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Communities mourn college student found dead in S. Carolina

Communities mourn college student found dead in S. Carolina

The 21-year-old University of SC senior hopped into a black Chevy Impala, thinking it was her ride, Columbia Police Chief W.H. Nathaniel Rowland has been charged with kidnapping and murder in connection to her death. She never returned home and her friends contacted police. "Our hearts are broken", said Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook in a press conference on Saturday. Read More

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College Student Murdered After Getting Into Car She Thought Was Her Uber

College Student Murdered After Getting Into Car She Thought Was Her Uber

Investigators allege that on early Friday morning, Josephson entered Rowland's black Chevrolet Impala after leaving a local bar, where she'd spent the evening with friends. "They're broken. There is nothing tougher than to stand before a family and explain how a loved one was murdered". "It sickens us to think that his face was the last thing that my baby girl saw on this earth", Josephson's mother said in the hearing, which Rowland didn't attend. Read More

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Why the USA cut off aid to El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras

Why the USA cut off aid to El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras

I'm not playing games. On Saturday, the Trump administration released a statement saying that it will be cutting financial assistance to Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador-approximately $700 million will be slashed. Migrant caravans have sparked a debate in the USA over illegal immigration and whether the countries in question should do more to stop them. One such US -funded program in El Salvador gives children job training, and according to Schrayer, homicides rates have come ... Read More

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Theresa May under pressure to forge softer Brexit divorce deal

Theresa May under pressure to forge softer Brexit divorce deal

MPs are due to gather again on Monday to consider possible changes to the deal that could ensure it is adopted, including support for closer economic ties with the European Union after Britain leaves. "We are running out of words to express how sick business leaders are of being stuck in this spirit-sapping limbo", said Edwin Morgan, interim chief of the Institute of Directors. Read More

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Linda McMahon To Resign As Small Business Administration Chief

Linda McMahon To Resign As Small Business Administration Chief

At the SBA, McMahon has proven to be a workhorse, traveling the country to promote small business and the president's economic agenda while avoiding the scandals that have plagued several of her Cabinet colleagues. The SBA provides support to small businesses through loans and monitors officials' compliance with federal contract laws. Unlike other cabinet officers who have been scorched by the white-hot light of media scrutiny and Democratic criticism, McMahon has largely avoided negative ... Read More

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United Nations urges Israel, Hamas to avoid violence on Gaza anniversary

United Nations urges Israel, Hamas to avoid violence on Gaza anniversary

Four Palestinians were killed on Saturday, Gaza medical officials said. But Saturday's rally was smaller than expected, despite concerns that the anniversary would see a major escalation. Protest organisers say the weekly event will continue into a second year, and proposed one for next Friday. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday he was prepared for further military action in Gaza after cutting short a Washington visit and returning to Israel following a shaky ceasefire ... Read More

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Sorry Republicans, Adam Schiff Isn’t Going Anywhere

Sorry Republicans, Adam Schiff Isn’t Going Anywhere

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called Barr's synopsis that cleared President Donald Trump of campaign collusion with Russian Federation and criminal obstruction of the federal probe "condescending" and "arrogant". Barr told Graham that the report will be released to Congress in April. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) ripped his Trump-allied Republican colleagues in a blistering speech pointing out all of the actions taken by the Trump campaign with regard to Russian Federation. Read More

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Trump, Pence meet wife of recognized Venezuela leader Juan Guaido

Trump, Pence meet wife of recognized Venezuela leader Juan Guaido

President Donald Trump called on Russia to withdraw its troops from the South American country and warned that "all options" were open to achieve that. In a statement on Thursday, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that Russian troops would stay in the country as "for as long as needed" and accused the US of trying to "stage a coup" in the country through the threat of military action. Read More

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What are the likely and unlikely scenarios after Thailand's election?

What are the likely and unlikely scenarios after Thailand's election?

Opposition party Pheu Thai, the former governing party ousted by the coup, appeared on course to win the most seats. The next prime minister needs to win a simple majority in the 500-seat lower house and a 250-seat senate. "This is all knee-jerk reaction", said Maria Lapiz, head of institutional research at Maybank Kim Eng Securities Thailand, adding that Sino-Thai's balance sheets were already strong and would not be affected by the outcome of the election. Read More

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Ethiopian Airlines CEO: Boeing flight system may have triggered crash

Ethiopian Airlines CEO: Boeing flight system may have triggered crash

Investigators have yet to directly assign blame for either crash. American Airlines and Southwest Airlines are offering customers a cushion for how long they can cancel or rebook their flights. The Indonesian carrier has orders for fifty B737-8s of which only one - PK-GDA (msn 62093) - has thus far been delivered. The session in Renton, Washington is part of an effort to reach all current, and many future, 737 MAX operators and their home regulators to discuss software and training updates ... Read More

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World's tallest building lit up with picture of New Zealand Prime Minister

World's tallest building lit up with picture of New Zealand Prime Minister

In this image made from video, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, center, hugs and consoles a woman as she visited Kilbirnie Mosque to lay flowers among tributes to Christchurch attack victims , in Wellington, March 17, 2019. "It brings all the memories back". At the same time we are anxious to see the wonderful people of New Zealand and their Prime Minister well protected. Read More

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Geostorm To Give Northern US, Canada Probability To See Aurora Borealis

Geostorm To Give Northern US, Canada Probability To See Aurora Borealis

If you're lucky enough to view the lights and are able to grab photos, we'd love to see them. You'll need to find an area away from the bright lights of the city-and make sure you're pointed north. However, as various weather conditions have to align perfectly for the phenomenon to appear, a sighting is far from guaranteed. If the storm is significantly stronger than forecast, reaching the extreme end on a scale of geomagnetic intensity, it could be visible across Maryland, but that is not ... Read More

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