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'A statement of fact': Aussie politician refuses to backtrack after blaming Muslims for NZ attack

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An Australian senator who implied that Muslims are to blame for the attacks on New Zealand mosques has stood by his remarks, accusing the government of hypocrisy. Over one million people have signed a petition for him to resign. Queensland Senator Fraser Anning has remained defiant in the face of an avalanche of criticism and Read More

Aussie Senator gets EGGED after comments blaming Muslims for NZ mosque shooting

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A teenage protester has egged the Australian senator under fire for his recent statement lashing out at Muslim immigration as a reason behind Friday’s mass shooting in New Zealand. Queensland Senator Fraser Anning made the controversial statement after 49 people were killed and more than 40 injured at two Christchurch mosques on Friday. Stating that Read More

California declared totally drought free for first time in seven years

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California was declared totally drought free for the first time in more than seven years on Thursday, following unusually abundant winter rains and snowfall statewide, according to the government’s weekly report on U.S. drought conditions. FILE PHOTO: Dried grass is pictured at a vista point near Woodside, California July 22, 2014. Read More

'Silhouettes' spotted in search for missing British climber

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A Spanish climber has spotted “two silhouettes” on a passage taken by missing mountaineers Tom Ballard and Daniele Nardi. British climber Mr Ballard, 30, and Italian Mr Nardi, 42, last made contact from Nanga Parbat in Pakistan on 24 February. The pair were at an altitude of 20,700ft (6,300m) on the peak which is nicknamed Read More

Drones search for Brit missing on 'Killer Mountain'

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Rescuers are set to launch three drones as the search for a British climber missing on a mountain in Pakistan intensifies. Tom Ballard from Derbyshire, whose mother died on K2 in 1995, was reported missing on Nanga Parbat earlier this week. He had been climbing the peak, nicknamed Killer Mountain, with Italian Daniele Nardi before. Read More

Sports giant Decathlon walks back plans to sell 'hijab for running' in France after backlash

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French-based sporting goods giant Decathlon was forced to backtrack on plans to start selling a head-covering garment made for sports-loving Muslim women in France amid an avalanche of threats and boycott calls. The retailer announced on Tuesday it would put on hold its plans to launch the veil, suitable for running and other sport activities, Read More

Venezuela crisis: Border clashes, ‘masked thugs’, ‘torched aid’ & fake Red Cross

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The US-backed opposition’s call for a “human avalanche” to force American aid into Venezuela has erupted in violent clashes. Tensions were running high and the opposition soon claimed that government forces have killed civilians. Self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaido had called on his followers to create a “human wave” and bring the “avalanche” of humanitarian Read More

Venezuela crisis: Border clashes, ‘masked thugs’, torched ‘aid’ & fake Red Cross

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The US-backed opposition’s call for a “human avalanche” to force American aid into Venezuela has erupted in violent clashes. Tensions were running high and the opposition soon claimed that government forces have killed civilians. Self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaido had called on his followers to create a “human wave” and bring the “avalanche” of humanitarian Read More

Bone-chilling moment Swiss avalanche buried skiers caught on camera

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Horrifying eyewitness footage of Tuesday’s Crans-Montana avalanche has emerged online and may help rescuers find anyone still trapped beneath the snow. The video begins calmly enough as two skiers prepare to head down the slopes but just seconds later it becomes a desperate race against time as they are pursued by a violent torrent of Read More

French ski patroller killed in Crans-Montana avalanche: Swiss police

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The site of an avalanche is pictured in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, February 19, 2019. Police Cantonale Valaisanne/Handout via REUTERS CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (Reuters) – A French ski patroller has died from injuries after being caught in an avalanche in Switzerland, but rescuers have called off their search after finding no more casualties on the piste in Crans-Montana, Read More