

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A video has emerged of armed right-wing militia members stopping over 300 migrants as they cross the Mexico border into the USA state of New Mexico. The New York Times reported that a spokesman for the militia group said their actions were legal, "comparing the detention of the migrants to 'a verbal citizen's arrest'". Read More »

South Africa church collapses killing 13 worshippers at Easter service

Thirteen people were confirmed dead with sixteen others sustaining varying degrees of injury when a church collapsed in South Africa's KwaZulu Natal province. Oliphant on behalf of national government said it was a "devastating tragedy" that lives were lost in a church during a Passover service. IPSS Medical Rescue teams told local media that they worked for hours on Thursday as roofs of restaurants and even some houses were blown off during the storms in the Ballito area. Read More »

Dad fights off pack of dingoes to save toddler in Australia

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A 14-month-old boy has suffered cuts to his neck and scalp after being attacked by a dingo on Fraser Island . The child, who sustained two deep lacerations to his neck and head, was flown by LifeFlight chopper to Hervey Bay Hospital and then transferred to Children's Hospital in Brisbane , where he was listed in stable condition. Read More »

Sarah Sanders admitted she lied to the White House press

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According to special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Trump campaign's contacts with Russian Federation and the president's interference in the investigation released Thursday, there was "no evidence" suggesting Trump had heard from FBI agents who had lost confidence in Comey before his firing, and " Sanders acknowledged to investigators that her comments were not founded on anything ". Read More »

Notre Dame Fire Exposes Priorities of Giving

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Fires were reported at three churches in the St. Landry Parish over ten days. "As we hold Paris in our thoughts today, let's also send some love to our neighbours in Louisiana", US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Twitter , sharing a link to the GoFundMe page . Read More »

US handbags, shovels on $20b EU tariff list

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After partial victories for both sides, each is asking a WTO arbitrator to determine the level of countermeasures they can impose on the other. Both sides have published lists of goods for consultation and both say they will wait for a WTO arbitrator to tell them how much action they should take. Read More »

Boeing shareholder Said investors were misled on Max jet

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The criticism stemmed from the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines accidents within a span of five months that involved two 737 Max models that took the lives of 346 people in total. Following the crashes, Boeing grounded planes in mid-March, cut production of the Max 737 by 20 per cent, and ceased deliveries of the aircraft, according to CNBC . Read More »

Journalist shot dead during Northern Ireland riot

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A 29 year old journalist has been shot dead in Derry in what police are treating as a "terrorist incident". Assistant chief constable Mark Hamilton, from the Police Service of Northern Ireland, said a murder inquiry had been launched after the death. Read More »

'A good day': Trump claims victory with Mueller report out

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Within minutes of the issuance of the slightly redacted document, congressional Democrats were claiming confirmation of their charges of Trump's collaboration with Russian Federation, while the White House and Fox News were hailing the president's complete vindication. Read More »

3 climbers presumed dead after avalanche in Banff National Park

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They were reported overdue on Wednesday morning. National park staff flew over the area where they were climbing and saw evidence of "avalanches and debris containing climbing equipment". Officials extend condolences to the families, friends and loved ones of the mountaineers . Avalanches, which of course is the issue we're discussing here. Read More »

Egypt`s parliament backs measures that could extend President Sisi`s term until 2030

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A transitional arrangement outlined in article 241 would extend Mr Sisi's current term by two years and allow him to stand for one additional six-year term in 2024. The 596-member parliament , which is dominated by Sisi supporters, voted 531 to 22 in favor of the amendments. The proposed changes lengthen presidential terms to six years instead of four, including Sisi's current mandate. Read More »

Redacted Mueller report to be released Thursday, DOJ says

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The chairman of the House judiciary committee on Sunday said a report filed by special counsel Robert Mueller could contain "proof of some very bad deeds" and warned that the entire document must be made available to Congress. Since Barr's initial summary Trump and the White House have been pushing the view that the probe was unwarranted from the beginning, comprised biased investigators and involved allegedly illegal spying on his campaign by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More »

Member of Thailand soccer rescue team trapped in Tennessee cave

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A trapped diver from the United Kingdom has been safely rescued Wednesday evening in Jackson County, Tennessee . Despite the traumatic experience, British Cave Rescue Council's Vice Chairman Bill Whitehouse told the news outlet that the diver is now in "good health and good spirits". Read More »

EU Council President Admits His Goal Is to 'Reverse Brexit'

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Nothing can be decided against the views of this house of European democracy. European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker says the European Union can focus unhindered on building its own future now that Britain has a longer delay to work out its exit from the bloc. Read More »

Fire erupts at Jerusalem's historic Al-Aqsa Mosque as Notre Dame burns

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Footage showing smoke and fire originating from the roof of a structure known as the Marwani Prayer Room, or Solomon's Stables , could be seen on social media. The blaze came on the same night one of Europe's most famous Christian sites burned in Paris, with the spire collapsing in to the abyss of flames. Read More »

Buttigieg Supporters Drown Out Hecklers Screaming About Sodom And Gomorrah

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Buttigieg formally announced his decision to run for president of the United States as a Democrat on Sunday, after having previously launched an exploratory committee earlier this year. "We are beyond divisiveness", he said. Kim Smith said she is interested in hearing all the candidates speak , and was happy to open up her home for this event. Read More »

Oil Platform Workers Save Dog Lost at Sea, 135 Miles From Land

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We found her trying to swim towards our rig, which is about 220 kilometres from the shore. "At that moment, whoever saw this, they would just have to help". Boonrod was lifted by crane on to an oil vessel that was passing through the area on Sunday to be transported to a veterinary practice in southern Thailand. Read More »

14 passengers shot dead after being offloaded from buses in Balochistan's Ormara

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Thursday, and checked the identifications of the passengers before removing 16 of them from the vehicle, Dawn reported. Two passengers escaped to safety and the gunmen fled the scene. Those who were not from Balochistan were marched off the bus and shot dead. The incident took place on the Makran Coastal Highway in Ormara area shortly after midnight local time. Read More »

Donald Trump Will Not Get the Republican Nomination Without a Fight

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In a statement Monday, Weld said that America is a nation "built on courage, resilience and independence". The video finishes with the slogan: " A Better America Starts Here". Party leaders have quickly rejected Weld's campaign which make things look hard for him in the long run. He said he is an economic conservative, adding that the USA "deserves to have some fiscal restraint and conservatism and cutting spending in Washington , DC". Read More »

Architect: Notre Dame fix could take decades

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Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo is considering convening in the coming weeks a conference of global donors to raise the money needed for the restoration, she said Tuesday on Twitter . "Nobody knows if it is a functioning state or will need to be restored", he told AP. Hours later, Mr. Arnault shot back with an announcement that he, his family and his luxury company LVMH would pledge double that amount - €200-million - for the restoration of the church that was immortalized in Victor Hugo's 1831 ... Read More »

Notre Dame cathedral partially destroyed by fire; Macron pledges reconstruction

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Rescue workers rushed to evacuate artworks. "It will certainly take years, perhaps even decades, until the last damage caused by this awful fire will be completely repaired", he told broadcaster RTL. Thousands of people crowded the streets of Paris on Monday as Notre Dame Cathedral was engulfed in flames . "We pray for the firefighters and for all those who are doing everything possible to face this dramatic situation", the Vatican said. Read More »

Ivanka Trump in Ethiopia to 'promote women'

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The president's daughter and senior adviser, on a four-day trip to promote a White House global women's project, spoke about roadblocks for women during a policy discussion with Ethiopia's president and after signing a joint statement with the African Union Commission. Read More »

Canada Hits Venezuelan Government With More Sanctions

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In a statement on Monday, Venezuela's foreign ministry said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "has invalidated Canada as a reliable actor in dialogue". Maduro blames USA sanctions for the country's economic problems and dismisses opposition leader Juan Guaido - who in January invoked the constitution to assume an interim presidency, arguing the socialist leader's 2018 reelection was illegitimate - as a US puppet. Read More »