• Bernie Sanders raises $18.2 million in presidential campaign’s first quarter

    Bernie Sanders raises $18.2 million in presidential campaign’s first quarter

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    Day. The first quarter fundraising was fueled by about 900,000 individual donations, averaging about $20, said Faiz Shakir, campaign manager. O'Rourke raised a stunning $6.1 million in his first 24 hours as a candidate, but also got a bit later start on the hunt for cash than the other candidates who have already reported their totals.
  • 7 hashtags for #MeToo supporters who defend Joe Biden

    7 hashtags for #MeToo supporters who defend Joe Biden

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    But today Democrat Joe Biden is facing calls to stay out of the 2020 race. That possibility looks more real now that it has at any moment in the past six months. Lappos told The Associated Press that she and other Himes aides were helping out at a fundraiser in a private home in Hartford, Connecticut, in October 2009 when Biden entered the kitchen to thank the group for pitching in.
  • Samantha Josephson: father of murdered student vows to improve ridesharing safety

    Samantha Josephson: father of murdered student vows to improve ridesharing safety

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    Officers initially began a missing person´s investigation, distributing photos of her talking on a phone on the street, and of a vehicle she was seen getting into. Uber says you should always check to make sure the driver's vehicle model, license plate, and name match what is listed on the app. Rowland was listed as being held in jail in Columbia.
  • Israel, Hamas take first steps toward Gaza cease-fire deal

    Israel, Hamas take first steps toward Gaza cease-fire deal

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    The protesters waved Palestinian flags and held signs in support of the Palestinian right of return while chanting against the 11-year blockade of the strip. The clashes appear at present to be limited in scope and fears of a large number of deaths have so far not materialised. The protests came on the heels of a week in which rockets were launched from Palestine into Israel and the Israeli military retalited with bombings of Gaza.
  • No Ethiopia plane crash report on Monday, maybe this week

    No Ethiopia plane crash report on Monday, maybe this week

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    Leaks last week from the crash investigation in Ethiopia and in the United States suggest an automatic anti-stall system was activated at the time of the disaster. Among the changes, the MCAS will no longer repeatedly make corrections when the pilot tries to regain control, and will automatically disconnect in the event of disagreements between the two "angle of attack", or AOA sensors, the company said last week.
  • Border shutdown: Here's how U.S. economy could be impacted

    Border shutdown: Here's how U.S. economy could be impacted

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    The President says there is a very good likelihood the border will get closed off. Apprehensions all along the southern border have soared in recent months, with border agents on track to make 100,000 arrests and denials of entry there in March, more than half of them families with children.
  • Brexit: DUP 'will oppose PM's deal 1,000 times'

    Brexit: DUP 'will oppose PM's deal 1,000 times'

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    Party spokesman Sammy Wilson said extending Brexit negotiations by one year would be preferable to "volunteering to be locked into the prison of the withdrawal deal with the cell door key in the pocket of Michel Barnier", the EU's chief negotiator.
  • Erdogan's AKP trailing in Ankara election, ahead in Istanbul

    Erdogan's AKP trailing in Ankara election, ahead in Istanbul

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    Another closely watched mayoral election is in Istanbul, Turkey's largest city. Scrutineers count votes after the polls for the local elections closed at a polling station in Kahramanmaras, Turkey on March 31, 2019. The minister also said Turkey has no intention of selling the Russian S-400 systems to another country in order to avoid mounting the USA pressure.
  • Theresa May ponders fourth bid to pass deal

    Theresa May ponders fourth bid to pass deal

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    Theresa May is facing another turbulent week at Westminster after seeing her Brexit deal defeated for a third time in the Commons on Friday. He said that if MPs did coalesce around a plan by veteran Tory Ken Clarke for a customs union - which came closest to securing a majority in the last round of votes - ministers should be prepared to consider it.
  • Pivotal vote on 29 March: the Brexit day that wasn't

    Pivotal vote on 29 March: the Brexit day that wasn't

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    NO-DEAL BREXIT? European Council President Donald Tusk speaks during a press conference after the end of the first day of the European Summit on March 21 2019, in Brussels. I think British politics need a revolution. The European Commission, on the other hand, said a no-deal Brexit was now "likely" on April 12. Thousands of people opposed to Britain delaying its departure marched through central London on Friday.
  • Earth Hour 2019: Eskom has all the jokes

    Earth Hour 2019: Eskom has all the jokes

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    Joining in is easy: simply turn off your lights at 8:30 p.m. local time on 30 March. While the lights-off event is a symbolic gesture, Earth Hour has led successful campaigns over the past decade to ban plastics in the Galapagos Islands and plant 17 million trees in Kazakhstan.
  • It's time to think more seriously about a no-deal Brexit

    It's time to think more seriously about a no-deal Brexit

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    The European Commission said that it is likely the two sides will be unable to negotiate a deal over the next two weeks. Michel Barnier, the EU's Brexit negotiator, said that the EU would agree to put a permanent customs union in the political declaration, the text drafting the United Kingdom and EU's future relationship, should the United Kingdom choose to ask for one.
  • Cease-fire talks continue ahead of Gaza anniversary rally

    Cease-fire talks continue ahead of Gaza anniversary rally

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    Three Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire, one during an overnight demonstration and two 17-year-olds in clashes later Saturday, the health ministry in Gaza City said. Netanyahu took heavy criticism this week for what was seen as a soft response to renewed rocket fire out of Gaza. They said he was more than 100 metres (yards) from the heavily-fortified border fence when he was hit and had been on crutches due to a previous injury.
  • Russian Federation sends military planes to Venezuela

    Russian Federation sends military planes to Venezuela

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    He rejected the USA demands on Russian Federation to end support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro as "totally unacceptable" and invited the U.S.to "set a good example" by cutting its own global presence. "Now Caracas will also be weeds and snakes if we continue like this". The power crisis has sharpened a political struggle between President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido , who urged supporters to protest as a response to Venezuela's deteriorating infrastructure.
  • Trump Threatens to Close Mexico Border Next Week

    Trump Threatens to Close Mexico Border Next Week

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    At a rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Thursday night, Trump returned to the subject, saying if Mexico does not stop migrants from trying to enter the United States, "we will close the damn border". Attorneys are not standing by at ports of entry to greet and coach asylum-seekers as they enter the United States, let alone in remote borderlands, where US authorities report a spike in crossings.
  • Republicans block U.S. Senate Democrats' move to make Mueller report public

    Republicans block U.S. Senate Democrats' move to make Mueller report public

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    Mr Trump had repeatedly accused Mr Mueller, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, of running a "witch hunt" with a team of "thugs" and having conflicts of interest. Democrats also signaled that they will curtail some public focus, at least, from their investigations of Trump and try to keep attention on their policy goals.