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Cyclone Debbie: More than 3,500 evacuate in Queensland, Australia

Australian leaders plead for people to stay safe as Cyclone Debbie intensifies off Queensland.

- BBC - UK

Thousands flee as Cyclone Debbie bears down on Australia

SYDNEY - Thousands of Australians abandoned their homes as a powerful cyclone bore down on coastal towns in Queensland on Monday, while others ignored ...

- Reuters - US | Reclaim the City occupies two buildings in Cape Town

Activists from Reclaim the City have occupied two provincial government buildings in Cape Town in the hope of pressuring authorities to develop ...

- - ZA

Will bring Maldives back on track to democracy: Mohammed Nasheed

The former President calls on India to pressure Maldives government; warns against Saudi Arabia, China investments

- The Hindu - IN

South Korean prosecutors request warrant to arrest former president

South Korean prosecutors asked the courts Monday to issue a warrant for the arrest of Park Geun-hye, the former president who was impeached earlier ...

- - US

Illinois hairstylists trained in art of helping abuse victims

Londa Brown and Darlene Copeland, a pair of hairstylists from Chicago's South Side, have spent so many hours listening to their customers talk about ...

- The Raw Story - US

3 kidnapped Malaysians rescued in southern Philippines

MANILA, Philippines " The Philippines military said Monday they have rescued three more Malaysian tugboat crewmen held hostage by Muslim militants for ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Opening the Vaults

Opening the Vaults27 March 2017 In Europe, only one sector is required to publicly report its profits and tax on a country-by-country basis – ...

- Oxfam International - UK

White House weighs deeper U.S. military involvement in Yemen war

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has asked the White House to lift Obama-era restrictions on U.S. military support for Persian Gulf states engaged in a ...

- - US

Miami airport terminal closes briefly due to 'suspicious item'

Miami International Airport's Concourse E was closed briefly Sunday evening as Miami-Dade police and the TSA investigated a suspicious item' found in ...

- Miami Herald - US

Asian stocks weaker as US health overhaul failure linger

SEOUL, South Korea " Asian stocks got off to a weak start on Monday as caution among investors prevailed with lingering doubts about the future policy ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

S.Korea prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ousted President Park Geun-hye

In announcing the move to seek an arrest warrant, the prosecutors' office said there was reason to suspect that Park would try to destroy evidence.

- The Hindu - IN

Trump taps Kushner to lead overhaul of government using business ideas

President Donald Trump plans to unveil a new White House office on Monday with sweeping authority to overhaul the federal bureaucracy and fulfill key ...

- - US

White House signals turn toward Democrats for next legislative hurdle

The Trump administration has voiced willingness to work with "moderate Democrats" after a defeat on health care. Democratic leaders have urged the ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

'Tomorrow will be too late': Residents urged to evacuate as Cyclone Debbie intensifies in Australia

Authorities in Australia have began evacuations in northern Queensland as tropical cyclone Debbie continues to intensify, with the focus on coastal ...

- Stuff - NZ

Arrest warrant sought for ousted South Korean President

South Korean prosecutors said Monday they are seeking an arrest warrant for the country's ousted President Park Geun-hye.

- CNN Top Stories - US | Where is our moral indignation about corruption?

In order to ensure that corruption is completely uprooted from our society, citizens need to take a moral stance that will boost the anti-corruption ...

- - ZA

Shrine believed to house cave where Jesus was buried reopens

The newly-restored shrine surrounding what is believed to be the tomb of Jesus was unveiled last week in Jerusalem. The restoration took months of ...


Cyclone Debbie: Thousands evacuate in Queensland, Australia

Australian leaders plead for people to stay safe as Cyclone Debbie intensifies off Queensland.

- BBC - UK

South Korean prosecutors want to arrest ousted President Park Geun-hye for corruption

South Korean prosecutors said Monday that they would seek to arrest disgraced former President Park Geun-hye on multiple charges, including bribery ...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Turkey summons Swiss ambassador over anti-Erdogan protest in Bern: ministry sources

On Saturday, several thousand people joined a rally in the Swiss capital calling for a 'No' vote in Turkey's April 16 referendum

- The Globe and Mail - CA

United Airlines bars teenage girls in leggings from boarding flight

At least two girls wearing leggings were barred from boarding a United Airlines flight because they were not in compliance with a dress code for ...

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Oxfam exposes tax haven habits of EU big banks

Oxfam exposes tax haven habits of EU big banks...


United Airlines bars teenage girls in leggings from flight

At least two girls wearing leggings were barred from boarding a United Airlines flight on Sunday because they did not meet a dress code for special ...

- The Raw Story - US

Madeleine McCann case: 'Somebody is protecting her killer', former investigator says

A former detective says he believes three-year-old Madeleine McCann was the victim of a sex attack, that her parents had nothing to do with it - and ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

South Korean Prosecutors to Seek Arrest Warrant for Park Geun-hye

South Korean prosecutors will seek an arrest warrant for former President Park Geun-hye, just 17 days after she was removed from office as part of a ...

- Wall Street Journal - US

Human-rights issue to stall free-trade progress with China, Ottawa says

Liberals will employ patience in discussions around extradition treaty and free trade with Beijing, as the two countries remain divided in their ...

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Woman attacked with axe at shopping centre in Australia

A woman in Australia has been attacked with an axe in broad daylight, by a man known to her, at a mall in Melbourne.

- Stuff - NZ

South Korea prosecutors push to arrest ex-leader

SEOUL, South Korea " South Korean prosecutors said Monday they want to arrest former President Park Geun-hye for the corruption allegations that ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Two Arrested After Hong Kong Escalator Suddenly Reverses Direction, Injuring 18

Footage shows the moment when the escalator malfuctioned, sending shoppers tumbling

- TIME Magazine - US

Florida diver pulls hook from lemon shark's belly

A man was diving off Jupiter, Florida, last Thursday when he encountered a lemon shark in need of assistance.Joshua Eccles is being called a hero on ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Suspect says he would rather have killed younger black man

NEW YORK " A white Army veteran accused of killing a 66-year-old black stranger in a racial attack in New York City says he regrets killing the man ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Health care loss 'makes everything harder moving forward'

The fate of Donald Trump's presidency may hinge on what he does next.

- CNN Top Stories - US

South Korean Prosecutors Seek Arrest Warrant For Ousted President Park Geun-hye

If approved, the warrant would arrest Park in connection with the corruption scandal that's gripped the nation for months. But prosecutors argue that ...

- NPR - US | Tourists evacuated as cyclone bears down on Australia

Thousands of people, including tourists, are being evacuated as northern Australia braces for a powerful cyclone packing destructive winds with ...

- - ZA | Mogoeng break-in suspect's lawyer represented SSA heist accused

The lawyer for one of the men linked to the break-in at the office of the Chief Justice has a history of taking on clients accused of crimes involving ...

- - ZA

After Trump spent the weekend on his golf course, Fox News sends out an odd 'news alert'

Some critics of President Trump and the news media argue that political commentators have set an unusually low bar for Trump. At 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, ...

- The Week - US

Civilian Casualties From American Airstrikes in the War Against ISIS Are at an All-Time High

The spike is raising questions about whether the Trump administration has loosened the rules of engagement governing U.S. forces in the region.

- TIME Magazine - US

A 20-year-old is shot to death. Now police need help finding out who did it.

Miami-Dade police detectives are investigating after a 20-year-old man was found shot to death Sunday in Liberty City. According to police, a call ...

- Miami Herald - US

Cyclone Debbie update: One dead, Queensland evacuations underway

Cyclone Debbie has turned deadly, killing one tourist this morning, as the storm is upgraded to a severe category 3.Queensland police said severe ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Muslim women stand with victims of London terror attack

Muslim women linked arms along Westminster Bridge Sunday in a show of solidarity with the victims of last week's London terror attack.

- CNN Top Stories - US

South Korean prosecutors request warrant to arrest former president Park

The prosecution said it was concerned about Park Geun-hye destroying evidence.

- Washington Post - US

Blaming conservatives for health bill failure, Trump signals new openness to Democrats

Trump's aides signalled a greater willingness to work with moderate Democrats on upcoming legislative battles from the budget and tax cuts to health ...

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Trump to undo Obama plan to curb global warming, EPA chief says

President Donald Trump in the coming days will sign a new executive order that unravels his predecessor's sweeping plan to curb global warming, the ...

- The Globe and Mail - CA

'I hope Herzog will form an alternative coalition'

Zionist Union MK: I want Netanyahu to be concerned about what the Israelis are worried about.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Iraqi military denies that an airstrike caused massive civilian casualties in Mosul

Iraq's military disputed reports that a U.S.-led coalition airstrike ordered by Iraqi forces killed civilians in west Mosul this month, even though ...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Don't dismiss Kim Jong Un as irrational - it's dangerous

It is easy to write off Kim Jong Un as a madman. What with the colourful nuclear threats, the gruesome executions of family members, the fact that ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Bulgaria’s Ex-Premier Nears Return to Power in a Key Election for Europe

The result was seen as a sign that Bulgarians still see their future lying more with the European Union and less with Russia.

- New York Times - US

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

A 6,800-ton South Korean ferry was hoisted to the surface last week nearly three years after it capsized and sank in violent seas off the country's ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ