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Turkish President's Comments On Mosque Shootings Prompt Outrage From Australia, New Zealand

Turkish President's Comments On Mosque Shootings Prompt Outrage From Australia, New Zealand The advisory was to avoid non-essential travel to certain areas of Turkey including parts of the south east and within 10km of the border with Syria, because of the threat of terrorism and kidnapping. Meanwhile, Australia's opposition leader Bill Shorten said during a press conference, that online platforms had an "obligation to better monitor and prevent hate speech". [Full Article...]

Crash: Ethiopian Airlines black boxes read

Crash: Ethiopian Airlines black boxes read U.S. regulators and safety experts are now asking how thoroughly the FAA and Boeing vetted the anti-stall system and how well pilots around the world were trained for it when their airlines bought new planes. The planes were equipped with automated flight software called the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS), a relatively new feature to Boeing's Max planes. [Full Article...]

Final Islamic State Stronghold in Syria Falls

Final Islamic State Stronghold in Syria Falls Columns of black smoke rise from the last small piece of territory held by ISIS terrorists as USA backed fighters pound the area with artillery fire and occasional airstrikes, as seen from outside Baghouz, Syria, on March 3, 2019. The jihadists have been putting up a desperate fight, their notorious propaganda machine working even on the brink of collapse. The U.S. leader declares that by the ... [Full Article...]

Cummings: Ivanka Trump not saving all official email

Cummings: Ivanka Trump not saving all official email Steven Groves, a White House spokesman, said: "The White House has received Chairman Cummings' letter of March 21st". When asked, Lowell said, "That's above my pay grade", and referred questions to the White House and the National Security Council, according to Cummings' letter. [Full Article...]

Conway rejects husband's jibes about Trump's mental health

Conway rejects husband's jibes about Trump's mental health On Monday, Conway tweeted a series of medical definitions of personality disorders, suggesting that Trump fit the diagnostic criteria for both narcissistic personality disorder and antisocial personality disorder . "Congratulations!" George Conway fired back . In a subsequent interview with the Washington Post , Conway said it was "maddening" to watch Trump and defended his criticism of his wi... [Full Article...]

Trump says U.S. will recognize Israel's sovereignty over Golan Heights

Trump says U.S. will recognize Israel's sovereignty over Golan Heights The U.S. refers to the Golan Heights as an area "under Israeli control", instead of "occupied territory", for the first time in a human rights report issued today by the State Department. "With such threats a daily reality of Israeli life, we maintain our unparalleled commitment to Israel's security and firmly support your right to defend yourself", he said. [Full Article...]

Is sabotage behind load shedding?

Is sabotage behind load shedding? Following Tuesday's Eskom briefing on load-shedding, South Africans have had to come to terms with the fact that they might be in the dark for at least another 10 days. Joburg Water advised residents to regularly check their load-shedding schedule for their areas on the City Power and Eskom websites as load-shedding does affect the water supply. [Full Article...]

Billionaire Indian remanded in custody after London court appearance

Billionaire Indian remanded in custody after London court appearance Sources said that according to laid down procedures, Modi will likely be released on bail in due course and the court will then issue notice to the prosecution which will contact Indian authorities to produce necessary evidence and chargesheets, which will signal the beginning of the extradition hearing. [Full Article...]

Trump calls Mueller report 'ridiculous' but says it should be made public

Trump calls Mueller report 'ridiculous' but says it should be made public But, more than eight in 10 voters - or 82 percent - said they believe it's "very" or "somewhat" important that the Justice Department release all Mueller's investigation report to the public, the poll found. U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he departs on travel to OH at the White House in Washington , U.S., March 20, 2019. Or Trump's lawyers could tell the attorney general no... [Full Article...]

Ben Simmons reps ‘Egg Boy’ on shoes

Ben Simmons reps ‘Egg Boy’ on shoes The 17-year-old, who was swiftly labelled " Egg Boy ", egged Mr Anning a day after the politician blamed the New Zealand terror attack that left 50 dead on Muslim immigration . The video soon went viral on social media and people across the globe rallied around Egg Boy as a hero and symbol in the fight against intolerance. [Full Article...]

Mosque gunman will face 'full force of law', vows PM

Mosque gunman will face 'full force of law', vows PM On Friday 15 March at about 1:40pm, a gunman entered the Masjid Al Noor mosque on Deans Ave and opened fire. An Australian white supremacist, Brenton Harrison Tarrant, was run off the road and arrested by police while he was believed to be on his way to a third target. [Full Article...]

The Fight to End the Electoral College is Gaining Traction

The Fight to End the Electoral College is Gaining Traction Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a 2020 presidential candidate, said at a town hall Monday that every vote counts and the only way to ensure that is to have national voting. The hottest position in the Democratic presidential field this week is abolishing the Electoral College. Several Democratic-controlled states are pushing for a national popular vote. [Full Article...]

President Donald Trump doubles down on John McCain criticism during OH visit

President Donald Trump doubles down on John McCain criticism during OH visit Hasn't been for me. "When the president is saying that that he doesn't respect John McCain and he's never going to respect John McCain and all these kids are out there listening to the president of the United States talk that way about the most decorated senator in history who is dead it just sets the worst tone possible", Isakson said . [Full Article...]

Trump rejects idea of expanding U.S

Trump rejects idea of expanding U.S In the case before the justices, a group of mostly green card holders argued that unless they were picked up immediately after finishing their prison sentence they should get a hearing to argue for their release while deportation proceedings go forward. [Full Article...]

Jair Bolsonaro backs Trump's border wall ahead of White House meeting

Jair Bolsonaro backs Trump's border wall ahead of White House meeting A half-dozen ministers joined Bolsonaro during his three-day visit to Washington . Many draw parallels between him and Trump . "I'm very proud to hear the President use the term 'fake news, '" he added , gesturing to Bolsonaro. "You look at what's happening with different shows and it's hard to believe we win, but what it really shows, the people are smart", he said. Brazil has struggled ... [Full Article...]

Cindy McCain posts stranger’s hateful message about John McCain, their daughter

Cindy McCain posts stranger’s hateful message about John McCain, their daughter The late Sen. John McCain speaks at a rally outside Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. John McCain , posted a hateful message she received from a stranger the same day President Donald Trump disparaged her late husband. President Trump on the late Sen. A former McCain aide disputed even more of the president's account. Earlier, Meghan McCain shared a cartoon on her official Instagram acc... [Full Article...]

Man chased away gunman in Christchurch massacre

Man chased away gunman in Christchurch massacre Aziz then ran to the front of the mosque, grabbed a credit card machine and hurled it toward the gunman. He then picked up a gun dropped by the shooter and pulled the trigger, but it was empty: "I was screaming at the guy, come over here, come over here - I just wanted to put his focus on me". [Full Article...]

New Zealand cabinet agrees on tougher gun laws in principle: PM

New Zealand cabinet agrees on tougher gun laws in principle: PM Officials say Brenton Tarrant's family has been cooperative with the investigation. That's how he appeared. Tarrant did not provide a specific reason for dismissing Peters, but certainly "thinks the job would be done better himself", Peters said . [Full Article...]

Cricketers tweet reactions on Christchurch mosques attack

Cricketers tweet reactions on Christchurch mosques attack The players and some support staffers were on their way to the Al Noor Mosque, less than a mile from Hagley Oval, when they saw signs of the unfolding carnage. "In future, whenever we send our cricket team overseas we will do that after examining and reviewing the security matters of the host countries", Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Saturday, according to the state-run news agenc... [Full Article...]

New Zealand PM Vows to Change Gun Legislation After Christchurch Mosque Massacre

New Zealand PM Vows to Change Gun Legislation After Christchurch Mosque Massacre She said neither the gunmen nor the suspected accomplices were on any terrorist watchlist in New Zealand or Australia. Muslims account for just about one percent of New Zealand's population. As a light rain fell, people clutched each other and wept quietly. We wish this did not happen. We wish we knew your favorite song, what makes you smile, what makes you cry. [Full Article...]


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