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Reputed mob leader killed in shooting at Dongan Hills home

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Witnesses said Cali's killer shot him at least six times and then ran him over before fleeing the scene. "The man was on the ground face-up". His head was by his SUV, and the truck was open'. Castellano was killed on Gotti's orders, in what was seen to be a major break from Mafia protocol, which forbade the unsanctioned murder of a family head. Read More »

UK, EU announce change to Brexit deal ahead of key vote

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Attorney General Geoffrey Cox has dealt a serious blow to Theresa May's hopes of getting her Brexit deal through parliament, writing in new legal advice that the risk of being trapped in the Irish border backstop remains "unchanged" despite last-minute assurances. Read More »

Mahatma Gandhi wanted Congress disbanded, claims PM Modi

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Gandhi had said that all national institutions were under attack under the current Modi government and had accused it of ignoring actual issues, such as unemployment. "We are convinced India is spending less on education, our target is 6 per cent". He reiterated it when he addressed a media conference later in the city. Read More »

Facebook Facing Criminal Investigation Into Device Data Share Deals

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A grand jury in NY has subpoenaed records from at least 2 prominent makers of smartphones and other devices, the newspaper reported, citing people familiar with the requests and without naming the companies. Both companies entered into large and complex data deals with Facebook, allowing all the firms involved in the partnership to collect vast troves of information on millions of users. Read More »

White House mum on if Trump really thinks Dems 'hate' Jews

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One such remark reportedly referred to Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar (D) and the controversy surrounding her criticism of the pro-Israel lobby. The White House recently addressed President Trump's former associate's, who are under fire from the Mueller probe. Read More »

China's dissent on Azhar counters mutual goals

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Thanking the member states who moved the designation proposal and all other Security Council members as well as non-members who joined as co-sponsors, the MEA said that India will continue to pursue all available avenues to ensure that terrorist leaders who were involved in heinous attacks on its citizens were brought to justice. Read More »

Beto Announced His 2020 Plans In A Sly Way

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Ted Cruz in the November elections , appears on the cover of the April issue of Vanity Fair standing on a dirt road in the desert in his home state. While O'Rourke lost his Senate bid, the race vaulted him into the national spotlight. O'Rourke's entry would see him join a primary field of more than a dozen Democratic candidates, many of whom are women or people of color. Read More »

Several dead in Brazil school shooting

More than 1,000 children aged between 11 and 15 attend classes there. But school shootings are rare. São Paulo state governor João Doria tweeted that the victims had been "cruelly murdered". The last major incident of this type occurred back in 2011, when 12 schoolchildren were shot dead in Rio de Janeiro by a former student. Website UO1 said the two killers, "probably teenagers, entered the school shooting with their heads covered by a hood". Read More »

North Korea election sees 99.99% turnout - KCNA

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Washington and Pyongyang have remained committed to their historic dialogue since the first encounter between Trump and Kim in Singapore last June. Beyond Parallel, an initiative of the Washington-based Center for Strategic & International Studies, on Tuesday published the photos in a report saying the Sohae facility, which had been inactive since August, was rapidly being rebuilt. Read More »

Now, Vietnam wants Malaysia to free Kim Jong Nam murder suspect

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The Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA), an opposition party, said withdrawing the murder charge against Aisyah was "a fiasco". Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong (C) is escorted by Malaysian police after a hearing at the Shah Alam High Court, outside Kuala Lumpur on March 11, 2019 during trial for her alleged role in the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Read More »

Michael Cohen not in trouble for misleading committee, House chairman says

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Cohen's lawyer, Lanny Davis , and Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani went back-and-forth in dueling interviews and tweets. Michael Monico told Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., in the letter that Cohen had asked his lawyer to explore the possibility of a pardon before Cohen left a joint-defense agreement and turned against Trump last June. Read More »

Major Winter Storm Grounds Flights, Closes Parts Of Interstates

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In the Northern Hemisphere, areas of low pressure are called cyclones, and rapidly developing storms are often called bombs or weather bombs. As of Wednesday morning, there have been over 1,200 flights canceled in the United States, according to FlightAware , with the majority stemming from the Denver International Airport. Read More »

Kirsten Gillibrand defends handling of sexual harassment allegations

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Politico reports that a female staffer said one of Gillibrand's closest male aides made repeated unwanted advances toward her. Weeks later, the woman resigned, saying the investigation into what happened was handled poorly. An aide to Gillibrand, who asked not to be identified to discuss internal matters, said an investigation into the staffer's complaint was initiated within 42 minutes after she filed it in July. Read More »

Beto Has Reportedly Been Working Behind The Scenes For 2020 Run

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Beto O'Rourke is ready to "push the button" to launch his presidential campaign, with the announcement expected to first come on social media, a source familiar with his plans told CNN. The announcement last month that he had made a decision on his political future followed a high-profile interview with Oprah Winfrey in early February, where O'Rourke said we would make a decision on a presidential run by the end of the month. Read More »

Nancy Pelosi says impeaching Donald Trump 'just not worth it'

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The claim that " he's just not worth it " is particularly freakish - impeachment is the ultimate sign that someone isn't worthy of the powers of the presidency. Do the Democrats think that forgoing impeachment will prove to be a shrewd political maneuver? By saying impeachment needs to be "bipartisan", she hinders any Democratic arguments that a particular act or crime, past or future, warrants impeachment. Read More »

Brexit hangs in balance over tweaked deal

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Brexiteers in May's party have accused her of surrendering to the European Union and it was not clear if the assurances she agreed would be enough to win over the 116 additional lawmakers she needs reverse the crushing defeat her deal suffered on January 15. Read More »

U.S.'s Bolton says Pakistan committed to easing tensions with India

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Pakistan promises to crack down on terrorist carrying out attacks in India, President Donald Trump's national security advisor John Bolton said Monday. "Recognizing that the USA and India share complementary visions for the Indo-Pacific, they agreed to deepen cooperation toward their joint goals in the region, including in conjunction with other Indo-Pacific partners", the State Department said. Read More »

Trump blasts 'fake news' over Melania body double theory

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If Trump meant what he usually does by "Fake News" - mainstream media organizations that he disagrees with - there's no evidence of tampering with images of the first lady by any legitimate news outlet. " Some people think the first lady is using an impostor to stand in for her", co-host Joy Behar said. No, President Donald Trump told conspiracy theorists Wednesday, he does not have a body double of his wife accompanying him on work trips. Read More »

Brazil school shooting: Eight dead, including six children

Doria says the dead included two teachers and six students, and several more people had been hospitalized after sustaining injuries. Doria said the school had been evacuated and police were inspecting what appeared to be possible explosives left by the gunmen. Read More »

Angry father arrested after bringing loaded AK-47 to son's school

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Freeman stated, "I want to see the guy who slammed my son". Police said Freeman told them he didn't realize the gun was on him at the time, or that guns weren't allowed at the school, according to the TV station. "I've got something for him". The phone then went flying, and the call ended. The officer reported seeing what appeared to be a gun sticking out of Freeman's trousers, prompting a school lockdown. Read More »

'Javanka': New book details perils of crossing White House power couple

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President Donald Trump told his former chief of staff John Kelly shortly after the general started his new position in the White House to "get rid of" his daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner and send them back to New York, according to the recently published book " Kushner Inc .", The New York Times has reported. Read More »

2 people from Redding killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

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A video posted on Twitter during this week claiming it shows the moment when the Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed on Sunday killing 157 people was debunked. "It's millions of small threads we nearly never feel - but one to break is enough to feed the whole web instantly", he further said. The South African Civil Aviation Authority welcomed Comair's "self-grounding", calling the decision commendable as the airline "puts the concerns, interests, and safety of its passengers and crew ... Read More »

School children feared dead after Lagos building collapses

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Emotional, a number of shirtless men jumped in to offer assistance, hacksaws and mallets in hand. Local media say it is a residential building with several apartments. National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), as well as security personnel including the police, army and National Security and Civil Defence Force (NSCDC) have continued with rescue operations at the scene. Read More »

Brexit: How Scottish Tory MPs voted on Theresa May’s deal

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MPs are nearly certain to oppose this outcome, particularly given neither main party is supporting it-the prime minister yesterday agreed to grant Conservative MPs a free vote on the issue, while Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called for no-deal to be taken off the table. Read More »

Man accused of murdering 9-year-old found stuffed in duffel bag

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Scott Hoglund said during a press conference last week . "No obvious signs of trauma were found on the victim's body". Hunt's bail was set at $2 million, and his arraignment was continued to April 16. Hunt faces a sentence of up to 50 years to life in state prison if convicted. Jones told KTLA there were questions to be answered about how his daughter ended up with her Graham, given that she is a registered sex offender . Read More »

Things to know about the World Wide Web

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Tim Berners-Lee spoke about the current state of the Web during a 30th anniversary event Tuesday in Geneva, Switzerland. This year, outside his regular annual writing, the 63-year-old scientist made an onstage appearance at his old employer, CERN , to reiterate the idea of the " Contract for the Web ", a framework to govern the use of the internet he first proposed in November 2018. Read More »

California governor to put moratorium on death penalty

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Newsom and the executive order argue that the death penalty is unfair and unequally applied based on race and mental disability, citing a 2005 study that found that individuals convicted of killing white victims were more than three times as likely to be sentenced to death than those convicted of killing blacks and over four times as likely as those convicted of killing Latinos. Read More »