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Christchurch shootings: New Zealand falls silent for mosque victims

Imam Gamal Fouda, who was leading prayers, thanked the people of New Zealand “for their tears” New Zealand has broadcast the Islamic call to prayer and observed a two-minute silence in ceremonies to mark a

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Fyre Fest Scammers Jerry Media and FuckJerry Sued for Stealing a Meme—And It’s Not the First Time

FuckJerry’s long con might finally be catching up to them. The controversial meme account, created by Elliot Tebele in 2011, culls the internet and curates memes for its over 14 million Instagram followers. This ethically

Chemo underdosing bungle could have been avoided, inquest finds

An inquest into the deaths of four cancer patients finds a chemotherapy underdosing bungle could have been avoided if protocols in place at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital had been adopted at Flinders Medical Centre and the Royal Adelaide Hospital.

Nationwide prayers mark one week since Christchurch terror attack

A Call to Prayer won’t be answered by 50 people slain in two New Zealand mosques a week ago but it will be heard around the world. Families and the community have returned to the

EU grants U.K. short Brexit delay

The United Kingdom won’t crash out of the EU on Brexit day, March 29. The European Council has given the U.K. a short Brexit extension to April 12, at which point they expect to see

How the world’s longest-serving leaders keep power, and hand it over

The only president Kazakhstan has known since independence is stepping aside, though not really down. Data: Axios research; Chart: Chris Canipe/Axios Nursultan Nazarbayev carved out a powerful position for himself, set in motion a transition

Gabon’s Ali Bongo set for return after long illness abroad

President convalescing in Morocco will return this weekend for third time since suffering a stroke five months ago.

Money-losing companies that went public in 2018 did better than profitable ones

Public investors are doing something counterintuitive: They’re valuing unprofitable companies higher than they are profitable ones that entered public stock exchanges last year. Those are the findings from a new PitchBook report on the stock

Jay Inslee fills out more details on his climate position for his presidential candidacy

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee, who is running a climate-focused White House campaign, is sharing more of his thinking about his platform and approach as the Democratic primary race heats up. Why it matters: The

Kushner, Inc.: Vicky Ward on How Jared and Ivanka’s Greed & Ambition Compromise U.S. Foreign Policy

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman, with Nermeen Shaikh. NERMEEN SHAIKH: House Democrats are continuing to probe how President

Treasury yields are the lowest since the recession

The U.S. 10-year Treasury note and the 3-month Treasury bill are on the verge of an inversion. The yield spread fell to 5 basis points Wednesday, the lowest level since the financial crisis. Why it

Hard Brexit could cost citizens billions euro annually

A hard Brexit, a no-deal withdrawal when Britain would give up participation in the EU single market, could result in annual losses of up to 57 billion euros in the UK, and 40 billion euro

Stocks have room to run — but the global economy must pick up first, says JP Morgan

J.P. Morgan says there's still room for a global run-up in equities — but "the most important thing" is whether the world economy responds to efforts to spur its growth.

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Britain leaving the EU: Hard Brexit could cost Europe and UK citizens up to 57 billion euro annually

If the United Kingdom were to leave the European Union without a new deal, it could lead to billions of euro in losses to the European Union and British citizens. See more.

Christchurch mosque shootings: New Zealand to ban military style weapons

The prime minister said the gun laws had to change after a man killed 50 people at two mosques.

US Federal Reserve surprisingly ends rate hike cycle, says no more interest rate rises this year

US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a press conference in Washington, on March 20, 2019. The Fed left interest rates unchanged after concluding a two-day policy meeting, in a move that met market

New Zealand bans all semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles

All military-style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles will be banned in New Zealand, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Thursday afternoon local time. Quote Every semiautomatic weapon used in the terrorist attack on Friday will be

There was going to be a Forrest Gump sequel. Then 9/11 happened

The film felt “meaningless” after 9/11, its screenwriter said, revealing the plot would have seen Forrest meet more famous figures, including Princess Diana and OJ Simpson.