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Worldwide 11 dead, 6 injured in shooting in Va. Beach; suspect dead
Author: 0 11 dead, 6 injured in shooting in Va. Beach; suspect dead

Virginia Beach Police Chief Jim Cervera has told a press conference the suspect was a "current employee" and that his motive for the "violent, violent act" was unknown when he stormed the building at 4pm local time. "This is a tragic day for Virginia Beach and our entire Commonwealth", Virginia governor Ralph Northam said on Twitter . Sen. Mark R. Warner, Virginia Democrat, also issued a statement Friday evening: "I am horrified by what has happened today in Virginia Beach".

Worldwide Iranians rally to support Palestinians on al-Quds Day
Author: 0 Iranians rally to support Palestinians on al-Quds Day

Palestinian media said the men were seeking to breach the Israeli fence that separates the West Bank and Jerusalem to reach the Holy City to pray at the revered Al-Aqsa mosque on the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Israeli police said the area would be heavily patrolled to keep the parade from erupting into violence, as has happened in the past. Ever since Trump's controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah ...

Worldwide Missouri judge issues order to allow Planned Parenthood Clinic to stay open
Author: 0 Missouri judge issues order to allow Planned Parenthood Clinic to stay open

Louis, Missouri , May 31, 2019 , the last location in the state performing abortions. "Here's genuine and it is a public effectively being disaster", Dr. While some states have sought to ban abortion at six weeks from conception, at least three states have passed measures this year to ban abortion starting at some point between eight weeks and 18 weeks.

Worldwide Malaysia will continue to use Huawei’s technology - Mahathir
Author: 0 Malaysia will continue to use Huawei’s technology - Mahathir

Malaysia says it will send back some 3,000 metric tonnes (330 tons) of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries including the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations. He added that the United States has to get used to the reality of a more competitive China, which has caught up and arguably surpassed America in areas such as scientific research and technology.

Worldwide Wildfire smoke from Canada moves farther into United States
Author: 0 Wildfire smoke from Canada moves farther into United States

The Chuckegg Creek fire raging near High Level won't stop growing. Gagnon said a new fire around Steen River, which is also in the High Level forest area, grew 170 square kilometres in its first day. "However, the Stampeders and CFL are closely monitoring the situation and will make an announcement if there's any change". Meanwhile, people in Edmonton spent most of Thursday dealing with a thick, smoky haze that turned otherwise blue skies an eerie grey-orange.

Worldwide Labour will be complicit in a no-deal Brexit, says Alastair Campbell
Author: 0 Labour will be complicit in a no-deal Brexit, says Alastair Campbell

Her announcement came after the former energy secretary, Sir Ed Davey , said he would run and pledged to work to revoke article 50 if elected. A shock poll for the Times newspaper by YouGov showed the Lib Dems on 24%, ahead of Nigel Farage's Brexit Party on 22% and the Tories and Labour neck and neck on 19%.

Worldwide Louisiana’s Governor Signs 'Heartbeat' Abortion Bill Into Law
Author: 0 Louisiana’s Governor Signs 'Heartbeat' Abortion Bill Into Law

The state joins four other states-Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi , and Ohio-in supporting the heartbeat bill . The Louisiana bill will only take effect if legislation in neighboring MS is upheld in the courts. The Louisiana ban requires that prior to an abortion, an ultrasound is performed in order to determine whether a fetal heartbeat is present. In the very early stages of pregnancy the heartbeat can not be detected with a traditional abdominal ultrasound.

Worldwide Robert Mueller says Russian probe formally closed, resigns as special counsel
Author: 0 Robert Mueller says Russian probe formally closed, resigns as special counsel

Trump, in a morning tweet , had left the impression that he was acknowledging that Russian interference helped him win the 2016 election over Democrat Hillary Clinton . "The case is closed!" "There is a difference between an inquiry and an impeachment vote". He went beyond the conclusion of his report and gave a political gift to Democrats in Congress who are seeking to institute impeachment proceedings against President Trump.

Worldwide Charging Trump was not option, says Robert Mueller
Author: 0 Charging Trump was not option, says Robert Mueller

Mueller stressed that his report did not exonerate Trump of the crime of obstruction of justice, but explained that charging him was not an option because of Justice Department policy not to indict a sitting president. Her statement on Wednesday made no mention of impeachment. "The American people must have the truth". If the House decides to impeach, Mueller will argue, that's a political process, not a legal process.

Worldwide Man lights himself on fire outside the White House
Author: 0 Man lights himself on fire outside the White House

Police responded to the incident and rendered first aid. Two videos posted on Twitter show the man engulfed in flames. The Ellipse is located south of the White House fence and north of Constitution Avenue and the National Mall. "Please pray for their soul". The White House has not yet commented on the incident. That man was hospitalised with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries, the US Secret Service said.

Worldwide Tornadoes leave horrific trail of destruction and death across Midwest
Author: 0 Tornadoes leave horrific trail of destruction and death across Midwest

Homes were leveled in Linwood, Kansas , and the Kansas City airport temporarily halted flights and evacuated passengers, the Kansas City Star reported. Winds knocked houses off their foundations, toppled trees and hurled so much debris that it could be seen on radar. There are only four other recorded instances when more than 500 United States tornadoes were observed in a 30-day period: in 2003, 2004, 2008 and 2011, according to Patrick Marsh, a meteorologist with the weather service's ...

Worldwide Israeli election rerun looms as Netanyahu talks falter
Author: 0 Israeli election rerun looms as Netanyahu talks falter

Netanyahu has until late Wednesday to present his new coalition or else Israel's largely ceremonial president can task someone else with the job. Netanyahu, who claimed victory on behalf of his right-wing Likud party in an April 9 election, has until 2100 GMT on Wednesday to put a government together, after being delegated the task by President Reuven Rivlin six weeks ago.

Worldwide Man dies on plane after swallowing 246 packets of cocaine
Author: 0 Man dies on plane after swallowing 246 packets of cocaine

There were 246 plastic packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines, measuring 1 by 2.5 centimeters each. The prosecutor's office for the Mexican state of Sonora said the man began convulsing and had a seizure after the plane made a stopover in Mexico City .

Worldwide Populists' EU breakthrough fails, greens and liberals gain
Author: 0 Populists' EU breakthrough fails, greens and liberals gain

Right now, the main issue uniting those occupying Europe's center ground is their refusal to work with far-right groups whose ranks are made up of nationalist parties led by the likes of Matteo Salvini in Italy and Marine Le Pen in France , whose parties celebrated landmark triumphs as results emerged Sunday night and into Monday morning from four days of voting for the 751-seat European Parliament .

Worldwide Renegotiating Brexit Deal Priority for British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt
Author: 0 Renegotiating Brexit Deal Priority for British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt

The EU has consistently refused to reopen the negotiations, but the foreign secretary said creating a new United Kingdom negotiating team - including members of Northern Ireland's DUP and members of the Tory pro-Brexit European Research Group, as well as Tory representatives from Scotland and Wales - would "give the EU the confidence that any offer can be delivered through Parliament".

Worldwide Severe thunderstorms possible for Memorial Day
Author: 0 Severe thunderstorms possible for Memorial Day

A large tornado struck near Trotwood, Ohio , 12 kilometres from Dayton, and Mayor Mary McDonald reported "catastrophic damage" in the community of 24,500 people. The second crossed the highway about three miles away. President Trump on Tuesday afternoon tweeted: "Storms overnight across OH and many other States were very unsafe and damaging".