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Protests to protect Robert Mueller planned nationwide after Jeff Sessions firing

Protests to protect Robert Mueller planned nationwide after Jeff Sessions firing Organizers say the naming of acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is a "deliberate attempt to obstruct the special counsel's investigation". Several months ago, Republicans warned that were Trump to replace Sessions, the Senate might not get to a successor, but those admonitions have evaporated. [Full Article...]

Search for young boy after family found dead in Australian outback

The teenage parents left morsels of food and water at their abandoned auto and attempted to find help in a community 18km away. An extensive land and air search is now underway for a 12-year-old who is believed to have been a passenger in the vehicle, after police received information from other family members. [Full Article...]

Trump considering Christie, Bondi for attorney general

Trump considering Christie, Bondi for attorney general Christie served as a U.S. Attorney in New Jersey from 2002 to 2008 and then as the state's governor from 2010 to 2018. What does this mean for the Mueller probe? A Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, on Thursday called Mueller's investigation a "headache" for USA authorities but said it "has nothing to do with us", and he declined to comment on Sessions' departure. [Full Article...]

Oil tanker and frigate collide off Norway, 7 injured

Oil tanker and frigate collide off Norway, 7 injured According to reports from the rescue crews, seven people have been lightly injured in the collision, and there has been no oil spilled from the tanker, which suffered a lot less damage than the frigate, which was returning from a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military drill. [Full Article...]

Bill Gates brandishes poo to showcase reinvented toilet tech

Bill Gates brandishes poo to showcase reinvented toilet tech BILL Gates has stunned a crowd in Beijing after he brandished a jar of human faeces towards them. "Human waste that is properly handled can be a very economically attractive investment due to the health benefits", said Guy Hutton, a senior adviser for water, sanitation and hygiene with Unicef in NY, in an interview. [Full Article...]

Ian David Long, California shooter, was Marine maybe suffering PTSD

Ian David Long, California shooter, was Marine maybe suffering PTSD He hasn't been able to contact his friend again but knows she is safe, he told the Los Angeles Times . Authorities said the gunman died inside the bar but would not say how he died. "It saddens us all and it tears at our hearts and emotions as it should". He died a hero. He died a hero. Cody Coffman has been identified as one of the victims of the California bar shooting. [Full Article...]

Trump Argues With CNN’s Acosta at Heated News Conference

Trump Argues With CNN’s Acosta at Heated News Conference Mr Acosta , chief White House correspondent for CNN , was called a "rude, awful person" by Mr Trump at a press conference on Wednesday. Video footage and photographs showed the intern grazing Acosta's arm in trying to pry the microphone away, and briefly making contact with the hand holding the microphone. [Full Article...]

Exit Polls Show Trump A Major Factor In 2018 Midterm Election Voting

Exit Polls Show Trump A Major Factor In 2018 Midterm Election Voting All 435 seats in the US House were up for re-election, although fewer than 90 were considered competitive while Some 35 Senate seats were in play, as were nearly 40 governorships and the balance of power in virtually every state legislature. [Full Article...]

Dutch businessman, 69, seeks to legally identify as 20 years younger

Dutch businessman, 69, seeks to legally identify as 20 years younger Ratelband argues that he feels two decades younger than he actually is - doctors told him he has the body of a younger man, he says, and while in most cases that compliment is rhetorical, Ratelband is taking a more literal approach. "If I put on Tinder that I am 69, I will not get a response.[As] 49, with that face of mine, then I'm rammed", he said. Ratelband's argument hinges on transgender ... [Full Article...]

Tanzanian authorities detain media activists - CPJ

Tanzanian authorities detain media activists - CPJ The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) on Thursday called on the global relations department to ensure local journalist Angela Quintal and her colleague Muthoki Mumo's passports were returned immediately. Reporters Without Borders, a pressure group, ranked Tanzania 93rd out of 180 countries worldwide in its 2018 World Press Freedom Index, down 10 places from the previous year. [Full Article...]

Anger mounts after deadly Marseille building collapse

Anger mounts after deadly Marseille building collapse A spokesman for the Marseille Firefighters told The Associated Press on Tuesday that a man's body was recovered, in addition to the bodies of another man and a woman they found earlier. "She was a great girl, she used to come and study at the bar", he said , without giving his name. One of those thought dead includes a mother who did not collect her daughter from school on the day of the inci... [Full Article...]

Justice Ginsburg hospitalized after fracturing ribs in fall

Justice Ginsburg hospitalized after fracturing ribs in fall Ginsburg in 2012 fractured two ribs in a fall and remained mum about the incident for several months. She is still in the hospital for "observation and treatment". U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks after receiving the American Law Institute's Henry J. Friendly Medal in Washington , DC, on May 14, 2018. [Full Article...]

Prince Charles says he wouldn't meddle in government affairs as king

Prince Charles says he wouldn't meddle in government affairs as king A royal source told CNN that the prince would like to put on the record once and for all that he doesn't plan to be a meddling monarch, adding that he sees the role as distinct from the one he is in now. But he defended his activism as heir to the throne, which includes founding the Prince's Trust charity in 1976 to support vulnerable young people. He said: "But I always wonder what meddling is,... [Full Article...]

US mail bomb suspect appears in New York court

US mail bomb suspect appears in New York court Sayoc's lawyers have found it in his best interest to have the hearing in NY instead of staying in Miami . In support of that argument, assistant prosecutors to Manhattan U.S. At the time of his arrest , he was living inside a van decorated with images of Trump and anti-Democrat stickers. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., former CIA Director John Brennan and former Director of National Intelligence Jam... [Full Article...]

US Midterms 2018: State of play

US Midterms 2018: State of play The campaign unfolded against a backdrop of jarring political imagery, heated rhetoric and angry debates on immigration, health care and the role of Congress in overseeing the president. Dave Brat faced an unusually strong challenge from Democrat Abigail Spanberger, a former Central Intelligence Agency operative motivated to run for office after the GOP vote to gut the Affordable Care Act. [Full Article...]

Boeing Issues Bulletin for 737 Max After Indonesia Jet Crash

Boeing Issues Bulletin for 737 Max After Indonesia Jet Crash Global plane manufacturer Boeing has issued airlines new guidelines warning of a potentially faulty sensor that may have caused the Lion Air Flight 601 crash tragedy. The jet's airspeed indicator malfunctioned on its last four flights, and that problem was related to the sensor issue, said Soerjanto Tjahjono, chairman of Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee , on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

CNN reporter confronts Donald Trump, White House suspends his press pass

CNN reporter confronts Donald Trump, White House suspends his press pass Despite the Democrats gaining control of the House of Representatives for the first time since 2010, Mr Trump said voters had "clearly rebuked" the party. The White House has now suspended Mr Acosta's press access. In a later tweet , Mr Acosta said Ms Sanders' assertion he placed his hands on the woman was "a lie" . [Full Article...]

Midterms Usher Wave Of Young, Democratic Women Of Color Into House

Midterms Usher Wave Of Young, Democratic Women Of Color Into House These wins were mostly fueled by the Democratic Party, which put a record numbers of women on the ballot. Sharice Davids of Kansas and Deb Haaland of New Mexico won their races, becoming the first Native American women in Congress. This year's swing was, in large part, because of independent women, who voted for Democratic candidates for the House, 56 per cent to 39 per cent, as well as wh... [Full Article...]

Six people injured in California bar shooting

Six people injured in California bar shooting The security guard was dead and the man had a handgun. "The gunman was throwing smoke grenades all over the place", a different witness told KABC. He said the gunman had a beard, wore a hat, had a black jacket and may have had glasses. Officers escorted large groups of people to safety as they left the area. A SWAT team have been pictured surrounding the venue in their formations. [Full Article...]

Exit polls: Trump’s approval over 50% where it mattered in Senate races

Exit polls: Trump’s approval over 50% where it mattered in Senate races She says, "Maybe you get a ripple but I certainly don't think that there's a blue wave ". Tuesday's elections will determine control of Congress in the final two years of Trump's term, and about 7 in 10 in voters said which party will hold control was very important as they considered their vote. [Full Article...]


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