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Trump has tweeted that the media "is working overtime to blame me for the terrible attack in New Zealand". "One thing's for sure, white supremacists, neo-Nazi groups, they look at governments as complicit, guilty, and target government for punishment", Ellison continued.
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    Late-winter storm hits Midwest after paralyzing Colorado

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    A bomb cyclone happens when atmospheric pressure drops dangerously low or falling at 24 millibars in 24 hours or less. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis declared a state of emergency, and more than 74,000 customers in Colorado remained without electricity on Thursday afternoon.
  • Councilman inspired by Ocasio-Cortez eyes 2020 Dem seat

    Councilman inspired by Ocasio-Cortez eyes 2020 Dem seat

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    Ocasio-Cortez and several of her allies were accused this week by a conservative group of improperly masking political spending during the 2018 campaign. Ocasio-Cortez did not respond well to the news, which is typical of her as she normally reacts to criticisms by playing the victim card, or claiming that they are conspiracy theories, foolish nonsense, or she attacks the source.
  • YouTube and Facebook criticised for streaming footage of New Zealand terror attack

    YouTube and Facebook criticised for streaming footage of New Zealand terror attack

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    A 22-year-old man from New Zealand has been arrested in connection with distribution of the video recording of Friday's tragic mosque shootings that killed 50 people. On internet discussion forum Reddit, users strategized to avoid the actions of moderators, directing each other to video apps which had yet to take action and sending footage through messaging apps.
  • Holland shooting: Gunman opens fire on tram in Dutch city of Utrecht

    Holland shooting: Gunman opens fire on tram in Dutch city of Utrecht

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    RTV Utrecht reported police were looking for a red auto in connection with the attack. One or several gunmen opened fire on a tram in the city centre at around 10.45 local time on Monday morning, witnesses say. Police forces and emergency services stand at the 24 Oktoberplace in Utrecht, on March 18, 2019 where a shooting took place. Emergency services are said to be at the scene, and a square has been cordoned off by authorities.
  • ‘New Zealand chose us to come here … to die here’

    ‘New Zealand chose us to come here … to die here’

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    Two Pakistani nationals were killed in the terror attack on two mosques in New Zealand and one of them died while he was attempting to stop the shooter during the attack , according to a media report. "His death showed how he cared for humanity", Rashid's brother Khurshid Alam said in a telephone interview Sunday from his home in Abbottabad , Pakistan .
  • Indonesia summons Australian ambassador over Fraser Anning's Christchurch remarks

    Indonesia summons Australian ambassador over Fraser Anning's Christchurch remarks

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    The clash followed a scathing response to Senator Anning's press release in which he appeared to deflect responsibility for Friday's attack from the gunmen to New Zealand's immigration program. "He is a glitch in our democratic system, he's in parliament with 19 votes and shows not the slightest sense of responsibility". "Senator Fraser Anning is a dill", Neil said on 3AW this morning.
  • China foreign investment law: Bill aims to ease global concerns

    China foreign investment law: Bill aims to ease global concerns

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    Amid mounting fears that foreign media would report news critical of China's one-party political system, the country's authorities have stepped up efforts to crack down on internet freedom around the time of the parliamentary session. Eric Liu, managing partner for Zhao Sheng, Linklaters" joint operation partner in China, said "the proposed changes will definitely be welcomed by foreign market participants and lead the next upsurge in foreign investment.
  • Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign staff first to unionize

    Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign staff first to unionize

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    Sen. Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential campaign will be a union shop. Mr. Federici, Local 400's president, said he expects the Sanders campaign unionizing "will mean pay parity and transparency on the campaign, with no gender bias or harassment, and equal treatment for every worker, whether they're in Washington , D.C., Iowa, New Hampshire or anywhere else".
  • Mueller says former Trump campaign official still helping ‘several ongoing investigations’

    Mueller says former Trump campaign official still helping ‘several ongoing investigations’

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    It's unclear if the delay of Gates' sentencing is reflection of Mueller's timeline or the status of the other investigations . That's according to a new court filing in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. "Defendant Gates continues to cooperate with respect to several ongoing investigations". Manafort, who pleaded guilty last year to conspiring to defraud the USA in a cooperation deal with the special counsel, was sentenced this week to six years and one month on the slammer - ...
  • Gun shop says Christchurch suspect bought weapons online

    Gun shop says Christchurch suspect bought weapons online

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    Tarrant, who appeared before the court on murder charges on Saturday, was remanded in custody without plea until 5 April. David Tipple, owner of Gun City , said the alleged gunman bought four "A category" firearms and ammunition through a "police-verified online mail order process".
  • ‘You are safe now’: Moments of heroism in Christchurch massacre

    ‘You are safe now’: Moments of heroism in Christchurch massacre

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    One told Radio New Zealand the gunman was "very calm" during the rampage. He went back to his vehicle to reload, then returned to the mosque to kill more people. "I managed to throw the gun on his vehicle and smash the auto window, and I could see he was a bit frightened". After Aziz confronted him, the gunman was chased down by two police officers who blocked his auto and captured him, police say.
  • Chinese premier to visit Europe in April

    Chinese premier to visit Europe in April

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    Chinese President Xi Jinping and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrive for the closing session of the National People's Congress in Beijing's Great hall of the People on Friday, March 15, 2019. China can use tools such as lowering interest rates and the reducing amount of cash banks must keep in reserve to support growth, he said. Beijing is counting on its millions of consumers and renewed investment to stabilize the economy as slowing global growth and a trade dispute with the U.S.
  • Christchurch mosque 'terrorist' shootings: What you need to know

    Christchurch mosque 'terrorist' shootings: What you need to know

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    Police Commissioner Mike Bush said 49 people had been killed in total. "We have to be absolutely clear on the cause of death and confirm their identity before that can happen", he said. "The family understands that it's a crime scene". Still, it was hard, he said, because the grieving process wouldn't really begin until he could bury his cousin.
  • The Royals Respond to the New Zealand Terror Attack

    The Royals Respond to the New Zealand Terror Attack

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    The death toll of the Christchurch terror attacks has risen to 50, and two injured victims remained in critical condition, Police Commissioner Mike Bush said Sunday morning. She said her office sent it to parliamentary security two minutes after getting it. "You can not imagine how I feel", Mr Hashi said. Khokhur, 58, and husband Mehaboobbhai Khokhur, 65, had traveled from India to spend time with their son Imran, their first visit in the eight years since he moved to New Zealand .
  • Cyclone Idai batters Zimbabwe, at least 24 people dead

    Cyclone Idai batters Zimbabwe, at least 24 people dead

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    Two of the victims were students who died when a boulder hit their school, causing the wall of the dining room to collapse on top of them, the state-run Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation said. Authorities in Mozambique said heavy rains before the cyclone struck had already claimed the lives of 66 people, and displaced a further 17,000. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) had warned that the storm could pack winds of up to 190 kilometres per hour (118 miles per ...
  • Ardern condemns Fraser Anning comments

    Ardern condemns Fraser Anning comments

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    Videos of the altercation quickly spread on Twitter , where Anning's statement and the subsequent disavowals had introduced the fringe politician to a global audience just one day earlier. Independent Queensland senator William Fraser Anning has hit the headlines yet again after his controversial comments on the real reason behind the New Zealand shootings in two mosques.
  • Suspect arrested in murder of reputed mob boss

    Suspect arrested in murder of reputed mob boss

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    Cali, 53, was shot outside his home in the Todt Hill section of Staten Island on Wednesday night, authorities said. The NYPD on Saturday announced that a suspect had been taken into custody and is expected to be hit with murder charges in the slaying of Francesco Cali , the reputed boss of the Gambino crime family.
  • Beto O'Rourke announces run for USA presidency

    Beto O'Rourke announces run for USA presidency

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    In a video embedded in the tweet, the 46-year-old said while his wife sat beside him that he will run a "positive campaign that seeks to bring out the very best from every single one of us, that seeks to unite a very divided country", Xinhua news agency reported .
  • Trump on Brexit: I'm Surprised at How Badly it Has All Gone

    Trump on Brexit: I'm Surprised at How Badly it Has All Gone

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    U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Ireland's Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Leo Varadkar in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., March 14, 2018. Mr Trump was asked if he was still a Brexit supporter. "I predicted it was going to happen", he said. Nr Varadkar was speaking at the Ireland Funds dinner in the National Building Museum during his annual St Patrick's Day visit to the US.