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by | March 21, 2019 | 05:40

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said at a news conference that monitors show the levels of contaminants in the air are safe and that the plume coming from the site in Deer Park, southeast of Houston, is reaching at least 4,000 feet (1,219 meters) up and staying high enough so that the air quality at ground level is safe.

by | March 21, 2019 | 05:02

Beto O'Rourke endorsed fellow Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren's call for the abolition of the Electoral College during a Tuesday campaign stop in Pennsylvania. "It requires a constitutional amendment", Delaney told CNN Wednesday. The bill would take effect if the law is passed by states controlling at least 270 votes, which is the figure needed to win the presidency.

by | March 21, 2019 | 05:40

Directing her statement at the public, she said: "Of this, I am absolutely sure". Theresa May has written to European Council President Donald Tusk asking for the UK's EU exit to be delayed until June 30. "Surely that is the time to step aside and let the people decide in a people's vote that's called a general election". And former Ukip leader Nigel Farage tweeted that the PM's speech was "appalling and pathetic", adding: "The Brexit betrayal is hers".

by | March 21, 2019 | 04:38

The shooting took place on the corner of East 112 St and 2055 3rd Ave, in East Harlem , News.com.au reported. At least three people were shot. Fox News reports police have mobilised a "level one" response, saying the status of the gunman remains unclear.

by | March 21, 2019 | 03:51

Competitor Airbus has respectfully remained quiet while the world was waiting for Boeing to speak out. Speaking about the increased scrutiny and grief that families of the victims are going through, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenberg said , "Our hearts are heavy".

by | March 21, 2019 | 04:02

Judge William Pauley III ordered that prosecutors make redacted copies of the search warrant and the FBI's search warrant affidavit publicly available, leaving out personal information such as addresses and phone numbers. Cohen, who worked for Trump for more than 10 years, went on to plead guilty to additional charges brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in February.

by | March 21, 2019 | 03:33

Former Vice President Joe Biden poses for a selfie after addressing the International Association of Fire Fighters in Washington, U.S., March 12, 2019. While getting off to an early lead in support is important, the CNN poll shows not everyone's support is locked in. Even though the first formal contest for the nomination isn't until February 2020, there already are 15 other Democrats seeking the party's presidential nomination.

by | March 21, 2019 | 02:25

Trump went on a tangent about how he did not like the longtime senator and former Republican presidential candidate, saying McCain did nothing for veterans and calling McCain a hypocrite for his last-minute vote to torpedo the GOP's effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

by | March 21, 2019 | 02:21

She had not been seen since around 11.30pm on Saturday 16 March. Ruth Maguire, 30, had travelled to Carlingford in Ireland from Newcastle with 31 pals to celebrate a friend's imminent marriage. Her friend Colette Delaney wrote on Facebook Ms Maguire "had no coat and it was freezing". The search for a missing mum of three in Carlingford is continuing today in the north Louth village.

by | March 21, 2019 | 02:12

Ousseynou Sy, 47, who is originally from Senegal but has been an Italian citizen since 2004, hijacked the bus with 52 middle schoolers aboard in the northern province of Cremona outside Milan, according to the Italian news agency ANSA . De Marchis credited the officers' "swiftness and courage", for getting out all the children and their teachers "with no tragic consequences". Want to get a head start on your day? Get the day's breaking stories, weather forecast, and more sent straight ...

by | March 21, 2019 | 02:23

A judge remanded Modi into custody at the end of a Westminster Magistrates' Court hearing. According to the Scotland Yard, Nirav Modi was arrested "on behalf of Indian authorities on Tuesday afternoon (local time) in Holborn". Modi has reportedly started a new diamond business and has been living in the high-end central London apartment block called "Centre Point". Both Modi and Choksi left India in January previous year before the PNB scam came out in the public.

by | March 21, 2019 | 02:57

Friday marks a week since the attacks that killed 50 people at two mosques in Christchurch and as a safety precaution, many closed their doors. There they prayed and laid to rest Khalid Mustafa and his 15-year-old son Hamza, their names broadcast over a loudspeaker.

by | March 21, 2019 | 01:42

The site recognized as a significant a World War I battleground by Australians and New Zealanders and every year, thousands travel to Gallipoli for WWI commemorations held on April 25. While Morrison evoked the declaration commonly ascribed to the hero of Gallipoli and Turkey's founding president Mustafa Kemal Ataturk that the fallen Allied soldiers had become Turkey's sons as evidence of the strong bond between the two countries, real politik will guide the ultimate response.

by | March 21, 2019 | 01:19

Boeing had been working before the Ethiopian crash on changing pilot displays, operations manuals and crew training related to controversial software added to the 737 MAX. The manufacturer has said that to handle the situation there is a documented procedure that must be memorized. An off-duty pilot riding in the cockpit of a Boeing 737 Max 8 fixed a malfunction during the second-to-the-last flight for the aircraft, before a different flight on the same plane crashed in the Java Sea the next ...

by | March 21, 2019 | 01:05

George replied to a question from WaPo's Ashley Parker about Trump calling him "Mr. Kellyanne Conway ". Asked this week about her husband's concerns for the President's mental health, Kellyanne Conway said simply: "No, I don't share those concerns".

by | March 20, 2019 | 03:11

A number of plans and programmes are in place to assist Eskom in addressing the problem. Eskom is still dealing with contractual issues for Medupi and Kusile power stations. Mabuza said the question is what was the money earmarked for maintenance being spent on. A technical review teamhas also been appointed by Gordhan to review Eskom's technical operations at its various power stations.

by | March 20, 2019 | 01:51

Some people expressed support for the victims in a uniquely New Zealand way. Some 120 forensic workers are involved in the identification process, which began soon after the attacks on two mosques on Friday. Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, was captured by police and has been charged with one count of murder , but Ardern assured parliament other charges would follow .

by | March 20, 2019 | 02:11

The leaders expressed hopes for an improved relationship between the two countries, despite friction in the past. He is to meet with Trump on Tuesday, when he is expected to discuss trade and cooperation on the global campaign to press Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to give up power to the opposition.

by | March 20, 2019 | 02:52

Devin Nunes (D-CA). Social media sites are usually not subject to defamation liability, according to Fox News , but Nunes claims that Twitter takes such an active role in policing content that it must bear responsibility for damage done to Nunes on the site.

by | March 20, 2019 | 03:18

Conway, a vocal Trump critic on Twitter , recalled a trip to a costume party he took with his wife, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, and Trump after the 2016 election but before Trump took office. Presented with her husband's concerns Monday, Kellyanne Conway dismissed them. She might know him better than me. The Conways, who have been married since 2001, have publicly positioned themselves on opposite sides of issues related to the president with increasing frequency.

by | March 20, 2019 | 01:47

Turkish-born Gökmen Tanis, 37, was allegedly targeting one of his own relatives, in this morning's shooting, which left three people dead and five others injured, and saw the terrorism threat level in Utrecht raised to the highest possible.

by | March 20, 2019 | 02:38

Brenton Tarrant, 28, from Australia , appeared in court on Saturday charged with one count of murder and was remanded until April 5. Ahmed said that he was surprised to know of Brenton's involvement in the attacks in New Zealand . Numerous victims hailed from around the world. Twitter said it had suspended the account where the links first appeared and was "proactively working to remove the video content from the service", according to a spokesman.

by | March 20, 2019 | 02:48

Muhammad was executed in 2009 and Malvo is serving six consecutive life sentences. Investigators later discovered the two drifters lived in Bellingham for a few months in 2001 and 2002, staying at the Lighthouse Mission while Malvo attended Bellingham High School.

by | March 20, 2019 | 02:50

John McCain Tuesday, pointing specifically to his vote against repealing Obamacare and saying was "never a fan" and "never will be". Trump infamously began publicly criticizing McCain when he said on the campaign trail in 2015 that the senator was "not a war hero".

by | March 20, 2019 | 02:52

Trump, who has stepped up his campaign to convince the public that Mueller's team is biased and the investigation politicized, tweeted "Wow!" in reaction to the poll . A majority of voters, or 58 percent, further said that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's recent remarks against impeaching Trump had no impact on their opinion.

by | March 20, 2019 | 01:20

Speaking at a campaign rally in the northern town of Eregli, Erdogan also criticized New Zealand and Australia for sending troops to Turkey in the World War I Gallipoli campaign, claiming their motive was anti-Islam-oriented. An interfaith vigil will be held at the Paola mosque on Wednesday to honour the victims of the Christchurch attacks in New Zealand. Erdogan swiftly condemned the attacks in New Zealand on March 15, writing on Twitter that day that the massacre was a "deplorable ...

by | March 20, 2019 | 01:49

Downing Street has used the prospect of a lengthy delay - which could be used to force a second referendum - to try to persuade Brexiteer lawmakers that they risk losing Brexit altogether if they don't vote for May's deal. At a press conference in Brussels, the EU's chief negotiator Mr Barnier said it was up to the 27 European Union leaders to decide whether to grant a delay, based on what was in the "best interest" of the EU.

by | March 20, 2019 | 02:42

The group formed in 2017 in response to official pressure to do more to fight online extremism. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern meets representatives of the Muslim community at Canterbury refugee centre in Christchurch , New Zealand March 16, 2019.

by | March 20, 2019 | 01:16

After making his first court appearance on Saturday morning, Tarrant dismissed his duty lawyer and instead made a decision to represent himself. "But he will, when I speak, be nameless", Ardern told her country's parliament . New Zealand's worldwide spy agency, the Government Communications Security Bureau, confirmed it had not received any relevant information or intelligence before the shootings.

by | March 20, 2019 | 01:08

In their initial votes, the House and Senate both fell short of the two-thirds majorities that will be needed to override Trump's veto . Project include, among others, a $38 million training support facility at Fort Rucker , Alabama; a $32 million vehicle maintenance shop at Fort Campbell , Kentucky; to a $53 million unmanned aerial vehicle hangar at Kunsan Air Base in South Korea; and $65 million for a "parking structure" at the U.S.

by | March 20, 2019 | 01:08

Fox News has reached out to Facebook, Google and Twitter for comment. "Out of respect for the people affected by this tragedy and the concerns of local authorities, we're also removing all edited versions of the video that do not show graphic content", Mia Garlick, Facebook New Zealand said in another update on the New Zealand mosque attack.

by | March 20, 2019 | 01:49

He did not rule out a financial settlement for Northern Ireland if the DUP backed the deal. Both British and European leaders agreed not to re-establish a hard border - replete with British troops and military checkpoints - between the British territory of Northern Ireland and the rest of Ireland, which remains a part of the EU.

by | March 19, 2019 | 02:18

The longer-term strategy seems to be to gain control of the Democrat Party, Congress and ultimately the United States government itself. The plan calls for a Soviet-Union-style 10-year national mobilization, which would cost American taxpayers up to $93 trillion or $650,000 per household, according to one estimate.

by | March 19, 2019 | 03:07

It is now apparent that there is no path for me to have a relationship of mutual trust and respect with the leaders of the Opposition parties. Recent events have led me to conclude that I can not serve as Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to Cabinet during the upcoming election campaign.

by | March 19, 2019 | 02:24

Videos and photos show the students lighting candles and singing in remembrance of those who lost their lives, with some of them coming together to perform a traditional Maori Haka dance. "It definitely makes you feel like New Zealand really does come together in a time of darkness and we can really just be who we are", she said. Australia is now assessing risk posed by right-wing extremism and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Monday chair a meeting of the national security ...