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Northern lights may be visible in NY this weekend

Northern lights may be visible in NY this weekend O'Hara recommends finding the darkest spot possible and looking at the northern sky, preferably from a high vantage point where you can see the horizon. The solar flare has prompted the NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center to issue a G2 or moderator geomagnetic storm watch. In 2011, the Northern Lights were even spotted as far down south as Alabama. [Full Article...]

Last ISIS stronghold in Syria liberated

Last ISIS stronghold in Syria liberated A group of women and children were seen being evacuated from the Baghouz area. "The caliphate is gone as of tonight", Mr Trump said at a military tank factory in Lima, Ohio. Over the past two months, some 60,000 people, mostly women and children, have poured out of shrinking IS territory, said the SDF. "Many have been caught up in the fighting and dozens have been burnt or badly injured by... [Full Article...]

Florida man who mailed pipe bombs to Trump critics pleads guilty

Florida man who mailed pipe bombs to Trump critics pleads guilty Cesar Sayoc , 57, who was arrested in Florida in October, pleaded guilty to 65 counts and could face life imprisonment at his sentencing in September. Prosecutors said Sayoc began searching for the homes of some people targeted as early as last July and continued into the fall. Over several days, investigators tracked the packages to a mail center in Opa-locka. [Full Article...]

Trump dangles investment to Caribbean leaders who back Venezuela’s Guaido

Trump dangles investment to Caribbean leaders who back Venezuela’s Guaido Maduro says his government is the victim of an "economic war" led by his political adversaries, and blames USA financial and oil sector sanctions for the country's situation. The Inter-American Development Bank said Friday its annual meeting would exit China after the United States led objections to Beijing's refusal to grant a visa to the Venezuelan representative backed by Washington . [Full Article...]

Trump tweet does little for Golan, but much for Netanyahu, critics charge

Trump tweet does little for Golan, but much for Netanyahu, critics charge U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was time to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights that Israel seized from Syria in 1967, marking a dramatic shift in U.S. Plans for the trip were announced during Netanyahu's meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday in Jerusalem . "We are very grateful to the President for having the courage to express that posi... [Full Article...]

Trump drops new North Korea sanctions because he 'likes' Kim

Trump drops new North Korea sanctions because he 'likes' Kim White House press secretary Sarah Sanders explained in a statement shortly after the tweet that "President Trump likes Chairman Kim and he doesn't think these sanctions will be necessary". We have a lot of talks with China, ' the president told reporters as he left Washington for a weekend at his private estate in Florida. "Everyone should take notice and review their own activities to ensure ... [Full Article...]

Trump cancels new sanctions on N. Korea, contradicts Treasury

Trump cancels new sanctions on N. Korea, contradicts Treasury South Korean Vice Unification Minister Chun Hae-sung leaves after a press conference at the Unification Ministry in Seoul, South Korea , Friday, March 22, 2019. Two senior administration officials, who briefed reporters only on condition of anonymity to discuss US policy on North Korea, said illegal ship-to-ship transfers that violate USA and worldwide sanctions have increased and not all countri... [Full Article...]

AP report: Mueller not recommending any more indictments

AP report: Mueller not recommending any more indictments The comprehensive report , still confidential, marks the end of Mueller's probe but sets the stage for big public fights to come. It also discloses, in accordance with federal regulations, that Mueller was not, at any point, overruled by Barr or by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in the course of his investigation. [Full Article...]

Pocahontas Endorses Abolition of Electoral College; 'Every Vote Matters'

Pocahontas Endorses Abolition of Electoral College; 'Every Vote Matters' Kamala Harris told late night host Jimmy Kimmel on Tuesday night that she's "open to the discussion". Governor Charlie Baker argues the Electoral College system forces candidates to consider the needs of many states, not just the ones with lots of electoral votes. [Full Article...]

Biden tells potential donors he's close to announcing 2020 run

Biden tells potential donors he's close to announcing 2020 run While Biden has not formally revealed if he will run for president, he has been polling as the top contender for the Democratic nomination, though his age and his race are seen as a drawback by the left wing of the party. While getting off to an early lead in support is important, the CNN poll shows not everyone's support is locked in. Biden, like any other candidate, has a mix of strengths and ... [Full Article...]

Trump slams Russia probe but says report should be public

Trump slams Russia probe but says report should be public It's sort of interesting that a man out of the blue writes a report...but I want to see the report". Although the president said he supports the report's public release, the White House has asked to see it before Barr submits anything to Congress, according to CNN. [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner accused of using WhatsApp and personal email for state business

Jared Kushner accused of using WhatsApp and personal email for state business The committee launched a bipartisan investigation into the use of "personal email and messaging accounts" by "non-career officials at the White House", but Cummings says in the letter that even after he followed up in December 2018 requesting documents on the cusp of becoming chairman, "the White House failed to produce any additional documents" and "failed to provide the promised briefing durin... [Full Article...]

President Trump Just Recognized the Golan Heights as Israeli Territory

President Trump Just Recognized the Golan Heights as Israeli Territory But now he did something of equal historic importance - he recognized Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights, and he did so at a time when Iran is trying to use Syria as a platform to attack and destroy Israel. The Trump State Department has likewise dropped previous definitions of the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip as being "occupied" by the Jewish state. [Full Article...]

Trump blasts special counsel report because Mueller wasn't elected

Trump blasts special counsel report because Mueller wasn't elected Trump gaggled with the press on the South Lawn of the White House Wednesday afternoon as he prepared to depart for a trip to OH, during which he was asked "Do you think the public has a right to see the Mueller report?" Mueller, he said, "can't be doing much of a money laundering investigation" if he hasn't subpoenaed Deutsche Bank, which has loaned millions of dollars to Trump. [Full Article...]

Turkey's Erdogan sparks spat with Australia, New Zealand

Turkey's Erdogan sparks spat with Australia, New Zealand He said at a press conference: "Remarks have been made by the Turkish President Erdogan that I consider highly offensive to Australians, and highly reckless in this very sensitive environment". Hundreds of New Zealanders and Australians travel to Canakkale each year for Anzac Day on April 25, to mark the start of the battle of Gallipoli and commemorate the dead. [Full Article...]

Boeing faces growing pressure in Washington over 737 MAX crashes

Boeing faces growing pressure in Washington over 737 MAX crashes Investigators suspect that incorrect sensor readings feeding into a new automated flight-control system may have played a role in the Indonesian crash, and the Ethiopian plane had a similar, erratic flight path. The Ethiopian Airlines crash has shaken the global aviation industry and cast a shadow over the flagship Boeing model meant to be a standard for decades to come, given parallels with the... [Full Article...]

'Husband from hell!': Trump escalates feud with spouse of aide Kellyanne Conway

'Husband from hell!': Trump escalates feud with spouse of aide Kellyanne Conway Of all the brawls Trump has waded into, his back-and-forth with Conway, a lawyer who specializes in litigation, has been one of the more eyebrow-raising in Washington. "Kellyanne is a wonderful woman, and I call him Mr. Kellyanne", Trump added . It was the second time in two days that Trump had called Conway a " loser " on Twitter. [Full Article...]

"Never was, never will be" Senator John McCain fan

McCain did not say "thumbs, down, but he famously made the thumbs down sign as he announced his vote on a failed ObamaCare repeal bill that would have stolen health care coverage from millions of Americans". "Plus there are other things", the commander-in-chief said, without elaborating. "I was never a fan of John McCain and never will be". McCain gave a copy of the first 33 pages of the dossier... [Full Article...]

Morrison criticises Turkish President for invoking Gallipoli over Christchurch

Morrison criticises Turkish President for invoking Gallipoli over Christchurch He criticised New Zealand and Australia for sending troops to Turkey in the first world war Gallipoli campaign, claiming their motive was anti-Islam-oriented. Erdogan stated earlier that the terrorist who had attacked Muslims in mosques in New Zealand had twice been to Turkey, and the purposes of his visits and who he met with are now being specified. [Full Article...]

Brexit: The same deal can not be resubmitted to a vote

Brexit: The same deal can not be resubmitted to a vote He told reporters in Brussels: "If there is going to be a request for a long extension of Article 50 by the United Kingdom then there will need to be a very persuasive plan to go with that to explain why that's needed and how they will use the time to conclude the outstanding issues that haven't been able to be agreed in London in the context of the Brexit process". [Full Article...]


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