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Among his barbs was that the long-time Arizona senator had been "last in his class" at the U.S. Naval Academy. Columnist and author Meghan McCain hit back on President Donald Trump after he trashed her father, the late Senator John McCain Saturday, and pointed to his "pathetic life", resorting to insulting dead men on Twitter weekends .
  • Devin Nunes files $250 million lawsuit against Twitter

    Devin Nunes files $250 million lawsuit against Twitter

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    Nunes has filed a $ 250 million lawsuit against Twitter on Monday in Virginia state court. On Monday, California Republican Representative Devin Nunes filed a $250 million lawsuit against social media giant Twitter , as well as specific Twitter accounts, claiming the website's negligence contributed to a conspiracy against him that included defamation and other written attacks by a handful of users.
  • Dead whales found with 88 lbs. of plastic in stomach

    Dead whales found with 88 lbs. of plastic in stomach

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    In its most recent update about the deceased animal, the museum revealed the whale's cause of death: the ingestion of approximately 88lbs of plastic. That sort of pollution, which is also widespread in other South-east Asian nations, regularly kills wildlife like whales and turtles that ingest the waste.
  • New York senator Gillibrand joins crowded group of Democratic presidential hopefuls

    New York senator Gillibrand joins crowded group of Democratic presidential hopefuls

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    The 52-year-old senator for NY announced her bid in an online video released on Sunday. She has been a consistent Trump critic on Capitol Hill, calling for his resignation in 2017. She practiced law before entering the House of Representatives in 2007. Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke (Texas) jumped in this past week, shaking up the race, and former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to make a decision on a potential run in the coming weeks.
  • Cyclone Idai may have killed more than 1000 people, Mozambique's president says

    Cyclone Idai may have killed more than 1000 people, Mozambique's president says

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    According to the United Nations, about 1.5 million people in total have been affected by Cyclone Idai's torrential rains and winds that have reached speeds of up to 200 kilometers, or 124 miles, per hour. Mount Chiluvo in central Mozambique was badly hit by flooding. While the physical impact of Idai is beginning to emerge, the human impact is unclear.
  • Possible terrorist attack: Shots fired in Utrecht tram

    Possible terrorist attack: Shots fired in Utrecht tram

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    Authorities immediately raised the terror alert for the area to the maximum level while Dutch military police went on extra alert at airports and at key buildings in the country as the Utrecht manhunt took place. A suspect is under arrest in a shooting that killed three people and wounded five on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht . " The police ask you to watch out for 37-year-old Gokmen Tanis (born in Turkey) in connection with this morning's incident", a police statement said.
  • New Zealand Gov't Agrees 'in Principle' on Tougher Gun Laws - Prime Minister

    New Zealand Gov't Agrees 'in Principle' on Tougher Gun Laws - Prime Minister

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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.
  • Ocean County Arrest In Gambino Crime Family Murder

    Ocean County Arrest In Gambino Crime Family Murder

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    A man has reportedly been arrested in connection with the killing of Francesco "Frank" Cali, the alleged leader of the notorious Gambino crime family. Shea said Comello "has crossed paths in some limited circumstances with the NYPD" but wouldn't say whether he has a criminal record. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn had referred to Cali in court filings in recent years as the underboss of the Gambino organization , related through marriage to the Inzerillo clan in the Sicilian Mafia.
  • Boeing 737 Max grounding prompts Air Canada to suspend financial outlook

    Boeing 737 Max grounding prompts Air Canada to suspend financial outlook

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    Investigators are getting a clearer picture of how Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 was in trouble nearly from the beginning of its brief final flight. The United States and many other countries have grounded the Max 8s as the US -based company faces the challenge of proving the jets are safe to fly amid suspicions that faulty sensors and software contributed to the two crashes that killed 346 people in less than six months.
  • Tensions rise over burials of New Zealand shooting victims

    Tensions rise over burials of New Zealand shooting victims

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    The first victim of the devastating Christchurch attack was named yesterday as 71-year-old Daoud Nabi , who stood at the door and welcomed the terrorist inside the mosque with a "hello brother". The head of the New Zealand Police Association, Chris Cahill, welcomed Ardern's comments and said previous attempts to introduce gun controls had failed partly because of diehard opponents to reform.
  • Nebraska flooding map: Where is Nebraska flooding - which areas are affected?

    Nebraska flooding map: Where is Nebraska flooding - which areas are affected?

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    Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts also issued an emergency declaration after rivers swollen by rain and dam breaches left many bridges and roads impassable and triggered the evacuation of thousands of residents. Nebraska has had two flood-related fatalities this week, Wight said. A semi truck and trailer are swept off the road by floodwaters Thursday, March 13, 2019, in Arlington, Nebraska.
  • O'Rourke's Donor Roots Are GOP Businessmen — WashPost

    O'Rourke's Donor Roots Are GOP Businessmen — WashPost

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    Elizabeth Warren , Sen. Cory Booker , Sen. "We're going to be much better prepared on the money side and the messaging, as a party". O'Rourke followed his announcement with a trip to Iowa, the Midwestern farm state that will hold the first Democratic nominating contest in February 2020.
  • At Least 49 Dead in New Zealand Mosque Massacres

    At Least 49 Dead in New Zealand Mosque Massacres

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    At 2:40pm local time in central Christchurch , reports surfaced of a shooting featuring "multiple" gunmen who opened fire at two separate mosques . She says this is an extraordinary and unprecedented act of violence. "Police are aware there is extremely distressing footage relating to the incident in Christchurch circulating online", New Zealand Police tweeted .
  • 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.