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by | March 17, 2019 | 13:26

Labelling the attack as an act of terrorism, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has vowed to reform the country's gun laws. The suspect in the shootings, 28-year-old white supremacist Brenton Harrison Tarrant, appeared in court Saturday amid strict security, shackled and wearing all-white prison garb, and showed no emotion when the judge read him one murder charge and said more would likely follow.

by | March 17, 2019 | 13:15

Anning faced heavy backlash from the public and his fellow lawmakers for his comments linking Muslim immigration to the Christchurch mosque shooting , which killed 49 and wounded 42. Videos of the altercation quickly spread on Twitter , where Anning's statement and the subsequent disavowals had introduced the fringe politician to a global audience just one day earlier.

by | March 17, 2019 | 12:12

The flood information service has issued a "Flooding is possible - be prepared" warning for the River Roch and the River Beal following anticipated heavy rainfall on Saturday 16 March. The flood stage at Kansas City is 32 feet . "Things are moving and changing at a rapid pace", Douglas County Commissioner Mary Ann Borgeson said Friday at a news conference.

by | March 16, 2019 | 06:25

And it remains to be seen how he will fare in a Democratic nominating battle with a heavy emphasis on progressive policies and diversity. O'Rourke will have to make a robust argument about why Democrats should instead back a white man. He wrote: "I'm really proud of what El Paso did and what El Paso represents". "Amy and I are happy to share with you that I'm running to serve you as the next president of the United States of America", O'Rourke said in a video announcing his candidacy.

by | March 16, 2019 | 04:57

A security source in Gaza said dozens of strikes targeted bases belonging to both Hamas and Islamic Jihad throughout Gaza. Hamas' corruption combined with an Israeli-Egyptian blockade and sanctions by the rival Palestinian Authority have crippled Gaza's economy.

by | March 16, 2019 | 04:29

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday condemned the mass shootings in New Zealand that killed 49 people and termed it "a despicable act of terrorism". Three men and a woman have been arrested. A witness described multiple deaths at the Masjid Al Noor mosque in central Christchurch . Police are treating the situation as an ongoing investigation despite the face they're not "actively looking" for any suspects, Bush said.

by | March 16, 2019 | 04:15

On Thursday, a spokesperson for the European Commission, the EU's executive body, said any delay to Article 50 would require "the unanimous agreement of all 27 member states", citing the 27 other countries which make up the EU, minus the UK.

by | March 15, 2019 | 05:41

The Bangladesh cricket team escaped the Christchurch Mosque where a shooting incident took place on Friday afternoon. New Zealand Police confirmed a "serious and evolving situation is occurring in Christchurch with an active shooter". Christchurch resident Katherine Jamieson is in lockdown in her home, which is located down the road from the Mosque. Up to 300 people were inside the mosque when the shooting began according to reports.

by | March 15, 2019 | 05:26

The winter storm has been linked to at least one death. A Colorado State Patrol corporal was reported dead in the Weld County when a vehicle lost control due to the bad weather. It was supposed to be a brief layover on her flight home from the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas, but it turned into an overnight stay.

by | March 15, 2019 | 04:57

At the end of the month, on March 30, O'Rourke plans to return to El Paso to kick off his campaign. Only this country can do that, and only if we build a movement that includes all of us. He plans to formally announce his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday, according to KTSM . O'Rourke's entry would see him join a primary field of more than a dozen Democratic candidates, many of whom are women or people of color.

by | March 15, 2019 | 04:16

Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said police are reviewing surveillance footage that captured the events surrounding Frank Cali's death yesterday in Staten Island . Following Castellano's murder, which saw the boss dramatically gunned down outside a Manhattan steakhouse after stepping out of a black limo, Gotti took over as the Gambino family don.

by | March 14, 2019 | 10:58

U.S. President Donald Trump participates in a briefing on "drug trafficking on the southern border" in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 13, 2019. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, told reporters again Wednesday that he "made his decision some time ago" but would not announce it until "probably" right before the vote.

by | March 14, 2019 | 10:58

That could be bad news for Manafort, as presidential pardons only apply to federal convictions. As if anticipating Trump would claim exoneration from the case, U.S. But, he continued, in response to whether he would pardon Manafort, "I have not even given it a thought, as of this moment. They went back 12 years to get things that he did 12 years ago".

by | March 14, 2019 | 10:47

Palestinian media reports suggested members of the Jerusalem Islamic Waqf - the custodians of the site - were involved in the confrontations with Israeli polics, in which at least two Palestinians were injured. The U.N. Mideast envoy, Nickolay Mladenov, urged both sides to "respect the status quo" at the holy esplanade and exercise restraint "to avoid inflaming an already tense situation".

by | March 14, 2019 | 10:45

Gavin Newsom , who was sworn in as the state's 40th governor in January, said statistics suggested at least one of the 737 inmates on California's death row - more than any other state - ought not to be there. More than 60% of prisoners awaiting execution in California are people of color. Among the groups most supportive of the issue are white evangelical Protestants; more than 7 in 10 support the use of the death penalty .

by | March 14, 2019 | 10:25

It said in a statement it would continue to pursue "all available avenues to ensure that terrorist leaders who are involved in heinous attacks on our citizens are brought to justice". Gandhi has asked Modi to tell the nation that it was a BJP-led government which released Azhar from an Indian jail in 1999. The State Department referred to this statement on Wednesday when asked about the latest developments in NY.

by | March 14, 2019 | 10:06

The verdict was withheld from the public until a legal suppression order was lifted last month. The former Vatican treasurer is the most senior Catholic figure ever to be found guilty of sexual offences against children. "Facing jail at your age in these circumstances must be an bad state of affairs for you", Kidd said, the Guardian reported. Pell's lawyers also released a statement on his behalf.

by | March 13, 2019 | 16:35

Omar is a longtime critic of Israel's Palestinian policies and a proponent of the Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions movement in the United States to condemn Israel's government policies. In November, the company said both Pirro and fellow host Sean Hannity were out of line when they appeared with Trump at a campaign rally. Late on Sunday, Fox News released a statement condemning the host's comments, USA media outlets reported.

by | March 13, 2019 | 16:26

She also said Trudeau clearing Wilson-Raybould to discuss the SNC decision before the justice committee was "a clear example of open government". "It is at this level that we continued, that my office continued to have conversations at different moments with her".

by | March 13, 2019 | 16:18

Mr Trump and Mr Cheney are seen unfavourably by more than 42 per cent of Americans. Although Mr Pence referred to Mr Cheney as "as one of my favourite hawks" and told ABC, "I hold Dick Cheney in really high regard in his role as Vice President and as an American", his tone was a far cry from his earlier references to him as a role model.

by | March 13, 2019 | 16:17

She told reporters she had only learned that morning that she would be freed. However, both the women have pleaded not guilty to the alleged murder charge levelled against them. Huong remains on trial at the court in Shah Alam and is set to give her first testimony in the coming days. Asiyah additionally thanked the Malaysian government and the lawyers who represented her.

by | March 12, 2019 | 08:29

Fox News host Tucker Carlson responded directly to Media Matters for America's (MMFA) recent attempts to derail his program by unearthing comments he made over a decade ago on a shock-jock radio show. Vick, a former National Football League quarterback, was sentenced to 23 months in 2007 for dogfighting. "Well, look, he's never said anything like that to me or around me", Waltz said .

by | March 12, 2019 | 07:28

A woman was attacked by a jaguar in Arizona on Saturday evening, after she crossed a barrier at a zoo in what authorities say was an attempt to take a selfie with the big cat. A jaguar that attacked a woman who posed outside its zoo enclosure in Arizona will not be put down, zoo officials said. The woman said she loves the zoo and "feels awful about the bad publicity the zoo is getting regarding the incident".

by | March 12, 2019 | 07:03

The state has been under President's Rule after the ruling alliance between the BJP and Peoples Democratic Party fell apart a year ago. "Over a dozen times, elections have been held during the holy month of Ramzan", Prasad said at a press meet.

by | March 12, 2019 | 06:30

Finally, it would put assurances from European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council president Donald Tusk over the temporary nature of the backstop "onto a legally binding footing", Lidington said . "We are committed to ratifying this deal before 29 March", the spokesperson said, adding that it was now for Britain's MPs to set the course for the next steps for Brexit.