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World Media Seattle crane accident: Missing connector pins considered as possible cause
Author: 0 Seattle crane accident: Missing connector pins considered as possible cause

He said it was being disassembled by workers. Experts say it appears workers who were disassembling a construction crane had removed pins securing sections together, and that could explain why it toppled. SEATTLE-Officials in Washington state on Monday, April 29, are expected to release the identities of the four people killed when a construction crane fell from a Seattle building.

World Media Federal officials foil Los Angeles terror plot
Author: 0 Federal officials foil Los Angeles terror plot

According to the Justice Department, Domingo wanted to "seek retribution" for attacks against Muslims. Hanna explained Domingo's "chilling terrorism plot" that would target "Jews as they walked to synagogue" as well as police officers, a military facility, crowds at the Santa Monica pier, and his own neighbor.

World Media WaPo Poll: Impeachment Support Sinks to New Low
Author: 0 WaPo Poll: Impeachment Support Sinks to New Low

But Democrats say the report outlines "substantial evidence" that Trump engaged in obstruction and other abuses - and they control the House which has the power to launch impeachment proceedings against the President. To compel Trump officials to testify, Democrats are ready to slap them with fines or even hand out real jail terms, Connolly said. Dowd said that Trump was only seeking to have Mueller "vetted", Dowd said during an appearance on Fox News.

World Media Boeing CEO Faces Tough Questions On 737 Max Plane's Design
Author: 0 Boeing CEO Faces Tough Questions On 737 Max Plane's Design

A file image of the Boeing 737 MAX tail and winglets. Last October, 189 people died when a Max 8 flown by Lion Air of Indonesia plunged into the Java Sea soon after taking off from Jakarta on a short-haul flight. Facing shareholders and the press for the first time since the Ethiopian Airlines tragedy, Mr Muilenburg said that both accidents occurred because of faulty data from a sensor which triggered the plane's Manoeuvring Characteristics Augmentation System ( MCAS ).

World Media Daimler denies helping Kim Jong Un buy embargoed Maybachs
Author: 0 Daimler denies helping Kim Jong Un buy embargoed Maybachs

The North Korean leader said "the situation on the Korean peninsula and the region is now at a standstill and has reached a critical point", Korean Central News Agency said. Trump also said that he appreciated the efforts from Russian Federation and China on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. North Korea has all along contended that it needs its nuclear arsenal to defend itself against what it sees as U.S.

World Media Norway finds 'Russian spy whale' off Arctic coast
Author: 0 Norway finds 'Russian spy whale' off Arctic coast

Petersburg " written on the inside. Researchers in Norway have said a Beluga whale discovered by fishermen near Ingøy on April 26 may have been trained by Russian naval forces, NRK reported . And previous year, a Ukrainian official claimed its trained military dolphins died "patriotically" after going on hunger strike when they were seized by Russians .

World Media Japanese emperor: Akihito set for first abdication in 200 years
Author: 0 Japanese emperor: Akihito set for first abdication in 200 years

Traditionally, the Japanese refer to the date by the era name, or " gengo ", a system originally imported from China, on documents, calendars and coins but many people also use the Western calendar. Young people these days don't think that way. Akihito has sought to modernise the imperial family in Japan, which has a sensitive position given the role his father Hirohito played in the country's militaristic past.

World Media Pakistan among top 20 military spending countries in 2018: Sipri report
Author: 0 Pakistan among top 20 military spending countries in 2018: Sipri report

In fact, the "significant increases in spending" by the two countries drove total global military spending up 2.6% from 2017, researchers said. The military spending of 2018 made up for four per cent of Pakistan's gross domestic product (GDP) which is the highest level since 2004, according to the report by the Sweden-based institute.

World Media Trump sues Deutsche Bank and Capital One to block House subpoenas
Author: 0 Trump sues Deutsche Bank and Capital One to block House subpoenas

The lawsuit alleges that the subpoenas "have no legitimate and lawful purpose" and were issued to "rummage through every aspect" of Trump's finances to "cause him political damage". Richmond sits on the House Judiciary Committee, which is working to get Attorney General William Barr to testify before the committee regarding the Mueller report on Trump and Russian Federation.

World Media ROD RESIGNS: Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein Resigns from the Department of Justice
Author: 0 ROD RESIGNS: Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein Resigns from the Department of Justice

Rosenstein's resignation has been expected since Attorney General William Barr was confirmed earlier this year. The move brought Rosenstein's often tumultuous two-year tenure to an end, during which he oversaw special counsel Robert Mueller's sweeping investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and was present at key moments during the firing of FBI director James Comey .

World Media Sri Lanka president appoints new acting police chief
Author: 0 Sri Lanka president appoints new acting police chief

Three others died in gunfire. The government decision comes after a parliamentarian, Ashu Marasinghe, submitted a motion urging the government to ban the face veils saying that the garment was "not even a traditional Muslim attire" and should be outlawed on security grounds, the Independent reports .

World Media ISIS Leader Who Was Rumored Dead Admits Defeat in Syria
Author: 0 ISIS Leader Who Was Rumored Dead Admits Defeat in Syria

The group has claimed responsibility for the suicide attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka , and investigators are looking into the extent of the extremist group's involvement with the local radicalized Muslims who carried out the suicide bombings.

World Media French Police Experts Start Notre Dame Checks After Fire
Author: 0 French Police Experts Start Notre Dame Checks After Fire

Le Canard Enchaine had reported that the police had found the remains of seven cigarette butts in the cathedral. More than a week after the catastrophic fire shook France and gripped the world, toppling the cathedral's spire and leading to an outpouring of support, investigators are still seeking a cause of the blaze.

World Media Socialists lead in Spanish election as far-right make gains
Author: 0 Socialists lead in Spanish election as far-right make gains

Vox leader Santiago Abascal, who drew the largest crowds during campaigning, told reporters in Madrid that "millions of Spaniards are going to vote with hope, they are going to do it without fear for anything or anybody". Polls a week ago showed that about one-third of Spain's almost 37 million voters hadn't decided yet who to choose to fill 350 seats in the Congress of Deputies and 208 in the Upper House.

World Media Gunman opens fire on Baltimore cookout, killing 1, wounding 6
Author: 0 Gunman opens fire on Baltimore cookout, killing 1, wounding 6

No arrests were immediately made and there was no word on a possible motive for the shooting. At around 3:30 p.m., officers responded to the 2300 block of East Chase Street for a report of a shooting. "It wasn't anything dealing with the church". Authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying the shooter. Acting Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young called on the public for information, CNN reported .

World Media Kenyan athletes Kipchoge, Kosgei win London Marathon titles
Author: 0 Kenyan athletes Kipchoge, Kosgei win London Marathon titles

More than 40,000 runners braved the streets of the British capital on what was a blustery day, with athletes sporting a variety of costumes completing the 42.2-kilometre course lined by several thousand spectators. For Kosgei, an impressive time of 02:18:20 was enough to see off a competitive field that could not keep the pace with the 25-year-old athlete. Brigid Kosgei won the women's event after finishing second previous year.

World Media Abe set for White House visit
Author: 0 Abe set for White House visit

President Donald Trump said Friday he made a decision to visit Japan next month after being told by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that an upcoming imperial succession is "100 times bigger" an event to the people of Japan than the Super Bowl.

World Media People Dead In Two Tennessee Homes, Suspect Shot And In Custody
Author: 0 People Dead In Two Tennessee Homes, Suspect Shot And In Custody

On Sunday, investigators discovered an additional two bodies while processing the scene, according to a Twitter post . The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation tweeted Saturday night that 25-year-old Michael Cummins was in custody. Another victim was alive and rushed to hospital in critical condition. TBI is investigating the deaths and the officer-involved shooting, DeVine said.

World Media Trump denies $2 million payment to N. Korea
Author: 0 Trump denies $2 million payment to N. Korea

What matters most about North Korea giving the USA a $2 million bill for comatose Otto Warmbier's medical care is that it was not paid , Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., said Friday. Warmbier was jailed in North Korea after he allegedly stole a poster from his hotel during an organized trip. The Washington Post was the first to report the bill.

World Media Xi: China wants to expand sprawling infrastructure project:The Asahi Shimbun
Author: 0 Xi: China wants to expand sprawling infrastructure project:The Asahi Shimbun

Beijing wants "open, green and clean cooperation" with "zero tolerance for corruption", Mr Xi said. The focus of the initiative is also expected to shift from hard (infrastructure) connectivity to soft connectivity, focusing more on policy coordination, popular projects, liberalization and facilitation of trade and investment, and joint efforts by think-tanks and media, among others.

World Media Terror arrest clouds Anzac Day services
Author: 0 Terror arrest clouds Anzac Day services

The Syrian national was detained in Tekirdag, a northwest province close to the Gallipoli peninsula, a Tekirdag police spokesman said on Wednesday. Mr Morrison said reports received by the government about any link between the arrest and the Gallipoli service were inconclusive.

World Media Democrats Should Put Up or Shut Up on Impeachment
Author: 0 Democrats Should Put Up or Shut Up on Impeachment

As a result of this cooperation, the special counsel's report contains some embarrassing moments for the president. The framers provided for it with just this sort of situation in mind - a president exhibiting little regard for the rule of law and separation of powers whose self-interested maneuverings pose a growing existential threat to the republic.

World Media One dead, three injured in U.S. synagogue shooting
Author: 0 One dead, three injured in U.S. synagogue shooting

The accused gunman who opened fire at a California synagogue , killing one and injuring several others wrote a sick anti-Semitic manifesto praising the Christchurch massacre hours before his attack. President Donald Trump expressed his "deepest sympathies" for the victims of the shooting, which he said "looks like a hate crime ", prior to departing for a rally in Wisconsin.

World Media Canada May Drag Facebook to Court Over Its 'Disregard' for User Security
Author: 0 Canada May Drag Facebook to Court Over Its 'Disregard' for User Security

Facebook did not respond to a request for comment on the potential fine . And the ephemeral photo-video format has already gained an impressive momentum, hitting a record 500 million daily active user (DAU) base. " Facebook has spent more than a decade expressing contrition for its actions and avowing its commitment to people's privacy", BC Information and Privacy Commissioner Michael McEvoy says, "but when it comes to taking concrete actions needed to fix transgressions they demonstrate ...

World Media Trump voices appreciation of Putin's remarks on DPRK
Author: 0 Trump voices appreciation of Putin's remarks on DPRK

Kim Jong-un and President Moon Jae-in held their first meeting on April 27 previous year in the Demilitarised Zone dividing the peninsula amid a rapid diplomatic thaw, paving the way for a historic summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump in Singapore in June.