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Venezuela hit by new widespread blackout

Venezuela hit by new widespread blackout Maduro warned Venezuelans on television against any disruption in response to the outages, but Guaido called for people to protest the government's inability to provide basic necessities beforehand. Amid growing fears that Venezuela's crisis could be moving into a violent new phase, Maduro instructed "revolutionary and patriotic" government supporters and armed pro-government gangs known as col... [Full Article...]

Venezuela lawmakers loyal to Maduro open door to prosecution of Guaido

Venezuela lawmakers loyal to Maduro open door to prosecution of Guaido Under the constitution, withdrawing a lawmaker's immunity requires approval from the National Assembly. "They don't have the slightest idea of what the consequences of war are for a country". "This is not even persecution - this is inquisition ", said Mr Guaido, who recognises neither the court nor the Constituent Assembly. Neither institution "has the quality of being able to lift immunity or ... [Full Article...]

President Trump gets his father's country of birth wrong - again

President Trump gets his father's country of birth wrong - again I have great respect for (German Chancellor) Angela (Merkel ), my father is German, was German. Although Fred Trump enterd the world in the Bronx , New York City to a family of immigrants from the German state of Bavaria, his son Donald seemed to get lost in his ancestral history and stated that his father had been born outside the US. [Full Article...]

France and Ireland ‘in solidarity’ over Brexit

France and Ireland ‘in solidarity’ over Brexit Ireland's foreign affairs minister has said there is no plan in place to protect the integrity of the European Union single market in a no-deal Brexit scenario. The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) voted against all four options tabled on Monday. Barclay said: "We're not setting pre-conditions, but nor is it a blank check". [Full Article...]

Priests Burn Harry Potter Books

Priests Burn Harry Potter Books They were all brought in by parishioners, who were encouraged by the priests to clear their homes of objects that had evil forces. Images of books and items being burned by Catholic priests at Gdansk's Mother of Church on Sunday - including Harry Potter . [Full Article...]

Algeria's Bouteflika names new caretaker government

Algeria's Bouteflika names new caretaker government Despite that admission, he also refused to step away immediately in order to wait for a national conference on political change . That further enraged protesters. Salah kept his position as deputy defense minister in the reshuffle, according to state media. Bouteflika, who has been in power for 20 years, withdrew from running for a new term but cancelled Algeria's April 18 presidential election. [Full Article...]

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy rejoices at first exit poll victory in Ukraine's election

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy rejoices at first exit poll victory in Ukraine's election The observers said they have a positive assessment of the election day and expect it to be the case at the impending runoff . Tymoshenko did not offer an endorsement for one of the two candidates in the runoff election, to be held on April 21. [Full Article...]

Vietnamese woman gets jail time over airport death of DPRK man

Vietnamese woman gets jail time over airport death of DPRK man Huong's lawyer Hisyam Teh Poh Teik told reporters following Huong's sentencing that she expects her client to be released from police custody the first week of May as she has already served two years of the term with the remaining one-third granted remission. [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders raised $18.2 million in first quarter

Bernie Sanders raised $18.2 million in first quarter The real story seems to be South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg , who has far surpassed expectations for a virtually unknown candidate, raising $7 million in just his first few weeks on the trail, making him easily a second tier candidate - after Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden , who has yet to officially enter the race, but in front of several candidates who expected big bases ... [Full Article...]

Nepalese PM: 27 dead, 612 injured following massive storm

Nepalese PM: 27 dead, 612 injured following massive storm According to police, many people were either killed after getting buried under rubble of houses and metal roofs that flung all over the settlements, or after coming under the electric pylons and trees that were uprooted as the disaster advanced. [Full Article...]

Mark Zuckerberg appeals to governments for more internet regulation

Mark Zuckerberg appeals to governments for more internet regulation Zuckerberg concluded in his op-ed, "We should have a broader debate about what we want as a society and how regulation can help". "Because I think that goes to a really important question on what form of regulation or government action, if any, we would take", asked Sullivan, prompting Zuckerberg to reply that he "views [Facebook] as a tech company, because the primary thing we do is build techno... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom lawmakers fail to agree on Brexit alternatives, again

United Kingdom lawmakers fail to agree on Brexit alternatives, again But she has been warned that ministerial resignations will be "unavoidable" if she picks either no deal or a customs union . After the voting, the government said that the results showed that its plan was best and indicated that it could be put before Parliament once again this week. [Full Article...]

Jody Wilson-Raybould says she’s been kicked out of Liberal caucus

She is now serving in her first term in the House of Commons. Both Wilson-Raybould and Philpott had remained as members of Trudeau's party in Parliament after resigning from Cabinet but kept making remarks that damaged the prime minister and the party. [Full Article...]

She thought it was her Uber ride and now she's dead

She thought it was her Uber ride and now she's dead ABC News reports police on Saturday arrested Nathaniel Rowland, 24, who has been hit with murder and kidnapping charges. "We probably got there around 2:00 a.m., and then that was kind of the time that they were like saying that she's gone missing", said Banks. [Full Article...]

Jamal Khashoggi’s kids ‘given blood money’ by Saudi Arabia

Jamal Khashoggi’s kids ‘given blood money’ by Saudi Arabia News of the payments comes a few months prior to the scheduled trials of Khashoggi's alleged killers - and they appear to have been approved by King Salman at the end of past year. Saudi Arabia executed 120 people past year despite Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman shaping himself as a reformer. The others, who live in the United States, plan to sell the Jeddah homes they were given, the insiders... [Full Article...]

Trump Misleads on Aid to Puerto Rico

Trump Misleads on Aid to Puerto Rico He repeated his claim that the federal government is paying $ 91 billion in relief aid. " Politicians like the crazed and incompetent Mayor of San Juan have done such a poor job of bringing the Island back to health , " Trump lamented in a series of Tweets on Monday, blaming the continued " poor health " of the Caribbean commonwealth on both the mayor and local government.Cruz was quick to hi... [Full Article...]

Chinese National Charged After Sneaking Into Mar-A-Lago With Malicious Software

Zhang briefly entered Mar-a-Lago after telling a Secret Service agent guarding the property that she was there to visit the pool, according to the criminal complaint. Zhang, authorities said, did not have a swimsuit in her possession. A receptionist then contacted Secret Service personnel who questioned Zhang and concluded she did not have "any legitimate documentation" authorizing her entry... [Full Article...]

Whistleblower: Trump team overruled 25 security clearance denials

Whistleblower: Trump team overruled 25 security clearance denials Presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner on Monday dismissed concerns raised by a whistleblower about the White House's security clearance process, saying President Trump's administration has faced "a lot of insane accusations" during the past two years. [Full Article...]

'No deal' Brexit 'almost inevitable' after MPs fail to break deadlock

'No deal' Brexit 'almost inevitable' after MPs fail to break deadlock May made the announcement after the EU's chief negotiator warned that a chaotic and costly Brexit was likely in just 10 days unless Britain snapped out of the political crisis that has paralyzed the government and Parliament. Ford's European boss said that if the United Kingdom can't work out a deal on leaving the EU that guarantees "frictionless trade", the vehicle maker "will have to consider se... [Full Article...]

Nevada Democrat Lucy Flores says Biden behaved inappropriately with her

Nevada Democrat Lucy Flores says Biden behaved inappropriately with her But it was never my intention", Biden said. "But we have arrived at an important time when women feel that they can and should relate their experiences, and men should pay attention, and I will". Biden himself, meanwhile, has issued a statement defending himself while simultaneously expressing support for women. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she believed Flores and that Biden "needs... [Full Article...]


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