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What remained was a blackened shell of the monument immortalized in Victor Hugo's 1831 novel " The Hunchback of Notre Dame ", a building that had survived nearly 900 years of tumultuous French history but was devastated amid renovation works at the start of Catholic Easter week.
  • Sudan's Omar Al-Bashir thrown into prison as Uhuru goes silent

    Sudan's Omar Al-Bashir thrown into prison as Uhuru goes silent

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    Citing a source at the prison on Wednesday, Reuters reported that al-Bashir was being held under tight security in solitary confinement since Tuesday. Protest leaders have gradually toughened their approach towards the transitional military council, as policy announcements from its uniformed officers have multiplied.
  • Trump vetoes bill to end USA support for Saudi-led Yemen war

    Trump vetoes bill to end USA support for Saudi-led Yemen war

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    In a separate tweet , Khanna challenged Trump's claim in his veto message that the Yemen measure represented "an unnecessary, risky attempt to weaken [his] constitutional authorities". House Speaker Nancy Pelosi denounced Trump's veto, saying it would serve to "perpetuate America's shameful involvement in this heartbreaking crisis".
  • NY Post boycotted by Yemeni-Americans over Ilhan Omar, 9/11 cover

    NY Post boycotted by Yemeni-Americans over Ilhan Omar, 9/11 cover

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    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the Democratic Party does not have a "taint" of anti-Semitism, adding that President Donald Trump is wrong to make such accusations. When Amanpour asked about Trump's criticism of Democrats specifically, Pelosi declined to comment on the grounds she didn't want to speak about the president while on a trip overseas.
  • Ocasio-Cortez: Social Media Are A Public Health Risk To Everybody

    Ocasio-Cortez: Social Media Are A Public Health Risk To Everybody

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    Ocasio-Cortez asked via Twitter why Crenshaw, a veteran of the Afghanistan war, doesn't "do something" about domestic terrorists. Kambree Kawahine Koa added: 'When was AOC a combat war hero? Speaking to Yahoo's Skullduggery podcast , the controversial lawmaker called Netanyahu a "Trump-like figure" who is part of "the ascent of authoritarianism across the world".
  • Extinction Rebellion protest: 100 arrests as London roads blocked

    Extinction Rebellion protest: 100 arrests as London roads blocked

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    Police said the rallies caused significant disruption to 55 bus routes and affected roughly 500,000 people. It said those arrested included five people detained on suspicion of criminal damage in south London's Lambeth area, where protesters vandaliced oil giant Shell's office, spraying slogans including "climate criminals" on the front of the building.
  • Google takes down TikTok after SC refuses to stay ban

    Google takes down TikTok after SC refuses to stay ban

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    TikTok argues in the petition before the Supreme Court that if the ban imposed by the High Court is not lifted, it would cause irreparable loss to the petitioner and would give a significant advantage to the petitioner's competitors. On April 4th, Madras High Court had ordered that TikTok app needs to be banned and had asked the Govt.to take action on it. Users who had the app will continue to be able to use it.
  • Trump thinks Boeing should 'rebrand' 737 MAX plane

    Trump thinks Boeing should 'rebrand' 737 MAX plane

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    More Boeing 737 MAX flights have been cancelled until August the 19th, according to the American Airlines Group. In early April, the company took the extraordinary step of cutting its 737 Max production rate from 52 per month to 42. Donald Trump has claimed he would be able to fix the troubled Boeing 737 Max and rebrand it after the double air tragedies. Investigators have concluded that an automatic anti-stalling feature known as the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System ― ...
  • Bernie Sanders releases 10 years of long-awaited tax returns

    Bernie Sanders releases 10 years of long-awaited tax returns

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    In a tweet on Sunday , ThinkProgress editor-in-chief Jodi Enda defended the site as "editorially independent journalistic entity" and said "neither CAP or CAP Action had anything to do with the article or video related to Senator Sanders or articles related to any other political leader".
  • Ecuador President: Assange Used Embassy For Spying

    Ecuador President: Assange Used Embassy For Spying

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    Assange made the decision to move into the embassy in London after losing his battle against his extradition to Sweden , where he faced allegations including rape. She added that the government did not want the country "to turn into an worldwide cyber piracy centre". Julian has never been concerned about facing British justice or indeed Swedish justice.