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Ardern has said gun law reforms would be announced within ten days of the attack and an inquiry conducted into intelligence and security services that failed to detect the risk from the attacker or his plans. They said the family of the Australian man arrested in Christchurch over the shootings were assisting police. She said it was important to reach out to each other during such times to help others.
  • Japan voices concern over further Brexit uncertainty after vote to delay

    Japan voices concern over further Brexit uncertainty after vote to delay

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    Members plainly don't know what they want . This would also mean the United Kingdom having to take part in the European parliament elections (and re-electing MEPs). Even the Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay joined the rebels - moments after he had summed up the government's case for a postponement. On Wednesday they voted to take no deal off the table and remove any negotiating leverage on the Prime Minister.
  • Manafort's attorney speaks after he is sentenced to 73-months

    Manafort's attorney speaks after he is sentenced to 73-months

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    Following the sentencing, Trump said he feels "very badly" for Manafort and also insisted he's not now considering a pardon, saying: "I have not even given it a thought as of this moment". "The person that I am and have been described in public is not someone I recognize", he said. "But he is not a victim either". "It is hard to overstate the number of lies and amount of money involved", Jackson summarized at one point.
  • Ethiopian Airlines flight reported trouble soon after takeoff

    Ethiopian Airlines flight reported trouble soon after takeoff

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    What we can say is we don't have the capability to probe it here in Ethiopia, " Begashaw said. Kelly Karanja said her sister was deeply spiritual and always knew how to read things, CNN reports . In this case, Ethiopia picked France, but not the USA, which certified the airworthiness of the 737 Max jets. But in a statement since the March 10 crash, the US Federal Aviation Administration has declared the MAX 8 airworthy.
  • Ethiopian Airlines flight crashes with 149 passengers, eight crew members

    Ethiopian Airlines flight crashes with 149 passengers, eight crew members

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    The airline had earlier incorrectly identified the plane's model number, but later confirmed it was a 737 MAX 8. Here is the latest list of nationalities as released by the airline. African air travel, long troubled and chaotic, has improved in recent years, with the International Air Transport Association in November noting "two years free of any fatalities on any aircraft type".
  • New Zealand police hunt 'active' mosque shooter

    New Zealand police hunt 'active' mosque shooter

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    People in central Christchurch have been urged to stay indoors and report any suspicious behaviour immediately to authorities. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said it's "one of New Zealand's darkest days" after multiple fatalities at the two mosques.
  • Canada Grounds Boeing 737 Max as FAA Loses One of Last Allies

    Canada Grounds Boeing 737 Max as FAA Loses One of Last Allies

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    Several airlines have grounded the MAX 8s in their fleets, but many others are continuing to fly the plane pending an investigation into the crash and possible guidance from Boeing itself. There's no word on how long this situation will last, but Powell says the priority will absolutely be fixing any problems they find so they can get these planes back in the air.
  • Gambino crime family boss Frank Cali shot dead outside Staten Island home

    Gambino crime family boss Frank Cali shot dead outside Staten Island home

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    Authorities are investigating Cali's death, and some media reports note a blue pickup was seen leaving the scene shortly after the shooting. Another witness told the Daily News : "The man was on the ground face-up". Gotti died of cancer in prison in 2002. Otherwise known as "Franky Boy", Cali was considered the de facto godfather of the Gambino crime family, having served on its ruling panel for several years.
  • Beto O’Rourke teases presidential bid on Vanity Fair cover

    Beto O’Rourke teases presidential bid on Vanity Fair cover

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    The former Texas congressman sent a text message to KTSM Wednesday afternoon confirming the news that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination. As with his Senate bid, O'Rourke is building his presidential campaign around an aspirational, Barack Obama-esque call to move past partisan politics - heavy on emotional appeal and fueled by the force of his own personality.
  • Top cardinal gets 6 years jail in Australia for 'appalling' choirboy abuse

    Top cardinal gets 6 years jail in Australia for 'appalling' choirboy abuse

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    Judge Peter Kidd described Pell's offending as a "brazen and forceful sexual attack on two victims". Pell was found guilty of cornering the two boys, who were on scholarships to the prestigious St Kevin's College, in the sacristy after Sunday mass at St Patrick's Cathedral in December 1996, when he was archbishop of Melbourne .
  • Four points of conflict between Gerry Butts and Jody Wilson-Raybould's testimonies

    Four points of conflict between Gerry Butts and Jody Wilson-Raybould's testimonies

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    It is the same reason the office of the DPP was set up in the first place: to insulate such decisions, so far as possible, from political interference. "We had heard representations from various sources, including the company itself, that this was an issue of deep concern to them and that it would potentially have consequences as dire as the company having to leave Canada altogether, and that would be something that obviously would have a severe impact on the thousands of people employed right ...
  • Dick Cheney confronts Pence about administration's foreign policy

    Dick Cheney confronts Pence about administration's foreign policy

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    The past and present vice presidents met Saturday during a retreat hosted by the American Enterprise Institute in Sea Island, Georgia, that became contentious when Cheney raised concerns about Trump's policies. A spokesperson for Pence confirmed to the Post that the exchange took place. Cheney homed in on two key issues, attendees said: The president's tendency to make policy decisions on Twitter before notifying senior members of his own staff, let alone important allies, and his tendency ...
  • Zoo: Woman attacked by jaguar apologizes to Phoenix facility

    Zoo: Woman attacked by jaguar apologizes to Phoenix facility

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    Kristy Morcum, a spokeswoman for the zoo, told the news outlet that the woman loved the zoo and "feels terrible about the bad publicity the zoo is getting regarding the incident". A jaguar that attacked a woman who posed outside its zoo enclosure in Arizona will not be put down, zoo officials said. She was treated at the scene before being taken to a hospital with "stable, non-life-threatening injuries", Gilleland said.