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NZ mosque shootings toll rises to 50, authorities to begin releasing bodies

NZ mosque shootings toll rises to 50, authorities to begin releasing bodies I also want to say that the number of injured is also 50. They included Asif Shaikh, 44, who said he was among more than 100 people at the Al Noor mosque when the attacker came in. "I can tell you one thing right now, our gun laws will change", Ardern told reporters on Saturday, saying a ban on semi-automatic weapons would be considered. [Full Article...]

'Bomb cyclone' pushes east across the U.S., flood risks remain

'Bomb cyclone' pushes east across the U.S., flood risks remain He police said people should be careful during the exit. The mayor of Columbus also told the affiliate stations that person was a farmer on a tractor out to rescue someone from the flood waters. Emergency crews responded after a vehicle was swept off a road in Norfolk, Nebraska , and rising water along the Elkhorn River prompted evacuations of the eastern side of the city of 24,000 people. [Full Article...]

Flooding in wake of 'bomb cyclone' threatens Nebraska nuclear plant

Flooding in wake of 'bomb cyclone' threatens Nebraska nuclear plant Louis in Missouri. The " bomb cyclone " slammed the central U.S. with hurricane-like winds and blizzard conditions this week, leaving in its tracks heavy rains and flooding. Due to excessive water from rain, snowmelt, and the collapse of the Spencer Dam on the Niobrara River releases at Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, South Dakota were temporarily increased to 100,000 cubic feet per second before... [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders’ Presidential Campaign Will Be The First To Unionize

Bernie Sanders’ Presidential Campaign Will Be The First To Unionize In a statement on Friday, the campaign said it had recognized its staffers' decision to unionize , making it the first major-party presidential campaign to employ a formally organized workforce. In card check, union organizers ask workers to sign cards affirming that they support a union. All campaign employees below the rank of deputy director will be represented by the union, which said the n... [Full Article...]

EU, Canada and United States impose new sanctions on Russian Federation

EU, Canada and United States impose new sanctions on Russian Federation Briefing the media, US State Department Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino said , "Today, the United States , EU, and Canada took coordinated action in response to Russia's continued aggression against Ukraine by imposing sanctions on individuals who orchestrated the unjustified November 25 attack on three Ukrainian naval vessels near the Kerch Strait". [Full Article...]

The Queen and Prince Charles release statements following New Zealand mosque attacks

The Queen and Prince Charles release statements following New Zealand mosque attacks Mayor of London Sadiq Khan also shared a video on Twitter , recording a message that ended: "When the flames of hatred are fanned, when people are demonised due to their faith, when we play on people's fears rather than addressing them, the consequences are deadly, as we have seen so sadly today". [Full Article...]

Trump raps May over Brexit negotiations

Trump raps May over Brexit negotiations Speaking at the Naval Observatory, Varadkar touched briefly on his sexual orientation. As is the norm on the St. Patrick's weekend, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is in the White House for the regular meeting. "I predicted it was going to happen, and I was right". Asked if Mr O'Rourke or former vice-president Joe Biden would be a bigger threat to him, Mr Trump replied: "Whoever it is, I'll take them... [Full Article...]

WashPost: O'Rourke's Donor Roots Are GOP Businessmen

WashPost: O'Rourke's Donor Roots Are GOP Businessmen According to The Washington Post , Beto O'Rourke's popularity has grown after he challenged Senator Ted Cruz past year. And as a congressman, O'Rourke supported a $2 billion military funding increase that benefited a company controlled by another major donor- real estate developer Woody Hunt, who also co-founded and funds an El Paso nonprofit organization that has employed O'Rourke's wife sin... [Full Article...]

'Apprentice' contestant's suit against Trump can proceed without delay, appeals court rules

'Apprentice' contestant's suit against Trump can proceed without delay, appeals court rules Trump denied the allegation, writing in a statement at the time that he "never met her at a hotel or greeted her inappropriately". The decision may allow Zervos' lawyers to question Trump under oath about whether he defamed her by calling her a liar after she accused him of sexual misconduct. [Full Article...]

Alleged Gambino Crime Boss Shot, Killed Outside Staten Island Home

Alleged Gambino Crime Boss Shot, Killed Outside Staten Island Home Witnesses to the crime said the killers reportedly ran over Cali's body with a blue pickup truck after he was shot to make sure he was dead, according to the police, as The Daily Beast reported. According to local media in NY, he took the helm of the Gambino family in 2015, replacing Domenico Cefalu. "Anybody who was making a move on boss of a crime family - besides a one-off renegade, you k... [Full Article...]

Brexit delayed amid Tory chaos over way forward

Brexit delayed amid Tory chaos over way forward In the pouring rain in Sunderland, northeast England, which was the first place in Britain to declare a vote to leave the EU, Farage, wearing a flat cap and carrying an umbrella, said Brexit was now in danger of being scuttled by the establishment. [Full Article...]

Sanders Campaign Spox Apologizes For Facebook Post About Jews' 'Dual Allegiance'

Sanders Campaign Spox Apologizes For Facebook Post About Jews' 'Dual Allegiance' In a Facebook post discussing Sanders' support for Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), who has been criticized by Democrats and Republicans alike in recent weeks over similar remarks interpreted as anti-Semitic, Sisa questioned whether the USA government and American Jews have "a dual allegiance to the state of Israel?" Bernie Sanders's (I-Vt.) 2020 presidential campaign has apologized for asking wh... [Full Article...]

Killer had guns authorities had 'never seen used in Australia or NZ

Killer had guns authorities had 'never seen used in Australia or NZ Brenton Tarrant , in white prison suit, barefooted, handcuffed and flanked by two armed police officers, made a brief appearance in the court for about five minutes. One man who said he was at the Al Noor mosque told media the gunman burst into the mosque as worshippers were kneeling for prayers. But police and firearms experts have pointed to several loopholes allowing owners to bypass regist... [Full Article...]

Panic everywhere!': Bangladesh cricket team thankful to have escaped New Zealand shooting

Panic everywhere!': Bangladesh cricket team thankful to have escaped New Zealand shooting Bangladesh's cricket team escaped unscathed after a shooting at a mosque in central Christchurch , an official told AFP on Friday. Calling it "one of New Zealand's darkest days", Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, "Clearly, what has happened here is an extraordinary and unprecedented act of violence". [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Attempts to Thwart International Criminal Court Investigators

Trump Administration Attempts to Thwart International Criminal Court Investigators The United States announced its first sanctions against the International Criminal Court Friday, threatening visa restrictions for anyone involved in a potential probe of American soldiers' actions in Afghanistan. Supporters of the court slammed Pompeo's announcement. "This is an unprecedented attempt to skirt global accountability for well-documented war crimes", ACLU Human Rights Program Direc... [Full Article...]

Court rules Sandy Hook lawsuit against Remington can proceed

Court rules Sandy Hook lawsuit against Remington can proceed By the narrowest of margins, the court agreed Thursday in a decision written by Justice Richard N. Palmer, a former federal prosecutor named to the court by Gov. The lawsuit, which lists Bushmaster Firearms International as the defendant, has already overcome years worth of legal hurdles after first being filed more than four years ago, more than two years after the shooting at the CT scho... [Full Article...]

Theresa May loses Brexit vote

Theresa May loses Brexit vote Mr Corbyn countered by saying her Brexit strategy is "in tatters" and her deal is "dead", before criticising Mrs May for having "refused to listen". To take no deal off the table, it is not enough to vote against no deal - you have to agree to a deal. The decision to drop all checks to avoid friction at the UK's land border with the European Union will be temporary while longer term solutions ... [Full Article...]

Google Employee Breaks Pi World Record Day Before Pi Day

Google Employee Breaks Pi World Record Day Before Pi Day Reading out the 31 trillion digits would take a person over 300,000 years, the report points out. A Yahoo engineer used the company's cloud tech in 2010 to calculate the 2 quadrillionth digit of pi , but did not calculate all the numbers in between. [Full Article...]

Australia senator egged after Christchurch terror attack comments

Australia senator egged after Christchurch terror attack comments Opposition Leader Bill Shorten, who labelled Senator Anning's comments as "disgusting", said Labor would support a parliamentary censure motion of the "rogue" Queensland senator. Anning's entire persona was born of Islamophobia , and almost every tweet and speech he makes contains anti-Muslim tirades. Independent Queensland Senator Fraser Anning has been slammed for his appalling response to ... [Full Article...]

US Plans First Tests of New Short and Intermediate-Range Missiles

US Plans First Tests of New Short and Intermediate-Range Missiles US officials say the Trump administration has no plans to seek the forward deployment of nuclear missiles in Europe once again, but the breakdown of the treaty threatens a return to an era in which Europeans anxious about Russian nuclear missiles that could strike their cities within a few minutes of launching. [Full Article...]


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