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World Media Israel Bombed Hamas Building to Thwart Cyber Attack
Author: 0 Israel Bombed Hamas Building to Thwart Cyber Attack

However, there appeared to be no rocket fire coming from Gaza following the Palestinians' announcement. Two Palestinian officials and a TV station belonging to Hamas, Gaza's rulers, said a ceasefire had been reached at 0430 a.m. "The ceasefire understanding will begin Monday 04:30", a Palestinian official familiar with the agreement said, according to Reuters . This comes after at least 24 Palestinians, including a pregnant woman, were killed in Israeli strikes on the strip ...

World Media Turkey's largest mosque to open in Istanbul
Author: 0 Turkey's largest mosque to open in Istanbul

The ruling party has since challenged the results in Ankara and Istanbul , which has prompted opposition accusations that they are trying to steal the election. Although the USA has already delivered two warplanes under an agreement to sell F-35 fighter jets to Turkey , Congress ordered a delay in future deliveries late previous year.

World Media Definitely Possibly: UK’s Labour ambivalent on Brexit vote
Author: 0 Definitely Possibly: UK’s Labour ambivalent on Brexit vote

One figure leading the polls - Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage - has been criticised recently for appearing on a U.S. talk show which focuses on conspiracy theories. Mr Pennycook posted on Twitter: "As I said from the despatch box on 9 April, given where we now are there is a clear requirement to seek "public approval for any agreement that might emerge at this late hour by means of a confirmatory referendum".

World Media A clear message to Iran
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, on his way to Europe, said the actions undertaken by the US had been in the works for a short while. The news site Axios said Bolton´s warning came after Israel , which has pushed to isolate Iran, passed along intelligence of a possible plot by Tehran "against a United States target in the Gulf or USA allies like Saudi Arabia or the UAE".

World Media Muslims in Southern California Prepare for Ramadan
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The Maghrib prayers, which normally take place at about 6:40pm, signal the end of the fast. United States President Donald Trump, in his message released by the White House, said, "I send my warmest greetings to all Muslims observing the holy month of Ramazan..." Healthy adult Muslims fast in Ramadan from dawn until dusk.

World Media Police search for 5-year-old kidnapped 'by three Hispanic men'
Author: 0 Police search for 5-year-old kidnapped 'by three Hispanic men'

Volunteers from a group called Texas EquuSearch set out on foot and by ATV in a field in northeast Houston , where Vence told police he was assaulted by Maleah's kidnappers after he noticed something wrong with the Bowens' silver 2011 Nissan Altima that he was driving and pulled over.

World Media Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Goes to Jail Today
Author: 0 Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Goes to Jail Today

Cohen - who once famously claimed he was willing to "take a bullet" for Trump before later turning against his boss, including during nationally televised congressional testimony in February - pleaded guilty a year ago to campaign finance violations, tax evasion and lying to Congress about Trump's past business dealings in Russian Federation.

World Media Trump awards highest USA civilian honor to Tiger Woods
Author: 0 Trump awards highest USA civilian honor to Tiger Woods

Woods' latest Masters win was his fifth overall, and marked the first time he won a major championship in 11 years. While Woods dominated the sport for more than a decade, he won his first major in almost 11 years at last month's Masters Tournament, a comeback that captivated the sporting world.

Author: 0 Global stocks drop after Trump risks ‘full-on’ trade war with China

Elsewhere in Asia on Monday, the A-share index on China's smaller market in Shenzhen plummeted 7.4 per cent. Japan's markets were closed for a holiday, but the future contract for the benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 2.4 per cent. The threat , conveyed via Twitter , dashed expectations that the two biggest economies might forge a deal in talks this week. Abruptly ending weeks of optimism that the White House and Beijing imminently would agree to unravel their dispute, the president said ...

Author: 0 Boeing held off for months on disclosing cockpit alert change

Meanwhile, in some cases domestic carriers who purchased the Max did not learn of the software glitch until after the Ethiopian Airlines crash that left 157 people dead and led to an global grounding of the fleet, according to the Wall Street Journal and carriers.

World Media Trump attacks social media sites after James Woods, Alex Jones banned
Author: 0 Trump attacks social media sites after James Woods, Alex Jones banned

This week Facebook purged accounts the media characterized as "right wing", even though among them was Nation of Islam leader and Women's March ally Louis Farrakhan . Twitter long has maintained that a user's follower accounts fluctuate in response to its efforts to combat spam on the site and are not politically motivated.

World Media Crescent moon sighted - Ramadan to begin from May 6
Author: 0 Crescent moon sighted - Ramadan to begin from May 6

Clerics of Pakistan's Moon Sighting Committee search the sky with a telescope for the new moon that signals the start of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan , in Karachi, Sunday, May 5, 2019. Fasting during Ramadan is not just about abstaining from food and drink, the real objective is to attain purity and piousness in order to be closer to Allah.

World Media Global shares, oil slump after Trump vows China tariff hike
Author: 0 Global shares, oil slump after Trump vows China tariff hike

Any sign of an escalation in the months-long trade war is nearly sure to roil financial markets, which have reacted sensitively to developments in the talks between the world's two largest economies. In Argentina, Trump agreed not to increase the import tariffs on Chinese products till an agreement is reached in 100 days. The Wall Street Journal reported that China was considering cancelling this week's trade talks in Washington in light of Trump's comments, which took Chinese officials by ...

World Media Plane carrying 142 people skids off Florida runway, plunges into river
Author: 0 Plane carrying 142 people skids off Florida runway, plunges into river

None of the 143 passengers and crew members had serious injuries from the landing that ended in the St. Johns River. Four patients taken to Memorial Hospital were all treated and released before 4 a.m. Authorities said everyone on board emerged without critical injuries, climbing onto the wings to be rescued. There are more than 900 Boeing 737-800 planes in use in the USA and scores more internationally, he said.

World Media Palestinians say truce reached with Israel to end deadly escalation
Author: 0 Palestinians say truce reached with Israel to end deadly escalation

In addition to those killed and injured, the rockets repeatedly set off air raid alarms in southern Israel and sent residents running to shelters while also damaging houses. After another night of rocket fire, and heavy shelling, Israel and Hamas were reported to have agreed to an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire which was meant to kick off in the early hours of Monday morning.

World Media The One Show's Alex Jones racing to give birth before Meghan Markle
Author: 0 The One Show's Alex Jones racing to give birth before Meghan Markle

Speaking to CBS News, the Mrs Arbiter said: "A lot of people like to say I don't care about the birth of the royal baby, but these people underestimate the global reach of the Royal Family". The spokesperson revealed that the Duke will travel to The Hague on May 9 for the launch of the Invictus Games 2020. This comes following the announcement that Harry and Meghan would spend some time celebrating the new arrival before sharing details of their firstborn.

World Media Sri Lanka Churches Remain Closed for Fear of New Attacks
Author: 0 Sri Lanka Churches Remain Closed for Fear of New Attacks

Sri Lanka has banned around 200 Islamic clerics as a security operation and investigation following the Easter Sunday massacre that killed more than 250 people continues. Anthony's church as naval soldiers carry out reconstruction work in Colombo , Sri Lanka, Friday, May 3, 2019. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said the suicide plot was hatched by a secretive group that drew its members from the National Thowheed Jamath and another local Islamist organization, Jammiyathul Millathu ...

World Media Burning passenger plane makes emergency landing at Moscow airport
Author: 0 Burning passenger plane makes emergency landing at Moscow airport

As per the latest information, 37 people have said to survive the incident. A spokeswoman for the investigators confirmed the death toll was 41. "All instructions have been given to conduct the most thorough investigation, [to carry out] the necessary orders to find out the cause of this accident", said Peskov, according to TASS.

World Media Europeans concern as United States lets Iran oil trade wavers expire
Author: 0 Europeans concern as United States lets Iran oil trade wavers expire

Friday's United States move, which Mr Rouhani made no direct reference to, was the third punitive action Washington has taken against Iran in as many weeks. The United States has tightened sanctions on Iran by increasing restrictions on Iran's nuclear program. The 45- to 90-day extensions were shorter than the 180 days granted previously but can be renewed.

World Media Trump says Robert Mueller shouldn't testify before Congress
Author: 0 Trump says Robert Mueller shouldn't testify before Congress

Mueller reported that Trump in mid-2017 ordered McGahn to have Mueller removed. Mueller didn't charge Trump with obstruction but wrote that he couldn't exonerate him, either. Mueller, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, has not yet officially responded to the request, despite a confusing morning appearance on "Fox News Sunday" by Democratic Rep.

World Media Trump says Special Counsel Mueller should not testify on Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Trump says Special Counsel Mueller should not testify on Russian Federation probe

Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., on Sunday derided Democratic threats to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt if he doesn't share more information on the Mueller report - and said Barr doesn't fear the partisan pressure. Democrats are also frustrated that Barr has yet to provide an unredacted version of the Mueller report to lawmakers. A spokesman for Mueller declined to comment.

World Media Theresa May Urges Corbyn to Agree to Brexit Deal in Op-Ed
Author: 0 Theresa May Urges Corbyn to Agree to Brexit Deal in Op-Ed

May's Conservatives lost more than a thousand seats on English local councils that were up for re-election, and Labour - which would typically aim to gain hundreds of seats in a mid-term vote - lost 81. Other members, including numerous influential backbench 1922 Committee of MPs have told Mrs May to go or suggested that they will change party rules in order to force a second vote of no confidence in her leadership.

World Media Senate upholds veto of Yemen resolution in victory for Trump Saudi policy
Author: 0 Senate upholds veto of Yemen resolution in victory for Trump Saudi policy

Bernie Sanders , the action on Capitol Hill showed that "after years of abdicating that responsibility, Congress stood up in the Senate and in the House and said: You know what, Mr. Kate Wheelbarger, acting assistant defense secretary for global security affairs, said the US troops are not involved in hostilities in Yemen. The vote to uphold the veto is a victory for the Trump administration which has said it will continue backing Riyadh in the military operation which has led to thousands ...

World Media United Nations panel calls WikiLeaks founder’s UK sentence excessive
Author: 0 United Nations panel calls WikiLeaks founder’s UK sentence excessive

Assange stood with his hands while the sentence was read. "His supporters from the gallery at Southwark Crown Court cheered for him as he left and chanted" Shame on you" in the judge since Assange was led away. Hours after his arrest last month, US prosecutors said they had charged Assange with conspiracy in trying to access a classified USA government computer.

World Media Cyclone Fani: More than 1,000 Bangladesh homes destroyed
Author: 0 Cyclone Fani: More than 1,000 Bangladesh homes destroyed

It is expected to cause a storm surge, during which sea levels rise dramatically, sending destructive walls of water inland. Water level is likely to cross the danger level, the Centre warned. In Bangladesh, a woman died when a tree fell on her due to gusty winds in Bagerhat in the morning. Unprepared for the scale of the disaster, authorities struggled to evacuate the stricken population and some 10,000 people were killed.

World Media Venezuela: Guaido calls for more protests, strikes
Author: 0 Venezuela: Guaido calls for more protests, strikes

Earlier this week, Guaido tried to incite a military insurrection but it quickly fizzled out as a group of 25 rebel soldiers sought refuge in the Brazilian embassy in Caracas. We tell you more about OrchKids in Baltimore. Clashes with security forces left four dead, along with hundreds injured or detained. - On April 6, supporters of Maduro and Guaido respectively held rallies nationwide, as rifts in Venezuela stayed wide open.

World Media Vietnamese woman linked to Kim Jong-nam murder freed today
Author: 0 Vietnamese woman linked to Kim Jong-nam murder freed today

Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong's lawyer Hisyam Teh Poh Teik, shows a letter written by Doan during a news conference at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang , Malaysia May 3, 2019. Ms Huong is expected to fly back to Vietnam later on Friday. Huong's father, Doan Van Thanh, said he and her brother would be in Hanoi to welcome her home.