• At least 28 killed on tourist bus near Caniço — Madeira crash
At least 28 killed on tourist bus near Caniço — Madeira crash

Located in the mid-Atlantic, off the coast of Africa, the Madeira archipelago is a popular tourist destination, with 1.5 million visits every year. Mayor Filipe Souza of Santa Cruz told reporters immediately following the accident, "There are dead but it is not clear how many".

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  • Trump vetoes bill to end USA support for Saudi-led Yemen war
Trump vetoes bill to end USA support for Saudi-led Yemen war

The California Democrat said that he will continue to push for a peaceful resolution to the conflict in Yemen and will continue to push for ending America's support in the war through future bills such as the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

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  • Aretha Franklin Posthumously Honored With Pulitzer Prize
Aretha Franklin Posthumously Honored With Pulitzer Prize

The late soul singer Aretha Franklin earned a special citation from the Pulitzer committee. The Times won the prestigious journalism award for explanatory reporting for its probe of the Trump family's finances that "debunked his claims of self-made wealth and revealed a business empire riddled with tax dodges", the Pulitzer Prize Board anno...

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  • Bernie Sanders' Tax Returns Show He's Now A Millionaire
Bernie Sanders' Tax Returns Show He's Now A Millionaire

From canapé-filled fund-raisers on the coasts to the cloakrooms of Washington, mainstream Democrats are increasingly anxious that their effort to defeat President Trump in 2020 could be complicated by Mr. Trump has repeatedly said he will not because he's under audit, though Democrats have not retreated from the issue. Sanders' personal wealth ...

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  • Pelosi asks for extra security for Ilhan Omar after Trump tweet
Pelosi asks for extra security for Ilhan Omar after Trump tweet

In his recent tweet , the president berated Omar for her "anti-Semitic, anti-Israel and ungrateful U.S. HATE statements ", insisting that "she is out of control , except for her control of Nancy [Pelosi]". In a statement late Sunday, Omar said many of those threatening her life directly referenced Trump's post . Speaker Nancy Pelosi ...

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  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Quitting Facebook
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Quitting Facebook

It should be noted that United States military and economic aid to Israel is anchored in the Camp David peace deal with Egypt, aimed at compensating Israel for agreeing to give up the Sinai peninsula, an area double the size of its remaining territory.

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  • First Alert Weather Day: Tornado Watch issued for Coastal Empire & Lowcountry area
First Alert Weather Day: Tornado Watch issued for Coastal Empire & Lowcountry area

Sunday , forecasters say. Damage was reported early Saturday evening in Vicksburg, Mississippi, as severe thunderstorms rumbled through the city. Trees were down throughout the hilly city on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi. He said the threat for severe weather is greatest at such times but that the risk remained even after warm temperatures dr...

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  • Colorado, Wyoming dig out from spring snowstorm
Colorado, Wyoming dig out from spring snowstorm

Stay safe out there!" Meteorologist Michael Guy said metro Denver is now out of the warning area. Portions of Colorado , Kansas, Nebraska, Wyoming , South Dakota , and Minnesota , as of April 10, are under blizzard warnings, according to the National Weather Service (NWS ).

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  • Democrats slam Trump over sanctuary cities threat
Democrats slam Trump over sanctuary cities threat

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Saturday said he has "not personally spoken" to Attorney General William Barr about a congressional request made by Neal for Trump's tax returns. And despite the consideration given to releasing the immigrants on the streets to sanctuary cities, the Trump administration actually has plenty of jail space to...

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  • Woman may have crashed vehicle after seeing spider while driving
Woman may have crashed vehicle after seeing spider while driving

A woman driving in New York, United States crashed her vehicle after possibly spotting an unlikely passenger: a spider. "We feel it necessary to bring up a contributing factor that is not covered too often", the post read. I wonder if they've seen a Crash By Spider. "For safety measures should probably burn the auto too. Just to make sure i...

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  • 'Shameful act in British-Indian history': United Kingdom envoy on Jallianwala Bagh massacre
'Shameful act in British-Indian history': United Kingdom envoy on Jallianwala Bagh massacre

He said his country regrets "the suffering caused" and "the revulsion that we felt at the time is still strong today". Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre , one of the worst atrocities of British colonial rule for which London has yet to apologise.

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  • May told to resign over 'abject surrender' of Brexit delay
May told to resign over 'abject surrender' of Brexit delay

The EU expects the United Kingdom to hold European Parliament elections May 22 even though May does not want the members to take their seats with the others on July 2 if she can get her Brexit deal through before then, reported The Guardian .

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  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sweetest moments
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sweetest moments

There have been months of speculation over whether or not the couple would follow in the footsteps of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Prince and Princess of Wales before them, posing for global press for this first picture outside the hospital.

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  • London Police Fire Shots After Vehicle Rams Ukraine Ambassador's auto
London Police Fire Shots After Vehicle Rams Ukraine Ambassador's auto

He said the embassy had not been threatened in recent weeks. The ambassador's official vehicle was deliberately rammed in the morning as it sat parked in front of the embassy, an embassy statement said. The ambassador, Natalia Galibarenko, was not at the embassy at the time and no other staff were injured. "The police are investigating the suspec...

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  • Malaysia, China agree to resume rail project after slashing cost
Malaysia, China agree to resume rail project after slashing cost

The prime minister's office said in a statement it welcomed the signing of a supplementary agreement between Malaysia Rail Link Sendirian Berhad and state-owned China Communications Construction Company Ltd.to revive the project. Mahathir initially suggested the rail project will be called off because the high cost could burden the country with d...

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  • Sudan's new military rulers offer dialogue as protests rage
Sudan's new military rulers offer dialogue as protests rage

Announcing Bashir's ouster on Thursday and the creation of the military council, Ibn Auf also announced a state of emergency, a nationwide ceasefire and the suspension of the constitution, as well as a nighttime curfew. People's power It has now become apparent that people's power can topple a strongman who until days ago appeared to weather the m...

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  • American Airlines trims first-quarter forecast for unit revenue
American Airlines trims first-quarter forecast for unit revenue

In this Monday, April 8, 2019, file photo, a worker looks up at a parked Boeing 737 Max 8 built for Jet Airways as another 737 Max 8 made for Shenzhen Airlines stands behind at a Boeing Co. Deliveries are financially important to plane makers because that's when airlines pay most of the money. Investigators are still probing the cause of the Et...

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  • Child hurt, suspect arrested in Mall of America incident
Child hurt, suspect arrested in Mall of America incident

Witnesses say the boy's mother was screaming and asking others to pray for her son. A woman who works at a nearby store and who did not want to be identified said she heard loud screams, went outside the store and saw the boy hit the ground.

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  • South Korean court orders easing of decades-old abortion ban
South Korean court orders easing of decades-old abortion ban

The court ordered lawmakers to pass a revision reflecting the court's decision by December 31, 2020. The court said the new law should, under certain conditions, allow terminations in the early stages of pregnancy, according to Yonhap, and that doctors should no longer face criminal charges for carrying out the procedure.

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  • Sudan's military ousts President Omar al-Bashir following protests
Sudan's military ousts President Omar al-Bashir following protests

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir is believed to have stepped down amid nationwide protests contesting his leadership, Al Arabiya TV reports. A Reuters witness says soldiers raided the headquarters of the Islamic movement led by Sudan's Omar al-Bashir in the capital Khartoum on Thursday.

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  • Mueller report will be released within a week: U.S. attorney general
Mueller report will be released within a week: U.S. attorney general

Democrats scolded Barr over his handling of the report , telling him they were concerned that a summary of its main conclusions he released last month portrayed the investigation's findings in an overly favourable way for President Donald Trump .

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  • Trump Wonders Why George Washington Didn’t Name Mt. Vernon After Himself
Trump Wonders Why George Washington Didn’t Name Mt. Vernon After Himself

A spokesperson for Mount Vernon declined to comment on the article. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron pose in front of Mount Vernon, on April 23, 2018. Bradburn had a hard time keeping Trump's interest throughout the tour and tried to hold his attention by pointing out...

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  • Powerhouse system; historic blizzard north, severe weather south
Powerhouse system; historic blizzard north, severe weather south

The storm is shaping up to be the second rare bomb cyclone to hit the state in as many months. Areas like the Pine Ridge Reservation and northwest Missouri's Holt County are still recovering from last month's flooding which caused billions of dollars in damage .

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  • Israel's Netanyahu appears headed toward 5th term as PM
Israel's Netanyahu appears headed toward 5th term as PM

No one party has ever won a ruling majority in the 120-seat Knesset, and building a parliamentary coalition - which could take weeks - will ultimately determine the victor. He engaged in populist rhetoric that critics said amounted to the demonisation of Arab Israelis and others. The last time he feared losing an election, he warned of Israeli Ar...

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  • Congress, AAP mock BJP manifesto error on women
Congress, AAP mock BJP manifesto error on women

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed an election rally in Maharashtra's Latur today. The BJP promised a capital investment of 100 trillion Indian rupees ($1.44 trillion) on infrastructure by 2024, to help create jobs for the millions of youth entering the workforce every year.

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  • Grassley Sends The White House A Warning On Immigration
Grassley Sends The White House A Warning On Immigration

Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Lee Cissna, DHS undersecretary for management Claire Grady and DHS general counsel John Mitnick are also leaving the administration. Mr Trump had threatened to fire Ms Nielsen and she has previously considered resigning, but officials at the time recognised there were no obvious successors in place.

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  • Libya Tripoli airport BOMBED in air strike - all flights suspended
Libya Tripoli airport BOMBED in air strike - all flights suspended

Serraj's forces carried out an air strike on an LNA position in the suburb of Suq al-Khamis on Tuesday, a resident and an eastern military source said , without giving more details. The violence has thrown into doubt a United Nations plan for an April 14 to16 conference to plan elections as a way out of the anarchy since the Western-backed topplin...

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  • Iranian gov't to compensate for flood damage to agriculture Iran 09:17
Iranian gov't to compensate for flood damage to agriculture Iran 09:17

Young men were asked to remain behind to help with rescue operations. "Rescue teams are transferring locals to nearby shelters, including three military installations", Governor Gholamreza Shariati said. "During the floods, 200 bridges and 400 kilometres of roads were 100 percent destroyed", Iran Labor News Agency (ILNA) quoted Hassannia as sayin...

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  • Pair of trousers all that's left as pride of lions eat poacher
Pair of trousers all that's left as pride of lions eat poacher

The accomplices called the victim's family and said he had been killed by an elephant . Police said they seized guns and ammunition from the surviving men. Still, people grind up the horn and use it in a drink in a misguided effort to reduce fevers and cure hangovers, among other things. "This is a myth of the Western media and in some parts...

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  • American service members, 1 contractor killed in attack in Afghanistan
American service members, 1 contractor killed in attack in Afghanistan

In February, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said he had not received orders from President Donald Trump to reduce the number of USA troops in Afghanistan by half, but US military planners had been tasked with a possible troop reduction after internal discussions began late a year ago, according to USA officials.

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