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Billionaire celebrity jeweller arrested in UK

Wednesday  12:40,   20 march 2019
bbc

Nirav Modi, whose jewellery was worn by Priyanka Chopra-Jonas, is accused of defrauding an Indian... >>>

Christchurch shooter planned to carry out another attack, police chief says

Wednesday  12:07,   20 march 2019
cnn

The suspect accused of carrying out Friday's terror attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, was likely on his way to carry out a third shooting before he was stopped by authorities, New Zealand's top police official said. Fifty people were killed when... >>>

Indonesia flood death toll tops 100, dozens still missing

Wednesday  12:00,   20 march 2019
msn

The death toll from flash floods and landslides that tore through Indonesia's Papua region has topped 100 with dozens more still missing, the disaster agency said Wednesday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) >>>

Hong Kong reveals plan to build one of the world's largest artificial islands

Wednesday  11:15,   20 march 2019
cnn

Hong Kong plans to build one of the world's largest artificial islands, at a cost of around $80 billion. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); However, >>>

Exclusive: Cockpit voice recorder of doomed Lion Air jet depicts pilots' frantic search for fix - sources

Wednesday  11:05,   20 march 2019
reuters

Exclusive: Cockpit voice recorder of doomed Lion Air jet depicts pilots' frantic search for fix -... >>>

Cylcone Trevor causes Australia power outages, set to strengthen

Wednesday  09:45,   20 march 2019
msn

A powerful tropical cyclone that lashed the northeast coast of Australia, closing ports and causing power outages, is expected to strengthen further Wednesday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Drought wipes popular Chilean lake from the map

Wednesday  09:45,   20 march 2019
msn

Lake Aculeo's demise is so sudden and complete it seems as if someone had pulled a giant plug and let all the water out. So sudden was it that as recently as 2011 the 4.6 square-mile (12 square-kilometer) lagoon was a thriving weekend getaway for... >>>

Foreign aid begins flowing to cyclone-hit southern Africa

Wednesday  08:50,   20 march 2019
msn

International aid is trickling into the east African countries of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi after a cyclone triggered deadly flooding. Relief efforts had been slowed down by airport closures, but they are slowly gaining steam as foreign... >>>

Pilot Who Hitched a Ride Saved Lion Air 737 Day Before Deadly Crash

Wednesday  07:46,   20 march 2019
bloomberg

As the Lion Air crew fought to control their diving Boeing Co. 737 Max 8, they got help from an unexpected source: an off-duty pilot who happened to be riding in the cockpit. That extra pilot, who was seated in the cockpit jumpseat, correctly... >>>

Italian Politician Who Opposed Mandatory Chickenpox Vaccine Sickened With Chickenpox

Wednesday  05:00,   20 march 2019
huffingtonpost

An Italian politician who vocally opposed a new law making some childhood vaccinations mandatory was recently hospitalized after contracting chickenpox. Massimiliano Fedriga, a senior member of the far-right League party, was placed under... >>>

Trump administration bracing for North Korea's next move

Wednesday  04:00,   20 march 2019
cnn

The Trump administration is privately discussing how to respond should North Korea decide to conduct a satellite launch as talks between Washington and Pyongyang appear to be at another impasse, CNN has learned.... >>>

The US could be guilty of war crimes in Somalia and has killed civilians under a 'shroud of secrecy,' according to a new report

Wednesday  02:30,   20 march 2019
businessinsider

"The public needs to understand that the US government really doesn't do a very good job of investigating who it's killed," an expert... >>>

China Says Dalai Lama's Reincarnation Must Follow Law

Wednesday  01:35,   20 march 2019
newsweek

The Dalai Lama warned that China may choose its own Tibetan Buddhist successor after his... >>>

Utrecht shooting: Note found in getaway car suggests terror motive

Wednesday  01:20,   20 march 2019
cnn

A letter found in a getaway car used by the suspect in the Utrecht tram attack suggests the motive behind the shooting may have been... >>>

Jordan-Saudi Arabia land exchange appeared in draft of Jared Kushner’s Middle East peace plan

Wednesday  01:20,   20 march 2019
washingtonexaminer

Jared Kushner, a White House adviser and President Trump's son-in-law, drafted a proposal in his Middle East peace plan that would require Jordan to surrender some of its land to Palestinian territories in exchange for some land from Saudi Arabia.... >>>