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Paris bank set on fire in French Yellow Vest protests

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Saturday's scenes were reminiscent of some of the worst yellow vest rallies in December, when stores were looted and vandalized in images that shocked many observers. On Saturday, the police appeared overrun as protesters swarmed the area, vandalising and later setting fire to Fouquet's brasserie, a favourite hangout of the rich and famous for the past century - as well as luxury handbag store Longchamp. Read More »

New Zealand attack shows growing hostility to Islam: Erdoğan

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At weekend election rallies Erdogan showed video footage of the shootings, which the gunman had broadcast on Facebook , earning a rebuke from New Zealand's foreign minister who said it could endanger New Zealanders overseas. "Have no doubt we will send you back like your grandfathers". Turkey's economy entered a technical recession past year following a crash in the lira that also sent inflation to more than five times the official target of 5%. Read More »

Cookstown deaths: youngsters die in St Patrick's Day stampede

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Mr Hamilton added: "We are of an open mind.it looks like a crowd of young people, a large crowd, pushing up against the front of the hotel to get in to this event". It is unclear what triggered the panic among revelers that reportedly preceded a fatal crush outside the hotel. The outlet reported that some of the people caught in the mayhem, believed to be teenagers and youths, suffered cuts, bruises and crush injuries. Read More »

Beto O'Rourke breaks one-day fundraising record, beating all Democratic rivals

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The former three-term Texas congressman's haul put him at the top of a Democratic pack of more than a dozen candidates so far including Bernie Sanders , the independent USA senator who sought the party's nomination in 2016. U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris of California raised $1.5 million in the first 24 hours as a candidate. Senator Elizabeth Warren of MA has declined to disclose her total donations. Read More »

Facebook removed 1.5 million videos of Christchurch mosque shooting

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Facebook earlier said it had taken down 1.5 million copies of footage of the shooting that had been live-streamed by Tarrant in the 24 hours after. Fifty people were killed and dozens wounded in the attack at two mosques. The New Zealand Police Association has long called for reform of the 1983 Arms Act, in which gun registration was abandoned in favour of controlling users rather than the firearms . Read More »

Fears for missing mother-of-three, 30, who vanished from hen do

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A multi-agency search and rescue operation by Gardaí, the Belfast Coastguard, the Bangor Coastguard, the Rescue 116 helicopter and Mourne Mountain Rescue was called off on Carlingford Lough after darkness fell on Sunday evening. Ms Maguire, 30, was last seen on CCTV walking towards an area of water at Carlingford Lough after leaving Taaffe's bar in the town at around 11.30pm. Read More »

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shows off her push-up skills on Instagram

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U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to social media Friday to show her followers how she dealt with what she deemed a "boring" hearing. Ocasio-Cortez has had a rough couple of weeks as multiple complaints have been filed against her or people on her staff alleging potential campaign finance violations. Read More »

Israeli killed in Palestinian attack in occupied West Bank

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On Sunday, Culture Minister Miri Regev, one of Netanyahu's most outspoken supporters in his right-wing Likud, seized on the incident to attack his strongest challenger in the April 9 election, former armed forces chief Benny Gantz. Israeli forces search for a Palestinian assailant near the West Bank town of Salfit. "I am certain that we will apprehend them, and we will deal with them to the fullest extent of the law, as we have done in all of the recent incidents", Netanyahu said. Read More »

Several injured after shooting on Utrecht tram

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Emergency services and anti-terror teams have arrived at the scene. The gunman is said to be on the run with a police spokesman saying he fled the scene. A witness, Jimmy de Koster, told RTV Utrecht he saw a woman lying on the ground shouting: "I didn't do anything". Medevac helicopters have been send in to airlift the wounded, Utrecht police have said. Read More »

Australia Re-Bans Homocon Milo Over NZ Comments

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An Australian-born man, identified as 28-year-old Brenton Tarrant , was arrested following the attacks, along with other two people whose identities remain unconfirmed. It's not the first time Yiannopoulos has found himself in hot water over his social media posts - he's also accused of trolling a Jewish journalist online. Read More »

Quake of magnitude 5.5 hits Indonesias Lombok region

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However, her other personal details have yet to be ascertained as at 6am today. According to Deputy Malaysian Ambassador to Indonesia, Zamshari Shaharan, seven Malaysians were injured in the incident and now receiving treatment at a hospital in Lombok. Read More »

Samantha Bee calls out Democrats for throwing Ilhan Omar under the bus

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It's only been two months since Omar assumed her office, but some Democrats are seeking a challenger who might run against her in 2020 and push her out of her seat in Congress, according to The Hill . Since being sworn in in January, Omar has accused some of her fellow lawmakers of dual loyalty, or "allegiance to a foreign country", due to their support for Israel. Read More »

Woman Gives First Aid to Victim Shot in New Zealand Terror Attack

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The two mosques were attacked during Friday prayers attended by hundreds of worshippers. He said he chose New Zealand to show that even the most remote parts of the world were not immune to "mass immigration". "Prayers go to the victims and their families", he said. Another said he saw his wife lying dead outside as he escaped, with one more saying he witnessed children being shot. Read More »

Mueller Asks to Delay Gates' Sentence as He's Cooperating in Russia Probe

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But he is also helping federal authorities in NY who are looking into President Trump's inaugural committee as well as lobbying on behalf of foreign interests by prominent Washington insiders. However, Rick Gates , who is alleged to six years in prison under the conditions of his cooperation deal. Whether it's Mueller or prosecutors in the Southern District of NY, or perhaps elsewhere, is not entirely clear. Read More »

Controversial Australian lawmaker 'egged' after comments on New Zealand mass shooting

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Footage of the incident shows a young man watching Senator Anning from the sidelines before he starts filming with his mobile phone, and then smashes the egg on the back of the senator's head. The government and Labor are planning a bipartisan motion condemning Senator Fraser Anning . The shooting has prompted Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to review gun laws in the country . Read More »

Christchurch shootings: NZ cabinet backs action on gun laws

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A spokesman for Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she was considering all options, including whether Tarrant will be deported to Australia before or after serving a sentence. Earlier Ardern called the mass shooting "an extraordinary act of violence". None of the guns sold to Tarrant were military-style, semi-automatic weapons, according to Tipple. Read More »

Pakistan salutes hero of New Zealand mosque shooting

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Naeem Rashid's mother and Mehboob Haroon's family have applied for visa. "This is the mosque they always went to. He was a humble and decent man", Sardar said in an interview. " Pakistan is proud of Mian Naeem Rashid who was martyred trying to tackle the white supremacist terrorist and his courage will be recognised with a national award". Read More »

Upstate NY's April the Giraffe gives birth again

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April the Giraffe , who had gone viral during her first pregnancy two years ago, has given birth to another baby giraffe - and thousands tuned in to watch it happen in real time. April, the world-famous mother giraffe, gave birth to her fifth calf Saturday. Now it is a matter of time until April gives birth to a bouncing baby giraffe. Read More »

United States election race: Gillibrand launches presidential bid

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That's what fear does", she charges in the video. Citing the United States going to the moon in her launch video, Gillibrand said such progressive goals as universal health care, paid family leave, gun control, passing a Green New Deal, and getting money out of politics are all possible. Read More »

New Yorkers prepare to celebrate St. Patrick's Day

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Thousands of Irish residents living in the UAE are expected to celebrate their national public holiday on Sunday. It memorializes Saint Patrick ushering Christianity into Ireland. The holiday continued to grow in Ireland in the years following, with large demonstrations taking place in Dublin in 1916, mere weeks before the Easter Rising, and the first official, government-sponsored parade took place in Dublin in 1931. Read More »

Chinese lawmakers rubber-stamp technology law amid USA pressure

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The passing of the new foreign investment law came after Trump's administration tried to cool down the talk about the imminent trade deal. For example, the new law stipulates that foreign-invested enterprises shall participate in government procurement activities on a level playing field, and government procurement shall treat the products of foreign-invested enterprises produced in China equally. Read More »

Chinese premier to visit Europe in April

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China's top economic official says the country needs "strong measures" to counteract downward pressure on growth but Beijing plans to promote market-oriented reforms instead of relying on more lending and deficit government spending. China and the united states have become closely intertwined through years of development and cooperation, it is neither realistic nor possible to decouple the two economies, he said. Read More »

Silvio Berlusconi: Model in trial killed by alleged ‘radioactive poisoning'

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Imane Fadil, 34, died March 1 at a Milan-area hospital, where she had been treated since January 29 for exhibiting "symptoms of poisoning", Milan prosecutor Francesco Greco said, according to the Italian news agency ANSA. Milan chief prosecutor Francesco Greco told Reuters news agency there were "several anomalies" in Ms Fadil's medical records. "I never knew this person and I never spoke to them". Read More »

New Zealand Mosque Shooter Sent Manifesto To Government, Media Before Killings

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Facebook said it removed the stream after being alerted to it by New Zealand police. "We're also removing any praise or support for the crime and the shooter or shooters as soon as we're aware", she told CNN. Shares of Facebook closed down 2.5 per cent on Friday. Facebook yesterday acknowledged the challenge and said it was responding to new user reports . Read More »

New Zealand digs graves as mosque massacre toll rises to 50

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Christchurch Hospital Head of Surgery Dr Greg Robertson described how he watched the first victims arrive in private cars, followed by ambulance after ambulance. There were two attacks on Friday in Christchurch - one at the Masjid Al Noor Mosque next to Hagley Park, and one at the Linwood Masjid Mosque in the suburb of Linwood . Read More »

Donald Trump Jr comes to Chelsea Clinton’s defence over NZ massacre remarks

The caption and comments were an apparent reference to Ms Clinton's condemnation of Democratic congresswoman Ilham Omar, who was widely criticised last month for using "anti-Semitic tropes" . "What does 'I'm sorry you feel that way mean?'", someone from behind the camera yells, before the video cuts out. "Anyone who doesn't understand this is part of the problem". Read More »

'Come here!': the man who chased away the Christchurch shooter

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Survivors of the Christchurch mosque shootings have recalled how elderly worshippers and children were mercilessly gunned down as a heavily armed attacker methodically targeted Muslims Friday in New Zealand's worst massacre. The gunman fired back but Aziz was able to dodge him by weaving through parked cars, which prevented the gunman from having a clear aim. Aziz then took an abandoned firearm that had no ammunition and threw it on the killer's auto after he ran to the vehicle for the ... Read More »

Facebook, YouTube blindsided by Christchurch gunman live video

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In response, YouTube said it's "working vigilantly to remove any violent footage". A spokeswoman for Facebook New Zealand, Mia Garlick, said that such videos were quickly taken down. Twitter and Google said they were working to stop the footage being reshared. Facebook told CNET it had removed the unverified footage and was also pulling down "praise or support" posts for the shootings. Read More »

Aussie senator punches teen in face after getting egged

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Senator Fraser Anning responded by punching the 17-year-old teen . The hero teen identified as Egg Boy , who won the nation's heart overnight by smashing an egg on the head of disgraced senator Fraser Anning , has taken to social media to speak out about the experience. Read More »

Blazes, looting hit Paris as Gilets Jaunes seek new momentum

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Police appeared to be caught off guard by the speed and severity of Saturday's unrest. Police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse the protesters, who had dwindled in numbers in recent weeks before Saturday's revival. Tensions flared at the top of the famed avenue where upmarket restaurant Fouquet's, which is often frequented by celebrities and politicians, was set alight and vandalised. Read More »

Boeing 737 MAX Software Patch Expected Soon

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The causes of the accident are yet to be investigated. The erratic flight path appeared similar to a fatal Lion Air crash in October. "Victim identification will be carried out using reliable scientific and worldwide standards", Moges said at the news conference. Read More »

New Zealand terrorist who killed 50 'visited' Britain during 'radicalisation tour'

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During the Saturday morning hearing, a man who was not in court was charged with using writings to incite hatred against a race or ethnicity, but it was not clear if his case was related to the mosque attacks. Muslims hold placards after a prayer meet for victims of Friday's mosque attacks in New Zealand , outside a mosque in Jammu March 16, 2019 . "I never thought it would happen in New Zealand ". Read More »