Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzanian ferry as death toll reaches 183

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Iran military parade attacked by gunmen in Ahvaz

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai denies efforts to tweak search results: Axios

The Wall Street Journal citing internal emails reported on Thursday that the company's staff discussed ways to alter search functions ...
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NC river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal ash dump

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Gray muck is flowing into the Cape Fear River from the site of a dam breach ...
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Ben Carson calls Kavanaugh's opponents 'desperate'

The Housing Secretary attributes the controversy over Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to people who want to "fundamentally change this country."
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discharged from hospital 

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discharged from hospital Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was released from hospital on Tuesday after suffering from a high fever and a cough,  his office said. Netanyahu said on Twitter: "I am on my way home. Sure some rest and hot soup will put things right." An official statement from his office said hospital tests indicated the prime minister was suffering from a mild viral infection of his upper respiratory tract.  "The doctors recommended him to rest and undergo medical treatment," his office said in a statement, without giving details. An earlier statement said Netanyahu's personal physician believed the 68-year-old leader had not fully recovered from an illness two weeks ago and therefore decided he should undergo further tests in hospital. Netanyahu fell ill in mid-March and cancelled his public schedule for five consecutive days. "The prime minister did not complete the time required in order to recover from the illness he had two weeks ago and therefore the symptoms have gotten worse," the spokesman said in a text message. Netanyahu's illness has come at a stressful time for the four-times right-wing prime minister, who is under police investigation for corruption in three different cases. Netanyahu denies any wrongdoing. On Monday Netanyahu, his wife and son were questioned by police as part of an investigation into one of the corruption cases in which the prime minister is a suspect. In the two other cases police have already recommended that Netanyahu be charged with bribery. The final decision about whether to prosecute rests with the Israeli attorney general. That decision could be months away. Profile | Benjamin Netanyahu So far, partners in Netanyahu’s governing coalition have stood by him, saying they are awaiting the attorney general’s next moves. Political analysts say such support may erode if the investigations against Netanyahu intensify. Surveys have shown that about half of Israelis believe the police over Netanyahu and think he should step down, while a third think he should remain in office. Support for Netanyahu's Likud party remains strong in opinion polls.


US investigating fatal Tesla crash in California

US investigating fatal Tesla crash in CaliforniaUS federal investigators said Tuesday they were examining a fatal crash last week involving a Tesla electric automobile in California. The California Highway Patrol reported that a 38-year-old man died Friday after his 2017 Tesla Model X collided with a highway barrier near the town of Mountain View, according to The San Jose Mercury News. The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday two investigators had begun a field probe.


Donald Trump 'wants the military to pay' for his Mexico border wall

Donald Trump 'wants the military to pay' for his Mexico border wallDonald Trump is said to be trying to persuade the US Defence Department to pay for the construction of his long-promised border wall between the US and Mexico. Senior officials on Capitol Hill later told the newspaper it was unlikely that the military would pay for the concrete barrier. Mr Trump last week grudgingly signed a massive budget bill that allocated $1.6bn for border security this year, even though the president at one point wanted $25bn to fully fund the construction of his border wall.


Throwing Brexit to the wind: how the EU rallied around Britain over Russia

Throwing Brexit to the wind: how the EU rallied around Britain over RussiaBy Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Three days after European Union leaders left a summit in Brussels with a discreet yet vague agreement to expel Russian diplomats over a nerve agent attack on British soil, envoys met back to share details before an afternoon deadline. Unveiling national expulsion lists at a closed-door meeting on Monday, the 28 ambassadors from the EU’s member states were unaware of the scale of their plan to isolate Moscow: more than half the bloc’s governments had joined the West’s most sweeping expulsion of Russian diplomats since the Cold War. “It wasn’t until the meeting that we saw the plans, that we could say we had agreed something meaningful, unprecedented,” one senior EU diplomat told Reuters, recounting events echoed by four other diplomats and officials.


Britain's May calls for 'long-term response' to Russia after spy poisoning

Britain's May calls for 'long-term response' to Russia after spy poisoningBy William James LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for a “long-term response” by the West to the security threat from Russia as NATO followed member states in expelling Russian diplomats over the poisoning of a double agent in England. In the most sweeping such action against Moscow since the height of the Cold War, the United States and European Union members plan to expel scores of Russian diplomats in action against the Kremlin for the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter which they have blamed on Russia. Russia, which denies any part in the March 4 attack on the Skripals, says the West’s action is a “provocative gesture” and has said it will respond.


Ireland says to expel Russian diplomat, Moscow's envoy blasts move

Ireland says to expel Russian diplomat, Moscow's envoy blasts moveIreland will expel one Russian diplomat in response to a nerve agent attack in England that the British government has blamed on Russia, a move that Moscow’s ambassador to Dublin said would not go unanswered. Governments across Europe, the United States and elsewhere have announced plans to expel a total of more than 100 Russian diplomats in retaliation for the attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter on March 4. Moscow has denied being behind it.