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  • The political battle over Robert Mueller’s report is just beginning

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    While Mueller’s report has been the subject of almost feverish anticipation, it is not clear the public will see anything beyond Barr’s letter to Congress. According to the rules, Barr can decide what, if anything, from Mueller’s report will be made public.

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:28:06 -0400
  • Pope accepts abuse resignation of Chile cardinal Ezzati: Vatican

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    Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Chilean Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati, who had agreed to step down along with his country's bishops over sexual abuse cases and their cover-up, the Vatican said Saturday. Ezzati, archbishop of Santiago, is the seventh senior Chilean church official to resign over a scandal which the pope insists must be remedied. To date, Ezzati, the Catholic Church's highest official in Chile, has maintained his right to silence although he has promised to cooperate with the investigation into his activities -- if the authorities first clear him, insisting he is innocent.

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 13:42:56 -0400
  • Correction: Southern Flood Threat story

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    In a story March 21 about the U.S. flooding outlook, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a weather forecaster. He is Kevin Low, not Lao.

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:07:03 -0400
  • Thousands of Brexit protesters flood the streets of London calling for new referendum

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    As the tire fire that is Theresa May's handling of Brexit continues to burn, a crowd pegged at around a million people flooded the streets of London on Saturday, protesting the disastrous policy and calling on a new referendum. SEE ALSO: John Oliver shares his thoughts on Brexit and we honestly don't know whether to laugh or cryWhile the option of a second referendum on Brexit was once seen as highly unlikely, there's now a semblance of hope for those backing the vote. Prime Minister May has bungled the process and is faced with a variety of dubious options, including a yet-again delayed exit or even a no-deal Brexit that would have serious ramifications.Dubbed "Put It To The People," Saturday's march saw around a million people participate, organizers said. The event also included a rally in front of Parliament. London Mayor Sadiq Khan was among those marching and he was scheduled to speak at the post-march rally. > And we're off! > > Here in London, thousands of people from across our city and country have come together with @peoplesvote_uk to send a clear message: > > Enough is enough - it's time to give the British public the final say on Brexit. PeoplesVote PutItToThePeople pic.twitter.com/wJzXF4UB6N> > -- Sadiq Khan (@SadiqKhan) March 23, 2019The swarm of people in London was in direct contrast to the much smaller "March to Leave," a two-week trek of pro-leave protesters led by Nigel Farage, walking from Sunderland with the aim of arriving in London on Friday, March 29, the originally planned Brexit date. > Compare and contrast PutitothePeopleMarch pic.twitter.com/spc9sRNrxn> > -- Steve Lapsley (@stevelapsl) March 23, 2019In London, though, the streets were flooded with protesters holding quippy signs and marching in costume, all part of the growing movement to demand a new vote over leaving the EU. > Unicorn makes an entrancePutitothePeopleMarch > ⁦@sloumarsh⁩ pic.twitter.com/8dzJtPA8yi> > -- Paul Johnson (@paul__johnson) March 23, 2019Even superheroes backed the second vote protest.Image: Getty ImagesOne of many, many clever signs seen in London during Saturday's protest.Image: Getty ImagesThe movement to remain in the EU got a big boost in visibility earlier in the week when an online petition calling for revoking Article 50, the law that outlines how countries can exit the EU, gained so many signatures (now at 4.4 million) that it crashed the government's petition website. Organizers pegged the crowd at just over a million participants.Image: Getty ImagesEven dogs joined the march.Image: Getty ImagesTo say the Brexit process has been a disaster is putting it mildly, as can be seen by the fact that Prime Minister May is the target of both aforementioned protests that take opposing sides. It's reflective of the infighting that's taken place in Parliament, leaving that body of government in a deadlock with no plan in place for an exit. Despite Saturday's enormous protest, odds of a second referendum are still long thanks to the hurdles that need to be cleared -- including approval from that deadlocked Parliament, a decision on what, exactly, the referendum would be a vote on, and negotiating a timetable on the vote. Madness is an understatement when it comes to the Brexit messImage: Getty ImagesLondon was flooded Saturday with protesters and their signs, calling on a new Brexit vote as Teresa May flirts with disaster.Image: Getty ImagesFor now, it's a wait-and-see situation for everyone. The EU has given May until April 12 to get a deal passed by Parliament. The protesters were not kind to May.Image: Getty ImagesFailure to get a deal done will mean either a no-deal Brexit or May will have to propose yet another alternative before that deadline. And, with that, yet another journey into the unknown for the UK.  WATCH: Google fined $1.7 Billion by European Union for handicapping competitors

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 14:27:47 -0400
  • A Retired Brigadier General's Lessons from the War in Afghanistan

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    America's top brass can no longer operate under the assumption that every problem is the responsibility of the U.S. military.

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 18:30:00 -0400
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    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:33:58 -0400
  • JetBlue lawsuit claims pilots drugged three crew members and raped two

    A lawsuit claims that two JetBlue pilots drugged three crew members during a Puerto Rico layover, with one pilot allegedly raping two crew members.

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:28:50 -0400
  • This dual wireless charging pad works with the iPhone and Apple Watch, and it’s only $30

    If you're an Apple fan and you're waiting for the AirPower to finally be released after more than a year and a half of waiting, we've got a message for you: don't. Sure it might actually launch soon, but it's going to be an overpriced waste of money. Instead, pick up a FACEVER 2 in 1 Qi Wireless Charging Pad on Amazon for $29.69 after you clip the 10% coupon on the Amazon page. It'll charge your Apple Watch and your iPhone or AirPods (in a wireless charging case) at the same time, and it won't cost anywhere near as much as the AirPower pad inevitably will.Here are the key details from the product page: * 2in1 Charger: Charges your Apple watch and iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS MAX, iPhone XR, iPhone 8 /8 Plus, or other qi-enabled devices at the same time. [ATTENTION]: Do not connect with original Apple adapter, must connect with 9V2A, 9V1.67A QC 2.0/QC 3.0 adapter or an adapter greater than 12Ws. And if your watch band has little bending, please press your watch down a little hard, until it is sucked by the magnetic charger, then it will charge well. * Compatible with: Apple iWatch series 4/3/2 only, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS MAX, iPhone XR, iPhone 8/8 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus /S7 /S7 edge /S6 edge+ /Note 8 /Note 5, Nexus 5/6/7, and other qi-enabled devices. (Note: Not suitable for Apple iWatch series 1.) * Portable: Just place your qi-enabled wireless compatible device on the charger, and it will begin to charge. * Supports fast charge: Experience fast charge Apple 7.5W and Samsung 10W function with connect QC2.0 and QC3.0 chargers and attached QC standard protocol. (Note: Metal attachments or credit cards will interfere with charging.) * Safety: Certified by CE, FCC & RoHS to ensure your complete safety and reliability.

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:09:15 -0400
  • Lakers G Ball fires family friend after $1.5M goes missing

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball said he no longer is working with a family friend after $1.5 million from Ball's personal and business bank accounts apparently remains missing. The second-year player told ESPN that the man, Alan Foster, "used his access to my business and personal finances to enrich himself. Foster owns 16.3 percent of the family's Big Baller Brand and also has managed the family companies.

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 11:50:59 -0400
  • Trump halts new North Korea sanctions despite lack of progress in talks

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    The president reverses a decision by the Treasury Department to impose additional sanctions on North Korea.

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:26:00 -0400
  • Antwon Rose trial: White police officer acquitted of murder in fatal shooting of teenager

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    The mother of an unarmed black teenager fatally shot by a white police officer as he fled a traffic stop has expressed her anger and devastation over a jury’s decision to acquit the officer. Former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld was charged with homicide for shooting Antwon Rose II last June in one of the many high-profile killings of black people by white police officers. The deadly confrontation, captured on video, led to weeks of unrest and angry protests in the Pittsburgh last year, including a late-night march that shut down a major motorway.

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 14:53:00 -0400
  • The Latest: Flood levels reached record in 3 towns

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    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local):

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:06:26 -0400
  • IRS Loosens Tax Penalty for Millions

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    The IRS said Friday that because of changes and confusion caused by the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, it will penalize fewer taxpayers who didn't withhold enough federal taxes in 2018. Before the ru...

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 11:22:49 -0400
  • No more indictments expected in Mueller probe, ABC News reports

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    The White House, Congress, and the American public are all still waiting for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to complete his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:53:52 -0400
  • New Zealand Banned All Assault Weapons. Could That Work in America?

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    Here's the surprising answer

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:49:43 -0400
  • Economic gloom hits world stock markets

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    New York (AFP) - Worries about economic growth prospects hit global stock markets on Friday, causing sharp price drops on both sides of the Atlantic.

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:10:09 -0400
  • Norwegian cruise ship reaches port with remaining passengers after mayday, helicopter rescues

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    A cruise ship stranded off Norway’s western coast that airlifted more than half its passengers to safety amid a ferocious storm has now reached port.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 13:38:11 -0400
  • Explainer: Does Islamic State still pose a threat?

    U.S.-backed fighters say they have captured Islamic State's last shred of ground in eastern Syria - but while its era of territorial rule may be over for now, there is near universal agreement that IS remains a threat. Islamic State's possession of land in Iraq and Syria set it apart from other like-minded groups such as al Qaeda and became central to its mission when it declared a caliphate in 2014, claiming sovereignty over all Muslim lands and peoples.

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 10:08:15 -0400
  • 2020 Vision: Is Biden-Abrams the ticket for Democrats?

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    As the former vice president bides his time, current Democratic candidates stake out policy positions.

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:15:50 -0400
  • Will Democrats vow to keep investigating after the Mueller report backfire?

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    Former Justice Department attorney Christian Adams on lessons history can teach us.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 08:53:39 -0400
  • The Latest: DA disagrees with verdict, respects process

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    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on the homicide trial of a white Pennsylvania police officer in the shooting of an unarmed black 17-year-old (all times local):

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:34:07 -0400
  • Missouri River flooding forces evacuation of 7,500 from waterfront city

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    Record floodwaters that submerged vast stretches of Nebraska and Iowa farmland along America's longest river reached a new crest on Friday at the waterfront city of St. Joseph, Missouri, forcing chaotic evacuations of thousands from low-lying areas. With emergency sirens blaring as the Missouri River rose to the top of the three-story-high levee wall in St. Joseph, about 55 miles (88 km) north of Kansas City, Missouri, sheriff's deputies rushed door-to-door urging residents to flee to higher ground.

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:18:32 -0400
  • 10 deals you don’t want to miss on Sunday: Bose sound bar, Philips Hue bulbs, true wireless earbuds, more

    We've got another great roundup of daily deals to help you enjoy what's left of your weekend, and the stars of the show are definitely white Philips Hue LED bulbs for $12 a piece and $15 off color Philips Hue LED bulbs. Other top deals on Sunday include a rare chance to save on 12-month PlayStation Plus membership codes, the best fast wireless charging pad we've ever tested for only $13.29, an extra 10% off a compact Bose sound bar that's already surprisingly affordable, all-time low prices on lightning-fast Samsung EVO microSD cards in two different sizes, Anker's best true-wireless earphones at their lowest price yet, $250 off a powerful Dell laptop when you buy a refurb, and more. Check out all of today's top deals below.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:37:18 -0400
  • Trump Again Bucked His Own Government's Actions on North Korea

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    President Donald Trump scrapped new financial sanctions against the North Korean government Friday.

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:05:31 -0400
  • Some remains of Guatemala volcano victims unidentified: official

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    Guatemalan investigators have been unable to identify about 110 pieces of remains from victims of a volcanic eruption that killed 202 people and left 229 missing last June, a forensic official said Saturday. After months of testing, which included sending some samples abroad, about 110 remains cannot be identified, said the head of the National Forensic Sciences Office, Fanuel Garcia. "We have all of them and we are holding on to them, awaiting a time to carry out a collective burial," he said of the unidentified remains.

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 19:28:32 -0400
  • New Zealand broadcasts Muslim call to prayer on day of mourning for mosque shooting victims

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    At 1.32pm, exactly a week after a gunman began shooting people at two mosques in Christchurch, the nation of New Zealand observed a two-minute silence to remember the 50 victims.  Brenton Tarrant, a 28-year-old suspected white supremacist from Australia, had launched the attack to try to repel “invaders” from New Zealand, he wrote in a manifesto.  Yet, the nation came together on Friday to observe the Muslim call to prayer, which was sounded around the country — including on national radio and television — before ceremonies were attended by tens of thousands of people who paid tribute to the dead and heard calls for unity.  Addressing a crowd of thousands standing quietly at Hagley Park, near the Al Noor mosque where 42 people were killed, Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s prime minister, said: “New Zealand mourns with you. We are one.” Jacinda Ardern announced a swift national crackdown on guns Credit: REUTERS/Jorge Silva Imam Gamal Fouda, from the mosque, told the crowd: “We are broken-hearted, but we are not broken. We are alive, we are together, we are determined to not let anyone divide us.”  He added:  “To the people of New Zealand, thank you for your peace. Thank you for your haka. Thank you for your flowers. Thank you for your love and compassion.” Many women wore headscarves to demonstrate solidarity with the grieving community. Across New Zealand, small ceremonies and prayers were conducted at mosques, schools, cafes and offices.  New Zealand mosque massacre - In pictures The nation’s The Press newspaper carried a front page simply saying “Salam, peace” in English and Arabic, and The Dominion Post listed the names of the victims, alongside the words: “1.32pm — Today we remember”. Following the ceremony, mourners gathered at a cemetery to attend a burial service for 26 of the victims, including three-year-old Mucaad Ibrahim, the youngest of the dead. Despite Islamic custom requiring speedy burials, the funerals had been delayed due to the painstaking effort by authorities to identify the victims.  The first to be buried on Friday was Naeem Rashid, a 50-year-old who died trying to tackle the gunman near the entrance of the Al Noor mosque. His 21-year-old son Talha Rashid was also killed. His wife, Ambreen Naeem Rashid, 44, told The Courier Mail of the murderer: “I feel really sorry for him. I feel sorry for all the people who hate in their hearts. They can never have satisfaction.” New Zealand’s terror alert level remains high, despite authorities being confident that the attack was conducted by a lone gunman. Fifty people were killed, and dozens were injured in Christchurch Credit: Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images Ms Ardern has announced a ban on military-style semiautomatic weapons and on the parts and ammunition used in the attack, ahead of a wider overhaul of gun laws over the coming weeks. She and Australian prime minister Scott Morrison have called for an international effort to force technology firms to prevent the spread of online hate speech. The gunman livestreamed his attack on Facebook, which, along with other sites such as YouTube and Twitter, has struggled to prevent the footage being republished online. About one per cent of New Zealand’s 4.8 million residents are Muslim. Imam Fouda said the attack “did not come overnight” and urged the global community to combat Islamophobia. “[The attack] was the result of the anti-Muslim rhetoric of some political leaders, media agencies and others,” he said. “The rise of white supremacy and right-wing extremism is a great global threat to mankind and this must end now.”

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:01:46 -0400
  • Tax refunds are $3 smaller on average versus last year after seventh week of filing season

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    After three weeks of rising tax refunds, the average tax refund is $3 less than a year ago.

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:02:37 -0400
  • Al Qaeda affiliate claims Mali army base attack

    A Mali-based al Qaeda affiliate has claimed responsibility for an attack on an army base that killed 23 Malian soldiers last week, its media arm said in a statement on Friday, citing violence against Fulani herdsmen as the motive. Violence by Islamist militants has proliferated in the sparsely populated Sahel in recent years, with groups linked to al Qaeda and Islamic State using central and northern Mali as a launchpad for attacks across the region. Jama’a Nusrat ul-Islam wa al-Muslimin (JNIM) - an umbrella group for al Qaeda-linked militants in West Africa and the Maghreb - disrupted Mali's presidential election in July 2018, launched a spate of attacks in neighboring Burkina Faso and killed 10 Chadian peacekeepers in Mali earlier this year.

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:12:59 -0400
  • Rumor: The Ford F-150 Raptor Is Getting the Mustang GT500's Supercharged V-8

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    Sources within Ford say that this 700-plus-hp super-Raptor will be a sendoff for the current-gen pickup.

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:32:00 -0400
  • UN chief visits mosque, stresses sanctity of religious sites

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    NEW YORK (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres went to the first mosque built in New York City on Friday to show solidarity with the Muslim community, urging people everywhere "to reaffirm the sanctity of all places of worship and the safety of all worshippers."

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:07:05 -0400
  • Save up to 30% off bed and bath must-haves during The Home Depot’s Spring Savings

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    It's been a loong winter with way too much time spent binge-watching in bed. All the more reason to strip those stale sheets, replace your threadbare towels, and hit up The Home Depot's online-only Spring Savings.  Think high-quality basics: super-soft sheets, bath mats, and towels that aren't adorned with weird bleach stains. In other words: bedding and bath essentials that make you feel like a grown-up. Below, find a look to match your style and then shop The Home Depot's Spring Savings. Image: The Home Depot Save up to 30% on bed and bath essentials at The Home Depot through April 3rd See Details Grown up neutralsImage: The Home DepotA neutral color palette opens up even the smallest studio in a big way. You can play with pops of color, experiment with textures, or layer crisp whites with neutrals for a sophisticated Instagram backdrop. To get this dressed-to-impress look, start with a crisp white duvet and pair with some sweet flax sheets. Breezy bohoImage: The Home DepotThis laid-back look is a breeze to create. For bedding, opt for cool blues in a breathable fabric like this linen duvet set. Add some throw pillows in sunset tones that remind you of the Pacific Ocean, then bring cabana vibes to your bathroom with aqua towels, a bathmat, and shower curtain. And of course, the more houseplants the better! Pattern playerImage: the home depotWhether you're a graphic designer or an Insta-artist, adding bold patterns to your space screams creative genius. Go bold with a chevron duvet set, then add some contrasting geometric sheets. Next, hang some funky towels in your bathroom. The trick is to mix hues and shapes that seem like they shouldn't work together -- but somehow do. It's all part of your mystery. Image: The Home Depot Save up to 30% on bed and bath at The Home Depot through April 3rd See Details

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 14:53:23 -0400
  • The $159 AirPods really need one simple feature from these $30 true wireless earbuds

    As great as Apple's AirPods are, there's a simple feature they're lacking and it's a big deal for anyone who cares about sound quality, especially when it comes to bass. Instead of silicone tips, they have smooth plastic tips that will never maintain a seal and isolate sound in your ear. If you want a pair of cord-free earbuds that have silicone tips and won't cost you anywhere near $159, check out the SoundPEATS True Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds on Amazon.Here's some additional info from the product page: * [TWS & BLUETOOTH 5.0] - Adopt global professional Realtek chipset, true wireless design with latest Bluetooth 5.0, the SoundPEATS TrueFree wireless earbuds own fast and stable transmission without tangling. * [SINGLE & COUPLE] - Support working together to enjoy stereo sound, or using one earbud only for preference or driving safety. Different from the previous version or other brand, the TrueFree wireless earbuds provide HiFi stereo sound at both music and phone calls. * [ONE-STEP PAIRING] - Born to offer you every convenience, the earbuds are built with very easy operation. Pull out the earbuds from charging case and hit on Bluetooth list. That's how easily you get the earbuds paired. * [EXTENDED PLAYTIME] - Compact and lightweight magnetic charging case for you to carry the earbuds around. 3.5 hours playtime per charge and 15 hours in total, the earbuds strive to keep you company longer. * [BIG IN SMALL] - SoundPEATS TrueFree wireless earbuds fulfill all your fantasy and needs about Bluetooth earphones. As long as your device is with Bluetooth version above 4.0, you can use it with the earbuds. SoundPEATS provides 12 months hassle-free warranty to ensure the enjoyment of your purchase.

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:03:20 -0400
  • Mueller files report with attorney general — with no details made public

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    Special counsel Robert Mueller submitted a confidential report on the Russia investigation to Attorney General William Barr late Friday afternoon. The Justice Department provided no details on Mueller’s findings or conclusions.

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:21:32 -0400
  • Apple's Tim Cook urges China to continue to open up its economy

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    Apple chief executive Tim Cook on Saturday urged China to keep opening up its economy as local rivals bit into the profits of the US tech giant caught in the crosshairs of a trade spat between Beijing and Washington. "We have seen China continue to change and evolve... We encourage China to continue to open up," he said during a speech at the annual China Development Forum in Beijing on Saturday. Apple in January revealed that it took a hit in the "Greater China" region, where revenue plunged almost 27 percent in the most recent quarter.

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 06:03:26 -0400
  • Robert Kraft Apologizes Amid Prostitution Scandal: 'I Have Extraordinary Respect for Women'

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    The Patriots owner said he was 'truly sorry'

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 15:38:36 -0400
  • The fight is not over, but Daesh no longer has land to call their own

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    On Saturday we marked a turning point in our fight against the Daesh fanatics with the liberation of the last vestiges of land held under their brutal rule. At one point these barbaric extremists controlled territory roughly the size of the United Kingdom and had advanced to within a few miles of the gates of Baghdad. But in the last few days they have been rooted out of their last enclave along the Euphrates and their so-called caliphate destroyed. I pay tribute to all our Armed Forces and allies who have helped fight Daesh. They have hunted down this nihilistic death-cult night and day. Our RAF Tornados, Typhoons, and Reaper have struck almost 2,000 times – eliminating terrorists, overwhelming their headquarters and cutting off their supplies. It is fitting that Tornado is ending its illustrious career with this achievement. There is the work of others which should not go unrecognised. The crews who tirelessly flew our Reaper drones. Last month I announced they will now receive the Operation Shader medal, without clasp. This is the first time our Reaper crews have received such recognition. Our troops on the ground have – as part of the Coalition – also helped train some 90,000 Iraqis in everything from bridge-building to defusing bombs. We also pay tribute to the Syrian Democratic Forces, the Peshmerga and the Iraqi security forces who sustained heavy casualties to liberate 7.7 million people from Daesh’s tyranny. Those British nationals who turned their back on our country to fight for Daesh made a fatal mistake. They should expect to bear the full force of the law for their actions in the country where they have committed crimes. So today we mark a major milestone but we also count the cost. Mercifully, there have been very few deaths of British and allied personnel and hostages. But we feel each one of those very keenly. Our sympathies go to their families and friends for their loss. They did not die in vain. Their bravery is to be commended for ensuring the UK’s national security by tackling this threat. No-one will ever forget the damage and destruction wrought by Daesh’s barbarism. Their frenzy of violence has left behind a trail of destruction: innocents sold into slavery, thousands dead, millions displaced and some of the world’s greatest cultural treasures sacked. It was imperative that we acted. But we cannot say this fight is over. The terrorists are as much an evil ideology as a geographical entity. We’ve always known that cutting off one head of the snake could lead to others springing up elsewhere. We’re painfully aware of the threat these extremists still pose whether to Iraq, the wider region or to our own shores. That’s why the next phase of our campaign is well underway. The UK is helping the Iraqis rebuild their homeland so they can remain free from Daesh. It is continuing to provide vital humanitarian aid in Syria where we have already committed more than £2.7 billion. And it is continuing to champion a political settlement which, ultimately, will be the only way to achieve lasting peace in the region But, above all, it means continuing to do everything in our power, alongside the Global Coalition against Daesh, to check the spread of insurgency and draw the sting from its poisonous ideology. As I said to RUSI recently, a Global Britain must to be ready to intervene, using all the hard power at our disposal to defend the international rules-based system. And we are well placed to do that. Our Armed Forces will remain deployed in the region, to provide continuing assistance to the Syrian Democratic Forces and the Iraqi security forces against any attempt by Daesh to re-establish an active presence.  We have world-class F35 stealth fighters, we have an aircraft carrier that is the most powerful surface vessel ever to leave our shores and new sophisticated equipment coming into play. Not only will we fight this evil ideology on land but in the cyber sphere where the UK heads the Global Coalition Communications Cell, working to reduce the impact of Daesh’s ability to use propaganda to recruit, inspire and incite supporters.  None of this will be easy. Daesh is the evil of our generation and we must be prepared to stay the course. In the past five years, our Armed Forces, alongside our allies have turned the tide. Daesh no longer has land to call their own. But we will not rest until the danger they pose to our people is ended once and for all.

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 13:16:50 -0400
  • Cruise ship reaches Norway port after near disaster, dramatic rescues

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    The Viking Sky sent out a mayday signal on Saturday as it drifted in rough waters in the Norwegian Sea to within 100 meters of land. A total of 1,373 people had started the voyage and about 900 people were still on board as the ship arrived at the port of Molde on Norway's west coast. The ship drifted to within 100 meters of running aground before they were able to restart one of the engines," police chief Hans Vik, who heads the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre for southern Norway, told TV2.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 11:13:00 -0400
  • How do I file an extension on my taxes?

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    Most taxpayers have until April 15 to file their taxes. But you can file for a six-month extension if you need more time.

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 07:01:09 -0400
  • Thousands attend New Zealand vigil to honor 50 mosque dead

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    CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Thousands of people gathered in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Sunday to listen to prayers, songs and speeches at a vigil to remember the 50 people killed in a terrorist attack on two mosques.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 03:30:52 -0400
  • Ethiopian Airlines questions Boeing's 'aggressive' software

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    An Ethiopian Airlines executive questioned whether Boeing had told pilots enough about "aggressive" software that pushes a plane's nose down, a focus of investigation into a deadly crash in Ethiopia this month. Comments by the CEO and vice president of the airline this weekend will fuel a debate over the safety of Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft, two of which have crashed in similar circumstances in the last five months. Ethiopian Airlines, Africa's most profitable airline, has robustly defended its own safety record, training and procedures after the crash on March 10 that killed 157 people.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 11:49:40 -0400
  • It Looks Like the Dodge Charger Is Getting a Widebody Variant

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    Dodge shows off a "concept" version of its muscle sedan with a widebody setup like its Challenger sibling.

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:00:00 -0400
  • Now That Mueller Is Done, Democrats Face a Dilemma on Impeaching Trump

    There’s a hunger for impeachment among many Democratic voters who believe it is merited regardless of the contents of the Mueller report. Top Democrats have mostly avoided discussing the merits of impeachment until Mueller finishes his work. Over the nearly two-year investigation, Democrats have watched anger toward Trump grow among their core voters amid a barrage of controversies.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 04:00:00 -0400
  • India's Jet grounds seven more planes amid shutdown fears

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    India's debt-laden Jet Airways has grounded seven more planes after failing to pay for its aircraft leases, heaping pressure on its founder as a ballooning crisis threatens its survival.

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 05:35:32 -0400
  • Priest stabbed live on TV at Canada's biggest church

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    A priest was stabbed in front of his congregation live on television during morning mass on Friday at Canada's biggest church, in what police described as an isolated incident. Footage broadcast on a Catholic television station and picked up by the top-rated CTV network showed a man in jeans, parka and white baseball cap approach Claude Grou at St Joseph's Oratory in Montreal, in front of 60 horrified parishioners.

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:33:33 -0400
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders holds rally in downtown LA in front of thousands of supporters

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    Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders held a rally in downtown Los Angeles for the second of three campaign stops in the state.

    Sun, 24 Mar 2019 03:25:17 -0400
  • Experts warn Midwest flood risk may persist for months

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    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Even as floodwaters receded in hard-hit places in in the Midwest, experts warned Saturday that with plenty of snow still left to melt in northern states, the relief may only be temporary.

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 18:09:18 -0400
  • A father 'breastfed' his newborn when his wife was away with this clever hack

    He cut a hole in his shirt and slipped a bottle under it to simulate a breast so that his newborn could "breastfeed."

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:06:06 -0400
  • Brexit mayday? PM May's ministers move to oust her, Sunday Times says

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    If May is toppled, Brexit would be thrust into doubt. It is unclear how, when and even if the United Kingdom will leave the EU. May, who voted to stay in the EU and won the top job in the chaos following the 2016 referendum, had vowed to deliver Brexit but she undermined her premiership with a botched snap election in 2017 which cost her party its parliamentary majority.

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 18:38:24 -0400
  • 2019 BMW X7 Is Luxurious, Large, and In Charge

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    The new 2019 BMW X7 is the German automaker’s first large three-row luxury SUV. Until now, the only BMW that offered three rows was the X5, which has a very small optional seat that's barely fit ...

    Sat, 23 Mar 2019 06:00:03 -0400
  • FEMA Released Personal Info of 2.3 Million Hurricane and Wildfire Survivors, Watchdog Says

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    Potentially exposing the victims to identity fraud and theft

    Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:04:34 -0400
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