• Facebook blocked over 1.2 million New Zealand shooting videos at upload
Facebook blocked over 1.2 million New Zealand shooting videos at upload

Facebook said it removed the video "within minutes" of being notified by New Zealand police. The video was viewed fewer than 200 times during the live broadcast and no users reported the video during the live broadcast. Neal Mohan, YouTube's chief product officer, told the Washington Post that as well as cutting human reviewers out of the l...

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  • New Zealand terror attack
New Zealand terror attack

Tarrant- a suspected white supremacist - live-streamed the attack from inside the Masjid Al Noor Mosque on Friday shortly after prayers. Mr Tipple said the store did not sell the shooter the high-powered weapon that was used in the massacre.

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  • New Zealand PM Says Cabinet Has Agreed to Gun Law Reform
New Zealand PM Says Cabinet Has Agreed to Gun Law Reform

Australian Brenton Tarrant , 28, a suspected white supremacist, was charged with murder on Saturday. He did not request bail and was remanded in custody until an April 5 court appearance. The nationalities of the victims included Indian, Pakistani, Malaysian, Indonesian, Egyptian, Bangladeshi, Saudi, Somalian and Turkish, authorities said.

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  • Israeli soldier and rabbi killed in West Bank attack
Israeli soldier and rabbi killed in West Bank attack

Conricus added that the Palestinian then used the weapon to fire at three vehicles, hitting a civilian and then hijacking a auto which he drove to another junction nearby where he shot a second soldier before continuing on to Bruqin, a nearby Palestinian village.

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  • Many dead in New Zealand shooting at two mosques during Friday prayers
Many dead in New Zealand shooting at two mosques during Friday prayers

British security sources said there were no apparent United Kingdom links to the attack. Also in a social media post just before the attack, an account that is believed to belong to one of the attackers posted a link to an 87-page manifesto that was filled with anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim ideas and explanations for an attack.

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  • Mosque massacre survivor hailed as hero for confronting the shooter, saving lives
Mosque massacre survivor hailed as hero for confronting the shooter, saving lives

Australian-born 28-year-old Brenton Tarrant appeared in the dock as the judge read a single murder charge against him. Do you have a message of support for our friends in New Zealand? "Otherwise, if he managed to come into the mosque, then we would all probably be gone".

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  • Facebook, YouTube blindsided by mosque shooter's live video
Facebook, YouTube blindsided by mosque shooter's live video

Facebook , YouTube and other social media platforms are struggling to scrub offensive content from sites that generate billions of dollars in revenue from advertisers. After Facebook stopped the Christchurch livestream, it told moderators to delete any copies or complimentary comments on the attack. Users intent on sharing the violent video t...

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  • Bomb Cyclone Continues its March Across the Nation
Bomb Cyclone Continues its March Across the Nation

The storm's center was over Iowa and Nebraska on Thursday and will continue delivering risky weather conditions to 105 million people who are under some sort of watch, warning or advisory as it moves east and then north into Canada. At least one tornado was confirmed in the MI community of Vernon, between Lansing and Flint, which damaged at last tw...

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  • Ethiopia crash: 'very scared' pilot mentioned flight control problem
Ethiopia crash: 'very scared' pilot mentioned flight control problem

The investigations into both 737 Max crashes are underway, and expected to focus on the automated controls. Experts say it is too soon to know what caused the crash, but aviation authorities worldwide have grounded Boeing's 737 Maxes , as concerns over the plane caused the company's share price to tumble by around 10 per cent.

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  • Toronto vigil honors victims of New Zealand mosque shootings
Toronto vigil honors victims of New Zealand mosque shootings

While the final casualty figures had not been confirmed when this edition went to press, New Zealand Police confirmed there were 49 people dead and multiple numbers in hospital with critical injuries. The suspect documented his radicalisation and two years of preparations in a lengthy, meandering and conspiracy filled far-right "manifesto". Pol...

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  • Gaza rockets targeted Tel Aviv, says IDF
Gaza rockets targeted Tel Aviv, says IDF

Overnight, Israeli aircraft and helicopters strike dozens of Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip . Netanyahu's main rivalry in the upcoming elections, former army chief of staff Benny Gantz and leader of the Blue and White party said , "Only an aggressive and severe response" was necessary, "otherwise it will be impossible to renew our deterrence...

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  • MPs Are Intent on Reversing Brexit!
MPs Are Intent on Reversing Brexit!

The British pound rose on Friday, posting its best week since January, as Prime Minister Theresa May tried to convince eurosceptics to back her deal to exit the European Union in a third parliamentary vote next week. Support for Mrs May is at a similarly low ebb among Government ministers, with one Cabinet source telling The Telegraph that ...

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  • Yellow vest protests turn violent amid clashes between police, protesters
Yellow vest protests turn violent amid clashes between police, protesters

Rioters set fire to a bank and ransacked stores on Paris' landmark shopping street in a new flare-up of violence as France's yellow vest protests against President Emmanuel Macron and his pro-business reforms entered a fourth month . A posh eatery called Fouquet's, which is associated with politicians and celebrities, was vandalised and set on...

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  • Beto O'Rourke Announces His Run For President In 2020
Beto O'Rourke Announces His Run For President In 2020

O'Rourke didn't just focus his campaigning on urban and suburban areas typically rich with Democratic voters - he traveled to all 254 Texas counties, committing to visit even the reddest, most rural places. O'Rourke joins a crowded field of Democrats who want to challenge President Donald Trump in the November 2020 vote. Some had encouraged O...

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  • Trump 'greatly appreciates' Pelosi's opposition to impeachment
Trump 'greatly appreciates' Pelosi's opposition to impeachment

That's because, despite Pelosi's opposition, Texas Democratic Rep. "Well, I believe that this president is the biggest crisis for America in a generation", Steyer said. The Democrats won control of Congress in the 2006 elections in large measure because of a wave of mass antiwar sentiment. Yet, in a second post on his favorite social media si...

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  • Secretary of State Pompeo announces sanctions on anyone requesting ICC probes
Secretary of State Pompeo announces sanctions on anyone requesting ICC probes

The United States will impose visa restrictions on people responsible for any International Criminal Court probe, a move aimed at preventing actions against US and allies in Afghanistan , the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday.

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  • Beto O'Rourke confirms United States presidential run
Beto O'Rourke confirms United States presidential run

But he harnessed growing nationwide popularity to rake in $80-plus million in donations, including a staggering $38 million from July to September 2018 alone. The Texas Democrat's "March for Truth" event in El Paso marked O'Rourke's first foray onto the national stage since his Senate loss . O'Rourke begins a three-day Iowa trip on Thursday.

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  • House to Likely Pass Bill Forcing Public Release of Mueller Report Today
House to Likely Pass Bill Forcing Public Release of Mueller Report Today

With Democrats in control of the House, it is a near-certainty that the bill will pass, forcing Republicans to go on record on whether they support the transparency of the report or not, before it moves to the Senate for another likely vote.

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  • 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

RTÉ's Education Correspondent Emma O'Kelly met some Dublin students who are intent on protesting on Friday. Co-organiser Isla Day said young people could not wait until they were older to take action on climate change. "It's going to be quite impressive", said Gillibrand of the School Strike for Climate movement, "and it's incredibly inspiring ...

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  • Gambino crime boss slain outside Staten Island home
Gambino crime boss slain outside Staten Island home

Cali was rushed to Staten Island University North Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Cali was said to have strong ties to the Sicilian Mafia, and experts suggested his ascension to the top spot about four years ago was part of an attempt by the Gambinos to lower their high-profile image created by former godfather John Gotti .

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  • All Boeing 737 Max Planes Grounded ‘Immediately,’ Trump Says
All Boeing 737 Max Planes Grounded ‘Immediately,’ Trump Says

But in a statement Wednesday, Boeing said it supported the government's action. He did not elaborate. Sunday's tragic crash of ET302 comes just as Ethiopian Airlines has been riding a wave of global investment, expansion and optimism.

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  • Defence spending up 5 per cent in Donald Trump's 2020 budget plan
Defence spending up 5 per cent in Donald Trump's 2020 budget plan

His budget reduces spending in Medicare , a federal health program for the elderly, by $845 billion over 10 years, from current law. The Trump administration's 2020 budget blueprint released yesterday is bad news for U.S. The Committee for a Responsible Budget said Trump's budget would add $10.5 trillion to the debt over a decade, and critic...

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  • President Trump Slams California Governor for Putting Pause on Executions
President Trump Slams California Governor for Putting Pause on Executions

By signing his executive order, Newsom will lower the country's death row population by a quarter. "The fact that so many states have abolished the death penalty - but California hasn't - has given people cover for this narrative that people are still supportive the death penalty".

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  • Now, Vietnam wants Malaysia to free Kim Jong Nam murder suspect
Now, Vietnam wants Malaysia to free Kim Jong Nam murder suspect

The release of an Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother was entirely a Court ruling, and the government did not interfere in the decision to drop the charges against her, according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

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  • Michael Cohen lawyer attempts to clarify testimony about presidential pardon, amid criticism
Michael Cohen lawyer attempts to clarify testimony about presidential pardon, amid criticism

Cohen, who was sentenced to three years in prison on December 12, claimed at his hearing that he had "never asked for, nor would I accept, a pardon from President Trump". Cohen, who reports to prison in May for campaign finance crimes and previously lying to Congress, said at a public hearing before a House panel last month, "I have never asked for...

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  • Trump urges GOP senators to OK emergency move
Trump urges GOP senators to OK emergency move

Pelosi and other House Democrats have argued that Trump's emergency declaration, which he is using as a way to spend more on barriers at the border than Congress has authorized, violates the Constitution. Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., who has pushed the administration for days on its legal rationale for declaring the national emergency, said Tuesda...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn says Theresa May's Brexit strategy is in
Jeremy Corbyn says Theresa May's Brexit strategy is in "tatters"

He said he will now meet with MPs from across the House of Commons to "find a compromise solution". "It's time that we have a general election and the people can choose who their government should be", Corbyn said on Tuesday after May suffered a humiliating 391 to 242 defeat when her Brexit deal was rejected by Parliament for a second time.

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  • The Web Is 30. Here's What Its Inventor Thinks
The Web Is 30. Here's What Its Inventor Thinks

Google on Tuesday celebrated the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web with a unique Google Doodle , while the creator of the internet , Tim Berners-Lee, lamented the direction it has taken over the years. "In those days, there was different information on different computers, but you had to log on to different computers to get at it", he wrot...

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  • Tucker Carlson Responds to Radio Controversy
Tucker Carlson Responds to Radio Controversy

I mean, it's nothing they did. The Louisiana senator says he would rather be informed than opinionated. Laura Keiter, a communications director for Media Matters , said in a statement to TheWrap: "Anyone remotely familiar with Tucker Carlson won't be surprised by the misogyny".

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  • 9-year-old Los Angeles area girl found in duffel bag ID'd
9-year-old Los Angeles area girl found in duffel bag ID'd

The girl's body was found on March 5 around 10 a.m.by workers with Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation. Police had previously called on the public for help in identifying her and released a sketch that featured her in the pink shirt and blue trousers she was wearing when her body was found.

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