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Facebook will now look like this on your phone, desktop

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British singer Lily Allen took a jab at Facebook's effectiveness in curbing racist content, asking if there was an algorithm to make white supremacy go away. Lastly, people will soon be able to watch videos together in real time and message/video chat simultaneously in Messenger, making the feature a virtual living room of sorts. Read More »

Trump Sues Deutsche Bank and Capital One To Block Democrats

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Trump , to rummage through every aspect of his personal finances, his businesses, and the private information of the President and his family", the lawsuit said. Although the German lender's investment bank had severed ties with Trump during the financial crisis, after he defaulted on a loan and then sued the bank, its wealth management unit continued to extend him credit. Read More »

Experts Say This White Whale May Be A Russian Spy

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Once the whale approached Norwegians who were able to get the harness off, they saw that it read: "Equipment of St. Petersburg ". When Norwegian fishermen spotted a beluga whale last week, there was nothing that immediately indicated a national security threat. Read More »

Overwork during Indonesia polls kills over 270

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On April 17, Indonesia, for the first time, combined the presidential vote with national and regional parliamentary ones, with an aim to cut election costs, Al Jazeera reported. To compensate the family of the deceased, the finance ministry is also now hard at work. "The KPU is not prudent in managing the workload of staff", news website Kumparan.com quoted Ahmad Muzani, deputy chairman of opposition presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto's campaign, as saying. Read More »

Brexit party surges ahead in Euro polls

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The SNP leader made the assertion in a speech urging Labour to rule out supporting Theresa May's Brexit deal. So far, the party has stuck to its position that it would only back such a vote to prevent what it calls a "damaging Tory (Conservative) Brexit" or to prevent Britain leaving without a deal - a prospect that businesses increasingly fear. Read More »

Venezuela's Guaido calls for uprising in video with troops

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On Tuesday, jailed Venezuelan politician Leopoldo Lopez said he had been "freed" by soldiers supporting Mr Guaido. "I want to tell the Venezuelan people: This is the moment to take to the streets and accompany these patriotic soldiers", said Lopez in his first public appearance since being detained in 2014 for leading anti-government protests. Read More »

Seattle crane accident: Missing connector pins considered as possible cause

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As the crane fell, it slammed into the roof of the Google building and split into three large pieces, two of which fell to the road below. "A full and thorough investigation into the cause of the crane failure is being conducted by Washington State Department of Labor and Industries", Fire Department spokesman Lance Garland said in a statement . Read More »

US, China, Saudis lead 2018 military spend

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The U.S. boosted military spending last year for the first time since 2010 while Russia's defense budget declined for the second year, according to a new report that found global military investment at a post-Cold War high. Still, Saudi Arabia spends more than any other country on defense as a share of economic output at 8.8% of gross domestic product . In 2018 India increased its military spending by 3.1 per cent to $66.5 billion. Read More »

Trump sues banks to block House subpoenas

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The banks did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Waters and Schiff had issued subpoenas earlier this month to Deutsche Bank and other banks as part of their investigations into illicit finance and foreign influence in U.S. Read More »

Japanese Emperor Akihito abdicates his throne

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Akihito , who expressed a desire to abdicate in 2016, fearing his age would make it hard for him to carry out public duties, will enter the Matsu no Ma (Hall of Pine) at the imperial palace early on Tuesday evening and relinquish his title in a short ceremony that will be broadcast live on TV. Read More »

Boeing safety system not at fault, says chief executive

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American regulators considered grounding some Boeing 737 Max planes past year after learning of a fault with a system that is now the chief suspect in two deadly crashes, according to a source close to the matter. The company had ordered 48 of Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft - the first MAX 8 was due to be delivered in November 2019, while the MAX 10 was originally scheduled for January 2022. Read More »

Rod Rosenstein Officially Resigns From the Department of Justice

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In response to Rosenstein's departure, Attorney General William Barr wished him well. Thus, when Rosenstein stood behind Barr as the latter delivered his shamefully partisan and misleading press conference ahead of the Mueller report's release, many in the media read implicit disapproval in Rosenstein's thousand-yard stare. Read More »

Kellyanne Conway Spars With Ocasio-Cortez Over Response To Mass Shootings

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Conway correctly noted that Ocasio-Cortez was on Twitter following the shooting and was promoting herself and her Netflix show. Rep . Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) reinforced her opposition to reforming the Department of Veterans Affairs on Saturday, calling it a "myth" that the system was broken and in need of reform. Read More »

Man arrested, charged with planning a terror attack at California political rally

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Mark Stevens Domingo , a 26-year-old man from Reseda, California, was arrested Friday night after receiving from undercover police officers what he believed to be a live bomb, central to a terrorist attack he was planning. The Los Angeles Times reported that a suspect, who was described as a USA military veteran, was caught in an online sting operation and arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More »

"Russian spy whale" found by Norway off Arctic coast

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Spokesman Joergen Ree Wiig said fishermen in Arctic Norway reported seeing the tame white cetacean with a tight harness swimming around last week. He explained, "We know that in Russian Federation they have had domestic whales in captivity and also that some of these have apparently been released. Read More »

ISIS leader al-Baghdadi appears in video after almost 5 years

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He said "the battle for Baghouz is over" as he sat on a cushion against a bare wall with a rifle propped up behind him. The written script at the start of the video dated it to earlier in April. Baghdadi, who has not been pictured since giving a sermon at the Great Mosque in Mosul in 2014, featured in a video that was published on Monday by the group's Al-Furqan media channel. Read More »

Trump accuses NY attorney general of illegally investigating NRA

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In a message read to the NRA convention on Saturday, North said that he initially planned to run for re-election after his term expires on Monday but was " informed that will not happen ". " ... the exhortation was simple: resign or there will be destructive allegations made against me and the NRA", the letter, which TheWSJ obtained, states. Read More »

Mayor's decision on future maybe coming soon

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Attorney Steven Silverman said Pugh has "several options" moving forward and suggested she will soon make some kind of decision, perhaps next week, when she's "lucid". Silverman said Mayor Pugh, "is not able to think clearly and not physically up to the task to make major decisions such as this. Baltimore is a great and resilient city, but we can't waste anymore [sic] time on this issue", Scott said in a statement. Read More »

Synagogue shooting kills 1, wounds 3 during Jewish holiday

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Her uncle grabbed her and the other children, leading them outside to safety as her leg bled from a shrapnel wound. "I couldn't see his eyes". Goldstein said President Donald Trump telephoned him Sunday, speaking for about 15 minutes sharing his condolences. Read More »

Sri Lanka bans face coverings after Easter bloodshed

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The Sri Lankan government issued a notice on Sunday to ban burqas and other face-covering garments from Monday onwards. More than 250 people were killed when seven Islamist suicide bombers blew themselves up, targeting worshippers in three churches and in three luxury hotels. Read More »

1 dead, 6 injured in shooting near Baltimore church

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Speaking at the scene afterward, Harrison said the shooting appeared "extremely targeted", but he didn't provide a possible motive. The gunman started "firing indiscriminately into the crowd, striking a number of people", Harrison said. "We know that many people were out here", Harrison said. A picture near the area shows the church was tweeted with the caption, "On the scene of a reported shooting, with scanner reports indicating as many as seven victims near a Baltimore church on ... Read More »

Rosenstein unloads on critics, defends handling of Russian Federation investigation

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is taking swipes at his critics as he prepares his exit from the Justice Department. "So that happened", he said mockingly. Yates said, "If you read the entire Mueller report , I think it paints a devastating portrait of a president and a campaign who welcomed a foreign adversary's illegal interference in our election, who have been continually lying about it". Read More »

Spain's Socialist party hails victory after historic gains by the far-right

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The new far-right Vox party made its national breakthrough by capturing about 10pc of the vote, which would give it 24 seats. Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez will have to form a coalition to govern, and pairing with the far-left Podemos (United We Can) party - which has already agreed to coalition talks - would leave Sánchez in need of about 11 seats from smaller regional and separatist parties. Read More »

At least seven people shot in Baltimore, police say

Baltimore Police are investigating an incident that left one person dead and six others wounded from a shooting at a cookout near a church. Harrison is the city's 14th police leader since the mid-1990s. The adult man who died ran behind a nearby church and collapsed, Harrison said. "These things. they don't happen by happenstance". The victim said he was near Grantley Avenue and Garrison Avenue in Northwest Baltimore when he heard four or five gunshots and realized he was shot. Read More »

Model in Sao Paulo dies after taking ill on catwalk

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The paper reported Soares, who was a vocal advocate for gay rights, was 26 years old. The man was attended to by paramedics on the catwalk but could not be rescued. Mr Soares was employed by prestigious Brazilian agency Base MGT , which issued a statement denying drugs played a part in his death. "Tales never presented or complained about health problems". Read More »

Storm Could Drop 7 Inches Of Wet Snow In Far Southern Minnesota

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Rain will begin to change to snow later in the morning in parts of South Dakota and southwest Minnesota. Rainfall is expected to start to turn to snow Saturday evening and last until daybreak Sunday. For some perspective, the latest accumulation of 1 inch of snow in Chicago was May 1, 1940. The latest inch of snow was on May 3, 1907, and the latest trace of snow is May 26, 1889'. Read More »

Imperious Kipchoge and Kosgei claim record London Marathon wins

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Afterwards she revealed her injuries with a Twitter pic. Alongside a picture of bandaged knees, she wrote: "Today I learnt how NOT to run a marathon!" BBC commentator Steve Cram reassured viewers that she would be all right. The irrepressible Eliud Kipchoge shattered the course record to win the London Marathon for an unprecedented fourth time and complete a Kenya double after Brigid Kosgei stormed to a historic victory in the women's race. Read More »

Tenn. police investigating whether suspect knew 5 victims

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He was then taken to a hospital for treatment of what's believed to be injuries that aren't life threatening, DeVine said. "We will be here for what will surely be a long night for many in the law enforcement community", DeVine said. TBI says Michael Cummins is a person of interest wanted in connection to the homicides. There was no immediate word on how the victims were killed or their identities. Read More »