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Global Rabbi Achiad Ettinger, critically wounded in terror attack, dies
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After stabbing the soldier, the terrorist managed to seize his rifle and immediately opened fire on passing vehicles, hitting an Israeli motorist. Medics said they evacuated two Israeli men, aged 16 and 20, to hospital with both suffering bullet wounds and in serious condition.

Global Ethiopian, Lion Air crashes bear resemblance
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Interpol and Blake Emergency Services, hired by Ethiopian Airlines , will work with Ethiopian police and health officials to identify the bodies, Dagmawit Moges, Ethiopia's Minister of Transport said on Saturday. Last week, airlines across the planet began grounding Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, though it took a few days longer for the FAA to ground 737 Max 8 and 737 Max 9 jets flying with US airlines (making the USA the last major country to do so ).

Global New Zealand Shootings: Country Announces Sweeping Gun Law Reforms
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Tarrant, described by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison as an "extremist, right-wing, violent terrorist", will re-appear in court on April 5. A Washington Post search of keywords related to the event, such as " New Zealand ", surfaced a long list of videos, many of which were lengthy and uncensored views of the massacre.

Global Malaysians killed, many injured by earthquake-triggered landslide on Lombok
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The deputy chief editor of Sin Chew Daily Tai Siew Kim was reportedly killed today in an natural disaster which hit Lombok, Indonesia. "All the other Malaysians affected by the incident have been rescued". JAKARTA, March 18 ― The second Malaysian killed in the quake-triggered landslide in Lombok, Indonesia, yesterday, has been identified as Lim Sai Wah, also a woman.

Global Christchurch mosque shooting victims mourned by loved ones as funerals begin
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Authorities have declined to discuss potential motives for the attack that killed 49 people and injured dozens more. Tarrant said nothing, entered no plea to the charge and did not apply to have his name withheld. Two semi-automatic weapons, two shotguns and lever-action gun were used in the attacks. "While work is being done as to the chain of events that led to both the holding of this gun licence and the possession of these weapons, I can tell you one thing right now - our gun laws will ...

Global New Zealand Shooter Planned to Continue Attack When Police Caught Him - PM
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Wearing a white prison suit, Tarrant appeared handcuffed and barefoot. He did not apply for bail or to have his name suppressed and has been remanded in custody without plea until April 5. "FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi has condemned in the strongest terms the tragic terrorist attack in Christchurch , New Zealand ". Two semi-automatic weapons, two shotguns and lever-action gun were used in the attacks.

Global Christchurch shooting suspect appears in New Zealand court
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On Saturday, the prime minister said the "primary perpetrator" in the shootings was a licensed gun owner and legally acquired the five guns used. Forty-one were killed at the al-Noor mosque, while seven died at the Linwood mosque. There will likely be additional charges , reported CBC News, but the police have yet to release details of what they may be. Police said they were not searching for any other suspects but stressed the investigation remained fluid.

Global Ilhan Omar's Daughter Leading Climate Change School Walkouts in U.S.
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Greta Thunberg, in August a year ago, became the face of a "school strike" outside the Swedish parliament building . As he put it, "The massive movement Greta has set in motion is a very important peace contribution". The green activist has been to rallies across the continent to promote her message on climate change and inspired worldwide protests . If she were to win, she would be the youngest recipient since Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai , who was 17 when she received the prize.

Global California governor halts death penalty: 'I couldn't sleep'
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The 737 inmates on the largest death row in the United States will not be executed after the Governor of California said the sentence was "wrong" and "a failure" that has sometimes killed innocent people. In 1986, voters essentially recalled California Chief Justice Rose Bird and two other associate Supreme Court justices appointed by former Gov. The California moratorium will become the fourth in the nation, following similar ones issued under Democratic governors in Oregon, Colorado, ...

Global Indonesian woman accused of killing Kim Jong-un's half-brother freed by court
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She flew to Kuala Lumpur a week before Kim Jong Nam's slaying on February 13, 2017. "Thank you to the Malaysian government for releasing me". Speaking at the Indonesian embassy in Malaysia, Indonesian Justice Minister Yasonna Laoly reeled off a list of figures in government - from President Joko Widodo to the foreign minister - who had pushed for Aisyah's release.

Global Trump's Record $4.7 Trillion Budget Relies on Strong Growth
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The Democratic chair of the House budget committee, John Yarmuth of Kentucky, called proposed cuts to essential services "dangerous" and said Trump had already added almost $2tn to deficits with "tax cuts for the wealthy and large corporations, and now it appears his budget asks the American people to pay the price".

Global Met Eireann issues weather alerts ahead of Storm Gareth
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A status yellow wind warning has been put out for Galway and all of Ireland as Storm Gareth approaches. Heading into tonight, an area of low pressure will bring a spell of heavy rain and showers. A band of heavy rain will also push south-eastwards, and will be followed by heavy showers during Tuesday and Wednesday. The forecast also details spells of snow early on Sunday morning over some central and northwestern parts of the United Kingdom, while high winds will affect southern England.

Global Clock Talk: The Story Behind Daylight Saving Time
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Daylight saving time sets in at 2 a.m. Sunday, so that means we all lose an hour of sleep while gaining an extra hour of evening sunlight as we "spring forward". The Germans thought having more daylight hours would help conserve energy. The U.S. followed suit during World Wars I and II. To understand both sides of the issue, it's best to start at the beginning, with the origins of Daylight Saving Time .

Global Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Poll dates likely to be announced today
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The JK political parties had pitched state and Lok Sabha polls be held simeltaneously before a panel of commission, which visited the state last week. Since the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly has been dissolved, the EC is bound to hold fresh polls there as well within a six-month period, which will end in May.

Global Donald Trump brands Democrats an 'anti-Israel' and 'anti-Jewish' party
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Omar told Democratic House leadership earlier in the week that she was prepared to vote in favor of a resolution created to condemn her own remarks on Israel, two senior congressional aides told The Jerusalem Post on Thursday. "I was saying how Trump is different from Obama, and why we should focus on policy not politics", she said in the tweet. She later noted that she had taken Omar's comments about dual loyalty to be referring to Rubio, who is not Jewish.

Global Will 'soon' respond to Indian dossier on JeM: Pak FO
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It is unfortunate that Pakistan still continues to deny JeM's own claim of carrying out the Pulwama attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed, he said. Those arrested so far include JeM head Masood Azhar's brother Abdul Rauf Asghar and son Hammad Azhar. "As was stated during the Joint Press Conference on February 28, the Indian navy remains deployed as necessary to protect National Maritime Interests", a statement issued by Indian navy said.

Global Who's hearing from House Democrats: Trump's family, business
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In response to questions about the inquiry, Trump told reporters on Monday that he will cooperate with the Committee's requests but called the move a "hoax". COBB, guesting on the latest episode of the podcast , gave an extensive interview in which he also said that he continues to believe that the Special Counsel's report will not find President TRUMP in serious trouble and that the primary findings of the investigation have already been revealed through the "speaking indictments" filed in ...

Global Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un resume Hanoi summit talks
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We just want to do the right deal."North Korea has conducted no nuclear or intercontinental ballistic missile tests since late 2017". Asked by a USA reporter Thursday in Hanoi whether he's willing to denuclearize, Kim responded: "If I'm not willing to do that, I won't be here right now".

Global Trump derides 'fake' hearing, but says Cohen truthful on 'no collusion'
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Cohen was one of Trump's closest advisers before he pleaded guilty to tax crimes, fraud, lying to Congress and campaign finance violations. Cohen is scheduled to complete his testimony with the House Intelligence Committee on March 6. Testifying before the House Oversight Committee, Cohen levelled a broad attack against the president's character. The next cheque, dated in August 2017, came from the President's personal account and was signed by Mr Trump.

Global Trump branded a 'conman' as ex-lawyer savages him in Congress
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He said Cohen made "very demeaning comments about the president that Miss Patton doesn't agree with". In dramatic public testimony on Wednesday before the House Oversight Committee, the one-time "fixer" for Trump accused the president of breaking the law while in office and said for the first time that Trump knew in advance about a WikiLeaks dump of stolen emails that hurt his 2016 election rival Hillary Clinton.

Global Iran's Rouhani rejects Foreign Minister Zarif's resignation
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Just two days after announcing his resignation on Instagram , Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has returned to work, according to the country's state news agency Press TV. Analysts say Rouhani faces growing political pressure from hard-liners within the government as the nuclear deal unravels. "Definitely, Zarif is in charge of foreign policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran and he has been always supported by top officials including the supreme leader", Soleimani ...

Global India says carried out air strike on 'terror camp' inside Pakistan
Author: 0 India says carried out air strike on 'terror camp' inside Pakistan

New Delhi had threatened to retaliate after the deadliest attack in three decades in Kashmir killed more than 40 Indian paramilitaries. CSIS also said Pakistan's missile programme, which is built with help from China, includes mobile short- and medium-range weapons that can reach any part of India.

Global Pennsylvania mother, daughter arrested for killing 5 relatives
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She said that she killed one of the victims, that she and her daughter Dominque killed another together, and that Campbell killed two other victims before she herself was slain by Dominique. District Attorney Matthew Weintraub said the mother and daughter were residents of the apartment in which the five relatives were found. They said the apartment was "in disarray, with furniture turned over and with broken glass and clutter throughout".

Global Flowers from Meghan Markle’s baby shower donated to charity
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Meghan Markle showed her sweet side in Morocco, but was she careless while doing so? For her final visit of the trip, to the Andalusian Gardens, Meghan wore the ideal little black dress with a white blazer. While Markle partied it up in the Big Apple, Middleton was enjoying some precious family time with Prince William and the couple's three children. Meghan dressed down for her tour through the town, opting for a £395.34 Alice and Olivia tailored long navy blazer , skinny jeans teamed ...

Global Brexit: Labour to back ‘public vote’ in parliament
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The Labour leader, who has been a long time opponent of the European Union but has lost a number of MPs in the past week over his Brexit stance is expected to say: "The prime minister is recklessly running down the clock , in an attempt to force MPs to choose between her botched deal and a disastrous no-deal We can not and will not accept...

Global How swift action averted major fire disaster at Aero India
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The fire brigade and Rapid Action Force and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams had doused the blaze in about 40 minutes after it was noticed around noon. Auto owners rushed to the spot after they received information about the incident . Ground reports state that many came to know about the fire outbreak after hearing a loud "bang".

Global Dhaka fire kills 70 as explosions rain fire on the streets
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The inferno started in a building where chemicals for deodorants and other household uses were stocked amid apartments. Originated from a stove in a building housing combustible chemical depot, the fire spread to eight residential buildings and 20 shops rapidly.

Global Toxic alcohol kills 93 in India, hundreds hospitalised
Author: 0 Toxic alcohol kills 93 in India, hundreds hospitalised

Bootleggers often add methanol - a highly toxic form of alcohol sometimes used as an anti-freeze - to their mixture to increase its strength, AFP reports. "There can be multiple producers at different locations but we have to investigate what is common contaminant", Singh said. To reduce the cost of regulated alcohol, politicians would have to cut the taxes charged on it.

Global Venezuelan Authorities Clash With Protesters Along Colombian Border
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In the Venezuelan border towns of San Antonio and Urena, troops fired tear gas and rubber bullets at opposition supporters, including lawmakers, walking toward the frontier waving Venezuelan flags and chanting "freedom". "The world is watching". Guaido, 35, head of the opposition-run Congress, has provided few details on the transport plan. Maduro blames Venezuela's dire situation on USA sanctions that have blocked funds and hobbled the OPEC member's vital oil industry.

Global Vatican abuse summit: Cardinal says files were destroyed
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But this, he stressed, requires action. He told the gathering of 190 leaders of bishops' conferences and religious orders that they bore the responsibility to "listen to the cry of the young who want justice". In what appeared to be a reference to the McCarrick case, Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Mumbai told the conference that bishops should "fraternally correct" each other.

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