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World Media Sefcovic congratulates Caputova with winning presidential election in Slovakia
Author: 0 Sefcovic congratulates Caputova with winning presidential election in Slovakia

After successfully doing so, she won a major environmental prize in 2016 and became known as the country's Erin Brokovich, after the U.S. activist played by Julia Roberts in the 2000 Oscar-nominated film. She is in favour of gay rights and opposes a ban on abortion in the conservative Roman Catholic country. Voters apparently liked what they heard, and Caputova gained just over 58% of the vote in a second-round run-off against 52-year-old European commissioner Maro Sefcovic, according to ...

World Media Boeing issues fixes for its 737 Max planes
Author: 0 Boeing issues fixes for its 737 Max planes

The certification process should not be rushed, the association said in a statement earlier on Wednesday. I'm particularly struck by the fact that Transportation Department Inspector General Calvin Scovel's written testimony reportedly says that changes to the FAA's oversight of certification work done by Boeing employees will come partly as a response to a 2015 report from his office highlighting holes in that system.

World Media Explainer: Japan new imperial era name, Reiwa - Origins, Selection, Meaning
Author: 0 Explainer: Japan new imperial era name, Reiwa - Origins, Selection, Meaning

It's a proclamation that has happened only twice in almost a century, and the new name will follow Emperor Naruhito, after his May 1 investiture, for the duration of his rule - and beyond, becoming his official name after death. Discussing and guessing new era names in advance is not considered a taboo this time because Akihito is abdicating. "The era names carry this weight with them; they have this sense of defining a period", said Daniel Sneider, a Japan expert and lecturer at Stanford ...

World Media Turkey's AKP candidate declares victory in Istanbul, opposition says premature
Author: 0 Turkey's AKP candidate declares victory in Istanbul, opposition says premature

On Sunday, Turkey held municipal elections with voters electing mayors of cities, provincial capitals, and municipal districts, as well as local assembly representatives and village administrators. Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party's mayoral candidate for Istanbul, Binali Yildirim, won the majority of ballots from the box in which he cast his vote, according to unofficial results on Sunday.

World Media Venezuela military attache: Russian military team arrived in Caracas
Author: 0 Venezuela military attache: Russian military team arrived in Caracas

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's regime, bolstered by a Russian military deployment infuriating the U.S., on Thursday announced a ban on Washington-backed self-declared interim leader Juan Guaido holding public office. of organizing a "coup" in Venezuela. Oil production and exports have declined steadily over the last few years, and there seems to be no end in sight to this freefall.

World Media UK minister warns of prospect of United Ireland in no-deal Brexit
Author: 0 UK minister warns of prospect of United Ireland in no-deal Brexit

A Conservative source said: "The letter reaffirmed our commitment to the manifesto, and to the PM's own determination to seek a short extension to Article 50 that avoids the European Union elections". The federal government is warning Canadians in the U.K.to " exercise a high degree of caution " as Brexit protests intensify in London after a third "no deal" vote.

World Media 'Daddy won': 'SNL' imagines Trump's reaction to Mueller's report
Author: 0 'Daddy won': 'SNL' imagines Trump's reaction to Mueller's report

President Donald Trump suggested Friday that the New York Times and Washington Post should have a joint Pulitzer Prize revoked after special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation concluded that Trump's campaign did not collude with Russian Federation to undermine the 2016 presidential election.

World Media North Korea rocket launch site nearly ready, South says
Author: 0 North Korea rocket launch site nearly ready, South says

The summit fell apart after North Korea requested Washington to lift all sanctions on the country before it started denuclearising, to which the United States could not agree. already forbids materially all economic activity within North Korea as it is. "There's obviously a long ways to go". South Korean and US policies on North Korea are facing the same direction.

World Media Germany extends ban on Saudi arms sale
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The Energy Department and State Department have not only kept the authorizations from the public but also refused to share information about them with congressional committees that have jurisdiction over nuclear proliferation and safety. "One thing that is in our interest is to prevent Saudi Arabia from getting a nuclear weapon", Sherman said. The kingdom so far has refused to give up its right to enrich uranium or reprocess spent fuel, both of which can be used to build nuclear weapons.

World Media Thousands gather for remembrance service for victims of Christchurch attacks
Author: 0 Thousands gather for remembrance service for victims of Christchurch attacks

The Prince of Wales showed solidarity with New Zealanders, saying: 'This appalling atrocity is an assault on all of us who cherish religious freedom, tolerance, compassion and community'. Harry and heavily-pregnant Meghan told New Zealanders "we are with you" as they signed a book of condolence at New Zealand House in London last week.

World Media Fearing Brexit, protesters gather along Irish border
Author: 0 Fearing Brexit, protesters gather along Irish border

It would also see Northern Ireland adhere to European Union single market rules on goods - again to rule out the necessity for border regulatory checks. "They didn't realise the border was going to cause a major problem to them". May has said she won't deliver a Brexit that sees the United Kingdom remain in a customs union or a second referendum.

World Media One year after March of Return, many Gazans still determined to protest
Author: 0 One year after March of Return, many Gazans still determined to protest

Eager to get a big turnout on the anniversary, organisers set up loudspeakers at protest camps along the border, blaring out Palestinian nationalist songs at full volume. Egypt tried to mediate between Israel and Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas to rein in violence. Security has been a prominent issue in the build-up to Israeli elections due on April 9.

World Media Final blow to May’s premiership as Brexit deal rejected again
Author: 0 Final blow to May’s premiership as Brexit deal rejected again

May had told parliament the vote was the last chance to ensure Britain's exit, or Brexit , would take place. "Parliament will continue this process on Monday and we've got to look at all the options", Lewis said. The UK government will now scramble to either draft a new deal to present to the European Council on 10 April or face the economic repercussions of leaving the bloc without a deal.

World Media Liberals to put One Nation below Labor on how-to-vote cards
Author: 0 Liberals to put One Nation below Labor on how-to-vote cards

He said new footage overnight showing Senator Hanson saying the 1996 Port Arthur massacre was a hoax also helped tip the scales. Walter Mikac, who lost his wife and two young daughters at the hands of convicted killer Martin Bryant at Port Arthur in 1996, told Neil Mitchell Ms Hanson's comments were offensive.

World Media Man Gets 20 Years in Federal Prison Behind Fatal 'Swatting' Hoax
Author: 0 Man Gets 20 Years in Federal Prison Behind Fatal 'Swatting' Hoax

The charges against Barriss followed the death of 28-year-old Andrew Finch , who was shot by police responding to a call claiming that someone at Finch's address had killed one person and was holding others hostage. "I take full responsibility in what happened to him", Barriss said during the sentencing, according to the Wichita Eagle . " Swatting is no prank", U.S.

World Media Israel air strike hits northern Syria
Author: 0 Israel air strike hits northern Syria

Apartzev expected the population of Katzrin settlement alone to increase from 8,500 to 50,000. Following US president Trump's proclamation last Monday when he officially recognized the Golan Heights as Israeli territory, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini issued yesterday a declaration on behalf of the European Union, denouncing the recognition .

World Media Palace: Cut down on plastics use for Earth Hour
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This year's event comes after hundreds of thousands of young people around the world skipped school earlier this month to stage climate change protests, in an attempt at pressuring lawmakers to combat global warming . The event kickstarted in 2007 in Sydney , Australia, on March 31 at 7:30 pm after the idea of a large scale switch off was coined and developed in 2006 by WWF Australia.

World Media Linda McMahon to Step Down as Head of Small Business Administration
Author: 0 Linda McMahon to Step Down as Head of Small Business Administration

McMahon's plans were first reported by Politico . "I am resigning my position at SBA effective April 12". Inside the White House, she's seen as a loyal foot soldier. Like those businessmen and businesswomen, McMahon considers herself and her husband Vince McMahon risk-takers who have "had plenty of ups and downs".

World Media EU's Tusk calls for Brexit meeting on April 10
Author: 0 EU's Tusk calls for Brexit meeting on April 10

May had urged divided legislators to support the deal and finally break an impasse that has left Britons uncertain when, or even if, the country will leave the EU. She now has until 12 April to seek a longer extension to the negotiation process to avoid a no-deal Brexit on that date. Hundreds of thousands of Britons marched through London last Saturday demanding a second referendum , while on Friday thousands of angry Brexit supporters protested in the capital.

World Media Trump's First Presidential Veto Successful
Author: 0 Trump's First Presidential Veto Successful

The override did not hit a two-thirds vote required for passage. U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming has consistently championed the President's vision of border security and says this was just another attempt by the Democrats to oppose President Trump .

World Media Trump says he'll close border if Mexico doesn't stop illegal migration
Author: 0 Trump says he'll close border if Mexico doesn't stop illegal migration

To get a better understanding of immigration , students will hear firsthand accounts from immigrants, border patrol agents, missionaries and those who serve the immigration population along the U.S. "That breaking point has arrived this week", McAleenan said Wednesday in El Paso. The U.S. and Central American officials signed a border security compact Wednesday that aims to expand intelligence sharing, address human trafficking and combat transnational gangs.

World Media Suspect in Closs Kidnapping, Killings Pleads Guilty
Author: 0 Suspect in Closs Kidnapping, Killings Pleads Guilty

Prosecutors dropped an armed burglary charge. He faces life in prison if convicted on the homicide counts. CBS station WCCO reported that Patterson appeared to cry in court. The complaint states Patterson shot and killed Denise Closs in front of Jayme. Retiree Kathy Wirth says she's sorry for what Jayme went through and still has to go through.

World Media Books says Barbara Bush didn't see self as Republican after Trump
Author: 0 Books says Barbara Bush didn't see self as Republican after Trump

Bush called a "heart attack ". It was not technically a heart attack, but an incident that hospitalized her in 2016 that was another chapter in her battle with chronic pulmonary disease. Bush admitted that she wrote-in Jeb's name on the last day of voting in 2016. "Dear Mrs. Trump, The world thought I was writing this note to Bill Clinton ".

World Media UK Parliament readies for new vote on EU divorce deal
Author: 0 UK Parliament readies for new vote on EU divorce deal

But she was fatally weakened by her hapless performance in a snap election, called in an attempt to bolster her majority and pass the required legislation in a parliament dominated by Remain supporting MPs. The Labour frontbench plan for a softer Brexit was defeated by 237 to 307, while a motion tabled by the Conservative MP George Eustice which proposed staying in Efta and the EEA without a customs union only gained 65 votes, with 377 against.